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2023 Arizona Renaissance Festival Information

The 2023 AZ Renaissance Festival is open Saturdays and Sundays, including Presidents’ Day Monday 10am-6pm, every event day, rain or shine.

February 4, 2023-April 2, 2023

The Arizona Renaissance Festival is happening in 2023! The AZ usement park, a 16-stage theatre, a 50-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a Jousting Tournament, and a feast, all rolled into one non-stop, day-long, family adventure.

Purchase Tickets Online

Tickets may be purchased ONLINE, in Advance:

  • ADULTS $29 (ages 13 and up)

  • CHILD $19 (ages 5 –12) and children 4 and under are always FREE.

Tickets Purchased at the Festival Gate are $1.00 more. Tickets can be purchased at the Festival Main Gate Box Office on the day of the event for $30 for adults (13 and up) and $20 for children ages (5-12)

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Discount tickets for seniors (60 and older) are $27, available at the Festival Main Gate Box Office. Please present i.d. at Festival Main Gate Box Office to receive discount.

Discount tickets for military are $27, available at the Festival Main Gate Box Office. Discount available to current, past military members by presenting government issued i.d. at the Festival Main Gate Box Office.

Group discount tickets : A 10 ticket minimum purchase is required to receive the group rate. The group organizer will automatically receive 1 free ticket with the minimum order placed.

Admission price includes: Free parking, all entertainment shows, including the Tournament Jousting and Birds of Prey performances. You may choose to purchase Arts and Crafts items, Food and Beverage, or enjoy Rides and Games (costs vary).

There are 8 ATM locations across the Festival grounds.

At the ticket booth and most artisan shops we welcome: VISA, MASTERCARD, AMERICAN EXPRESS, and DISCOVER. For the food and beverage locations, in addition to the games and rides, ONLY cash is accepted.

Free Parking

Event parking is free.

Can we leave and return the same day?

As you exit the front gate, you may have your hand stamped to re-enter the Festival that same day.  Festival only allows same day re-entry.

Outside food or drinks?

You may bring one – 16 to 24 ounce factory sealed bottle of water in with you. No other food or drink is permitted.

Can I pick up a pre-ordered item from a merchant without paying admission?

Yes, you can request a “45 minute pass” at the Will Call window. This Pass is only for guests who have already visited the Faire in the current season, and who have a receipt for the item they are picking up. You must leave a $30 deposit at the Will Call window. You have 45 minutes to complete your transaction with the merchant and return to the Will Call window to pick up your $30 deposit. If you are tardy, you will be charged the $30.

Wheelchair accessible

The Festival is held in a natural, outdoor setting. Wheelchairs and motorized wheelchairs are allowed. We have disabled accessible parking, disabled accessible restroom facilities and designated seating at our Jousting Arena.

Stroller, wheelchairs, wagons, and motorized scooters (300 lb. weight limit for scooters) are available to rent, on a first-come, first-serve basis, weather permitting, at the Belrose Costume Shop located just outside the Festival Main Gate. Prices are: Wagons $16, Strollers $15, Wheelchairs $18 and Motorized Scooters are $10.50 per hour with a 4-hour minimum or $59 for the day (tax is included in these prices)

Are pets allowed?

We do not allow pets to be brought into the park by visitors because of the great variety of performing animals in the Festival.

Are Costumes Allowed?

You are welcome to come dressed in costume. Costumes are available for rental at the Belrose Costume Shop located behind the box office prior to entrance to the Festival. Prices vary based upon costume choice. Adult costume rental prices range from $35 to $45 and child costume rental prices range from $15 to $25. Costume prop swords and daggers are permitted as long as they are properly sheathed, peace tied by our safety services personnel at the main entrance and remain sheathed during your Festival visit.

The Festival is an outdoor family friendly event. We suggest you dress for the day’s weather and wear comfortable walking shoes. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone dressed in a manner that may be deemed by Festival management as offensive. No clothing with written obscenities, violent or sexual images, excessively revealing or transparent fabrics, or offensive symbols are permitted. Shirts and shoes are required.

What happens if it rains during the Festival?

We are open rain or shine. Unless otherwise determined by Festival management, all events (including the Pleasure Feast) are considered RAIN or SHINE. No refunds will be provided due to inclement weather.

Directions to the AZ Renaissance Festival

  • From Metro Phoenix: Take the Superstition Freeway (US Hwy 60) East, past Gold Canyon Golf Resort to the Festival.
  • From Metro Tucson: Take the Tucson shortcut, The Pinal Pioneer Parkway (Hwy 79) to Florence Junction.  West 7 miles on US Hwy 60 to the Festival Village.
  • From Casa Grande: Take the Exit 185 to Hwy 387 connecting to 87/287 to Florence turn North on Hwy 79 to Florence Junction, West 7 miles on US Hwy 60 to the Festival Village
  • From Flagstaff/Northern Arizona: Take I-17 South to Phoenix connection to I-10 then East on Superstition Fwy (US Hwy 60), past Gold Canyon Golf Resort to the Festival Village.


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Contact the AZ Renaissance Festival Offices

Phone and General Inquiries: 520-463-2600

Mailing Address:

    Arizona Renaissance Festival
    12601 E. US Highway 60
    Gold Canyon, AZ 85118


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