50th Minnesota Renaissance Festival to go on as planned, tickets on sale

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is back for 2021.

After closing in 2020 because of COVID-19, the festival will go on as planned this year starting on Aug. 21 at 9 a.m.

The 2021 season will run from August 21 to Oct. 3 on weekends. The event will also be open on Labor Day and Festival Friday on Oct. 1.

Key dates go as follows:

  • Auditions: Saturdays, May 15 and May 22
  • Mall of America preview party on July 25
  • Opening Day: Aug. 21

The festival reminds the public that 2020 admission tickets will be honored for this year’s event. No action is required. Bring the ticket and get it scanned at the gate any day of the 2021 season.

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