Event: Ohio Renaissance Festival

Maidens, mages and minstrels take heed: 16th century England returns to Waynesville, Ohio, for adventure, merriment, craftsmen and giant turkey legs during the Ohio Renaissance Festival.

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Ohio Renaissance Festival

Maidens, mages and minstrels take heed: 16th century England returns to Waynesville, Ohio, for adventure, merriment, craftsmen and giant turkey legs during the Ohio Renaissance Festival. The Elizabethan village covers 30 acres with daily stage shows (dueling swordsmen, rowdy pirates and jousters); a Medieval marketplace with glassblowers, blacksmiths and leather experts; human-powered rides; and Renaissance-period food, ranging from bread bowls to mead and steak on a stick. 


10:30 a.m.-6 p.m. Saturdays and Sundays and Labor Day. Through Oct. 19. $21.95 adults; $9.95 children; discounts available online. 10542 E. State Route 73, Waynesville, 513-897-7000, renfestival.com.