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The Connecticut Renaissance Faire®

26th Anniversary Celebration!

Pirate & Viking Invasion Weekend

Arrr! All hands on deck!

Ahoy, mateys! It’s time to join the hordes of pirates and Vikings as they invade the Connecticut Renaissance Faire. Dust off your Halloween costumes and join the fun. Take advantage of our Free Kids Day on Saturday, where the wee folk receive complimentary admission when accompanied by an adult with paid General Admission.


Free Kids Day: Thanks to all Youth (ages 7-15) receive complimentary admission on this day when accompanied by an adult with a paid general admission.

Pirate & Viking Costume Contest: Unless they’re boarding your ship, everybody loves pirates and vikings, so dress the part and enter our costume contest! Do you have what it takes to win?


Siren Song Contest: Can you sing a mysterious note that would drive sailors to their doom? Please show us your creative song to win this contest.

Meet the Author: Each day of our show, we schedule a new up-and-coming fantasy author. Buy a book, get it signed, join their fan club, and grab a selfie to show you were there. See who the author is for a given day in the Guests Merchants section of our Shops page.

Contest Info: All contests occur on the Sovereign Stage at 2:45 pm. Unless otherwise mentioned, the Faire includes these events with your same-day admission. If you are planning to enter a contest, please arrive 10-15 minutes before starting. At the discretion of the contest host, some events may choose to limit the number of participants in a particular contest due to time restrictions.