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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

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

Shamrocks & Shenanigans Happening At Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI

This week’s theme March 18th & 19th at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI is Shamrocks and Shenanigans. Come check out the Irish Heavy Games, Men in Kilts, Tampa’s Largest St. Paddy’s Day Party, the Margaret Morrison Highland Dancers and even Craft Beer Samplings. You can get all kinds of awesome food like Chicken Pot Pie, Turkey Legs (Huge), 100 layer cinnamon rolls, Scotch Eggs, Apple Dumplings and much, much more.Have you ever seen a live Mermaid? They are at the festival. Jousting, Petting zoo, Children’s Realm and all kinds of rides and games. The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is located at 11315 N. 46th Street across from the University of South Florida in Tampa.Hours are 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m. rain or shine and parking is always free.

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March 16, 2017 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

Chocolate Fantasy Is This Weekend At Bay Area Ren Fest at MOSI.

This Saturday and Sunday, February 25th & 26 is the Chocolate Fantasy weekend. You can see the Florida State Fencing Competition, sample craft beers and so much more. Check out the Chocolate Festival, Whirlwind Wedding Wars, Fudge Fling & Couples Pie Eating Contest. If you donate blood at the festival this weekend you can get in for free and help to save a life. Also, if you bring in 4 cans of food and buy one ticket the second ticket is free. The festival is open rain or shine on both days from 10 a.m. – 6 p.m. and parking is always free. The entrance is on 46th Street and Fowler Avenue across from the University of South Florida. For a complete schedule go to http://www.bayarearenfest.combellydanceing

February 22, 2017 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, 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

Barbarian Beer Fest is Happening This Final Weekend at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival

Come out for Final Weekend on 03/19 and 03/20 of the Bay Area Renaissance Festival! Show off your facial follicles in the Best Beard Competition or test your aim in the Florida State Archery Championship. Be sure to taste some of the best craft beers during our Craft Beer and Food Tastings!


Best Beard Competition
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Patrons proud of their finely trimmed and manicured beards can enter the new Beard Competition for the chance to win amazing prizes! Prizes will be awarded in the following categories:
• Longest Beard
• Grizzliest (Fullest) Beard
• Most Unique Beard
• Best Mustache
• Best Trimmed Beard

In addition there will be over 100 Artisians selling just about anything that you can think of. The Town of Fittleworth is waiting for you and remember parking is always free. For more information go to http://www.bayarearenfest.comIMG_4556

March 15, 2016 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Fittleworth, Highland Fling, Highland Games, Huzzah, Jousting, King Henry, MOSI, Pet Fest, Pirates, Queen Katherine, Ren Fest, Romance, Uncategorized, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

Highland Fling at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI

Highland Fling
February 20th & 21st
Weekly Food Festival: February 20th and 21st
Craft Beer and Gourmet Pretzels
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Highland Games
Saturday, February 20: Florida Heavy Games Championship
Sunday, February 21: Florida Heavy Games Masters Championship

Highland Games Schedule
Located in Piper’s Valley

10:15a 10:30a
Tampa Bay Pipe & Drums 22lb Breamar Stone Throw
11:00a 11:30a
17lb Open Stone Throw Heavy Weight Throw for Distance
12:15p 1:30p
Light Weight Throw for Distance Tampa Bay Pipe & Drums
2:00p 3:00p
Caber Toss Sheaf Toss
4:00p 4:45p
Weight for Height Awards Ceremony
5:00p
Tampa Bay Pipe & Drums

The Bay Area Renaissance Festival is on Saturday and Sunday from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. rain or shine. It is located next to the Museum of Science and Industry on Fowler Avenue and 46th Street in Tampa. Remember parking is always free.

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February 18, 2016 Posted by | 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

HUZZAH TO THE KING AT THE BAY AREA RENAISSANCE FESTIVAL AT MOSI

This will be the last weekend to the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI. The dates are April 4th, 5th and 6th. The theme this weekend is Huzzah To The King and features a huge variety of things to do. The Village of Fittleworth is rolling out a BBQ Championship, Wine and Beer Tastings, Cake with the King, Turkey Leg eating contest, Royal Market and Woodchuck Hard Cider Tastings. This has been at great run and this years festival and this weekend could be the best yet. There will be a Masquerade Ball on Friday, April 4th and a Fantasy Mask Contest on the 5th and 6th. There is just so much going on we want you to check out the website at http://www.bayarearenfest.com for a complete list of what is happening. The festival is located on the corner of Fowler Avenue & 46th in Tampa. Remember parking is free.MasqueBallsquare

April 1, 2014 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Cinco de Mayo, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Tampa, 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, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment

High Seas Adventure Is A Treat At Bay Area Renaissance Festival At MOSI

Saturday March 29th and Sunday, March 30th theme at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI is the High Seas Adventure. Lot’s of great things happening this weekend featuring the Best Beard Competition, Wine & Beer Tasting, Tatoo Contest and Trader’s Post. Hours are 10:00 a.m. to 6:00 p.m. both days. Other fun things are Swab the Deck, Press A Wench, Pickle Pie Eating Contest and so many things there are way to many to mention. You can go to http://www.bayarearenfest.com for a list of things going on at this years festival. Fittleworth comes alive and parking is free. There are over 200 artisans for you to check out and food galore. Hey, they even have live mermaids. The festival is located on the grounds next to the Museum of Science and Industry on the corner of Fowler Ave and 46th Street. See you there this weekend. Wine and Choc

March 25, 2014 Posted by | BARF, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Beer, Beer Fest, Belly Dancers, Chocolate, Cinco de Mayo, Cinco de Mayo Fiesta Tampa, 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, Wenches, Wine, Wonders of the World | Leave a comment