Renaissance Festivals, Shakespeare Festivals, and Jousting Tournaments
(last update 6/06)

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ALABAMA
Alabama Renaissance Faire

Oct. 28-29, 2006, 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@fcs.k12.al.us or David Mitchell at dmitchelljr@hotmail.com, web: www.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.

Ardmore Annual Renaissance Faire
April 22 - 23, 2006, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $2 / Contact: Ardmore AL/TN Chamber of Commerce, PO Box 845, Ardmore, TN 38449, (256)-423-7588, email: ardchamber@ardmore.net web: www.ardmorechamberofcommerce.com/ Site: Alabama Town Park, Ardmore, AL / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for vendors. Permanent bathrooms on site.

Mobile Zoo Renaissance Faire
Nov. 18-19, 2006, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Steven Melei, Mobile Renaissance Faire, 3603 Mobile Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32505, (850) 429-8462 or (877) 429-8462, email: GCRenFaire@aol.com, web: www.mzrf.com / Site: Moble Greater Gulf State Fairgrounds, 1035 Cody Rd, Mobile, AL / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 3,500 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and hotels nearby.

ALASKA
Three Barons Renaissance Faire

June 3-12, 2006, (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 / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: allowed for performers only.

Eagle River Renaissance Faire
July 15-16, 2006, 12 p.m - 7, until 5 on Sunday
Admission: N/A / Contact: Greta Black, P.O Box 233617, Anchorage, AK 99523-3617, phone (907) 868-8012, email: info@3barons.org, web: www.3barons.org / Site: Eagle River Town Square / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: allowed for performers only.

ARIZONA
Arizona Renaissance Festival

Feb. 10 - April 1, 2007 (WO + Pres Day), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $18 ($16 adv. tix) / Contact: Jeffrey Siegel,12601 East Highway 60, Apache Junction, AZ 85219, (520) 463-2600, email: arizonarenfest@royalfaires.com, web: www.renfestinfo.com / Site: 6 mi. E. of Apache Junction on Hwy 60 / Booths: 200 / Attendance: 265,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Off-site camping avail.; visit www.royalfaires.com for nearby accommodations.

Devonshire Renaissance Festival

Nov. 18-19, 2006, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: Lauri Alexander, PO Box 35847, Phoenix, AZ 85069, (480) 833-2112, email: devonshirefaire@yahoo.com, web: www.devonshirefaire.com / Site: City Park, Phoenix, AZ, at 28th St. and Indian School / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Hotels nearby; no camping on-site.

May in the Meadows Renaissance Faire
May 6-7, 2006, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Lauri Alexander, 1123 E 9th Drive, Mesa AZ 85204, (480) 833-2112, email: devonshirefaire@yahoo.com, web: www.mayinthemeadows.com / Site: Prescott Valley Civic Center grounds / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping avail. for participants. Hotels nearby.

Renaissance in the Pines
June 24-25, 2006, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $9 / Contact: James Pelzer, Box 792, Williams, AZ 86046, (928) 636-6554, email: info@renaissanceinthepinesinc.com, web: www.renaissanceinthepinesinc.com / Site: Fort Tuthill County Park, Flagstaff, AZ / Booths: 60+ / Stages: 3/ Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels nearby.

ARKANSAS
Arkansas Renaissance Festival - NEW!
April 28 - 29, 2007, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Banana Tree Productions 2816 Edgewood Dr., Pine Bluff, AZ 71603 (870) 536-3270, email: andrewwelch@hotmail.com, web: bananatreeprodcutions.com / Site: Blake St. at Hwy 65 in Pine Bluff / Booths: 70+ / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping avaliable for participants. RV hookups avaliable.

NWA Renaissance Festival
October 28-29, 2006, 9 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Donald Upton email: dupton@uark.edu / Site: Pauline Whitaker Equine Pavillion / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed / hotels nearby.

