HEAR YE: Renaissance Festival Opens Labor Day Weekend

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Knights, ladies, jesters and kings, get ready for a blast from the past.

The Des Moines Renaissance Faire opens Labor Day weekend come rain or shine.

The Renaissance Faire is fun for anyone looking to watch a joust, good food or just an excuse to dress up in period costumes.

The Faire is located in the Castle Park at Sleep Hollow Sports Park and is open from 10 a.m. to 6 p.m. on weekends from August 31st through September 15th.

Tickets are $16 for adults, $8 for kids ages 5-12, and entry is free for kids ages 4 and younger.

More information is available on the Renaissance Faire website.