JOUSTING • ARMORED COMBAT • LIVE-FLIGHT BIRDS OF PREY • ARCHERY

Every Saturday & Sunday — SEP 3 to OCT 16 (plus Labor Day & Indigenous Peoples Day) — 10:30 am to 6:00 pm  

122 Mack Road in Lebanon, CT – Tickets just $10-$15

NEW ENGLAND’S OLDE ENGLAND

The Connecticut Renaissance Faire

Shopping

Timeless. Beautiful. Charming. Now is your chance to see for yourself why guests call our old-world marketplace New England’s crown jewel of Renaissance-themed arts and crafts. If you like to shop for unique wares you won’t find in any store; you’ll love what our skilled merchants have to offer. As our show approaches, this list will continue to grow.

 

Notice: Merchants who have joined us recently may not appear on this list. Discover them as you explore the Faire. All shops are subject to change without notice.

 

  • Adventure Tomes (on The King’s Road): Beautiful leather-bound journals in a variety of sizes.
  • Albion Grove (on The Highlands): hand-made goods and more with a viking flair! 
  • Ancestral French Soaps (on Artisan’s Bend):Ancestral French Soaps is reviving a sixteenth-century Mediterranean soap recipe to our modern expectations. Dedicated to eliminating single use plastics and creating bars that will meet cleaning needs in your bathroom and kitchen. We have hair soaps, shaving soaps, pet soaps, hand and body soaps and even dish soaps to name a few of our goodies.
  • The Art Child (on The Shady Lane) canvas, wood painting items, fairy doors and more
  • Attitude Soaps (on The Highwayman’s Loop): hand-made soaps for every body.
  • Auntie Arwen’s Spices (on The King’s Road): Sugar and Spice and Everything Nice is what you’ll find at Auntie Arwen’s Spices. Spice up your meals with a wide selection of unique flavors.
  • Ave Rivera Studio (on The Shady Lane): hand made geek themed pottery
  • Awaken (on The King’s Road)
  • Bell Incubo Artistry (on The Highlands): Pick-a-pearl jewelry
  • Black Swan Armory (on The Queen’s Courtyard): Quality wooden swords & shields with a variety of handcrafted designs to match your style. Perfect for the little ones.
  • Brazen Belladonna (on The Highwayman’s Loop): jewelry
  • Cara Finch Fine Art (on The Shady Lane): Massachusetts artist Cara Finch shows her love of nature and things other-worldly on canvas with amazing works of art.
  • Chrononaut Mercantile (on The Shady Lane) clothing with a steampunk/fantasy inspired look
  • Cornerstone Creations (on the Shady Lane): Traditional, whimsical and classic high-grade concrete statuary, benches, birdbaths, stepping stones, and more.
  • Crow and Hound (on The Highlands): Handcrafted Nordic wares
  • Dice Knight Adventures (on The Queen’ Courtyard):  the festival wide RPG! Start a character, roll dice, complete quests and grow in power to experience the Faire like never before!
  • Dragon’s Nest Designs (on The Queen’s Courtyard): An assortment of handcrafted pewter jewelry, necklaces, pendants, rings, and more.
  • Drawn and Quartered (on The Shady Lane): hand drawn caricature while you wait!
  • Emazanti Creations Gentlemen’s Clothier (on The Queen’s Courtyard): Gentlemen’s shirts, tunics, vests, trousers and leggings and accessories created by Emazanti.
  • Emazanti Creations (on The Queen’s Courtyard): Amazing creations of clothing and beaded accessories handcrafted by Emma’s Auntie.
  • Enchanted Forest (on The Queen’s Way): Discover what hides in the Enchanted Forest with carved stone animals, stone globes & eggs, amethyst and tone with figurines, and gemstone trees.
  • Face Candy Face Painting (on the Shady Lane): Want to look regal? Like a pirate? A princess? This is your chance to get more involved in the fun with or without a costume.
  • Fafnir & Spawn (on The Highwayman’s Loop): Specializing in card readings (tarot, oracle, playing cards), palm readings, numerology, and past lives.
  • Faire Souvenir Shop (on The Queen’s Courtyard): Show your love for the Faire in our Faire Souvenir Shop with the latest Faire memorabilia to commemorate your visit.
  • Fairey Crown Cottage (on The Shady Lane: Handcrafted flowered crowns with the fantasy look you’ve been searching for.
  • Fairie Tailor (on The Highlands): Feel like a noble when you adorn yourself with a hand-painted cloak from Fairie Tailor. Wrap yourself up in velvet and be the envy of all.
  • Fairy Hop Gift Shop (on The Queen’s Way):Fairy Garden Accessories, Dragons, Unicorns, Gnomes and other fantasy creatures
  • Festival Fotos (on Wizard’s Walk): Your friends know it. Your mother tells you all the time. You rule! Now it’s time to prove it by commemorating your awesomeness with a royal portrait.
  • Fishscale Creations (on The Shady Lane) resin cast boxes, jewelry trays, and more
  • Forge and Fleece (on The Four Corners): handmade chainmail armor, jewelry and fashion accessories
  • Fun Tymes Jewelry (on The Queen’s Way): Fun, Fashionable jewelry at affordable prices.
  • Gypsy Hair (on The King’s Road): Hair braiding, hair falls, and felted hats all hand made the Gypsy Hair way. 
  • Gypsy Roses (on The Shady Lane): Romance is in the Faire and there may be no better way to show it than that perfect rose that says, “you’re beautiful to me.” Delivery available.
  • The Horny Wench (on The Highlands) drinking horns
  • I am Root! (on The Highwayman’s Loop): Design your own habitat with visually stimulating water beads, the perfect place to house your new plant friend where they will be both nourished and artfully displayed
