Ohio Renaissance Festival Announces Themed Weekends

Ohio Renaissance Festival Announces Themed Weekends

  • 8/22/2017 12:12:09 PM
  • WMFD Digital Team
  • National News

WARREN COUNTY, OH - The Ohio Renaissance Festival has announced their weekend dates and special events, which run from September through October this year. The dates and events, originally posted on their website, are listed as follows:

  • 9/2, 9/3 & 9/4 - Family & Friends Weekend
    • Come out and play for an extra day! Adults are two for the price of one AND all kids 12 and under get in free Saturday, Sunday, and Labor Day! BOGO adult tickets available online or at the Box Office.
  • 9/9 & 9/10 - Time Travelers Weekend
    • You don’t need a passport for this adventure! Dress as your favorite character inspired by a movie, TV series, comic book, sci-fi or fantasy work. Everyone is welcome! Costume Contests for adults and kids sponsored by The Pandora Society.
  • 9/16 & 9/17 - Pirates Weekend
    • Celebrate International Talk like a Pirate Day with us all weekend long! Rollicking sea chanteys, the Pirate Stunt Show, and Pirate Play Time awaits ye land lubbers! Talk like a Pirate Contests (for adults and kids) will be held so enter to see if you can talk the talk or walk the plank!
  • 9/23 & 9/24 - Barbarian Invasion Weekend
    • Gather your hoard and raid the village! Rowdy contests in true barbaric fashion are the order of the day. Are you a weakling? Compete in the Test of Strength Contest to show us just how strong you are! Enter the Turkey Leg Eating Contest to show us your Barbarian side.               
  • 9/30 & 10/1 - Feast of Fools Weekend
    • It’s okay to be foolish this weekend! The village is filled with fools of all sizes and their foolish antics. You’d be a fool to miss the Fools Olympics and King of Fools contests!  This weekend: The thunderous pipes and drums of Albannach!
  • 10/7 & 10/8 - Highland Weekend
    • The village puts on its kilt! Join the village in celebrating Highland heritage as villagers host special events including a Haggis Eating Contest, Knobby Knees Contest, and a traditional Highland Games competition. This weekend: The thunderous pipes and drums of Albannach!                                           
  • 10/14 & 10/15 - Fantasy Weekend
    • All things fantastical come to life this weekend! Join the Witches of Willy Nilly and the fairies as they enchant the village. Show off your finery in the Fantasy Costume Contest.
  • 10/21 & 10/22 - Romance Weekend
    • Celebrate Sweetest Day with us! Men, look good in tights? Enter the Men in Tights Contest to see if others agree! Ladies, show us your bloomers to win the title of Best Bloomers. Hearts afire as couples renew their vows in a free Mass Renewal of Vows Ceremony held at St. Peter’s Chapel.   
  • 10/28 & 10/29 - Tricks or Treats Weekend
    • Wear your costumes and bring the wee ones for trick or treating around the village. Costume contests for adults and kids and pumpkin decorating for the kids. Enjoy your favorite show, a mug of ale, and delicious foods one last time because, after the 29th, we’re history ‘til next year!  

The Ohio Renaissance Festival is located in Warren County, just 2 miles west of I-71 or 15 miles east of I-75 on State Route 73. One of the largest renaissance festivals in the nation, the Ohio Renaissance Festival features a 16th Century English Village on 30+ acres, a nine-weekend season, and welcomes nearly 175,000 visitors annually. The Ohio Renaissance Festival is the flagship event produced by Brimstone & Fire, LLC and held at Renaissance Park Event Center. For more information, please visit www.renfestival.com.

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