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Maine Renaissance Festivals and Faires

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Maine renaissance festivals and faires are a great place to show off your handmade medieval garb and accessories. These are listed by date they occur. Dates are not exact because they change every year, check the official festival websites for exact dates, times and admission rates.

1. Maine Renaissance Faire

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The Castle Treasure and its village is located in the shire of Manchester and sits a-top a hill of open fields surrounded by forest, which affords room for vendors, entertainers and attendees to spread out and enjoy the beauty and abundance of the Maine Renaissance Faire!

2. Eastport Pirate Festival

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The Eastport Pirate Festival has quickly become known for all of its family fun and entertainment. The Pirate Parade, Pirates Ball, International Pirate's Ship Race, Pirate Kid Themed Activities and week-end long activities are unrivalled anywhere in New England and The Maritimes. In about 24 hours from now thousands of pirates will arrive on the historic island for the weekend and stay in character for three full days. It is one of the most colorful events and displays of pageantry to be found anywhere on the Eastern Seaboard.

3. Interactive Map of U.S. Renaissance Festivals

Map of US Renaissance Festivals
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Find renaissance festivals in your state or in the neighboring states, or plan a weekend of costume fun on a medieval vacation across the country. This map of U.S. renaissance festivals will help you in your quest.

4. Show us Your Renaissance Garb

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We want to see what you wore and what you plan to wear to the next renaissance faire. Tell us... was it handmade? Who made it? Did you add your own touches to an existing piece bought at a renaissance faire? We already know ren folk aren't shy, so it's time to upload ye olde photos!

5. What to Wear to a Renaissance Faire

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There are people from all walks of life who attend renaissance festivals, and that calls for a lot of crazy costuming. Find out what is generally appropriate and learn how to create some of your own renaissance festival 'garb'.

6. Tell Us About Your Ren Faire Experience

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Do you regularly visit ren fests or have a festival that I should post? Have you sewn together a difficult renaissance festival costume or accessories? Ever bought a costume that was outrageously expensive? Have a bad experience you want to dish on?

Tell us about it. Ask questions on where to get gowns, how to sew bodices. The forum awaits thee.

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