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Terri Butler 1st Place Winner of the Wild West Victorian Fest Photo Contest  2017

Photo Contest Kerrville Renaissance Festival 2025

1st place: Viking Against Horde by OliveImage 

Randy Maness  Kerrville Renaissance Festival Photo Contest  2018:

The Kerrville Renaissance Festival 

Photo Contest Entry page 

Its Free to Enter

Photographer: Randy Maness 3rd place Winner:

Vikings by Olive Image Photography

Please Read Contest Rules

2025  Photo Contest

The  Kerrville Renaissance Festival
  invites photographers to submit performance day images from the  Kerrville Renaissance Festival.

Photographers have a chance to win great prizes!

The contest challenge is to capture the colorful, interesting, attractive, or just plain curious qualities of the participants, patrons and even their pets. Your photographs can show any aspect of the festival, performers and crafters, customers and pets. Use your imagination, tell a story, and enter for a chance to win great prizes from  Kerrville Renaissance Festival
.  As a winner your photo will be put on display on the festivals website, sponsored events, galleries. or maybe used in next years promotions, Show us the magic!

Contest Deadline:

Feb 15th  2025

Eligibility: United States

Photo Contest Free to Enter

Judged by To be announced

Submission Guidelines

Entries must be submitted to the Entry page on website by Feb 15th  2025

Photography should capture the spirit and energy of the  Kerrville Renaissance Festival. The focus could be on any element of the festival, from crafts to entertainment, food, dogs or special events. Photographs will be judged on the overall quality of both the image (technical), and the subject, and how these two combined elements present a compelling narrative or idea.

2025 Prizes
1st Place
$100 Cash
4 Weekend Pass 2026 Kerrville Renaissance Festival

2nd Place
4 Tickets for 2026 Kerrville Renaissance Festival

3rd Place
2 Tickets for 2026  Kerrville Renaissance Festival

Photography Rules

All photographs must be taken during a performance day from the 2025 season. Entrants must be 18 years or older.


All photos submitted to the Kerrville Renaissance Festival must be the legal property of the person submitting the image.  Kerrville Renaissance Festival
 will not be held responsible for any copyright infringements.

Usage Rights

By entering this competition you grant  Kerrville Renaissance Festival the right to publish or reproduce submitted photo(s), along with your name, location, type of photographic equipment used (if available) on any  Kerrville Renaissance Festival
 website, printed materials, newsletter and other social networking channels, without fee or compensation.  Kerrville Renaissance Festival may use submitted photographs for promotional use only, NOT for commercial use. Small photo alterations may be made by our staff in order to format submitted for social media, print or promotional purposes.


 Kerrville Renaissance Festival
 will not accept photographic images of children under the age of 16 without consent of a legal guardian or parent.

Film/Photo Rights

All film rights are reserved. Commercial use of photos, videos or audio tapes made at the festival without written permission from the Marketing Department is strictly prohibited. We prohibit the use of video or photographic monopods or tripods unless authorized by  Kerrville Renaissance Festival 

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Youfeng  Nie 2nd Place Winner of the

Kerrville Renaissance Festival Photo Contest 2018