Alabama Renaissance Faire
Angela & The Foxcars
Blackbeard Gary, Lazy-Eye Dolores, Elegant Angela, and Seaside Stealer Larry with Four-legged Marlie are Angela & The Foxcars. Come sing along as they share their love of Sea Shanties, Celtic, & Folk Music for all ye Dames & Ladies.
is comprised of Jon and Lisa Butts. Jon plays the guitar and Lisa plays both the hammered dulcimer and the recorder. She also has a beautiful singing voice!
Menagerie's performances occur throughout the day. They can be found beside the
Renaissance Faire Information Booth located opposite the Fountain from the
From the highlands of Scotland, and the
Moor-infested lands of Spain
two men met upon the high seas
and decided to share their love of
Celtic and Pirate music
with the masses . . . .
These wandering troubadours can be found throughout the park, in the lanes, performing on both stages during the day, and often provide the music for the spontaneous Maypole Dance.
The Wonder Elixir of Life show
is a classic, Renaissance-era 'medicine show' in the style of the Mountebanks of the Tudor Era and beyond. Drawing on many sources, and speaking in some of the smoothest fast-patter around, our characters extol the virtues of their 'amazing elixir' and continue to delight and entertain the audience in the meantime with small routines of 'fortune telling', magic, and humor.
Historical European martial arts (HEMA) refers to a variety of martial arts of European origin, particularly fencing systems which have died out long ago. The HEMA movement seeks to recreate these arts through the study of manuals and treatises written in the times when these arts were still in active use.
features a blend of Irish tunes infused with original ballads, modern favorites, and Celtic folk songs. Rich vocals are accompanied by guitar, Irish tin whistle, bodhrán, and mandolin.
plays in the lanes and teaches his love of music and the harp to anyone who stops to listen.
Eric is a gracious and talented addition to our faire!
are a traveling Gaelic pub band performing traditional Irish and Scottish folk tunes.
The ensemble includes singing, fiddle, guitar, banjo, bouzouki, and tin whistle.
The Empire of Medieval Pursuits
is a non-profit organization dedicated to the re-creation and enjoyment of the realities, myths, and legends of the Ancient Medieval world. Our purpose is to provide a forum through which individuals can come together in order to share a mutual interest in the celebration of the arts, customs, and ideologies of diverse and ancient cultures.
Lady Elizabeth and Lord Patrick
Enjoy a cappella performances by the Royal Court Singers
in the lanes.
photo: Soulcatching Photography
Daring, danger, and
Experience the magic as Victor takes you on a mesmerizing journey through the entire glassblowing process. Live demonstrations offer a front-row seat to the captivating world of shaping molten glass. The skilled artisans will narrate each step, from gathering the fiery liquid to crafting intricate details, showcasing their expertise and passion.
Watch for special fire-spinning performances
throughout the weekend!
(Magic City Mermaid)
Beautiful and talented, find the magical mermaid near the fountain.
The Shire of Glynn Rhe
is a local chapter of the S.C.A. (Society of Creative Anachronism),
dedicated to the research and re-creation of pre-17th century European history.
They invite you to check them out if you have ever had the dream of seeing what it was like to fight in armored combat like a knight, or dance courtly dances far into the evening, or feast at great feasts with kings and barons and other nobles!
The Zholdak Kozaky
are a live-steel, living history re-enactment group, whose shows revolve around life in a 17th century mercenary camp. You will see sword fights, blacksmithing, cooking demonstrations, and even learn how to make simple medicines.
Visit their encampment on the corner of Wood Ave and Tuscaloosa St.
The Rainbow Dancers
are a favorite at both the Alabama Renaissance Feast & Faire. Lady Wiporwil, Queen of the Rainbow Dancers, leads this ever-evolving dance troupe.
They perform continuously at the faire. Look for their Conical Dwelling located on the corner of N. Seminary St. and E. Tombigbee St.
“Duchess” Lizzy Fleete
is Alabama Renaissance Faire's resident unworthy poor beggar, groveler, carrot- enthusiast, kisser of feet, praiser of magnificence, and footstool to Royalty. Having grown up in the somber shadow of the Fleet Debtor’s Prison, Lizzy learned fine manners from the incarcerated noble-folk while running errands for a coin. After losing her carrot farmer husband (or possibly just misplacing him on purpose), Lizzy became a member of the unworthy poor, and sought a career as a lowly minion and beggar.
L.U.T.E., the Living Statue, represents a time when the Church was the greatest patron of the Arts flourishing in the Renaissance.
In the midst of the magic of the
Alabama Renaissance Faire,
L.U.T.E. encourages guests to
Lift. Up. Thine. Eyes.
Somewhere in the park is a magical dragon who sells ice cream and loves to tell stories!
Ask him to tell you one of his Dragon Tales!
Attempting to become the Village Know-It-All, she is currently the Village Know-It-Some! She revels in the history of the Tudor and Elizabethan Courts, thus making history fun to learn!
Look through Galileo's wondrous telescope to learn more about the Sun, the Stars, and the Universe known to the 17th century!