Carolina Renaissance Festival

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM, FREE Parking, Open Rain or Shine, No Pets Please

Open Saturdays & Sundays, October 3rd - November 22nd, 2015

Auditions Underway!
Your chance to act and play!

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Open auditions will be held on Saturday, June 23rd from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM and Saturday, June 30th from 9:00 AM - 12:00 PM.  Auditions are hosted at the Cannon School located at 5801 Poplar Tent Road, Concord, NC 28027.  Click here to register in advance!

Welcome to Fairhaven!

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! Click image above to view a video tour through the village courtesy of Brant Waldeck. Visit Brant's YouTube channel.

Jousting Knights on Horseback!

Clashing armor and thundering hooves!  Watch as the Queen's bravest Knights battle for her honor 3 times daily!  Click image above to view a brief video of the Joust coutesey of Brant Waldeck.  Click to visit Brant's YouTube Channel.  Click here to learn more about the Joust!

The Ancient Art of Falconry!

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.
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Non-Stop Merriment!

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!
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Shop the Artisan Marketplace!

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.
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Games & Rides!

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.
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Feast Like Royalty!

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!
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Fun for the Whole Family!

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Fairies, Pirates, Knights, Nobles and more!  Escape to the Carolina Renaissance Festival for a fun-filled family adventure!

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