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The Medieval Festival

When: 

Where: 

Fort Tryon Park
Riverside Dr To Broadway, W 192 St To Dyckman St
10034 New York, NY
United States
Phone: 212-795-1600

Category: 

arts and culture

Groups audience

Get Healthy Heights Columbia Community Partnership for Health

Description: 

The Medieval Festival brings to life the customs and spirit of the Middle Ages. Manhattan's Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers, guests and festival goers dress in medieval costume.

Visitors are greeted by authentic medieval music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters. The afternoon is concluded with a thrilling joust between four knights on horseback. Costumed vendors will be on hand to demonstrate and sell a wide variety of medieval crafts as well as food and drink.

The festival is free -- there are no charges for admission or entertainment. Donations at our wishing wells are welcome, however!