Artisan Opportunities

Artisan Requirements

Scarborough Renaissance Festival is a juried event that accepts new artisans each Festival season that takes place in April & May of each year. If your product or craft is unique, handmade, conceived and created by you; and is made of organic materials, we invite you to apply to our Festival. Our goal is to showcase the finest and most unique creations at Scarborough Renaissance Festival.

Deadline for Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2022 submissions is January 1, 2022.

2022 Scarborough Renaissance Festival Artisan Application

We are specifically looking for purveyors of the following:

  • Toy maker
  • Musical instruments
  • Items made from gourds
  • Lace making, ribbon embroidery, and 16th century themed stitchery
  • Hand woven fiber arts and weavers to demonstrate (rugs, straw hats, cotton & silk cloth, etc.)
  • Banners, pennants, flags, kites
  • Furniture makers in wood
  • Felted items

If you produce one of these or any item that is creative and unique, please consider submitting an application, and be sure to reflect the theme of our event in your presentation.

We currently have a plethora of certain types of trades in our shire. If you so happen to be a maker of the following types of wares, please check with us again in 2023. We will not be accepting applications in 2022 for the following:

  • Food/Drink
  • Face Painters, henna and body tattoos
  • Readers (tarot, palmists, etc.) & Psychics
  • Armory & Weapons
  • Renaissance Costuming/clothing and footwear
  • Jewelry
  • Pewter craft of any kind
  • Leather goods of any kind
  • Pottery
  • Oils/soaps/perfumes/candles
  • Imported merchandise or trade show items at any time

Mail your completed application with pictures and samples, if possible, to:

Craft Director
Scarborough Renaissance Festival
P.O. Box 538
Waxahachie, TX 75168

To contact the Craft Director please send an email to [email protected] or call (972) 938-3247 x35


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