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Bring your Valentine to the Bay Area Renaissance Festival for the Wine, Romance and Song Weekend!
Oh dear. Resistance is futile.
Oh dear. Resistance is futile. [ Getty Images ]
Published Feb. 7, 2020
Updated Mar. 12, 2020
Romantic moments abound at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival!
Romantic moments abound at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival! [ Bay Area Renaissance Festival ]

Dive into a sea of chocolate and free samples all weekend from local chocolatiers, bakers and sweet treat makers during the Annual Chocolate Festival and Largest Valentine’s Day Party in the Bay Area.

En Garde! Test your hand or enjoy an epic duel for the realm during the 2020 Florida State Fencing Championships. Not ready for an epic duel? No problem — take on your friends or family in our fan favorite Balloon Fencing.

The Battles are on! Saturday, four couples compete to win a whirlwind wedding in Wedding Wars, while cupcake bakers showcase their best creations during Sunday’s Cupcake Crusades.

Show off your romantic side in FREE contests such as the Fudge Fling, Sweet Stroll and the Couples Chocolate Pie Eating Contest. This is sure to be a weekend filled with a competitive spirit of new experiences with a hint of love. There is something for everyone, so don’t miss out on all the fun!

Test your puzzle-solving skills to escape the Castle in the All New Escape Room. Play Viking games, learn about Viking lore or watch Viking battles in the All New Viking Encampment. Get your picture taken in the Pit of Misery or become a Dungeon Master during Dungeons and Dragons Free Play.

The Festival features 12 Stages of entertainment, mermaids, fairies and more. Grab a beer while throwing axes at the Battle Axe Pub, thrill to the Aerial Act overhead or feast like a king on giant turkey legs.


March 14th – After Hours St. Patrick’s Day Party

March 27th – Masquerade Ball

April 4th – Kegs & Eggs – The Largest Adult Egg Hunt and Beer Fest in the South

The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is an awe-inspiring family tradition whose 42nd Season began on February 15, 2020 and ends on March 29, 2020. The Festival is open weekends and Friday, March 27, from 10 am – 6 pm rain or shine.

Admission at the gate:

Adults $22.95; Children 5-12 $14.95; four and under are free! Discount tickets are available at participating Circle K locations or online at