Press Contact

Helaine Thompson
[email protected]
972-938-3247 x42

Scarborough Renaissance Festival’s Newsroom

We invite all members of the press to come out to the incredible world of Scarborough Renaissance Festival with its one-of-a-kind entertainment, Birds of Prey exhibitions, exquisite treasures in our 200 shoppes, amazing artisan demonstrations, the Mermaid Lagoon, Grande Parade and so much more!  Contact us today to schedule a tour, interviews, a photo shoot, or to get a press pass.

National & Regional Recognition


  • 10 Best: USA Today
  • 2023 Favorite Southern Festival in the 19th Annual Renaissance Festival Awards
  • 2022 Favorite Festival in the 18th Annual Renaissance Festival Awards
  • Top 5 Worth a Drive Events in Texas” – AAA Texas Journey Magazine
  • “Best Place to Escape Reality” – Dallas Observer
  • “Best Spring Festivals in DFW –
  • “Top (#2) Family Friendly Renaissance Faire in the U.S.” – Family Vacation Critic
  • “Best Seasonal Event in Ellis Co.” – Waxahachie Daily News
  • “Top 5 Things to Do in D/FW” – Dallas Morning News
  • “Top 6 Events Not to Miss in D/FW” – Dallas/Fort Worth Child
  • “Top 10 Things to Do” – Fort Worth Star Telegram
  • “Best Bet” – Dallas Voice

Here you will find our press releases, detailed Festival Facts, and downloadable high resolution photographs.  More photographs and video are available upon request.

Festival Facts

Press Releases

2024 Scarborough Renaissance Festival Press Releases

Press Photos