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ALABAMA
Alabama Renaissance Faire
October 24 - 25, 2015, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Bill Warren, PO Box 431, Florence, AL 35631, (256) 768-3031, email: bwarren@florencek12.org, web: alarenfaire.org / Site: Wilson Park, downtown Florence, AL / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 38,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Full service camping w/in 5 mi., food and lodging w/in 1-2 miles. .

Mobile Renaissance Faire and Pirate Festival
November 14 - 15, 2015, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Steven Melei, Mobile Renaissance Faire, 3603 Mobile Hwy., Pensacola, FL 32505, (850) 429-8462, email: sadie50us@yahoo.com, web: www.gcrf.us / Site: Medieval Village, 30569 Eagle Lane, Robertsdale, AL 36567 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 6,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and hotels nearby.


Renaissance Feast

October 17, 2015, 7 p.m.
Admission: $25 - limited to 200 ppl / Contact: Bill Warren, PO Box 431, Florence, AL 35631, (256) 768-3031, email: bwarren@florencek12.org, web: www.alarenfaire.org / Site: Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum / Booths: N/A / Attendance: limited to 200 people / Weapons: must be peace-tied.

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ALASKA
Three Barons Renaissance Faire
June 4 - 12, 2016, (WO) 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Carol LaLone, Three Barons Renaissance Faire, Inc., PO Box 233617, Anchorage, AK 99523, (907) 868-8012, email: info@3barons.org, web: www.3barons.org / Site: Tozier Track, 3500 Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: allowed for performers only.

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ARIZONA
Arizona Renaissance Festival

February 6 - March 27, 2016, (WO + Pres Day), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $22 / Contact: Jeffrey Siegel,12601 East Highway 60, Apache Junction, AZ 85218, (520) 463-2700, email: arizonarenfest@royalfaires.com, web: www.royalfaires.com/arizona/ / Site: 12601 East Hwy. 60, Apache Junction, AZ / Booths: 200 / Attendance: 265,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Off-site camping avail.; visit www.royalfaires.com for nearby accommodations.

Arizona Scottish Highland Games
March 19 - 20, 2016, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun., til 4 p.m.
Admission: $17 / Contact: The Caledonian Society of Arizona, Jackie Carro, PO Box 5853, Scottsdale, AZ 85261, (480) 788-6694, email: jackiecarro@cox.net, web: www.arizonascots.com / Site: Steele Indian School Park, 300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: Check for policy / Hotels nearby.

Estrella War
February 23 - 29, 2016
Admission: TBD / Contact: Joe Vaughn, (602) 418-3904, email: mains2011@estrellawar.org, web: www.estrellawar.org/ Site: Schnepf Farms, Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ

Medieval Mayhem
July 8 - 10, 2016, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Ric & Daris Gibbons, 1067 Old Hwy 160, Show Low, AZ 85901, (928) 215-0452, email: medievalmayhem@cableone.net, web: www.azmayhem.com / Site: 1101 N. Woodland Rd., Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85929 / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied /On site camping available for vendors/cast only.

Tucson Celtic Festival
TBA November, 2016, Fri. Feast of Tara 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12; Fri. Feast $30 / Contact: Tucson Celtic Festival Association, PO Box 40665, Tucson, AZ 85717, (520) 807-9509, email: president@tucsoncelticfestival.org, web: www.tucsoncelticfestival.org / Site: Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. First Ave., Tucson, AZ / Booths: 30 / Attendace: N/A / Wepons: call for policy / See web site for more information.

Two Rivers Renaissance Faire
February 5 - 7, 2016, Fri., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Two Rivers Entertainment, LLC, Desi Foster, 1779 W 28th Dr, Yuma, AZ 85364, (928) 314-1231 or (928) 257-2056, email: coordinator@tworiversfaire.com or tworiversfaire@gmail.com, web: www.tworiversfaire.com / Site: West Wetland Park, Yuma, AZ / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.


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ARKANSAS
Gravette Renaissance Festival NEW LISTING!
November 7, 2015, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $1 / Contact: Gravette Library, 407 Charlotte St SE, Gravette, AR, 72736, (479) 787-6955, email: soler@ochonline.com, web: Gravette Public Library Facebook Page / Site: Old Town Park, Gravette, AR / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 1,300 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping nearby.

Renaissance and Fantasy Faire of the Ozarks NEW LISTING!
April 16 - 17, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $11 / Contact: Three Crones and a Pirate Production Company, Margaret Rivera, 5 Silver Fox Cove, Jacksonville, AR, 72076, (501) 590-9386, email: renaissancefaireoftheozarks@gmail.com, 3cronesandapirate@gmail.com, web: www.renaissancefaireoftheozarks.org / Site: Washington Cnty Fair Grounds, Fayetteville, AR / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Texarkana Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
September 26 - 27, 2015, Sat.–Sun. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Hollie Black-Ramsey. 3700 East 50th St, Texarkana, AR 71854, (903) 908-9518, email: texarkanarenfaire@gmail.com, web: www.texarkanarenfaire.blogspot.com / Site: Four States Fair Gorunds, Texarkana, 71854/ Booths: 60 / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: Must be peace-tied / See web site for camping info.

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CALIFORNIA
All Hallows Fantasy Faire
October 24 - 25, 2015, 12 noon - midnight
Admission: $16 / Contact: Sonora Cultural Faires, Patric Karnahan, PO Box 4541, Sonora, CA 95370, (209) 532-8375 or (800) 446-1333, email: fairestaff@gmail.com or blackirish28@hotmail.com, web: www.allhallowsfaire.com / Site: Mother Lode Fairgrounds, Sonora, CA / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Big Bear City Renaissance Faire
August 1 - 16, 2015, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Lynda McGinnis, Big Bear Valley Renaissance Society, Inc., PO Box 1466, Big Bear City, CA 92315, (909) 237-0448, email: lynda@bbvrsinc.org, web: www.bbvrsinc.org / Site: Pedersen’s Mill, 39115 Rim of the World Dr., Fawnskin, CA / Booths: 65 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied; no firearms / Hotels and motels nearby.

California City Renaissance Festival
October 17 - 18, 2015, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: California City Arts Commission, Brenda Daverin, 21000 Hacienda Blvd., California City, CA 93505, (760) 373-3530, email: parksandrec@ccis.com, web: www.calcityrenfair.org / Site: CA City Central Park, 10350 Heather Ave., California City, CA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and secured / On-site camping for guilds and vendors; off-site nearby in Mojavc.

Central Coast Renaissance Festival
July 16 - 17, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Rick Smith, History Revisited, 500 Madera, Morro Bay, CA 93442, (888) 744-9381, email: rick@ccrenfaire.com, web: http://ccrenfaire.com / Site: Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Dickens Christmas Fair in San Francisco
November 21 - December 20, 2015, (WO + Thanksgiving Fri.) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Red Barn Productions, PO Box 1768, Novato, CA 94948, (800) 510-1558, email: kevin@dickensfair.com, web: www.dickensfair.com / Site: Cow Palace Exhibition Halls, San Francisco, CA

The Escondido Renaissance Faire--Fall
October 31 - November 8, 2015, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Festivals, Inc., 2219 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. #303, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastfestivals@gmail.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com/Escondido.html / Site: Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido, CA / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping avail., motels nearby.

The Escondido Renaissance Faire and Shakespeare in the Park--Spring
April 25 - May 3, 2015, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Festivals, Inc., 2219 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. #303, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastfestivals@gmail.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido, CA / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping avail., motels nearby.

Folsom Renaissance Faire and Tournament
October 17 - 18, 2015, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terr, San Francisco, CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: info@renaissanceproductions.com, web: www.folsomfaire.com / Site: Folsom City Lions Park, Folsom, CA / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On-site camping for participants, motels w/in 5 mi.

Fresno Pirate Faire
May 16 - 17, 2015, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Two Fayre Ladies, Joyce Roberts, 4546 E. Ashlan, 3232, Fresno, CA 93726, (559)-392-0965, email: queensfavr@aol.com, web: www.twofayreladies.com or facebook page “Fresno Pirate Festival” / Site: Roeding Park, 890 E. Belmont, Fresno, CA 93728 / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping, motels nearby.


Great Western War XVI
October 7 - 12, 2015, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Madelena Hidalgo and William MacFyr, Kingdom of Caid, SCA, 7575 West Washington Ave., Suite 127 #113, Las Vegas, NV, 89128, email: stewards@caid-gww.org, web: www.caid-gww.org / Site: Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area, 13601 Ironbark Rd., Taft CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: no functional firearms / limited on-site camping, hotels nearby.

The High Desert Pirate Renaissance Faire
March 19 -20, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Thomas Beckner, Brian Wilson, Richard Rasner, NWARE Events, PO Box 1021, Apple Valley, CA 92307, email: HDPirateFair@yahoo.com, web: www.HDPiratefaire.com / Site: 14800 7th St., Victorville, CA 92395 / Booths: 55 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / on-site camping available for participants.

Kearney Park Renaissance Faire
November 7 - 8, 2015, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Joyce Roberts, Two Fayre Ladies, 4546 E. Ashlan, Fresno, CA 93726, (559) 392-0965, email: queensfavr@aol.com, web: www.twofayreladies.com or facebook page “Kearney Renaissance Faire” / Site: Kearney Park, 7160 W. Kearney Blvd., Fresno, CA 93722 / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

Kern County Scottish Gathering & Games
April 16, 2016, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Ceilidh at 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Kern County Scottish Society, PO Box 41202, Bakersfield, CA 93384, (661) 393-6765, email: info@kernscot.org, web: www.kernscot.org / Site: Kern county Fairgrounds, 1142 South P St,, Bakersfield, CA / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 4,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / see web site for lodging information.

Koroneburg Old World Renaissance Fesival
May 7 - June 19, 2016, (WO+ Mem. Day) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: The Crossroads Group, PO Box 4583, Riverside, CA 92514, (951) 735-0101, email: crossroadsparkinc@gmail.com, web: www.renfestcorona.com / Site: Crossroads Riverview Park, 14600 River Rd., Corona, CA / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Pets: on leash / Camping: see website.

