Tourism and Ohio Festivals
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Starting the last weekend of August and running for 8 weekends, 30 acres of southwest Ohio in Warren County are turned into a middle ages playground. Each weekend has a different theme. See jousting between knights in shining armor, swashbuckling pirates dueling to the end, and fire-eaters, plus plenty of food and shopping.

The Ohio Renaissance Festival is easily accessible, just minutes off I-71 or I-75 on State Route 73 in Harveysburg, Ohio.

Visitors will see a full day of entertainment including full-armored Jousting the way it was done over 400 years ago by real Knights in shining armor. Queen Elizabeth I and her Royal Court preside over the festivities as dozens of Renaissance musicians, dancers, comedians, jugglers, sword-fighters, storytellers and hundreds of costumed performers entertain patrons of all ages on 12 stages in nearly 100 shows per day.

More than 135 crafts merchants display in this unique Medieval Marketplace. Master artisans demonstrate their timeless arts of glassblowing, jewelry making, blacksmithing, calligraphy, leather crafting, weaving and more.

The sprawling landscape is dotted with 12 stages and a unique open-air shopper’s marketplace with over 130 merchants and demonstrating craftsmen. The many one-of-a-kind hand-crafted items make this a perfect place to shop for holiday gifts.