Georgia Renaissance Festival
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When: April 9 – May 30, 2022.
For eight weekends every spring, The Georgia Renaissance Festival brings a 16th-century European country fair to the Atlanta area. With nearly 1,000 characters wearing period costumes, the renaissance festival offers visitors a variety of activities from jousting tournaments to glass-blowing demonstrations to sword-swallowing shows.
Reasons to go to the Georgia Renaissance Festival
- Performers at The Georgia Renaissance Festival include acrobats, jugglers, magicians, dancers and wandering minstrels.
- In addition to live entertainment, the renaissance festival in Atlanta features games, rides and children’s activities, among them a haunted ship and a rock climbing wall. A 32-acre Artisans Market at the renaissance festival hosts a number of arts and crafts demonstrations, including weaving, spinning and coin minting. Pubs and shops sell turkey legs and other goodies.
- The Southeast Tourism Society recognizes The Georgia Renaissance Festival as one of the Top 20 Events in the Southeastern United States. The renaissance festival in Atlanta is available for birthday parties, weddings and other private events.
Know before you go
When is the Georgia Renaissance Festival open?
The Georgia Renaissance Festival is open Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day: 10:30 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
How much are tickets for the Georgia Renaissance Festival?
Tickets to the Georgia Renaissance Festival range in price from $9 to $25. Check the website for the most current pricing and to purchase tickets online.
Where does the Georgia Renaissance Festival take place?
The Georgia Renaissance Festival is located off of I-85 (exit 61 for Fairburn and Peachtree City), approximately eight miles south of Atlanta’s Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. The street address is 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd., Fairburn, Georgia 30213.
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