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Medieval Festival

Sunday, October 2, 2022

11:30 a.m.6:00 p.m.

The Medieval Festival is back after a 2-year hiatus!

Join us for the Medieval Festival in Fort Tryon Park! This festival brings to life the customs and spirit of the Middle Ages for all to enjoy.

Fort Tryon Park is transformed into a medieval market town decorated with bright banners and processional flags. Performers and guests dress in medieval costumes. Visitors are greeted by authentic period music, dance, magic, and minstrels, as well as jugglers and jesters. The festival includes thrilling jousts between four knights on horseback. Experience the culture of a bygone era against the backdrop of The Met Cloisters and the Hudson River during autumn. There is fun for all ages.

This free event is produced by NYC Parks and the Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corporation with support from the Fort Tryon Park Trust.

Costumed vendors will be on hand to demonstrate and sell a wide variety of medieval crafts as well as food and drink.

Free to enter. Costumed vendors will be on hand to demonstrate and sell a wide variety of medieval crafts as well as food and drink.

Please note: There are no ATMs on site.


Location Details:
All around Fort Tryon Park and The Met Cloisters museum. Getting here: Take the A train to 190th Street. The Henry Hudson Parkway Fort Tryon Park exit will be closed to vehicular traffic during the Medieval Festival. For vehicle access, arrange to drop off at 741 Fort Washington Avenue and Margaret Corbin Circle. Most areas are wheelchair accessible, however, persons with mobility issues may experience difficulty maneuvering on lawn areas.



Event Organizer

Northern Manhattan Parks, Fort Tryon Park Trust, Washington Heights and Inwood Development Corporation,

Contact Number

(212) 795-1388

Contact Email


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Fort Tryon Park

We're reconstructing some of the pathways in Fort Tryon Park to improve park access. This work will be done in phases. During Phase 1, the path along Broadway between Arden Street and near Sherman Avenue, and the connecting path west, are currently closed. Please use alternate pathways.

To learn more about this project and to track our progress, please visit our Capital Project Tracker.

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