Michigan Renaissance Festival 2011
Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century at the 32nd annual Michigan Renaissance Festival. Inside the turreted gates, visitors enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops and a magnificent castle. Continuous entertainment takes place on the streets and 16 themed stages and fields; featuring full-contact armored jousting, comedy and theater shows, games, people-powered rides and more. The Renaissance Festival takes place Aug. 20 – Oct. 2.