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List of California Renaissance Faires

Here is a list which Tom posted to our Founders listserve. Some

Tom Badillo

From the renaissance magazine url - a list of Ren Faires in Calif.

http://www.renaissancemagazine.com/fairelist.html
CALIFORNIA
Agoura Renaissance Pleasure Faire Reunion
March 20, 2004, 8 a.m. - Sunset
Admission: FREE / Contact: Friends of Paramount Ranch, 2116 Loma Vista Pl., Los Angeles, CA 90039, (818) 752-1520 email: paramountfriends@hotmail.com, web: www.dragondance.com / Site: Paramount Ranch, Santa Monica Mountains National Recreation Area / Attendance: / Weapons: No restrictions other than local law.
Big Bear City Renaissance Faire
August 14-15, 2004, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $11 / Contact: Big Bear City Renaissance Faire, PO Box 3069, Big Bear City, CA 92314, (909) 585-7824, email: lynda@bigbearcityrenaissancefaire.com, web: www.bigbearcityrenaissancefaire.com / Site: TBA / Booths: 75+ / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels and motels nearby.

Calaveras Celtic Festival
March 13-14, 2004, Sat., 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $18 / Contact: Genevieve or Jeff Pearson, PO Box 1381, Columbia, CA 95310, (209) 588-9314, email: silvertiger@mlode.com, web: www.calaverascelticfaire.com / Site: Calaveras County Fairegrounds, Hwy 49, one mile from Angels Camp / Booths: 45+ / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / On-site camping avail. for participants; camping and hotels w/in 5 mi.

Cedar Springs Renaissance MayFaire
May 15 - 16, 2004, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $8 / Contact: Jerry Hughes, 6029 Gold Meadows Dr, Placerville, CA 95664 (530) 295-1622, email: mayfaire@cedarspringsonline.com, web: www.cedarspringsonline.com/mayfaire / Site: Placerville Fairgrounds / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping on-site, hotels nearby.

Celtic Nations Festival
June 6 - 27, 2004, Sat. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun til 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Vacaville Chamber of Commerce, Alex Hall, 300 Main St, Suite A, Vacaville, CA 95688, (707) 448-6424, email: alex@vacavillechamber.com, web: www.celticnationsfestival.com / Site: / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels nearby, inquire about camping reservations.

Central Coast Renaissance Festival
July 17-18, 2004, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Larry Gunn, 10147 Monte Custo Dr., Kelseyville CA 94851, (800) 688-1477 or (707) 277-7968, email: hisrev@mchsi.com, web: www.hisrev.org / Site: El Chorro Regional Park, on Hwy 1 between San Luis Obispo and Morro Bay / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Campgrounds and motels nearby.

Crossroads Palm Springs Renaissance Festival
March 19-21, 2004, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m. Fri & Sun;
10 a.m. - 9 p.m. Sat.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Tom Wilson, Crossroads Prod., PO Box 1959, Corona, CA 92878, (800) 320-4REN, email: prince@reniassanceinfo.com,web: www.renaissanceinfo.com / Site: Frances Stevens Park, Palm Springs, CA / Booths: 75 / Attendance: 9,000 / Weapons: must be secured / Camping and motels nearby.

Crossroads European Renaissance Festival
April 17 - May 31, 2004 (WO+Mem. Day)
Admission: $12 / Contact: Tom Wilson, Crossroads Prod., PO Box 1959, Corona, CA 92878, (800) 320-4REN, web: www.renaissanceinfo.com, email: prince@renaissanceinfo.com / Site: Crossroads Riverview Park, Corona, CA / Construction continuing on permanent village. / Booths: 60 / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed / Camping and motels nearby. Some public camping at location. Participant camping on-site.

The Escondido Renaissance Faire and Shakespeare in the Park--Spring
April 3 - 4 2004, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Condit Wixon, 2219 E Thousand Oaks Blvd., #303, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastprod@msn.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Felicita Park, Escondido, CA / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping avail., motels nearby.

The Escondido Renaissance Faire and Shakespeare in the Park--Fall
Nov 6 - 7, 2004, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Condit Wixon, 2219 E Thousand Oaks Blvd., #303, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastprod@msn.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Felicita Park, Escondido, CA / Booths: 50+ / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Participant camping avail., motels nearby.

Fair Oaks Renaissance Tudor Fayre
June 19 - 20, 2004, 10 a.m ­ 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Evolving Times Pro., 10207 Fair Oaks Blvd, Fair Oaks, CA 95628, (916) 965-8463, email: evolvingtimes@aol.com, web: www.fairoakspark.org / Site: Fair Oaks Park at Madison Ave. & Fair Oaks Blvd., Fair Oaks, CA / Booths: 120 / Attendance: 15,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping on-site for venders only, motels w/in 5 mi.

Folsom Renaissance Faire and Tournament
Oct. 16-17, 2004, 10 a.m. - 5 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Sandy Hilton, Folsom Parks & Rec, 50 Natoma St., Folsom, CA 95630, (916) 355-7285, email: shilton@folsom.ca.us / Site: Folsom City Park / Booths: 70 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: allowed w/ restrictions / On-site camping for participants, motels w/in 5 mi.

