DADE CITY, Florida., (April 2021) – The show will go on! The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is relocating to the spectacular, ancient forest of Withlacoochee River Park. Please join us as we partner with Pasco County Parks, Recreation and Natural Resources for a once in a lifetime celebration. This year the Festival will relocate from MOSI. Join the Villagers of Fittleworth and Queen Katherine Parr and her court as they invite one and all to the magical 16th Century European village featuring 4 stages of exciting entertainment including: musicians, magicians, jugglers and mimes. Over 100 artisans will fill the Festival marketplace to display and sell their handcrafted goods for a truly fabulous and endless shopping experience. Patrons will interact with memorable characters and enjoy full-contact live armored jousting, 6 theme weekends, and fabulous food fit for a king or queen! 

The first weekend of the 2021 Bay Area Renaissance Festival kicks off on Saturday, April 17th and will run 6 weekends (Saturdays & Sundays) through May 23rd. A festival tradition for over 40 years, the Bay Area Renaissance Festival brings some of the most unique entertainment, shopping and educational opportunities.

Each weekend features a different theme that connects specialized entertainers, vendors, and artisans who help bring the theme to life! This year’s theme weekends are: Wine, Romance & Song, Pirates & Pups, Barbarian Brew, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, High Seas Adventure and Wonders of the World.

The 43rd annual Bay Area Renaissance Festival runs 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. rain or shine.  The festival is located at Withlacoochee River Park – 12449 Withlacoochee Blvd, Dade City, FL 33525.  At the gate: Adults $22.95; Children 5-12 $14.95; four and under are free.  Free parking, rain or shine.

Tickets are on sale now and are available online at:

For additional information including safety precautions and frequently asked questions, visit the webpage at: or call the office 1-800-601-4848 for more information.

We can’t wait to Celebrate!


The Bay Area Renaissance Festival runs is 43rd season April 17 – May 23rd, 2021.  The Festival is open weekends from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., rain or shine. The Festival is located at Withlacoochee River Park. Festival patrons can enjoy 4 stages of live entertainment, 100 artisan vendors for endless shopping, 6 theme weekends, full combat jousting and food fit for a king or queen! Admission at the gate: Adults $22.95; Seniors $18.95; Children 5 – 12 $14.95, Children four and under are free! Visit or call 1-800-601-4848 for more information. Follow the Bay Area Renaissance Festival on Social Media, @BayAreaRenaissance!