2014 Special Event Weekend & Special Guest Performers

Of course EVERY day is special at the Maryland Renaissance Festival!  However, we have added a few special themes for certain weekends to add to the fun.  Check back early this summer for a detailed list on the events and special guest performers.

PLEASE NOTE: Listed below are selected highlights.  The Festival is open, running, and a jolly good time for all nine weekends between August 23rd and October 19th!

August 23rd & 24th:   Children's Weekend.  All kids 11 and under will be admitted FREE!

Special guest for Kid's weekend : Pumpkin Theatre of Baltimore will perform their show, THREE LITTLE TALES.   Five performers tell the stories of The Three Little Pigs, Goldie Locks and the Three Bears, and the Three Billy Goats Gruff. This show stresses how our choices affect other people and the consequences they have. Filled with dancing, music, and audience participation this show promises a fun time for all!  

 

Monday, September 2nd: Seniors Day.  On Labor Day Monday all seniors 62+ will be admitted FREE.

 

September 6th & 7th: Pirate Weekend. 

Ahoy, Matey! Tis pirate weekend.  Enjoy the music of The Pyrates Royale (pictured below) and more.  We encourage all to dress in their pirate best!

 

 

Saturday, September 13th: An ASL interpretation day.  Selected shows will be ASL interpeted by SHARAVA interpreting service.  The listing of the shows interpreted will be available in the "entertainment schedule" of this website the week prior to the 13th.

 

September 20th & 21st: Scottish Celebration

Don't miss an exciting weekend filled with music, kilts, and a caber toss or two!

 

October 4th & 5th:  Romance Weekend!

We celebrate courtly love, romance and fun during this weekend.  On Saturday, October 4th we will have a RENEWAL OF VOWS ceremony open to all couples who would like to renew their commitment vows of love. (Time and location TBA)

On Sunday, October 5th, we will host a SINGLES PARTY for those singles 18 and older looking for their knight in shining armor or fair maiden.  (Or perhaps, if you were here on the 4th and changed your mind.) Time and location of party TBA.

 

Sunday, October 12th: An ASL interpretation day.  Selected shows will be ASL interpeted by SHARAVA interpreting service.  The listing of the shows interpreted will be available in the "entertainment schedule" of this website the week prior to the 12th.

 

October 18th & 19th: Jousting Competition  

While jousting takes place on every day of the Festival, on this special weekend we have knights from across the country join our Free Lancers jousting company in a special competition to determine who is the greatest knight in the land!