Special Events

An afternoon filled with of food, drink, song, and a Murder Mystery Madrigal!

Enjoy a 5-course meal including starters, multiple course entrée, and dessert PLUS alcoholic and non-alcoholic drinks and a copper mug engraved with the Ohio Renaissance Festival logo.

One seating per festival day, 3:00 – 5:00 pm

Tickets: $75

Ticket sales end at 4 pm the day before. Seating begins at 3 pm –  Please arrive by 2:45 pm.

Price does not include Festival admission.
Each seat requires a ticket for ages 5+ due to limited seating.
Though this is a family-friendly show, please be aware that the Royal Feast may contain some suggestive humor.


Explore our selection of craft beer, ale, cider, mead, and specialty cocktails
and enter to win a 2022 season pass!

The Ohio Renaissance Festival Ale Trail is an experience unlike any other! As you meander through the village browsing the marketplace, stop at any of the 13 locations for a unique craft beer, ale, cider, mead, or specialty cocktail and earn your way to a drawing for a 2022 Season Pass prize package.  Wind your way through the village at your own pace and enjoy the unique atmosphere at each of our pubs.

And, please, drink responsibly.
You have all season long to complete your card.

Cards can be picked up at the souvenir booth or any of the participating locations.
Once you complete your card, turn it in at the souvenir booth and get a T-shirt for your efforts, and be entered to win the 2022 Season Pass prize package.  
The drawing will be held on November 1, 2021. The winner will be notified via phone and e-mail.  


$10 per person

Get the best view of the joust tournament action! Purchase tickets for only $10.

The premium ticket includes:

– Cushioned seating under the covered viewing stand
– Your choice of a refreshing bottle of water, select Pepsi products, or select bottled beers
– Pennant to cheer your knight to victory – Be sure to get an autograph on your pennant!

Purchase tickets at the joust field. Look for the Premium Joust Seating sign.

(Premium Joust Seating is handicap accessible.)


$20 per person

Tickets may also be purchased at the 3 Fools Pub.

An hour of the songs, jokes, and limericks that can’t be heard on the streets hosted by The Singing Sirens and emceed by the “ORIGINAL” drunken sailor, Axel the Sot, for ages 21 and over!

Held at Feast Hall at 5:30 pm each festival day.

The ticket includes:

– Two beers, ciders, or wine cocktails
– Commemorative pin, and loads of fun!
– Cigars are available for purchase during the show.
– Water or Pepsi products substituted upon request.

* Online ticket sales end on Fridays at 4pm proceeding the weekend.

Whiskey Witches Whiskey Tasting

$35 per person

Join the Whiskey Witches of Willy Nilly for an hour of great fun and amazing whiskey. You will enjoy 6 different whiskey and scotch samples and learn about the craft and history of “the water of life”. New whiskies – Same witches – now with more songs! Add a set of whiskey stones or a collectible Ohio Renaissance Festival shot glass to your tasting for $10. Additional shots of whiskey can be purchased during the show for $5. 1pm every festival day at The Tipsy Cauldron.

At the Tipsy Cauldron at 1 pm every festival day.

*Online ticket sales end on Fridays at 4 pm proceeding the weekend.

Pub Crawl

$30 per person

Tickets may be purchased from the Special Events ticket booth.

To the next pub. . . Do you like adventure? Comedy? Competition? And, drinking? The Pub Crawl is where you belong! Be guided on an interactive adventure filled with games, fun, trivia or dare, laughter, and long-lasting memories with friends new and old.

Every festival day  12:30, 2:00, and 3:30.

Meet 15 minutes prior at the Special Event ticket booth to exchange your ticket for a wristband.

Tickets Include:

– Three drink tabs for any beverage at the pubs (water or Pepsi products included)
– The chance to be crowned King of Pubs
– Pub Crawler keepsake pin
– An inside look at our beloved village, Willy-Nilly on the Wash.

Must be 21 years of age or older to participate. Designated Driver tickets are available at the Special Events ticket booth.

*Online ticket sales end on Fridays at 4 pm proceeding the weekend.


Guiness Nitro Coffee Sampling

Drop by the Aleing Knight Pub every Saturday between 2 pm and 4 pm for samples of Guinness Nitro Coffee from the Guinness Girls. Like what you taste? The Guinness Gazebo located near Reveler’s Stage features Guinness Nitro Coffee.

Woodchuck Hard Cider Tasting

Join the folks from Woodchuck Hard Cider on September 12, 25 – 26, and enjoy a little Cidercation. Try a variety of their ciders and learn about what makes Woodchuck so different than all the other ciders. $20 per person

Brothers Drake Meadery Tasting

Stop by the Mead Gazebo located near the Joust Field for samplings of Brothers Drake flavored Honey Mead. $2 per taste, $7 per glass, &12 per flight