2018 Festivals, by State

{note: September 10, 2018:

Greetings, All! 

Welcome to the Festival List, always under construction.  There will be a lot of changes here before the dawn of 2019, but, in the meantime, remember to check the Calendar, here on this page, and at VagabondVoice.net, which is constantly being updated, and check my weekly Announcements from Outside the Gate and Quick Update on This Weekend’s Festivals segments to keep up to date!}

A List of Renaissance Faires and Festivals, large and small, as well as Celtic, Pirate, Fairy, Viking, Steampunk, and Dickens events, listed by State (US), Province (Canada), or Country, and arranged by the month in which they begin.

(note: This is a list of Festivals that have been confirmed for 2018 on their own websites and/or facebook pages  An asterisk* next to a festival name designates dates based on 2017, but yet to be confirmed for 2018.  Please feel free to let me know of any updates or changes!)

ALABAMA

January

Wiregrass Renaissance Faire, Enterprise http://www.wiregrassanimalkingdom.com

March

Alabama Medieval Fantasy Festival, Greenville http://www.almff.com/

Southeast Alabama Highland Games, Dothan https://wiregrasshighlandgames.com/

October

*Alabama Renaissance Faire, Florence http://www.alrenfaire.org/

ALASKA

June

3 Barons Renaissance Faire, Anchorage http://3barons.org/

ARIZONA

February

Two Rivers Renaissance Faire, Yuma http://www.tworiversfaire.com/

Arizona Renaissance Festival, Gold Canyon, http://arizona.renfestinfo.com/

March

London Bridge Renaissance Faire, Lake Havasu City 

https://www.londonbridgerenfaire.com/

Phoenix Scottish Games, Phoenix https://www.arizonascots.com/05games.shtml

July

Medieval Mayhem, Lakeside http://www.azmayhem.com/

November

Tucson Celtic Festival & Scottish Highland Games, Tucson http://tucsoncelticfestival.org/

ARKANSAS

April

Arkansas Scottish Festival at Lyon College, Batesville https://www.lyon.edu/arkansas-scottish-festival

Old Timers Day Steampunk Festival, Van Buren https://www.oldtownvanburen.com/

Renaissance Faire of the Ozarks, Springdale http://www.renfairozarks.com/

September

*Texarkana Renaissance Faire, Texarkana http://texarkanafaire.com/

CALIFORNIA

February

Riverside Dickens Festival, Riverside http://dickensfest.com/

ScotsFestival on the Queen Mary, Long Beach www.queenmary.com

March

Edge of Spring Celtic Fantasy Fair Extravaganza, Auburn  www.facebook.com/events/163437914389574/

High Desert Pirate Fair, Hesperia http://www.hdpiratefaire.com/

Kern County Scottish Games, Bakersfield http://www.kernscot.org/highland-games.html

Sonora Celtic Faire, Sonora http://sonoracelticfaire.com/

Spring Lompoc Renaissance Faire, Escondido http://www.oldetymeproductions.com/lompoc-2018

April

Escondido (Spring) Renaissance Faire, Escondido http://www.oldetymeproductions.com/

Feather Falls Renaissance Faire, Oroville https://shastafaire.wixsite.com/shastafaire

Gaslight Gathering 8: Carnival, San Diego (http://gaslightgathering.org/)

Medieval California Festival, Bakersfield http://www.medievalcaliforniafestival.com/

Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire, Irwindale http://www.renfair.com/socal/

Tulare County Renaissance Festival, Visalia http://www.tularecountyrenfair.com/

Woodland Celtic Games & Festival, Woodland http://woodlandcelticgames.org/

May

Carnevale Fantastico, Vallejo http://carnevalefantastico.com/

Fresno Pirate Festival, Fresno http://twofayreladies.com/PiratesFestival.html

Golden Coast Adventure Faire, Roseville http://www.goldencoastadventurefaire.com

Koroneburg Renaissance Festival, Corona https://renfestcorona.com/

Scottish Fest USA, Costa Mesa http://www.scottishfest.com/

June

*Colonial Faire, Oak Glen http://rileysfarm.com/index.php/colonial-faire/

Mother Lode Highland Games & Celtic Festival, Plymouth http://www.motherlodegames.com/

Northern California Pirate Festival, Villejo https://www.norcalpiratefestival.com/

*Pirate Invasion of Belmont Pier, Long Beach http://www.alfredosbeachclub.com/seafest-pierdaze.html

San Diego Scottish Highland Games, Vista https://sdhighlandgames.org/

Valhalla Renaissance Faire, South Lake Tahoe https://www.valhallafaire.com/

July

Central Coast Renaissance Festival, San Luis Obispo http://ccrenfaire.com/

Modesto Fantasy RenFaire, Modesto https://www.steamhousecoffeeco.com/fantasy-renfaire-modesto.html

Original Big Bear Rennaisance Faire, Fawnskin www.bbvrsinc.org

August

Labyrinth of Jareth Masquerade Ball, Los Angeles http://labyrinthmasquerade.com/

San Jose Renaissance Faire & Fantasy Fest, San Jose https://www.sanjosefaire.com/

September

Folsom Renaissance Faire, Folsom https://www.folsomfaire.com/

KVMR Celtic Festival, Grass Valley http://kvmrcelticfestival.org/

*Lompoc Renaissance Faire, Lompoc http://oldetymeproductions.com/

*Northern California Renaissance Faire, Hollister http://www.norcalrenfaire.com/

Scottish Highland Gathering & Games, Pleasanton http://www.thescottishgames.com/

Shasta Renaissance & Fantasy Faire, Anderson https://shastafaire.wixsite.com/shastafaire

Vista Viking Festival, Vista http://www.vistavikingfestival.com/

October

All Hallows Fantasy Faire, Sonora http://www.allhallowsfaire.com/

*California City Renaissance Festival, California City www.facebook.com/calcityrenfair/

Catalina Island Buccaneer Days, Santa Catalina Island https://www.visitcatalinaisland.com/event/buccaneers-weekend-2018

*Escondido Renaissance Faire, Escondido http://www.oldetymeproductions.com/

Medieval Festival of Courage, Blue Lake http://medievalfestivalofcourage.org/

Seaside Highland Games, Ventura http://seaside-games.com/

November

*Great Dickens Christmas Faire, Daly City http://dickensfair.com/

*Kearney Renaissance Faire, Fresno http://twofayreladies.com/

*Nottingham Festival, Simi Valley http://www.nottinghamfestival.com/

*Tumbleweed, Simi Valley http://tumbleweed.nottinghamfestival.com/

COLORADO

April

Grand Junction Renaissance Faire, Grand Junction http://gjrenfaire.org/

May

Festival of Faerie, Lafayette http://festivaloffaerie.com/

June

Colorado Medieval Festival, Loveland http://www.coloradocastle.com/

Colorado Renaissance Festival, Larkspur https://coloradorenaissance.com/

July

Colorado Irish Festival, Littleton http://coloradoirishfestival.com/

Elizabeth Celtic Festival, Elizabeth https://sites.google.com/site/elizabethcelticfestival/

September

Longs Peak Scottish Irish Celtic Festival, Estes Park http://www.scotfest.com/

Northglenn Pirate Fest, Northglenn http://thepiratefest.com/

December

Magical Winter Knights, Loveland https://www.extremejousting.com/m

CONNECTICUT

February

Stupid Cupid Steampunk Ball 3, Manchester https://www.facebook.com/events/520248388314044/

June

Midsummer Fantasy Renaissance Faire, Ansonia http://www.mfrenfaire.com/

September

Connecticut Renaissance Faire, Lebanon http://ctfaire.com/

DELAWARE

September

*Delaware Faerie Faire, Townsend http://www.baronagefarm.com/

FLORIDA

January

Brevard Renaissance Fair, Melbourne http://brevardrenaissancefair.com/

Central Florida Scottish Highland Games, Winter Springs http://www.flascot.com/index.php

Dragon Festival, Palm Bay Description:http://www.thedragonfestival.com/

Gasparilla, Tampa http://gasparillapiratefest.com/

Hoggetowne Medieval Faire, Gainesville http://www.hoggetownefaire.com/

Old City Pirate Fest, St Augustine https://www.facebook.com/OldCityPirateFest/

February

Bay Area Renaissance Festival, Tampa http://www.bayarearenfest.com/

Florida Renaissance Festival, Deerfield Beach http://www.ren-fest.com/

Northeast Florida Scottish Games & Festival, Green Cove Springs https://www.neflgames.com/

Treasure Coast Pirate Fest, Fort Pierce http://www.treasurecoastpiratefest.com/

March

Gulf Coast Renaissance Faire & Pirate Festival Pensacola http://www.gcrf.us/

Northwest Florida Renaissance Faire, Panama City www.facebook.com/NorthwestFloridaRenaissanceFaire/

Saint Augustine Celtic Festival & Games, St Augustine, http://www.celticstaugustine.com/

April

Dunedin Highland Games & Festival, Dunedin http://dunedinhighlandgames.com/

Fairies and Angels on Earth (F.A.E.) Festival, Ocala https://www.facebook.com/fairyandearthfestival/

Gulfport Springfest Garden Art & Faerie Festival, Gulfport https://www.facebook.com/GulfportSpringfest/

Northeast Florida Scottish Highland Games & Festival, Green Cove Springs  https://www.neflgames.com/

Renaissance Festival of Central Florida, Sorrento http://www.renfestcfl.com/

May

Fort Lauderdale Pirate Festival, Fort Lauderdale  https://www.ftlpiratefest.com/

Free Shakespeare in the Park and Renaissance Fair, Tallahassee http://southernshakespearefestival.org/our-festival/

June

Billy Bowlegs Pirate Festival, Fort Walton Beach http://billybowlegspiratefestival.com/

