Celtic Weekend at Scarborough

Bring out your Inner Celt at Scarborough Renaissance Festival® This Weekend!

Scarborough Renaissance Festival® invites you to bring out your inner Celt during their Celtic Weekend, May 21 & 22, 2022 while enjoying special Celtic performances and tests of fortitude in a number of Celtic themed competitions!

The All-New Children’s Highland Games will kick off the competitions at 2:00 pm each day at the Royal Pavilion. Children 12 & under can join in the fun of these age-old games of skill for the chance to win fun prizes. The Scottish Egg eating contest will follow at 3:00 pm each day at the Sea Hag Stage. Contestants wishing to test their speed at eating these traditional Scottish favorites must register at the Exit Gate by 1:00 pm each day. The final competition will be the rousing Tug-O-War at 4:00 pm each day at the Royal Pavilion. Visitors can just show up and join in the battle!

Celtic Weekend also brings special Celtic entertainment to the Festival. the Shandon O’Reagan School of Irish Dancers will perform on the Revelers Stage at 4:30 pm each day. The Victorian Fencing Society will demonstrate the proficiencies of the Highland broadsword, broadsword and targe (shield), and the Scottish dirk at 11:00 am and 2:30 pm on the Revelers Stage each day as well. You also don’t want to miss the earthshaking drums, rockin’ guitars, Scottish bagpipes, and mile-a-minute banter of Celtic Legacy and the enticing Irish songs from Rover’s Way throughout each day. Showtimes can be found at www.SRFestival.com

“Celtic weekend is one of our patrons’ most beloved themed weekends at Scarborough Renaissance Festival® and of course is a personal favorite of our reigning “monarch” HRM Margaret, Queen of Scotland & the Isle (as portrayed by Janna Zepp)” says Helaine Thompson, Director of Marketing & Communications. “Visitors can bring out their inner Celt with the help of our special entertainment, Celtic contests, the Celtic clans, and of course lots of kilts!”

Scarborough Renaissance Festival® is a full day of interactive fun for everyone, 16th Century Style that runs Saturdays & Sundays and Memorial Day Monday, now through May 30, 2022. Visitors will enjoy full combat armored jousting, Birds of Prey exhibitions, the Mermaid Lagoon, Knighting ceremonies, a 75+ member performing company, and 20+ stages of interactive and unique entertainment. They can discover exquisite one-of-a-kind treasures at the hundreds of Scarborough shoppes and be amazed by authentic artisan demonstrations. There are also Renaissance rides, games of skill, Food & Drink fit for a King, and so much more.

This weekend’s limited engagement performers are Bettina Bawdeville, Cirque La Vie, The Inheritance, and Vince Conaway. Guest Artisans are Saorsa Studio and White Wizards. The full schedule of non-stop entertainment and artisans/shoppes can be found at www.SRFestival.com.

The Daily Beer Tasting Events theme will be Beers of the Celtic Isles and the Daily Wine Tasting Events will feature the Wines of France. Each event is a one-hour educational tasting experience that includes a souvenir glass and a food pairing. They also have limited seating available and require a separate ticket. You must be 21 or older to attend. Discount tickets can be purchased at www.SRFestival.com

The final themed weekend for the 2022 season will be the Last Huzzah (May 28, 29, & 30).

Scarborough Renaissance Festival® wants everyone to stay safe and healthy! The Festival will be following applicable local and CDC guidelines for the 2022 Festival season. An inherent risk of exposure to COVID-19 exists in any public place where people are present. COVID-19 is an extremely contagious disease that can lead to severe illness and death. According to the Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC), senior citizens and guests with underlying medical conditions are especially vulnerable. Get all the details for these guidelines & restrictions and possible COVID-19 risks at www.SRFestival.com.

The final two weekends of Scarborough Renaissance Festival® 2022 will run Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day Monday, now through May 30, 2022, from 10 AM to 7 PM rain or shine. Located in Waxahachie, Texas, Scarborough Renaissance Festival® is just 30 minutes south of the downtowns of Dallas and Fort Worth on FM 66 off of I-35E and an
hour north of Waco.

Admission is $37 for adults and $17 for children, ages 5-12. Children ages 4 and under are always admitted free. Discount tickets are available at www.SRFestival.com or at North Texas Tom Thumb & Albertsons stores. There are also discounts at the gate for Seniors 65+ and active Military members. Scarborough Renaissance Festival® is sponsored by Dr Pepper.