KVMR Celtic Fesival
September 30 - October 2, 2016, 10 a.m - 10 p.m, Sun., closes at 8 p.m.
Admission: $55 / Contact: KVMR 89.5 FM, 401 Spring St, Nevada City, CA 95959, (530) 913-9153, email: jtabker@kvmr.org, web: www.kvmr.org/celticfestival / Site: Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied /. Hotels nearby.


Labyrinth of Jareth Fantasy Masquerade X
TBA August, 2016, 8 p.m - 2 a.m
Admission: $49 - $52 / Contact: (818) 574-7055, email: info@labyrinthmasquerade.com, web: www.labyrinthmasquerade.com / Site: Park Plaza, 607 S. Park View St., Los Angeles, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Elaborate costume event. Hotels nearby; listed on website.

Lake Renaissance Festival NEW LISTING!
TBA May, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Lisa Wilsey, PO Box 1591, Lower Lake, CA 95457, (707) 295-2925, email: lakerenfest@yahoo.com, web: www.facebook.com-search for Lake Renaissance Festival / Site: Tuscan Village, 16175 Main St, Lower Lake, CA 95457 / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Medieval Festival of Courage
October 1 - 2, 2016, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Medieval Festival of Courage Foundation, PO Box 510, Arcata, CA, 95518, (707) 498-3545, email: coastalgrove@coastalgrove.org / Site: Christie’s Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze, Blue Lake CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Motherlode Games and Gathering
June 18 - 19, 2016, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Carl McDanel, Mother Lode Games, Inc., PO Box 66, Plymouth, CA, 95669, (209) 304-4926, email: info@TheMotherLodeGames.com, web: www.TheMotherLodeGames.com / Site: 18621 Sherwood St, Plymouth, CA / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: no firearms / Camping: see website for info.

Much Ado About Sebastopol
TBA September, 2016, Sat., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Guild of St. George, Sebastopol Educational Foundation, PO Box 1255, Sebastopol, CA, (707) 829-4570, email: muchado@sebastopolschools.org web: http://muchado.sebastopolschools.org / Site: Ives Park - 7400 Willow St, Sebastopol, CA 95472 / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: Attendees are asked not to bring weapons / See web site for info. Fundraiser for local public school.

Northern California Pirate Festival
June 18 - 19, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Kathy Kingman, 925 Lakeville Dr., Suite 127, Petaluma, CA 94952, (707) 780-3018 x705, email: kathy@norcalpiratefestival.com, web: www.norcalpiratefestival.com / Site: Vallejo Waterfront, 289 Mare Island Way, Vallejo, CA / Booths: 85 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied; no black powder w/o prior perm. / On-site camping avaliable for participants.

Northern California Renaissance Faire
TBA September - October, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Play Faire Productions, 201-A McCray, PMB247, Hollister, CA 95023, (408) 847-FAIR, email: info@norcalrenfaire.com, web: www.norcalrenfaire.com / Site: Casa de Fruta, 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy (Hwy 152), Hollister, CA / Booths: 145 / Attendance: 50,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / See web site for camping & hotels.


Pirate Invasion of Belmont Pier
TBA June, 2016 Sat., 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. til 6 p.m.
Admission: Free / Contact: Fred Khammar, Gold Cost Festivals, Inc., 400 Shoreline Village Dr., Long Beach, CA 90802, (562) 477-6820, email: beachclub2001@charter.net, web: http://www.alfredosbeachclub.com/seafest-pierdaze.html / Site: Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier, 25 39th Place, Long Beach, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be secured / On site camping available.

Queen Mary Scottish Festival
February 13 - 14, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: TBA / Contact: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queen’s Hwy., Long Beach, CA 90802, (877) 342-0738, web: www.queenmary.com / Site: The Queen Mary, Long Beach, Fresno, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A

Ravenswood upon the glean Celtic Gathering & Market Faire
April 30 - May 1, 2016, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Rick Horton Ravenswood upon the glean Celtic Gathering & Market Faire, 42 Sunshine Way, Eureka CA 95503, (707) 668-1861, email” rlhltd@suddenlink.net or ravenswood-faire@suddenlink.net, web: www.ravenswood-faire.com / Site: Lee Fong Park, end of Bremer St, Weaverville, CA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants.

Renaissance Pleasure Faire, Spring
April 2 - May 15, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $28 / Contact: REP, PO Box 1550, Irwindale, CA 91706, (626) 969-4750, email: kmansour71@gmail.com, web: www.renfair.com/socal / Site: Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, 15501 E. Arrow Hwy., Irwindale, CA / Booths: 250 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / RV, KOA campgrounds & motels nearby
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RenaissanceTudor Fayre at Cameron Park Lake
TBA September, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Raelynn DeBone, Two Fayre Ladies, 4546 E Ashlan, 3232, Fresno, CA 93726, (916) 223-6725, email: raelynn_debone@yahoo.com, web: www.twofayreladies.com / Site: Cameron Park Lake, 2989 Cambridge Rd, Cameron Park, CA / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

Riverside Dickens Festival
February 27 - 28, 2016, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12; Sat. Ceilidh $15 / Contact: Riverside Dickens Festival, Inc., PO B ox 113, Riverside, CA 92502, email: info@dickensfest.com, web: www.dickensfest.com / Site: Mission Inn Avenue between Orange and Lime Sts, Riverside, CA / Booths: NA / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearby

Sacramento Valley Scottish Games & Festival
TBA April, 2016, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12; Sat. Ceilidh $15 / Contact: Caledonian Club of Sacamento, Angie Roddan, email: gamesmanager@saccallie.org, web: www.saccallie.org/games / Site: Yolo County Fairgrounds, East & Gum Sts., Woodland, CA / Booths: 75 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearby.

San Diego Scottish Highland Games & Gathering of Clans
TBA June, 2016, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 / Contact: PO Box 3682, Vista, CA 92085, (760) 726-3691, email: sdshgchief@sbcglobal.net, web: www.sdhighlandgames.org / Site: Brengle Terrace Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA / Booths: 30+ / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

San Jose Fantasy Faire
April 9 - 10, 2016, 10 a.m - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $18; $13 Seniors, Military and ages 13 - 17; $8 ages 6 - 12; under 6 free / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terrace, San Francisco, CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: info@renaissanceproductions.com, web: www.sjfantasy.com / Site: Discovery Meadow Park, San Jose, CA / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On site camping for participants; motels w/in 1 mile.


San Jose Renaissance Faire

TBA August, 2016 10 a.m - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terrace, San Francisco, CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: info@renaissanceproductions.com, web: www.sanjosefaire.com / Site: Guadalupe River Park, San Jose, CA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On site camping for participants; motels w/in 1 mile.

Scandinavian Festival/Viking Age Display
TBA April, 2016, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. til 4 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Sandra Grunewald, Scandinavian Cultural & Historical Fdn., 60 Olsen Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, (805) 241-1051, email: scanfestival@callutheran.edu, web: www.scandinaviancenter.org/scandinavian_festival / Site: Cal. Lutheran University, 60 Olsen Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA / Booths: 60 / Atttendance: 6,000 / Weapons: no cutting edges, no firearms / Hotels nearby

Scottish Fest USA
May 28 - 29, 2016, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $18; $5 parking fee / Contact: United Scottish Society, email: scotsfest@yahoo.com, web: www.scottishfest.com / Site: Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA / Booths: 90+ / Attendance: 16,000 / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearby.

Scottish Highland Gathering & Games
September 3 - 4, 2016, 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $15 1-day/$22 2-day / Contact: Floyd Busby, Caledonian Club of San Francisco, 312 Maple Ave., S. San Francisco, CA 94080, 925-689-0395, email: buzco@buzco.com, web: www.TheScottishGames.com / Site: Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearby.

Seaside Highland Games
October 7 - 9, 2016, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: 9654 Kessler Ave., Chatsworth, CA 91311 (818) 886-4968, email: seasideChief@aol.com, web: http://seaside-games.com / Site: Ventura County Fairgrounds, 10 W. Harbor Blvd., Ventura, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Sonora Celtic Faire - Formerly Known as Calaveras Celtic Festival
March 11 - 13, 2016, Fri. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Fri. night concert 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m - 6 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Sonora Cultural Faires, Patrick Karnahan, PO Box 4541, Sonora, CA 95370, (209) 532-8375, email: faireteam@gmail.com or blackirish28@hotmail.com, web: www.sonoracelticfaire.com / Site: Mother Lode Fairgrounds, Sonora, CA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 9,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On-site camping avail. for participants

Tartan Day Scottish Faire
April 2, 2016, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Admission: $12 / Contact: East Bay Scottish Association, Debbie Barnes, PO Box 711, Union City, CA 94587, (510) 544-2797, email: ebsa.tartanday@hotmail.com or djohnstone@nusd.k12.ca.us, web: www.eastbayscots.org / Site: Ardenwood Historic Farms, 34600 Ardenwood Blvd, Fremont, CA / Booths: 30+ / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Motels nearby.

Tulare County Renaissance Festival
April 23 - 24, 2016, Saturday 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Admission: $10 / Contact: Cheryl Smith, 18019 Ave 256, Exeter, CA 93221 (559) 936-6030, email: tularerenfair@gmail.com, web: www.tularecountyrenfair.com / Site: Plaza Park, Visalia, CA 93277 / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

Valhalla Renaissance Faire
TBA May - June, 2016, (WO) Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terr., San Fran., CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: info@renaissanceproductions.com, web: www.valhallafaire.com / Site: Folsom City Lions Park, Folsom, CA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On site camping for participants; motels w/in 5 miles.



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COLORADO
Colorado Medieval Festival
June 3 - 5, 2016, Fri, 12p.m. - 6 p.m., Sat & Sun 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $8, children under 5 FREE! / Contact: Medieval World, Intl., Roger Gomez, PO Box 271782, Fort Collins, CO 80527, (970) 599-1676, email: renmagazine@coloradocastle.com, web: www.coloradocastle.com / Site: Wild Ranch, 1750 Savage Rd, Loveland CO 80538 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / No pets, please! / On-site camping for vendors. Hotels nearby.


