The Ohio Renaissance Festival will operate nine weekends this year. This annual fall tradition will open September 1 and run through October 28, Saturdays, Sundays, and Labor Day. Opening weekend adults are two for the price of one Saturday, Sunday, and Labor Day! BOGO adult tickets available online or at the Box Office.
Each year thousands journey to Harveysburg in Warren County to experience the old, new, and unique that bring the Ohio Renaissance Festival to life. Once inside the recreated 16th Century English village history and fantasy collide to offer something for everyone. 15 stages feature a full schedule of continuous entertainment.
Don’t miss the hard-hitting action as the Knights of Valour joust three times each day in the Guinness Jousting Arena. Comedy and swordplay mesh as The Swordsmen showcase sharp skills with rapiers and even sharper wit. The 65-foot wrecked Galleon features a thrilling Pirate Comedy Stunt Show twice each day that is as impressive as the ship itself.
Strolling musicians in the lanes include Dylan Robertson, Glass Harmonica, The Flying Dulcimer, Kyle Meadows, Captain John Stout while many a good pub song will be heard in the village pubs. While browsing through the village enjoy a menu guaranteed to tempt your taste buds. Festival favorites such as giant roasted turkey legs, steak-on-a-stake and bread bowl soups and stews can be found. The Chocolate Raven features handmade chocolates and fudge. Archibald Drake’s features an ages old Fish and Chips recipe. KJ’s Cajun Cuisine will have a menu from across the pond and down south. Try the sweet-filled light pastries called Crepes and wash it all down with a wide variety of beers, ales, wines, Coca-Cola products, or coffees and teas.
The marketplace at the Ohio Renaissance Festival is a shopper’s paradise. Full of handmade wares with flare, find unique items created by world-class artisans. Witness demonstrations of time-honored crafts including glassblowing, blacksmithing, forging, leather tooling, weaving, boot making, and more. The festival also offers daily special events for those 21 and over. The Naughty Bawdy Pub Show features songs and limericks you won’t hear on the streets in an hour-long show. During the Pub Crawl learn about all things Willy Nilly (the name of our beloved village) hosted by two saucy sisters.
New this year! Enjoy whisky tastings hosted by the Witches of Willy Nilly. . .who knows brew better? The festival also offers thrilling human-powered rides, games of skill, warhorse rides, camel rides, the Amazing Maze, and the Tower of London Dungeon of Doom.
The Ohio Renaissance Festival is excited to announce the addition of several new performers to its full schedule of entertainment. Children of all ages will enjoy The MooNiE Show. An immersive silent comedy experience using whistles and gestures, MooNiE brings the audience in and puts everyone in stitches. Add to the comedy, MooNiE’s mesmerizing balancing and juggling skills will create an enjoyable family friendly show.