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ALABAMA
Annual Gatalop (SCA)
October 24 - 25 , 2014, Fri. - Sat., 9 a.m - 5 p. m
Admission: $6 / Contact: Melinda Oalmann, (251) 861-6992, email: park100@centurytel.net, web: www.baronyosprey.org / Site: Historic Fort Gaines, Daulphin Island, AL / Booths: 6-8 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Camping and hotels nearby.

Alabama Renaissance Faire
October 25 - 26, 2014, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Bill Warren, PO Box 431, Florence, AL 35631, (256) 768-3031, email: bwarren@florencek12.org, web: alarenfaire.org / Site: Wilson Park, downtown Florence, AL / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 38,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Full service camping w/in 5 mi., food and lodging w/in 1-2 miles. .

Mobile Renaissance Faire
November, 2013, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Steven Melei, Mobile Renaissance Faire, 3603 Mobile Hwy., Pensacola, FL 32505, (850) 429-8462, email: GCRenFaire@aol.com, web: www.mzrf.us / Site: Hank AaronBaseball Stadium, AL / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 6,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and hotels nearby.


Renaissance Feast

October 18, 2014, 7 p.m.
Admission: $25 - limited to 200 ppl / Contact: Bill Warren, PO Box 431, Florence, AL 35631, (256) 768-3031, email: bwarren@florencek12.org, web: www.alarenfaire.org / Site: Florence-Lauderdale Coliseum / Booths: N/A / Attendance: limited to 200 people / Weapons: must be peace-tied.

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ALASKA
Three Barons Renaissance Faire
June 7 - 15, 2014, (WO) 12 p.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Carol LaLone, Three Barons Renaissance Faire, Inc., PO Box 233617, Anchorage, AK 99523, (907) 868-8012, email: info@3barons.org, web: www.3barons.org / Site: Tozier Track, 3500 Tudor Rd, Anchorage, AK / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: allowed for performers only.

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ARIZONA
Arizona Renaissance Festival

February 8 - March 30, 2014, (WO + Pres Day), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $22 / Contact: Jeffrey Siegel,12601 East Highway 60, Apache Junction, AZ 85218, (520) 463-2700, email: arizonarenfest@royalfaires.com, web: www.royalfaires.com/arizona/ / Site: 12601 East Hwy. 60, Apache Junction, AZ / Booths: 200 / Attendance: 265,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Off-site camping avail.; visit www.royalfaires.com for nearby accommodations.

Arizona Scottish Highland Games
March 22 - 23, 2014, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun., til 4 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: The Caledonian Society of Arizona, Jackie Carro, PO Box 5853, Scottsdale, AZ 85261, (480) 788-6694, email: jackiecarro@cox.net, web: www.arizonascots.com / Site: Steele Indian School Park, 300 E Indian School Rd, Phoenix, AZ / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: Check for policy / Hotels nearby.

Estrella War
February 25 - March 2, 2014
Admission: TBD / Contact: Joe Vaughn, (602) 418-3904, email: mains2011@estrellawar.org, web: www.estrellawar.org/ Site: Schnepf Farms, Rittenhouse Rd, Queen Creek, AZ

Grand Canyon Renaissance Faire
June 28 - 30, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Mark Worden, PO Box 792, Williams, AZ 86046, (928) 635-2394, email: maktere@email.com, web: gcrenfaire.com / Site: S.W.side of I-40,Garland Prairie Rd, Exit 167,in the trees,Williams, CO / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Medieval Mayhem
July 11 - 13, 2014, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Ric & Daris Gibbons, 1067 Old Hwy 160, Show Low, AZ 85901, (928) 215-0452, email: medievalmayhem@cableone.net, ?web: www.azmayhem.com / Site: Mountain Meadow Recreation Complex, 1101 Woodland Rd., Lakeside, AZ / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied /On site camping available for vendors/cast only.

Phoenix Faerie Festival
November, 2013, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. til 4 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Fireland Faerie Nation Inc, PO Box 45156, Phoenix, AZ 85064, email: westerngatesfaerierealms@gmail.com, web: www.westerngatesfaerierealms.com / Site: Estrella Mountain Regional Park, 14805 West Vineyard Ave, Goodyear, AZ / Booths: 30+ / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: peace-tied; no firearms / On site camping available for participants.

Tucson Celtic Festival
November 1 - 3, 2013, Fri. Feast of Tara 5:30 p.m. - 7:30 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12; Fri. Feast $30 / Contact: Tucson Celtic Festival Association, PO Box 40665, Tucson, AZ 85717, (520) 807-9509, email: president@tucsoncelticfestival.org, web: www.tucsoncelticfestival.org / Site: Rillito Raceway Park, 4502 N. First Ave., Tucson, AZ / Booths: 30 / Attendace: N/A / Wepons: call for policy / See web site for more information.

Two Rivers Renaissance Faire
January 31 - February 2, 2014, Fri., 9 a.m. - 3 p.m. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Two Rivers Entertainment, LLC, Desi Foster, 1779 W 28th Dr, Yuma, AZ 85364, (928) 314-1231 or (928) 257-2056, email: coordinator@tworiversfaire.com or tworiversfaire@gmail.com, web: www.tworiversfaire.com / Site: West Wetland Park, Yuma, AZ / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.


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ARKANSAS
Gravette Renaissance Festival NEW LISTING!
April 19, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Gravette Library, 407 Charlotte St SE, Gravette, AR, 72736, (479) 787-6955, email: soler@ochonline.com, web: Gravette Public Library Facebook Page / Site: Old Town Park, Gravette, AR / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 1,300 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping nearby.

Renaissance and Fantasy Faire of the Ozarks NEW LISTING!
April 5 - 6, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Three Crones and a Pirate Production Company, Margaret Rivera, 5 Silver Fox Cove, Jacksonville, AR, 72076, (501) 590-9386, email: renaissancefaireoftheozards@gmail.com, 3cronesandapirate@gmail.com, web: www.renaissancefaireoftheozarks.org / Site: Washington Cnty Fair Grounds, Fayetteville, AR / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Texarkana Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
October 4 - 6, 2013, Fri–Sat 12 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun 12 a.m. - 7 p.m.,
Admission: $8 / Contact: Hollie Black-Ramsey. 3700 East 50th St, Texarkana, AR 71854, (903) 908-9518, email: texarkanarenfaire@gmail.com, web: www.texarkanarenfaire.com / Site: Four States Fair Gorunds, Texarkana, 71854/ Booths: 60 / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: Must be peace-tied / See web site for camping info.

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CALIFORNIA
99 Renaissance Festival
November 3 - 4, 2012, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: David Jarred, PO Box 640157, San Jose, CA 95164-0157, (408) 835-8232, email: dragoproduction@gmail.com, web: www.99RenaissanceFestival.com / Site: Lodi Lake, 1101 West Turner Rd, Lodi, CA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,500 - 2,000 / Weapons: Must be sheathed / Participant camping available.

All Hallows Fantasy Faire
October 25 - 26, 2014, 10 a.m. - 11 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Sonora Cultural Faires, Patric Karnahan, PO Box 4541, Sonora, CA 95370, (209) 532-8375, email: faireteam@gmail.com or blackirish28@hotmail.com, web: www.allhallowsfaire.com / Site: Mother Lode Fairgrounds, Sonora, CA / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Agoura Renaissance Pleasure Faire Reunion
March 17, 2013, 8 a.m. - Sunset
Admission: FREE / Contact: Friends of Paramount Ranch, 2116 Loma Vista Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90039, (805) 370-2300 , email: paramountfriends@hotmail.com, web: www.dragondance.com/faire / Site: Paramount Ranch, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: no restrictions other than local law.

Ardenwood Renaissance Faire
September 15 - 16, 2012, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terr, San Francisco, CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: info@renaissanceproductions.com, web: www.ardenwoodfaire.com / Site: Ardenwood Farms, Fremont, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On-site camping for participants, motels w/in 5 mi.

Big Bear City Renaissance Faire
August 2 - 17, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Lynda McGinnis, Big Bear Valley Renaissance Society, Inc., PO Box 1466, Big Bear City, CA 92315, (909) 237-0448, email: lynda@bbvrsinc.org, web: www.bbvrsinc.org / Site: Pedersen’s Mill, 39115 Rim of the World Dr., Fawnskin, CA / Booths: 65 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied; no firearms / Hotels and motels nearby.

Cain's Crossing Renaissance Faire
May 7 - 8, 2011, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Cain's Crossing Renaissance Faire, PO Box 5775, Auburn, CA 95603, (530) 906-4741, email: info@cainscrossing.org, web: www.cainscrossing.org / Site: Auburn Regional Park, 3770 Richardson Dr., Auburn, CA 95603 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping avaliable for participants, hotels nearby.

California City Renaissance Festival
October 19 - 20, 2013, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $3 / Contact: California City Arts Commission, Michele Hornback, 21000 Hacienda Blvd., California City, CA 93505, (760) 373-3530, email: parksandrec@ccis.com, web: www.calcityrenfair.org / Site: CA City Central Park, 10460 Heather Ave., California City, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 2,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and secured / On-site camping for guilds and vendors; off-site nearby in Mojavc.

Carnevale Ventura NEW LISTING!
February 8 - 10, 2013, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Angel Jones, Historical Figure Foundation, 35 W Main St, Suite B-155, Ventura, CA 93001, (805) 258-8694, email: info@carnevaleventura.org, web: www.carnevaleventura.org / Site: 140 E Main St, Ventura, CA / Booths: 50+/ Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.y.

Central Coast Renaissance Festival
July 19 - 20, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $17 / Contact: Rick Smith, History Revisited, 500 Madera, Morro Bay, CA 93442, (888) 744-9381, email: rick@ccrenfaire.com or raybayn@sbcglobal.net, web: http://ccrenfaire.com / Site: Laguna Lake Park, San Luis Obispo, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Dickens Christmas Fair in San Francisco
November 29 - December 22, 2013, (WO + Thanksgiving Fri.) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Red Barn Productions, PO Box 1768, Novato, CA 94948, (800) 510-1558, email: kevin@dickensfair.com, web: www.dickensfair.com / Site: Cow Palace Exhibition Halls, San Francisco, CA

The Escondido Renaissance Faire and Shakespeare in the Park--Fall
October 27 - November 4, 2012, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Festivals, Inc., 2219 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. #303, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastfestivals@gmail.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com/Escondido.html / Site: Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido, CA / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping avail., motels nearby.

The Escondido Renaissance Faire and Shakespeare in the Park--Spring
April 26 - May 4, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Festivals, Inc., 2219 E. Thousand Oaks Blvd. #303, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastfestivals@gmail.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Felicita Park, 742 Clarence Ln., Escondido, CA / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping avail., motels nearby.

Excalibur Medieval Tournament and Market Faire
September 28 - 29, 2013, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Rick Horton, Excalibur Medieval Tournament and Market Faire, 42 Sunshine Way, Eureka, CA 95503, (707) 668-1861, email: rlhltd@suddenlink.net, or info@excaliburfaire.org, web: www.excaliburfaire.org / Site: Mad River Community Hospital, 3800 Janes Rd., Arcata, CA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants

Folsom Renaissance Faire and Tournament
October 18 - 19, 2014, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terr, San Francisco, CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: info@renaissanceproductions.com, web: www.folsomfaire.com / Site: Folsom City Lions Park, Folsom, CA / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On-site camping for participants, motels w/in 5 mi.

Frazier Mountain Renaissance Faire & Elizabethan Shakespearean Festival
June 17, 2012, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $7.50 / Contact: FMRF, Thomas Farr, PO Box 541, Frazier Park, CA 93225, (661) 444-8744, email: frazmtnrenfaires@aol.com, web: www.fraziermountainrf.com / Site: 3344 Frazier Mountain Park, Frazier Park, CA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping for participants.

