The Carolina Renaissance Festival, a combination of outdoor theater, circus, arts and crafts fair, jousting tournament and feast, holds open auditions on Saturday, June 18th from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and Saturday, June 25th from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM at the Cannon School located at 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord, NC 28027. Click here for details and registration information.
History comes alive with non-stop, day long entertainments, arts and crafts, games and rides, jousting knights on horseback, feasting and so much more! Time travel to the greatest party since Camelot! Huzzah! Click to learn more.
A variety of birds-of-prey display the unique skills that enraptured nobles long ago and made falconry the sport of kings. Children and adults alike will be amazed by these beautiful creatures in flight.
Each day is filled with an abundance of attractions and entertainments for all ages. Twelve stages are packed with continuous live comedy, music, dance, and circus style entertainments! The Village pathways are bursting to life with over 500 costumed villagers that interact with you for your amusement. You can choose to play or sit back and enjoy the shows! Click here to learn more!
Glass blowing, blacksmithing, cobblers, potters, candle makers, sculpting, leather work, jewelry and much more! The Artisan Marketplace features over 100 vendors displaying a variety of unique, hand-made wares. It’s a shopper’s paradise! With the holiday season just around the corner, The Carolina Renaissance Festival is the perfect place to shop for unique, one-of-a-kind gifts. Click here to learn more!
The Village is full of games of skill and one-of-a-kind people-powered rides for the entire family! Ride the World's Largest Rocking Horse, take a spin on Da Vinci's Flying Machine, or sail the high seas on the Voyage to the New World. Take a ride on a camel or visit the petting farm! Throw a tomato at a surly peasant at Vegetable Justice or try your hand at archery! Fly high into the sky on the Pirate's Assault Catapult. Click here to learn more.
Immerse your students in renaissance history! The Carolina Renaissance Festival is a cornucopia of sights, sounds and experiences, bringing to life the ambiance of an early European village celebration. The Festival opens on three special weekdays to accommodate students and teachers who wish to enjoy a very distinctive field trip opportunity. Click here to learn more!
Dish up a roaring good time with fyne Festival food! Eat your way through the Village as endless concessionaires offer a wide assortment of confections, premium meats on sticks, stews, and much more! Wash it all down with a craft brewed ale or Pepsi! Click here to learn more!