Knights, Fair Maidens, Jesters & Blacksmiths – Scarborough Renaissance Festival Returns This April

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Save the Date! The 38th Season of Scarborough Renaissance Festival® opens April 7, 2018 and runs eight consecutive weekends (and Memorial Day Monday) through May 28, 2018.  Advance discount tickets are available now here.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival® is interactive fun for everyone, 16th Century Style!  Full combat armored jousting, Birds of Prey exhibitions, the Mermaid Lagoon, 28 stages of interactive and extraordinary entertainment, Renaissance rides, games of skill, exquisite crafts, 200 shoppes and artisan demonstrations.  Plus, food fit for a king, 12 pubs and taverns, and daily wine and beer tasting events can round out your Scarborough experience.  Each weekend also has a different theme and a variety of special events to enjoy.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival® 2018 will feature more than a dozen new stage and lane entertainment acts, a new “Royal” court, and many incredible new artisans and their amazing artistic creations. There will also be pageantry, music and merriment found throughout the “village of Scarborough”.

Auditions for the 2018 Scarborough Academy of Performing Arts (Scarborough’s performing company) will take place Saturday, January 27, 2018. The Job Faire for seasonal positions throughout the Festival will be held on Saturday, February 24, 2018.  Detailed information about both of these events can be found at

Scarborough Renaissance Festival® 2018 will be open on Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day Monday, April 7 – May 28, 2018, rain or shine, from 10 AM to 7 PM.  Located in Waxahachie, Scarborough is just 30 minutes south of Dallas/Fort Worth.