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2018 Colonial Faire at Riley’s Farm

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Join us for the 4th Annual Colonial Faire at Riley’s Farm in Oak Glen, California each Saturday in July, plus the 4th, is a family-friendly, interactive cultural event aimed at entertaining and educating the public about life in the American colonies in the late 18th century.

Colonial Faire at Riley’s Farm

Go back in time to a bustling New England village and be here as it comes to life in as Colonial Chesterfield hosts interactive dramatic presentations, swordplay demonstrations and duels of honor, music and theatre, old-fashioned games, hands-on activities and classic sports like tomahawk throwing and archery (ages 8+), colonial crafts like candle dipping and weaving, and unique shopping with local artisans and colonial sutlers.

Culinary delights abound in the Hawk’s Head Publick House, which serves hearty country comfort cuisine, fine wines, ales, and hard ciders. Our famous on-site bakery will craft plenty of five-pound apple pies and seasonal pastries, too, so join us for a day filled with fun, feasting, history, and outdoor adventure in scenic Oak Glen!

Hours: 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on “Faire” Days

Admission to Colonial Faire at Riley’s Farm
Gate Admission: Adult $15, Child $12 (age 3-12)
Advance Purchase Online (Before June 1): Adult $13, Child $9
Season Pass – Full access to all 5 days of Faire: Adult $25, Child $20
Group Rates (30 people +): Adult Single Day is $12, Child (age 3-12) Single Day is $8 – PLUS get one complimentary admission for every 15 attendees! Call (909) 790-8463 to arrange your group’s personalized day at the faire.
Children age 3 and younger receive complimentary admission to the Faire!

Riley’s Farm
12261 South Oak Glen Road
Oak Glen, CA 92399

Attention all Reenactors of the 18th Century!
Riley’s Farm invites you to join us for the annual Colonial Faire at Riley’s Farm, to be held on the grounds of Colonial Chesterfield. Tavern keeper and justice of the peace “Silas Rhodes” (James Patrick Riley) takes this method to inform living historians they are welcome to camp, cook, and play upon the farm grounds during this recreation of 18th century New England village life. Click the link below to find out what you need to know to join us!

Taking part in the Colonial Faire at Riley's Farm

Daily Activities at Colonial Faire at Riley’s Farm
Each day of Colonial Faire features a unique itinerary and special guest performers and these all-day activities for each event day: Tomahawk Throwing * Archery (ages 8+) * Candle Dipping * Culinary Arts & Kitchen Herbs * Modern Fashion * Calligraphy, Papermaking, and Printing * Blacksmithing * Colonial Games * Textile Arts: Spinning, dyeing, weaving * Animal Care * Weapons & Accoutrements * Broom Making * Old Soldier’s Tavern Encampment.

Admission Includes

When is Colonial Faire?
Set in Chesterfield, New Hampshire in the year 1774, Colonial Faire at Riley’s Farm takes place from 11:00 am to 8:00 pm on each Saturday in July, plus July 4th.

Enjoy luxury camping as a part of your farm visit!
Spend a few minutes looking at this video to learn of a wonderful way of experiencing the Colonial Faire at Riley’s Farm. There are also many hotels near Riley’s Farm.

Miscellaneous Faire Policies

Mark your calendar today so you don’t miss the next Colonial Faire at Riley’s Farm in Oak Glen, California in July.

Tags: Colonial Faire at Riley’s Farm, Revolutionary War Living History, Revolutionary War Reenactment

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