Bristol Renaissance Faire: July 5-Sept. 1
Grab your corset or your homemade chainmail armor; the Bristol Renaissance Faire is set to make its annual return.
Open rain or shine, every Saturday, Sunday and on Labor Day Monday, the Bristol Faire takes visitors for a rollicking romp through Elizabethan England from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., complete with 16th century arts, crafts, games, rides, food, music and one-of-a-kind encounters with a colorful cast of characters from the era.
Where: The Renaissance Faire is located in Bristol, off I-94 at the Illinois/Wisconsin border. Go to the web site for directions.
Hours: The Ren Faire is open rain or shine every Saturday and Sunday from July 5 until Sept. 1. It is also open on Labor Day.
Admission: Adult single day tickets are $23.95. Meanwhile, kids 5-12 are $11.50, and kids under 5 are free. More specials, including discount ticket locations and season passes, are available on the Ren Faire's web site.
Highlights: From glass blowers to potters, blacksmiths to soothsayers, almost 200 shops, tents and carts offer a world of fresh and wonderful wares. Plus, games, rides, arts, crafts, food, music and encounters with a spectacular cast of characters teleported from 1574, both famous – Robin Hood, Queen Elizabeth – and fairly mundane. The Faire boasts a 30-acre site with open-air stages featuring swordfighters, minstrels, jesters and the famous "Mud Show." All entertainment is included in the price of admission.
For more information: Visit the Ren Faire's website or (847) 395-7773.
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