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NEW ENGLAND’S OLDE ENGLAND™

The Connecticut Renaissance Faire®

26th Anniversary Celebration!

Shows & Spectacles

Experience top-notch entertainment at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire, featuring talented performers from around the world who showcase their unique skills and talents that are sure to amaze and entertain you. Enjoy a variety of shows and other exciting activities each weekend, making every visit to the Faire a one-of-a-kind experience. And best of all, all performances are included with your admission, so sit back, relax, and prepare to be thoroughly entertained!

Some performers may busk for tips, so if you’re impressed by their skills, feel free to show your appreciation with a generous tip. All shows & activities subject to change without notice.

The Rowdy Bardlings

NEW! Sept 21 thru Oct 6 only! Celtic Rock, Songs of the Sea & Folk Music with a rock & roll edge. You’ll laugh, you’ll cry, you’ll likely run in terror…but please don’t! Enjoy these wacky bards as they perform songs from throughout history.

The Penniless Jacks

Full run for 2024! 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 an unforgettable performance and experience the magic of the Renaissance with The Penniless Jacks!

Once Improv a Time

All Weekends! Attention all medieval comedy fans! Get ready to embark on a hilarious adventure alongside Princess _____ and Sir ______alot at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire. From thwarting evil empresses to battling wizards, you won’t want to miss this epic mad-libbed musical comedy! With each show being completely unique, join us for a one-of-a-kind experience that will have you laughing until you cry. Don’t miss out on the chance to be a part of the action and see what kind of hijinks our heroes get into next!

The Brigands

Returning Favorites from days of Yore! Sept 7-8 Only! The Brigands are BACK!!  The Brigands, the East Coast’s top pirate band are back. The 4 piece, multi-talented bad boys of piracy will present music of the sea, piracy, skulldugery, booty and more piracy, as only they can.  Featuring much of the music from their 10th album, “Raging Seaward” and many of their fan favorite songs from the last 23 years.  For those unfortunate swabs who have not heard The Brigands before, be prepared to hear pirate music as you have little imagined it.  From hard driving fiddle tunes, to rousing songs of carousing, to plantive pleas to the sea-gods for succor to, well, scheming for treasure,  The Brigands have music for one and all!  Every show is 100% different and unique, so be sure to catch each one! 

Ambrosia’s Trinket Trade

Every Day 🌟 Join the beloved tradition of Trinket Trading at our Faire! It’s not just an activity; it’s an adventure full of enchanting exchanges and unforgettable moments.


🌲 How to Start: Bring your collection of meaningful trinkets to the Pirate Cove, where our Master Trinket Trader will ignite the trading fun. Inspired by @Gracewillow’s viral TikTok, this tradition invites Faire-goers to swap and share heartfelt tokens of creativity.


🌼 What’s a Trinket?: Anything from dainty charms to handcrafted miniatures! Creativity is the key. And if crafting isn’t your thing, no worries! You can purchase trinkets to join the trade.


🎭 Trading Etiquette:


Have trinkets to swap.

Propose trades respectfully.

Embrace the Faire spirit with every exchange.


Ambrosia’s Trinket Trade is more than just swapping items; it’s about sharing kindness, joy, and meaningful connections. Bring trinkets that hold significance—handmade items, natural treasures like gems, or wearable tokens. These trinkets serve as reminders of the wonderful and magical people you meet at the faire.


During the event, share not just trinkets but also kind words, stories, or even a song. It’s a moment to recognize the beauty in human connections and make new friends. The trinket you trade might be held by someone else during a tough moment, reminding them of the kindness and magic in the world.


Join us at Ambrosia’s Trinket Trade and be part of a community that values and cherishes these small acts of kindness and connection. 🌟

Dive in and celebrate the heart of our Faire with Trinket Trading – where every trade is a treasure!

