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Northern California Renaissance Faire


Our little village of Willingtown comes to life as our annual Market Faire welcomes talented and exotic performers from throughout the globe to our streets and stages. Nine stages boast non-stop entertainment.The streets and stages are filled with music and dance from traditional Morris and English Country, to Celtic and Gypsy Tribal. Happy peasants, crooked Constables, gossiping washerwomen, and merry maidens fill the streets with revelry as the festivities begin.

Fast Facts

Where is it? Pacheco Pass, HWY 152, Hollister, CA

When did it start? 2004

When does it run? September 18, 2021 to October 24, 2021

Artisans & Entertainers (34)

Barley Bane

Categories: Entertainers, Music

Renaissance Faire band extraordinaire: ready, willing and able to melt your period appropriate face with songs of drink, dick & the famed nethers.


Categories: Entertainers, Comedy

While cracking bullwhips, juggling bowling balls or eating fire, Broon keeps the laughs alive with a dry wit and extemporaneous style that keeps audiences in stitches. With his variety skills and stand-up comedy style Broon presents a show filled end...

Fellowship Foundry Pewter

Categories: Artisans, Specialty, Metalwork

Since our beginning in 1978, the combined talents of Master Pewtersmith Randal Moore and our artist Kevin O'Hare have continued to create wonderful designs. They wrangle first over the idea, then sketches, then the wax sculpture until they are both...

Heart’s Delight

Categories: Artisans, Clothing, Costumes and Clothwork

Hearts Delight Clothing Features beautiful handcrafted clothing that is designed after historically accurate renaissance style garments as well as some more ornate fantasy style pieces. Our clothing is all handmade in Ventura, Ca using American made fabrics and materials. We...

Madera Cup Company

Categories: Artisans, House and Home

The Madera Cup Company is a small family-owned business based in Silver City New Mexico. Each unique drinking vessel is individually designed from combinations of exotic and domestic hardwoods that are hand selected and taken through an extraordinary process to...

Naughty Minstrels

Categories: Entertainers, Music

The Naughty Minstrels are a Renaissance-period musical ensemble providing songs, improvisation and interaction at historically-themed market faires. Appearing as wandering minstrels or as historical Poets and Playwrights, we play dozens of period and original songs and bring music to every...


Categories: Artisans, Clothing, Shoes

Maker of Buffalo moccasins that are custom fit to your feet. Your dream moccasins for you. Also, during winter months, maker of faire tents, Sunbrella canvas, your color choices.