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NEBRASKA
Midlands Pirate Festival
September 25–26, 2010,11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission $10 / Contact: Greg Schmidt Festivals International, 508 4th Ave., N. Clear Lake, IA. 50428 (641)357-5177, email: greg@festint.com, web: www.festint.com / Site: Bellevue Pumpkin Ranch, Papillion, NE./ Booths: 30/ Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping on-site, motels nearby.

Midwest Renaissance Festival
May 29 - 31, 2010, (WO & Memorial Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Don, DCL Enterprises Inc, PO Box 34609, Omaha NE 68134, (402) 689-2969, email: don@midwestrenfest.com, web: www.midwestrenfest.com / Site: Giles Castle, 17272 Giles Rd, Omaha NE/ Booths: 65+ / Attendance: 12,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping for vendors; hotels nearby.

Nebraska Renaissance Faire
May 1 - 2, 2010, Sat. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $11 / 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: Bellevue Berry and Pumpkin Ranch / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 4,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Onsite camping for participants.


NEVADA
Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival
October 8–10, 2010, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Clark County Park & Rec, 2601 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, 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.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE
The New Hampshire Renaissance Faire

May 15 - 23, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Shannon M-B, Gypsy-Rose, 20 Gray Ave, Farmington, NH 03835, (603) 755-9587, email: admin@nhrenfaire.com, web: www.nhrenfaire.com / Site: Shire of the Three Maples, Kingston, NH / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied


NEW JERSEY
Fantasy Faire: ?A Festival of Medieval Arts & Folklife
June 5–6, 2010, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Wheaton Arts Cultural Center, Doris Abeling, 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville, NJ 08332, (800) 998-4552, (856) 825-6800 x104, email: dabeling@wheatonarts.org, web: www.mysticrealms.com / Site: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: not allowed / On-site camping avail. for participants.

Lakewood Lions Charity Renaissance Faire

September 18–19, 2010, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Don Alemany, PO Box 1446 Lakewood, NJ 08701, (732) 414-9639, email: dbroker@optonline.net, web: www.lakewoodrenfair.com / Site: Pine Park, Country Club Road, Lakewood, NJ / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 7,500 / Weapons: period weapons must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping for merchants; motels nearby.

New Jersey Family Medieval Festival and archery competition
June 12–13, 2010, 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Chris Lance, Paladin Music Ent., Inc., PO Box 243, Hackettstown, NJ 07840, (908) 813-2626, email: festival@njmedievalfestival.com, paladinmusic@paladinmusic.com, web: www.njmedievalfestival.com / Site: Vienna United Methodist Church, 266 Route 46 West Vienna, NJ 07880 / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Hotels nearby.

New Jersey Renaissance Kingdom
June 19-27, 2010, (WO) 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: Noreen Dunn, Dun-Ley Productions, 28 Fordum Suite 2A, Somerset, NJ 08875, (732) 271-1119, email: dunn-ley@njkingdom.com, web: www.NJKingdom.com / Site: Red Mill Museum Village, 56 Main St., Clinton, NJ / Booths: 40+ / Attendance: 20,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels and camping nearby.

Warren County 4H Ren Fair
September 18–19, 2010, Noon - 7 p.m.
Admission: $13 / Contact: NJ Warren Cnty Ren Faire, 330 Route 661, Blairstown, NJ 07825, (908) 813-0987, email: jponczek@msn.com, web: www.myspace.com/njwarrenrenfaire / Site: Warren County Fairgrounds, Rt 519, Harmony, NJ / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels and camping nearby.


NEW MEXICO

Dona Ana Arts Council Renaissance Arts Faire
November 6–7, 2010, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $5 donation / Contact: Cati Waterman, Dona Ana Arts Council, PO Box 1721, Las Cruces, NM 88004, (505) 523-6403, email: info@daarts.org, web: www.daarts.org / Site: Young Park, Las Cruces, NM / Booths: 170 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping, motels nearby.

