Renaissance Faire

Renaissance Faire

  • April 28 & 29
  • 11am – 5pm
  • The Historic Village of Smithville will be transformed into the Shire of Smithville in the heart of the English Renaissance.
  • Fun for the whole family including comedy, tragedy, sword fighting, dance, song, knights, jesters and so much more.
  • Located on the Village Greene side of Smithville.

                                                                                                      

Shelly ButtonsRenaissance Faire, April 28 and 29th from 11am to 5pm

Join the players of the New Jersey Renaissance Faire and travel back to the days of yore and merry olde England as the historic village of Smithville is transformed into the Shire of Smithville in the heart of the English Renaissance.  The good Duke of Northumberland has decreed merriment for all. Fun for the whole family including comedy, tragedy, sword fighting, dance, song, knights, jesters and so much more.  Also stroll amongst the wares of the local vendors and traveling merchants sporting historical gifts and finely crafted items.  Visit the website of the New Jersey Renaissance Faire at http://www.njrenfaire.com/ and feel free to send us a message via ye olde email at info@njrenfaire.com.

 

SCHEDULE:

Time Sat  Sun 
11-11:30 Opening Opening
11:30-12 Shakespeare Shakespeare
12-12:30 Shelli Buttons Shelli Buttons
12:30-1 Lords of Adventure Lords of Adventure
1-1:30 Knights of Crossford lakeside>Shakespeare Knights of Crossford  lakeside>Shakespeare
1:30 parade parade
2-2:30 Bardy Pardy Lakeside/Gunpowder Demo Bardy Pardy Lakeside/Gunpowder Demo
2:30-3 Shelli Buttons                   Lakeside > History of Crossford Shelli Buttons                   Lakeside > History of Crossford
3-3:30 Shakespeare Shakespeare
3:30-4 Lords of Adventure Lords of Adventure
4-4:30 Shakespeare Approves Shakespeare Approves
4:30-5 Shelli Buttons Shelli Buttons
4:30 Bardy Pardy & Close Bardy Pardy & Close

 

New Jersey Renaissance Faire Street Cast:  The streets of Smithville will come alive with a host of colorful characters from the New Jersey Renaissance Faire.  Music and interaction that the whole family will love.  Become a knight yourself, or a princess or even a Renaissance rat catcher…. or a rat rehabilitator as the case may be.  Experience the fantasy!

Shelli Buttons:  Aerial acrobatics, feats of human balance and juggling plus a mass of adorable in a tiny package.  https://www.facebook.com/Shelli-Buttons-330412620315715

 

Shakespeare Approves:  William Shakespeare himself, bringing his stories to life with the help of amazing actors chosen from amongst the crowd.  https://www.facebook.com/ShakespeareApproves

 

The Lords of Adventure:  Two identical twin sword fighting brothers who will duel for your entertainment pleasure and teach hysterical lessons about living a life of adventure.  http://lordsofadventure.com/Welcome.html

 

Plus a variety of music.  Shop the hand made wares of over 10 additional vendors on the village green!