EC Hanna: The Elemental Conjuror

NEW! Sept 28 thru 14 Only! There are tricks at every corner and hijinks up his sleeves!  Come watch this frenzied fellow try to keep control of the elements in this thrilling show which features manic magic, hilarious banter, and rare curiosities that dazzle young and old alike. 

Roxie Fireheart

NEW! Oct 5 thru 14 Only! Roxie is an internationally-celebrated aerial acrobat making her dazzling debut at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire. Her fearless strength and beauty will set your heart ablaze! Watch as she dances high in the air upon her trapeze! Will she plummet to the Earth only to meet a certain doom? You’ll be entranced and amazed by this peerless paramour of perpetual peril! Don’t miss the aerial artistry of Roxie Fireheart.

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 the schedule when you arrive and get ready for an unforgettable experience at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire.

Pub Magic with Master Hildebrand

All weekends except Sept 21-22! 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 Stage daily. Don’t miss your chance to witness this unique brand of magic at the Faire!

Adamo Ignis: Fire & Danger

Extended run for 2024! Aug 31 thru Sept 29! Adamo Ignis means ‘to love flame’, exactly what you’ll do when you see the hot stunts in this show! Throughout time, human beings have been drawn to fire and here Adamo Ignis continues our oldest tradition of gathering to the flame, but with added elements of danger and dance. Join her for fire eating, fire breathing, fire dancing, and more and she’ll have you leaping out of your seat as she leaps into your heart!

The Harlot Queens

All Weekends! Come see these cunning and mischievous queens at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! With their wit, charm, and captivating voices, these sultry sirens will regale you with tales of their colorful pasts while luring you into their spell. Don’t be surprised if they pick your pocket or convince you to pose for some “artistic” photos. But don’t worry, it’s all in good fun! Join us for a captivating performance that will leave you wanting more, more, more.

The Sisters Pendragon

All 7 Weekends! Get ready for a hilarious mix of stories, swords, and comedy with The Sisters Pendragon! These sisters bring classic tales to life with their unique methods of storytelling. Will Penny’s love for dramatic fights win, or will Jenny’s belief in love’s triumph prevail? With two distinct shows, “The Hero’s Journey Comedic Improv Show” and “The Deeds of Cú Chulainn,” the sisters will leave you in stitches. Cheer on your favorite sister or become part of the show. Join us for an unforgettable experience where all’s fair in love and war!

Boom Boom Shake

Sept 7 thru Oct 14! Get ready to experience a cultural explosion with Boom Boom Shake at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! This Middle Eastern-inspired show will have you dancing to world percussion beats and entranced by unforgettable guitar and violin melodies. Don’t miss the mesmerizing bellydancers as they captivate with fiery veil dances and intricate movements. So put on your dancing shoes and get ready to groove to the rhythm of Boom Boom Shake!

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 you on the edge of your seat. Don’t miss out on the heart-pumping action of “Spur of the Moment” at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire.

Pinwheel Sideshow

NEW! Sept 28 thru Oct 14 Only! Pippsy the clown brings the amazing world of sideshow to the stage!  Watch in awe as she flirts with death swallowing swords and more! This show has it all – comedy, suspense, puns, danger and a drinking game!

The Crimson Pirates

All Seven Weekends! Set sail with the Crimson Tide crew for an unforgettable maritime, Celtic, and folk music experience! From traditional Irish, Scottish, and English tunes to modern hits like Animaniacs, our crooning corsairs will have you singing and dancing in no time. Get ready to hoist the anchor and dance the jig with the most dynamic pirate band in the land. Don’t miss this chance to be a part of the high seas adventure! Check out http://www.crimsonpirates.com for more info.

The Crown Players

Our very own, in-house 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 to see including A Knighting Ceremony for the youth. Interactive Princesses, Pirates, Fairies and a host of others will capture your attention.

