Colonial Market Days: A Tryon Palace Renaissance Fair

Saturday, June 3, 2017 - 10:00am to Sunday, June 4, 2017 - 5:00pm

"Colonial Market Days" brings a new outdoor festival to Tryon Palace that celebrates the cultures and people that colonized North Carolina. Held in the spirit of a traditional renaissance fair, "Colonial Market Days" allows you to experience the period of 1660-1720 with a lively outdoor market, encampments, and multiple performance stages that will come to life with a variety of entertainers, including musicians, puppet shows, magic shows, singing, dancing, and theatre. Also enjoy performances by the Tryon Palace Fife and Drum Corps and Jonkonnu Troupe.

The fair will also include a wide range of children’s activities like pony rides, an animal farm, and crafts. Food vendors, historical goods, and crafts vendors will also be available.

Featured on the Tryon Palace South Lawn will be cultural areas representing the early inhabitants and settlers of what would become North Carolina. Also meet with pirates and privateers to learn about life on the sea.

All tickets include access to Colonial Market Days both Saturday and Sunday. 

 

Learn about life the high seas from Privateers.
Learn about life the high seas from Privateers.
Watch pirate shows and learn what it means to be a pirate.
Watch pirate shows and learn what it means to be a pirate.
Learn about life in colonial North Carolina from the various cultures that inhabited the land.
Learn about life in colonial North Carolina from the various cultures that inhabited the land.
Enjoy musical performances from an array of colonial-era musicians.
Enjoy musical performances from an array of colonial-era musicians.
Colonial Market Days brings history to life June 3-4.
Colonial Market Days brings history to life June 3-4.

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Location: 
Tryon Palace

Event Price

Adults: $20 + tax; Youth (ages 7 through 18): $10 + tax Foundation Member Adult: $18 + tax; Foundation Member Youth (ages 7 through 18): $8 + tax Preschool (ages 6 and under): Free
Contact Email: 
info@tryonpalace.org
Contact Phone: 
252-639-3500
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