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Return to the Renaissance – Weekends this Summer

13 April 2010 2,625 views Add a Comment

courtesy of the Renassiance Festival website

The Renaissance Festival takes you back, way back in time to the end of the Dark Ages and the beginning of the Age of Light. Special themed weekends are a real treat, for no more money.

What: Georgia Renaissance Festival

When: The Festival is open Saturdays and Sundays, from
April 17 through June 6, 2010 plus Memorial Day, May 31

10:30a – 6:00p, rain or shine.

Where: The Festival is located minutes south of Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport. From Atlanta: Travel southbound through downtown Atlanta on the I-75/85 Connector. Exit onto I-85 south toward Hartsfield-Jackson International Airport and continue south on I-85 to exit 61- FAIRBURN/PEACHTREE CITY. Turn right off the exit and travel west 2 miles to the Festival entrance on the right.

How Much:

Adult Tickets: $19.95
Senior Tickets (60+): $17.95
Child Tickets (6-12): $8.95
children 5 and under are free.

Details: Special events

April 24 & 25: Highland Fling Weekend!
King Henry VIII invites all merry lads and lassies to this Highland Celebration! Enjoy the exhilarating sounds of our newest act, Tartanic, watch an amazing dance performance by the Drake School of Irish Dance and enjoy the music from the world-renowned Atholl Highlanders Pipe and Drum Band! Roll up your pant legs or wear your kilt to compete in the Bonnie Legs Contest!

May 15 & 16: Arrh! Pirates Weekend!
Scalawags and swashbucklers abound for His Majesty’s Pirate Adventure! Those adults and children who think themselves worthy buccaneers can compete in the Talk Like a Pirate and Best Dressed Pirate Costume Contests!

Foods to look for: Try these English classics, Bangers and Mash, Toad-in-a-Hole, Scotch Eggs, Meat Pie, Fish and Chips. Personally, I’m going to order Macaroni and Cheese on a Stick, just to see what it is!

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