• Event Profile: Minnesota Renaissance Festival

     
    POSTED August 22, 2017
     

Weekends from August 19 through October 1 welcome back the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Voted 2017’s best festival, The Renaissance Festival draws hundreds of thousands of mead drinking, fairy loving, medieval enthusiasts every year. With free parking, 250 artisan booths, and 16 stages of live entertainment, the annual celebration offers planners a unique venue for their next event.

After watching the joust or taking a selfie with a unicorn, groups of twenty or more can book one of the festivals lavishly themed tents for around $25 – $44 per person including admission. Events offer a variety of buffet and dessert options, but custom menu options are available for the finicky eater.

“We work closely with our partners to make sure that both they and our guests have quality experiences,” says the festival’s producer, Mid-America Festivals. “We produce great family fun events and historically themed entertainment. Our events can involve music, food, beer and wine tastings, live entrainment, and animal acts. We book live bands, reptile wranglers, and comedians. Our guests sample diverse ethnic food and the latest micro-batch beers and local wines.”

The Renaissance Festival offers an entertaining and magical venue for networking or a business meeting while providing an unforgettable experience for guests and their families.

Aug. 8-10, 2019
Minneapolis, Minnesota

 

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