Scarborough Renaissance Festival
2511 FM 66
Waxahachie, TX 75167
(972) 938-3247

Step back in time at our Renaissance Festival!

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Come experience the most entertaining, longest running renaissance festival in Texas!

One of the most popular annual events in Dallas, TX, Arlington, TX and Fort Worth, TX.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival

Renaissance Faire Arlington, TX Travel back in time to the 16th Century with Kings and Queens in North Texas! Scarborough Renaissance Festival is one of the largest entertainment events in Dallas, TX, Arlington, TX, and Fort Worth, TX since 1981.

Held every year in Waxahachie, the Scarborough Renaissance Festival is one of the most incredible events in the Dallas/Fort Worth area.  What could be better than your renaissance fantasy come to life?

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Eat delicious foods, watch magical and thrilling shows, marvel at the sights and music, and party like it’s 1599 at one of the best renaissance festivals in the country.

Attend in character for an extra treat!

At this renaissance faire, you will stroll through the village and interact with the villagers and other patrons that came dressed in character.  There are things to do and see for all ages.  All shows are fun and the bird show is very educational.

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Live the life you've been dreaming of at our renaissance festival! The Scarborough Renaissance Festival is a great escape from everyday, ordinary life.  Experience the thrill of a full combat joust, with our knights riding for glory. Bask in the grace of our falconry demonstration.  Appreciate the skill and craftsmanship that went into renaissance era artisan activities like blacksmithing and candle making.  Then treat yourself to a giant turkey leg and a glass of mead. 

Walk through the front gate and grab a map so you can make sure you don't miss a thing.  Don't eat a big lunch before you show up: people can't seem to get enough of our giant turkey legs! Parking is free, but make sure you're responsible when you sample our domestic and specialty grog.

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One-day tickets may be purchased at the Scarborough Renaissance Festival and discounted tickets are available from participating sponsors.  Season passes are available as well if you plan to return.

So don't miss out! There's no experience in the Dallas Fort Worth area quite like our Renaissance Festival.  If you want to have fun that the whole family can enjoy, and learn something in the process, make plans to visit the Scarborough Renaissance Festival!

Calling all ladies, gents, and nobility to the renaissance faire.

Renaissance Festival Arlington, TX Scarborough Renaissance Festival is a renaissance faire in Waxahachie, Texas, conveniently located for residents of Arlington, TX, Dallas, TX, and Fort Worth, TX.  Scarborough Renaissance Festival's first run was in 1981.  The festival is open Saturdays and Sundays from the first weekend in April until Memorial Day Monday.  The festival is historically based in the year 1533, under the reign of King Henry VIII.

The village is open rain or shine, but for the safety of the horses, the jousting events are cancelled.

2511 FM 66 in Waxahachie


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There's always something going on at our Renaissance Faire.  With 21 stages all over the grounds and 200 performances daily, how could you ever get bored? We run 3 full combat jousts every single day, and you won't want to miss our knights squaring off.

Of course, just coming here from the hustle and bustle of Dallas or Arlington is entertainment enough.  You'll be greeted by over 150 volunteer performers, who transform themselves into old-time characters at our renaissance festival.  From your local blacksmith to King Henry VIII and Queen Anne Boleyn, you'll be face to face with a fun and lively version of the past.

Catch our daily falconry demonstrations, conducted by John Karger of Last Chance Forever Wildlife Conservatory, and be blown away by the majesty of flight. 

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Shoppes & Artisan Demonstrations:

Our Renaissance Faire features over 200 permanent shoppes, which showcase unique handmade wares created by artisans from all over the country.  These artisans come to the Dallas area to demonstrate their extensive and impressive skills in ancient arts like glassblowing, blacksmithing, candle making, printing, leather crafting and more.  They create dazzling artisan items using time-honored techniques, and you reap the benefits.

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Hearty Food:

  • People come from miles around to devour our famous Giant Turkey legs, and we have proof: we end up cooking up more than 20 tons every year!
  • Non-traditional foods such as handmade pastas, seafood, stir fry, steak-on-a-stick, Scott's eggs, Italian Ice, etouffee, empanadas, fajitas, meatball sandwiches, baklava, quiche, pastries, and more than 60 other hearty foods make up the culinary adventure at Scarborough Renaissance Festival.
  • Eight Pubs and Taverns offer hearty ales, variety of beers, wine, mead, and frozen favorites.

Special Programs:

  • More than 30,000 students and teachers every year come to the Scarborough Renaissance Festival in May, when the Festival opens exclusively to schools.  Learn firsthand what the Renaissance was really like, and have a great time getting a great education!
  • Dreaming of marrying a knight in shining armor? Now you really can! We hold more than 20 royal Renaissance weddings every single year!

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We're everything you want from a Renaissance Faire, and more! Come for the shoppes and the artisan demonstrations, stay for the jousting and the giant turkey legs.  Our wine tastings are a blast, the music's great, and you can bring the whole family! People love it so much, they come to us to get married!

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Hours of Operation:
April 6 - May 27, 2013
Weekends and Memorial Day Monday
10 AM to 7 PM

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