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Address: 235 Main Street, Carver, MA 02330
Phone Number: 508-866-5391
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Sat - Sun 10:30 am - 6:00 pm
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King Richard's Faire opens weekends plus Labor Day & Columbus Day...

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 beer while visiting our 16th century marketplace with artisans and handmade wares.

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Only Once in a Lifetime

I went to this a couple of years ago knowing it was not my "thing" but open to trying it. Many people get all dressed up and are so into this period of time. However, I wasn't... read more

3 of 5 starsReviewed 1 week ago
sue a
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Falmouth, Massachusetts

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Falmouth, Massachusetts
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31 reviews
15 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed 1 week ago

I went to this a couple of years ago knowing it was not my "thing" but open to trying it. Many people get all dressed up and are so into this period of time. However, I wasn't one of them. The jousting was fun to watch. There wasn't really much to do. They sold food and merchandise which were all... More 

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Thank sue a
Carver, Massachusetts
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16 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 8 helpful votes
2 of 5 stars Reviewed April 12, 2016

Unless you are from royalty or a resident of the town and visit on Carver Day, this event is way too pricy. Although it is entertainment and I understand that it comes with a price, their costs are out of line and downright exorbitant. If you must go, pack a picnic lunch and eat in the parking lot before entering... More 

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1 Thank cooke r
Massachusetts
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87 reviews
10 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 1 helpful vote
1 of 5 stars Reviewed March 31, 2016

After paying too much to get into the faregrounds, every act asks for donations. Every task, or ride costs extra. The food was crazy expensive. Never had enough tickets for food/drink had to keep buying more and then had some left over. Bathrooms were disgusting and smelled like urine outside the fence- had to hold my breathe. Will never go... More 

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Carver, Massachusetts
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6 reviews
4 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 6 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 18, 2015

a little pricey but definitely an experience you will not get anywhere else the joust, comedy and tiger show alone are worth the money to me.The tigers show are the same group from T.I.G.E.R.S myrtle beach safari I also reviewed; up close and personal here too. Shop eat drink and be merry!

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Thank BrianNute
Everett, Massachusetts
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9 reviews
3 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 2 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed March 13, 2015

King Richard's Faire is a lot of fun. There are great performances and demonstrations, there is a lot to see, and lots of interesting food. The entrance fees and the cost of food are very high, making this cost prohibitive for a lot of families. The food and drinks are purchased by food tickets, which you haev to purchase in... More 

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Thank Katie R
Quincy, Massachusetts
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161 reviews
114 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 58 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 22, 2015

We had a mostly good day. However, it does get pricey! But a lot of the shows were funny and entertaining and my niece had fun. She liked doing the wax hand thing.

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Thank Luv2TravelNEGirl
Cape Cod, USA
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10 reviews
5 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 7 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed February 18, 2015

On the surface King Richard's Faire seems like it's pretty expensive at about $30 for adults and it is if you don't spend a full day there. Each year there is a theatrical play that takes place in various areas of the kingdom. It starts outside the gates just as the faire is opening so you'll want to get there... More 

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Thank Jim Z
Massachusetts
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42 reviews
17 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 14 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed January 6, 2015

I love King Richard's Faire; I've been going since I was a little kid and will always love it. Let me start with the negative. KRF is EXPENSIVE--do not walk in with less than $50 cash per person; lots more if you are a big eater or drinker. $30 of those dollars will go toward admission (adult; kids are about... More 

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Onset, Massachusetts
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52 reviews
7 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 33 helpful votes
3 of 5 stars Reviewed December 29, 2014

This place is fun but the novelty wears out after a couple of trips there. Extremely expensive (about $30.00 per adult and 16.00 per child) Food and beer is pretty pricey too. don't wear any good clothes and wear comfy shoes. This place is all dirt as well as the parking lot.

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Thank Leo V
New Bedford, Massachusetts
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176 reviews
30 attraction reviews
common_n_attraction_reviews_1bd8 51 helpful votes
4 of 5 stars Reviewed November 17, 2014

King Richard's Faire is a very fun attraction, set in medieval times. There is almost always something going on, from Knights on Horseback to Buxom Maidens and Gypsies prancing about barefoot on stage.All kinds of shows. You can shoot Archery, Throw a Hatchet, or Eat Huge Bar-B-Q'd Turkey Legs (Their Specialty), as well as shop the many handmade craft booths.... More 

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