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Albuquerque Renaissance Faire

Information about the Albuquerque Renaissance Faire.


Albuquerque Renaissance Faire: Saturday, April 28, 2018

Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m.

Lords and Ladies of Albuquerque, get ready for the most beloved event in the kingdom. All of the faire favorites will return including The Tilted Tankard Tavern, Commoners' Food Court, Children's Realm, Village Shopping, Living History and live entertainment for the whole family!

Presented by the City of Albuquerque, Society for Creative Anachronism | Barony al-Barran and Taste ABQ BioPark

Purchase tickets online or in person at the Shark Reef Cafe, located next to the ABQ BioPark Aquarium. (map)

Become a Vendor

The quest to find the finest products in all the land is in motion. Delight event goers with the rarest goods and fairest food. Applications from local artisans with products that will fit into the theme and feel of the faire are being accepted. Application deadline is March 16!

Apply to be a vendor today!


The finest entertainers from across the kingdom have gathered for your amusement and delight! Enjoy live entertainment on multiple stages throughout the event. Witness fascinating living history demonstrations, cheer for your favorite champions during both the Armored Combat Exhibitions and thrilling Live Equestrian Showcase.

     Equestrian Jousting by Order of Epona • 11 a.m. & 3 p.m.
          Cheer for your favorite knight as they present their skills to the kingdom.

     Faire Ware Show: Pet Fashion Contest • 1:30 p.m.
          Dress your four-legged royal friend in the best and enter to compete. Sign up at the event.

     Crawl to the Crown: Baby Race • 2 p.m. 
          Put your baby's speed skills to the test to see who is the fastest in the land. Sign up at the event.

Tilted Tankard Tavern

Kings and Queens (21+) can enjoy food, entertainment and libations from local vendors in The Tilted Tankard Tavern, located upstairs in the Balloon Museum. Adults can saunter through the event with a goblet full of a local favorite beverage from: 

Food Fit for a King

Feast like royalty on delicious food and drinks served by a variety of local food trucks. Look for items such as, turkey legs, roasted corn, meat pies, pizza, frozen sweet treats and more.

Village Shopping

Browse through a variety of local handcrafted artisans ranging from pottery, housewares, and baked goods to clothing, body products, and jewelry.

Children's Realm

In the Children's Realm, your little prince or princess can enjoy free face painting, storm the rock wall and prepare for battle against a knight.

     Fight A Knight • noon & 4 p.m.
          Young heroes can battle to save the Kingdom!


Tickets are now on sale online and will also be available for purchase at the door the day of the event.


  • Adults: $10
  • Children 4-12: $5
  • Children 3 and younger: Free

Get inspired and learn more about the Society for Creative Anachronism

Prohibited items

  • No live steel, regardless of being peace-tied.
  • No outside food or beverages.

The Albuquerque Renaissance Faire is a rain or shine event.

Event Sponsors

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