Michigan Renaissance Festival in Holly

Head to Hollygrove Grounds for the annual Michigan Renaissance Festival, which runs every weekend from Aug. 17 to Sept. 29, 2019.

Searching for an event that will allow you to travel back in time to the 16th century? Attend the Michigan Renaissance Festival and explore the 17-acre village filled with games, music and everything related to this era Aug. 17-Sept. 29, 2019. The event is returning to Hollygrove Grounds in Holly for the 41st annual year.

Get lost in the magic of Hollygrove as armed knights gather their horses to participate in jousts. Check out the Freshwater Merfolk, The Walking Treeman, birds of prey and more.

The family-friendly event encourages visitors to come dressed up in their favorite Renaissance fashion. Costumes range from dressing like pirates to wizards and other fantasy characters.

Indulge in fresh baked goods, apple dumplings and mouth-watering turkey legs cooked over an open flame. After stuffing your stomach, relax over quality entertainment ranging from fire-eaters and jugglers to puppet shows.

From exotic jewelry and crafted leather to beautiful glassware, take home the perfect souvenir with you to remember the enchanting event.

Escape reality and jump into a royal fantasy including a masquerade ball and archery competition. Don’t forget to bring your camera when the queen of the jubilee arrives.

Weekend themes for 2019 are as follows:

  • Aug. 17-18: Pirates and Pets
  • Aug. 24-25: Highland Fling
  • Aug. 31, Sept. 1-2: Vikings
  • Sept. 7-8: Wonders of the World
  • Sept. 14-15: Shamrocks & Shenanigans
  • Sept. 21-22: Harvest Huzzah
  • Sept. 27: Festival Friday
  • Sept. 28-29: Sweet Endings

The event runs 10 a.m.-7 p.m. on weekends. It is also open on Labor Day and Friday, Sept. 27. Admission prices vary based on the package you want but starts at $14.95/kids and $23.95/adults.

Get the scoop on 2019 Michigan Renaissance Festival – plus even more southeast Michigan August festivals and fun things to do in metro Detroit this weekend – in the Metro Parent calendar.

This post was originally published in 2013 and is updated regularly. 


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