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The Adventure Begins: Win Tickets to the Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Courtesy of Minnesota Renaissance Festival

Experience the magic at the 2023 Minnesota Renaissance Festival every weekend, from August 19 through October 1, in Shakopee. The seven weekends of huzzah and cheers include a reimagined Mermaid Cove where these playful, inquisitive creatures are sure to amaze; Children’s Realm where they can slay a dragon, race fellow knights and tend to butterflies; and Clover Cottage wherein the O’Brennan family celebrates the harvest festival.

There are many new events, theme weekends and vendors for attendees’ enjoyment. Food vendors offer more than 23 new food choices, including the Cuban sandwich, Jamaican beef pastry, Nordic meatballs with lingonberries, vegetarian black bean burger, and more mouthwatering treats.

Natural Awakenings Twin Cities is offering a drawing for 10 lucky readers to win a pair of tickets to this year’s festival. Drawings will be held randomly throughout September. Ten people will each win two tickets (20 tickets total) to be used at any time during this year’s festival.

To enter, interact with Natural Awakenings Twin Cities ticket giveaway posts on Facebook, Instagram or LinkedIn. Each entry will be numbered and a winner will be drawn at random in September. If preferred, interested parties can mail their name and address along with a mention of #MNRenFest to Natural Awakenings Magazine, PO Box 27617, Golden Valley, MN 55427.

Winners will be contacted via a private message depending on how they entered the contest. Winners who enter through the mail will be sent their tickets immediately upon being selected. For contest questions, contact Candi Broeffle at 763-270-8604.

Location: Renaissance Festival Grounds, 12364 Chestnut Blvd., Shakopee. For more information, visit


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