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8 ways to get Discount Coupons and Free Faire Tickets

Ways I save money on tickets for Faires and Festivals. Discounts, coupons, and even free ticket ideas.

October 17th, 2009 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Proclamations | 3 comments

Virginia Renaissance Faire Auditions March 14 & 21, 2009

Virginia The Virginia Renaissance Faire is getting ready for the 2009 season and searching for new cast. As part of the process, they’ve scheduled the first round of auditions for March 14 & 15, with a second set of auditions on March 21st. Virginia RenFaire has two types of cast members, those who work from […]

March 1st, 2009 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Tennessee Renaissance Festival Auditions

Tennessee Just a quick reminder, auditions for cast of the Tennessee Renaissance Festival are next Saturday(February 7th) at Freeman Photography Studio (across from the festival grounds). They’re looking for Peasants, Nobility, Shakespearean Actors, Pirates, and Fairies. Call-backs and important information will be handled on Sunday, February 8th, and you need to be available both days […]

January 31st, 2009 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | one comment

Scarlet’s Mid-Winter Renaissance Festival – Faire News for January 23 – 29, 2009

Oklahoma To tide you over ‘till the traditional faire season in the Midwest, check out Scarlet’s Mid-Winter Renaissance Festival at the Historic Farmers’ Market and Events Center in Oklahoma City. The event brings together merchants, performers, and renthusiasts for a weekend of merry making. Saturday and Sunday, the venue is open from 10am – 6pm […]

January 23rd, 2009 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

ISD Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2009

Connecticut This Saturday only, the ISD Renaissance Festival takes place in Riverside. Now in it’s fourth year, the Faire is a fundraiser for The International School at Dundee. They’ve got an outstanding entertainment line up for you, rain or shine.

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Wild Rose Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2008

Pennsylvania It’s closing weekend at the Wild Rose Renaissance Faire and time for an Italian Carnival and Masquerade. Don your best garb, select your favorite mask, and join the fun. The usual singing and dancing in the pub will be joined by a Best Mask Contest. Let your little ones preview their Halloween costumes and […]

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

New Hampshire Renaissance Faire & Samhain Celebration – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2008

New Hampshire It’s time for the New Hampshire Renaissance Faire in Kingston. The event is a fundraiser with this year’s proceeds designated to benefit the New Hampshire Food Bank. There’s lots to see and do at the faire, so get out, enjoy the fall weather, and enjoy the entertainment.

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Carolina Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2008

North Carolina Delight your little ones at the Carolina Renaissance Festival this weekend with treats all around the village, a Halloween Treasure Hunt, and Kid’s Costume Contest. The best part is … You can get them in Free. That’s right, all children 12 and under get free admission, no coupons needed. With 22 acres of […]

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

St Paul Newman Center Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2008

California Enter the Land of Newman, a Renaissance style open-air market, as the St Paul Newman Center Renaissance Faire returns from a three year hiatus. Allow the Guild of St Augustine to entertain and amaze you at this free family-friendly event in Fresno.

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Escondido Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2008

California It’s opening weekend at the Escondido Renaissance Faire as the gates to the Village of Falconbridge swing wide to welcome visitors. You can save up to $10 by planning to go both days and buying the Weekend Pass, but don’t forget to have loose ducats to toss to the Parking Troll. They’ve got lots […]

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Northwest Arkansas Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2008

Arkansas In spite of numerous complications, Don Upton and his team have pulled it off. The Northwest Arkansas Renaissance Festival is this weekend and they’re ready to welcome you to the shire in Fayetteville. The Ladies of the Salty Kiss will be sharing their own version of fairy tales, pirate style. Tell them we said […]

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Alabama Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2008

Alabama The time has arrived, Lords and Ladies, to descend upon Fountain on the Green (aka Wilson Park) in Florence for the annual Alabama Renaissance Faire. The Faire is the culmination of a month’s worth of Renaissance events ranging from a Medieval Film Festival to a costume workshop to last week’s annual Renaissance Feast. Jennifer […]

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 23-29, 2008

Pennsylvania This is it, folks, your last chance of the season to visit the shire of Mount Hope. It’s a celebration of All Hallow’s Eve at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in Mannheim and they’ve got a spooky good time planned for you. Save money and time when you get to the Faireby purchasing your tickets […]

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 23 – 29, 2008

Michigan It’s Pirates and Pints weekend at the Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival in Vassar. Who knows what kind of mischief a bunch of pyrates can get up to when the weather’s cool and the flasks are full. Join them for the revelries and raise a toast to all who wish they could be there.

October 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Rochester Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 16-22, 2008

New Hampshire It’s finally time for the Rochester Renaissance Festival at The Governor’s Inn. King Spaulding’s Feast kicks off the event on Friday night as the King welcomes his subjects in for an evening of food, drink, and merriment, medieval style. Don’t fret if you can’t be there Friday, they plan to have too much […]

October 16th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Folsom Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 16-22, 2008

California The Folsom Renaissance Faire brings to life Elizabethan times at Folsom City Lions Park this weekend as they introduce you to Shakespeare’s Muse. The Park is, as I write this, being turned into an Elizabethan town all decked out in preparation for Queen Elizabeth to arrive at any moment. Come the morning, a myriad […]

October 16th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | one comment

Northern California Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

California It’s closing weekend at the Northern California Renaissance Faire and your last chance of the season to get out to Casa de Fruta and have some fun. The Belles of Bedlam and the Merry Misfits of Doom will be back out to send you off in style. Just make sure not to attend with […]

October 9th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Nevada The 15th annual Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival, aka the Las Vegas Renaissance Festival, takes over Sunset Park this weekend for three full days of fun. Save $5 with a weekend discount ticket special if you’ll be attending all three days. Seniors (55+) and Children (6-12) enjoy the same 50% discount on tickets, no […]

October 9th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 comments

Texas Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Texas The Texas Renaissance Festival opens on schedule this weekend, having suffered minimal damage as a result of Hurricane Ike. They’re kicking the season off with an Oktoberfest in true Bavarian style. Plenty of German music and dancing will get you ready for the Yodeling and Polka contests. They’ve discounted tickets for opening weekend almost […]

October 9th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | one comment

Maryland Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Maryland The Maryland Renaissance Festival continues this weekend and includes ASL Performance Interpretations Sunday on selected stage shows. You’ve got a second chance to catch Albannach on their second and final visit of the season. 2-Day Passes are still available and will save you $10. The discounted tickets are good for any two days. If […]

October 9th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Pennsylvania There’s a Pyrate Invasion planned for the Pennsylvania Renaissance Festival and it’s happening this weekend. There’ll be sea shanties and tall tales, treasure hunts and booty to plunder, so put on your pyrate and join the Pyrate’s Parade. Don’t forget the “Child Ride Pass” for your little pirates. Just $14.95 permits one child admission […]

October 9th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Kansas City Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Kansas Kansas City Renaissance Festival is celebrating The Spirit of Adventure with a final three day weekend this Saturday, Sunday, and Monday. Get discount tickets several ways: * Columbus Day only – 2 tickets for $14.92 *chuckling* * Save $4 at the gate with coupons from VisitKC.com * Save $1-$2.50 at area Walgreen’s, Dillon’s, Gerbe’s, […]

October 9th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Ye Olde Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Kentucky The Grace Episcopal Church In Paducah turns back the clock and brings you Ye Olde Renaissance Faire on Saturday. It’s a free event, open to the public, with period entertainment, Renaissance-style foods, shopping, and games of the Middle ages. The Faire concludes with a traditional Anglican Evensong, beginning at 5:30 p.m. Thanks to Barry […]

