Listed below are our Themed Weekends from our 2016 Festival Season!
NINE WEEKENDS OF FUN TO CHOOSE FROM!
Huzzah and Cheers to 40 Magical Years!
OPENING WEEKEND! “40TH ANNIVERSARY CELEBRATION!!”June 11 & 12
Come celebrate with us and make magical and mystical memories as we begin our 40th Anniversary Season! Our opening weekend features a “Buy-One-Get-One-Free” coupon offer from participating Wendy’s Restaurants! The Colorado Renaissance Festival, “Where Worlds connect and Magical Memories Begin!”
ROYAL ALE & ART FESTIVAL!June 18 & 19
We raise our mugs to our Nation’s heroes this weekend! Free Ale Sampling will be held at the Dancing Bear Pub from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. This weekend only, all military personnel receive a Buy-One-Get-One-Free Adult Ticket with Military I.D. plus their children, ages 12 and under, enter the realm free! Redeem at the Box Office only!
CELTIC FESTIVAL!June 25 & 26
“Saol fada agust breac-shláinte chugat.” Long life and fair health to you! Enjoy our Celtic weekend, including special Celtic Dance Groups, Musicians, and Pipe Bands. Don Ye Kilts for the “Best Men in Kilts” contest. Sam Adams sampling at the Dancing Bear Pub will be from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m. Flavors include Curious Traveler, Grapefruit Traveler, Summer Ale, & Rebel Grapefruit IPA.
CHILDREN’S WEEKEND!July 2 & 3
In honor of the young Princes, Princesses, and Pirates, this weekend will be filled with activities for the little ones. A costume contest will be held at the Pirate Ship Stage. There will also be a Royal Quest and for those who complete the deed, Good King Henry and Faire Queen Anne will reward them at the Knighting Ceremony. For this weekend only, Children 12 and under experience the festival for free with a paying adult!
WINE REVELRY!July 9 & 10
“The Discovery of a good wine is increasingly better for mankind than the discovery of a new star” ~Leonardo Da Vinci. Participate in the Legendary Grape Stomp Competition for prizes. Also, join us for Free Wine Sampling at the Dancing Bear Pub from 11:30 a.m. to 2:00 p.m.
LOVE and ROMANCE!July 16 & 17
Join our Romeos and Juliets in this weekend dedicated to lovers. Renew your vows and faith and commitment at our “Renewal of Vows” ceremony, taking place daily. Also, attend the “Forever Real” Royal Wedding Ceremony, as romance is in the air!
MUSIC & DANCE FESTIVAL!July 23 & 24
Warm your pipes and bring your dancing shoes! Join us in celebrating Celtic Musicians, Belly Dancer Troupes, Irish Dance Groups and Pipe Bands throughout the day! Plus, Festival Favorite Celtic Legacy will take your music enjoyment to a new level!
PIRATE INVASION!July 30 & 31
Argh Matey! Pirates have invaded the festival! Enjoy a weekend of rousing good tales and tunes of high-seas adventures, swash-buckling sword fights, and a jolly good time! Special Events to be announced soon. “Drink up me hearties, yo ho!”
FARE THEE WELL & MARDI GRAS STYLE CARNIVALE August 6 & 7
A Final Huzzah! It’s a weekend filled with frivolities that is truly fit for a King. It is King Henry’s 526th Birthday after all! We’ll celebrate Mardi Gras style with beads galore! Mardi Gras today is about the Celebration of life, laughter, music, and dance. So join us in the fun, don your favorite mask and costume and let the “Ye Olde Good Times Roll”! It will be a memorable conclusion to our 40th ANNIVERSARY SEASON!