The Renaissance Faire park is a theme park style English village, featuring beautiful landscaping, over forty unique buildings, and one of the largest “castles” in America. Iowa’s only permanent Renaissance village is the home of two annual events.
The Rennaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow
The Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow in Des Moines, IA is a magical experience for both young and old. When you enter our gates for the first time you will go back in time to an era when royalty ruled, knights jousted, and the arts came alive!
Open the first 3 weekends in September every year.
September 5th-7th – Vikings & Shieldmaidens
September 12th-13th – Kilts & Lucky Lasses
September 19th-20th – Pirates & Wenches
Pillage the Village - A Pirate Festival
Five captains made the voyage to make landfall in our little village. The reigning King and his court fled from their castle leaving the village and it’s spoils to be divided between the 5 pirates captains and their crews… but who will be named the new Pirate King?
May 16th & 17th from 10am – 6pm
RAD - Renpark After Dark
This 21+ only event is the the most RAD, risque, and rowdy party in the Midwest. This a 21 and older ONLY Event. Come party like it’s the dark ages and you’ve nearly hit the average life expectancy anyway… it’s time to live a lot!
May 15th & 16th from 7pm – 2am.
Interested in becoming a vendor or performer?
Applications are available at the website for each individual event.