Florida Renaissance Festival

For three decades, patrons of the Florida Renaissance Festival have traveled back in time to become the Villains, Vikings, Pirates, and Heroes of age-old legends. The incredible family-friendly festival brings with it a magical allure for one and all.  The seven magically themed weekends are scheduled for its 30th anniversary celebration at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach, February 5th through March 20th will be nothing short of spectacular! 

What to Expect

Browse through our enchanted crafts Village where over one hundred merchants and artisans demonstrate and sell their wares. Behold glass blowing, hammered pewter, wooden toys, unique pottery, clothing and a wealth of other riches. Applaud Hundreds of Performers, not only on our twelve stages but literally all around you. Sword fighters, minstrels, magicians, wenches and more. For all the world’s a stage. Cheer Battling Knights, as they mount their steeds, lower their visors, aim their lances and charge at full tilt, thrice daily. Feast on Hearty Food fit for a King! Visit the Pub and toast to the Royal Court with a tankard of ale or cider. Hip! Hip! Huzzah! Play Games of Chance and games of skill which challenge both young and old alike…archery, the test of strength, Jacob’s Ladder and more…

Choose your favorite theme


Pirate Invasion - A Swashbuckling Adventure!

February 5-6

Calling all Pirates, Buccaneers and Scallywags! We invite you to come aboard and set sail for a rollicking good time at the edge of Quiet Waters Park. The port hosts the annual festival of music and merriment, and our Pirate crew welcomes you to a magnificent merchant marketplace showcasing wonderous wares from all corners of the known world. There’s diverse entertainment, and food and drink suitable for the Captain, the Commodore, his crew, and you to enjoy! Raise a tankard and cry “Land ho, here there be fun!” Arghh! 


Viking’s – A Warrior’s Weekend 

February 12-13


They came roaring through the icy mists of the far North in longboats and flame. World travelers, explorers and conquerors, these brave warriors and protectors established trade that introduced much of Europe to the goods and customs of far-off cultures. The Vikings are loyal friends yet fearsome foes, and they are here in our village this weekend to dominate the day! 

Three ladies dressed in colorful Renaissance period dresses.

Steampunk Time Travelers’- A Revolution of Invention

February 19-20

The unexpected is never a surprise on Steampunk Weekend! Time and space converge at the crossroads of literature and technology in this clever and confusing weekend of wonder. We celebrate a past that never was and a future that might have been. All things are possible in the fertile fields of imagination and invention. It’s an adventure that spans the centuries!  

Wonderful World of Wenches - A Beautiful Empowerment!

February 26-27

For Wenches Weekend we honor and celebrate all the glorious goddesses in our lives. This weekend recognizes all the wonderful women who “get it done,” the council of caregivers who are wives, sisters, daughters, and mothers, as well as those magnificent and incomprehensible muses who inspire poetry, music, and art. It is with deep respect and heartfelt affection that all men of the village should bow to these beauties, to demonstrate their utter dependence and submission to those who inhabit hearts and inspire actions! 

Young lady riding a horse with a sword - ready for battle

Heroes and Villains – A Cosplay Carnival! 

March 5-6

The warriors of light and the armies of darkness wander the village this weekend. Will chaos reign or will good fortune prevail? Are you a hero or a villain? It’s all about two sides of the same coin. Just remember, that without the darkness we would never notice the light. 

Highland Fling – A Celtic Celebration!  

March 12-13

Eat, drink and be merry as we revel in the mysteries and magnificence of the Celtic nations of Scotland, Ireland, Cornwall, Brittany, and Wales recognizing rich traditions of music, dance, storytelling, and superstitions. On Saint Patty’s Day, everyone is Irish, so wear something green, grab a pint, kiss your best lad or lassie, and celebrate the heather-covered beauty of the Isles of the North! 

Florida Renaissance Festival

Potter’s Magical Finale! – A Frolic of Faeries!

March 19-20

Harry Potter and friends, and the entire staff of Hogwarts, and all magical academies of higher learning, issue an invitation to angels, elves, fairies, ghosts, goblins, imps, nymphs, ogres, pixies, sirens, and zombies – along with the magicians, druids, sorcerers, students, wizards, and witches who summon them! A benevolent spell is cast to call forth a magical finale to our festival. The unseen world is all around us with the blessings of enchantment and empowerment. Whether you are a Gryffindor, a Hufflepuff, a Ravenclaw or a Slytherin, all are invited and welcomed to our magical village! 

Can't choose your favorite weekend? Buy a Season Pass!

Prices range from $32 for adults and $14 for children ages 6 to 11 years of age. Children 5 and younger are free. Special seasonal passes are available for $150 (adults), $89 (children) and group ticket rates are also offered. While costumes are not necessary for admittance, thousands of people each year enhance their experience by donning garb from the Renaissance era or participating in one of the festival’s special themed weekends. Festival runs weekends from 10am-sunset.