Merchants and Learn'd Craftspeople
Welcome to our merry band of merchants, vendors and craftspeople at the Faire that provide participants and attendees with all the essentials to outfit themselves in appropriate medieval style. There are usually between forty and sixty vendors that come to the faire that provide a range of items for sale from smaller items like beautiful bottles of sand-art all the way up to entirely custom costumes - there is something for everyone. Below are our 2019's vendors that attended, a description of what they provide and, if available, a link to their website.
Arms & Armour
Swords, knives, leather goods, drinking horns, and shrunken heads.
Brian’s Mobile Workshop
Imported: knives, daggers, swords, walking canes, costume accessories, drinking horns, iron manacles and cuffs, jewellery, self-crafted knives, and trinkets.
Axes, hatchets, tomahawks, knives, etc. All unique and made from ugly/unloved and rescued tools. Para-cord tool accessories. Leisure sports -Tomahawk/axe throwing. Retail - reselling quality affordable throwing axes.
Iron Phoenix Armoury
Armour smiths, Handmade leather, chain and plate armour, and leather accessories.
Swords, Daggers, costume pieces, and armour.
Handmade chainmaille jewellery and armour.
Leather and Chainmaille armory.
Chain Mail clothing and jewelry, crystal lamps, rune readings, divination tools, and metal art.
Jewellery, Arts & Crafts
We make various pieces of hand crafted beaded as well as chainmaille jewellery.
Vintage leather satchels, handmade paper journals with celtic designs, stones, leather bracelets made locally.
Handmade wire-wrap jewellery in copper and sterling silver; embellished with natural stones, freshwater pearls, Swarovski pearls and crystals, among others.
Handmade sterling silver and chainmaille jewellery.
Hand-crafted clay dragons, whimsical acrylic paintings, on-the-spot ink commissions, enchanted herb bottles with personalized mystical protectors, and beautiful bookmark prints all made by the marvelous Morgan @ CatBoOok.
Free hand henna designs, henna hand designed candles, wood boxes, and homemade henna paste tube.
Multi media studio working mainly in metal and wood. Selling figurines out of horseshoe nails, copper and steel sculptures.
Makers of one-of-a-kind wands since 2010. Wands, charms, hats, pins, Tarot decks, prints, cards, bookmarks, and jewelry.
Handmade jewellery in whimsical, medieval and fantasy themes incorporating faeries, dragons, gnomes, mermaids, etc.
A collective of 3 Ontario artists working in fine art and craft. Our work includes sculpture, wall art, book art and wearable items made from metal, wood, stone, leather, handmade paper, and textiles.
Turned bowls and platters (live edge, semi natural edge) in rare and exotic woods from around the world. Turned pens and bottle stoppers. Old fashioned Briar pipes and accessories including ash trays, tampers, and leather cases. Old fashioned straight razors, shaving brushes, and bowls.
Custom made jewellery. Shield shaped pieces with various styles integrating dragons, knots, and maple leaves.
Mutant stuffed creatures, Steampunk and salvaged jewellery, altered leather jackets, masks and prop weapons.
All natural handmade products with research in medieval style recipes for all things including hair care, body creams and lotions, perfumes, oral care in the form of tooth powders, traditionally made soaps, lip balms and more.
Unique chainmail jewelry, fairy wings for big and small fairies, charm necklaces, and unpainted ceramic figures for people to paint and take home.
Handmade wooden wands, runes, potions and apothecary, zodiac scrolls, pendulums, owl stuffies, knits, and more.
Purveyor of Creatures & Whimsical Things! From costumed horns to plush creatures and more!
Handmade Arts & Crafts Ceramic statuettes, paintings, drums, tumbled gemstones, jewelry, and tarot readings.
Melody Green Pottery
Potter wheel thrown hand sculpted pots.
Handmade stoneware pottery with cone 6 glazes. Dragon and mermaid mugs, Goddess goblets, cat pate dishes, tree goblets & mermaid candle holders. All made on the potters wheel with hand sculpted figures adorning the surfaces.
Beautiful, quirky handcrafted jewellery. Twisty and twirly, a little bit girly (though wares for lords as well as ladies). Many one-of-a-kind pieces.
Moroccan treasures: jewellery, textiles, and leather. Also, argan oil, soap, and lotion.
Handmade soap and bath products.
Handcrafted stoneware pottery, Artisan soap natural, bath & body products, incense, apothecary, and some metal works.
Help support the Faire by stopping in at the Royal Medieval Faire Merchandise Booth. Buy a wreath for a fair maiden or a knight's tabard for a young squire. We also carry king, queen, knight, wizard and dragon puppets. Dragon food (birds, mice, spiders), magical frogs, coin purses, and faire t-shirts. All items (except t-shirts) are made by volunteers and the proceeds go to next year's faire.
Fine art artist, specializing in portrait fantasy, bird wildlife, and medieval style calligraphy.
Design your own sand bottles for an everlasting keepsake. Original hand-painted tapestries and metal sculptures.
Burnished and carved black and brown stoneware; wax resistant stoneware.
Handmade, hand cut semi-precious stone, wire wrapped/woven jewellery, wands, tree of life wall hangings, tumbled stones, and mineral specimens.
The Lady of the Lathe
The Lady and her Lord assistant producing beautiful, practical and whimsical turned wood products. Wood buttons and toggles. Turned dip pens, standard twist pens, high end fountain pens and fanciful Dragon, Celtic, Phoenix and skull pens. Bent Wood rings with silver cores and semiprecious inlay. Silver tip badger hair shave brush sets with safety razors in exotic woods.
