Welcome to DaVinci Con - The Original Renaissance Convention

Welcome to DaVinci Con - The Original Renaissance Convention

Welcome to DaVinci Con - The Original Renaissance Convention Welcome to DaVinci Con - The Original Renaissance Convention Welcome to DaVinci Con - The Original Renaissance Convention

Presented by Argent Rose Studios

DaVinci Con - The Original Renaissance Convention is postponed until December

With the rapidly changing developments that the Covid19 virus has brought about, and in the interest of public safety, DaVinci Con is rescheduling our event dates for the first weekend in December (5th and 6th).  Our indoor venue is sure to keep us warm and dry while we enjoy the festivities, food and fun of our inaugural season!  Any advance tickets will be honored on these future dates.  Please feel free to contact us with any questions or concerns.  We look forward to seeing you at The Original Renaissance Convention!

Volunteer

Want to see DaVinci Con from the inside?  Volunteer and help us out!  It's a rewarding way to make new friends and experience a fun day out in history!

About Us

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A Unique Event

DaVinci Con - The Original Renaissance Faire Convention (TM) is the first of its kind.  So much more than your usual Ren Fest, The Original Renaissance Convention is a place to learn how to be a part of faires, learn about the history and skills of the period,  and enjoy a Renaissance Festival all at once.  Our indoor venue has room for a faire site, full jousting arenas, as well as classrooms for panels, and convention floor for groups and people  to promote their organizations and themselves.  

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The Festival

DaVinci Con offers all the excitement of a Renaissance Faire.  Stroll the period village and shop your favorite craft booths.  Take in a juggling or musical show at one of the many stages.  Watch a spectacular jousting tournament or watch the falconer fly their birds. Sample delicious food and drink, and all while interacting with a costumed cast that brings to life the period of the Renaissance.

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The Convention

Like what you’ve seen at the festival? Stop by our convention floor and visit the organizations, entertainers and other groups that make it all possible.  Learn how to be a part of the faire by sitting in on a panel, or take a class to learn a skill like juggling or costuming. Hear from the experts about the history of the period, how to become involved yourself, or just techniques that will make your next trip to a festival more fun.

THE DETAILS

WHEN

THE VENUE

WHERE

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December 5 and 6, 2020

In the heart of Fall the Mountains

WHERE

THE VENUE

WHERE

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Lexington, Virginia

an historic town, Voted in the top 5 Best Southern Small Towns in the US” in 2017 by USA Today, and Smithsonian Magazine “20 Best Small Towns” in 2013.

Full of historic universities and sites, excellent restaurants, great small business shopping, and mountain views, Lexington itself is a destination. 

THE VENUE

THE VENUE

DIRECTIONS

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The Virginia Horse Center

With 600 acres holding 19 show rings, a 4,000 seat Coliseum, 8 barns, cross country and combined carriage driving courses, a tractor pull, campgrounds, special event spaces, and full café services, the Virginia Horse Center offers a safe, diverse, and exciting facility. 

DIRECTIONS

ADVANCE TICKETS AND INFORMATION

DIRECTIONS

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From the North and South:

I-81/64 to I-64 W (towards Charleston)

Exit 55 toward Lexington, right at top of exit.  

First left at light SR 39.  Horse Center is 1 mile on the left.


From the West:

I-64 E to exit 50, Lexington

Left at top of exit, then left at first light, SR 39.  Horse Center is 1 mile on the left.


From the East:

US 60 west into Lexington

Right onto US 11 N

Left at SR 39 

Horse Center is 1 mile on the left

ADVANCE TICKETS AND INFORMATION

ADVANCE TICKETS AND INFORMATION

ADVANCE TICKETS AND INFORMATION

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Advance ticket prices:

Adult 1 day pass: $13

Kids 5-12 1 day pass $7

Adult 2 day pass $23

Kids 5-12 2 day pass $13


Kids 4 and under always free


Day Of Show Prices

Adults day of show $15

Kids 5-12 Day of show $8

Kids 4 and under free


Special VIP passes will be available as well, check back for more information



FAQs

ADVANCE TICKETS AND INFORMATION

ADVANCE TICKETS AND INFORMATION

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Have a question about DaVinci Con?

Follow the link below for more information on parking, The VIP experience, rules and more!


Food!

Plenty of Activities!

Demonstrations!

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Join us for delectable treats, like Turkey Legs, Soup in a Bread bowl, scrumptious desserts, chocolate covered strawberries, beer, wine and more!


Demonstrations!

Plenty of Activities!

Demonstrations!

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With a full day of sword fighting and swashbuckling, blacksmithing and jousting, wine making and leatherworking, there are plenty of demonstrations to keep you engaged and smiling!


Plenty of Activities!

Plenty of Activities!

Plenty of Activities!

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Take a Unicorn ride, test your skill at the axe throw, learn how to juggle, or sit in on a panel or workshop!  There is so much to do, you will be glad you have all day!

Hotels

Get Discounts at Local Hotels to Make the Most of the Weekend!

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To make it easier for our patrons to enjoy both days of the convention, we have secured hotel discounts at several area hotels.  

Contact Us

If you are a crafter, vendor, or entertainer who is interested in joining our event, please let us know! In addition to participating in the festival, we are also looking for people to lead discussion panels, teach classes, and promote  their organizations in the convention.  Download an application from our drop down menu!

DaVinci Con

PO Box 1156, Lexington, VA 24450

1-844-4RENCON (844-473-6266)

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