Renaissance festivals re-create what life was like in 16th-century Europe, a time best remembered for having rad fests. Make partying your pastime with this Groupon.
Choose from Three Options
- $7.50 for one adult admission to the 18th annual Oklahoma Renaissance Festival (up to a $14.95 value)
- $4 for one child admission to the 18th annual Oklahoma Renaissance Festival (up to a $7.95 value)
- $6.50 for one senior admission to the 18th annual Oklahoma Renaissance Festival (up to a $12.95 value)
Groupons are valid for the festival on either Saturday, May 4, or Sunday, May 5, during which jugglers, magicians, bards, and jousters convene on the castle grounds from 10:30 a.m. to 6 p.m. Merchants include Damsel in This Dress at the Castle Keep, Warmmaster Sword & Stone in the Woodlands, and Aerie Books in the Celtic Quarter.
Oklahoma Renaissance Festival
Dust clouds form from the hooves of two warhorses thundering across the jousting field. Across the way, a falcon wheels in the sky, spotting prey for his master. Meanwhile, King Henry watches from a tall stone tower, pleased with the bustling marketplace below. It isn’t the year 1539, and it isn’t planet Camelot IV in the Avalonian system. It’s the modern-day Oklahoma Renaissance Festival, held at the Castle of Muskogee every summer for nearly 20 years.
Every merchant and performer has a story to tell, from Sir Robert Vinterhawk of Birds of Prey to the painter Lady Anne, who creates lush portraits of the castle’s guests. The Tribal Circus performs gravity-defying feats without the aid of strings or wizardry, and the mysterious masked man of Cast in Bronze enraptures his audience with the sanctified tones of carillon bells. For adrenaline-pumping thrills, the human chess game —where life-size pieces engage in full battle—is second only to the raucous jousting tourney. Guests can further immerse themselves in a lost era with a spin around the maypole or by dressing up for the daily costume contest.