Date(s) - 10/23/2016
10:00 am - 7:00 pm
The intersection of Route 450 and Crownsville Road in Crownsville, Maryland (about 8 miles northwest of Annapolis), 10am-7pm, $10-24
Each August through October, the Maryland Renaissance Festival recreates a 16th century English village with crafts, food, live performances on 8 stages, a jousting arena and lots of games. At the family fun event, held in Anne Arundel County about 30 miles from Washington, DC, you can see a fire-eater, watch jousting in full armor, marvel at jugglers and magicians, and listen to music and choral groups. Attendees enjoy a variety of fare from more than 40 food outlets and shop at 130 craft shops f or stained glass, sculptures, jewelry, pottery, wood-butchery, leather-work, inlay, clothing, and glass-blown creations. Child-friendly activities include free pony rides, a maze, archery, a play area and dozens of games.