ANY SURPRISE THAT the Texas Renaissance Festival outside Houston is the nation’s largest and most acclaimed?  The annual fall festival, since 1974, runs from October 10 – November 29 celebrating 16th-century music, performances, food, and costumes.  If you plan ahead, there are several options for getting Renaissance Festival tickets without breaking the family budget.

  • is offering a family four pack of tickets right now for only $32.  The retail value of this package ranges from $68 to $92 depending on the number of kid’s tickets purchased. With full price running $23/adults and $11/kids, it can add up quickly.  Click here to grab this great family deal. Only a limited number are available.
  • Advance tickets are available through the Texas Renaissance Festival site if purchased before September 25.  Adults/$16, kids/$6.  Special pricing is also available for Opening Weekend October 10-October 11.  Adults/$12, kids/$6. Purchase these advance tickets here on the Texas Renaissance Festival site.
  • Buy tickets at ticket outlet stores for $19/adults and $9/kids.  These are available at H.E.B., Randall’s, Market Basket, and Woodforest Bank.

The Texas Renaissance Festival is located in Plantersville, about 28 miles from Houston. Visit the Festival Web site for all the details.