Tudor Rose Renaissance Faire - NEW!
September 15-16, 2007,
Admission: $8 / Contact: Dawn Ellis, 8112 Greer Rd., Sherwood, AR 72120, (501) 833-3130, email: info@tudorroserenfaire.com, web: www.tudorroserenfaire.com / Site: South of Little Rock, off I-530 / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: call for policy / Camping on-site, $5.


CALIFORNIA
Agoura Renaissance Pleasure Faire Reunion

March 21, 2006, 8 a.m. - Sunset
Admission: FREE / Contact: Friends of Paramount Ranch, 2116 Loma Vista Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90039, (541) 933-1525 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.

Amador Celtic Festival - NEW

October 28-29, 2006, Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday til 5
Admission: $8 / Contact: Rusty Sword Productions, 9239 Starina Way, Sacramento, CA 95826, vendors contact Angela Kummer (916) 995-2676, general contact Mark Moorhead (916) 366-6932, email: rustyinfo@sbcglobal.net, web: www.rustyswordproductions.com / Site: TBA / Booths: 30-40

Ardenwood Celtic Festival
NEW
June 10, 2006, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $9.50 / Contact: Shushuana Bush, 211 Willow Ave #2, Hayward, CA 94541, (510) 588-9787 email: weehandproductions@hotmail.com, web: www.ardenwood-celtic-festival.com / Site: Ardenwood Historic Farms / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: no policy stated.

Big Bear City Renaissance Faire

August 12-20, 2006, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $13 / Contact: Big Bear City Renaissance Faire, PO Box 3069, Big Bear City, CA 92314, (909) 585-7824, email: lynda@bigbearrefair.com, web: www.bigbearcityrenaissancefaire.com/ Site: 42280 Moonridge Road, Big Bear Lake, CA / Booths: 65+ / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels and motels nearby.

Calaveras Celtic Festival

March 11-12, 2006, Sat., 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $16 / Contact: Genevieve or Jeff Pearson, PO Box 1381, Columbia, CA 95310, (209) 588-9314, email: silvertiger@mlode.com, web: www.calaverascelticfaire.com / Site: Calaveras County Fairegrounds, Hwy 49, one mile from Angels Camp / Booths: 45+ / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping avail. for participants; camping and hotels w/in 5 mi.

California City Renaissance Festival
Oct. 21-23, 2005, Fri. 5 a.m. - 9 p.m., Sat. 11 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. 11 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: 21000 Hacienda, California City, CA 93505, (760) 373-5285, email: parksandrec@ccis.com, web: www.cal-city.net / Site: 10560 Hether Ave., California City, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 2,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and secured / On-site camping for guilds and vendors; off-site near by in Mojavc

Cedar Springs Renaissance MayFaire
May 14 - 15, 2005, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Jerry Hughes, 6029 Gold Meadows Dr, Placerville, CA 95664 (530) 62-9903, email: mayfaire@cedarspringsonline.com, web: www.cedarspringsonline.com / Site: Placerville Fairgrounds / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping on-site for vendors and actors, hotels nearby.

Celtic Festival
October 14, 2005, 9a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $9.50 / Contact: Shushuana Bush, 4345 Sedge St, Fremont, CA 94555, (510) 588-9787 email: weehandproductions@hotmail.com web: www.ardenwood-celtic-festival.com / Site: Ardenwood Historic Farms / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: no policy

Central Coast Renaissance Festival
July 15-16, 2006, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Larry Gunn, 10147 Monte Cristo Dr., Kelseyville, CA 94851, (707) 277-7968, email: hisrev@mchsi.com, web: www.hisrev.org / Site: El Chorro Regional Park, on Hwy 1 between San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants only, some paid RV hookups.

Dunsmuir Renaissance and Celtic Festival - NEW

June 17-18, 2006, Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday til 5
Admission: $8 / Contact: Rusty Sword Productions, 9239 Starina Way, Sacramento, CA 95826, vendors contact Angela Kummer (916) 995-2676, general contact Mark Moorhead (916) 366-6932, email: rustyinfo@sbcglobal.net, web: www.rustyswordproductions.com / Site: Dunsmuir Botanical Gardens / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 2,000

The Escondido Renaissance Faire and Shakespeare in the Park--Spring

April 1-9 2006, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $13 / Contact: Condit Wixon, 2219 E Thousand Oaks Blvd., #303, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastprod@msn.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Felicita Park, Escondido, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping avail., motels nearby.

