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Minnesota Renaissance Festival


King Henry and his royal court invite one and all to his 16th Century European village featuring 16 stages of exciting entertainment. Over 250 artisans fill the Festival marketplace to display and sell their handcrafted wares for a truly unique shopping experience. Patrons can interact with hundreds of memorable characters roaming the village streets as well as view live armored jousting throughout the day.

Fast Facts

Where is it? 12364 Chestnut Blvd., Shakopee, MN

When did it start? 1971

When does it run? August 20, 2022 to October 2, 2022

Artisans & Entertainers (134)

Angel Sword

Categories: Artisans, Specialty, Metalwork, Weaponry and Armor

The artisans of Angel Sword craft the toughest, high-hardness swords and knives in the world. Each weapon is a hand-crafted, one-of-a-kind piece of art forged for extreme performance and durability. Avatar series blades feature their patented Techno-Wootz- Damascus steel providing...

Court Revelers

Categories: Entertainers, Music

The Court Revelers endeavor to entertain, excite, and enrich audiences by presenting high quality, live a capella performances of Renaissance and Baroque period music; to create a unique musical performance experience. Some of our favorite composers are Orlando di Lasso...

Dark Moon Designs

Categories: Artisans, House and Home, Glassware

Let Dark Moon Designs create an impressive work of stained or beveled glass art to enhance your residential/commercial surroundings. We will comfortably collaborate with you and your designers in creating your own unique entryway, cabinet door inserts, area dividers, bar...