Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

Clan Tynker, the Order of Epona jousters, fairies, Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand, costume contest, jugglers, dancers, kids’ games, craft and food vendors and so much more!

Saturday, September 17 & Sunday, September 18

Time: 10am to 5 pm
Adult Admission: $10
Seniors (62+) & Teens (13–17): $8
12 and Under: FREE!!
Parking is FREE

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.

2016 Schedule

 (Subject to change, schedule is for both days unless otherwise noted)

Main Stage #1
Clan Tynker
Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance
El Mago Vagando Magic Show
Clan Tynker
Costume Contest Registration
Costume Contest
Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance
Clan Tynker

Stage #2
11:00 – 11:45
Belisama Irish Dance
12:00 – 12:45
Flamenco Nuevo Mexico
1:30 – 2:15
Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance
3:00 – 3:45
“A Sword Fight for the Royal Court”
4:00– 4:45
Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance

The Golondrinas Tavern
12:15 – 1:00
Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance
1:15 – 1:30
Santa Fe University of Art and Design Madrigals
El Mago Vagando Magic Show
2:15 – 3:00
The Moor of Dundee & Cordoba
3:15 – 3:45
Celtic Singers (Sunday only)
4:00 – 4:30
Santa Fe University of Art and Design Madrigals

Entrance Stage
10:00 – 10:30
The Moor of Dundee & Cordoba
11:00 – 11:45
D’Santi Flamenco Guitar
12:00 – 2:00
Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance
2:15 – 2:45
Fairy Dance School with Chester Tumbledown
El Mago Vagando Magic Show
3:15 – 4:00
NewSong + Roaming throughout the festival

Field of Champions
11:15 – 11:45
Jousting/Equine Tournament with the Order of Epona
2:00 – 2:45
Flight of the Falcons
3:00 – 3:30
Jousting/Equine Tournament with the Order of Epona

Ongoing + Roaming throughout the festival

Order of the Thistle Pipes & Drums Bagpipers

SCA Medival Village
Ongoing:  Arts & Sciences Demonstrations
Live Steel Fighting

Fairy Village
Wylde Hunt Academy – Sword School & Storytelling
Fairy Village Royal Knighting Ceremony
12:00 & 2:30
Kids Fairy House Workshop
Fairy Dance School with Chester Tumbledown
Fairy Dance School with Chester Tumbledown

Wild Hunt Academy – Sword School & Storytelling

Festival Details

Sponsorships Available for the 2016 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.

Renaissance Magazine
Renaissance Magazine…for all things Renaissance!

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.

2015 Arts & Crafts Vendors

A Distant Place & Time
A & J Family Farms
A Train of Thought
Arizona Birds of Play
Banner Knife
Boomerangs & Didjeridoos
Burnt Mountain Crafts & Dragon Bait Stews
Cactus Fire Pottery
Carol Montoya, Intuitive Artist
Castles Cooper
Coonridge Organic Goat Cheese
Dancing Dolphins Art
Darjeeling Et Al
Diana M. Webb
Dragon Lady Art
Dragon Wood Designs
Earthwood Pottery
Eymann Therapeutics
Flying Cloud
Francesca’s Goblets and Steins
Giftmakers and Co.
Glass Heart Studio
Good Morning Goat Milk Soap
Henna Blessings
Henna Swirls
Knights’ & Princess’ Lair
Lynda Irland
Liz Roberts Pottery
Modern Mystic LLC
Murlock Flutes and Masks
Renaissanve Artist Crafts
The Ring Lizard
Sacred Garden Gallery
Sandborn Designs/Celtic Clay Castings
Sweetlight Candles
Sweetwater Herbs & Crockett’s Blades
Teek’s Creature Shop
The Gilded Chamelion
The Middle Aged Spread
Wanderlust Imports
Weaving Dreams
Wildcat Lavender
Wildwood Soap
Windwalker Footwear
Wolfsisters Creations
Woven Hearth
Ye Ole Kitchen Witch

Arts & Crafts Vendor Application

Download this pdf if you are interested in applying to be a vendor at the 2016 Santa Fe Renaissance Festival.

2015 Food & Drink Vendors

Anasazi Fields Winery
Atzin and Atzin
Bambini’s Steaks and Hoagies
Black Mesa Winery
CCR Roasting
Dine and Dash
Falcon Meadery
Flamingo Steve’s Italian Ice
JJ’s Place
Kernel’s Kettle Corn
Le Paris French Bakery
Little Smokies
Molly’s Crepe Escape
Nana’s New Mexican Foods
Nuts to You!
Roque’s Carnitas
Santa Fe Brewing Company
The Dun Stag
Tita n Pampas Grill

Food & Drink Vendor Application

Download this pdf if you are interested in applying to be a food vendor at the 2016 Santa Fe Renaissance Festival.

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair