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Virginia Renaissance Festivals and Faires

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Washington 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.

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Camlan Medieval Village

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  • When: Year-Round Medieval dinners, events and programs
  • Where:
    10320 Kelly Road NE
    Carnation WA 98014

Camlann Medieval Village, a living-history-museum project portraying rural England in the year 1376, is dedicated to offering the public powerful personal experiences of history, including multiple learning and performing arts opportunities, built upon research of rural communities in 14th century England, to provide a deeper understanding of the relationship between those historical events and western society today.

Alls Faire

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  • When: A Single Weekend in June. Check site for exact dates.
  • Where:
    Swiss Sportsman Club Park
    9205 198th Avenue
    East Bonney Lake, WA 98391

Celtic, Renaissance, Pirates, Steampunk... all are welcome! All's Faire is a cross genre festival mixing fantasy and history for children and adults. Join us for spirited combat, storytelling, theatrical entertainment, live music, dancing, fire performance, black powder demonstrations, and shop our many vendors.

Northwest Renaissance Festival

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  • When: Five weekends in June and July See website for exact dates.
  • Where:
    6493 Hwy 291
    Nine Mile Falls, WA 99026

Merchants, entertainment and family fun await at the Northwest Renaissance Festival.

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games & Clan Gathering

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  • When: A single weekend in July, check website for exact dates.
  • Where:
    45224 284th Ave.
    SE, Enumclaw, WA

North American Scottish Athletics Championship, US West Coast Drum Corps Championship, NW Regional Harp Finals, individual Piping and Drumming, Pipe Bands, Highland and National Dancing - you will see and experience it all, plus much, much more at the Enumclaw Expo Center (formerly the King County Fairgrounds) on July 30 and August 1. Will you join us for a few hours or the entire weekend? Are you a veteran or a novice? No matter, you will find yourself experiencing a wee bit of Scotland right here in the Pacific Northwest!

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire

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  • When: Weekends in August, check website for exact dates.
  • Where:Maris Farms
    24713 Sumner-Buckley Hwy.
    Buckley, WA

Bring Your Family and Friends and help us celebrate one of the Largest Theatrical Events in Washington State! The Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire in Buckley, Washington features full contact jousting, equestrian acrobatics, world-class fencing demonstrations, country dancing, games, music, magicians, puppet shows and more!

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.

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!

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'.

Tells Us a Tale About Your Day at the Faire

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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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