NY Capital District Renaissance Festival

Join us for a step back in time at Indian Ladder Farms in Altamont NY


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From jousts and dueling vixens to traditional dancing lessons and there is a lot to see at the New York Capital District Renaissance Festival.

The schedule will be posted in June. Below are some of the acts who have performed at the festival!


Royal Jousts performed by Roundtable Productions

The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told

Described as Pirates of the Caribbean meets Whose Line is it Anyway – the Greatest Pirate Story Never Told will give you swashbuckling adventure with a load of belly laughs.











Bobert The Great

Step right up, step right up to see local magician Bobert The Great wow and amaze us. He can be found along the lanes throughout the weekend! 


Shimmy Sirens Snakey Sword Dances

Continuing the tradition of belly dancing and serpents at the festival, Sarina Belly Dance brings this ancient art to the Gypsy Wagon Stage twice a day.

Mermaid Nixie

Do mermaids exist? At the New York Capital District Renaissance Festival they do. Find out how Mermaid Nixie lives ashore in our village.


Alice and her Puppet Friends

There be a dragon at the festival, and his name is Arff. Check out Alice and her Puppet Friends, new this year.

Alice and her puppet friends

Three Pints Shy

Three Pints Shy are gonna rock it 16th Century Celtic-style this summer! They’re releasing a brand NEW CD that will be available for sale at the festival.









Flaming Barrel of Monkeys

Come watch Flaming Barrel Of Monkeys Entertainment play with fire at the festival this year!

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