Skip To Content

    15 Kids At The Renaissance Fair Who Prove Geeks Are Adorable

    The Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale, Calif., is like Halloween for budding history nerds.

    This is a kid from the actual Renaissance:

    Agnolo Bronzino / Via commons.wikimedia.org

    Painted in the 1540s.

    These are some kids from a Renaissance fair in 2014:

    (Look, I'll let you be the judge of whether children have gotten cuter but oh my god those cheeks.)

    1. The fearsomest fairy.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    2. The outlaw with a heart of gold.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    3. His sister with a crown of silver.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    4. The knight in sparkling purple.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    5. The little princess who was always on the move.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    6. The shy Snow White.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    7. The girl who was mightily pleased with her whistle.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    8. The brother-sister team that made me fear for my life.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    9. The boy who was so tough he held his sword by the blade.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    10. The grumpy girl with the curls who settles for nothing less than perfection and was disappointed by the lack of costume authenticity around her.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    11. The dapper little gentleman with a vest.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    12. The girl who was kind of too modern for this.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    13. The boy in the floppy hat who just wanted to eat his granola bar in peace.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    14. And his little brother, lost in an even floppier hat.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    15. Wait.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    Checking my pulse.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    Yep, I'm dead.

    Ariane Lange / BuzzFeed

    BuzzFeed Daily

    Keep up with the latest daily buzz with the BuzzFeed Daily newsletter!

    Newsletter signup form