Farmington Renaissance Faire
October 16–17, 2010, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Farmington Museum, Mac McAlexander, 3041 E. Main St., Farmington, NM 87402, (505) 566-2292, email: mmcalexander@fmtn.org, web: www.farmingtonmuseum.org / Site: Rocky Reach Landing, off Browning Pkwy, in Farmington, NM / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / For lodging info, call Convention & Visitor’s Bureau at (800) 448-1240.

Santa Fe Renaissance Faire
September 18–19, 2010, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Open Hands, 2976 Rodeo Park Drive East, Santa Fe, NM 87505, 505-428-2347, email: charles@openhands.org, web: www.sfrenfair.org / Site: El Ranch de las Golondrinas, Santa Fe, NM / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: call for policy.


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NEW YORK
Aviator Sports/Recreation Renaissance Fest
May 22 - 23, 2010, 1 p.m - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Aviator Sports, Joe Monetti, Hangar 5 Floyd Bennett Field, Brooklyn, NY 11234, (718) 758-7526, email: joe@aviatorsports.com, web: aviatorsports.com / Site: Hangar 5 Floyd Bennett Field, approx 1/4 mi off Belt Parkway on Flatbush Ave, Brooklyn, NY / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: Call about policy / Camping and hotels nearby.

Bill Johnston’s Pirate Days
August 6–16, 2010, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce, 7 Market St, Alexandria Bay, NY 13607, (800) 541-2110, email: info@alexbay.org, web: www.alexbay.org / Site: Scenic View Park, Alexandria Bay, NY / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels and camping: N/A.

The Brass Ring Thing VIII Renaissance Faire
June 5, 2010, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: TBA / Contact: The Herschell Carrousel factory Museum, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda, NY 14120 (716) 693-1885, email: info@carrouselmuseum.org, web: www.carrouselmuseum.org / Site: The Herschell Carrousel Factory Museum / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A

Hawk Creek Wildlife & Renaissance Festival
July 17-25, 2010, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: P.O Box 662, East Aurora, NY 14052, (716) 652-8646, email: info@hawkcreek.org, web: www.hawkcreek.org / Site: 655 Luther Rd. East Aurora, NY 14052 / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 10,000 / Off-site camping and hotels nearby.

Long Island Pirate Festival
June 19–20, 2010, 10 a.m - 10 p.m., Sun til 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Ye Pyrate Brotherhood, PO Box 112, Sayville, NY 11782, (631) 375-7451, email: info@yepyratebrotherhood.org or longislandpiratefestival@yahoo.com, web: www.longislandpiratefestival.org / Site: Patchogue, NY / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for camping info.

The Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park
October 3, 2010, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Dennis Reeder, 57 Wadsworth Ave., New York, NY 10033, (212) 795-1600, email: WHIDC@aol.com, web: www.WHIDC.com / Site: Fort Tryon Park, around Manhattan’s Cloisters / Booths: 170 / Attendance: 60,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels in Ft. Lee, in NJ or in NYC.

New York Renaissance Faire
August 7–September 26, 2010, (WO+Labor Day) 10 a.m.- 7 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: REC, Doug DeTroy, 600 Rte. 17A, Tuxedo, NY 10987, (845) 351-5171, email: ddetroy@recfair.com, web: www.renfair.com / Site: 600 Rt. 17A, Tuxedo Park, NY 10987 / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 150,000+ / Weapons: must be secured / Motels & B&Bs w/in 15 min.

Rome Renaissance Festival
August 21–22, 2010, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE/ Contact: Rome Renaissance Festival, Canfield, PO Box 121, Remsen, NY 13438, (315) 527-7223, email: lcanfield@romerenaissancefestival.com, web: www.romerenaissancefestival.com / Site: Treasured Times Daycare, Elmer Hill Rd / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping for participants only.

