Special Events 2015
 

Huzzah Huzzah Beer by Dale PolichettiEvery Faire Day

Pub Crawl!

Laugh, sing and stumble your way through the Faire in a guided tour of our finest pubs! The Pub Crawl visits 6 pubs - and you receive one drink at each location - anything on tap! Including cider! There are two crawls daily: 11:30 a.m. & 1:30 p.m. Meet at the Crown and Anchor Pub to begin your crawl.

The cost is $45 per person to join The Pub Crawl in addition to a regular admission ticket. Each crawl is limited to 25 participants. 15 tickets are available for purchase online via Ticketfly to ensure your spot. You must redeem your Pub Crawl tickets at the Crown and Anchor Pub. No refunds within 24 hours of scheduled Pub Crawl. 10 tickets will be available for day-of purchase at the Crown and Anchor Pub on a first-come first-serve basis.

photo: Dale Polichetti

CLICK HERE to purchase your Pub Crawl tickets! To ensure they scan correctly at the Faire - please PRINT them on paper!

 

Easter Weekend JoustersApril 4 & 5

Opening Weekend / Easter

Members of our e-newsletter receive special discounts for Opening Day and Easter Sunday! Sign up today!

Sunday - 1pm Easter Parade for the children.  Children have the opportunity to participate in a special Easter parade led by Peter Cottontail himself!  Kick off time is 1pm at Kids Kingdom.

 

Pirate by Clarence AlfordApril 11 & 12

Pirate Weekend / Marketplace Bonus Tickets / Kids Free

Dress as your inner pirate and enter our Costume Contest!  Sign up at the Guest Services booth at the top of the Food Court.  All contestants will gather and toast in the Food Court Area from 3:30 to 4pm.  While the Pirate Party Pursues, anonymous judging will occur.  We’ll close our gathering with a group photo.  The winners of the Renaissance Pleasure Faire’s Pirate Booty will be announced at 5pm. The Pirate Costume Contest is sponsored by Castle Wood Cottages. Grand Prize Winners receive a compelementary 2 night stay!

photo: Clarence Alford

 

Join Captain Sir Francis Drake and Grace O’Malley for a toast to life on the sea!  Buy an ale at the Cuckoo's Nest (next to the Rogue's Reef Stage) and bring your favorite Toast or story of the sea to share! 1pm each of the Swashbuckler Days.

 

 

Marketplace Bonus Tickets - For every $250 you spend with our merchants or artisans during Marketplace Weekend, you will receive 2 FREE tickets (a $56 value) to come back to the Faire (valid thru May 3rd). IT'S THAT EASY.  Offer does not apply to games, rides, food, beverage or the Renaissance Collection Stores. Receipts must be presented at the Box Office or Guest Services by 7pm to receive tickets.

 

Kids Free - All children age 12 and younger receive free admission! No coupon required. No purchase necessary. Must be accompanied by an adult.

 

Archery by Dwain LindenApril 18 & 19

Time Traveler Weekend / Military Appreciation / Scouts Weekend

We invite all our guests to dress up in your finest time-traveling attire. No matter which century you portray, we're looking forward to celebrating a leap back (or forward) in time! It is, after all, a big ball of wibbly wobbly timey wimey... stuff.

Steam Punk Costume Contest! (Saturday and Sunday)  Sign up at the Guest Services booth at the top of the Food Court.  All contestants will gather and toast in the Food Court Area from 3:30 to 4pm.  While the Time Travelers Meet and Greet, anonymous judging will occur.  We’ll close our gathering with a group photo.  The winners of the Renaissance Pleasure Faire’s Steam Punk Awards will be announced at 5pm. The Steam Punk Costume Contest is sponsored by Castle Wood Cottages. Grand Prize Winners receive a compelementary 2 night stay!

Saturday’s Steam Punk Contest features: Costuming

Sunday’s Steam Punk Contest features: Accessories

photo: Dwain Linden

 

Military Appreciation Weekend - Discounted entry for our service personel and veterans. The Renaissance Pleasure Faire supports our troops and veterans. Click Here to receive a coupon for $5 off one adult ticket purchased at our Box Office with valid military ID.

 

Scouts Patch exampleScouts Weekend

Uniformed Scouts and Leaders will receive a discount for their entire group.

 

Discount Tickets ONLY at the Box Office - not online.

Scouts Ages 5 – 12 = $5.00

Scouts Ages 13 – 17 = $10.00

Scouts/Leaders Ages 18 and up = $20.00

 

There will be a list of Scout-Related Badge and Journey work available.

All Scouts can complete a Faire Passport to earn a Patch

$5.00 per patch, $3 per rocker patch per year

 

 

April 25 & 26

The Best of the Fest

Fools Guild Parade and Coronation – Sunday is the Grande Fool’s Parade and Coronation of the 2015 King of Fools.  There will be plenty of crazy antics and festivities throughout the city.  –And we’re not fooling around!

Maids of Honour in Training – (for ages 6-10) Be one of 20 lucky little girls of the realm! Join the Maids of Honour in the Nobles Glade to learn how tend to the Queen.  The Maids of Honour in Training will learn to walk, reverence and address people like a true Maid of Honour.  The new Maids might even perhaps have the opportunity to meet the Queen!  Sign up at the Guest Services Gazebo inside the Front Gate.

 

Queen and Dudley by Dwain LindenMay 2 & 3

May Day / Gay Day

Celebrate May Day and the dawn of Spring! The Queen of the May will revel with our guests, our Fantastikals will bring magic to our city and our Country Garden Dancers will welcome our guests at the May Pole. Celebrate Spring and Celebrate the joyfulness of life!

Maids of Honour in Training – (for ages 6-10) Be one of 20 lucky little girls of the realm! Join the Maids of Honour in the Nobles Glade to learn how tend to the Queen.  The Maids of Honour in Training will learn to walk, reverence and address people like a true Maid of Honour.  The new Maids might even perhaps have the opportunity to meet the Queen!  Sign up at the Guest Services Gazebo inside the Front Gate.

photo: Dwain Linden

 

Tree Elf by Rebecca LiMay 9 & 10

Fantasy & Fairies

“Lord, what fools these mortal be.” From Furries to Farquat, dress up Saturday as your favorite fantasy character. Then join us on Sunday in tulle, gossamer and wings to channel you inner sprite!

Sunday - Mother's Day - Bring yourself (and Mom!) to the Cat and Fiddle Pub to enjoy Mother’s Day Mimosas!

photo: Rebecca Li

 

Dragon Swing by Joe FoleyMay 16 & 17

Bacchanal / Homebrew Feature / Closing Weekend

Local and Regional Home and Craft Brewers venture to the faire to demonstrate and educate you with a sample of their hearty concoctions. 

 

Sunday:  Join us as we celebrate the final day of our 53rd Season carrying on the tradition of our Closing Day Parade.

photo: Joe Foley

 
 
 
     
 
 
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