It’s that time of year again, so here’s your traffic reminder:

The Georgia Renaissance Festival will be returning to Fairburn beginning Saturday, April 15th. They will be open Saturdays and Sundays from Saturday, April 15th through Sunday, June 4th, plus Memorial Day (Monday, May 29th).
The festival is located at 6905 Virlyn B Smith Rd, Fairburn, GA 30213. Traffic during festival days can be heavy from the I-85 southbound exit ramp to the festival entrance on Virlyn B. Smith Rd. If you live in the area, please plan to use alternate routes on festival days. If you are planning to attend the festival, we recommend arriving early. We look forward to seeing you lords and ladies soon!


This is the 38th season of the Georgia Renaissance Festival and is a celebration of 16th Century entertainment and traditions. "Founded in 1986, the Georgia Renaissance Festival began on 65 acres just to the east of 1-85 in Fairburn, drawing a crowd of about 32,000. Fast forward to 2023, and the Festival now lives on 120 acres one mile to the west of its original location and attracts over 120,000 visitors over eight weekends every Spring. It also features a 32-acre Artisan's Marketplace with leather workers, glassblowers, potters, swordsmiths, and many other skilled artists demonstrating their crafts. 

The City is also excited to celebrate Fairburn Day at the RenFest on Sunday, April 23rd from 10:30am - 6:00pm. Families and friends are invited to enjoy a fun day at the Festival with City officials.

The Festival includes joust productions, pub crawls, acrobatic performances, art markets, rides, food and more. Comedians, jugglers, circus-style acts and musicians perform non-stop all day on 10 stages and in the lanes. A highlight of this season is Rota Temporis , a group of musicians from Italy that performs medieval music with a heavy metal twist. Event-goers can also enjoy a wide variety of gourmet food, including the famous turkey "legge." Festivalgoers can also enjoy a more adult experience at the Pirate Pub Crawl.

Festival hours are from 10:30AM - 6:00PM and will be located at 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Road, Fairburn, GA 30213.

To learn more about the Georgia Renaissance Festival in Fairburn and to purchase tickets, visit