Promotions

Weekend 1 – Bold North Vikings Invasion

Artisan Appreciation 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE Complimentary Ticket

August 17th & 18th and 24th & 25th

The first two weekends of the Festival, our patrons will be able to support their favorite Shoppes and get rewarded! Patrons who spend $250 total at any of the artisan booths will receive one free admission ticket to return any of the remaining 2019 weekends.

Patrons will need to present their receipts at the Info Booth (inside of King’s Gate) to receive a free admission ticket to return to the Festival.

Blood Drive 

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Opening Weekend August 17 & 18

Memorial Blood Centers and MN Renaissance Festival have partnered once again to bring you the Annual Blood Drive. Donate blood and receive FREE ADMISSION to the Festival!

Bloodmobiles will be located near King’s Gate, 8:30 am – 2:30 pm

Register starting June 18th at www.mbc.org/searchdrives SPONSOR CODE: 4149.

We strongly suggest registering beforehand, but walk-ins will be accepted subject to availability.

All presenting donors will receive 1 FREE TICKET for entrance into the Festival. Donors must be present AT the Renaissance Festival blood drives on Aug. 17 & 18. No other blood drives or donor centers are included in this promotion. Bring ID. Eat before donating. No cold or flu symptoms for 72 hours. All prizes hold no cash value and are non-transferable.

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2019 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. WE are proud of you and you should be proud too!

  • Watch Live Armored Jousting on Horseback
  • Attend Juggling School
  • See Comedy & Magic on 16 Stages of Exciting Entertainment
  • Experience Live Craft Demonstrations
  • Learn about Music, Dance, Fencing and Fashion of the Renaissance Period

Please bring your report card to the box office to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!


Weekend 2 – Highland Fling

Artisan Appreciation 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE Complimentary Ticket

August 24 & 25

The first two weekends of the Festival, our patrons will be able to support their favorite Shoppes and get rewarded! Patrons who spend $250 total at any of the artisan booths will receive one free admission ticket to return any of the remaining 2019 weekends.

Patrons will need to present their receipts at the Info Booth to receive a free admission ticket to return to the Festival.

Celebration of Cities

August 24th & 25th

Residents from these cities: Belle Plaine, MN, Carver, MN, Chaska, MN, Chanhassen, MN, Elko New Market, MN, Jordan, MN, New Prague, MN, Prior Lake, MN, Savage, MN, Shakopee, MN and Victoria, MN will receive $3 off their admission ticket when they present proof of residency at our box office.

Food Drive

August 24th & 25th

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival will be teaming up with CAP Agency – Community Action Partnership of Scott Carver & Dakota Counties for a food drive! Bring 5 food items to the festival gates and receive (1) Buy One, Get One Free Adult Admission to the Festival.

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2019 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. WE are proud of you and you should be proud too!

  • Watch Live Armored Jousting on Horseback
  • Attend Juggling School
  • See Comedy & Magic on 16 Stages of Exciting Entertainment
  • Experience Live Craft Demonstrations
  • Learn about Music, Dance, Fencing and Fashion of the Renaissance Period

Please bring your report card to the box office to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!


Weekend 3 – Bellies & Beer

Huzzah to Hometown Heroes

August 31, September 1st & 2nd

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is proud to announce a special promotion in honor of our nation’s military heroes: any member of the armed services, active or veteran, will receive One Buy One Get One Free Adult Admission to the festival. Plus, each military guest will be able to bring up to five family members at a discounted rate of just $19.95 per person. It’s our special way of saying thank you to our country’s biggest heroes. This deal is valid for all current or past military members with government issued ID. To take advantage of this discount, present a valid military ID at the festival box office.

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2019 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. WE are proud of you and you should be proud too!

  • Watch Live Armored Jousting on Horseback
  • Attend Juggling School
  • See Comedy & Magic on 16 Stages of Exciting Entertainment
  • Experience Live Craft Demonstrations
  • Learn about Music, Dance, Fencing and Fashion of the Renaissance Period

Please bring your report card to the box office to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!

Christmas In September

Labor Day, September 2nd

Christmas in September brings holiday spirit and good cheer early this year all for $30. This discounted ticket includes admission to the Festival, appetizers, gift bag, special deals and holiday experiences all throughout the Festival! Make sure to participate in the Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest! 


