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THINGS TO DO

ENTERTAINMENT SCHEDULE


Oct
5-6

Oct
12-13

Oct
19-20

Oct
26-27

Nov
2-3

Nov
9-10

Nov
16-17

Nov
23-24

Nov/Dec
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Oktoberfest at Texas Renaissance Festival

Oktoberfest

1001 Dreams Themed Weekend at Texas Renaissance Festival

1001 Dreams

Pirate Weekend at Texas Renaissance Festival

Pirate Adventure

All Hollows Eve at Texas Renaissance Festival

All Hallows Eve

Return to the Renaissance at Texas Renaissance Festival

Return to the Renaissance

Heroes and Villains at Texas Renaissance Festival

Heroes and Villains

Barbarian Invasion at Texas Renaissance Festival

Barbarian Invasion

Highland Fling at Texas Renaissance Festival

Highland Fling

Celtic Christmas at Texas Renaissance Festival

Celtic Christmas

Themed Weekends

Oktoberfest

Journey back in time to old Bavaria as the King and Queen open the Festival season with a celebration of the best of the wurst (and the bier)! Join in the fun by taking part in the Oktoberfest costume contest or the bratwurst eating contest.

October 5 (Saturday) - 6 (Sunday)

1001 Dreams

Faeries, elves and other fanciful creatures bring enchantment to the lanes of New Market Village. Show off your magical finery in the fantasy costume contest or test your endurance in the fiery dragon-wing eating contest.

October 12 (Saturday) - 13 (Sunday)

Pirate Adventure

Avast, Ye Hearties! Heave to and come ashore for the most piratical party on the seven seas. Show off your best buccaneer frock in the Best Dressed Pirate contest and try your luck at the Fish-N-Chips eating contest.

October 19 (Saturday) - 20 (Sunday)

All Hallows Eve

Ghoulies and ghosties arrive for some scary good when the Kingdom welcomes the Transylvanian court. Enter our Halloween costume contest or the Kettle Korn eating contest for a chance to win some "spook-tacular" prizes.

October 26 (Saturday) - 27 (Sunday)

Return to the Renaissance

For our Sapphire Anniversary, we go back to theme that started it all. The royal courts of Europe arrive with King Henry and his English nobles to welcome all the King and Queen's royal guests. Flaunt your stately attire in our Renaissance themed costume contest or eat like a king in our food contest.

November 2 (Saturday) - 3 (Sunday)

Heroes and Villains

The mightiest heroes and heroines clash with the darkest of villains and vixens from history and legend. Show off your alter ego in the Heroes and Villains costume contest. If your superpower is eating, accept the challenge of winning the themed food contest.

November 9 (Saturday) - 10 (Sunday)

Barbarian Invasion

Join the Great Horde and feast, drink, and plunder your way through the village during this barbaric rumpus. Are you the worst dressed barbarian around? Prove it on our costume contest or show off your worst table manners in the turkey leg eating contest.

November 16 (Saturday) - 17 (Sunday)

Highland Fling

Lads and lassies- the pipes are calling you to a celebration of the joys of Scotland. Witness the thrill of the Highland games, show of your Scots finery in the Bonnie Knees contest, and see if you have the misneach(courage) to participate in the haggis eating contest.

November 23 (Saturday) - 24 (Sunday)

Celtic Christmas

Father Christmas, Mother Christmas, and all the Christmas elves welcome children of all ages to our final three-day celebration of the coming Yule-tide season. The Kingdom is transformed into a Christmas wonderland and holiday music fills the lanes. Find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list in our over 400 shoppes. There's also a holiday costume contest and the pumpkin pie eating contest to add to your Christmas cheer.

November 29 (Friday) - December 1 (Sunday)

Our Performers

The King and Queen of the Texas Renaissance Festival are delighted to welcome new acts to the stages of the Kingdom. Each one has been carefully selected to entertain and amaze.

