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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!
DaVinci Con - The Original Renaissance 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.
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.
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.
December 5 and 6, 2020
In the heart of Fall the Mountains
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 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.
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 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
Have a question about DaVinci Con?
Follow the link below for more information on parking, The VIP experience, rules and more!
To make it easier for our patrons to enjoy both days of the convention, we have secured hotel discounts at several area hotels.
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!
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