Scroll below for additional information about the Tennessee Renaissance Festival.
Tickets, Times, Dates & Hours of Operation
The festival is open on May 6th, 7th, 13th, 14th, 20th, 21st, 27th, 28th, 29th.
The festival's hours of operation are 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
On-site passes are available using cash at the gate.
On-site passes are also available using your credit/debit card via the self-service credit card kiosk.
Military daily pass is $20.00
Dress Code & Weapons Policy
Vehicles & Parking
Approved service animals for festival patrons and guests are an exception and welcome within most areas of the festival. Service animals are not permitted at animal acts, animal exhibits, or at any animal ride. Please provide adequate food and water for your service animal and bring proper waste disposal bags. Service animals must always be on a leash and current on all vaccinations.
There are designated smoking areas at the festival, indicated on the map shown here. For tobacco smoking, e-cigarettes, or legal vapor smoking products you must use these designated areas. Receptacles are available to dispose of your cigarette butts. Do not throw cigarette butts on the ground.
An arm band will be issued upon entry into the festival that may be used for re-entering later that day.
Photos and videos are permitted on the festival grounds for personal use only. Cameras, video recorders and auxiliary equipment for commercial or professional use are prohibited with the exception of approved media outlets.
Baby changing stations are available on the festival grounds.
First Aid stations are available on the festival grounds.
Castle Gwynn Garden visits are available during the festival from 11:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m., weather permitting. More details can be found on the Castle Gwynn Grounds Page.
*Private vehicles of individuals with accessibility issues are allowed to follow the bus(es) onto the Castle Gwynn Grounds property. Please speak with a TNRF representative at the bus tent to coordinate logistics when you arrive at the festival.
Due to the remote location, wi-fi reception at the Tennessee Renaissance Festival is intermittent and reception can be weak. We recommend putting your smartphone into airplane mode and to download or print your online ticket transaction for quick entry into the festival.
Attendance at WCPR programs and events constitutes consent to be photographed for use in print and/or electronic publicity for WCPR. To ensure the privacy of individuals and children, images will not be identified using full names or personal identifying information without written approval from the photographed subject, parent or legal guardian. If you do not want us to use a photo of you or your child, please tell the WCPR staff member coordinating the event before the program or event.
If you see a photo of yourself or a family member that you wish not to be used by WCPR, please notify WCPR staff. WCPR will take reasonable steps to remove and dispose of the photograph. WCPR may be unable to remove the picture from printed media or other existing media where the photograph may have been used. Still, it will refrain from using the picture in its future media.
WCPR may require you to complete a photograph release form to participate in a class, event, league, or program.