Colorado Renaisance Festival
June 11 - August 7, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $21.00 ($19.50 online) / Contact: Jim Paradise, 409 S. Wilcox Street, Suite F, Castle Rock, CO 80104, (303) 688-6010, email: info@coloradorenaissance.com, web: www.coloradorenaissance.com / Site: 650 W. Perry Park Ave., Larkspur, CO / Booths: 250 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be secured / Campgrounds with privies, showers & limited electric avail. for particiapants. Camping nearby, apts. for rent within 10 mi., motels within 10 mi.


Elizabeth Celtic Festival
July 16 - 17, 2016, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 4 p.m.
Admission: $10, $5 teens (13 - 17) and seniors, 12 & under FREE / Contact: Neil Gillette, PO Box 2149, Elizabeth, CO 80107, (303) 332-6133, email: neil80222@gmail.com, web: www.elizabethcelticfestival.com / Site: Casey Jones Park, 34190 County Rd 17, Elizabeth, CO / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 4,500 / Weapons: edged weaons in designated areas / Hotels nearby.motels within 10 mi.


Grand Junction Renaissance Faire
May 12-14, 2017, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.,
Admission: $15 / Contact: Brenda Chesney, Juniper Ridge Community School, 640 24 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81505, (970) 640-7160, email: bchesney@juniperridgeschool.org, web: http://www.gjrenfaire.org / Site: Los Colonias Park, Grand Junction, CO / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.


Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Festival
September 8 - 11, 2016, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Dr. James Durward, PO Box 1820, Estes Park, CO 80517, (970) 586-6308 or (800) 903-7837, email: info@scotfest.com, web: www.scotfest.com / Site: Stanley Park Fairgrounds, Estes Park, CO / Booths: 40+ / Attendance: 60,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Camping and hotels nearby



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CONNECTICUT
Connecticut Renaissance Faire 'King Arthur's Fall Harvest Fair'
October 1 - 30, 2016, (WO & Colmb. Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $17 / Contact: PO Box 433, Danielson, CT 06239, (860) 478-5954, email: havefun@ctfaire.com, web: www.ctfaire.com / Site: North Haven Fairgrounds, 300 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 24,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / see web site for lodging info.

Connecticut Renaissance Faire 'Robin Hood's Springtime Festival'
May 21 - June 5, 2016, (WO), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $17 / Contact: PO Box 433, Danielson, CT 06239, (860) 478-5954, email: havefun@ctfaire.com, web: www.ctfaire.com / Site: North Haven Fairgrounds, 300 Washington Avenue, North Haven, CT / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 11,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / see web site for lodging info.

Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire
June 18 - July 4, 2016, 11:00 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Daniel Miron, 34 Ford St., Ansonia, CT 06401, email: mfrfpromo@gmail.com, web: www.MFRenFaire.com / Site: Warsaw Park, 119 Pulaski Highway (Rte 243), Ansonia, CT / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / on-site camping available for participants.

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FLORIDA
Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI
February 6 - March 20, 2016, (WO + 1 Special School Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission $19.95 / Contact: Kat Parker, 11315 N. 46th St., Tampa, FL 33617, (813) 983-0111, email: info@renaissancefest.com, web: BayAreaRenaissanceFest.com / Site: Museum of Science and Industry, 11315 46th St. North, Tampa, FL / Booths: 135 / Attendance: 100,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels and camping nearby
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Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival
June 5 - 6, 2015, Fri., 3 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sat. 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission FREE / Contact: Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 640, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32549, (850) 244-8191, email: rachellegraves@fwbchamber.org, web: www.BillyBowLegsPirateFestival.com / Site: Fort Walton Beach Landing, Brooks St. SE at Shell Ave. SE, downtown / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: no restrictions other than local law / Hotels nearby.

Camelot Days
November 14 - 22, 2015, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Brad Hanafourde, Camelot Days, Inc., 6971 SW 64th St., Miami, FL 33143, (786) 332-0047, email: brad@camelotdays.com, web: www.camelotdays.com / Site: Topeekeegee Yugnee Park, 3300 N. Park Rd. Hollywood, Florida 33021, I-95 to Sheridan St., west to N. Park Rd. / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Limited on-site camping by request for performers and vendors.


Florida Renaissance Festival - Deerfield Beach
February 13 - March 20, 2016, (WO + Pres Day) 10 a.m. - sunset
Admission: $21 / Contact: Bobby Rodriguez Productions, 800 NW 57th Pl., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, (800) 3-RENFEST or (954) 776-1642, email: assist@ren-fest.com, web: www.ren-fest.com / Site: Quiet Waters Park, 401 South Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach, FL / Booths: 125 / Attendance: 90,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping for vendors, hotels nearby.


Florida Renaissance Festival - Key Biscayne
SUSPENDED FOR 2015 -- STAY TUNED!, (WO), 10 a.m. - Sunset
Admission: $20 / Contact: Bobby Rodriguez Productions, 800 NW 57th Pl., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, (800) 3-RENFES or (954) 776-1642, email: info@ren-fest.com, web: www.ren-fest.com / Site: Historic Virginia Key Beac
h Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Dr., Miami, FL / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 45,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On site camping for participants

Gasparilla Pirate Festival
January 30, 2016, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: EventFest, Inc., 1200 W Cass St #110, Tampa, FL 33606, (813) 251-3378, email: office@EventFest.com, web: http://gasparillapiratefest.com / Site: Bayshore Blvd, downtown Tampa, FL / Attendance: 225,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire
March 5 - 6, 2016, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Steve Melei, 3603 Mobile Hwy., Pensacola, FL 32505, (850) 429-8462, email: GCRenFaire@aol.com, web: www.gcrf.us / Site: Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, 6655 Mobile Hwy.,Pensacola, FL / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 8,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and hotels nearby.


31st Annual Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
January 28 & 29, February 3 - 5, 2017, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Fri. 10:00 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Admission: $17 adults, $7 children age 5 - 17 / Contact: Linda Piper, PO Box 490, Gainesville, FL 32627, (352) 393-8536, email: piperlr@cityofgainesville.org, web: www.hoggetownefaire.com / Site: Alachua County Fairgrounds, 3100 NE 39th Ave., Gainesville, FL / Booths: 165 / Attendance: 55,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / on-site camping available for participants.


John LeVique Pirate Days
May 8 - 10, 2015, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Suzanne King, SIK Promotions, Inc. PO Box 530234, St Petersburg, FL 33747, (727) 321-5217, email: suzfest@gmail.com, web: www.johnleviquepiratedays.com / Site: John’s Pass Village, 12902 Village Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL, 33708 / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 55,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / see web site for info..

Kiwanis Medieval Faire
January 16 - 24, 2016, (WO) 9:00 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Kiwanis Club of Riverdale, Terry Short, PO Box 50376, Ft. Myers, FL 33905, (239) 693-8036 or (239) 839-8036, email: vongraph@comcast.net, web: www.medieval-faire.com / Site: Lakes Regional Park, Ft. Myers, FL / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping on-site; hotels and motels nearby.

Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire
November 4 - November 13, 2016, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $13 / Contact: Educational Foundation of Lake County, 910 E. Dixie Ave., Leesburg, FL 34748, (352) 326-1265, email: cullen-battc@lake.k12.fl.us, web: www.medievalfest.com / Site: Hickory Point Recreation Park, 27341 St. Rd. 19, Tavares, FL / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 13,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels/motels nearby.

Spring Faerie Festival
April 9 - 10, 2016, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: SIK Promotions, Suzanne King, PO Box 530234, St Petersburg, FL 33747, (727) 322-5217, email: suzfest@gmail.com, web: www.facebook.com/gulfportspringfest / Site: Clymer Park, 5501 27th Ave S, Gulfport, FL 32502/ Booths: 150 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping nearby.

Sarasota Medieval Fair
November 7 - 22, 2015, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $17.95 / Contact: Sarasota Medieval Fair, Inc., PO Box 21371, Bradenton, FL 34204, (888) 303-3247 (FAIR), email: info@sarasotamedievalfair.com, web: www.sarasotamedievalfair.com / Site: Sarasota County Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL / Booths: 100+ / Attendance: 63,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / No camping on-site. Hotels and campgrounds nearby.

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GEORGIA
Georgia Renaissance Festival
April 16 - June 5, 2016, (WO + Mem. Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $19.95 / Contact: Norma Pope, PO Box 986, Fairburn, GA 30213, (770) 964-8575, email: info@garenfest.com, web: www.georgiarenaissancefestival.com / Site: 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd., Fairburn, GA / Booths: 150+ / Attendance: 250,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied, no axes, broadswords or spears / on-site camping avaliable for participants.

Stone Mountain Highland Games NEW LISTING!
October 14 - 16, 2016, Fri. 7 p.m. Historic Pub Crawl, Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $19 / Contact: PO Box 14023, Atlanta, GA 30324, (707) 521-0228, email: ticketing@smhg.org, web: www.smhg.org / Site: Stone Mountain Park, GA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / see website for info.

Tybee Island Pirate Fest
October 6 - 9, 2016, Fri. 5 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m; Buccaneer Ball Thurs. Oct. 7, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: $15; $25 for ball / Contact: PO Box 1326, Tybee Island, GA 31328, web: http://tybeepiratefest.com / Site: South Beach Parking Lot, Tybrisa St. to Strand Ave., Oceanfront, GA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / see website for info.

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HAWAII
The Hawaiian Scottish Festival
April 9 - 10, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $1 / Contact: Hawaiian Scottish Association, Dan Peddie, PO Box 3982, Mililani, HI 96789, (808) 626-3559, email: daniel@hawaii.rr.com, web: www.scotshawaii.org / Site: Kapiolani Park, Waikiki, Oahu, HI / Booths: 12 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: for participants only / Hotels nearby.

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IDAHO
Dragon Fyre Faire
July 15 - 16, 2016, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Krista, PO Box 583, Soda Springs, ID 83276, email: dragonfyrefaire@yahoo.com, web: www.dragon-fyre-faire.com / Site: 1805 Government Dam Road, Soda Springs, ID / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 250 / Weapons: must be peace tied / Hotels nearby.

