Renaissance Productions Transforms Folsom Lion’s Park to a Giant Stage, hundreds of street-and-stage performers, tons of vendors bring the magic of a lost age to life
Folsom Renaissance Faire, October 6, 14 -Queens of England, ambassadors from foreign lands and juggling jesters, winsome wenches, lords and ladies, knight of horseback, squires and simpletons. They aren't just the stuff of fairy tales. They’ll gather October 18th and 19th for Folsom’s favorite festival, the 22nd annual Folsom Renaissance Faire. Be a part of history and come in costume, or come as you are and immerse yourself in games, theater and splendid Renaissance marketplace.
Drawing more then 5,000 visitors, the Folsom Renaissance Faire is a unique entertainment experience and an extraordinary outing for children. This unique festival includes real jousting sessions and full armored combat between knights, along with culinary delicacies, craft demonstrations, ancient music, dance and comedy. Patrons will participate in archery, life size Jenga, military demos, dancing and fencing. Activities for the children will include games, crafts, puppet shows and storytelling, not to mention meeting Queen Elizabeth herself.
The show will feature many famous and well loved characters from Shakespeare's plays. Master Shakespeare himself will be on site, yet again in the midst of one of his plays, the Midsummer Night's Dream this time, and looking for inspiration for his upcoming work. Could you be his Titania, Oberon, Lysander or Hermia? Don on an outfit and find out!