The 17th Annual Renaissance Festival Awards
The Awards are sponsored by the Renaissance Festival Podcast and brought to you by the Renaissance Festival Awards Committee.
There were 345 Votes in 18 Categories.
Categories were limited due to participation.
First Place Festival
Scarborough Renaissance Festival
2511 FM 66 Waxahachie, TX
Inaugural date: 04/25/1981
Bristol Renaissance Faire
12550 120th Ave. Kenosha WI 53142
Inaugural date: 07/09/2022
New York Renaissance Faire
600 Rt. 17A Tuxedo, NY 10987
Inaugural date: 07/16/1977
First Place Food and Drink Vendor
Mels Magickal Meals
Dave's Mini Donuts
We are a family owned and operated traveling cafe.
We make Mini Donuts by the Dozen, Roast our Coffee by the pound, and serve breakfast lunch & dinner!
Let Them Drink Cake
Boozy cakes in mason jars!
First Place Apparel
Makers of historically inspired clothing, and accessories
Premier provider of high-quality, affordable, handcrafted leather goods for pirates,
Vikings, warriors, barbarians, and regular folk!
Chained Reaction Chainmail
Chainmail and scale mail jewelry, armor, and other wearables.
First Place Accessories Vendor
We specialize in unique sterling silver designs set with semi-precious stones.
Boar's Head Leather
Hand-made leather mugs, cups, and leather goods.
Hidden Watches in various themes. They pin on and flip down to keep anachronistically correct at Faire.
First Place Artwork
Twisted Thistle Trading Co
Dealers in Mischief & Mayhem. We hand-make wooden signs & shields, hand-sewn
stuffed dragons, hand-sculpted polymer clay figures, and handcrafted leather items.
The Royal Candle Maker
Handmade Refillable Carved Candles since 1988
Haires Magical Wears
Handmade Fantasy ears, Viking war horns, cups, and mugs carved by us, Dragon horn wands made with real crystals, and many more fantasy items
First Place Housewares
The Knarly KNot
We create handmade works of functional art that enhance the drinking experience of our customers. Our wooden mugs and tankards are the perfect accessory in any setting.
Dragon's Head Forge
Blacksmith & Metal Sculpture
Blackhawk Metal Works, LLC
Hand-poured pewter figurines, bubble wands from recycled copper, and custom metal silhouettes. All of our metal products are made in our shop.
First Place Entertainment Vendor
Ancient board games in wood and in our patent-pending pouched game version. Dice of all kinds as well as other gaming novelties. Toys, puzzles, and other original artwork.
East Wind Games
A small husband- and wife-owned business dedicated to the concept of Ludo Ergo Sum (I play, therefore I am).
Players purchase a scroll with riddles leading them to destinations in the festival to find clues and solve a puzzle.
First Place Adult Act
Truly a treasure, but questionably chaste, Chaste Treasure delights audiences with their tight harmonies, witty banter, and sassy double entendre.
Menage a Moi Comedy
Naughty, bawdy entertainment that is humorously indecent but always discreet. Mature content, not suitable for young children.
Opal & Jade: Off-Colored Treasures
Opal and Jade are saucy singing sisters, professional wenches, and aspiring musicians, comedians, and general entertainers.
Music in the Lanes
Vince Conaway can be found performing on hammered dulcimer throughout the Americas and Europe with music ranging through original, medieval, and renaissance repertoires
John O'Monroe is a master of world percussion, performing on hammered dulcimers, hand drums, and in drum jams.
A 7.5ft tall satyr, druid, storyteller, and also a huge fan of humans!
First Place Favorite Variety Act in the Lanes
The Bristol Buskin Frolic
BBF is the life of the party on the streets of Bristol! Variety through and through, we sing, dance, joke, and juggle about the city!