Scarborough Renaissance Festival 2021 at Scarborough Renaissance Festival Grounds

The festival re-creates 16th-century English village life on 35 acres with 21 stages of Renaissance-themed entertainment. Expect to see jousting knights, falconry, bagpipers, artisan demonstrations, archery, 200 shops and food.(Alexandra Olivia – Special Contributor)

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The annual event is back and ready to celebrate its 40th season over eight consecutive weekends from April 10 to May 31. Expect a variety of new shows and artisans along with long-time favorites.

This year’s event will include new safety protocols such as temperature checks, a mask requirement, social distancing and more.

The 2021 season begins with Travel Back in Time Weekend April 10-11. This weekend is also Kids Free Weekend and Seniors 65+ will also get a special discount.

Each successive weekend has a different theme that includes Artisan’s Showcase (April 17-18), Royal Ale Festival Weekend (April 24-25), Live the Fantasy & Spring Celebration (May 1-2), Celebrating Chivalry Weekend (May 8-9), Celtic Weekend (May 15-16), Legends of the Seas (May 22-23) and the Last Huzzah (May 29-31). Each weekend also has a variety of special events.

The annual festival takes place on a 155-acre site in Waxahachie. Period costumes are encouraged and are even for rent at the event.

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