For a great family day out, look no further than the St Ives Medieval Faire at St Ives Showground on 21-22 September, 9am – 5pm each day.
There will be international medieval jousting, a life-size medieval catapult hurling watermelons, a medieval tavern and fully immersive historical village. Plenty to do for the young ones too with archery, lessons on how to be a valiant knight, pony rides, costume competitions and medieval arts and crafts. Your little lords and ladies will have a ball and be captivated by the Middle Ages.
Upgrade to the King and Queen VIP Experience for an additional $25 per person per day. This will include a guaranteed grandstand seat with a royal view, access to exclusive catering, royal photo opportunities and free program. Limited tickets available.
The family-friendly event boasts a range of activities for all ages, including:
o International solid lance joust tournament with the best knights from around the world
o A living medieval village filled with more than 350 historical reenactors and authentic medieval markets
o Traditional birds of prey
o A life-size trebuchet (a giant medieval catapult)
o Traditional archery displays
o Medieval food and drink
o Medieval minstrels and musicians
o Lots of kids’ activities including a knight’s academy, medieval workshops and hands-on learning.
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St Ives Showground – 450 Mona Vale Road, St Ives.