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Des Moines Renaissance Faire Entertainment

Last Updated: Friday, September 13, 2013 1:15 AM

See some of the best local and regional acts, as well as some of the best entertainment from events such as the Kansas City Renaissance Festival, Minnesota Renaissance Festival and Bristol Renaissance Faire. (Wanting to join us?)

Entertainment Schedule

Be sure to go through the free "magical lights and sound" narrated Torture Chamber tour located inside the castle. Each weekend we plan to have a different theme to the tour!

Here is a sneak preview of some of the entertainment/demonstrations planned for the Des Moines Renaissance Faire. (Acts: Submit your description and weblink to the webmaster and he will update these pages.)

3 Pints Gone
(Crazy Boy Coy returns!)

Weekend 1 of 3 - Knights, Barbarians & Heroes

Download the Show Guide for weekend 1 (1.8MB PDF file).

In the lanes:

3 Pints Gone
(3 Pints Gone on September 8, 2012)

Weekend 2 of 3 - Scots, Britons & Irish

Download the Show Guide for weekend 2 (1.9MB PDF file). (Updated 9/7 to V9 to include some acts missing from the Joust arena stage.)

In the lanes:

Crazy Boy Coy 2012
(New for 2013: Meet Katia, the Blue Rose Mermaid on the 2nd and 3rd weekend.)

Weekend 3 of 3 - Pirates, Scallywags & Buccaneers

Download the Show Guide for weekend 3 (1.9MB PDF file).

In the lanes:

Demonstrating Merchants

  1. Boar's Head Leather
  2. The Potter's House

Living History

  1. Have Court, Will Travel
  2. MaRS - Medieval and Renaissance Society
  3. Warwick

Activities, Games, Demos

Hi StrykerAs we finalize the show guide schedule, this section will give you an idea of some of the things that will be going on from weekend to weekend (including demonstrations, living history, games, events, etc.).

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