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Festivals, Feasts & Fairs


Between dragon attacks, goblin invasions, and evil necromantic cults, everyone needs an opportunity to unwind and relax. Festivals, Feasts & Fairs is designed to turn your “pleasant downtime” into a fully interactive experience.

In this book you'll find...

  • Carnival games & competitive activities...
  • Two new player backgrounds, the Carnie and the Mummer...
  • New mundane and magic items...
  • A wealth of fortune-teller related material, for providing foreshadowing, red herrings, and help get meandering plot threads back on track...
  • Sample holidays, and guides for creating your own custom holidays...
  • ...and so much more!
Still not convinced?  Find out what other satisfied readers are saying!
"Absolutely brilliant in both conception and production, this is a must-have tool to enrich your worlds with small details that really bring life to mundane situations." ~ Jason B, ★★★★★

"While I might have done a decent job coming up with a festival on my own, this guide has so much that I would never have come up with, and is all around much faster." ~ Jonathan B, ★

"It is often too easy to reduce these worlds down to being defined by strife and hardship; May has done a respectable job of shining some light on the happier side of things." ~ Christopher W, ★★★★★

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Shane S January 05, 2022 11:20 pm UTC
I was going through the magic items and noticed "Portable Circus Tent" and "Tent of the Dark Circus" had close to the exact same description.
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Jeff H April 17, 2020 3:44 am UTC
Ran a Fall/Harvest festival session using many of the ideas (and game/contest rules) in here. Very well thought out, helped me give my players an immersive "ren faire" type experience in game. The format is great too, easy to find needed content during the session. Pig calling, Hair Braiding, drinking contests - and the 10 year old paladin character won the strongman competition! Thank you for a great time, much needed after what the players have previously gone though (and what the real world is currently going through)
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Ashley M April 18, 2020 7:44 pm UTC
I'm so glad you all enjoyed it! I get giddy every time I hear about battle-hardened adventurers getting their faces painted and having good-old-fashioned arm-wrestling contests against one another. I'm overjoyed that it could bring some relaxation and fun to a party, and a table, who've been facing a lot of stress.
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Charles S March 07, 2020 4:19 am UTC
I just used a bunch of ideas from this for a mid-summer festival in the town that my groups D&D campaign is centered around. I loved the “Bucking Gorgon” idea but took it a step further. I had already established some nearby gnomes who made wacky inventions involving wild magic which weren’t always thought through. So when a pig escaped from the greased pig catching competition, and knocked over the magical oil into the wine with magical properties, and then that whole mixture spilled onto the “Bucking Gorgon” ride, the machine came to life and started rampaging through the fair. I made a homebrew monster to go with this... the Mechanical Gorgon (a lower-threat clockwork Gorgon) and added it to D&D Beyond -
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Ashley M March 07, 2020 5:52 am UTC

Also I'm adding "greased pig catching mechanics" to a list of things for a future update.
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Nicole S January 03, 2020 6:38 pm UTC
Hey Ashley!
I've been working on a DMs Guild adventure that's set in a carnival, and this has been a hugely useful document from an inspiration perspective. I've also used an adapted version of the bucking gorgon game mechanics. I'd like to properly credit you and drive traffic your way, and of course if you're not happy that I'm publishing closely inspired content of course I'd change it.
Let me know how best to contact you to discuss further if you'd like :)
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Ashley M January 04, 2020 7:47 pm UTC
Hi Nicole! I'm so happy you're so inspired by my work! I'd love to see the products you're releasing, if you could send me a link? My e-mail address is "" or you can get ahold of me in the DM's Guild Discord. If you're not already there, e-mail me and I'll send you an invite!
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Anthony K August 03, 2019 4:33 pm UTC
Hi Ashley! This is Sean with the YouTube channel, Home Brew Crew.

We reviewed this supplement on our latest video, which you can check out here:

We just wanted to give you a heads up and thank you for making this. Cheers!

-Sean, Home Brew Crew
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Ashley M August 05, 2019 8:34 pm UTC
Thank you so much for your review! I'm glad y'all enjoyed the content. I really appreciate you letting me know about your video! If there are any other books of mine you'd like to take a peek at, let me know and I'm happy to send over review-copies.
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|| | November 06, 2018 1:00 am UTC
Can i have a version without the background texture? It's not printing well, and i can't get the layer to disable on my end. Thanks!
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Ashley M November 06, 2018 5:40 am UTC
Wow, that's a really good question! I don't know if I can include multiple PDF options with a product, but if I can, I'll include a printer-friendlier version. If not, I may simply be able to e-mail you a copy. I'll look into it and get back to you!
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|| | November 13, 2018 9:08 pm UTC
Okay neat. I hope drivethru has that sort of setup. I have printer-friendly versions of Limitless Adventures' products, but i'm not sure where i got them. I'm using some stationary from Southworth, and it's nifty and inviting. upc 83514870857, if you're interested.
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