Available Positions

Faire Perks!

three people smilingSetup Crew:

If you’re good with a hammer, saw, measuring tape and simple outdoor work we could use your help setting up indoor spaces, signs, games, etc., starting a day or so before the Market opens on Saturday, August 6th.

*This may require some heavy lifting.

Activity Areas:children swords

Workers are responsible for helping and/or running the activities areas. These include a Maypole-style dance, “Fight the Knight” pit, archery/axe throwing station and tournaments, a Hobby Horse joust, a boffer Capture the Flag game, Storytelling, a dungeon crawl, and possibly other areas as well. A costume is required for these positions. The Fight the Knight pit also requires experience with safe combat and or archery practices.

woman smilingScavenger’s Court:

Members of the Scavenger’s Court wander the site throughout the day keeping the grounds tidy and free of trash. The King of the Scavenger’s Court also takes care of the Lost and Found. This position may require emptying trash barrels from time to time. We would prefer a peasant-style costume, but it is not necessary.

volunteer wit t-shirtsBooths and Information:

Workers greet guests of the Faire at the entrance, hand out flyers, help with surveys, and provide information to Faire guests. Workers in this position may also be asked to man our merch/swap table or the Information Booth. You must be a people person to help in this area. A costume is required for this position.

woman holding turkey leg Kitchen Staff:

We need a few intrepid people willing to be line cooks and bus people throughout the day. No costume is required for this position. The Kitchen crew will attest- the camaraderie developed here is top notch!

man in yellowParking Gnomes:

Direct guests to designated parking areas and assist security as needed. A costume will be provided.

Camp Staff:

Camp Staff help Ren Faire campers check-in at Tolgy Wood: Chesterfield Camp and make sure things there are running smoothly. You must be a people person and be able to work independently. This position may also require walking. 

All positions are paid! But in addition, our crew members enjoy the following perks:

Admission to the Faire!- In addition to being a part of our faire and enjoying it for free, we offer two one-day passes to each crew member!

Camping: All crew members are eligible for free camping (those 16 and 17 yrs old need an adult over 21 on the grounds with them).

Food: Workers will have access to  complimentary food while helping.

Swag: All workers get a yearly t-shirt, bandana, hat, and pin!

Festival Dates

August 3rd & 4th, 2024

Festival Times

Saturday :

10am-7pm is Family Friendly Faire Fun!

7pm- 10pm is our 18+ Market After Dark

Sunday :

10am-5pm is Family Friendly Faire Fun and Pet Day!

Directions

97 Fairgrounds Road, Cummington, MA

Tolgy Wood: Chesterfield Camp

Cummington Fairgrounds

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