Dates: September 1 – October 28 – 9 Weekends – Saturdays, Sundays & Labor Day
Hours: 10:30am – 6:00pm
Tickets: Adults $22.50; Children $9.50 (ages 5-12); Children under 5 FREE.
Group Sales: The more the merrier! Group discounts are available for groups of 15 or more. Call (513) 897-7000 ext. 244 for details or visit www.renfestival.com.
Where: Renaissance Park – Harveysburg, Ohio – Conveniently located near Cincinnati, Dayton, and Columbus just minutes off I-71, exit 45 or I-75, exit 38 on State Route 73 in Warren County.
Theme: This 30-acre permanent village has been authentically and historically re-created in the flavor of 16th Century England.
Entertainment: Visitors will see a full day of entertainment including full-armored Jousting the way it was done over 400 years ago by real Knights in shining armor. Queen Elizabeth I presides over the festivities as dozens of Renaissance musicians, dancers, comedians, jugglers, sword-fighters, storytellers and hundreds of costumed performers entertain patrons of all ages on 14 stages in nearly 100 shows daily.
Arts & Crafts: More than 150 world-class artisans display wares in this unique shoppers’ paradise. Master artisans demonstrate timeless arts of glassblowing, jewelry making, blacksmithing, stone carving, leather crafting, weaving and more.
Food & Drink: Giant Turkey Leggs, Steak-On-A-Stake, Barbecue, Wraps, Stuffed Spuds, Bread Bowl Stews, Pizza Parlor, Hearty Ales, Flavorful Wines, Delectable Desserts and Vegetarian selections offer even the most discriminating taste buds a true Taste of the Renaissance.
Must See! The Swordsmen, two itinerant gentlemen with sharp swords, quick reflexes and even quicker wits for an entertaining balance of comedy and the manly art of swordfighting. The Knights of Valour, real knights in shining armor, do battle in three Jousting Tournaments each Festival day – It’s the original heavy metal! Theatre In The Ground (aka The Mudde Show) presents literary classics with a comedic twist performed in Ohio’s only Muditorium, where comedy meets Earth. The Kamikaze Fireflies feature dangerous feats and comedic stunts.
Test your skills in the gaming area or climb the 25’ Castle Tower, then visit the Tower of London Dungeon of Doom. Eat, drink, shop, enjoy the shows, ride human-powered rides, and visit with Royalty at the 2018 Ohio Renaissance Festival.