Promotions

Weekend 1 – Buccaneer Beer Bash

NEW! Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

August 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th, September 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2018 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 Live 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 on one of the first three weekends to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!

Blood Drive 

FREE Complimentary Ticket

Opening Weekend August 18 & 19

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 a.m.-2:30 p.m.

Register 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. 18 & 19. 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.

Artisan Appreciation 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE Complimentary Ticket

August 18 & 19

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 2018 weekends.

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


Weekend 2 – Highland Fling

Artisan Appreciation 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

FREE Complimentary Ticket

August 25 & 26

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 2018 weekends.

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

NEW!  Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

August 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th, September 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2018 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 Live 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 on one of the first three weekends to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!

NEW! Celebration of Cities

August 25th & 26th

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

Scouting Weekend 

August 25th & 26th

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.


Weekend 3 – Bold North Adventure

NEW! Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

August 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th, September 1st, 2nd & 3rd

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2018 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 Live 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 on one of the first three weekends to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!

NEW! Huzzah to Hometown Heroes

September 1st, 2nd, & 3rd

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 half price admission to the festival. Plus, each military guest will be able to bring up to five family members at a discounted rate of just $21.95 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.

Christmas In September

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

Labor Day, September 3rd

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! 

Food Drive

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 1st, 2nd, & 3rd

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 $5 off admission. 


Weekend 4 – Shamrocks & Shenanigans

First Responder Weekend 

September 8th & 9th

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 to festival. Fire, Police and First Responder personnel who qualify for discount 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.

NEW! Knights on Bikes 

September 8th & 9th

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


Weekend 5 – Wine, Chocolate & Romance

NEW! Renaissance Scholars

FREE Complimentary Ticket

August 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th, September 1st, 2nd & 3rd, and September 15th & 16th

Congratulations! We are celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2018 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 Live 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 on one of the first three weekends to receive your complimentary honor roll ticket to the Festival!

 

NEW! Petal It Forward  

September 15th & 16th

Be one of the first 100 women to walk through the gates of the festival during the Wine, Chocolate & Romance weekend and receive a complimentary rose from Victoria Rose Floral!

NEW! Breast Cancer Awareness   

September 15th & 16th

Join the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in helping women now! The festival encourages you to wear pink over Breast Cancer Awareness Weekend, September 15 & 16.  By participating you will receive $5 off admission and help to increase awareness of breast cancer!  

Sign Language Saturday   

September 15th & 16th

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


Weekend 6 – Pet Fest

NEW! Future Farmers of America   

September 22nd & 23rd

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is supporting the future of agriculture by offering all Future Farmers of America $5 off admission. Wear your FFA apparal and receive your discount at the ticket booth!  

NEW! 4H Weekend

September 22nd & 23rd

Come celebrate future generations at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival by wearing your 4H t-shirt and receive $5 off  admission!

Throw Your Dog A Bone 

September 22nd & 23rd

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


Weekend 7 – Oktoberfest

College Discount Day 

September 28th

Show your school pride! Bring your college ID to the Festival Box Office and save $5 on one regularly priced adult admission! 

Ladies Shopping Day 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

 

September 28th

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

NEW! R.E.D. Friday

September 28th

R.E.D Friday is a day to Remember Everyone Deployed. The Minnesota Renaissance Festival encourages you to participate in R.E.D Friday, a day to Remember Everyone Deployed. Support the heroes overseas and receive $3 off festival admission by wearing red.

NEW! SIN Day 

September 28th

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! 


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