Each year, over 250,000 people visit the Michigan Renaissance Festival. Also known as The Renaissance fair,this festival that will give you the opportunity to travel back in time and enjoy the experience at a 17-acre village located in the city of Holy,
Over the next 7 weeks you will be able to see building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a magnificent castle, and enjoy an interactive outdoor event that focuses on recreating the look and feel of a fictional English village called Hollygrove during the reign of Queen Elizabeth.
At the fair, you will have the opportunity to wear a costume of that time and also watch at villa’s streets the nobles, pirates, wizards, rogues, wenches, and many fantasy characters.
The festival also includes acts known Renaissance festival stage acts, such as juggling, sword fighting, games and entertainment for children.
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This is a schedule of activities for the next 7 weeks of the festival:
Saturday-Sunday, Pirates and Pets: Bring your pet with a leash (and proof of rabies vaccine) to the festival for opening weekend, which is also when guests are invited to dress in pirate gear.
Aug. 24-25, Highland Fling: Explore a Celtic village with special vendors as well as an eight-series Highland Games.
Aug. 31-Sept. 2, Vikings: Labor Day weekend the Ren Fest is open for three days, but watch out for village pillagers because it’s Viking weekend. Among the scheduled activities are a beard and mustache competition.
Sept. 7-8, Wonders of the World: Entertainers and dancers from around the world, plus the Michigan State Belly Dance Championships.
Sept. 14-15, Shamrocks and Shenanigans: Celebrate Irish culture in late summer with more Highland Games, plus traditional Irish music and dancing.
Sept. Sept. 21-22, Harvest Huzzah: The first official weekend of autumn, this weekend boasts a scarecrow competition and a barbecue contest.
Sept. 27, Festival Friday: A chance for those who can’t get out on weekends to experience the Renaissance Festival. It’s a popular day for school field trips.
Sept. 28-29, Sweet Endings: Besides chocolate, confections and other desserts, this weekend is also home to the annual fencing competitions.
The Michigan Renaissance Festival is located at 12600 Dixie Highway in Holly. The general admission is $23.95 at the gate for adults, but cost varies depending on age and discounts offered. For more information call (248) 634-5552 or visit http://michrenfest.com.