The Lost Book, the Write Shop, is a shop with old fashioned writing accessories and journals. Hand bound journals made to fit the theme, feather pens, bead pens, handmade feather quill pen holders, inks, and sealing wax.
Handmade crafts. We are 2 vendors, with separate products who vend together. Thieves: Amigurumi (crocheted toys: Super Heroes, Princesses, Wizards, Magical Beasts, dragons/dinosaurs, Pokémon), crocheted pouches, fabric hats, capes & shirts). Dunraven: Dragons (mounted, eggs & hatchlings), potions, charms, hand carved wands, and face painting .
Paper flowers & accessories.
Wire crowns, wands, masks, Elfin ear-cuffs , jewellery flower crowns, hair clips, and more.
Hand made calligraphy quills, Ink capsule necklaces, Wax candle necklaces (for sealing letters), Prints of Illuminated Calligraphy Original Works (family-friendly only), On-site commission for calligraphy pieces, both small and large (future order). The table will also have pre-made calligraphy cue cards, with small jokes herein, as well as a "test it out!" area where people can try writing with the feather pens and their different nibs.
Practiced and knowledgeable freelance wood artist and craftsman. Products include: Exotic wooden smoking pipes, Original historic and fantasy inspired wooden swords, and daggers, magickal wooden wands, and more.
Fit for the Gods
Handmade historical costumes made with a flair of authenticity. Sticking to traditional fabrics, design, and sometimes techniques.
Costume embellishments. Unicorn horns, deer ears, fox ears, and fairy horns. Hand decorated masks. Vintage book purses.
Pirate and Cavalier style hats, handmade feather pins in three sizes, Hand painted and self poured resin pieces for pins, hat decoration, feather pins, fascinators etc. Lava bead (essential oil) jewelry.
Magpie Costumes makes and sells medieval, renaissance and steampunk era clothing and accessories for adults .
A wide range of children's medieval costumes and accessories for every young Knight and Princess.
Clothing and accessories; candles and incense; kids accessories.
Valkyrie Custom Wear makes made to order and premise costumes inspired by history and fantasy alike, inspired by shows like Vikings and Game of Thrones. Dresses, Tunics, Capes, Cloaks, and Vests.
Literature, Interactive Activities & Demonstrations
Tarot and Oracle card readings to aid in answering your most troublesome questions, as well as give you a glimpse of the past, present, and future. What do the cards have in store for you?
St. Jerome’s University’s Medieval D.R.A.G.E.N. (Digital Research in Arts and Graphical Environmental Networks) Laboratory was founded in 2016 to provide high-quality research training opportunities for students at every level. We focus on training students in the field of Medieval studies through a hands-on approach, such as working with Medieval manuscripts and sending students to study in a Medieval castle in England. We also emphasize public outreach and interdisciplinary studies to make the Middle Ages accessible to everyone.
Bonnie and Sarah are founding members of Earth Artisans. They spin yarn out of natural fibers, do demos and workshops in their spare time, and will show you ways of spinning from medieval to present day. They will have their spinning wheels and other tools representing different eras, and will walk you through the process of making wool, from fleece to fiber.
Face painter and glitter tattoo artist. Using high quality, safe for skin waterproof paints, I transform children into fantastic fairies, pretty princesses, or daring dragons.
Surname Histories with Coat of Arms, as well as Celtic/Medieval Replica Swords, Daggers, etc.
Medieval Faire Story Tent
Offering discount tickets for Medieval Times and free swag.
The Oxford Renaissance Festival brings the legends of knights and maidens to life through medieval comedy, fire-eating performances, magic shows, jousting (NOT that "theatrical" kind), Celtic music, and ale. Father’s Day Weekend.
Fantasy book author Author has 11 published books and accompanying dragon jewellery.
Educational children's books. We make finding out fun! Learn about history in a fun and interactive way.
Local author/word sorceress selling fantasy novels and short stories, including personalized short stories written on site using an antique (circa 1920s) typewriter.
Wilfrid Laurier University Medieval and Medievalism Studies Program
Students of the Medieval Studies Program are available to discuss the program at Wilfrid Laurier University and all things related to the Medieval Ages.
Food & Beverages
Wood fired pizza made to order and beverages.
Dundee Drivin Diner
Souvlaki, veggie pita, veggie burgers, hamburgers, fish & chips, french fries, onion rings, sausages, etc
Loose leaf teas and accessories.
We are selling an assortment of Pretzels , water, and pop
Great White Pickle Co.
Roaming pickle cart selling pickles on a stick.
Ireland Gourmet Kettlecorn and Popcorn
Ireland Kettlecorn makes delicious foods and drinks to tantalize your senses. Visit us for a memorable time!
K’s Ice Cream
Kawartha Dairy ice cream, slushies, freezies, and treats.
Light lunch and snacks.
Food vendor who BBQ's food right on site so everything is hot and fresh off the grill.
St. Peter's Church (Our Lady of Mount Carmel Academy)
Fresh hot apple fritters made from scratch. The best you have ever tasted!
German Food and baked potatoes. Schnitzel on a Bun, Oktoberfest Sausages, Baked Potatoes , Poutine, Kids menu, and Keto Schnitzel.
Ye Olde Burgers & Things (Waterloo Region MedVents & MedRovers BBQ)
Hamburgers, Hotdogs, Sausages, Veggie Burgers, Fries, Pop, and Water.