Bring friends and family opening weekend, September 13th and 14th, to receive “Two-for-One”
Become one with Medieval European culture during September 20th and 21st “Celtic Gathering”. Feast on a giant turkey leg while watching knights test their skills and might at the full contact jousting tournaments performed twice a day. You may even see Queen Elizabeth mingling with Faire-goers and knighting those she sees worthy.
If you’re ready for an adventure, strap on your boots and grab your sword as the swashbuckling pirates invade for the “Pirates Invasion” theme weekend at the Northern California Renaissance Faire, September 27th and 28th. Come dressed in your pirate best and join happy peasants, men in tights, merry maidens and more as the crowd the streets with revelry.
Visit The Dockside Alley where the beer and cider are flowing and celebrate as the Germans do during “Oktoberfest”
Let your imagination run wild on closing weekend, October 11th and 12th, when you are over come with the whimsy and beauty during Fantasy weekend. See aw-inspiring aerial performance, comedy shows that will have you giggling all day, danger acts that will leave you amazed and more. Activities, period-themed rides and performances are offered to entertain any and all age groups.
Advance tickets will be available in August, and anyone who purchases online tickets before September 13th will receive $5 off admission.
WHAT: Northern California Renaissance Faire, A Play Faire Production
WHEN: Every Saturday and Sunday September 13th- October 12th
Celtic Rock Concert Series every Saturday night, FREE with general admission
THEME: Sept. 13-14: Two- for- One
Sept. 20-21: Celtic Gathering
Sept. 27-28: Pirate Invasion
Oct. 4-5: Oktoberfest
Oct. 11-12: Fantasy
TIME: 10 am- 6pm (Celtic Rock Series starts at 6pm on Sat.)
WHERE: Casa de Fruta, 10031 Pacheco Pass Highway, Hollister
COST: $25 at the gate; children 12 and under will be admitted FREE the entire run of the Faire. A weekend pass, which covers the admission for one weekend, is $35. A ‘Fairever’
INFO: For more information and tickets, visit www.norcalrenfaire.com or call 408.847.FAIR.
About the Northern California Renaissance Faire:
The Northern California Renaissance Faire is run by Play Faire Productions, a group of self-appointed actors and artisans who took ownership as a collective in 2004. Many Faire participants have been exciting crowds with their performances for over 35 years, never failing to entertain the masses with their pranks and mischievous behavior. They are proud to be the only Faire of its kind that is managed by their own performers, presenting an incomparable way to experience the magic of the time period. Whether you attend for an all encompassing history lesson, or wish to play in the original adult playground, there is no doubt that everyone will have the chance to stretch their imagination…