Renaissance Pleasure Faire in Irwindale

April 7 – May 20: Step out of the modern world and join a different time in history. Dress up and join the festivites including plays, music, magic and dancing. Try out jousting, fencing, archery, frog flipping, darts and turtle races. Ride on a giant swing or dragon swing, climb the monolith and make your way to the crow’s nest. Find your way out of a maze and wrap-up a maypole carousel. Try food and drinks from days of old. Saturday and Sunday, 10 a.m. – 7 p.m. Adults, $29.95; kids (5-12), $15. Theme weekends include Pirate Weekend, April 13-15; Time Traveler Weekend, May 5-6; and RennCon Weekend, April 21-22. Visit their website for themed-weekend information, season passes, discounts and coupons. Santa Fe Dam Recreation Area.

15501 E. Arrow Highway, Irwindale