Shows & Entertainment
Exciting. Interactive. Fun. Get ready for a day of laughing, playing, and making memories. Our entertainers travel from around the United States to bring something unique to Connecticut. Our list of performances will continue to grow as the show approaches.
As you wander from show to show, enjoy street performances, play games of skill, ride a pony or participate in various activities*.
If you enjoy your experience at the Faire, please invite friends and family to visit us.
It’s the greatest way you can show your appreciation.
May 22nd to June 6th only! Erin Jeannier, queen of hoops, invites you to feast your eyes as she spins, twirls, and dances with her many rings creating beautiful shapes and patterns. Watch as she masterfully manipulates her hoops with some big stunts, fire, and a bit of magic.
All Five Weekends! The Jackdaws deliver original, contemporary, and traditional Irish Rock to audiences across the land. This trailblazing trio will excite and have you coming back for more with their driving melodies and relentlessly aggressive lyrics. More Irish than a drunken roar, and a damned sight messier, meet The
May 22nd to May 30th only! Don’t miss them! The Duelists match wit & witticism, insult & innuendo while using rapiers, swords and shields, axes, halberds, flails and more—to deliver exciting, funny and non stop swordfighting action in their hilarious show, ‘The Manly Art of the Epic Duel.
Visit the encampment of the noble Knights of Gore, and see how the knights prepared for battle long ago. Meet the knights and squires, learn more about their weapons and armor. Learn the techniques of sword usage at our exciting Knight School. Can you impress the Senior Knight today and
June 12 thru Jun 20th only! Julie and George, The Dueling Fools Join famed opera singer turned sword master Julie d’Aubigny and author of The Paradoxes of Defense, George Silver as they settle their differences the only way two sword masters can, in a duel to the death. Quick wit
May 22nd thru May 30 then RETURNING for final weekend, Jun 19-20. The MooNiE Show is an immersive silent comedy experience that brings the audience in using whistles and gestures to put everyone in stitches. Adding to the comedy is MooNiE’s mesmerizing balancing and juggling skills, creating an enjoyable family-friendly
June 5th thru the 13th – Aaron Bonk is a 3-time International Performance Champion, 4-time Guinness World Record setting whip artist, and unique entertainer with a twisted sense of humor who risks his life to make you laugh. With stupefying acts of juggling, whip cracking, danger and craziness, he will amuse and
Swords, axes and maces, Oh My! Real weapons, real armor, real combat, real pain! See actual live combat that’s unscripted and intense. You’ve never seen anything like this, every fight is different, so ANYTHING CAN HAPPEN! Cheer them on to see which Knight will win the Day! Twice a day
Two People. Over a Dozen Traditional Instruments. Beautiful Music. Period. The Harper and The Minstrel are Jay and Abby Michaels. The Harper and The Minstrel specialize in beautiful Ayres and Ballads, but are quite adept at Jigs, Reels & Dances. Their vast repertoire includes unique arrangements of Music ranging from
Prepare to be Amazed! Astonished! Flabbergasted! Dumbfounded! And lots of other words! Master Hildebrand returns with his unique brand of pub magic. Find him wandering the lanes of the shire or maybe on stage at the pub. You never know where he’ll turn up!
Games & Activities
* Like a modern agricultural fair, games, rides, and activities may have an additional fee to participate in.