Highland Fling

AUGUST 27 – 28

The Highland Games will have you cheering for your favorite athlete in this 7 series event.
Want to join in the games try your skill at the Keg Toss
or if that is a little to daring for you enter the Kilt Competition!­


9:15 AM 22 lb Heavy Hammer SE Field
10:00 AM 16 lb Open Stone Putt SE Field
10:45 AM 56 lb Heavy Weight for Distance SE Field
11:30 AM 28 lb Light Weight for Distance SE Field
12:00 PM Scotch Egg Eating Contest Registration SE Stage
12:15 PM Scotch Egg Eating Contest SE Stage
12:30 PM Kilt Competition Registration SE Stage
12:45 PM Kilt Competition SE Stage
1:00 PM Keg Toss SE Field
2:00 PM Caber Toss SE Field
2:45 PM Sheaf Toss SE Field
3:45 PM 56 lb Weight Over Bar SE Field


1p – 3p Prairie Sustainable Seasons SE Field
2p & 4p Summit Pavilion

Doggie Dash: Corgis Unite – A Royal Affair

For the most Regal Hounds in the Kingdom – this race is guaranteed to entertain.

*An “Anything Goes” dog race, open to all breeds, mixes & sizes, will immediately follow the theme race.


Artisan Appreciation

The first two weekends of the Festival, our patrons will be able to support their favorite shoppes’ & get rewarded! Turn in your receipts totaling $250 or more to the information booth located inside of Kings Gate and receive one free admission ticket to return on one of the remaining weekends!

Celebration of Cities

Celebration of Cities (Belle Plaine, MN/ Elko New Market, MN/ Jordan, MN/ New Prague, MN/ Prior Lake, MN/ Savage, MN/ Shakopee, MN) Residents from these cities will receive $5 off their admission ticket when they present proof of residency at our box office.

Trolls, Scrolls and Honor Rolls

Congratulations! The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2022 festival. Bring your A or B report card to the box office to receive your discount. Promotion active for current elementary through college students.

Soldier Savings

Any member of the armed services, active or veteran, will receive $5 off their gate Admission to the festival with the proper ID. It’s our special way of saying thank you to our country’s biggest heroes. This deal is valid for all current and past military members with government issued ID. To take advantage of this discount, present a valid military ID at the festival box office.

Are you interested in being a vendor on this weekend? Download the form below!

Thank you to our Highland Fling Sponsors!