Take a time-travel adventure into the 16th century at the annual Michigan Renaissance Festival! Join Queen Elizabeth in a jubilee. Inside our turreted gates, visitors enjoy the sights and sounds of a 17-acre village, complete with building reproductions of Renaissance shops, taverns and a magnificent castle. Continuous entertainment takes place on the streets and on 17 themed stages; featuring full-contact armored jousting, comedy and theater shows, music, games, people-powered rides and so much more. Fabulous food and more than 300 artisans displaying their gallery-quality works complete the experience.