MINNEAPOLIS (WCCO) — Saturday is the official start to the 45th annual Minnesota Renaissance Festival in Shakopee.
The festival has grown to be the largest of its kind in the United States, with an annual attendance of 300,000.READ MORE: Both Directions Of I-694 Closed In North Metro; Large Police Presence In The Area
It runs every weekend now through Oct. 4, and is open 9 a.m. until 7 p.m., because, you know, there was no artificial light during the Renaissance!READ MORE: Calling North Mpls. A ‘War Zone,’ 26 Residents Send Open Letter To Gov. Requesting State Troopers Or Nat’l Guard
Tickets are $22.95 for adults, and there is discounted admission for kids and seniors.MORE NEWS: Spit On Cops And Get Charged In Hennepin County? Depends On Whether You Avoid Their Faces
Watch the video above to see a preview of all the new attractions!