The 2016 Arizona Renaissance Festival
Celebrating 28 years of cheers, the Arizona Renaissance Festival opens every weekend on Saturday and Sunday, from February through March 2016 and on Presidents’ Day. The Renaissance Festival will be open from 10:00 am to 6:00 pm, rain or shine. Always Free Parking.
The AZ Renaissance Festival is a medieval amusement park, attraction with a 13-stage theater, 30-acre circus, arts and crafts fair, and jousting tournament -- all rolled into one non-stop, day-long family adventure. The Renaissance Festival is held near Apache Junction, Arizona- between Phoenix and Tucson. Check the upcoming Schedules.
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There are so many thing to do at the AZ Renaissance Festival that one needs to spend an entire day to experience the full event.
Browse over 200 elaborately adorned shops offering an array of traditional goods surrounded among 13 stages of entertainment.
Walk among more than 2,000 brightly costumed actors, dancers, and musicians who roam the medieval replica village providing entertainment.
The Renaissance Festival experience is meeting and interacting with these colorful characters, shopping for arts and crafts, and taking in a selection of over 150 shows every event day.
There is a great variety of food for feasting, and a bevy of beverages including Medieval Margaritas, Da Vinci Coladas, Dukes of Daiquiri, wine, turkey legs, honey mead, beers and ales, along with soft drinks and lemonade.
One of the most popular attractions at the AZ Ren Fest is the live jousting tournaments held three times daily, complete with knights on charging horses, clanging weapons and a great deal of braggadocio.
The 16th century Festival is home to many popular traditions including chomping down on a giant roasted turkey leg, and also features demonstrations of time honored crafts such as weaving, glass blowing, blacksmithing and pottery throwing. Find out more about this year's events, entertainment and watch videos at the AZ Renaissance Festival.
Watch Video and learn the history and the Story of Jousting.
Get more details about the Fest with the AZ Ren Festival FAQ
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