Fresno Pirate Faire
May 17 - 18, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Two Fayre Ladies, Joyce Roberts, 4546 E. Ashlan, 3232, Fresno, CA 93726, (559)-392-0965, email: queensfavr@aol.com, web: www.twofayreladies.com or facebook page “Fresno Pirate Festival” / Site: Roeding Park, 890 E. Belmont, Fresno, CA 93728 / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping, motels nearby.


Great Western War XVI
October 8 - 13, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Madelena Hidalgo and William MacFyr, Kingdom of Caid, SCA, 7575 West Washington Ave., Suite 127 #113, Las Vegas, NV, 89128, email: stewards@caid-gww.org, web: www.caid-gww.org / Site: Buena Vista Aquatic Recreational Area, 13601 Ironbark Rd., Taft CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: no functional firearms / limited on-site camping, hotels nearby.

Kearney Park Renaissance Faire
November 8 - 9, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Joyce Roberts, Two Fayre Ladies, 4546 E. Ashlan, Fresno, CA 93726, (559) 392-0965, email: queensfavr@aol.com, web: www.twofayreladies.com or facebook page “Kearney Renaissance Faire” / Site: Kearney Park, 7160 W. Kearney Blvd., Fresno, CA 93722 / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

Kern County Scottish Gathering & Games
April 5, 2014, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m., Ceilidh at 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Kern County Scottish Society, PO Box 41202, Bakersfield, CA 93384, (661) 393-6765, email: info@kernscot.org, web: www.kernscot.org / Site: Kern county Fairgrounds, 1142 South P St,, Bakersfield, CA / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 4,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / see web site for lodging information.

Koronaburg Old World Renaissance Fesival
May 11 - June 16, 2013, (WO+ Mem. Day) Sat. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sun. 11 a.m. - 6 p.m., until 9 p.m. on May 15 & 24
Admission: $18 / Contact: Tom Wilson, The Crossroads Group, PO Box 1959, Corona, CA 92878, (951) 735-0101, email: prince@renaissanceinfo.com, web: www.renaissanceinfo.com/riverview/index.html / Site: Crossroads Riverview Park, 14600 River Rd., Corona, CA / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 25,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Motels nearby, some public camping avail.; participant camping on-site.

KVMR Celtic Fesival
September 26 - 28, 2014, 10 a.m - 10 a.m, Sun., closes at 8 p.m.
Admission: $55 / Contact: KVMR 89.5 FM, 401 Spring St, Nevada City, CA 95959, (530) 913-9153, email: jtabker@kvmr.org, web: www.kvmr.org/celticfestival / Site: Nevada County Fairgrounds, Grass Valley, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied /. Hotels nearby.


Labyrinth of Jareth Fantasy Masquerade X
July 5 - 6, 2013, 8 p.m - 2 a.m
Admission: $49 - $52 / Contact: (818) 574-7055, email: info@labyrinthmasquerade.com, web: www.labyrinthmasquerade.com / Site: Park Plaza, 607 S. Park View St., Los Angeles, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Elaborate costume event. Hotels nearby; listed on website.

Lake Renaissance Festival NEW LISTING!
May 25 - 26, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Lisa Wilsey, PO Box 1591, Lower Lake, CA 95457, (707) 295-2925, email: lakerenfest@yahoo.com, web: www.facebook.com-search for Lake Renaissance Festival / Site: Tuscan Village, 16175 Main St, Lower Lake, CA 95457 / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Loch Lomond Highland Games & Celtic Gathering
June 16 - 17, 2012, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Charity Events, Inc., Michael Gardner, 2271 Chanticleer Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062, (831) 252-4878, email: michael@scottishrenaissancefestival.org, web: www.scottishrenaissancefestival.org / Site: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 E. Lake Ave., Watsonville, CA / Booths: 55 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / see web site for lodging information.

Medieval Festival of Courage
October 4 - 5, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Medieval Festival of Courage Foundation, PO Box 510, Arcata, CA, 95518, (707) 498-3545, email: coastalgrove@coastalgrove.org / Site: Christie’s Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze, Blue Lake CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Much Ado About Sebastopol
September 13 - 14, 2014, Sat., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Guild of St. George, Sebastopol Educational Foundation, PO Box 1255, Sebastopol, CA, (707) 829-4570, email: muchado@sebastopolschools.org web: http://muchado.sebastopolschools.org / Site: Ives Park - 7400 Willow St, Sebastopol, CA 95472 / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: Attendees are asked not to bring weapons / See web site for info. Fundraiser for local public school.

Northern California Pirate Festival
June 14 - 15, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Kathy Kingman, 925 Lakeville Dr., Suite 127, Petaluma, CA 94952, (707) 780-3018 x705, email: kathy@norcalpiratefestival.com, web: www.norcalpiratefestival.com / Site: Vallejo Waterfront, 289 Mare Island Way, Vallejo, CA / Booths: 85 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied; no black powder w/o prior perm. / On-site camping avaliable for participants.

Northern California Renaissance Faire
September 13 - October 12, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Play Faire Productions, 201-A McCray, PMB247, Hollister, CA 95023, (408) 847-FAIR, email: info@norcalrenfaire.com, web: www.norcalrenfaire.com / Site: Casa de Fruta, 10031 Pacheco Pass Hwy (Hwy 152), Hollister, CA / Booths: 145 / Attendance: 50,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / See web site for camping & hotels.


Premiere Designer's Renaissance Fashion Show
November, 2013, 1 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Angel Jones, Historical Figure Foundation, 35 W Main St, Suite B-155, Ventura, CA 93001, (805) 641-3100, email: info@carnevaleventura.org, web: www.carnevaleventura.org / Site: Crowne Plaza, 450 Harbor Blvd, Ventura CA 93001 / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied

Pirate Invasion of Belmont Pier
June 28 - 29, 2014 Sat., 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. til 6 p.m.
Admission: Free / Contact: Fred Khammar, Gold Cost Festivals, Inc., 400 Shoreline Village Dr., Long Beach, CA 90802, (562) 477-6820, email: beachclub2001@charter.net, web: http://www.alfredosbeachclub.com/seafest-pierdaze.html / Site: Belmont Veterans Memorial Pier, 25 39th Place, Long Beach, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be secured / On site camping available.

Queen Mary Scottish Festival
February 15 - 16, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: TBA / Contact: The Queen Mary, 1126 Queen’s Hwy., Long Beach, CA 90802, (877) 342-0738, web: www.queenmary.com / Site: The Queen Mary, Long Beach, Fresno, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A

Ravenswood upon the glean Celtic Gathering & Market Faire
May 3 - 4, 2014, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Rick Horton Ravenswood upon the glean Celtic Gathering & Market Faire, 42 Sunshine Way, Eureka CA 95503, (707) 668-1861, email” rlhltd@suddenlink.net or ravenswood-faire@suddenlink.net, web: www.ravenswood-faire.com / Site: Lee Fong Park, end of Bremer St, Weaverville, CA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants.

Renaissance Pleasure Faire, Spring
April 5 - May 18, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $28 / Contact: REP, PO Box 1550, Irwindale, CA 91706, (626) 969-4750, email: kmansour71@gmail.com, web: www.renfair.com/socal / Site: Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area, 15501 E. Arrow Hwy., Irwindale, CA / Booths: 250 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / RV, KOA campgrounds & motels nearby
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RenaissanceTudor Fayre at Cameron Park Lake
September 6 - 7, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Raelynn DeBone, Two Fayre Ladies, 4546 E Ashlan, 3232, Fresno, CA 93726, (916) 223-6725, email: raelynn_debone@yahoo.com, web: www.twofayreladies.com / Site: Cameron Park Lake, 2989 Cambridge Rd, Cameron Park, CA / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

Renaissance Workshop and Symposium
March 22 - 23, 2014, 8 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: Marti Miernik, Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terrace, San Francisco, CA 94112, (415) 334-1469, email: classes@rensymposium.com, web: www.rensymposium.com / Site: Folsom High School, Folsom, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearby

Riversedge Renaissance Faire
May 9 - 11, 2014, Fri., 6p.m. - 10 p.m., Sat.10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun til 6 p.m.
Admission:$15 (Adv tickets $12.95 online) / Contact: Carl Hawkins, 21923 Dersch Rd, Anderson, CA 96007, (530) 510-2272, email: carl@historichawesfarms.com, web: www.riversedgerenfest.com / Site: Historic Hawes Farms, 21923 Dersch Rd, Anderson, CA 96007 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping on site for vendors; hotels nearby.

Riverside Dickens Festival
February 8 - 9, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12; Sat. Ceilidh $15 / Contact: Riverside Dickens Festival, Inc., PO B ox 113, Riverside, CA 92502, email: info@dickensfest.com, web: www.dickensfest.com / Site: Mission Inn Avenue between Orange and Lime Sts, Riverside, CA / Booths: NA / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearby

Sacramento Valley Scottish Games & Festival
April 26 - 27, 2014, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12; Sat. Ceilidh $15 / Contact: Caledonian Club of Sacamento, Angie Roddan, email: gamesmanager@saccallie.org, web: www.saccallie.org/games / Site: Yolo County Fairgrounds, East & Gum Sts., Woodland, CA / Booths: 75 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearby.

San Diego Scottish Highland Games & Gathering of Clans
June 21 - 22, 2014, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 / Contact: PO Box 3682, Vista, CA 92085, (760) 726-3691, email: sdshgchief@sbcglobal.net, web: www.sdhighlandgames.org / Site: Brengle Terrace Park, 1200 Vale Terrace Dr., Vista, CA / Booths: 30+ / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

San Jose Fantasy Faire
April 12 - 13, 2014, 10 a.m - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terrace, San Francisco, CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: info@renaissanceproductions.com, web: www.sjfantasy.com / Site: Guadalupe River Park, San Jose, CA / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On site camping for participants; motels w/in 1 mile.


San Jose Renaissance Faire

August 2 - 3, 2014 10 a.m - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terrace, San Francisco, CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: info@renaissanceproductions.com, web: www.sanjosefaire.com / Site: Guadalupe River Park, San Jose, CA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On site camping for participants; motels w/in 1 mile.

Scandinavian Festival/Viking Age Display
April 5 - 6, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. til 4 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Sandra Grunewald, Scandinavian Cultural & Historical Fdn., 60 Olsen Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91360, (805) 241-1051, email: scanfestival@callutheran.edu, web: www.scandinaviancenter.org/scandinavian_festival / Site: Cal. Lutheran University, 60 Olsen Rd., Thousand Oaks, CA / Booths: 60 / Atttendance: 6,000 / Weapons: no cutting edges, no firearms / Hotels nearby

Scots Fest
May 24 - 25, 2014, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $18; $5 parking fee / Contact: United Scottish Society, email: scotsfest@yahoo.com, web: www.scotsfest.com / Site: Orange County Fairgrounds, 88 Fair Dr., Costa Mesa, CA / Booths: 90+ / Attendance: 16,000 / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearby.

Scottish Highland Gathering & Games
September 1 - 2, 2014, 9 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $15 1-day/$22 2-day / Contact: Floyd Busby, Caledonian Club of San Francisco, 312 Maple Ave., S. San Francisco, CA 94080, 925-689-0395, email: buzco@buzco.com, web: www.TheScottishGames.com / Site: Alameda County Fairgrounds, 4501 Pleasanton Ave., Pleasanton, CA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearby.

Scottish Renaissance Festival
June 14 - 15, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Charity Events, Inc., Michael Gardner, 2271 Chanticleer Ave., Santa Cruz, CA 95062, (831) 252-4878, email: admin@santacruzscottishfestival.org, web: www.santacruzscottishfestival.org / Site: Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds, 2601 E. Lake Ave., Watsonville, CA / Booths: 7
5 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Seafarers Marketplace and Pireate Festival
September 28, 2013, 12 p.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: donation of canned food; parking $5 / Contact: Louisiana Sue Enterprises, 9175 Kiefer Blvd., PMB 133, Sacramento, CA 95826, (916) 962-6415, email: lasue@pacbell.net, web: www.louisianasue.com / Site: Rio Ramaza Event Park, Sacramento, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A.

