Medieval Festival Fort Tryon Park, NYC – September 30, 2018
Washington Heights Inwood Development Corporations and the City of New York Parks and Recreation: Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park NYC
The 34th Annual, free to the public, one day event, being held Sunday, September 30th,sponsored by the City of New York Parks and Recreation and the Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corporations, anticipated attendance of over 60,000 visitors.
The Medieval Festival is a unique chance to experience the Medieval period in the most authentic setting this side of the Atlantic. The area around the Cloisters Museum in Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market village where knights in armor, jugglers, jesters, magicians, musicians, storytellers, and puppeteers perform. A blacksmith, manuscript illuminator, pottery decorator wood carer and other artisans demonstrate their crafts. Performers and fairgoers dress in historical costumes. Medieval inspired food is available e and crafts items are sold. The afternoon culminates
with a jousting event between knights on horseback!