Wine, Chocolate & Romance

September 4, 5 & 6, 2021

This weekend is destined to satisfy your sweet tooth with our Chocolate Festival. Prove that you’re the BEST partner in our Wedding Wars. There is something for everyone this weekend, so don’t miss out!


11:30 AM Cupcake Battle SE Stage
12:30 PM Chocolate Pie Eating Contest SE Stage
1:00 PM Sutter Home – Walk up Tasting (1-4) SE Field
1:30 PM Fantasy Costume Competition SE Stage
2:00 PM Free Vow Renewals Chapel
2:30 PM Cake Smashing Competition SE Field
5:00 PM Free Vow Renewals Chapel

Doggie Dash: “The Tuxedo Trot”

Head to the Joust track at 2:30 PM for the Doggie Dash! Like Black Tie, this event is reserved for dogs who are colored black & white. Dogs will be grouped in heats by size. Doggie bowties, tuxedos & dresses welcome. 


  • Sutter Home: Walk Up Tasting – 1 PM – 4 PM
  • Menage a Trois Tasting: Pavilion Tasting – 2 PM
  • Menage a Trois Tasting: Pavilion Tasting – 4 PM



Huzzah to Hometown Heroes The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is proud to announce a special promotion in honor of our nation’s military heroes: September 4, 5 & 6; any member of the armed services, active or veteran, will receive up to TWO (2) Buy One Get One Free Adult Admission tickets to the festival. It’s our special way of saying thank you to our country’s biggest heroes. This deal is valid for all current or past military members with government issued ID. To take advantage of this discount, present a valid military ID at the festival box office.
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.
Christmas in September (Labor Day) Christmas in September brings holiday spirit and good cheer early this year all for $30. This discounted ticket includes admission to the Festival, appetizers, gift bag, special deals and holiday experiences all throughout the Festival! Make sure to participate in the Ugly Christmas Sweater Contest! 

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Thank you to our Wine, Chocolate & Romance Vendors:

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