Escape the Modern World

November 5th marks the one year Anniversary of the Gunpowder plot and Guy Fawkes’ attempt to blow up Parliament. To distract the King, he has been invited with his wife, Queen Anne of Denmark, to the Shire of Shrewsbury to enjoy the celebrations being provided to entertain the King, His Court, and the visiting Nobility at the annual Autumn Festival.

As conspiracies are common at Court, His Majesty’s men are attempting to ferret out other schemers. The Guards, led by Captain Malcolm Wolfe (Malcolm Paul Edward Michael Anthony Joseph Wolfe to his friends) accompanies the King and Nobility, protecting the peace, and carrying heavy objects (or people) when needed.

Help Save the King!

Help Captain Wolfe by participating in the King's Crusade Interactive Game, asking members of our cast for clues to solve the intrigue! Ask for more information at the House of the Three Sisters, located next to the O’Malley Stage. The sisters will explain the King's Crusade Interactive Game and Award Prizes to those who participate, when your Crusade is completed.

EAT, DRINK, DISCOVER...

More than 70 Artisans fill our Shire, working in many mediums. Come and walk admist the many Artisans filling our Shire practicing their crafts in blacksmithing and swords, leather work, pottery, sculpture, candle making, jewelry, and garb such as corsets, head covers, and kilts just to name a few!

FEAST

Captivate your taste-buds with culinary creations and a host of faire favorites as you feast like King James himself.

DRINK

Fill your thirst in good company. Be sure to pick up your tickets to the pub crawl and let us show you the best the shire has to offer.

SHOP

With countless merchants selling unique wears that you will find no place else you can take a the fantasy home with you!

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ENTERTAINERS

Every seat is the best seat in the house! We have the best very best in entertainment to make you laugh, cheer, and sing along. From the musical anecdotes of the Musical Madams to the side splitting antics of the Washing Well Wenches we will have you asking for more.

Join in the adventure. See a Live Combat Chess Match as rivals meet in sword-crossed conquests. Cheer at the top of your lungs for your Noble Knights as they fight to defend their honor on the field of battle in armed combat at the Joust. There can only be one victor. Your knights are depending on you!

And don't forget our adults sections and special events. With entertainment geared to your not-so-much inner child, come relax and take respite in comedy for our adult guests. Or better yet, participate in a Pub Crawl* daily and join in the merriment (*Separate tickets required).

 

Directions to the Faire

The entrance road to the Faire is located just down the street from Lake Idamere Park, Tavares, FL off of Route 448.

The best address to put into your GPS device is: 12835 County Landfill Rd. Tavares, FL 32778

Please note: GPS takes you 2 blocks south of the intersection you turn on for access.  Signage will point you to our hidden shire!

From US Hwy 441 take SR 19 S in Tavares, 4 miles

From N Florida Turnpike exit 285, left on US 27 S one block. Left to SR 19 N 6 miles. Turn right at the Mission Inn at the light and continue on SR 19 for 3 miles.

From US 27 take CR 48 E to Howey In the Hills , 7 miles. Left to SR 19 at the Mission Inn at the light. Continue on SR 19 for 3 miles

LODGING NEAR THE FAIRE

When coming to the Faire from out of town, there are a number of establishments to lay your weary head. While some may not mind the hard planks of our pubs, our preferred Hotels have been blessed by the King himself, worthy of his royal head and yours.

Our participating partner is the Mircrotel by Wyndham, located only 7 miles from the Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Festival.  Mention you are attending the Renaissance Festival to receive a discounted rate.

Purchase Tickets

Avoid the line and save! Purchase TICKETS ONLINE! Tickets will also be available ON SITE the days of the Faire.

General Admission RATES

Adult One Day Ticket
13.00 15.00

Guests 13 and older

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Child One Day Ticket
7.00 10.00

Children ages 4 to 12

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Open 10a – 5p daily, rain or shine. Group rates are available for groups for parties of 10 or more.

Please contact Carmen Cullen-Batt for more information at Cullen-BattC@lake.k12.fl.us

*Service animals welcomed. For the safety of everyone other guests with fury friends will be turned away.