The fun begins when you let yourself go, leaving your headaches behind. Revel in the day as you laugh, smile, and boost your mood with continuous themed entertainment throughout the day. Unless otherwise specified, all shows are included with admission. Some shows may busk (pass the hat for tips). If you enjoyed a performance consider showing your gratitude. Tipping is always done at your discretion. Here is some of what we have in store for you.


Meet the Royals

Join the Queen and her court as she welcomes you to the shire and the festival.  This is your chance to rub elbows with royalty and grab a selfie or two so make sure you [...]

Vixens En Garde – Weekend 4-6 only!

The Vixens En Garde are an all-female fight company specializing in sword-fighting & Shakespeare; dedicated to being models of feminine strength & ability. Sept 23 - Oct 9 Only! https://www.facebook.com/engardeentertainment/   [...]

Scott Xavier – Weekend 1-3 only!

Sept 2 thru Sept 17 only! Amazing mentalist, Scott Xavier will blow your mind with his mind reading, illusions and hypnosis abilities. As seen on America's Got Talent! Don't miss the show!

Sheriff Bracken

Take care as thou walkest the streets of the shire, lest thee cross the path of our diligent Sheriff. A staunch enforcer of the law, he shalt not hesitate to ticket all who raise his [...]

S.M.E.L.L.U – Weekends 2-6!

Starting Sept 9th! - Welcome to Silliness, Mockery, Entertainment, Laughs & Libations University or S.M.E.L.L. U. Here children will learn about the history of Jesters from the Master of Morons themselves Pester the Jester. With [...]

Lord Marshall Laww: Kangaroo Court

It's the Kangaroo Court Comedy! No charges, no matter how trumped up, go unpunished when the audience is the jury in this hilarious mockery of Renaissance Justice - fun for the whole family!

The Trouvères

The Trouvères is a high energy performance troupe which combines an audience-interactive show with songs, music, and plenty of audience participation!. Celtic, Traditional, Ren Fest, Mid-Eastern, and other styles are blended with innovative instrumentation and [...]

The Bawdy Buccaneers

Pillaging, Pirating, plotting to overthrow the Captain, trying to remember the lyrics to our song after too much rum. You know. That kind of thing.

The Armchair Wizards

The Armchair Wizards MMOLARPGS is the best Massive Multiplayer On-stage Live-Action Role Playing Game Show in the realm. Up to 3 volunteers join our Dungeon Master of Ceremonies (There are some who call him...Tim?) for [...]

Weapons Demo by das Geld Fähnlein

1:45 on the Joust Field – Witness the latest in military technology and technique as demonstrated by the members of das Geld Fähnlein. From swords to guns, these Landsknecht are the most feared soldiers on [...]


Join us for an amazing interactive LARP that turns your whole faire experience into a giant game! Earn experience points and level up as a warrior, rogue or wizard. Join us on quests throughout the [...]

The Renaissance Man

England's foremost Actor of Tragedies (Ned Alleyn) brings the festival a feast of interactive comedy! Leeching & Chamber Pots, Royal Foibles, Shakespeare, Greek Myths...oh, and juggling!

Knights School

Explore an interactive knight encampment hosted by the Knights of Gore, learn combat moves with a sword, see armored combat demonstrations, join a quest, and learn how knights lived long ago.

Medical Demonstration

230pm at the Living History Encampment. Soldiers are highly prone to injury and illness, which is why das Geld Fähnlein has skilled medical personnel on hand to handle emergencies as they arise. Covering everything from [...]

Cooking Demonstration

11AM and throughout the day at the Living History Encampment. An army marches on its stomach and the women of das Geld Fähnlein are experts at keeping those stomachs full! Campfire cooking produces amazing results [...]

The Lords of Adventure

You can choose to be a hero or be a victim by accident! These identical twin sword-fighting brothers will teach you to release your inner hero in this hysterical sword-fighting comedy show. Don't miss the Lords [...]

The Graces

A high energy musical comedy act, featuring sexy wenches armed with beautiful harmonies, sharp wit, and heavy innuendo. A unique treat sure to delight! Your hosts at The Chamber Pot Stage...AKA Grace-Land!