Ticket Sales
Entertainment
Marketplace
Theme Weekends
Galleries
Participation
Getting There
Home
Banner Bottom
 

 

 

Top Horizontal

The Stages

~ The Royal Garden Stage ~

Manly Men in Tights

Manly Men in Tights

Laughter, Steel and Sex Appeal! The triumphant return of one the hottest comedies in Renaissance Faire History. Creator Michael Cawelti brings back this merry spectacle to the Northern California Renaissance Faire. You won’t want to miss this silly, swashbuckling, testosterone-fueled romp, where the audience gets into the act, and the laughs are non-stop!

Performing daily at 11:30, 1:30 & 3:30.

Commedia Volante

Commedia Volante

The very roots of Renaissance Theatre come to life through the colorful and hilarious form of Commedia Del Arte. This modest band of barmy mirthful pranksters captivate the audience with a unique design of provocative improvisational Italian comedy. See the classic characters and scenarios that set the foundation for generations of sketch comedy.

Performing daily at 12:15 & 2:15.

Serenata

Serenata

Experience the beautiful music and traditional dances of the exotic Serenata performed by the musical cast of Commedia Volante.

Performing daily at 4:15.

The Queen's Royal Reception

The Queen's Royal Reception

All the pomp and pageantry of a visit from Her Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, comes to the stage in a spectacle not to be missed. See the Queen reunite with the most revered Privateer and Explorer of the time, Sir Francis Drake. Watch the dashing Sir Walter Raleigh charm the lovely courtiers and enjoy the battle of wits and crossing of swords that's bound to occur.

Performing daily at 3:00.

The Mayor Show

The Mayor's Show

The good people of Willingtown prepare for The Queens arrival. What entertainment shall they prepare for her pleasure? Who are these two strangers from London, and what are they doing in Willingtown? Mayhem ensues when the former mayor throws a twist in the plot!

Performing daily at 1:00.

~ The Fools' Stage ~

MooNiE the
Magnif'Cent

MooNiE the Magnif'Cent

Comedy to be seen and barely heard, Moonie brings an indescribable style of showmanship rare to be found. Follow MooNiE into a world where what appears to be, becomes apparently what it was meant to be. Though maybe not! Fire on a tightrope ends a show jammed with tricks of all kind. MooNiE always packs the house and leaves the audience wanting more. Check the schedule and get there early. Seats fill up quickly.

Performing daily at 10:30, 12:00, 1:45 & 3:15.

BrooN

BrooN

With a wit drier than the Sahara, BRooN will leave you smirking and giggling throughout the day. It's been concluded for some time that BRooN doesn't eat fire to impress the crowds, he just likes the taste of the kerosene. A regular headliner on the national faire circuit, BRooN is a crowd favorite. Recommended attire: straight jackets.

Performing daily at 11:15, 1:00, 2:30 & 4:00.

MooNie and BRooN Finale

MooNie and BRooN Finale

Come join the locals of Willingtown for the Grand Finale. See MooNiE and his partner- in - crime, BRooN, bring down the house.

Performing daily at 5:00.

~ Tournament of Horses Arena ~

Joust

World Tournament of Champions

Armed with lances, swords and daggers, the Knights of the Realm presents full contact jousting in Renaissance and Medieval style tournaments.

Find out more

Performing daily at 12:00 & 3:00.

Equine Guild

Equine Show

The Royal Equine Guild proudly presents their fine collection of horses. During their daily shows they will be featuring the Gypsy Horse and the American Gypsy Horse Breed Association.

Performing daily at 11:30 & 2:30.

~ The Amethyst Arbor Stage ~

Dirty Laundry

Dirty Laundry

Wet dirty women and good clean fun is what this show is all about. These hilarious and lively wenches are here to teach the unsuspecting a thing or two about cleaning up their acts and how to dish dirt with the best of them.

Performing daily at 12:15, 2:15, & 4:15.

The Van Kleaver Brothers

The Van Kleaver Brothers

Straight from Holland come the two greatest chefs of all time. Using cleavers and carrots, accuracy and idiocy, they demonstrate the destruction of edible targets as blades fly. Their dazzling, delicious, display of fearless comedy has left crowds wild and satiated around the globe. If you like danger or just hate vegetables you're going to love this show.

Performing daily at 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00.

The Merry Wives of Windsor

The Merry Wives of Windsor

Windsor's distinctive tight-harmony sound is surpassed only by their comic charm and lively, engaging performance style. Join these singing serving wenches of Windsor's Tavern as they sing about their favorite subjects, beer and men!

Performing September 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th & October 2nd at 11:30, 1:30 & 3:30.

This show is rated NC17. NOT suitable for children.

Belles of Bedlam

The notorious and naughty Peeling sisters are back with their bawdy songs and wicked Irish humor. They'll make a bold man blush and good man cry...for more, that is.

Performing October 3rd, 9th, 10th, 16th & 17th at
11:30, 1:30 & 3:30.

This show is rated NC17. NOT suitable for children.

~ Port o' Call Stage ~

Siamsa La Cheile

Siamsa La Cheile

These lively lads and lasses will capture your hearts with their traditional Celtic dancing and music. These dances have grown in popularity in recent years and are performed in their original style and costuming. This is a a great show for the whole family.

