The Alabama Renaissance Faire is a not-for-profit, non-commercial faire, organized by a Roundtable of volunteers who plan all year to transform Wilson Park in Florence, Alabama, into Fountain-on-the-Green. Faire-goers celebrate their favorite time periods from the 12th through the mid-17th centuries, as Vikings hobnob with Buccaneers and fairies frolic with pirates. The official Renaissance faire of Alabama is family-friendly and educational with no admission charge or alcohol. Come be part of our 35,000 visitors during the fourth weekend in October.


 Our Faire became the official Alabama State Renaissance Faire  in 1988 by Legislative Act no.88-43.

  • The faire takes place from 10:00 a.m. to 6 p.m. on Saturday, and 12 p.m. to 6 p.m. on Sunday. The admission is FREE. Parking is FREE. Food and Souvenirs are NOT Free.
  • We are an all-volunteer event. Those who work for the faire as staff earn no money from the event. They simply have a love of the time period and a desire to share that love with others within the community. Even our director is a volunteer.
  • Our faire is  smaller compared to many commercial faires;  but what we lack in size, we more than make up for in atmosphere and good down-home southern hospitality.

The Alabama Renaissance Faire is held in downtown Florence at Wilson Park – on the corner of Tuscaloosa Street and Wood Avenue. Florence, Alabama is located 120 miles south of Nashville; 145 miles east of Memphis; and 125 miles north of Birmingham.


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Alabama Renaissance Faire

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With the Alabama Renaissance Faire coming up in just a few months, now might be a good time to start thinking about what you want to wear. That can be a tough decision to make. In order to possibly help you, we have created a guide that we hope will help you with your choice of costuming or Garb as we like to call it.
Please follow this link to find the guide to "How to Dress for the Faire"

And while you are there, be sure to take a look at some of the other information we are working on.

Alabama Renaissance Faire

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