Seaside Highland Games
October 10 - 12, 2014, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $14 / 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 7 - 9, 2014, Fri. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Fri. night concert 7 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m - 6 p.m.
Admission: $24 / Contact: Sonora Cultural Faires, Patrick Karnahan, PO Box 4541, Sonora, CA 95370, (209) 532-8375, email: faireteam@gmail.com or blackirish28@hotmail.com, web: www.sonoracelticfaire.com / Site: Mother Lode Fairgrounds, Sonora, CA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 9,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On-site camping avail. for participants

Tartan Day Scottish Faire
April 12, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Admission: $10 / Contact: Donna Johnstone, 3136 Summercreek Dr., San Jose, CA 95136, (510) 818-4218, 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.
nds, 14336 Tierra Bonita Rd., Poway, CA / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Check web site for lodging information.

Tulare County Renaissance Festival
April 19 - 20, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: The Guild of St. Mortimer, Pat Reule, 835 S. Rio Linda, Visalia, CA 93277, (559) 622-0969, email: mythnmagic@yahoo.com, web: www.stmortimer.org / Site: Plaza Park, Visalia, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 6,000-8,000 / Weapons: peace-tied / Limited camping on-site. Hotels nearby.

Valhalla Renaissance Faire
July 31 - August 8, 2014, (WO) Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terr., San Fran., CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: info@renaissanceproductions.com, web: www.valhallafaire.com / Site: Folsom City Lions Park, Folsom, CA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms / On site camping for participants; motels w/in 5 miles.



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COLORADO
Colorado Medieval Festival
June 6 - 8, 2014, Fri, 12p.m. - 6 p.m., Sat & Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Medieval World, Intl., Roger Gomez, PO Box 271782, Fort Collins, CO 80527, (970) 599-1676, email: renmagazine@coloradocastle.com, web: www.coloradocastle.com / Site: Wild Ranch, 1750 Savage Rd, Loveland CO 80538 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for vendors. Hotels nearby.


Colorado Renaisance Festival
June 14 - August 3, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $19.95 / 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.

Dragon Unchained NEW LISTING!
April 25 - May 4, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Thunder Mountain Colorado Living History, Brenda Gonzales-Soluna, 1302 Crawford Ave, Delta, CO, 81416, (970) 901-4128, email: thundermountainhistory@gmail.com, web: www.dragonunchained.org / Site: 1699 H38 Rd, Delta, CO/ Booths: 25 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants

Elizabeth Celtic Festival
July 19 - 20, 2014, 9 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun. til 4 p.m.
Admission: $8 / 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.

Heroes Harvest Renaissance Festival and Faire NEW LISTING!
October 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. NEW SITE!!
Admission: TBA / Contact: Thunder Mountain Colorado Living History, Brenda Gonzales-Soluna, PO Box 4938, Grand Junction, CO, 81502, (970) 901-4128, email: thundermountainhistory@gmail.com, web: www.heroesharvestfaire.org / Site: 312 29-Road, Gran Junction, CO/ Booths: 24 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants


Longs Peak Scottish/Irish Festival
September 4 - 7, 2014, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Dr. James Durward, PO Box 1820, Estes Park, CO 80517, (970) 586-6308 or (800) 903-7837, email: info@scotfest.com, web: www.scotfest.com / Site: Stanley Park Fairgrounds, Estes Park, CO / Booths: 40+ / Attendance: 60,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Camping and hotels nearby


Norwood Renaissance Faire
July, 2013, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $ / Contact: ACE of Norwood, PO Box 653, Norwood, CO 81423, (970) 327-4016, email: lynn@aceofnorwood.com, web: http://aceofnorwood.com / Site: Norwood, CO / Booths:N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby..

Pagosa Springs Renaissance and Pirate Festival
July 18 - 20, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 4 p.m.
Admission: $3 / Contact: Stacy Kirby, Chamber of Commerce, 402 San Juan St, Pagosa Springs, CO 81147, (970) 264-2360, email: events@pagosachamber.com, web: www.PagosaSpringsChamber.com / Site: dowtown Pagosa Springs, CO / Booths: 40
/ Attendance: 2,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed / on-site camping available for participants.


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CONNECTICUT
Connecticut Renaissance Faire 'King Arthur's Fall Harvest Fair'
September 27 - October 26, 2014, (WO & Colmb. Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: Brian Harvard, 104 South Main St, Brooklyn, CT 06234, (860) 478-5954, email: brian@ctfaire.com, web: www.kingarthursfaire.com / Site: Dodds Stadium, 14 Stott Ave Norwich, CT / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 24,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / see web site for lodging info.

Connecticut Renaissance Faire 'Robin Hood's Springtime Festival'
May 24 - June 8, 2014, (WO), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: Brian Harvard, 104 South Main St, Brooklyn, CT 06234, (860) 478-5954, email: brian@ctfaire.com, web: www.robinhoodsfaire.com / Site: Guilford Fairgrounds, Lovers Lane, Guilford, CT / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 11,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / see web site for lodging info.

Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire
June 21 - July 4, 2014, 11 a.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: Daniel Miron, 34 Ford St., Ansonia, CT 06401, email
: gm@mfrenfaire.com, , web: www.MFRenFaire / Site: Warsaw Park (rt. 243) 119 Pulaski Hwy, Ansonia, CT / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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FLORIDA
Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI
February 22 - April 6, 2014, (WO + 1 Special School Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission $17.95 / Contact: Kat Parker, 11315 N. 46th St., Tampa, FL 33617, (813) 983-0111, email: info@renaissancefest.com, web: BayAreaRenaissanceFest.com / Site: Museum of Science and Industry, 11315 46th St. North, Tampa, FL / Booths: 135 / Attendance: 100,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels and camping nearby
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Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival
May 29 - 31, 2014, Thur., 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., Fri., 3 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sat. 12 p.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission FREE / Contact: Greater Fort Walton Beach Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 640, Fort Walton Beach, FL, 32549, (850) 244-8191, email: rachellegraves@fwbchamber.org, web: www.BillyBowLegsPirateFestival.com / Site: Fort Walton Beach Landing, Brooks St. SE at Shell Ave. SE, downtown / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: no restrictions other than local law / Hotels nearby.

Camelot Days
November 8 - 16, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Brad HanaFOURDE, Camelot Days, Inc., 6971 SW 64th St., Miami, ?FL 33143, (786) 332-0047, email: brad@camelotdays.com, web: www.camelotdays.com / Site: Topeekeegee Yugnee Park in Fort Lauderdale, FL, I-95 to Sheridan St., west to N. Park Rd. / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Limited on-site camping by request for performers and vendors.


Englewood Pirate FestivalNEW LISTING!
October 26, 2013, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Walk the Plank Productions LLC and MillJenn Entertainment, 203 52nd Ave Terrace East, Bradenton, FL 34203, (941) 447-9164, email: AEHester@msn.com, reelpirates@comcast.net, web: www.englewoodpiratefest.com / Site: Chadwick Park, Manasota Key, FL / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied; no exposed blades permitted / Hotels nearby.


Florida Renaissance Festival - Deerfield Park
February 8 - March 16, 2014, (WO + Pres Day) 10 a.m. - sunset
Admission: $20 / Contact: Bobby Rodriguez Productions, 800 NW 57th Pl., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, (800) 3-RENFEST or (954) 776-1642, email: assist@ren-fest.com, web: www.ren-fest.com / Site: Quiet Waters Park, 401 South Powerline Rd., Deerfield Beach, FL / Booths: 125 / Attendance: 90,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping for vendors, hotels nearby.


Florida Renaissance Festival - Kay Biscayne
March 29 - April 13, 2014, (WO), 10 a.m. - Sunset
Admission: $20 / Contact: Bobby Rodriguez Productions, 800 NW 57th Pl., Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, (800) 3-RENFES or (954) 776-1642, email: info@ren-fest.com, web: www.ren-fest.com / Site: Historic Virginia Key Beac
h Park, 4020 Virginia Beach Dr., Miami, FL / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 45,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On site camping for participants

Gasparilla Pirate Festival
January 25, 2014, 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 1 - 2, 2014, 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.


Herald Court Renaissance Festival of the Arts NEW!
June 20, 2012, 6 p.m. til dusk
Admission: FREE / Contact: Nancy Straub, 117 Herald Court, Punta Gorda, FL 33980, (941) 505-0130, email: heraldcourt@gmail.com, web: https://twitter.com/#!/HeraldCourt / Site: Herald Court, 117 Herald Court Square, Punta Gorda, FL / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels nearby.

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire
January 25 - February 2, 2014, (WO + Feb 4) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Fri. 9:30 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Admission: $14 / Contact: Linda Piper, PO Box 490, Station 30, Gainesville, FL 32602, (352) 393-8536, email: piperlr@cityofgainesville.org, web: www.gvlculturalaffairs.org/website/programs_events/HMF/medieval_index.html / Site: Alachua County Fairgrounds, 2900 NE 39th Ave., Gainesville, FL / Booths: 160 / Attendance: 55,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Merchants may camp on-site, hotel sponsors nearby.


John LeVique Pirate Days
May 9 - 11, 2014, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Suzanne King, SIK Promotions, Inc. PO Box 530234, St Petersburg, FL 33747, (727) 321-5217, email: suzfest@gmail.com, web: www.johnleviquepiratedays.com / Site: John’s Pass Village, 12902 Village Blvd, Madeira Beach, FL, 33708 / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / see web site for info..

Kiwanis Medieval Faire
January 11 - 10, 2014, (WO) 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Kiwanis Club of Riverdale, Terry Short, PO Box 50376, Ft. Myers, FL 33905, (239) 693-8036 or (239) 839-8036, email: vongraph@comcast.net, web: www.medieval-faire.com / Site: Lakes Regional Park, Ft. Myers, FL / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping on-site; hotels and motels nearby.

Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire
October 31 - November 2, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Royal Feast., October 31, $35 / Contact: Educational Foundation of Lake County, 910 E. Dixie Ave., Leesburg, FL 34748, (352) 326-1265, email: cullen-battc@lake.k12.fl.us, web: www.medievalfest.com / Site: Hickory Point Recreation Park, 27341 St. Rd. 19, Tavares, FL / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 13,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels/motels nearby.

Spring Faerie Festival
April 12, 2014, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: SIK Promotions, Suzanne King, PO Box 530234, St Petersburg, FL 33747, (727) 322-5217, email: suzfest@gmail.com, web: www.facebook.com/gulfportspringfest / Site: Clymer Park, 5501 27th Ave S, Gulfport, FL 32502/ Booths: 150 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping nearby.

St. Augustine Pirate Gathering
November 7 - 9, 2014, 9 a.m. - 4:30 p.m.
Admission: $2/buck-n-ear / Contact: Mia Brewer, 86 Spring St., St. Augustine, GA 32084, (904) 810-0903, email: staugustinepirategathering@yahoo.com, web: www.pirategathering.com / Site: St. Frances Field, 29 W Castillo Dr., and Historical Quarter in downtown St. Augustine, FL / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: policy not stated / see website for lodging info.

Sarasota Medieval Fair
November 8 - 23, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $16.95 / Contact: Croteau Productions, Jeremy Croteau, PO Box 152023, Cape Coral, FL 33915, (888) 303-3247 (FAIR), email: info@sarasotamedievalfair.com, web: www.sarasotamedievalfair.com / Site: Sarasota County Fairgrounds, 3000 Ringling Blvd., Sarasota, FL / Booths: 100+ / Attendance: 26,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / No camping on-site. Hotels and campgrounds nearby.

