Shamrocks & Shenanigans

Shamrocks & Shenanigans – September 22nd & 23rd, 2018

Celebrate Irish and Celtic culture with the Kansas City Renaissance Festival! Our Shamrocks & Shenanigans weekend will feature a number of unique vendors and themed competitions.

Stuff the Bus Promotion!

Receive $5.00 off one (1) adult admission ticket with a Donation of 5 items from the Supply List

All donation Benefit the Wyandotte County School District

Buses and Volunteers provided by The Wyandotte County School District


Annual Fencing Competition

King Henry VIII invites all fencers to compete in the Fencing Championships! Parry and thrust your way to glory in our historical tournament. Registration at 10:30am in the Children’s Realm. Tournament begins daily at 11:00am in the Royal Glade.

Check your Broadsheet for Contest Times- All Contests held in the Tradewinds unless otherwise noted.

Hula Hoop Competition

Costume Contests: Renaissance & themed like Best Kilt and Steampunk – Children’s Contests & Adult Contests so wear your best and take away prizes!

costume contest sponsored by 

Water Balloon Contest – weather permitting
Sponsored by 

Sausage Eating Competition

Sausage eating competition sponsored by 

Villager Bingo

Can you find them all? Play Villager Bingo for FREE and win a FREE festival ride. Pick up your card at the Info Booth at the Front Gate. All day!

Weekend Promotions

Celebration of Cities (Weston, MO – Hays, KS – Tonganoxie, KS – Bonner Springs, KS)

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

Biker’s Weekend – Receive $5.00 off one adult admission when you show your Motorcycle License at the Gate!

Ladies’ Shopping Weekend – Gents! This Festival Favorite deal isn’t just for the Ladies. Grab your friends, guys and gals, and join us for a day of shopping and wine for only $25! The discount ticket includes admission, wine glass & drink token, gift bag, and the opportunity to receive discounts from select artisans all day! Sept. 22 & 23 and Sept. 29 & 30 Grab your tickets early and collect your goodies outside the gate with email/printed receipt Get Tickets