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Texas Renaissance Festival prepares to open

The Texas Renaissance Festival was unharmed by the fires and prepares to open.
The Texas Renaissance Festival was unharmed by the fires and prepares to open.
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With Halloween just around the corner most are pondering what to be. However, there are others reasons to dress up this time of year. The Texas Renaissance Festival was unharmed by the recent Texas wildfires and is preparing its opening weekend, October 8-9 with Oktoberfest.

At the Texas Renaissance Festival in Plantersville costumes and much more are all around. Step back in time to celebrate one of the most interesting time periods. Be amazed at the jousting, try to dunk a wench, and shop to your hearts content. Just around an hour and a half drive from Houston, Plantersville, Texas is home to one of the largest and most acclaimed Renaissance festivals in the nation. Feel as if you have been time warped back into the 16th Century. Taste the food, hear the music and dress the part of someone from that era. It’s easy to make a day at this event. Whether you are with a date, friends, or the family The Texas Renaissance Festival is sure to please all.

This year families can enjoy Family Day Sundays presented by Coca Cola, where everyone can enjoy family-friendly events all day long. And you don’t have to pay a lot either. There are discounted prices online on their website. These prices are only available online. You can also buy your tickets in advance at one of their ticket outlets: Randalls, Market Basket, Woodforest National Bank, and H.E.B. These locations do have limited supplies so be sure to plan ahead to get them. You can also save money by getting a group of 25 or more together. Again, these tickets will need to be purchased in advance so you must plan ahead in order to save some money. Click here to learn more about ticket pricing.
Houstonians are lucky to live within driving distance from one of the best Renaissance Festivals. Be sure to take advantage of the online discounted prices and have a jolly time. Cheers!