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!
March 2nd & 3rd
Pirates & Pet Festival
March 9th & 10th
Barbarian Brew Festival
March 16th & 17th
Shamrocks & Shenanigans
March 23rd & 24th
High Seas Adventure
March 30th & 31st
Wonders of The World
Jose Lopez Jr. Photography3104 N. Armenia Ave Suite 2, Tampa FL, 33607
Marlow's Tavern13134 Dale Mabry Hwy , Tampa FL, 33618
Bay Area Renaissance Festival 2019
February 16th - March 31st
PLUS Friday, March 29th
10am - 6pm | Rain or Shine!
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Recommended Ratings & Reviews
Best local festival in Tampa! Such great old timely activities for everyone. Great for the family or a date. Love the guy selling pickles.
Just a great time every year! The performers are a blast, the themed weekends are fantastic
Pros: Turkey legs as big as your arm!