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2014 Minnesota Renaissance Festival

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Photo by Matt Servatius

MinnPost is a sponsor

Open weekends Aug. 16-Sept. 28 and Labor Day, 9am to 7pm

16 stages of live entertainment
250 Artisan booths for endless shopping
Live Armored Jousting
Free parking
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

Themed Weekends

Highland Fling
August 16 & 17 
• Scottish Village
• World Amatuer Highland Games (Saturday)
• MN Highland Games & Midwest Women’s Highland Games (Sunday)
• Scottish Dancers
• Keg Toss
• Kilt Competition
Promotions: Blood Drive, Food Drive & Artisan Appreciation

Buccaneer Beer Fest
August 23 & 24
• Pirate Activities
• Tattoo Competition
• Longbow Competition
• Keg Toss
• Bean Bag Tournament
• Free Schell’s Beer Tastings
• Biker Weekend
• NEW! Bloomers & Tights 5K Race/Walk (Sunday)
Promotions: Blood Drive, Food Drive, Biker Discounts & Artisan Appreciation

Silk Road: Discover the Riches
August 30, 31 & September 1
• Fairy Festival
• Fairy House Competition
• Belly Dance Competition
• Belly Dance Lessons & Performances
• Magic the Gathering Tournament (Labor Day Only)
• Military Weekend
Promotions: Food Drive, Military Discounts & Artisan Appreciation

Passport to Adventure
September 6 & 7 
• NEW! International Bazaar
• Pet Festival
• Wiener Dog Races
• Twin Cities Disc Dog Club
• NEW! Flyball Demos & Lessons
• Garlic Farmer
• Bocce Ball Tournament
• Spaghetti Eating Competition

Wine, Chocolate & Romance
September 13 & 14
• Chocolate Festival
• 2nd Annual Cupcake Battle
• Free Sutter Home Wine Tasting
• Chocolate Pie Eating Contest
• Charity Auction benefiting Can Do Canines
• Free Vow Renewals
• Wine Demos
•  Grape Stomp
• Sign Language Saturday

Oktoberfest
September 20 & 21
• NEW! Dachshund Races
•Bavarian Village
• Free Schell’s Beer Tastings
• German Music & Dance
• Polka Lessons
• Stein Holding Competition
• Beard Competition
• Keg Toss
• Hammerschlagen
• Sauerkraut Eating Contest

Festival Friday
September 26
• Ladies Shopping Day
• Education Day
•Discount Admission & Group Rates
• Magic the Gathering Tournament
• College Discount Day
• Happy Hour Promotion from 2pm to 7pm

Shamrocks & Shenanigans
September 27 & 28
• NEW! Shakespeare Competition
• Irish Village & Food
• Irish Dancers & Music
• Backyard BBQ Competition and Vendors
• Free Guinness Beer Tastings
• Keg Toss

Click here for more info!