The Carolina Renaissance Festival is one of the most interactive entertainment shows ever created with wonderful amusements and antics on going all around you! Enjoy non-stop entertainment presented on 11 stages every event day. There is comedy, music, dancing, circus performers, jousting knights on horseback, and much more! Sit back and relax or become a part of the action as you are surrounded by over 500 costumed characters roaming the festival village! Click To Read More!
Special guest musicians and Festival mynstrel's honor key individuals instrumental in driving the region's rich Celtic Music. Click here to learn 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. 2:00 PM at The Haven (next to the Joust).
Strollers, wheelchairs and wagons are now available to rent on a first-come, first serve basis at the costume rental shop located just inside the Festival gates. Service courtesy of Belrose Costume Rental.
Introduced in 1994, the Carolina Renaissance Festival has grown to be one of the largest Renaissance fairs nationwide. The Carolina Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, an 11-stage theater, a 22-acre village marketplace, an interactive circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament & a feast - all rolled into one non-stop, day-long family adventure! Click to learn more!
Mix foolish pleasures with artisan treasures! The village marketplace has over 100 elaborately adorned shops. Find hand made items such as blown glass, premium leather goods, & jewelry. Watch an artisan create a masterpiece right before your eyes! Click To Read More!
Fun Patch Program!
Children of all ages can earn a Carolina Renaissance Festival Fun Patch via a fun, interactive educational experience! Great for Scouts, Youth Groups, and more! Click here for details!