Arizona Renaissance Festival Closed for Season
The 2021 Season WIll Be
Announced Later in the Year
Arizona Renaissance Festival has closed for the rest of the season due to the coronavirus spread, as per Arizona Governor Doug Ducey's mandate. Check back for updates on the 2021 Arizona Renaissance event.
The Arizona Renaissance Festival is
medieval amusement park, a 14-stage theater, 30-acre circus,
an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament and a feast all
rolled into one non-stopm day-long family adventure.
TO EXPECT: One of the
largest events of its kind in the nation, the Arizona
Renaissance Festival is a time to revel in the atmosphere of a
16th Century European Country Faire.
Explore the bustling marketplace and
mingle and interact with nearly 2000 costumed characters with
their endless mayhem and merriment. Just a part of the
attraction are 14 stages of music and comedy shows,
demonstrations of the ancient art of falconry, and a
4,500-seat arena for atonements of jousting.
Wear comfortable shoes, come rain or
shine, and expect to find more than a full day's worth of
entertainment. Continuous performances are held nearly every
half-hour on the dozen stages spread throughout the
beautifully decorated themed park. "Huzzah!" is the cheer of
The Renaissance Events in Arizona
14-stages featuring comedy acts,
acrobats, medieval musicians, singers, dancers, storytellers,
magicians and puppeteers performing continuous for 8 hours a
A tournament arena where skilled stunt
riders, outfitted in suits of armor, ride their horses into
battle during three jousts a day
Arts and Crafts
The Festival village lanes are lined
with nearly 200 bright, rustic shops, studios and galleries
filled with arts and crafts sales and demonstrations, plus the
royal kitchens, pubs and a variety of unique games and
people-powered amusement rides spread throughout 30 acres.
Many artisan put on demonstrations of
their handiwork throughout the day, using tools and techniques
that have been handed down through the Centuries.
The Royal Kitchens serve roasted turkey
drumsticks, steak-on-a-stake, pizza, bread bowls, salads,
stews and more. The Cottage Bakery, the Cappuccino Inn and the
Chocolate Shoppe tempt your diet plan with a variety of unique
desserts. Pubs serve beer, wine and soft drinks.
Map of the AZ
Renaissance Festival. Print and zoom. The Renaissance
Festival is located near the foothills of the Superstition
Mountains on State Highway 60, east of Apache Junction, just
east of Gold Canyon Golf Resort.
- From Phoenix;
follow the Superstition Freeway (U.S. Highway 60) and continue
east past Apache Junction, just past the Gold Canyon Golf
Resort, following the signs to the Festival Gate.
- From Tucson;
take Oracle Road to the Pinal Pioneer Parkway (State Highway
79) to Florence Junction, turn west on U.S. Highway 60 and
follow the signs 7 miles to the Festival gate.
You know you have stepped back in time
when you discover event parking is free, courtesy of
Fry's Food & Drug stores.
No pets, please. Wear comfortable shoes.
Facilities for Disabled Guests: Designated
parking for disabled guests is located by the front gate.
Parking attendants will direct permitted vehicles to these
spots. Disabled adapted portable toilets are located in each
privy area. Wheelchair rental is available. Guide dogs are
welcome. Call the Festival office at 520-463-2600 with
questions or special needs.
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