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Sterling Renaissance Festival


Welcome... The year is 1585. You have entered the village of Warwick, England, a small country town not far from the bustling city of London. Step through the gates of beautiful Warwick and you will soon find yourself greeted by the town's jubilant citizens, who will warmly welcome you as one of their own. The rules of everyday life are suspended for this special day of play and feasting. Be so bold as to join your fellow villagers in whatever amusements they have created for the day.

Fast Facts

Where is it? 15385 Farden Road, Sterling, NY

When did it start? 1976

When does it run? July 2, 2022 to August 14, 2022

Artisans & Entertainers (18)

Bells & Motley

Categories: Entertainers, Dance, Music

Sondra and John Bromka's versatility and accomplishment in European and American historic music, dance, and literary traditions has inspired audiences for over 35 years. An extensive collection of historic and folkloric instruments & resources!

Cakes & Ale

Categories: Entertainers, Exhibition

This page is for those who like Renaissance cooking, Renaissance drinking, and Renaissance festivals. Or who just want to know more about beaver tail, poisonous things like tomatoes, or the mushrooms "over there."


Categories: Entertainers, Music

Following in their tradition, the members of Cantiga are dedicated to the inclusive spirit of musical improvisation which has flourished among musicians in cultural crossroads throughout history and continues to be celebrated in today's diverse Global Village.

Company Men

Categories: Entertainers, Comedy

Successful Renaissance Festival veterans Duncan Pace of "The London Broil" and Spencer Humm of "Hack and Slash" bring their collective 50 years of festival experience to "Company Men". These absurd "Shakespearean corporate executives" present a collection of short, festival-length music...


Categories: Entertainers, Music

Crannog is known for their adventurous arrangements of traditional music. "Thrash Celtic" at its best, they feature primarily Irish songs and Celtic tunes set to fiddle, concertina, percussion, guitar and vocals. They've been known to rock the house and bring...

Dinty the Moor

Categories: Entertainers, Skilled performance

Diego Natividad de la Estafa is also known as "Dinty, The Moor," professional swindler, conjurer, comic and cheat, performing at Renaissance Festival and Faire along the eastern seaboard of the U.S. Diego is a performance character of professional sleight-of-hand artist...

Merry Mischief

Categories: Entertainers, Music

Merry Mischief an ensemble cast of talented musicians who are minstrels of mischief and each show is unique and adds personality, harmony, fun and a lot of entertainment to your next event! Together we will bring you back to a...

Randal Piper

Categories: Entertainers, Music

Many moons ago, a fully bearded baby was born. That child is now a man-child and that man-child is the Bard, Randal Piper. Blessed by the gods with a golden voice, he travels the country performing his intergalactically renowned critical...

Theatre of Fools

Categories: Entertainers, Comedy

Welcome to the home of Fools Productions. Our founders Lloyd Brant and Rosie Cole have traveled to the far side of the globe as Theatre of Fools ® to perform their off-balanced absurd theatrics.