  • Imagined Expressions (on The Fairy Hollow): Handmade whimsical and withcy creations! Art is a journey of never ending self discovery and imagination.
  • Ironside Knife and Axe (on The Shady Lane) hand made knives and axes. Great for throwing!
  • Iron Raven Blacksmith (on Artisan’s Bend): watch as this smithy shapes metal before your eyes into useful items for the home.
  • Jubo (on The Shady Lane): Jubo represents a new approach to introductory music: an instrument which can be learned in minutes. The Jubo is a simple 4-hole whistle supplemented by it’s own music method, repertory, music accessories and commissioned music services
  • Jolly Roger’s Treasure Hunt (In Pirate’s Cove): Take the time to help pirates uncover lost treasure and collect your share of coins and gems.
  • Kay’s Healing Touch (on the King’s Road): massage chair
  • Kilted Uprising (on The Shady Lane) kilts
  • Kiss Designs (on Artisan’s Bend): We make “eat, drink and be merry” corsets and garb for steampunk, ren faire and cosplay.
  • Knightly Endeavors (on The King’s Road): Handmade costumes for all (Oct 9 thru Oct 17 only)
  • Lady Adia Creations (on The Highwayman’s Loop): this artisan’s love of what she does shows in every piece she makes. Hand-crafted chainmail jewelry and accessories.
  • Lady Raven’s Hair Baubles and Bling (on The Artisan’s Bend): Hair clips, sticks, bands and more! 
  • Lame Horse Creations (on The Highlands): handmade clothing for men and women
  • Larry & Leenie’s Lusty Leather (on The Highlands): Detailed and beautiful leather works including hard leather pouches, custom-designed bodices, quivers, leather maps, and more.
  • Laughing Hyena Magical Emporium and Apothecary (on The Highlands): wands, wand holders, potions, poisons, plagues and more!
  • Melipona Apothecary: (on The Shady Lane) scrubs, oils, lotions and balms
  • MiataWolf’s Impressions: (on The Fairy Grove) reclaimed glass art
  • Mischief & Mirth Studios (on The Queen’s Way): Fanciful hand-crafted leather masks and accessories 
  • MisfitsStyls (on The Queen’s Way): carved wooden utensils, cutting boards, and more
  • MisfitsStyls Gemstones (on The Highlands): gemstones…duh
  • Modern Artifice (on The Highwayman’s Loop): cool dice, carved wooden Dungeon Master Screens and more
  • Mother of Dragons (on The Highlands): A variety of hand-made plushies with a fantastical theme!
  • Mugs of the Realm (on The Highwayman’s Loop) a great selection of drinking mugs
  • Mystik Bazaar (on The Fairy Grove): handmade costumes for men and women
  • Myth (on The Queen’s Way): live fantasy roleplaying game running a continuing storyline 6 times each year in Connecticut.
  • North Star Henna (on The King’s Road): Henna body art
  • Paws and Reflect (on The Queen’s Way): candles
  • Pan’s Crown (on The Shady Lane) wearable horns
  • The Paradise Coach (on The Artisan’s Bend): tiaras and crowns
  • Reiki Road Warrior (on The King’s Road): Reiki Master/Teacher, Intuitive healer and Channel Kim Oathout offers reiki healings and readings from the Akashic Tarot deck. You can receive messages from many different sources and avenues. Also learn how to become certified as a Reiki Healer.
  • Rose Star Emporium (at The Four Corners): If you share a passion for purple or just enjoy handcrafted jewelry this is the place for you.
  • The Rusty Kiln Potters (on the Shady Lane): local potters making pottery that you can use every day
  • The Shady Emporium (on The Shady Lane): Accent your attire or decorate your home with hand painted shade on a stick from the Shady Emporium.
  • Sorcery and Smoke Incense Apothecary (on The Highwayman’s Loop): Handcrafted incense, oils, resins and incense burners from around the world.
  • Splashtown Games (on Wizard’s Walk): games for young and old…
  • Tandy Leather (on Artisan’s Bend): See how leather items are actually created before your eyes. Shields, pouches and more will be made during the course of the Faire, so keep checking back!
  • There Was A Star Danced (on Wizard’s Walk): Colored glass lanterns.
  • Tintagel’s Gate Swords (on The Highlands): swords from around the world, fantasy, movies and more!
  • Tintagel’s Forge (on The Highlands): See the master metalsmith hammering all day on various projects.
  • Tintagel’s Magical & Metaphysical (on The Highlands): all things magical!
  • Turnkey Miniatures (on The Artisan’s Bend): pewter figurines hand-made by the artist.
  • Valkyrie Vanguard (on The Fairy Grove): crystal tiaras, flower crowns, horn headdresses, hair wands, and much more
  • Victoria Rose (on The Shady Lane): A mix of renaissance revival, steampunk jewelry and cosplay. Items from the past and present are the building blocks in creating a truly one of a kind piece of jewelry.
  • Warlord’s Crusade (on The Shady Lane): Handcrafted leather armor, bracers, and belts for the ready adventurer.
  • We Keep You in Stitches (on The King’s Road): Discover a host of fantasy creatures waiting to be swept away to their forever home.
  • Whistling Winds Whistle Booth (on The Highwayman’s Loop): water-filled bird whistles that kids love and parents…also love.
  • WildFlower Studios(on The Fairy Grove): Affordable art by your favorite Aerialist and Entertainer Extraordinaire. One more way to show your support and love of art!!
  • Witchcrafting Company (on the Shady Lane): charms, intention tools, runes, sigils, and more!
  • Woods Magic (on The Highlands): handmade wooden spoons, cutting boards and more
  • Zunda Illustrations (on The Shady Lane): beautiful artwork all done by the artist
 

