2016 Hoggetowne Mediaeval Faire–Two Fun Weekends in Gainesville

Gainesville's 30th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, at the Alachua County Fairgrounds, runs Jan 30/31 and February 5-7
Gainesville’s 30th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, at the Alachua County Fairgrounds, runs Jan 30/31 and February 5-7

If you (or your kids or grand kids) enjoy jousting, sword fighting, watching fire-eaters, or jugglers, a trip to Gainesville’s 30th Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, at the Alachua County Fairgrounds, is in order.  The Fairgrounds is located at 3100 NE 39th Avenue, adjacent to Gainesville Regional Airport.

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On Saturdays and Sundays, the hours are 10AM-6PM.  On “School Day”, Friday February 5, the gates open at 9:30AM and close at 3PM.

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More than 150 merchants will offer unique gifts, trinkets, souvenirs and food.

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Linda Piper, the Faire Coordinator, compares the event to “Gainesville’s version of Disney World” and remind visitors to get to the event early–and to plan to spend the day!

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