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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 21, 2021 to October 3, 2021

Artisans & Entertainers (134)

Honorable Company of Metalsmiths

Categories: Artisans, Clothing, Jewelry

We are Honorable Company of Metalsmiths, and have created the largest selection of Handmade Puzzle Rings in the world in Gold, Platinum and Sterling Silver with your choice of precious stones. We also make a large selection of Historical Scientific...

Johnny Phoenix

Categories: Entertainers, Comedy

Weaving comic wit amid impressive feats of escapism, fire artistry, and the supernatural has won Johnny Phoenix the title of "Danger Comedian." "If people walk away thinking they too can laugh at the impossible, then I've done my job," concludes...


Categories: Entertainers, Music

Founded at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival in 1993, Kindred band members share Celtic heritage and a love for the sounds of their common ancestry. After a decade hiatus from music and merrymaking, Kindred is returning to the Festival with harmonious...