April 15 - June 4, 2017 | Sat. & Sun. 10:30am - 6pm
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What are the dates and hours?
The Festival is open Saturdays and Sundays plus Memorial Day, from April 15 thru June 4, 2017. Hours are from 10:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.
What is the admission cost?
Adults: $22, Children (6-12): $10 *Children 5 and under are always free.
Is there a charge for parking?
NO - Parking is FREE!
Where are you located?
The Festival is located just 8 miles south of Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on I-85 at exit 61 (Fairburn, Peachtree City Exit). Click here for directions. Street Address: 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd, Fairburn, GA 30213
What is included with the admission price?
All entertainment shows, the Jousting Tournaments, Contests and Special Events, the Children's Play Kingdom, the Royal Petting Farm, Juggling School, and much more! You may choose to purchase souvenirs, arts and crafts, food, beverages, or games and rides.
Can we re-enter the Festival later the same day?
YES - If you need to leave the village and re-enter the same day, have your hand stamped at the Exit Gate.
Can we bring food or drink into the Festival?
NO - Health and safety regulations prohibit bringing outside food or drink inside the Festival gates. Exceptions are made for people with food allergies, medical conditions, food sensitivities, and young children, i.e. infant formula.
Is the Festival accessible for guests with disabilities?
The Festival is an outdoor event, held in a natural setting. Wheelchairs and motorized wheelchairs are welcome, however guests may find some areas of the grounds challenging to travel. Pathways vary from grass and dirt to some gravel, and there are concrete paths in areas with a steeper incline. Reserved parking for guests with disabilities is available and several restroom areas are available as noted on the Festival map.
Do you rent wheelchairs or wagons?
YES - Wagons and wheelchairs are available for rent outside our Front Gate at the Belrose Shop.
Can we bring our pet to the Festival?
NO - Due to the many performing animals in the Festival, no pets are allowed in the village*. *Pets are allowed on our designated Pet Friendly Weekend - restrictions apply.
What type of clothing should we wear to the Festival?
This is an outdoor event, so you should dress casually with comfortable walking shoes. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone not properly dressed or dressed in a manner that may be offensive to other guests. Shirts and shoes are required!
Can we wear costumes?
YES - We love to see our guests dressed in Renaissance costumes. Costume rentals are available outside our Front Gate at the Belrose Shop. However, we reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone not properly attired or dressed in a manner that may be offensive to other guests. Shirts and shoes are required!
What happens if it rains?
We are open rain or shine. It is extremely rare that we close on a Festival day.
Is there an ATM?
YES - We have five ATMs. Two are located just inside the Festival Front Gate, the third ATM is located next to the First Aid Building, and the fourth and fifth are next to our King's Food Court.
Are there hotels nearby?
There are several hotels very close to the Festival site that we recommend: Country Inn & Suites - Fairburn 678.782.4900; Wingate By Wyndham - Fairburn 770.892.3006
How can I get involved with the Festival?
The Festival is staffed by many local people in a variety of roles. We hold auditions for actors, musicians, and our Apprentice Program in January, and support cast member applications are taken in March. You can find out the exact dates and times by going to the Contact tab under Employment.
The Festival bans firearms of any type on our premises. This includes those attendees who maintain a Georgia Weapons Carry License or a similar permit from another state. No functioning projectile weapons - including water pistols, silly-string guns, and ping-pong pistols. If your costume includes a sword or dagger it must remain properly sheathed and peace-tied. Present yourself to the Security person at our Front Gate. Drawing of any type of weapon at any time is NOT allowed. Broadaxes, claymores, maces, halberds, tipped arrows, or pole weapons are NOT allowed.