What are the dates and hours?

The 2023 Georgia Renaissance Festival runs April 15 through June 4, Saturdays and Sundays. Hours are from 10:30 a.m. until 6:00 p.m.

What is the admission cost?

Adults: $25.95, Children (6-12): $13.95. Children 5 and under are always free.

Is there a charge for parking?

NO - Parking is FREE!

Where are you located?

The Festival is located just 8 miles south of Hartsfield-Jackson Airport on I-85 at exit 61 (Fairburn, Peachtree City Exit). Click here for directions. Street Address: 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd, Fairburn, GA 30213

What is included with the admission price?

All entertainment shows, the Jousting Tournaments, Contests and Special Events, the Children's Play Kingdom, Juggling School, and much more! You may choose to purchase souvenirs, arts and crafts, food, beverages, or games and rides.

Can we re-enter the Festival later the same day?

YES - If you need to leave the village and re-enter the same day, have your hand stamped at the Exit Gate.

Can we bring food or drink into the Festival?

NO - Health and safety regulations prohibit bringing outside food or drink inside the Festival gates. Exceptions are made for people with food allergies, medical conditions, food sensitivities, and young children, i.e. infant formula. Each guest is allowed to bring in one 16oz. water bottle.

Do you offer a military discount?

YES – On Memorial Day Monday all active and retired military (with ID) get in free! Also, up to four accompanying family members can get in for just $13.95 each. Discount is only available at the Festival Box Office.

Is the Festival accessible for guests with disabilities?

The Festival is an outdoor event, held in a natural setting. Wheelchairs and motorized wheelchairs are welcome; however, guests may find some areas of the grounds challenging to travel. Pathways vary from grass and dirt to some gravel, and there are concrete paths in areas with a steeper incline. Reserved parking for guests with disabilities is available and several restroom areas are available as noted on the Festival map.

Do you rent wheelchairs or wagons?

YES - Wagons and non-motorized wheelchairs are available for rent outside our Front Gate at the Belrose Shop.

Can we bring our pet to the Festival?

NO - Due to the many performing animals in the Festival, no pets are allowed in the village*.
*Pets are allowed on our designated Pet Friendly Weekend - restrictions apply.

Are Service Animals allowed at the Festival?

YES – Service dogs are allowed provided they have proof of up-to-date vaccinations.

What type of clothing should we wear to the Festival?

This is an outdoor event, so you should dress casually with comfortable walking shoes. We reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone not properly dressed or dressed in a manner that may be offensive to other guests. Shirts and shoes are required!

Can we wear costumes?

YES - We love to see our guests dressed in Renaissance costumes. Costume rentals are available outside our Front Gate at the Belrose Shop. However, we reserve the right to refuse entry to anyone not properly attired or dressed in a manner that may be offensive to other guests. Shirts and shoes are required! Guests are not permitted to perform for patrons and/or accept tips out of respect to the Festival's working cast of performing artists. Festival actors can be identified by a special "GARF CAST" badge worn on their costume.

Can we bring our musical instruments?

The Festival hosts a variety of musicians and performers whom depend upon the Festival as a means of earning a living. The Festival hosts a variety of musicians and performers whom depend upon the Festival as a means of earning a living. Furthermore, as a performance venue with paid admission, the Festival adheres to strict music copyright laws. It is for these reasons that the Festival does not permit attendees to bring nor perform musical instruments of their own.

What happens if it rains?

We are open rain or shine. It is extremely rare that we close on a Festival day.

Is there an ATM?

YES - We have multiple ATMs. Two are located just inside the Festival Front Gate, two are adjacent to Olde Towne Food Court, two others are located next to the First Aid Building, and two more are next to our King's Food Court.

Are there hotels nearby?

There are several hotels very close to the Festival site that we recommend: Comfort Inn & Suites - Fairburn 678.782.4900; Wingate By Wyndham - Fairburn 770.892.3006

How can I get involved with the Festival?

The Festival is staffed by many local people in a variety of roles. We hold auditions for actors, musicians, and our Apprentice Program in January, and support cast member applications are taken in March. You can find out the exact dates and times by going to the Contact tab under the submenu Employment.

Weapons Policy

The Festival bans firearms of any type on our premises. This includes those attendees who maintain a Georgia Weapons Carry License or a similar permit from another state. No functioning projectile weapons - including water pistols, silly-string guns, and ping-pong pistols. If your costume includes a sword or dagger it must remain properly sheathed and peace-tied. Present yourself to the Security person at our Front Gate. Drawing of any type of weapon at any time is NOT allowed. Broadaxes, claymores, maces, halberds, tipped arrows, or pole weapons are NOT allowed.

Thank you to our Festival Sponsors


6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd.
Fairburn, GA 30213
(770) 964-8575