October 9th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Shakespeare’s Sister Company’s Renaissance Faire Fundraiser – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Shakespeare’s Sister Company Calling all Knights and Damsels! SSC’s Inaugural Renaissance Faire FundraiserBattery Park’s Castle Clinton Sunday, October 12, 2008 10:00am – 3:00pm The Faire is a festival with adventures for the whole family to enjoy! ~ Folk Dancing with the rebels ~ Court Jester comedy workshops and skits ~ Fight duels with our weapons […]

October 9th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Connecticut Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 9-15, 2008

Connecticut Beware, mateys, for there be a Pirate Invasion ahappening at the Connecticut Renaissance Faire Save money with these offers: Seniors (60+) save $2 with valid ID at the gate NE Rennies, show your pin at the gate and save $2 Check with your employer, they may have discount tickets Save $4 per ticket with […]

October 8th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Maryland Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 2-8, 2008

Maryland It’s Oktoberfest at the Maryland Renaissance Festival and that means a weekend full of German music and dancing for you to enjoy. It’s also the first weekend that several shows will open, including Bob DaVinci. You can still get a discount on tickets by purchasing a 2-Day Pass. It saves $10 and is good […]

October 3rd, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

King Richard’s Faire – Faire Fun for October 2-8, 2008

Massachusetts This weekend at King Richard’s Faire, they’ll be showing off the flash. Check out the Tattoo Contest Rules and enter for your chance to take one of the titles. Discount tickets and coupons are still available.

October 2nd, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Kansas City Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 2-8, 2008

Kansas It’s Beauty and the Beasts weekend at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival. Enjoy faire with your favorite pet and the faire donates all pet fees to local animal rescue groups. They’ve scheduled pet contests, herding demonstrations, and booths for rescue groups to spread the word throughout the PetFest. Get discount tickets a couple of […]

October 2nd, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Fishers Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 2-8, 2008

Indiana It’s the Year of Romance at the annual Fishers Renaissance Faire at Conner Prairie in Fishers. In addition to the usual Knighting and Princess ceremonies, they’ve added a Pirating Ceremony for those of the pyratey nature. With Jousting, music, and shopping, there’s something for everyone to see and do.

October 2nd, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Hanford Renaissance of Kings Cultural Arts Faire – Faire Fun for October 2-8, 2008

California Join the celebration in Hanford this weekend at the 32nd Hanford Renaissance of Kings Faire. It’s a free event lasting the whole weekend.

October 2nd, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Carolina Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for October 2-8, 2008

North Carolina It’s faire time in North Carolina as the Carolina Renaissance Festival near Huntersville returns for their 15th year. The villagers of Fairhaven have planned two months of non-stop entertainment, feasting and games, for your entertainment. They’ll swing open the gates beginning this Saturday and continue every weekend through Nov. 16. They’ve got several […]

October 2nd, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Northern California Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for October 2-8, 2008

California The Northern California Renaissance Faire continues this weekend in Hollister. A weekend pass is your best deal on discount tickets. You’ll save $15 and get to experience the faire at a slower pace because you don’t have to do it all in one day. The Knights of Avalon take to the field three times […]

October 2nd, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Santa Fe Renaissance Festival’s successful first year

The past weekend, I had the pleasure to attend and volunteer at the first annual Santa Fe Renaissance Festival. It was hosted by a local charity, Open Hands, and El Rancho de las Golondrinas, a quaint living history museum and working 18th-century Spanish villa. It was a one-weekend event, just to test the waters, and […]

September 26th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | 8 comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival extends its season

Michigan Michigan Renaissance Festival has added a weekend to their season, I’m guessing because of the rainy weekend caused by Hurricane Ike. Cast members helped spread the word at RenaissanceFestival.com and a check of the website verifies the extension. So get out there and enjoy the Fall Harvest Celebration they’ve planned for October 4 & […]

September 22nd, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Proclamations | no comments

Arizona Renaissance Festival Auditions – Sept 25-27, 2008

If you’ve ever dreamed of being on cast at the Arizona Renaissance Festival, it’s time to act *chuckling* Auditions are scheduled for September 25-27, 2008 in Tempe at The Centers for Habilitation. You’ll need to call the administrative offices at (520) 463-2600 for an appointment. Get all the details in the Audition Flyer. From the […]

September 20th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Messina Italian Renaissance and Wine Festival – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Oklahoma It’s all about Sicily at the Messina Italian Renaissance & Wine Festival, a free event taking place this weekend in Bristow. You’ll get a taste of the Renaissance from a different perspective, leaving the chilly Elizabethan festivals behind and celebrating the grape harvest in this Mediterranean port town. Make sure to give The Ladies […]

September 20th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

The Village Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Pennsylvania The Village Renaissance Faire in Wrightstown this weekend features a living chess match, archery, jousting and more. The Crime and Punishment skits by the Nottingham Players offers a taste justice the old fashioned way. Visit the merchants and food booths and have a wonderful day.

September 20th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

New Mexico The Santa Fe Renaissance Fair is this weekend. The fundraiser is part of Santa Fe’s 400th year celebration with proceeds benefiting El Rancho de las Golondrinas and Open Hands.

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Pennsylvania Kilts and music will be in abundance at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival as they kick up their heels at the Celtic Fling. Coupons for discount tickets are available at area Wendy’s or Shop’nSave. Don’t forget the form on the Shop’nSave coupon. Fill it out for a chance to win $1000 in free gas.

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Pennsylvania Get your kilts and kilt checking supplies ready, it’s Scottish Fling weekend at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in Mannheim. At the Gates Only, Buy Discount Tickets to Our Events at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire AAA, College ID, Military, Senior Citizens (55+) Admission (ID Required.) $23.95 Adult Costume Admission (you must have a full period […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Ohio Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 18 – 24, 2008

Ohio It’s Romance Weekend at the Ohio Renaissance Festival in Harveysburg. To celebrate, there’ll be a Mass Renewal of Vows ceremony held in St Peter’s Chapel There are several ways to get discount tickets, including ClickNPrint for Season passes and discount tickets Printable $2.00 coupons from 980 WONE (scroll down about half way) Don’t forget […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Northern California Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

California It’s Celtic weekend at the Northern California Renaissance Faire in Hollister. Tempest performs both days, so put on your best kilt and get out to see this modern Celtic band. They’ve got a couple of options for discount tickets on the ticket sales page: Save $15 with a weekend pass if you’re going both […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | one comment

New York Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

New York It’s closing weekend of the New York Renaissance Faire and they want to make sure you can take home a souvenir. So head over to the Renaissance Collection Souvenir store and save 25% on your total purchase, no coupon necessary! Discount tickets are still available: Save $2 with a coupon for adult tickets […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Minnesota Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Minnesota It’s time to don your masks as the Minnesota Renaissance Festival celebrates the Italian Carnivale. There’ll be Mask Fashion Shows, a Spaghetti Eating Contest, and the Minnesota State Bocce Ball Tournament to bring home the influences of Italy. Purchase advance discount tickets online from ClickNPrint Purchase advance discount tickets at SuperAmerica or Walgreens

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Maryland Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Maryland The Maryland Renaissance Festival continues this weekend in Crownsville. Discounts on tickets are still available: 2-Day Pass saves $10 and is good for any two days Fairever Passes are still availalable at the gate. If you’ll attend more than four of the remaining ten days, the Fairever Pass is your best savings. This will […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Michigan It’s a weekend full of Shamrocks and Shenanigans at the Michigan Renaissance Festival. This weekend is also the culmination of the Beer Barons Brew Brawl. Ales, Lagers, Meads, and Ciders will be sampled and judged as part of a Beer Judging Certification Program (BJCP) sanctioned event. You can get discount tickets a couple of […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 comments

King Richard’s Faire – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Massachusetts The second round of Renaissance Idol is this weekend at King Richard’s Faire on the King’s Stage at 4:00pm. It’s all preparation for the finals next weekend. You can get discount tickets a couple of ways: Save $1.50 on adult tickets via Click’nPrint* Print $1 coupons for adult admission on the website If you […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Lakewood Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

New Jersey The Lakewood Renaissance Faire, a fundraiser for the Lakewood Lions Club, is this weekend. The Knights of Valour will be entering the joust ring twice daily. Archery competitions, hand to hand combat, thrown weapons, and fencing will be demonstrated on the lower field.

