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

to Oct 7

Kids FREE Weekend!

SAVE $15 with FREE child admission ages 5-12 (under 5 always free).  Coupon required.  Click here for coupon information.

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Please join WSOC-TV's Steve Udelson, Saturday (10/6) 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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to Oct 14

BrewFest Weekend!

Hoist a toast of fine festival ale!  Taste the 2018 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 Wench 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.

Participate in the BrewFest Pub Crawl!  More details coming soon!

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to Oct 28

Halloween Daze & Spooky Knights!

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!  

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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to Nov 4

Pirates' Christmas!

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 $25 Renaissance Festival Tickets valid for the remaining two weekends of this 2018 season. Offer valid for purchases made November 3 and 4, 2018 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!

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to Nov 18

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! Donate canned foods at the Festival entrance and SAVE $15 by receiving FREE child admission ages 5-12 (children under 5 always free). Don't miss your last chance to take part in the merriment!  One canned food item is all it takes to receive the discount but please feel free to donate more. 

Can food donations benefit:

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