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



The Connecticut Renaissance FaireĀ®

25th Anniversary Celebration!

Boom Boom Shake

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 […]

Zoltan the Adequate

[Oct 7th-15th 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 […]

The Saucy Sailor

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 […]

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 Henry and Queen Anne 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 22-23] – 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 […]

Meet the Royals

Step back in time and witness history come alive with the Crown Players’ tribute to King Henry Tudor and Queen Anne Boleyn on the Sovereign Stage! Be mesmerized by the stunning performances and captivating storytelling that will transport you to the royal courts of the 16th century. Don’t miss out on this opportunity to experience […]

Sheriff Bracken

[Sept 23 – Oct 15] – 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

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 […]

Shelli Buttons – Aerialist

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 […]

Shakespeare Approves!

Don’t miss the zany and hilarious Shakespearean Adventures at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! Your friendly, neighborhood Shakespeare will take you on a wild ride filled with sword fights, mistaken identities, star-crossed lovers, musical numbers, and even a bear chase. Laugh out loud as you watch these fun-filled performances that are perfect for all ages. Join […]