The Villages Renaissance Festival NEW LISTING!
January 4 - 5, 2014, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Anthony DeNicola, PO Box 367, Fruitland Park, FL 34731, (352) 272-4496, email: anthony@thevillagesrenfaire.com, web: www.thevillagesrenfaire.com / Site: The Villages Polo Fields, The Villages, FL / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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GEORGIA
Georgia Renaissance Festival
April 19 - June 8, 2014, (WO + Mem. Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $19.95 / Contact: Norma Pope, PO Box 986, Fairburn, GA 30213, (770) 964-8575, email: info@garenfest.com, web: www.georgiarenaissancefestival.com / Site: 6905 Virlyn B. Smith Rd., Fairburn, GA / Booths: 150+ / Attendance: 250,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied, no axes, broadswords or spears / on-site camping avaliable for participants.

Stone Mountain Highland Games NEW LISTING!
October 17 - 19, 2014, Fri. 7 p.m. Historic Pub Crawl, Sat. & Sun. 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $17 / Contact: PO Box 14023, Atlanta, GA 30324, (707) 521-0228, email: ticketing@smhg.org, web: www.smhg.org / Site: Stone Mountain Park, GA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / see website for info.

Tybee Island Pirate Fest
October 9 - 12, 2014, Fri. 5 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat. 9:30 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. - 4 p.m; Buccaneer Ball Thurs. Oct. 7, 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: $15; $25 for ball / Contact: PO Box 1326, Tybee Island, GA 31328, web: http://tybeepiratefest.com / Site: South Beach Parking Lot, Tybrisa St. to Strand Ave., Oceanfront, GA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / see website for info.

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HAWAII
The Hawaiian Scottish Festival
April 5 - 6, 2014, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / 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
Idaho Renaissance Faire
October 11 - 12, 2014, 8 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Idaho Renaissance Faire, Nikky Scofield, 944 Lower Bluff Rd, Emmett, ID 83617, email: info@idahorenfaire.org, web: www.idahorenfaire.org / Site: Gem Island Sports Complex, Emmett, ID / Booths: 20 / Attendance:2,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed; no firearms / See web site for info.

Ye Olde Renaissance Faire "Taming of the Shrew"
June 15 - 16, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 vehicle fee / Contact: Adam Edmiston, 1817 Sunnyridge Rd #103, Nampa, ID, 83686, email: ravenlapoopoo@yahoo.com, web: www.yeolderenaissancefaire.org / Site: Eagle Island State Park, ID / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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ILLINOIS
Illinois Renaissance Festival
August 23 - 24, 2014, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Illinois Renaissance Faire, JoMarie Dugan, 1227 N. Logan Ave., Danville, IL 61832, (217) 799-2053 , email: illinirenfest@yahoo.net, web: www.illinoisrenfaire.com / Site: Ellsworth Park, Oakwood Dr., Danville, IL--Take I-74 to US 150 E on Martin Luther King Dr. Turn left onto Parle St. Turn Left onto Oakwood Dr. / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 2,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

Olde English Faire (Jubilee)
June 20 - 22, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Jan Brown, Wildlife Prairie State Park, 3826 N Taylor Rd., Hanna City, IL, 61536, (309) 657-2681, email: jbrown@ wildlifeprairie.org or events@wildlifeprairie.org, web: www.wildlifeprairiestatepark.org or www.facebook.com/oefatwpsp / Site: Wildlife Prairie State Park, 3826 N. Taylor Rd., Hanna City, IL / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby

Olde English Faire (Stronghold)
October 4 - 5, 2014, 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $9 / Contact: Jan, Stronghold Conference Center, 1922 Illinois Route 2 North, Oregon IL 61061, (815) 732-6111, email: reservations@strongholdcenter.org, web: www.strongholdcenter.org / Site: Stronghold Conference Center, 1922 Illinois Route 2 North, Oregon IL / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 3,200 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / camping available for vendors.

Springfield Highland Games
May 16 - 17, 2014, Fri., 6 p.m. - 10 p.m., Sat., 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Springfield Highland Games, PO Box 5352, Springfield, IL 62705, (217) 744-4044, email: illinoiscelts@yahoo.com, web: www.central-illinois-standrewsociety.com/index.html / Site: Chatham Community PArk, 760 S Main St, Chatham, IL / Booths: 10 / Attendance: 2,000 - 4,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

The World of Faeries Festival
August 2 - 3, 2014, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $11 / Contact: David and Gloria Yaeger, 1672C Carlemont Dr., Crystal Lake, IL 60014, (815) 788-1630, email: dayglo@theworldoffaeries.com, web: www.theworldoffaeries.com / Site: Vasa Park, 35W217 Route 31, South Elgin, IL / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: not allowed / Camping on-site allowed, no shower facilities are avali. Fires not allowed; see website for hotels and other camping sites.

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INDIANA
Blackhawk Manor Festival NEW LISTING
April 12 - 13, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Kathy Kalb, USS Chimaera, PO Box 42, West Baden Springs, IN, 47469, (812) 653-5789, email: blackhawkmanorfestival@gmail.com, web: blackhawkmanorfestival.webs.com / Site: French Lick, IN / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 800 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Enchanted Lakes Renaissance Faire & Marketplace
June 14 - 16, 2013, Fri 5 - 9 p.m., Sat., 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun., til 7 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Maria Davis, Enchanted Lakes Community Organization, 401 W Maumee St, Angola, IN, (260) 639-14ELF, email: info@enchantedlakesfaire.com, web: www.enchantedlakesfaire.com / Site: Stuben County Park, 100 LN 101 Crooked Lake, Angola IN / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping available on-site for participants.

Fishers Renaissance Faire
October 4 - 5, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Adam Fivush, Fishers Renaissance Faire, 1 Municipal Dr., Fishers, IN 46038, email: amfivush@sbcglobal.net, web: www.fishersrenfaire.com / Site: SAXONY, Fishers, IN; I-69 and Olio Rd, NE side of Indianapolis, IN / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping available on-site for artisans and entertainers; hotels nearby.

Michiana Renaissance Festival
August 23 - 24, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Michiana Renaissance Festival, Jonathan Zook, PO Box 1892, South Bend, IN 46634, email: enthist@gmail.com, web: www.michianarenfest.com / Site: Kamm Island Park, Mishawaka, IN / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 1,000+ / Weapons: must be peace tied / on site camping available for participants.

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IOWA
Celtic Festival & Highland Games NEW LISTING!

September 19 - 20, 2014, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE; Ceilidh $5 / Contact: Celtic Highland Games of the Quad Cities. PO Box 3201, Rock Island, IL 61204, (309) 794-0449, email: infocelt@celtichighlandgames.org, web: www.celtichighlandgames.org / Site: Centennial Park, 315 South Marqutte St., Davenport, IA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Des Moines Renaissance Faire
August 30 - September 14, 2014, (WO & Labor Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: Greg Schmidt, Festivals Intl., 508 4th Ave. N., Clear Lake, IA 50428, (641) 357-5177, email: greg@festint.com, web: www.dmrenfaire.com / Site: Sleepy Hollow Sports Park, IA / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Motels nearby.

Iowa-Minnesota Pirate Festival
August 9 - 10, 2014, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Greg Schmidt, Festivals Intl., 508 4th Ave. N., Clear Lake, IA 50428, (641) 357-5177, email: greg@festint.com, web: iowaminnesotapiratefest.com / Site: PM Park, South Shore Clear Lake, IA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 2,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping & hotels nearby.

Iowa Renaissance Festival
May 24 - 26, 2014, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Greg Schmidt, Festivals Intl., 508 4th Ave. N., Clear Lake, IA 50428, (641) 357-5177, email: greg@festint.com, web: www.iowarenfest.com or www.amanacolonies.com / Site: Middle Amana Park, Amana Colonies, near Iowa City, off I-80 & I-380 / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 6,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping on-site for participants. RV hook-ups nearby at Amana RV Park. Motels nearby.


Kingdom of Riverssance
October 4 - 5, 2014, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Phil Claeys, 5600 Harbor Dr., Sioux City, IA 51111, (712) 258-0477, email: pclaeys@claeysbrothers.com , web: www.river-cade.com/riverssance.cfm / Site: Riverside Park, Sioux City, IA / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 8,000-10,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping for participants.


Tri-State Renaissance Faire
June 7 - 8, 2014, Sat., 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun., 12 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Tri-State Renaissance Committee, Celia Malm or Bryan Percy, PO Box 127, 2020 Logan Dr, Keokuk, IA 52632, (319) 520-5163, email: tristaterennefaire@gmail.com or keokukrenfair@live.com, web: www.tristaterenfaire.org / Site: Rand Park, Keokuk, IA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.



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KANSAS
Festival of the Dragon
October 26 - 27, 2013, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Mysteri David, PO Box 126, Williamsburg, KS, 66095, (785) 242-1156, email: myspixie@gmail.com, web: www.festivalofthedragon.com / Site: 300 E. South St., Williamsburg, KS / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

Th'Gatherin' Ancient Festival O'Beltane
May 4, 2013, 8 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: FREE, Feast $12 / Contact: Aos Dana, Village of WaKeeney, 221 Main, Wakeeney, KS 67672, (785) 743-2200, email: info@thgatherin.com, web: www.thgatherin.com / Site: Near WaKeeney, KS / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: policy not stated / on-site camping available for participants.


Great Bend Renaissance Faire
September 27 - 28, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: David LeRoy, Feather In Your Cap, 81 SW 10th Ave, Great Bend, KS 67530, (620) 617-1357, email: pastordave@cox.net, web: www.greatbendrenaissancefair.net or www.facebook.com/pages/Great-Bend-Renaissance-Faire/116350015116745 / Site: Brit Spaugh Zoo, 2200 Main St, Great Bend, KS / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping for participants.


Great Plains Renaissance Festival-Fall
September 21 - 22, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Richard Cathey, GPRF LLC, 212 N Dellrose, Wichita, KS 67208, (316) 253-3392, email: info@greatplainsrenfest.com, web: www.greatplainsrenfest.com / Site: Sedgwick County Park / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels and camping nearby.

Great Plains Renaissance Festival-Spring
April 12 - 13, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $11 / Contact: Richard Cathey, Eagles Realm LLC, PO Box 16326, Wichita, KS 67216, (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 / Hotels nearby
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Kansas City Renaissance Festival
August 30 - October 13, 2014, (WO, Labor & Colum. Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $19.95 / 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
June 22 - 23, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Richard Cathey & Chris Moore, Black Galley Productions, 212 N Dellrose, Wichita, KS 67208, (316) 253-3392 web: www.wichitahighlandgames.com / Site: Sedgwick County Park, Wichita, KS / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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KENTUCKY
Central Kentucky Celtic Festival and Highland Games
September 20, 2014, 10 a.m - 7 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Celtic Festival, 955 Elm St, Eminence, KY 40019, (859) 846-4530, email: events@kyrenfaire.com, web: www.kyhighlandgames.com / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Site: 955 Elm St., Eminence, KY / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Check web site for lodging.


Day of Knights-A Medieval Experience
October 10 - 12, 2014, 9 a.m - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Nicky Hughes, 325 Ann St, Frankfort, KY 40601, (502) 229-9064, email: frankforthistory@yahoo.com / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Site: Sky Trail Park at Cove Spring, Owenton Rd, Frankfort, KY / Weapons: policy not stated / On site camping avail for participants.

Highland Renaissance Festival
May 31 - July 6, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m - 7 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Highland Renaissance Festival, 955 Elm St, Eminence, KY 40019, (859) 846-4530, email: events@kyrenfaire.com, web: www.kyrenfaire.com / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 16,000 / Site: 955 Elm St., Eminence, KY / Weapons: must be peace-tied / hotels and camping for patrons within 10 miles.