September

Flagler Beach Pirate Invasion, Flagler Beach http://www.flaglerbeachpirateinvasion.com/

October

*Boynton Beach Haunted Pirate Fest & Mermaid Splash, Boynton Beach http://www.bbpiratefest.com/

*Fort Myers Beach Pirate Festival, Fort Myers Beach http://www.fmbpiratefest.com/

November

Camelot Days Medieval Faire, Hollywood http://camelotdays.com/

Cedar Key Pirate Invasion, Cedar Key http://www.cedarkeypiratefest.com/

Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire, Tavares https://lakerenfaire.com/

Sarasota Medieval Fair, Sarasota http://www.sarasotamedievalfair.com/

December

Cedar Key Pirate Invasion Weekend, Cedar Key http://cedarkeypiratefest.com/

*Orlando Renaissance  Festival, Orlando http://orlandorenaissancefestival.com/

GEORGIA

February

Savannah Irish Festival, Savannah https://www.savannahirish.org/

April

Georgia Renaissance Festival, Fairburn https://www.facebook.com/garenfest/

May

Savannah Scottish Games, Savannah https://www.savannahscottishgames.com/

October

Stone Mountain Highland Games, Stone Mountain http://www.smhg.org/

Tybee Island Pirate Festival, Tybee Island https://tybeeisland.com/pirates/

November

Summerville Renaissance Festival, Summerville /www.facebook.com/Summerville-GA-2018-Mini-Renaissance-Festival-658127837657672/

HAWAII

January

Hawaii Renaissance Festival, www.evensi.com/hawaii-renaissance-festival-tbd/184974641

April

Hawaiian Scottish Festival & Highland Games, Honolulu http://hawaiianscottishassociation.org/festival-information/

IDAHO

May

Moscow Renaissance Faire, Moscow http://www.moscowrenfair.org/

June

East Idaho Renaissance Faire, Rexburg https://www.renaissancefaireidaho.com/

July

Dragon Fyre Faire, Soda Springs http://www.dragonfyrefaire.com/

August

Sandpoint Renaissance Faire, Sandpoint http://www.sandpointrenfaire.com

October

Idaho Renaissance Faire, Kuna  http://www.idahorenfaire.org/

ILLINOIS

June

32nd Annual Scottish Festival & Highland Games,  Itasca   http://www.scottishfestivalchicago.org/

Olde English Faire at Wildlife Prairie Park, Hanna City http://wildlifeprairiepark.org/old-english-faire/

World of Faeries Festival, South Elgin https://theworldoffaeries.com/

September

Marseilles Renaissance Faire, Marseilles https://www.facebook.com/Marseilles-Renaissance-Faire-Marseilles-IL-272481296429171/

October

Greater Quad Cities Renaissance Faire,  Hampton http://quadcitiesrenfaire.com/

*Stronghold Olde English Faire, Oregon http://strongholdcenter.org/englishfaire.html

December

*Dickens in Dundee, West Dundee http://www.dickensindundee.org/

INDIANA

March

Indiana Pirate Festival, Mishawaka http://indianapiratefest.com/

August

Michiana Renaissance Festival, South Bend http://www.michianarenfest.com/

September

Clayshire Castle Medieval Faire, Bowling Green http://clayshirecastle.com/

*Newark Renaissance Faire, Akron https://www.facebook.com/newarkrenfaire/about/

October

Indiana Renaissance Faire, Noblesville https://www.indianarenfaire.com/

Rosenvolk German Medieval Festival, Ferdinand http://www.rosenvolk.com/

IOWA

January

CRPL Renaissance Faire, Cedar Rapids https://www.facebook.com/events/910963249070999/

May

Iowa Renaissance Festival, Middle Amana http://iowarenfest.com/

Renfaire After Dark, Des Moines www.renfaireafterdark.com/schedule.

September

Celtic Festival & Highland Games of the Quad Cities, Davenport http://www.celtichighlandgames.org/

Greater Quad Cities Renaissance Faire, Davenport http://quadcitiesrenfaire.com/

Renaissance Faire at Sleepy Hollow, Des Moines http://www.sleepyhollowrenfaire.com/

October

*Kingdom of Riverssance, Sioux City http://www.river-cade.com/riverssance/

KANSAS

April

Great Plains Renaissance & Scottish Festival, Wichita http://www.greatplainsrenfest.com/

Little Apple Renaissance Faire, Manhattan https://kstaterenfest.wixsite.com/littleapplerenfest

September

Kansas City Renaissance Festival, Bonner Springs http://www.kcrenfest.com/

KENTUCKY

February

Kentucky Pirate Festival, Louisville http://www.kypiratefest.com/

June

Kentucky Highland Renaissance Faire, Eminence https://www.kyrenfaire.com/

September

Central Kentucky Celtic Festival & Highland Games, Eminence http://www.kyhighlandgames.com

