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Mount Hope Estate & Winery, home of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire

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This winery is also home to a theater group, Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire's Acting Company, which puts on performances regularly.
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2775 Lebanon Rd, Manheim, PA 17545-8711
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+1 717-665-7021
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Reviewed 3 weeks ago

I used to visit the ren faire every weekend a few years ago and always had a great time. I love the winery - their wine is excellent.

Date of experience: March 2018
Thank jenncatty
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

We stopped at this winery on our weekend getaway. The wine was very good and Mike giving the tasting was excellent and worked very hard to try and give everyone attention and definitely accomplished it everyone seemed very happy. The only complaint was I wish...More

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Rkohler123
Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

Wine is free, tasted like medicine. 2 stars because we didn’t pay and the venue wasn’t bad. Kinda cute. Everything else lacked. Skip if you’re into good wine.

Date of experience: February 2019
Thank Millerdes
Reviewed 29 January 2019

We bought tickets for something different and ended up going twice last summer (2018) b/c it was so much fun-- and we could bring out dog. She was a puppy and it was fabulous to be able to take her. There are lots of other...More

Date of experience: August 2018
Thank sassy1smom
Reviewed 16 January 2019 via mobile

I have been attending the PA Ren Faire since 2011. I have since moved to FL but still make a return trip to PA every fall for this event. Venue: The grounds are vast and really give the event an authentic feel. The actors and...More

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank JenniferD63
Reviewed 19 December 2018 via mobile

Several of us went to the Dickens dinner (at 1:pm). We all has a good time with lots of laughter and good company. The meal was decent and filling, but fell short of what was advertised. There were no butlered hor d'oeuvres (some crackers on...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank scottg815
Reviewed 17 December 2018 via mobile

This was not a good evening for us. We’ve been to the Dickens Christmas events at the mansion several times in past years. We found them to be funny and entertaining. This was our first dinner theater there and our last. The food was mediocre...More

Date of experience: December 2018
Thank donn132
Reviewed 10 December 2018

Attended the Dinner Theater in the Mansion: Holidays at Mount Hope. Food was awful. Dry potatoes, hard stuffing, undercooked string beans and stale cake. Hardly any interaction. Over the top silly acting. Not amusing. Just too much silliness that made it seem like no one...More

Date of experience: December 2018
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Reviewed 3 November 2018

Adults and children alike have fun at the home of the Penn Ren Faire. So much to see and so much to do. With plenty of fine foods, drink and entertainment. Don't forget to purchase a few bottles of your favorite Mount Hope Wine.

Date of experience: October 2018
Thank SoloTheBest
Reviewed 1 November 2018

This was a family trip. There were eight of us. It was the first time there for all but three of us. We enjoyed wandering around checking out the shops and the faire guests in costumes. The highlight was participating in a "sword" fight with...More

Date of experience: October 2018
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Pamela K
8 November 2017|
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Response from eaglesnesttraveler | Reviewed this property |
We attended the Renaissance Faire. I am not aware of pricing for current shows.
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ReneeChasBan
11 September 2017|
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Response from cekull | Reviewed this property |
We stayed at Gifford Pinchot State Park (about 1/2 hour away but easy to get to Faire via PA Turnpike). The sites are nice, private and they have electricity as well as clean bathrooms and showers.
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momrasn
28 August 2017|
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Response from huneydoit | Reviewed this property |
They have a wine shop outside of the faire.
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