Arizona Renaissance Festival Archives

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

fairy2, web, renaissance festival
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) 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 →