December

*A Dickens Festival, Eminence https://www.kyrenfaire.com/

LOUISIANA

May

Louisiana Pirate Festival, Lake Charles https://www.louisianapiratefestival.com/

November

Louisiana Renaissance Festival, Hammond https://www.larf.net/

MAINE

August

Green Love Renaissance, Starks https://www.facebook.com/events/140993666589683/

Maine Highland Games, Topsham http://mainehighlandgames.org/maine-highland-games/

September

*Bangor Celtic Crossroads, Bangor https://bangorceltic.org/

*Eastport Pirate Festival, Eastport http://www.eastportpiratefestival.com/

MARYLAND

April

Baltimore Faerie Faire, Baltimore http://www.baltimorefaeriefaire.com/

Fells Point Privateer Festival, Baltimore http://fellspointmainstreet.org/events/privateer-festival/

May

Greenbelt Green Man Festival, Greenbelt http://greenbeltgreenmanfestival.org/

June

Garrett County Celtic Festival, Friendsville  http://gccelticfestival.com/

Maryland Faerie Festival, Darlington http://marylandfaeriefestival.org/

August

Key City Steampunk Festival, Frederick https://www.steampunkfrederick.com/

Maryland Renaissance Festival, Crownsville http://www.rennfest.com/

November

FaerieCon 2018, Hunt Valley http://faeriecon.com/

December

*Dickens of a Christmas, Chestertown http://townofchestertown.com/event/dickens-of-a-christmas-3/

MASSACHUSETTS

February

Northeast Reenactors Fair, West Springfield https://northeastreenactorsfair.wordpress.com/

May

Community Renaissance Festival, Amherst   https://www.umass.edu/renaissance/festival2017.html

Robin Hood’s Faire, Lancaster http://robinhoodsfaire.com/

Watch City Steampunk Festival, Waltham  https://www.watchcityfestival.com/

June

Mutton & Mead Medieval Festival, Montague, http://www.muttonandmead.org/

July

Abbadia Mare Renaissance Festival at Hammond Castle, Gloucester http://www.abbadiamarefestival.com/

Glasgow Lands Scottish Festival, Florence https://sites.google.com/site/elizabethcelticfestival/

Massachusetts Renaissance Faire, Cummington Description:http://massrenfaire.com/

September

King Richard’s Faire, Carver https://kingrichardsfaire.net/

MICHIGAN

February

Michigan Nordic Fire Festival, Charlotte http://www.michigannordicfirefestival.com/

April

Fairy Festival at Jackson School of the Arts, Jackson https://jacksonarts.org/events/fairy-festival/

May

Niles Renaissance Faire, Niles https://www.facebook.com/events/179430042675114/permalink/180311005920351/

June

Magical Realm Fantasy Faire, Marshall http://www.themagicalrealm.com/

Mid-Michigan Renaissance Festival’s Enchanted Forest, Vassar http://www.midmichiganrenfest.com/

July

Blackrock Medieval Fest, Augusta https://www.facebook.com/BlackRockMedievalFest/

August

Boyne City PirateFest, Boyne City https://www.facebook.com/seahardenedskalawags/

Michigan Renaissance Festival, Holly http://www.michrenfest.com/

St Andrew’s Society of Detroit Highland Games, Troy http://www.highlandgames.com/

November

Holly Dickens Festival, Holly http://hollydickensfestival.org/index.html

MINNESOTA

May

Lakes Area Renaissance Festival, Lindstrom  https://www.facebook.com/events/744006285805268/

August

*Iowa-Minnesota Pirate Festival, Owatonna http://iowaminnesotapiratefest.com/

Irish Fair of Minnesota, St Paul https://www.irishfair.com

Minnesota Renaissance Festival, Shakopee http://www.renaissancefest.com/

MISSISSIPPI

March

Lumberton Pirate & Viking Festival, Lumberton http://www.lumbertonpiratefest.com/

MISSOURI

April

Falconer’s Renaissance Faire, Valley Park  http://www.worldbirdsanctuary.org/events/falconersfaire/

May

*Maiden Faire Renaissance Festival, Park Hills https://www.themaidenfaire.com/

Ozark Pirate Fest, Sunrise Beach https://www.facebook.com/ozarkpiratefest/

June

Central Missouri Renaissance Festival, Kingdom City https://www.centralmorenfest.net/

White Hart Renaissance Faire, Hartville http://whitehartfaire.com/index.htm

August

Big River Steampunk Festival, Hannibal http://www.bigriversteampunkfestival.com/

September

St Louis Renaissance Festival, Foristell http://www.stlrenfest.com/

October

Central Missouri Renaissance Festival, Kingdom City https://www.centralmorenfest.net/

Dragonfest Renaissance Faire, Rogersville https://www.dragonfest.net/

Feast of the Goblin King, Hartville http://whitehartfaire.com/index.htm

MONTANA

June

Montana Renaissance Festival, Billings http://www.montanarenfest.com/

August

An Ri Ra Montana Irish Festival, Butte http://www.mtgaelic.org/an-ri-ra-montana-irish-festival.html

