Hear ye, hear ye, don’t miss the last two weekends of the 8th Annual Sherwood Forest Faire! This fun-filled Medieval-themed Faire, based on the tales of Robin Hood and his Merry Men, is open on Saturdays and Sundays through April 23. Located in McDade, Texas, the Faire is set in a 23-acre village in a wooded setting that features shoppes, pubs, restaurants and stages. Enjoy faeries, swordplay, theatre, magic, comedy, and games!

sherwood2The Sherwood Forest Faire is one of our favorite annual events! While you are there, you can stroll through the village, gnaw on a giant turkey leg, sip some grog and enjoy the sights and sounds of more than 40 stage acts of musical, comedic and dramatic performances. Watch a joust, falconry or dog show, or just people-watch (many folks attend in full costumed regalia — which you are encouraged to do).


The kids can play carnival games, wander through a maze, practice archery or enjoy rides operated by staff all in period costume. For more info about children’s entertainment, click here. And click here to read all about our experience taking the kids to last year’s Faire.

IMG_1255There are plenty of tasty food and drink options available, from pizza and beer to Boar on a Bun, crepes, or even Shepherd’s Pie. For a full list of food and beverage options, click here.

Hours: Saturdays & Sundays, 10 a.m. through April 23.  Rain or Shine.

Tickets: Take note that children ages 5 and under are FREE. You can SAVE by ordering your tickets online here.

  • Adult (age 13+) — Online: $19, at the Gate: $23
  • Youth (age 6-12) — Online: $11, at the Gate: $13
  • Military or Senior (age 65+) with ID: $20

Special Offers: The Sherwood Forest Faire is offering several BOGO offers. Click here to see all of these special deals.

For more information about the Faire, you can visit their website and Facebook page.

–> Giveaway! We have a 4-pack of tickets to give away to a lucky reader! The winner will be able to choose which date to attend the Faire. Enter below. Good luck! Entering the giveaway will add you to the Do512 Family email list, where we let you know about the best Austin family events each week.

This giveaway is now closed. Thanks to all who entered!