The Kansas City Renaissance Festival is a Renaissance reasonable held each fall in Bonner Springs, Kansas. Every year the reasonable starts on Labor Day end of the week and proceeds for seven ends of the week, open on Saturdays and Sundays and also Labor Day and Columbus Day. The faire started in 1977 as an advantage for the Kansas City Art Institute, and turned into a remain solitary occasion in the late 1990s. Directly, the reasonable has 165 corners and 13 phases, engaging 180,000 supporters every year on 16 working days.
The festival started in 1977, as a considerably littler celebration. For its initial 23 seasons it was worked essentially as an advantage for the Kansas City Art Institute, as opposed to as a business. In 1999 it was acquired by Mid-America Festivals, which likewise works the Minnesota Renaissance Festival, and transformed into a substantially bigger business concern. The Kansas City Renaissance Festival, notwithstanding being sold to new proprietorship in the late 1990s and the huge development it has experienced, has likewise confronted the outrageous probability of shutting down and move in the early piece of the 21st century.
There was discussion in 2003 amid a rent battle with Wyandotte County, Kansas, a situation in which the Festival possession and administration gave genuine idea to moving the celebration and taking each structure and sign with them. At last, the rent battle was settled with Mid-America Festivals marking another long haul rent and consenting to keep the celebration open in Bonner Springs for what they proclaimed at the time as "an additional thirty years."