The 15th Annual Santa Fe Renaissance Faire

Join us on a majestic journey back in time to the Kingdom of Golondrinas. Travel with the fairies to their enchanted village, cheer on the knights of the Order of Epona, laugh with Clan Tynker, play in the kid's game area, eat delicious foods, dance to medieval music, and buy unique arts and crafts at New Mexico’s premier Renaissance Fair.

September 16 & 17, 2023

Time: 10 am to 5 pm

Adult Admission: $18

Seniors (62+) & Teens (13–17): $10

Veterans (with valid ID) & Students (with valid ID): $10

12 and Under FREE!!!

Blue Star Families FREE!!!



Santa Fe Renaissance Faire Shuttle Service


A free shuttle service will be running 9:00am – 6:00pm between The Santa Fe Downs (27475 W Frontage Road) and Las Golondrinas. The Las Golondrinas parking lot will fill early in the day, so we encourage visitors to use this shuttle service. Parking directly on Los Pinos Road is strictly prohibited and violators will be ticketed.


Thank you to Pojoaque Pueblo for generously allowing us to use The Santa Fe Downs.

2023 Schedule

The Kingdom’s Front Gate

Pre-Gate Show - “There's Adventure Afoot”


The Queen’s Stage

Clan Tynker


Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance


Registration for the Costume Contest


Clan Tynker


Compania Mina Fajardo & Chuscales


Costume Contest


Clan Tynker


Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance


The King’s Tavern

Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance


Compania Mina Fajardo & Chuscales


Belisama Irish Dance


NewSong Renaissance Violinist


Rumelia Collective


Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance


El Mago Vagando, The Wandering Magician


The Fairy Village

Master Dragon Fly & His Flying Forest Guardians

            10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 2:30 3:30, 4:30

Fairy Dance School

11:00, 3:00

Royal Knighting Ceremony


Wendys Story Time At Lost Boys Camp


Wylde Hunt Games


Troll Bridge Joke The Troll or Pay The Toll


Mermaid Cove; Meet The Mermaids


Lost Boys Camp


Master Dave Sword Fighting


Perwinkle Penelope Unicorn


Pottery Crafts With Crash At Lost Boys Camp


*Look for Fun, Adventure, and Vendors Past The Troll Bridge!

The Fields of Champions

Jousting Tournament with The Order of Epona

11:45, 3:00

Armored Combat League

Head-to-Head Armored Knight Combat


   Royal Pavilion

Royal Audience

10:00, 4:15

Princess Tea Party (kids 3-10yrs)      

11:00, 1:45

Shakespeare On The Lawn

12:15, 3:45

Queen’s Quest & Knighting Ceremony


History Corner

Hands-On History (kids & adults)

10:00, 4:15

Secrets of the Royal Court  

w/The Duke of Norfolk (kids 10+ yrs)

10:45, 1:30 

Dressing the Nobility

w/The Duchess of Norfolk (kids & adults)  

11:30, 2:15

Weapons of the Renaissance

w/Duke de Brissac (kids 10+ yrs)

12:15, 3:00

Adventurer's Guild and Stage

The Mathias & Bean Show

11:30, 2:15, 3:45

Vegi-Bocce with Captain Hook


Swashbuckling School with Captain Hook


In The Realm

Amazing Street Performers & Musicians All Day! 

(Look for The Cast Pin)

PARADE & Royal Gift Giving      


The Baca Placita

Spanish Weapons Demonstration With Queen’s Pike Men


Fairy Village Vendors

Halflings Leaf
Squishy Menagerie
LaSirene Tea
Stonecutter Wood Works
Whimsy Whatsits
HouseCat Creations
Misty Spirit Treasures
Krystyna Lynn Creations
Knotty Covers
Wooly and Wyrd
Staffs by Gust
Crochet by Kat
The Glass Enchantment
Stonehaven Creature Adoption
Lady Huntingtons Fine Pipes and Pouches
Khatovar Chainmail
Dragonflight Artwork
Myths and Maps
Miss Marys Shoppe
Whimsical Whiskers
Tiny Painted Treasures
Veronicas Magical Face Painting ,Henna, Glitter Tattoos and Hair Tinsel

Food Vendors

YouthWorks (Turkey Legs)

Power 5 BBQ (Turkey Legs)

CCR Corn Roasters (Turkey Legs)

Fusion Tacos

Poki Tako

Gourmet Döner Kebab

Flamingo Steve's

Hot Stuff Café


Festival Details

  • No firearms (no exceptions).
  • Visitors may not engage in combat (this includes “boffers”).
  • No pets allowed (only ADA-approved assistance animals).
  • Must be 21 years of age to consume beer, wine and mead. Identification will be checked.
  • No outside alcohol may be brought onto the Museum grounds.
  • No bicycles allowed on Museum grounds.

All Things Renaissance
A comprehensive site for costumes, language, renfaire acting, history and other links.

Costumes, Swords and Armor Links

Shop for Your Costume at
Celebrating 20 years in the Renaissance business!

Find Inexpensive Costumes at Wholesale Halloween Costumes (Search on “Renaissance”)

Guide to Renaissance Costumes

Make a Cardboard Sword

Here is a tutorial on how to make prop swords out of cardboard (includes a video).

How to Make Cardboard Shields
This is a nice tutorial on how to make two different kinds of shields out of cardboard (includes a video).

How to Make a Cape
This is good tutorial on making a very simple hooded cape without a pattern and requiring only a few sewing skills. Depending on your height and the cape’s length, you may need more than the one yard of fabric called for.

Make a Belt Pouch
This is a good tutorial on making a quick leather belt pouch for carrying your stuff when you attend a Renaissance fair. You can strengthen
the belt slit (step 7) by punching a small hole at the top and bottom of the slit.


Pirate Activities for Children
This has a variety of pirate craft activities for young children. These are perfect for a pirate-themed party or a rainy day.


Make Your Own Coat of Arms

Design a Coat of Arms
Learn the reasons why knights had coats of arms, and then design your own.

The Santa Fe Renaissance Faire is a community event whose proceeds help fund the educational programs of El Rancho de las Golondrinas.

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