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Albuquerque Renaissance Faire

Thank you for coming to the 2018 Albuquerque Renaissance Faire!

2018 Renaissance Faire Thank You Photo

Thank you to everyone for a successful event!

On Saturday, April 28, 2018 the Lords and Ladies of Albuquerque, attended the most beloved event in the kingdom. All of the faire favorites returned 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.


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.

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.

Living History

The Renaissance was a period of growth and exploration. Discover the rebirth of European civilization in the Living History realms. Inside the museum learn the importance of documents with Scribal Arts, map the stars with Astronomy Instruction and see how fabric was created by the spinners and weavers. Outside in The Village see what it was like to live during the Renaissance. Watch the blacksmith prepare tools and weapons, visit the archery station to see the variety of bows and arrows and don't miss the impromptu belly-dancer performances.



  • 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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