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Ohio Renaissance Festival
Past Event - Sunday, October 28, 2018
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Ohio Renaissance Festival
10542 E State Route 73, Waynesville, OH 45068 [map it]

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

Ohio Renaissance Festival


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 2018

Family & Friends Weekend - 09/01/2018, 09/02/2018, 09/03/2018

Come out and play for an extra day! Adults are two for the price of one Saturday, Sunday, and Labor Day! BOGO adult tickets available online.

Time Travelers Weekend - 09/08/2018, 09/09/2018

Enjoy a time traveling adventure for $15.72! Dress as your favorite character inspired by a movie, TV series, comic book, sci-fi or fantasy work. Everyone is welcome! Costume Contests for adults and kids sponsored by The Pandora Society.

Pirates Weekend - 09/15/2018, 09/16/2018

Celebrate International Talk like a Pirate Day with us all weekend long! Rollicking sea chanteys, the Pirate Stunt Show, and pirates galore awaits ye land lubbers. Talk like a Pirate Contests (for adults and kids) will be held - Enter to see if you can talk the talk or walk the plank!  

Fantasy Weekend - 09/22/2018, 09/23/2018

All things fantastical come to life this weekend! Join the Witches of Willy Nilly and the fairies as they enchant the village. Show off your finery in the Fantasy Costume Contest sponsored by The Pandora Society.

Feast of Fools Weekend - 09/29/2018, 09/30/2018

It’s okay to be foolish this weekend! The village is filled with fools of all sizes and their foolish antics. You’d be a fool to miss the Fools Olympics and King of Fools contests!

Highland Weekend - 10/06/2018, 10/07/2018

The village puts on its kilt! Join the village in celebrating Highland heritage as villagers host special events including a Haggis Eating Contest, Knobby Knees Contest, and a traditional Highland Games competition. Special guest Albannach this weekend only.

Barbarian Invasion Weekend - 10/13/2018, 10/14/2018

Gather your hoard and raid the village! Rowdy contests in true barbaric fashion are the order of the day. Are you a weakling? Compete in the Test of Strength Contest to show us just how strong you are. Enter the Turkey Leg Eating Contest to show us your Barbarian side. 

Romance Weekend - 10/20/2018, 10/21/2018

Celebrate Sweetest Day with us! Men, look good in tights? Enter the Men in Tights Contest to see if others agree! Ladies, show us your bloomers to win the title of Best Bloomers. Hearts a-fire as couples renew their vows in a free Mass Renewal of Vows Ceremony held at St. Peter’s Chapel.

Tricks or Treats - 10/27/2018, 10/28/2018

Kids 12 and under FREE! Wear your costumes and bring the wee ones for trick or treating around the village. Special events include 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 the 28th, 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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