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Albuquerque Renaissance Faire

Step back in time at the 2018 Albuquerque Renaissance Faire

Ren Faire 2016 Collage

Albuquerque Renaissance Faire: Saturday, April 28, 2018

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

Here ye. Here ye. Lords and Ladies of Albuquerque, get ready for the most beloved event in the Kingdom. All of your favorites will return including The Tilted Tankard Tavern, Commoners' Food Court, Children's Realm, Village Shopping and more.

Enjoy food, music, demonstrations, arts, and activities all recreated from the Middle Ages. The Renaissance Faire will be returning to the Anderson-Abruzzo Albuquerque International Balloon Museum on Saturday, April 28, 2018.

Become a vendor!

We are on a quest to find the finest products in all the land. Delight event goers with the rarest goods and fairest food. We are accepting applications from artisan and food truck vendors with products that will fit into the theme and feel of the faire.
Apply to be a vendor today! 


The Renaissance Faire will be jammed packed with entertainment from bands, skits, magic and so much more, you are not going to want to miss one second of the action. Cheer on your favorite knights in the list field or during the variety of armored combat demonstrations.

Tilted Tankard Tavern

Kings and Queens can take advantage of the opportunity to escape the hard life of running the Kingdom and spend some time in The Tilted Tankard Tavern. Enjoy food, entertainment, and libations from local vendors.

Food Fit for a King

Feast on delicious food and drinks served by a variety of food trucks along with concessions of traditional Renaissance themed food including turkey legs, corn on the cob, baked goods and more.

Village Shopping

Hear ye, hear ye. Calling all those who love Renaissance Faire goods. Delight in village shopping; featuring handcrafted items from over 50 merchants. Browse through a variety of Renaissance-themed merchandise ranging from pottery, homespun yarn, and skin care products to Renaissance clothing, housewares, and jewelry. Be prepared, as you can be sure to find tons of wonderful items to purchase.

Children's Realm

Get your little knights, princes and princesses ready for battle with free face painting. They will also be able to join in with multiple performers including arts, crafts, and more.

Children's activities are free.

Society for Creative Anachronism

Learn more about the Society for Creative Anachronism and watch this video to get truly inspired for this year's faire.

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.


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