A North Texas tradition for more than 35 Years, Scarborough Renaissance Festival weekends, with the theme of Step Back in Time for the Time of Your Life, run from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. Saturdays, Sundays and Memorial Day from April 9 to May 30. The 36th annual festival features full-combat jousting; birds of prey exhibitions; a human chess match, Mermaid Lagoon, 23 stages of non-stop Renaissance entertainment and a performing company of more than 155.
There are hundreds of shoppes of exquisite crafts and amazing artisan demonstrations, live music, knighting ceremonies, a Grande Parade, Renaissance rides, games of skill and food and drink fit for a king. For the more discerning tastes, there are daily wine and beer tastings.
Every weekend has a different theme and a variety of special events, such as Celtic Weekend, Royal Ale Festival, Artisan’s Showcase, Legends of the Seas, Knights/Veterans and much more.
Admission is $25 adults/$10 children/ under 4 free; $4 off for active military. Location: 2511 FM 66, Waxahachie. For a full schedule of events, visit SRFestival.com.