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ALABAMA
36th Annual Gatalop (SCA)
Oct 25 – 26, 2019, 9 am – 5 pm
Admission: $8 / Contact: Melinda Oalmann, (251) 861-6992, email: park100@centurytel.net, web: www.dauphinisland.org/annual-events / Site: historic Fort Gaines, Dauphin Island, AL / Booths: 6 – 8 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Camping and hotels nearby.

Alabama Renaissance Faire
Oct 26 – 27, 2019, Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 12 pm – 6 pm
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
Nov 16 – 17, 2019, 10 am – 6 pm
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.

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ALASKA
Three Barons Renaissance Faire
June 6 – 14, 2020, (WO), 12 pm – 8 pm

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
Feb 8 – March 29, 2020 (WO + Pres Day), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $28 / Contact: Sanja Malinovic,12601 East Highway 60, Apache Junction, AZ 85218, (520) 463-2600, email: marketing@renfestinfo.com, web: arizona.renfestinfo.com/ / Site: 12601 East Hwy. 60, Gold Canyon, AZ / Booths: 200 / Attendance: 265,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Off-site camping avail.; visit www.royalfaires.com for nearby accommodations.

Estrella War XXXVI
February 18 – 24, 2020, Tuesday 8 am – Monday 12 pm
Admission: TBD / Contact: Joe Vaughn, (602) 418-3904, email: mains2011@estrellawar.org, web: www.estrellawar.org/ Site: Schnepf Farms, Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ

London Bridge Renaissance Faire
April 3 – 5, 2020, Fri – Sat 10 am – 6 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Admission: $16 Adults; $5.50 Children 5 – 12; under 5 free; see website for additional pricing info / Contact: Raymond Van der Riet, London Bridge Lions Foundation, PO Box 494, Lake Havasu City, AZ 86405, (928) 846-7093, email: info@LondonBridgeRenFaire.com, web: https://www.londonbridgerenfaire.com / Site: Sara Park Rodeo Grounds, 7200 Dub Campbell Pkwy, Lake Havasu City, AZ, 86406 / Booths: 55 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: see FAQs on website / see website for info.

Medieval Mayhem
July 10 – 12, 2020, Fri – Sat 10 am – 7 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $10 / Contact: Daris Gibbons, 1067 Old Hwy 160, Show Low, AZ 85901, (928) 215-0451, email: medievalmayhem@cableone.net, web: www.azmayhem.com / Site: 1101 N. Woodland Rd., Pinetop-Lakeside, AZ 85929 / Booths: 20-25 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied /On site camping available for vendors/cast only.

Phoenix Scottish Games
Mar 7 – 8, 2020, Sat 9 am – 5 pm; Sun 9 am – 4 pm
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.

Tucson Celtic Festival
Nov 1 – 3, 2019, Fri Private Pub Party 6 pm – 10 pm; Sat 9 am – 10 pm; Sun 9 am – 5 pm
Admission: $16 per day, $22 weekend pass / 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
January 31 – February 2, 2020, Fri 10 am – 5 pm; Sat 10 am – 10 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
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: Yuma County Fairgrounds, Yuma, AZ / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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CALIFORNIA
All Hallows Fantasy Faire
Oct 26 – 27, 2019, 12 noon – 12 midnight
Admission: $20 / 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
July 20 – Aug 11, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
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 19 – 20, 2019, 11 am – 6 pm Saturday, 11 am – 5 pm Sunday
Admission: $8 / Contact: email: bdaverin@californiacity-ca.gov, web: www.californiacity-ca.gov / Booths: 25 / Attendance:N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Central Coast Renaissance Festival
July 18 – 19, 2020, 10 am – 6 pm
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
Nov 22 – Dec 22, 2019 (WO + Thanksgiving Friday), 10 am – 7 pm
Admission: $30 / 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
TBA Oct – Nov, 2019, 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $19 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Festivals, Inc., 2219 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. #303, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: oldetymeproductions@gmail.com, web: http://www.oldetymeproductions.com/ / 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 27 – May 5, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $19 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Festivals, Inc., 2219 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. #303, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: oldetymeproductions@gmail.com, web: http://www.oldetymeproductions.com / Site: Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido, CA / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping avail., motels nearby.

Feather Falls Renaissance Faire
May 23 – 24, 2020, 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: FREE / Contact: Allyson Sanchez Baldwin, Golden Goblin Productions, 21852 Burney Place, Cottonwood, CA 96022, (530) 945-8425, email: shastarenaissance@gmail.com, web: https://shastafaire.wixsite.com/shastafaire / Site: 3 Alverda Drive, Oroville, CA 95966 / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On-site camping for participants, motels w/in 5 mi.

Folsom Renaissance Faire and Tournament
Sept 28 – 29, 2019, Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
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 18 – 19 2019, 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $12 / 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 XXII
Oct 8 – 24, 2019, Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
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.

Hanford’s Renaissance of Kings Faire
Oct 5 – 6, 2019, 9 am – 6 pm
Admission: FREE / web: www.cityofhanfordca.com / Site: Hanford City Park, Hanford, CA 93230 / Booths: 65 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied /

The High Desert Pirate Renaissance Faire
Mar 21 – 22, 2020, 9 am – 6 pm
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
Nov 9 – 10, 2019, 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $20 / 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 18 – 19, 2020, 9 am – 5 pm; Ceilidh at 6 pm
Admission: $20 / 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 Festival
May 23 – June 20, 2020 (WO + Memorial Day), 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, Sunday and Memorial Day 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Admission: $25 / Contact: Riverview Recreation Park, 14600 Baron Dr, Corona, CA, 92880, email: info@renfestcorona.com web: www.renfestcorona.com / Site: Crossroads Riverview Park, 14600 River Rd, Corona, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Email regarding lodging

KVMR Celtic Festival
Sept 27 – 29, 2019, Fri 4 pm – 7 pm; Ceilidh at 7:00; Sat 10 am – 10 pm; Sun 10 am – 8 pm
Admission: $20 – $60, see website / Contact: KVMR 89.5 FM, 401 Spring St, Nevada City, CA 95959, (530) 913-9153, email: celtic@kvmr.org, web: www.kvmrcelticfestival.org / Site: Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied /. Hotels nearby.

Labyrinth of Jareth Fantasy Masquerade X
Aug 24 – 25, 2019, 8 pm – 2 am
Admission: $49 – $52 / Contact: (818) 574-7055, email: info@labyrinthmasquerade.com, web: www.labyrinthmasquerade.com / Site: Millennium Biltmore, 506 S. Grand Ave., Los Angeles, CA 90071 / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Elaborate costume event. Hotels nearby; listed on website.

Medieval Festival of Courage
Oct 5 – 6, 2019, 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $6 / 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 13 – 14, 2020, 9 am – 5 pm
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.

Northern California Pirate Festival
June 15 – 16, 2019, 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $12, under 12 FREE / Contact: Kathy Kingman, 228 Windsor River Rd Ste 117, Vallejo, CA, (866) 921-9277, email: info@norcalpiratefestival.com, web: www.norcalpiratefestival.com / Site: Vallejo Waterfront, 289 Mare Island Way, Vallejo, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied; no black powder w/o prior perm.

