Sword fighters, weavers, dancers, minstrels return to Kerrville Renaissance Festival

2nd Annual event Jan 26-28, 2018

 

Bands of knights, medieval royalty, merry makers, and minstrels will invade the River Star Arts and Events Park as the Kerrville Renaissance Festival returns to Kerrville on Friday through Sunday, Jan 26-28, 2018. Gates open Fri and Sat 10-5, and Sun 10-4.

 

A nominee for New Renaissance Festival of the Year, the Kerrville Renaissance Festival will be three days of shopping, entertainment, stage shows, live music, games, food, and other revelry inspired by the days of the Renaissance. Guests are encouraged to join in the spirit of the festival and come dressed in apparel of the era.

 

The entertainment list includes Last Chance Forever Birds of Prey Conservancy demonstrations, The Great Rondini Escape Artist, Magical Mystical Michael, Sisters of the Dance, Cheeky Peacocks, and Marty the Juggler.

 

Providing live music are Lady Prudence, Coal Black Rose, The Dublin Harpers

 

Activities include sword fighting in Faire Haven Field, Jomsborg Vinland South (Viking group from Ingram), photo backdrops, and games such as archery, tomato tossing, and knife throwing.

 

Crafters decked in Renaissance garb will share yard art, henna body art, face painting, handmade hair garlands, hair braiding, works in wood, leather garments and accessories, and more.

 

The dining menu includes Funnel Cake, Cinnamon Roasted Nuts, Chocolate covered Cheeze Cake, Turkey Legs, Kettle Corn, Deep Fried Candy Bars, Deep Fried Carmel Apple, Deep Fried Oreos, and Deep Fried Pecan Pie. Pedernales Brewing Company of Fredericksburg will supply local craft beers.

 

Pricing, attractions, times, reservations, and advance tickets online at www.KerrvilleRenFest.com or by calling 214-632-5766. The event is offered by April Cory and Hal Robinson of Illusions Into Reality, and will provide support to several local nonprofit organizations.

 

For accommodations and information on the Kerrville area attractions, visit kerrvilletexascvb.com.

 

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Last Chance Forever Birds of Prey Conservancy will be one of the attractions featured at the Kerrville Renaissance Festival on Jan 26-28, 2018.