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August 2012

Friday, August 31 2012

6:03 AM - Entertainment handout now available. (posted by Webmaster)
The entertainment schedule handout is now available for download:

http://www.dmrenfaire.com/entertainment.shtml

Wednesday, August 29 2012

10:10 AM - Buy tickets online! (posted by Webmaster)
Red Truck Tickets is the online ticket seller for the Des Moines Renaissance Faire this year. A link will be added to our tickets page soon, but you can go to www.redtrucktickets.com right now and buy tickets.

Buy DMRF Tickets Now

Sunday, August 26 2012

2:37 PM - Radio and TV ads (posted by Webmaster)

Wednesday, August 22 2012

6:32 PM - Welcome, Valley West Inn (posted by Webmaster)
Welcome, Valley West Inn - our latest lodging sponsor:

Valley West Inn
3535 Westown Parkway
West Des Moines, IA 50266
(515) 225-2524 (Map - 12.9 miles)

5:49 PM - Merchant list updated. (posted by Webmaster)
The "Shopping" page has more merchants listed now, and a few updates have been added to the Entertainment page.

Saturday, August 18 2012

7:14 PM - Welcome, Hyatt & Chase! (posted by Webmaster)
We'd like to welcome two more new lodging sponsors to this event. If you are looking for a place to stay, consider one of our faire friendly hotels listed on the Lodging page, like:

Chase Suite Hotel
11428 Forest Avenue, Clive, IA
(515) 223-7700
http://www.chasehoteldesmoines.com

Hyatt Place
418 6th Avenue, Des Moines, IA
(515) 282-5555
http://www.desmoines.place.hyatt.com

Saturday, August 11 2012

1:27 PM - Hotels for 2012 (posted by Webmaster)
The following hotels are sponsoring the event this year. If you are planning to stay overnight while visiting the faire, we hope you consider one of these faire-friendly hotels and let them know you saw them on the DMRF website:

Econo Lodge Inn & Suites Fairgrounds *
410 E 30th St
Des Moines, IA 50317 (Map - 1.5 miles)
(515) 262-2525
Notes: Be sure to let them know you are staying for the Renaissance Faire!

Best Western Altoona Inn
300 34th Ave NW
Altoona, IA 50009
(515) 967-2400 (Map - 6.0 miles)

Best Western Plus
1450 Northwest 118th Street
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 221-2345 (Map - x.x miles)

Comfort Inn
4950 NE 14th St
Des Moines, IA 50313
(515) 266-6800 (Map - x.x miles)

Holiday Inn Express at Drake University
1140 24th Street
Des Moines, IA 50311
(515) 255-4000 (Map - x.x miles)

Holiday Inn Downtown
1050 6th Avenue
Des Moines, IA 50314
(515) 283-0151 (Map - x.x miles)

Holiday Inn & Suites Northwest
4800 Merle Hay Road
Des Moines, IA 50322
(515) 278-4755 (Map - x.x miles)

Super 8 Clive
11414 Forest Avenue
Clive, IA 50325
(515) 226-0414 (Map - x.x miles)

Super 8 Urbandale
5900 Sutton Place
Urbandale, IA 50322
(515) 270-1037 (Map - x.x miles)

Sleep Inn
11211 Hickman Road
Urbandale, IA 50322
(515) 270-2424 (Map - x.x miles)

Quality Inn & Suites
4995 N.W. Merle Hay Rd.
Des Moines, IA 50322
(515) 278-2381 (Map - x.x miles)

Tuesday, August 7 2012

6:25 PM - Win tickets? (posted by Webmaster)
It appears so...

http://www.kcci.com/Sponsors/-/9358670/14746414/-/tuxdodz/-/index.html