Northern California Renaissance Faire
Sept 14 – Oct 20, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $28 / 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 Long Beach
June 27 – 28, 2020, , Sat 10 am – 9 pm; Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: Free / Contact: Fred Khammar, Alfredo’s Beach Club, 5411 Ocean Blvd., Long Beach, CA 90803, (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
Feb 16 – 17, 2019, 9 am – 6 pm
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

Renaissance Pleasure Faire, Spring
Apr 4 – May 17, 2020 (WO), 10 am – 2 pm
Admission: $29.95/ 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: 150 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / RV, KOA campgrounds & motels nearby.

Riverside Dickens Festival
Feb 22 – 23, 2020, 10 am – 5 pm
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

San Diego Scottish Highland Games & Gathering of Clans
June 27 – 28, 2020, 9 am – 5 pm
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 Renaissance Faire & Fantasy Fest
Aug 3 – 4, 2019, Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
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.

Scottish Fest USA
May 30 – 31, 2020, 9 am – 6 pm
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
Aug 31 – Sept 1, 2019, 9 am – 6:30 pm.
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
Oct 12 – 13, 2019, 9 am – 5 pm
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 6 – 8, 2020, Fri 9 am – 7 pm; Sat 10 am – 7 pm; Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $30 / Contact: Sonora Cultural Productions, Gary Britt, Jr., (800) 446-1333, email: faireteam@gmail.com, web: www.sonoracelticfaire.com / Site: 220 South Gate Drive, Sonora, CA 95370 / Booths: 100+ / Attendance: 20,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / Hotels nearby

Tartan Day Scottish Faire
April 6, 2019, 10 am – 5 pm
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 20 – 21, 2019, Sat 10 am – 6 p.m; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
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
June 1 – 9, 2019 (WO), Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $16 / 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.

Vista Viking Festival
Sept 28 – 29, 2019, Sat. 10 am – 8 pm; Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $10 / Contact: James, Norwegian Fish Club Odin, Sons of Norway Norge Lodge, Daugh, Norway Hall, 2006 E Vista Way, Vista, CA 92084, (760) 583-9578, email: james@JamesStoryMagic.com, web: www.vikingfestialvista.com / Site: Norway Hall / Booths: 30 – 40 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On site camping for participants.

Woodland Celtic Games & Festival
April 25 – 26, 2020, Sat. 10 am – 8 pm; Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $15 / Contact: email woodlandcelticgames@gmail.com, web: www.woodlandcelticgames.org / Site: Yolo County Fairgrounds, East & Gum Sts., Woodland, CA / Booths:75 / Attendance: N/A/ Weapons: contact the festival for policy / Hotels nearby.

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COLORADO
Colorado Medieval Festival
June 7 – 9, 2019, Fri 3 pm – 8 pm; Sat – Sun 10 am – 6:30 pm
Admission: $13, $8 ages 6 – 12, children 5 & under FREE! / Contact: Medieval World, Intl., Roger Gomez, PO Box 271782, Fort Collins, CO 80527, (970) 599-1676, email: thesavagewoods@gmail.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 Renaissance Festival
June 15 – August 4, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 6:30 pm
Admission: Adults $25 ($23.50 online), Youth $12 ($11 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 18 – 19, 2020, Sat 9 am – 6 pm; Sun 9 – 4 pm
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.

Festival of Faerie
June 6, 2020 (rain date June 7), 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: FREE  / Contact: Yvonne Larson, Rocky Mountain Cultural Exchange, 1203 Alexandria Street, Lafayette, CO 80026, (303) 819-4697, email: info@festivaloffaerie.com, web: www.festivaloffaerie.com / Site: 311 South Public Road, Lafayette, CO 8026 / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 1,000 /

Grand Junction Renaissance Faire
April 27 – 28, 2019, Fri 3 pm – 9 pm; Sat 10 am – 9 pm; Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Admission: $10 / Contact: Brenda Chesney, Juniper Ridge Community School, 640 24 1/2 Road, Grand Junction, CO 81505, (970) 986-8219, email: gjrenfaire@gmail.com, web: http://www.gjrenfaire.org / Site: Los Colonias & Watson Island Disc Golf Park, Grand Junction, CO 81501 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Longs Peak Scottish-Irish Festival
Sept 5 – 8, 2019, Fri – Sun 9 am – 5 pm
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
August 31 – Oct 13, 2019 (WO), 10:30 am – 6 pm
Admission: $15 / Contact: PO Box 433, Danielson, CT 06239, (860) 478-5954, email: havefun@ctfaire.com, web: www.ctfaire.com / Site: Lebanon Country Fairgrounds, 122 Mack Rd, Lebanon, CT / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 24,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / see web site for lodging info.

Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire
June 20 – July 5, 2020 (WO), 11 – 9 pm
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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DELAWARE
Bowers Beach Buccaneer Bash
May 23 – 24, 2020, 10 a.m. – 3 p.m.
Admission FREE / Contact: Bowers Beach Maritime Museum, Judy, 3357 Main St, Frederica, DE, 19946, (302) 222-6341 or (302) 335-1556, email: bowersbeachmaritimemuseum@hotmail.com, web: www.facebook.com search for Bowers Beach Buccaneer Bash/ Site: Bowers Beach Maritime Museum, 3357 Main St, Frederica, DE, 19946 / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A /  Weapons: call for policy / Hotels and camping nearby.

Mythmusica Music & Mythic Festival
July 26 – 28, 2019, 4 pm Friday until 2 pm Sunday
Admission: $20 Saturday only, $40 weekend, $80 carload / Contact: Robart Waldbauer, Baltimore Faerie Faire and Wolf & Faerie Productions, email: mythmusica7@gmail.com, web: www.baltimorefaeriefaire.com/myth / Site: Baronage Farm, 311 Black Stallion Road, Townsend, DE 19734 / Booths: 35+ / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / see web site for lodging info.

FLORIDA
Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI
Feb 15 – March 29, 2020 (WO + Festival Friday March 31), 10 am – 6 pm
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.

Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival
May 31 – June 1, 2019, Fri 3 pm – 11 pm; Sat 11 am – 9 pm
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.

Boynton Beach Haunted Pirate Fest and Mermaid Splash
October 26 – 27, 2019
Saturday 11 a.m. – 9:00 p.m., Sunday 11 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Admission: N/A / Contact: 561.600.9093, web: www.bbpiratefest.com / Site: 100 NE 4th St. Boynton Beach, FL 33435

Brevard Renaissance Fair
January 11 – February 2, 2020, (WO) 10 a.m. – 6:00 p.m.
Admission: $19 / Contact: Anthony Derivi, 3900 Loblolly PL, Cocoa, FL 32936, (321) 914-6582, email: Anthony@brevardrenaissancefair.com, web: www.brevardrenaissancefair.com / Site: 2500 Parkway Dr, Melbourne, FL 32935 / Booths: 65 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels within 5 miles

Camelot Days
November 2 – 17, 2019, (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: info@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: 30 – 40 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Limited on-site camping by request for performers and vendors.

