Getting closer to our 8th year – List of Merchants and Performers for 2018 Wednesday, May 30 2018 

We are nearing the dates of July 21st and 22nd, so we thought it would be good for us to list all the performers and merchants coming to the Castle for this season.

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Step back in time to Abbadia Mare Festival – Year 8 Wednesday, May 2 2018 

Press Release

Gloucester, MA

May 1, 2018

PhinnVolt Enterprises

Step back in time to Abbadia Mare Festival – Year 8

On July 21st and 22nd of 2018, Hammond Castle Museum located at 80 Hesperus Avenue, Gloucester, MA will be having their annual Renaissance Festival where you and your families can come take a step back in time.

From 11 am to 5 pm each day, there will be plenty of entertainment including Knights in Shining Armor (Brotherhoodofthearrowandsword) , Belly Dancing, Music, wandering minstrels plus a special guest Rosalita’s Puppets and magic from Tom Foolery Silly Magician!

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Kate the Story teller – photo credit Michael Meissner

There will also be hand made crafts such as Leather from Otherworld Sundries

plus our first Steampunk Vendor Voltaire Design Studio who will have clothing and other items.  In total, there are about 20 plus hand crafters coming this season!

Tickets are $15 for adults, $11 for kids ages 5 – 11, and kids ages 4 and under are free.  Parking is only located at Stage Fort Park for an additional fee, however, free busing is provided to and from the venue.

Please note that due to the historical nature of the venue, it is not wheel chair accessible nor is it stroller friendly due to all the stairs.

For more information, please visit our website at http://www.abbadiamarefestival.com

7th year is upon us! Here be the listings of performers and merchants! Saturday, Jun 17 2017 

 

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Our 7th year approaches and quickly!  Our dates this season are July 15th and 16th from 11 am to 5 pm each day!  Parking is only available at Stage Fort Park which is an additional fee, however free busing to and from the venue will be provided.

Tickets are only available at the Castle when you arrive.  Ticket prices are: $15 for adults, $11 for kids ages 5 to 11 and kids ages 4 and under are free.

Here be the listing of all the performers and vendors we will have this season – we have a Castle filled to the brim!

Please be advised that due to the Historic Nature of the venue it is not wheelchair accessible nor is it stroller friendly due to all the stairs.

Here is the list of Performers:

Here is the list of merchants and demonstrators for 2017!

A map is located on our website at http://www.abbadiamarefestival.com/.

ONE MONTH TO GO!!! Last update before the Faire! Thursday, Jun 27 2013 

Huzzah!!! The countdown IS here!  Few small updates:

So we now have 18 vendors, plenty of performers, and even Bumbly Phinn and I (as Mother Abbess Phinn) will be performing!  You can even be part of our Human Chess Match!

We encourage you to tell your friends and your families about our event, and hope that you can come to see the Castle!  The dates this year will be July 27th and 28th from 11 am to 5 pm each day.  Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for kids ages 5 – 12 and kids ages 4 and under will be FREE!  Parking is located at Stage Fort Park and is an additional $15 to park your vehicle, but there is free busing to and from the event!  For more information about our event, see http://www.abbadiamarefestival.com

This is a benefit for Hammond Castle Museum which is an amazing historic venue in itself and really a site not to be missed!  For more information about the Castle, see their website at http://www.hammondcastle.org

We hope to see YOU there!!!

38 days to go! Countdown time and a few updates! Thursday, Jun 20 2013 

Wow, this came up so quickly!  Abbadia Mare Renaissance Festival is coming SOON – 38 Days!  Countdown time is HERE!  We are just so overwhelmed with the support from all of our fans, old and new!

Few updates to share:

What’s Cookin’? – https://www.facebook.com/pages/Whats-Cookin/199438023475973 is our new food vendor!  They are local to Gloucester, MA and we welcome them with open arms (without swords even!)

B.O.N.E.S. – akahttps://www.facebook.com/ShantyBONES – is a bunch of pirates that be singing sea shanties mates!  They be there or be square!

Resa Nelson – https://www.resanelson.com will be there with her books – 4 in the series!  She will be signing books too!

 

That’s all the updates we have for now, but stay tuned – a lot can happen within 38 days!  We hope you get to storm the castle with us!

Our website for further information is http://www.abbadiamarefestival.com HUZZAH!!!