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Thu Mar 23, 2017

Arizona Renaissance Festival


Arizona Renaissance Festival

Huzzah!, and welcome to the Arizona
Arizona(air-i'-ZON-u')

The State of Arizona comprises the extreme south-western portion of the United States. It is bounded on the north by Utah, on the east by New Mexico, on the south by Mexico, and on the west by California and Nevada.

Renaissance Festival. One of the largest events of its kind in the country, the Renaissance Festival takes us back to 16th-century England with kings and queens, knights, merriment, and a variety of entertainment. Spend an entire day at the Renaissance Festival watching comical shows, throwing vegetables, climbing Jacob's ladder, eating medieval-style food, and attending a modern-day jousting competition. And remember, this is Arizona
Arizona(air-i'-ZON-u')

The State of Arizona comprises the extreme south-western portion of the United States. It is bounded on the north by Utah, on the east by New Mexico, on the south by Mexico, and on the west by California and Nevada.

, so don't forget your sunscreen.

Jousting is one of the main events presented in three parts throughout the day. Four knights battle to the death (not really) and each section of the crowd supports their knight. The event includes the royal family accompanied by a full band.

Arizona Renaissance Festival
Arizona Renaissance Festival

Included throughout the festival, for your renaissance dining pleasure, are several varieties of food including turkey drumsticks, sugar coated nuts, and of course, steak-on-a-stake.

Directions:
From Phoenix - Take US 60 east through Apache Junction to the Festival, on the right side of the road.
From Tucson - Take SR 79 north to US 60, head west, on the left side of the road.

Admission: $15 (advanced discount pricing available at Fry's Grocery Stores).

Date: 2/1/2003 - 3/23/2003, Saturdays and Sundays.

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