Don't miss your BEST Day Out in History at the 26th annual Arizona Renaissance Festival!
The King and Queen are busy planning raucous revelry for 2014! Like us on Facebook to get the latest news, enter contests and stay in touch while plans are underway for various festivities. Please check our Special Events page for more information. Saturdays and Sundays February 8 - March 30, 2014.
Mix foolish pleasures with artisan treasures! The village marketplace has over 200 elaborately adorned shops offering an array of goods. Find unique hand made items such as blown glass, premium leather goods, and jewelry. Watch artisans work as they create a masterpiece right before your eyes! Read More
The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a cornucopia of sights, sounds and experiences, bringing to life the ambiance of an early European village celebration. The Festival will open on two special weekdays to accommodate students and teachers who wish to enjoy a very distinctive field trip opportunity. Read More. Sponsored by:
Hear Ye, Hear Ye - Announcing the WINNERS of the 2013 Student Day Essay Contest!
The Arizona Renaissance Festival, Sci Tech Festival and Bear Essenatial News have concluded the 2013 Essay Contest for Elementary/Middle and High SchoolStudents promoting Student Days and STEM throughout the state of Arizona. A set of 1st place winners have won admission to Student Days for their classrooms!
1st Place –Emily A. Taylor – 6th Grade – Highland Park Elementary, Gilbert, AZ
2nd Place – Jacob Wiseman – 4th Grade – Vail Academy, Vail, AZ
3rd Place – Sadhana Kumar – 3rd Grade – Knox Elementary School, Chandler, AZ
Honorable Mention – Ella Thorson – 6th Grade – Highland Park Elementary, Gilbert, AZ
1st Place –Sydney Huetter - 10th Grade – University High School, Tucson, AZ
2nd Place – Joseph Chen - 11th Grade- Desert Vista High School, Phoenix, AZ
3rd Place – Aaron Millet - 9th Grade – Westwood High School, Mesa, AZ
Honorable Mention – Jon Yusko 9th Grade – Westwood High School, Mesa, AZ
Honorable Mention – Daniel Gately – 6/7th Grade, Vail Academy & High School, Vail, AZ
We thoroughly enjoyed reading the incredible essays –so much creativity and incredible visions of the future! Hip Hip HUZZAH to all who submitted entries. Thank you educators for guiding our inventors of the future.
Don't forget to visit our Student Days page to learn about this unique educational program.
The Social Event of the season! The Pleasure Feast! And YOU are invited. Food, Fools and Frivolity-The raucous dining experience, The Pleasure Feast!Savor five courses of fine foods and ample drynk, served with a side order of live entertainment and Festival souvenirs! Be treated like royalty as the King's kitchen and the boisterous serving wenches dish up a roaring good time! Limited seating twice daily makes this the most exclusive event at the Festival! Read More
The Arizona 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 13 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! Read More
The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, a 13-stage theater, a 30-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament and a feast -- all rolled into one non-stop, day-long family adventure! Learn more...