2020 Special Event Weekend & Special Guest Performers
The Festival is open weekends from August 29th to October 25th.
Every weekend is special at the Maryland Renaissance Festival, but on select weekends during our season we add a special theme to the dates for additional merriment. Details on the special events will be updated throughout the year.
American Sign Language Interpretation Days
Saturday, September 12th & Sunday, October 11th. On these days selected stage shows will be interpreted in ASL. Visit our Entertainment Schedule page the week prior each ASL day for a listing of the shows to be interpreted. Hard copies of the schedule can be picked up at our Guest Services booth on arrival.
August 29th & 30th: Children's Weekend
Kids 15 and under, with an accompanying adult ticket purchased, are admitted free. CHILDREN UNDER 15 DO NOT NEED A TICKET FOR August 29th & 30th.
September 5th, 6th & 7th: Romance Weekend! Celebrate romance! Special musical and performance guests. Also as a bonus, on Saturday September 5th, singles 21+ can enjoy a special Singles Meet & Mingle (time and location tba). On Sunday September 6th, couples can renew their commitment to each other with a Renewal of Vows Ceremony. (no need to register. This short free ceremony is open to all. time and location TBA.)
September Monday, September 7th: Seniors Day. All seniors 62+ are admitted free. SENIORS DO NOT NEED A TICKET FOR September 7.
September 12th & 13th: Celtic Celebration! Celtic song & dance!
September 19th & 20th: Myth & Magic Weekend! Celebrating the folklore and legends of the British Isles. Be amazed by magical performances featuring sleight of hand and illusions.
September 26th & 27th: Pirate Weekend. Enjoy all things piratical!
No special themes in October. Just great renaissance fun through October 25th!