Come Live the Fantasy and celebrate Spring at Scarborough Renaissance Festival®. Cosplay fans, DC, Marvel, Anime, Steampunk, and fantasy enthusiasts of all kinds; this weekend is just for you with fantasy costumes being the attire of choice! Note that costumes are always welcome but not required. There will be family friendly fantasy-based costume contests for adults as well as separate costume contests for kids 12 and under. Contestants can get all the details and register for the contests at the Festival’s exit gate by 1:30 pm each day.
At 12:00 pm each day children can participate in the fanciful Fairy Initiation Ceremony at the Festival’s Royal Marquee and receive their very own Fairy Wand! This weekend is also the Spring Celebration at Scarborough Renaissance Festival® in commemoration of May Day. Visitors can join in the fun along with the Festival’s performers by donning colorful flowers to welcome in Spring.
“Costumes are always welcome at Scarborough, but this weekend is focused on the fantasy realm, and we invite everyone to come show off their cosplay alter-egos!” Says Helaine Thompson, Director of Marketing & Communications of Scarborough Renaissance Festival®. “It will also be one of the best people watching spectacles of the season with comic book and sci-fi characters joined by fairies, gnomes, and all other manner of fantasy creatures everywhere you look!”
In addition, April 30th is Deaf Day at Scarborough Renaissance Festival with special signed performances throughout the Festival compliments of Hired Hands, Inc.
Scarborough Renaissance Festival® is a full day of interactive fun for everyone, 16th Century Style that runs Saturdays & Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, now through May 30, 2022. Visitors will enjoy full combat armored jousting, Birds of Prey exhibitions, the Mermaid Lagoon, Knighting ceremonies, a 75+ member performing company, and 20+ stages of interactive and unique entertainment. There are also Renaissance rides, games of skill, Food and Drink fit for a King, and so much more.
This weekend’s limited engagement performers are The Accidental Acrobats, Emrys Fleet’s the Big Rat Show, and Zilch the Tory Steller. Guest Artisans are Bird Marie’s Pottery and Dancing Glass Studio. The full schedule of non-stop entertainment and artisans/shoppes can be found at www.SRFestival.com.
The wines featured this weekend at the Daily Wine Tasting Events will be the wines of Germany and the Daily Beer Tasting Event theme will be the beers of Germany. Each event is a one-hour educational tasting experience that includes a souvenir glass and a food pairing. They also have limited seating available and require a separate ticket. You must be 21 or older to attend. Discount tickets can be purchased at www.SRFestival.com
Upcoming theme weekends will feature Celebrating Chivalry Weekend (5/7 & 8) which will introduce the all-new Chocolate Sensations Tasting Event, Legends of the Seas Weekend (5/14 & 15), and Celtic Weekend (5/21 & 22).
Scarborough Renaissance Festival wants everyone to stay safe and healthy! The Festival will be following applicable local and CDC guidelines for the 2022 Festival season. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. Get all the details for these guidelines & restrictions and possible COVID-19 risks at www.SRFestival.com
Scarborough Renaissance Festival® 2022 is open Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day Monday, now through May 30, 2022, from 10 AM to 7 PM rain or shine. Located in Waxahachie, Texas, Scarborough Renaissance Festival® is just 30 minutes south of the downtowns of Dallas and Fort Worth on FM 66 off of I-35E and an hour north of Waco.
Admission is $37 for adults and $17 for children, ages 5-12. Children ages 4 and under are always admitted free. Discount tickets are available at www.SRFestival.com or at North Texas Tom Thumb & Albertsons stores. There are also discounts at the gate for Seniors 65+ and active Military. Scarborough Renaissance Festival® is sponsored by Dr Pepper.
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