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Maryland Renaissance Festival


The Maryland Renaissance Festival is a 25 Acre English Village with 85 acres of free parking, 140 craft and specialty shops, 42 food and beverage emporiums, games, attractions, displays, 11 stages of ever changing entertainment with shows repeated throughout the day, 3,000 seat jousting arena and visited by the Royal Court of King Henry VIII.

Fast Facts

Where is it? 1821 Crownsville Rd, Annapolis, MD

When did it start? 1977

When does it run? August 27, 2022 to October 23, 2022

Artisans & Entertainers (170)

Art of Fire

Categories: Artisans, House and Home, Glassware

Art of Fire is a world class state-of-the-art glassblowing studio located in a renovated dairy barn in the Agricultural Reserve in northern Montgomery County. The glass makers use heat, centrifugal force, gravity and physics to create a myriad of shapes...

Bayfield Brass

Categories: Entertainers, Music

Founded in 1989, the Bayfield Brass is a group of 5 musicians from the Annapolis, MD area. The Bayfield Brass perform a wide range of musical styles from the Renaissance to Jazz.

Boom Boom Shake Shake

Categories: Entertainers, Music

Blending traditional Middle Eastern music and dance with a modern vibe, Boom Boom Shake (BBS) brings you a show that is vivid and engaging. Enjoy every moment, as these bold characters take your spirit and imagination on an incredible journey...

Brooke Barboza Jewelry

Categories: Artisans, Clothing, Jewelry

Her work is wrought from 14k gold, sterling silver sheet and wire. Depth and texture are created using brushed and oxidized finishes. High quality natural gemstones such as opal, tourmaline, sapphire and tanzanite accent these beautiful, wearable pieces of art.

Cakes & Ale

Categories: Entertainers, Exhibition

This page is for those who like Renaissance cooking, Renaissance drinking, and Renaissance festivals. Or who just want to know more about beaver tail, poisonous things like tomatoes, or the mushrooms "over there."

Company Men

Categories: Entertainers, Comedy

Successful Renaissance Festival veterans Duncan Pace of "The London Broil" and Spencer Humm of "Hack and Slash" bring their collective 50 years of festival experience to "Company Men". These absurd "Shakespearean corporate executives" present a collection of short, festival-length music...