One of the first posts I published contained photos of the Renaissance Pleasure Faire. Since that time, I have wanted to publish more photos of that event.
If you wonder what the Renaissance Faire is, well, it is a reenactment of an Elizabethan Era market faire. Around 800 actors and actresses portray the dress found during the life of Elizabeth I. The costumes are not limited to the England Renaissance period. Scots, Germans, Italians, Spaniards and Arabs are also represented. The faire taking place in Irwindale, California is the first and original one (other states have their own fairs nowadays). You can check www.renfair.com for more information about this type of events.
Why I have wanted to publish more photos of the faire? Because it is one of the most interesting events I have assisted. Imagine entering a place where you are transported to the past. Different areas of the faire grounds are converted into typical scenes of past centuries. For example, you can find the blacksmiths, woodworkers and tailor’s areas. There are reenactments of a banquet for the queen and of a battle between English and Scots. The place is filled with old and contemporary music acts. Faire assistants forget that is not October and dress up n their own costumes. In summary, every corner is a delight for the eyes.
I highly recommend visiting my first post about this topic. You can find it here.
Have you attended a similar event? Let me know in the comments section below.