Stage & Lane Shows

23 Stages with Live Entertainment

Arthur Greenleaf Holmes

Adult (16+)
Scandalous. Licentious. Madly impolitic. And riotously funny. Stroll down the paisley corridors of iambic corruption as Arthur Greenleaf Holmes presents his villainous verse. Not for the skittish. Show rated PG-16 - not suitable for children.
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Village Green
Village Green
Village Green
Village Green

Bettina Bawdeville

Adult (16+)
Bettina Bawdeville sings risque original pub songs, mixing the bawdy with hints of vaudeville. Audience participation and shout-along opportunities abound! Not for delicate sensibilities. Show rated PG-16 - not suitable for children.
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Lady Hawke Stage
Lady Hawke Stage
Lady Hawke Stage

Birds of Prey

Presented by Last Chance Forever Birds of Prey Conservancy - The Birds of Prey Show is an interactive exhibition that incorporates The Royal Falconer and flying and non-flying raptors. Knowledge of basic raptor biology and natural behaviors, insights into the plight of the natural world and the human effects in the balance of living things is shared in a conservation-themed entertainment program.
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Falconry
Falconry
Falconry
Falconry

Cannon Drill

SAPA
With the help of young 'volunteers' from the audience, Boomer explains the process of loading and firing a cannon.
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Village Armoury

Cantiga

Cantiga's unique and magical music has delighted visitors to Renaissance Festivals across North America for almost thirty years.
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Taylor Lane Stage
Taylor Lane Stage
Taylor Lane Stage
Royal Marquee
Taylor Lane Stage

Celtic Legacy

World-class bagpipes, earthshaking drums, rockin’ guitars, and a mile-a-minute banter only barely scratches the surface of this comedic group of Celtic Lads!
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Fortune Stage
Fortune Stage
Fortune Stage
Fortune Stage

Cirqa Brava

Cirqa Brava high-flying acrobats that mesmerize & delight with their one-of-a-kind aerial & circus spectacle! Blending razor-sharp comedy with breathtaking beauty, these ladies’ antics will turn your world upside down, inside out, and leave you tangled with laughter!
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Traveler's Stage
Traveler's Stage
Traveler's Stage
Traveler's Stage

Cirque du Sewer

Cirque du Sewer is the world's only girl and rat & cat circus.  Cirque du Sewer features feats of balance with amazingly trained vermin and felines. The rats and cats jump through flaming hoops, complete obstacle courses, and walk on a slack rope for a finale that is truly unique.
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Idlewyld Stage
Idlewyld Stage
Idlewyld Stage
Idlewyld Stage

Cirque La Vie

Cirque la vie's Danger show is an exciting circus show for the whole family. Join our wacky memorable characters like Queen Fiona, Racoon, Sir Reggienold and the Viking as they  flip, twirl, jump, fly and act stupid all in the name of danger and circus entertainment!
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Roundabout Stage
Roundabout Stage
Roundabout Stage
Roundabout Stage

Country Dance

SAPA
Frolic with local villagers to the cheerful and spritely tunes of the country folk.
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King's Pub
King's Pub

Court Dance

Join the people of Scarborough as they dance the stately dances of the court. Court Dance 12:00pm - King's Pub 5:00pm - Royal Marquee School of Court Dance 4:30pm - Royal Marquee
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King's Pub
Royal Marquee
Royal Marquee

Cy the Sword Swallower

A man of skill, a man of danger, and some would say….a complete lunatic. Cy is a master of the blade. Witness him swallow a whole armory of swords of different shapes and sizes ranging from the smallsword to the curved scimitar. No two shows are the same. With variety, audience participation and comedy. Cy will leave you thrilled and entertained, bursting with laughter and talking about it after.
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Roundabout Stage
Roundabout Stage
Roundabout Stage
Roundabout Stage

Donal Hinely – Glass Harmonium

Glass harmonica player (tuned glasses of water) and guitar.
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Taylor Lane Stage
Taylor Lane Stage
Taylor Lane Stage
Cat & Fiddle Tavern
Taylor Lane Stage

Easter Service

SAPA
Join the Performers of Scarborough as they celebrate Easter Sunday with a special 16th Century Church Service. Sunday, April 21st Only.

Emrys Fleet, The Big Rat Show

A hilarious comedy show featuring Pesky the Wonderous one-eyed rat and Wilbur the Dancing weasel!  Plenty of jokes and absurdity keep the laughter out loud.  He calls it “Comedy Noir”!

Fire Whip Show

Sophisticated, high-energy routines, featuring single-handed whip cracking, double-handed multi-crack demos, stunts and tricks including balloon popping, candle snuffing, paper cutting, flower snipping, whip dancing, wraps, fire whips, and much, much more.
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Crown Meadow Stage
Crown Meadow Stage
Crown Meadow Stage
Crown Meadow Stage

Fireflicker the Dragon

Lane Performer
Fire Flicker is a curious young dragon exploring the streets of the festival looking for shiny things to hoard. Always excited to meet all the knights and princesses of the realm, they may even share in the gift of some dragon gold if they have magic in their hearts! Can be found roaming the Lanes throughout the Village.

Gan Ainm

SAPA
Gan Ainm began as the House Band for Scarborough, and has continued to grow, change and adapt for many  years.   The numbers may change but their lighthearted music or serious ballads will continue to entertain for dancers, singers, and enjoyment of all.  Join this bunch of merry Traveling Folk as they appear about the Faire.
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King's Pub
King's Pub
Sea Hag Stage
Maypole
King's Pub
Sea Hag Stage

Grande Parade

SAPA
Begins in Pecan Grove at 1:00pm, winds its way through the Village to arrive at the Royal Pavilion in the Holly Field. Villagers, artisans, nobles, and knights join together every day at 1:00pm to march throughout the Village of Scarborough. See banners hoisted high and catch a glimpse of the Village artisans, the Royal Court, the Royal Guard, and Their Majesties.

Hands on Dulcimer

Lane Performer
Experience the magic of seeing, hearing and playing the dulcimer yourself. Learn a simple tune and play a duet with the Roma musician! Can be found roaming the Lanes throughout the Village when not on Stage.  
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King's Pub
Hightower Stage
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