Yes, it is true. The knights in shining armor are headed this way, along with a full entourage of royalty and commoners, entertainers and merchants.
Catapult yourself back a few hundred years to the Middle Ages, to the time of Shakespeare. At the Renaissance Faire, you not only see life of much earlier times, but you become a part of it, interacting with the costumed enthusiasts who enjoy presenting the experience.
Pensacola’s Renaissance Faire is the only venue on the Gulf Coast to offer live jousting on horseback, complete with full Medieval armor.
Stroll through the fairgrounds to encounter many other glimpses into historical entertainment, including sword swallowers, magical wizards, fire breathers, dancers (Arabian, Renaissance, Irish and gypsy), jesters, jugglers, storytellers and more.
Renaissance food and drink will be available to boost your energy as you peruse the Medieval market, try your luck at games of skill, and ride ponies and camels.
Admission is just $10 for adults and $5 for ages 12 and under; children 4 and under are admitted free.
Join the fun this weekend, March 6 and 7, from 10:00 to 5:00 each day. You will find this unique event at the Pensacola Interstate Fairgrounds, 6655 Mobile Hwy., approximately one hour from Gulf Shores.
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