What is a Renaissance Faire?
Our Faire is 20 acres of pure fun! 13 stages offer variety entertainment all day long. In addition, we dazzle you with a fully armored joust, the Queen and her glittering Court, amazing arts and crafts, delicious food, fine spirits, music, dance, parades, rides and games. Join us for a day of play!When are you open?
We are open Saturdays and Sundays, April 6, through May 19, 2013 from 10:00 am until 7:00 pm.
How much is admission? What does the admission price include?
Adult Single Day is $25, Child Single Day (Ages 5-12) is $15 and children 4 & younger are free.
Admission price includes all entertainment: the Joust, 4 parades, over 2,000 performers, music, dance, interactive living history exhibits, craft demonstrations and the battle pageant. Select lessons, activities and pageants for children are also included.
Is there a parking fee?
Santa Fe Dam Recreational Area charges a $10.00 entry fee per visit. ($30 for busses)
Santa Fe Dam retains all fees for access.
The Renaissance Pleasure Faire has no control over access pricing.
A Park attendant will collect your access fee.
There is no additional charge for parking on top of what the Dam requires. General parking is estimated anywhere from 300 to 2500 feet away from the front gate. Handicapped parking is available, please have your placard displayed so attendants can direct you to a close parking location.
Park entrance fee and then the $10 Valet Service at the faire.
Is Public Transportation an option?
According to the Foothill Transit website, the 492 bus line runs along Arrow Highway with a few stops close to the park. However, the bus does not enter the park. It is a 1.5 mile walk from Arrow Hwy to the faire gates. There are no shuttles available from the faire to Arrow Hwy.
May we bring outside food and drink?
No outside food and drink is permitted.Do you have Vegetarian or Gluten -Free foods available for purchase?
Yes, we offer fresh, healthy alternatives to traditional fare. Our complete menu can be found here. Food booths also feature signs noting which items are vegetarian and gluten free.
May we bring a pet?
Pets are not permitted.
Service/support animals under the ADA are happily welcomed at the park! Please have documentation from a licensed professional (doctor, nurse practitioner, psychiatrist, other mental-health professional or social worker) stating that the animal is an essential part of treatment for a disability. A doctor’s letter must have two essential components.
1. It must state that you have a disability. The disability does not need to be identified.
2. It must state that it is the professional opinion of the provider that is it essential for you to have a service/support animal.
Registration tags or vests are not required by the state of California.
Is smoking allowed?
Smoking is only permitted in designated areas.
Do you rent costumes?
Yes! Belrose offers costume rentals for all ages and all body sizes.
Child costumes range in price from $8 - $25 (Average price is $15)
Adult costumes range in price from $18 - $65 (Average price is $39)
Visit http://www.thebelrose.com/ and click Renaissance Faires for more information.
Wagons are available for rent - $15.
Wheelchairs are also available for rent - $25.
Do I have to come in costume?
Although many of our guests arrive in costume, we recommend wearing comfortable clothing. However, we feel the experience of the faire is heightened and more fun when you come dressed to play.
If I wear a costume do I get in for free?
May I bring my (costume) weapon?
All weapons should be sheathed and peace tied. Our service people at the entrance gate will assist you if you do not know how to peace tie your weapon.
Bows are permitted, but must be unstrung or strung with yarn or any material that cannot hold tension. Arrows must be untipped and secured in the quiver.
What if it rains?
The Faire is open rain or shine. No rain checks or refunds are offered.