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. Merchants who register at the last minute may not appear on this list or in our event program so be sure to keep your eyes open as you shop.

All shops subject to change without notice.

Black Swan Armory

Quality wooden swords & shields with a variety of handcrafted designs to match your style. Perfect for the little ones.

Faire Gift Shop

Show your love for the Faire in our Faire Gift Shop with the latest Faire memorabilia to commemorate your visit. #CTFAIRE

Whipperwil Archery

Handcrafted bows, arrows, and knives made by Master Archer, Bill Darr. #CTFAIRE

Rose Star Emporium

If you share a passion for purple or just enjoy handcrafted jewelry this is the place for you.

Tintagel’s Gate Swords

Thanks to Tintagel's gate, you can enhance your collection of swords and knives from various movies and books. Stop in and check out their amazing selection. #CTFAIRE

Sachs & Byrne

If you're in need of a feathered rose, a poison ring, or jewelry that doubles as a pouch, you're in luck at Sachs & Byrne.

We Keep You in Stitches

Discover a host of fantasy creatures handcrafted by We Keep You in Stitches. Gargoyles, unicorns, imps, elves, hobbits, mermaids, beanbag dragons and more wait to be swept away to their forever home.

Pearl Odyssey

Delve into the depths of our portable sea and discover a pearl of your own at Pearl Odyssey! Hand crafted pearl treasures from the sea make unforgettable gifts.

Fairie Tailor

You'll 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. 

Big Country BBQ

Chicken pops, BBQ pulled pork, Pig Mac Sandwiches, and spicy BBQ options you'll keep coming back for.

Pegasus Chain Maille

Inspiration abounds at Pegasus! Stomp by for fresh classics in chain maille jewelry, apparel and accessories for men and women. Artfully designed and traditionally handwrought by a muse-ridden metalsmith. For more information visit pegasuschainmaille.com.

Adventure Tomes

Handcrafted leather-bound tomes for the adventurer in all of us.

Lusty Leather

High quality hard leather pouches, quivers, maps, and leather goods handcrafted by these masters of their art. Stop by Lusty Leather and see their craft in action throughout the day with live demos.

Emazanti Creations Gentlemen’s Clothier

Gentlemen’s shirts, tunics, vests, trousers and leggings and accessories created by Emazanti.

Fairy Transformations

Fairy wings, wands, ears, tutus, and hats. Fairy Transformations has just what your Fairy Godmother said you should wear.

Universal Healing Massage Therapy

Sit, relax, and enjoy. Feel the ache in your muscles disappear as Universal Healing Massage Therapy works their magic. Treat yourself to bliss. You deserve it. #CTFAIRE

Emazanti Creations

Amazing creations of clothing and beaded accessories handcrafted by Emma's Auntie.

A Star Danced

A Star Danced will captured your imagination with exotic lanterns that seem almost enchanted.

Fairy Hop Gift Shop

For those who like fairies you're going to fall in love at the Fairy Hop Gift Shop. It's a must-see paradise for those with a love for fairy collectibles.

Ruth’s Royal Rags & Bags

Discover handmade pouches shawls, snoods, Afghans, fingerless gloves at Ruth's Royal Rags & Bags.

Dragon’s Nest Designs

An assortment of handcrafted pewter jewelry, necklaces, pendants, rings, and more.

Festival Fotos

You friends know it. Your mother tells you all the time. You rule! Now its time to prove it by commemorating your awesomeness with a royal portrait from Festival Fotos. They'll dress you in your royal attire - crown and all - and place you in front of a castle where you belong.

Faire Pubs with Craft Beer

Stop by any of our Faire Pubs and try a variety of ice cold craft brews made locally in Connecticut by the Thimble Island Brewing Company. If you like craft beer, you're going to love this. #CTFAIRE 

Tintagel’s Forge

Watch our resident blacksmith forge a variety of items on-demand throughout the day at Tintagel's Forge, learn a few things about this amazing craft, and maybe get something during your visit.

Medieval Maiden Soaps

Medieval Maiden Soaps makes natural bar soaps, lip balms and bath bombs made with quality ingredients at an affordable price. #CTFAIRE

Tintagel’s Magic Shop

Tintagel's Magic Shop is home to wood-carved magic wands, polished minerals, and anything an aspiring caster might need. Stop by for a spell and see what they have in store for you.

The Creature’s Nest

A variety of handcrafted shoulder puppets controlled by a hidden wire to make them look around. Unicorns, owls, ravens, and other designs available while these unique creations last.

Archery Tag

Grab your bow and archer's helmet and get ready to see who the best archer really is. Is it you?

New World Mugs

Be the envy of all your friends when you're drinking in style with a wooden mug from New World Mugs. #CTFAIRE

Fairey Crown Cottage

Fairey Crown Cottage has handcrafted crowns and masques with the fantasy look you've been searching for.


Princessories are purveyors of Austrian crystal jewelry, sterling silver, and fine English pewter. Sometimes referred to as "Shiny things."

Tintagel’s Collectibles

You'll find an eclectic collection of statuettes and other old-world-themed items to accent your home with at Tintagel's Collectibles. Stop in and see what catches your eye. #CTFAIRE

Kilbride Creations

The finest in natural skin care products made by Kilbride Creations. Stop in and discover some outstanding lotions and soaps that will leave you feeling clean and fresh. As seen on Better Connecticut. #CTFAIRE

The Chains of Andra Cassidy

Chain-and-scalemail jewelry and body adornments handcrafted at The Chains of Andra Cassidy.

