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The Connecticut Renaissance Faire®

26th Anniversary Celebration!


At the Connecticut Renaissance Faire, we extend a warm welcome to our furry, feathery, and scaly friends! Join us for a day of medieval merriment and bring along your beloved pets. Here are some guidelines and important information to ensure a safe and enjoyable experience for everyone:

Allowed Pets:
We happily welcome public-friendly and well-behaved pets such as dogs, cats, rabbits, ferrets, rats, and lizards.

Pets We Don’t Allow:
Please note that we cannot permit livestock, horses, donkeys, mules, or large animals.

Not Sure if Your Pet is Allowed?
If you have any doubts about whether your pet is allowed or if you have additional questions, please contact us at 860-478-5954 before heading to the Faire. We want to ensure that everyone, including our furry friends, has a fantastic and safe time at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire.

Rules & Regulations:

Mandatory Rules for Dogs:

  • Rabies Vaccination: Proof of current rabies vaccination is required. This can be presented as an email or letter from your vet, or appropriate and up-to-date rabies tags.
  • Dogs in Heat: Intact dogs in heat are not permitted.
  • Leash Rules: Dogs must be leashed and under control at all times. Leashes should be non-retractable and no longer than 6 feet.

Rules for All Pets:

  • Clean-Up: Guests are expected to clean up after their pets and prevent them from relieving themselves on tents or booths.
  • Behavior: Faire management reserves the right to remove unruly pets or pet owners without refund.
  • Lost Pets: Pets are not allowed to roam free and should always be kept on a leash.
  • Amenities: Many vendors provide water stations for pets. However, please bring food and drinks for your pets as pet food is not sold at the Faire.
  • First Aid: The Double Dog Rescue booth has a first aid kit available for minor pet injuries.
  • Admission Fees: There is a $5 admission fee for each pet. Service animals are admitted for free. 

Emergency Vet Services

Here are some local 24-hour veterinary services in the Lebanon, CT area in case of an emergency:

Bolton Vet/East of the River Veterinary Emergency Clinic
(860) 646-6134 or (860) 456-4298
222 Boston Turnpike
Bolton, CT 06043

Connecticut Veterinary Center Pet ER
(860) 233-8564
470 Oakwood Avenue
West Hartford, CT 06110

Ocean State Veterinary Specialists
(401) 886-6787
1480 South County Trail
East Greenwich, RI 02818

Pieper Memorial Veterinary Center
(860) 347-8387
730 Randolph Road
Middletown, CT 06457

Come join us at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire and create unforgettable memories with your furry companions!