Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century at the annual Bay Area Renaissance Festival! Join our Queen in a jubilee!
Journey back in time as more than 100 merchants contribute to the atmosphere of this charming 16th century village. Experience live armored jousting, 12 stages of entertainment, 7 theme weekends, and fun and food for the whole family!
The Festival is open weekends, with a special day for schools and seniors on Festival Friday, March 23rd, 2018. The Festival is open from 10 am – 6 pm, Rain or Shine. Parking at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival is always free! Discount tickets are available at participating Walgreens stores and at MOSI.
Each Weekend Is Catered Towards A Specialized Theme. Take The Time To Review Which Weekend Suites Your Preference. We Look Forward To Seeing You At The Festival This Year! Huzzah!
2018 Themed Weekends
*themes Are Subject to Change*
Each Weekend Is Catered Towards a Specialized Theme. Take the Time to Review Which Weekend Suites Your Preference. We Look Forward to Seeing You at the Festival This Year! Huzzah!
Feb. 10th - 11th
Feb. 17th - 18th
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Feb. 24th - 25th
Mar. 3rd - 4th
Barbarian Brew Fest
Mar. 10th - 11th
Shamrocks & Shenanigans
Mar. 17th - 18th
High Seas Adventure
Mar. 24th - 25th
Bay Area Renaissance Festival 2018
February 10 - March 25th
PLUS Friday, March 23rd
10am - 6pm | Rain or Shine!
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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!