Renaissance Festival

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 2014 Include: Minnesota Craft Brew Pub, Throne of Swords, Vikings Encampment, Beer N’ Bacon Tastings, Kid’s Craft Corner, Fairytale Princess Party and a Celebration of Shakespeare’s 450th Birthday.

Special event weekends at the Renaissance Festival in Shakopee, MN include: Highland Fling (August 16 & 17) , Buccaneer Beer Fest (August 23 & 24), Silk Road: Discover the Riches (August 30, 31 & September 1), Passport to Adventure (September 6 & 7), Wine, Chocolate & Romance (September 13 & 14), Oktoberfest (September 20 & 21), Festival Friday (September 26) and Shamrocks & Shenanigans (September 27 & 28).

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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