Theme Weekends
Themes and events subject to change! More info coming soon!

Royal Pet & Ale Fest!
August 16th & 17th
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    Feast of Fantasy!
    Pet Fest, featuring...
    Disc Dogs
    Animal Rescues
    Pet Costume Contest
    Pet Supply Vendors
    Micro Beer Tasting
    Press-A-Wench
    Hot Wing Eating Contest
    FREE Vow Renewals at 11:30am


Highland Fling!
August 23rd & 24th

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    US Canadian Highland Heavy Games
    Amateur Highland Games
    Celtic Village
    Highland Dancers
    Beer Tasting
    Men in Kilts Competition
    FREE Vow Renewals at 11:30am


High Seas Adventure!
August 30th, 31st & September 1st

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    Beard Competition
    Tattoo Competition
    Perfect Pirate Contest
    Press-A-Wench
    Beer Tasting
    Knights on Bikes Weekend
    FREE Vow Renewals at 11:30am


Wonders of the World!
September 6th & 7th
    Feast of Fantasy!
    Belly Dance Competition
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    Fantasy Mask Contest
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    Steampunk Invasion
    World Market
    American Sign Language Weekend
    Grape Stomp
    Beer and Wine Tasting
    Egg Roll Eating Contest
    FREE Vow Renewals at 11:30am


Shamrocks & Shenanigans!
September 13th & 14th
    Feast of Fantasy!
    US Canadian Highland Heavy Games
    Amateur Highland Games
    Celtic Village
    Highland Dancers
    Beer and Wine Tasting
    Men in Kilts Competition
    FREE Vow Renewals at 11:30am

Harvest Huzzah!
September 20th & 21st


Festival Friday!
September 26th
    School Day
    Senior Day
    Ladies Shopping Day
    After Hours Masquerade Ball









Sweet Endings!
September 27th & 28th
    Feast of Fantasy!
    Cupcake Crusades
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    Chocolate Festival
    Grape Stomp
    Fencing Competition
    Juggling Competition
    Beer and Wine Tasting
    Couple's Pie Eating Contest
    FREE Vow Renewals at 11:30am




The Michigan Renaissance Festival is open Weekends & Labor Day • August 16 - September 28
PLUS Friday, Sept. 26!
10am - 7pm • Rain or Shine!

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Outside Food & Beverage Policy:
The Michigan Renaissance Festival does NOT allow outside food or beverages through our gates unless the food is a medical necessity such as infant formula/baby food. (The Festival will allow one unopened bottle of water per person to be brought through the front gate.) All flasks must be empty before entering the Festival gates! You may bring a cooler to leave in your car if you wish. If you choose to do so it must remain in your car. Patrons are welcome to leave through our gates, receive a hand stamp, return to their car and reenter through our gates later during the same day. Please note: all bags are inspected at the front gate! (This is for our employee's and patron's safety!) If you have any questions, please call 248-634-5552.

Film/Photo Rights:
All film rights are reserved. Commercial use of photos, videos or audio tapes made at the festival without written permission from the marketing department is strictly prohibited. Any cameras with lenses over 12 inches must have prior approval from the marketing department to shoot photos on the Michigan Renaissance Festival grounds.

Weapons Policy:
The Festival bans guns on our premises. Longbows are allowed as long as they are not strung, arrows with tips are not allowed unless you are competing in the longbow competition that day. Swords, knives, dirks and daggers must be completely sheathed and peace-tied. Axes, claymores, maces, antique firearms, pikes and halberds are NOT allowed on the Festival site. No drawing of any weapon at any time. Must be 18 years or older to carry a weapon. If you have additional questions, please contact the Festival Office at 248-634-5552 for more information.


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