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LOUISIANA
Louisiana Renaissance Festival
November 1 - December 7, 2014, (WO & Thanksgiving Friday) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $16 / 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 5 - 7 , 2014, Fri., 12 p.m. - 12 a.m. Sat. & Sun. 10:30 a.m. - 12 a.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Eastport Pirate Festival, Chris Brown, 42 Water St, Eastport, ME 04631, (207) 853-4343 or (207) 773-7000, email: eastportpiratefestival@gmail.com, web: www.eastportpiratefestival.com/ / Site: Water St, Downtown Eastport, ME / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: policy not stated / Lodging: Hotels nearby

Pirate Rendezvous
June 22, 2013, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m..
Admission: FREE / Contact: Greg Latimer, PO Box 545, Damariscotta, ME, 04543, (207) 380-9912 , email: piraterendezvous@yahoo.com, web: www.piraterendezvous.com / Site: in town area of Main St, Damariscotta and Newcastle, ME / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels and camping nearby.

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MARYLAND
Celtic Festival and Highland Gathering

April 26, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: The Celtic Festival, Mary Beth Dent, PO Box 209, Prince Frederick, MD 20678, (443) 975-0972, email: festival@cssm.org, web: www.cssm.org / Site: Jefferson Patterson Park and Museum, St. Leonard, MD / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 9,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

FaerieCon: The Int'l Faerie Convention
November 7 - 9, 2014, Fri. 1 p.m. - 1 p.m., Sat. 10 a.m. - 1 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $45 for weekend pass or $12-20 per day / Contact: Kelly or Emilio Miller-Lopez, PO Box 51177, Eugene, OR 97405, (514) 687-0945, email: info@faerieworlds.com, web: www.faeriecon.com / Site: Baltimore Marriott Hunt Valley Inn, Baltimore, MD / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels nearby.

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


The Maryland Renaissance Festival
August 23 - October 19, 2014, (WO + Labor Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $17 / 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
Abbadia Mare by the Sea Renaissance Festival
July 20 - 21, 2013, 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Gia Volterra de Saulnier, Phinn Volt Entertainment, 44 Main St #13, North Reading, MA 01864, (978) 207-1127, email: abbadiamarefestival@gmail.com, web: www.abbadiamarefestival.com / Site: Hammond Castle, 80 Nesperus Ave, Gloucester, MA / Booths: 18 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Off-site lodging available.

King Richard's Faire
August 30 - October 19, 2014, (WO + Labr. & Colum. Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $27 / Contact: Bonnie Shapiro, 140 Gideons Point Rd., Tonka Bay, MN 55331, (952) 238-9915, (508) 866-5391 email: info@kingrichardsfaire.net, web: www.kingrichardsfaire.net / Site: 235 Main St., Carver, MA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 150,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed / No camping on-site, oceanside lodging within 15 min.

Mutton and Mead Medieval Festival
June 21 - 22, 2014, 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.

The New England Pirate Faire
June 29 - 30, 2013, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: David Stickney, Pastimes Entertainment, 70 Revere St, Revere, MA 02151, (781) 346-1028, email: Pastimes_world@yahoo.com, web: www.pastimesentertainment.com / Site: Stage Fort Park, Gloucester, MA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: peace-tied as part of costume; no firearms / Hotels nearby.

Silver Kingdom Renaissance Festival
June 14 - 15, 2014, 10 a.m - 5 p.m
Admission $12 / Contact: Patrick Murphy, Ye Olde Commons, 120 Northside Road, Charlton, MA 01507 / email: info@silverkingdomfestival.com, web: www.silverkingdomfestival.com, Site: Ye Olde Commons, 120 Northside Rd., Charlton, MA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / see web site for info

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MICHIGAN

BlackRock Medieval Festival NEW
July 12 - August 3, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Michael Kuhn II, 13215 M-06 (Augusta Dr), Augusta, MI 49012, (269) 580-1290, email: owv@tds.net, or vendors@blackrockfest.com, web: www.blackrockfest.com / Site: Old World Village / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 800 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.

Grand Valley State University Renaissance Festival
October 11 - 12, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - dusk
Admission: FREE / Contact: GVRen, 0008 Kirkhof Center, 1 Campus Dr., Allendale, MI 49401, (616) 331-2345, email: info@gvrenfest.org, web: www.gvrenfest.org / Site: Grand Valley State University, Allendale, MI / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels & motels nearby.

Ishpeming Art Faire and Renaissance Festival
August 3, 2013, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: PO Box 272., Ishpeming, MI 49849, (906) 486-6400 or (906) 485-4838, email: contact@ishpemingrenfest.com, web: www.ishpemingrenfest.com / Site: Lake Bancroft Park, Ishpeming, MI / Booths: 40+ / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: for participants only / Camping & hotels nearby.

MayFaire
May 24 - June 1, 2014, (WO & Mem Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Ren-on-the-Run-Productions, Andy Hass, PO Box 2566, Portage, MI 49042, (269) 382-6120, email: info@mayfaireren.com, web: www.mayfaireren.com / Site: Calhoun County Fairgrounds, 720 Fair St., Marshall, MI / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and hotels within 5 miles.

Michigan Pirate Festival NEW LISTING!
August 4 - 10, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: $5/ Contact: Loutit District Library, 407 Columbus, Grand Haven, MI, email: festival@michiganpiratefestival.com, web: www.michiganpiratefestival.co / Site: Loutit District Library & Harbor Island, Michigan / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging.


Michigan Renaissance Festival
August 16 - September 28, 2014, (WO + Labor Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $20.95 / 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
May 31 - June 39, 2014, (WO) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Toni and Vincent Knoll, 7464 Frankenmuth Rd, Frankenmuth, Vassar, MI 48768, (989) 652-2362, email: tonik45@aol.com, questions@midmichiganrenfest.com, web: www.midmichiganrenfest.com / Site: 12 miles from Birch Run and Bridgeport exits off I-75 ?in Vassar, MI / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 1,800 / Weapons: must be peace-tied. / Hotels nearby; see web site frankenmuth.com for info.

St. Andrew's Highland Games
August 1 - 2, 2014, 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
Midwest Viking Festival
NEW LISTING!
June 27 - 28, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: HCSCC, Tim Jorgensen, 202 First Ave North, Moorhead, MN 56560, (218) 299-5511, web: www.hcscconline.org/midwest-viking-festival / Site: Hjemkomst Center / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: blunts allowed / On site camping available for participants.

Minnesota Renaissance Festival
August 16 - September 28, 2014, (WO + Labor Day) 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $21.95 / 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 XXIII

March 9 - 16, 2014
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.

South Mississipppi Renaissance Faire (Formerly Known as the Ocean Springs Renaissance Faire)
October 18 - 19, 2014, Sat., 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun., 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Linda Thompson, 2953 Bienville Blvd, Ste 270, Ocean Springs, MS 39564, (228) 239-2131, email: info@oceanspringsrenfaire.com, web: www.oceanspringsrenfaire.com / Site: 380 Hiller Rd, Biloxi, MS / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied. / see web site for lodging info.

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MISSOURI
Central Missouri Renaissance Faire

September 13 - 14, 2014, Fri. 10 a.m. - 3 ?p.m., Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Renee Young, 4274 Co Rd 220, Kingdom City, MO, 65262, (573) 694-8759 , web: www.centralmorenfest.com / Site: Boster Castle, 4274 County Rd 220, Kingdom City, MO / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Kansas City Scottish Highland Games
June 7 -9, 2013, Fri. 6 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: Sat. $15; Fri. & Sun. $10 / Contact: Highland Games, Inc., PO Box 13356, email: information@kcscottishgames.org, web: www.kcscottishgames.org / Site: E. H. Young Park, NW Argosy Pkwy., Riverside, MO / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: N/A.

Lilies War XXVII
June 13 - 22, 2014, 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 Faire (formerly the Greater St. Louis Renaissance Faire)
May 17 - June 8, 2014, (WO + Mem. Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15.95 / Contact: Bob Stanza, Renaissance St. Louis, 210 South Linn Ave, Wentzville, MO 63385, (636) 928-4141, email: execdirector@renstl.org, web: www.renstl.org / Site: Rotary Park, Wentzville, MO / Booths: 90 / Attendance: 25,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping available on-site for entertainers, merchants and cast; hotels nearby.

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MONTANA
Big Sky Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
June 27 - 29, 2014, 12 p.m - 9 p.m., Sun. til 4 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Big Sky Charities, Dennis Kelvie, 522 Skalkaho Hwy, (406) 381-5325, email: dkelvie@3dvisualstudios.com, web: http://bigskyrf.com/ Site: Highway 93, Stevensville, MT / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Montana Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
May 31 - June 1, 2014, 10 a.m - 6 p.m..
Admission: $15 / Contact: Donna @ Zoon Montana (406) 652-8100 x213, or Ken, YAM, 401 N 27th St, Billings, MT 59101, (406) 256-6804, email: rentals@artmuseum.org, web: www.montanarenfest.com / Site: Zoo Montana, 2100 Shiloh Rd, Billings, MT / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby..

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NEBRASKA
Midlands Pirate Festival
August 23 - 24, 2014, 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.midlandspiratefest.com / Site: Bellevue Berry & Pumpkin Ranch, 11001 S. 48th St., near Papillion, NE / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 4,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping on-site, motels nearby. .

Nebraska Renaissance Faire
May 3 - 11, 2014, (WO) 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Greg Schmidt, Festivals Intl., 508 4th Ave. N., Clear Lake, IA 50428, (641) 357-5177, email: greg@festint.com, web: www.nebfaire.com / Site: Bellevue Berry & Pumpkin Ranch, 11001 S. 48th St., near Papillion, NE / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping avaliable for participants.

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NEVADA
Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival
October 11 - 13, 2013, 10 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / 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.

Boulder City Renaissance Faire
April 4 - 6, 2014, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Cathy Strachan, BC Ren Faire Foundation, PO Box 62011, Boulder City, NV 89006, (702) 308-3465, email: info@bcrenfaire.og, web: www.bcrenfaire.org / Site: Veteran's Memorial Park, Pratte Soccer Fields, Boulder City, NV / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 1,500-2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / on-site camping for participants.

Las Vegas Celtic Gathering & Highland Games
April 12 - 13, 2014, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sat. Ceilidh at 7:15 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Las Vegas Celtic Society, 5841 East Charleston Blvd #23192, Las Vegas, NV 89142, (702) 596-9995, email: lvcsgames@aol.com, web: www.lasvegascelticsociety.org/games / Site: Floyd Lamb Park, 9200 Tule Springs Rd., Las Vegas, NV / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: policy not stated / see web site for camping information.

Pirate Fest NEW LISTING!
April 25 - 27, 2014, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: R & J Productions, 1817 Hermitage Dr, Las Vegas, NV 89108, (702) 631-6682, email: info@piratefestlv.com, web: www.piratefestlv.com / Site: Lorenzi Park, NV / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: must be peace-ited / see web site for lodging information.

Road to Reno Celtic Celebration NEW LISTING!
October 5 - 6, 2013, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Admission: $5 - $10 / Contact: Celtic Celebration Inc, P.O. Box 3881, Reno, NV 89505, (661) 615-0410, email: info@renoceltic.org, web: www. RenoCeltic.org / Site: Bartley Ranch Regional Park, Reno, NV / Booths: 50 / Attendance : 2,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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NEW HAMPSHIRE
The New Hampshire Highland Games

September 19 - 21, 2014,
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 10 - 18, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Three Maples Renaissance Corp, Bob Bean & Marc Bernier, 44Tucker Rd, Kingston, NH 03848, email: bob3maples@gmail.com, manager@nhrenfaire.com web: www.nhrenfaire.com / Site: Shire of the Three Maples, 19 Thorne Rd, Kingston, NH / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied.

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NEW JERSEY
Cape May Renaissance Festival
October 20 - 21, 2012, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m
Admission: $20 / Contact: Access to Art, Inc, Barbara J. Beitel, 417 E. Pacific Ave., Cape May Court House, NJ, (609) 465-3963, email: barbarabeitel@verizon.net, web: www.capemayrenfest.com / Site: 168 Stevens Street, West Cape May, NJ / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied/ Camping nearby.