Idaho Renaissance Faire
October 8 - 9, 2016, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Idaho Renaissance Faire, Nikky Scofield, 944 Lower Bluff Rd, Emmett, ID 83617, email: info@idahorenfaire.org, web: www.idahorenfaire.org / Site: Gem Island Sports Complex, Emmett, ID / Booths: 20 / Attendance:2,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed; no firearms / See web site for info.

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ILLINOIS

Olde English Faire at Wildlife Prairie Park
June 24 - 26, 2016, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Janice Brown, 3826 North Taylor Road, Hanna City, IL 61536 (309) 657-2681, email: oef@wildlifeprairie.org, web: http://wildlifeprairiepark.org/old-english-faire/ / Site: 3826 N. Taylor Road, Hanna City, IL 61536 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

The World of Faeries Festival
August 6 - 7, 2016, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $11 / Contact: David and Gloria Yaeger, 1672 Carlemont Dr. #C, Crystal Lake, IL 60014, (815) 788-1630, email: day-glo1@comcast.net, web: www.theworldoffaeries.com / Site: Vasa Park, 35W217 Route 31, South Elgin, IL / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 1,600 / Weapons: no sharp objects unsupervised or untrained / Hotels nearby.

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INDIANA
Blackhawk Manor Festival NEW LISTING
April 9 - 10, 2016, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Kathy Kalb, USS Chimaera, PO Box 42, West Baden Springs, IN, 47469, (812) 653-5789, email: blackhawkmanorfestival@gmail.com, web: blackhawkmanorfestival.webs.com / Site: French Lick, IN / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 800 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Enchanted Lakes Renaissance Faire & Marketplace
June 11 - 19, 2016, Fri 3 - 8 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Maria Davis, Enchanted Lakes Community Organization, 401 W Maumee St, Angola, IN, (260) 665-9920, email: info4enchantedlakesfaire@gmail.com, web: www.enchantedlakesfaire.com / Site: Steuben County Park, 100 LN 101 Crooked Lake, Angola IN 46703 / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping available on-site for participants.

Fishers Renaissance Faire
October 1 - 2, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12, $10 in advance; family packs available; special pricing for active and retired military / Contact: Adam Fivush, Fishers Renaissance Faire, 1 Municipal Dr., Fishers, IN 46038, email: amfivush@sbcglobal.net, web: www.fishersrenfaire.com / Site: Klipsch Music Center, 146th and Olio Rd, Noblesville, IN / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping available on-site for artisans and entertainers; hotels nearby.

Michiana Renaissance Festival
August 27 - 28, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Michiana Renaissance Festival, Jonathan Zook, PO Box 1892, South Bend, IN 46634, email: enthist@gmail.com, web: www.michianarenfest.com / Site: Kamm Island Park, Mishawaka, IN / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 1,000+ / Weapons: must be peace tied / on site camping available for participants.

Rosenvolk German Medieval Festival
October 14 - 16, 2016, Fri. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. and 5 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sat 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun 11 a.m. 6 p.m.
Admission: $12.50, children 6 - 18 $10, 5 & under FREE / Contact: Catherine Le Blanc, (812) 309-3479, email: RosenvolkFestival@yahoo.com, web: http://rosenvolkfestival.webstarts.com/index.html / Site: 18th Street Park, 422 E 18th Street, Ferdinand IN 47532 / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and hotels nearby.

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IOWA
Celtic Festival & Highland Games NEW LISTING!
September 16 - 17, 2016, Friday 3 p.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: FREE; Ceilidh $5 / Contact: Celtic Highland Games of the Quad Cities. PO Box 3201, Rock Island, IL 61204, (309) 794-0449, email: infocelt@celtichighlandgames.org, web: www.celtichighlandgames.org / Site: Centennial Park, 315 South Marqutte St., Davenport, IA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Iowa Renaissance Festival
TBA May, 2016, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Greg Schmidt, Festivals Intl., 508 4th Ave. N., Clear Lake, IA 50428, (641) 357-5177, email: greg@festint.com, web: www.iowarenfest.com or www.amanacolonies.com / Site: Middle Amana Park, Amana Colonies, near Iowa City, off I-80 & I-380 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 6,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping on-site for participants. RV hook-ups nearby at Amana RV Park. Motels nearby.

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KANSAS
Cowley County Renaissance Festival
March 12 - 13, 2016, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Heather Ferguson, Friends of the Renaissance, PO Box 383, Arkansas City, KS 67005, email: fergusonfotr@gmail.com, web: www.ccrenfest.com / Site: 71st and Hwy 166, Arkansas City, KS 67005 / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / on-site camping available for participants.


Th'Gatherin' Ancient Festival O'Beltane
May 2, 2016, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: FREE, Feast $12 / Contact: Aos Dana, Village of WaKeeney, 221 Main, Wakeeney, KS 67672, (785) 743-2200, email: info@thgatherin.com, web: www.thgatherin.com / Site: Near WaKeeney, KS / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: policy not stated / on-site camping available for participants.


Great Plains Renaissance Festival-Fall
September 24 - 25, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Richard Cathey, GPRF LLC, 212 N Dellrose, Wichita, KS 67208, (316) 253-3392, email: info@greatplainsrenfest.com, web: www.greatplainsrenfest.com / Site: Sedgwick County Park / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels and camping nearby.

Great Plains Renaissance Festival-Spring
April 23 - 24, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Richard Cathey, 212 N Dellrose, Wichita, KS 67208, (316) 253-3392, email: director@greatplainsrenfest.com, web: www.greatplainsrenfest.com / Site: Sedgwick County Park, Wichita, KS / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 18,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants, Hotels nearby
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Kansas City Renaissance Festival
TBA September - October, 2016, (WO, Labor & Colum. Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $20.95 / Contact: Carrie Shoptaw, 628 N. 126th St., Bonner Springs, KS 66012, (800) 373-0357, email: generalmanager@kcrenfest.com, web: www.kcrenfest.com / Site: 633 N. 130th St., Bonner Springs, KS, 15 min. west of downtown Kansas City, off I-70 / Booths: 165 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: not allowed / see web site for info

Wichita Highland Games and Celtic Festival
TBA April, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Richard Cathey & Chris Moore, Black Galley Productions, 212 N Dellrose, Wichita, KS 67208, (316) 253-3392 web: www.wichitahighlandgames.com / Site: Sedgwick County Park, Wichita, KS / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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KENTUCKY

Kentucky Renaissance Fair
June - July 10, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m - 7 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Kentucky Renaissance Fair, 955 Elm St, Eminence, KY 40019, (859) 846-4530, email: events@kyrenfaire.com, web: www.kyrenfaire.com / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 16,000 / Site: 955 Elm St., Eminence, KY / Weapons: must be peace-tied / hotels and camping for patrons within 10 miles.

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LOUISIANA
Louisiana Renaissance Festival
November 5 - December 11, 2016, (WO & Thanksgiving Friday) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Alvon Brumfeld, PO Box 220, Robert, LA 70455, (985) 429-9992, email: info@larf.org, web: www.larf.org or www.la-renfest.com / Site: 46468 River Rd., Hammond, LA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 55,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping & hotels within 15 minutes of site.

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MAINE
Eastport Pirate Festival
September 9 - 11 , 2016, Fri., 12 p.m. - 12 a.m. Sat. & Sun. 10:30 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Eastport Pirate Festival, Chris Brown, 42 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631, (207) 853-4343 or (207) 773-7000, email: eastportpiratefestival@gmail.com, web: www.eastportpiratefestival.com/ / Site: Water St, Downtown Eastport, ME / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: policy not stated / Lodging: Hotels nearby

Pirate Rendezvous
June 18, 2016, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m..
Admission: FREE / Contact: Greg Latimer, PO Box 545, Damariscotta, ME, 04543, (207) 380-9912 , email: piraterendezvous@yahoo.com, web: www.piraterendezvous.com / Site: in town area of Main St, Damariscotta and Newcastle, ME / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels and camping nearby.

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MARYLAND
Celtic Festival and Highland Gathering

April 29, 2017, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: The Celtic Festival, Mary Beth Dent, PO Box 209, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, (443) 975-0972, email: festival@cssm.org, web: www.cssm.org / Site: Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, St. Leonard, MD / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 9,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

FaerieCon: The Int'l Faerie Convention
November 4 - 6, 2016, Fri. 1 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $45 for weekend pass or $12-20 per day / Contact: Kelly or Emilio Miller-Lopez, PO Box 51177, Eugene, OR 97405, (514) 687-0945, email: info@faerieworlds.com, web: www.faeriecon.com / Site: Baltimore Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, Baltimore, MD / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels nearby.

The Maryland Faerie Fest
May 10 - 11, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 - $1 off for dressing in costume / Contact: Rebecca Friedel, 11800 Broadmoor Ln., Upper Marlboro, MD 20772, (888) 607-9134, (301) 868-3164, email: info@marylandfaeriefestival.org, vivienne_colquhoun@msn.com, web: www.marylandfaeriefestival.org / Site: Patuxent 4H Center, 18405 Queen Anne Rd., Upper Marlboro, MD / Booths: 80+ / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied


The Maryland Renaissance Festival
August 27 - October 23, 2016, (WO + Labor Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $24 / Contact: Intl. Renaissance Festivals Ltd., PO Box 315, Crownsville, MD 21032, (800) 296-7304, email: info@rennfest.com, web: www.MarylandRenaissanceFestival.com / Site: 1821 Crownsville Rd., Crownsville, MD / Booths: 187 / Attendance: 290,000 / Weapons: not allowed / BR avail., Campground w/ toilets, showers, electric &
water avail. w/ $75 leaning deposit & $10 surcharge per person; hotels nearby.

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MASSACHUSETTS
14th Annual Community Renaissance Festival
May 1, 2016, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Sonia Brand-Fisher, The Massachusetts Center for Interdisciplinary Renaissance Studies, 650 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA 01002, (413) 577-3600, email: sbrandfisher@umass.edu, web: http://www.umass.edu/renaissance/festival2016.html / Site: 650 East Pleasant Street, Amherst, MA / Booths: 10 / Attendance: 1,300 / Weapons: ABSOLUTELY NO WEAPONRY OF ANY KIND / Hotels nearby.