Sands Point Faire
September 4–12, 2010, (WO) 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $7/ Contact: Robert Fox, 12 Forester Pkwy., Mount Vernon, NY 10552, (914) 664-2733, web: www.kingdomofacre.org / Site: Sands Point Preserve, 127 Middleneck Rd., Port Washington, NY 11050 / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Sterling Renaissance Festival
July 3 - August 15, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $24.95 / Contact: Vanessa Webb, Sterling Renaissnace Festival, 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling, NY 13156, (800) 879-4446, email: vanessa@sterlingfestival.com, web: www.sterlingfestival.com / Site: near Lake Ontario, one hour NW of Syracuse in Sterling, NY / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 100,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels nearby.


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NORTH CAROLINA
Carolina Renaissance Festival
October 9 - November 21, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $19; $18 adv / Contact: Matt Siegel, PO Box 165, Davidson, NC 28036, (704) 896-5544, email: carolinarenfest@royalfaires.com, or matt@royalfaires.com, web: www.royalfaires.com / Site: Huntersville, NC, Hwy 77 to exit 25 east (NC 73) 5 miles or Hwy. 85 to exit 55 west (Poplar Tent Rd) 5 miles / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 150,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping on-site; motels and campgrounds nearby.

Highland Mary of Scotts
June 25 - July 2, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: TBA / Contact: Lost Elysium Artists, Genevieve Schiele, PO Box 1253, Cashiers, NC 28717, (828) 734-2424, email: lostelysiumartists@yahoo.com / Site: Village Green, Cashiers, NC / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Call for information on lodging.

King Henry Renaissance Faire
May 8 - 16, 2010 (WO), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: TBA / Contact: Donna Varner-Sheaves, Historical Enrichment Society, PO Box 61280, Raleigh, NC 27661, (919) 755-8004, email: donna@ncrenfaire.com, web: www.ncrenfaire.com/index.php, or www.ncrenfaire.org / Wake Forest, NC / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: Call for policy. / Motels nearby.

North Carolina Renaissance Faire

April 10 - 25, 2010 (WO), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Donna Varner-Sheaves, Historical Enrichment Society, PO Box 61280, Raleigh, NC 27661, (919) 755-8004, email: donna@ncrenfaire.com, web: www.ncrenfaire.com/index.php, or www.ncrenfaire.org / Wake Forest, NC / Booths: 120 / Attendance: 30,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied, no black powder weapons or pole arms / Call for lodging information.


OHIO
Ashville Viking Festival

April 24 - 25, 2010, 10:30 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Ed or Nancy Vallette, 70 Scioto St., Ashville, OH 43103, (740) 983-9399, email: vikingfestival@gmail.com, web: www.ashvillevikingfest.com / Site: Ashville Village Park, 200 Walnut St., Ashville, OH / Booths: 55 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied. / Camping for participants and motels nearby.

Cambridge Medieval Market Faire, fomerly known as Southeastern Ohio Renaissance Faire
October 9 - 10, 2010, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: Donation of a non-perishable item or disposable diapers / Contact: Eugene Kyle, PO Box 1732, Cambridge, OH 43725, (740) 705-1266 / Site: Cambridge City Park, OH / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 100-300 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping for vendors

Great Lakes Medieval Faire
July 10 - August 15, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $16.95 / Contact: Cindy Hotchkiss, Operations Manager, PO Box 376, Rock Creek, OH 44084, (888) MEDIEVAL (633-4382), (440) 474-4280, email: contact@medievalfaire.com, web: www.medievalfaire.com / Site: 7 miles south of I-90 on St. Rt. 534, near Geneva, OH / Booths: 125 / Attendance: 100,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Off-site camping avail.; hotels and motels w/in 5 mi.