Fantasy Faire at Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center
June 22 - 23, 2013, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Wheaton Arts Cultural Center, Doris Abeling, 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville, NJ 08332, (856) 825-6800 x104, email: dabeling@wheatonarts.org or fantasy.faire@gmail.com, web: www.mysticrealms.com/events/faire / Site: Wheaton Arts and Cultural Center, 1501 Glasstown Rd., Millville, NJ / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: not allowed / On site camping available for participants.

Jersey Shore Celtic Festival?(formerly Toms River Celtic Festival)
July 12, 2014, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Christ Episcopal Church, Frank Johnson, 415 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753, (732) 349-5506, email: eod@elizabethoconnordesign.com, web: www.tomsrivercelticfestival.com / Site: Christ Episcopal Church, 415 Washington St, Toms River NJ / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 400 / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearby.


Lakewood Lions Charity Renaissance Faire

September 20 - 21, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Don Alemany, Lakewood Lions Club, PO Box 1446, Lakewood, NJ 08701, (732) 414-9639, email: dbroker@optonline.net, web: www.lakewoodrenfair.com / Site: Pine Park, Country Club Rd., Lakewood, NJ / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 7,500 / Weapons: period weapons must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping for merchants; motels nearby.

Medfest
April 20, 2013, 11 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: That Medieval Thing, Ciara B. Perez, 36 Madison Ave., CM 1835, Madison, NJ 07940, (956) 493-8906, email: medfest@drew.edu, web: http://groups.drew.edu/medfest / Site: Drew University, 36 Madison Ave., Madision, NJ / Booths: 12 / Attendance: 200 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

New Jersey Pirates and Privateers FaireNEW LISTING!
September 13 - 14, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: TBA / web: www.facebook.com/NJPirateWeekend / Site: Bader Field, Atlantic City, NJ / Booths: N/A / Attendance:N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied /

New Jersey Renaissance Faire
May 31 - June 8, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: TJ Miller, 1195 Florence Columbus Rd, Bordentown, NJ 08505, (888) 864-8222, email: njrenfaire@gmail.com or huzzah@njrenfaire.com, web: www.njrenfaire.com / Site: 1195 Florence Columbus Rd., Columbus, NJ / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping available for participants.

Smithville Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
May 3 - 4, 2014, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: New Jersey Renaissance Productions, TJ Miller, One North New York Rd, Smithville, NJ 08205, (888) 864-8222, email: huzzah@njrenfaire.com, web: www.facebook.com/smithvillerenfaire / Site: One North New York Rd, Smithville, NJ / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / B&B on the grounds; hotels nearby.

Toms River Pirate Festival NEW LISTING!
October 6, 2012, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Frank Johnson, 415 Washington St, Toms River, NJ 08753, (732) 349-5506, email: pipesanddrumsofbarnegatbay@comcast.net, web: www.tomsriverpiratefestival.com / Site: 415 Washington St, Toms River NJ / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / Hotels nearbys

Warren County 4H Ren Faire NEW LISTING!
September 6 - 7, 2014, 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10/ Contact: NJ Warren Cnty Ren Faire, 165 Route 519 South, Belvidere, NJ 07823, (908) 813-0987, email: torretta@njaes.rutgers.edu, web: www.warren4-hrenfair.org / Site: Warren County Fairgrounds, Rt 519, Harmony, NJ / Booths: 12 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels and camping nearby.


West Windsor Lions Renaissance Faire
May 19 - 20, 2012, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun., til 5 p.m.
Adults: $7 / Contact: Pat Ward, West Windsor Lions Club of NJ, PO Box 295, West Windsor, NJ 08550, (609) 799-6447, email: patward@comcast.net, web: www.eastkingdom.org / Site: Mercer County Park, 334 South Post Rd, West Windsor, NJ / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and securely peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Wicked Winter Renaissance Faire
February 21 - 23, 2014, 12 p.m. - 12 a.m.
Admission: $15-25 per day; $40 for weekend / Contact: Wicked Events, Jeff Mach, 208 Anderson St., 2CS, Hackensack, NJ 07601, (201) 724-7687, email: jeffmach@runningwatermusic.com, web: www.wickedfaire.com / Site: The Doubletree, Somerset, NJ / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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NEW MEXICO
Albuquerque Renaissance Faire? NEW LISTING!
April 26, 2014, 9 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: City of Aluquerque, Bree Ortiz, 9201 Balloon Museum Dr NE, Albuquerque, NM 87107, (505) 768-3452, email: bortiz@cabq.gov, web: www.cultureABQ.com / Site: Albuquerque Balloon Museum, NM / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: weapons not allowed / Hotels nearby.

Dona Ana Arts Council Renaissance Arts Faire
November 2 - 3, 2013, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun. til 4 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Dona Ana Arts Council, PO Box 1721, Las Cruces, NM 88004, (575) 523-6403, email: info@daarts.org, web: www.daarts.org / Site: Young Park, South Walnut St., Las Cruces, NM / Booths: 170 / Attendance: 25,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping, motels nearby.

Farmington Renaissance Faire
October 19 - 20, 2013, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. 11a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Farmington Museum, Mac McAlexander, 3041 E. Main St., Farmington, NM 87402, (505) 599-1174, email: mmcalexander@fmtn.org, web: www.farmingtonmuseum.org / Site: Rocky Reach Landing, off Browning Pkwy, in Farmington, NM / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 2,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / For lodging info, call Convention & Visitor's Bureau at (800) 448-1240.

Santa Fe Renaissance Faire
September 21 - 22, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: El Rancho de las Golondrinas, 334 Los Pinos Rd, Santa Fe, NM 87507, (505) 471-2261, email: info@sfrenfair.org, web: www.sfrenfair.org / Site: El Ranch de las Golondrinas, Santa Fe, NM / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Check web site for lodging info.


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NEW YORK
Bill Johnston Pirate Days
August 8 - 17, 2014, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Alexandria Bay Chamber of Commerce, 7 Market St., Alexandria Bay, NY 13607, (315) 482-9531, email: info@alexbay.org, web: www.alexbay.org / Site: Scenic View Park, Alexandria Bay, NY / Weapons: not allowed

The Brass Ring Thing X Renaissance Faire
June 7, 2014, 11 a.m - 6 p.m
Admission: $8 / 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, 180 Thompson St., North Tonawanda, NY / Booths: 12 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels nearby.

Captain Redbeard's Feast NEW LISTING!
September 1 - 2, 2012, 12 p.m - 9 p.m
Admission: $3 / Contact: HEARTS, Inc., PO Box 361, Honeoye, NY 14471, (585) 367-8417, email: aredbeardpirate@yahoo.com, web: www.captainredbeards.com / Site: 1/2 mile south from NY State Route 20A and County Road 36, Honeoye, NY / Booths: 30 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby

Central New York Scottish Games & Celtic Festival NEW LISTING!
August 9, 2014, 9 a.m. - 6 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.

Cortland Celtic Festival NEW LISTING!
August 23 - 24, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 3 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Cortland Celtic Cultural Association, PO Box 5725, Cortland, NY 13045, email: b_mcintosh_clark@verizon.net, web: www.cortlandcelticfestival.com / Site: Dwyer Memorial Park, Route 281, Cortland, NY / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 2,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

Dundee Scottish Festival NEW LISTING!
September 6, 2014, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Fran Willis, Box 46, Dundee, NY 14837, email: franwillis@me.com, web: dundeescottishfestival.com / Site: Black Rock Speedway Dundee, NY / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 2,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On site campint available for participants.

Hudson Valley Mayfaire NEW LISTING!
May 17 - 18, 2014, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Cheryl Olsen, (845) 443-3744, email: hvmayfaire@aol.com, web: www.hudsonvalleymayfaire.20m.com / Site: Ulster County Fair Grounds, 249 Libertyville Rd, New Paltz, NY / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,200 / Weapons: no firearms, must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels and camping nearby.

Ithaca Scottish Games & Celtic Festival
June 29 - 30, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Mary Archin, Bishop Events, 1 Gardner Pkwy., Ithaca, NY 14850, (607) 280-2113, email: info@ithacascottishgames.com, web: www.ithacascottishgames.com / Site: Stewart Park, Gardner Pkwy., Ithaca, NY / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 4,500 / Weapons: not allowed / See web site for lodging information
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Krebashia Kingdom
June 27 - 29, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Ekrub Players, Inc., Gina Strachan, PO Box 6, Burke, NY 12917, (518) 353-2695, email: gstrachan@twcny.rr.com, web: www.facebook.com/krebashiakingdom / Site: Chateaugay, NY / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping for participants.

Long Island Pirate Festival
June 14 - 15, 2014, 11 a.m - 6 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Long Island Maritime Museum, 88 West Avenue, West Sayville, NY, 11796 (631) 319-0199, email: kathleenlimm@gmail.com, web: www.thepiratefestival.org / Site: Long Island Maritime Museum, 88 West Avenue, West Sayville, NY / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Campgrounds and hotels near?by.

Marathon Pirate Festival
June 18 - 19, 2011, 10 a.m - 7 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Stephen Faulkner, Robin's Dockside Shop, 3782 Route 11, Marathon, NY 13803, (410) 609-4044, email: stephen@robinsdocksideshop.com, web: www.lighthouselandings.org/pirate_festival / Site: Lighthouse Landings, 3782 Route 11, marathon, NY / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: period weapons only / On site camping for participants.

The Medieval Festival at Fort Tryon Park
September 28, 2014, 11:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Dennis Reeder, WHIDC, 57 Wadsworth Ave., New York, NY 10033, (212) 795-1600, email: WHIDC@aol.com, web: www.WHIDC.org/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 Renaissance Faire
August 2 - September 21, 2014, (WO & Labor Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $24 / Contact: REP, 600 Route 17A, Tuxedo, NY 10987, (845) 351-5174, email: kmansour71@gmail.com, web: www.renfair.com / Site: Sterling Forest, 45 minutes from NYC, 600 Rt 17A, Tuxedo Park, NY / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 150,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels & B&B within 15 min.

Sterling Renaissance Festival
July 5 - August 17, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $25.95 / Contact: Lisa Interlichia, Sterling Renaissance Festival, Inc., 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling, NY 13156, (800) 879-4446, email: office@sterlingfestival.com, web: www.sterlingfestival.com / Site: 15385 Farden Rd., Sterling, NY / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 100,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.

Wild Renn Fest ?(formerly known as Hawk Creek Wildlife & Renaissance Festival)
July 12 - 20, 2014, (WO) 11 a.m - 4 p.m
Admission: $14 / Contact: Hawk Creek Wildlife Center, 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 / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

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NORTH CAROLINA
Carolina Renaissance Festival

October 4 - November 23, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $20; $19 adv / Contact: Matt Siegel, 11056 Renaissance Dr. #130, Davidson, NC 28036, (704) 896-5544, email: carolinarenfest@royalfaires.com, or matt@royalfaires.com, web: www.royalfaires.com/carolina / Site: 16445 Poplar Tent Rd., Huntersville, NC / Booths: 110 / Attendance: 170,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping on-site; motels and campgrounds nearby.

Fort Bragg Renaissance Faire
September 20 - 21, 2014, Sat., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun., til 5 p.m.
Admission: $5/carload / 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/FortBraggRenaissanceFaire.htm / Site: Smith Lake Recreation Area, 1200 Honeycutt Rd, Fayetteville, NC / Booths: 31 / Attendance: 4,000 / Weapons: not allowed / BR avail; hotels nearby.

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OHIO
Ashville Viking Festival

April 26 - 27, 2014, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: Donation of non-perishable food item / Contact: Ed or Nancy Vallette, 79 Scioto St., Ashville, OH 43103, (740) 983-9390, email: vikingfestival@gmail.com, web: www.ashvillevikingfest.com / Site: Ashville Village Park, 200 Walnut St., Ashville, OH / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied. / Check web site for lodging.

