Huzzah! Renaissance Festival opens on Saturday

Costumed characters, including a king, perform at the Renaissance Festival, which opens Saturday at 130th and State, Bonner Springs. The king performed at the Renaissance Festival preview. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)

The Renaissance Festival kicks off its season on Saturday, Sept. 1, at 130th and State Avenue, Bonner Springs.

The festival continues on weekends, plus Labor Day and Columbus Day, through Oct. 14.

The festival re-creates a medieval town, and has costumed characters performing roles such as royalty, entertainers and musicians in costume. There are plays and skits, as well as musical entertainment. There is food in the medieval style available for purchase.

The festival will be open from 10 a.m. to 7 p.m., and on Columbus Day, the hours will be 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. The festival is held rain or shine.

For more information about the festival, visit http://www.kcrenfest.com/.

Costumed characters and musicians perform at the Renaissance Festival, which opens Saturday at 130th and State, Bonner Springs. This musician was at the Renaissance Festival preview. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)

More scenes from the Renaissance Festival preview. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)

Some characters ply a trade at the Renaissance Festival preview. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)

Costumed characters perform at the Renaissance Festival, which opens Saturday at 130th and State, Bonner Springs. This character was at the Renaissance Festival preview. (Photo copyright 2018 by Brian Turrel)

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