Welcome to the Kingdom of The Texas Renaissance Festival, where an encounter with an enchanted fairy, pirate or mythical creature is expected as you interact with our cast of characters, take in a show at one of our 19 stages, choose your team during the joust, dine on a flavorful food that you fancy, test your gaming skills, brave a ride or shop to your heart's desire. Open October 9 through November 28, Saturdays and Sundays 9:00 am - 8:00 pm, as well as Thanksgiving Friday, November 26. Located at 21778 Farm to Market Road 1774, Todd Mission, TX 77363.
OKTOBERFEST - October 9 (Saturday) - 10 (Sunday)
Journey back in time to old Bavaria as the King and Queen open the Festival season with a celebration of the best of the wurst (and the bier)! Join in the fun by taking part in the Oktoberfest costume contest or the bratwurst eating contest.
1001 DREAMS - October 16 (Saturday) - 17 (Sunday)
Faeries, elves and other fanciful creatures bring enchantment to the lanes of New Market Village. Show off your magical finery in the fantasy costume contest or test your endurance in the fiery dragon-wing eating contest.
PIRATE ADVENTURE - October 23 (Saturday) - 24 (Sunday)
Avast, Ye Hearties! Heave to and come ashore for the most piratical party on the seven seas. Show off your best buccaneer frock in the Best Dressed Pirate contest and try your luck at the Fish-N-Chips eating contest.
ALL HALLOWS EVE - October 30 (Saturday), October 31 (Sunday)
Ghoulies and ghosties arrive for some scary good when the Kingdom welcomes the Transylvanian court. Enter our Halloween costume contest or the Kettle Korn eating contest for a chance to win some "spook-tacular" prizes.
HEROES AND VILLAINS - November 6 (Saturday) - 7 (Sunday)
The mightiest heroes and heroines clash with the darkest of villains and vixens from history and legend. Show off your alter ego in the Heroes and Villains costume contest. If your superpower is eating, accept the challenge of winning the gyro eating contest.
BARBARIAN INVASION - November 13 (Saturday) - 14 (Sunday)
Join the Great Horde and feast, drink, and plunder your way through the village during this barbaric rumpus. Are you the worst dressed barbarian around? Prove it on our costume contest or show off your worst table manners in the turkey leg eating contest.
HIGHLAND FLING - November 20 (Saturday) - 21 (Sunday)
Lads and lassies - the pipes are calling you to a celebration of the joys of Scotland. Witness the thrill of the Highland games, show of your Scotish finery in the Bonnie Knees contest, and see if you have the misneach (courage) to participate in the haggis eating contest.
CELTIC CHRISTMAS - November 26 (Friday) 27 (Saturday) 28 (Sunday)
Father Christmas, Mother Christmas, and all the Christmas elves welcome children of all ages to our final three-day celebration of the coming Yule-tide season. The Kingdom is transformed into a Christmas wonderland and holiday music fills the lanes. Find the perfect gifts for everyone on your list in our over 400 shoppes. There's also a holiday costume contest and the pumpkin pie eating contest to add to your Christmas cheer.