Knights, knaves, ladies and wenches will come together for the 17th annual Age of Chivalry Renaissance Festival today through Sunday.
The medieval kingdom taking over Sunset Park will include several stages, which will feature costumed performers presenting historical re-enactments, jousting tournaments, gladiator battles and more.
The main stage will feature The Mahones, Irish punk rockers from Canada; The Tossers, who mix traditional Irish instruments with modern guitar, bass and drums; and bagpipe rocker Seven Nations.
More than 100 artisans, including stained glass designers, jewelers, woodworkers and blacksmiths, will be demonstrating their skills and selling wares.
Fish and chips, ale and other food and beverages will be for sale.
Additional attractions include Renaissance guilds, bow and arrow and axe target games, a royal parade, strolling minstrels, contortionists, magicians, belly dancers and jugglers.
The festival, presented by Clark County Parks and Recreation, will be open from 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. today and Saturday and 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. Sunday at Sunset Park, 2601 E. Sunset Road.
Admission is $10 per day for adults and $5 per day for seniors and children ages 5 to 12; ages 4 and younger are free. Three-day passes are $25 for adults and $10 for children, ages 5 to 12, and seniors, ages 55 and older. Tickets are available through Ticketmaster.
No outside food or beverages, pets, lawn chairs or weapons are allowed inside the festival area. Patrons may bring one sealed bottle of water. Any participants in costume must have all related props or weapons safely secured. No re-entry is allowed.
For more information, call 455-8200 or visit www.lvrenfair.com.