Special Events

Every weekend is special at the Maryland Renaissance Festival.  All of our regularly scheduled entertainment runs throughout the entire festival season, but the weekends below have value-added themes, events or performances.

Children's Weekend, August 27th & 28th.
Kids 15 and under, with an accompanying adult ticket purchased, are admitted free.  CHILDREN UNDER 15 DO NOT NEED A TICKET ON OPENING WEEKEND.

Romance Weekend, September 3rd & 4th  (Labor Day Monday will be Senior's Day)
Saturday, September 3rd: Singles Party.  Time and location TBA. No additional cost, no registration needed.
Sunday, September 4th: Renewal of Vows.  Partners can renew their commitment to each other at a special Renewal of Vows ceremony. No additional cost, no registration needed. Details TBA
Seniors Day.  All seniors 62+ are admitted free on Labor Day Monday, September 5th. Seniors do not need a ticket on Labor Day Monday!

Celtic Celebration, September 10th & 11th.  Join festival favorites and special guests as we focus on a celebration of Celtic music! 

Pirate Adventure Weekend, September 17th & 18th. Pirate music and mayhem!

Myth & Magic Weekend, September 24th & 25th. Celebrating the myths and legends of the British Isles and special magical performances!

Shakespeare Weekend, October 1st & 2nd.  Celebrating the Bard!

American Sign Language Interpretation Days
Saturday, September 10th.
Sunday, October 9th.
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.

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