We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.

King Richard's Faire

Features Animals
Open today: Closed
Review Highlights
A Fun Step Back Through Time

To say that King Richard's Faire is a good time to be had by all is an understatement. It's... read more

Reviewed 3 February 2018
Bangor, Maine
Fun, but some reservations

First, don't buy your tickets at the door. Costco sells discounted two-packs for 30-40% off. I am... read more

Reviewed 1 February 2018
Boston, Massachusetts
Read all 227 reviews
All photos (82)
Full view
Traveler Overview
  • Excellent23%
  • Very good28%
  • Average24%
  • Poor14%
  • Terrible11%
Travelers talk about
“turkey leg”(19 reviews)
“tree roots”(11 reviews)
King Richard's Faire opens weekends plus Labor Day & Columbus Day Mondays September 5 - October 25, 2009. Entertainment, exotic animals, musicians, knights jousting on horseback! Contests, costumes, games for all ages. Enjoy delicious food, wine and...more
Hours Today: Closed
See all hours
235 Main St, Carver, MA 02330-1543
+1 508-866-5391
Reviews (227)
Filter reviews
226 results
Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Show reviews that mention
All reviewsturkey legtree rootsrenaissance faireadult humorwood chipsbring your walletbuy your ticketsadmission pricefor salelots of funticket boothrenaissance festivallots of shopsjoustfayretigerknights
Updating list...
1 - 10 of 226 reviews
Reviewed 5 February 2018

so many fun things to see and do...nice jewely counter lots of picky food places king of expensive but overall fun time and close to our home in middleboro...a must see....

Thank kathyline1
Reviewed 3 February 2018

To say that King Richard's Faire is a good time to be had by all is an understatement. It's wonderful to see so many people enjoying themselves!! The performers are wonderful, the music is merry, and the food delicious. Having said that, there is alway...More

Thank chexcentaur
Reviewed 1 February 2018

First, don't buy your tickets at the door. Costco sells discounted two-packs for 30-40% off. I am always amazed at how large these faires are. I went with someone super familiar with the layout, so that certainly helped. The shows were fun, though I would...More

3  Thank 462David
Reviewed 4 November 2017 via mobile

This was the 1st time visiting King Richards Faire and only visited due to seeing a billboard outside Boston. The only thing to go by was the information provided on the website. The marketing on the website is very good which outlines an experience of...More

Thank Traveller282012
Reviewed 24 October 2017

It is a well known fact that, and posted on signs and on the web site... 1. They use food tickets which are not customer friendly 2. They only accept cash for admission 3. They do not allow re-admission 4. They do not allow outside...More

Thank tjltc
Reviewed 8 October 2017

From the other reviews, you understand the premise. The Faire runs weekends only in the fall every year, this year from Sept 2 through Oct 22. The acts are terrific - as soon as we arrive, the castle door opens at 10:30am, we highlight on...More

1  Thank lexmiller
Reviewed 5 October 2017

This is always a great day out with the family, from the entertainment to the slightly expensive food and drinks , It' s always a blast! I highly recommend this attraction if your in the mood for some crazy ( possibly dress up in the...More

Thank PaulD2222
Reviewed 3 October 2017

King Richard's Faire is an annual renaissance festival that happens yearly in the fall in Carver, Massachusetts. The gates open at 10:30 AM but the royal court sets up the story for the day just outside the gates at 10:15 AM. And what a day...More

3  Thank David S
Reviewed 29 September 2017

The place is cute, but only cash is accepted on site. For food, you need to pay in the form of tickets. Have extra tickets at the end of the day? Too bad; you can't exchange them back for cash. It feels a bit like...More

Thank travelingdoc562
Reviewed 25 September 2017 via mobile

We can't wait for next year! Knife throwers, whip shows, jesters, acrobats, rides, games, costumes, jousting, musicals, shops and good , and plenty of food! Please don't miss the ginormous turkey leg! Out of this world delicious! Something for everyone... medieval done well! Hilarious fun!

Thank Lydia A
View more reviews
Questions & Answers
Ask a question
Alysha B
24 September 2017|
AnswerShow all 2 answers
Response from Chuckbrons | Reviewed this property |
Sorry, just for the day. Imagine... MANY people would simply sell their stub the following day and essentially get in for free. It IS a long day of viewing though... about 6-7 hours. Expensive but...So are football and... More
28 August 2017|
Response from Chuckbrons | Reviewed this property |
The King Richard's site lists a $4 group rate discount for 25 or more. P.S. Cash only at Gate * BUT, Online... Credit card OK. Tix E-mailed to you so no LONG waiting at Gate. * There IS an ATM inside, but don't know if... More
2 October 2016|
AnswerShow all 5 answers
Response from Karen Z | Reviewed this property |
I agree with the above comments. Not much auxiliary seating. Benches at the stages fill quickly. I had to stand to see several of the performances. Might be a good idea to bring a blanket and find a seat on the ground.