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Kansas City Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Kansas Come celebrate Scotland the Brave at the Kansas City Renaissance Festival this weekend. There’ll be Best Kilt and Best Knees contests, you’ll have the opportunity to learn about, toss, and even taste Haggis. Scotch eggs (hard boiled eggs, surrounded by sausage, and fried) are two for one. Get discount tickets several ways: Wear your […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Des Moines Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 18-24, 2008

Iowa Final weekend for the Des Moines Renaissance Faire is this weekend. Originally scheduled for Sept 13 & 14, management wisely chose to postpone as Hurricane Ike roared through the Midwest. That means you’ve got one more chance to get out and enjoy their Romance, Wine & Royal Revelry. To save a little time and […]

September 19th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

King Richard’s Faire – Faire Fun for September 11 – 17, 2008

Massachusetts There’s a special treat at King Richard’s Faire this weekend as the annual Cleavage Contest takes place at 4:00pm on the King’s Stage. You can get discount tickets a couple of ways: Save $1.50 on adult tickets via Click’nPrint* Print $1 coupons for adult admission on the website *Click’nPrint tickets for children cost $2 […]

September 12th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Kansas City Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 11 – 17, 2008

Kansas It’s the third weekend of the Kansas City Renaissance Festival and their celebrating a continues this weekend with a Mystic Bazaar. their Retelling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream Enchanted Tales. Get discount tickets several ways: Buy-One-Get-One with the donation of 5 non-perishable food items Red Hat Society Weekend offers discount tickets and much more […]

September 12th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | one comment

Avery Renaissance and Fantasy Faire denied permit

Washington Mason County Commissioners have given the Washington Faire community another setback by denying event permits to Avery Township owner, Gregg Paisley. He had planned to hold the kick-off for the Avery Renaissance and Fantasy Faire at the site the weekend of October 4 & 5, 2008 and a full event in July 2009. Read […]

September 10th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | one comment

Shawnee Renaissance Faire announced in Oklahoma

Faire a la Carte recently announced that they have been contracted to produce a one weekend Renaissance faire on November 8 & 9 in the Heartland Amphitheater at the Sac and Fox Casino in Shawnee, Oklahoma. Susi Matthews Cannon told me, “This is an Elizabethan Renaissance Faire, featuring the Royal Court with daily Children’s knighting.” […]

September 9th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | 2 comments

Sarasota Medieval Faire issues last call for casting

Sarasota Medieval Faire posted a MySpace bulletin last night wil final call for general cast, villagers: The last day to join the General Cast and Villagers of the Sarasota Medieval Fair is this Monday, Sept. 8th. The Combatant positions have been filled, but we are still accepting those that wish to join to make up […]

September 7th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Louisiana Renaissance Festival in good shape despite Gustav

I received the following from Rick Hight, General Manager of the Louisiana Renaissance Festival, this morning: Greetings! We had two trees that are down, but they were not near any structures. There are limbs scattered around, but nothing that can’t be cleaned up pretty quickly. We have a couple fences that blew over, but they […]

September 6th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Connecticut Renaissance Faire Season Pass sale ends soon

If you’ll be visiting the Connecticut Renaissance Faire more than twice, a season’s pass will save you money. At $50 for all eleven days, it’s a steal but only for a limited time. You can only get the Seasons Pass tickets by ordering online and the sale ends September 15th.

September 6th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info | one comment

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Pennsylvania It’s a weekend full of Chivalry, Love, and Love at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival. Married couples can renew their vows at the chapel while Prince Charming teaches the gents to romance their ladies. Order your tickets online before September 12, 2008, to save $1-$2 per ticket. Coupons for discount tickets are available at area […]

September 5th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Pennsylvania Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire honors those who Serve & Protect us at the Olde World Fest Weekend with special discount tickets at the gate. Check with area sponsors–Turkey Hill, Burger King, Cloister Wash & Lube or Hess to see if they have any of the 2-for-1 adult ticket coupons You’ll also want to check for […]

September 5th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Ohio Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Ohio It’s Kids Free Weekend at the Ohio Renaissance Festival in Harveysburg. Adult ticket options range from Season Passes to ClickNPrint discount tickets to printable $2.00 coupons from 980 WONE (scroll down about half way) Youngsters 12 and under, grab an adult and get out for a day of cakes and slides. The Royal Court […]

September 5th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Northern California Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

California It’s opening weekend of the Northern California Renaissance Faire in Hollister at Casa deFruta as the Village of Willingtown welcomes visitors to a Celebration of Children. They’ve got a couple of options for discount tickets: All children 12 and under are FREE this weekend! Save $15 with a weekend pass if you’re going both […]

September 5th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 comments

New York Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

New York New York Renaissance Faire continues this weekend in Tuxedo. No special events are planned but there’s lots of entertainment and shopping available. Save time and/or money with one of these links: ClickNPrint – save time & money by buying online Passes – when you know you’ll be going more than once Coupons – […]

September 5th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Minnesota Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

It’s time to celebrate our Irish Heritage at the Minnesota Renaissance Festival. You’ll get $2 discount at the gate on tickets for wearing the green, no coupons needed. Watch Irish Dancers or the Juggling Competition. Saturday, there’ll be Sign Language Interpreters as selected shows. ClickNPrint on the web or local SuperAmerica and Walgreens all make […]

September 4th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Michigan It’s a weekend full of Wine, Romance, and Song at the Michigan Renaissance Festival. You can get discount tickets a couple of ways: Buy-one-get-one for Mt Pleasant and Bay City this week, plus four schools Click’nPrint your discount tickets and walk right in the gate Participating Wendy’s, Kroger, and Walgreens locations will sell you […]

September 4th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Maryland Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Maryland The Maryland Renaissance Festival brings a test of Ireland home this weekend with their Irish Celebration. There are a number of ways to save on your admission price: A printable coupon for savings from $1 – $4 2-Day Pass saves $10 and is good for any two days Fairever Passes are still availalable at […]

September 4th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

King Richard’s Faire – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Massachusetts King Richard’s Faire continues this weekend in Carver. You can get discount tickets a couple of ways: Save $1.50 on adult tickets via Click’nPrint* Print $1 coupons for adult admission on the website If you’re in the area of the King’s Stage at 4:00pm Saturday, stop by and watch the first round of the […]

September 4th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Kansas City Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Kansas The Kansas City Renaissance Festival continues this weekend with their Retelling of A Midsummer Night’s Dream Enchanted Tales. Get discount tickets several ways: Buy-One-Get-One with the donation of 5 non-perishable food items Save $4 at the gate with coupons from VisitKC.com Save $1-$2.50 at area Walgreen’s, Dillon’s, Gerbe’s, Baker’s, and Greater Kansas City Hy-Vee […]

September 4th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Enchantment Faire at Foamhenge – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Virginia For the second year, the Enchantment Faire at Foamhenge will take place at Natural Bridge this weekend. Held at the site of a full size replica of Stonehenge, there’ll be games, merchants, and entertainment for young and young at heart.

