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56th Annual Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire

  • Santa Fe Dam 15501 E. Arrow Highway Irwindale, CA, 91706 United States (map)

For it's 56th year The Renaissance Pleasure Faire returns to the Santa Fe Recreational Area bringing with it all the colors, sounds and flavors of a past era. 

It all began in 1963 in Agoura, near Malibu, to create “living history” for school children and their families, the Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire has grown into an annual interactive playground and gallery for over 200,000 participants and guests. Since its inception, more than 5 million people from around the world have visited Southern California’s Renaissance Pleasure Faire, averaging approximately 20,000 each weekend

Take a step back into time! The faire has something for everyone. 

The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire

The Faire is a romp back in time through Elizabethan England, set within shaded glades and sun dappled meadows of the Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area in Irwindale, CA. 

2018 marks the 56th Anniversary of the Renaissance Pleasure Faire, where fantasy rules and whimsical delights take flight. Immerse yourself in a village of more than 1,600 costumed performers and artisans including dazzling acrobats, internationally acclaimed musicians and entertainers. Be entertained by juggling jokers and jesters, willful wenches and jousting knights as they all are ready to celebrate! 

Complete with 16th Century games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and dance, it's a recreation of the celebratory spring day in 1574 when the world arrived to entertain Queen Elizabeth in the English Seaport of Deptford.

Costumes not required but always make for a more interesting time. Costumes are also available for rent or purchase within the fair's gates. 

DATES: WEEKENDS: April 7th through May 20th, 2018

Saturdays and Sundays 10 am - 7 pm  RAIN or SHINE

WHERE: Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area – Irwindale, CA

                15501 East Arrow Highway, Irwindale, CA

Parking is $10

Box Office Prices:

Adult single day – $29.95
Child (ages 5-12) single day – $15
Children 4 and younger are FREE!
Adult Season Pass – $150.00
Child Season Pass (ages 5-12) – $60.00

Discount Tickets available at Walgreens beginning April 1, 2018.

Walgreens Adult ‘Any Day’ Ticket – $25.95 (Save $4.00)
Walgreens Child ‘Any Day’ Ticket – $12.95 (Save $2.05)

Walgreens Carpool 4 pack! 4 Adult ‘Any Day’ Tickets – $102.80 (Save $18.00)  (All 4 tickets must be used at time of entry. Perfect for carpools.)

For more info on tickets, special themed weekends, vendors and daily entertainment schedules click on link below.