Weekends & Labor Day: September 2 - October 29, 2023 10:30 am — 7:00 pm


Ohio Renaissance Festival – New in 2022

There’s no such thing as down time when you’re running a renaissance festival. Every year the Ohio Renaissance Festival gets a little bigger. With our growing popularity in-mind we put additional effort into improving the park for all our wonderful visitors. This means spending months curating new events, building or updating our village, and scouting […]

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ORFans Boot Camp

It’s always nice to see the various guilds and groups out here grow each year. New people coming into the park means more opportunities for people to find one another and bring the magic of the Ohio Renaissance Festival into their lives. People find community out here, and one of our fastest-growing groups is the […]

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5 Misconceptions About Ren Faire

With only a month left to go before the opening of the Ohio Renaissance Festival, you can be assured that there is plenty happening behind the gates to prepare for your arrival. The grounds crew is hard at work making sure every area is lush with flowers and greenery. Many vendors have already begun to […]

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Favorite Moments of 2021

For auld lang syne, my dearFor auld lang syneWe’ll tak a cup o’ kindness yetFor days of auld lang syne Auld Lang SyneSong by Dougie MacLean There’s no shortage of fun to be had at Renaissance Park! We took 2021 by storm, bringing forth tons of fun and events for everyone to enjoy. As the […]

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Yuletide Village 2021: Opening Weekend

Few things capture the magic & wonder of the season quite like a sprawling village decked out in millions of lights. The ring of carols in your ear, the bustling of the outdoor market, the visit with Santa, or catching sight of Krampus. All these things are brought together at Yuletide Village, Season of Lights […]

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Feast of Fools: Comedy & Community

Something I love about ORF is how often it surprises me. Along with the scheduled entertainment and returning seasonal acts, if you stick around a while you may find yourself coming across one of the many little ways in which the faire displays our pride. It’s not window dressing when I say ren faire is […]

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ROMANCE: Sweethearts at Faire

“I am a gift-giver and also words of affirmation!!! I love to tell my partner how much they mean to me.” – Dakotah Phineas Wilkins on Love Language What better way to make bold proclamations of love than under an ivy-wrapped trellis? Want to declare your affections? Make eyes at one another over a banana […]

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Preview Day & Meet the Cast

“We know what we are, but know not what we may be.”–Hamlet, William Shakespeare There was a flurry of activity from dawn till dusk, all in preparation for Labor Day weekend when the festival will return from the hiatus of 2020. Each season brings forth new goals and challenges for the folks of the Ohio […]

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