New in 2019!


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!

NEW Theme Weekends

We have a new Theme Weekends in 2019!

Bellies & Beer – August 31, September 1st & 2nd

Interested in being a vendor this weekend? Download applications here:

Merchandise/Promotional Vendor Application

Food Vendor Application


Dragons Fire Aerial Act

Look to the heavens at the Cirque du celeste stage to watch the grace and excitement of the Dragons Fire Theater aerial performance.


For thousands of years humans have trained birds of prey for hunting.  At Earthquest’s Birds of Prey presentation you’ll meet hawks, falcons, condors, and eagles!

Vikings Invasion Encampment

SKOL! Visit the Encampment and meet Jarl Aesa and her band of Vikings.  Join them for folktales of legendary battles and gods & monsters; learn about their weapons, and join in their Viking games.

Parakeet Encounter


Turkey Leg Trot 5K

Sunday, August 18th, 2019.

Race will begin at the Front Gate Entrance of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival at the sound of the cannon!

Racers will make their way on the trail around the Renaissance Festival! Making their way through twists and turns to get to the finish line!

Participants will receive FREE admission to the 2019 Renaissance Festival on the weekend of the race along with a t-shirt, turkey leg voucher and Angry Orchard Hard Cider!