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King Richard's Faire

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235 Main Street, Carver, MA 02330
+1 508-866-5391
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Great fun, but crowds clog the toilets and parking lot

From the other reviews, you understand the premise. The Faire runs weekends only in the fall every... read more

Reviewed 1 week ago
New England
Always Fun!!

This is always a great day out with the family, from the entertainment to the slightly expensive... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Middleboro, Massachusetts
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King Richard's Faire opens weekends plus Labor Day & Columbus Day Mondays September 5 - October 25, 2009. Entertainment, exotic animals, musicians, knights jousting on horseback! Contests, costumes, games for all ages. Enjoy delicious food, wine and beer while visiting our 16th century marketplace with artisans and handmade wares.
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average24%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
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235 Main Street, Carver, MA 02330
+1 508-866-5391
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Reviewed 1 week ago

From the other reviews, you understand the premise. The Faire runs weekends only in the fall every year, this year from Sept 2 through Oct 22. The acts are terrific - as soon as we arrive, the castle door opens at 10:30am, we highlight on...More

1  Thank lexmiller
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This is always a great day out with the family, from the entertainment to the slightly expensive food and drinks , It' s always a blast! I highly recommend this attraction if your in the mood for some crazy ( possibly dress up in the...More

Thank PaulD2222
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

King Richard's Faire is an annual renaissance festival that happens yearly in the fall in Carver, Massachusetts. The gates open at 10:30 AM but the royal court sets up the story for the day just outside the gates at 10:15 AM. And what a day...More

2  Thank David S
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

The place is cute, but only cash is accepted on site. For food, you need to pay in the form of tickets. Have extra tickets at the end of the day? Too bad; you can't exchange them back for cash. It feels a bit like...More

Thank travelingdoc562
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

We can't wait for next year! Knife throwers, whip shows, jesters, acrobats, rides, games, costumes, jousting, musicals, shops and good , and plenty of food! Please don't miss the ginormous turkey leg! Out of this world delicious! Something for everyone... medieval done well! Hilarious fun!

Thank Lydia A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is a renaissance faire like no other. It's in the middle of a densely-treed forest, made up of unique brightly-colored outbuildings, lean-tos, sheds and tented areas. Yes, the price of admission is high, but you get a whole day's worth of entertainment ... if...More

Thank nottinghall
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

The shows were entertaining & the shops were awesome. There are a lot of things to do & see. Their website is pretty up front about prices, thus, expect to buy plenty of tickets to eat or drink. You only live once & this place...More

1  Thank 22ltao
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

My wife and I went last summer for the first time. All my life I had heard of tis place and wanted to go (not a big deal though). It ended up not being a big deal. First, it is ridiculously overpriced. The food is...More

Thank apatriot73
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Loved the whole setup. Parking is very easy, the people in the costumes are very friendly and very funny. It is happy fun atmosphere. We saw the Torture show, the Mud show and the Whip Show. All performances was well done, funny and worth it....More

1  Thank STravelsHappy
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

We had not been to a renaissance fair in 20 years and King Richard's Faire is pretty good as far as they go. Its a decent ride from Boston, but parking is free. The park area is wooded, which leaves a lot shade and there...More

Thank David M
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Alysha B
24 September 2017|
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Response from Chuckbrons | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just for the day. Imagine... MANY people would simply sell their stub the following day and essentially get in for free. It IS a long day of viewing though... about 6-7 hours. Expensive but...So are football and... More
28 August 2017|
Response from Chuckbrons | Reviewed this property |
The King Richard's site lists a $4 group rate discount for 25 or more. P.S. Cash only at Gate * BUT, Online... Credit card OK. Tix E-mailed to you so no LONG waiting at Gate. * There IS an ATM inside, but don't know if... More
2 October 2016|
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Response from Karen Z | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the above comments. Not much auxiliary seating. Benches at the stages fill quickly. I had to stand to see several of the performances. Might be a good idea to bring a blanket and find a seat on the ground.