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a blog – by Greg First

Final Weekend of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI.

 

March 23rd, 24th & 25 is the last weekend of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI until next season. This weekend’s theme is the High Seas Adventure. Come check out all the great vendors and food fit for a king or a queen. This weekend there will be a Tatoo Competition, Swab the Deck, Race for the Rattle, Pirate Costume Contest and Perfect Pirate Competition. This is also Deaf Awareness Weekend. The festival is located on Fowler Ave and 46th Street right next to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI). Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. each day and parking is always free.  To find out the complete schedule go to http://www.bayarearenfest.com

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March 21, 2018 Posted by | Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Chocolate, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, Uncategorized, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | , , | Leave a comment

Tampa’s Largest St. Patty’s Day Party is This Weekend at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI

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This weekend March 17th and 18th the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI presents Shamrocks and Shenanigans. You are cordially invited to attend Tampa;s largest St. Patty’s Day Party. You will enjoy the Irish Heavy Games, Men in Kilts Contest, the Margaret Morrison Highland Dancers and even a Bonnie Knees Contest. The festival has vendors on every corner and some wonderful choices of food. The festival is 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on Friday and Saturday and is happening rain or shine. Parking is always free. The festival is located at 46th Street and Fowler avenue in Tampa across from the University of South Florida. For a complete schedule go to http://www.bayarearenfest.com

March 16, 2018 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Barbarian Brew Festival At Ren Fest

The theme for this weekend at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI is the Barbarian Brew Festival. The dates are March 10th & March 11th. You can expect to enjoy the State Archery Competition. Also there is a World Market, Medieval Combat Training, Beard Competition and a Wyrdwood Viking Lodge.

The festival features a variety of food vendors. Have you ever tried a Scotch Egg? They are pretty awesome. Also artisans on every turn. You can enjoy a glass of beer or wine as you stroll the ancient village of Fittleworth. Oh, the washer women are a real treat. You can see real jousting and cheer for your favorite.

The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is located @ 46th Street and Fowler in Tampa. It’s right next to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) Hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. rain or shine. Parking is always FREE.

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March 9, 2018 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Fittleworth, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, Uncategorized | , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Time Travelers This Weekend At the Bay Area Renaissance Festival @ MOSI

The weekend March 3rd & 4th the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI will have Time Travelers as its theme. Guests can enjoy the State Belly Dancing Competition, Steampunk Invasion, Tampa Bay Tardis, Dr. Who Costume Contest and the Time Travelers Steampunk Ball. In addition to the themed activities their will be all kind of delicious foods and a large variety of artisans displaying many different kinds of arts and crafts. Plenty for the kids to do. The festival is 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. rain or shine and parking is always free. The festival is located on Fowler Ave and 46th right next to the Museum of Science and Industry (MOSI) across the street from the University of South Florida. To get the complete schedule go to http://www.bayarearenfest.com. washingwell

March 2, 2018 Posted by | Back To The Future, Banquet, BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, Uncategorized | , , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bay Area Ren Fest Presents Pirates & Pets Feb 24th & Feb 25th.

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This weekend Feb 24th & Feb 25th the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI presents Pirates & Pets. It’s the Annual Pet Festival with Pet Demonstrations, Weiner Dog Races, Swab The Deck and a Perfect Pirate Competition.  If you bring in 4 cans of food and you buy one ticket you get a free one. It will help someone that is really in need. Also if you donate blood at the entrance to the festival you will get a ticket for free. The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is located on Fletcher Ave & 46th in Tampa across from the University of South Florida next to MOSI. Food, fun and way more in the Village of Fittleworth. Come check it out.

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Highland Fling This Weekend At Ren Fest

This weekend Feb 17th & 18th is the Highland Fling at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI. Come and see the State Highland Heavy Games, Craft Beer Samplings, Men in Kilts and even a Bonnie Knees Competition. If you donate blood you will get a free admission ticket to the festival. Also if you bring in 4 cans of food and buy one ticket you will get one for free this weekend. You can enjoy hundreds of vendors and the food choices are fantastic. The festival is located next to MOSI at 46th & Fowler Ave in Tampa and parking is FREE. To get the complete schedule go to http://www.bayarearenfest.com.

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February 15, 2018 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, Uncategorized | , , , , , | Leave a comment

Bay Area Renaissance Festival At MOSI Begins This Weekend Feb 10th.

Chocolate Fantasy (Feb. 10th – 11th)

Fairy House, Mural Competition and Banner Competition Voting

ONE FREE ADMISSION TICKET, WHEN YOU DONATE BLOOD THIS WEEKEND!

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BUY 1, GET 1 FREE TICKET, WHEN YOU DONATE 4 CANS OF FOOD THIS WEEKEND!

The Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI begins this weekend Saturday, February 10th & Sunday, February 11th. The hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. rain or shine. Admission is $21.95. Parking is FREE. The festival is located next to the Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI) across from the University of South Florida on Fowler Avenue.

February 9, 2018 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, Uncategorized, Wine | , , , , , , , , , , , , | Leave a comment

The 2018 Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI Begins February 10th. Check back for weekly updates, schedules and your chance to win. It’s gonna be a GREAT season…

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January 26, 2018 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, St. Patricks Day Party, Uncategorized, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

Bay Area Renaissance Festival Wraps Up This Weekend With A High Seas Adventure.

This will be the final weekend of the wildly successful Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI. This year has exceeded all expectations. You can go back in time to the Village of Fittleworth on Friday, March 31st, Saturday, April 1st and Sunday, April 2nd from 10 a.m. – to 6 p.m. rain or shine. This weeks theme is High Seas Adventures and features Perfect Pirate Competition, Tatoo Competition, Craft Beer Samplings, and a Pirate Costume Contest. Friday March 31st tickets are $13.95 and includes a free beverage. Great food like 100 layer cinnamon rolls, turkey legs, chicken & waffles, Scotch eggs, apple dumplings and plenty of beer , wine and smoothies. Over 100 merchants have just about anything you can think of. Entertainment is on every corner including live jousting, camel rides and audience participation in many events.  This is the last weekend so don’t miss it. The Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI is located on 46th Street and Fowler Ave across from the University of South Florida in Tampa. Oh, parking is FREE.ren fest final

March 29, 2017 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Cinco de Mayo, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks, Shamrocks & Shenanigans, St. Patricks Day Party, Uncategorized, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

Barbarian Brew Fest At Bay Area Ren Fest

This weekend Saturday, March 25th and Sunday, March 26th come to the Bay Area Renaissance in the  Village of Fittleworth and celebrate with a Barbarian Brew Fest. You can check out the Florida Archery Championship, Throne of Swords (Costume & Trivia Contests), Craft Beer Samplings and Board Competitions. This is also Deaf Awareness Weekend. There are over 100 Artisians showing off their goods. Everything from live jousting to live mermaids is at this years events. Also all kinds of great food offerings. The Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI is located across from the University of South Florida on Fowler Avenue and 46th Street and parking is always free. The hours are 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. rain or shine. To see everything going on go to http://www.bayarearenfest.com.demzarrah59

March 23, 2017 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Cinco de Mayo, Fittleworth, High Seas Adventure, High Tea, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Royal Pet Fest, Shamrocks, Uncategorized, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment