The Festival opens on October 9, 2021!

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The inherent risk of COVID-19 in any public location has led us to heighten our safety precautions using recommended best practices and guidelines from the CDC and the State of Texas. 

Review Important Safety Guidelines Here

News from The Texas Renaissance Festival

Media Contact: Marlena Solomon, Marketing Manager - msolomon@texrenfest.com

2020 Media Trades

2020 Media Trades are now closed for the season.

2020 Media Credential Application

If you would like to cover the 2020 Texas Renaissance Festival as a member of the media/press, please fill out the form that can be accessed using the link below.

Texas Renaissance Festival Media Passes are intended for representatives of official news media outlets only (i.e. newspapers, television, radio, periodical publications, bloggers and digital/online media outlets), with valid credentials from the news outlet they represent.


THIS DOES NOT APPLY TO HOBBYISTS. INDEPENDENT PROFESSIONAL PHOTOGRAPHERS ARE ENCOURAGED TO CARRY A MEDIA PASS BUT IT IS NOT REQUIRED.


If you would like to visit the festival as a member of the media, due to capacity limitations, please email Marketing Manager Marlena Solomon at marketing@texrenfest.com no later than the Wednesday prior to the weekend you would like to visit so the Media Center staff can expect you.

Provide your name, title and how many people will be in your party, and what day you would like to attend. Family and friends are welcome to attend with you, but will not be provided a Media Badge.


Media Registration

Press Releases

What's New at the Texas Renaissance Festival

What's New at the Texas Renaissance Festival

New Vendors, Performers, Rides and Attractions!

Texas Renaissance Festival Preparing to Open for 46th Season

Texas Renaissance Festival Preparing to Open for 46th Season

Festival Plans to Open a Scheduled on Oct. 3.

TRF Announces Houston Pod Partnership

TRF Announces Houston Pod Partnership

TRF Weekly podcast will launch July 15, 2020

2020 TRF School Days Scholarship Recipients Announced

2020 TRF School Days Scholarship Recipients Announced

Area seniors awarded scholarships in Education, Fine Arts, Humanities and Participant

2020 Season Pass and Sale of the Century

2020 Season Pass and Sale of the Century

TRF School Days Announces 1st Annual Mariachi Contest

TRF School Days Announces 1st Annual Mariachi Contest

Mariachi competition will be held November 4, 2020

TRF School Days Announces 2020 Scholarship Opportunities

TRF School Days Announces 2020 Scholarship Opportunities

$1,500 scholarships available to graduating seniors in four categories

Texas Renaissance Festival RV Show Tour

Texas Renaissance Festival RV Show Tour

TRF Embarks on Tour to Promote the Fields of New Market Campgrounds

Texas Renaissance Festival Announces 2020 Expansion

Texas Renaissance Festival Announces 2020 Expansion

Vendor Manager seeking 25 new vendors

Avoid Festival Traffic Congestion by Arriving From the North

Avoid Festival Traffic Congestion by Arriving From the North

The Texas Renaissance Festival Prepares to Close Out the 2019 Season

TRF Traffic Tips to Avoid Congestion

TRF Traffic Tips to Avoid Congestion

15th Annual School Days Welcomes Over 41,000

15th Annual School Days Welcomes Over 41,000

Five Food Finds You Need to Try at the Texas Renaissance Festival

Five Food Finds You Need to Try at the Texas Renaissance Festival

Unique foods for every pallet at the festival

Texas Renaissance Festival Addresses Security Concerns

Texas Renaissance Festival Addresses Security Concerns

Comprehensive plan combines law enforcement and private security agencies

Texas Renaissance Festival Shares Travel Tips

Texas Renaissance Festival Shares Travel Tips

Avoid Traffic Delays by Approaching the Festival from the North

Texas Renaissance Festival's New Market Campground Introduces One-Price-Per-Vehicle Camping Experience

Texas Renaissance Festival's New Market Campground Introduces One-Price-Per-Vehicle Camping Experience

Family-Friendly Camping, Cabins, Glamping, RV Pads and Tent Camping

Texas Renaissance Festival King and Queen Proclaim a Celebration for 45th Festival Anniversary

Texas Renaissance Festival King and Queen Proclaim a Celebration for 45th Festival Anniversary

2019 Festival Opens October 3

Texas Renaissance Festival Continues to Build on the Legacy of the Festival

Texas Renaissance Festival Continues to Build on the Legacy of the Festival

TRF Prepares to Celebrate 45th Anniversary