Texas Renaissance Festival Brings 1001 Dreams To Life With Themed Weekend & Color Run

By: Texas Ren Fest
| Published 10/12/2021


THE WOODLANDS, TX -- First 5K run of the season to kick off magical and spellbinding 1001 Dreams themed weekend.

Dreams really do come true! The Texas Renaissance Festival is hosting its 1001 Dreams themed weekend this Saturday, Oct. 16 and Sunday, Oct. 17, as the enchanting festival continues.

1001 Dreams is an exciting weekend featuring a world of colorful fairies, elves and other fanciful creatures who bring enchantment to the lanes of New Market Village. Be sure to dream up your best fairy costume to be judged at the daily costume contest!

Before the kingdom gates open, those interested can participate in the 1001 Dreams Color Run, a 5K run throughout the picturesque Fields of New Market Campground. This magical event will be held Saturday, Oct. 16 from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. The traditional 1001 Dreams Festival will commence afterwards from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

The kingdom’s daily festivities include costumes contests in the Jousting Arena at 2 p.m. and other evening enchantment. Prior to heading home or venturing to the campgrounds for TRF After Dark, attendees can marvel at the magical fireworks and pyro show at 8 p.m. that conclude each day.

Ticket sales to the 2021 Texas Renaissance Festival are date specific and can also be purchased on the website. Saturday, Oct. 16, tickets cost $27 for adults over the age of 13, and $22 on Sunday, Oct. 17. Tickets for children ages 12 and under are half-price on Saturdays and free on Sundays. General admission tickets purchased at the gate are $32 for adults and $16 for children on Saturday and $27 for adults on Sunday.

Tickets for the Color Run cost $30 for adults over the age of 16, and $15 for children ages 6-15. Entry is free for all children under 5 years old.

For more information regarding the 1001 Dreams Color Run, or to purchase tickets to the festival, please visit


Texas Renaissance Festival

The Texas Renaissance Festival is the nation’s largest Renaissance event. Each year over 450,000 patrons enter through the gates of the festival into a 16th Century European Village where performers immerse you in the enchantment of the village that feature 21 stages of music and stage acts, 400 shoppes, artisans, and a world tour for the taste buds that of course include turkey legs!

The Texas Renaissance Festival is located one hour north of Houston. 2021 TRF season dates are Saturdays and Sundays, Oct. 9 – Nov. 28, including Thanksgiving Friday.

1001 Dreams Color Run

Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 | 7 a.m. – 9 a.m.

1001 Dreams Festival

Saturday, Oct. 16, 2021 – Sunday, Oct. 17, 2021 | 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

The Fields of New Market Campgrounds

11660 CR 302

Todd Mission, TX 77363

Texas Renaissance Festival

21778 Farm to Market 1774
Todd Mission, TX 77363

Kirsten E. Darnell

O: 713-552-1055

C: 936-697-9300


The Texas Renaissance Festival will comply with any mandates or safety protocols issued by the State of Texas. As of Sept. 23, 2021, masks and vaccines are not required by visitors for entry into the Texas Renaissance Festival.

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