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    Where is the Best U.S. Renfair?

    If you could only attend one U.S. Renfair annually, where would it be?

    By "best" I mean high degree of authenticity, accurate costumes, variety of performances, good food, small crowds, good facilities, well behaved tourists and an environment that allows you to tuly "slip away" and somehow experience the feeling of "being there" ... something that was not just "knights in polymer robes" but everything from Romans to Normans, Teutons and whatever you think of as "knights" properly done.

    The season will soon be upon us ... Oklahoma of all places has a large number, as does California (which may not be convenient for folks east of Denver).
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    I haven't been to many RennFairs outside of Minnesota or Illinois, but the one here in Shakopee, MN is decent. Though, they added Fiesta Day.
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    Fiesta Day at Rennfair ??????????????????????

    Did I read that right? Fiesta Day at Rennfair? YGTBSM !!
    Unbelievable. The PC twits that voted for that should all be deboned.

    Hmm. I wonder. Suppose a few of us Euro Types went to the Cinco de Mayo bunch and asked to have a Euro-Renn Day at the CdM Fiesta.
    - Reckon they'd agree?

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    The one in Ohio is pretty good. King Richard's Faire in Massachusetts is good also, but a bit less historically authentic.
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    I like the one in southwest Ohio but it seems less 'authentic' then the Sterling NY or the Silverleaf Michigan one. Silverleaf also has the Ded Bob sho which appeals to my low and dark sense of humor.
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    "Hey, audience!!"

    Ded Bob is also popular at the Texas Renaissance Festival, outside Plantersville every October and November. Can't speak to the fest's authenticity, but it sure is fun!

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