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Kansas City Renaissance Festival


Kansas City Renaissance Festival 2012:

Here ye, here ye--the coming of fall means many things to Kansas City. Cooler temperatures, football and the Kansas City Renaissance Festival. Now in it's 35th year, the KC Ren Fest has over 16 acres of fun filled games, rides, 500 costumed characters, 160+ shops, artisians and even the famed joust and that's just the start. There is something for everyone young and old at KC's Ren Fest...and don't forget to eat that Giant Turkey Leg.

Event Info:

The KC Ren Fest is open on weekends, September 1st - October 16th , Labor Day and Columbus Day.

Gates are open from 10am-7pm.


The KC Ren Fest is held in Bonner Springs in the park next to Capital Federal Park (formerly Sandstone). Check out the KC Ren Festwebsite for a map and directions or call 1-800-373-0357.


Advance tickets are avaiable at the following locations:
Dillon's, Gerbe's, Baker's, and all greater Kansas City Hy-Vee's and Walgreens.

Adults are $19.95 and Kids are $10.955 at the gate, $16.95 and $9.45 in advance.

Tickets may also be purchased on-line (with service charge)

Advance tickets are offered at discounted prices ($15.95 and $8.45)

Group ticket discounts and weekend passes are also available.

Guide Tip: Purchase one full priced admission and get one free when you bring 5 canned goods from Harvesters on the first three weekends of Ren Fest!

2012 Theme Weekends:

The KC Ren Fest has added 'Theme Weekends'--with a different theme each weekend in 2012.

2012 Scheduled themes include:

  • Silk Road
  • Highland Games
  • Pet Festival
  • Irish Fest
  • Pirate's Ale Fest
  • Wine, Chocolate, and Romance
  • Pirate's Ale Fest
  • Mystical Masquerade

    Check out the 2012 Theme Weekends List for complete details.

Be A Part of It......:

Think you make a fine damsel in distress?? Think you could hold court as crown jeweled Court Jester? Apply for a KC Ren Fest position here.

Phantom's Feaste:

Billed as an R rated event and not for the faint at heart, the Phantom's Feaste is by far the scariest event of the KC Ren Fest. This interactive show promises goul and gore as well as six courses to feaste on during the evening. Guests are welcome to dress in costume.

October 18, 19, 20, 21, 25, 26, 27 & 28 . Please join us for this howling good time with very limited seating. Only 150 guests each night can join this interactive show that starts each evening at 6:30 pm.

Tickets are $45.00 each seat and $4.00 for adult beverages for the dinner show

Cost: Feaste ($45)
Adult beverages, ($4)

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