Abbadia Mare by the Sea Renaissance Festival
July 16 - 17, 2016, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Gia Volterra de Saulnier, Phinn Volt Entertainment, 44 Main St #13, North Reading, MA 01864, (978) 207-1127, email: abbadiamarefestival@gmail.com, web: www.abbadiamarefestival.com / Site: Hammond Castle, 80 Nesperus Ave, Gloucester, MA / Booths: 18 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Off-site lodging available.

King Richard's Faire
September 3 - October 23, 2016, (WO + Labr. & Colum. Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $31 / Contact: Aimee Shapiro Sedley, 235 Main Street (rte 58) Carver, MA 02330, (508) 866-5391, email: info@kingrichardsfaire.net, web: www.kingrichardsfaire.net / Site: 235 Main St. (Rte 58), Carver, MA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 150,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed / See website for lodging info.

Mutton and Mead Medieval Festival
June 18 - 19, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Mutton and Mead, PO Box 341, Turners Falls, MA 01376, (413) 992-6572, email: info@muttonandmead.com, web: http://muttonandmead.com / Site: 210 Turners Falls Rd, Turners Falls, MA / Booths: 65 / Attendance: 5,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Lodging: Hotels nearby.

Silver Kingdom Renaissance Festival
August 20 - 21, 2016, 10:30 a.m - 5 p.m
Admission $15 / Contact: Patrick Murphy, Ye Olde Commons, 120 Northside Road, Charlton, MA 01507 / email: info@silverkingdomfestival.com, web: www.silverkingdomfestival.com, Site: Ye Olde Commons, 120 Northside Rd., Charlton, MA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / see web site for info

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MICHIGAN

BlackRock Medieval Festival NEW
July 9 - July 31, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Michael Kuhn II, 13215 M-06 (Augusta Dr), Augusta, MI 49012, (269) 580-1290, email: owv@tds.net, or vendors@blackrockfest.com, web: www.blackrockfest.com / Site: Old World Village / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 800 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.

Cedar Springs Renaissance Faire NEW
June 10 - 12, 2016, 6 p.m. Friday - 6 p.m. Sunday
Admission: FREE / Contact: Evan Pellow-Robbins, CSACOC, 90 N. Main Street, PO Box 465, Cedar Springs, MI 49319 (616) 826-7955, email: secretary@cedarspringscoc.org, web: https://www.facebook.com/search/top/?q=cedar%20spr / Site: Morley Park, Cedar Springs, MI / Booths: 120 - 200 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: cast only / on-site camping available for participants.

Ishpeming Art Faire and Renaissance Festival
August 6, 2016, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: PO Box 272., Ishpeming, MI 49849, (906) 486-6400 or (906) 485-4838, email: contact@ishpemingrenfest.com, web: www.ishpemingrenfest.com / Site: Lake Bancroft Park, Ishpeming, MI / Booths: 40+ / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: for participants only / Camping & hotels nearby.

Michigan Pirate Festival
August 13 - 14, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: $5/ Contact: Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus, Grand Haven, MI, email: festival@michiganpiratefestival.com, web: www.michiganpiratefestival.co / Site: Loutit District Library & Harbor Island, Michigan / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging.


Michigan Renaissance Festival
August 20 - October 2, 2016, (WO + Labor Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $21.95 / Contact: Michigan Renaissance Festival, Tim Liss, 12600 Dixie Hwy., Holly, MI 48442, (800) 601-4848, email: Katparker47@yahoo.com, web: www.michrenfest.com / Site: 12500 Dixie Hwy., Holly, MI / Booths: 200 / Attendance: 250,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging.


Mid Michigan Renaissance Festival
June 11 - 26, 2016, (WO) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Toni and Vincent Knoll, 7464 Frankenmuth Rd, Frankenmuth, Vassar, MI 48768, (989) 652-2362, email: tonik45@aol.com, questions@midmichiganrenfest.com, web: www.midmichiganrenfest.com / Site: 12 miles from Birch Run and Bridgeport exits off I-75 ?in Vassar, MI / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 1,800 / Weapons: must be peace-tied. / Hotels nearby; see web site frankenmuth.com for info.

St. Andrew's Highland Games
August 5 - 6, 2016, Fri. Ceilidh 5 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat. 8:30 a.m. - 8:30 p.m.
Admission: $15; Fri. Ceilidh $15 / Contact: Cathy Hasse & Murray MacDonald, St. Andrew’s Society of Detroit, Kilgour Scottish Centre, 2360 Rochester Court, Troy, MI 48083, (248) 526-1894, email: gameschair.highlandgames@gmail.com, web: www.highlandgames.com / Site: Greenmead Historical Park, 20501 Newburgh Rd., Livonia, MI / Booths: 30+ / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: policy not stated /see web site for info.

Ye Olde Medieval Marketplace
August 13, 2016, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Sherry Pickett, First Metaphysical Church, 8267 E Atherton Rd, Davison, MI 48423, (810) 653-3291, email: sherrypickett@hotmail.com, web: http://www.firstmetaphysicalchurch.org / Site: First Metaphysical Church / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 75 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels nearby.

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MINNESOTA

Minnesota Renaissance Festival
August 20 - October 2, 2016, (WO + Labor Day) 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $22.95 / Contact: Erica Christo, Mid-America Festivals, 1244 S. Canterbury Rd. Suite 306, Shakopee, MN 55379, (952) 445-7361 or (800) 966-8215, email: info@renaissancefest.com, web: www.renaissancefest.com/MRF/index.html / Site: 5.5 mi on Hwy 169, Shakopee, MN / Booths: 325 / Attendance: 280,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping and showers for participants; camping and motels nearby.

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MISSISSIPPI
Gulf Wars XXV

March 13 - 20, 2016
Contact: Master Erik of Telemark, OL,OP, (337) 356-7555 or Meister Frederick Von Alton, OP (479) 414-7460, email: autocrat@gulfwars.org, web: www.gulfwars.org / Site: King’s Arrow Ranch, 26 Kings Highway, Lumberton, MS.

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MISSOURI
Central Missouri Renaissance Festival

Oct. 22 - 23, 2016, Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Renee Scheidt, 4274 Co Rd 220, Kingdom City, MO, 65262, (573) 449-8637 , web: www.centralmorenfest.org / Site: Boster Castle, 4274 County Rd 220, Kingdom City, MO / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 1,200 / Weapons: no weapons / Hotels Nearby.

Kansas City Scottish Highland Games
TBA June, 2017, Fri. 6 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: Sat. $15; Fri. & Sun. $10 / Contact: Highland Games, Inc., PO Box 13356, email: information@kcscottishgames.org, web: www.kcscottishgames.org / Site: E. H. Young Park, NW Argosy Pkwy., Riverside, MO / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: N/A.

Lilies War XXVII
June 10 - 18, 2016, Pre-game begins at 12 p.m.
Admission: $50 / Contact: Kingdom of Calontir, SCA, C.S. Kinsey, 6006 Antioch Rd., Merriam, KS 66202, email: LiliesChair@calontir.info, web: http://lilieswar.org/ / Site: Kelsey Short Youth Camp, Smithville, MO / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: N/A.

White Hart Renaissance Faire
June 10 - 26, 2017, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Michelle Tongyai, Historic Arts Presentations, 5651 State Highway F, Hartville, MO 65667, (417) 771-9499, email: whitehartfaire@gmail.com, web: www.whitehartfaire.com / Site: 5651 State Highway F, Hartville MO 65667 / Booths: 20+ / Attendance: 750 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping available on-site for participants.

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MONTANA

Montana Renaissance Festival
June 4 - 5, 2016, Saturday 10 a.m - 6 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $15 single day, $25 two-day pass / Contact: Leann @ ZooMontana (406) 652-8100 x213, or Ken, YAM, 401 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101, (406) 256-6804, email: rentals@artmuseum.org, web: www.montanarenfest.com / Site: ZooMontana, 2100 Shiloh Rd, Billings, MT / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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NEBRASKA
The Midwest Pirate Fest
August 27 - 28, 2016, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission $10 / Contact: Howard Coffin, Bootstrap Productions, 3628 Lafayette Ave., Omaha, NE 68131, (402) 740-2372, email: midland.pirate@yahoo.com, web: http://bellevueberryfarm.com/pirate-festival / Site: Bellevue Berry Farm, 11001 S. 48th St., Papillion, NE 68133 / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping on-site, motels nearby.

Nebraska Renaissance Faire & Midlands Pirate Fest
April 30 - May 1, 2016, Saturday 11 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sunday 10:30 a.m.- 5:30 p.m..
Admission: $12 / Contact: Greg Schmidt, Festivals Intl., 508 4th Ave. N., Clear Lake, IA 50428, (641) 357-5177, email: greg@festint.com, web: www.nebfaire.com / Site: River City Star Landing/Pageant Park, Omaha / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / limited on-site camping, motels at nearby airport.

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NEVADA
Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival
October 7 - 9, 2016, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $13 / Contact: Clark County Park & Rec, 2901 E. Sunset Rd., Las Vegas, NV 89120, (702) 455-8200, email: lvrenfair@gmail.com, or salibab@co.clark.NV.US, web: www.lvrenfair.com / Site: Sunset Regional Park, 2601 E. Sunset Rd., Las Vegas, NV / Booths: 200+ / Attendance: 40,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Free on-site camping for participants (space limited); park w/in 1 mi. of the Las Vegas strip.

Las Vegas Celtic Gathering & Highland Games
April 16 - 17, 2016, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat. Ceilidh at 7:15 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Las Vegas Celtic Society, 5841 East Charleston Blvd #23192, Las Vegas, NV 89142, (702) 596-9995, email: lvcsgames@aol.com, web: www.lasvegascelticsociety.org/games / Site: Floyd Lamb Park, 9200 Tule Springs Rd., Las Vegas, NV / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: policy not stated / see web site for camping information.

Pirate Fest NEW LISTING!
April 8 - 10, 2016, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: R & J Productions, 1817 Hermitage Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89108, (702) 631-6682, email: info@piratefestlv.com, web: www.piratefestlv.com / Site: Lorenzi Park, NV / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: must be peace-ited / see web site for lodging information.

