• The 32nd Ohio Renaissance Festival: Opening Weekend

    You’ve held on with bated breath and mugs in hand, but now the gates are open and the fun has begun! The Ohio Renaissance Festival is back for its 32nd season of magic, music, and mirth within the rural village of Willy-Nilly-on-the-Wash! As ticket lines formed and crowds gathered outside the opening gate, cast members […]

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Looking Back, Moving Forward

    The sun is shining, the days are getting warmer, and everyone you know is ready for faire season! For many of us within the ren faire circle, our season isn’t limited to the weekends at a festival. We typically find ourselves getting together for many events leading up to the faires themselves. So when spring […]

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  • What to Expect at Renaissance Park in 2021

    So long 2020! Hello 2021! With last year’s cavalcade behind us, Renaissance Park is looking forward to brighter years ahead. I know many of you are excited to get back into the faire grounds to greet old friends and catch the new events. Let’s go over some of what you can expect from us in […]

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