SHOP THE FAIRE

Timeless. Beautiful. Charming. Now is your chance to see for yourself why guests call our old-world marketplace New England’s crown jewel of Renaissance themed arts and crafts. If you like to shop for unique wares you won’t find in any store, you’ll love what our skilled merchants have to offer. As our show approaches this list will continue to grow.

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  • Adventure Tomes (on The King’s Road): Beautiful leather-bound journals in a variety of sizes.
  • [NEW] Albion Cove: hand-made goods and more with a viking flair!
  • Ancestral French Soaps (on Artisan’s Bend):Ancestral French Soaps is reviving a sixteenth-century Mediterranean soap recipe to our modern expectations. Dedicated to eliminating single use plastics and creating bars that will meet cleaning needs in your bathroom and kitchen. We have hair soaps, shaving soaps, pet soaps, hand and body soaps and even dish soaps to name a few of our goodies.
  • [NEW] Aralia’s Eclectic Accoutrements (on The Fairy Lane): A variety of hand-made plushies with a fantastical theme!
  • [NEW] Attitude Soaps (on The Highlands): hand-made soaps for every body.
  • Auntie Arwen’s Spices (on The Queen’s Way): Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice is what you’ll find at Auntie Arwen’s Spices. Spice up your meals with a wide selection of unique flavors.
  • [NEW] Ave Rivera Studio (on The Shady Lane): hand made geek themed pottery
  • Black Swan Armory (on The Queen’s Courtyard): Quality wooden swords & shields with a variety of handcrafted designs to match your style. Perfect for the little ones.
  • Cara Finch Fine Art (on The Shady Lane): Massachusetts artist Cara Finch shows her love of nature and things other-worldly on canvas with amazing works of art.
  • Charter Oak Horns (on The Highlands): Drinking horns
  • Chrononaught Mercantile (on The Shady Lane): Costume inspired clothing, jewelry and accessories handcrafted in Maine.
  • Cornerstone Creations (on the Shady Lane): Traditional, whimsical and classic high-grade concrete statuary, benches, birdbaths, stepping stones, and more.
  • Dice Knight Adventures (on Wizard’s Walk):  the festival wide RPG! Start a character, roll dice, complete quests and grow in power to experience the Faire like never before!
  • Dragon’s Nest Designs (on The Queen’s Courtyard): An assortment of handcrafted pewter jewelry, necklaces, pendants, rings, and more.
  • Drawn and Quartered (on The Shady Lane): hand drawn caricature while you wait!
  • Emazanti Creations Gentlemen’s Clothier (on The Queen’s Courtyard): Gentlemen’s shirts, tunics, vests, trousers and leggings and accessories created by Emazanti.
  • Emazanti Creations (on The Queen’s Courtyard): Amazing creations of clothing and beaded accessories handcrafted by Emma’s Auntie.
  • Enchanted Forest (on The Queen’s Way): Discover what hides in the Enchanted Forest with carved stone animals, stone globes & eggs, amethyst and tone with figurines, and gemstone trees.
  • Face Candy Face Painting (on the Shady Lane): Want to look regal? Like a pirate? A princess? This is your chance to get more involved in the fun with or without a costume.
  • [NEW] Fafnir & Spawn (on The Highlands): Specializing in card readings (tarot, oracle, playing cards), palm readings, numerology, and past lives.
  • Faire Souvenir Shop (on The Queen’s Courtyard): Show your love for the Faire in our Faire Souvenir Shop with the latest Faire memorabilia to commemorate your visit.
  • Fairey Crown Cottage (on The Queen’s Courtyard) : Handcrafted flowered crowns with the fantasy look you’ve been searching for.
  • Fairie Tailor (on The Highlands): Feel like a noble when you adorn yourself with a hand-painted cloak from Fairie Tailor. Wrap yourself up in velvet and be the envy of all.
  • Fairy Hop Gift Shop (on The Queen’s Way):Fairy Garden Accessories, Dragons, Unicorns, Gnomes and other fantasy creatures
  • Festival Fotos (on Wizard’s Walk): Your friends know it. Your mother tells you all the time. You rule! Now it’s time to prove it by commemorating your awesomeness with a royal portrait.
  • Forge and Fleece (on The Highlands): handmade chainmail armor, jewelry and fashion accessories
  • Fun Tymes Jewelry (on The Queen’s Way): Fun, Fashionable jewelry at affordable prices.
  • Gypsy Hair (on The King’s Road): Hair braiding, hair falls, and felted hats all hand made the Gypsy Hair way.
  • Gypsy Roses (on The Shady Lane): Romance is in the Faire and there may be no better way to show it than that perfect rose that says, “you’re beautiful to me.” Delivery available.
  • Horns by Lew (on The King’s Road): Whether you’re a willful sprite, mischievous elf, or just someone who likes to have fun, Horns by Lew has the perfect adornment for your head.
  • Iron Raven Blacksmith (on Artisan’s Bend): watch as this smithy shapes metal before your eyes into useful items for the home.
