2022 Tennessee Renaissance Festival

Action at the Festival

  • No pets allowed.
  • No alcohol or drugs allowed. The County does not allow alcohol sales at county events.
  • Tour is of Castle Grounds and garden. No entry into the residental Castle this year.
  • Tickets will be dated
  • Cash required for food. drinks, games, rides and TNRF souvenirs. There's an ATM at ticket booth with cash back fee
  • New: TNRF now has a weather text alert. TEXT TNRENFEST to 888-777 to get updates on weather related closings.

Queen Elizabeth

2022 Modifications

  • More picnic tables near joust field.
  • No more beer. But with the beer booths gone it's less crowded near the Hammerbeam. They moved the soda booth to the previous beer booth area. The are some vendors in the old soda location, so less food lines in that area.
  • Tickets scanned with phones.
  • Schedule signs with QR codes near stages. You can scan it for the schedule.
  • There's also a schedule posted at the information booth.
  • The acts that are usually on the smaller Crosswinds stage have been moved to other stage
  • The Queen's Knighting Ceremony has been moved to the tournament field.
  • Rafferty the Piper has two shows on the Crosswinds stage and one at the Hammerbeam.

Maid marian wearing a flower crown.
Maid Marian


Axel the Sot - Musical/Comedy Act
Bardbarians (site)
Buckle and Swash Show - Pirate sword show
Celticopia - Demetrius and Darin of Empty Hats
Empty Hats - Celtic music
The Fairies of Covington Glen
The Freelancers - full Armored Jousters
Knightwings - Birds of Prey
Isaac Fawlkes - Magic and Comedy
Giacomo's Ballads

Oops! Knife Throwing (Paolo /Giacomo)
Paolo Garbanzo- Juggling
Queen's Knighting Ceremony
Robin Hood - Children's show
Rafferty the Piper
Royal Improv Comedy
Secret Commonwealth
Tea with Lady Ettie (last two weekends only)

New for 2022!
The Queen's Tea additional ticket required.
Kiddie Cove Games area with unicorn rides.
New Human powered Rides

Schedule now posted on TNRenFest.com

A cloth game board with game pieces.

Yard art at Nashville Picks booth.

2022 Themed Weekends

  • May 7-8: Opening Weekend
  • May 14-15: Artisan and Crafts Weekend.
    • May 14-15 Fairy House and Hobbit Habitat Contest
  • May 21-22: Pirate Invasion Weekend
  • May 28-30: Celtic Weekend

more details

For more information see the TN links page



A Temptation of Faeries
Aradani Studios
Ed Beard Jr.
M Sotherden Art Glass
Nashville Picks
Son of Sandlar

Dragonfly's Realm games and dice

These are just some of the vendors, see more at The artisans page

jouster breaking a lance

For information on acts and vendors see the TN links page

man in stocks/ splattered tomatoes are on the stocks.

the band, Empty Hats

Squire and horse


Copper Dragon Fountation

knight jousting



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