Frequently Asked Questions

  1. Do you allow pets?
    We do! Well behaved pets on leashes or in carriers are allowed. Please note that we have musket and cannon demonstrations that may be frightening for some pets. Times for these can be found on the entertainment schedule.
  2. Do you allow outside food and beverages?
    We generally do not allow outside food or beverages with the following exceptions:
    Bottled Water: Unopened plastic water bottles are allowed.
    Dietary Restrictions: You are allowed to bring in food if you have specific dietary restrictions.
    Baby Food: We do allow baby food, formula, or anything you need to care for and feed infants and toddlers.
  3. Can we wear swords or other medieval/renaissance weaponry?
    You are allowed to wear swords and other renaissance appropriate weaponry as part of your costume, but they must be peace tied, so they cannot be drawn while in the park. Security can help you with this at the gate. The exception to this is we do not allow guests to bring functional muskets. Only pre-approved performers are allowed to carry these.
  4. I bought tickets online and I have not received them in my email yet, when should they arrive?
    They should arrive right away. Please check your spam or promotions folder. If you can’t find them, see the Will Call window when you arrive and they can look up your order. Please note that Season Passes, Ladies and Lords of LORE passes, and Military tickets are collected at Will Call. Bring your receipt or give your name to collect your pass.
  5. Can I buy tickets at the event?
    Yes, we sell tickets at the gate.
  6. Do you accept cards?
    The ticket booth, parking, and most vendors do accept cards. Our ale stands are cash only, but we do have ATMs at the event.
  7. Will you have school day?
    We don’t have a school day, but we do have the Knights of the fabled Reader program. When your child completes the report form they get free entrance into the Festival and can participate in a knighting ceremony at the Templar Castle. You can sign up here: 
  8. Do you have any vaccine, mask, or COVID safety requirements?
    We are following the latest public health recommendations and guidance for outdoor events. Currently, vaccinations and masks are not required to attend, however, individual vendors are permitted to set their own requirements. Where social distancing is not possible, some vendors may require masks.
  9. What are the bathrooms like/are they wheelchair/ADA accessible?
    We have ADA-accessible portable toilets, and all shops and entertainment areas are able to accommodate people in wheelchairs.