The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is celebrating its 46th Season!
Come and be a part of this long-standing tradition by visiting the festival grounds in Shakopee, MN.
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival began its journey in September of 1971 on a 22 acre field in Jonathan, MN. More than 25,000 people visited the two weekend grand opening of the festival than named “A Celebration of Nature, Art, and Life!” That celebration has since relocated to Shakopee, MN and has grown to be the largest Renaissance Festival in the United States with an annual attendance of 300,000.
7 Themed Weekends
250 Artisan Booths for Endless Shopping
16 Stages of Live Entertainment
Live Armored Jousting
Food Fit for a King
Mermaids, Fairies and More!
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is a juried craft show. The Jury is held in February of each year for the following season. Please remember the Festival is a handmade/ handcrafted professional exhibition.
About Mid-America Festivals:
Mid-America Festivals is the nation’s largest producer of outdoor themed events. In 2014, we entertained nearly one million people in a wide variety of locations across the country.
Mid-America Festivals currently devotes its time towards developing some of the best festivals in the country. Mid-America Festivals, along with affiliated entities, owns and operates the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, the Trail of Terror (located in Minnesota), the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI (located on the grounds of the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa Bay, Florida), the Kansas City Renaissance Festival, the Michigan Renaissance Festival, St. Louis Renaissance Festival and many other events. The company demonstrates its event production and promotion leadership by embracing all aspects of event production from specialty merchandise and corporate sponsorship to ticket sales and multi-media marketing.