Cocoa Beach Pirate Fest
June 12 – 14, 2020, Fri 2 pm – 6 pm, Sat 10 am – 6 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Admission: FREE / web: http://cocoabeachpiratefest.com / Site: 1300 North Atlantic Avenue, Cocoa Beach, Florida 32931/ Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Florida Renaissance Festival – Deerfield Beach
Feb 8 – March 22, 2020 (WO + President’s Day), 10 am – 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.

Gasparilla Pirate Festival
Jan 25, 2020, 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 7 – 8, 2020, 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.

Gulfport Springfest
April 27 – 28, 2019, Sat 10 am – 8 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
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.

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
January 18 – February 2, 2020,10 am – 6 pm; Feb 2, 2018, 9:30 am – 3 pm; Feb 3 – 4, 2018, 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $18 adults, $7 children age 5 – 17 / Contact: Sunny Andrei, PO Box 490, Gainesville, FL 32627, (352) 393-8536, email: andreis@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.

Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire
Nov 1 – 3, 9 – 10, 2019, 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $17 / Contact: Audra Dick, Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire, (352) 326-1265, email: dicka@lake.k12.fl.us, web: www.lakerenfaire.com / Site: Hickory Point Recreation Park, 27341 St. Rd. 19, Tavares, FL / Booths: 75+ / Attendance: 20,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels/motels nearby.

Orlando Renaissance Festival
December 6 – 8, 2019, (WO) 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: (407) 221-6967, email: orlandorenaissancefestival@gmail.com, web: www.orlandorenaissancefestival.com / Site: Bill Frederick Park, 3401 S Hiawassee Road, Orlando, FL 32835

Renaissance Festival of Central Florida
May 2 – 10, 2020, (WO) 10 a.m. – 11 p.m.
Admission: N/A / Contact: RenFest of Central Florida, 600 Nadina Place, Celebration, FL 34747, (321) 250-2535, email: info@renfestcfl.com, web: www.renfestcfl.com / Site: 31600 Camp Challenge Road, Sorrento, FL / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied

Sarasota Medieval Fair
Nov 9 – December 1 2019 (WO), 10 am – 5:30 pm
Admission: $17.95, season pass $52.95 / 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.

The Ren Cruise: Friar Finnegan & Friends Sail the Seven Seas
November 11 – 15, 2019
Ocean-view cabins $579.52 per person double occupancy; interior cabins $522.52 per person / Contact: Chris Armstrong, the Ren Cruise, (740) 988-7977, renniecruise@gmail.com, web: www.therencruise.com /sails from Port Canaveral, FL / Attendance: 150

Treasure Coast Pirate Fest
February 14 – 16, 2020, Fri 2 pm – 8 pm, Sat 10 am – 8 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Admission: FREE / web: http://treasurecoastpiratefest.com / Site: Veterans Memorial Park / Riverwalk Center,
600 North Indian River Drive, Fort Pierce, FL 34950/ Booths: N/A / Attendance: 25,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Vero Beach Pirate & Caribbean Festival
September 20 – 22, 2019, Fri 2 pm – 6:30 pm, Sat 10 am – 6:30 pm, Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Admission: FREE / web: http://verobeachpiratefest.com / Site: Riverside Park, 3258 Riverside Park Drive, Vero Beach, Florida / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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GEORGIA
Georgia Renaissance Festival
April 18 – June 7, 2020 (WO), 10:30 am – 6 pm
Admission: $23.95 / 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 available for participants.

Stone Mountain Highland Games NEW LISTING!
Oct 18 – 20, 2019, 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.

Summerville Mini-Renaissance Festival
November 2, 2019, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / https://www.facebook.com/pg/Summerville-GA-2018-Mini-Renaissance-Festival-658127837657672 / Site: East Washington Street at University Street, Summerville, GA

Tybee Island Pirate Fest
October 10 – 13, 2019, 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
March 28 – 29, 2020, Sat 10 am – 9 pm; Sun 10 am – 6 pm
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 4 – 6, 2019, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Krista, PO Box 583, Soda Springs, ID 83276, email: dragonfyrefaire@yahoo.com, web: www.dragonfyrefaire.com / Site: 1805 Government Dam Road, Soda Springs, ID / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: must be peace tied / Hotels nearby.

East Idaho Renaissance Faire
June 21 – July 6, 2019, 11 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: (208) 534-6109, email: Business@renaissancefaireidaho.com, web: https://www.renaissancefaireidaho.com / Site: 5925 S 4300 W, Rexburg, ID 83440 / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace tied / Hotels nearby.

Idaho Renaissance Faire
October 12 – 13, 2019, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Idaho Renaissance Faire, Kat Danes, 944 Lower Bluff Rd, Emmett, ID 83617, email: info@idahorenfaire.org, web: www.idahorenfaire.org / Site: 301 West 2nd Street, Kuna, ID 83634 / Booths: 30+ / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed; no firearms / See web site for info.

Moscow Renaissance Faire
May 4 – 5, 2019, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Moscow Renaissance Fair, P.O. Box 8848, Moscow, ID 83843, web: http://www.moscowrenfair.org / Site: East City Park, Moscow, ID / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace tied; no firearms / Hotels nearby.

Sandpoint Renaissance Faire
August 31 – September 1, 2019, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Sandpoint Renaissance Association, P.O. Box 2541, Sandpoint, ID 83864, (208) 304-7451, email: sandpointrenfaire@gmail.com, web: www.sandpointrenfaire.com / Site: 784 Shingle Mill Road, Sandpoint, ID 83864 / 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 21 – 23, 2019, 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.

Olde English Faire
October 5 – 6, 2019 (WO), 9 am – 5 pm
Admission: $10 / Contact: Kristine Kitty Johnson Grogan, Stronghold Camp & Retreat Center, (815) 732-6111 ext 613, email: reservations@strongholdcenter.org, web: www.strongholdcenter.org / Site: 1922 N IL Rte 2, Oregon, IL 61061 / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons:must be peace-tied / see website for info.

The World of Faeries Festival
Aug 3 – 4, 2019, Sat 10 am – 7 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $15; Seniors 65 and up $8; Children 12 and under FREE / 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: 1,800 / Weapons: no sharp objects unsupervised or untrained / Hotels nearby.

