The 10th Annual Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

Travel back in time with Clan Tynker and the Order of Epona jousters. Go on a knight’s quest to meet Queen Isabella and King Ferdinand. 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 16 & Sunday, September 17

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.

Thanks to our proud sponsors

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

Thanks to all of you who joined us for the 2016 Santa Fe Renaissance Fair.
We will be posting our 2017 Dates and Schedules soon.
Please check back for more information.

2016 Schedule

Entry Gate Show


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

Belisama Irish Dance

Flamenco Nuevo Mexico

Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance

“A Sword Fight for the Royal Court”

Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance

The Golondrinas Tavern

Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance

Santa Fe University of Art and Design Madrigals

El Mago Vagando Magic Show

The Moor of Dundee & Cordoba

Celtic Singers (Sunday only)

Santa Fe University of Art and Design Madrigals

Entrance Stage

The Moor of Dundee & Cordoba

D’Santi Flamenco Guitar

Pomegranate Studios Belly Dance

D’Santi Flamenco Guitar

El Mago Vagando Magic Show

NewSong + Roaming throughout the festival

Field of Champions

Jousting/Equine Tournament with the Order of Epona

Flight of the Falcons

Jousting/Equine Tournament with the Order of Epona

Ongoing + Roaming throughout the festival

Order of the Thistle Pipes & Drums Bagpipers

SCA Medival Village

Arts & Sciences Demonstration

Court Dancing Demonstration

Rapier Demonstration

Heavy Armored Fighting Demonstration

Fight a Knight

Arts & Sciences Demonstration

Court Dancing Demonstration

Rapier Demonstration

Heavy Armored Fighting Demonstration

Fight a Knight

11:00, 12:30, 1:30 and 3:00
Live Steel Fights

Fairy Village

Wylde Hunt Academy—Sword School & Storytelling

Fairy Village Royal Knighting Ceremony

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.

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.

2016 Arts & Crafts Vendors

A&J Family Farms

Gilded Chameleon

The Naughty Plank

Bee Taos Light


Earthwood Pottery

Margaritondo Ceramics

The Wool Shed

Murlock Flutes

Enchanted Ceramics

Dancing Dolphins

Cactus Fire Pottery

Wolfsisters Creations

Ye Ole’ Kitchen Witch

Tibetan Giftshop

Rick’s Chainmail

Lynda Irland Jewelry

Bert Lueckenhoff

Going Custom

Sacred Winds

Seda Silks

Organic Living Room

Windwalker Footwear

Koi Mountain

Luna Rosa Studio


Uniquely Donna

Birds of Play

Chubby Girl Soaps

Good Morning Goat Milk Soap

Wildcat Lavender

Bath Bombs n’more

Sweetwater Herbs

Happy Life Bath and Body

Sweetlight Candles

Giftmakers & Co.


Emery’s Enchanted Forest

Dakini Glassworks

Eymann Therapeutics

Knights and Princess Lair

Montague Masks + Tarot

Lady of the Forest

Train of Thought

Teeks Creature Shop

Veblen / Anthro Pottery

Banner Knife

Flying Cloud

Divine Henna


Silver Root

Fire Tail Art

Dragon Lady

Generations of Art

Sacred Garden

Wanderlust Imports

Crockett’s Blades

Lazaro Iglesias Art

JM Photography


Mother Truckin Tees

Henna Blessings

Milady’s Posies

Burnt Mountain

Arts & Crafts Vendor Application

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

2016 Food & Drink Vendors

Wyly Coyote

Hot Stuff Café

Flamingo Steve’s Italian Ice

Molly’s Crepes and Coffee

Sweet Mountain Kettle Corn

Le Paris – French Bakery

American Pie

The Dun Stag

Nuts to You

Jambo Hapa

Little Smokies


El Tapatio Restaurant

Black Mesa Winery

Falcon Meadery

NM Hard Cider

Santa Fe Brewing

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