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

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

Opening Weekend- Buy One Get one Free Adult Tickets!

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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Brewfest Weekend!
Oct
19
to Oct 20

Brewfest Weekend!

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

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.

Win Free Tickets for a Return Visit (and other prizes too)!  Children and adults are also encouraged to show off their Halloween costumes and enter the Halloween Costume Contest!  All costumes are welcome! Contest times TBD at The Haven (beyond the Edgewood Theatre) Huzzah!

In addition, a full day of regular Festival entertainment is complimented by the Knights of the Living Dead zombie jousting challenge happening three times daily throughout Halloween weekend.  And don't forget, the Festival is a great place to buy your Halloween costume or costume accessories! 

This weekend is made possible by:

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Celtic Music Weekend!
Nov
2
to Nov 3

Celtic Music Weekend!

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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!

Special guest musicians and Festival mynstrel's present a bevy of your favorite Celtic music!  Don't miss CRAIC and The Reelin Rogues! (see below)

The CRAIC Show! ( pronounced CRACK ) This Celtic rock steampunk, barbarian blended band of minstrels features roguish vocals, a rhythmic mandolin, a harmonizing violin, intense percussion and blaring bagpipes. The CRAIC Show is fresh, high energy olde world music!

The CRAIC Show! ( pronounced CRACK ) This Celtic rock steampunk, barbarian blended band of minstrels features roguish vocals, a rhythmic mandolin, a harmonizing violin, intense percussion and blaring bagpipes. The CRAIC Show is fresh, high energy olde world music!

The Reelin’ Rogues is a high-energy Celtic music group consisting of Zach Dean with soaring lead vocals and acoustic guitar and Giuliana Marie on her driving bodhrán and vocals. The Reelin’ Rogues bring a fresh take to traditional Celtic music by melding vocals that will capture your ears and spirit with unique arrangements inspired by their love of old school punk rock and traditional folk music.

The Reelin’ Rogues is a high-energy Celtic music group consisting of Zach Dean with soaring lead vocals and acoustic guitar and Giuliana Marie on her driving bodhrán and vocals. The Reelin’ Rogues bring a fresh take to traditional Celtic music by melding vocals that will capture your ears and spirit with unique arrangements inspired by their love of old school punk rock and traditional folk music.

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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).

Stay Posted for a detailed listing of the Special Guests Authors!

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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! 

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