Fresno City College Renaissance Faire
March 13-14, 2004, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $5 / Contact: Michael Butler, PO Box 5621, Fresno, CA 93755, (559) 226-5341, email: MrVIII@aol.com / Site: 1101 E. University Ave, west lawn of Fresno City College campus, Fresno, CA / Booths: 80 / Attendance: 15,000 /Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and dorm showers avail. Campgrounds and motels nearby.

Gold Coast Pirate Faire
Sept 20-21, 2003, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Condit Wixon, 2509 Thousand Oaks Blvd., #351, Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastprod@msn.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Lake Casitas, Ojai, California / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace tied / Campground and motels nearby.

Golden Gate Renaissance Faire NEW!
August 28-29, 2004, Sat. 10 a.m. -6 p.m., Sun til 5 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Renaissance Productions, 116 Dorado Terr, San Francisco CA 94112, (415) 334-1469, email: info@renaissance-web.net, web: www.renaissance-web.net / Site: Speedway Meadows, Golden Gate Park, San Francisco CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: N/A / Weapons: must be peace-tied, covered blades. No operational firearms of any period.

Hanford CA Renaissance of Kings Cultural Arts Faire
October 2-3, 2004, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.; Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Bob Brown, City of Hanford Recreation, 315 N Douty St, Hanford, CA 93230, (559) 585-2525, email: Bbrown@ci.hanford.ca.us, web: www.RenofKings.org / Site: Civic Auditorium Park (400 N. Douty St.), Hanford, CA / Booths: 85+ / Attendance: 20,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace tied. / Motels nearby.

Heart of the Forest Ren Faire-Camp Richardson
June 5 - 13, 2004, (WO) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact:As You Like It Productions, 861 Sweetser Ave, Novato, CA 94945, (415) 897-4555, email: info@themeevents.com, web: www.forestfaire.com / Site: Camp Richardson Marina, South Lake Tahoe, CA / Booths: 90 / Attendance: 20,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping available to participants only. Accomodations vary.

Heart of the Forest Ren Faire-Stafford Lake July 10 - Aug. 15, 2004, (WO) 11 a.m. - 7 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact:As You Like It Productions, 861 Sweetser Ave, Novato, CA 94945, (415) 897-4555, email: info@themeevents.com, web: www.forestfaire.com / Site: Stafford Lake Park, Navato, CA / Booths: 90 / Attendance: 25,000+ / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping available to participants only. Accomodations vary.

Huntington Library "LyonSong"
December 14, 2003, 11:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.
Contact: Huntington Library, Art Collections, and Botanical Gardens, 1151 Oxford Rd, San Marino, CA 91108, (626) 405-2100, web: www.huntington.org / Site: Huntington Library

Kearney Park Renaissance Faire
Nov. 13-14, 2004, 10 a.m. - dusk
Admission: $6/car / Contact:Joyce Roberts 4413 E Ashcroft, Fresno, CA 93726, (559) 227-5875, email: queensfavr@aol.com, web: cirga.org / Site: Kearney Park, Fresno, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 3,500± / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Hotels in nearby Fresno.

Lake Tahoe Renaissance Faire
June 7-8, 2003, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m., Sun. til 5 p.m.
Admission: $12/ Contact: Kelly Carolson, PO 17571, South Lake Tahoe, CA 96151, (530) 544-4373, email: sltcarlson@aol.com, web: http://members.aol.com/_ht_a/sltcarlson/index.html / Site: Bijou Park, 1201 Altahoe Blvd, South Lake Tahoe, CA / Booths: 60+ / Attendance: 20,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping and hotels nearby.

Long Beach Celtic Music Festival
Aug 14, 2004, 11 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: Pat Moran, PO Box 1584, Long Beach, CA 90802, (562) 500-3551, email: info@longbeachcelticfestival.com, web: www.longbeachcelticfestival.com/ Site: Queen Mary Events Park, 1126 Queens Hwy, Long Beach, CA / Booths: 30 / Attendance: 3,000 / Weapons: Call / Hotels and camping nearby.

Long Beach Renaissance Arts Festival
Aug. 28-29, 2004, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $10 / Contact: Ginny Swisher, 2100 E 2nd St, Suite 503, Long Beach, CA 90803, (562) 438-9903 / Site: Special Events Park by the Queen Mary, Long Beach, CA / Booths: 65 / Attendance: 8,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / No running water or electric on-site. Discounted hotels/motels nearby.

Northern California Renaissance Faire, formerly Renaissance Pleasure Faire, Fall.
Sept 18 ­ Oct. 24, 2004, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: MichaelGardner, michael@norcalrenfaire.org, email: information@norcalrenfaire.org, web: www.norcalrenfaire.org / Site: Casa de Fruta, Hollister, CA / Booths: 125 / Attendance: 120,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / See website for camping.

Ojai Renaissance and Pirate Faire
Sept 25 - 26, 2004, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Productions, 2219 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastprod@msn.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Lake Casitas, Ojai, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied /Participant camping, motels nearby.

