Do You Hear What I Hear? “Tournament of Kings: ‘Twas the Knight” Returns to Excalibur Hotel & Casino November 20 – December 31

Do You Hear What I Hear? “Tournament of Kings: ‘Twas the Knight” Returns to Excalibur Hotel & Casino November 20 – December 31
Tournament of Kings: ‘Twas the Knight” makes its return to Excalibur Hotel & Casino November 20 – December 31, continuing the popular holiday tradition. The Tournament of Kings Arena magically transforms into a winter wonderland, guaranteeing all a ‘holly jolly’ time during this limited engagement (Photo credit: Merrell Virgen) 

“The Tournament of Kings holiday show has become a tradition for many during this festive time of year,” said Excalibur Hotel & Casino president & COO Eric Fitzgerald. ‘Twas the Knight’ builds on the success of the Tournament of Kings’ original dinner show and offers our guests an entertaining, celebratory experience.”

Tournament of Kings Holiday Maiden

Tournament of Kings Holiday Maiden

Photo credit: Merrell Virgen

King Arthur cordially invites all to joust in the medieval merriment of his kingdom while cheering on their country’s hero in an epic battle for honor. Audiences will witness the magical Merlin summon snowfall on the Kingdom while listening to holiday-inspired music, poems and songs performed by the cast. “Tournament of Kings: ‘Twas the Knight” will feature magnificently designed holiday costumes, majestic banners, flags and a castle light illuminating the spirit of the festive season upon the lands. The vignettes created for the show include a specially choreographed ribbon dance and a skilled rider upon an Andalusian stallion.

Guests will indulge in a three-course feast which, true to the time of Merlin, will be eaten sans utensils. The festive meal includes a rich Dragon’s Blood (tomato) Soup, fresh Cornish Game Hen, tasty baked jeweled yams, freshly roasted broccoli trees, Maple Whole Wheat Biscuit and a decadent apple strudel.

Performance Information

November 20 – December 31, 2019

  • Schedule: Wednesday, Thursday, Saturday and Sunday at 5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.

Monday and Friday at 5:30 p.m.

Alternative show dates are as follows:

    • Friday, Nov. 29:  5:30 p.m. and 8 p.m.
    • Sunday, Dec. 8 & Wednesday, Dec. 11:  5:30 p.m. only
    • Tuesday, Dec. 24 (Christmas Eve):  5:30 p.m.
    • Tuesday, Dec. 31 (New Year’s Eve):  5:30 p.m.
  • Price: Tickets are now on sale and start at $75.38 (including applicable taxes and fees). VIP packages also are available for $108.97.

VIP packages include early admission via an exclusive entrance, center arena seating, welcome announcement by Merlin, commemorative photo and souvenir. VIP tickets are sold only at the Excalibur and Luxor Box Offices.

General admission tickets are available at the Excalibur Box Office, online at, or by phone at (702) 597-7600. Nevada residents (with a valid I.D.) receive a $10 discount on admission. Children three years of age and younger are complimentary while sitting on an adult’s lap.

At Excalibur Hotel & Casino, a myriad of entertainment, enjoyable food and comfortable accommodations make for an inviting atmosphere within the castle walls. Featuring the Tournament of Kings dinner show, the all-male revue Thunder From Down Under and the sounds of The Australian Bee Gees, Excalibur also offers dozens of restaurants, shops, a pool complex, a wedding chapel, The Spa at Excalibur and recently refreshed casino floor. Excalibur is owned by MGM Resorts International (NYSE: MGM). For more information and reservations, visit, call toll free at (800) 937-7777 or find us on Facebook and Twitter.

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