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Renaissance Festival

Aug 20 - Oct 02, 2016
Surrounding Area


Step back in time at the Renaissance Festival in Minnesota. Enjoy live entertainment, daily jousting matches and more at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival’s recreation of a 16th-century village.

New Attractions & Events for 2016 Include: Adult Coloring Book Competition, a zip line, King's Karpool Competition, Renaissance Bingo, Bloody Mary Bar, and whiskey and scotch tastings.

Special event weekends at the Renaissance Festival in Shakopee, MN include: Silk Road: Discover the Riches (August 20 & 21), Highland Fling (August 27 & 28) ,, Passport to Adventure (September 3, 4 & 5), Wine, Chocolate & Romance (September 10 & 11), Pet Fest (September 17 & 18), Shamrocks & Shenanigans (September 24 & 25), Festival Friday (September 30), and Oktoberfest (October 1 & 2).

The Renaissance Festival in Minnesota also plays host to more than 275 merchants. With 320,000 visitors each year, the Minnesota Renaissance Festival is one of the most popular events of its kind in the U.S.

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