What dates and hours is King Richard’s Faire open?
Our 41st Season is open weekends (Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day & Columbus Day Monday), from September 3rd – October 23rd , 2022.
Faire hours are from 10:30am till until 6:00pm.
How much are tickets at the gate?
Adult (Ages 12+) $39
Children (Ages 4- 11) $20
**Children 3 and under are FREE and do not require a ticket**
How much are tickets online?
Adult (Ages 12+) $39*
Children (Ages 4-11) $20*
*Ticket price does not include online convenience fee per ticket.
How much are group discount tickets?
Adult (Ages 12+) $34
Children (Ages 4-11) $18
What is the advantage of purchasing your ticket(s) online?
Tickets purchased online may be purchased with a credit card. King Richard’s Faire only accepts cash at the gate for admission and food/beverage tickets.
You can print your tickets out at home and walk right through our gate or keep the ticket on your mobile device and have it scanned as you walk through our gate.
**Make sure you download your tickets before arriving. Wi-Fi can be unreliable!
What if I have a group? How do I buy tickets?
Group discounted rates begin with 25 or more adults.
Group purchases must be made over the phone by calling our corporate office @ 952-238-9915 (November-July) and the Faire site office @ 508-866-5391 (August-October) or via email by contacting firstname.lastname@example.org.
Group Discounted Pricing – $34 Adult/$18 Child
What is included with my ticket?
Once you have finished your journey from our FREE parking lot and entered the gates to Escape YOUR Reality in our quaint village known as Carvershire, you will be greeted with a complimentary guide of the realm. It lists all of the locations, attractions and food/beverages the Faire has to offer. With 8 stages, a tournament field for jousting, one mud pit, tons of street entertainment and performances that are all included with your admission, there’s no doubt you’ll have so much to do and see!
• All Food and Beverages are purchased with FOOD tickets ONLY. Food and beverage tickets can be purchased at one of the four kiosk booths located throughout the Faire site.
• Games and rides must be purchased with cash only.
• Amazing wares purchased from our talented artisans can be purchased with Lady Visa or Master Card. Cash is highly recommended.
What if the weather is bad and I’ve already bought my ticket online?
Rain or shine, the Faire tries to remain open and continue with its normal operation. Just as with outdoor professional sports venues, unless the weather is dangerous for our guests and participants, we remain open. The tickets purchased are valid, honored, and non-refundable. We update our website and Facebook page IF the Faire is unable to open due to weather. Please feel free to call our Faire Site office if you concerned @ 508-866-5391.
All tickets purchased online may be used any day of the Faire season.
Tickets are non-refundable.
How do I get to King Richard’s Faire?
The Faire is located at 235 Main Street, Carver, MA 02330
Take 93 South to Route 3 South to exit 16 (44 west) to Route 58/Carver exit. Follow our signs and they will lead you to the gate.
Take 95 South to 195 East to 495 North to exit 2 (Route 58) and follow our signs. They will lead you to the gate.
Is parking free? And what parking options are available?
The Faire offers free parking to all customers. We use local law enforcement on the roadways to keep high volume traffic moving and experienced in-house parking staff once you’ve entered our parking lot. Please follow the parking staff directions when entering the Faire’s parking lot. Our staff is trained to have you off the main road, parked, and walking towards the front gate within minutes of arriving. Vehicles parked not on Faire grounds (i.e., parking on the main road, or in the surrounding community) or parking in places not directed by the parking staff within our lot is not allowed and will be towed at owner’s expense.
Can I bring weapons or toy weapons to the FAIRE, or as part of my costume?
No weapons (blades, firearms, explosives, etc.) are allowed on Faire grounds. While we do have artisans who sell real weaponry, we do not allow those weapons to be brandished around the grounds. Any weapons purchased within the Faire grounds must remain within the original packaging when purchased. Costume weapon adornments are handled on a case by case basis.
Can I bring drinks or food into the Faire?
No! There is no outside food or beverage allowed into the Faire.
Can I bring my pet/animal to the Faire?
No! While we are an outdoor event, we do not allow pet animals into the Faire grounds. Dogs that are trained and legally identified as working service animals are the exception.
Is smoking permitted within the Faire? Are electronic cigarettes/vapors allowed?
No! King Richard’s Faire is a smoke-free event.
Does the Faire take credit/debit card? Are ATM’s located on the Faire grounds?
Most of the King Richard’s Faire artisans and vendors accept credit/debit cards including our Remembrance Shoppe. We also have (3) ATM machines located inside the front gate (2) outside the front gate, and (1) in our Remembrance Shop.
Does the Faire rent or sell costumes?
King Richard’s Faire has a wide variety of artisan shops that sell different 16th century apparel. If you wish to rent a costume for the day, Seams Like A Dream – located inside the front gate, rents adult and children’s costumes for a fee.