Bring your Dog!

Dog Rules & Registration

Bring your Dog – The Festival is Dog Friendly!

DOGS ONLY! No other pets will be allowed on festival grounds!

To be eligible to bring your dog to the Fest the following terms must be met:

1) Fill out the Dog Registration Form

2) Bring Proof of Rabies Vaccination with dates in one of the following forms:

  • Proof of shots from Veterinarian
  • Tag on Pet with date of expiration
  • Bring your dog to Dog Check-In prior to entry



  • DOGS ONLY! No other pets will be allowed on festival grounds!
  • No puppies under the age of 6 months allowed
    • This is to protect the puppy, who has not received all of its vaccinations yet and to protect all the other dogs at the Festival, who could be susceptible to the puppy’s potential diseases
  • All Dogs must be on a leash at all times
  • Dog leashes cannot exceed 4 feet
  • Owners must clean up after their dogs
  • Only one dog per owner will be allowed
  • Dog Owners must report any accidents to first aid immediately
  • All Dogs must have their festival tag visible at all times
  • Dogs are not allowed at the Feast of Fantasy


Two dogs in costume

Dog Admission

$10 per dog with your own photo
$15 per dog if we take a photo for you

All service animals will be admitted into the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in accordance with ADA Regulations and the Minnesota Human Right Acts.


Corgi, Weiner & Puppernickel Races!

Come one, come small! Register your dog in our Corgi, Weiner & Puppernickel races! All dogs must be pure bred Corgis, Pugs or Dachshunds to register. For the pumpernickel race, all dogs (full breed or mix) under 25 pounds may enter. May the fastest dog win!