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INDIANA
Clayshire Castle Medieval Faire
September 28 – 29, 2019, 11 am – 5 pm
Admission: $8 advance; $10 at the gate / Contact: Douglas Smock, Clayshire Castle, Inc., (317) 797-3822, email: innkeeper@clayshirecastle.com, web: www.clayshirecastle.com / Site: 8780 E CR 75N, Bowling Green, IN 47833 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 3,000+ / Weapons: must be peace tied /

Indiana Renaissance Faire (formerly Fishers Renaissance Faire)
Oct 5 – 6, 2019, 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $14; 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: Ruoff Home Mortgage 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
Aug 24 – 25, 2019, 10 am – 6 pm
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
Oct 17 – 20, 2019, 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: $12.00, children 6 – 18 $10, 5 & under FREE / Contact: Catherine Le Blanc, (812) 556-0256, email: RosenvolkFestival@yahoo.com, web: www.rosenvolk.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
Sept 21 – 22, 2019, 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 Marquette St., Davenport, IA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Des Moines Renaissance Faire
August 31 – September 15, 2019 (WO + Labor Day), 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 Adults, $6 ages 8 – 14, under 8 FREE / Contact: (515) 965-5338 , email: contact@dsmrf.com, web:  https://www.DSMRF.com / Site: The Pines Event Park, 2977 NW 66th Avenue, between Johnston and Ankeny, in the Saylorville neighborhood of north Des Moines / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied

Greater Quad Cities Renaissance Faire
Sept 21 – 22, 2019, 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $12 / Contact: Mike Amos, Midwest Festivals, (309) 794-0449, email: gqcrf17@gmail.com, web: www.quadcitiesrenfaire.com / Site: 2200 West River Drive, Davenport, IA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Hotels nearby.

Iowa Renaissance Festival & Gathering o’Celts
May 25 – 27, June 1 – 2, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $12 / Contact: Mike Amos, iowarenfest@gmail.com, web: www.iowarenfest.com / Site: 734 U Avenue, Middle Amana, IA 52203 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 6,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels within 5 miles

Midlands Ren Revel
August 24 – 25, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $12 / Contact: Mike Amos, midwestfest2@gmail.com, web: www.midlandsrenrevel.com / Site: 19575 225th Street, Council Bluffs, IA 51503 / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / 

Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow
August 31 – September 15, 2019 (WO + Labor Day Monday), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $18 / Contact: Mary Flatt, Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, 4051 Dean Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317, (515) 262-4100, email: mary@sleepyhollowsportspark.com, web: www.sleepyhollowrenfaire.com / Site: Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, 4051 Dean Avenue, Des Moines, IA 50317 / Booths: 53 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: No firearms, blades must be peace-tied / See website for camping info.

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KANSAS
Great Plains Renaissance Festival—Fall
September 28 – 29, 2019, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $13 / 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 13 – 14, 2019, 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $13 / 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
August 31 – Oct 13, 2019 (WO + Labor Day + Columbus Day), 10 am – 7 pm
Admission: $21.95 / 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
September 28 – 29, 2019, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / 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
A Dickens Christmas Festival
TBA December, 2019, (WO) 12 noon – 6 p.m.Admission: $10 / Contact: Kentucky Renaissance Fair LLC, 955 Elm St, Eminence, KY 40019, (502) 845-9206, email: gm@kyrenfaire.com, web: www.kyrenfaire.com / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Site: Festival Space, 955 Elm Street, Eminence, KY

Highland Renaissance Festival
June 1 – July 14, 2019 (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
Nov 2 – Dec 8, 2019 (WO + Thanksgiving Friday), 9:45 am – Dusk
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 6 – 8 , 2019, 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

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MARYLAND
Celtic Festival and Highland Gathering
April 25, 2020, 9 am – 7 pm
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 1 – 3 2019, 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 Festival
TBD June, 2020, Sat 10 am – 6 pm, Sun 10 am – 5
Admission: $15 ages 13 – 99, $5 ages 3 – 12, FREE under 3 or over 99  / 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
Aug 24 – Oct 20, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 7 pm
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
King Richard’s Faire
August 31 – Oct 20, 2019 (WO + Labor Day + Columbus Day), 10:30 am – 6;00 pm
Admission: $34 Adult, $17, Children, Kids 3 and under free / 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.

Massachusetts Renaissance Faire
July 26 – August 4, 2019, (WO), Sat 10:00 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sun 10:00 a.m – 5 p.m.
Admission: $17 / Contact email: info@massrenfaire.com, web: www.massrenfaire.com / Site: Cummington Fairgrounds, Cummington, MA  / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace tied / Hotels nearby.

Mutton and Mead Medieval Festival
June 15 – 16, 2019, 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.

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MICHIGAN
Grand Valley Renaissance Festival
October 5 – 6, 2019, Sat. 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / web: www.gvren.org / Site: Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: N/A

Magical Realm Fantasy Faire
June 6 – 7, 2020, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: The  Magical Realm, PO Box 2781, Kalamazoo, MI 49003, email: info@themagicalrealm.com, web: http://www.themagicalrealm.com / Site: Eaton County Fair, 1025 Cochran Ave., Charlotte, MI / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging.

Michigan Pirate Festival
August 5 – 11, 2019, 10 a.m. – 8 p.m.
Admission: N/A / web: www.michiganpiratefestival.com / Site: Grand Haven, MI / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: contact faire  / Hotels nearby

Michigan Renaissance Festival
August 17 – September 29, 2019, (WO + Labor Day) 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: $23.95 / 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
July 11 – 26, 2020 (WO), 11 am – 7 pm
Admission: $13 / 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 2 – 3, 2019, 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.

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MINNESOTA

Minnesota Renaissance Festival
August 17 – September 29, 2019 (WO + Labor Day Monday + Festival Friday Sept 29, 2017), 9 am – 7 pm
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 XXIX
March 14 – 22, 2020
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 19 – 20, 2019 and April 25 – May 3, 2020, (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $12 / Contact: Doug Wilson, 2513 Bernadette Drive, Columbia, MO 65203, (573) 449-8637, email: centralmorenfest@gmail.com, web: www.centralmorenfest.net / Site: Boster Castle, 4274 County Rd 220, Kingdom City, MO / Booths: 45-50 / Attendance: 6,500 / Weapons: no weapons / Hotels Nearby.

Dragonfest Renaissance Faire
October 19, 2019, 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $12 gate, $7.50 before October 15 / Contact: Matt Carra, Infinity Academy, (417) 708-6670 ext 103; email: info@dragonfest.net, web: www.dragonfest.net / Site: 5964 S State Hwy NN, Rogersville, MO 65742 / Booths: 40+ / Attendance: 3,680 / Weapons: N/A/ hotels within 5 miles

Lilies War XXXIV
June 5 – 14, 2020, 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.

St. Louis Renaissance Festival
September 14 – October 13, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $18.95 / Contact: Mid America Festivals, 1244 Canterbury Road South Suite 306, Shakopee, MN 55379, (800) 373-0357, email: info@stlrenfest.com, web: www.stlrenfest.com / Site: Rotary Park, Wentzville, MO / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 50,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

White Hart Renaissance Faire
June 13 – 28, 2020 (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
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
An Ri Ra Montana Irish Festival
August 9 – 11, 2019, contact faire for times
Admission: Free / web: www. http://www.mtgaelic.org/an-ri-ra-montana-irish-festival.html/ Site: Butte, MT / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / For lodging info, contact Butte Chamber of Commerce at 406-723-3177.

