WEST ORANGE, NJ - The New Jersey Arts Incubator is hosting the New Jersey Renaissance Fair at The Oskar Schindler Performing Arts Center, 4 Boland Drive, West Orange this weekend July 25-26. The public is invited to attend. Cost of admission is $5 for children and $12 for seniors and adults. Children under for are free. Gates open at 11 a.m. and close at 6 p.m. on Saturday and Sunday. For more information and directions, click HERE or HERE.

Returning for the second year, the West Orange festival is now one of the most-anticipated outdoor events in the Essex County area, according to Susan Anderson, spokesperson for West Orange.

“We are very fortunate Renaissance Faire chose to come to West Orange,” said Anderson. “It is a traveling faire, with events held all over the country. The fair came to West Orange last year and we are the first place in NJ to host the fair again.”

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This year’s festival will feature performances with acrobats, fire breathing and music, as well as the action of comedy sword fighting and drama.

“It will be a fun family event and great addition to the community,” said Anderson.

Aside from entertainment, guests will also be able to peruse the wares of the craftsmen that bring the village to life.