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The 11th Annual Southampton Renaissance Faire - April 27, 2019

The 11th Annual Southampton Renaissance Faire

General Information

Faire Name: The 11th Annual Southampton Renaissance Faire
Admission Fee: $0.00 (donations gratefully accepted)
Re-entry: Yes, Free
Village Name: Coureading
Description: Southampton County’s Premier Medieval Festival!
Held annually each spring in the town of Courtland Virginia. Our faire seeks to provide a magical experience that is both fun, as well as educational.

It is our mission:
To educate and entertain the public by offering a unique look into a chapter of human history that is not often discussed. Through a colorful mixture of period merchants, props and decorations, live entertainment, and living history demonstrations, we bring the Middle Ages and European Renaissance to life in an exciting two day period of magic and medieval merriment.

See the website for a look at previous faire village maps.

Number of Booths: approx 30 Merchant Shops
Number of Stages: 3 stages
King’s Court and Royal Stage (events scheduled prior to faire)
Thespian Square - Stage performances (events scheduled prior to fare)
Public House - with open performance format
Sells Food: Yes
Sells Alchohol: No, not permitted on site during faire hours.

Contact info:
Main Contact: Heather
Volunteer Contact: Heather
Vendor Contact: Renee Diaz
Performer Contact: Renee Diaz

Costumes: Optional, must maintain public rules of decency.
Weapons: Allowed, must be period appropriate, and peace tied.
Alcohol. Not permitted on site.
Picnics: Picnic tables available for eating on grounds,
outside food NOT permitted in the park.
Pets: Allowed,
Must keep their owner on a leash!
There are live prey and predator animals as a part of our event!
It is important, even for small pets, to keep their owner under control at all times!
Exit & Reentry: Yes, Free
Other Notes: This is a public area, entrance into the park constitutes your permission to be photographed. People can be photographed if they are in public (without their consent) unless they have secluded themselves (i.e. the privy, etc.) and can expect a reasonable degree of privacy. Kids swimming in a fountain? Okay. Someone entering their PIN at the ATM? Not okay.

Vendors, Merchants, Entertainers & Volunteers (The Crew)

Crew FAQ's and .pdf downloads and instructions will soon be available upon login to our website
For login instructions, email Renee Diaz

Free Camping for The Crew
Free Saturday Evening Feast (after gates close) for The Crew
Please provide a covered dish to share.

*Note: all vendors and entertainers must seek prior approval before appearing at faire.

Volunteer Contact: Heather
Vendor Contact: Renee Diaz
Performer Contact: Renee Diaz

Nearby Lodging
Days Inn (757)562-2225 -- 1660 Armory Drive, Franklin, VA 23851
Super 8 (757)562-2888 -- 1599 Armory Drive, Franklin, VA 23851
Quality Inn & Suites (757)569-0018 -- 1620 Armory Drive, Franklin, VA 23851
Palm Tree Inn (757)-653-9890 -- 28070 Southampton Pkwy, Courtland, VA 23837

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