Medieval and Renaissance Faire at Ohio State University
May 1, 2010, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Council for the Medieval and Renaissance Faire, PO Box 3614, Columbus, OH 43210, email: wolfspeaker621@yahoo.com, web: http://cmrf.org.ohio-state.edu / Site: South Oval at Ohio State University / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A

Ohio Renaissance Festival
September 4 - October 17, 2010, (WO + Labor Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $19.99, $16.99 adv. / Contact: Cheryl Bales, PO Box 68, Harveysburg, OH 45032, (513) 897-7000, email: info@renfestival.com, web: www.renfestival.com / Site: State Rte. 73, Harveysburg, OH between I-71 & I-75 / Booths: 135+ / Attendance: 175,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Check web site for lodging info.


OKLAHOMA
King's Champion
Sept. 11–12, 2010, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun til 6 p.m.
Admission: Donation / Contact: Pat Ward, King’s Champion, 2315 Charles Page Blvd., Tulsa OK 74127, (918) 596-5988, email: pward@tulsacounty.org, web: www.kingschampion.net / Site: Chandler Park, 6500 W 21st St Tulsa, OK 74107 / Booths: 20+ / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and hotels nearby.

Lawton Renaissance Faire
October 1–19, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: The Trail of Fear Haunted Scream Park, 11101 SE Lee Blvd, Lawton, OK 73501, email: bob@trailoffear.com , web: www.lawtonrenfest.com / Site: 6.7 miles East of I-44 on Hwy 7 / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 7,000 - 10,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Oklahoma Renaissance Festival at the Castle at Muskogee, OK
May 1 - 31, 2010, (WO & Memorial Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $14.95 / Contact: Karen Cunningham, The Castle at Muskogee, 3400 Fern Mountain Road, Muskogee, OK 74401, (918) 687-3625, Tix: (918) 687-3625, email: thecastle@okcastle.org, web: www.okcastle.com / Site: 3400 West Fern Mountain Road, Muskogee, OK / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 89,000 / Weapons must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping for participants only; hotels nearby.

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OREGON
Canterbury Renaissance Faire

July 17 - 25, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Whitewind Productions LLC, Nancy White, 6118 Mount Angel Highway NE, Silverton, OR 97381, (503) 873-3273, email: whitewind@verizon.net, web: www.canterburyfaire.com / Site: 6118 Mt Angel Hwy, Silverton, OR / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping for participants; hotels nearby.

Faerieworlds Festival (Faerie & Celtic Music and Art)
July 30 - August 1, 2010, Noon - 10 p.m.
Admission: $40 weekend pass or $22 per day / Contact: Kelly or Emilio Miller-Lopez, PO Box 51177, Eugene, OR 97405, (514) 687-0945, email: info@faerieworlds.com, web: www.faerieworlds.com / Site: Buford Park, Mt Piscah, Eugene, OR / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: not allowed

Portland Pirate Festival
September 18–19, 2010, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun: 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: TBD / Contact: Portland Pirate Festival LLC, Shuhe Hawkins, 3120 SW Malcom Ct., Portland, OR 97225, (503) 853-1497, email: shuhe@portlandpiratefestival.com, web: www.portlandpiratefestival.com / Site: TBA / Booths: 60+ / Attendance: 17,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire
September 11–12, 2010, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $9 / 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.


PENNSYLVANIA
Celtic Fling and Highland Games
June 25–27 2010, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $25.95 / Contact: Tom Roy, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim, PA 17545, (717) 665-7021, email: tom@parenfaire.com, web: www.parenfaire.com / Site: Mt. Hope Estate and Winery, Lancaster, PA / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 25,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Check web site for lodging info.

Fairie Festival at Spoutwood Farm
April 30 – May 2, 2010, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Fairie Festival at Spoutwood Farm, 4255 Pierceville Rd, Glen Rock, PA 17327, (717) 235-6610, email: events@spoutwood.com, web: www.fairiefestival.net / Site: Spoutwood Farm, Glen Rock, PA / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: not permitted / Hotels and campgrounds nearby.

