Monday, April 25, 2016

Albuquerque Renaissance Faire April 30th, 2016

Celebrate the Middle Ages with the City of Albuquerque The Barony of al-Barran, and Members of the Society for Creative Anachronism.  


Date: April 30th, 2016
Time: 10am - 6pm
Location: Albuquerque International Balloon Museum, 
9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, New Mexico 87113
Tickets: general admission Adult $10,    child (3-12) $5,    under 3 free

Enjoy food, music, demonstrations, arts, and activities all recreated from the Middle Ages! Renaissance Faire will be returning to the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum on Saturday, April 30, 2016, at the new time from 10 a.m.- 6 p.m. 
The Albuquerque Renaissance Faire is a rain or shine event.

Here ye! Here ye! Lords and Ladies of Albuquerque, get ready for the most loved event in the Kingdom! All of your favorites will return including The Tavern, Commoner's Food Court, Children's Realm, Group Wedding, and Village Shopping. New this year! There will be a Faire Wear Show: Pet Fashion Contest.

Entertainment

The Faire will be full of fun! Different entertainment can be found throughout the land including Celtic singers, juggling, and magic. From armored combat exhibitions and a Renaissance Village reenacting medieval life to Living History and demonstartions, there is entertainment for all. Stumble on entertainment that has traveled through centuries and over continents as you make your way around the grounds. There will be juggling, Celtic singers, Princess Unicorn, WAMagic and more.
Click this link for a schedule of events    Albuquerque Renaissance Faire @ CABQ.gov

Food and drink

Tilted Tankard Tavern serving food, Mead, ale etc. and entertainment   


Commoner's Food Court A variety of food trucks will serve your favorite fare along with other concessions of traditional Renaissance themed food including turkey legs, corn on the cob, baked goods and more.

For the kids 

Children's Realm
Princes and Princesses of Albuquerque are invited to rule the land for a day. Wanderland, presented by the Girls Scouts of NM Trails, will be back with fairy tale wand crafts. Enjoy fun activities at the Ye' old Counterpointe of Scouting, presented by the Boy Scouts Pack and Troop 88. Additionally, there will be free face painting, a rock climbing wall and opportunities to Fight a Knight and earn a certificate for your victory.
Join Keshet for workshops throughout the day where children will explore basic dance concepts such as rhythm, balance, shapes, and more. Included in these workshops are Renaissance steps, such as a Reverance, the Saltarello, the Gailliard and the Pavane.
Children's activities are free.

Learn more about the Society for Creative Anachronism.   

Prohibited Items

No live steel, regardless of being peace-tied or not.
No outside food or beverages.

2 comments:

  1. I've seen a couple of other events at other places, but this was my first time in here. It was amazing! Great venue, it's smaller than those bigger places but it is still a fair sized event space NYC. Food was great and I think it's recently renovated - it didn't seem old or anything.

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