Carolina Renaissance Festival

10:00 AM - 5:30 PM, FREE Parking, Open Rain or Shine, No Pets Please

Open Saturdays & Sundays, October 3rd - November 22nd, 2015

Opening Weekend- Buy One Get one Free Adult Tickets!
Oct
5
to Oct 6

Opening Weekend- Buy One Get one Free Adult Tickets!

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Save $26.00 on opening weekend admission by receiving two adult tickets for the price of one with purchase at the Festival box office with valid coupon presented at Festival box office.  Coupon offer is valid on October 5th and 6th only.  Coupon is not valid with Harris Teeter discount tickets nor online ticket sales.   Click here for coupon location details!

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Kids Fantasy Weekend!
Oct
12
to Oct 13

Kids Fantasy Weekend!

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Save $16.00 on admission by receiving one free child's ticket with one full price adult ticket purchased at the Festival gate! Coupon required. Coupon is not valid with Harris Teeter discount tickets nor online ticket sales.  Click here for coupon location details!

Please join WSOC-TV's Steve Udelson, Saturday (10/12) onsite for a very special Steve’s Coats for Kids collection day! Bring any sized new or gently used coat donation and receive a FREE child admission! Every coat makes a difference.

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Brewfest Weekend!
Oct
19
to Oct 20

Brewfest Weekend!

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Taste the 2019 Gambrinus Cup award winning homebrew!  Learn the time honored craft of beer brewing!  Sample a selection of fine micro-brewed ale!  Play a series of RenFest Beer Games!

Adventurous costumed ladies are invited to flirtatiously strut their stuff in the Saucy Maiden Costume Contest! All in good, clean fun of course!  Prizes will be awarded. 

BrewFest activities start at 12:00pm at the New Haven (behind Edgewood Stage).  Sampling sales end at 3:15, sampling last call is 3:30, and activities end at 4:00 PM.

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Halloween Daze & Spooky Knights!
Oct
26
to Oct 27

Halloween Daze & Spooky Knights!

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Enjoy FREE Child Admission with no coupon required for all children 12 and under.  Already the Carolinas' largest costume party, the Carolina Renaissance Festival becomes the place to celebrate Halloween!  

Children and parents alike enjoy the fun and safe trick or treating experience with free treats to be found at over 100 locations throughout the Festival Village.  And don't miss the children's Halloween Treasure Hunt with Treasure Chest filled with prizes!  Stop by the 107.9 The Link display outside the front gate to pick up your treat bags and treasure maps provided free to children each day, while supplies last.

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Celtic Music Weekend!
Nov
2
to Nov 3

Celtic Music Weekend!

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Special guest musicians and Festival mynstrel's present a bevy of your favorite Celtic music!  Don't miss CRAIC and The Reelin Rogues!. WIN TICKETS for a return visit and much more! Hunky Highlanders and non-kilt wearing Men are encouraged to show their stuff in the Men of Skills Competition! Contests include a Test of Strength, a Test of Confidence, and a Test of Skill. All in good fun! Prizes will be awarded. Contest TBD at The Haven (beyond the Edgewood Theatre) Huzzah!

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Deaf Awareness Day!
Nov
2
10:00 AM10:00

Deaf Awareness Day!

Fluent Language Solutions and Central Piedmont Community College are proud to partner with the Carolina Renaissance Festival to provide a renaissance experience for the deaf. 

Certified sign language interpreters will perform interpreted stage performances at select stages located inside the village.  Student interpreters will also be available to offer services.  Anyone interested in deaf awareness is invited to share in this special occasion.

Popular deaf and silent storyteller Dack Virnig will be visiting from New York to perform four shows as The Queen’s special guest. Dack’s amazing silent stories are filled with twists and turns - all told in American sign language. Don’t miss Dack’s performances at the Royal Pavilion Stage. Anyone interested in deaf awareness is invited to share in this special occasion.

The Deaf and Hard of Hearing can SAVE with discount admission.  Stop by the deaf awareness informational booth located outside the village entrance for details!

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Pirates' Christmas!
Nov
9
to Nov 10

Pirates' Christmas!

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ARRRRGH! It's foolish pleasures and pirate's treasures!  Special Pirate Entertainment scheduled all weekend long!  Start your Holiday shopping early and save at the Fairhaven Village Marketplace! 

Purchase $250 or more in festival arts & crafts and receive two FREE $26 Renaissance Festival Tickets valid for the remaining two weekends of this 2019 season. Offer valid for purchases made November 9 and 10, 2019 only. Must present receipts on day of purchase at the information booth located outside Festival entrance to receive tickets. One offer per person.

You can also Win Free Tickets for a Return Visit (and other prizes too) in the Pirate Costume Contest! Dress as your favorite scurrrrvy dog and win prizes in the Pirate's Costume Contest! Contest TBD for children and adult contest to follow immediately after at the Haven (located beyond the Edgewood Theatre).

