Thursday, November 6, 2014

Texas Renaissance Festival

The annual Texas Renaissance Festival is underway in Todd Mission, Texas. Todd Mission is located about 50 miles northwest of Houston. The Texas Renaissance Festival began in 1974 at the location of an abandoned strip mining site.

Texas Renaissance Festival makes the claim that it is America's biggest Renaissance Festival. In 2012 the recorded attendance was 606,694.

The Texas Renaissance Festival covers 55 acres and includes a camping area for festival goers.

The 2014 Texas Renaissance Festival began October 11, ending 8 weekends later on November 30.

Each of the Texas Renaissance Festival's weekends is themed, starting with Oktoberfest, then 1001 Dreams, All Hallows Eve, Pirate Adventure, Roman Bacchanal, Barbarian Invasion, Highland Fling and Celtic Christmas.

At the Texas Renaissance Festival you will find around 500 costumed performers performing on 17 stages. The Texas Renaissance Festival has some 340 shops with artisans, food and crafts.

If the weather cooperates the Queen's Royal Finale fireworks show starts when the sun goes down.

For all the information about the Texas Renaissance Festival that you could possibly need visit the Texas Renaissance Festival's website.

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