Frequently Asked Questions:
Q: “When and where does the Festival take place?”
A: The 2nd Annual Rochester Shakespeare Festival takes place on Saturday, June 13, 2020 at the Graham Arena Fairgrounds in Rochester, Minnesota from 12-6 p.m. Be sure to arrive in time for the opening ceremonies which will be held on stage at noon!
Q: "How can I participate?"
A: ATTEND JUNE 13th - $5 for the whole day, buy tickets the DAY OF at the ticket booth.
A: Performers - Apply here to perform this year!
A: Vendors/Artists - Apply here to have a booth this year!
A: Volunteer - 'It takes a village!' We'd love your help to make this event successful! Email us here.
Q: "How long are the performances?"
A: Performances for the festival are anywhere from 15-30 Minutes long.
Q: "Will there be any other performances other than Shakespeare?"
A: Though most organizations will be performing traditional Shakespeare, we will also have a Renaissance fashion show, a comedy improv troupe, musical selections, and dance.
Q: "Is there anything for kids to do?"
A: Yes! In addition to performances for the whole family, there will be juggling, dress up, puppet shows, artist demonstrations; flower crown and puppet making as well as face painting, henna tattoos, and Renaissance themed food!
Q: "Should I dress up?"
A: Vendors and actors will be dressed up and there will be a costume contest for attendees! You are encouraged to do so, but not required!