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.
Celebrating 15 years in 2020!
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 plus Labor Day every year. This year we will be returning to our 10am-6pm hours!
September 5th-7th – Comedy, Kilts, & Celts
September 12th-13th – Royals, Round Tables, & Rogues
September 19th-20th – Steampunk, Cosplay, Pets, & Pirates
Currently this event is still scheduled as planned. If the Covid-19 situation will cause any changes we will announce them right away.
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?
Official rescheduled dates for this event are July 24th & 25th.
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!
Official rescheduled dates for this event are July July 24-25.
Interested in becoming a vendor or performer?
Applications are available at the website for each individual event.