DADE CITY, Florida. – The show will go on! The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is relocating to the spectacular, ancient forest of Withlacoochee River Park. Please join us as we partner with Pasco County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources for a once in a lifetime celebration. This year the Festival will relocate from MOSI. Join the Villagers of Fittleworth and Queen Katherine Parr and her court as they invite one and all to the magical 16th Century European village featuring 4stages of exciting entertainment including: musicians, magicians, jugglers and mimes. Over 100 artisans will fill the Festival marketplace to display and sell their handcrafted goods for a truly fabulous and endless shopping experience. Patrons will interact with memorable characters and enjoy full–contact live armored jousting, 6 theme weekends, and fabulous food fit for a king or queen!
The first weekend of the 2021 Bay Area Renaissance Festival kicks off on Saturday, April 17thand will run 6 weekends (Saturdays & Sundays) through May 23rd. A festival tradition for over 40 years, the Bay Area Renaissance Festival brings some of the most unique entertainment, shopping and educational opportunities.Each weekend features a different theme that connects specialized entertainers, vendors, and artisans who help bring the theme to life!
This year’s theme weekends are: Wine, Romance & Song, Pirates & Pups, Barbarian Brew, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, High Seas Adventure and Wonders of the World. The 43rd annual Bay Area Renaissance Festival runs 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. Rain or Shine. The festival is located at Withlacoochee River Park -12449 Withlacoochee Blvd, Dade City, FL 33525. At the gate: Adults $22.95; Children 5-12 $14.95; 4 and under are free. Free parking. Tickets are on sale now. For additional information including safety precautions and frequently asked questions, visit the webpage at: https://www.bayarearenfest.com/faq or call the office 1-800-601-4848 for more information.