Themed Weekends

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Join us for Scarborough Renaissance Festival’s Themed Weekends!


April 8 & 9 – Opening Weekend/Travel Back in Time/Kid’s Free & Easter

Scarborough kicks off its 42nd season with special discounts for kids and seniors along with Easter celebrations!

  • Kid’s Free – Kids 12 & Under get in Free all weekend! Up to 3 kids with each paid adult. Kids 4 & under are always free!
  • Senior Discount – Seniors 65+ can get in for half price this weekend only when purchasing their tickets at the Festival’s ticket office each day.
  • Children’s Easter Scavenger Hunt
  • Renaissance Easter Service

April 15 & 16 – Artisan’s Showcase Weekend & It’s a Royal Wedding – ALL NEW!

Join us as we showcase the amazing Artisans and their crafts along during the 8th Annual Artisan’s Showcase Weekend.

  • Artisan’s Showcase On-Line Gallery – Vote for your favorite shoppe and get the chance to win a handmade basket filled with treasures from the Scarborough Artisans!
  • Shop & Win – Spend $350 at the Festival shoppes and receive (2) Complimentary Tickets valid any day of the Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2023 season. Only purchases made this weekend qualify. Redeem your receipts at the Scarborough Tents just outside the Ticket Office from 12:00 noon – 8:00 pm.
  • It’s a Royal Wedding – ALL NEW – Details coming soon

April 22 & 23 – Viking & Ale Weekend

Come be a part of the Viking invasion of Scarborough during the All-New Viking & Ale Weekend!

  • Adult’s & Children’s Costume Contests
  • Royal Ale Festival
  • Stein Holding Competition

April 29 & April 30 – Live the Fantasy/Spring Celebration Weekend

Fantasy enthusiasts, Cosplay Fans, and techies – this weekend is just for you – Come live the Fantasy!

  • Adult’s & Children’s Costume Contests
  • Children’s Fairy Initiation
  • Spring Celebration.


May 6 & 7 – Celtic Weekend

Unleash your inner Celt this Weekend while enjoying special Celtic performances and testing your fortitude in a number of themed competitions.

  • Children’s Highland Games
  • Scottish Egg Eating contest
  • Tug O’War!
  • Special Celtic Entertainment


May 13 & 14 – Celebrating Chivalry Weekend

It’s all about Chivalry & Romance this weekend at Scarborough Renaissance Festival!

  • Vow Renewal Ceremony
  • Chivalry Lessons with Real Knights 
  • Chocolate Sensations 


May 20 & 21 – Legends of the Seas Weekend

The Legends of the Seas come alive at Scarborough Renaissance Festival this weekend!

    • Adult’s & Children’s Costume Contests
  • Naval Enlistment Ceremony
  • Pirate Entertainment


May 27, 28, & 29 – The Last Huzzah

Come give one Last Huzzah as we close out our 41st Season with a grand celebration over the 3 day Memorial Day Weekend with music, merriment, & magic throughout the village of Scarborough!

  • Topsy Turvy Day
  • Memorial Day Veterans Parade and Fallen Heroes Tribute


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