Travel back in time to the 16th century at the 34th annual Arizona Renaissance Festival. Families will experience a medieval amusement park, a 16-stage theater, a 50-acre circus, an arts and crafts fair, a jousting tournament and more. Mingle with more than 2,000 costumed characters, eat a giant roasted turkey leg, take part in games of chance and skill, cheer on your favorite knight, and browse more than 200 artisan shops. Open 10 a.m. to 6 p.m., rain or shine. Saturdays and Sundays through April 3. Located east of Apache Junction on U.S. 60. 520-463-2700.