Themed Weekends

Themed Weekends are a staple of the Ohio Renaissance Festival

Opening Weekend

September 5 — 7
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

Come out and play for an extra day!

Fantasy Weekend

September 12 — 13
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.

Pirates Weekend

September 19 — 20
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.

Highland Weekend

September 26 — 27
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.

Time Travelers Weekend

October 3 — 4
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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.

Barbarian Invasion

October 10 — 11
10:30 am - 6:00 pm

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

Romance Weekend

October 17 — 18
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.

Feast of Fools

October 24 — 25
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.