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Minnesota Renaissance Festival

12364 Chestnut Boulevard, Shakopee, MN 55379
Admission: $23.95
Free Parking
Concessions Available
See Special 2020 Information Below

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is a lively, seasonal event held weekends only, Late August through Early October. Families will find good tips in our full article for 10 Tips for the Minnesota Renaissance Fest for Families to get prepared.

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2020 Parade - Hours, Dates & Special Price

After consideration of health and safety issues still affecting us in the fall of 2020, the Renaissance Festival has been cancelled for 2020, instead they will have Renaissance on Parade.

In 2020, to avoid crowds, the Renaissance Festival will be parade style and activities will be experienced from visitor's own vehicles. The price per vehicle is $20. If you have always wanted to visit RenFest but found the price too high for a family outing, this is the year to go!

Join the Parade weekends September 19th through October 4th plus Friday, October 2nd, 2020, 10 am to 5 pm. Timed Tickets are available online.

RenFest Ticket Prices - Most Years.

If you buy your tickets at the gate, expect to pay:

  • Adult – $25.95
  • Senior – $23.95
  • Child – $16.95 (ages 5-12)
  • 4 and Under -- Free

Save a bit with advanced admission:

  • Adult – $22.95
  • Child – $14.50
  • (ages 5-12)
  • 4 and Under -- Free
  • Two Day Adult Passes Adult – $40.95
  • Buy your advanced Minnesota Renaissance Festival tickets online here.

If you plan to visit multiple times, you can save with a season pass. Season Pass Holders receive a Medallion which grants daily admission into the Festival. 

  • Adult – $99.95
  • Child – $59.95

Is Minnesota Renaissance Festival moving?

According to Scott County, the festival is currently drafting an environmental assessment to determine the viability of moving to the St. Lawrence Township in Scott County near the Scott County Fairground in Jordan.  You can find up-to-date information on Scott County's Environmental Review page. However, in July of 2020, the festival announced it would remain in Shakopee at least through 2021.

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