  • [NEW] Jolly Roger’s Treasure Hunt (In Pirate’s Cove): Take the time to help pirates uncover lost treasure and collect your share of coins and gems.
  • Kiss Designs (on Artisan’s Bend): We make “eat, drink and be merry” corsets and garb for steampunk, ren faire and cosplay.
  • [NEW] Lady Adia Creations: this artisan’s love of what she does shows in every piece she makes. Hand-crafted chainmail jewelry and accessories.
  • Lame Horse Creations (on The Highlands): handmade clothing for men and women
  • Larry & Leenie’s Lusty Leather (on The Highlands): Detailed and beautiful leather works including hard leather pouches, custom-designed bodices, quivers, leather maps, and more.
  • [NEW] Lilla Rose (on The Highlands): Beautiful, comfortable and versatile hair products you will love!
  • [NEW] Mark the Hat Man (on The Highlands): hats, hats and so many more hats!
  • The Mad Mailler (on The Queen’s Way): Custom chainmaille Armor, Clothing, Jewelry, and Fun oddities.
  • Mischief & Mirth Studios (on The Queen’s Way): Handcrafted Masks and Leathergoods
  • [NEW] Modern Artifice: cool dice, carved wooden Dungeon Master Screens and more
  • Mother Earth Gourds (on The Shady Lane): one of a kind, just as each gourd is one of a kind. Each piece is hand made with loving attention to detail. Some are simply meant to be beautiful, some are functional, some are reproductions of Renassaince bottles and baskets, some are modern
  • Myth: live fantasy roleplaying game running a continuing storyline 6 times each year in Connecticut.
  • Mythical Journeys: long running LARP based in CT. Launching a new rules system in 2022!
  • Oignucs Incense (on The Queen’s Way): Follow your nose to a variety of hand-crafted incense cones and sticks as well as a variety of wood and brass holders.
  • Paisley Peacock Body Art (on The King’s Road): Traditional and custom henna and glitter body art
  • The Paradise Coach (on The Artisan’s Bend): tiaras and crowns
  • Pixie Dust Jewelry (on The Highland): Jewelry for all occasions.
  • Princessories (on The Queen’s Way): poison rings and necklaces for your next rendezvous…
  • Readings by Sally (on The Shady Lane): Sit with Sally and learn what the cards say about you.
  • Rose Star Emporium (at The Four Corners): If you share a passion for purple or just enjoy handcrafted jewelry this is the place for you.
  • [NEW] The Rusty Kiln Potters (on the Shady Lane): local potters making pottery that you can use every day
  • Ruth’s Royal Rags & Bags (on The Queen’s Courtyard): hand woven hats, mittens, gloves, scarves and shawls. If you want warm, Ruth sells warm.
  • Sachs & Byrne (on the King’s Road): Feathered roses, poison rings, or jewelry that doubles as a pouch.
  • The Shady Emporium (on The Shady Lane): Accent your attire or decorate your home with hand painted shade on a stick from the Shady Emporium.
  • Shelli Belli Originals Art with Heart (on The Fairy Grove): Affordable art by your favorite Aerialist and Entertainer Extraordinaire. One more way to show your support and love of art!!
  • [NEW] Sheffield Farms: Soft leather clothing, fur capes and more
  • Stone Sisters (on The Shady Lane): jewelry for young and old!
  • Sunshine’s Moonlight (on Artisan’s Bend): It’s the candle & soap lady! Handcrafted Candles, Bath and Body works, assorted hodgepodge of shiny smelly witchy things.
  • Tandy Leather (on Artisan’s Bend): See how leather items are actually created before your eyes. Shields, pouches and more will be made during the course of the Faire, so keep checking back!
  • [NEW] Tesori del Mare: Pick-a-pearl jewelry
  • Tintagel’s Gate Swords (on The Highlands): swords from around the world, fantasy, movies and more!
  • Tintagel’s Forge (on The Highlands): See the master metalsmith hammering all day on various projects.
  • Tintagel’s Magical & Metaphysical (on The Highlands): all things magical!
  • There Was A Star Danced (on Wizard’s Walk): Colored glass lanterns.
  • [NEW] Turnkey Miniatures (on The Artisan’s Bend): pewter figurines hand-made by the artist.
  • [NEW] Valkyrie Vanguard: crystal tiaras, flower crowns, horn headdresses, hair wands, and much more
  • Victoria Rose (on The Shady Lane): A mix of renaissance revival, steampunk jewelry and cosplay. Items from the past and present are the building blocks in creating a truly one of a kind piece of jewelry.
  • Warlord’s Crusade (on The Shady Lane): Handcrafted leather armor, bracers, and belts for the ready adventurer.
  • We Keep You in Stitches (on The King’s Road): Discover a host of fantasy creatures waiting to be swept away to their forever home.
  • Whistling Winds Whistle Booth (on The Highlands): water-filled bird whistles that kids love and parents…also love.
  • Woods Magic (on The Highlands): hand made wooden spoons, cutting boards and more

