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2013 Minnesota Renaissance Festival

08/16/2013 (All day) - 09/29/2013 (All day)
2013 Minnesota Renaissance Festival
Photo by Jennifer Arocha

MinnPost is a sponsor

Open weekends Aug. 17-Sept. 29 and Labor Day, 9am to 7pm

16 stages of live entertainment
250 Artisan booths for endless shopping
Live Armored Jousting
Food and fun for the whole family!

When purchasing general admission tickets in advance or online, you will receive a discount from the gate prices. Please call (952) 445-7361 with any ticketing questions.

Corporate Packages and Group Rates available please contact the Sales Dept. for more information at 952-445-7361 or info@renaissancefest.com

Theme Weekends

Italian Carnivale
August 17 & 18 
• Longbow Competition
• Bird Show/MN Raptor Center
• Arabian Horses
• Bocce Ball 
• Garlic Farmers/Demos 
• Spaghetti Eating Contest

Royal Ale Fest
August 24 & 25
• 7th Annual Pet Fest 
• Homebrew Competition
• FREE Beer Tastings
• Beer Demos 
• Tattoo Competition 

7th Annual Pet Fest
August 24 & 25
• Bring Your Dog!
• Pet Related Vendors
• Twin Cities Disc Dog demos and lessons
• Pet Costume Contest
• Learn about pet safety, nutrition, products and grooming!

Silk Road: Discover the Riches
August 31, September 1 & 2 
• Fairy Festival & Fairy House Competition 
• Belly Dance Competition 
• Belly Dance Lessons & Performances 
• Middle Eastern Music

Highland Fling
September 7 & 8
• World Highland Games
• MN Highland Games 
• Scottish Vendors & Food 
• Midwest Women's Highland Games 
• FREE Beer Tastings 
• Kilt Competition

Wine, Chocolate & Romance
September 14 & 15 
• Chocolate Festival 
• Cupcake Wars 
• Free Sutter Home Wine Tastings 
• Free Vow Renewals 
• Chocolate Pie Eating Contest 
• Charity Auction 
• Homemade Wine Competition 
• Men in Tights Competition 
• Best Bloomers 
• Grape Stomp

Oktoberfest
September 21 & 22
• Bavarian Village 
• Beer Tastings 
• German Vendors & Activites 
• Pub Parade 
• Beer Demos 
• Beard Competition

Festival Friday
September 27th
• LARP 
• Ladies Shopping Day 
• School Day 
• Discount Admission & Group Rates 
• Educational Classes

Shamrocks & Shenanigans
September 28 & 29 
• BBQ Competition & Vendors 
• Irish Village & Food 
• Irish Dancers & Music 
• Cricket Demos & Games 
• FREE Beer Tastings 
• Kilt Competition

Located 7 miles South of Shakopee on Hwy. 169
Free Parking!
Discount Tickets Available at Participating Locations:

  • Papa Murphy's
  • Subway

www.renaissancefest.com