Texas Renaissance Pageant to open with new programming and protection actions

The Texas Renaissance Competition will open up for its 46th time on October 3 in Todd Mission, with new programming and basic safety actions.

The 16th-century-themed festival is having various new sights, including the manually propelled DaVinci’s Traveling Machine, Dragon Tower Slide, Airy Botter’s Escape Space and a pirate ship museum, according to a Friday release.

The lineup of performers ranges from singer, songwriter, and accordionist Amanda Kitchens to pyro-juggler Thomas Wood.

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New food items and drink vendors involve The Kackle King serving drunken hen and pork Wyrmwood General public Residence offering craft cocktails and Tea and Strumpets supplying ethically sourced teas as effectively as a large tea offered by reservation.

Because of to the coronavirus pandemic, the festival said it canceled the Immediately after Dim Saturday amusement practical experience, costume rentals and once-a-year School Days function for the 2020 season.


The 60-acre out of doors function also announced social distancing suggestions, including 50 {766217b566d85cd2dfba0d1a6f6553a3c930a4e4143295fd9ff9d8f43520a660} potential, vehicles parked 6 toes aside in heaps, plexiglass partitions at various meals booths, socially distanced seating at general performance venues and ingesting regions, and hand sanitizing stations located all over the grounds.

Face masks, spot cleaning at significant visitors spots and line displays outdoors the entrance gate to manage social distancing as company enter are also aspect of the steps.

Date-distinct tickets, $30 for each grownup and $15 for every kid for common admission, are available in limited quantities at retailers this sort of as H-E-B, Groupon, and the Festival’s web-site.

The Texas Renaissance Pageant, situated one particular hour north of Houston, is scheduled for Saturdays and Sundays from Oct 3 to November 29.