GUEST MERCHANTS & AUTHORS

We host a variety of guest merchants throughout our run who have products that match our themed weekends. (all guest vendors on The Shady Lane unless otherwise noted)

Dragon art Sept 4-5-6 (Week 1)

  • Guest Vendor Space still available. Contact us TODAY
  • Guest Vendor 1: A Bone to Pick – specializing in making jewelry and art out of animal bones
  • Sep 4 Author: Ellen Mulligan
  • Sep 5 Author: Stephanie Robinson and Jessica Haight
  • Sep 6 Author: Deborah Ann Davis

Sept 11-12 (Week 2)

  • Guest Vendor Space still available. Contact us TODAY
  • Guest Vendor 1: A Bone to Pick – specializing in making jewelry and art out of animal bones
  • Sep 11 Author: Esther Wallace
  • Sep 12 Author: Janet Cesanek

Sept 17-18 (Week 3)

  • Guest Vendor Space still available. Contact us TODAY
  • Sep 18 Author: Jessica MacLean
  • Sep 19 Author:  Melissa Mendez

Sept 25-26 (Week 4)

  • Guest Vendor Space still available. Contact us TODAY
  • Sep 25 Author:  Katie Carroll
  • Sep 26 Author:   

October 2.3 (Week 5)

  • Guest Vendor Space still available. Contact us TODAY
  • Oct 2 Author:  Kim Iverson Headlee
  • Oct 3 Author:  Dean Kinne

October 9-10-11 (Week 6)

  • Guest Vendor Space still available. Contact us TODAY
  • Oct 9 Author:  Amanda Bannikov
  • Oct 10 Author:   Len Mattano
  • Oct 11 Author:  Ethan Rappaport

October 16-17 (Week 7)

  • Guest Vendor Space still available. Contact us TODAY
  • Oct 16 Author:   K.B. Thorne
  • Oct 17 Author:  Jessica Barone

FOOD MERCHANTS

Our food merchants work hard to offer to cater to the needs of various dietary restrictions. If you can’t find something you’re looking for, check with our information booth.

  • The Lady’s Apple Crisp (on the Shady Lane): Got a hankerin’ for something sweet? Try our delicious desserts!
  • Chamber Pot Pub (at the corner of Wizard’s Walk and Drunkard’s Stumble) featuring Thimble Island Craft Beer, Mead from Dragon Fire Meadery, Hard cider from Yankee Cider Company and a variety of flavorful wines
  • The Dun Stag: Pour your own soda with classic flavors
  • Faire Foods (at Festival Foods on The Queen’s Way): Burgers, hot dogs, chicken & chips, fish & chips and more!
  • The Fudge Lady: Home-made fudge in a variety of irresistible flavors.
  • Highland Pub (on The Highlands): get your adult libations on The Highlands! 4 great pub choices!
  • Jester’s Bazaar (on The Wizard’s Walk): loose candy, dried fruit, honey sticks, rock candy and more!
  • Kafe’ Merhaba (on The Shady Lane): Experience the far East. Turkish coffee, Iced Siamese, baklava, grape leaves, hummus plates and assorted specialty beverages. All items 100% Vegetarian!
  • Stella & Olivia’s Royal Kettle Korn (at The Four Corners): Irresistible kettle corn made fresh. Get yours made fresh and bring a bag home for snacking.
  • Mel’s Magikal Meals (at Festival Foods on The Queen’s Way): Amazing Handmade pies of the sweet or savory variety, bread bowl soups and stews and must-have Scotch Eggs!
  • Half-Pint Pub (at Festival Foods on The Queen’s Way): craft beer, local cider, fresh mead, sweet wine. Drink up!Tiki Hut
  • Polish Paradise! (on The Shady Lane): Pierogi, Sausage & peppers and more!
  • Sweeney Mel’s on the Hill (at Hillside Foods on The Queen’s Way): Loaded Fries, Poutine and Scotch Eggs!
  • Taste of Lebanon (on The Shady Lane): delicious middle eastern food. Vegan and Vegetarian options.
  • The Giant’s Turkey Legs (at Festival Foods on The Queen’s Way): Treat yourself to the food of king’s – a turkey leg from The Giant’s Turkey Legs. Don’t forget to ask about the Turkey Sundae!
  • The Pickle Place (on The Queen’s Way): Chase away the heat of the day with a crisp, cool pickle from The Pickle Place.
  • The Pint of No Return (by the Joust Arena): All the great beverages from The Chamber Pot AND hot cider w/rum!
  • The Queen’s Subs (at Festival Foods on The Queen’s Way): Steak & Cheese, Meatball Subs, and Shredded BBQ Chicken on a long sandwich roll.

Notice: Merchants who register at the last minute may not appear on this list. Discover them as you explore the Faire. All shops subject to change without notice.