About the Festival

Travel back in time to the 16th Century at the 32nd Annual Florida Renaissance Festival, coming to Quiet Waters Park.

February 3rd, 2024 through March 24th, 2024.
Saturday’s & Sunday’s only from 10:00AM to Sunset!

Over 100 Artisans selling their wares. Over 100 Performers to entertain.

Come Be Welcome in our 16th century renaissance Village! Browse through our Enchanted Artisan Marketplace where over one hundred merchants demonstrate and sell their wares. Behold blown glass, hammered pewter, wooden toys, hand-tooled leather, weaponry, unique pottery, abundant clothing, and a wealth of other riches, including Festival Memorabilia! Applaud hundreds of performers, not only on our twelve unique stages but all around you! You’ll meet sword fighters, minstrels, magicians, wenches, and more! “All the World’s a Stage” here in the Village of Kimmendale. Cheer for Heroic Knights, as they mount their noble steeds and charge with thunderous speed in exciting Jousts, thrice daily! Feast on a Cornucopia of Fyne Foods fit for a King or Queen! Enjoy delectable desserts without regret! Visit the pubs and toast the Royal Court with a tankard of cold ale or hard cider. For the softer palette, we offer meads and wines as well. Play games of chance and skill which challenge both young and old alike, such as Axe Throwing, Archery, Test of Strength, Jacob’s Ladder, The Hang Bar, Fencing, Water Wars Balloons, and NEW Blue Moon Pirate Kayaks and so much more! Thrill to a ride on the Giant Rocking Horse, get lost in The Maze, or the Haunted Graveyard! You can streak across the sky on the Knight’s Flight Zipline or go for a spin on the human-powered Flying Carrousel! There is So Much to do!

Come Experience the Adventure that is the One and Only Florida Renaissance Festival! Huzzah!

The Many Renovations at the New Emerald Seas

The New Emerald Seas has been updated inside and out, featuring updated patio furnishings, new queen size beds with updated linens, and tile throughout.

New Listings Option

Looking to rent, buy or trade a unit at our beautiful Emerald Seas? Now you can post this information in our Listings section. Simply log in on the home page, fill out the form, and submit your information.

Listings received by 7PM Eastern Time on Wednesday will be posted no later than 7PM the following Monday. If you are not an owner, please send an email to [email protected].

Owners and Guests - Please share your community news and comments. Here are recent comments submitted by our Owners:

“Emerald Seas is the best.”
- Marcie Mahoney

“Happy with direction the place is going in, keep up the good work.”
- Becky & Billy

“Enjoyed my stay for the two weeks.”
- Joe

“The grounds and pool look great!”
- Susan & Katie

“Great location.ᅠ Things are getting better and we are excited for the positive changes.”
- Anonymous

“Loved wifi, grass healthy, loved guest book and new furniture in tiki hut.ᅠ Thank you for another great year!!”
- Louise & Rick

“Just want to say ‘thank you’ for all the recent communication from Emerald Seas. As Charter Owners the only communication for years & years was the annual meeting notices & invoices, wish it would have been done from the beginning!”
- Mrs. Schott

Dear Friends and Owners,

Effective immediately, we have instituted a new policy that will improve the process of listing your properties for sale or rent. Listings submitted by Wednesday 7PM Eastern Time will be available on our website by 7PM the following Monday. The same policy applies to those of you who wish to remove listings. If we need to confirm your information, the office will contact you. To avoid any delays, please be sure to provide the office with any requested details. Also, be sure to select at least one form of contact (phone and/or email) on the listing submission form.

Thank you,
Pete Smith, Pres. ESOA