• Tricks or Treats Weekend 2019

    There are many places in the world that take away from you. Faire gives. The last weekend is always a difficult one to experience. All the merriment of the run culminates in two days of bursting energy. We’re all excited, determined to give our very best before the final gate closes. Even in the pouring […]

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  • The Art of the Scare | Brimstone Haunt Turned Me Into a Monster!

    There is a theory being tossed around the internet which states that the human mind needs fear. What was once an essential part of our survival instincts in a dangerous world now lies dormant in the relative ‘safety’ of the modern era. We don’t experience fear in our regular lives outside of the increasing sense […]

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  • Romance Weekend 2019 & The Swordsmen 30th Anniversary Party

    “Love is not love Which alters when it alteration finds, Or bends with the remover to remove: O no! it is an ever-fixed mark That looks on tempests and is never shaken.” William Shakespeare, Sonnets 116 Sweetest Day marked the beginning of Romance Weekend at the Ohio Renaissance Festival. Love was in the air as […]

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  • Why ORF is Best in Autumn & Cold Weather Tips

    In the summertime, you get to enjoy the bright green foliage and carefully planted grounds at faire. But let’s not overlook the vivid charm of ORF during the changing of the seasons. The leaves burn orange, brown, and umber creating a tapestry of color across the trees. There is a warm smell in the air, […]

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  • Barbarian Invasion Weekend 2019

    As the weather turns brisk and the layers come out, so do the hoards of guests determined to pay a visit to ORF. There were plenty of smiles and swords out this last weekend as every iteration of the term barbarian came to play. Everything from Conan to Mad Max made an appearance, allowing for […]

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  • The Best Places to Take Photos at Faire

    I love seeing people making memories at the Ohio Renaissance Festival. They get the biggest smiles on their faces as they run around, exploring the sights and sounds. I know it may sound strange, but I get such joy from seeing people stop to take a photo. Maybe they got their hair braided with ribbons […]

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  • Highland Weekend 2019 & Brimstone Haunt

    How better to start off the fall season than with Highland Weekend at the Ohio Renaissance Festival? You can start your day off with bagpipes, grab a batch of loaded tater tots over at the Aleing Knight Pub, and compete in the Kilt Contest where you can show off your legs to a cheering crowd! […]

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  • Festival’s Favorite Foods

    Nothing beats faire food! The Ohio Renaissance Festival goes all out to provide a variety of options for you to choose from. Around every corner is a food stall, a snack booth, or a pretzel seller offering you a tasty treat. We all have our favorites, I personally love the gumbo from KJ’s Cajun Cuisine. […]

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  • Feast of Fools Weekend 2019 & Our 30th Birthday party

    I tend to gauge how good a weekend at faire has been by how exhausted I am Monday morning. If this is true, then Feast of Fools was a spectacular weekend yet! So much happened over just the course of two days that I literally had to go back over my photos twice just to […]

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