You'll want to plan ahead before attending this year's Michigan Renaissance Festival as a new parking policy is being implemented for the 2023 season.

With thousands of attendees every weekend, parking at the festival has been a challenge, with cars backing up Dixie Highway for miles. To address this, the Michigan Renaissance Festival has hired a professional parking company to manage and staff the parking operations.

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To help alleviate some of the parking issues customers have endured over the years,  the Michigan Renaissance Festival has hired a professional parking company to manage and staff the festival parking operations.

How Much Will It Cost to Park at the Michigan Renaissance Festival?

For the 2023 season, all attendees must purchase a $10 parking pass, which includes single-day entry into the festival. Payments can be made in cash or via credit card. They highly recommend acquiring your pass in advance through their website for a smooth parking experience.

Michigan Renaissance Festival:

The fee for parking is an included benefit for all Season or Royal Pass holders.
We sincerely hope this update finds you well and we eagerly anticipate a truly remarkable season. Thank you from your Michigan Renaissance Festival team.
If $10 gets me to those turkey legs a little faster, I'm all about it.

When is the Michigan Renaissance Festival?

The Michigan Renaissance Festival happens (rain or shine) every weekend from August 19th through October 1st.

  • August 19/20
  • August 25/26
  • September 2/3/4 (Labor Day Weekend)
  • September 9/10
  • September 16/17
  • September 23/24
  • September 30th & October 1st

Is the Michigan Renaissance Festival Hiring?

Yes, they are looking to fill various roles including food service, office staff, beer runners, site crew, and castle service. You can apply, here.

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