NEBRASKA

April

Midlands Pirate Festival, Elkhorn http://www.festint.com/piratefest/index.shtml

Nebraska Renaissance Faire, Elkhorn http://nebfaire.com/

Renaissance Festival of Nebraska, Pappillon http://www.renfestnebraska.com/

May

*James Arthur Vineyards Renaissance Festival, Raymond http://www.jamesarthurvineyards.com/events/16th-annual-rennaissance-festival/#11/40.9389/-96.7473

August

Midwest Pirate Festival, Papillon http://bellevueberryfarm.com/pirate-festival

NEVADA

April

Las Vegas Highland Games, Las Vegas http://www.lasvegascelticsociety.org/

Pirate Fest Las Vegas, Las Vegas http://www.piratefestlv.com/

October

*Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival, Las Vegas http://www.lvrenfair.com/

Reno Celtic Celebration, Reno http://www.renoceltic.org/

NEW HAMPSHIRE

January

Market Day at Birka, Manchester http://birka.eastkingdom.org/wordpress/

March

Magickal Marketplace & Psychic Faire, Nashua http://themagickalmarketplace.com/

May

New Hampshire Renaissance Faire, Fremont http://www.nhrenfaire.com/

August

Black Swan Renaissance Faire, Tilton https://www.blackswaninn.net/events

September

*Franklin Renaissance Faire, Franklin https://www.facebook.com/Franklin-Renaissance-Faire-350086812045354/

New Hampshire Highland Games & Festival, Lincoln https://nhscot.org/

*Strafford Historical Society’s Renaissance Faire, Strafford https://www.facebook.com/Strafford-NH-Historical-Societys-Renaissance-Faire-100242307340004

NEW JERSEY

February

Wicked Faire: Reborn, Princeton, http://glimmerdark.com/

May

New Jersey Renaissance Faire, Bordentown http://www.njrenfaire.com/

June

Wheaton Arts Fantasy Faire, Millville http://www.wheatonarts.org/calendar-eventon/events/fantasy-faire/

September

Lakewood Renaissance Faire, Lakewood http://www.lakewoodrenfaire.com/

Scandinavian Fest, Budd Lake http://www.scanfest.org/

Sparta Renaissance Festival, Sparta https://www.spartanjrenfaire.com/

NEW MEXICO

April

Albuquerque Renaissance Faire, Albuquerque https://www.cabq.gov/culturalservices/special-events-festivals/events/2018-albuquerque-renaissance-faire

September

Santa Fe Renaissance Fair, Santa Fe https://golondrinas.org/festivals/santa-fe-renaissance-fair/

November

*Renaissance ArtsFaire, Las Cruces http://daarts.org/renaissance-artsfaire/

NEW YORK

April

Wings Falls Steamposium, Glens Falls https://www.facebook.com/wingsfallssteampunk/

May

Finger Lakes Celtic Games & Festival, Farmington http://www.flceltic.org/

Hudson Valley Mayfaire, Kingston https://www.facebook.com/events/1907624782886245/

Mayfaire on the Green, Holland Patent http://www.mayfaireonthegreen.com/

June

New York Capital District Renaissance Festival, Altamont https://nycapitaldistrictrenfest.com/

New York Faerie Festival, Harpursville http://www.nyfaeriefest.com/

July

Dundee Scottish Festival, Dundee http://www.dundeescottishfestival.com/

Palmyra Pirate Weekend, Palmyra http://www.palmyrany.com/pirates/2018/home.htm

Sterling Renaissance Festival, Sterling http://www.sterlingfestival.com/

Wild Renn Fest, West Falls http://www.hawkcreek.org/wp/events/festivalhome/

August

Bill Johnston’s Pirate Days, Alexandria Bay https://www.visitalexbay.org/events/bill-johnstons-pirate-days/

Faery and Earth Festival – Faefest, Watertown http://faefest.wixsite.com/faefest

New York Renaissance Faire, Tuxedo www.bbvrsinc.org

Windfall Dutch Barn Medieval Fair, Fort Plain  https://www.facebook.com/events/552632275105632/

September

Capital District Scottish Games, Altamont http://www.sleepyhollowrenfaire.com/

The Enchanted City, Troy https://www.enchantedtroy.com/

Niagara Celtic Heritage Festival & Highland Games, Olcott http://www.niagaraceltic.com/

November

*Dickens Christmas in Skaneateles, Skaneateles http://www.skaneateles.com/visit/dickens

December

*Port Jefferson Charles Dickens Festival, http://portjeff.com/dickens-festival/

NORTH CAROLINA

April

Festival of Legends, Apex http://festivaloflegends.com/

PirateFest Greenville, Greenville https://www.piratefestnc.com/

May

Bethabara Highland Games, Winston-Salem http://www.cityofws.org/Departments/Recreation-Parks/Historic-Bethabara/HBP-Events-Listing/Bethabara-Highland-Games

Langston’s Jewel Medieval Faire, Harmony http://langstonsjewel.wixsite.com/2018

Renaissance Faire at the Farm, Fairview  https://www.hickorynutgapfarm.com/product/renaissance-faire-at-the-farm/

