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Bristol Renaissance Festival – Bristol, Wisconsin

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Attracting over 450,000 people every year the Bristol Renaissance Festival is one of the best attended Renaissance Festivals in the country and has grown steadily since it was first created as “King Richard’s Faire” back in 1972 by Richard and Bonnie Shapiro, two local history buffs. One of the most noticeable things about the Bristol Renaissance fair is that it features a great many rides, far more than are offered at most of the other Ren Fests across the country, almost creating a 16th century… Continue reading →