Ojai Renaissance and Shakespeare Festival
April 24 - 25, 2004, (WO) 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Condit Wixon, Gold Coast Productions, 2219 Thousand Oaks Blvd., Thousand Oaks, CA 91362, (805) 496-6036, email: goldcoastprod@msn.com, web: www.goldcoastfestivals.com / Site: Lake Casitas, Ojai, CA / Booths: 50 / Attendance: 5,000+ / Weapons: must be peace-tied /Participant camping, motels nearby.

Renaissance Pleasure Faire, Spring.
April 17 - May 31, 2004 (WO + Mem. Day), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $18.50 / Contact: REC, PO Box 9188, San Bernardino, CA 92427, (909) 880-0122 (for tix, call 800-52-FAIRE), web: www.renfair.com / Site: Glen Helen Regional Park, San Bernardino, CA / Booths: 250 / Attendance: 200,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / On-site camping for participants only. RV, KOA campgrounds & motels nearby.

A Royal Afayre Renaissance Festival
May 15-16, 2004, Sat. 10 a.m. - 8 p.m., Sun. til 6 p.m.
Admission: $7 / Contact: EnTouch Services, L Jasmine Harris, 843 N Lincoln St, Stockton, CA 95203, (209) 462-2815 email: jasmineh@earthlink.net, web: www.entouchservices.org / Site: Sutter, CA / Booths: 45 / Attendance: 3,000 /Weapons: Peace-tied / On-site camping at no charge for participants.

Saint Paul Newman Center Renaissance Festival
Oct 30-31, 2004, Sat 10 a.m.- 5 p.m., Sun 10 a.m.- 4 p.m.
Admission: FREE / Contact: Ray Born, St Paul Newman Center, 1572 E Barstow Ave, Fresno CA 93710-6503, (559) 436-3434, email: eileen@scufnewman.com, web: www.csufnewman.com / Site: St Paul Newman Center, Fresno, CA / Booths: 100+ / Attendance: 10,000 / Weapons: not allowed / Hotels nearby.

San Diego Renaissance Faire
Aug. 7 - 8, 2004, Sat, 10 a.m. - 7 p.m., Sun til 6 p.m.
Admission: $12 / Contact: Victoria Dietrich, 2212 Lawton Dr, Lemon Grove, CA 91945, (619) 589-5412, email: queenmum@cox.net, web: www.thesdrf.com / Site: Balboa Park, San Diego, CA / Booths: 130+ / Attendance: 7,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied.

San Diego Seaside Renaissance Faire and Enlightenment Festival
May 14-18, 2004 (WO), 11 a.m. - 10 p.m. Sun til 6 p.m.
Admission: $15 / Contact: Susan Sullivan, San Diego Renaissance Inc, 300 Carlsbad Village Dr, #108-A4, Carlsbad CA 92008, (760) 434-3499, email: sdrf2002@aol.com, web: www.SanDiegoRenaissance.com / Site: Del Mar Fairgrounds, Jimmy Durante Blvd, Del Mar, CA / Booths: 200 / Attendance: 20,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Lodging: see web site for links.

Santa Barbara Heart of the Forest Faire
May 8-23, 2004, (WO), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $20 / Contact: As You Like It Productions, 861 Sweetser Ave, Novato, CA 94945, (415) 897-4555, email: info@themeevents.com, web: wwwforestfaire.com / Site: Live Oak Camp, Santa Barbara, CA / Booths: 100 / Attendance: 20,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Campgrnds w/in 1 mi, hotels w/in 10 mi.

Shasta Highlands Renaissance and Celtic Festival
May 1 - 2, 2004, 10 a.m. - 6 p.m.
Admission: $6 / Contact: Don Reynolds, 1925 Shasta St, Suite A, Redding, CA 96001, (530) 244-0331 , email: info@shastahighlands.org, web: www.shastahighlands.org / Site: Anderson River Park, Anderson, CA / Booths: 80+ / Attendance: 30,000 / Weapons: must be peace-tied / Camping nearby.

Tulare County Renaissance Festival
April 27 - 28, 2004, Sat. 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Sun. till 5 p.m.)
Admission: $5 / Contact: Ed Jost, Guild of St. Mortimer, 3738 S. Mooney, PMB 148, Visalia, CA 93277, (559) 627-8337, email: mbaejost@cs.com, web: www.st.mortimer.org / Site: Plaza Park, Visalia, CA / Booths: 40 / Attendance: 6,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied. / Participant camping available. Motels & campgrounds nearby.

Valhalla Renaissance Festival
June 7-22, 2003 (WO), 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. (Sun. till 5)
Admission: $10 / Contact: Steve Bailey, Tahoe Tallac Assoc., 3839 Oak Glen Dr., Santa Rosa, CA 95404, (530) 542-4166, email: tta@etahoe.com, web: www.valhalla-tallac.com / Site: Tahoe Park / Booths: 130 / Attendance: 20,000 / Weapons: must be sheathed and peace-tied / Camping w/ showers & toilets for participants, campgrounds & motels nearby

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