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2015 Minnesota Renaissance Festival

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Photo by Brandon Sweeney

MinnPost is a sponsor

Open weekends Aug. 22-Oct. 4 plus Labor Day and Festival Friday, 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

Theme Weekends

Highland Fling
August 22 & 23
• Scottish Village
• World Amateur Highland Games
• MN State Highland Games & Midwest Women’s Highland Games
• Scottish Dancers
• Keg Toss
• Kilt Competition
• Blood Drive

Silk Road: Discover the Riches
August 29 & 30
• Fairy Festival & House Competition
• Belly Dance Competition
• Belly Dance Lessons
• Middle Eastern Music
• Woodchuck Hard Cider Tasting
• Bean Bag Competition

Passport to Adventure
September 5, 6 & 7
• Tattoo Competition
• Steampunk Weekend
• Bocce Ball Tournament
• International Bazaar
• Pirate Activities
• Keg Toss
• Spaghetti Eating Contest
• Garlic Farmer
• Military Weekend

Canines & Christmas
September 12 & 13
Over 40 Pet Related Vendors!
Pet Fest:
• Wiener Dog Races
• Pet Costume Contest
• Peanut Butter Licking Contest
• Christmas Vendors
• Christmas Activities
• Sign Language Saturday

Shamrocks & Shenanigans
September 19 & 20
• Irish Village
• Kilt Competition
• Irish Dancers
• Keg Toss
• Guinness Beer Tasting

Wine, Chocolate & Romance
September 26 & 27
• Chocolate Festival
• Cupcake Battle & Cupcake Vendors
• Free SutterHome Wine Tastings
• Chocolate Pie Eating
• Free Vow Renewals
• Wine Demos
• Grape Stomp

Festival Friday
October 2
• Education Day
• Ladies Shopping Day
• Magic the Gathering

Oktoberfest
October 3 & 4
• Bavarian Village
• Homebrew Competition
• Weiner Dog Races
• German Music and Dance
• Stein Holding Competition
• Keg Toss, Bier Pong, Hammerschalgen
• Beard Competition
• Sauerkraut Eating Contest
• Schell’s Beer Tasting

Click here for more info!