Did you know that Minnesota has the biggest renaissance festival of its kind?

Posted: September 15th, 2014 at 10:30 am

renWhether you’re in to dressing up or not, you won’t want to miss the Minnesota Renaissance Festival! During the weekends for half of August and the month of September, it’s time to step back in time and experience was it was like during the time of the renaissance.

The Minnesota Renaissance festival is located on a 22-acre permanent site in Shakopee, MN. Upon entering the site’s gates, you’re immediately brought back in time thanks to:

  • Actors and enthusiasts dressed in 15th-century clothing
  • Giant smoked turkey legs
  • Fortune tellers
  • Face painters
  • Elephant rides
  • Beer and mead
  • Jousting

The list could go on! Most weekends have a theme, so be sure to check the website so you’re ready for everything that your specific weekend has to offer. Here’s an example of a theme you might enjoy:

Passport to Adventure

  • International bazaar
  • Pet festival
  • Weiner dog races
  • Bocce ball tournament

One main attraction of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival is shopping local artisans. You can find jewelry, woodworking, pottery and many other unique, hand-made pieces.

Are you ready to step back in time? LivINN Burnsville is a convenient place to stay for your weekend at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival! We’re located just 25 minutes away, which is an easy and scenic drive to Shakopee, MN. Reserve your stay with us by either booking through us online or calling our reservation desk. See you soon!

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