April 6 – May 27, 2013
Saturdays, Sundays, & Memorial Day Monday
Great Opening Weekend Discounts for Children and Seniors
Up to 3 children admitted free with each paid adult admission.
Seniors (ages 65+) admitted for $12 – that is 1/2 price!
Offers only valid Opening Weekend April 6-7.
Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, April 6 – May 27, 2013 10:00AM – 7:00PM
Regular Admission: $24.00 Adults, $10.00 Children (ages 5-12)
Children age 4 and under are free
Discount Tickets are available at Metroplex Tom Thumb and Austin area Randalls locations
Discount coupons available at Waxahachie Autoplex
Child's Season Passes: $20.00 (ages 5-12)
Friend of the Faire Memberships (Adults only): $135
Discount group and consignment programs are available
Began in 1981
The Festival runs 8 consecutive weekends and Memorial Day Monday each spring
Scarborough Renaissance Festival is a Renaissance-themed festival based on the year 1533, during the reign of England’s King Henry VIII
Scarborough Festival is a 35 acre 'village' (larger than most area shopping malls) within a 167 acre site
Located 30 minutes south of DFW Metroplex in Waxahachie on FM 66 just off I-35E; 1 hour north of Waco.
Best Place to Escape Reality – Dallas Observer 2012
Renaissance Festival Award Winners - 2011
Top 5 Renaissance Festivals in the country – Scarborough Renaissance Festival
#1 Best Combat Group – Don Juan & Miguel
#1 Jousting Group – Noble Cause Productions
#1 Children’s Act or Performance – Fool Hearty
#1 Opening Gate Performance – Scarborough Academy of Performing Arts (SAPA)
#1 Royalty – Scarborough Renaissance Festival Royal Court
#1 Best Music Group – Tartanic (bagpipers)
#2 Best Street Cast – Scarborough Academy of Performing Arts (SAPA)
21 stages with over 200 performances daily featuring sword fighting, comedians, musicians, jugglers, acrobats, scottish bagpipes, and much, much more.
Daily Falconry demonstrations are conducted by John Karger of Last Chance Forever Wildlife Conservatory
3 Full Combat Jousts take place each day
Games of Skill
Human Chess Match
Children's Knighting Ceremony
150 primarily volunteer members of the Scarborough Academy of Performing Arts make up the performing company that become the "characters" of Scarborough including our very own King Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn
Shoppes & Artisan Demonstrations:
200 permanent shoppes feature unique handmade wares made by artisans from around the country
Scarborough Renaissance Festival is one of the largest outdoor "juried" craft shows in the country
Each day, Artisans demonstrate ancient arts such as Glassblowing, Blacksmithing, Candlemaking, Printing on a Guttenberg Press, leather crafting, broomaking, Armor making, Coin minting, and much more
Hearty Food fit for a King:
Five Food Court Areas (kitchens) are strategically located throughout the festival, each offering a completely different menu selection
Nine Pubs and Taverns offer hearty ales, variety of beers, wine, mead, and frozen favorites
Enjoy a culinary adventure at Scarborough Renaissance Festival with:
- Giant Roasted Turkey Legs
- Scottish Eggs
- Fresh Fruit
- Jumbo Fajitas
- Handmade Pastas
- Delectable Pastries
- Sheppard's Pie
- Meat Pies
And hundreds of other items
Twice daily Wine Tastings at "The Vinery"
Student Days at Scarborough Renaissance Festival are when more than 30,000 students and teachers visit on educational field trips each season when the Festival is open exclusively to schools
You really can marry a knight in shining armor; more than 20 royal renaissance weddings are held during the festival each year.