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The Original Renaissance Pleasure Faire – Irwindale, California

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This California Renaissance Festival really can lay claim to being the original Renaissance Festival as it began in 1963 and has been held annually ever since. In fact it will be celebrating its 50th Anniversary in 2013 and adding a number of new attractions to celebrate its ‘Golden Jubilee”. Over 200,000 people attend the Faire every year and while it is no longer the largest or best attended of the Renaissance Festivals held across the US every year it remains one of the best known… Continue reading →