Cambridge Medieval Market Faire, fomerly known as Southeastern Ohio Renaissance Faire
October 10 - 12, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: Free / Contact: Sir Eugene the Rogue,651 1/2 Wheeling Ave, #1, Cambridge, OH 43725, (740) 705-4043, email: tyrssonsilverhair@gmail.com / Site: Cambridge City Park, 100 McFarland Dr, Cambridge, OH / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 300 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants

Great Lakes Medieval Faire
July 12 - August 17, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $22 / Contact: Cindy Hotchkiss, Operations Manager, PO Box 376, Rock Creek, OH 44084, (888) MEDIEVAL (633-4382) or (440) 474-4280, email: contact@medievalfaire.com, web: www.medievalfaire.com / Site: 3033 State Route 534, Rock Creek, OH / Booths: 125 / Attendance: 100,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Off-site camping available; hotels and motels w/in 5 mi.

Medieval and Renaissance Faire at Ohio State University
April 6, 2013, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Sarah Bibyk, Council for the Medieval and Renaissance Faire, PO Box 3325, Columbus, OH 43210, email: bibyk.2@osu.edu or jeu.4@osu.edu, web: http://cmrf.org.ohio-state.edu / Site: South Oval at Ohio State University / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: ? / Lodging ?

Ohio Renaissance Festival
August 30 - October 19, 2014, (WO + Labor Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: Ohio Renaissance Festival, Cheryl Bucholtz, PO Box 68, Harveysburg, OH 45032, (513) 897-7000, email: ohio@renfestival.com, web: www.renfestival.com / Site: SR. 73 between I-71 & I-75, Harveysburg, OH (gps: 10542 E SR 73, Waynesville, OH) / Booths: 140 / Attendance: 175,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Check website for lodging info.

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OKLAHOMA
Medieval Faire at Norman
April 4 - 6, 2014, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m
Admission: FREE / Contact: Ann Marie Eckart, Univ. of OK, Medieval Fair, 1700 Asp Ave., Norman, OK 73072, (405) 325-8610, email: ameckart@ou.edu, web: www.medievalfair.org / Site: Reaves Park, Norman, OK / Booths: 200 / Attendance: 300,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / No camping on-site; hotels nearby.

Northwestern Oklahoma Medieval and Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING
April 11-12, 2014, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m
Admission: FREE / Contact: Northwestern Oklahoma State Univ, Dr Amy Hall, 709 Oklahoma Blvd, Alva, OK 73717, (580) 327-8428, email: amhall@nwosu.edu / Site: Northwestern Oklahoma State Univ Campus, OK / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping for participants.

Oklahoma Renaissance Festival at the Castle at Muskogee, OK
May 3 - June 1, 2014, (WO & Mem Day) 10:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $14.95 ($12.95 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.

Travelers Cross Fantasy Faire (Formerly known as Spirit of Magic)
May 3 - 4, 2014, Sat. 10 a.m. -6 p.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Campy Gypsy Woods LLC, 16678 Hwy 82 N, Strang, OK 74367, (918) 530-0029, email: spiritofmagic11@gmail.com or myspixie@gmail.com, web: / Site: Camp Gypsy Woods, 16678 N Hwy 82, Strang, OK / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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OREGON
Canterbury Renaissance Faire

July 19 - 27, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $14 / Contact: Whitewind Productions LLC, Nancy White, 6118 Mount Angel Highway NE, Silverton, OR 97381, (503) 873-3273, email: canterburyfaire@gmail.com, web: www.canterburyfaire.com / Site: 6118 Mt Angel Hwy, Silverton, OR / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping for participants; hotels nearby.

Faerieworlds Festival Summer (Faerie & Celtic Music and Art)
July 25 - 27 , 2014, Fri. 2 p.m. - 1 a.m., Sat. 12 p.m. - 1 a.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 11 p.m.
Admission: $20-24 per day or $60 weekend pass / Contact: Kelly or Emilio Miller-Lopez, PO Box 51177, Eugene, OR 97405, (514) 687-0945, email: info@faerieworlds.com, web: www.faerieworlds.com / Site: Mount Pisgah, 34999 Frank Parrish Rd., Eugene, OR / Booths: 140 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: not allowed

La Grande Celtic Festival NEW LISTING!
August 23 - 24 , 2014, 8 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Alan, La Grande Celtic Festival, PO Box 3236, La Grande, OR 97850, (541) 975-3952, email: eocelts@yahoo.com, web: www.eocelts.com / Site: Union County Fairgrounds, La Grande, OR / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 2,500 / Weapons:must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Oregon Renaissance Festival of Hillsboro NEW LISTING!
August 16 - September 21, 2014, (WO & Labor Day) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Oregon Renaissance Faire, 873 NE 34th Ave, Hillsboro, OR 97124, (971) 271-9500,email: news@oregonrenfst.com, web: www.oregonrenfest.com / Site: Washington County Fair Complex, 873 NE 34th Ave, Hillsboro, OR / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 20,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby

Portland Pirate Festival
August 30 - 31, 2014, 10 a.m. - 12 p.m., Sun. til 11 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Portland Pirate Festival LLC, Shuhe Hawkins, 3120 SW Malcom Ct., Portland, OR 97225, (503) 292-3418, email: shuhe@portlandpiratefestival.com, web: www.portlandpiratefestival.com / Site: Historic “Olde Towne” waterfront, St Helens, OR / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / 25 Miles north of Portland, OR (on Hwy 30)


Rogue Renaissance Fantasy Faire
May 14 - 15, 2011, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $13 / Contact: Sandy, PO Box 83, Eagle Point, OR 97524, (541) 830-3587, email: info@roguefaire.com, web: www.roguefaire.com / Site: Jackson County Expo Center, 1 peninger Rd, Central Point, OR / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging.

Sea Dog Nights & Gypsy Carnival
July 17 - 21, 2014, 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: 40 / Attendance: 1,600 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire
September 13 - 14, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $11 / Contact: The Shrew, PO Box 604, Philomath, OR 97370, (541) 929-4897, email: shrew@shrewfaire.com, web: www.shrewfaire.com / Site: Hwy 223 & Grant Road, Kings Valley, OR / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 19,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied; no projectile weapons / On-site camping for participants.

Tortuga
August 30 - September 2, 2013, 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.

Ye Merrie Greenwood at Glastonbury Faire NEW LIST!
May 10 - 11, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Ye Merrie Greenwood Players, Marjorie Kunigsky, 6015 W 20th Ave., Kennewick, WA 99338, (509) 783-7727, email: eaglcrst@frontier.com, web: www.yemerriegreenwoodfaire.org / Site: Port of Toledo, Toledo, OR / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 300 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping on-site; Host Hotel-Newport Comfort Inn-541-265-6203.

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PENNSYLVANIA
Artifest Renaissance Village NEW LISTING!
June 8 - 9, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Tavia Minnich, 2825 Fish Hatchery Rd, Allentown, PA 18103, (610) 797-2121, email: tm.artifest@gmail.com, web: www.artifest.org / Site:Ground sof the Museum of Indian Culture, PA / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be sheathed / On site camping available for participants.

Celtic Fling and Highland Games
June 21 - 22, 2014, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: $26.95 / Contact: Kyle McConnell, Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, 2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim, PA 17545, (717) 665-7021, email: Kyle@parenfaire.com, web: www.parenfaire.com / Site: 2775 Lebanon Rd., Manheim, PA / Booths:150 / Attendance: 25,000 / Weapons: not allowed / hotels nearby.

Fairy Festival
September 6 - 7, 2014, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Susanna, The Rosemary House, 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.

Kutztown University Medieval Renaissance Faire
May 11 - 12, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: K.U. Medieval and Renissance Club (K.U.M.R.C.), Kutztown Univ of Pennsylvania, 153 McFarland Student Union, Kutztown, PA 19530, (610) 683-4000, email: kumrcdinner@yahoo.com, web: www.kumrc.weebly.com / Site: DMZ, Kutztown Univ. of Pennsylvania, Kutztown, PA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 200 / Weapons: not allowed / Camping for participants only; hotels w/in 5 min.

Marcus Hook Pirate Festival NEW LISTING!
September 21, 2013, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Marcus Hook Preservation Society, PO Box 703, Marcus Hook, PA, (610) 587-7409, email: mhps1@hotmail.com web: www.marcushookps.org/contact.html / Site: Community Center, Marcus Hook, PA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / Lodging information.

May Day Fairie Festival
May 2 - 4, 2014, Fri. Noon-6 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Posie, 4255 Pieceville Rd., Glen Rock, PA 17327, (717) 235-6610, email: events@spoutwood.com or events@spoutwood.org, web: www.fairiefestival.net / Site: Spoutwood Farm, 4255 Pierceville Rd. Glen Rock, PA / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 16,000 / Weapons: / See website for nearby hotel listings

Pennsic Wars (SCA)
July 25 - August 9, 2014
Admission: see web site / Contact: Master John von der Velde, Kingdom of Æthelmearc, SCA, email: Merchantoffice@cooperslake.com, web: www.pennsic.net / Site: Coopers’ Lake Campground, Slippery Rock, PA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: policy not stated / camping available; hotels and motels nearby.

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire
August 2 - October 26, 2014, (WO & Labor Day) 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $29.95 / Contact: Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, 2775 Lebanon Road, Manheim, PA 17545, (717) 665-7021, web: www.parenfaire.com / Site: Mt. Hope Estate and Winery, Lancaster, PA / Booths:100 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / No on-site camping; hotels and campgrounds nearby.

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival
August 23 - September 28, 2014, (WO + Labor Day), 10:30 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $16.95 / Contact: Rocky Mountain Festivals, which hosts Colorado Renaissance Festival, 112 Renaissance Lane, West Newton, PA 15089, (724) 872-1670, email: lhughes@pittsburghrenfest.com, web: www.pittsburghrenfest.com / Site: 112 Renaissance Lane, West Newton, PA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 60,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Camping and hotels nearby.

Village Renaissance Faire
September 20 - 21, 2014, 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Ken Hone,727 Penns Park Rd., Wrightstown, PA 18940, (215) 598-3322 or (267) 304-8060, email: thedefenders@hotmail.com, web: http://www.facebook.com/villagefaire, www.villagefaire.org / Site: Middletown Grange Fairgrounds, 576 Penns Park Rd., Wrightstown, PA 18940 / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 6,000-10,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants only; hotels nearby.

Wild Rose Renaissance Faire
June 8 - 30, 2013, (WO) 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Debby or Jessica, PO Box 380, Columbus, PA 16405, (814) 964-0501, email:wildroserenfaire@yahoo.com, web: www.wildroserenfaire.net / Site: 20354 Route 957, Columbus, PA / Booths: 15 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / B&Bs w/in 7 miles.

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SOUTH CAROLINA
The Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire
NEW LISTING!
May 31 - June 1, 2013, Fri., 5 p.m. - 9 p.m. - Sat., 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 / 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.

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SOUTH DAKOTA
Siouxland Renaissance Festival

June 7 - 8, 2014, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun til 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: SRA, Heather Hansen, PO Box 88038, Sioux Falls, SD 57106, (866) 489-9241, email: siouxlandrenaissance@hotmail.com, web: www.siouxlandrenfest.com / Site: W.H. Lyons Fairground, Madison St., Sioux Falls, SD / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping on-site for vendors and entertainers; hotels nearby.

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TENNESSEE
Tennessee Renaissance Festival
May 4 - 27, 2013, (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
Dickens on the Strand
December 7 - 8, 2013, 10 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. til 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Galveston Historical Foundation, Angie Wierzbicki, 502 20th Street, Galveston, TX 77550, (409) 765-7834, email: angie.wierzbicki@galvestonhistory.org, web: www.dickensonthestrand.org / Site: Galveston, TX / Booths: 175 / Attendance: 50,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels neaby.

