NORTH CAROLINA -- The Carolina Renaissance Festival is celebrating 25 years of cheer.

The annual festival returns this weekend in Huntersville with tons of fun for the entire family.

Attractions include:

  • Jousting
  • Falconry
  • An artisan marketplace
  • Games and rides
  • Mermaids
  • A pub crawl
  • And lots of food including turkey legs, a chocolate shop, alcohol, gelato and more

The festival runs each Saturday and Sunday starting Sept. 29 through Nov. 18.

You can get tickets and find all the information you need about the festival on their website.

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