Yes, this is the event that was held on Sleepy Hollow property from 2006 to 2015. A new event started out there in 2016.
See you in May 2021! Due to Covid-19 hospitalization increases the past month, we have cancelled plans for our October event.
Stay safe! Regional Event Cancellations as of 9/7/2020:
- Cancelled: St. Louis Ren Faire Kegs N Eggs event.
- Cancelled: Aug 21-Oct Minnesota Ren Fest
- Cancelled: Aug 29-30 +Midlands Ren Revel (Iowa)
- Cancelled: Sep 26-Oct 25 Kansas City Ren Fest
- Cancelled: Sep 26-27 +Quad Cities Ren Faire
- Cancelled: Oct 3-4 Sioux City Riverssance Fest (Iowa)
- Cancelled: Oct 10-11 +Iowa Ren Fest
+ = One of our sister events.
Your original and family-friendly festival, established in 2004, and produced by the folks that have been bringing Renaissance Festivals to Des Moines since 1993! This is the “Des Moines Renaissance Faire” that has been at Water Works Park (2004), Iowa State Fairgrounds (2004-2005), Sleepy Hollow property (2006-2015), and now near Saylorville (2019-2020). We look forward to seeing you again!
Now near Saylorville behind Puttmasters At The Pines.
2977 NW 66th Ave
Des Moines IA 50313
August 7-8-9, 2020
Friday 4:30 – 8:30
Saturday 10:30 – 8:30
Sunday 10:30 – 5:30
$12 adult (extra days $3)
50% off ages 8-14 ($6).
7 and under free.
Special Thanks to our Lodging Sponsors:
Holiday Inn Express & Suites
165 Adventureland Dr NW
Altoona, IA 50009
Residence Inn by Marriott Ankeny
1515 SW Main Street
Ankeny, IA 50023
Holiday Inn and Suites
4800 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50322
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Other 2020 Events
Here are some other events in the region you might enjoy:
- Cancelled (was Aug 29-30): Midlands Ren Revel & Pirate Fest (Summer) – Council Bluffs, IA
- Cancelled (was Sep 26-27): Quad Cities Ren Faire – Davenport, IL
- Cancelled (was Oct 10-11): Iowa Ren Festival – Amana Colonies, IA
Other 2021 Events
- Spring: Nebraska Ren Faire – Omaha, NE
- Spring: Des Moines Ren Faire — Des Moines, IA
- Spring: Midlands Ren Revel & Pirate Fest (Spring) – Council Bluffs, IA
- May 29-31 & June 5-6: Iowa Ren Fest — Amana Colonies, IA
- Summer: Midlands Ren Revel & Pirate Fest (Summer) – Council Bluffs, IA
- Fall: Iowa-Minnesota Pirate Fest– Clear Lake, IA
- Fall: Quad Cities Ren Faire — Davenport, IA
- Fall: New event to be announced.
For more costume events across America, check out Faire Finder.