• Blogs

    November 4, 2014

    A Lowly Peasant Crashes Ren Fest's King Midas' Ball

    Somewhere off Farm-to-Market Road 1774, nestled in the woods about an hour and a half away from Houston, is a place called Todd Mission, Tex. You might not recall the name of the town sandwiched in between the "big cities" of Plantersville and Magnolia, but you're well aware of events that transpire ... More >>

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    November 26, 2011

    RenFest: Your Last Chance To Get All Medieval This Weekend

    Check out even more of our RenFest pictures gathered up as we wandered the grounds on Friday. This is it, the final countdown. With two days left in RenFest season for this year, it's today and tomorrow to haul yourself up to the fields south of Plantersville, lace yourself into a bodkin, loin clo ... More >>

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    October 21, 2011

    Bartender Chat: Cap'n Biff of Wonky Wally Pub at the Texas Renaissance Festival

    Photo by Ginny Braud​We usually wait until it gets fairly cool to make the trek up to Plantersville for the Texas Renaissance Festival, but this year we uncharacteristically went the second weekend it was open. Around 3 p.m. it was 90 degrees and we went in search of a cool, shaded spot to gra ... More >>

  • Blogs

    September 12, 2011

    Wildfire Evacuees Pause for a Breath at Lake Conroe KOA

    Margaret DowningScott Ross had to flee his house​Scott Ross had held out past the wildfire evacuation order. The father of six didn't want to leave his place off at Southall Drive and FM 1486 to looters and in his case, it wasn't idle speculation. He'd already had a guy run out from under his ... More >>

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    February 28, 2011

    Get Your Passport Stamped Along the Texas Wine Trails

    ​While the trail riders rode into town last Friday, you could be riding out one weekend soon to hit one of Texas's 11 wine trails just as the bluebonnets are beginning to bloom this spring. The fifth most productive wine-producing state in the nation, Texas features more than 200 vineyards wi ... More >>

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    October 8, 2010

    Upcoming Events

    Photo by Reggie BibbsThis winsome wench and many more are waiting to pour you a flagon of mead at Ren Fest.​As mentioned earlier this week, food festival season is upon us in Houston, with some of our favorite festivals kicking off this weekend. The 44th annual Greek Festival started yesterday ... More >>

  • Blogs

    October 7, 2010

    Top 5 Houston Food Festivals

    Photo by Raindrop Turkish HousePile that plate high at the Turkish Festival​Houston may not put on festivals on the scale of Taste of Chicago or even Taste of Buffalo (no, seriously; it's the nation's second largest food festival), but the festivals that we do put on each year offer some fine ... More >>

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    October 20, 2009

    The Top 20 Freaks You'll Meet at Ren Fest

    We went to the Texas Renaissance Festival in Plantersville this weekend to attend our cousin's wedding, and wouldn't you know we brought a camera along to document through our drunkenly narrow and judging eyes all the WTF-ery walking amongst the trees. Secretly we wish we could also don a pair of ti ... More >>

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    November 6, 2008
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    October 18, 2007

    Renaissance Festival

    Wenches, royalty and barbarians invade Plantersville

  • Music

    July 26, 2007
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    July 21, 2005

    Christmas in July

    Six dozen of Houston's finest bands for a mere $7

  • News

    November 11, 2004

    Escape Artists

    Rennies stay on after the gates close at the Texas Renaissance Festival each night, living lives from centuries ago

  • Calendar

    October 2, 2003

    Puffy Shirts, Turkey Legs and Thee

    Dust off your chain mail and head out to the Texas Renaissance Festival

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    October 1, 1998

    Night & Day

    October 1 - 7, 1998

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    October 2, 1997
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    October 3, 1996
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    September 19, 1996
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    November 3, 1994
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    April 21, 1994