Road to Reno Celtic Celebration NEW LISTING!
October 1 - 2, 2016, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Admission: $5 - $10 / Contact: Celtic Celebration Inc, P.O. Box 3881, Reno, NV 89505, (661) 615-0410, email: info@renoceltic.org, web: www. RenoCeltic.org / Site: Bartley Ranch Regional Park, Reno, NV / Booths: 50 / Attendance : 2,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE
The New Hampshire Highland Games

September 16 - 18, 2016,
Admission: $20-$30 a day; $45 weekend pass / Contact: Derek Davidson or Lois Meredith, NHSCOT, 17 Green St, Concord, NH 03301, (603) 229-1975, for ticket sales (800) 358-7268, email: info@nhscot.org, web: www.nhscot.org / Site: Loon Mountain Ski Resort, Lincoln, NH / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 24,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied.

The New Hampshire Renaissance Faire
TBA May, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Three Maples Renaissance Corp, Bob Bean & Marc Bernier, 44Tucker Rd, Kingston, NH 03848, email: bob3maples@gmail.com, manager@nhrenfaire.com web: www.nhrenfaire.com / Site: Shire of the Three Maples, 19 Thorne Rd, Kingston, NH / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied.

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NEW JERSEY
Lakewood Lions Charity Renaissance Faire
September 17 - 18, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Don Alemany, Lakewood Lions Club, PO Box 1446, Lakewood, NJ 08701, (732) 890-9347, email: dbroker@optonline.net, web: www.lakewoodrenfair.com / Site: Pine Park, Country Club Rd., Lakewood, NJ / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 8,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

New Jersey Renaissance Faire
May 28 - June 12, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: TJ Miller, 1195 Florence Columbus Rd, Bordentown, NJ 08505, (888) 864-8222, email: njrenfaire@gmail.com or huzzah@njrenfaire.com, web: www.njrenfaire.com / Site: 1195 Florence Columbus Rd., Columbus, NJ / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping available for participants.

Smithville Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
April 30 - May 1, 2016, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: New Jersey Renaissance Productions, TJ Miller, 1195 Florence-Columbus Rd, Bordentown, NJ 08505, (888) 864-8222, email: huzzah@njrenfaire.com, web: www.njrenfaire.com / Site: One North New York Rd, Absecon, NJ / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied /hotels nearby.

West Windsor Lions Renaissance Faire
TBA May, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun., til 5 p.m.
Adults: $7 / Contact: Pat Ward, West Windsor Lions Club of NJ, PO Box 295, West Windsor, NJ 08550, (609) 799-6447, email: patward@comcast.net, web: www.eastkingdom.org / Site: Mercer County Park, 334 South Post Rd, West Windsor, NJ / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and securely peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

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NEW MEXICO

Santa Fe Renaissance Faire
September 17 - 18, 2016, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10, $8 Teens (13 - 17) & Seniors, 12 & under FREE / PARKING IS FREE! / Contact: El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507, (505) 471-2261, email: info@sfrenfair.org, web: www.sfrenfair.org / Site: El Ranch de las Golondrinas, Santa Fe, NM / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Check web site for lodging info.


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NEW YORK
Bill Johnston Pirate Days
August 12 - 21, 2016, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce, 7 Market St., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607, (315) 482-9531, email: info@alexbay.org, web: www.alexbay.org / Site: Scenic View Park, Alexandria Bay, NY / Weapons: not allowed

Faeland Festival NEW LISTING!
August 19 - 21, 2016, 9 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: $10 - $15 / Contact: Arielle Wolter, 2583 California Rd, Gouverneur NY 13642, (315) 323-7849, email: faelandfestival@gmail.com, web: http://faelandfestival.wix.com/faeland-festival / Site: Arielle Acres, Gouverneur, NY / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: NO WEAPONS, please / On-site camping available for participants.

New York Renaissance Faire
August 6 - October 2, 2016, (WO & Labor Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $24 / Contact: REP, 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo, NY 10987, (845) 351-5174, email: kmansour71@gmail.com, web: www.renfair.com / Site: Sterling Forest, 45 minutes from NYC, 600 Rt 17A, Tuxedo Park, NY / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 150,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels & B&B within 15 min.

Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games
September 17 - 18, 2016, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sunday until 6 p.m.
Admission: $25 weekend, $20 Saturday, $12 Sunday / Contact: Vicki Banks, (716) 778-5730, email: vicki@niagaraceltic.com, web: www.NiagaraCeltic.com / Site: Krull Park, 6108 Lake Rd., Olcott, NY / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied, no functional firearms / Hotels, camping, other lodging nearby. See website.

Sterling Renaissance Festival
July 1 - August 28, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $25.95 / Contact: Lisa Interlichia, Sterling Renaissance Festival, Inc., 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling, NY 13156, (800) 879-4446, email: office@sterlingfestival.com, web: www.sterlingfestival.com / Site: 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling, NY / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 100,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.

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NORTH CAROLINA
Carolina Caledonian Fest

October 28 - 30, 2016, (WO) 11 a.m. - 9:30 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Allen McDavid, AKA Entertainment & Media, 518 S. Elm Street, Greensboro, NC 27406, (336) 707-9188, email: ajmcdavid@aka-entertainment.com, web: www.caledonianfest.com / Site: Lu Mil Vineyard / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: allowed / Participant camping on-site.

Carolina Renaissance Festival

October 1 - November 20, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $24; $23 adv / Contact: Matt Siegel, 11056 Renaissance Dr. #130, Davidson, NC 28036, (704) 896-5544, email: carolinamarketing@renfestinfo.com, web: www.carolina.renfestinfo.com / Site: 16445 Poplar Tent Rd., Huntersville, NC / Booths: 121 / Attendance: 180,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping nearby.

Fort Bragg Renaissance Faire
September 17 - 18, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10/carload / Contact: Chris and Mia Pugh, Medieval Fantasies Company, PO Box 13, Churchville, VA 24421, (540) 294-1846, email: sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com, web: www.medievalfantasiesco.com/FortBraggRenaissanceFaire.htm / Site: Smith Lake Recreation Area, 1200 Honeycutt Rd, Fayetteville, NC / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: not allowed / on-site camping available for participants.

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OHIO

Great Lakes Medieval Faire
July 19 - August 14, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $22 / Contact: Cindy Hotchkiss, Operations Manager, PO Box 376, Rock Creek, OH 44084, (888) MEDIEVAL (633-4382) or (440) 474-4280, email: contact@medievalfaire.com, web: www.medievalfaire.com / Site: 3033 State Route 534, Rock Creek, OH / Booths: 125 / Attendance: 100,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Off-site camping available; hotels and motels w/in 5 mi.

Medieval and Renaissance Faire at Ohio State University
April 2, 2016, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Sarah Bibyk, Council for the Medieval and Renaissance Faire, PO Box 3325, Columbus, OH 43210, email: bibyk.2@osu.edu or jeu.4@osu.edu, web: http://cmrf.org.ohio-state.edu / Site: South Oval at Ohio State University / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: ? / Lodging ?

Ohio Renaissance Festival
September 3 - October 23, 2016, (WO + Labor Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: Ohio Renaissance Festival, Cheryl Bucholtz, Brimstone & Fire, LLC, 317 Brimstone Road, Wilmington, OH 45177, (513) 897-7000, email: cheryl@brimstoneandfirellc.com, web: www.renfestival.com / Site: Renaissance Park, 10542 E SR 73, Waynesville, OH 45068 / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 150,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping for participants.

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OKLAHOMA
Grand Lake Renaissance Festival
April 23 - 24, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m
Admission: $5 / Contact: Kittye Williams, Williams Entertainment, 31370 S Hwy 82, Vinita, OK 74301, (918) 244-1886, email: GrandLakeRenFestival@yahoo.com, web: http://okierennie1.wix.com/williams-entertain / Site: 32502 S Hwy 82, Vinita, OK 74301 / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied; non-firing guns / on-site camping available for participants.

Medieval Faire at Norman
April 1 - 3, 2016, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m
Admission: FREE / Contact: Ann Marie Eckart, Univ. of OK, Medieval Fair, 1700 Asp Ave., Norman, OK 73072, (405) 325-8610, email: ameckart@ou.edu, web: www.medievalfair.org / Site: Reaves Park, Norman, OK / Booths: 200 / Attendance: 300,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / No camping on-site; hotels nearby.

Oklahoma Renaissance Festival at the Castle at Muskogee, OK
April 30 - May 29, 2016, (WO & Mem Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $16.95 ($14.95 adv.) / Contact: Karen Cunningham, The Castle at Muskogee, 3400 Fern Mountain Rd., Muskogee, OK 74401, (918) 687-3625, (918) 687-3625, email: thecastle@okcastle.com, web: www.okcastle.com / Site: 3400 West Fern Mountain Road, Muskogee, OK / Booths: 125 / Attendance: 92,000 / Weapons must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping for participants only; hotels nearby.

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OREGON
Canterbury Renaissance Faire

July 24 - 31, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $14 / Contact: Whitewind Productions LLC, Nancy White, 6118 Mount Angel Highway NE, Silverton, OR 97381, (503) 873-3273, email: canterburyfaire@gmail.com, web: www.canterburyfaire.com / Site: 6118 Mt Angel Hwy, Silverton, OR / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping for participants; hotels nearby.

Faerieworlds Festival Summer (Faerie & Celtic Music and Art)
September 2 - 4 , 2016, Fri. 2 p.m. - 1 a.m., Sat. 12 p.m. - 1 a.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Admission: $20-24 per day or $60 weekend pass / Contact: Kelly or Emilio Miller-Lopez, PO Box 51177, Eugene, OR 97405, (514) 687-0945, email: info@faerieworlds.com, web: www.faerieworlds.com / Site: Mount Pisgah, 34999 Frank Parrish Rd., Eugene, OR / Booths: 140 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: not allowed

Oregon Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
June 18 - 19, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Theresa Nietupski, Washington Renaissance Arts & Education Society, PO Box 583, Vaughn, Washington 98394, (253) 241-2751, email: info@oregonfaire.com, web: www.oregonfaire.com / Site: Clackamas County Events Center, Canby, OR 97013 / Booths: 35 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons:must be peace-tied / see website for info.

