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2020 Ohio Renaissance Festival has been canceled due to COVID-19.

Ohio Renaissance Festival

Ohio Renaissance Festival - canceled
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10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Google Calendar Yahoo Calendar Sunday, November 01, 2020
10:30 AM - 6:00 PM
Ohio Renaissance Festival
10542 E State Route 73, Waynesville, OH 45068 [map it]
Discounts for online tickets, see website for details

Queen Elizabeth and over 150 costumed characters invite you to experience 16th Century England.

Ohio Renaissance Festival - canceled


SEPT 5 - NOV 1, 2020
Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day Monday
10:30am - 6:00pm
Prepare thyself for a non-stop, day-long adventure!
Queen Elizabeth and over 150 costumed characters invite you to this 30-acre re-created 16th Century English village where you can enjoy over 400 years of fun in a single day! Featuring nearly 100 shows daily on 11 stages, over 135 unique arts and crafts shops, hearty food and drink fit for Kings, games of skill and human-powered rides to amuse all ages, the Ohio Renaissance Festival offers something for everyone!
The most unique shopping experience found anywhere!
Throughout the 30-acre village Marketplace you’ll find over 135 world-class artisans featuring hand made wares such as clothing, jewelry, pottery, weaponry, home décor, art, and more. Demonstrations of time honored crafts like coin striking, glass blowing, stone carving, leather tooling, boot making, candle making, blacksmithing, metalsmithing, and weaving can also be seen.

Themed Weekends for 2020

OPENING WEEKEND: September 5 — 7
Come out and play for an extra day! Adults are buy one, get one free Saturday, Sunday, and Labor Day! Buy One, Get One adult tickets are available online at renfestival.com.

FANTASY WEEKEND: September 12 — 13
All things fantastical come to life this weekend! Join the Witches of Willy Nilly and the fairies as they enchant the village.

PIRATES WEEKEND: September 19 — 20
Celebrate International Talk like a Pirate Day with us all weekend long! Check the Front Gate Marquee for Pirate Play Time and Talk like a Pirate contests.

HIGHLAND WEEKEND: September 26 — 27
The village puts on its kilt! Join the village in celebrating Highland heritage as villagers host special events including traditional Highland Games demonstrations.

Dress as your favorite character inspired by a movie, TV series, comic book, sci-fi or fantasy work. Everyone is welcome! Costume Contests sponsored by The Pandora Society in the covered Garden Patio at 1pm.

Gather your hoard and raid the village! Special Guest this weekend: Albannach

ROMANCE WEEKEND: October 17 — 18
Celebrate Sweetest Day with us! Hearts a-fire as couples renew their vows in a free Mass Renewal of Vows Ceremony held at St. Peter’s Chapel.

FEAST OF FOOLS: October 24 — 25
It’s okay to be foolish this weekend! The village is filled with fools of all sizes and their foolish antics.

TRICKS OR TREATS: October 31 — November 1
Bring your wee ones 12 and under for FREE and enjoy trick or treating around the village. Costume contests for adults and kids and pumpkin decorating for the kids. Enjoy your favorite show, mug of ale, and delicious foods one last time because after November 1st, we’re history ‘til next year!

Ohio Renaissance Festival: Knights, comedy, daring stunt shows, giant roasted turkey legs, bread bowl stews, handmade arts and crafts abound in the authentically recreated 30-acre 16th Century English village.


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    Ohio Renaissance Festival
    10542 E State Route 73
    Waynesville, OH 45068
    Visit the 16th Century and see Jousting , Robin Hood, and Queen Elizabeth I. Open weekends September 1 thru October 28, 2018.

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