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Magical Realm Fantasy Faire 2019

The Magical Realm was just bursting at the seams with fun and laughter, cheers and enjoyment. So much so, that we had tons of it left over. So, the fairies gathered it up to store, and begged us to have at least one more! We have searched our calendars, sourced our dates, and decided to grant the wish of all our fairies and friends who had such an amazing time! We in the Magical Realm are proud to say that we will be hosting another year of faire and festivities. So, we are rounding up our entertainers, merchants, vikings, pirates and more to hoist their flags, raise their swords, and march into another year! We are pleased to invite one and all to come and visit the Magical Realm this year!”

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Cedar Springs Renaissance Faire 2019

New Venue Site, New Theme, Same Vision!

Our vision is to create a family friendly outdoor faire/festival blending history and fantasy to create a more varied experience for our community and guest.

The Renaissance was a fervent period of European cultural, artistic, political and economic “rebirth” following the Middle Ages. Generally described as taking place from the 14th century to the 17th century, the Renaissance promoted the rediscovery of classical philosophy, literature and art. Some of the greatest thinkers, authors, statesmen, scientists and artists in human history thrived during this era, while global exploration opened up new lands and cultures to European commerce. The Renaissance is credited with bridging the gap between the Middle Ages and modern-day civilization. (History.com)

Our fair has some fantasy added in (Tolkien, King Arthur, Robin Hood, Fairies, etc)

Join us May 18th and 19th for a fun filled weekend. This year’s theme is The Two Kingdoms. We have one kingdom of the Elvin fashion and one of the Human fashion.

Event held at
Howard Christensen Nature Center
Camp Lily site
530 20 Mile Road
Kent City, MI

2018 Photo Retrospective Part 4

Here are some photos of my journey through 2018. These photos resonated with me for various reasons.  This album features pics from my time at CosPlay Day, the Cherry Capital Comic Con, and the Mid Michigan Renaissance Festival.

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Renaissance Masqued Dinner and Ball 2019

IT IS THAT TIME AGAIN!!! The Renaissance Masqued Dinner and Ball!!!

Caribbean Sunset
All of the beautiful colors of a Caribbean Sunset, Gold, Yellow, Orange, and Red!!!

$5.00 per person at the door. No pre-ticket / entry sales at this time.

We will be on the main floor of Sullivan’s Black Forest and Brew Haus again! What a great time it was last year!

Still getting information about the menu. Will share that as soon as it is available.

As soon as we have hotel information we will post it!

We are still taking donations for the silent auction! If you have something that you want to donate, please let us know.

Special Caribbean themed drinks!!!

Costume / Garb Contest
Mask Contest
Musical Men
Musical Women

Keep your pin collection up to date! Get there early to make sure you get yours!!!

The Amazing Flec at the Michigan Renaissance Festival 2018

The Amazing Flec is a contact juggler, tight rope walker, devil stick performer, and all around Renaissance man. I sit down with the talented performer to discuss his origin, the Devil’s Tightrope, comedic influences, the Flaming Lips, anime, and other cool things. Enjoy this interview with a hidden gem in the performance community.
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The Rogue Blades at the Michigan Renaissance Festival 2018

The Rogue Blades are a comedic trio that graces the stage with sword combat and hilarious comedy. I sit down with Dave the Knave and Sir James. We talk about the show’s memorable moments, comedic influences, the Rogue Blade books, their Renaissance Guys podcast, and a slew of other things.

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Michigan Renaissance Festival 2018 Revisited

I made my way back to the Michigan Renaissance Festival, for the last Saturday of the season. Enjoy this farewell album.

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GVSU Renaissance Festival 2018

Come one, come all to the 23rd Annual GVSU Renaissance Festival, held on the Allendale, MI campus of Grand Valley State University! This student-run and organized event is one of a kind.

The event runs 10am-7pm on Saturday and 10am-5pm on Sunday and is FREE to visit!

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