Midsummer Renaissance Faire
June 5-13, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Midsummer Renaissance Faire, Mike Kiefer, 14997 Kutztown Rd, Kutztown, PA 19530, (610) 587-9778, email: info@midsummerfaire.com, web: www.midsummerproductions.com / Site: The Ukrainian Homestead, 1230 Beaver Run Drive, Lehighton, PA / Booths: 40+ / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
August 14 - October 31, 2010, (WO) 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $29.95 (disc. on site) / Contact: Tom Roy, 2775 Lebanaon R., Manheim, PA 17545, (717) 665-7021, email: tom@parenfaire.com, 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 & campgrounds nearby.

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival
August 21–September 26, 2010 (WO+Labor Day, 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $14.95 / Contact: Rocky Mountain Festivals, which hosts Colorado Renaissance Festival, 112 Renaissance Lane, West Newton, PA 15089, (724) 872-1670, email: info@pittsburghrenfest.com, web: www.pittsburghrenfest.com / Site: 112 Renaissance Lane, West Newton, PA 15089 / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 50,000/ Weapons: must be sheathed / Camping and hotels nearby.

Village Renaissance Faire
September 18–19, 2010, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Ken Hone,727 Penns Park Rd., Wrightstown, PA 18940, (215) 598-3322 or (267) 304-8060, email: thedefenders@hotmail.com, web: http://www.facebook.com/villagefaire, www.villagefaire.org / Site: 576 Penns Park Rd., Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, Penns Park Rd., Wrightstown, PA 18940 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants only; hotels nearby.

Wild Rose Renaissance Faire
June 5–20, 2010, (WO) 10a.m.-5 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Debby or Jessica, PO Box 380, Columbus, PA 16405, (814) 964-0501, email: jessica@wildroserenfaire.net, web: www.wildroserenfaire.net / Site: RR 1, Box #51, (Route 957), Columbus, PA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: Must be peace-tied / B&Bs within 7 miles.


SOUTH DAKOTA

Siouxland Renaissance Festival
June 5–6, 2010, Sat. 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. til 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: SRA, Heather Hansen, PO Box 88038, Sioux Falls, SD 57106, (866) 489-9241, email: siouxlandrenaissance@hotmail.com, web: www.siouxlandrenfest.com / Site: W.H. Lyons Fairground, junction of I-29 and Madison St. in Sioux Falls, SD / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping on-site for vendors and entertainers; hotels nearby.


TENNESSEE
Shakespeare and Friends, A Renaissance Faire

June 5–6, 2010, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Rogersville Arts Counsil, Debbie Beal, 211 Burem Rd., Rogersville TN 37857, (423) 754-4495, email: dbeal@chartertn.net, web: www.shakespeareandfriends.org / Site: Crockett Spring Park on the corner of Crockett and Rogers Street / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied; no firearms or replicas / Camping and hotels nearby.


Tennessee Renaissance Festival
May 1–31, 2010, (WO + Mem Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: The Freemans, PO Box 309, Arrington, TN 37014, (615) 395-9950, email: comments@tnrenfest.com, web: www.tnrenfest.com / Site: Gwyn Castle near Triune, TN, 30 mi. S. of Nashville / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 50,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / No on-site camping; state park and motels w/in 30 min. of site.

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TEXAS
Central Texas Renaissance Fall Faire
November 13 - 21, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Bill Bunce, Camelot Council Corp, PO Box 150939, Austin, TX , (512) 627-1125, email: judibill@yahoo.com, web: centraltexasrenaissancefaire.com / Site: 1345 Pebblestone Rd, Dale TX 78616 / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 300 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants.

Fantasy Festival Middlefaire
June 5 - 6, 2010, 11 a.m - 7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Paul Delacrois, Middlefaire Company Inc, PO Box 961, Hillsboro, TX 76645, (254) 548-6238, email: middlefaire@yahoo.com, web: www.middlefaire.net / Site: SW corner of County Road 1458 and State Highway 171, Hillsboro TX / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied, no modern firerms / Call for camping info.

