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Carolina Renaissance Festival is returning to the Charlotte area in 2021! It will be taking place Saturdays and Sundays from October 2nd to November 21st, 2021, from 10 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Are you up for a road trip to the Charlotte area? Then read on to learn about the festival and even for a chance to win 4 tickets!
If you do head to Charlotte for the festival, make sure to check out Charlotte on the Cheap for a huge list of things to do in the area. Looking for a hotel? Here are some hotel discounts in the Charlotte area.
Read on to enter to win four tickets to Carolina Renaissance Festival! Also learn about the features of the festival and some special days.
Gate prices are:
- Adults: $28
- Children age 5-12: $18
- Seniors 60+: $25
- Active or retired military personnel: $25
- Child dependents of active and/or retired military personnel: $15
Discounted ticket at Harris Teeter and online:
- Adults: $27
- Children age 5-12: $17
Discount and Special Event Days at Carolina Renaissance Festival
Learn about the special weekends at Carolina Renaissance Festival. More details here.
October 2nd and 3rd, 2021: Receive 1 adult ticket with the purchase of 1 full-price adult ticket. Coupon is required. Here is where to find the coupons.
Kids’ Fantasy Weekend
October 9th and 10th, 2021: Receive 1 child ticket with the purchase of 1 full price adult ticket. Coupon is required. Here is where to find the coupons.
Deaf Awareness Day
Saturday, October 30th, 2021: Certified sign language interpreters will interpret stage performances at select stages inside the village. Student interpreters from CPCC will be available to assist with communications in the streets and lanes, members of the Deaf and Hard of Hearing community can save with discount admission. Stop by the Deaf Awareness Information Booth located outside the village entrance.
Halloween Daze and Spooky Knights
October 30th and 31st, 2021: Free child admission. No coupon required for all children age 12 and under. Free and safe trick or treating with free treats at over 100 locations throughout the Festival Village. There will also be a children’s Halloween Treasure Hunt with Treasure Chest filled with prizes.
Pirates’ Christmas Weekend
November 6th and 7th, 2021: There will be special pirate-themed entertainment all weekend. Spend $250 or more in arts and crafts at the festival and receive two FREE $28 Renaissance Festival tickets valid the remaining two weekends of the season.
Also, compete in the Pirate Costume Contest for a chance to win tickets and other prizes.
Time Travelers’ Weekend
November 13th and 14th, 2021: Kids age 5-12 are admitted for free with a donation of school supplies. Come dressed as your favorite time traveling character for a chance to win prizes in a costume contest.
November 20th and 21st, 2021: Kids age 5-12 are admitted for free with a donation of a can of food.
Carolina Renaissance Festival Features
Carolina Renaissance Festival is one of the Charlotte area’s biggest and most popular fall events. Enjoy an open air Artisan Market, games, rides, jousting knights, falconry, feasting and more.
Three times a day knights will battle for the Queen’s honor int he shire’s tournament arena.
Shop for gifts for others or for yourself! You’ll find glass blowing, blacksmithing, cobblers, potters, candle makers, sculptors, leather workers, jewelers and more.
Falconry was known as the “sport of kings.” Find out why as you watch these majestic birds in flight.
Sea Fairy Mermaids
Catch a glimpse of living mermaids as they perform underwater!
There are fourteen stages of entertainment, including comedy, music, dance vaudeville and circus entertainment. Over 500 costumed villagers roam the streets as well!
All Day Play
Ride the world’s largest rocking house, try out Da Vinci’s Flying Machine. Sail on the Voyage to the New World. Ride a camel. Meet the animals in the Village Petting Farm. Try out archery, ride the Pirate’s Assault Catapult, or throw a tomato at a surly peasant.
Win 4 tickets to Carolina Renaissance Festival
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To enter the contest, just scroll down and leave a comment. If you win we will email you and ask for your mailing address so that we can get you the tickets. So make sure to be looking for an email from Triangle on the Cheap! Check your spam folder too. If we don’t receive a reply within 48 hours with your mailing address, we will move on to the runner up winner. Also, please know that after the winner is selected, we will announce the first name and last initial on the top of this post.
The winner will be randomly selected on August 18th.
Please enter only once. Duplicate entries will be deleted.