The Escondido Renaissance Faire and Shakespeare in the Park--Fall

October 21-29, 2006, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Condit Wixon, 2219 E Thousand Oaks Blvd., #303, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastprod@msn.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Felicita Park, Escondido, CA / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping avail., motels nearby.

Fair Oaks Renaissance Tudor Fayre

June 25-26, 2005, 10 a.m - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Evolving Times Prod., 10207 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628, (916) 965-8463, email: evolvingtimes@aol.com, web: www.fairoakspark.org / Site: Fair Oaks Park at Madison Ave. & Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA / Booths: 120 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping on-site for venders only, motels w/in 5 mi.

Folsom Renaissance Faire and Tournament
Oct. 21-22, 2006, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Sarah Trobee, Folsom City Lions Park, 50 Natoma St, Folsom, CA 95630, (916) 355-7285, email: strobee@folsom.ca.us / Site: Folsom City Lions Park / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: allowed w/ restrictions / On-site camping for participants, motels w/in 5 mi.

Fresno City College Renaissance Faire
March 11-12, 2006, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Michael Butler, PO Box 5621, Fresno, CA 93755, (559) 226-5341, email: MrVIII@aol.com / Site: 1101 E. University Ave, west lawn of Fresno City College campus, Fresno, CA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and dorm showers avail; campgrounds and motels nearby.

Gold Coast Pirate Faire

September 23-24, 2006, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $14 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Productions, 2219 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastprod@msn.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Lake Casitas, Ojai, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping, motels nearby.

Golden Gate Renaissance Faire

August 26-27, 2006, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terr, San Francisco, CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: info@sffaire.com, web: www.sffaire.com / Site: Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and blades covered; no firearms.

Hanford CA Renaissance of Kings Cultural Arts Faire

Oct. 7-8, 2006, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Bob Brown, Hanford City Recreation Dept, 315 North Douty St, Hanford, CA 93230, (559) 585-2525, email: bbrown@ci.hanford.ca.us, web: www.RenofKings.org / Site: Civic Auditorium Park (400 N. Douty St.), Hanford, CA / Booths: 85 / Attendance: 20,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Motels nearby.

Kearney Park Renaissance Faire

Nov. 11-12, 2006, 10 a.m. - dusk
Admission: $6/car / Contact:Joyce Roberts 4413 E Ashcroft, Fresno, CA 93726, (559) 392-0965, email: queensfavr@aol.com, web: www.cirga.org/faires/kearneypark/kearneyfaire.asp / Site: Kearney Park, Fresno, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 4,500± / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels in nearby Fresno.


Koronaburg Old World Renaissance Fesival
April 29 - June 11, 2006 (WO+ Mem. Day) Sat 11 a.m. - 7 p.m. Sun; 11 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Open until 9 p.m on May 20, 27 and June 3.
Admission: $16 / seniors and children $8 / children under 6 FREE / Contact: Tom Wilson, Crossroads Prod., PO Box 1959, Corona, CA 92878, (951) 735-0101, web: www.renaissanceinfo.com, email: prince@renaissanceinfo.com / Site: Crossroads Riverview Park, Corona, CA / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Motels nearby, some public camping avail.; participant camping on-site.

Labyrinth of Jareth Fantasy Masquerade IX - NEW!

July 15, 2006, 7 p.m - 2 a.m
Admission: $27 - $37 / Contact: (818) 574-7055, email: loj@labyrinthmasquerade.com, web: www.labyrinthmasquerade.com / Site: Henry Fonda Theatre. 6126 Hollywood Blvd, Los Angeles, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 1,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Elaborate costume event. Hotels nearby, listed on website.

