Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire celebrates its 20th year with its return to Tavares, specifically Shrewsbury, a fictional shire in an enchanted forest a few miles from downtown.
The annual festival draws tens of thousands of patrons from across Central Florida . This weekend, November 13 and 14, marks the final days of the two-weekend event.
Visitors and participants in this outdoor festival include families, history buffs and revelers who immerse themselves in the culture and activities of the Renaissance.
Fairgoers can expect to see popular performers, vendors and merchants, many of whom don authentic 17th-century costumes as they interact with and entertain patrons.
Entertainment will be featured on nine stages offering various performances, including jousting, pirates, fire-eaters, period music, comedy shows, dancers and royal characters, plus an encampment that re-creates a pre-17th-century village to showcase artisans, arts and culture from that period. Festival-goers can also participate in various Renaissance-inspired games, including Pendragon’s Labyrinth, a dragon-themed maze.
The entrance road to the Lady of the Lakes Renaissance Faire is located just down the street from Lake Idamere Park, Tavares, FL, off of Route 448. The best address to put into your GPS device is: 28598 Lady of the Lakes Avenue, Tavares, FL 32778.
Tickets are available online or at the gate. The hours are 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. on both remaining days. For more information, visit LakeRenFaire.com.
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