May 17, 2019 – (Billings, MT) – It will soon be that time of year again – time for the Montana Renaissance Festival at ZooMontana. The festival will be held on Saturday, June 1st from 10am to 6pm and on Sunday, June 2nd from 10am to 4pm.
ZooMontana will be transformed into a magical world where Knights, Lords, Ladies, and Fairies play. Guests can revel in the atmosphere of a 16th Century European Country Festival, explore the bustling marketplace, mingle and interact with costumed characters, and enjoy endless merriment and mayhem. Marketplace lanes will be bustling with story tellers, musicians, singers, dancers, and villagers. The air will be filled with the scents and smells of foods from the Renaissance period and guests will feast like Royalty on juicy roasted turkey legs, royal Scottish eggs, steak on a stake, and more! Pubs will be available to quench guest’s thirst with a flagon of ale or a goblet of the King’s own mead. Various performers on stages throughout the Zoo including Alterna Cirque, belly dancers, sword fighters, armored jousters, wizards, poets and more will entertain those in attendance.
Royal Weddings will be performed in the majestic sensory garden amidst the tranquil flowing waters and breathtaking flora! Weddings are by reservation only. The ceremonies will be performed by Lady Wendy of Uniquely You Planning. Ceremonies include a hand fasting ceremony with chord and will evoke romance and the era of the renaissance. Royal Weddings must be scheduled in advanced by calling Lady Wendy at 406-850-1879.
For more information on the 2019 Montana Renaissance Festival visit montanarenfest.com. Tickets are available at the gate or online at montanarenfest.com and are: One Day Pass: $15; Two Day Pass: $25; Senior Rate (55 & over): $10; Children (ages 3 to 15): $7; and Family Rate (2 adults,2 children): $40. Children 2 and under are free.
ZooMontana is a nonprofit 501 (c) (3) educational organization committed to the best in animal care, conservation and wildlife education. As Montana’s only Zoological and Botanical Park, ZooMontana is dedicated to wildlife education and conservation. The Zoo is located at 2100 S. Shiloh Rd. in Billings, MT just off the Zoo Drive exit (443) of Interstate 90. Find the Zoo on the web at zoomontana.org and on Facebook. ZooMontana is open every day at 10:00 am.