July

Grandfather Mountain Highland Games & Gathering of the Clans, Linville http://www.gmhg.org/homepage.shtml

September

Carolina Renaissance Festival, Huntersville https://www.carolina.renfestinfo.com/

Fort Bragg Renaissance Faire, Fayetteville  http://www.medievalfantasiesco.com/FortBraggRenaissanceFaire.htm

October

Blackbeard’s Pirate Jamboree, Ocracoke Island https://www.ocracokeislandrealty.com/events/festivals/blackbeards-pirate-jamboree
Carolina Caledonian Festival, Fayetteville https://www.caledonianfest.com/

NORTH DAKOTA

November

Dickens Village Festival, Garrison https://www.dickensfestival.com/

OHIO

April

Ashville Viking Festival, Ashville http://www.ashvillevikingfest.com/enter.htm

June

Celtic Fest Ohio, Waynesville https://www.celticfestohio.com/

Norse Viking Festival, Cortland http://www.vikingfestohio.com/

July

Great Lakes Medieval Faire & Marketplace, Rock Creek http://www.medievalfaire.com/

September

Ohio Renaissance Festival, Waynesville https://www.renfestival.com/

October

*Reformation Renaissance Faire, Plain City https://www.refren.org/

November

*Dickens Victorian Village, Cambridge http://www.dickensvictorianvillage.com/

OKLAHOMA

March

Grand Lake Renaissance Festival, Vinita :https://grandlakerenaissancefestival.yapsody.com/

April

13th Bi-Annual Viking Festival at Heavener-Runestone, Heavener  https://www.travelok.com/listings/view.profile/id.20827

Medieval Fair of Norman, Norman https://medievalfair.org/

Oklahoma Renaissance Festival, Muskogee http://www.okcastle.com/renaissance.html

October

Kiefer Medieval Faire, Kiefer https://www.facebook.com/KieferMedievalFaire/

November

*Castle Christmas, Muskogee http://www.okcastle.com/castle-christmas.html

*Route 66 Renaissance Faire, Wilburton http://rt66renaissance.wixsite.com/rt66renfaire

OREGON

June

Astoria Scandinavian Midsummer Festival, Astoria http://www.astoriascanfest.com/

McMinnville Scottish Festival, McMinnville https://www.macscottishfest.com/

Oregon Renaissance Faire, Canby http://www.oregonfaire.com/

July

Canterbury Renaissance Faire, Silverton http://canterburyfaire.com/

SeaDog Nights & Gypsy Carnival, Lebanon http://seadognights.com/

August

Faerieworlds, North Plains http://faerieworlds.com/

September

*Celtic Faire Portland, Hillsboro https://www.celticfairepdx.com/index.html

Shrewsbury Renaissance Faire, Monmouth http://www.shrewfaire.com/

PENNSYLVANIA

May

May Day Fairie Festival at Spoutwood Farm, Glen Rock http://www.spoutwood.org/fairie-festival/

Philadelphia Renaissance Faire, Philadelphia http://www.phillyrenfaire.com/

July

Pennsic, Slippery Rock http://www.pennsicwar.org/penn47/

August

Faerie FanFaire Festival, New Ringold https://www.faeriefanfairefestival.com/2018.html

Pennsylvania Renaissance Faire, Manheim http://www.parenfaire.com/faire.html

Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival, West Newton https://pittsburghrenfest.com/

September

*Marcus Hook Pirate Festival, Marcus Hook http://www.marcushookps.org/piratefestival.php

Rosemary House Fairy Festival, Mechanicsburg https://rosemaryhousefairyfestival.blogspot.com/

*Village Renaissance Faire, Newtown http://www.villagefaire.org/

November

*Glencairn Medieval Festival, Bryn Athyn https://glencairnmuseum.org/upcoming-events/2017/10/29/medieval-festival

December

Dickens of a Christmas, Ebensburg http://ebensburgpa.com/ebensburg-dickens/

RHODE ISLAND

February

Midwinter Feast & Felling, Exeter https://www.facebook.com/VikingFarm/

SOUTH CAROLINA

September

Enchanted Chalice Renaissance Faire, Greenville http://theenchantedchalice.com/

November

Dickens Christmas Show & Festival, Myrtle Beach http://www.dickenschristmasshow.com/

Mythical & Medieval Fest, Myrtle Beach http://mythicalmedievalfest.com/

SOUTH DAKOTA

June

Siouxland Renaissance Festival, Sioux Falls http://www.siouxlandrenfest.com/

TENNESSEE

April

Loch Norman Highland Games, Chattanooga https://www.facebook.com/events/481552235525978/

May

Smoky Mountain Scottish Festival & Games, Maryville http://smokymountaingames.org/

