Renaissance festivals re-create what life was like in 16th-century Europe, a time best remembered for having rad fests. Make partying your pastime with this Groupon.
Choose Between Two Options
- $10 for two adult passes (a $20 value)
- $15 for a family package for two adults and two children, including entrance to the Fairy Hunt (a $35 value)
The festival runs from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Saturday, September 29, and from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m. on Sunday, September 30. The family package includes entrance to the Fairy Hunt, in which contenders scour the vineyard to find the elusive fairy. The winner receives a case of wine if he or she is an adult or a $50 gift card if he or she is a child.
King’s Crossing Renaissance Festival
In a style fitting with their sword-and-shield emblem, the King’s Crossing Vineyard & Winery’s yearly renaissance festival harks back to ye olden days with a weekend of days-of-yore-style entertainment. A Scottish band toots the soundtrack to the festivities as visitors hoist flagons of beer and wine and belly dancers enchant viewers with sultry undulations. With multiple opportunities for guests to demonstrate their feats of strength, the fest hosts an archery tournament and dueling matches fought with swords, maces, and enormous turkey legs. The afternoons are filled with informative demonstrations on renaissance life, performed by actors in full period dress.