The Saucy Sailor

Every day in the lanes! Ahoy there, mateys! Get ready for a rollicking good time with The Saucy Sailor at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! Join Jeffrey Tanner as he stumbles from pub to pub in Pirate’s Cove, regaling all with his sea shanties and bawdy humor. Don’t miss out on the chance to sing along and laugh out loud at this hilarious and entertaining show. Come enjoy the festivity of the shire and let The Saucy Sailor transport you to a world of high seas and adventure!

Zoltan the Adequate

Returning Favorite! Oct 5 thru 14 only! Zoltan Returns to CTRF: Prepare for a Hilariously Adequate Show! Don’t miss this two-weekend guest spot, full of magic, stupidity, and laughter. Zoltan promises to deliver 100% adequacy in all he does, leaving you wondering why you haven’t seen him sooner. Join us for three daily shows and be prepared to laugh until it hurts!

Lady Pretensia Presents

Lady Pretensia Knobble will greet you along the streets of Lebanshire and tutor you in the proper etiquette to bring before the Royal Visitors. She enjoys collecting your thoughts and may certainly spread some stories.

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 to see your child recognized by royalty at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire!

Haywire Circus

New! Aug 31 thru Sept 8 only! One-woman-circus-show “Haywire Circus” offers juggling, engaging audience participation and a breathtaking tightwire number that’s sure to surprise and delight audiences of all ages. Be prepared to leave with a smile—and memories that last a lifetime. 

Shelli Buttons – Aerialist

Sept 14 thru Sept 29 only! 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, Shelli Buttons is sure to leave you in awe. Join us for a captivating performance that will have you on the edge of your seat at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire!

Misfits of Avalon

Bigger than the Beatles! (they didn’t exist in the renaissance) Get ready to be swept away by the enchanting sounds of The Misfits of Avalon! This talented Celtic music group has been captivating audiences at Renaissance Faires and traditional music festivals throughout New England for over a decade. Featuring Brian Weiland on the hammered dulcimer and mandolin, Max Cohen on guitar, and for select shows, the astonishingly brilliant young wizard of the violin Aiden Weiland, this is a musical experience not to be missed. Lose yourself in the haunting melodies and lively rhythms of Celtic music as The Misfits of Avalon transport you to a world of magic and wonder. Catch them at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire and let the music take you on a journey of the soul!

Cast in Bronze

Limited Engagement! Aug 31 thru Sept 8 only! – Hear the hauntingly beautiful sound of the Carillon played by Cast in Bronze’s renowned Carillonneur. Charlie brings his expertise and musical flair to this unique experience, providing epic performances that transport you to another time. Dating back to 1510, the Carillon’s baton keyboard was first used to raise the spirits of the people in Flanders. Don’t miss this unforgettable performance at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire.

Thimbleberry the Woodsprite

Oct 12 thru 14 only! One of the Favorite Acts from Robin Hood’s Faire! Thimbleberry has collected magical and obscure fairytales to bring to the human realm in an interactive storytelling experience that will delight young and old alike! Between shows, you may find her wandering the lanes with a smile for everyone she meets.

Circus Stella

NEW! Sept 14 tru 22 only! Dextre Tripp and his rescued canine companions perform amazing circus stunts in new, unexpected ways! Come see their hilarious presentation featuring ladder balancing, juggling, rope-walking, unicycles, and tricks for treats. Just guess who does what. Will Dextre get the chicken snack or will it all go to the dogs? Come find out at the Circus Stella Show!

Jacob’s Fearless Foolish Feats

NEW! Aug 31-Sept 2 & Sept 28-Oct 14 only! Juggling, sword swallowing, audience participation, and a whole lot of comedy come together in Jacob’s sidesplitting show!  Born to two New York City professors, Jacob became obsessed with juggling at age 10.  He took time off from high school to tour the US with the Zoppé Family Circus, and at 18 was one of the first Americans accepted to Canada’s prestigious École de Cirque de Québec. He has since performed in 15 countries on 5 continents including juggling with the Dallas Symphony Orchestra, performing at the Kennedy Center, and being the only American to compete in Moscow’s Nikulin Circus Festival.  He is thrilled to be bringing a brand new show to the Connecticut Renaissance Faire!

