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Equus Maximus - The Extreme Joust

You'll be on the edge of your seat as noble knights in shining armor battle and compete with lance and sword, crossbow and chariot! This epic show is filled with thrilling stunts, trick riding, and over twelve tons of equine fury!

Joust Arena
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
11:30am, 2:30pm, & 5:30pm
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Premium Joust Seating Puts You in the Action!

Enjoy the best seats in the Joust!

- VIP Seating inside the Joust Arena on the Royal Reviewing Stand!
- Shaded and cushioned seating!
- Meet and greet with the Jousting Knights!
- Pennant to cheer your champion!
- Special VIP Crown!
- Photo opportunities and memories that will last a lifetime!

Purchase Premium Joust Seating Tickets for only $10 at the Front Gate Box Office or at the Knight's Ale tent near the Joust Arena.

NOTE: Please arrive at least 10 minutes early – we cannot seat anyone once the Joust has begun.

Joust Arena
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
11:30am, 2:30pm, & 5:30pm
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The Tortuga Twins

The Tortuga Twins will have you screaming with laughter! This audience-interactive show keeps you coming back for more, year after year! Rated PG.

Marrakech Mews Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:15pm and 3:45pm "R" Rated Show!
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Barely Balanced Acrobatic Daredevils

They’re back, diving through fire, hurling machetes, and testing the limits of natural selection! Don’t miss seeing your favorite acrobats endanger their lives in this hilarious, award winning show. The day starts with their “Sharp Knives and Stupid Humans Extravaganza” and ends with the incredible “Fire Finale.” Come laugh, cheer, and become a part of the action!

Halfwit Harbor Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 10:45am, 12:45pm, 2:45pm, and 4:45pm "Fire Finale"
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NEW! London Broil

The London Broil Show strives to bring you the perfect juggling show. These three accomplished jugglers create an experience that is like hanging out with your best funny friends, but they are throwing knives, clubs, and fire at each other.

PERFORMING MAY 26 THRU JUNE 3

Marrakech Mews Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:15pm, 1:45pm, 3:15pm, and 4:45pm
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Cu Dubh

The sounds of ancient thundering war drums and skirling bagpipes like you’ve never heard before. Cu Dubh presents tribal warrior music at its best. Be you Viking, Druid, Celt, Mongol or Moor, these ringing harmonies and pounding rhythms will bring forth the ancient spirits and set loose the wolf once again!

PERFORMING JUNE 2 & 3

King's Hall Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:30pm, 2:15pm, 3:30pm, and 4:30pm
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NEW! The Vodca Family

The Vodca Family is an interactive stage and street performance group featuring energetic, explosive dance and drums. This family-friendly stage show includes many styles of dance – classical pointe ballet, belly dance, sword balancing and much more!

PERFORMING April 14 thur 29 on Marrakech Mews Stage; MAY 12 & 13 on King's Hall Stage

Marrakech Mews Stage and King's Hall Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:15pm, 1:45pm, 3:15pm, and 4:45pm
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The Dynamo Dogs

Lady Gail Mirabella and her canine counterparts, the Dynamo Dogs, present a high-energy, fast paced and exciting show for your amazement and enjoyment. Working as a team, these remarkable pups demonstrate their agility and acrobatic skills - You won't want to miss the Dynamo Dogs in action!

PERFORMING APRIL 28 & 29

King's Hall Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:30pm, 2:15pm, 3:30pm, and 4:30pm
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Hypnotist Rick Stratton

A certified hypnotherapist, stage hypnotist, and comedian, Rick Stratton has been traveling the United States for years making people laugh while performing his comedy hypnosis show. You’ll be filled with side-splitting laughter at the antics of the audience volunteers under his hypnotic spell.

Halfwit Harbor Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 11:45am, 1:45pm, and 3:45pm
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Hey Nunnie, Nunnie

The unconventional Mother Redempta and the mischievous ukulele wielding Sister Philomena Claire take the stage in a dazzling display of comedic escapades. Cracking jokes, singing songs, and “counseling” audience members, these two larger than life characters cause peals of laughter to ring like convent bells.

Fool's Knoll Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:30pm, 2:00pm, 3:30pm, and 5:00pm
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NEW! Giving Tree Drums

Everyone will experience the magic and discover how much fun they can have as they make music with those around them. Giving Tree Drum Circle is a completely interactive, fun and truly an inclusive activity for people of all backgrounds. Don't miss the Drum Circle at the Front Gate beginning at 5:45pm!

Middleton Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 11:15am, 12:45pm, 2:15pm, and 3:45pm
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The Washing Well Wenches

They're wet! They're wacky! And they want your laundry! The Washing Well Wenches bring us "good, clean fun and wet, dirty women"!

Middleton Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, and 4:30pm
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NEW! Zoltan the Adequate

Brilliant? Amazing? No, just adequate! Come see feats of bizarre geek magic and stunts of sheer stupidity! Watch and cringe as Zoltan plays with fire, swallows a four-foot balloon, and more. Zoltan will fool you, delude you about how you were fooled, deceive you about that delusion, and then bamboozle you about the deception. Surely a curiosity to be reckoned with.