Middlefaire
Sept. 18–Oct. 3, 2010, (WO) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. til 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Paul Delacroix, Middlefaire Company Inc., P.O Box 961, Hillsboro, TX 76645, (254) 548-6238, email: middlefaire@yahoo.com or middlefaireinfo@gmail.com, web: www.middlefaire.net / Site: SW corner of County Road 1458 and State Highway 171 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Call for camping info.

Scarborough Faire, The Renaissance Festival
April 10 - May 31, 2010 (Weekends + Mem Day), 10 a.m. - 7 p.m. Admission: $21.99 / Contact: Orvis Melvin, Southwest Festivals, PO Box 538, Waxahachie, TX 75168, (972) 938-3247, email: omelvin@scarboroughrenfest.com, web: www.scarboroughrenfest.com / Site: 2511 FM66, Waxahachie, TX / Booths: 198 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Participant on-site camping avail.; motels w/in 2 mi.

Texas Renaissance Festival
October 9 - November 28, 2010, (WO & Thanksgiving Fri) 9 a.m. - dusk
Admission: $23 ($16 adv.) / Contact: Shelly Lee, 21778 FM 1774, Plantersville, TX 77363, (800) 458-3435, email: shelly@texrenfest.com, web: www.texrenfest.com / Site: 21778 FM 1774 Plantersville, TX 77363 / Booths: 397 / Attendance: 373,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.

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UTAH
Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire
July 7–10, 2010, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Beverly Tripp, PO Box 1443, Cedar City, UT 84721, (435) 586-1124 or Cathy Bryant (435) 586-6757 (after 7 p.m.), email: kedronvale@hotmail.com, web: www.UMRF.net / Site: Cedar City Main St. Park, Cedar City, UT / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 30,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed / Motels nearby, camping across the street.

Utah Renaissance Festival & Fantasy Faire
May 7-16, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Sue Bodily, 161 South 2250 West, MSC Ogden, UT 84404, (801) 458-2925, email: itsbodily@aol.com, web: www.utahrenfest.com / Site: Millcreek Hollow, 3105 West Pioneer Road, Marriott-Slaterville, UT 84404 / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be secured / Hotels nearby.


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VIRGINIA
Blackbeard Pirate Festival
June 9–11, 2010, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Virginia Air and Space Center, 600 Settlers Landing Rd, Hampton, VA 23669, (757) 727-0900, email: scanaday@vasc.org, web: www.blackbeardpiratefestival.com / Site: Mill Point Park, Hampton, VA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Gloucester Renaissance Festival
July 17–18, 2010, Sat. 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Chris and Mia Pugh, Medieval Fantasies Company, 3782 Churchville Ave, Churchville, VA 24421, (540) 337-6324, email: sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com, web: www.medievalfantasiesco.com/Gloucester.htm / Site: Historic Downtown, Gloucester, VA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: not allowed / BR avail.; hotels nearby.

Green Hill Medieval Faire
September 26–27, 2010, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. Masquerade Ball 7 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Chris and Mia Pugh, Medieval Fantasies Company, 3782 Churchville Ave, Churchville, VA 24421, (540) 337-6324, email: sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com, web: www.medievalfantasiesco.com/GreenHill.htm / Site: Green Hill Park, Roanoke County, VA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / BR avail; hotels nearby.

Potomac Celtic Festival

June 12–13, 2010, Sat. 10 a.m. - 7:30 p.m.
Admission: $15; see web site for discounts / Contact: Potomac Celtic Alliance, 525-K R Macket St. #295, Leesburg, VA 20176, (703) 938-9779, email: info@pcfest.org, web: www.potomaccelticfest.org / Site: Morven Park Equestrian Center, Leesburg, VA / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Lodging info on web site.

?St. Luke’s Renaissance Faire
May 22-23, 2010, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m.– 5 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Medieval Fantasies Company, 3782 Churchville Ave, Churchville, VA 24421, (540) 337-6324, email: sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com, web: www.medievalfantasiesco.com / Site: 1200 Old Rixeyville Road, Culpeper, VA 22701 / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: with purchase of weapons permit / BR avail; hotels nearby.