Weekend 4 – Wine, Chocolate & Romance

Sign Language Saturday   

September 7th

Sign Language Interpreters will be stationed around the festival for our hard of hearing guests! Receive $5 off when you present your ASLIS coupon!

First Responder Weekend 

September 7th & 8th

First Responders including all Law Enforcement, Firefighter, and EMS personnel can enjoy a day of a day of Live Combat Armored Jousting, 16 Stages of Exciting Entertainment, Food & Craft Beer Fit for a King or Queen at our First Responder half price admission day at the festival. Fire, Police and First Responder personnel who qualify for half price admission include: Firefighters, EMT’s, Uniformed Police Officers, State Troopers, 911 Dispatchers, Correction Officers, Evidence Technicians, Investigators, Medical Professionals & Nurses. To take advantage of this discount, present a valid First Responders ID at the festival box office.

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2019 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. WE are proud of you and you should be proud too!

  • Watch Live Armored Jousting on Horseback
  • Attend Juggling School
  • See Comedy & Magic on 16 Stages of Exciting Entertainment
  • Experience Live Craft Demonstrations
  • Learn about Music, Dance, Fencing and Fashion of the Renaissance Period

Please bring your report card to the box office to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!


Weekend 5 – Pet Fest

Scout Days

September 14th & 15th

By order of his Majesty, King Henry has declared that all who have served as a Boy or Girl Scout may come to the festival in their uniforms for a $9.95 Scout & $18.95 Leader admission ticket.

Throw Your Dog A Bone 

September 14th & 15th

Bring your furry friend to Pet Fest weekend and receive Half-Price Pet Admission. Have a pawfect day for only $5!

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2019 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. WE are proud of you and you should be proud too!

  • Watch Live Armored Jousting on Horseback
  • Attend Juggling School
  • See Comedy & Magic on 16 Stages of Exciting Entertainment
  • Experience Live Craft Demonstrations
  • Learn about Music, Dance, Fencing and Fashion of the Renaissance Period

Please bring your report card to the box office to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!


Weekend 6 – Shamrocks & Shenanigans

Knights on Bikes 

September 21st & 22nd

Biker Discount! Show your motorcycle license at the Festival Box Office and save $5 on one regularly priced adult admission!

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2019 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. WE are proud of you and you should be proud too!

  • Watch Live Armored Jousting on Horseback
  • Attend Juggling School
  • See Comedy & Magic on 16 Stages of Exciting Entertainment
  • Experience Live Craft Demonstrations
  • Learn about Music, Dance, Fencing and Fashion of the Renaissance Period

Please bring your report card to the box office to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!


Weekend 7 – Oktoberfest

College Discount Day 

September 27th

Show your school pride! Festival Friday is also College Discount Day, patrons with a valid student ID and are of legal drinking age receive one Free Grain Belt Beer in addition to Frugal Friday admission prices.

Frugal Friday

September 27th

Discount admission prices at the box office valid Festival Friday only! Adults – $18.95 / Seniors – $16.95/ Children – $9.95

Ladies & Lords Shopping Day 

September 27th

Grab your friends and join the Minnesota Renaissance Festival for a day of shopping and wine for only $25! Ticket includes admission, free glass of wine, gift bag, and the opportunity to receive discounts from select artisans all day!

Buy your ticket online today here! 

School Day

September 27th

Reserve your tickets and “Seize the Day” with fun and educational experiences! Merchants will demonstrate a variety of crafts such as glass blowing, print making, candle making, face painting, musical instruments, pottery, sculpture and more! There are many educational events and entertainment including: Renaissance History, Live Action Jousting, Courtly Dance Lessons, Renaissance Games, Juggling School, and more… Call our Sales Department at (952) 445-7361 or visit http://www.renaissancefest.com/festival-friday/ for more details and to hear about our fun contests to enter!

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2019 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. WE are proud of you and you should be proud too!

  • Watch Live Armored Jousting on Horseback
  • Attend Juggling School
  • See Comedy & Magic on 16 Stages of Exciting Entertainment
  • Experience Live Craft Demonstrations
  • Learn about Music, Dance, Fencing and Fashion of the Renaissance Period

Please bring your report card to the box office to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!

SIN Day 

September 29th

Join the Minnesota Renaissance Festival for Service Industry Day where everyone working in the Food & Lodging Service Industry will receive $5 off admission with proof of current employment!


Ticket Outlets and Discounts!