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Every Saturday & Sunday — SEP 3 to OCT 16 (plus Labor Day & Columbus Day) — 10:30 am to 6:00 pm — 122 Mack Road in Lebanon, CT

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 Cove (on The Highlands): hand-made goods and more with a viking flair! (weekends of Sept 25-26, Oct 2-3, Oct 9-10-11 only!)
  • 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.
  • Aralia’s Eclectic Accoutrements (on The Fairy Grove): A variety of hand-made plushies with a fantastical theme!
  • 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
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • Castle Nitor (on The Shady Lane): 
  • Charter Oak Horns (on The Highlands): Drinking horns
  • 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 King’s Road):  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.
  • 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: Hair braiding, hair falls, and felted hats all hand made the Gypsy Hair way. (weekends of Oct 2 thru Oct 17 only)
  • 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.
  • 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.
  • 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 Highwayman’s Loop): 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.
  • 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 Shady Lane): 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.
  • 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.
  • Lilla Rose (on The Highlands): Beautiful, comfortable and versatile hair products you will love!
  • The Mad Mailler (on The Queen’s Way): Custom chainmaille Armor, Clothing, Jewelry, and Fun oddities.
  • Mischief & Mirth Studios (on The Queen’s Way): Fanciful hand-crafted leather masks and accessories including hair pieces, headbands, and more. Sumptuous hand-dyed yarn and fiber, spinning kits, and drop spindles.
  • MisfitsStyls (on The Queen’s Way):
  • MisfitsStyls Gemstones (on The Queen’s Way): 
  • Modern Artifice (on The Shady Lane): cool dice, carved wooden Dungeon Master Screens and more
  • 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 Highwayman’s Loop): Henna body art
  • Paisley Peacock Body Art (on The King’s Road): Traditional and custom henna and glitter body art
  • Paws and Reflect (on The Artisan’s Bend): candles
  • The Paradise Coach (on The Artisan’s Bend): tiaras and crowns
  • Princessories (on The King’s Road): poison rings and necklaces for your next rendezvous…
  • Readings by Sally (on The Shady Lane): Sit with Sally and learn what the cards say about you.
  • Reiki Road Warrior (on The Fairy Grove): 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.
  • Shelli Belli Originals Art with Heart (on The Fairy Grove): Affordable art by your favorite Aerialist and Entertainer Extraordinaire. One more way to show your support and love of art!!
  • Sorcery and Smoke Incense Apothecary (on The Highwayman’s Loop): Handcrafted incense, smudging herbs, oils, resins and incense burners from around the world.
  • Sunshine’s Moonlight (on Artisan’s Bend): It’s the candle & soap lady! Handcrafted Candles, Bath and Body works, assorted hodgepodge of shiny smelly witchy things.
  • 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!
  • Tesori del Mare (on The Fairy Grove): Pick-a-pearl jewelry
  • 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!
  • There Was A Star Danced (on Wizard’s Walk): Colored glass lanterns.
  • Turnkey Miniatures (on The Artisan’s Bend): pewter figurines hand-made by the artist.
  • Valkyrie Vanguard (on The Highlands): 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 Highlands): water-filled bird whistles that kids love and parents…also love.
  • Witchcrafting Company (): charms, intention tools, runes, sigils, and more!
  • Woods Magic (on The Highlands): handmade wooden spoons, cutting boards and more
 

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: The Leather Fan Shop – specializing in leather fans to help keep you cool
  • Guest Vendor: A Bone to Pick – specializing in making jewelry and art out of animal bones.
  • Meet the Author: Esther Wallace (SEP 3)
  • Meet the Author: Liz Delton (SEP 4)
  • Meet the Author: Spencer Steeves (SEP 5)
  • Guest Vendor: The Leather Fan Shop – specializing in leather fans to help keep you cool
  • Guest Vendor: A Bone to Pick – specializing in making jewelry and art out of animal bones
  • Meet the Author: Space Available (SEP 10) [Learn More]
  • Meet the Author: Space Available (SEP 11) [Learn More]
  • Guest Vendor: The Leather Fan Shop – specializing in leather fans to help keep you cool
  • Guest Vendor: A Bone to Pick – specializing in making jewelry and art out of animal bones.
  • Meet the Author: Deborah Ann Davis (SEP 17)
  • Meet the Author: Amy C. Martin (SEP 18)
  • Guest Vendor: The Leather Fan Shop – specializing in leather fans to help keep you cool
  • Guest Vendor: A Bone to Pick – specializing in making jewelry and art out of animal bones.
  • Meet the Author: Space Available (SEP 24) [Learn More]
  • Meet the Author: Space Available (SEP 25) [Learn More]
  • After-Hours Event: Queen’s Knight. Adults 18+ [Click here for info]
  • Guest Vendor: The Leather Fan Shop – specializing in leather fans to help keep you cool
  • Guest Vendor: A Bone to Pick – specializing in making jewelry and art out of animal bones.
  • Meet the Author: Amanda Bannikov (OCT 1)
  • Meet the Author: Space Available (OCT 2) [Learn More]
  • Guest Vendor: The Leather Fan Shop – specializing in leather fans to help keep you cool
  • Guest Vendor: A Bone to Pick – specializing in making jewelry and art out of animal bones
  • Meet the Author: Space Available (OCT 8) [Learn More]
  • Meet the Author: Seana Walsh (OCT 9)
  • Meet the Author: Space Available (OCT 10 – Columbus Day) [Learn More]
  • After-Hours Event: Halloween Party. Adults 18+ [Click here for info]
  • Guest Vendor: The Leather Fan Shop – specializing in leather fans to help keep you cool
  • Guest Vendor: A Bone to Pick – specializing in making jewelry and art out of animal bones.
  • Meet the Author: Space Available (OCT 15) [Learn More]
  • Meet the Author: Jessica Barone (OCT 16)
  • Extended-Hours Event: Halloween Knights. All ages [Click here for info]