Stone Tower Glenn Renaissance Faire
June 19–20, 2010, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Masquerade Ball 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $6 per car / Contact: Chris and Mia Pugh, Medieval Fantasies Company, 3782 Churchville Ave, Churchville, VA 24421, (540) 337-6324, email: sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com, web: www.medievalfantasiesco.com/StoneTowerGlenn.htm / Site: Natural Chimneys Regional Park, Mt. Solon, VA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / BR avail; hotels nearby.

Stone Tower Glenn Renaissance Faire FALL
August 21–22, 2010, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.,
Masquerade Ball 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $6 per car / Contact: Chris and Mia Pugh, Medieval Fantasies Company, 3782 Churchville Ave, Churchville, VA 24421, (540) 337-6324, email: sirblackwolf@medievalfantasiesco.com, web: www.medievalfantasiesco.com/StoneTowerGlenn.htm / Site: Natural Chimneys Regional Park, Mt. Solon, VA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / BR avail; hotels nearby.

Virginia Renaissance Faire
May 15–June 13, 2010, (WO & Mem Day) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Out of the Woodwork Prod., Cornelia Rutherford, 5436 Lomax Way, Woodbrige, VA 22193, (703) 508-5036, email: info@varf.org, web: www.VA
RF.org / Site: 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
?A Festival for May
May 1–2, 2010, (WO) 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Roger Shell, Camlann Medieval Assoc., 10320 Kelly Rd. NE., Carnation, WA 98014, (425) 788-8624, web: www.camlann.org/may_fest.htm / Site: 4 miles North of Carnation, WA / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Camping avail. off-site, inns nearby.

Camlann Village Festival
July 17–August 22, 2010, (WO) 12:30 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $9 / 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 avail. off-site, inns nearby.

Northwest Renaissance Festival
June 12–July 25, 2010, (WO) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $9.50 / Contact: Gerald Whitehurst, 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; campgrnds, hotels and motels w/in 15 min.

Ye Merrie Greenwood Faire
June 26 - 27, 2010, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Ye Merrie Greenwood Players, Marjorie Kunigsky, 6015 W 20th Ave., Kennewick, WA 99338, (509) 783-7727, email: eaglcrst@verizon.net, web: http://greenwood_players.home.comcast.net / Site: Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping on-site; campgrounds and hotels nearby.

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WISCONSIN
Bristol Renaissance Faire
July 10–September 6, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $18.95 ($15.95 adv.) / Contact: Shawn Johnson, REC, 12550 120th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53142, (847) 395-7773 x100, web: www.renfair.com/bristol/index.php / Site: 125520 120th Ave., Kenosha, WI / Booths: 180 / Attendance: 200,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping, pay phones, showers, privies for participants; camping and motels nearby.

?Janesville Renaissance Faire
May 15–16, 2010, 10 a.m - 7 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Conact: Janesville Renaissance Faire, Inc., Venesa Draves, PO Box 2932, Janesville, WI 53547, (608) 322-8813, email: contact@jvlfaire.com, web: www.jvlfaire.com / Site: Traxler Park, 600 N. Main Street, Janesville WI 53545 / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 3,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Participant camping, hotels nearby.

Port Washington Pirate Festival
June 4–6, 2010, Fri., 6 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Port Washington Pirate Festival Committee, 139 W Grand Ave., Port Washington, WI 53074, (262) 284-6652, email: admin@portpiratefestival.com, web: www.portpiratefestival.com / Site: Rotary Park at the marina on Lake Michigan / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 22,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Wisconsin Renaissance Faire
July 24–August 8, 2010, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Shane McVey, 816 Meridian Heights Dr., Eau Claire, WI 54703, (715) 556-3729, email: shane@wirenfaire.com, web: www.wirenfaire.com / Site: Hwy. 53 & Nelson Rd., Chippewa Falls, WI / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 15,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping on-site; motels nearby.