Four Winds Renaissance Faire
March 1 - April 27, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Kristin Stephens, 710 Highway 110 South, Whitehouse, TX 75791, (903) 839-5271, email: fourwindsfaire1@yahoo.com, web: www.fourwindsfaire.com / Site: 21852 County Rd. 2178, Troup, TX / Vendors: 50+ / Attendance: 14,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied, no modern firearms / Campground near faire site, hotels with in 15 miles.

Ingleside Renaissance Faire
December 14 - 15, 2013, 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.

Middlefaire Renaissance Festival
November 8 - 9, 2014, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
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.

Red River Renaissance Faire
October 27 - 28, 2012, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5/ Contact: Lady Regina, 2992 CR 2285, Telephone, TX 75488, (903) 664-2485, email: info@redriverrenaissancefaire.com, web: www.redriverrenaissancefaire.com / Site: Wild Horse Creek Camp, TX / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 1,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

Scarborough Renaissance Festival
April 5 - May 26, 2014, (WO + Mem Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $24 / Contact: Danielle Guinn, Southwest Festivals, 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie, TX 75167, (972) 938-3247, email: marketing@srfestival.com, web: www.srfestival.com / Site: 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie, TX / Booths: 200 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / see web site for lodging info.

Sherwood Celtic Music Festival
September 21 - 22, 2013, 10 a.m. - dusk
Admission: $15 / Contact: Sherwood Forest Faire, LLC, PO Box 10816, Houston TX 77206, email: info@sherwoodcelticfestival.com, web: www.sherwoodcelticfestival.com / Site: 1883 Old Hwy 20, McDade, TX / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / See web site for info on lodging.

Sherwood Renaissance Festival
February 8 - March 30, 2014, (WO + Fri. Mar 15) 10 a.m. - dusk
Admission: $18 / Contact: Sherwood Forest Faire, LLC, PO Box 10816, Houston TX 77206, email: info@sherwoodforestfaire.com, web: www.sherwoodforestfaire.com / Site: 1883 Old Hwy 20,, McDade, TX / Booths: 150 / Attendance: 50,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping for participants and patrons; see web site for lodging

Texas Pirate Festival
June 7 - 8, 2014, 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. til 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Paul Delacroix, Middlefaire Company Inc., P.O Box 961, Hillsboro, TX 76645, (254) 548-6238, email: middlefaireinfo@gmail.com or texaspiratefestival@gmail.com, web: www.texaspiratefest.com or www.middlefest.com / Site: County Road 1458 and State Highway 171, Hillsboror, TX / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 600 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / call for camping info.

Texas Renaissance Festival
October 11 - November 30, 2014, (WO & Thanksgiving Fri) 9 a.m. - dusk
Admission: $27 / Contact: Texas Renaissance Festival, 21778 FM 1774, Plantersville, TX 77363, (800) 458-3435, email: TAlbert@texrenfest.com, web: www.texrenfest.com / Site: 21778 FM 1774, Plantersville, TX / Booths: 400 / Attendance: 606,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for lodging info.

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UTAH
Shire of Cote du Ciel: Renaissance Faire
May 22, 2010, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $5, $1 discount if in costume / Contact: Rebecca Mikkelsen, (435) 232-6951, email: mikkelsen_rebecca@hotmail.com, web: www.coteduciel.org / Site: Whittier Center, 290 N 400 E, Logan, UT / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: N/A.

Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire
July 10 - 13, 2013, 11 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Beverly Tripp, PO Box 1443, Cedar City, UT 84721, (435) 586-1124 or Cathy Bryant (435) 531-9327 (after 7 p.m.), email: kedronvale@hotmail.com, web: www.UMRF.net / Site: Cedar City Main St. Park, Cedar City, UT / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 20,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants.

Utah Renaissance Festival & Fantasy Faire
May 3 - 19 2013, (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, 3109 West Pioneer Rd., Marriot-Slaterville, UT 84404 / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be secured / Hotels nearby.

Utah Valley Renaissance Faire
September 27 - 28, 2013, 9 a.m. - 9 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Richard Thurman, 848 E 1475 N, Lehi, UT 84043, (801) 361-1945, email: richthurman@gmail.com, web: utahvalleyrenaissancefaire.com, / Site: Thanksgiving Point, UT / Booths: 50 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

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VERMONT
Medieval Country Fair
May 17, 2014, 10 a.m. - 4 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 273 Route 15/PO Box 495, Jericho, VT 05465, (802) 899-3932, email: medievalfair@goodshepherdjericho.org, web: http://www.goodshepherdjericho.org/events.htm / Site: Good Shepherd Lutheran Church, 273 Route 15, Jericho, VT / Booths: 10 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peacie-tied / Hotels nearby.

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VIRGINIA
Annual Harvest Faire
October 10 - 12, 2014, Fri. 5 p.m. - 9 p.m., Sat. 9 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sun. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m.
Admission: $5-$20 / Contact: Amy Reineri, Harvest Faire, 887 Garrow Rd, Newport News, VA 23608, (757) 358-5412, email: amy@harvestfaire.org, web: www.harvestfaire.org / Site: Endview Plantation, 362 Yorktown Rd, Newport News, VA / Booths: 24 / Attendance: 1000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied; no firearms / On-site camping available for participants.

Blackbeard Pirate Festival
May 30 - June 1, 2014, Sat. 10 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun. 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Virginia Air & Space Center, Joyce Massengill, 600 Settlers Landing Rd, Hampton, VA 23669, (757) 727-0900 x725, email: call311@hampton.gov, web: www.hampton.gov/parks/blackbeard/ / Site: Mill Point Park, Hampton, VA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 85,000 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Gloucester Renaissance Festival
October 25 - 26, 2014, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 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 District of Downtown Gloucester, 6509 Main St, Gloucester, VA / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: not allowed / BR avail; hotels nearby.

Green Hill Medieval Faireand Highland Games
September 27 - 28, 2014, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 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, near Salem, VA / Booths: 31 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / BR avail; hotels nearby.

Radford Highlanders Festival NEW LISTING!
October 12, 2013, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Bonnie Roberts, Radford University, 801 East Main St., Radford, VA 24142, (540) 831-5182, email: broberts@radford.edu, web: www.radford.edu/festival / Site: Radford University, Radford, VA / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: not allowed / see website for more info..

Southampton Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
April 12 - 13, 2014, Sat., 10 a.m. - 5 p.m., Sun., 1 p.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Garrett Piersa, Southampton Renaissance Faire Planning Board, 22424 Linden St, Courtland, VA,23837, (757) 653-2821, email: gchevolazski@yahoo.com, web: www.southamptonrenfaire.com / Site: Walter Cecil Rawls Library & Museum, 22511 Main St, Courtland, VA / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied by staff / Hotels nearby

Stone Tower Glenn Renaissance Faire - SPRING
June 28 - 29, 2014, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $7 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: 32 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / BR avail; hotels nearby.


Virginia Renaissance Faire

May 10 - June 8, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $9 / Contact: Out of the Woodwork Productions, Inc., Cornelia Rutherford, 5436 Lomax Way, Woodbrige, VA 22193, (703) 508-5036, email: info@varf.org, web: www.VARF.org / Site: Lake Anna Winery, 5621 Courthouse Rd., Spotsylvania, VA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 12,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / See web site for links to hotels nearby.

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WASHINGTON
Alls Faire
June 21 - 22, 2014, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til - 5 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: Morak Events, 1513 S. 25th St., Tacoma, WA 98405, (253) 797-6517, email: coordinator@allsfaire.org, web: www.allsfaire.org / Site: 9205 198th Ave., East Bonney Lake, WA / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 600 / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels nearby.

Camlann Village Festivals
July 26 - August 24, 2014, (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.

FaerieCon West
February 21 - 23, 2014, Fri. 1 p.m. - 1 a.m., Sun. 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: check web site / Contact: Kelly or Emilio Miller-Lopez, PO Box 51177, Eugene, OR 97405, (514) 687-0945, email: info@faerieworlds.com, web: www.faeriecon.com/west / Site: Seattle Renaissance Madison Hotel, Seattle, WA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: not allowed

A Festival for May
May 4 - 5, 2013, (WO) 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Roger Shell, Camlann Medieval Assoc., 10320 Kelly Rd. NE, Carnation, WA 98014, (425) 788-8624, web: www.camlann.org/may_fest.htm / Site: 4 miles North of Carnation, WA / Attendance: 500 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Camping avail. off-site, inns nearby.

Northwest Renaissance Festival
July 5 - July 27, 2014, (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 26 - 27, 2014, Fri. 6:30 p.m. - 11 p.m., Sat. 8 a.m. - 11 p.m., Sun. 8 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $15 one day; $22 for two days / Contact: SSHGA, Sharon or Candi, PO Box 75685, Seattle, WA 98175, (206) 522-2541, email: scots4ever@sshga.org web: www.sshga.org / Site: 45224 284th Ave., SE, Enumclaw, WA / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed or peace-tied / See web site for information.

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

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

Spokane Renaissance Faire
October 4 - 5, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Spokane Entertainer’s Guild, Tara Mickschl, PO Box 48782, Spokane, WA 99228, (509) 998-9596, email: info@theguild2010.org, web: www.theguild2010.org / Site: 20424 N Dunn Rd, Spokane, WA / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 300 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On site camping available for participants
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Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire
August 2 - 17, 2014, (WO) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Tracy Nietupski, Washington Renaissance Arts & Education Society, P.O. Box 583, Vaughn, WA, 98394, (800) 587-0172, email: info@wraes.com, web: www.washingtonfaire.com / Site: The Kelley Farm, 20021 Sumner-Buckley Hwy., Bonney Lake, WA / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / see web site for info.

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

Ye Merrie Greenwood Faire
June 28 - 29, 2014, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $9 / Contact: Ye Merrie Greenwood Players, Marjorie Kunigsky, 6015 W 20th Ave., Kennewick, WA 99338, (509) 783-7727, email: eaglcrst@frontier.com, web: www.yemerriegreenwoodfaire.org / Site: Howard Amon Park, Richland, WA / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping on-site; campgrounds and hotels nearby.

Ye Olde County Faire Featuring “Seattle Knights
May 31 - June 1, 2014, 11 a.m. - 10 p.m., Sun., til 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Kittitas County Fair, Sarah Maes, 512 N Poplar St, Ellensburg, WA 98926, (509) 962-7639, email: sarah.maes@co.kittitas.wa.us / Site: Kittitas County Fairgrounds, WA / Booths: 15 / Attendance: 1,800 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping available for participants.

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WISCONSIN
Bristol Renaissance Faire
July 5 - September 1, 2014, (WO + Labor Day) 10 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $23.95 / Contact: Shawn Henry, REC, 12550 120th Ave., Kenosha, WI 53142, (847) 395-7773 x100, web: www.renfair.com/bristol / Site: 125520 120th Ave., Kenosha, WI / Booths: 180 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping, pay phones, showers, privies for participants; camping and motels nearby.

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

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

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

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

Ren in the Glen FaireNEW LISTING!
July 26 - 27, 2014, Sat, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Cory Schroeder, 1442 Dunn St. .Croix Rd, Glenwood City, WI 54734, (715) 265-4019, email: cory@renfun.com, web: www.renintheglen.com / Site: Glenwood City, WI / Booths: 20 / Attendance: 1,200 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping and motels nearby.

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WYOMING
Middle Platte Renaissance Faire NEW LISTING!
August 16 - 18, 2013, 6 p.m. - 10 p.m. Sat, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Sharon Berry, 1624 S Cedar St, Capster, WY 82601, (307) 265-2842, email: tedb@bresnan.net, or stage3@wyoming.com, web: www.stageiiitheatre.org / Site: Central Wyoming Fairgrounds, 1700 Fairgrounds Rd, Casper, WY 82604 / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 1,200 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping nearby.

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