2012-01-28 - 2012-02-05
Jan 28 thru Feb 05
(Plus Friday 9am - 3pm)
10am - 6pm
Adults : 14.00
Youth (5-17) : 7.00
Kids (0-4) : FREE
Parking : FREE
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.
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. Advance ticket sales at Omni Bookstore in Gainesville.
Alachua County Fairgrounds, NE Waldo Road at 2900 NE 39th Avenue (SR 222). Take exit 390 from I-75. Head east, adjacent to the Gainesville Regional Airport.
City of Gainsville - Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
PO Box 490 Stn 30
Gainesville, FL 32602-0490