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Event Overview:

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is celebrating its 46th Season!

Come and be a part of this long-standing tradition by visiting the festival grounds in Shakopee, MN.

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival began its journey in September of 1971 on a 22 acre field in Jonathan, MN. More than 25,000 people visited the two weekend grand opening of the festival than named “A Celebration of Nature, Art, and Life!” That celebration has since relocated to Shakopee, MN and has grown to be the largest Renaissance Festival in the United States with an annual attendance of 300,000.

7 Themed Weekends
250 Artisan Booths for Endless Shopping
16 Stages of Live Entertainment
Live Armored Jousting
Food Fit for a King
Mermaids, Fairies and More!

Exhibitor Information:

The Minnesota Renaissance Festival is a juried craft show.  The Jury is held in February of each year for the following season.  Please remember the Festival is a handmade/ handcrafted professional exhibition.

About Mid-America Festivals:

Mid-America Festivals is the nation’s largest producer of outdoor themed events.  In 2014, we entertained nearly one million people in a wide variety of locations across the country.

Mid-America Festivals currently devotes its time towards developing some of the best festivals in the country. Mid-America Festivals, along with affiliated entities, owns and operates the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, the Trail of Terror (located in Minnesota), the Bay Area Renaissance Festival at MOSI (located on the grounds of the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa Bay, Florida), the Kansas City Renaissance Festival, the Michigan Renaissance Festival, St. Louis Renaissance Festival and many other events.  The company demonstrates its event production and promotion leadership by embracing all aspects of event production from specialty merchandise and corporate sponsorship to ticket sales and multi-media marketing.

There may be many networking opportunities at the 2016 Minnesota Renaissance Festival. Find out more in the event details below.

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Conference/Event Dates: 08/20/2016 - 10/02/2016
Expo/Exhibit Dates: 08/20/2016 - 10/02/2016
Classification: Consumer
Primary Industry: Cultural Fairs
Other Industries: Art Fairs, Craft Fairs, Cultural Fairs, Local Shows & Fairs, Music and Performing Arts
Estimated Attendance: 300,000
Cost to Attend:
Audience: Open to the Public
Notes: Open Weekends August 20 - October 2
Plus Labor Day & Festival Friday, September 30
9am to 7pm
Rain or Shine!
Venue: Festival Grounds
Venue Type: Outdoor - Fair Grounds
Number of Exhibitors:250 Artisan Booths
Show Owner:Mid-America Festivals
Show Manager:Mid-America Festivals
Sponsorship: Yes

Booth Size Booth Cost   Available Amenities
Shopkeepers in Permanent Structures $66.00 per front/diagonal ft. / $1,500 minimum   Electricity: Yes - Unknown Price
10' x 10' Non-permanent Structures (includes tents)/Cart or Unstructured Space $1,500 base fee   Water: n/a
10' x 10' Service Providers $1,250 base fee   Generator: n/a
  Marketing Vehicles Allowed: Yes
Other Booth Sizes Available: Yes

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