Theme Weekends

2021 Themed Weekends


Highland Fling

September 18 & 19

The Highland Flings will have you cheering for your favorite athlete in our Celtic Games. Come join on the fun as you experience our Scottish weekend, full of contests, vendors, and the annual Highland Games.


Pups, Pints and Pirates 

September 25 & 26

Bring your dog and pirate pals for our Pets, Pirates, & Ale weekend! This weekend will showcase contests for your pets to compete in, like Wiener Dog Races, Corgi Races, Peanut Butter Licking contest, and more! Not only are there activities for your pets, but also for you! Toast your mates and enjoy the finest mead and beer in the realm. Please note, only dogs are allowed.


Shamrocks and Shenanigans 

October 2 & 3

Transport to Ireland by visiting us this weekend! You will find local Irish vendors and fun for all ages. Kick up your heels with traditional Irish music and dance and experience our Irish themed eating contests! Enjoy some chocolate themed contests and some free chocolate! Also Participant in our Marriage D’ Mass or Vow Renewals.


Hero’s VS Villain’s

October 9 & 10

Dress up as your favorite Wizard, Witch, Game of Thrones Character, Doctor Who Character, or any other costume you’d like! Participate in our Costume Contests, happening throughout the day.


Oktoberfest 

October 16 & 17

Join us for one of our most popular themed weekends: Oktoberfest! Participate in our Belching contest, Beer Pong Contest, Cornhole competition, Rootbeer Chugging Contest, Keg Toss and more!


Lordes and Ladies Shopping Day 

Monday, October 11

Discover the Renaissance and Ladies Shopping Day  is a new Festival tradition happening on Columbus Day. The Festival is committed to making this day a valuable educational experience and an enjoyable time for learning. Students of all ages have a chance to do more than study the history in a book; it gives them a chance to live it!


Vampires and Vikings 

October 23 & 24

Join us for one of our newest weekend at the STL Renaissance Festival, Vampires and Vikings!! Participate in costume contest, Apple bobbing, pumpkin bowling and more.

For questions, comments, or concerns, please email our Marketing Department at akuchar@renaissancefest.com or call (636) 639.5173