The Georgia Renaissance Festival
April 13 - June 2, 2013
For eight weekends every spring, The Georgia Renaissance Festival brings a 16th-century European country fair to the Atlanta area. With nearly 1,000 characters wearing period costumes, renaissance festival offers visitors a variety of activities from jousting tournaments to glass-blowing demonstrations to sword-swallowing shows.
Performers at The Georgia Renaissance Festival include acrobats, jugglers, magicians, dancers and wandering minstrels. There's also a birds of prey show.
In addition to live entertainment, the renaissance festival in Atlanta, GA features games, rides and children's activities, among them a haunted ship and a rock climbing wall. A 32-acre Artisans Market at the renaissance festival hosts a number of arts and crafts demonstrations, including weaving, spinning and coin minting. Pubs and shops sell turkey legs and other goodies.
The Southeast Tourism Society recognizes The Georgia Renaissance Festival as one of the top 20 events in the southeastern U.S. The renaissance festival in Atlanta, GA is available for birthday parties, weddings and other private events. The festival also features unique workshops and classes in the areas of history, language, mathematics, science, theatre, and art.
Renaissance Festival Admission
Open Saturdays, Sundays, and Memorial Day
Tickets range in price from $8.95 to $19.95. Check the website for the most current pricing and to purchase tickets online.
Renaissance Festival Location
The Georgia Renaissance Festival is located off of I-85 (exit 61 for Fairburn and Peachtree City), approximately eight miles south of Atlanta's Hartsfield-Jackson Airport.
Renaissance Festival Contact Information
6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd
Fairburn, GA 30213
Fax: (770) 964-1477
Check out this previous year's Renaissance Festival video.
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