Vixens En Garde

Sept 14 thru 22 Only! Don’t miss this show! The Vixens En Garde are a gorgeous group of blades for hire, taking on traditionally masculine roles, changing the narrative around both Shakespeare and femininity through comic story-telling and powerful swordplay. Their shows yield highly entertaining gender-reversals, clever staging, fierce action sequences, and audience participation that always makes the crowd cheer!

The Harp Twins

Sept 21, 22 & 28, 29 Only! Enjoy a mesmerizing musical performance by The Harp Twins at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! This dynamic duo is renowned for their unique blend of classical, rock, and pop music, entertaining audiences worldwide. Camille and Kennerly Kitt have performed for world leaders, tech titans, and fashion moguls at countless concerts, festivals, and conventions. Their comedic and interactive performances are perfect for all ages, leaving audiences enchanted and craving for more. Don’t miss this incredible show at the faire!

The Lords of Adventure

Limited run for 2024! Sept 7 thru 22 only! 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. Don’t miss your chance to witness their token show that you would see at an outdoor festival. Join us and experience the excitement of The Lords of Adventure at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire!

Les Derniers Trouvères

NEW! Aug 31 thru Sept 8 only! Les Derniers Trouvères (The Last Trouvères) is a French performance troupe deeply rooted in the medieval music of France.  Using period instruments such as the Bombard, Bagpipe, Krummhorn, different types of Flûte à Bec, Mandoloncello and percussion, the music and song of the Middle age centuries is recreated and brought alive to the delight of audiences world-wide.  Audience participation is encouraged through dance and is led by their own lead dancer.  Les Derniers Trouvères, in their beautiful period costumes, will transport you back to King Arthur’s grand court with both music and songs sung in French and English.  You will find them leading the processions during the faire day, on their own stage for enthralling sets and at the days end Finale.

www.lesdernierstrouveres.com

Sheriff Bracken

Classic! 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 eyes out for a sudden stop and a performance that will leave you questioning your own morality. Experience the thrill of the Renaissance at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire!

Activities & Things to Do

When you’re not browsing the largest medieval marketplace in New England or enjoying our entertaining shows, we offer an array of activities to keep you fully immersed in the Renaissance experience. Many of these activities may require a fee, and our themed weekends often feature additional contests and surprises not listed here.

Smite the Knight

Ready to test your sword fighting skills against Her Majesty’s finest warriors? Take on the challenge of Smite the Knight, a thrilling and safe “Boffer” style combat game. Face off against our trained professionals in a fun and interactive swordplay competition. Be the first to land five hits and claim your victory! This activity is perfect for kids and adults alike, so gather your friends and family and join us at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire. Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to experience the thrill of medieval combat!  **Fees Apply

Tarot Reading

Experience the mystical world of tarot readings at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! Our tarot readers are highly skilled and intuitive, offering personalized readings that cater to your specific interests and questions. Whether you’re seeking guidance on love, career, or personal growth, our talented readers can offer profound insights and clarity. Immerse yourself in the enchanting atmosphere of the faire, as you delve into the secrets of the universe and unlock the mysteries of your own destiny. Discover the wisdom and magic of tarot readings at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire – an experience you won’t want to miss! ** Fees Apply

Archery

Get ready to unleash your inner archer at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! Our thrilling archery activity lets you experience the excitement of wielding a real bow and arrow under the guidance of expert instructors. Perfect your aim and hit the bullseye while feeling like a true Renaissance hero. This activity is perfect for most ages and skill levels. Don’t miss your chance to take aim and have a blast at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! **Fees Apply

Test of Strength

Be the strongest lord in the kingdom and compete in the daily “Strong Man Contest”! Swing the hammer and ring the bell to prove your strength and show off your skills. Join fellow patrons in this exciting activity and become the champion of the day. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to show everyone what you’re made of at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! ** Fees Apply

Henna Art

Looking for a unique way to adorn your skin and embrace the Renaissance spirit? Look no further than our henna booth! Our skilled artists specialize in intricate and beautiful designs that will transport you back in time. From simple and elegant to ornate and intricate, our henna designs are perfect for adding a touch of authenticity to your Renaissance Faire experience.

