King Henry and Queen Katherine Parr invite one and all to their 16th Century European village featuring stages with live entertainment. Over 100 artisans fill the Festival marketplace to display and sell their handcrafted wares for a truly unique shopping experience.
Patrons can interact with hundreds of memorable characters roaming the village streets as well as view live armored jousting throughout the day. Come celebrate our newest season by visiting the Festival grounds this year. Huzzah!
New This Season!
Experience all things unicorn this season and visit our live unicorn while exploring the realm.
Attack your competition with a soft arrow & have a BLAST!
Enjoy ground to the sky aerial acrobatics!
Are you a sour pickle knight or a kosher pickle knight? Only the winner of this joust will be crowned as such!
Battle Axe Pub
What type of axe-throwing abilities do you have? Find out at this pub!
The Giant Puppet Troupe has arrived! You'll either love it or have nightmares!
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Bay Area Renaissance Festival 2020
February 15th - March 29th
PLUS Friday, March 29th
10am - 6pm | Rain or Shine!
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