Texas Renaissance Festival announces new entertainment, vendors for 2019 season


The Texas Renaissance Festival will launch its 45th season Oct. 5 with new entertainers, games and vendors, ranging from Full Armored Combat—armored knights battling each other—to Dragon and Unicorn Coffee, which offers hand-roasted coffee beans and cold brews, according to an Aug. 27 news release from the Texas Renaissance Festival.

The festival grounds, which span 55 acres, are located in Todd Mission, and recreate a 16th-Century European village.

“We are thrilled to commemorate the 45th anniversary of the Texas Renaissance Festival this season,” said Joe Bailey, CEO and general manager of the Texas Renaissance Festival, in the release. “We look forward to continuing the magical enchantment that can only be found within the gates of the festival.”

Themed weekends will run Oct. 5-Dec. 1.

New entertainment options

  • Opal and Jade (a bawdy singing sister act)
  • Full Armored Combat (knights in suits of medieval armor battling each other)
  • Cliffhangers Challenge (a new game testing guests’ strength and endurance)
  • DaVinci Arcade (featuring new science-based games)

New food, drink and shopping vendors

  • Lion’s Share Tapas (food vendor)
  • Dragon and Unicorn Coffee (hand-roasted coffee beans and cold brews)
  • Blazn Brazen Galleries (metal sculptures)
  • Creations (handmade daggers, swords, pole-arms and pole-axes)
  • Khalid Medieval (children’s swords and costumes)
  • Candlelight Rocks (handcrafted Texas stone oil lamps)
  • Flying Hun (Asian-inspired archery)
  • The Holiday Shoppe (handmade Christmas decor)

Purchase tickets and learn more about the 45th season of the festival at www.texrenfest.com.

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Find information about each themed weekend.

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Anna joined Community Impact Newspaper as a reporter in May 2016 after graduating with a degree in journalism from Cedarville University in Cedarville, Ohio. In July 2017, she transitioned to editor. Anna covers education, local government, transportation, business, real estate development and nonprofits in the Tomball and Magnolia communities. Prior to CI, Anna served as editor-in-chief of Cedars, interned with the National Journalism Center in Washington, D.C., and spent time writing for the Springfield News-Sun and Xenia Daily Gazette.
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