Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

Feb 2, 2018 -
Feb 4, 2018

2900 NE 39th Ave
Gainesville, FL 32609
(352) 393-8536

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The Alachua County Fairgrounds is transformed into a bustling medieval marketplace for the annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire. Come be swept away by medieval magic as troupes of actors, street performers and musicians journey back to the days of yore. Revel in the sights and sounds of one of North Central Florida’s premier events. 10-6 P M on Saturday's, 9-5 PM Through 5 PM on Sundays, and 3 PM on Friday. 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 a battle as it brews during the living chess match, a life-size game of chess in which medieval heroes show off their swordsmanship and battle the forces of evil. 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.

About this business

Gainesville Department of Parks, Recreation and Cultural Affairs

302 N.E. Sixth Ave.
Gainesville, FL 32601
(352) 334-5067

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