Turkey Legs and Jousting! It’s Renaissance Festival Time!

TN Ren Fest

Castle Gwynn stands proud as the 29th Tennessee Renaissance Festival comes to Middle Tennessee every weekend in May, bringing the sounds of clinking armor and merry music to the village of Covington Glen, just outside of Rutherford County. Every weekend features different themes and events:

Renaissance FestMay 3-4 Community & Family Appreciation & Regions Free Days
May 10-11 Pirate Weekend
May 17-18 Celtic Weekend
May 24-25-26 Royal Jousting Tournament

The Renaissance Festival brings the rich cultural history of the Renaissance Age to its guests. Artisans, man-powered rides, games of skill, and entertainments evoke smiles and cheers at Covington Glen. Culinary adventures abound in savory and colorful treats.

Ticket Information:
Adult $20 Children $7 (Ages 6 -12) Children 5 and under are admitted FREE
Tickets are available at www.tnrenfest.com and at the gate

Regions Bank is offering free tickets to the first 300 people at the festival on opening weekend only, May 3 and 4. Limit two tickets per person. Also on opening weekend, there will be free parking and a free children’s art and activity area.

Castle tours are available on festival days from 11 a.m. – 3 p.m., weather permitting.



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Clark Shelton has made Franklin home for over 2 decades, raised a family (his son currently attends MTSU), and contributed greatly to the quality of life in Downtown Franklin for many years as part of the Heritage Foundation and Downtown Franklin Association. He has been the General Manager of WilliamsonSource.com for 2 years, after serving as Social Media Coordinator in the early days.