King Richard’s Faire – A giveaway



King Richard’s Faire is New England’s largest and longest-running Renaissance Faire. The 2015 season is to run September 5 through October 25, 2015 on weekends and Monday holidays.

Tucked away on 80 acres of enchanted forest off Rt. 58 in Carver, Mass., King Richard’s Faire announces its 34th season offering guests a full day of live, interactive entertainment for all ages. Guests will enjoy daring knights jousting on horseback and eight stages filled with song and dance, stunts and storytelling. Every Saturday afternoon, the King’s Stage offers themed contests and events to add variety to the festival-like entertainment lineup (see for details).


There are two childrens’ special costume events- the Prince and Princess Promenade on 10/3 and the Fairies and Pirates Parade on 10/17.

Both are at 4p on the King’s Stage, first 50 to line up can parade on stage to show the audience their awesome costumes. is donating the prizes and I can probably get my hands on a few to give away :-) Seedling activity kits are designed to help fuel young imaginations and open new paths to discovery. Young users are invited to use their own initiative at every stage of the activity – from the materials they’ll use to the ways they’ll play with it. Once they start, there’s no end to the possibilities.

One lucky Viola Cay reader can win four free tickets to King Richard’s Faire and a magical medieval activity kit from (total value around $160).

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Guests can mingle with the King and his royal court, noble and not-so-noble subjects and skilled performers. When as famished as a mud beggar, enjoy the Faire’s delicious spit-roasted turkey legs, buttery ears of corn, boules filled with chowder and stew, ringlets of fries, and quench thirst with champagne, wine and brew. Shoppers can stroll through the 16th century village filled with the wares of more than 100 unique and talented artisans, including New England artists. At every turn, guests will encounter fantasy and wonder through minstrels, musicians, acrobats, stilt walkers, giant puppets, wenches, and more. Carvershire has been bustling with excitement as King Richard and Queen Anne welcome new entertainers and talented artisans to our enchanting village including:

the Great Cats of the World Show, Draiku, the amazing aerialist duo, Topsy Turvey, two beautiful acrobatic stunt mavens, Squire of the Wire, a comedy and juggling high wire act, and Princess Sing-Along, with our favorite trio of princesses!

Special event schedule:

Saturday 9/5: Carver Day – free admission for Carver residents with proper ID

Sunday 9/6: Military Appreciation Day – free admission for all those with valid military ID

Saturday 9/12, 4p: Cleavage Contest

Saturday 9/19, 4p : Vow Renewal Ceremony and Guinness Book of World Records attempt by Jack Ze Whipper (consecutive whip cracks) to follow on the jousting field

Saturday 9/26, 4p: Game of Thrones costume and trivia contest

Saturday 10/3, 4p: Prince & Princess Promenade for ages 11 and under, followed by princess meet & greet for all ages

Saturday 10/10, 4p: Men in Kilts Contest (18+)

Saturday 10/17, 4p: Fairies & Pirates Costume Contest (ages 11 and younger only)

Saturday 10/24, 4p: Adult Costume Contest (Cosplay, Time Travelers, Steampunk)


Faire hours are 10:30a-6p every Saturday, Sunday, and Monday holidays, from September 5th through October 25, 2015. Tickets are $29 for adults (12+) and $16 for children ages 4-11. Children under 4 are free, and parking is free. Allergy mamas be aware: You can NOT bring in outside food. Discounts given to groups of 25 adults or more and private parties can be accommodated (birthdays, vow renewal ceremonies, weddings). Groups may make reservations by emailing

The Faire is located at 235 Main Street (Rt. 58) in Carver, Mass. 02330. Visit King Richard’s Faire on Facebook and on Twitter and Instagram @KRFaire, and on Pinterest as well.


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Disclosure: This post (and my sharing on social media) was inspired by my participation in a program by King Richard’s Faire.


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  1. Fingers (and toes) crossed! Thanks for the chance.

  2. Never been! Looks like ye fun :)

  3. Debbra Dee /

    If I win I’ll take my son and 2 friends as a birthday celebration

  4. Zita H /

    was just checking out this fair earlier today and decided that it was way to expensive for us, even though my kids would love it –it would be awesome to win, I have never been to it! I love all these fall festivals in New England, as well as apple and pumpkin picking, and my daughter dresses up as a princess almost every day anyway :-)

  5. Glenn Mulno /

    Great article and such a fun place. Definitely a must go adventure.

  6. I’ve never been, but it looks like something my kids would enjoy. Dress up? I’m thinking no, but you never know!The list of favorite things about you is long Sharon :-)

  7. Tracey /

    Sad I missed the opportunity for matt and I to renew our vows ;). But seriously sounds like fun, who doesn’t love a giant stein of beer!

  8. Melanie /

    Thanks for the chance! Wasn’t planning to go this year due to finances so this would be awesome :)

  9. Michelle /

    We have never been, sounds so much fun!!

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