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Kings Gate, 3525 145th St W, Shakopee, MN 55379
Queens Gate, 12364 Chestnut Blvd. Shakopee, MN 55379
Admission: $23.95
Parking Pass $10
Concessions Available
Hours of Operation:
Mon. Closed
Tue. Closed
Wed. Closed
Thu. Closed
Fri. Closed
Sat. 09:00 AM – 07:00 PM
Sun. 09:00 AM – 07:00 PM
Open weekends (Sat. & Sun.) Aug. 17th – Sep. 29th, 2024; Plus Labor Day, September 2nd & Festival Friday, September 27th, 2024

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is a lively, seasonal event held weekends only, Late August through Early October. Parents will find good tips for making their visit family-friendly in our full article: The Minnesota Renaissance Festival: An Immersive Family Experience.

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10 Tips for the Minnesota Renaissance Fest for Families
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Family Friendly Offerings at RenFest

The Renaissance faire has an abundance of family-friendly activities that are included with gate admission.  These include visits to mermaids, fairies, Vikings, kings & queens, as well as crafts and activities geared toward kids.

Check out this annual list from the official website for a list of Family-Friendly offerings.

2024 Prices and Minnesota Renaissance Festival Discount Tickets

Festival Gate Admission in 2024 runs from $18.95 for kids 5-12 to $27.95 for adults. You can save a few dollars by purchasing in advance and, if you plan to visit more than once, consider a season pass. The best source for legitimate discounts is to check the site’s promotions page. A parking pass must be pre-purchased and is $10. Park and Ride locations are available.

2024 Hours

The festival is open Saturdays and Sundays from August 17, 2024 through September 29, 2024 from 9am-7pm.  They have additional hours on Labor Day, September 2nd & Festival Friday, which is September 27th in 2024.

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