Looking for something fun to do this weekend? Be sure to check out the Canterbury Renaissance Festival of Northeast Texas Saturday, September 11 and Sunday, September 12.

Go back in time to the 1500s and the Reign of King Henry VIII where the Town of Canterbury comes alive in Mount Pleasant, Texas every September to celebrate the Royal Family.
Photo by Gui Avelar on Unsplash
Photo by Gui Avelar on Unsplash
The Canterbury Renaissance Festival of Northeast Texas is fun for the whole family located right on I-30 behind Mount Pleasant B&B. It runs both days from 10 AM to 6 PM and camping is available too! The cool thing is this takes place every weekend in September!
According to their website:
The cast of characters you’ll encounter at Canterbury ranges from Henry VIII and his Queen Catherine Parr to knights in shining armor and alluring belly dancers. As well as fairies and the Scottish Clans with their Queen Margaret Tudor Stewart.
There will also be games for the kids and you'll also see Horse Archers!  Food, arts and craft vendors. Regular admission is $10 for kids and $ 15 for adults plus there are season passes you can purchase to enjoy all the weekends. You can purchase tickets online.
The weekend themes for September are:

Celtic Weekend: September 11th &12th 

Steampunk Weekend: September 18th & 19th

Fantasy Weekend: 25th & 26th

Find out more information on their website or on their Facebook page.

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