Renaissance Festival lease extended to 2019
SHAKOPEE, Minn., (June 30, 2016) – Mid-America Festivals is pleased to announce that the Minnesota Renaissance Festival will be at their current location through 2019. Our initial season in our new home will be 2020.
“We are grateful for the outpouring of support expressed by our loyal guests and neighbors,” says Deb Schaber, Director of Marketing. “The elected officials, staff, and residents of Louisville Township, Chaska, Shakopee, Scott County, and beyond have consistently embraced the unique quality and character that our Festival provides their families and community on an ongoing basis.”
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is a proud founding member of RiverSouth and the Festival will continue to provide entertainment, artisans, education, employment, and fund raising opportunities well into the future.
Festival management wishes to express their thanks to the Malkerson and Bryan families for their efforts in securing the lease extension and appreciate their support and commitment to the continuation of this great Minnesota family tradition.
Not to let an opportunity for a proclamation pass him by, King Henry added, “All in our Kingdom are very excited and humbled by this news. I invite everyone to celebrate the old and the new at the 2016 Minnesota Renaissance Festival in August.” HUZZAH!
The Minnesota Renaissance Festival 46th season begins Aug. 20 and ends on Oct. 2, 2016. The Festival is open weekends, Labor Day and Festival Sept. 30, 2016. The Festival is located seven miles south of Shakopee on Hwy 169. Festival patrons can enjoy 16 stages of live entertainment, 250 artisan vendors and seven theme weekends, full combat jousting and food fit for a king. Admission at the gate: adults $23.95; children 5-12 $14.95; seniors $21.95; four and under are free! Discount tickets are available at participating Menards, Super America, Whole Foods and Walgreens. Coupons towards admission are available at participating Subway and Papa Murphy’s locations. Visit www.RenaissanceFest.com or call 952.445.7361 for more information.