Arizona Renaissance Festival 2018
What is the Arizona Renaissance Festival?
The Arizona Renaissance Festival is a wonderful combination of amusement park, shows, comedy, music, feats of daring, street performers, shopping, and indulging.
The Festival is spread out over 30 acres, and it is easy to spend an entire day there.
When is it?
Arizona Renaissance Festival will be open every Saturday and Sunday from February 11, 2017 through April 2, 2017. It will also be open on President’s Day, Monday, February 20. Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. The Renaissance Festival is open rain or shine.
Student Days are Tuesday, February 28 (elementary schools) and Thursday, March 2 (junior and senior high schools) from 9 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. These days are set aside especially for educators to highlight the historical aspects of the Arizona Renaissance Festival.
Where is it?
The Arizona Renaissance Festival is located seven miles east of Apache Junction on US Highway 60. That’s in the southeastern section of the Greater Phoenix area. You will see signs directing you to the Festival as you approach the Gold Canyon area. For some people, this location may be far to drive; you won’t find any public transportation to this attraction.
Here is a chart with some approximate driving times and distances to Apache Junction. Parking is free.
How do I get tickets and how much are they?
Tickets purchased at the gate are $24 for adults, $21 for seniors (60+) and military, $14 for children 5-12, $11 for child dependents of active and/or retired adult military personnel and/or their spouses.
Children must provide dependent military ID. Children under 5 are free.
Purchase tickets in advance online and save $1 on adult and child tickets.
The admission price includes parking, all entertainment shows, including the Tournament Jousting and Birds of Prey show. It does not include the purchase arts and craft items, food or beverages, or rides and games.
You can also buy a season pass that’s valid for any festival day except student days: $135 for an adult pass, $70 for a child pass (ages 5-12), $155 adult pass with VIP parking. Some restrictions apply.
Are there any discount coupons?
Advance discount tickets to the Arizona Renaissance Festival are available at Fry’s Stores and Fry’s Marketplace, $22 for adults, $12 for children 5-12. There are no senior tickets at Fry’s.
Check the following businesses for discount coupons: Wendy’s, Hall of Frames, Cobblestone Auto Spa, and Phoenix Flower Shops. If you get a coupon, bring it to the box office (you can’t buy tickets online with a coupon).
All the details are at website http://arizona.renfestinfo.com/
Submitted by Bev