Come and hear minstrels weave their music through melody and rhyme. Witness magic and mermaids, and discover a fairy realm full of sparkle and laughter for kids of all ages. Join in Medieval dance workshops at the Maypole and engage with living history at the Society for Creative Anachronism’s encampment.
Watch talented entertainers balance swords and breathe fire, or cheer along in wide-eyed wonderment as jugglers and balancing acts defy gravity. Be beguiled by belly dancers, their hips keeping time with the beat of the drum, and stop to hear extraordinary tales from storytellers and fablemongers. Experience the thrills of battle chess and viking combat, but don’t forget to test your mettle at axe-throwing and archery!
With a variety of entertainment, from comedy and spectacle to period workshops and games, the Orlando Renaissance Festival offers a full schedule of exciting and informative shows for the whole family!
It is the Duchess of Orlando’s birthday, and her husband the Duke has thrown a festival in her honor. The Sheriff and his sizeable entourage are in attendance, partly to take advantage of the Duke and Duchess’s hospitality, and partly to collect the Sheriff’s monthly fee for defending Orlando from wicked Robin Hood and his dastardly band of bandits.
The Jackdaws deliver original, contemporary, and traditional Irish rock to audiences across the land. This trailblazing trio will excite and have you coming back for more with their driving melodies and relentlessly aggressive lyrics.
More Irish than a drunken roar, and a damned sight messier. Meet The Jackdaws.
Woodlynd is a two piece group consisting of hammer dulcimer and harp playing Celtic, Gypsy, and Classical tunes and songs
Trash or Treasure
Our Lovable village characters; Mad Maggie and Thurston use their giant box of "Trash" to tell scrambled fairy tales that have been "Treasured" throughout the ages. Currently our story is: Snow White's Beanstalk and the Seven Bears. It's hard to keep it straight when all the pages in your book fall out at the beginning of every show.
Rated G for awesome!
The Hopeless Romantics Comedy Show
The Hopeless Romantics Comedy Show has been "Making Love Funny" for over 20 years at festivals across the country.
Come hear Master Storyteller Guido Libido tell the "real" version of your favorite love tragedies like Romeo & Juliet or Adam & Eve in a way you have never heard before.....or will want to again.
These two 30min interactive comedy shows involve the audience and are never the same twice.
Also, Story Time with Guido!
That's right, Guido will share his personal stories about LOVE! (Yay!)...and Tragedy....(Awww!)
For adults only.
The Village Challenge of Wits
A Renaissance Reconnaissance game--Part escape room, part scavenger hunt, but wholly entertaining.
The Mayor and the Village Clerk guide you on a quest as they help you find puzzles that are carefully hidden around the shire. Solve each mystery and return with the answer. It is fun for all ages.
Try your hand at this challenge of wits, best of all---it is FREE to play.
Puzzles and prizes change every day.
Blackenshear the Curious!
Comedy and amazing magic are what you can expect at a Blackenshear show delivered in his dry laid back style. Entertaining and engaging for audiences of all ages, this seasoned performer and consummate entertainer will win you over with his award winning comedy act!
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