Georgia Renaissance Festival

At the Georgia Renaissance Festival, groups will experience the 16th century through reenactments, artisan demonstrations, and a variety of workshops. On Student Day, workshops and classes aim to teach groups about renaissance battle weapons, language and mannerisms, musical instruments, superstitions, and foods, as well as Leonardo Da Vinci’s works and Henry VIII. Once you’ve registered your group for Student Day, you’ll receive an invoice packet with a Curriculum Enhancement Guide filled with lesson plans and fun activities that focus on history, language arts, theater, science, math, science and art to engage your group before and after the field trip. 
Contact Info
Address: 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd., Fairburn, GA 30213. Fulton County. Tel: 770-964-8575. Email: Website: Hrs: Tues., May 9, 2017 (Student Day) - 9AM - 2:30PM. Festival will run Weekends and Memorial Day, Apr. 15 – Jun. 4, 2017. Contact:, 770-964-8575.
Trip Info
Grade Level: All grades. Activity Type: Day Trips, Guided Activities, Self-Guided Activities. Recomm. Length of Visit: Varies. Cost: Fee.
SUPPORTS CLASSROOM LEARNING IN: Social Studies, Language Arts.

Lesson Plan To Enrich This Class Trip

Living History Lesson Plan

Two hundred thousand Civil War soldiers were boys no older than 16, and an estimated 300 women were brave enough to disguise themselves as men and fight in the war. The average soldier weighed only 145 pounds due to poor diet, long marches, disease, and tough living, and earned about $15 per month more. ... Continue