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1001 Dreams Themed Weekend at Texas Renaissance Festival

1001 Dreams

All Hollows Eve at Texas Renaissance Festival

All Hallows Eve

Pirate Weekend at Texas Renaissance Festival

Pirate Adventure

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


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)! Show off your lederhosen in our daily costume contest or participant in our bratwurst eating contest!

October 12 (Saturday) - 13 (Sunday)

1001 Dreams

Fairies, 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 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)

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.

November 2 (Saturday) - November 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 gyro eating 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 Scottish 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) 30 (Saturday), December 1 (Sunday)

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