Where is the largest Renaissance Festival in the US? Minnesota Renaissance Festival
This festival — held from the beginning of August through Labor Day weekend — has become the largest Renaissance Festival in the US, with an annual attendance of 300, 000 people.
Are masks required at the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival? Full-face covering masks (such as with fursuits) are welcome, but we must ask that you remove the mask before you reach the entrance gate as we take your ticket. Once you are inside the Faire you may put your costume mask back on.
How big is the Pittsburgh Renaissance Faire? The faire covers 20 acres (81,000 m2) and, as of 2008, contained six stages. The setting for the fair is a village called Morelandshire, sometime between 1533 and 1536.
Who runs the Pittsburgh Renaissance Festival? Merlino and her husband, Thomas Felmley of Delmont, run Spoils of War/Versailles Jewelers. It features gem stones, silver, charms and chain mail trinkets made by Brandy Sinclair of Pittsburgh’s Bellvue neighborhood. Merlino has been a part of the festival the past 16 years.