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! Adults are buy one, get one free Saturday, Sunday, and Labor Day! Buy One, Get One adult tickets are available online at renfestival.com.

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.

Tricks or Treats

October 31 — November 1
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 November 1st, we’re history ‘til next year!