Riverside Dickens Festival February 8 & 9, 2014
Riverside Convention Center
Mission Inn Avenue, Riverside, CA
SONORA Sonora Celtic Faire
March 8-10, 2013
Mothers Lodge Fairground
April - May
Koroneburg Old World Festival May 11 - June 16, 2013
Crossroads Riverview Park
14600 Baron Rd, Corona, CA
CRESTLINE LAKE GREGORY
Pirates of Lake Gregory -was a fundraiser held for the dragon boat races. The Pirate event information currently is not available.
Adventure, costume contest, limbo, food vendors, dragon boat tour of lake.
Spring Renaissance Faire April 27 & 28, May 4 & 5, 2013
Cost: $17 admission
Pirate Village, Queen Elizabeth & Court, Gypsy Encampments, Food & Beverage Vendors, Street Entertainers, Three Stages with Shows, Live Battle Re-enactments, Musicians.
Fall Renaissance Faire October, November
Felicita County Park
742 Clarence Lane
FREMONT Tartan Day April 6, 2013
Ardenwood Historical Farm
34600 Ardenwood Blvd, Fremont, CA
Pirate Festival May 18-19, 2013
N Motel Drive, Fresno, CA
Renaissance Pleasure Faire April 6 May 19, 2013
Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area
15501 E. Arrow Highway
Saturdays & Sundays 10 a.m. to 7 p.m.
Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area
Call: (626) 969-4750
Lake Renaissance Festival Memorial Day Weekend May 25 & 26, 2013
Tuscan Village/Terrill Cellars Winery
16175 Main St.
Lower Lake, CA
Come and be swept away to 16th century Italy where nobles and rogues, damsels
and pirates interact amongst the grapevines and fruit trees of the beautiful
Food, drink, merchants and entertainment galore! And the cost, only $7 with children under 10 FREE! Also $2 off for seniors and anyone that comes in costume!
SAN JOSE Fantasy Faire
San Jose Fantasy Faire April 13-14, 2013
San Jose CA
Tulare County Renaissance Festival April 20-21, 2013, tentative
W Airport Dr & S Plaza St
$10, $5 child
COALINGA Renaissance Celebration Not listed 2013
SOUTH LAKE TAHOE Valhalla Renaissance Faire
June 1-2, June 8-9, 2013
Camp Richardson Resort
1900 Jameson Beach Road
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Four stages of continuous entertainment, Action packed shows, Music, Dancing, jesters, 900 costumed actors, Shakespearian vignettes, expertly staged battles, storytelling for children and adults, archery tournaments and much more. Shop over 100 merchants selling a wide array of arts and crafts, one of a kind jewelry items, woodcrafts artwork, ceramics, clothing, historic weapons and leather goods and hard hitting joust.
Northern California Pirate Festival June 15-16, 2013
289 Mare Island Way, Vallejo, CA
Scottish Renaissance Festival June 15-16, 2013 10am to 6pm
Santa Cruz County Fairgrounds
2601 East Lake Avenue
Explore the History, Myth, & Legend of 16th century Scotland! Enjoy the Excitement & Competition of the Highland Games! Learn the regional differences of Scotch whisky with prizes for winners who can identify them. Saturday Night Ceilid-- dinner, music, dancing, stories, and a few surprises.
SAN LUIS OBISPO
Central Coast Renaissance Festival July 20-21, 2013
El Chorro Park Highway 1
San Luis Obispo, CA
Over 500 costumed participants turn beautiful Laguna Lake Park in San Luis Obispo into an English Renaissance village for this summer’s ultimate fantasy entertainment.
