Brad Cesmat’s Baseball AZ: Renaissance Festival

“If you have never been to the Renaissance Festival be prepared for a world experience,” Count Victor the Villain said.

He’s giving spring training visitors a sneak peek of the 28th Annual Arizona Renaissance Festival located east of Apache Junction on U.S. Highway 60.

“You can wander about the 30 acres of our festival village,” Count Victor the Villain said.  “We have some 200 different shops with arts and crafts, leather, metals, glass, woodworking and all types of fantasy art you might imagine.”

People are not only getting a chance to check out the arts and crafts fair, they can interact with nearly 2,000 16th century characters like Count Victor the Villain, play games, go on rides and watch live entertainment across 13 stages.

“There are performers who have honed their skills throughout the nation and they bring their acts, live entertainment here [to the Arizona Renaissance Festival] with music merriment about,” Count Victor the Villain said.

We can’t forget about the large feast everyone can munch on throughout the day.

“You have the stand with the turkey legs and bread bowls,” Count Victor the Villain said. “Here you can find bangers and mash, corn beef and cabbage, shepherd’s pie, also crepes and funnel cakes.

“You name it and there is something for every palate to be found here,” he continued.

A medieval playground that Count Victor the Villain thinks everyone should experience.

This is his 17th season with the Arizona Renaissance Festival.

“There are many people who make it their livelihood to go from festival to festival selling their ware, stage acts or we get many people like myself who live here and come to play because it’s fun and a wonderful thing to do,” Count Victor the Villain said.

If you’re looking for something to do in between games, head out to the Arizona Renaissance Festival this weekend. This is the last chance until next year.

“So what better place to be enjoying the outdoors of Arizona and see something unique and I guarantee at least as much as a baseball game you will remember in a month or a year,” Count Victor the Villain said.

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