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The Renaissance Festival Maryland is a spectacular event you don’t want to miss!  The Renaissance Festival Maryland begins on  August 26th and runs Saturdays/Sundays and Labor Day Monday through October 22nd for Nine Weekends of thrills, feasting, handmade crafts, entertainment, and merriment in Crownsville, Maryland.

The 27-acre Village of Revel Grove hosts more than 200 performers on ten stages, a 3,000-seat arena with over 140 artisans exhibiting crafts in their own renaissance shops, 5 taverns, 42 food and beverage emporiums.
Renaissance Festival Gladiator and Horse


Enchanting entertainment await all who enter.  Daring Knights in combat, flitting fairies, mystical tales and more at this years festival.

Bards | Chariots | Pirates |  Jugglers | Men in Armor | Minstrels | Magicians | Musicians | Stilt Walkers | Mimes | Fortune Teller | Archers | Clowns | Horses | Puppeteer | Sword Swallowing | Stunt Artist | Acrobats | Daredevils | Theatre | Dancers | Hypnotist

The Entertainers

Stage Performance Schedule

2024 Guest Artists & Visiting Authors


24 August

  • Chriss Bury – Children’s Storybooks
  • David Donaldson – Children’s Fantasy Adventure
  • Andrew Hiller – Children’s Storybooks and Young Adult Fantasy

25 August

  • September 1

    September 2

    • Manuscript Requiem In The Lair
  • Ross Dubois & Erica Diponzio – Oberon Ocarinas
  • Renee Ash – Poison Ivy Designs
  • Alessandra Pisano – Alessandra Pisano Illustrations


September 7

  • Daniel M. Ford – Epic Fantasy
  • Kathy MacMillan – Young Adult Fantasy and Children’s ASL
  • Edward Swing – Young Adult and Middle Grade Fiction

September 8

  • K.M. Hogenson – High Epic Fantasy
  • Azshure Raine – Romantic Fantasy
  • Lewissa Quinn Haigh & Geoffrey Haigh – Threads of Time : Lords
  • Lauren Muney – Silhouettes By Hand
  • Dice Knights Adventures


October 5

  • Golden Angel – Steamy Romance
  • Jen DeLuca – Renfest RomCom
  • Molly Likovich – Gothic Romance

October 6

  • Kel Carpenter – Paranormal Romance
  • Kathy MacMillan – Young Adult Fantasy and Children’s ASL
  • Angela Mitchell, Chesapeake Mermaid – Children’s Educational Storybooks

Food At The Faire

Magical Weekends

Children’s Weekend:  August 26th and 27th – One child aged 7-15 is admitted free with each adult ticket purchased.  Children 6 and under are always free!

Romance WeekendSaturday, September 2nd Singles Party. Singles 21+ are welcomed to attend a no-pressure. Meet & Mingle near Blackfriars Stage & the Dragon Inn from 1:00pm-5:00pm.  Please note: The Party will be cancelled if weather is not agreeable! 

Sunday, September 3rd: Renewal of Vows.  Partners can renew their commitment to each other at a special Renewal of Vows ceremony at the Blackfriars Theatre. The ceremony is approximately 15 minutes in length.

FREE Seniors DayLabor Day Monday, Sept. 4thSeniors 62+  

Celtic Celebration: September 9th & 10th –  A celebration of Celtic music!

Pirate Adventure Weekend: September 16th & 17th: Pirate music and mayhem!

Myth & Magic Weekend: September 23rd & 24th – Celebrate the myths and legends of the British Isles and special magic performances!

Shakespeare Weekend: September 30th & October 1st. Celebrating the Bard!

ASL Interpretation: Saturday, September 9th and Sunday October 8th –  Please visit the Guest Services Pavilion for a complete list of ASL shows.


Children’s Weekend:  August 24th & 25th – One child aged 7 through 15 is admitted free with each adult ticket purchased.  Children 6 and under are always free!

Seniors Day, Labor Day Monday, September 2nd- All seniors 62+ are admitted free. Seniors do not need a ticket. You may arrive and proceed directly to the gate. 

Myth & Magic Weekend: September 7th & 8th – Celebrate the myths and legends of the British Isles and special magic performances!

Pirate Adventure Weekend: September 14th & 15th– Pirate music and mayhem! Dress to impress in your piratical best!

Celtic Celebration: September 21st & 22nd –Join festival favorites and special guests as we focus on a celebration of Celtic music!

Shakespeare Weekend: September 28th & 29th- Celebrating the Bard!

Additional information on the Renaissance Festival can be found below.