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Texas Renaissance Festival

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Certificate of Excellence2015, 2017 - 2019 Winner
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$2 - $25
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Vegetarian Friendly
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Athough not a restaurant (as it is indicated by this site), they do have varieties of food native to various cultures. I have been going to this festival for years before I purchased a booth on the property. If you want to hit a place...More

Date of visit: October 2018
Thank amandacastleschouldt
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

IT'S LIKE TAKING A TRIP TO A TOTALLY DIFFERENT PLACE IN TIME!!! This is the largest Renaissance Fest in the US. TRF features approximately 500 costumed actors performing on 25 stages. It has over 350 on-site shops which include: international food purveyors, unique artisans, merchants...More

Date of visit: June 2019
Thank TonyG_Jr
Reviewed April 14, 2019

We have attended the TRF three times over the past 12 years. What fun. So well organized. Very inexpensive for the entertainment you get. Food choices are endless. Safe. Not overcrowded. Take a shuttle bus and totally avoid the parking. 100% handicap ready. Best to...More

Date of visit: June 2018
Thank YubenKald
Reviewed December 11, 2018

TRF is on every rennie's bucket list. I went for my second time this year and wished I could have camped out there the rest of the year. The camping is great (there is so much room everywhere!) and it's only a short walk to...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank melmn22
Reviewed November 28, 2018

For some reason Trip Advisor thinks this is a restaurant. It's not. It's a seasonal theme park. Like many conventions the festival has expanded in such a way that many visitors will dress in non-renaissance fashion, like batman, steampunk, etc. I love that. So much...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Russell L
Reviewed November 26, 2018

Had a great time yesterday at this Ren Fest. It was "Celtic Christmas" weekend, and the atmosphere was awesome! Went with my wife and fifteen-year-old son. We all had a great time! The shows, the food, the music, the shops . . . it's all...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Brian C
Reviewed November 18, 2018 via mobile

This location is a yearly “back in time” camping trip for the family and it never disappoints. In fact, I feel it gets better and better every year! If you’re looking to take a trip to the past, this is where you want to go!...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank bossmomtravels
Reviewed November 12, 2018 via mobile

Went here for a wedding. First time ever going to a renaissance festival. It was fun to see all of the shops and the vendors. A lot of people were dressed up in costume which was fun to see. The wedding was in the rose...More

Date of visit: November 2018
Thank Gwarts
Reviewed November 12, 2018

Texas Renaissance Festival is an annual event held near Magnolia, Texas, about an hour’s drive northwest of Houston. Set to an historical theme, this festival presents an excellent opportunity to don your favorite costume and let loose for a day of food, drink, art, and...More

Date of visit: November 2018
3  Thank Great_Beer_Now
Reviewed November 7, 2018

A day at RenFest is like a day at theme park...with fewer rides, cleaner bathrooms, and more people in costumes. The biggest decisions of your day will be what to eat and how to be entertained and there are no bad options for either. I...More

Date of visit: October 2018
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YubenKald
October 28, 2018|
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Response from HeidiKTutu | Reviewed this property |
Every weekend. Sept 29th-Nov25th. Google them and it tells you what the theme weekends are.
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Napunani
July 22, 2018|
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Response from YubenKald | Reviewed this property |
We've been to both multiple times. Although both are fun and fairly similar, TRF is much better. It has been around much longer and has better atmosphere. The buildings are mostly permanent. They have a lot more food... More
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ShootingStar17
May 19, 2018|
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Response from YubenKald | Reviewed this property |
The answer is, it depends. Yes food is expensive, but not as much as at professional ball games. Next is souvenirs. Everything from really cheap (less than $3) to the sky's the limit. They have excellent costuming you will... More
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