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



The Connecticut Renaissance Faire®

25th Anniversary Celebration!

Food & Drink

Indulge in a variety of delicious food options at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire! From savory pies to sweet treats, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Grab a giant turkey leg fit for a king or queen, or head over to the Polish Paradise for pierogi and sausage. Get a taste of the far East at Kafe’ Merhaba with Turkish coffee and baklava. Wash it all down with a craft beer or local cider from the Half-Pint Pub, or try some Thimble Island Craft Beer at the Chamber Pot Pub. And don’t forget to satisfy your sweet tooth with homemade fudge from The Fudge Lady or some irresistible kettle corn from Stella & Olivia’s Royal Kettle Korn.

With affordable prices and no food tickets to worry about, you can spend more time enjoying the faire and all it has to offer!

Festival Foods

Meal deals for just $5

Feast on mouthwatering, juicy burgers, sizzling hot dogs, succulent grilled chicken, crispy golden fries, and a tantalizing array of additional scrumptious delights that’ll leave you craving more!

Royal Subs

Fantastic subs for just $5 and $6

Indulge in the heavenly fusion of tender steak and cheese, savor the irresistible combination of flavorful meatball and cheese, or treat your taste buds to the smoky goodness of a delectable chicken BBQ sub!

Bard’s Battered Delights

Affordable Fried Foods

Delight in the crispy, golden-fried mozzarella sticks, and lose yourself in the unique, scrumptious experience of savory pickle fries that will leave you craving seconds! Get some more to go before you head home.

  • The Lady’s Apple Crisp (on the Shady Lane): Got a hankerin’ for something sweet? Try our delicious desserts!
  • Bear and Buby’s Bakery (on The Highlands): cupcakes, cookies and other sweet treats
  • Chamber Pot Pub (at the corner of Wizard’s Walk and Drunkard’s Stumble) featuring Thimble Island Craft Beer, Mead from Dragon Fire Meadery, Hard cider from Yankee Cider Company and a variety of flavorful wines
  • Festival Foods (at Festival Foods on The Queen’s Way): Burgers, hot dogs, chicken & chips, fish & chips and more!
  • The Fudge Lady (on The Highlands): Home-made fudge in a variety of irresistible flavors.
  • Jester’s Bazaar (on The Wizard’s Walk): loose candy, dried fruit, honey sticks, rock candy and more!
  • Kafe’ Merhaba (on The Shady Lane): Experience the far East. Turkish coffee, Iced Siamese, baklava, grape leaves, hummus plates and assorted specialty beverages. All items 100% Vegetarian!
  • Stella & Olivia’s Royal Kettle Korn (at The Four Corners): Irresistible kettle corn made fresh. Get yours made fresh and bring a bag home for snacking.
  • Mel’s Magikal Meals (at Hillside Foods): Amazing Handmade pies of the sweet or savory variety, bread bowl soups and stews and must-have Scotch Eggs!
  • Get Baked Potato Company (on The Shady Lane): Baked Potatoes with all the fixings
  • Half-Pint Pub (at Festival Foods on The Queen’s Way): craft beer, local cider, fresh mead, sweet wine. Drink up!
  • Polish Paradise! (on The Shady Lane): Pierogi, Sausage & peppers and more!
  • Sweeney Mel’s on the Hill (at Festival foods on The Queen’s Way): Loaded Fries, Poutine and Scotch Eggs!
  • The Giant’s Turkey Legs (at Festival Foods on The Queen’s Way): Treat yourself to the food of king’s – a turkey leg from The Giant’s Turkey Legs. Don’t forget to ask about the Turkey Sundae!
  • The Pickle Place (on The Queen’s Way): Chase away the heat of the day with a crisp, cool pickle from The Pickle Place.
  • The Pint of No Return (by the Joust Arena): All the great beverages from The Chamber Pot AND hot cider w/rum!
  • Royal Subs & Sides (at Festival Foods on The Queen’s Way): Steak & Cheese, Meatball Subs, and Shredded BBQ Chicken on a long sandwich roll.

Attention, Faire-goers! You don’t have to worry about going hungry while enjoying the Connecticut Renaissance Faire. Feel free to bring your own food and non-alcoholic drinks to accommodate any dietary restrictions you may have. We also allow re-entry, so you can run back to your vehicle and bring back your lunch at any time. Please note that all containers may be inspected by Faire management upon entering or leaving the Faire. Please be aware that prices may change without notice.