Event Details

Dates | Admission | Add-onsDirections | Producers

Event Dates:

The dates for 2018 will remain the first three weekends in September including Labor Day

September 1st, 2nd & 3rd – Vikings & Shieldmaidens
September 8th-9th: Kilts & Lucky Lasses
September 15th-16th: Pirates & Wenches
11 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine!

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Event Admission:

Admissions for 2018 have changed to a weekend pass system. The prices have not changed however your wristband is now good for the entire weekend. For example, if you purchase your ticket for Labor Day weekend you can attend all three days of the weekend for one low price.

Ages 5-12 Weekend Pass $8
Adult Weekend Pass $19
Adult 3 Weekend (full season) Pass $48
Parking $5 per vehicle.
Discounts Group discounts are available (call Mary at 515-262-4100). Coupons are available at area Casey’s General Stores.

Buy tickets online via credit card. (Ticket sales at the front gate are cash only. ATM available.)

NOTE: Prices and event details subject to change at the front gate. Your image (photos, video) may be captured while at the faire, and may be used for future promotion in ads, posters, etc.

Special Occasions:

For three weekends in September, the Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow provides the perfect setting to hold a large-scale event. You’ll see jugglers, minstrels, jesters, and belly dancers perform wonders before your group’s very eyes. You’ll laugh (and sometimes groan) at the banter leveled at the audience by comedic acts. And you’ll tap your feet and hum along to the catchy tunes performed by talented musicians. Plan your group outing to coincide with the Faire, and you will have an event remembered for many years to come!

  • Corporate Days-Choose a date for your company outing at the Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow. Your employees and their families will receive a discount on the admission price; not valid with other discounts.
  • Group Sales/Special-Celebrations: There is strength in numbers—and savings as well! Groups can receive a discount of $2 per adult ticket to the Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow. Come as a group that day or purchase your tickets in advance. Or let us tailor the celebration to your group; we can provide special catering, signage, space rental, and more. Reservations required; not valid with other discounts.

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Add-ons:

After Hours Smoker – $12 per person

If you are 21 or older this year we have started the add-on option for you! If you are having too much fun in the pub and don’t want to leave when the faire day end you can now stay after hours for this adult only show! The show is 1 hour long and includes performances from the raunchiest members of the cast who have been holding their tongue all day long. Let loose with a free beverage from the bar and good company. Purchase your ticket at sleepyhollowtickets.com.

Camping:

Onsite camping is a new addition to the Renaissance Faire this year. $5 per person for primitive camping or premium camping for $30 per night (2 people includes, additional cost for more people). Campsites must be registers in advance and can be purchased along with your Weekend Pass at sleepyhollowtickets.com. For more details on camping during the Faire click here.

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Event Directions:

Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow
4051 Dean Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50317
(515) 262-4100
Opening Hours
Monday Closed
Tuesday Closed
Wednesday Closed
Thursday Closed
Friday Closed
Saturday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Sunday 10:00 am – 6:00 pm

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Event Producers:

The Renaissance Faire is owned and produced by Sleepy Hollow Sports Park.

(515) 262-4100

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