Pittsburg's Scottish Renaissance Festival
Rules of Operation
No controlled substance is allowed on the site. Anyone with such substances in their possession will be handed over to the proper authorities.
Drunken, unruly or dangerous behavior will result in expulsion from the festival site.
All weapons must be sheathed and secured. Black powder weapons are allowed only in the battle pageant. Firearms using caps are allowed if pre-approved by Highland Renaissance Productions.
All live steel weapon demonstrations MUST be approved by Highland Renaissance Productions prior to the demonstration.
Check in will be from 12 noon, Friday Aug. 10th, to 12 AM (midnight) Saturday, Aug. 11th. The check in will open again from 7:00 to 10:00 AM Saturday, Aug. 11th. (closed on Sunday)
All vehicles MUST be off site (and remain off site) by 9:00 AM Saturday, Aug. 11th. Please be careful driving on all grass areas. Many spots may be wet due to watering done in preparation for the event (not to mention the numerous sprinkler heads).
No load in/out is allowed from the driveway area of the park, without express permission of the City of Pittsburg, or Highland Renaissance Productions. This is a fire zone and must be kept clear.
All encampments and booths must be period (i.e. no modern materials such as plastic, aluminum, nylon etc.). or at least all steps taken to hide such materials from public view.
All participates must be in period costumes.
All encampments/booths must be completely raised by 10:00 AM Saturday and remain standing until 6 PM Sunday (You are responsible for cleaning up your encampment area at the close of the festival).
All encampments and booths must be broken down by midnight, Sunday, Aug 12th (prior to driving on the site for loading).
All encampments and booths must be manned and all non-period items (i.e. ice chests, radios, etc.) must be covered or hidden from view during operating hours of the fair.
All Guilds / Booths / Entertainers using open flame must be in ready possession of a Fire Extinguisher. All open fires must be contained in the appropriate off the ground container.
Morning notes will be held both Saturday & Sunday at 10:00 AM. Morning notes must be attended by at least one representative of each Guild / Entertainer (Vendor / Clans welcome).
All Entertainers / Guilds must adhere to the prearranged schedule of events, made known at Morning Notes, both days.
All Vendors must carry their own insurance for fire, property damage and personal liability.
All merchandise must be handmade or period in style or content.
All music must be of a renaissance type. Entertainers are free to pass the hat and / or sell their CD's or Tapes.
All pets / animals must be properly leashed or appropriately confined.
The pool (suits required) and showers will be open Saturday evening for Fair participants from the hours of 7:00 PM to 10 PM and showers open Saturday and Sunday morning from 6:30 to 8:30. All City Rules and Regulations regarding the pool & showers must be adhered to during this time.
Non-historical weapons are NOT welcome. Please leave your Klingon battleaxe, Dragon-tooth daggers, and Highlander katanas... at home!
A gated Actors Camp, with Participant parking, will be available from Friday noon to Sunday the 12th, 6 pm A quiet time of 10:30 will be enforced both Friday and Saturday night. Sunday night stay-over must be in the Buchanan Park parking lot, or off site altogether.
The participants shall indemnify, defend, and hold The City of Pittsburg and Highland Renaissance Re-enactors Guild, its officers, employees, and agents, harmless from any and all loss, damage, or injury, to any person or property taking part in Pittsburg's Annual Scottish Renaissance Festival.