Portland Pirate Festival
TBA, 2017, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Sun. til 11 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Portland Pirate Festival LLC, Shuhe Hawkins, 3120 SW Malcom Ct., Portland, OR 97225, (503) 292-3418, email: shuhe@portlandpiratefestival.com, web: www.portlandpiratefestival.com / Site: To be determined / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / 25 Miles north of Portland, OR (on Hwy 30)


Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire
September 10 - 11, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $11 / Contact: The Shrew, PO Box 604, Philomath, OR 97370, (541) 929-4897, email: shrew@shrewfaire.com, web: www.shrewfaire.com / Site: Hwy 223 & Grant Road, Kings Valley, OR / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 19,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied; no projectile weapons / On-site camping for participants.

Ye Merrie Greenwood at Glastonbury Faire NEW LIST!
TBA May, 2017, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Ye Merrie Greenwood Players, Marjorie Kunigisky, 6015 W 20th Ave., Kennewick, WA 99338, (509) 783-7727, email: eaglcrst@frontier.com, web: www.yemerriegreenwoodfaire.org / Site: Port of Toledo, Toledo, OR / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 300 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping on-site; Host Hotel-Newport Comfort Inn-541-265-6203.

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PENNSYLVANIA

Celtic Fling and Highland Games
June 25 - 26, 2016, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: $26.95 / Contact: Kyle McConnell, Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, 2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim, PA 17545, (717) 665-7021, email: Kyle@parenfaire.com, web: www.parenfaire.com / Site: 2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim, PA / Booths:150 / Attendance: 25,000 / Weapons: not allowed / hotels nearby.

Pennsic Wars (SCA)
July 29 - August 14, 2016
Admission: see web site / Contact: Master John von der Velde, Kingdom of Æthelmearc, SCA, email: Merchantoffice@cooperslake.com, web: www.pennsic.net / Site: Coopers’ Lake Campground, Slippery Rock, PA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / camping available; hotels and motels nearby.

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
August 6 - October 30, 2016, (WO & Labor Day) 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $30.95 / Contact: Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim, PA 17545, (717) 665-7021, web: www.parenfaire.com / Site: Mt. Hope Estate and Winery, Lancaster, PA / Booths:100 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / No on-site camping; hotels and campgrounds nearby.

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival
August 22 - September 27, 2015, (WO + Labor Day), 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $18.95 / Contact: Rocky Mountain Festivals, which hosts Colorado Renaissance Festival, 112 Renaissance Lane, West Newton, PA 15089, (724) 872-1670, email: lhughes@pittsburghrenfest.com, web: www.pittsburghrenfest.com / Site: 112 Renaissance Lane, West Newton, PA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 60,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Camping and hotels nearby.

Village Renaissance Faire
September 17 - 18, 2016, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Ken Hone, 727 Penns Park Rd., Wrightstown, PA 18940, (215) 598-3322 or (267) 304-8060, email: thedefenders@hotmail.com, web: http://www.facebook.com/villagefaire, www.villagefaire.org / Site: Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, 576 Penns Park Rd., Wrightstown, PA 18940 / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 6,000-10,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants only; hotels nearby.

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SOUTH CAROLINA
The Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire
NEW LISTING!
September 9 - 10, 2016, Fri., 5 p.m. - 11 p.m. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12, Children $8 / Contact: Todd Coulliard, Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire, 1135 State Park Rd, Greenville, SC 29609, (864) 271-4883, email: renfaire@greenvilleuu.org, web: theenchantedchalice.com / Site: Greenville Unitarian Universalist Fellowship, 1135 State Park Rd, Greenville SC / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Mythical and Medieval Fest
NEW LISTING!
November 12, 13 & 19, 2016, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Shellie, Mythical and Medieval Fesr, 664 Forestbrook Rd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579, (843) 602-1049, email: shelliencaleb@aol.com, web: http://mythicalmedievalfest.com / Site: RH Acres, 3089 Socastee Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied; no guns / See website for accommodations.

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SOUTH DAKOTA
Siouxland Renaissance Festival

June 10 - 11, 2017, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun til 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: SRA, Heather Hansen, PO Box 88038, Sioux Falls, SD 57106, (866) 489-9241, email: siouxlandrenaissance@hotmail.com, web: www.siouxlandrenfest.com / Site: W.H. Lyons Fairground, Madison St., Sioux Falls, SD / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping on-site for vendors and entertainers; hotels nearby.

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TENNESSEE
Tennessee Renaissance Festival
May 7 - 30, 2016, (WO + Mem Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 adults, $8 children / Contact: The Freemans, PO Box 309, Arrington, TN 37014, (615) 395-9950, email: tnrenfest@mac.com, web: www.tnrenfest.com / Site: 2124 New Castle Road, Arrington, TN 37014 / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 45,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and cable-tied / Hotels nearby.

Mid-South Renaissance Faire
August 20 - 28, 2016, (WO) 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $13, Children 6 - 12 $8, 5 & Under FREE / Contact: Beth Kitchen, gwenlock@gmail.com, (901) 508-3360, web: www.midsouthrenfaire.com / Site: Shelby Farms Park Conservancy in Memphis, TN on the Mullins Station Rd. side of the park. / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 9,800 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Tennessee Medieval Faire
May 14 - 30, 2016, (WO + Mem Day) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $16.95, ages 5 - 12 $8.95, 4 & under FREE / Contact: Tennessee Medieval Faire, 125 Barrie Ln, Kingston TN 37763, (865) 248-8414, email: TMFaire@comcast.net, web: www.tmfaire.com / Site: 550 Fiske Rd, Harriman, TN / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and zip-tied / Camping onsite for approved participants; hotels nearby.

TEXAS
Dickens on the Strand
December 2 - 4, 2016, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. til 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Galveston Historical Foundation, Angie Wierzbicki, 502 20th Street, Galveston, TX 77550, (409) 765-7834, email: angie.wierzbicki@galvestonhistory.org, web: www.dickensonthestrand.org / Site: Galveston, TX / Booths: 175 / Attendance: 50,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels neaby.

Avalon Faire
April 2 - May 1, 2016, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Adi DiShion, Avalon Faire LLC, 1076 FM 1252 W, Kilgore, TX 75662, (903) 985-0165, email: info@avalonfaire.com, web: www.avalonfaire.com / Site: 1076 FM 1252 Kilgore, TX 75662 / Booths: 32 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: no modern weapons, weapons sheathed and peace-tied / On site camping avaliable for participants.

Four Winds Renaissance Faire
February 28 - April 26, 2015, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Kristin Stephens, 710 Highway 110 South, Whitehouse, TX 75791, (903) 839-5271, email: fourwindsfaire1@yahoo.com, web: www.fourwindsfaire.com / Site: 21852 County Rd. 2178, Troup, TX / Vendors: 50+ / Attendance: 14,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied, no modern firearms / Campground near faire site, hotels with in 15 miles.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival
April 9 - May 30, 2016, (WO + Mem Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $24 / Contact: Danielle Guinn, Southwest Festivals, 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie, TX 75167, (972) 938-3247, email: marketing@srfestival.com, web: www.srfestival.com / Site: 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie, TX / Booths: 200 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / see web site for lodging info.

Sherwood Forest Faire
March 4 - April 23, 2017, (WO) 10 a.m. - dusk
Admission: $23 / Contact: Sherwood Forest Faire, LLC, PO Box 10816, Houston TX 77206, (512) 222-6680, email: info@sherwoodforestfaire.com, web: www.sherwoodforestfaire.com / Site: 1883 Old Hwy 20,, McDade, TX / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 90,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping for participants; see web site for lodging

Texas Pirate Festival
June 4 - 5, 2016, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. til 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Paul Delacroix, Middlefaire Company Inc., P.O Box 961, Hillsboro, TX 76645, (254) 548-6238, email: middlefaireinfo@gmail.com or texaspiratefestival@gmail.com, web: www.texaspiratefest.com or www.middlefest.com / Site: County Road 1458 and State Highway 171, Hillsboror, TX / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 600 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / call for camping info.

Texas Renaissance Festival
October 8 - November 27, 2016, (WO & Thanksgiving Fri) 10 a.m. - dusk
Admission: $27 / Contact: Texas Renaissance Festival, 21778 FM 1774, Plantersville, TX 77363, (800) 458-3435, email: TAlbert@texrenfest.com, web: www.texrenfest.com / Site: 21778 FM 1774, Plantersville, TX / Booths: 400 / Attendance: 606,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.

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UTAH

Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire
July 13 - 16, 2016, Wednesday - Friday 11 a.m. - 9 p.m., Saturday 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Beverly Tripp, PO Box 1443, Cedar City, UT 84721, (435) 586-1124 or Cathy Bryant (435) 531-9327 (after 7 p.m.), email: kedronvale@hotmail.com, web: www.UMRF.net / Site: Cedar City Main St. Park, Cedar City, UT / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 20,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Utah Renaissance Festival & Fantasy Faire
May 7 - 30, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7:00 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Daryl Shaun Price, 130 Lynwood Dr., Clearfield, UT 84016, 801-935-5704, email: itsbodily@aol.com, web: www.utahrenfest.com / Site: Lorin Farr Park, Ogden, Utah / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: open carry permit required / Hotels nearby.

Utah Renaissance Faire
August 26 - 27, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Richard Thurman, 848 E 1475 N, Lehi, UT 84043, (801) 361-1945, email: richthurman@gmail.com, web: utahvalleyrenaissancefaire.com, / Site: Thanksgiving Point, UT / Booths: 50 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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VERMONT
Open Fields Medieval Festival
May 28, 2016, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Mindy Barth, Open Fields School, PO Box 53, Thetford Hill, VT 05074; email: info@openfields.org, web: http://www.VTMedFest.com / Site: Thetford Green, Thetford, VT / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: No Weapons / See website for camping info.

