Scarborough Renaissance Festival

If you have not visited Scarborough Renaissance Festival this year there is still an opportunity to go and enjoy.  The fair will close on Memorial day Monday, May 27, 2013 at 7 PM.  Scarborough Renaissance Festival offers activities and lots of fun for the entire family.  Many visitors dress in period costumes.  Sometimes a festival goer visits the fair and has difficulty distinguishing working staff from visitors the costumes are so elaborate and authentic.  The festival will be open Saturday Sunday and Monday the Memorial day holiday from 10 AM until 7 PM.  This year marks the 33rd anniversary of this annual event in Waxahachie Texas.  The year is 1533 and the setting of the festival is the village of Scarborough.  The good people of Scarborough are not only preparing for spring but also preparing for a visit from King Henry the eighth and his beautiful Queen Anne Boleyn.  Your experience at Scarborough Renaissance Festival will include continuous entertainment, unique handmade arts and crafts and festival food and drink for purchase.  May 25th, 26th and 27th, the final three days of the festival will feature Doktor Kaboom on the main stage and The German Brothers comedy act on the Peg Leg Stage.  A special veterans parade will take place on Memorial Day at 1 PM.  All veterans are welcome to don the yellow sash and march in the parade.  Special for kids are a petting zoo, games and rides and a knighting ceremony.  Characters dressed in period costume roam the lanes for your entertainment  They include a swordsman, a variety of musicians and even a band of gypsies . Many other acts perform throughout the day on the various stages.  The best thing to do is pick up a program at the entrance for three dollars with the schedule of the all the performances.  The program also has a detailed map so you can make your way inside and visiting the various shows, artisan and craft shoppes as well as the food kitchens, pubs and taverns.  Ticket prices for Scarborough Renaissance Festival are $22.00 for adults if purchased in advance.. or $24.00 on site  Children 5-12 years of age are $10.00.  4 years of age and under are free with a paying adult.  972-938-3247 a .75 cent service fee is added to the price of all tickets.

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