Shamrocks & Shenanigans


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


1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Nutrl & BLS SE Field
2:00 PM & 4:00 PM Summit Pavilion

Doggie Dash: Tiny Tots Dog Race

Come show the realm how fast those little legs can move! No limitations on breed or mix here – just size! For doggos 15lbs & under.

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


Weekend 6 • September 24-25 • 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!

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 or transcript to the box office to receive your discount. This promotion is for active students K-12, college students and home-school students. Home-school students must also provide “MN Department of Education Letter of Intent to Continue to Provide Instruction” or “Home-school Identification Card” along with report card or transcript.

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.

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