Performing daily at 11:00, 1:00 & 3:00.

Fowl Tales

Fowl Tales

Bob Bartley and his feathered friend, Gypsy, bring colorful tales of sea travel, tricks, a "A bit with a dog" for the delight of audiences of all ages.

Performing daily at 12:15, 2:15 & 4:00.

Suspended Reality

Suspended Reality

Open your mind and enter the imagination of Shakespeare as his Faerie Queen, Titania, dances gracefully through the sky with her mischievous mate, Oberon. Utilizing hoops and ribbons this graceful demonstration of aerial ballet will amaze those who dream of flying.

Performing daily at 11:35, 1:35 & 3:35
Adjacent to the Port of Call Stage.

~ Chessboard Stage ~

Pipe And Bowl Morris and Country Dancers

Pipe And Bowl Morris
and Country Dancers

Keeping alive the roots of Renaissance culture, The Pipe and Bowl Dancers take to the stage and the streets performing classic Morris Dances with bells and scarves along with traditional English country dancing as well. They are always happy to teach a dance for those that wish to learn.

Performing daily at 10:30 on the Port o' Call Stage
12:00, 2:00 & 4:00 on the Chessboard Stage.

The Living Chess Match

The Living Chess Match

The Sinister Black King has challenged the White King once again. The Black King and his entourage have come to win --- but there is more to this game than meets the eye. The Chess Board is the stage, the villagers are the pieces. Come sit and enjoy the game in the style of theatre in the round.

Performing daily at 10:30 & 4:30.

~ The Romany Camp Stage ~

The Sea Dogs

The Sea Dogs

What do you do with a drunken sailor? These legendary masters of maritime music answer that age old question in song. Fill your tankard at the Rusty Cutlass and come and sing along. Some deem them pirates and some call them sailors, we just call them fun.

Performing daily at 11:00, 1:00 & 3:30.

Teatro de Espana

Teatro de Espana

Living in his old Farmhouse with his wife, it has been many years since Sancho Panza has been on a quest with Don Quixote. Now old himself, Sancho is visited by the Ghost of Don Quixote. Presented in English and Spanish.

Performing daily at 11:30 & 3:00.

Silk Road Caravan Dancers

The Silk Road Caravan

This colorful troupe of curious wanderers bring you a precious cargo of passionate music and dance from the Exotic Eastern lands of the bold Saracen and the wild Dervish.

Come relax at Jazla's Coffee house and enjoy magical music and beautiful dancers in a relaxed atmosphere. You never know who'll drop in to perform!

Performing daily at 12:00, 2:00 & 4:00.

~ Curtain Call Stage ~

Shelly Crouse

Shelly Crouse

Stomp your feet as Shelly Crouse-Monarez, our Celtic Fiddler warms your heart.

Performing daily at 10:30 & in the village.

The Kondor Brothers

The Kondor Brothers

These young lads will charm and surprise you with their skill and daring. At the request of Her Royal Majesty, the duo delights revelers with masterful juggling.

Performing daily at 11:00, 1:30 & 4:30.

Lady Ettie

Lady Ettie

With the Queen's arrival approaching, the people and guests of Willingtown need to be on their best behavior. Lady Ettie, a spinner of tales like no other, is a customs and manners expert always inclined to refresh your memory of proper techniques and etiquette.

Performing daily at 12:00 & 4:00

The Tales of Mad Jack Scratchet

The Tales of Mad Jack Scratchet

Dust off your imagination and throw in with the waggle-tongued Mad Jack Scratchet on a storytelling adventure that explores the realms of myth, folklore, and legend. Our roguish raconteur welcomes you to actively participate in helping him craft his "tales of magic and frantic truth" or, if it's more to your liking, you may simply sit back and enjoy the show.

Performing daily at 11:30 , 1:00 & 3:30.

Mezmeron

Mezmeron

Guests of Willingtown will find themselves mystified and mesmerized by the magical, hypnotic powers of the Queen's newest amusement - Mezmeron.

Mezmeron appears at the Queen's royal command to tease and please faire revelers. You may find yourself in a precarious, yet hilarious, position when you succumb to the powers of Mezmeron!

Performing daily at 12:30 & 3:00.

One Jolly Beggar

One Jolly Beggar

Grab an ale (or two), pull up a seat, and listen as One Jolly Beggar performs favorite songs from days of old.

~ Ol' Dun Cow ~

The Piccolo Puppet Players

The Piccolo Puppet Players

The Piccolo Puppet Players present the beloved classic "The Punch & Judy show" Their lively antics will delight and amuse children of all ages. Don't miss this well crafted twenty five minutes worth of lively entertainment.

Performing daily at 11:30, 1:30 & 3:30.

Sing-a-long with Seraphina Sings- a-lot

Wee ones can have a laugh and learn a song or two as they 'Sing-a-long with Seraphina Sings-a-lot'.

Performing daily at 12:30 & 2:30.

Bottom Horizontal
(408) 847-FAIR  |  info@norcalrenfaire.com   |  Design by Stefanie Gold Design  |© 2010 Play Faire Productions