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Sterling Renaissance Festival

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Phone: 800-879-4446

The Sterling Renaissance Festival is one of the oldest and most successful producers of professional interactive entertainment in the world. 

Thrill to the excitement of over 100 stage and street performers, professional actors, comedians and musicians who whimsically recreate an authentic English Renaissance village for you to experience. Join the merriment at the Pub Sing, Wench Auction and Trial & Dunke. Witness dozens of artisans demonstrating their fine craftsmanship and selling their unique wares. Enjoy digging into our savour delicacies - from steak-on-a-stake, succulent turkey legs, portabella mushroom sandwiches, mile high cakes and more!

Saturdays and Sundays, July 1 - August 13, 2017

10:00AM - 7:00PM, Rain or Shine


  • Single Day Adult Ticket: $27.95 (Early Bird $24.95)
  • Single Day Child Ticket: $16.95 (Early Bird $14.95)
  • Two-day Pass: $47.95 (Early Bird $44.95)
  • Adult Season Pass: $195.95 (Early Bird $185.95)
  • Child Season Pass: $95.95 (Early Bird $85.95)

The festival features some of the most talented artisans to be found anywhere! Artisans are selected through a vigorous juried artisan process and only the best of the best are selected to join.

The festival is one of the oldest and most successful producers of professional interactive entertainment in the world. Thrill to the excitement of over 100 stage and street performers, professional actors, comedians, musicians, and more.

Special Events

The Queen's Tea

A little taste of class for the young and the young at heart! Children and adults will enjoy this special visit with Royalty at the Festival Chapel Pavilion. The Queen along with her court ladies will give lessons on proper manners as they share afternoon tea and cookies with their special guests. You can sit in the Queen's company and enjoy a delicious English Breakfast Tea sipped from a beautifully decorated tea cup and saucer, which yours to keep!

The Royal Tea takes place once per festival day at precisely 3:30 sure not to make the Queen wait! Purchase this wonderful experience for your little princess, knight and yourself for just $18.95 each. There are only 60 settings at each tea party, so be sure to sign up early so you do not miss your exclusive chance to have tea with the Queen!

Happening at 3:30pm on the following dates:

  • Saturday, July 1st
  • Sunday, July 2nd
  • Saturday, July 8th
  • Sunday, July 9th
  • Saturday, July 15th
  • Saturday, July 22nd
  • Sunday, July 23rd
  • Saturday, July 29th
  • Sunday, July 30th
  • Saturday, August 5th
  • Sunday, August 6th
  • Saturday, August 12th
  • Sunday, August 13th

Renewal of Vows Ceremony 

Grab the one you love and join in this special ceremony to celebrate the matrimony that you hold so close to your heart. Your romantic day will start with a procession through the wooded grounds led by Festival musicians. Fellow patrons watch as they see the love shine from each of the passing happily married couples. Once you reach the Festival Chapel, you will take pleasure in a beautiful ceremony performed by a Justice of the Peace with the Queen presiding.

After you have shared your loving kiss once more, you will each enjoy a delicious piece of cake and a champagne toast to help celebrate the renewal of your union. A mug and goblet are provided to give your toast the exceptional touch you will cherish and carry home with you for years to come. Along with these special mementos, you will also receive an authentic one of a kind certificate of vow renewal.

The Renewal of Vows ceremony has become one of the Festival's most popular events and it sells out every year. 50 couples are accommodated for this event and pre-registration is required, so reserve your spot today. 

Tickets are $149.95.

Renewal of Vows Package Includes:

  • Festival Admission for each person
  • Renewal of Vows Ceremony with the Queen presiding (Group Ceremony for 50 couples)
  • Certificate of Vow Renewal
  • A copy of vows that you exchange
  • Goblet for the women and a Mug for the men
  • A piece of cake for each person
  • Champagne toast for each person
  • Drink coupon for each person good for a drink at any of the Festival Pubs

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