“We’ve got over 400 shops, a variety of food areas, 21 stages with over 200 performances every day, music, juggling, acrobatics, all across about 55 acres of land,” says Travis Bryant, the fest’s marketing director. “Between all that, there’s more to see and do than anyone could do in one day.”
“Our first weekend’s theme is Oktoberfest,” Bryant tells us. “We’re celebrating all things German: German food, German beer; we’re having a German costume contest and even a bratwurst-eating contest.”
Other themed weekends include 1001 Dreams (October 15-16), Pirate Adventure (October 22-23), All Hallows’ Eve (October 29-30), Roman Bacchanal (November 5-6), Barbarian Invasion (November 12-13), Highland Fling (November 19-20) and Celtic Christmas (November 25-27).
Consider extending your stay to partake in the sensuous delights of the adults-only TRF After Dark, held every Saturday evening through November 26. Prices range from $20 to $600, with upgrades available for VIP seating, a buffet and suites. 9 a.m. to 8 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and November 25. Through November 27. 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission. For information, call 800-458-3435 or visit texrenfest.com. $15 to $30.
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