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Royal Faire Facts

Step Back in Time; Explore our 50-acre festival village filled with 16 stages of nonstop entertainment; falconry, sea fairies, pirates, performances of music, dance, acrobatics, and comedy. Cheer on your favorite armored knight at the jousting tournament three times a day. Read More…


The Noble Sport of Tournament Jousting

Jousting is given a 21st Century roar of approval at the Arizona Renaissance Festival. Jousting now, as it was 500 years ago, is a merrie sport; a make-believe pageant of Sir Galahads and Sir Lancelots, of villainous Black Knights versus the virtuous Red Knights, mounted on thundering steeds, plumes waving, chain mail clanking and the festival crowd sarcastically screaming “Cheat to win!” Read More…


Kids of All Ages

Longing for childhood days of make believe?  Mythic heroes slaying dragons, sea maidens appearing from the sea, steel clad warriors jousting atop mighty steeds and damsels in distress, this can all be found at the Arizona Renaissance Festival. There is something for the children and the child in all of us to be found at the Faire. Read More…


2023 Pleasure Feast

Captain Rook Invites YOU to join ROOK’S RUCKUS AS THE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL SETS A NEW TABLE FOR ITS 2023 PLEASURE FEAST!

THERE IS A PIRATE BROUHAHA HAPPENING AT THE RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL AND YOU WON’T WANT TO MISS IT!  The 35th annual Arizona Renaissance Festival is welcoming a crew of sea-faring troublemakers at The Pleasure Feast and those rascally pirates want you to join their party!! Read More…


2023 Festival Artisans

The Arizona Renaissance Festival opens its gates February 4 for its 35th annual season. Every Saturday, Sunday, and Presidents’ Day Monday through April 2 visitors to the festival can browse the 16th Century elaborately adorned shops of the most unique open-air market in Arizona. Read More…


2023 Deaf Awareness Day

Sign Language Interpreters will be available at select stage shows. Visit the Deaf Awareness Day tent outside the front gate for a schedule featuring the available interpreted shows.  Read More…


Arizona Renaissance Festival to Return February 2022

The Arizona Renaissance Festival will return on February 5 for its 34th season of merrymaking. The festival held in Gold Canyon is a 16th century European style park with its “Village of Fairhaven” where attendees are immersed in a whimsical and historical setting featuring artisans, 16 stages featuring live entertainment, rides, games, jousting knights, music, comedy and ample food and drink. Read More…