Escape to a Renaissance Wonderland: Scarborough Fair 2024

Attention, lords, ladies, knights, and all lovers of merriment! Get ready to embark on a whimsical time-traveling adventure as the Scarborough Renaissance Festival returns to Waxahachie this spring. From [start date] to [end date] in 2024, be prepared to step back into the 16th century, where jousting, feasts, and fantastical characters await.

What is the Scarborough Renaissance Festival?

Scarborough Renaissance Festival is an enchanting, interactive experience that transports you to a recreated Renaissance village nestled in Waxahachie, south of Dallas. For over 40 years, this beloved festival has been a Texas tradition, immersing visitors in the sights, sounds, and tastes of a bygone era.

What to Expect: Adventures for the Whole Kingdom

  • Jousts, Jesters, and Revelry: Witness thrilling demonstrations of chivalry and skill at the jousting tournaments. Cheer on your favorite knight and be amazed by displays of horsemanship. Throughout the village, strolling performers, boisterous jesters, and lively musicians create a sense of non-stop entertainment.
  • Shoppes and Artisan Treasures: Explore the winding lanes filled with over 200 artisan shops overflowing with unique treasures. Discover handcrafted leather goods, jewelry, costumes, pottery, and one-of-a-kind works of art.
  • Feast Like Royalty: Satisfy your inner king or queen with a delectable feast! Indulge in giant turkey legs, hearty stews, overflowing tankards of ale, and sweet treats fit for royalty.
  • Immersive Entertainment: Become part of the story! Interact with colorful characters, watch captivating theatrical performances, and try your hand at Renaissance-themed games and activities.
  • Kid’s Kingdom: Scarborough Fair is a magical experience for young adventurers. The dedicated children’s area offers a variety of rides, games, shows, and activities specifically designed for little ones.

Tips for an Unforgettable Journey

  • Embrace the Dress-Up: While not mandatory, costumes are highly encouraged! It adds to the immersive atmosphere, and you’ll fit right in with the lords, ladies, pirates, and fairies.
  • Arrive Early: Beat the crowds and get the most out of your day by arriving when the gates open.
  • Bring Cash: Many vendors prefer cash, although there are ATMs on-site.
  • Wear Comfortable Shoes: You’ll be doing a lot of walking on uneven ground, so comfort is key.
  • Check the Weather: Texas weather in the spring can be unpredictable, so dress accordingly and layer up.

Get Your Tickets & Mark Your Calendars

Don’t miss out on this unforgettable springtime adventure! Visit the Scarborough Renaissance Festival website ( for ticket information, a full festival schedule, special theme weekends, and directions.

Whether you’re a seasoned Ren-Faire veteran or a curious first-timer, Scarborough Fair promises a day filled with laughter, wonder, and a sprinkle of Renaissance magic. Huzzah!