Bitterroot Celtic Games & Gathering
August 17 – 18, 2019, 9 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Bitterroot Celtic Gathering & Games, PO Box 1774 Hamilton MT 59840, web: www.bcgg.org / Site: Daly Mansion, 251 Eastside Hwy, Hamilton, MT / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: N/A / Hotels nearby.

Celtic Festival Missoula
July 27, 2019, 12 p.m. – 10 p.m.
Admission: FREE; Contact: email: celticfestivalmissoula@gmail.com, web: www.celticfestivalmissoula.com / Site: Caras Park, Missoula, MT / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: see website for policy / Hotels nearby.

Montana Renaissance Festival
June 1 – 2, 2019, Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 10 am – 4 pm
Admission: $15 single day, $25 two-day pass / Contact: Kenneth Haak, Zoo Montana, 415 N 30th, Billings, MT 59101, (406) 281-1529, email: haak@billingsschools.org, web: www.montanarenfest.com / Site: ZooMontana, 2100 Shiloh Rd, Billings, MT / Booths: 100+ / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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NEBRASKA
The Midwest Pirate Fest
August 24 – 25, 2019, 11 am – 6 pm
Admission $10, Children $7 / 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 27 – 28, 2019, 10 am – 6 pm
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: Riverwest Park, Omaha / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / limited on-site camping, motels at nearby airport.

Renaissance Festival of Nebraska
May 2 – 10, 2020, 11 am – 6 pm
Admission: $14 / Contact: Howard Coffin, Bootstrap Productions, 3628 Lafayette Avenue, Omaha, NE 68131, (401) 331-5500, email: midland.pirate@yahoo.com, web: www.RenFestNebraska.com / Site: 11001 S 48th Street, Papillon, NE 68133 / Booths: 60+ / Attendance: 11,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / hotels within 5 miles.

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NEVADA
Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival
October 11 – 13, 2019, 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / 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 18 – 19, 2020, Gates open at 9 am
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
April 27 – 28, 2019, Fri 12 am – 10 pm; Sat 10 am – 10 pm; Sun 10 am – 8 pm
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.

Reno Celtic Celebration
May16, 2020, 10 am – 5 pm

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
Black Swan Renaissance Festival
August 24 – 25, 2019
Admission: $10 / Contact: Black Swan Inn, 354 West Main Street, Tilton, NH 03276, (603) 286-4524, email: reservations@blackswaninn.net, web: www.blackswaninn.net/events#renaissance-festival / Site: Black Swan Inn, 354 W. Main Street, Tilton, NH / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied.

The New Hampshire Highland Games
Sept 20 – 22, 2019, 8 am – 5 pm
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
May 8 – 16, 2020 (WO), 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $15 / Contact: Three Maples Renaissance Corp, Marc Bernier, 44 Tucker Rd, Kingston, NH 03848, 603-343-7760, email: manager@nhrenfaire.com, web: www.nhrenfaire.com / Site: 80 Martin Rd., Fremont, NH 03044 (this is a new location!) / Booths: 65 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels within 20 miles.

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NEW JERSEY
Lakewood Lions Charity Renaissance Faire
Sept 21 – 22, 2019, Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $12 / Contact: Don Alemany, Lakewood Lions Club, PO Box 1446, Lakewood, NJ 08701, (732) 414-9639, email: dbroker@optonline.net, web: www.lakewoodrenfaire.com / Site: Pine Park, Country Club Dr., Lakewood, NJ / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

New Jersey Renaissance Faire
May 23 – June 7, 2020, (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
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.

Scandinavian Fest ’19  NEW LISTING!
September 1, 2019, 10:00 am – 6:00 pm
Admission: $14, $11 on line, FREE with authentic folk dress /web: www.scanfest.org / Site: Vasa Park at Wolfe Road, Budd Lake, NJ / Booths: 30 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied /hotels nearby.

Smithville Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
April 25 – 26, 2020, 11 am – 5 pm
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.

Sparta NJ Renaissance Festival  NEW LISTING!
September 7 – 15, 2019 (WO), Saturday 10 am – 7 pm, Sunday 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $20 adults at the door, $15 online in advance / Contact: www.spartanjrenfaire.com / Site: Camp Sacajawea, 844 White Lake Road, Sparta, NJ / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied /hotels nearby.

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NEW MEXICO
Albuquerque Renaissance Faire
April 27, 2019, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: City of Albuquerque, Bree Ortiz, 9201 Balloon Museum Dr. NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107, (505) 768-3452, email: bortiz@cabq.gov, web: www.cultureABQ.com / Site: Albuquerque Balloon Musuem, 9201 Balloon Museum Dr, Albuquerque, NM / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels nearby.

Dona Ana Arts Council Renaissance Arts Fair
November 2 – 3, 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sun. til 4 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Dona Ana Arts Council, PO Box 1721, Las Cruces, NM 88004, (575) 523-6403, email: infodaac@daarts.org, web: www.daarts.org / Site: Young Park, South Walnut St., Las Cruces, NM / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping, motels nearby.

Santa Fe Renaissance Faire
Sept 14 – 15, 2019, 10 am – 5 pm
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
Aug 10 – 18, 2019, 10 am – 10 pm (see webiste for detailed schedule)
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

Central New York Scottish Games & Celtic Festival
August 10, 2019, 9 a.m. – 8 p.m
Admission: $10 / Contact: David Gordon, CNY Scottish Games, PO Box 6405, Syracuse, NY 13217, (315) 463-8876, email: gordond@sunyocc.edu, web: www.cnyscottishgames.org / Site: Long Branch Park, Long Branch Rd., Syracuse, NY / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: policy not stated / See web site for more information.

Dundee Scottish Festival
September 7, 2019, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Fran Willis, Box 46, Dundee, NY 14837, email: franwillis@me.com, web: dundeescottishfestival.com / Site: Main Street, Dundee, NY / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 2,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Finger Lakes Celtic Festival   
May 16, 2020, 9:30 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Finger Lakes Celtic Games & Festival, Ben Beavers, 4925 Collet Rd, Shortsville, NY 14548, (585) 752-0630, email: FLCeltic@yahoo.com, web: flceltic.com / Site: Collett Rd, Farmington, NY / Booths: 95 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

The Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park
September 29, 2019, 11:30 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Maria Bassallo, WHIDC, 57 Wadsworth Ave., New York, NY 10033, (212) 795-1600, email: WHIDC@aol.com, web: www.whidc.org/festival/home.html / Site: Fort Tryon Park, Manhattan, NY / Booths: 170 / Attendance: 60,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels in Ft. Lee, NJ or in NYC.

New York Faerie Festival
June 26 – 28, 2020, 11 am – 7 pm
Admission: $18 / Contact: Glenn Herbert, Myth-Placed Productions, 233 Doolittle Road, Harpursville, NY 13787, (607) 655-1376, email: info@nyfairiefest.com, web:www.nyfairiefest.com / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 3,000 / 

New York Renaissance Faire
Aug 17 – Oct 6, 2019 (WO + Labor Day Monday), 10 am – 7 pm
Admission: $29.95 / Contact: Julie McMillin, REP, 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo, NY 10987, (845) 351-5171, web: www.renfair.com/ny  / Site: Sterling Forest, 45 minutes from NYC, 600 Rt 17A, Tuxedo Park, NY / Booths: 175 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels & B&B within 15 min.

Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games
Sept 14 – 15, 2019, Saturday 10 a.m. – 10:30 p.m., Sunday until 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $12 – 28, children 12 & under FREE / Contact: Vicki Banks, Niagara Celtic Heritage Society, (716) 778-5730, email: vicki@niagaraceltic.com, web: www.NiagaraCeltic.com / Site: Niagara County Fairgrounds, 4487 Lake Avenue, Lockport, NY 14094 / Booths: 75+ / Attendance: 13,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied, no functional firearms / Hotels, camping, other lodging nearby. See website.

Sterling Renaissance Festival
July 6 – August 18, 2019, (WO) 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: $26.95 / 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.

Summer Solstice Renaissance Faire
June 1 – 2, 2019, (WO) 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $10.00 / Contact: Cheryl Olsen, Mystik Mayhem Themed Events, (845) 464-4268, email: summersolsticerf@gmail.com / Site: Cantine Field Memorial Park Pavilion, Saugerties, NY / Booths: 30+ / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.

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NORTH CAROLINA
Carolina Renaissance Festival
October 5 – Nov 24, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 5:30 pm
Admission: $26; $25 adv / Contact: Matt Siegel, 16445 Poplar Tent Road, Huntersville, NC 28078, (704) 896-5555, email: matt@renfestinfo.com, web: www.carolina.renfestinfo.com / Site: 16445 Poplar Tent Rd., Huntersville, NC / Booths: 130 / Attendance: 200,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping nearby.

The Festival of Legends
April 25 – 26, 2020, 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $15 / Contact: Jeffrey Kass, Glitter-Free Productions, LLC, 33 Kings Mt Ct, Durham, NC 27713, (919) 475-6963, email: festivaloflegends@gmail.com, web: www.festivaloflegends.com / Site: 2908 Optimist Farm Rd, Apex, NC 27539 / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / on-site camping available for participants.

Fort Bragg Renaissance Faire
Sept 14 – 15, 2019, Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
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.

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games & Gathering o’Scottish Clans
July 9 – 12, 2020, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $15-75 / Contact: GMHG, P. O. Box 1095, Linville, NC 28646, (828) 733-1333, web: www.gmhg.org / Site: MacRae Meadows on Grandfather Mountain near Linville, NC / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / on-site camping available.

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OHIO
Asheville Viking Festival
April 25 – 26, 2020, Saturday 10:00 am – 7:00 pm, Sunday until 5:00 pm
Admission: donation of non-perishable food item / Contact: Nancy Vallette, email: vikingfestival@gmail.com, web: http://facebook.com/Asheville-Viking-Festival-165051990188608 / Site: 100 Walnut Street, Asheville, OH / Booths: 60+ / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: ? / Lodging ?

Great Lakes Medieval Faire
July 13 – August 18, 2019, 11 am – 7 pm
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
March 30, 2019, 11 am – 6 pm.
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
August 31 – Oct 27, 2019 (WO + Labor Day Monday), 10:30 am – 6 pm
Admission: $23 / 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
March 28 – 29, 2020, 10 am – 6 pm
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
Apr 3 – 5, 2020, 10 am – 7 pm
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
Apr 25 – May 31, 2020 (WO + Student Day May 4), 10:30 am – 6 pm
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.

Scotfest
September 13 – 15, 2019, Fri. 5 – 11 pm, Sat. 9:00 a.m. – 11 p.m., Sun. 9:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: TBD / Contact: (918) 740-7738, email: info@okscotfest.com, web: http://okscotfest.com / Site: 21101 E. 101st St., Broken Arrow, OK / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: prohibited / See website for accommodations.

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OREGON
Canterbury Renaissance Faire

July 18 – 26, 2020 (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $15 / 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: 6569 Valley View Road, Silverton, OR / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping for participants; hotels nearby.

Faerieworlds Festival Summer (Faerie & Celtic Music and Art)
August 21 – 23, 2020
Fri – Sat 10 am – 12 am; Sun 10 am – 11 pm
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
June 6 – 14, 2020 (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $16 / 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.

Seadog Nights and Gypsy Carnival
July 16 – 20, 2020, Admission: TBD / Immersive Pirate-and-Gypsy-themed weekend-long camping experience; no single-day admission fees / web: www.seadognights.com / Site: Cheadle Lake Park, Lebanon, Oregon / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants.

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire
Sept 14 – 15, 2019, 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $14 / 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.

Tortuga Pirate Festival   
August 30 – September 2, 2019, 12 p.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Morak Events, 1513 S. 25th St., Tacoma, WA 98405, (253) 797-6517,  email: daax00@gmail.com or wickedpirate@gmail.com, web: www.piratesoftortuga.net / Site: Cheadle Lake Park, Lebanon, OR / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 350 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

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PENNSYLVANIA
Celtic Fling and Highland Games
June 26 – 28, 2020, 11 am – 10 pm
Admission: $29.95 / 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.

Fairy Festival   
September 7 – 8, 2019, 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Susanna, 118-120 S. Market St., Mechanicsburg, PA 17055, (717) 697-5111, email: therosemaryhouse@aol.com, web: http://rosemaryhousefairyfestival.blogspot.com / Site: Herb Gardens of The Rosemary House and Sweet Remembrances, 118-120 S. Market St., Mechanicsburg, PA / Booths: 4 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels nearby.

Marcus Hook Pirate Festival
September 21, 2019, 11 am – 6 pm
Contact: Annamaria Glisson, Marcus Hook Preservation Society, mhps1@hotmail.com, (610) 587-7409, web: www.marcushookps.org / Site: 4 West Delaware Avenue, Marcus Hook, PA / Booths:38 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: not allowed / hotels nearby.

Pennsic War 48 (SCA)
July 26 – Aug 11, 2019
Admission: see web site / Contact: Society for Creative Anachronism, email: mayor@pennsicwar.org, web: www.pennsicwar.org / Site: Coopers’ Lake Campground, Slippery Rock, PA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 10,590 / Weapons: policy not stated / camping available; hotels and motels nearby.

