Maryland Renaissance Festival 2014

Even if you’re not into medieval sword fighting, fire-breathing dragons, wearing corsets, or shopping for leather goods, I highly recommend visiting a local renaissance festival. We go every year during the fall season, so it’s become a bit of tradition for us (we are lucky enough to have lived near the Michigan and now Maryland sites).

Maryland RennFest 2014

People watching is one of my favorite pastimes, and RennFest is a great place for it – people go all out on their costumes, like this group who made their own!

Maryland RennFest 2014

I love walking in and out of the little shops and talking to the owners and artisans who are showcasing their goods.

Maryland RennFest 2014

Maryland RennFest 2014

Maryland RennFest 2014

Hands down, the best part of going to a RennFest is the entertainment. Musicians, magicians, sword swallowers, jesters, jousters, acrobats… The stages are full all day with high-quality acts that are more than worth the admission.

Maryland RennFest 2014

Maryland RennFest 2014

Maryland RennFest 2014

Have you attended a renfest in your area? What’s your favorite part?

Maryland RennFest 2014

Maryland RennFest 2014

Maryland RennFest 2014

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