August 30th, 31st & September 1st, 2014

Educate yourself at the taste of culture, featuring restaurants, businesses and organizations representing the Middle-Eastern and Asian cultures.

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Belly Dance Performances

Come watch Cassandra and Jawaahir Dance Company and The Sisters of Sahara perform on the Pavilion Stage all weekend.

Middle Eastern Music

John Khoury’s Arabic Ensemble will be performing all day on the Pavilion Stage.

Fairy Festival

Check out the fairy themed houses in the competition and visit our fairy vendors nearby! We will be featuring vendors selling fairy houses, birdhouses, lawn and garden ornaments and items to enhance your fairy garden or house. If you would like to be a vendor, fill out the Fairy Festival form.

2014 Fairy Festival Vendor Form

Fairy Festival Vendors:

Coming Soon!

Fairy House Competition

All patrons big and small are invited to make your own unique fairy house and share it during our Silk Road Weekend on August 30, 31 & September 1. Cost is $20 for each fairy house submitted which includes a free admission ticket! The fairy houses and gardens will be judged and the top 3 winners will receive great prizes!

Register Online
Competition Registration Form
Print off the Registeration Form and Mail it In

For more information check out our Fairy House Competition Page!

Click Here to check out the 2013 Fairy House Winners!

Fairy Wand & Pirate Hat Making

Held all day in the Special Events Field!

Kids Costume Parade

Meet at 1:30 by the Front Gate to take part in our Kid's Costume Parade. Fairy characters, Royal Court members and other will lead us on a parade!

Middle Eastern Belly Dance Competition

Come compete in the Minnesota State Belly Dance Competition on The Pavilion Stage at 5:00pm for your chance to win the title of Minnesota’s best belly dancer and gift certificates from Dahlal’s Internationale.  All ages encouraged to participate.

Arrive 15 minutes prior to the Competition to participate!

(These age groups will be called up on stage to participate)
Junior (Under 16 Years)
Adult (16 Years and Over)
Adult +(39 Years and Over)

Belly Dance Lessons

Learn to shake it like a gypsy with FREE lessons by John Khoury’s Arabic Ensemble. Held at Bad Manor Green all weekend.

Magic the Gathering

Labor Day Only – Monday, September 1st
10:00am and 2:30pm

Join fellow gamers on Labor Day for new Magic the Gathering Tournaments at the Renaissance Festival! For $25, all participants will receive three M14 booster packs to play in the booster draft, free Festival admission, and the top finishers will receive prizes!
*10:00am and 2:30pm tournaments will have separate winners and prizes. Participants may only register for one tournament.

For more information see the Tournament Rules

Click Here to Buy Tickets!

Weekends Promotions:

Military & Public Service Weekend

Receive one FREE Adult Admission with the purchase of an Adult Admission Ticket.
Must show valid Military ID, Badge, Employee ID or paperwork to receive the discount.

Food Drive

August 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31 & September 1, 2014
Donate 5 cans of food and receive $5 off an Adult Admission Ticket!

Artisan Appreciation Weekend

The first three weekends (Aug. 16, 17, 23, 24, 30, 31, & September 1) of the Festival, our patrons will be able to support their favorite Shoppes' and get rewarded! Turn in your receipts totaling $250 at the Info Booth before 7:00pm and receive one free admission ticket to return on any of the remaining weekends!

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Weekend Vendors:

Coming Soon!

Weekends Sponsors:

Coming Soon!




Looking for something specific?

Important Links:

Fairy House Competition Registration Form
Fairy House Competition
Fairy Festival Vendor Form
Magic the Gathering Tournament Rules
Bring your Dog!
Artisan Coupon Book

Questions or comments:

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