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Fun but expensive!

This place is HUGE!!!! Great fun! Super expensive though. $5 for preferred parking, $25 per person... read more

Reviewed 2 weeks ago
Fantastic Festivities / Can Get Costly

Took wife and two daughters to the Bristol Renaissance Faire. Paid the $5 charge to get the premium... read more

Reviewed 4 weeks ago
Palatine, Illinois
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Get transported back in time and experience 'all the fun of the faire' at Bristol's annual Renaissance Faire, held every September and October. Be entertained by jugglers, jesters, aerialists and acrobats, and watch knights battle on horseback for...more
12550 120th Ave, Kenosha, WI 53142-7337
+1 847-395-7773
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Reviewed 2 weeks ago

The Bristol Renaissance Faire is one of those things that is fun to do, at least one day a year, though you could spend a couple of days there. We went on the last day (Labor Day) of the season and we looked for and...More

Thank Allen21096
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

This place is HUGE!!!! Great fun! Super expensive though. $5 for preferred parking, $25 per person to get in, and everything in the shops was expensive. A bottle of water was $4!! Had a great time but really not sure I would go again due...More

1  Thank Austinsmawmaw
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

This is our second time at this Faire over the last couple of years. Always a lot of fun and good Rennies to be found. Two days and didn’t make it to all the shopes and stages. Could easily spend three weekends here to see...More

1  Thank Roy A
Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I hadn't been in about 15 years, but even without kids in tow it was a blast. A lot of sophomoric comedy, but it's all great fun. Moonie the Magnificent, Dirk and Guido, the Mud Pit and jousting are all worth seeing. The various food...More

1  Thank KenJen3925
Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

$4 for a bottle of water, $8 for a beer! I’m out and will never return. Also, $5 to park on top of $40 per person admission. Shame, shame!

3  Thank draino3
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Don’t Miss Moonie! Always a favorite for young and young at heart! Lots of audience participation and loads of talent! We always catch his show when we visit Bristol Renn Faire. Grab a turkey leg and enjoy the show!

Thank Dee D
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

For a venue as long established as this fair, I would expect much better accommodations for those of us wheelchairs. For each entertainment show, I felt obligated to sit in the back so my chair was not in the way - I could not hear...More

1  Thank LauriHoward
Reviewed 4 weeks ago

Took wife and two daughters to the Bristol Renaissance Faire. Paid the $5 charge to get the premium parking, so we weren't hiking over a couple hills to get to the front gates. Cost us $60 for tickets to get in (and youngest daughter was...More

Thank Dr_Xaos
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We took our granddaughter to the Bristol Renaissance Festival, because she really wanted to dress up and go to one. We were so pleasantly surprised. It was a delightful experience for all of us. The entertainment was fantastic, the vendors were extremely entertaining as hecklers,...More

Thank beabop81359
Reviewed 13 August 2018

Had a great time today. The weather was amazing and food was really priced fair and good. So many vendors of some really cool stuff. Also the admission fee was reasonable. The only draw back was parking in the free lot you have to walk...More

1  Thank makeitso4u
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Stacy R
4 August 2018|
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Response from Jessica R | Reviewed this property |
I would recommend getting there at 9:45 AM to get good parking, most shows start at 11.
Patricia D
25 July 2018|
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Response from klaus724 | Reviewed this property |
Service animals, yes; pets (unless they're part of a performance) no, but you might want to double-check on their web site. (Either way I wouldn't recommend it--the crowds & noise might scare them)
26 June 2018|
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Response from Dusty Z | Reviewed this property |
We got our tickets through their web site. Saved enough for a Turkey leg. :)