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
Aug 3 – Oct 27, 2019 (WO + Labor Day\), 11 am – 8 pm
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
Aug 17 – Sept 22, 2019 (WO + Labor Day Monday), 10:30 am – 6:30 pm
Admission: Adults $21 ($19.50 online), Youth $10 ($9 online) / Contact: Rocky Mountain Festivals, which hosts Colorado Renaissance Festival, 112 Renaissance Lane, West Newton, PA 15089, (724) 872-1670, email: streadwell@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 14 – 15, 2019, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: Adults $10, Students and Children $5, Under age 5 Free, Free Parking / Contact: Ken Hone, Village Library of Wrightstown, 727 Penns Park Rd., Wrightstown, PA 18940, (215) 598-3322 or (267) 304-8060, email: thedefenders@hotmail.com, web: www.villagefaire.org / Site: Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, 576 Penns Park Rd., Wrightstown, PA 18940 / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 9,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied /

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SOUTH CAROLINA
The Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire

March 27 – 28, 2020, 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
Nov 9 – 10, 2019, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $10, children 4 – 11 $5 / Contact: Shellie, Calebs Dragonfly Dreams, 664 Forestbrook Rd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29579, (843) 602-1049, email: shelliensc@gmail.com, web: http://mythicalmedievalfest.com / Site: 3833 Socastee Blvd., Myrtle Beach, SC 29578 / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied; no guns / See website for accommodations.

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SOUTH DAKOTA
Siouxland Renaissance Festival

June 6 – 7, 2020, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m., Sun til 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Siouxland Renaissance Association, Anna Vorhes, 2809 S Willow Ave, Sioux Falls, SD 57105, (877) HUZZAH1, email: sraanna@sio.midco.net web: www.siouxlandrenfest.com / Site: W.H. Lyons Fairground, Madison St., Sioux Falls, SD / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping on-site for vendors and entertainers; hotels nearby.

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TENNESSEE
Appalachian Renaissance Faire
November 2 – 3, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $15 / Contact: Penny Hussey, apprenfaire@gmail.com, (423) 538-0078, web: www.appalachianrenfaire.com / Site: 220 Piney Flats Road, Suite #6, Piney Flats, TN 37686
 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 2,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Tennessee Medieval Faire
May 23 – 25, 30 – 31, June 6 – 7, 2020 (WO + Memorial Day), 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $17 ($18 if using credit card), ages 5 – 12 $8 cash, $9 credit, 4 & under FREE / Contact: Darkhorse Entertainment LLC, 150 Culton Lane, Kingston TN 37763, (865) 376-0319, email: DarkhorseLLC@comcast.net, web: www.tmfaire.com / Site: 550 Fiske Rd, Harriman, TN / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 3,600 / Weapons: must be sheathed and zip-tied /

Tennessee Pirate Fest  
Oct 12 – 20, 2019, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $16.00 (cash); $17 (credit), ages 5 – 12 $8.95, 4 & under FREE / Contact: Barrie Paulson, Darkhorse Entertainment LLC, Tennessee Medieval Faire, 150 Culton Ln, Kingston TN 37763, (865) 376-0319, email: Darkhorsellc@comcast.net, web: www.TNPirateFest.com / Site: 550 Fiske Rd, Harriman, TN / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 812 / Weapons: must be sheathed and zip-tied /

Tennessee Renaissance Festival
May 2 – 24, 2020 (WO + Memorial Day), 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $25 adults, $10 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.

TEXAS
Austin Celtic Festival and Highland Games
November 2 – 3, 2019, noon – 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $16.50 + $1.50 handling, online purchases only, 12 and under FREE / http://www.austincelticfestival.com// Site: Pioneer Farms, 10621 Pioneer Farms Dr, Austin, TX 78754.

Avalon Faire
April 4 – 26, 2020 (WO), Sat 10 am – 7 pm; Sun 10 am – 6 pm
Admission: $15 / 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.

Canterbury Renaissance Festival of NE Texas  
September 7 – 29, 2019, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Sondra Ahlers, (903) 305-9239, email: whatudream4@hotmail.com,
web: www.canterburytx.com / Site: 1063 CR 3320, Mount Pleasant, TX 75455 / Booths: 75-100 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for patrons.

Dickens on the Strand
December 6 – 8, 2019, 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 nearby.

Ingleside Renaissance Faire
December 14 -15, 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $3 / Contact: Jan Hart, Ingleside Chamber of Commerce, 2867 Avenue J/PO Box 686, Ingleside, TX 78362, (888) 899-2906 or (361) 776-2906, email: ingchamber1@cableone.net, web: www.inglesidetxchamber.org / Site: Live Oak Park, off South FM 1069, on Port Ave. and Sherry, Ingleside, TX / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 2,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Contact Chamber of Commerce for lodging info.

Kerrville Renaissance Festival
January 25 – February 2, 2020, (WO) 10 a.m. – 5 p.m., Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $14.95 / Contact: Hal Robinson, Hill Country Festivals, P.O. Box 235, Comfort, TX 78013, (214) 632-5766, email: KerrvilleRenFest@gmail.com, web: www.KerrvillRenFest.com / Site: 3785 Highway 27, Kerrville, TX 78013/ Vendors: 50 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied, no modern firearms / Hotels within 15 miles.

Lysts on the Lake, a Competitive Jousting Tournament
April 24 – 26, 2020
Friday 9 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday 9:00 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.; Sunday 10 a.m. – 4 p.m.
Admission: $30/day / Contact: email:  info@texasjoust.com, web: www.texasjoustt.com / Site: 7400 Coldwater Canyon Drive, Austin, TX

Middlefaire Renaissance Festival
October 5 – 6, 2019, 11 a.m. – 7 p.m. Saturday, 11 a.m. – 6 p.m. Sunday
Admission: $12 / Contact: Paul Delacroix, Middlefaire Company Inc., P.O Box 961, Hillsboro, TX 76645, (254) 548-6238, email:  middlefaireinfo@gmail.com, web: www.middlefest.com / Site: County Road 1458 and State Highway 171, Hillsboro, TX / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 700 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival
April 4 – May 25 2020 (WO + Memorial Day), 10 am – 7 pm
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 Celtic Music Festival    
September 5,  2020, 10 a.m. – dusk
Admission: FREE! / Contact: Sherwood Forest Faire, LLC, PO Box 10816, Houston TX  77206, email: info@sherwoodcelticfestival.com, web: www.sherwoodforestfaire.com/celtic-festival / Site: 1883 Old Hwy 20, McDade, TX / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 20,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Sherwood Forest Faire
February 29 – April 19, 2020, (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 Renaissance Festival
October 5 – December 1, 2019 (WO + Thanksgiving Friday), 10 am – Dusk
Admission: $30 / 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: 605,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.

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UTAH

Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire
July 8 – 11, 2020, Wed – Fri 11 am – 9 pm; Sat 10 am – 8 pm
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 11 – 27, 2019 (WO), 10 am – 7 pm
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
Aug 23 – 24, 2019, 10:00 a.m. – 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $15 / 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.

Utah Winter Faire
Dec 6 – 8, 2019, Friday 4 pm 9 pm, Saturday noon – 9:00 p.m., Sunday noon – 6:00 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Lora Harpster, Utah Winter Faire LLP, 2723 S 450 West, Bountiful, UT 84010, (801) 803-4131, email: utahwinterfairinfo@gmail.com, web: utahwinterfaire.com, / Site: Legacy Events Center, Farmington, UT / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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VERMONT
Vermont Renaissance Faire
June 22 – 23, 2019, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Jeff Folb, Vermont Gatherings, (802) 778-9178, email: info@vtgatherings.com, web: http://www.vtgatherings.com / Site: Stowe Events Field/Mayo Farm Events Field, Weeks Hill Rd, Stowe, VT 05672 / Booths: 40+ / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied, no real firearms /

Vermont Winter Renaissance Faire
February 1 – 2, 2020, 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: Champlain Valley Exposition, 105 Pearl St, Essex Junction, VT / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied, no real firearms.