Tennessee Medieval Faire, Harriman https://www.tmfaire.com/

Tennessee Renaissance Festival, Arrington http://www.tnrenfest.com/

October

*Appalachian Renaissance Faire, Piney Flats http://www.appalachianrenfaire.com/

Mid-South Renaissance Faire, Millington https://midsouthrenfaire.com/

Tennessee Pirate Festival, Harriman https://www.tmfaire.com/

December

*Dickens of a Christmas, Franklin https://visitfranklin.com/events/dickens-of-a-christmas

TEXAS

January

Kerrville Renaissance Festival, Kerrville http://www.kerrvillerenfest.com/home.html

March

Avalon Faire, Kilgore Description:https://www.avalonfaire.com/

North Texas Irish Festival, Dallas http://www.ntif.org/

Sherwood Forest Faire, McDade http://www.sherwoodforestfaire.com/

April

Beltane Festival and Wicked Faeries & Witches Ball, San Antonio
https://www.victoriasblackswaninn.com/

Scarborough Renaissance Festival, Waxahatchie Description:https://www.srfestival.com/

May

Evermore Medieval Festival, Colmesneil http://EvermoreFaire.com

Texas Scottish Festival & Highland Games, Decatur http://www.texasscots.com/

September

*Canterbury Renaissance Festival of NorthEast Texas, Mt Pleasant https://canterburytx.com/

Texas Renaissance Festival, Plantersville https://www.texrenfest.com/

October

Steampunk Festival, San Antonio http://www.victoriasblackswaninn.net/

November

*Middlefaire, Hillsboro http://www.middlefest.com/

December

*Armadillo Christmas Bazaar, Austin http://www.armadillobazaar.com/

Dickens on the Strand, Galveston http://www.galvestonhistory.org/events/dickens-on-the-strand/dickens-on-the-strand-3

*Wild West Victorian Fest, Kerrville http://www.wildwestvictorianfest.com/

UTAH

May

Utah Renaissance Festival & Fantasy Faire, Marriott-Slaterville http://utahrenfest.com/index.html

July

Utah Midsummer Renaissance Faire, Cedar City http://www.umrf.net/

August

Utah Renaissance Faire, Lehi http://www.utahrenfaire.org/

November

Utah Winter Faire, Farmington http://www.utahwinterfaire.com/

December

*Dickens Christmas Festival, St George & Salt Lake City http://dickenschristmasfestival.com/
*Dickens Christmas Festival, Sandy http://dickenschristmasfestival.com/

VERMONT

March

Vermont Renaissance Faire, Essex Junction http://www.vtgatherings.com/event/vermont-renaissance-faire/

May

Open Fields Medieval Festival, Thetford http://medfest.openfields.org/index.php

June

Vermont Renaissance Faire, Stowe http://www.vtgatherings.com/vtrennfaire/

September

Vermont Living History & Militaria Expo, Essex Junction  https://livinghistory.vtgatherings.com/

Vermont Viking Invasion, Killington https://www.facebook.com/Vermont-Viking-Invasion-363280867425979/

November

*Vermont Steampunk Expo, South Burlington https://vermontsteampunk.com/

VIRGINIA

April

Southampton Renaissance Faire, Courtland http://southamptonrenfaire.com/

May

Manassas Viking Festival, Manassas  https://www.facebook.com/manassasvikingfest/

Virginia Renaissance Faire, Spotsylvania http://www.varf.org/

June

Blackbeard Pirate Festival, Hampton http://www.hampton.gov/2008/Blackbeard-Pirate-Festival

September

Fredericksburg Fall Fairy Festival, Fredericksburg http://www.fredfairyfestival.com/

*Port Royal Pirate Festival, Port Royal https://www.facebook.com/events/1222025924537458/

Queen City Mischief & Magic, Staunton http://kvmrcelticfestival.org/
Virginia Faery Festival, Stuart http://www.spirithavenevents.com/events.html

October

*Gloucester Renaissance Festival, Gloucester Courthouse http://www.medievalfantasiesco.com/Gloucester.htm
WASHINGTON

April

Two Rivers Medieval Faire, Cashmere https://www.2riversmedievalfaire.org/

Whitman College’s 49th Annual Renaissance Faire, Walla Walla   https://www.whitman.edu/faire/

May

Spring Fairy Festival, Tacoma http://www.springfairyfestival.com/2018.html

June

Bonney Lake Fantasy Faire, Lacey https://allsfaire.org/

Fairyblossom Festival, Pe Ell https://fairyblossomfestival.com/

Kitsap Medieval Faire, Bremerton http://www.kitsapmedievalfaire.org/

*Lake Chelan Pirate Fest, Lake Chelan http://www.lakechelanpiratefest.com/

Rusty Scuppers Pirate Daze, Westport  http://www.rustyscupperspiratedaze.com/

July

*Northwest Renaissance Festival, Nine Mile Falls http://www.nwrf.net/

Pacific Northwest Scottish Highland Games, Enumclaw http://www.sshga.org/home.htm

August

Washington Midsummer Renaissance Faire, Bonney Lake http://washingtonfaire.com/

September

Ye Merrie Greenwood Renaissance Faire, Kennewick http://www.yemerriegreenwoodfaire.org/index.htm