Shaver Faire July 14-15, 2012
Shaver Lake, CA
The Point at Shaver lake
44185 Highway 168, Shaver Lake, CA
BIG BEAR CITY
Big Bear City Renaissance Faire Aug. 3 -18, 2013 -- Aug.3-4, 10-11, 17-18
39115 Rim of the World Dr.
Big Bear City Renaissance Faire -- The shire of The Enchanted Shire recreating Renaissance (circa 1558-1603). Located in the beautiful San Bernardino Mountains, an exciting atmosphere of a 16th Century Renaissance...read more>
San Jose Renaissance Faire August 3-4, 2013
10:00am - 6:00pm sat / 5:00pm sun
Guadalupe River Park, San Jose, CA
Admission: 18 for adults * $13 for seniors 62+, military, ages 13-17 * $8 for children 6-12 * Under 6 FREE
Parking - $5.00 @ HP Pavilion
Excalibur Medieval Tournament Sept. 28-29, 2013
Mad River Community Hospital
3800 Janes Rd.
Northern California Renaissance Faire September
14 - October 13, 2013
Casa De Fruita
10021 Pacheco Pass Highway, Hollister, CA
KVMR Celtic Festival September 27-29, 2013
Nevada County Fairgrounds
11228 McCourtney Rd.
Grass Valley, CA
Seafarers Pirates Festival Market Place
September 28, 2013
Rio Ramaza Marina
10000 Garden Highway
Much Ado About Sebastopol September 14-15, 2013
7400 Willow St, Sebastopol, CA
Games include: Tarot Reading Learn what is deep within your unconscious mind with Braid Tarot. Archery Try your hand with bow and arrow - novice and experts alike. Twilziewop Pillow fighting on a low balance beam. Rat-a-pult Launch stuffed rats using a small trebuchet. Dunk Tank Give it your best shot - try to dunk town and school leaders. Hair Braiding Treat yourself or your child to a beautiful braids by LiLy's Salon (Sebastopol). Rounders 16th century British version of baseball. Giant Jenga Be the last player to cause the tower to fall (free). Spire Toss Similar to ring toss using 'Spires' as target poles. Castle Siege Use bean bags to “attack” the enemy on the other side of a plywood castle. Fortune Bucket Learn your Elizabethan fortune. Tug of War Try your hand at pulling your adversary off a low box.
Great Western War
October 9-14, 2013
Medieval Festival of Courage Oct. 12-13, 2013
Christie's Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze
2870 Glendale Drive
Blue Lake, CA
Recreating Renaissance (circa 800-1500s) since 2003.
The 11th Annual Medieval Festival of Courage. Time: 10:00 am to 5:00 pm Come Live Your Dream! At Christie’s Pumpkin Patch & Corn Maze in Blue Lake off Hwy 299 – Glendale Drive 95525Admission: $5, $3 age 12 and under. Featuring The Knights of Mayhem Full Contact Tournament Jousting Sat. & Sun. 12:30 pm and 3:30 p.m.
California City Renaissance Festival October 19-20, 2013
10460 Heather Avenue,
California City, CA
Folsom Renaissance Faire October 19-20, 2013
Folsom City Lions Park
Stafford Street at Natoma Street
10 a.m. to 6 p.m.
$16 adult, $4 parking
All Hallows Fantasy Faire October 19-20, 2013
Mother Lode Fairgrounds
Great Dickens Christmas Fair November 29 - December 22, 2013
Cow Palace Exhibition Halls
2600 Geneva Avenue, San Francisco, CA
99 Renaissance Festival cancelled in 2012, hopes
to return in 2013
San Joaquin Faire Grounds
1658 S. Airport Way, Stockton, CA
WATCH FOR 2014!
Designers' Fashion Show & Costuming Marketplace Crowne Plaza 450 E.
Mission Park, 140 E. Main Street, Ventura CA 93001
All Ages Welcome to Attend
Admission: Free, donation encouraged
The Carnevale Ventura is a serious
attempt to bring to life a slice of Renaissance Italy. February 2013, come in costume to three event-filled days of masked balls, a renaissance faire, music, dance, contests, entertainment and more!
More than seventy vendor tents and five guild tents will blanket beautiful Mission Park while musicians, actors, jugglers work their magic.