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Nebraska Renaissance Festivals and Faires

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Nebraska 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. Midwest Renaissance Festival

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There are lots of photos of the entertainment and crafts that will be at the Midwest Renaissance Festival. Check our the site for more information on this popular festival, which expects about 12,00 patrons annually.

2. Nebraska Renaissance Faire

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The renaissance returns! Come join our rogues, pirates, and wenches for some great family fun. The faire has showcased headliners from around the Midwest including "Joust Evolution" from Des Moines, "Tuey Wilson" the tightrope fire-juggler and the "Three Musketeers" from the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, "Steel Serenity" swordplay show from Kansas City, and the "Kojokan Armored Samurai" from Iowa City.

3. Midlands Pirate Festival

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  • When: A single weekend in September.
  • Where:
    Bellevue Pumpkin Ranch
    11001 S 48th St
    Papillion, NE 68133
    See a map to this festival.

Finally, the Midlands will be graced with a fun new family fest that brings a theatrical flair to all-things-piratey. It will involve special features to please both the serious pirate or buccaneer enthusiast and children in pursuit of safe fantasy entertainment.

4. Interactive Map of U.S. Renaissance Festivals

Map of US Renaissance Festivals
Map of US Renaissance Festivals

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.

5. 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!

6. 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'.

7. Ask a Question or Tell about your Festival 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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