Medieval fairs transport attendees to an age when men were men, knights were supermen, and Superman lived in fear of being burned as a witch. Brush up on history with today’s Groupon to the Sarasota Medieval Fair, taking place rain or shine at the Sarasota Fairgrounds on Saturday, November 12; Sunday, November 13; Saturday, November 19; and Sunday, November 20, from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. Choose between the following options:
For $18, you get two single-day general-admission passes (a $36.27 value).<p>
- For $32, you get two two-day Faire passes (a $63.99 value). Each two-day Faire pass includes:
- Admission to two days of the faire (passes may be used on nonconsecutive days)
- A free souvenir cup
- A free 32-ounce lemonade or iced tea<p>
The Sarasota Medieval Fair immerses guests in the olden days of England’s Dark Ages through 75 daily performances held on 11 stages and interactions with in-character actors. This year’s Peasant’s Revolt theme promises swathes of high drama as serfs rise in protest of Richard II’s unfair taxes and John of Gaunt’s inaccurate Julius Caesar impressions. Attend visceral rounds of jousting performed in one of four authentic medieval styles, or peruse artisan crafts at a sprawling marketplace, eyeballing stained glass, candles, or fantasy artwork brushed into being by noted artist Jasmine Becket-Griffith (November 19 and 20 only). Children adopt new looks thanks to the timeless art of face painting, or catalyze conversations with jokers, kings, and the sentient eight of diamonds found wandering the village grounds.
3000 Ringling Blvd.
Sarasota, Florida 34237