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Des Moines Renaissance Faire Entertainment

Last Updated: Friday, September 12, 2014 10:58 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. (There is even a special pirate version for the third weekend.)

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.)

Mark Logsdon, THE Escapeologist
(Sir Mark Logsdon, THE Escapologist)

Weekend 1 of 3 - Knights and Royals

Check out a schedule here, or download the full faire show guide as a PDF file (1.7mb).

* New for 2014

In the Lanes:

* New for 2014

Other Fun:

*Fairy Queen Titiania can be found at the top of every hour behind the  main ticket gate to give children their house/treasure hunt rewards.


* New for 2014!

NOTE: Below are details on the following two weekends, but there is much updating still to be done!

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

Weekend 2 of 3 - Highlanders and Lucky Lasses

Download the full faire show guide as a PDF file (1.9mb).

In the Lanes:

Other Fun:

+ New this weekend! * New this year.

Knotty Bits Sideshow
(Knotty Bits Sideshow)

Weekend 3 of 3 - Pirates and Wenches

Download the full faire show guide as a PDF file (2mb).

* New for 2014. + New for this weekend.

In the Lanes:

Other Fun:

Demonstrating Merchants

Living History

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