TODD MISSION, Texas--()--The Texas Renaissance Festival, the nation’s largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind, has completed the expansion of the Fields of New Market Campground, just in time for the 38th festival season in October and November 2012.
Now spanning over 170 acres of beautiful land, the Fields of New Market Campground offers festival goers the opportunity to escape to the 16th century for a weekend of magic and fun. The Fields of New Market Campground will be open every weekend from Friday at 12 p.m. to Monday at 12 p.m.
The Fields of New Market Campground hosts an array of activities to keep guests entertained throughout the evening. A communal bonfire, live music and performances by festival artisans occur each night to enhance the social experience throughout the weekend.
Within walking distance to the front gates, the Fields of New Market Campground features two convenience stores, water stations with potable water, permanent and portable restrooms, as well as easily accessible trash dumpsters. “Quiet camping,” separate from the main camping area, is also available for guests who prefer a more serene experience after 10 p.m.
For more information on the Fields of New Market Campground visit www.texrenfest.com/trfcamping.
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About Texas Renaissance Festival:
The Texas Renaissance Festival is the Nation’s largest and most acclaimed Renaissance theme park where the sights, sounds, tastes and beauty of the 16th Century come alive for eight magically-themed weekends. The Texas Renaissance Festival welcomes nearly half a million guests annually and features nearly 500 costumed performers on 17 stages; 385 shoppes including international food purveyors, unique artisans, merchants and craft vendors; human-powered rides; an abundance of strolling performers and the Royal Finale at dusk.
The Festival is held Saturdays, Sundays and Thanksgiving Friday. The Texas Renaissance Festival is located 50 miles northwest of Houston on more than 50 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds on FM 1774, between Magnolia and Plantersville, Texas. Parking is free. For more information, visit www.texrenfest.com or follow us on Facebook/Twitter.