October

Spokane Renaissance Faire, Colbert https://www.spokanerenfaire.com/

WEST VIRGINIA

March

Celtic Calling, Charleston https://www.celticcalling.org/

Wheeling Celtic Celebration, Wheeling http://wheelingheritage.org/event/wheeling-celtic-celebration/

April

Scottish and Celtic Heritage Festival, Parkersburg  https://sites.google.com/site/scottishcelticheritagefestival/

June

West Virginia Renaissance Festival, Lewisburg https://www.facebook.com/WV-Renaissance-Festival-481989882141924/

WISCONSIN

May

Janesville Renaissance Faire, Janesville http://www.jvlrenfaire.com/

June

Door County Renaissance Faire, Egg Harbor https://www.dcrenfaire.com/

July

Bristol Renaissance Faire, Kenosha http://renfair.com/bristol/

Ren in the Glen, Glenwood http://www.renintheglen.com/

Tommy O’s Northwoods Renaissance Festival, Hazelhurst  http://tommyosplayhouse.com/announcements/renaissance-festival/

August

Milwaukee Irish Fest, Milwaukee https://irishfest.com/Irishfest.htm

October

A Gathering of Rogues & Ruffians, New Glarus http://www.agatheringofroguesandruffians.com/

*****

CANADA

ALBERTA

July

Brooks Medieval Faire, Brooks http://brooksfaire.com/

September

Calgary Highland Games, Calgary http://calgaryhighlandgames.org/

Canmore Highland Games, Canmore http://canmorehighlandgames.ca/

BRITISH COLUMBIA

May

OsoyoosMedieval Faire, Osoyoos http://www.osoyoosfaire.com/

June

B.C. Highland Games & Scottish Festival, Coquitlam, http://bchighlandgames.com/

July

Kimberley Medieval Festival, Kimberley http://www.kimberleycitybakery.ca/medieval-festival

NOVA SCOTIA

June

Privateer Days, Liverpool http://privateerdays.ca/

October

Celtic Colours International Festival, Sydney https://celtic-colours.com/

ONTARIO

June

Oxford Renaissance Festival, Dorchester https://renfest.ca/

Robin in the Hood Medieval Festival, Elmira http://www.robininthehood.com/

Upper Canada Village Medieval Fest, Morrisburg uppercanadavillage.com/events/medieval-festival/

July

Kincardine Scottish Festival & Scottish Games, Kiincardine http://www.kincardinescottishfestival.ca/

Osgoode Medieval Festival, Osgoode https://osgoodemedievalfestival.com/

August

Dry Bluffs – The Pirate Festival, Guelph www.bbvrsinc.org

September

Royal Medieval Faire, Waterloo http://www.royalmedievalfaire.org/

SASKATCHEWAN

December

*Dickens Festival, Carlyle https://townofcarlyle.com/dickens-festival/

*****

UNITED KINGDOM

January

Up Helly AA Fire Festival, Lerwick, Shetland http://www.uphellyaa.org/

February

Jorvik Viking Festival, York https://www.jorvikvikingfestival.co.uk/

Newcastle Festival of Scottish Country Dance, Newcastole-upon-Tyne http://www.rscds-newcastle.org/page17.html

Whitby Steampunk Weekend III, Whitby http://steampunkalmanac.co.uk/whitby/

May

Purbeck Pirate Festival, Swanage https://www.facebook.com/events/312539689236368/

June

Brixham Pirate Festival, Brixham http://brixhampirates.com/

Broadstairs Dickens Festival, Broadstairs, http://www.broadstairsdickensfestival.co.uk/

Rhos-on-Sea Pirate Weekend, Rhos-on-Sea, http://conwypirates.co.uk/

July

Whitby Steampunk Weekend, Whitby http://steampunkalmanac.co.uk/whitby/

August

Crieff Highland Gathering, Crieff http://www.crieffhighlandgathering.com/

September

*Pirates on the Dock, Liverpool https://www.facebook.com/events/647288078794961/

*Wells Pirate Festival, Norfolk http://www.wellsmaltings.org.uk/wells-pirate-festival/

December

*Malton Dickensian Festival, Malton https://www.dickensgifttoyorkshire.com/

*****

 

CROATIA

August

Koprivnica Renaissance Festival, Zagreb http://www.renesansnifestival.hr/

*****

CZECHIA

June

Five-Petalled Rose Celebration, Český Krumlov  http://www.slavnostipetilisteruze.eu/en/five-petalled-rose-celebrations-cesky-krumlov-2017/39/

DENMARK

July

Moesgaard Vikingetræf/The Viking Moot at Moesgaard, Højbjerg http://www.vikingtoday.com/events/moesgaard-vikingmoot.htm

*****

May

Steampunk NZ Festival, Oamaru https://www.steampunknz.co.nz/

*****

SOUTH AFRICA

February

Knysna Celtic Festival, Knysna http://www.knysnacelticfestival.co.za/

 

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