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VIRGINIA
Blackbeard Pirate Festival
June 1 – 2, 2019, Sat 10 am – 11 pm; 12 pm – 6 pm
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
Oct 19 – 20, 2019, Sat 10 am – 6 pm
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.

Harvest Faire
October 11 – 13, 2019, 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: 1,200 / Weapons: must be peace-tied; no pole-arms / On-site camping available for participants.

Southampton Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
April 25 – 26, 2020, 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: FREE / Contact: Garrett Piersa, Southampton Renaissance Faire Planning Board, 22424 Linden St, Courtland, VA,23837, email: secretary@southamptonrenfairecom.com, web: www.southamptonrenfaire.com / Site: 25374 New Market Rd, Courtland, VA / Booths: 40+ / Attendance: 2,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied by staff / Hotels nearby

Virginia Faery Festival
September 20 – 22, 2019,  Sat. 10 a.m. – 10 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: (888) 670-9082, http://virginiafaeryfestival.com / Site: Spirithaven, 677 Spirithaven Lane, Stuart, VA  24171 / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available.

Virginia Renaissance Faire
May 9 – June 7, 2020 (WO), 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $10 / 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

All’s Faire
June 27 – 28, 2020, Sat. 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sun. til – 4 p.m.
Admission: FREE (Parking $10) / Contact: Jeff Stewart, email: coordinator@allsfaire.org, web: www.allsfaire.org / Site: Thurston County Fairgrounds, 3054 Carpenter Road SE, Lacey, WA 98503 / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 600 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Camlann Village Festivals
May 9 – September 20, 2020, (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.

Fall Fantasy Faire
September 21, 2019, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Angela Wehnert, Crescent Moon Gifts, (253) 572-8339, email: CMGTacoma@aol.com, web: http://fallfantasyfaire.homestead.com / Site: 6901 6th Avenue, Tacoma WA 98406 / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 3,500 /

A Festival for May
May 2 – 3, 2020, (WO) 12 p.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $10, $6 Seniors / 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.

Kitsap Medieval Faire
June 6, 2020, Contact faire for times
Admission: $10, 17 and under FREE / web: www.kitsapmedievalfaire.org / Site: Norseland – Bremerton Airport, 8707 SW Sentinel Peak Way, Bremerton, WA 98312 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: Contact faire / Contact faire for accommodations details.

Lake Chelan Pirate Festival Fun Run
July 4, 2019
Lake Chelan, Washington / web: lakechelanpiratefest.com / Hotels and camping nearby; see website.

Northwest Renaissance Festival
July 14 – July 29, 2018, (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 27 – 28, 2019, Sat. 8 a.m. – 11 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m. – 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $20 one day; $30 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.

Rusty Scupper’s Pirate Daze
June 26 – 28, 2020
See website for contact and details: www.rustyscupperspiratedaze.com / Site: Westport, WA

Spokane Renaissance Faire
October 5 – 6, 2019, 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.

Two Rivers Medieval Faire (formerly Wenatchee Renaissance Faire)
May 16 – 17, 2020, Saturday 10 a.m. – 6 p.m., Sunday until 4 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Debra Johanson, The Black Knight Society, (509) 669-1443, email: tworiversmedievalfaire@gmail.com, web: tworiversmedievalfaire.org / Site: 5700 Wescott Drive, Cashmere, WA 98815 / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied /

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire
Aug 3 – 18, 2019, 10 am – 7 pm
Admission: $19 / 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.

Ye Merrie Greenwood Renaissance Faire
Sept 21 – 22, 2019, 10 a.m. – 5 p.m.
Admission: $11 Adults & teens, $8 Youth (5-12) & Seniors / 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: Columbia Park, Kennewick, WA / Booths: 65 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping on-site; campgrounds and hotels nearby. Host hotel: Clover Island Inn, Kennewick WA, (866) 586-0542

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WEST VIRGINIA
West Virginia Renaissance Festival
June 8 – 30, 2019 11 am – 8 pm
Admission: $16 adults, $6 children 6 – 12, 5 and under FREE / Contact: Dawn Kieninger, (304) 992-6178, info@wvrenfest.com, web: www.wvrenfest.com / Site: 23439 Midland Trail E, Lewisburg, WV 24901 / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 4,600 / Weapons: inquire for policy / hotels within five miles

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WISCONSIN
Bristol Renaissance Faire
July 6 – Sept 2, 2019 (WO + Labor Day Monday), 10 am – 7 pm
Admission: $25.95 / Contact: Shawn Henry, REC, 12550 120th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53142, (847) 395-7773, email: bristolfriends@renfair.com, web: www.renfair.com/bristol / Site: 125520 120th Ave., Kenosha, WI / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 225,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping, pay phones, showers, privies for participants; camping and motels nearby.

A Gathering of Rogues and Ruffians—A Renaissance Faire
October 12 – 13, 2019, 10 a.m – 5 p.m
Admission: $15 / Contact: Jennifer Bethel, Shakespeare on the Edge, Inc., (608) 558-6582, email: info@shakespeareontheedge.org, web: www.agatheringofroguesandruffians.com / Site: 550 Water Street, Baraboo, WI / Booths: 85 / Attendance: 3,700 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants; hotels nearby.

Janesville Renaissance Faire
May 16 – 17, 2020, 10 a.m – 6 p.m
Admission: $7 / Contact: Janesville Renaissance Faire, Inc., Chris Last, 715 N Garfield Ave, Janesville, WI 53545, (608) 289-0699, email: contact@jvlrenfaire.com, web: www.jvlrenfaire.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.

Pirates Take the Beach
September 20 – 22, 2019, inquire for times
Admission: $20/weekend / Contact: Sarah Lash, White Lake Beach Resort, (608) 297-2278, email: bookings@whitelakebeachresort.com, web: www.whitelakebeachresort.com / Site: N 4785 19th Avenue, Montello, WI / Booths: 10 / Attendance: 100 / Hotels within 5 miles

Poor Man’s Pennsic XXIV
August 2 – 4, 2019, 10 a.m – 4:30 p.m
Admission: $9 / Conact: Paulette Le Nedlere, email: venom@charter.net, web: www.falconskeep.org/PMP/index.html / Site: Lion’s Club Park, Wisconsin Rapids, WI / Booths: 40-50 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied.

Port Washington Pirate Festival
June 5 – 7, 2020, Fri 5 pm – 11 pm; Sat 10 am – 11 pm; Sun 10 am – 6 pm
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
July 25 – 26, 2020, Sat 10 am – 6 pm; Sun 10 am – 5 pm
Admission: $10 / 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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