The 14th 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 kids game area, eat delicious foods, dance to medieval music, and buy unique arts and crafts at New Mexico’s premier Renaissance Fair.

September 17 & 18, 2022!

2022 Schedule

The Kingdom’s Front Gate

9:30

The Queen’s Stage

10:30, 12:30, 3:30

11:30

Registration for Costume Contest
11:30

1:30

Costume Contest!
2:30

4:30

The King’s Tavern

11:30

12:30

1:30

2:30

3:30

The Fairy Village

11:00, 3:00

12:30

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

Don’t miss the:

   Royal Pavilion

10:00, 4:15

10:00, 2:30

11:00, 2:30

11:30, 3:45

12:15

1:30

3:00

History Corner

      
10:30, 4:15

      
11:00, 1:30 

         
11:30, 3:00

12:15, 2:30

   
2:00

3:45

Buccaneer Bay 

   
10:30, 1:30

11:30, 2:30

12:00, 2:00, 4:00

On The Village Streets

All Day

12:30

1:00

Roaming

The Baca Placita

 

Vendors

Fairy Village Vendors

Food Vendors

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

Festival Details

  • PEACE-TIED BLADES ONLY.
  • 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

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www.RenFaire.com
A comprehensive site for costumes, language, renfaire acting, history and other links.

Costumes, Swords and Armor Links

Shop for Your Costume at www.renstore.com

www.renstore.com
Celebrating 20 years in the Renaissance business!

Find Inexpensive Costumes at Wholesale Halloween Costumes

www.wholesalehalloweencostumes.com (Search on “Renaissance”)

Guide to Renaissance Costumes

More Costumes for sale at www.pyramidcollection.com
www.pyramidcollection.com
We especially like this Inn Keeper’s Daughter costume

Make a Cardboard Sword

http://medieval.stormthecastle.com

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

How to Make Cardboard Shields

www.stormthecastle.com/how-to-make-a/how-to-make-cardboard-shields.htm
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

http://diyfashion.about.com/od/costumes/ss/Make_a_Cape.htm
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

http://diyfashion.about.com/od/diybagsandpurses/ss/Belt_Pouch.htm
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.

Pirates

Pirate Activities for Children

www.dltk-kids.com/crafts/pirates/pirates.html
This has a variety of pirate craft activities for young children. These are perfect for a pirate-themed party or a rainy day.

Heraldry

Make Your Own Coat of Arms

www.yourchildlearns.com/heraldry.html
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.

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair

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