PARADOX Media & Vau de Vire proudly present The Edwardian World’s Faire & The 18th Annual The Edwardian Ball. Born in the darkened hallows of a San Francisco nightclub, this multi-night, multi-city, multi-media extravaganza has grown over the past eighteen years into an internationally recognized festival of the arts, now presenting a uniquely wonderful Edwardian world with the blessing of The Edward Gorey Charitable Trust.
Peruse the haunted grounds of the 1909 Masonic Ballroom. Shop and delight in the artisan crafts of the Vendor Bazaar. Capture a moment of history in the Portrait Booth. Sip a locally- distilled absinthe cocktail, and dance the night away. Lose yourself in the Museum of Wonders, located in the opulent Regency Lodge, an “Edwardian Odditorium” filled with curiosities, natural wonders, sideshow performances, fortune telling, tarot reading, live painting, and many more surprises waiting in the gilded wings.
The Edwardian World’s Faire FRIDAY, JANUARY 26th
Doors: 8:00 PM (ends at 2:00 AM) All Ages
$25 - $195
The first of the two-night celebration unfolds with the renowned Edwardian World's Faire. Historic and novel characters intermingle; true-life adventures blend with fantastical lands; live the excitement of the age of exploration, reimagined through the lens of today and beyond. Get lost in the delightful Gaming Garden, where characters, tricks, and games of chance weave a backdrop to steam-powered creations and chance encounters. Revel in a modern day Belle E?poque where cultures meet, blend, dance, and collide. A worldly adventure ahead of Saturday night’s Ball, the World's Faire presents a once-in-this-lifetime adventure!
Event sponsorship for The Edwardian World's Faire & The 18th Annual Edwardian Ball is generously provided by Lagunitas Brewing Company and LIFEWTR
Media sponsorship is provided by SF Weekly