Available Positions

Minion 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

Minions are responsible for helping and/or running the activities areas. These include a Maypole-style dance, “Fight the Knight” pit, archery 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:

Minions greet guests of the Faire at the entrance, hand out flyers, help with surveys, and provide information to Faire guests. Minions 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 people willing to be line cooks and bus people throughout the day. No costume is required for this position.

man in yellowParking Crew:

Direct guests to designated parking areas and assist security as needed. No costume is required for this position.

Camp Minions:

Camp Minions 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. 

Admission to the Faire!

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

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

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

**Additional compensation is available dependent on position(s), time spent, and discussion with management

For the Minion who is voted the MVM (Most Valuable Minion) of the weekend, we have a pair of tickets to the Heilung Ritual Concert happening on Sept 8th at the Worcester Palladium. 

Festival Dates

August 6-7, 2022

Festival Times

August 6th:

10am-7pm is Family Friendly Faire Fun!

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

August 7th:

10am-7pm is Family Friendly Faire Fun and Pet Day!


97 Fairgrounds Road, Cummington, MA


97 Fairgrounds Road, Cummington, MA

Tolgy Wood

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