JOUSTING • ARCHERY • ARMORED COMBAT • SHOPS & CRAFTS

Every Saturday & Sunday — MAY 21 to JULY 3 — 10:30 am to 6:00 pm — 150 Locust Road in Harwinton, CT

Shows & Entertainment

Prepare yourself for a day of fun and festivity that will have you coming back for more. Our entertainers travel from around the country to bring you something truly unique. We’ve got an unforgettable combination of action, comedy, and family fun that is perfect for any family adventure.

Unless otherwise noted, we include all performances with your admission. Some performers may busk for tips. Please tip at your discretion.

Randal Piper

Many moons ago, a fully bearded baby was born. That child is now a man-child and that man-child is the Bard, Randal Piper. Blessed by the gods with a golden voice, he travels the country performing his intergalactically renowned critical hits.

MooNiE the Magnif’Cent

Jun 18 to Jul 3 only! Three Weekends to catch this AMAZING act! 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 show that has something for everyone.

Live Armored Combat

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 for all FIVE weekends! Not to be missed!

The Knights Encampment

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 earn honorary knighthood?

The Jackdaws

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 Jackdaws.

The Harper & The Minstrel

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 Medieval Spain’s 13th Century Cantgas de Santa Maria to the

Erika the Harpist

Find Erika on the Gazebo Stage playing the most beautiful music you’ll ever hear. She’ll be with us every day of the 2021 season!

Aaron Bonk – Fire Whips & Swords

June 11 to Jul 3 – 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 amaze the whole family with his world renown stunt show spectacular.

The Joust

Witness combat on horseback between two knights with lances during this historic battle of horsemanship and skill at arms.

Activities & More to do

When you’re not exploring our bustling marketplace or watching shows, we’ve got plenty of activities to keep you busy. These activities may have a fee associated with them. Our themed weekends may have additional contests and activities not shown here.

The Maze

Take a stroll through the Maze as you hunt for lost treasure!

Archery

Step up to the line and test your skill at archery! This is where Robin and his Merry Band practice (and you thought it was in his mom’s garage). Can you hit the bullseye?

Knighting Ceremony

Check your schedule to make sure you don’t miss out on the Knighting Ceremony! Brave young squires and ladies can appear before Queen Eleanor or one of our knights to be elevated to Knighthood. Applicants must be brave, honest, chivalrous and noble of deed.

Knight School

Children of all ages will enjoy learning what life was like for Knights and Squires.

Fight the Knight

Think you can fight a knight…for the princess? to the DEATH? Well, we won’t take it that far, but you can challenge one of our knights to see if you can win the day. Great fun for kids AND adults!

Hurl Bats

Looking to take out some aggression on a wall of rough-cut lumber but Axes and Daggers are a bit too much? Try our hurl bats! Violence that anyone can enjoy!

Axe Throw

Axes are all the rage now-a-days, but we’ve been doing it for years! Come play the OG version of the latest craze!

Dagger Toss

They say a skilled thief can put three daggers on target without looking. We don’t recommend that, but can you get at least ONE to stick in?

Test of Strength

Are you big? Strong? Tough? Brave? Think you can ring the bell? I bet you can’t. Give it a try at the Test of Strength!

Escape Room

Do you have what it takes to escape The Sheriff’s most diabolical torment yet? Try your hand at the Escape Room and see if you have what it takes to join Robin’s merry band!

Tomato Torment

Throw tomatos at some poor bloke with his head stuck thru a hole. Great family fun! Make Salad Fun Again!

Jacob’s Ladder

Do you have what it takes to navigate Jacob’s Ladder? Watch how it’s done, come up with your plan, and climb your way to the top without falling off. Easy, right? Think again. Great fun for all ages.