Scarborough Renaissance Festival

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2024 Dates: April 6 - May 27

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Official Description

Scarborough Renaissance Festival® is interactive fun for everyone, 16th Century style! Here you will discover our 35-acre recreation of an English village celebrating the visit of King Henry VIII and his beloved wife, Catherine of Aragon and their guests to the “Village of Scarborough” with a festival of entertainment, artisans, food, magic and merriment!

Enjoy full combat jousting and birds of prey exhibitions; a living chess match, a Mermaid Lagoon, 27 stages of non-stop Renaissance entertainment including over a dozen new shows and our performing company of over 150. Discover 200 shoppes of exquisite crafts and amazing artisan demonstrations. Experience Knighting Ceremonies, a Grande Parade, Renaissance rides, games of skill and so much more.

Feast on food & drink fit for a king with 5 food court areas including the Village Bakery, Pasta Palace, our famous giant roasted Turkey Legs and the largest food-on-a-stick selection in Texas. There is also a full service restaurant and 12 pubs & taverns. For the more discerning tastes there are daily wine and beer tasting events as well.
Each weekend also has a different theme and a variety of special events.

Come Step back in time, for the time of your life!


  • Fair type: Renaissance
  • Founded in 1981
  • Attendance: 200,000+
  • Set in a 16th Century English village during the days of King Henry VIII
  • 35 acres on a 167 acre site

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2511 Farm to Market 66
Waxahachie, TX 75167, USA

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Last updated on February 21, 2024.
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