The 16th annual Nebraska Renaissance Faire and the 11th annual Midlands Pirate Festival combine for a big weekend of family fun with various historical themes. Horseback jousting and three stages of professional edutainment. Showcasing an artisans merchant village with hand-made goods from traveling vendors. Two living history encampments and a pirates cove. Treasure hunts, costumes prizes, hands-on crafts and lawn games. Food court with various novelty items and drinks. This double festival event is a co-production of Festivals International and Midwest Festivals.