GROVELAND TWP. — The 37th Annual Michigan Renaissance Festival, one of the largest themed events in the country is just around the corner. Journey back in time as more than 200 merchants contribute to the atmosphere of this charming 16th century village featuring entertainment, shopping, fun and food fit for a king.
Theme weekends for the 2015 season are:
Aug. 22-23 Royal Pet and Ale Fest
Cutest Dog Costume Contest
DIA Away – Presented by the Detroit Institute of Arts
Fairy House Competition Voting
Aug. 29-30 – Highland Fling!
American/Canadian Highland Heavy Games Championship
Craft Beer Conservatoire
Men in Kilts Competition
Sept. 5-7 – High Seas Adventure
Feast of Fantasy- Seafood Boil
Pig N Swig Beer and Bacon Tasting
Sept. 12-13 – Wonders of the World
Middle Eastern Dance Championships
Once Upon A Tea Time
Sept. 19-20 – Shamrocks & Shenanigans
Highland Heavy Games
Men in Kilts Contest
Sept. 26-27 – Harvest Huzzah
BBQ Festival and Competition
Pie Wars • Saturday only
Deaf Awareness Weekend
Oct. 2 -Festival Friday
Ladies’ Shopping Day
Oct. 3-4 – Sweet Endings
Chocolate Festival • FREE Samples!
State Royal Fencing Championships
When: Weekends Aug. 22 to Oct 4, plus
Labor Day and Oct. 2
Gates open 10 a.m.-7 p.m. – rain or shine!
The 37th Annual Michigan Renaissance
Festival, 12600 Dixie Hwy. Holly, will cost:
Adults: $21.95; Children (5-12): $12.95; or
Children (0-4): Free
Advanced purchase discount tickets available
at participating Kroger, Walgreens, Menards,
Costco and Goodwill FREE Parking provided by
Al Serra. – G.G.