A chance to travel back to the 16th century within a short distance of home, the Florida Renaissance Festival opens at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach in February and March. It will continue for five weekends, until March 13 between 10 a.m. and 6 p.m.
Adult tickets are $17.50 for adults and $6 price for children 5-12. Children under 5 are admitted free. Season passes and group discounts are also available. Tickets can be purchased online at www.ren-fest.com
Regarded as one of the premier events of its kind, the Florida Renaissance Festival features musical performances by minstrels to sword fights and mystical magical illusions. Street performers will be entertaining visitors as they make their way among the more than 120 artisan booths who will demonstrate everything from glass blowing to toy making while exhibiting and selling their wares.