Welcome to the North Carolina Renaissance Faire!

At The North Carolina Renaissance Faire, you can step back 400 years into time and history! This full scale, interactive theater experience is like no other. The Faire offers you a chance to visit the days of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I!

At this 16th Century Faire, you’ll find over 110 artisans hawking their wares, you’ll enjoy musicians, jugglers, and the ribaldry of actors in many distinct staging areas. You’ll see brave and bold knights competing for the favor of the Her Majesty’s Court (and for their lady’s affection) during any one of three full-contact jousts held in the Queen’s Tiltyard

The North Carolina Renaissance Faire, Inc. actively seeks out local period themed entertainments and merchants to include in our festivals. Interested parties should contact us via e-mail.

For more information on the North Carolina Renaissance Festival, please contact the General Manager or call us at 1-866-208- 6273.

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The North Carolina Renaissance Faire would like to gratefully acknowledge the Duke University Medieval and Renaissance Studies Program for their involvement and support. Duke is one of only a handful of universities in the United States to offer an undergraduate major in Medieval and Renaissance Studies.