• The Lights Lantern Fest at Renaissance Park

    There was fun to be had at Renaissance Park last weekend, giving everyone a chance to pull up and enjoy ourselves. We told people nothing was stopping them from coming to the 1572 in full garb, and some of our rennies took that to heart. Folks show up in beautiful garb, ready to eat some […]

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  • Celtic Heritage Alive and Well in 2020… Even Without Festivals

    If 2020 hadn’t been…well, 2020, we would have spent this last weekend rocking out to the sound of bagpipes and drums as we downed a Guinness while wearing a kilt. Well… Technically if 2020 had not 2020ed we’d have done it in June! It would have been a glorious precursor to the ren fair, whetting […]

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  • The Year Without a Faire

    From the start, the Ohio Renaissance Festival had a plan to survive this year and all its twists and turns. Stay alert. Pay attention to what is going on. Be adaptable to change. Make policies and guidelines based upon the necessary safety of their cast, crew, and guests. It was a solid plan. But as […]

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  • Let’s Make a Halo Headdress

    There is no shortage of imaginative headdresses around faire! You can pick up some lovely floral wreaths at The Royal Garland. Many of the leather shops sell beautiful pieces fit for a warrior or princess (or warrior princess). But for something more one-of-a-kind, you may want to take on the task of creating one of […]

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