MIAMI, March 20, 2012 /PRNewswire/ -- Miami-area fans of the Florida Renaissance Festival can rejoice! For two special weekends, the Florida Renaissance Festival will be held for the first time ever at Cauley Square Historic Village in Miami. The festival weekend dates are March 31st to April 1st and April 7th to April 8th.
The featured entertainment will surely get the crowds going at this year's Florida Renaissance Festival. Musical acts include local favorites, such as Celtic Mayhem, and nationally known acts like The Trouvaires. Also performing at the festival is Wolgemut, a colorful and energetic pipe and drum act, featuring talented musicians in traditional German Renaissance garb. Variety acts include the new Kamikaze Fireflies, The Duelists and the Washing Well Wenches. Fans will have the chance to interact with roaming entertainers, such as Gabriel Q, a creative puppeteer who works on stilts with elaborately costumed characters. And of course, the Florida Renaissance Festival would not be complete without its King and Queen, Ferdinand and Isabella of Spain. The royal couple will be on hand to greet their royal subjects.
Guests can enjoy jousting tournaments, feast on hearty food and toast to the royal court with a tankard of ale or cider. The festival also will feature games of skill and chance that will challenge guests of all ages, including archery, the test of strength, Jacob's Ladder and many more. Historical reenactments, sword fights and magical illusions are just some of the exciting events in store for this year's festivities.
The Florida Renaissance Festival is produced by the nationally acclaimed Bobby Rodriguez Productions and strives to create an entertaining and cultural experience for adults and children alike. The sponsors of the Florida Renaissance Festival include Wartsteiner beer, Chaucers Mead, Magners Irish Cider, Community Bank of Broward, Brightstar Credit Union and Print e solutions.
The Florida Renaissance Festival at Cauley Square Historic Village will be open weekends (March 31st to April 8th) from 10 a.m. to sunset. Prices range from $20.00 for adults and $6 for children ages 6 to 11 years of age. Children 5 and younger are free. Group ticket rates are also offered.
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