• Preview Day & Meet the Cast

    “We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”–Hamlet, William Shakespeare There was a flurry of activity from dawn till dusk, all in preparation for Labor Day weekend when the festival will return from the hiatus of 2020. Each season brings forth new goals and challenges for the folks of the Ohio […]

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  • The Lights 2021

    As Renaissance Parks opens itself up as a venue for third-party events, I find myself thoroughly enjoying all of the opportunities it presents for outdoor entertainment. This year we had the return of the Lights, a lantern release ceremony that holds multiple concerts throughout the US. These festivals are a great opportunity for people to […]

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  • New for the 2021 Season

    Wondering who we’re bringing to the Ohio Renaissance Festival in 2021? Well, wonder no more my friends! Joining some of our more familiar acts this year is a whole new host of performers eager to see you in the crowd. The schedule this year is going to be packed on all eighteen stages (yes, we […]

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  • Summer 21 in Review

    This summer feels like the shortest one I’ve experienced in recent years, especially with so much to do at Renaissance Park to keep me busy. I hope everyone else out there has been having just as much fun coming out and enjoying the atmosphere of the grounds along with the many events that have taken […]

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  • Raise a Glass to the Ale Trail

    A kind brew and good company are the staples of any self-respecting pub, and the Ohio Renaissance Festival has thirteen of them for you to enjoy. While most of the pubs are a part of the village of Willy-Nilly, each with its own unique history to discover, many of our sponsors have their own gazebos […]

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