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Bristol Renaissance Faire: Opening Weekend
Jul 30 @ 10:00 am
Are you in for a road trip? The #1 Bristol Renaissance Faire opens its 2023 magical season! Join in at the #bristolrenfaire as they open wide the gates to the 2023 Bristol season!
Every Faire day recreates a time when knights were noble, maids were merry and turkey legs were titanic. Once you enter the portal gates, you travel back in time to the year 1574, and you’ve walked right into an exciting village festival day. And what are we celebrating? Queen Elizabeth, Herself, is visiting Bristol! It’s time to eat, drink and be merry! Revelry is the order of the day!
For 9 glorious weekends starting in early July, each Saturday and Sunday, plus Labor Day Monday, visitors take a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England, complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and one-of-a-kind encounters with a spectacular cast of characters. The Faire boasts a beautiful 30-acre site with open-air stages featuring Swordfighters, Minstrels and Jesters. Meet Robin Hood or Queen Elizabeth, in person! All entertainment is included in the price of admission.
Nearly 200 artisans display their wares in the Bristol Faire Marketplace. Potters, glass blowers, jewelers and forgers busily go about their work, as shoppers discover rare finds around every corner. Offerings range from sterling silver jewelry, hand-thrown pottery and fine crafted leather works to hickory walking sticks, rich tapestries to hammered pewter.
Bristol Renaissance Faire Tickets
Adult ticket – $40.00
Senior (62+) – $35.00 (Box Office only)
Military w/ID – $35.00 (Box Office only)
Child (ages 5-12) – $15.00
Children 4 and younger are FREE!
Season Pass (all ages) – $225.00
Friends of Faire (VIP Garden) – $135.00
Purchase a single-day pass to the VIP Garden for $20 by using this link. Day passes will sell out quickly!
Discount Tickets are available at these Menards for the 2023 season. Adult – $36 Child – $13
Find admission deals and tickets here.
Our Faire is 30 acres of pure fun! 16 stages offer a variety of entertainment all day long. In addition, we dazzle you with a fully armored joust, the Queen and her glittering Court, amazing arts and crafts, delicious food, fine spirits, music, dance, rides and games, and entertainers in the streets all day long. Join us for a day of play!
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