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2014 Virginia Renaissance Faire

The Virginia Renaissance Faire runs weekends May 10-June 8. It's not nearly as big as the Maryland Renaissance Festival, but has a charm of its own and is located on the grounds of a winery near Lake Anna. Plus: alpacas!

Pay the entrance fee of $9 at the gate.

The faire is open from 10 am - 5pm.   I imagine there will be a line to get in at 10am, so we should meet in the line or just inside the faire (we can wait for people in the large grassy area just past the entrance gate).  Different people will probably want to see different things, so we can split up and regroup during the day, and people who want to arrive later or leave early can do so.

If you need a ride or want to carpool, leave a comment.

I will update if it looks like it will be raining, with a backup date of Sunday, May 18th, and if the whole weekend is a washout, we can reschedule for a later date (or go in the rain!) 

May 17th is part of their Pirate Invasion weekend, so feel free to dress the part!

Rather than rely on GPS, I recommend following the driving directions on the Faire's website: if coming from the north, take I-95 to Exit 118 West onto 606 then a left onto 208 to reach the site of the faire at Lake Anna Winery.  I-95 is often backed up on weekend mornings, so plan accordingly.  See: www.varf.org

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  • Patricia K

    My mother decided she wants to go after lunch... so I'll be late :-( but I'll be there!!!

    May 17, 2014

  • Brian

    At the great sashenka til 11 then to the living Copernican solar system

    May 17, 2014

  • Jared

    Brian and I are here inside the gate.

    May 17, 2014

  • CJ M.

    Busy today?

    May 17, 2014

    • Brian

      Yes. It seems to be getting that way. Nice weather!

      May 17, 2014

  • CJ M.

    Will everyone be there this afternoon too?

    May 17, 2014

    • Brian

      I plan to be.

      May 17, 2014

  • Tara

    Ben and I totally misjudged the time to get there so we should arrive right around 11. We will find people inside!

    May 17, 2014

    • Brian

      Ok! In just arriving now myself.

      May 17, 2014

  • Brian

    The weather is looking to be about perfect for the faire tomorrow with a high in the low 70s, partly sunny, and no chance of rain!

    May 16, 2014

  • Jessica

    2 questions. Does anybody have extra room in their car? I'm still pretty new here and not very familiar with the area. Also, is anybody dressing up?

    May 16, 2014

    • Brian

      I possibly could, but am going to be coming down from Maryland on 270 to the Beltway and then I-90. I will probably wear my renfaire or pirate vest but nothing very fancy.

      May 16, 2014

  • April 11, 2014

  • A former member
    A former member

    I totally forgot a group I help with (Anime Congoers) is hosting a picnic on the 17 of May. I REALLY want to go to the renfest, though, so it if gets rescheduled, I will definitely try to make it.

    April 6, 2014

  • Brian changed the date and time to Saturday, May 17, 2014 at 10:00 AM

    April 5, 2014

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