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Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

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This winery is also home to a theater group, Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire's Acting Company, which puts on performances regularly.
2775 Lebanon Rd, Manheim, PA 17545-8711
+1 717-665-7021
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Reviewed yesterday via mobile

The Pa Renaissance Fair is a great way to spend the day. The Faire is slightly overpriced but there is a lot to do. They offer different performances and lots of food to try. The adult poetry was very funny but do not take the...More

Thank Bobby091
Reviewed 3 days ago

I've been going to the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire since its very first days. Back then, it was a glorious day, with tremendous audience interaction, fun story lines, and reasonable prices. Over time, the Faire got bigger and bigger, and now, it's become a victim of...More

Thank Joseph S
Reviewed 3 days ago

Family visited the Faire on Sunday first the first time after several decades. It has grown quite a bit in size and entertainment. We loved the costumes & characters of the staff, vendors and all the visitors who "dress" for the occasion. Luckily, they have...More

Thank d0tmcd
Reviewed 4 days ago via mobile

Myself, a friend, and our kids (ages 7, 7, and 10) went for a day. To us, mostly an adult event. However, there’s enough for them to do. We saw two shows and the first joust. Then they went trick or treating. If it hadn’t...More

Thank 1_lite_traveler
Reviewed 4 days ago

Fun time at Renaissance Faire...great shows, and entertainment. Family enjoyed the day at Faire...lots of cast and visitors in custumes and character...Circus Stella and Arron Bonk shows are favs...of course all shows were very entertaining....big selection of food, some good, some so so

Thank mdmyers1
Reviewed 5 days ago via mobile

Revisited this event with some friends. Great stage shows, exhibits and craftsmen await costumed and normally dressed patrons. Some expansion of the Faire grounds from several years ago and significantly larger crowds this time around. Unfortunately adequate accommodation for the larger crowds is a little...More

Thank George G
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Me and my girlfriend visited the faire on a Saturday. I recommend getting there when it opens as there are shown all day long. Plenty of free parking with people in character helping you park. The place is huge so wear comfortable shoes. Plenty of...More

Thank doug6458
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

Ok I can sum up the experience in one word. GREAT Take two days if you can first day to visit shops there are a lot of them second day to see all the shows you can. We got there early and got a great...More

Thank Chris B
Reviewed 2 weeks ago

First time visit. Went to the wine shop in search of a local wine. Very enjoyable wooded venue which made the shopping an fun experience!

Thank Philip N
Reviewed 2 weeks ago via mobile

I have never been to the pa ren fair before and it was close by so me and my family decided to go. There is plenty of parking but depending when you get there you may be looking at a long walk. It’s not very...More

Thank Dan A
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Pamela K
7 November 2017|
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Response from eaglesnesttraveler | Reviewed this property |
We attended the Renaissance Faire. I am not aware of pricing for current shows.
11 September 2017|
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Response from Richard K | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Gifford Pinchot State Park (about 1/2 hour away but easy to get to Faire via PA Turnpike). The sites are nice, private and they have electricity as well as clean bathrooms and showers.
27 August 2017|
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Response from huneydoit | Reviewed this property |
They have a wine shop outside of the faire.