In 1996...

The Faire ran from June 29 to August 25, 1996.

Scenario: The Battle for the Midsummer Pageant

The Virginia Renaissance Faire is founded by the Bristol Renaissance Faire staff and owned by the [Renaissance Entertainment Corporation]].

Linda McFeters named General Manager of the BRF.

Ron Scot Fry is named Artistic Director of the BRF and Virginia Faires.

Gretchen Gill named Entertainment Director of Bristol and Virginia Faires.

Stan Gilbert named President of REC.

Rikki Kipple named Artistic Director of the REC.