September 4th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Des Moines Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for September 4 – 10, 2008

Iowa The Des Moines Renaissance Faire continues this weekend with a Highlanders’ Weekend. To save a little time and money, you can buy discount tickets at area Hy-Vee stores. Kenneth Stewart, two-time West Coast Champion, will demonstrate an assortment of Highland Games, then there’ll be games of skill and chance for you to show what […]

September 4th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

LotL-2: Cast Auditions

Last week, I started a series about the Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire in Tavares, Florida, with “LotL-1: What’s the purpose of this Faire?” As we go forward, find all the entries in the series using the LotL tag. Getting there and getting ready On August 23, as Hurricane Fay made its way up […]

September 1st, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Ohio Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 28 – September 3, 2008

Ohio The Ohio Renaissance Festival opens tomorrow for the first of its eight week run. And what better way to start than with three full days of Two Adults for the Price of One. All you have to do is request “Two For One” at the box office or use that code when you buy […]

August 29th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 comments

New York Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 28 – September 3, 2008

New York It’s a three day weekend and the New York Renaissance Faire is going to make it even easier for you to be there. Monday, all adult tickets are $10 with coupon. Information about discount tickets and coupons can be found at: ClickNPrint – save time & money by buying online Passes – when […]

August 29th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Minnesota Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 28 – September 3, 2008

Minnesota The Minnesota Renaissance Festival invites you to celebrate the three day weekend at the Royal Ale Fest. There’ll be a homebrew competition and the Minnesota State Longbow Competition in addition to all the normal entertainment and goings-on. The food drive continues, so donate for an adult discount ticket Purchase advance discount tickets online from […]

August 29th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 28 – September 3, 2008

Michigan It’s a Buccaneer Beer Fest at the Michigan Renaissance Festival There are a number of ways to save on your admission price: City and school discounts, different locations each week The food drive continues, Buy-One-Get-One tickets with a donation Purchase advance discount tickets online with ClickNPrint Purchase advance tickets at area Wendy’s, Kroger, and […]

August 29th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Maryland Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 28 – September 3, 2008

Maryland Magic fills the air and stages at the Maryland Renaissance Festival for three full days this weekend. You’ll want to print coupons from the website for the $1-$4 dollar savings. And if you’re a senior (62+), Monday is your day as the gates swing freely for you. That’s right, Seniors get in Free on […]

August 29th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

King Richard’s Faire – Faire Fun for August 28 – September 3, 2008

Massachusetts King Richard’s Faire opens for their 27th year in Carver. There’s a couple of ways to save this weekend, depending on where you live: Carver residents get in free on Saturday only $3 printable coupons for discount tickets on the website Be sure to greet King Richard if you see him wandering the shire […]

August 29th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Kansas City Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 28 – September 3, 2008

Kansas The gates to Canterbury will swing open this weekend as the Kansas City Renaissance Festival opens its seven week season with as the villagers celebrate A Royal Affair with a weekend full of romance. Discount tickets are available a couple of ways: 2 for 1 tickets with a donation of 5 cans of non-perishable […]

August 29th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Des Moines Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 28 – September 3, 2008

Des Moines Renaissance Faire opens this weekend. Discount tickets are available from local …

August 28th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 comments

Bristol Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 28-September 3, 2008

Wisconsin It’s the final weekend of Bristol Renaissance Faire and they’re going out with a bang. All children (12 and under) are free this weekend and adults will get discount tickets for only $15. This offer is good at the gate only and there’s no coupon required. If you’ve not been to the faire yet […]

August 28th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 comments

BC Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 28-September 3, 2008

British Columbia, Canada The BC Renaissance Festival is this weekend at Aldor Acres Farm in Fort Langley. Tickets are available at the gate or, for discount tickets, use the link on the website to purchase in advance via Paypal. The cast and staff are working hard to make this the best season yet. Carla Sutherland, […]

August 28th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | one comment

Tri-State Renaissance Faire in Bullhead City, Az

Arizona I came across a faire I’ve not seen talked about while updating the calendar last week and wanted to pass it along so that you could plan. The Tri-State Renaissance Faire is scheduled for November 21-23, 2008, in Bullhead City, Arizona. An Adrian Empire promotion, the faire is a fundraiser for the local Boys […]

August 27th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

LotL-1: What’s the purpose of this Faire?

As some of you know, Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire is the closest event to home for the FaireNews crew. Held each year in November at the Hickory Point Recreation Facility outside Tavares, the Faire is the first event of the Renaissance Grapefruit Circuit, a winter season that lasts through April. This year, I […]

August 25th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | one comment

Avery Renaissance Festival Announced

Washington It’s official, there’s a new renaissance faire in Washington. Avery Township will host the Avery Renaissance Festival kick-off event on October 4 & 5, 2008. They have scheduled the official first faire for July 10-12, 2009. Details are still sketchy and an update is promised on August 25, so keep an eye on the […]

August 23rd, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Sun Valley Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Idaho This weekend, residents and visitors in Sun Valley and surrounding areas can visit the Sun Valley Renaissance Faire. The Faire, a part of the annual Shakespeare Festival, will celebrate the life and times of William Shakespeare in an environment that is family friendly and offers lots of things for the young and the young-at-heart. […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Rome Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

New York This weekend only, the Kingdom of Newgarrd presents the Rome Renaissance Festival at the Toccolana Club in Rome. Advance tickets can be purchased online via Paypal.

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Pennsylvania Morelandshire will swing open the gates this weekend with Music & Dance as the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival opens in West Newton. Wendy’s Restaurants has a Buy-One-Get-One offer this weekend only Save from $1-$2 dollars with Advance Tickets bought on the website No matter how you take care of your admission, have a great time […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Pennsylvania It’s the third weekend of the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire and they’re celebrating Pyrates with a Swashbuckler Adventure Weekend. There’s a new way to get discount tickets and several of the options from last week are still available: Motorcycle riders get 50% discount tickets or their passenger free with a full price ticket Residents of […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Michigan Michigan Renaissance Festival’s second weekend will be dedicated to a Highland Fling. Special events include the US Canada International Highland Games and a Bagpipe Blowout. There are a number of ways to save on your admission price: City and school discounts, different locations each week The food drive continues, Buy-One-Get-One tickets with a donation […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

New York Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

New York The New York Renaissance Faire continues this weeked with with the opportunity to be King or Queen for a Day. In conjunction with the faire, the local radio stagion Fox 96.7 /103.1 FM is holding a contest to select a patron for the Royal treatment. It’s free to sign up and, even if […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 comments

Minnesota Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Minnesota It’s week two of the Minnesota Renaissance Festival and they’re stepping lightly with a Highland Fling. There will be enough kilts about the shire to satisfy any Scotsman’s admirers. There are numerous ways to save on your tickets for the weekend: The food drive continues, so donate for an adult discount ticket Purchase advance […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | one comment

Maryland Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Maryland It’s opening weekend at the Maryland Renaissance Festival and they’ve got a wonderful season planned for you beginning with Children’s Weekend. There are a multitude of ways to save on your admission price: Children 11 and under are free this weekend, no coupons needed A printable coupon for savings from $1 – $4 2-Day […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Illinois Renaissance Faire – Cancelled

Illinois The Illinois Renaissance Faire, originally scheduled for this weekend, has been cancelled for 2008 due to health issues. They plan to be back next year, so keep an eye on the Renaissance, Medieval, Pirate & Fantasy Events Calendar on the right side of the page.

