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The Georgia Renaissance Festival

April 15, 2017

The Georgia Renaissance Festival is 8 weekends of fun, food, frivolity, and excitement!  Feast like royalty, shop til you drop in over 150 unique artisan shoppes throughout the village, and enjoy endless entertainment including full-contact jousting, the original extreme sport!  An Interactive arts and entertainment festival combining outdoor theatre and circus-style entertainment with an arts & crafts marketplace and jolly olde English pubs set in a 32-acre recreation of a 16th Century English Village

NEW IN 2017!  Towering over the Village, the all new Drunk Monk Pub!  An impressive structure featuring live music, table seating and serving up a variety of adult beverages for your enjoyment

10 Stages with Continuous Entertainment and over 100 Shows Daily:  Jousting Knights and the thundering hooves of 4,000 pounds of equine fury will keep you on the edge of your seat!  Endless entertainment of Comedy, Music and Circus-Style Shows will amuse visitors of all ages

150 Master Artisan Crafters in the Village Marketplace offering one-of-a-kind hand-crafted artful treasures of clothing, jewelry, pottery, pewter, leather and more

Renaissance Games of Skill:  Axe Throwing and Target Shooting with Bow & Arrow

Human-Powered Thrill Rides for Kids of all Ages

Animal Exhibits and Demonstrations: Birds of Prey, Reptiles, Unicorn, Camel Rides and more…

Admission at The Gate:  Adult $22 / Child Ages 6-12 $10;  Children Under 5 are always FREE

Discount Tickets Available Online at

Located just south of Atlanta’s Airport on I-85 (Peachtree City/Fairburn Exit)

What’s Happening Each Weekend?

Featuring a different whimsical theme and/or special ticket promotion every weekend!  (Subject to change.)

April 15 & 16:  
Opening Weekend 2 For 1 – Buy 1 Adult Ticket-Get 1 FREE - SAVE $22!  The Easter Bunny visits on Sunday to host an Easter Egg Hunt for kids of all ages.  Lots of great prizes will be found inside the eggs! 

April 22 & 23:      
Time Warp Weekend – A weekend of Cosplay and Costume Contests where Fantasy meets History, and Superheroes meet Royalty

Pet Friendly Weekend – Bring your Dog or Cat on a leash.  Enter the pet costume contest.  See the website for pet registration form and full details.

College Weekend - $8 at the Gate with valid College ID

April 29 & 30: 
Kids Free Weekend – Sponsored by Superior Play Systems – Up to 4 Children FREE with Paid Adult; Enjoy activities in the Superior Play Systems Kids Kingdom Play Area, Costume Contests and More!

May 6 & 7:  
Maytoberfest Weekend – Get a peak of the German Renaissance period this weekend only.  Sample a variety of German Beers and Bavarian Food while enjoying special guest musicians from the German Renaissance Era.

May 13 & 14: 
Highland Weekend – The Village welcomes the Scottish and Irish this weekend.  Bagpipes, drums and kilted dancers abound.  Bring your clan!  Sunday is Mother’s Day – The first 100 Moms thru the gate get a flower.  Also on Sunday, The Royal Cookie Wars – A Competition of local cookie bakers to select The Best Baker in the Shire!

May 20 & 21: 
Pirate’s Weekend -  Pirates of all ages are welcome to compete in the Costume Contests, or play Walk The Plank Trivia.  It’s a weekend full of fun & mischief for Pirates of all ages!

May 27, 28 & 29: 
Memorial Weekend – 3 Days to Play!  The Festival is open Saturday, Sunday and Memorial Day Monday.  Bring the Family out on this holiday weekend.  Check the website for ticket specials.

June 3 & 4:  
Romance Weekend –  Last chance to find romance at the 2017 Festival.  Special events for Couples and Singles will be announced later.  Last chance for a turkey legge and a frothy ale too.  See the exciting finale of the 2017 Equus Maximum Joust Show, and all of your favorite Festival performers one more time, ‘cause after this weekend, we’re History… ‘til next year!

Want a chance to win free tickets to The 2017 Georgia Renaissance Festival?  Click HERE to enter!

Learn more about The Georgia Renaissance Festival by visiting their website HERE

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