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Best Renaissance Festivals in the US

Fire eaters, jousting knights, the king's feast, the artisan market, jesters, jugglers, rides and more! Spend a fun weekend at some of the largest renaissance festivals in the US.

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Carolina Renaissance Festival

Watch knights battle for the Queen’s favor in a modern representation of a Renaissance-era jousting tournament at the annual Carolina Renaissance Festival in Huntersville, NC. This major festival runs from October through November, with several activities and attractions, including an artisan marketplace, games and rides.

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