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Camlann Medieval Village Summer Festival – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Washington It’s the final weekend of the Summer Village Festival at Camlann Medieval Village in Carnation and Saturday provides your final opportunity of the season to experience a medieval feast. Reservations for the feast are required and includes your admission ticket to the entire event. At 6pm, after having enjoyed a full day at faire, […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Bristol Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Wisconsin At the Bristol Renaissance Faire this weekend, you’ll be able to catch several acts that weren’t there for the earlier part of the season. Broon, Christophe the Insulter, and the Washing Well Wenches will spice up the already outstanding entertainment schedule. Discount tickets and coupons are available via the website: Print coupons for $2.50 […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Ravenshire Renaissance and Pirate Faire – Faire Fun for August 21-27, 2008

Colorado The Ravenshire Renaissance and Pirate Faire, formerly known as the Grand Valley Renaissance and Pirate Faire, opens tomorrow–yep, a Friday opening–in Palisades. They’ve got two discount ticket options: 1 Day Family Pass – $25 (2 adults and 2 children) – $9 savings 3 Day Adult Pass – $25 – $5 savings Entertainment includes twice […]

August 21st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | one comment

Have you met The Ladies of the Salty Kiss?

Laughing, the Captain scans the audience, searching for a couple of likely looking candidates for her next escapade. If any of the crowd expected singing wenches, they’ll soon find out that they have come to the wrong place, for here there be pirates. Cross the Carol Burnett Show with a vaudeville act, toss in the Grimm Brothers’ Fairy Tales, add Captain Emerald Shaunassey’s own special touches, and you have a unique blend. Let me introduce you to The Ladies of the Salty Kiss. […]

August 20th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | 8 comments

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

Pennsylvania It’s Chivalry and Romance Weekend at the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire in Manheim. The shire of Mount Hope celebrates with Renewal of Love Ceremonies, a Wooing Contest, and the always amusing Looney Lucy & Ploppy’s Men In Tights Competition. Her Majesty has extended a special invitation to the shire’s neighbors (see details below). Several discount […]

August 16th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Sterling Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

New York It’s closing weekend at the Sterling Renaissance Festival and they’re planning a Grand Finale! It’s your last chance this year to experience the the Renaissance with the villagers of Warwickshire and they are going all out to make sure you have a great time. There are various ways to get discounts, some will […]

August 16th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

New York Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

New York The New York Renaissance Faire has put up a couple of coupons for discount tickets this weekend. Get 1 Free Child’s Ticket with the purchase of a Full Price Adult Ticket $2 coupon for adult tickets, at the gate only Save $3.25 on adult tickets and $1.50 on children’s tickets by using ClickNPrint

August 15th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Michigan Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

Michigan The gates to the shire of Hollygrove swing wide as the Michigan Renaissance Festival opens this weekend in Mt Holly. This Arabian Nights weekend will include both a Royal Archery competition and a Middle Eastern Dance contest. There are a number of ways to save on your admission price: City and school discounts which […]

August 15th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Griswold Veteran’s Memorial Park Renaissance Fair – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

Connecticut I couldn’t find much information on the Griswold Veteran’s Memorial Park Renaissance Fair being held this weekend. I only caught wind of it late Thursday. It’s a free event on Saturday, August 16th, only. There’ll be crafters, artists, and entertainment. World Champion Dave Geer will demonstrate the Art of Axe Throwing. The event will […]

August 15th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Minnesota Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

Minnesota Minnesota renthusiasts are finally going to get their heart’s desire as the Minnesota Renaissance Festival swings open the gates to A Silk Road weekend. Discover the Riches of the Middle East as the Minnesota State Belly Dance Competition brings out the best dancers in the Midwest. There are numerous ways to save on your […]

August 15th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Kings Champion Medieval Faire – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

Oklahoma There’s a new faire in town … Tulsa, that is. This weekend, the first Kings Champion Medieval Faire takes place in Chandler Park. Get out and support their inaugral season and make sure to catch a show by the Ladies of the Salty Kiss. I don’t find any information about tickets or prices on […]

August 15th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Golden Gate Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

California Once again, Speedway Meadow in San Francisco is the location for the Golden Gate Renaissance Festival as they celebrate Shakespeare’s Muse. They’ve included a link to a $2 coupon on the website for discount tickets. Come out to see the Knights of Avalon ride full tilt at each other in full contact jousting. If […]

August 15th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 2 comments

Camlann Medieval Village Summer Festival – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

Washington The Camlann Medieval Village continues hosting their Summer Festival in Carnation. If you’ve ever wondered how they built armor or arrows during the Medieval period, now’s your chance to find out. Live demonstrations go on throughout the day. The artisans providing the demonstrations have done exhaustive research on techniques.

August 15th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Bristol Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

Wisconsin The Bristol Renaissance Faire continues this weekend with a celebration of Jaycees. In addition, Sunday will be your last chance this season to have tea with the Queen. Show your Jaycee ID badge and get discount tickets for your entire group. If you’re not a Jaycee, print coupons for $2.50 to use at the […]

August 15th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Big Bear City Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 14-20, 2008

California It’s the second and final weekend of the Big Bear City Renaissance Festival held at Pedersens Mill in Fawnskin. Discount tickets for seniors and students are available at the gate, no coupons necessary. Attendees are encouraged to wear Renaissance period costumes. To facilitate that, a costumer is on the grounds with rentals costumes available.

August 15th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Sterling Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for August 7-13, 2008

New York It’s the fifth weekend of the Sterling Renaissance Festival and they’re celebrating with a Wine Lover’s Bacchanal. Pubs will offer samples of wines from across the Finger Lakes wine region and a grape stomping contest will select the Lord or Lady of Wine. If you’d rather sample your wine in a more genteel […]

August 7th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | 3 comments

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 7-13, 2008

Pennsylvania The gates to the shire of Mount Hope swing wide this weekend as the Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire begins their 28th season. Join Queen Elizabeth as she finds a way to welcome the Russian Tsar to the shire and keep her Ladies safe from his wandering eye and lusty advances. Pick up special coupons at […]

August 7th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

New York Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 7-13, 2008

New York It’s the second weekend of the New York Renaissance Faire. There are various ways to save money on tickets: ClickNPrint – save time & money by buying online Passes – when you know you’ll be going more than once Coupons – $2 off adult tickets at the box office only If you like […]

August 7th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Big Bear City Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 7-13, 2008

California The Big Bear City Renaissance Faire begins this weekend for the first of its two week run. Season passes and discount tickets are available, with no coupons necessary, if you meet the qualifications. They’ve got some great entertainment lined up, including the Poxy Boggards and the Merry Wives of Windsor.

August 7th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Bristol Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 7-13, 2008

Wisconsin It’s weekend Six at the Bristol Renaissance Faire and they’re rolling out the carpet by offering Red Hat Society members $4 off discount tickets. Coupons are still available for everyone else too, just print them from the Discount Coupons page on the website. It’s your last chance to catch the Ded Bob show and […]

August 7th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Catskill Mountains Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for August 7-13, 2008

New York The Catskill Mountains Renaissance Faire is this weekend in Cairo. There’ll be blacksmith and pottery demos, a special section full of kids’ activities, shopping, music, and much more. Be sure to stop by and see Blackjacks and Blarney perform! Cairo residents, they’ve got a special treat for you. If you can only go […]

August 7th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Florida, it’s almost time!

Time to start thinking about the upcoming Florida Faire season, that is. Auditions for several shows are scheduled in August. Florida Pirate Festival – August 9, St Petersburg. Check website for full details. For questions or additional information, please email info@piratefair.com or call 1-866-99PIRATE. Sarasota Medieval Faire – August 16 & 17, Sarasota. Check link […]

August 4th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | one comment

The Renaissance is coming … to New Hampshire, that is!

