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Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow


The Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow in Des Moines, IA is a magical experience for both young and old. When you enter our gates for the first time you will go back in time to an era when royalty ruled, knights jousted, and the arts came alive! With so much to see and do we wanted to give any newcomers to Renaissance Faires or Sleepy Hollow's Castle Park a guide on what they can expect at Iowa's only permanent Faire site.

Fast Facts

Where is it? 4051 Dean Ave, Des Moines, IA

When did it start? 2006

When does it run? September 4, 2021 to September 19, 2021

Artisans & Entertainers (15)


Categories: Entertainers, Exhibition

Professional jousting team founded in 2006 by Kevin Coble. Located in the Midwest, JoustEvolution provides the perfect combination of theatrical and full-contact jousting.

Orckes and Trolls

Categories: Entertainers, Music

Orckes & Trolles (est.1992) is a high-energy vocal and instrumental music group that performs at Renaissance festivals. During the holiday season, they sing in Victorian garb as the Top Hat Carolers.

Order of Wrath

Categories: Entertainers, Exhibition

Ever wanted to hit someone full force with a sword, or an axe? Well we're the guys to talk to! we wear historically accurate, and documented armor that weighs anywhere from 60-80lbs and beat each other up in tournament form...

Pirate Skool

Categories: Entertainers, Comedy

Join Cap'n Tetanus, First Mate Kitty, and their crew made of kids on the comedic adventure that is Pirate Skool! This family-friendly show will get you stomping, chanting, and cheering for your side when the crew plays games.