Since 1992. If you love Renaissance Faires, this full scale, interactive experience is not to be missed. Folsom Renaissance Faire offers you a chance to visit the days of Her Majesty Queen Elizabeth I. Lose yourself in the magic and merriment of the Renaissance. Rub elbows with nobility, beautiful ladies, and Knights. 800 costumed performers will bring Shakespeare’s England to life with parades, pageants, and fun townsfolke, offering continuous entertainment of spectacular variety spread throughout the village. You’ll enjoy musicians, jugglers, and the ribaldry of actors drawing you even deeper into the Renaissance. ? The rising young star of London's theater scene, Will Shakespeare, faces a scourge like no other: a paralyzing bout of writers block while the great Elizabethan age of entertainment unfolds around him. Will is without inspiration on material. What Will needs is a muse and in an extraordinary town whilst on progress with Her Most Royal Majesty, Queen Elizabeth, he finds himself surrounded by numerous quirky characters who draw him into an amazing, dramatic adventure of action and love. Their stories make their way into his plays and into our hearts. The theme of the Faire is Shakespeare's Muse.The Festival will be the ultimate Renaissance bash, a lively Dionysian party, where the guests enjoy turkey legs, exotic food, and drink as they banter with the myriad performers filling the streets. The event sports one-of-a- kind shows, music, and comedy. ? This year's Folsom Renaissance Faire will feature three stages of continuous entertainment, action packed shows, music, dancing, jesters, Shakespearean vignettes, expertly staged battles, storytelling for children and adults, archery and much more. See brave and bold knights competing for the favor of the Her Majesty’s Court and for their lady’s affection during full- contact jousts held in the Queen’s Tiltyard each day! ? Close to 80 merchants selling a wide array of arts and crafts, one of a kind jewelry items, woodcrafts, artwork, ceramics, clothing, historic weapons and leather goods. Whether you thirst a delicious drink or ALE or hunger for a Turkey leg WE will satisfy your taste buds with a wonderful variety of food and drink!!!