Updated: Oct 2
Braselton Medieval Faire
OCT. 7-8, 2023, 10 a.m. to 4 p.m.
BRASELTON TOWN GREEN & CIVIC CENTER, 9924 Davis St., Braselton, GA 30517
All Citizens and guests of the realm invited. Don’t miss this one-of-a-kind entertaining, educational and engaging 2-day event on the Town Green and at the Braselton Civic Center. There will be living history demonstrations from History Now, hands-on activities, vendors, and live entertainment throughout the weekend! Walk over to the Braselton Civic Center to check out the gaming room, demos, DIY lectures and more. This event is free to attend and fun for the entire family! Costumes are encouraged, but not mandatory.
Living History Demonstrations
Historical reenactors and artifacts show examples of daily life, cooking, music, the arms, armor and martial culture.
Historical European Martial Arts, Arms, and Armor: A display of arms and armor of the 11th to 16th centuries, from the Battle of Hastings to the plays of Shakespeare.
Gokstad Tent: Open for display, furnished with material culture items to show 9th to 10th century daily life of a traveling war-band.
Scheduled Presentations for Saturday and Sunday
11:30 a.m. – Swords of Shakespeare: Demonstration/interpretation of the weapons in Romeo & Juliet
1:30 p.m. – The Battle of Hastings: Demonstration/interpretation of the arms, armor and tactics of the battle that transformed England
3:30 p.m. – Tournament of Champions: Round-robin style historical European martial arts sparring in which participants from the audience vie for a chance to face one of History Now’s fighters
Ongoing Hands-on Activity
Family Friendly Arena of Doom: Faire-goers can don protective HEMA sparring gear and try their skill at fighting with sword and buckler, broad sword, and long sword
Arming Tent: location for Faire-goers to sign participation waivers, put on padded armor, and choose HEMA fencing weapon
Sparring Area: fencing space inside area squared off by ropes attached to free-standing corner posts
Town Green Entertainment
Belly dancers ~ a contortionist dancer ~ roaming minstrel ~ face painter ~ balloon artist
Braselton Civic Center Activities
Free movie Saturday, Oct. 7 at 6 p.m.
Join us for Disney's The Black Cauldron. Free admission
Demo / DIY room
Fantasy forest décor presentation ~ young adult author lecture ~ Hollywood costumer lecture
Hosted by Meeple Madness, visit the game room for D&D, Magic: The Gathering and other RPG games.
Free photo booth
Show off your costumes!
Stop by the concession building located at the Town Green for burgers, brats or some medieval corn on the cob. There are also concessions and bar available in the Braselton Civic Center.
For additional information & vendor opportunities contact Sloane at email@example.com.