Northern California Renaissance Faire

Sept. 9 - Oct. 15, 2006, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $22 / Contact: Michael Gardner, Play Faire Productions, 201-A McCray, PMB247, Hollister, CA 95023, (408) 847-FAIR, or email: Michael@norcalrenfaire.org or information@norcalrenfaire.org, web: www.norcalrenfaire.org / Site: Casa de Fruta, Hollister, CA / Booths: 145 / Attendance: 120,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / See web site for camping & hotels.

Ojai Renaissance and Pirate Faire
September 23-24, 2006, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Productions, 2219 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastprod@msn.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Lake Casitas, Ojai, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping, motels nearby.

Ojai Renaissance and Shakespeare Festival
May 13-14, 2006, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $13 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Productions, 2219 Thousand Oaks Blvd, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastprod@msn.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Lake Casitas, Ojai, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping, motels nearby.

Palm Spring Old World Renaissance Festival
March 24-26, 2006, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fri & Sun; 12 p.m. - 9 p.m. Sat.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Tom Wilson, Crossroads Prod., PO Box 1959, Corona, CA 92878, (951) 735-0101, email: prince@renaissanceinfo.com,web: www.renaissanceinfo.com / Site: Frances Stevens Park, Palm Springs, CA / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be secured / Camping and motels nearby.

Queen Bess and the Pirates
May 6-7, 2006, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.,
Admission: $6 / Contact: 4413 E Ashcroft, Fresno, CA 93726, (559) 392-0965, email: jroberts@ccdof.org / Site: Kern County Fairgrounds, Bakersfield, CA / Booths: 25 / Attendance: 2,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping, motels nearby.

Renaissance Pleasure Faire, Spring.
April 8 - May 21, 2006 (WO ), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $25 / Contact: REC, PO Box 1550, Irwindale, CA 91706, (626) 969-4750, web: www.renfair.com / Site: Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area 15501 E Arrow Hwy, Irwindale, CA / Booths: 250 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants only. RV, KOA campgrounds & motels nearby.

San Diego Renaissance Faire

Aug. 5-6, 2006, Sat, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun til 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Jocelyn Plazewski, 1286 University Ave #224, San Diego, CA 92103, (619) 819-8413, email: office@sdrf.com or marketing@sdrf.com, web: www.sdrf.com / Site: Balboa Park, San Diego, CA / Booths: 130+ / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Motels nearby

12th Night in San Diego

January 7, 2006, 4 p.m. - 10 p.m.
Admission: $50 / Contact:10845 Macouba Place, San Diego, CA 92124, (858) 292-6083, email: mlhdesigns@earthlink.net, web: www.mlhdesigns.com/12thnight.html / Site: La Mesa Women's Club, 5220 Wilson St, La Mesa, CA / Booths: none / Attendance: 150 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Call for information.

Truckee Renaissance Faire
September 16-17, 2006, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: PO Box 1214, Truckee, CA 96160, (530) 587-9366 or (530) 582-1498, email: sandyhorn118@sbcglobal.net, web: www.truckeerenfaire.org / Site: Truckee River Reg Park / Booths: 35 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels and camping nearby.

Tulare County Renaissance Festival

April 29-30, 2006, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Sun. till 5 p.m.)
Admission: $6 / Contact: Ed Jost, 711 W Myrtle Ave, Visalia, CA 93277, (559) 627-8337, email: ejost@sbcglobal.net, web: www.stmortimer.org / Site: Plaza Park, Visalia, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 8,000-10,000 / Weapons: Cirga Weapons policy enforced (go to Cirga.org for details) / Limited camping on-site. Hotels nearby.

