Arizona Renaissance Festival Archives

Five weekend events: Feb. 20-21

Weekend Events
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Another week has come and past, and now the weekend is nearly within sight. As the weather turns warm you can spend plenty of time outside walking around at the local festivals and more before it gets too hot to handle. Here are five fun weekend events you can count on this weekend. Arizona Renaissance Festival … Read More →

Gear up for Arizona Renaissance Festival

Renaissance Festival, WEB
by in Eat | Experience AZ Magazine | Play

Longing for childhood days of make believe? Mythic heroes slaying dragons, sea maidens coming out of the sea, steel clad warriors jousting atop mighty steeds and knights in shining armor saving damsels in distress, this can all be found at the Arizona Renaissance Festival. There is definitely something for the children and the child in… Read More →

Get outside with this week’s top events

Top 5: Art & Food Festivals, Experience AZ, Fall-Winter 2012

St. Patrick’s Day Block Party The next Tempe block party is here. El Hefe, Fat Tuesday, and Handlebar are joining forces to put on the St. Patrick’s Day Block Party in Tempe. This all day block party features four stages and six bars along Mill Avenue. Once the sun goes down, a Live DJ will… Read More →

Celebrate pomp and mutton at the Arizona Renaissance Festival

Weekend Events
by in Experience AZ Magazine | Featured

The Arizona Renaissance Festival is celebrating its 27th year of medieval fun and festivities. A 13-stage theater, 30-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, jousting tournament and an array of feasts consisting of monstrous roasted turkey legs, cinnamon-roasted almonds and steins of beer, fit for a king! A variety of events such as fire eating,… Read More →

Top 5: Art & Food Festivals (Spring-Summer 2012)

Top 5 Arizona Art & Food Festivals (Spring-Summer 2012)

The Top 5 Art & Food Festivals — as voted on by Experience AZ readers: Scottsdale Arts Festival 7380 E. Second St., Scottsdale, AZ 85258 480-499-TKTS (8587) scottsdaleartsfestival.org The award-winning Scottsdale Arts Festival – scheduled for March 9-11, 2012 – features 200 jury-selected artists from throughout the U.S., top-notch live music and entertainment, delicious fare… Read More →

The Arizona Renaissance Festival: A Trip Back In Time

Crowd at the Arizona Renaissance Festival Photo: neepster, Flickr
by in Play

I never thought it possible to travel back in time until I went to the Renaissance Festival. From the moment you step past the entrance you are transported into a different world. There are old-fashioned shops, rides operating on man-power, jousting tournaments and plenty of live entertainment. It was my first time attending a festival… Read More →