West Michigan Renaissance Festival is August 6-7 at Riverside Park

WM renaissance festivalGet ready to party like it’s 1558!

The West Michigan Renaissance Festival offers an immersive way for people of all ages to experience the era of Queen Elizabeth through sights and sounds, entertainment, food, education and crafts. In addition, the festival will also promote community collaboration between artists, craftspeople and performers. There’s something for everyone!

It all happens Sat. August 6 and Sun. August 7 from 11 am-7 pm at Riverside Park, 2001 Monroe Ave. NW in Grand Rapids.

Some of the highlights include:

  • Comedy Variety Shows
  • Juggling
  • Magic
  • Fire Eating
  • Puppet Shows
  • Fire Dancing
  • Belly Dancing
  • Chamber Music
  • Irish/Folk Music
  • Renaissance Music
  • Commedia Del Arte
  • Weapon Demonstrations and Fights
  • Human Chess Match


There will also be a separate children’s realm in the festival. Children’s activities include:WM renaissance festival

  • Puppet Shows
  • Medieval Carnival Games
  • Make and Take Crafts
  • Knighting Ceremony
  • Storytime with the Queen
  • Combat Demonstrations
  • Foam Weapon Fighting


For more info, contact at 313.207.9380. Tickets are $10 and available here.