Saturday, August 6, 2022


Huzzah! The Michigan Renaissance Festival is returning to the medieval village of Hollygrove for a season of jousting, feasting and merriment. Beginning August 20th there will be eight themed weekends of fun at the rustic fairgrounds located in northern Oakland County.

Hours are 10 am - 7 pm on Saturdays and Sundays. Festivities commence rain or shine. Parking is included with the price of admission. Visit for ticket pricing and a schedule of event activities.

Pirates & Pups

Bring your dog & pirate pals for our Pirates & Pups weekend! This weekend will showcase pup rescue groups, pup training demonstrations & contests for dogs. Not only are there activities for your pups, but also for you!

Highland Fling

The Highland Games will have you cheering for your favorite athlete in this 8 series event. Championships on Saturday and State Masters on Sunday. Don’t forget to attend the Men in Kilts contest to see who can sport the best kilt.

Vikings Invasion

All barbarians are invited to participate in pillaging the village. This will be a weekend filled with competitive spirit and new experiences. Showcase your ink in their Tattoo Contest. Do you have an awesome beard or mustache to showcase, well enter a contest to win some great prizes!

Wonders of the World

This weekend will feature a world market and entertainment from around the globe. Also, all individuals and dance troupes are invited to the Michigan State Belly Dance Championship. If you don’t feel like competing, you can take a dance lesson.

Shamrocks & Shenanigans

Visiting Hollygrove is like a trip to Ireland. Kick up your heels with traditional Irish music & dance. Got a Kilt? Enter the Men in Kilts contest to discover who can wear it best. This is the largest shenanigans party in Michigan!

Harvest Huzzah

Be on the lookout for interpreters for Deaf Awareness weekend, signs will be posted at the stages they will be featured at. Don’t forget to visit the Valley of Aberdare for the BBQ competition and just to get some good ole’ delicious food. There is also an Archery Competition, held in the parking lot outside the front gate entrance.

Sweet Endings

A beautiful ending to a fantastic season. This weekend will appease your sweet tooth.

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