• New Streaming Shows Bring Fresh Cosplay Opportunities for ORF 2020

    There have been a lot of good shows to come out of streaming services in the last year. Sci-fi and fantasy seem to be at the top of everyone’s lists in 2019 and it’s no wonder. Both offer worlds of adventure where evil is defeated and good triumphs, even if only for a moment. Many […]

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  • 5 Events You May Have Missed at Renaissance Park – Catch them in 2020!

    There is no doubt that the Ohio Renaissance Festival has made its mark as one of the best seasonal faires around. However, a lot of people don’t know that the fun doesn’t have to wait till Sep-Oct to get started! The ORF is one of five events/attractions to visit at the Renaissance Park’s grounds throughout […]

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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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  • Come As You Are

    Amid the pageantry of faire, it can be easy to forget that a lot of our guests come just as they are, in what we would refer to as ‘street clothes’ or ‘muggle wear’. We put a lot of emphasis on arriving in garb and putting on a show, but it’s important to remember that […]

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  • Secret Drink Menu

    Alcohol was commonplace during the Renaissance. For one thing, the water quality was often not safe to drink. For another, alcohol was used to preserve food, used in recipes, and mixed with medicinal herbs. Even in the New World, it was discovered that Mesoamerican cultures excelled at fermentation with local produce. Most people drank beer […]

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  • 5 Best Places to See Her Royal Majesty

    No matter where you go in the village, there is one question on everyone’s lips. “Where can I find the Queen?” It’s no surprise that people are always looking for her. ORF’s Queen Elizabeth is probably one of the most sought after members of the cast by guests young and older. She has her photograph […]

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  • 5 Ways To Experience ORF On a Budget

    Everybody these days is pretty budget-conscious, and who can blame them? You work hard for your money and you want to spend it wisely. Finding ways to enjoy yourself and entertain your family without breaking the bank is a pretty important step, and ORF can be a great budget-friendly venue if you go with a […]

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