SEPT 29 - OCT 1

For one last huzzah, join the Minnesota Renaissance for a pint at our final weekend of the 2023 season! Oktoberfest will be a merry time with plenty of beer and Bavarian fun to go around. Dress to impress in your Lederhosen & Dirndl, show your strength in the Stein Holding contest, & give us your best yodel!


2023 Info Coming Soon


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What would Oktoberfest be without Wiener Dog Races?!?! All sausage dogs welcome here. Only the fastest wiener will take home the prize! (Purebred & mixes will be raced separately)

*An “Anything Goes” dog race, open to all breeds, mixes & sizes, will immediately follow the theme race.



college Cheers

Show your school pride for Festival Friday is College Discount Day! Patrons with a valid student ID gain access to Frugal Friday admission prices. If you’re a college student and of legal drinking age, receive one Free Domestic Beer on us. Cheers!

frugal Friday

Discount admission prices at the box office valid Festival Friday only! Adults – $19.95 / Seniors – $17.95/ Children – $10.95


Grab your friends and join the Minnesota Renaissance Festival for a day of shopping and wine for only $30! Ticket includes admission, free glass of wine, gift bag, and the opportunity to receive discounts from select artisans all day!


Reserve your tickets and “Seize the Day” with fun and educational experiences! Merchants will demonstrate a variety of crafts such as glass blowing, print making, candle making, face painting, musical instruments, pottery, sculpture and more! There are many educational events and entertainment including: Renaissance History, Live Action Jousting, Courtly Dance Lessons, Renaissance Games, Juggling School, and more… Call our Sales Department at (952) 445-7361 or visit http://www.renaissancefest.com/festival-friday/ for more details and to hear about our fun contests to enter!


Any member of the armed services, active or veteran, will receive $5 off their gate Admission to the festival with the proper ID. It’s our special way of saying thank you to our country’s biggest heroes. This deal is valid for all current and past military members with government issued ID. To take advantage of this discount, present a valid military ID at the festival box office. Limit one per person.

Are you interested in being a vendor on this weekend? Fill out the form below!

Thank you to our Oktoberfest Sponsors!