The Texas Renaissance Festival offers its patrons unique quality services and products. TRF is the largest Renaissance theme park in the United States. Our annual attendance continues to increase year after year. Guests are transported back to the 16th century to experience world renowned entertainment and our eight themed weekends.

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Please complete the vendor application and include it with your proposal. The proposal should be hard bound or in a binder, contain pictures and prices of all of your products, a brief bio about yourself and/or your business, and a listing of any faires or festivals you have done or will be doing this year. Samples of your products or wares are encouraged, but will not be returned. Mail the completed submission to TRF, attention Vendor Crafts/Coordinator, 21778 FM 1774, Plantersville, Texas 77363.

2019 Vendor Application.

2019 Vendor Application

A $50.00 non-refundable application fee made payable to TRF must be included with the proposal. Submissions received without the fee will not be accepted and will not be returned.

The jury meets the third Tuesday of each month February through June. Within two weeks after the jury meeting you will be notified, in writing, of your acceptance or denial.


If accepted to TRF you will receive a packet containing our Rules & Regulations, a Participants Handbook, our Building Standards, your Acceptance Letter, a map with your location clearly marked, and your contract. You will have approximately 30 days to pay your vendor fees. The contract we offer becomes null and void if your required fees are not paid within the allotted time.

Our basic fees are $1650.00 for an artist and $2500.00 for a merchant. Fees must be paid in advance of the season. Electric fees are $250.00 for shoppe and $300.00 for R/V's. Electricity is not available in all spaces.

First year vendors are not allowed to purchase shoppes. All tent designs must be approved by the vendor coordinator.You will be required to provide your own tent and floor.

Contracts are only available for the full nine (9) weekend run of the festival. The weekends are in October and November, with weekend nine always falling on Thanksgiving weekend, which is Friday-Saturday.

We do not, as a general rule, have spaces available for rental.



2 Sessions daily

  • 9am - 12pm
  • 1pm - 5:30 pm

All positions are paid

Auditions are by appointments only


There will be 2 audition sessions held each day.

  • Morning session check-in: 8:30 am - 9:00 am (everyone must check-in during this time)
  • Specialty acts audition: 9:00 am - 9:30 am Characters audition: 9:30 am - 12:00 pm
  • Afternoon session check-in: 12:30 pm - 1:00 pm (everyone must check-in during this time)
  • Specialty acts audition: 1:00 pm - 1:30 pm
  • Characters audition: 1:30 pm - 5:30 pm

The auditions will be held at the festival site at 21778 FM 1774, Todd Mission, TX 77316.

The festival is located on FM 1774 between the cities of Magnolia and Plantersville, TX.

Specialty acts can be groups or individuals who perform music, magic, juggling, storytelling, dance, etc. Each act will have 10 minutes, maximum, to showcase their talent. Content is up to performers, costumes and props encouraged.

Performance company character actors will be auditioned in a workshop format featuring improvisational exercises.

Headshot, resume, and prepared audition pieces are appreciated, but not required. Monologues should be of the period (Shakespeare, Marlow, etc.) and no longer than two minutes. Songs must be performed a cappella. Movement oriented clothing is recommended - no costumes, please. Also, auditions are held outdoors, so please dress for the day's weather.

To schedule and audition or for more information, call 800-458-3435 or email