The Office of Human Resources has received employee discounted tickets for the 2013 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Adult tickets at $16.95 (Reg. $21.95) and children tickets (ages 5-12) are $9.50 (Reg. $12.95). Children age four and under are free.

The festival runs weekends and Labor Day from August 17 to September 29. Hours are from 9 a.m. to 7 p.m. Rain or shine. Parking is free.

Costumed characters represent village life from simple peasants to royalty. Twelve stages are continuously alive with comedy, music and mayhem! Talented artisans sell and demonstrate their wares in more than 250 craft shops. If you are interested in the Feast of Fantasy, Pub Crawl, Bawdy Beer Show, Mead Social, or Wine Tasting; reservations must be made in advance. Please go online or call 952.445.7361 to make reservations.

This offer is only available to employees, not students. If you would like to purchase tickets, contact Human Resources at 477.2157, or stop into the Office of Human Resources in Owens Hall, Room 214.  For more information, visit the 2013 Minnesota Renaissance Festival.