Texas Renaissance Festival To Host Barbarian Invasion & Color Run

By: Olivia Villarreal
| Published 11/09/2021


THE WOODLANDS, TX -- Calling all brutes and boors! The Texas Renaissance Festival is thrilled to host a Barbarian Invasion themed weekend Saturday, Nov. 13 and Sunday, Nov. 14, as the festival season continues. The kingdom is also proud to welcome back certified interpreters to provide quality interpreting service and access for the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community this weekend. Translators will be paired with Practicum Interns for shows, performances and demos throughout the faire.

All are welcome to join the Great Horde to feast, drink and plunder their way through the village during this barbaric rumpus. Attendees will have the chance to prove they are the worst dressed barbarian of the kingdom in the daily costume contest!

Before the festival opens, those interested can participate in the Barbarian Invasion Color Run, a 5k run throughout the wild Fields of New Market Campground. This brutish event will be held Saturday, Nov. 13 from 7 a.m. – 9 a.m. The traditional Barbarian Invasion Festival will commence afterwards from 9 a.m. – 8 p.m.

With over 400 unique shoppes and more than 20 performance stages, the kingdom offers a variety of festival feasts and world-renowned entertainment for all ages. Festivalgoers can marvel daily at the burlesque beauties and aerial superstars of Wyrmwood Public House, or thrill to the charge of knights jousting on their mighty steeds at the Jousting Arena each day.

Ticket sales to the 2021 Texas Renaissance Festival are date specific and can be purchased on the website. Saturday, Nov. 13, tickets cost $29 for adults over the age of 13, and $24 for adults Sunday, Nov. 14. Tickets for children ages 12 and under are half-price on Saturdays and free on Sundays. General admission tickets purchased at the gate will cost $34 for adults on Saturday and $29 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 children under 5 years old.

For more information regarding the festival’s brutish events and entertainment, deaf awareness weekend, or to purchase tickets please visit


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