I first caught wind of a faire returning to New Hampshire on June 12th when a note appeared in SeacoastOnline.com’s gossip column. I contacted Denise McDonough, one of the promoters, and have talked with her a couple times since then. This past week she let me know that all their plans are in place and […]

August 2nd, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | 2 comments

Ishpeming Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

Michigan The 9th annual Ishpeming Renaissance Festival is this Saturday in Lake Bancroft Park, Ishpeming. The Midwest Amateur Renaissance Society and the Society for Creative Anachronism (SCA) will both be present to provide ambiance. Don your best garb and enter the costume contests, offering prizes for best child, male, female, couple, and wench. An array […]

July 31st, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Willits Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

California The Willits Renaissance Faire is this weekend in Recreation Grove Park, Willits. There’ll be live music, dancing, and magic. Golden Bough will bring a lilt to the proceedings with their fine renditions of Celtic tunes. Discount tickets for Juniors (64) are offered with no coupon necessary.

July 31st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Sterling Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

New York It’s Celtic Weekend at the Sterling Renaissance Festival in upstate New York. You’ll find traditional Scottish and Irish dancing, a bag pipe band, and kilted men competing in a Caber Toss Competition and demonstration. Enjoy Festival musicians, Merry Mischief, Cantiga, Crannog, and others as they showcase their Celtic selections. And, for this weekend […]

July 31st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

Michigan This is the final weekend of the Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire in Battle Creek. They’re opening the village up to all manner of scallyways for a Scurvy Dogs and Grog finale’. Come out in your best pirate garb and raise a tankard to a seafaring life. 3 Pints Gone will be to have you […]

July 31st, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Bristol Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

Wisconsin Bristol Renaissance Faire continues this weekend in Kenosha, Wisconsin. Discount programs of several varieties are available on the website. There’s a coupon that you can print and take to the ticket booth that will save $2.50 on an adult ticket. If there’s more than one of you going or you’re going for the whole […]

July 31st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | one comment

Colorado Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

Colorado This is your last chance to visit the Colorado Renaissance Festival this season. It’ll be a grand closing as they celebrate King Henry’s birthday and your last chance to catch a performance by Arsene Dupin, a mime who’s comedic style is reminescent of Charlie Chaplin. King Soopers locations in the area are the spot […]

July 31st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Maine Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

Maine The Maine Renaissance Faire is this weekend in Manchester, Maine. Castle Treasure and its village welcomes visitors to join them for music, shopping, and excitement. They’ve got a $1 coupon on the website, just print one for each person who’ll be attending and bring them to the gate. They’ll also offer discount tickets to […]

July 31st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

New York Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 31-August 6, 2008

New York It’s that time! This weekend, Sterling Forest will again ring with the sounds of merriment as the 31st annual New York Renaissance Faire opens. There are various ways to save money on tickets: ClickNPrint – save time & money by buying online Passes – when you know you’ll be going more than once […]

July 31st, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

The Russians are coming … to Pennsylvania RenFaire that is!

The Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire has released a peek at this year’s storyline. Her Majesty arrives in the Shire of Mount Hope to enjoy Her annual holiday and a wondrous festival day. At Court, She greets Her people and joviality abounds when, suddenly, an uninvited guest, Ivan IV, the Awesome Tsar of Muscovy and his Black […]

July 30th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

San Deigo Renaissance Faire postponed ’til 2009

If you were frantically scrambling to be ready for the San Diego Renaissance Faire this coming weekend, you’ve got a reprieve. In what is becoming a familiar, though unwelcome, turn of events around the country, faire management in San Diego has decided to postpone the event until 2009. We look forward to seeing the San […]

July 28th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Bristol Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

This weekend the Bristol Renaissance Faire in Kenosha, Wisconsin, celebrates scouting with their 9th annual Scout Days at Faire weekend. If one member of your party is dressed in their scout uniform, the entire group gets ticket discounts of $6 on adults and $3 on children. The $2.50 discount coupon is still available on the […]

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Camlann Village Summer Festival – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

Camlann Village’s Summer Festival continues in Carnation, Washington, this weekend. Demonstrations by swords-master and archers are on the schedule. Visitors can join villagers in Freemen Training to support their knight in arms.

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Great Lakes Medieval Faire – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

The Great Lakes Medieval Faire and Marketplace near Rock Creek, Ohio, will welcome all manner of scallywags to the Pirate Invasion weekend. There’ll be costume contests and dinghy races and special guests Buckle and Swash, a pirate comedy sword-fighting show for the whole family. Capt Red Swash, aka Tom Zadoyko, was the subject of our […]

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Sterling Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

It’s a Pirates’ Revel at Sterling Renaissance Festival this weekend in Sterling, New York. You’ll get a chance to win some pirate booty if you join the Dread Pirate Costume Contest. You can save $1 with discounted advance tickets at area Price Chopper and Wegmans stores. Firefighters, Law Enforcement Officers, and Military personnel discounts are […]

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Hawk Creek Wildlife & Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

The Hawk Creek Wildlife and Renaissance Festival continues this weekend in East Aurora, New York. Entertainment includes live battle demonstrations by the local chapter of Dagohir who explain the use of their equipment and give sword-fighting lessons.

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

It’s Fantasy Adventure weekend at Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire in Battle Creek, Michigan. Suspend your rational mind and let your imagination come out to play. Are you sure faeries and trolls are only the stuff of legends? Some of us already know that they’re not.

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Cooks Creek Medieval Fest – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

In Cooks Creek, Manitoba, the Medieval Fest will raise funds for the historic Immaculate Conception Church.

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Millbridge Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

As part of the Millbridge Days Celebration this weekend in Maine, they’re holding the Millbridge Renaissance Fair with music, re-enactors, puppeteers, Vikings, and even a ghost. Shakespeare’s ghost that is, with stories about William Shakespeare’s life and work. It’s a free event with lots of things for children of all ages.

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Connecticut Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

This is the final weekend of the Southern Connecticut Renaissance Festival at Warsaw Park in Ansonia. Open Friday and Saturday until 10pm and Sunday until final cannon at 6pm. A $2 discount coupon on full day adult tickets is available for printing and the discount on ticket prices for those arriving after 6pm is still […]

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Colorado Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 18-28, 2008

It’s Mardi Gras Carnivale weekend at the Colorado Renaissance Festival in Larkspur. Select your most elaborate garb, don a mask and the persona that goes with it, and join the celebration of Life through music, dance, and laughter. If nobility is your style, then register for the costume contest. King Soopers locations in the area […]

July 24th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Wisconsin Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

The Wisconsin Renaissance Festival season ended this past weekend in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. According to “Renaissance Faire wraps up season” in the Leader-Telegram, faire president Shane “McVey said he was happy with the turnout and plans to expand the fair with more buildings and crafts next season.”

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Camlann Village Summer Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

In Carnation, Washington, this weekend, Camlann’s Summer Village Festival opens as the gates to Somersetshire swing wide to welcome visitors to Chaucer’s England in 1376. Rod Brock, who has attended the festival in the past, wrote a post at GreatNorthwest.info providing some insight to what you might find at the faire.

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Northwest Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

It’s your last chance to get out to the Northwest Renaissance Festival in Nine Mile Falls, Washington, as they wind down for another year. A $1 discount coupon is on the website.

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Gloucester Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

Gloucester Renaissance Festival is this weekend in the Historic District of Gloucester, Virginia. It’s a free event and includes a Masquerade Ball upon Court Circle beginning at 7pm. Hither, Dither, and Yon is on the entertainment schedule.

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Green Mountain Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

The Green Mountain Renaissance Festival, previously scheduled for this weekend in Essex Junction, Vermont, is postponed until 2009, according to the website.

