Discover 16th century England At The Texas Renaissance Festival
Immerse yourself in a magical world of of kings, queens, knights, and nobles at the Texas Renaissance Festival. Houston hosts the country's largest Renaissance fair, where visitors can enjoy a festive atmosphere filled with enchanting period costumes, fanciful food, fun games, and thrilling entertainment. Rent a costume or explore the artisan workshops and craft vendors in the vibrant New Market Village. Fill your belly with traditional English fare and festive mead wine at the King's Feast. Enjoy live music, magic, acrobatic, and juggling performances on 20 different stages. Let the kids ride the ponies, play Renaissance games and learn to sword fight. Celebrate in 16th-century English style at the Grande Marche Parade and the Royal Fireworks show. Running for just 8 weekends each fall, the Texas Renaissance Festival host more than 500,000 guests every year.
Admission tickets are $30 adults; $15 children (5-12); $19 seniors (62+). Children 4 and under enter free. All kids 12 and under enjoy free admission on Sundays.
Open from 9am-8pm on select weekends in October and November. Last gate entry is at 6pm.
The King's Feast
Grande Marche Parade
Food & Costume Contests
Games & Rides
Shops & Dining
What time of the year does the festival take place?
The Texas Renaissance Festival runs for 8 full weekends each fall. The next Texas Renaissance Festival is scheduled for September 30-November 26, 2017. If you're visiting Houston area during the spring, the Texas Renaissance Festival hosts an intriguing Middle Lands event that includes live music and Cirque-style entertainment. The next Middle Lands is scheduled for May 5-7, 2017. Visit the website for event details.
What attractions do they have at the Renaissance Festival?
You'll find great live music and entertainment, including magicians, acrobats, jugglers, dancers, and animal handlers on 20 different stages. The village's 400 unique shops feature everything from period clothing, food and souvenirs to gifts, art and crafts. Enjoy live glass blowing, pottery making, blacksmithing, and weaving demonstrations from skilled craftsmen. You'll be entertained with fun games, a colorful parade and a stunning fireworks display every evening.