Our henna artists use only natural, safe ingredients to create stunning, long-lasting designs that will be the envy of all your friends. Whether you’re a first-time henna user or a seasoned pro, we have a design that will suit your tastes and style.

So come visit us at the henna booth and let our artists transform you into a work of art! ** Fees Apply

Meet the Author

Experience the magic of meeting your favorite fantasy and sci-fi authors at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire’s daily “Meet the Author” Book Signing Event! Step into a world of imagination and indulge in a literary journey with a new author every day. Don’t miss this chance to connect with your favorite authors (or seen to be favorites) and discover new literary gems. Join us at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire for a one-of-a-kind experience that combines fantasy, history, and literature in an enchanting setting. Check out the Guest area of our Shopping page for our author lineup.

Face Painting

Looking to add a little something extra to your Renaissance Faire experience? Visit our face painting booth and let our talented artist bring your fantasy to life! They’ll create a look that’s sure to turn heads and capture the magic of the Renaissance. Don’t miss out on this unique opportunity to bring your favorite characters to life!  ** Fee Applies

Blacksmith Demo

Join us at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire for a special blacksmith demonstration! Watch in amazement as skilled blacksmiths craft Renaissance-era items right before your eyes. You’ll witness the art of blacksmithing in action, using traditional techniques passed down through generations.

Our expert blacksmiths will demonstrate their skill and passion for their craft as they use fire, hammers, and anvils to create one-of-a-kind pieces. From intricate details to bold and powerful designs, these craftsmen will show you just what it takes to make weapons and tools in a bygone era.

Whether you’re a history buff, a fan of fantasy and medieval lore, or simply enjoy watching skilled artisans at work, this blacksmith demonstration is not to be missed. So come join us at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire and experience the excitement and artistry of blacksmithing firsthand!

Artisan Demos

Indulge in the creativity and talent of master artisans at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! Experience firsthand the magic of traditional craftsmanship and watch as skilled artisans bring their creations to life before your very eyes. From blacksmiths to potters, woodcarvers to basket weavers, our artisan demos showcase the best of Renaissance-inspired arts and crafts. Discover the techniques and history behind each art form and take home a unique and handcrafted souvenir. Join us at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire for an immersive and educational experience that celebrates the beauty of traditional craftsmanship.

Knight’s Encampment

Step into the world of Knights and Chivalry at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! Join Lord Jeffery and his valiant group of Knights as they teach you the art of combat, the intricacies of armor and weapons, and the secrets of chainmail making. You’ll find them stationed by the Joust Field, ready to share their knowledge with you. Whether you’re a seasoned warrior or a curious novice, this is an experience you won’t want to miss! So grab your sword and shield and join us at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire for an adventure that will transport you back in time.

Knight School

Join us for an interactive history lesson at the Knights Encampment! Learn about the lives of knights and squires with fun and engaging activities for all ages.

  • Quest Giving – 11am and 12pm
  • Don’t Lose your Head: Helmet Demo – 12:30pm
  • Strike a Pose: Medieval Weapons Demo – 2:15pm
  • For Honor and Glory: Roles of Knights and Squires Preparing for War – 3:00pm
  • Knighting Ceremony – 4:30pm.

Don’t miss out on this opportunity to step into the world of medieval knights and learn about their way of life. Find us every day behind The Chamberpot Pub on Lord Jeffery’s March.

