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Maryland Renaissance Festival

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Get There Early

The gates open at 10 AM, we went on a Saturday and arrived around 9:30. You get an excellent... read more

Reviewed yesterday
Vienna, Virginia
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Great fun!

This is a yearly trip for us. It's great fun for the whole family. The acts are incredible and... read more

Reviewed 5 days ago
ashley b
Baltimore, Maryland
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The gates open at 10 AM, we went on a Saturday and arrived around 9:30. You get an excellent parking space, you hear announcements about pre-scanning your tickets in exchange for tokens, you get to see the King, Queen, Mayor and court come in. You...More

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Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

The portapotties were discussing, some were so bad they made me gag while using them. The food service workers used no hair nets or gloves. Trash cans were scarce. No sense of direction for food lines, totally unorganized. We have gone every year for the...More

Thank rogerwZ5323IW
Reviewed 5 days ago

This is a yearly trip for us. It's great fun for the whole family. The acts are incredible and the food is amazing.

Thank ashley b
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

This has been running for over 30 years and some of the performers and artisans have been coming that long. I personally have been coming for over 20 years and now bring my children. The performers are the best in the world and included in...More

Thank Scot A
Reviewed 6 days ago

A very unenjoyable experience from beginning to end. The last 2 miles took us over 30 min because of traffic. Once you've paid a hefty price to get inside, you have to pay again for everything and I mean absolutely EVERYTHING. Playing darts is $2,...More

1  Thank Marylise07
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

The place looks nice. Saw some people in cool customes. I was disappointed because we waited 20 minutes after the jostling show was supposed to start and they never came out. People just started leaving. Considering that we sat 20 minutes before advertised time and...More

Thank ORB1986
Reviewed 6 days ago via mobile

This is a very loosely ‘renaissance’ themed event (ye olde pretzel stand)in the middle of a wood. Various free events like shows and jousting. But almost all the good stuff is chargeable so take lots of $$$ spending money. So many souvenirs/ so much food...More

Thank JosieOxon
Reviewed 1 week ago

I have been to the Maryland Renaissance Festival many times in years past. Went here with some family members this time (including teens). It was very packed here the day we went. Food was average, but also a bit on the steep side for the...More

1  Thank Mako13Man
Reviewed 1 week ago via mobile

So normally I go once a year for a friend's birthday. However, this year I went twice because one of the days I went for a band called mediaeval baebes a group from the UK. Their music was amazing. I went on September 22 and...More

Thank angel16steele
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

I have been going to the MD Renaissance Festival for several years and yesterday was the worst. 1 hour in traffic to go 1 mile to park. 3 police at the gate to the parking lot, there should of been police at every intersection on...More

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13 March 2018|
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Response from BavarianatHeart | Reviewed this property |
Hello, I don't know if there are student discounts but there are group discounts. You should check their web page. Search for "md renn fest". Then go to tickets (can't put website links, sorry). Simply scroll down to the... More