The themed weekends for the 2023 Michigan Renaissance Festival have been announced.

The Michigan Renaissance Festival returns for another year to Hollygrove on Dixie Highway. The first of seven incredible weekends will officially kick off on August 19th, 2023 and early bird tickets are available now.

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As in previous years, the Michigan Renaissance Festival will offer plenty of entertainment for the whole family. Pub crawls, whiskey tastings, over 100 artisans, 17 stages of entertainment, and more will all return in 2023.

What and when are the themed weekends at the Michigan Ren Fest?

The themed weekends at the 2023 Michigan Renaissance Festival are as follows:

  • Pirates & Pups
    • August 19th & 20th, 2023
    • Bring your dog and break out your pirate costume
  • Highland Fling
    • August 26th & 27th, 2023
    • The Highland Games include a series of 8 events the State Masters competition happening on Sunday.
  • Vikings Invasion
    • September 2nd-4th, 2023
    • The Vikings Invasion weekend included an extra day for Labor Day and will also feature tattoo, beard, and mustache competitions.
  • Wonders of the World
    • September 9th & 10th, 2023
    • These two days include a world market, steampunk attire, and the Michigan State Belly Dance Championship.
  • Shamrocks & Shenanigans
    • September 16th & 17th, 2023
    • Traditional Irish vendors, food, music, dance, and even a Men in Kilts Contest.
  • Harvest Huzzah
    • September 23rd & 24th, 2023
    • Deaf Awareness Weekend, a BBQ competition, and more.
  • Festival Friday
    • September 29th, 2023
    • The only Friday of the festival features Ladies Shopping Day, School Day, a Masquerade Ball, and more.
  • Sweet Endings
    • September 30th and October 1st, 2023
    • The final weekend of the 2023 Michigan Renaissance Festival

Early Bird Tickets are Available Now

If you want to save some cash, get your early bird tickets to this year's MI Ren Fest now. A Royal Pass will only cost you $120 right now for adults 13 and up. Get all the details here.

Source: Michigan Renaissance Festival

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