Interested in time travel, dress up or history? We know something that might pique your interest! The 46th annual Renaissance Faire has returned to New York, and it’s only an hour drive from the city.
So get ready to step into a different era as we answer all your questions regarding this year’s Renaissance Faire.
Where is the New York Renaissance Faire?
Located in Tuxedo, New York (a 1 hour and 7 minute drive from NYC), the New York Renaissance Fair will take you back in time to a 16th-century lake-side English village.
When is the New York Renaissance Faire?
The event is happening on Saturdays & Sundays and Labor Day Monday from August 26th through October 8th from 10am to 7pm.
What goes on at the New York Renaissance Faire?
Watch knights compete in a Joust Tournament, taste savory bites traditional from the time period, and shop from products made by over 100 artisans.
The marketplace will offer everything from armory and weaponry to jewelry and pottery. Working artisans will also give live demonstrations from potters to blacksmiths.
Want to dress the part but don’t have anything to wear? You can also shop rental costumes to ensure you’re head to toe in Renaissance garb.
Food & Drink
Sink your teeth into a roasted turkey leg while you cool down with an ale or mead. Or choose a more 21st-century meal with flavors from the Middle East, Spain and Asia. Food offerings accommodate vegetarian, vegan, gluten-free and omnivore diets.
Join the epic pub crawl that travels to four different pubs on the grounds, and get a drink at each one included in your ticket! Or take advantage of the once in a lifetime opportunity to be in the center of all the action with VIP Seating at the Roselawn Tournament Joust Field.
How much are tickets to the New York Renaissance Faire?
Adult tickets are $42. Tickets for children 5-12 are $18. Kids 0-4 enter for free.
New York’s Renaissance Faire was voted the “Best Annual Outdoor Event” this year. So, if you’re looking for a fun, quirky thing to do in New York that’s great for kids and the whole family, definitely check it out before it’s gone.