A Renaissance Fair is a daylong medieval experience designed to take you back to the 1600s and give you a taste of life in both peasantry and nobility. It is a fun break from reality for adults and an educational opportunity for the children. You cana enjoy a Renaissance Faire by doing and experiencing a variety of things:
1. Enjoy The Massive Selection Of Food and Drinks
At a Renaissance Fair, you will find nearly every kind of food you can fathom from taco salads to turkey legs. Both adults and children will be quite satisfied with the food offered even though the adults will be slightly happier due to the numerous drink stands that offer selections of wine, beer, frozen alcoholic drinks, and cocktails.
2. Elephant and Camel Rides
Some Renaissance Fairs, offer exotic animal rides. If these are offerred, you can ride an elephant or camel at the Renaissance Fair. Even if you do not get a chance to do it, it still seems like a lot of fun. After all, how many people can claim to have ridden an elephant before?
During the day there are as many as 3 full jousting shows offerred, usually complete with royal court presiding over the ceremonies. Stunt riders along with their horses charge towards each other with over ten foot lances trying to shatter each other’s shield.
4. Comedy Shows
You can check out many comedy shows offered every single day especially if you are a lover of clichéd history jokes. While some shows are family friendly, some are classified as ‘LC’ or loose cannon meaning that there is a possibility of things getting rowdy.
In case you do not like comedy, other shows with storytelling, glassblowing, fire eating, sword fighting, and belly dancing are available.
5. Watching People
The Renaissance Fair is arguably the best place to watch people all year given that it attract people from all throughout Arizona as well as neighboring states. If you are a person who wishes that costumes were the everyday norm then you will find it a safe haven. The numerous, excited, and costumed guests make the atmosphere uplifting.
6. Crafts and Shops
You will find trinkets, swords, leather goods, jewelry, clothes, and candles in shops all around the fair. Dedicate at least a couple of hours perusing the crafts and arts on display and if possible, you can spend a bit of money too.
7. Dressing Up
If you cannot wait until Halloween, you will find a costume rental right by the fair’s entrance. Choose your medieval outfit of choice for the day and return it before 6 p.m. when you leave.
8. Throwing An Axe Or A Knife
If you have ever wanted to throw a knife or axe just as they show in the medieval movies, you get to do exactly that at the fair. You will also discover other medieval arcade games all through the fair that you can enjoy.
As you can see, you can do and see plenty to have fun and enjoy. Now you can go enjoy the Renaissance Fair.