Turning back the clock to the 16th century

Every year, tens of thousands of people get a chance to transport themselves into the past and escape from the real world at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival. Now entering its 39th season, the annual festival attracts about 80,000 people a year, according to the festival’s website. Set in 1524 in the fictional English town of Fittleworth, the seven-week long Tampa festival creates a … [Read more...]

Want to go to Ren Fest for free? Keep reading.

It's time to party like it's 1399. When you think of a Renaissance Festival, you might think of jousting, medieval-style costumes, arrows, swords and people eating turkey legs. And guess what? That's exactly what you'll find at the Bay Area Renaissance Festival, 11315 N. 46th St. Now in its 38th year, the festival sits in an area near the Museum of Science and Industry in Tampa that has … [Read more...]