Guest Merchants & Authors

Each weekend can bring new merchants with unique products that fit our themed weekends. Just one more reason to grab a season pass. You’ll find these guests shops and authors on Shady Lane.

  • Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) – Herbal Bones Art – specializing in crystal and bone artwork
  • Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) – Sky Boivin, Author – novels by Sky Boivin
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) – Seasalt Witches –
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) – Redux For You – 
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) – Sew Cute Crafts and Art
  • Meet the Author: Esther Wallace (SEP 3)
  • Meet the Author: Liz Delton (SEP 4)
  • Meet the Author: Spencer Steeves (SEP 5)
  • Guest Vendor:  (Shady Lane) Root & Bone Healing 
  • Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) 
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) A Bone to Pick
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) Wizards and Wanderers
  • Meet the Author: Ally Kelly (SEP 10)
  • Meet the Author: Suzanne Cordatos (SEP 11)
  • Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) Root & Bone Healing
  •  Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) Alchemy & Mystery
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove)  Dragonfire Meadery
  • Meet the Author: Deborah Ann Davis (SEP 17)
  • Meet the Author: Amy C. Martin (SEP 18)
  • Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) Ephemeral Visions
  • Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) Vinland Garb
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) OrchardWorks Wands
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove)  DragonFire Meadery
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) Steepy Hollow Teas
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) Firmament Sky Creations
  • Meet the Author: Stephanie Robinson and Jessica Haight (SEP 24)
  • Meet the Author: Maria Kamoulakou (SEP 25)
  • After-Hours Event: Queen’s Knight. Adults 18+ [Click here for info]
  • Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) Herbal Bones Art
  • Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) Vinland Garb
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) Arabesque
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) DragonFire Meadery
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) Ephemeral Visions
  • Meet the Author: Amanda Bannikov (OCT 1)
  • Meet the Author: Rachel Menard (OCT 2) 

  • Guest Vendor: (ShadyLane) Ephemeral Visions
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) Scarlet Mountain
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) DragonFire Meadery
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove)  Steepy Hollow Teas
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) Firmament Sky Creations
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) Capes and Corsets
  • Meet the Author: Kristin Ward (OCT 8)
  • Meet the Author: Al Olsen (OCT 8) 
  • Meet the Author: Seana Walsh (OCT 9)
  • Meet the Author: Al Olsen (OCT 9) 
  • Meet the Author: Ethan Rappaport (OCT 10 – Columbus Day)
  • Meet the Author: Al Olsen (OCT 10) 
  • After-Hours Event: Halloween Party. Adults 18+ [Click here for info]
  • Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) Ephemeral Visions
  • Guest Vendor: (Shady Lane) Lunar Apothaca
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) DragonFire Meadery
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) Sew Cute Crafts and Art
  • Guest Vendor: (Highlands/Fairy Grove) Slater Basketry
  • Meet the Author: KB Thorne (OCT 15)
  • Extended-Hours Event: Halloween Knights. All ages [Click here for info]
  • Meet the Author: Jessica Barone (OCT 16)