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St. Louis Renaissance Festival returns to Wentzville in September

Posted on Friday, August 4, 2017 at 9:30 am

Mid-America Festivals announces the 2017 dates for the St. Louis Renaissance Festival, celebrating our 19th year in Wentzville. Join us on weekends, beginning Saturday, September 16 and running through Sunday, October 15. Enjoy competitions, entertainment, shopping, and turkey legs! The festival will be held at Rotary Park in Wentzville. Each day, gates open at 10 a.m. and close at 6 p.m.

Experience our new 2017 features, including Magic the Live Unicorn, Mermaid Cove and our Free Juggling School. Be sure to attend our Game of Thrones Tavern, featuring trivia and the Throne of Swords.

Each weekend will focus on a unique theme. Kicking off with Highland Fling!, join us as we transport to Scotland and participate in our Kilt Competition, Keg Toss, Highland Games, and more! We then travel to our High Seas Adventure weekend, where patrons can participate in our Pirate Costume Contest, Keg Toss, and Pirate Talking Contest. Bring your furry friend to Pet Festival where your dog can participate in the Weiner Dog Races, Dog Costume Contest, and win a prize if your pup has the best trick. Join us for Oktoberfest, with Beer Tastings, Hammerschlagen, Polka Lessons, and our own Stein Holding Competition. We bring a fitting end to our 2017 Renaissance Festival with Sweet Endings that consists of Wine Tastings, Free Vow Renewals, and Wooing Contests.

Taking over the St. Louis Renaissance Festivals in 2014, Mid-America Festivals is the premier producer of outdoor themed events in the nation and produces award winning Renaissance Festivals in Kansas City, Michigan, Minnesota, and Tampa.

The St. Louis Renaissance Festival is open every Saturday and Sunday from September 16th through October 15th. Located at Rotary Park, 2577 West Meyer Road in Wentzville, the Festival is open from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., rain or shine. Early admission price is available. Admission tickets purchased at the gate are: Adults $18.95, Children (5-12) $11.95, Seniors $15.95, and children four and under are free. Visit or call (636) 639-5173 for more information. You can also follow us on social media @STLRenFest. (Photo by Shona Skye Creative Photography)