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Great Lakes Medieval Faire – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

If you fancy the kilted lads, this is the weekend to head for Rock Creek, Ohio, for the Great Lakes Medieval Faire and Marketplace. Wear your best tartan for $1 discount on admission. The rains of last weekend didn’t hamper the enthusiasts who made it out and, hopefully, this weekend will bring clear skies. Purchase […]

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Sterling Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

Sterling Renaissance Festival continues this weekend in Sterling, New York, with a Romance Rendezvous. You can save $1 with discounted advance tickets at area Price Chopper and Wegmans stores. Firefighters, Law Enforcement Officers, and Military personnel discounts are available with a picture ID for you and one guest. And you can get a $1 discount […]

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Hawk Creek Wildlife and Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

The 21st annual Hawk Creek Wildlife and Renaissance Festival is this weekend in East Aurora, New York. The local chapter of Dagorhir will present several live battle demonstrations as well as explain the use of their equipment and give sword-fighting lessons.

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

It’s Legends and Lore weekend at Silver Leaf Renaissance Faire in Battle Creek, Michigan, where you’ll live the adventure of Sherwood forest. Lana Baker chronicled their visit last weekend on her blog, Compass Pointe, and included lots of pictures.

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | 2 comments

Kentucky Highlands Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

Closing on a wild note, the Kentucky Highlands Renaissance Festival in Eminence, Kentucky, welcomes the Tartan Terrors to the stage as part of their Celtic Weekend. Discount tickets are still available if ordered online through the ClickNPrint link on KHRF’s homepage. Bradley Buskey, official photographer for the faire, added more pictures at Sturm Photo Gallery.

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Southern Connecticut Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

The Southern Connecticut Renaissance Festival continues this Friday at Warsaw Park in Ansonia, Connecticut. Open Friday evening and each day til 10pm. A $2 discount coupon on full day adult tickets is available for printing and the discount on ticket prices for those arriving after 6pm is still in affect. In addition to all the […]

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Colorado Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

It’s a weekend full of Love and Romance at the Colorado Renaissance Festival in Larkspur as the weekend is dedicated to lovers both current and future. Renew your vows at the Rose Stage or possibly find the love of your life on the Singles Message Board in the Pirates Pub. King Soopers locations in the […]

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Central Coast Renaissance Festival – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

The Central Coast Renaissance Festival begins this weekend in San Luis Obispo, California. Queen Elizabeth holds court and oversees the Royal Joust twice daily. There’s a weekend pass available and a $1 discount coupon for printing.

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Bristol Renaissance Faire – Faire Fun for July 11-21, 2008

Bristol Renaissance Faire in Kenosha, Wisconsin, was invaded by RenactorFest participants this past weekend. This weekend the festival continues with a $2.50 discount coupon available on the website. You’ll need to print it and purchase your tickets at the box office. Darren Raliegh and his handmade harp, Aoife, will offer a quite respite and romantic […]

July 17th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Faire Fun for July 4-14, 2008

California The Labryinth of Jareth Fantasy Masquerade Ball is this weekend at the Henry Ford Music Box Theatre on Hollywood Boulevard in Los Angeles. Saturday night’s tickets are sold out but Friday’s tickets are still available on the web site. This is a participation event and costumes or formal wear are required for admission to […]

July 10th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Texas Renaissance Festival Idol auditions

Auditions for the 2008 Texas Renaissance Festival season are long over (they were in May). Just to keep things interesting, though, and encourage you to try out next year, they’ve added a Renaissance Idol video to the TRF Auditions page on the website. I got quite a chuckle out of it and how you will […]

July 7th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info, Proclamations | no comments

Winslow Farm Sanctuary Renfaire, Norton, MA

Oops, sorry guys, I missed this one in yesterday’s post. The villagers of Winslow Shire welcome you to the Winslow Farm Sanctuary Renfaire is this weekend (June 28 & 29) in Norton. Wear your garb and receive half-price admission. The event is a fundraiser for the Winslow Farm Animal Sancuatry.

June 27th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | 5 comments

Fight Faire Withdrawal, Southern Californians

Richard Lowe has completed his photographic gallery for the 2008 Renaissance Pleasure Faire of Southern California at the Santa Fe Dam in Irwindale, California. All in all, over the six week run, he took more than 34,000 pictures. No typo there, folks, it was an extremely busy shutter on his camera this year. For those […]

June 18th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Have you met MajikBoxMan?

Slowly wandering the lanes, waiting for something to catch his eye—movement, color, a look of joy—the Irishman is seldom noticed. With his walking stick and pixie box, he waits until just the right moment, then raises the implement and snaps, catching a look, a pose, swirl of the skirts, before moving on to find his next opportunity. Only those interested in the same things may catch the tale tell signs of an inveterate photographer. Let me introduce you to MajikBoxMan. […]

June 17th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | one comment

Dragon Renaissance Festival at Pittsburgh Zoo

More late breaking news If you’re in or around Pittsburgh, the Dragon Renaissance Festival is this weekend from 11am – 3pm at the Pittsburgh Zoo and PPG Aquarium. From the zoo’s website: Get Medieval with our Komodo dragon and leafy and weedy sea dragons while enjoying period music, fire breathing, storytelling, knight matches, and photo […]

June 15th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | 2 comments

Faire Fun for May 29 – June 9, 2008

Alaska Three Baron’s Renaissance Faire opens their gates for the next two weekends at the Tozier Dog Track in Anchorage. There’s a $1 discount coupon available for printing on the website. California The 3rd annual Big Bear Pirate Festival will take place on north shore of Big Bear Lake this weekend. There’ll be pirate battles, […]

June 6th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | one comment

Louisiana Renaissance Festival updates

The Louisiana Renaissance Festival Newsletter included several items that I thought you might be interested in. If you’ll need tickets, they’ve got their online advance ticket ordering system setup and ready to go. They’re offering Friends of Faire Memberships, Season Passes and regular tickets for the 2008 season at an early bird savings of 15% […]

June 2nd, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Proclamations | no comments

Scarborough Faire’s apprentice monster hunter

Dallas Observer reporter, Andrea Grimes, got a taste of performing out at Scarborough Renaissance Festival in the Mythical Monster Museum. While comments on her article “Becoming a Renaissance Faire Lady” have not been kind, the article contained enough tidbits that it kept me interested. …the mythical monster hunters played by artists-actors-designers-craftsmen-and-special-effects-gurus Daniel Carro and Allen […]

May 26th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | 2 comments

Actor’s Library website

The Washington Renaissance Faire at Gig Harbor’s Actor’s Library is not just for those participating at that faire. Resources there include guides to creating personas of seven different nationalities and articles and essays covering topics such as costuming, history, and culture. Although the site was created in 2002, and doesn’t appear to have been maintained, […]

May 25th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

New show on tap for Wisconsin Renaissance Faire

Pre-season tickets for the Wisconsin Renaissance Faire are on sale now, including Season Passes. The Faire runs June 14 – July 13, 2008 in Chippewa Falls, Wisconsin. A tidbit about a new show was slid in to a post on the RenaissanceFestival forum, and then a more detailed post was made on MySpace. The show […]

May 17th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Have you met Giacomo the Jester?

Whether walking the rope, singing a love song to a maiden in the lanes, or leading the band in to a resounding chorus, he brings a sense of wonder to everything he does. Always on the lookout for something new to learn, the jester has developed the talents necessary to sustain the renaissance traveler he is at heart. The quick-witted troubadour charms even the Queens of our Faire shires and they welcome him to their festivities and urge him to return safely from his travels. Let me introduce you to Giacomo the Jester. […]

May 13th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | 7 comments

Lawton Renaissance Festival

Another event has been added to the Faire calendar, this time for Lawton, Oklahoma. Lawton is located about halfway between Wichita Falls and Oklahoma City, and is near Fort Sill. The Lawton Renaissance Festival opens the gates to the shire on June 7th and runs for two weekends. Garb with sheathed and peace-tied weapons are […]

April 20th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | one comment

Minnesota Renaissance Festival jobs

Minnesota Renaissance Festival holds cast auditions this weekend in Shakopee and Minneapolis. Call the front office for details 800-966-8215.

