August 12-13, 2017 • 11AM-8PM
The Shire welcomes entertainers from near and far to participate in the Faire day's revels, making discovery of the world possible in one weekend.
Red Cross Blood Drive - Support the Red Cross Blood Drive at the 2017 Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, August 12-13, 9AM – 4:30PM. To schedule an appointment, visit RedCrossBlood.org or search for the Sponsor Code: PaRenFaire. Walk-ins will be accepted as time and space permits. Successful and attempted donors will receive a complimentary Faire admission ticket valid any Faire day through September 30. Visitors who are unable to donate can receive a $5.00 discount at the castle gates on August 12 or 13 by showing their Red Cross Donor Card when purchasing tickets at the front gate ticket windows. This offer is not valid with any other discount offer.
Carnival Mask Making for Nipperkins - (Avalon Hill next to the Chess Stage, 12:30) All Nipperkins of the Shire are invited to decorate their own masks to celebrate World Carnival weekend! Take it home as a souvenir of your visit!
Royal Dog Days - His Majesty has issued an invitation to the lover of dogs to join him and the Royal Hounds upon the Fairegrounds Saturdays and Sundays (Plus Labor Day Monday) in August and Sepetember. Visit PaRenFaire.com/DogDays for more information, then review the Dog Days Decrees and print the Dog Days Admission Pre-Qualification Registration Form and Waiver. Bring these forms to the Dog Days Registration Window at the Front Gate when you visit the Shire with your Royal Hound.
Please check the daily writ for specific times and locations
Dragon MMA - This Weekend Only! Dragon MMA Academy is one of the only professional martial arts schools in the State of PA. Home to some of the worlds best martial artist and highest ranked black belts in the world. Dragon MMA Academy is known around the world as one of the top sport martial arts, sport karate and MMA schools.
Brinjal Band - This Weekend Only! World music band Brinjal plays pulsing and lyrical songs from nations real and imagined, with a large dose of the exotic rhythms and enchanting melodies of the Middle East. We create our own songs, sometimes improvised on the spot. The exotic rhythms and unusual tonal scales of this danceable music fascinate young and old.
Visit our Royal Performers page for more information about all of the 2017 independent performers and run dates.