Promotions

Weekend 1 – Highland Fling

Artisan Appreciation 

FREE Complimentary Ticket

August 22nd, 23rd, 29th & 30th

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 2020 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 

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2020 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 – Bold North Vikings Invasion

Artisan Appreciation 

FREE Complimentary Ticket

August 29th & 30th

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 2020 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 29th & 30th

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.

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2020 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 – Wine, Chocolate & Romance

Huzzah to Hometown Heroes

September 5th, 6th & 7th

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 2020 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 7th

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! 

The social hour will be from 12-1 pm at the Banner Oak Event Center with appetizers, raffle prizes from artisans and you can compare your great shopping finds with the other shoppers!


Weekend 4 – Pet Fest

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2020 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 – Bellies & Beer

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2020 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

Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2020 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

Frugal Friday

October 2nd

Discount admission prices at the box office valid Festival Friday only! Adults – $19.95 / Seniors – $17.95/ Children – $10.95

Ladies & Lords Shopping Day 

October 2, 2020

Grab your friends and join the Minnesota Renaissance Festival for the 10th annual 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

October 2nd, 2020

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 2020 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!


Ticket Outlets and Discounts!