April 17th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info, Proclamations | no comments

Louisiana Renaissance Festival April workshop

The Louisiana Renaissance Festival presents workshops throughout the summer for those who might be interested in joining their cast. There were quite a few newcomers at the March workshop and it sounds like they had a good time. The next workshop is April 12th at the festival site from 9:45am until 5:00pm. Since each workshop […]

April 6th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Fishers Renaissance Faire Living Chess auditions

This didn’t get added to the Looking Forward post yesterday, but I wouldn’t want anyone to miss the chance to audition. Our thanks again to the Renaissance Faires blog for posting the original information: The 2008 Fishers Renaissance Faire is seeking volunteers to perform in living chess matches at the Fishers Renaissance Faire on Oct. […]

April 4th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | 2 comments

Looking back March 24-30, 2007

Dinner Impossible will air Medieval Mayhem again beginning April 2. In that episode, Robert Irvine cooks for the King and court at the Maryland Renaissance Festival. The schedule and recipes can be found at the website. Upper Canada Medieval Festival, June 13-15 in Morrisburg, Ontario is calling for vendors. Scarborough Renaissance Festival held its annual […]

April 1st, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Virginia Renaissance Faire weekend themes

Theme Weekends have been set for the Virginia Renaissance Faire. They’ll have the website updated soon but wanted to get the information out for those of you planning invasions. May 17-18th: Pirate Weekend, Special Guest: Pyrates Royale May 24-25-26th: Military History Weekend May 31-June 1: Romance Weekend June 7-8: Midsummer Night’s Dream June 14-15: Celtic Heritage, […]

March 31st, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | 2 comments

Martin Luther College Renaissance Faire

There’s a small faire being discussed on the RenaissanceFestival.com forums in New Ulm, Minnesota, but no website for it. An email sent to the college brought the following reply: faire hosted by the students Martin Luther College on May 3rd at German Park in New Ulm Minnesota. The faire starts at ten and runs until about 5. After […]

March 30th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

New Festival in Charlevoix, Michigan

Against the historic backdrop of Castle Farms, the new Charlevoix Renaissance Festival brings fairegoers four days of action, adventure, and romance, June 7, 8, 14 & 15. Bring family and friends for the day to experience Another Place, Another Time. All things Celtic will be honored during the Celtic Celebration on June 7 & 8. Pirates abound and […]

March 28th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Sterling Renaissance Festival auditions

Auditions for the 2008 interactive improvisational troupe of the Sterling Renaissance Festival will take place as follows: SYRACUSE: Thursday, March 27th from 7 PM to 10 PM at: Syracuse Stage, 820 E. Genesee St., Syracuse, NY; Room 243. Open call, sign-up starts at 7 PM and ends at 9 PM. Call back same day. PHILADELPHIA: Sunday, […]

March 23rd, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

King Richard’s Faire to hold auditions April 12

Renaissance Faires reported the King Richard’s Faire audition schedule on March 18.  Auditions will be held Saturday, April 12th atThe Perishable Theatre 95 Empire Street, Providence, RI AND Sunday, April 13h at Boston Center for the Arts 527 Tremont Street –Arts Resource Room, Boston, MA For Appointments & More Information Please Call: (952) 238-9915 Or […]

March 22nd, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info | no comments

Looking forward to March 21-27, 2008

Arizona Renaissance Festival, Bay Area Renaissance Festival, and Four Winds Renaissance Faire continue this weekend with Easter celebrations predominating. The Mount Hope Winery and Estate’s Swashbuckler Pyrate Feast (Friday & Saturday nights from April 4 – April 19) tickets are on sale. The advantage to buying advance tickets before March 27th is that they’re giving […]

March 20th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Looking Back at March 11-17, 2008

Kentucky’s Highland Renaissance Festival rescheduled open auditions for March 29 at the site. More details can be found in the Kentucky Forum thread “Auditions Take Three.” The Great Lakes Medieval Faire, which runs July 5 through August 10, announced their themed weekend schedule. Looks like fun for all. Kergan’s Renaissance Guild, a group of friends located in Northern […]

March 18th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Masque Ball at Four Winds Renaissance Faire

Four Winds Renaissance Faire will host a Masque Ball on Saturday, March 29. Stay after-hours for the excitement of a real Masque Ball featuring a delicious feast, music and dancing from 9:00 pm to midnight. In honor of jesters and makers of mirth, dress in  your most festive attire, don a colorful mask, and celebrate a weekend […]

March 16th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

New Faire in Dubuque, Iowa

A new faire will debut in Dubuque, Iowa on May 31st. The Dubuque Renaissance Faire, a fundraiser for the Dubuque Museum of Art, will be a one weekend event held at the Storybook Hill Children’s Zoo. Performers wishing to audition OR merchants interested in vending should email the producer, Lynne Melssen  **VENDOR APPLICATION are available at the website’s Merchant […]

March 15th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info, Faire Fun, Proclamations | no comments

Late breaking festival audition notices

The Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival announced open auditions for the cast March 29th and April 12th, 2008 at 1:00pm – 3:00pm at Captain Hooks Food & Spirits in Frankenmuth, Michigan. For further audition information contact Wendy. Merchant, foood vendor, and entertainment applications are available for download from their “Join Us” page. Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival will celebrate […]

March 14th, 2008 Posted by | Auditions & Job Info, Proclamations | no comments

Looking forward to March 14-21, 2008

Auditions & Job Fairs: Geulph Faery Festival in Ontario, Canada, will hold open auditions on Monday, March 17th. Workshops: Multi Guild Workshop Weekends are two-day events held in Central California, (Ventura County) two to three times a year. Reenactment groups from all over come together to forge new relationships, provide great hands on education, and […]

March 13th, 2008 Posted by | Discount Tickets Info, Faire Fun | no comments

Have you met Looney Lucy?

Moving quickly through the lanes, the slight form wrapped in tattered clothing always seems on a mission of some importance. On her way to offer her services as a fashion consultant to a courtier or for a quick tryst with her latest conquest, she comes to a quick stop at a wave or word from a passer-by. As she turns toward you, the quick grin and cloverleaf affixed to her nose erase any doubt that you might have found the wrong bag lady. Let me introduce you to Looney Lucy. […]

March 12th, 2008 Posted by | Have You Met? | one comment

2008 Design Contest for Alabama Renaissance Faire

The Alabama Renaissance Faire has announced its 2008 Poster Contest and is offering a $500 prize. See details on the contest.

March 8th, 2008 Posted by | Proclamations | no comments

Looking Forward to February 8-15, 2008

*chuckling* Didn’t get the post ready before it was time to head out, so I’m sitting in the Orlando Airport writing this update.  Feb 8-10 – Re-enactor Fest 4– Chicago, Illinois – This is an event for any serious re-enactor spanning from the days of the Roman Empire through WWII. It’s a good thing the whole thing is being […]

February 7th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun | no comments

Scarlet’s Mid-Winter Renaissance Festival

Missed in Thursday’s upcoming events: Scarlet’s Mid-Winter Renaissance Festival Date: January 26 & 27, 2008 Times: 10-6:00 on Saturday with a Masked Ball at 9:00; 10-6:00 on Sunday. Location: At the Historic Farmer’s Market and Event’s Center! 311 S. Klein Ave Oklahoma City, Oklahoma 73108

January 26th, 2008 Posted by | Faire Fun, Proclamations | no comments