PERFORMING APRIL 14 THRU MAY 6

Garden Cottage Stage and Marrakech Mews Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:45pm, 2:00pm, 3:45pm, and 5:00pm (Garden Cottage Stage) - 12:15pm, 1:45pm, 3:15pm, and 4:45pm (Marrakech Mews Stage)
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The Ded Bob Sho

"Hey Audience!" Everyone's favorite "Specter of Ceremonies" brings his unique brand of graveside humor to the Georgia Renaissance Festival! But, beware! Sit toward the front of the audience and you may be "Bob-mo-tized"! Rated PG

King's Hall Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:00pm, 1:00pm, 2:45pm, and 4:00pm
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NEW! The Greatest Pirate Story Never Told

A crew of bumbling pirates have just one chance to get their hands on a famous treasure – and they must perform the most epic Pirate Story ever seen on stage. There's just one problem - half their script is missing! Help them fill in the blanks and laugh as they improvise a brand new musical adventure based on your suggestions!

MAY 19 THRU 28

King's Hall Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:30pm, 2:15pm, 3:30pm, and 4:30pm
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Gypsy Geoff Fire Circus

Children of all ages will be mesmerized by Geoff as he balances, juggles, and creates feats of wonder - and did we mention fire?! Geoff is an accomplished magician, clown, mime, juggler, and fire manipulator and we promise you will leave his show with a smile on your face!

Fool's Knoll Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3005pm, and 4:30pm
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NEW! Explorers of the 16th Century

The 16th century was the Age of Exploration – and Conquest – of the “New World”. This interactive presentation examines the material culture of the European explorers – especially the De Soto Expedition of 1540 which passed close to the area of the Georgia Renaissance Festival grounds.

In the Lanes
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
On display near the Kid's Kingdom
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Parrots of the Caribbean

Colorful and chatty parrots are the stars of this free-flight aviary! Get up close and personal with these beautiful exotic birds. It's a tropical adventure!

Queen's Garden Area
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Displays are open all day
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NEW! Torta D'Amour

Experience the romance of the Renaissance with Newcastle's Italian visitors, featuring the mysterious La Luminosa, and her choral cohorts.

Brewer's Pub
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 11:45am, 1:15pm, 3:00pm, and 4:15pm
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Splatter Time Players Mud Show

Earth-splattering fun awaits you at this fun-filled “earthy” presentation! Watch as this crazy duo execute back flips and belly flops straight into the mud! This “dirty” show will prove to be good, clean fun for audiences of all ages!

Crown Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:30pm, 1:45pm, 2:45pm, and 4:00pm
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NEW! The Knotty Nauticals

Join Pirate Shantyman and Bonnie Lass in a non-stop fun and interactive comedy show! Filled with amazing stunts featuring fire eating, rope walking, juggling, fire spinning and manipulation, comedy and even music, their show delights all ages!

PERFORMING MAY 5 THRU MAY 20

Garden Cottage Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:45pm, 2:00pm, 3:45pm, and 5:00pm
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NEW! The Green Man

Don't be frightened when the tree next to you moves – it's just the Green Man! This twelve-foot tall living, talking tree has the face of the mythical Green Man and will enthrall and delight your entire family.

In the Lanes
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Appearances at 11:30am, 1:00pm, 3:30pm, and 5:00pm
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NEW! The CRAIC Show

The CRAIC Show is an intense & wildly entertaining act, made up of four international travelers who, in 1541, were banded together on an ancient battlefield. This unique merging of music from far away lands brings a sound that is unlike any other. Ever-changing and constantly blending styles, The CRAIC Show is always bringing a fresh, high energy blend of World Medieval Music.

PERFORMING APRIL 14 THRU 22

King's Hall Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:30pm, 2:15pm, 3:30pm, and 4:30pm
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Birds of Prey

In addition to a presenting a majestic Falconry exhibition, this complete bird show includes hawks, eagles, owls and vultures. You’ll be astounded as these spectacular birds exhibit their free-flight skills directly over the heads of the audience! Presented by Earthquest™.

“….The greatest free-flying bird show in America,” says Jim Fowler, Mutual of Omaha’s Wild Kingdom and NBC’s The Today Show.

Garden Cottage Stage
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Shows at 12:00pm, 1:30pm, 3:00pm, and 4:30pm
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NEW! The Dragonian Brothers

Tavern on the Hill
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
In the clearing by Tavern on the Hill at 1:00pm, 2:00pm, and 5:00pm
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Shenanigans

The Shenanigans are a musical trio hailing from the fair shores of Eire, bringing with them fun-filled music and almost-funny jokes.

Tavern on the Hill, Drunk Monk Pub & Brewer's Pub
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Check the schedule at each pub
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Friar Finnias Finnegan

A proud member of the Bawdy Bodacious Bothersome Brown Bohemian Brethren, this fun-loving friar will delight you with songs of drinking and merriment!

Tavern on the Hill, Drunk Monk Pub & Brewer's Pub
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Check the schedule at each pub
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Landloch'd!

From the highlands of Scotland, and the Moor-infested lands of Spain, these two men met upon the high seas and decided to share their love of Celtic and pirate music with the masses.

Photo credit: SoulCatching Photography

Brewer's Pub & Tavern on the Hill
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
Check the schedule at each pub
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Mother and Father Goose

Stop by the Goose Gazebo and have a visit with Mother and Father Goose and their "children" – gentle, tame geese who love to snuggle on your lap for a photo!

Goose Gazebo
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
On display all day
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