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

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Time Travelers Weekend!

  • Carolina Renaissance Festival 16445 Poplar Tent Road Huntersville, NC, 28078 United States (map)

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!  Click here for a detailed list of authors participating in the event!

Children ages 5-12 are FREE with a donation of school supplies at the Parent Teacher Magazine and Classroom Central booth at the Festival entrance or at Park Road Books in Charlotte. (Children under 5 always free). `

Win FREE Tickets for a return visit (and other prizes too) in the Time Traveler’s costume contest! Contest begins at 2:00 PM for children and adult contest to follow immediately after at the Haven (located beyond the Edgewood Theatre).

Win $1,000!  Stop by the iHeart Radio and 99.7 The Fox display located outside the Village gates from 10:00 AM to 1:00 PM for details on how to enter the costume contest and win.  Huzzah!

Enjoy these special guests of the realm:


Journey through our Time Travelers Display featuring the DeLorean Time Machine replica from Back To The Future.  A portion of optional donations  collected will be contributed to the Michael J. Fox Foundation for Parkinson's Research.  For more information on the DeLorean Time Machine, see here


Look closely and you might spot the Doctor roaming the village and take a picture with the Doctor Who! Tardis.

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Learn the skills needed to become a Superhero! Stop by The Haven from 11:00a - 4:00p for special training games and activities presented by the superheroes and villains of Be Your Own Hero.


The 501st Legion have invaded the Village! Can you spot them at the Joust?!


Established in 2005, the Charlotte Area Paranormal Society (CAPS) is an organization of like-minded, yet diverse, individuals who are adult professionals serving as paranormal researchers and investigators. Our staff is dedicated and committed to the research, documentation, validation, history, and investigation of ghostly phenomena/paranormal activity.

Earlier Event: November 3
Deaf Awareness Day!
Later Event: November 17
Final Huzzah!

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