Winter Renaissance Faire returns to Essex Junction
The Winter Renaissance Faire returns to the Champlain Valley Exposition ini Essex Junction on Feb. 1 and 2. Come inside from the cold and snow for a full weekend of merriment and fun for the whole family.
This year the Winter Renaissance Faire will feature a sundry of performance troupes including singers, musicians, acrobats and dancers; as well as medieval living history and demonstrations of life in the Old World.
With over 50 artisans and craft vendors — including over a dozen new to the faire vendors — you can discover handcrafted jewelry, woodcrafts, medieval-inspired clothing, leathercrafts, swords and armor and toys.
Those over 21 years of age, will find mead, wine and spirits, including Groennfell Meadery, Smugglers’ Notch Distillery and Sticky Paws Meadery. Patrons can also indulge their appetites with treats from cultures around the world. Walk the faire with a turkey leg in hand, sample delicacies from the Far and Middle East or satisfy a sweet tooth.
Tickets for the Faire are available at the door or online at vtgatherings.com/winter-faire. Adult tickets cost $15, children ages 6-12 are $5 and kids under 6 are free.