Themed Weekends

Themed Weekends are a staple of the Ohio Renaissance Festival!

Opening Weekend

August 31 — September 2
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Come out and play for an extra day! Adults are buy one, get one free Saturday, Sunday, and Labor Day! Buy One, Get One adult tickets are available online at

Time Travelers Weekend

September 7 — 8
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Enjoy a time traveling adventure for $15.72! Dress as your favorite character inspired by a movie, TV series, comic book, sci-fi or fantasy work. Everyone is welcome! Costume Contests sponsored by The Pandora Society in the covered Garden Patio at 1pm. ($15.72 adult tickets are available online only.)

Pirates Weekend

September 14 — 15
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Celebrate International Talk like a Pirate Day with us all weekend long! Check the Front Gate Marquee for Pirate Play Time and Talk like a Pirate contests.

Fantasy Weekend

September 21 — 22
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

All things fantastical come to life this weekend! Join the Witches of Willy Nilly and the fairies as they enchant the village.

Feast of Fools

September 28 — 29
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

It’s okay to be foolish this weekend! The village is filled with fools of all sizes and their foolish antics.

Highland Weekend

October 5 — 6
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

The village puts on its kilt! Join the village in celebrating Highland heritage as villagers host special events including traditional Highland Games demonstrations. Special Guest this weekend: Tartan Terrors

Barbarian Invasion

October 12 — 13
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Gather your hoard and raid the village! Special Guest this weekend: Albannach

Romance Weekend

October 19 — 20
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Celebrate Sweetest Day with us! Hearts a-fire as couples renew their vows in a free Mass Renewal of Vows Ceremony held at St. Peter’s Chapel.

Tricks or Treats

October 26 — 27
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Bring your wee ones 12 and under for FREE and enjoy trick or treating around the village. Costume contests for adults and kids and pumpkin decorating for the kids. Enjoy your favorite show, mug of ale, and delicious foods one last time because after the 27th, we’re history ‘til next year!