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King Richard’s Faire returns to Carver for libations and merriment

Make haste to this year’s faire.

A crowd gathers at the entrance gate to King Richard's Faire which resembles a thatched roof cottage.

Parking is free, but the entrance fee will run you $20-$43, depending on the day.

Photo courtesy of King Richard’s Faire

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Prithee, hast thou been to King Richard’s Faire? The largest Renaissance fair in New England kicks off on Saturday, Sept. 2 at 235 Main St. in Carver.

Know before ye go

King Richard’s Faire runs from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends until Sunday, Oct. 22.

Entry ticket prices vary by day. Pro tip: Purchase entry tickets in advance online.

Cash is king. Games + rides are cash-only and food requires food tickets (available for purchase with cash at four kiosks). Check out the menu.

The merriment

In addition to classic favorites like the tournament field, there will be new entertainment this year. Revel with new musical acts — the Rowdy Bardlings band + Pict’s Pipers — and make merry with comedian Jim Mackenzie.

The Washing Well Wench show returns... with new wenches. Help cousins Tansy and Pippa with their laundry on the Twin Tavern Stage.

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