Faire Fun at Hammond Castle – Press Release

Faire Fun at Hammond Castle

May 2017 – Press Release

PhinnVolt Enterprises

Gloucester, MA

On the dates of July 15th and 16th of 2017, the 7th annual Renaissance Festival will commence at Hammond Castle at 80 Hesperus Avenue, Gloucester, MA.

From 11 am to 5 pm each day, you and your families will enjoy entertainment from the World Famous Jester Paolo Garbanzo along with Knights, Music, Hand made crafts and so much more!

Food and snacks such as Kettle Corn, Del’s Frozen Lemonade and Turkey Legs will all be available as well during the days.

Tickets are only available at the Castle when you arrive. Ticket prices are: $15 for adults, $11 for kids ages 5 to 11 and kids ages 4 and under are free.

The only available parking is located at Stage Fort Park and that is an additional fee, however, free busing to and from the venue will be provided.

Please note that due to the Historical Nature of the Venue, it is not wheelchair accessible (nor is it stroller friendly) due to all the stairs.

For more information, please visit their website at http://www.abbadiamarefestival.com

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Photo credit – Michael Meissner – July 19, 2015

Upcoming this year for 2015!

As the snow melts slowly away, we realized we only have 5 months before we go into our season for the summer so here we go with our season for 2015!

First up is our event at Hammond Castle called “Abbadia Mare Festivalhttp://www.abbadiamarefestival.com  which will be going on July 18th and 19th of 2015 from 11 am to 5 pm each day.  This is our fifth year that we get to storm Hammond Castle in Gloucester, MA.  The address of the venue is 80 Hesperus Avenue, Gloucester, MA.  Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for kids ages 5 – 11, and kids ages 4 and under are free.  Parking is located at Stage Fort Park, which is an additional $15 per vehicle, but free busing is provided to and from the venue.

*Please note that this venue has a LOT of stairs, this is NOT a wheelchair friendly venue, nor is it stroller friendly.*

Hammond Castle Front towers

Hammond Castle Front towers

We know that there are a few changes coming and we’ll be putting the press release out very soon, but we are currently still looking for vendors.  If you are a Renaissance themed vendor, then please send us an email to abbadiamarefestival@gmail.com with what it is you sell along with pictures and a website.

Next up for us is our second year as the new management for “Silver Kingdom Renaissance Festival” http://www.silverkingdomefestival.com

Silver Knights go jousting

Silver Knights go jousting

Which is going to be August 15th and 16th of 2015 from 10:30 am to 5 pm each day.  This is located at 120 Northside Road, Charlton, MA which has free parking!  Tickets are $15 for adults, $10 for kids ages 5 – 12, and kids ages 4 and under are FREE.

We are looking for more vendors for this event!  If you are interested, please send us an e mail to infoskrf@gmail.com with what it is you sell and a website.

HUZZAH!

PhinnVolt Enterprises Season for 2015

Thank you all who attended either Abbadia Mare Festival or Silver Kingdom Festival, we certainly appreciate your support!

We can now make the announcement for our season for 2015!

We just got word yesterday that we will be going again for Abbadia Mare Festival at Hammond Castle in Gloucester, MA next July of 2015 which will occur July 18th and 19th of 2015 from 11 am to 5 pm each day.  The website is currently being updated at this time, but we are looking for vendors.  Space IS limited!  To get an application, please send an e mail to abbadiamarefestival@gmail.com

Silver Kingdom Festival Silver Knights Joustingwent really well last year (for our first year running it) and we’ll be going again next August!

Dates for next year will be August 15th and 16th from 10:30 to 5 pm each day.  We are currently looking for vendors.  If you are interested, please send us an e mail to infoskrf@gmail.com

Kate the Story Teller at Abbadia

Possibility of three festivals!!! Busy season ahead!

If you aren’t following us on Facebook, we just got an e mail from Hammond Castle Museum and they want to meet with us to discuss Abbadia Mare Renaissance Festival coming this July of 2014!  We’ll post the news as soon as we get it (which is hopefully in February sometime so stay tuned!).  Keep the dates of July 19th and 20th open! 2011-07-23_Abbey_by_the_Sea_Ren-Fest_IMG_6675_1280x960

 

In the meantime, we have our homework cut out for us with the town of Charlton (which we are doing this week and next) to smooth out issues ahead of time for Silver Kingdom Festival (August) we now have 11 vendors in and we’re still looking for more vendors!  If you are interested in vending for that event, please e mail us at infoskrf@gmail.com .  In the meantime, we’ve had a new logo created by our pal Eric Hammond (out of FL) Silver Kingdom Color A JPG.

Black Swan Inn Renaissance Festival in Tilton, NH is also in need of more vendors!  If you are interested in vending for that event, please let us know by e mailing us at infoblkswnfest@gmail.com.  That event will be going on June 28th and 29th of 2014!

That’s all the updates and news for now!  We’re looking forward to seeing you at one or all three of our events!