Folsom Event: Folsom Renaissance Faire & Jousting Champtonships!
If you love Renaissance Faires, this full scale, interactive experience is not to be missed. Folsom Renaissance Faire offers you a chance to visit the days of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I. Lose yourself in the magic and merriment of the Renaissance. Rub elbows with nobility, beautiful ladies, and Knights. 800 costumed performers will bring Shakespeare’s England to life with parades, pageants, and fun townsfolke, offering continuous entertainment of spectacular variety spread throughout the village. You’ll enjoy musicians, jugglers, and the ribaldry of actors drawing you even deeper into the Renaissance.
The rising young star of London's theater scene, Will Shakespeare, faces a foe like no other: a paralyzing bout of writer's block while the great Elizabethan age of entertainment unfolds around him. Will is without inspiration, until he finds himself surrounded by numerous quirky characters he draws from to write his plays. The faire features a 16th Century town filled with characters from Shakespeare's plays as well as period games, arts, crafts, food, music and dance - set within the majestic groves of Folsom City Lions Park.
Enjoy the thrills and spills of authentic jousting - This is not a show, but a thrilling battle for glory, purse and bragging rights! Riders from USA, Europe and Canada, all champions in their own right will face the list and each other, exchange hard hits on horsebackto to see who is the ultimate champion.
This year's Folsom Renaissance Faire will feature three stages of continuous entertainment, action packed shows, music, dancing, jesters, Shakespearean vignettes, expertly staged battles, storytelling for children and adults, archery and much more. See brave and bold knights competing for the favor of the Her Majesty’s Court and for their lady’s affection during full-contact jousts held in the Queen’s Tiltyard each day!
Close to 80 merchants selling a wide array of arts and crafts, one of a kind jewelry items, woodcrafts, artwork, ceramics, clothing, historic weapons and leather goods. Whether you thirst a delicious drink or ALE or hunger for a Turkey leg WE will satisfy your taste buds with a wonderful variety of food and drink!!!
Date & Time
September 22, 2018