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EVENT SCHEDULE

ACT

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

TIME

ACT

2 Merry Men

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Polish Pub Stage

TIME

10:30/12:30/2:30/4:30

ACT

Arsene

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Odeon

TIME

9:30/11:30/1:30/3:30  

ACT

Barbarian Bombshells

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Barbarian Inn

TIME

11:00/1:00/3:00/5:00  

ACT

The Bard O'Neill

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Mockingbird Music Gazebo

TIME

9:30/11:30/1:30/3:30

ACT

Birds of Prey

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Falconer's Heath

TIME

10:30/12:30/2:30/4:30

ACT

Cantiga

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

New Market Music Gazebo

TIME

11:00/12:30/2:30/5:00

ACT

Cirque Olympus

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Agora Stage

TIME

11:00/1:00/3:00/5:00

ACT

The Clan Tynker

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Globe Theatre

TIME

9:30/11:30/1:30/3:30

ACT

Coal Black Rose

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Wharfside Music Gazebo

TIME

9:30/11:30/1:30/3:30

ACT

Crannog

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Wharfside Music Gazebo

TIME

10:30/12:30/2:30/4:30

ACT

Dance School

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Titania’s Bower

TIME

10:30/2:30/4:00

ACT

Das Ist Lustig

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Arborhause

TIME

ACT

Dauntless Dance Company

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Puffin

TIME

11:30/2:00/4:30/6:00

ACT

The Ded Bob Show

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Globe Theatre

TIME

10:30/12:30/2:30/4:30

ACT

Drones n Drums

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Cloister and the Green

TIME

11:00/12:00/2:00/5:00

ACT

Dublin Harpers

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Cloister and the Green

TIME

11:00/1:00/3:00/4:00

ACT

The Executioners

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Silversmith Lane

TIME

ACT

Faire to Middlin

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Throughout the Village

TIME

ACT

Fire Whip Show

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Falconer’s Heath

TIME

10:00/11:30/1:30/3:30

ACT

Fool Hearty

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Florentine Gazebo

TIME

10:30/12:30/2:30/4:30

ACT

Full Armored Combat

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Cloister and the Green

TIME

11:30/1:30/3:30

ACT

Gypsy Dance Theatre

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Agora Stage

TIME

12:00/2:00/4:00/6:00

ACT

Gypsy Guerilla Band

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Magic Garden

TIME

ACT

Gypsy Rox

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Florentine Gazebo

TIME

11:30/1:30/3:30/5:30

ACT

Hanlon-Lees Action Theatre

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Arena

TIME

11:00/1:00/3:00/5:00

ACT

Iris and Rose

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Polish Pub Stage

TIME

11:30/1:30/3:30/5:30

ACT

Iron Hill Vagabonds

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Griffin Inn Music Gazebo

TIME

Throughout the Day

ACT

Istanpitta

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Mockingbird Music Gazebo

TIME

10:30/12:30/2:30/4:30

ACT

Jakem

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Throughout the Village

TIME

ACT

Jim Hancock

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Mockinbird Music Gazebo

TIME

10:00/12:00/2:00/4:00

ACT

The King's Feast

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

King’s Arms Feast Hall

TIME

11:00/2:00

ACT

Living Fountain

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Titania’s Bower

TIME

11:30/12:30/1:30/3:30/4:30

ACT

Mud Show

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Tower

TIME

11:00/1:00/3:00/4:30

ACT

The New Tribesmen

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Barbarian Inn

TIME

10:00/12:00/2:00/4:00

ACT

The Nightingale

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Florentine Gazebo

TIME

11:00/1:00/3:00/5:00

ACT

Opal and Jade Off Colored Treasures

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Red Lion Tavern

TIME

11:30/1:30/3:30/6:30

ACT

Owl Morrison

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Throughout the Village

TIME

ACT

Pride of Bedlam

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Sea Devil Tavern

TIME

12:30/2:30/4:30/6:30

ACT

Rio Blue

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Throughout the Village

TIME

ACT

Rondini

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Tower

TIME

10:00/12:00/2:00/4:00

ACT

Royal Celebration

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Globe Theatre

TIME

6:00

ACT

Royal Fireworks

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Arena

TIME

7:50

ACT

Royal Proclamation

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

New Market Gazebo
The Globe Theatre  

TIME

9:30
12:00  

ACT

Saxon Moon

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Dove Meadow Stage

TIME

10:30/12:30/2:30/4:30

ACT

School of Sword

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Cloister and the Green

TIME

10:30 - Adult/12:30 - Adult
2:30 - Child/4:30 - Child

ACT

Shunyata Fusion Dance

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Red Lion Tavern

TIME

12:30/2:30/4:30/5:30

ACT

Solar Rain

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Arena

TIME

7:20

ACT

Sound and Fury

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Odeon Stage

TIME

10:30/12:30/2:30/4:30

ACT

Skidmark

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Throughout the Village

TIME

ACT

Texas Brass Ensemble

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

New Market Music Gazebo

TIME

10:00/1:30/3:30/4:30

ACT

Tartanic

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Dove Meadow Stage
Globe Stage  

TIME

9:30/11:30/1:30/3:30
5:00

ACT

Ventriloquist Philnick the Great

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

Throughout the Village

TIME

ACT

Themed Costume Contest

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

The Arena

TIME

2:00

ACT

Themed Food Eating Contest

STAGE/PERFORMANCE AREA

New Market Music Gazebo

TIME

4:00

Contest check in begins 15 minutes prior to each event.