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Time Travelers Weekend!
Nov
16
to Nov 17

Time Travelers Weekend!

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You don’t need a passport to Time Travel to the 16th Century! Come as you are or dress as your favorite time traveling character inspired by movies, TV, comic books, science fiction and/or fantasy - all costume genres welcome! 

Enjoy book signings by popular local science fiction and fantasy authors! 


Children ages 5-12 are FREE with a donation of school supplies at the Parent Teacher Magazine, Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, and Classroom Central booths at the Festival entrance. (Children under 5 always free). `

Win FREE Tickets for a return visit (and other prizes too) in the Time Traveler’s costume contest! Contest TBD for children and adult contest to follow immediately after at the Haven (located beyond the Edgewood Theatre).

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Final Huzzah!
Nov
23
to Nov 24

Final Huzzah!

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Chomp a Turkey Leg before Turkey Day and don't miss the last chance of the year to experience your best day out in History! Don't miss your last chance to take part in the merriment!

FREE child admission with can food donation at the Festival gates!

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RenFest Job Fair - Day 4
Sep
7
10:00 AM10:00

RenFest Job Fair - Day 4

Carolina Renaissance Festival Hosts Job Fair

Autumn is around the corner and with it comes the Carolina Renaissance Festival.  Pirates, Nobles, Mermaids and Knights - it takes a lot of work to organize the region’s largest costume party! 

The Carolina Renaissance Festival will hold a job fair on Saturday, September 7th from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. 

The fair will be held at the Festival grounds located just north of Charlotte, between Concord and Huntersville, at 16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. 

The Festival hires 350 seasonal employees on an annual basis.  Employees will have the opportunity hawk turkey legs and ale, sell admission tickets, greet guests, and more.  Applicants should be able to produce documents showing they are able to work in the United States, if hired.  Resumes are appreciated but not required for most positions. Questions about the job faire can be directed to crfjobs@renfestinfo.com

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RenFest Job Fair - Day 3
Sep
6
10:00 AM10:00

RenFest Job Fair - Day 3

Carolina Renaissance Festival Hosts Job Fair

Autumn is around the corner and with it comes the Carolina Renaissance Festival.  Pirates, Nobles, Mermaids and Knights - it takes a lot of work to organize the region’s largest costume party! 

The Carolina Renaissance Festival will hold a job fair on Friday, September 6th from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. 

The fair will be held at the Festival grounds located just north of Charlotte, between Concord and Huntersville, at 16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. 

The Festival hires 350 seasonal employees on an annual basis.  Employees will have the opportunity hawk turkey legs and ale, sell admission tickets, greet guests, and more.  Applicants should be able to produce documents showing they are able to work in the United States, if hired.  Resumes are appreciated but not required for most positions. Questions about the job faire can be directed to crfjobs@renfestinfo.com

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RenFest Job Fair - Day 2
Aug
24
10:00 AM10:00

RenFest Job Fair - Day 2

Carolina Renaissance Festival Hosts Job Fair

Autumn is around the corner and with it comes the Carolina Renaissance Festival.  Pirates, Nobles, Mermaids and Knights - it takes a lot of work to organize the region’s largest costume party! 

The Carolina Renaissance Festival will hold a job fair on Saturday, August 24th from 10:00 AM - 2:00 PM. 

The fair will be held at the Festival grounds located just north of Charlotte, between Concord and Huntersville, at 16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. 

The Festival hires 350 seasonal employees on an annual basis.  Employees will have the opportunity hawk turkey legs and ale, sell admission tickets, greet guests, and more.  Applicants should be able to produce documents showing they are able to work in the United States, if hired.  Resumes are appreciated but not required for most positions. Questions about the job faire can be directed to crfjobs@renfestinfo.com

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RenFest Job Fair - Day 1
Aug
23
10:00 AM10:00

RenFest Job Fair - Day 1

Carolina Renaissance Festival Hosts Job Fair

Autumn is around the corner and with it comes the Carolina Renaissance Festival.  Pirates, Nobles, Mermaids and Knights - it takes a village!  Come work at the region’s largest costume party! 

The Carolina Renaissance Festival will hold a job fair on Friday, August 23 from 10:00 AM to 2:00 PM. 

The fair will be held at the Festival grounds located just north of Charlotte, between Concord and Huntersville, at 16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville, NC 28078. 

The Festival hires 350 seasonal employees on an annual basis.  Employees will have the opportunity hawk turkey legs and ale, sell admission tickets, greet guests, and more.  Applicants should be able to produce documents showing they are able to work in the United States, if hired.  Resumes are appreciated but not required for most positions. Questions about the job fair can be directed to crfjobs@renfestinfo.com

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