Valhalla Renaissance Faire
June 2 - 10, 2007, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Sun. till 5 p.m.)
Admission: $15 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terr. San Fran., CA 94112, (415) 354-1773, email: bizdev@valhallfaire.com, web: www.valhallafire.com / Site: Camp Richardson Resort, Eagles Nest campgrounds / Booths: N/A / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: call for policy / Hotels call for info


Willitis Renaissance Festival - NEW

August 5-6, 2006, Saturday 10 am - 6 pm, Sunday til 5
Admission: $8 / Contact: Rusty Sword Productions, 9239 Starina Way, Sacramento, CA 95826, vendors contact Angela Kummer (916) 995-2676 (angela.reed@comcast.net), general contact Mark Moorhead (916) 366-6932 (rustyprod@sbcglobal.net) , email general: rustyinfo@sbcglobal.net, web: www.rustyswordproductions.com / Site: N/A / Booths: 30-40 / Attendance 3,000

COLORADO
Colorado Medieval Festival NEW

Colorado Medieval Festival - NEW!
June 2-4, 2006, Fri. 12 p.m. - 6 p.m. Sat & Sun 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: TBA / Contact: Roger Gomez, PO Box 271782, Fort Collins, CO 80527, (970) 266-1333, email: info@coloradocstle.com, web: www.coloradocastle.com / Site: Near Fort Collins, CO / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: check site for policy / Hotels nearby. Vendor camp on-site.

Colorado Renaisance Faire

June 10 - July 30, 2006 (WO), 10 a.m. - 6:30 p.m.
Admission: $16.95 / Contact: Jim Paradise, 409 S. Wilcox, Ste. F, Castle Rock, CO 80104, (303) 688-6010, email: info@coloradorenaissance.com, web: www.coloradorenaissance.com / Site: Perry Park Rd., Larkspur, CO / Booths: 250 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be secured / Campgrounds with privies, showers & limited electric avail. for participants. Camping nearby, apts. for rent within 10 mi., motels within 10 mi.

Grand Valley Renaissance Faire
August 18-20, 2006, Fri. 12 p.m. - 6 p.m.,
Sat. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m. & Sun. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 ($5 in advance) / Contact: Carter or Lynn Reese, PO Box 648, Clifton, CO 81520, (970) 523-7841, gvrf@earthlink.net, web: www.faires.com/gvrf/ / Site: Mesa County Fair Grounds, 2785 Hwy 50 South, Grand Junction, CO / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 3,000 /Weapons: must be peace-tied, no black fire pistols /Free on-site camping for participants. Hotels and camping nearby for patrons.

Holistic Renaissance Festival
May 13-14, 2006, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $2 / Contact: Fire Fighters Fund, Tracie Bennitt, PO Box 566, Divide, CO 80814, (719) 687-7375, email: the2002icequeen@yahoo.com / Site: Ute Pass Cultural Center, 210 E Midland Ave, Woodland Park, CO / Booths: N/A / Attendance: 750

Long Peaks Scottish/Irish Festival

Sept. 7-10, 2006, 8 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact Dr. James Durward, PO Box 1820, Estes Park, CO 80517, (800) 903-7837, email: staff@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 off-site.

Mancos Renaissance Faire - NEW!

July 8-9, 2006, Sat. 10 a.m - 8 p.m, Sun. 10 a.m - 4 p.m
Admission: FREE / Contact: Charlene Swansen. P.O Box 158 Mancos, CO 81328, (970) 533-7569 Fax: (970) 533-76000 email: cswansen@mancos.lib.co.us, web: www.mancosrenaissance.com / Site: Cottonwood Park, Mancos, CO / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,000+ / Weapons: must be peace tied / Motels and camping on and off site.

CONNECTICUT
Connecticut Renaissance Faire
Sept. 23 - Oct. 15, 2006, (WO & Columbus Day) 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Brian Harvard, PO Box 537, Putnam, CT 06260, (860) 923-0454, email: brian@ctfaire.com, web: www.ctfaire.com / Site: Woodstock Fairgrounds, Route 169, Woodstock, CT / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be secured and peace-tied / Motels and camping w/in 10 min.

ISD Renaissance Festival
June 10, 2006, 10 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Lord Christopher, (203) 637-5952, email: isdrf@isdrenaissance.com, web: www.isdrenaissance.com / Site: International School of Dundee, 55 Florence Rd, Riverside, CT / Booths: 20 / Attendance: n/a / Weapons: no weapons allowed / Hotels within 5 minutes.

