Aug 7, 2015

2015 Michigan Renaissance Festival Weekend Themes Announced - Plus a #giveaway

Sponsored Post: Huzzah to the 2015 Michigan Renaissance Festival!

I am so Excited for another Michigan Renaissance Festival season.  We have been enjoying the Festival every year with our family.  There is something for everyone with over 200 merchants, entertainment, shopping, fun and food.  Families with children will enjoy rides, entertainment, play area, crafts and more designed just for the little lords and ladies.

You can read about our experience in 2014 here:
Our our 2011 experience here:

Theme weekends for the 2015 season are:

August 22nd & 23rd Royal Pet and Ale Fest
Pet Festival
Cutest Dog Costume Contest
Pet Entertainment
DIA Away - Presented by the Detroit Institute of Arts
Fairy House Competition Voting

August 29th & 30th– Highland Fling!
American/Canadian Highland Heavy Games Championship
Highland  Dancers
Keg Toss
Craft Beer Conservatoire
Men in Kilts Competition

September 5th, 6th & 7th - High Seas Adventure
Tattoo Contest
Beard Competition
Biker Weekend
Feast of Fantasy- Seafood Boil
Pig N Swig Beer and Bacon Tasting

September 12th & 13th - Wonders of the World
Middle Eastern Dance Championships
Steampunk Invasion
Once Upon A Tea Time
Armwrestling Competition
Wine Tasting

September 19th & 20th - Shamrocks & Shenanigans
Highland Heavy Games
Keg Toss
Men in Kilts Contest
Irish Dancers
Wine Tasting

September 26th & 27th - Harvest Huzzah
BBQ Festival and Competition
Pie Wars • Saturday only
Archery Competition
Deaf Awareness Weekend
Wine Tasting

October 2nd -Festival Friday
Military Appreciation
Ladies' Shopping Day
School Day
Masque Ball

October 3rd & 4th - Sweet Endings
Chocolate Festival • FREE Samples!
Cupcake Crusades
Wine Tastings
State Royal Fencing Championships
Cake Dive

The Michigan Renaissance Festival will run weekends Aug. 22 to Oct 4, plus Labor Day and Friday, October 2. Gates open 10:00 a.m. to 7:00 p.m. - rain or shine!

The Festival is located at 12600 Dixie Hwy. Holly, MI 48442

Admission:Adults: $21.95    Children (5-12): $12.95    Children (0-4): Free    

*Advanced purchase discount tickets available at participating Kroger, Walgreens, Menards, Costco and Goodwill

FREE Parking provided by Al Serra

Enter below for a chance to win four tickets to the Michigan Renaissance Festival from Metro Detroit Mommy: 

Metro Detroit Mommy Blogger:


  1. Either High Seas Adventure or Wonders of the World.

  2. The Highland Fling weekend is our favorite!

  3. Ummm the High says BACON contest!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!!! YUM

  4. The Highland Fling would be great to go to. We seem to always go to the Sweet Endings weekend.

  5. The Chocolate Festival. Thanks!

  6. We would love to see the Middle Eastern Dance Championships, so we would go September 12th & 13th flor the Wonders of the World weekend

  7. The Wonders of the World weekend would be great to go to!!

  8. September 26th & 27th - Harvest Huzzah

  9. I'd love to go to the Shamrocks & Shenanigans weekend.

  10. October 3rd & 4th - Sweet Endings Love the free samples! :)

  11. We love going during Harvest Huzzah for the BBQ Competition!

  12. Probably the High Seas Adventure weekend, bacon tasting is pretty tempting!

  13. Picking one weekend is hard! We love Sweet Endings!

  14. Probably Sweet Endings because it involves chocolate!

  15. Sweet Endings! Yum, chocolate!!

  16. Sweet Endings sounds fun!
    Kimmy Ripley

  17. High seas! But I would go to them all!

  18. So excited for the baby races!!! Go, Vada, go!!!

  19. So excited for the baby races!!! Go, Vada, go!!!

  20. i'd love to attend during sweet endings...yummy
    sarah hirsch

  21. I would attend the Sweet ending festival. Who doesn't like chocolate?

  22. Shamrocks & Shenanigans sounds like fun!