The Tavern

Ahoy Matey! We'd be thrilled if ye would join us at The Tavern! It's a pirate-themed nautical bar where hearty friendships are forged and epic tabletop games are played. With a mug of frothy beer in one hand and a delicious meal in the other, you'll be ready to sail the seven seas of fun with us.

Whether ye fancy a round of Dungeons & Dragons or just want to enjoy some good grub and grog, The Tavern is the place to be.

Where? Ballroom C near Side Quest and Main Stage!
When? Friday – Saturday 11 AM – 11 PM, Sunday 11 AM – 5 PM

The Tavern is presented by Misty Mountain Gaming

The Tavern is more than just a bar; find workshops, gaming, interactive demos, musical performances, and workshops all in one grand space. Or is it wares that you seek...?

Seek new wares and expand your dice collection at Misty Mountain Gaming Dice in The Tavern.

They will feature a collection of unique dice, crafted from materials like gemstone, bone, metal, glass, and resin. Whether you're a seasoned player or new to the world of TTRPGs, Misty Mountain Gaming Dice will have everything you need to elevate ye gaming experience.

Looking to forge friendships? The Tavern is also hub of your suggested meetups and for local community groups like The Royal Chessmen, Shifting Tides, and the Society for Creative Anachronism: The Shire of Southkeep. Whether ye fancy a round of Dungeons & Dragons with Round Table Games or are looking to hunt for treasure -- it's all happening in The Tavern!

What’s Happening at The Tavern?

  • Workshops & Crafts: Get creative and crafty with make-and-takes.
  • Cooking Demos: From Screen to Kitchen, get inspired and temporarily boost your health.
  • Interactive Panels: Engage in movement-based activities like LARPing.
  • Stage Performances: Enjoy live musical performances.
  • D&D Digital Tables: Dive into tabletop in a whole different way.
  • Board Games: Free to play and enjoy all night.
  • After Dark Fun: Join in on LARPing, Drink & Draw sessions.
  • Scavenger Hunt: Embark on a quest with The Royal Chessmen
  • Live Medieval Combat Demonstrations: Watch the SCA re-enact historically accurate rapier combat.

The Tavern: Workshops

How to Participate: No sign-ups. First-come, first-served.
Cost: Included with your ticket
Improve your cooking knowledge, acquire skill in potion making, and learn to craft a compelling backstory for your character all in The Tavern Workshops! By participating in these workshops, you can not only enhance your in-game capabilities but also bring a richer, more immersive experience to your role-playing adventures.

Hunt for Treasure with The Royal Chessman

The Quest: In this scavenger hunt game adventurer’s must look around for costumed members of the Royal Chessmen to fill out their worksheet with clues they uncover in their efforts to solve a mystery. After the fans figure out who did it, where it was done, and what weapon was used, they must return to the Royal Chessmen’s booth in Ballroom C, The Tavern to claim their prize. 

More info coming soon!

Watch the SCA’s Viking King of Trimaris Royal Court and Learn Renaissance Dance

The only kingdom of the Known World surrounded by three seas!  Come witness the grandeur and splendor of meeting your King! Come and enjoy the opportunity to dance is a style that is 500 years old. The SCA is a historical society the studies and teaches that arts of history to anyone that wishes to learn. Dances from England, Italy and France! Put on your dancing shoes!

Live Action Role Playing by Shifting Tides LARP

Experience the ultimate in immersive LARP combat sports at The Shifting Tides, Miami’s premier destination. Dive into the adrenaline-fueled world of Amtgard, where boffer swords clash, shields defend, arrows fly, and unique class roles bring medieval-fantasy combat to life. 

Friday July 12

2:30 PM – 3:15 PM Critical Role Themed Battle Games

3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Critical Role Dungeon Crawl

9:00 PM – 10:00 PM Full Metal Amtgard: Demon Slayer

10:00 PM – 11:00 PM Warhammer Dungeon Crawl

Saturday July 13

1:15 PM – 2:00 PM Doctor Who Themed Battle Games

2:00 PM – 2:45 PM Doctor Who Dungeon Crawl

9:00 PM – 9:45 PM Full Metal Amtgard: Jujutsu Kaisen

10:00 PM – 10:45 PM D&D Dungeon Crawl