The Royal Maze

Join us on a thrilling adventure through the Maze, where you’ll search for lost treasure and face exciting challenges at every turn. This family-friendly activity is perfect for all ages and skill levels, so gather your friends and family and see who can make it to the end of the Maze first! Don’t miss out on this exciting opportunity to test your skills and uncover hidden treasures at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire. **Fees Apply

Hair Braiding

Transform your hair into a masterpiece fit for a Renaissance queen or knight at our hair braiding booth! Our skilled artisans will weave intricate designs and patterns into your locks, creating a look that’s both stylish and historically accurate. Whether you’re looking to add a touch of elegance to your everyday hairstyle or complete your costume for the Connecticut Renaissance Faire, our hair braiding booth is the perfect stop for you. Come and let us help you channel your inner royalty! ** Fees apply

Themed Weekends

Step into a world of adventure and excitement with our themed weekends at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! Experience something new each weekend, with fresh merchants, shows, and contests to keep you on your toes. Get ready to step into a different time and place, as we transport you to magical lands and far-off kingdoms.

From the swashbuckling pirates of Pirate’s Weekend to the time travelers of Time Travelers Weekend, each themed weekend brings a unique twist to the Renaissance Faire experience. And don’t forget to dress up and fully immerse yourself in the festivities – costumes are encouraged, and you never know who you might meet along the way!

So mark your calendars and join us for a season of adventure and discovery. With themed weekends that will take you on a journey through time and space, the Connecticut Renaissance Faire is the perfect destination for those seeking something new and exciting. Visit out Fantasy Weekends page for details.

Dice Knight Adventures!

Immerse yourself in a thrilling live-action role-playing (LARP) adventure that transforms your Renaissance Faire experience into an epic game! Become a warrior, rogue, or wizard and level up by completing quests and earning experience points. Join us on exciting adventures throughout the day as you navigate the colorful realm of the Renaissance. Don’t miss out on this unforgettable opportunity to take your Faire experience to the next level! *Fee applies. [Learn more]

Caricature Artistry

Step right up and capture the magic of the Connecticut Renaissance Faire with our amazing caricature booth! Whether you’re looking for a hilarious family portrait or a whimsical portrait of your favorite character, our talented artists will bring your vision to life. Perfect for couples, families, or solo adventurers, our caricature booth is the ultimate way to commemorate your visit to the Faire. So strike a pose and let us work our magic – you’ll walk away with a one-of-a-kind keepsake that’s sure to be treasured for years to come! **Fee Applies

Souvenir Photos

Embark on a time-traveling adventure at Festival Fotos, where gallant knights and elegant nobles, saucy wenches, and swashbuckling pirates can all play dress up with costumes and accessories to create a one-of-a-kind souvenir portrait to remember your adventures at CTRF!

Dog Adoptions

Looking for a furry friend to join your family? Come to the Connecticut Renaissance Faire and meet adorable dogs in need of a loving home! Double Dog Rescue runs a dog adoption event featuring a meet and greet with dogs of all breeds and ages. Not only can you find your perfect companion, but you can also support a worthy cause and give a dog a second chance at a happy life. Don’t miss this opportunity to add a new member to your family and make a difference in the life of a dog. Join us at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire and experience the joy of adoption in a magical and unforgettable setting. You’re looking at a picture of Princess – an older dog who was adopted into a happy forever home changing her life for the better for the rest of her life.

Throwing Games – Axes, Daggers, and Spears!

Are you ready to sharpen your warrior skills? Come to the Connecticut Renaissance Faire’s gaming glen and throw some axes, daggers, and spears! This is your chance to test your mettle and train for the coming battle with her Majesty’s enemies.

Listen to the satisfying sound of the axes hitting the target as you learn the art of throwing weapons. It’s not only a fun activity but a great way to improve your focus and coordination. And the best part? It’s suitable for all ages!

Don’t miss out on this exciting activity at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire. A fee applies, so make sure to come prepared. Join us for an unforgettable experience that combines history, fantasy, and entertainment.  **Fees Apply

All shows & activities subject to change without notice.