Ales & Tails

Ales & Tails – September 15th-16th, 2018

Join us for one of the most popular theme weekend events at the Renaissance Festival! Bring your pooch and learn about pet safety and training, purchase pet clothing, personalized tags, all-natural dog food and parade your dog around for the Pet Costume Contest! You must complete the Dog Registration Form & check in at the pet gate.

All pet contests are brought to you byPet Store & Doggy Daycare Olathe, KS

Longbow Archery Championships

Steady, aim, fire! Put your shot to the test in our annual Longbow Competition. Held outside of the festival’s front gate Sept.15th and 16th at 10:00am.

For pre-registration information see the form below:

Longbow Competition Registration Form

Dog Loving Contests

Check the Broadsheet for Contest Times – All contests held in the Tradewinds unless otherwise noted.

Corgi then Small Dog Races – 12pm on the Joust

Corgi Race Registration Form

Best Dog Trick

Dog & Owner Look A-like Contest

4 Legged Friend Costume Contest

Other Contests

Hula Hoop Competition

Root Beer Chug

Sausage Eating Competition

Contest brought to you by 

Bring your Dog!

While the Renaissance Festival loves all animals, only dogs that have proof of their rabies vaccination are allowed into the Festival. All dogs must be leashed and check in at the Pet Gate. Visit our Bring your Dog! page for more information.


Weekend Promotions

Celebration of Cities (Omaha,NE – Lincoln,NE and Council Bluffs, IA)

Residents from these cities will receive $3 off their admission ticket when they present proof of residency at our box office.

Harvesters Food Drive Donate 5 non-perishable food items and receive a Buy One, Get One ticket opportunity on a regular priced Adult admission ticket! Please, no expired food!

Half-Price Pet AdmissionPet Admission is cut in half and is only $5.00 this weekend only!

Artisan Appreciation WeekendThe first three weekends (Sept 15th & 16th) of the Festival, our patrons will be able to support their favorite shoppes’ & get rewarded! Turn in your receipts totaling $150 or more and receive one free admission ticket to return on one of the remaining weekends!