The fun begins on the Saturday of Labor Day Weekend, September 2



The Connecticut Renaissance Faire®

25th Anniversary Celebration!

Knighting Ceremony with the King & Queen

Receive your accolades from royalty at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! Young knights and ladies can present themselves to King Alfred and Queen Beatrice on the Sovereign Stage to be honored for their noble deeds. This exciting event happens just before the Royal Parade and provides a great photo opportunity for parents. Don’t miss your chance […]

Pub Magic with Master Hildebrand

All weekends except Sept 23-24! Get ready for an enchanting experience with Pub Magic featuring Master Hildebrand at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! This talented magician will leave you speechless with his astounding tricks and illusions. Be prepared to be amazed, astonished, and flabbergasted! Catch him wandering the lanes or performing at The Chamber Pot Pub and […]

The Crown Players

Step back in time to 16th Century England and the court of King Alfred Crawford and Queen Beatrice. They and their entourage have traveled to Lebanshire where the townsfolk, lead by the Lord and Lady Mayor have prepared various festivities.  Planned throughout the fairgrounds, The Crown Players have various shows and greetings that you’ll want […]

The Lost Boys

Sept 9-10 ONLY! The Lost Boys are a troupe of high energy performers who have joined forces to bring the world a unique blend of original music, and traditional folk tunes, along with contemporary and classic rock n’ roll parodies with a renaissance flair. Reported to have invented rock and roll in the year 1599, […]

Sheriff Bracken

Sept 23 thru Oct 15 Only! – Beware the streets of Lebanshire, for Sheriff Bracken is on patrol! Witness the sheriff’s unpredictable interpretation of the law. His tactics may seem questionable, but his mission to maintain order in the village is unwavering. Will you be innocent or guilty in the eyes of Sheriff Bracken? Keep your […]

The Penniless Jacks

Sept 2 thru Sept 24 ONLY! The Penniless Jacks are back and ready to rock the Connecticut Renaissance Faire with their charismatic brand of pub music! Their centuries-old shanties, boisterous drinking songs, rousing rebel tunes, and ballads of love will have you singing, clapping, and stamping your feet to their infectious energy. Join us for […]

Shelli Buttons – Aerialist

Sept 16 thru Oct 15! Don’t miss the dazzling and delightful Shelli Buttons at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! Witness the incredible skills of this adorable and feisty performer as she takes to the air with breathtaking aerial silks, impresses with her juggling, and balances with unbelievable acro-balance moves. Whether on the ground or in the air, […]

The Lords of Adventure

Get ready for an unforgettable adventure with The Lords of Adventure! These identical twin brothers, Randy Smooth and Nicholas Nice, are bringing their exciting two-man comedy sword fighting show to the Connecticut Renaissance Faire. You’ll be entertained with their hilarious banter, epic sword fights, and valuable life lessons that are perfect for the whole family. […]

Armored Combat Demo

Witness the epic battles of the Knights of Gore in full plate armor, as they charge into a medieval brawl right before your eyes. Feel the excitement and adrenaline rush as the knights clash swords and beat the living daylights out of each other. You won’t want to miss this thrilling Armored Combat Demo! Check […]

Spur of the Moment Jousting

Are you ready for some excitement? Look no further than the Connecticut Renaissance Faire’s “Spur of the Moment” joust show! Marvel at the brightly attired knights as they charge into battle on their valiant steeds, engaging in thrilling games that test their precision and timing. From rehearsed challenges to unpredictable moments, this show will keep […]