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Get ready to live the excitement and adventure of jousting knights and royal delights with a cast of hundreds of colorfully costumed villagers and merrymakers ready to make your visit an unforgettable experience. Musical, stunt and theatrical performances, magic acts and comical mud beggars are just a few of the 90 shows daily! Immerse yourself in the days of Merrie Olde England, steeped in the allure of bygone days and knights! Learn more about the 2017 Scenario before your trip!

The Shire is full of musicians, magicians and scores of other unique entertainers to keep you busy all weekend! Check out the collection of Royal Performers or step back in time at the Shire, which is filled to the brim with Living History! Learn about clothing styles, pastimes, handicrafts and more to get a sense of everyday Henrician life.

There is also plenty of entertainment and activities just for the Nipperkins! The Children’s Discovery Area, located at the base of Queen’s Market Way, incorporates an area into the Shire dedicated to celebrating its most imaginative and enthusiastic little visitors. Please check out the Nipperkins' Page to learn more about the Children's Discovery Garden and the activities and games that happen there!

Listen to Our Cast Albums

We now have two cast albums online! In August, we released Music of the Shire (a compilation album of the 2013 & 2014 casts), and just in time for the holidays, we are releasing a new album, Madrigal Mystery Tour, with music from the 2015 cast of the Rogues, Sirens & Joyful Noyse…as well as a few gems by the full cast from Finale! Take a listen with the widget below, or download it on iTunes, Amazon, Google Play, or whatever music platform you prefer.