Travel through time and enter the magical Realm of dragons and fairies, knights and trolls, royalty and wenches! Join hundreds of performers, artisans, and costumed entertainers for a day filled with song and dance, laughter, amusement, and excitement.
The Colorado Renaissance Festival returns to Larkspur this summer for eight spectacular weekends! This year is the Festival's 45th Anniversary, and they've got a great lineup of returning acts — including fan favorites like the Joust, Washing Well Wenches, London Broil, and Celtic Legacy — as well as new performers!
The Joust is the highlight of the Festival, with a Tournament of Skill, a Tournament of Arms, and Trial by Combat scheduled throughout the day! Everyone in the audience really gets into cheering for "their" knight and booing at all the others!
Celtic Legacy plays rock songs with bagpipes, drums, and a guitar! These guys are so fun and energetic, you'll want to watch and listen to them all day!
Kamikaze Fireflies are part comedy, part circus. You may have seen them several years ago on America's Got Talent. They are even better when you see them live at the Festival.
Knightwings presents the natural behaviors of owls, hawks, and falcons and their impact on the ecosystem.
London Broil is a trio of jugglers who are not only skilled but very entertaining too. They'll have you laughing out loud through the entire show!
The Washing Well Wenches have a hilarious show with LOADS (see what I did there?) of audience interaction and participation.
Zilch the Torysteller has been "peaching teople how to leak in a spifferent danguage" for over four decades. He takes classic tales and utterly mangles them historically and hysterically. Hear him render stories like "Loldigocks and the Bee Threars," "Rindercella," and Spilliam Wakeshear's classic "Jomeo and Ruliet."
Plus MANY, MANY more! Musicians, a hypnotist, fire-breathers, dancers, acrobats, singers, and a living fountain are just a few of the other Renaissance variety acts you'll discover.
June 18-19 • Magical Fantasy Weekend! Join the adventure to a mystical realm full of fairies and enchantments! Visit with a live mermaid, play with a unicorn, or be blessed by one of the many fantastical inhabitants of the Realm. There will also be costume contests for both children and adults.
June 25-26 • Royal Ale & Art Festival (and Military Appreciation Weekend)! Enjoy FREE Ale Sampling at the Dancing Bear Pub. Participate in a speed drawing competition. This weekend only, all military personnel receive a BOGO Adult Ticket with Military I.D. plus their children, ages 12 and under, enter the Realm FREE! Redeem at the Box Office only.
July 2-3 • Celtic Festival! Listen to the traditional sounds of Celtic musicians, Scottish pipe bands, and madrigal singers throughout the Realm. Be sure to Don Ye Kilts for the "Best Men in Kilts" contest.
July 9-10 • Children's Weekend! This weekend is filled with activities for the little ones, including a costume contest, a Royal Quest, and a Knighting Ceremony! Children 12 and under experience the Festival for FREE with a paying adult for this weekend only!
July 16-17 • Wine Revelry! Participate in the Legendary Grape Stomp Competition, and adults (21+) can enjoy FREE wine sampling at the Dancing Bear Pub.
July 23-24 • Love and Romance! Lovers, renew your vows of faith and commitment at the "Renewal of Vows" ceremony at the Canterbury Chapel. Single? Participate in the "Wooing" Competition taking place in the streets throughout the day!
July 31-31 • Pirate Invasion! Enjoy a weekend of rousing good tales and tunes of high-seas adventures, swash-buckling sword fights, a Pirate Costume Contest, and a jolly good time! Children can participate in A Pirate Treasure Hunt!
August 6-7 • A Final Huzzah! Celebrate the last weekend with a return to the past or a "Back to the Future" sort of day. It's a weekend filled with frivolities truly fit for a king and a memorable conclusion to the 45th anniversary season.
KNOW BEFORE YOU GO
The Colorado Renaissance Festival takes place in Larkspur (off I-25 at Exit 173) for eight festive weekends, rain or shine.
Gate tickets are $28 for adults and $12 for children 5-12. Children under 5 are FREE! Skip the Box Office and save money when you purchase online or at King Soopers. Parking is free.
Don't try to fit everything into one visit — you simply can't! Instead, pick up a program and Festival Map with the various showtimes and locations to help you plan your day.
Outside food and beverages are not permitted. Food and beverage sales are cash only. There is an ATM on-site.
Consider bringing extra cash to tip the performers.
Bring sunscreen, a spray bottle (for misting yourself), and an empty reusable or factory-sealed disposable water bottle. There are water fountains near the privies (bathrooms), so you can refill your misting and water bottles as needed.
ENTER TO WIN!
Macaroni KID is thrilled to be giving away TWO family four-packs of tickets to the Colorado Renaissance Festival! This is a Macaroni KID contest across multiple sites throughout the Front Range. Only one entry per email address across all sites, please. Duplicate entries will be deleted.
RULES: This contest will run from Monday, June 13, 2022, at 12:01 AM through Wednesday, June 22, 2022, at 11:59 PM. Two winners will be selected from all eligible entries on Thursday, June 23, 2022. Winners will be notified by email and phone and will have 48 hours to claim the prize. An alternate winner will be chosen if the prize is not claimed within 48 hours. You MUST be a subscriber and 18 or older to enter. If you are not a subscriber and enter the contest, you will be automatically subscribed. See complete Official Sweepstakes Rules.