Warlord’s Crusade

Handcrafted leather armor, bracers, and belts for the ready adventurer.


Dress to impress with an assortment of handmade attire and accessories for men and women at Tatterdemalion. #CTFAIRE

Lusty Leather

The detail and beauty of the leatherworks at Lusty Leather are awe-inspiring. These masters of their craft handcraft hard leather pouches, custom-designed bodices, quivers, leather maps, knife bracers, and other quality creations.

Oignucs Incense

You'll often find the sweet smell of Oignucs Incense wafting through the Faire enticing you to visit. And you should. Follow your nose to a variety of hand-crafted incense cones and sticks as well as  a variety of wood and brass holders. 

K2 Steam

K2 Steam specializes in handmade woven tiaras accented with crystals that let your inner royalty shine and potion bottles that will have you always ready for battle. #CTFAIRE

Kafe’ Merhaba

Experience a taste sensation from the far East that will keep you coming back for more at Kafe' Merhaba. Turkish coffee, Iced Siamese, baklava, falafels and assorted Turkish Delight. Stay the day so you can try them all. Vegetarian options available. 

Dragon Ice Cream Booth

If the Ice Cream Dragon is nowhere to be found, look for his Ice Cream Lair for freshly made ice cream floats and other frozen treats.

Petit Morte Furs

Petite Morte Furs specialized in high-quality hats, pouches, and accessories made from the fur of animals killed by cars. Best of Boston 2015 winner - clothing designer #CTFAIRE

SixPence Pies

Delicious pies both sweet and savory made fresh daily by SixPence Pies including meat pies, pumpkin pie, apple pie, and more. You can also warm up with a tasty bread bowl stew in several flavors designed to chase away the chill of fall. This Connecticut-base company has been featured on The [...]

Gypsy Hair

Hair braiding, hair falls, and felted hats all hand made the Gypsy Hair way.

Chrononaut Mercantile

If you want the look of a prepared adventurer or just like practical costuming that looks great, swing by Chrononaut Mercantile for a gander at top-quality handcrafted attire.

Mischief and Mirth Studios

Handcrafted leathers masks just in time for a unique Halloween costume.

Hair Braiding by Lolly

You'll feel good and look beautiful doing it when you have your hair braided at Hair Braiding by Lolly. #CTFAIRE

Dragon Ice Cream

I scream. You scream. We all scream when it comes to dragons and ice cream. Dragon Ice Cream is your Faire stop for a treasure trove of assorted ice cream flavors for our guests on the go. On pet weekend, the dragon has special doggie ice cream treats for your furry friend. [...]

Wise Woman

Unlock the mysteries of your future with the help of a tarot reading by the Wise Woman.


Romance is in the Faire and there may be no better way to show it than to present someone special that perfect rose that says, "you're beautiful to me." Roses can also be delivered with a personal note or even anonymously.

Horns by Lew

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. Stop by and use the mirror to see how good you look in these handcrafted horns made by Lew.

Auntie Arwen’s Spices

Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice is what you'll find at Auntie Arwen's Spices. Spices have long been used to make anything taste better so spice up your meals with a wide selection of unique flavors from Auntie Arwen's Spices. Once you try them you'll be back for more.

Hitting and Stabbing Emporium

Looking for a challenge? The Hitting and Stabbing Emporium is where it's at. Archery, Archery Tag, Axe Throwing, Dagger Toss, Spear Throw, Smite the Knight and more. Ask them about their daily archery contest and axe throwing competition to win some incredible prizes. See for yourself why this area is so popular.

Tintagel’s Boots and Footwear

Affordable boots and footwear for the complete adventurer at Tintagel's Boots and Footwear. #CTFAIRE

Face Candy

Want to look regal? Like a pirate? Like a princess? Whatever you decide, have your face adorned with face painting by Face Candy. It's your chance to get more involved in the fun if you decided not to wear a costume or a great way to accent your already fashionable ensemble.

Storied Threads

Every thread. Every patch on our clothing. They tell a story. Now you can tell your story with Storied Threads.

Majestic Kettle Corn

Oh so sweet with just a hint of salt - it's what makes Majestic Kettle Corn so incredibly irresistible. Get yours made fresh and bring a bag home for snacking.

The Giant’s Turkey Legs

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! It's another great taste you'll love.

Mythical Journeys Adventurers Guild

In a world filled with monsters, magic, and mayhem a calls goes out for heroes who can restore balance to the land. Get more information on Mythical Journeys and discover how you can play an adventurer in a live fantasy game setting in Connecticut. #CTFAIRE

The Tiki Hut

So sweet. So cool. So delicious. You need to stop by the Tiki Hut to try their fresh pineapple or strawberry smoothies made with fresh ingredients on the spot.

The Shady Emporium

Accent your attire or decorate your home with hand painted shade on a stick from the Shady Emporium. #CTFAIRE

Paisley Peacock Body Art

Prettify yourself with henna body art from Paisley Peacock Body Art and leave the faire with beautiful art you wear. Take your henna to the next level with their unique glitter enhancements that will make people say WOW!