Attention all ye sires and m’ladies, it’s time for the 7th Annual Sherwood Forest Faire! Transport your family back in time at this fun-filled Medieval-themed Faire based on the tales of Robin Hood and his Merry Men. Enjoy faeries, swordplay, theatre, magic, comedy, and games starting on Saturday, February 13 and running every weekend through Sunday, April 3 (as well as Friday, March 18). Located in McDade, Texas, the Faire is set in a 23-acre village in a wooded setting that features shoppes, pubs, restaurants and stages. (Scroll below to enter to win a 4-pack of tickets!)


While you are there, you can stroll through the village, gnawing on a giant turkey leg, sipping some grog and enjoying the sights and sounds of more than 100 musical, comedic and dramatic performances per day. Watch a joust, falconry or dog show, or just people-watch, taking in the sights and sounds of the many folks who attend in full costumed regalia (which you are encouraged to do).


The kiddos can play carnival games, wander through a maze, practice archery or enjoy rides operated by staff all in period costume and character. 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.


There 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. – dusk. (As well as Friday, March 18.) Rain or Shine

— Tickets at the Gate:
Take note that children ages 5 and under are FREE.

  • Adult (age 13+): $23
  • Youth (age 6-12): $13
  • Military or Senior (age 65+) with ID: $20

You can also SAVE by ordering your tickets online here. Online prices are:

  • Adults (age 13+): $19 Standard
  • Youth (age 6-12): $11 Standard

Special Offer: Bring-A-Friend Sundays! On the first seven weekends, each Sunday between 10am-Noon, when you purchase one admission ticket at the gate, you can bring in a guest for free! An Adult may bring in an Adult or Youth; A Youth may only bring in a Youth. Both parties must enter the gates together before Noon. Offer not valid Closing Weekend.

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

–> 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!

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This giveaway is now closed, and the winner has been notified. Thanks to all who entered!