Vermont Renaissance Faire
June 24 - 25, 2016, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Wolfgaard Productions, PO Box 332, Jeffersonville, VT 05464, (802) 778-9178, email: VTRennFaire@gmail.com, web: http://www.vtrennfaire.com / Site: Weeks Hill Event Fields, Stowe, VT / Booths: 60 - 70 / Attendance: 2,000 - 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied, no real firearms / On-site camping available for participants.

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VIRGINIA
Annual Harvest Faire
October 7 - 9, 2016, Fri. 5 p.m. - 9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Admission: $5-$15 / Contact: Amy Reineri, Harvest Faire, 887 Garrow Rd, Newport News, VA 23608, (757) 358-5412, email: amy@harvestfaire.org, web: www.harvestfaire.org / Site: Endview Plantation, 362 Yorktown Rd, Newport News, VA / Booths: 24 / Attendance: 1000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied; no pole-arms / On-site camping available for participants.

Blackbeard Pirate Festival
June 4 - 5, 2016, Sat. 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Virginia Air & Space Center, Joyce Massengill, 600 Settlers Landing Rd, Hampton, VA 23669, (757) 727-0900 x725, email: call311@hampton.gov, web: www.hampton.gov/parks/blackbeard/ / Site: Mill Point Park, Hampton, VA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 85,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Gloucester Renaissance Festival
October 22 - 23, 2016, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Chris and Mia Pugh, Medieval Fantasies Company, PO Box 13, Churchville, VA 24421, (540) 294-1846, email: sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com, web: www.medievalfantasiesco.com/Gloucester.htm / Site: Historic District of Downtown Gloucester, VA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: not allowed / on-site camping available for participants.

Southampton Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
April 16 - 17, 2016, Sat., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Garrett Piersa, Southampton Renaissance Faire Planning Board, 22424 Linden St, Courtland, VA,23837, (757) 653-2821, email: gchevolazski@yahoo.com, web: www.southamptonrenfaire.com / Site: Walter Cecil Rawls Library & Museum, 22511 Main St, Courtland, VA / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied by staff / Hotels nearby

Stone Tower Glenn Renaissance Faire
June 25 - 26, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 per car / Contact: Chris and Mia Pugh, Medieval Fantasies Company, PO Box 13, Churchville, VA 24421, (540) 294-1846, email: sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com, web: www.medievalfantasiesco.com/StoneTowerGlenn.htm / Site: Natural Chimneys Regional Park, Mt. Solon, VA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / on-site camping available for participants.


Virginia Renaissance Faire

May 9 - June 7, 2015, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $9 / Contact: Out of the Woodwork Productions, Inc., Cornelia Rutherford, 5436 Lomax Way, Woodbrige, VA 22193, (703) 508-5036, email: info@varf.org, web: www.VARF.org / Site: Lake Anna Winery, 5621 Courthouse Rd., Spotsylvania, VA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for links to hotels nearby.

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WASHINGTON
Alls Faire
June 18 - 19, 2016, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til - 5 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Morak Events, 1513 S. 25th St., Tacoma, WA 98405, (253) 797-6517, email: coordinator@allsfaire.org, web: www.allsfaire.org / Site: 9205 198th Ave., East Bonney Lake, WA / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 600 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Camlann Village Festivals
Through September, 2016, (WO) 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Roger Shell, Camlann Medieval Assoc., 10320 Kelly Rd. NE, Carnation, WA 98014, (425) 788-8624, web: www.camlann.org / Site: 4 miles North of Carnation, WA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Camping available off-site, inns nearby.


A Festival for May
TBA May, 2017, (WO) 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Roger Shell, Camlann Medieval Assoc., 10320 Kelly Rd. NE, Carnation, WA 98014, (425) 788-8624, web: www.camlann.org/may_fest.htm / Site: 4 miles North of Carnation, WA / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Camping avail. off-site, inns nearby.

Northwest Renaissance Festival
July 9 - July 24, 2016, (WO) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Tienne Rogers, 6493 Hwy. 291, Nine Mile Falls, WA 99026, (509) 276-7728 or (509) 747-2509, email: Tiennel@aol.com, web: www.nwrf.net / Site: 20 min. NW of Spokane, WA / Booths: 25+ / Attendance: 2,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping avail. for participants; campgrounds, hotels and motels w/in 15 min.

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering
July 29 - 31, 2016, Fri. 6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $15 one day; $22 for two days / Contact: SSHGA, Sharon or Candi, PO Box 75685, Seattle, WA 98175, (206) 522-2541, email: scots4ever@sshga.org web: www.sshga.org / Site: 45224 284th Ave., SE, Enumclaw, WA / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed or peace-tied / See web site for information.

Port Gamble Medieval Faire
June 1 - 2, 2013, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. til 2 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: SCA, Sharon Greany, email: queensno2000@yahoo.com, web: www.kitsapmedievalfaire.org / Site: Port Gamble, WA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated.

Pyrate Revel NEW LISTING!
September 20, 2014, (WO) 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Tienne Rogers, 6493 Hwy. 291, Nine Mile Falls, WA 99026, (509) 276-7728 or (509) 747-2509, email: sirlazloe@gmail.com, web: www.nwrf.net / Site:Driving N on Division St in Spokane, Turn left on Francis, drive 18.75 miles west and watch for the sign / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping avail. for participants; campgrounds, hotels and motels w/in 15 min.

Spokane Renaissance Faire
October 4 - 5, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Spokane Entertainer’s Guild, Tara Mickschl, PO Box 48782, Spokane, WA 99228, (509) 998-9596, email: info@theguild2010.org, web: www.theguild2010.org / Site: 20424 N Dunn Rd, Spokane, WA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 300 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants
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Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire
August 6 - 21, 2016, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Tracy Nietupski, Washington Renaissance Arts & Education Society, P.O. Box 583, Vaughn, WA, 98394, (800) 587-0172, email: info@wraes.com, web: www.washingtonfaire.com / Site: The Kelley Farm, 20021 Sumner-Buckley Hwy., Bonney Lake, WA / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / see web site for info.

Wenatchee Renaissance Faire
April 20 - 21, 2013, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Medieval Mayhem Club, Matthew Harrison, 323 N Kentucky Ave, East Wenatchee, WA, 98801, (509) 669-0202, email: matthrrsn@aol.com, web: www.wenrenfaire.com / Site: Wenatchee Valley College, 1300 Fifth St, Wenatchee, WA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,400 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / see web site for info.

Ye Merrie Greenwood Faire
September 24 - 25, 2016, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Ye Merrie Greenwood Players, Marjorie Kunigisky, 6015 W 20th Ave., Kennewick, WA 99338, (509) 783-7727, email: eaglcrst@gte.net, web: www.yemerriegreenwoodfaire.org / Site: Columbia Park, Kennewick, WA / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping on-site; campgrounds and hotels nearby.

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WISCONSIN
Bristol Renaissance Faire
July 9 - September 5, 2016, (WO + Labor Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $24.95 / Contact: Shawn Henry, REC, 12550 120th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53142, (847) 395-7773 x100, web: www.renfair.com/bristol / Site: 125520 120th Ave., Kenosha, WI / Booths: 180 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping, pay phones, showers, privies for participants; camping and motels nearby.

Door County Renaissance Fantasy Faire
June 29 - July 7, 2013, (WO) Sat., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 4 .m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Door County Renaissance Fantasy Faire, Sandy Stetler, 914 S Fulton Ave, Sturgeon Bay, WI 54235, (920) 973-8233, email: dcrff@att.net, web: www.doorcowirenaissance.com / Site: 5226 Monument Point Rd, Egg Harbor, WI / Booths: 36 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.

Janesville Renaissance Faire
May 18 - 19, 2013, 10 a.m - 6 p.m
Admission: $7 / Conact: Janesville Renaissance Faire, Inc., Chris Last, 715 N Garfield Ave, Janesville, WI 53545, (608) 289-0699, email: contact@jvlfaire.com, web: www.jvlfaire.com / Site: Traxler Park, 600 N. Main St., Janesville, WI / Booths: 45+ / Attendance: 2,500+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants; hotels nearby.

Northwoods Renaissance Festival
September 8 - 11, 2016, 10 a.m - 4:00 p.m
Admission: $20 / Conact: Don Sidlowski, Tommy O's Playhouse, PO Box 99, Three Lakes, WI 54562, email: information@northwoodsrenaissance.com, web: www.northwoodsrenaissance.com / Site: 5611 Hwy 51 S, Hazelhurst, WI 54531 / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 2,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / camping, ATM, shower and privies available for participants; camping and motels nearby.

Poor Man's Pennsic
August 9 - 11, 2013, 10 a.m - 4:30 p.m
Admission: $9 / Conact: Paulette Le Nedlere, email: venom@charter.net, web: www.falconskeep.org / Site: Lion’s Club Park, Wisconsin Rapids, WI / Booths: 40-50 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied.

Port Washington Pirate Festival
June 1 - 3, 2012, Fri., 6 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Port Washington Pirate Festival Committee, 126 E. Main St., Port Washington, WI 53074, (262) 388-9762, email: info@portpiratefestival.com, web: www.portpiratefestival.com / Site: 222 E. Main St., Port Washington, WI / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 22,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Ren in the Glen Faire NEW LISTING!
July 30 - 31, 2016, Sat, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Cory Schroeder, 1442 Dunn St. Croix Rd, Glenwood City, WI 54734, (715) 265-4019, email: info@renintheglen.com, web: www.renintheglen.com / Site: 1442 Dunn St. Croix Rd, Glenwood City, WI 54734 / Booths: 42 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: peace-tied only; no firearms / On-site camping avaliable for participants.

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WYOMING
Middle Platte Renaissance Faire
August 19 - 20, 2016, Fri. 1 p.m. - 8 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Rita Townley, Stage III Theatre, 900 North Center Street, Casper, WY 82601, (253) 380-3821, email: mprfdirector@yahoo.com, web: www.rencasper.com / Site: Central Wyoming Fairgrounds, 1700 Fairgrounds Rd, Casper, WY 82604 / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants; other camping nearby.

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