Here is a sneak peak at all of our renowned themed weekends. Which ones will you come out for?
Come out and play for an extra day! Adults are two for the price of one Saturday, Sunday, and Labor Day! BOGO adult tickets are available online at renfestival.com.
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. ($15.72 adult tickets are available online only.)
Celebrate International Talk like a Pirate Day with us all weekend long! Rollicking sea chanteys, the Pirate Stunt Show, and Pirate Play Time awaits ye land lubbers! Talk like a Pirate Contests (for adults and kids) will be held so enter to see if you can talk the talk or walk the plank!
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.
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!
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.
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.
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.
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 the 28th, we’re history ‘til next year!
Food & Drink
Enjoy dozens of savory offerings at the Ohio Renaissance Festival! Turkey legs, burgers, pulled pork and of course...beer!
The sprawling village of shoppes is filled with ambiance and charm of a time over 400 years past. Demonstrating artisans and handmade wares.
We feature over 100 shows daily on 14 stages. Hold your breath watching the dueling swordsmen, daring fire jugglers, or the joust.
Where will we see you next? Join in one of these Special Events to have even more fun during your visit.
Check out these two great scares for the family and the brave!
Brimstone Haunt Is Now Open Friday & Saturday Nights
Brimstone Haunted Hayride - Spooky, scary, and tons of fun! Enjoy the bumpy hayride along our creepy countryside with tons of fun for the family! Fogotten Forest - Are you brave enough to dare the Forgotten Forest? This winding path full of screaming terrors and horrific sights will chill your blood and give you nightmares! Located on the grounds of the Ohio Renaissance Festival.
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