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Valhalla Renaissance Faire

August 24

10:00 am - 6:00 pm

July 19 @ 5:37 am

South Lake Tahoe’s Beloved Valhalla Renaissance Faire Returns for an Exciting Encore in 2024!

The Enchantment of Valhalla Renaissance Faire Returns to Tahoe, Promising an Unforgettable Experience with Abundant Entertainment, Delectable Food, and Unique Shopping. And, yes… there will be JOUSTING!

After a three-year hiatus, the Valhalla Renaissance Faire is set to make a triumphant return for the 2024 season. Step back in time and immerse yourself in a world of chivalry, enchantment, and merriment over the weekend of August 24-25, 2024, at the Tahoe Valley Campground.

For close to three decades, the Valhalla Renaissance Faire has been a cherished tradition in the South Lake Tahoe community, offering families and history enthusiasts a chance to experience the grandeur and splendor of the Renaissance period. Now, the faire is back, promising a weekend of unparalleled entertainment and cultural enrichment.

Event Details:

– Dates: August 24-25, 2024
– Time: 10:00am – 6:00pm Saturday & 10:00am – 5:00pm Sunday
– Location: Tahoe Valley Campground
– Website: https://www.valhallafaire.com
– Social Media: https://www.facebook.com/valhallafaire

Event Summary: It is a time of discovery and exploration. The Faire sets the scene of a tiny town in Staffordshire, England, abuzz with the upcoming arrival of Queen Elizabeth and her royal procession.

The Faire will feature archery demonstrations, jousting, circus performances, magic and comedy shows, and more, among a seemingly myriad number of musical performance groups.

What to expect:

Visitors to the Valhalla Renaissance Faire can look forward to a rich and diverse array of attractions and activities, including:

– Jousting: Marvel at knights engage in thrilling jousting contests, showcasing their bravery and horsemanship.

– Live Entertainment: Enjoy a lineup of talented musicians, dancers, and actors who will transport you to the heart of the Renaissance with their authentic performances.

– Artisan Marketplace: Stroll through the bustling marketplace and discover unique handmade crafts, artwork, and period-specific merchandise.

– Delectable Food and Drink: Savor delectable period-inspired dishes and quench your thirst with an assortment of beverages in true Renaissance style.

– Costume Contests: Dress in your finest Renaissance attire and participate in costume contests for a chance to win exciting prizes.

– Interactive Activities: Engage in hands-on activities for all ages, from archery and sword fighting to historical demonstrations and storytelling.

Embarking on an exciting new chapter, the Valhalla Renaissance Faire will come to life at its new location, the Tahoe Valley Campground. A decision to move was not made lightly, and we extend our heartfelt appreciation to our longtime partner, Camp Richardson, which played an integral role in our event’s rich history. The Camp Richardson has been a gracious host over the years, and we are immensely grateful for their unwavering support. The move to our new venue became necessary to accommodate the growing interest and enthusiasm of our attendees. This change allows us to offer an even more enchanting and expansive experience, and we hope to carry the warm memories and camaraderie from our former home to our new one.

Marti Miernik, Renaissance Production’s Co-Founder and Valhalla Renaissance Faire co-producer notes, “The Valhalla Renaissance Faire holds an enduring place in our hearts, and we are exuberantly delighted to resurrect this beloved event in South Lake Tahoe. Our dedicated team is already working to ensure that the 2024 faire will not only be memorable but a truly exceptional and enchanting experience for all our cherished attendees. We are also thrilled to join hands with Tahoe Valley Campground to bring this show to fruition, marking the beginning of an exciting new chapter in our journey.”

“We are truly delighted to be part of the return of the Valhalla Renaissance Faire to our city after the challenging past few years,” said Bennett Ponder, Resort Manager of the Tahoe Valley Campground. “It’s an honor to open our doors to this remarkable event, and we’re committed to providing a magnificent backdrop for the faire’s unique and unforgettable experiences. We look forward to welcoming both returning and new attendees to our venue and playing a pivotal role in rekindling the magic of the Renaissance in our community.”

Details

Date:
July 19, 2024
Time:
5:37 am
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