There are many reasons to return to the Colorado Renaissance Festival again and again, as no two Festival days are ever alike. We offer wondrous themes for each of our festive weekends.
OPENING WEEKEND! “Memories that Last”June 14 & 15
Our 37th Anniversary Celebration will make magical and mystical memories for all! Become part of the excitement and participate in the Magic. Our opening weekend will feature a “Buy-One-get-One-Free” offer from Wendy’s Restaurants! Plus, experience the thrill of all our New Entertainment and revisit the old Favorites. The Colorado Renaissance Festival, “Where Worlds connect and Magical Memories Begin.”
ROYAL ALE & ART FESTIVAL!June 21 & 22
Military Appreciation Weekend
A variety of ale, stout, and lager beer will be on tap for Free Sampling at the Dancing Bear Pub 11:30 a.m. ~ 2:00 p.m. This weekend only! All military personal receive a Buy-One-get-One-Free with Military I.D. plus their kids, 12 and under, are Free.
CELTIC FESTIVAL!June 28 & 29
Enjoy a mix of Celtic pleasures. “Scottish & Irish” – Celtic Musicians along with special Celtic Dance Groups, Musicians, and Pipe Bands will be featured throughout the Realm this weekend. Don Ye Kilts for the “Best Men in Kilts” contest. Mike’s Hard Lemonade sampling at the Dancing Bear Pub, 11:30 a.m ~ 2:00 p.m.
CHILDREN’S WEEKEND!July 5 & 6
Prince, Princess & Pirate Party
Special activities for the young ones; Prince, Princess and Pirate Costume Contest at the Puke & Snot pirate ship stage. Participate in the Royal Quest; be rewarded by King Henry at the Knighting Ceremonies, daily at the Rose Stage. Enjoy the Free Children’s Realm and Petting Zoo. FOR THIS WEEKEND ONLY, CHILDREN 12 AND UNDER EXPERIENCE THE FESTIVAL FOR FREE WITH A PAYING ADULT. HUZZAH!!!
WINE REVELRY!July 12 & 13
“The Discovery of a good wine is increasingly better for mankind that the discovery of a new star” ~Leonardo Da Vinci. For this weekend, dedicated to “The Nectar of the Gods,” we intend to use it very well indeed. Participate in the legendary Grape Stomp Competitions for prizes, as well as Free Sampling of some of the finest vintages from around the country at the Dancing Bear Pub, 11:30 a.m ~ 2:00 p.m.
LOVE and ROMANCE!July 19 & 20
Romancing the Throne
Join our romantic rogues and fair maidens as we create a special atmosphere for a weekend dedicated to lovers. Attend “Forever Real” Royal Wedding Ceremonies on the Rose Stage, both Saturday and Sunday. “Renewal of Vows,” bring your cherished one to a special gathering and renew your vows of faith, commitment, and love on this most romantic of weekends. ROMANCE IS IN THE AIR!
MUSIC & DANCE FESTIVAL!July 26 & 27
Come join us in a Celebration of Music & Dance. Celtic Musicians, Our NEW Belly Dance Troupe; the Vodca Family, Irish Dance Groups, and Pipe Bands will be featured throughout the Realm this weekend. Plus our Featured Band, Celtic Legacy, a Festival Favorite, will take your music enjoyment to a new level!
FARE THEE WELL & MARDI GRAS STYLE CARNIVALEAugust 2 & 3
A Final Huzzah… We invite one and all to join King Henry for his 523rd Birthday Party. It’s a weekend filled with frivolities and frolicking that is truly fit for the King. Plus A Raucous Celebration and Beads Galore! Mardi Gras today is about the Celebration of life, laughter, music, and dance. Join us in the Fun. Don your favorite mask and costume and let the “ Ye Olde Good Times Roll’ Mardi Gras Style! It will be a Festive conclusion to our 37th Anniversary Season!