Alabama renaissance festivals and faires are a great place to show off your handmade medieval garb and accessories. These are listed by date they occur. Dates are not exact because they change every year, check the official festival websites for exact dates, times and admission rates.
1. Ardmore Renaissance Faire
- When: One Weekend in April
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Walk through our gates and enter a world of live Celtic Music and experience a living-history weekend. Shop the marketplace for period clothing, swords, candles, jewelry and masks. Test your skills in our gaming glen, (play chess with our chess guru or perhaps archery is your thing). Learn Celtic or May Pole Dancing. Cheer on dashing knights engaged in games of fencing and rapier. A children's area with a castle jump, arts and crafts area, storytelling, puppeteers. A variety of food vendors and a dining pavilion.
- When: First Saturday in May
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The Renaissance Faire covers the period of time from the 12th through the 16th centuries. Authentic costumes, arts and crafts, and food are all a part of the Faire. Visitors can take part in medieval games and hear musicians playing authentic instruments. Artisans and merchants offer coins of the realm, hand-thrown pottery, jewelry, dried flower wreaths, and many other delights. Magicians, mirthmakers and minstrels wander about in period attire.
- When: One Weekend in November
Greater Gulf State Fairgrounds
1035 Cody Road N Mobile, AL
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Come out for 2 days of Medieval Fun! Eat, drink and be merry as you are entertained by Jousting Knights, Falconry, Pirates, Magical Wizards, Medieval Fighters, Dancers, Musicians, Theatre, Fire Breathers, Jesters, Jugglers, Food and Drink, Games of Skill, Rides, Merchants and more!! Meet the King and Queen and much more!