This Weekend at the TRF: The Roman Bacchanal (aka the Largest Toga party in the State of Texas

Friends, Romans, Countryman.  Toga! Toga! Toga!  Join the Italian Court in an extravagant Roman Bacchanal.  When in Rome, do as the Romans: seek wisdom from the oracle of Delphi, toss a Bocce Ball, enjoy a Pasta Eating Contest and show off your Centurion physique or Venus-like beauty in the world’s largest Toga contest.  Veni, Vidi, Vici!


The pinnacle of our Roman Bacchanal, come compete or cheer our contestants as they eat, play, and TOGA! their way to win a pair of season tickets for 2011.  Please inquire at the Revels Stage for more information or if you would like to enter any competition.

Bocce Ball Contest – Revels Stage 11:00

Toga Contest – The Arena 2:00

Spaghetti Eating Contest – Revels Stage 4:00


The Texas Renaissance Festival (TRF) 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.  TRF welcomes more the 450,000 guests annually and features nearly 500 costumed performers on 17 stages; 340 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.  TRF is 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