Shamrocks & Shenanigans

September 25 & 26, 2021

Transport to Ireland by visiting our Celtic Village, where you can find local Irish vendors & fun for all ages. Watch the Mashed Potato eating contest, join the kilt competition or kick up your heels with traditional Irish music & dancing. This is the largest shenanigans party in Minnesota!


ALL DAY Shamrocks & Shenanigans Vendors Shepherds Green Field
11:00am Pickle Jousting Shepherds Green Field
11:30am Green Fire Irish Dancers Shepherds Green Stage
12:00pm Irish Jig Musical Shamrocks Shepherds Green Field
12:30pm Kilt Competition Shepherds Green Stage
1:30pm Green Fire Irish Dancers Shepherds Green Stage
2:30pm Mashed Potato Eating Contest Shepherds Green Stage

Doggie Dash: “Tiny Tots Dog Races”

Head to the Joust track at 2:30 PM for the Doggie Dash! Yorkies, King Charles, Shih Tzus, Poms, Chihuahua, Maltese, Papillon – Come shoe the realm how fast those little legs can move! This races isn’t limited by breed or mix – just size! For doggos 15lbs & under.




Ketel One Botanical Walk Up Tasting 1pm – 4pm
Guinness Pavilion Tasting 2pm
Guinness Pavilion Tasting 4pm

Thank you to our Shamrocks Sponsors!

Check out the Irish vendors during Shamrocks & Shenanigans ONLY!

Promotions: Shamrocks & Shenanigans

Knights on Bikes • Biker Discount! Show your motorcycle license at the Festival Box Office and save $5 on one regularly priced adult admission!
Renaissance Scholars • Congratulations! The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is celebrating your Honor Roll achievement by providing you a FREE complimentary ticket to the 2021 festival. Bring your report card to the box office to receive your discount.

Are you interested in being a vendor on this weekend? Download the form: Vendor Application