Events

Events are updated as they are confirmed. Keep an eye on this page for updates!

Sep 20 - Sep 22

Virginia Faery Festival

Join us for the 5th Annual Virginia Faery Festival, September 220th-22nd, 2019, at Spirithaven in Stuart, VA, and experience the childlike delight in folklore and fairy tales as you never have before! Our festival features a fairy themed marketplace of talented artists from around the country, AMAZING entertainment for your entire family, a plethora of children's activities, and evening happenings for weekend campers and VIPs.

10:00am - 7:00pm EDT

Spirithaven Farm, Stuart VA

http://www.virginiafaeryfestival.com/

Sep 28

Mead Fest

Join us the fourth Saturday in September each year for a special day celebrating the making, drinking and sharing of Mead! Hosted inside and outside Starrlight Mead, this is one of our favorite celebrations and our biggest event of the year. Free, fun, and family-friendly - this is one you don't want to miss! We have smoked Turkey Legs, food trucks, sword fighting knights, Renaissance music, home mead making demonstrations, lots of arts and crafts vendors.

12:00pm - 5:00pm EDT

Starrlight Meadery, Pittsboro NC

https://www.starrlightmead.com/mead-fest

Past events

Jun 28 - Jun 30

New York Faerie Festival

The NY Faerie Festival is a Nature loving and family friendly event set in rural New York State just east of Binghamton. Fairies, elves and fantastic creatures gather in wooded hollows between the Finger Lakes and the Catskill mountains. With enchanting music and colorful pageantry they invite you to join them in celebrating nature's wonders and the magic of imagination.

11:00am - 7:00pm EDT

Ouaquaga, NY

https://www.nyfaeriefest.com/

May 11

Manassas Viking Festival

The Manassas Viking Festival is a cultural and educational event hosting several Viking reenactment groups who will set up camp on the Manassas Museum lawn where they will demonstrate scenes from daily life during the Viking era, including iron work, tool making, wood carving, working with wool, archery skills and period fighting.

10:00am - 5:00pm EDT

Harris Pavillion, Manassas VA

https://www.facebook.com/manassasvikingfest/

Apr 13 - Apr 14

Festival of Legends

The Festival of Legends is a celebration of the mythic arts and the magic of life itself. It is a playground for the imagination – for children as well as adults – and an escape from the mundane world. It is a journey to the romantic by-gone eras that never were, and an exploration of the fantastical realms that have always been. The inhabitants are magicians and musicians, acrobats and comedians, artists and crafters, proud knights and fairytale creatures.

10:00am - 6:00pm EDT

Optimist Farm, Apex NC

http://festivaloflegends.com/

Dec 1

Scandinavian Christmas Fair

The Scandinavian Christmas Fair in Raleigh, North Carolina is an authentic celebration of the traditions of the Scandinavian countries, Sweden, Norway, Denmark, Finland and Iceland. This old-world celebration is certain to get you in the spirit of the season. This year marks the 22nd anniversary of the Julmarknad (Christmas Fair in Swedish) and it attracts people from Scandinavia and of Scandinavian descent as well as many Americans who have made this an annual tradition.

10:00am - 5:00pm EST

Holshouser Building, NC State Fairgrounds, Raleigh NC

http://www.scanfair.org/

Oct 27

South Eastern NC Pagan Pride

Join hundreds of magical pagans and pagan friends in 2018 for love light and fun for the most recent PPD in our neck of the woods! The South Eastern NC Pagan Pride Day hopes to attract over a thousand pagans, pagan friends and the pagan curious. Open to the general public, this autumn celebration will offer the return of Pagan Pride Day one Saturday in October with both entertainment and education through social, commercial, and spiritual activities.

10:00am - 5:00pm EDT

Onslow Pines Park, Jacksonville NC

http://www.sencppd.org/

Oct 20 - Oct 21

Vikings Con

A fan convention/festival in the U.S. for fans of the History Channel's show Vikings, to celebrate Viking history & culture. VikingsCon programming will be very interactive and includes panels, several workshops, demos and training courses, a cosplay contest, a living history encampment and more Vikings-era things to see and do for all ages! We will even be hosting an after-party and camping!

10:30am - 7:00pm EDT

Charles Co Fairgrounds, La Plata MD

https://vikingscon.com/

Sep 22

Mead Day

The American Homebrewers Association has designated the first Saturday in August as Mead Day. We think it’s a great excuse for a mini-Renaissance Faire! Join us the first Saturday in August each year for a special day celebrating the making, drinking and sharing of Mead! Due to our move into our new location in late Summer, we are postponing our Mead Day celebration to Saturday, September 22, 2018! We hope you will join us then!

12:00pm - 5:00pm EDT

Starrlight Meadery, Pittsboro NC

https://www.starrlightmead.com/mead-day/

May 12

Manassas Viking Festival

Come relive the age of the Vikings with Viking reenactment, educational demonstrations, music, dancers, vendors, and food at Manassas Viking Festival!

10:00am - 5:00pm EDT

Harris Pavilion and Manassas Museum Lawn, Manassas VA

https://www.facebook.com/manassasvikingfest/

May 4 - May 6

May Day Fairie Festival at Spoutwood Farm

Spoutwood Farm Center is an organization dedicated to bringing people and nature together. We have grown our Festival carefully and with love over the past 26 years. We believe that fairies and beauty will save the world, and invite you to help us in this endeavor! Our Festival is well-attended every year, with an average attendance of approximately 11,000 over the 3-day weekend.

10:00am - 6:00pm EDT

Spoutwood Farm, Glen Rock PA

http://www.spoutwood.org/fairie-festival/2018-may-day-fairie-festival/

Apr 14 - Apr 15

Festival of Legends

The Festival of Legends is a celebration of the mythic arts and the magic of life itself. It is a playground for the imagination – for children as well as adults – and an escape from the mundane world. It is a journey to the romantic by-gone eras that never were, and an exploration of the fantastical realms that have always been. The inhabitants are magicians and musicians, acrobats and comedians, artists and crafters, proud knights and fairytale creatures.

10:00am - 6:00pm EDT

Optimist Farm, Apex NC

http://festivaloflegends.com/

Mar 24

Springtime Medieval Market

Peasants, rogues, villains, and royals, your attention please! We are so very excited to announce the next Medieval Market on March 24th! Everyone amazed us with such wonderful presence, garb, & enthusiasm at the inaugural market, and we are looking forward to making this next one an even larger and more entertainment filled day of revelry in West Asheville at The Odditorium! There will be merchants from near and far, dancers nimble and lovely, warriors fearsome and brave, and musicians melodic.

10:00am - 4:00pm EDT

The Odditorium, Asheville NC

https://www.facebook.com/events/719980391530816/

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