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Renaissance Festival Site

12364 Chestnut Blvd. Shakopee, MN 55379-8944 | Shakopee | 952-445-7361
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  • Dressing Room: Nerdery
    Believe it or not, there's more to the Renaissance Festival than people dressed in costumes and barrels upon barrels of mead. With shows, rides, parades, games, and more, it can be...
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    Each year, the Minnesota Renaissance Festival turns a field in Shakopee into a Renaissance-era celebration. There's a thick, rose-colored lens applied to the festivities, of course. No...
  • Dressing Room: Festivals
    Why does it seem like some of the most expensive happenings of summer come at the very end when we're broke? After weekends where concert tickets, drink purchases, and barbecue budgets ate...
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    This year's Renaissance Festival has been put to rest. Now, the undead and evil will roam the grounds of Shakopee. So for those looking for a freaky night out, the Trail of Terror certainly...
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    In recent years, the burgeoning popularity of genre gatherings like ComicCon has made it possible for fans to indulge their interests with unguarded abandon. But even the most enthusiastic...
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    A mere two weeks ago the Trail of Terror grounds was a medieval village filled with friendly Ren-festers. Now, the site is a one-stop party featuring all things Halloween. For those who like...
  • Dressing Room: Fashion
    There's no shortage of fantastic people watching at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. With half the crowd strutting around in elaborate costumes and makeup, you're sure to keep yourself...
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    Could there be a better way to savor a crisp autumn night than with a haunted hayride through the Minnesota countryside? Imagine snuggling up with a loved one in an open wagon, gazing up at...
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    Hark! Is that the far-off call of minstrels, dressed in tights and sweaty velvet finery?  Do I hear the distant clatter of semi-pro knights readying their armor and steeds, taking leave...
  • Dressing Room: Festivals
    Do you want to attend the Minnesota Renaissance Festival this season but have a budget comparable to someone's from the Middle Ages? Fear not! This celebration can be as cheap or expensive...
  • Dressing Room: Free Stuff
    Fellows nerds: It's time to put the D&D guide away and pocket that 12-sided die. Why? Because the Minnesota Renaissance Festival is bringing ye olde tymes back to the fair village of...
  • The Hot Dish: Contest
    The Minnesota Renaissance Festival starts August 20th. In addition to the historic cooking demonstrations, Ren Fest offers a whole slew of fair food, including beef on weck, bangers & mash,...
  • The Hot Dish: Events
    The Minnesota Renaissance Festival begins soon, taking place on weekends August 20 through October 2. For the history-minded foodie, Anjila K. Olsen, a.k.a. Alice the Cook will be...
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