Special Events

The 2024 Tennessee Renaissance has concluded. The 2025 TNRF will be open on May 3rd, 4th, 10th, 11th, 17th, 18th, 24th, 25th, 26th.

The festival's hours of operation are 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.  

Each year, the festival presents special events, showcases and competitions that provide an unique experience for all participants.


Queen's Tea
You are cordially invited to our Queen's Tea in the Queen's Pavilion. Sit with the Queen and her court and share tea, pastries, tea sandwiches, and small desserts. Only a select few are invited to Her Majesty’s private pavilion, so make sure to RSVP in advance. This experience is perfect for all ages. Tickets go on sale on April 1, 2024 and must be purchased in advance. Ticket price is $35.00 (Festival Admission Required Separately). The Queen’s Tea begins at 3:30 p.m. each festival day. Please arrive 5 minutes early to check-in. To buy tickets, click here.


2024 Queen's Tea Menu

  • Mini Chicken Salad Sandwiches
  • Mini Cucumber and Cream Cheese Sandwich
  • Scones: Blueberry, Cinnamon and Cranberry
  • Orange Marmalade
  • Strawberry Preserves
  • Petit Fours: Bite-sized decadent white cakes covered in vanilla frosting
  • Mini-Fresh Fruit Tarts: French-style pastries hand-filled with creamy icing and topped with fresh berries and fruit
  • Hot Tea
  • Water
  • Lemonade 

Fairy Training 
Have you ever dreamed of being a fairy? Our Fairy Training Camp is the perfect place to learn fairy skills and games! The magical fairy instructors will guide participants through multiple stations including fairy checkers, fairy bubbles, and wing dancing and will award badges for each completed station. This experience is perfect for ages 5- 10. Tickets go on sale on April 1, 2024 and must be purchased in advance. Ticket price is $15.00 (Festival Admission Required Separately). Fairy Training begins at 12:30 p.m. in the Fairy Glen each festival day. Please arrive 5 minutes early to check-in. To buy tickets, click here

Queen's Promenade
Step in to the resplendent ballrooms of yore, where grace and poise were the currency of the realm, and join us for The Queen’s Promenade - an exquisite dance course designed for the distinguished few who wish to master the art of Regency Dance. In an era where a single dance could ignite a courtship, this course promises to imbue participants with the elegance and skill once reserved for the noblest of society. Under the tutelage of our esteemed master of dance, attendees will embark on a journey through time to ballrooms where the fate of many a lady and gentleman was decided. This experience is available for youth ages 7-15 and for teens and adults ages 16 and up. Tickets go on sale on April 1, 2024 and must be purchased in advance. Ticket price is $25.00 (Festival Admission Required Separately). The Queen’s Promenade Youth session begins at 11 a.m. and the teen and adult session begins at 1 p.m. in the Queen’s Pavilion on May 11th, 12th, 18th, 19th, 25th, 26th and 27th.  Please arrive 5 minutes early to check-in. To buy tickets, click here.


Fairy Habitat & Hobbit House Competition
Thank you to everyone who entered our competition this year.

Congratulations to the 2024 winners.

Saturday

Adults
Adam Manswell
Victoria Bush

Kids
Kennedy Faye

Sunday

Adults
Andrea Partridge

Kids

Etta Rose Smith


Fairy Hobbit Cometition 2024 - Copy (2)