Southern Connecticut Renaissance Festival

July 7-23, 2006 (WO), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: see web site / Contact: Realistic ReEnactments, PO Box 835, Seymour, CT 06483, (203) 888-6204, email: parkcityrenaissancefaire.com, web: parkcityrenfaire@aol.com / Site: Warsaw Park, Pulaskik Hwy, Ansonia, CT / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied and sheathed./ Hotels within 5 minutes.

FLORIDA
Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI
February 17 - April 1, 2007 (WO + Fri March 31st), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $15.95 / Contact: Kathy Parker, 11315 N 46th St, Tampa, FL 33617, (800) 779-4910, email: katparker@yahoo.com, web: www.renaissancefest.com / Site: Museum of Science & Industry (MOSI), 11315 N 46th St, Tampa, FL / Booths: 135 / Attendance: 100,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels and camping nearby.

Camelot Days

November 11-12, 2006, 10 a.m. - 5:30 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Brad Hanafourde, 6971 SW 64th St, Miami, FL 33143, (305) 661-0425 or (786) 487-3494, email: info@camelotdays.com, web: www.camelotdays.com / Site: TopeekeegeeYugnee Park in Fort Lauderdale, FL, I-95 to Sheridan St, west to N Park Rd. / Booths: 40+ / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Limited on-site camping by request for performers and vendors.

Florida Keys Medieval Festival

Jan. 6-8, 2006, Fri. 9 a.m. - 3 p.m., Sat. & Sun. 11 a.m. - Sunset
Admission: $9 / Contact: Medievalfest Inc., 1107 Key Plaza #252, Key West, FL 33040, (239) 822-8510, email: medievalfest@aol.com , web: www.flkeysmedievalfest.com/ Site: mile marker 17, Lower Sugarloaf Key, FL / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping on-site for vendors; hotels nearby.

Florida Renaissance Festival

Feb. 11 - March 12, 2006 (WO & Pres Day), 10 a.m. - sunset
Admission: $20 / Contact: Bobby Rodriguez Prod., 800 NW 57th Pl, Ft. Lauderdale, FL 33309, (800) 3-RENFEST or (954) 776-1642, email: info@ren-fest.com, web: www.ren-fest.com / Site: Quiet Waters Park, Deerfield Beach, FL / Booths: 125 / Attendance: 100,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping on-site for vendors, hotels nearby.

Florida Shakespeare's Stroll
November 12-13, 2005, 9 a.m. - 6 p.m. Admission: $6 / Contact: Historic Entertainment, Theresa Brewer, 13831 SW 59th St, Suite 100, Miami, FL 33183, (786) 293-6052, email: info@shakespearestroll.org web: www.shakespearestroll.org / Site: Pinecrest Gardens, 11000 SW 57 Ave (Red Rd), Pinecrest, FL / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 1,500+ / Weapons: no weapons allowed /No pets allowed / Camping and hotels nearby.

Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire
March 4-5, 2006, 10 a.m. - 6p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Steve Melei, 3603 Mobile Hwy, Pensacola, FL 32505, (877) 429-8462, email: GCRenFaire@aol.com, web: www.GCRF.org and www.mzrf.net / Site: Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, Pensacola, FL / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 4,500+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and hotels nearby.

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire

Jan. 27 - Feb. 4, 2006 (WO), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Linda Piper, PO Box 490, Station 30, Gainesville, FL 32602, (352) 334-5064, email: piperlr@cityofgainesville.org web: www.gvculturalaffairs.org/ Site: Alachua County Fairgrounds, Gainesville, FL / Booths: 160 / Attendance: 51,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Merchants may camp on-site, hotel sponsors nearby.

Kiwanis/Lee County Medieval Faire

Jan. 14-22, 2006, (WO) 9:30 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Kiwanis Club of Riverdale,Terry Short, PO Box 50379, Ft Myers, FL 33905, (239) 693-8036, email: sandyanne52@aol.com, web: www.medieval-faire.com / Site: Veteran's Park, Lehigh Acres, 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

Nov. 3-5, 2006, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Educational Foundation of Lake County, 910 E Dixie Ave, Leesburg FL 34748, (3