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Philly Faire 2023


The Philadelphia Renaissance Faire® 2023 Returns to Fort Mifflin for Memorial Day Weekend

Philadelphia’s Hometown Renaissance Faire invites locals to enjoy three days of fun, fantasy, and family entertainment, May 27-29, 2023.

PHILADELPHIA — April 18, 2023 — Hear ye, hear ye! The Philadelphia Renaissance Faire® will set up camp at Fort Mifflin this Memorial Day Weekend, May 27-29, 2023. Relaunched with the “Philly Faire” moniker, this three-day event promises Renaissance-themed family fun, with entertainment, unique vendors and artisans, and much more.

Historic Fort Mifflin provides a picturesque setting for Philly Faire, which returns this year for a three-day holiday weekend run, Saturday through Monday, 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. all three days. Attendees can explore a bustling marketplace filled with artisanal crafts, clothing, and jewelry, while enjoying a hearty meal from a variety of food and drink vendors. After trying their hand at archery or knife and axe throwing, they’ll be entertained by an array of interactive shows and performances, including captivating magic, fire eating, and lively music. 

“We’re thrilled to reintroduce Philadelphia’s Hometown Renaissance Faire following the pandemic,” said Erin Van Yuga, CEO of Found Artifact Entertainment LLC, the management company behind Philly Faire. “We can't wait to welcome guests of all ages to historic Fort Mifflin for a weekend of unforgettable fun.”

Tickets are on sale now at and are date-specific. Attendees are encouraged to buy their tickets in advance to ensure entry. Discounted tickets are available for seniors, military veterans, and children aged 14 and under. Kids aged 5 and younger can attend for free. Tickets will also be sold at the door unless otherwise sold out online. 


About The Philadelphia Renaissance Faire®

The Philadelphia Renaissance Faire® is a registered trademark of Found Artifact Entertainment LLC, the management company behind the Delaware Renaissance Faire (Delafaire) and Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire of Ansonia, Conn. Learn more at


Media Contact:

Daniel GreenWolf, Entertainment Director

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