April 8 - May 29, 2017
Saturdays, Sundays, & Memorial Day Monday

Themed Weekends

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Artisan’s Showcase Weekend

04/29/2017 – 04/30/2017

Explore the variety of wares that the Village Artisans of Scarborough have to offer in our 4th annual Artisan’s showcase!

Artisan’s Showcase Tents: Visit the Artisan’s Showcase tent in each area of our festival (Pecan Grove, Crown Meadow and Holly Field) to catch a preview of the handmade items each area offers. Vote for your favorite item in each area to qualify that shoppe in a “Best in Show” contest and register to win a handmade gift basket! Voting will occur both days; and one winner will be selected each day.

Artisan’s Scavenger Hunt: Find the hidden treasures found in the shoppes throughout the Village of Scarborough and be entered to win a Scarborough Prize Package! Scavenger Hunt details available in the Main Souvenir Shoppe both days.

Receipt Redemption: Bring receipts totaling $250 spent in festival shoppes this weekend to Main Souvenirs and receive a complimentary ticket to Scarborough valid any day during the 2017 season.

Deaf Awareness Day (Saturday, April 29th) – Special signed performances throughout the village provided by Hired Hands, Inc.

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Live the Fantasy Weekend

05/06/2017 – 05/07/2017

Embrace your imagination during our Live the Fantasy Weekend!

Costume Contests: Adult & Children’s Costume Contest each day. Grand Prize – Scarborough Prize Pack!

Adults: Those in Fantasy based costumes, Register at the front gate by 12pm each day then march in the parade where “secret judges” will choose the winners.

Children: Children in Fantasy based costumes register at the front gate by 12pm each day then meet at the Post Parade Proclamation on the Chess Field (Holly Field) at 1:20 for the contest.

Children’s Fairy Initiation Ceremony at 12:00pm each day at the Royal Marquee.

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Renaissance Romance Weekend

05/13/2017 – 05/14/2017

Give Mom the wonderful treat of a special day at Scarborough Renaissance Festival®!

Mother’s Day Brunch Event Information: Treat mom to a special Mother’s Day brunch with the whole family! There will be lively entertainment and the scrumptious buffet from 11 am – 12 noon each day at the Crown Pavilion. Plus, Members of the Royal Court will make a special visit to honor all mothers! (space is limited)

This is a separate ticketed event – $20 for adults (ages 13+) and $10 for children 5-12. Children 4 and under are free. Children 4 and under are free. Tickets may be purchased in advance online or at the event itself (space is limited).

Renew your vows at Noon in the Wedding Garden on Saturday and Sunday. 

Vow Renewal Reception: Scarborough invites couples to join us immediately following the Vow Renewal Ceremony for an ALL NEW Vow Renewal Reception from 12:30 pm – 1:00 pm on Saturday or Sunday. Includes a mead toast in souvenir Scarborough glasses and cake. The cost is $35 per couple. Tickets may be purchased in advance online or at the event itself (space is limited).

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Legends of the Sea

05/20/2017 – 05/21/2017

Hoist anchor and swash your buckles, it’s a yo-ho-ho of a weekend.

Children’s Costume Contest: Children in mermaid and pirate costumes are invited to join His Royal Majesty King Henry VIII at Post Parade Proclamation at 1:15pm to compete in a costume contest! To register for the contest, please visit the Front Gate before 12:00pm for all details.

Children’s Pirate initiation ceremony at 12:00pm each day at the Royal Marquee.

Scarborough Pirate Games: What better way to celebrate the legends of the seas than with some fun spirited pirate games? These games will take place each day at the Sea Hag Stage in Pecan Grove at 4:00pm. Want to participate? Register at the Front Gate by 12:00pm!

*All performances, contests, and competitions will happen both days!

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Final Knights Weekend

05/27/2017 – 05/29/2017

Three days of Music, Merriment and Magic will bring our 37th season to a close.

Memorial Day Veteran’s Tribute: All active and retired military members are invited to march in the Grande Parade at 1:00pm on Memorial Day Monday, May 29.

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