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Arizona Renaissance Festival 2016

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Open Saturdays & Sundays
February 6 - March 27, 2016
Presidents' Day Monday Feb. 15
10am to 6pm - Rain or Shine
No Pets - Free Parking

General Info
To help plan your "Trip Back in Time..."

Location: The Festival is seven miles east of Apache Junction on US Highway 60.

Directions: Click here

Parking: FREE courtesy of Fry's Food Stores

Village Map: Click here

Schedule of Events/Program: Click here

Tickets: You can always save with discount tickets at Fry's Food Stores - $22.00/adults and $10.00/children (5-12). Tickets purchased at the Festival Ticket Booth will be $2 higher.  Senior (60 and over) tickets are $21.00 and are only available on the day of the show at the Main Gate Ticket Booth.  Click here To Purchase Tickets Online!

What is the Renaissance Festival? The Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, a 13-stage theatre, a 30-acre circus, an arts and crafts faire, a Jousting Tournament and a feast, all rolled into one non-stop, day-long, family adventure!

What are the dates and hours of the Festival? The Festival is open Saturdays, Sundays and Presidents' Day Monday, from February 6th to March 27th.  Festival hours are 10:00 AM until 6:00 PM.

What is the cost of admission? Advance tickets can be purchased at Fry's Food Stores statewide.  Advance discount tickets available at Fry’s are $22 for adults, $10 for kids ages 5 –12, and children under 5 are always FREE.  Tickets purchased at the Festival Box Office are $2 more. Discount tickets for seniors (60 and older) are $21, only available at the Festival Box Office.

What does the admission price include? Free parking, all entertainment shows, including the Tournament Jousting and Birds of Prey show.  You may choose to purchase arts and crafts items, food or beverage, or enjoy some rides and games (costs vary).

What is the cost of parking? Parking is FREE, courtesy of Fry's Food Stores.

Can we bring outside food and drink? No outside food and drink is permitted.

Can we leave the Festival and go back in later that day? As you exit the front gate, you may have your hand stamped in order to re-enter the Festival that same day.

Is the Festival wheelchair accessible? The Festival is held in a natural, outdoor setting.  Wheelchairs and motorized wheelchairs are allowed.  We have disabled accessible parking, disabled accessible portable toilets and special seating at our Jousting arena.

Does the Festival rent wheelchairs or strollers? Stroller, wheelchairs, wagons, and motorized scooters are available to rent, on a first-come, first-serve basis, at the costume rental shop located just outside the Festival Main Gate.  Prices are: Wagons $15, Strollers $13, Wheelchairs $17 and Motorized Scooters are $9 per hour with a 4 hour minimum or $55 for the day.

Are pets allowed at the Festival? Because of the great variety of performing animals in the Festival, we do not allow pets to be brought into the park by visitors.

Can we come in costume? You are welcome to come dressed in costume and costumes are available for rental at the Costume Shoppe located behind the box office prior to entrance to the Festival.  Prices vary based upon costume choice.  Costume swords and daggers are permitted as long as they are properly sheathed and peace tied.  Wear comfortable shoes.

Are we allowed to wear weapons? Costume swords and daggers are permitted as long as they are properly sheathed and peace tied by our safety services personnel at the main entrance.

What happens if it rains? We are open rain or shine.  It is extremely rare that we close on an event day.  In the extreme event of a closing while you are attending, contact the Festival ticket office. Rain checks will only be considered in the event of a CLOSING.

Is there an ATM? Yes, we have 8 ATM locations across the Festival grounds.

Don't miss out on your best day out in history!




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