The 11th Annual Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

Travel back in time with Clan Tynker and the Order of Epona jousters. Ride in a Spanish Galleon at our kids game area. Learn about Renaissance arts and sciences from the SCA. Shrink in size as you enter the Fairy Village and pet a unicorn. Enjoy incredible performances and music, delicious food, and arts and crafts vendors at New Mexico’s premier Renaissance Fair.

Saturday, September 15, 2018


Sunday, September 16, 2018

Time: 10am to 5 pm
Adult Admission: $12
Seniors (62+) & Teens (13–17): $10
12 and Under: FREE!!
Parking is FREE




All participants must present a valid ID to drink alcohol. No exceptions.

The Santa Fe Renaissance Fair is a community event whose proceeds help fund the educational programs of El Rancho de las Golondrinas and the Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences.

Santa Fe School for the Arts & Sciences (SFSAS) is a preschool to 8th grade nonprofit school committed to academic excellence in an environment of respect, inclusion and diversity using expeditionary learning, global perspectives and a multicultural art and science enriched curriculum.

Thanks to our proud sponsors

The Santa Fe New Mexican   U.S. Venture   Los Alamos National Bank   Wayne Steen State Farm   CrumbacherPrint

2018 Schedule

(subject to change)

Front Gate

Once Upon A Time-Opening Show

Pirate Farewell Serenade

The Royal Pavillion

Royal Audiance
10:00, 4:15

Dulci-Magic with Evan Danforth

Princess Tea Party
11:00, 1:30

Fable Time with Lady Fantasia
11:30, 2:00

Queen’s Quest & Knighting Ceremony

The Historian Corner

Hands-On History
10:30, 12:00, 3:30

Secrets of the Renaissance
11:00, 1:30

Art of the Renaissance

Renaissance Spining Demo

Entrance Stage

The Moor of Dundee and Cordoba

D’Santi Flamenco Guitar

Kim Perkins Celtic Harp

El Mago Vagando Magic Show

D’Santi Flamenco Guitar

NewSong Renaissance Violinist

Queen’s Stage

Clan Tynker
10:15, 12:30, 3:45

Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance
11:00, 2:45

El Mago Vagando Magic Show

Registration for Costume Contest

Costume Contest!

King’s Stage

Belisama Irish Dance

Musical Thieves of Brochan

Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance

Rumelia Collective

The Golondrinas Tavern

Kim Perkins Celtic Harp

The Moor of Dundee & Cordova

El Mago Vagando Magic Show

Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance

Baca Plaza

Spanish Weapons Demonstration With Queen’s Pike Men
11:00, 2:00

Field of Champions

Jousting/Equine Tournament with the Order of Epona
11:15, 3:00

SCA Medieval Village

Arts & Sciences Demonstrations

Court Dancing Demo

Rapier Demo

Heavy Armored Fighting Demo
12:30, 1:00

Arts & Sciences Demonstrations

Court Dancing Demo

Rapier Demo

Heavy Armored Fighting Demo

Enter free drawing for Medieval Gift Basket

Fairy Village

Master Dragon Fly
10:30, 11:30, 12:30, 2:30, 3:30, 4:30

Fairy Dance School
11:00, 3:00

Wylde Hunt Academy Sword School
11:30, 3:30

Fairy Village Knighting Ceremony
(@ Fairy Village Royal Pavillion)

Make a Fairy House

Lalita The Fairy Whom Lost & Found Her Wings
11:00, 1:00, 3:00

Dragonflight Pottery Demonstrations


Festival Details

Sponsorships Available for the 2018 Renaissance Fair.

For more information about the benefits of being a sponsor for the Renaissance Fair call (505) 471-2261!

  • PEACE-TIED BLADES ONLY. No firearms.
  • 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

More Costumes for sale at
We especially like this Inn Keeper’s Daughter costume

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
This has several pages on the history of heraldry and how to design a Medieval Coat of Arms. One page has printable shields and various designs (charges) for assembling your own unique Coat of Arms.

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

2018 Arts & Crafts Vendors

A&J Family Farms

Anthro Pottery

Ariel Greeley

Aroma Wear Jewelry


Banner Knife

Birds of Play

Bonnie Catanach

Burnt Mountain Crafts

Cactus Fire Pottery

CCR Roasters

Crockett’s Blades

Dancing Dolphins

Darjeeling Et al

Disheveled Edge

Divine Palm Henna

Earthwood Pottery

Eclectics Creatives

Enchanted Soul

Eymann Therapeutics

Feather in your cap

Flamingo Steve’s

Flying Cloud

Flying Fox Forest

Gold Canyon Candles

Heartline Glass

Henna Blessings

Hot Stuff Café


Irragin Traders

Jambo Hapa

Lady of the Forest

Laughing Goddess Apothecary

Le Paris French Bakery

Liz Roberts Pottery

M-G Design


Mayte Jewels +Taos Bee

Mettle and Loam

Milady’s Posies

Modern Mystic

Molly’s Crepes and Coffee

Mother Truckin’ Tees

Mystic Earth Trading

Naked Stones

Nuts to You

Polka dot camel


Queen Mab’s Store

Rebeka Flamework Glass

Rick’s Chainmail

Sacred Winds

Sweetwater Herbs

The Castles Cooper

The Dun Stag

The Naughty Plank

This & That Wands

Too Many Guppies

Train of Thought

Tres Colores

Tumbling Goat

Unique Designs by Donna

Usborne Books

Wanderlust Imports

Whimsy Trail Studios

Wildcat Lavender

Windwalker Footwear

Wolfsisters Creations

Words Remember

Ye Ole Kitchen witch

Arts & Crafts Vendor Application

Download this pdf if you are interested in applying to be a vendor at the 2018 Santa Fe Renaissance Festival.

2018 Food & Drink Vendors

Bambini’s  *veggie option

CCR roasters

Flamingo Steve’s

Hot Stuff

Jambo Hapa  *veggie option

Molly’s Crepes & Coffee  *veggie option

Nuts to you!

Tres Colores

Two Sprout Farm  *veggie option

Food & Drink Vendor Application

Download this pdf if you are interested in applying to be a food vendor at the 2018 Santa Fe Renaissance Festival.

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair