Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

The shire of Hoggetowne recreating King Arthur since 1987.

2016 Dates

2016-01-30 - 2016-02-07 Jan 30 - Feb 07
(Plus Friday 9am - 3pm)
10am - 6pm


Adults : $17
Youth (5-17) : $7
Kids (0-4) : FREE
Parking : FREE


Booths: 160
Stages: 8
Food: Y
Ale: Y
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Join the crowd and cheer for your favorite contender as mounted knight's joust in full plate armor on the tournament field. Applaud street performers who dance, juggle and jest for your amusement. Listen to minstrels playing period music and enjoy continuous live entertainment on eight stages. Browse through the bustling medieval marketplace for that perfect gift or trinket. <br> Watch and enjoy as King Arthur, Queen Guinevere and Merlin the Magician battle the forces of evil in a strategic living chess match, or test your own skills in games of chance, strength and skill. Watch and learn as more than 160 artisans demonstrate their skills in blacksmithing, weaving, leatherworking, woodcarving, pottery and much more. Indulge in a feast fit for a king in our food court, where you can find sweet potato fries, bloomin onions and our famous giant turkey legs.

Friday is a School Day with discounts for school groups and half price ticket sales for general admission, individuals with disabilities free.

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Locate Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
Alachua County Fairgrounds
3100 NE 39th Ave
Gainesville, Florida


Alachua County Fairgrounds, NE Waldo Road at 3100 NE 39th Avenue (SR 222). Take exit 390 from I-75. Head east, adjacent to the Gainesville Regional Airport.

Faire Rules

Firearms not permitted. Blades must be kept sheathed and peace-tied.
Picnicing ok.
No pets allowed.
Same day with hand stamp.


City of Gainsville - Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
PO Box 490 Stn 30
Gainesville, FL 32602-0490
P: 352-393-8536
F: 352-334-2249
E: piperlr@cityofgainesville.org