The Texas Renaissance Festival, the nation’s largest and most acclaimed festival of its kind, has announced the expansion of the Fields of New Market Campground, expected to be completed in time for the 38th Annual Texas Renaissance Festival in October and November.

The Fields of New Market Campground now spans over 170 acres of beautiful land and offers festival goers the perfect opportunity to escape to the 16th century for an entire weekend of magic and fun, according to a news release. The Fields of New Market Campground will be open every festival weekend from Friday mornings at 10 a.m. to Monday mornings at 9 a.m.

For guests looking to extend their Texas Renaissance Festival experience, 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 many of the festival artisans occur each night to enhance the social experience throughout the weekend.

Within walking distance to the festival 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. Spaces for RVs, tents and campers are available on a first-come, first-served basis. “Quiet camping” separate from the main camping area is also available for guests who prefer a more serene experience after 10 p.m.

At only $20 per vehicle, with the purchase of Texas Renaissance Festival admission tickets, there is not a more convenient or affordable way to enjoy the full experience than at the Fields of New Market Campgrounds.

For more information on the Fields of New Market Campground visit www.texrenfest.com/trfcamping and for more information on the Texas Renaissance Festival visit www.texrenfest.com.

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 festival welcomes nearly half a million guests annually and features nearly 500 costumed performers on 17 stages; 350 shops 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 grounds are located 50 miles northwest of Houston on more than 50 acres of beautifully landscaped grounds on FM 1774, between Magnolia and Plantersville, Texas. For more information, visit www.texrenfest.com or follow us on Facebook/Twitter.