Project Description

Brian Harvard – General Manager
The Connecticut Renaissance Faire
(860) 478-5954 •


REGIONAL – Escape to the past at the 20th annual Connecticut Renaissance Faire. It’s a time to play and unwind, to feast and drink, and a chance to celebrate the old-fashioned way. Watch jousting, armored combat, archery demonstrations, live-flight birds of prey, magic, and live themed entertainment running continuously on 12 stages.

Interact with hundreds of costumed performers as you meander through a 16th century village and marketplace between shows. Feast like a king on turkey legs, desserts, craft beers, and numerous foods to tantalize your taste buds.

General admission to this historic event is $15, Youth admission (ages 7 – 15) is $10, and children 6 and under are FREE. Guests can purchase tickets at the Faire box office on all days it is open or online at Parking is free with voluntary donations to local charities being kindly accepted.


The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is an enchanted recreation of a 16th-century harvest festival with continuous themed entertainment including jousting, armored combat, archery, games, comedy and more. Located east of Hartford and North of New London, The Connecticut Renaissance Faire is open rain or shine every Saturday and Sunday from September 1 to October 14 (plus Labor Day and Columbus Day Monday) on the Lebanon County Fairgrounds in Lebanon, Connecticut. Tickets are $15 for adults and $10 for children (7-15). Children ages 6 and under are admitted at no cost. Advance tickets are available at or at the Faire’s box office on all days the Faire is open. For more information visit or phone 860-478-5954.

Note: You can download high-resolution press photos for this event on our Flickr account here:

Faire General Manager, Brian Harvard, is available for interview and can provide further information about The Connecticut Renaissance Faire and their 20th Season. Call (860) 478-5954 or email



Renaissance Faires are filled with countless photo opportunities, but sometimes there just isn’t time to get someone out there before the story needs to launch or the budget just isn’t there to send anyone. We’re here to help. Choose from a wide variety of high-resolution photos to compliment your story. All photos courtesy of The Connecticut Renaissance Faire.