Barony of Darkwater


Welcome, curious wanderers, to the enchanting realm of the Barony of Darkwater, nestled within the glorious Kingdom of Trimaris! Prepare to step back in time and immerse yourself in the wonders of medieval life right here in Central Florida.

The Barony of Darkwater is a vibrant community within the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA), dedicated to bringing the Middle Ages to life through historical crafts, combat, and merriment. Within our borders, a diverse array of passionate history enthusiasts, skilled artisans, and noble souls unite to embody the essence of chivalry and honor, crafting an immersive experience that captures the spirit of the era. 

In this captivating corner of the SCA, you'll embark on a journey of discovery and delight. Engage in the clash of armored combat or be entranced by the grace of period dance. Unleash your inner archer and test your aim, or delve into the art of calligraphy, illuminating pages with your creative touch. Indulge in the ancient craft of brewing, where flavors dance upon the tongue in joyful celebration.

Yet, the true treasure of the Barony of Darkwater lies in our warm and inclusive community. We welcome all, regardless of background, age, or experience. Whether a seasoned veteran or a curious newcomer, you'll find open arms and friendly faces guiding your path. Within our bonds of friendship and camaraderie, memories are forged that endure.

Join us at our local events, where time stands still, and merriment fills the air. Feast upon delectable dishes prepared with love and authenticity, transporting you to a bygone era. Immerse yourself in the pageantry and spectacle of our tournaments and revels, where heroes are cheered and tales become part of our shared history.

Whether you're a resident of Central Florida or a wandering traveler seeking adventure, the Barony of Darkwater invites you to become a thread in our living tapestry. Don your period attire, step into the past, and experience the magic of the Middle Ages. Discover the joy of medieval arts and sciences, forge enduring friendships, and embark on an extraordinary journey within our beloved barony.

Huzzah! The adventure awaits, noble travelers. Within the Barony of Darkwater, where sunshine meets medieval splendor, your journey into the past begins, and a vibrant community welcomes you with open arms!

What to Expect

Local Gatherings: Join us for our laid-back local meetings and craft nights, where you can dive into a world of creativity and camaraderie. Experience the thrill of practicing combat skills, engage in lively discussions about historical techniques, and learn captivating crafts from talented artisans. No need for medieval garb—just come as you are and enjoy the fun-filled evenings.

Barony Events: Experience the heart and soul of our community at our thrilling barony-level gatherings. Immerse yourself in the grandeur of medieval tournaments, where skilled fighters showcase their prowess. Engage with artisans who breathe life into ancient arts and crafts, and witness captivating performances that transport you to another time. Whether you're a participant or an enthusiastic spectator, you'll find something to ignite your passion for history and create lasting memories.

Kingdom Revelries: Take your journey to the next level and join us for kingdom events that unite the diverse talents of the SCA. From breathtaking tournaments to mesmerizing displays of artistry, these larger gatherings offer a chance to connect with like-minded individuals from across our kingdom. Revel in the immersive ambiance, expand your knowledge through workshops and classes, and forge friendships that will last a lifetime.

National and Global Epics: Brace yourself for the pinnacle of SCA adventures—national and global events that gather enthusiasts from around the world. Delve into legendary battles, witness impressive displays, and explore magnificent encampments that bring history alive. Engage with master artisans, attend illuminating lectures, and be part of a truly extraordinary experience that showcases the immense talent and dedication of the SCA community.

The Barony of Darkwater invites you to embark on a remarkable journey through time, where you can explore the arts, sciences, and the thrill of medieval combat. Join us in creating cherished memories, forging lasting friendships, and discovering the magic of the SCA. Be a part of our vibrant community and unlock the secrets of the past in the company of fellow adventurers.


The Barony of Darkwater is located in Central Florida, encompassing most of the Greater Orlando area and all of Orange, Osceola, Seminole, and Lake Counties. 

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The Barony of Darkwater is located within the Kingdom of Trimaris. Click to learn more about the Kingdom.