Part of the â€œVIVA Florida 500â€ celebration, special guest appearance by Explorer Ponce de Leon to commemorate the founding anniversary of Florida Celebrating 21 years of family entertainment fun and historical reenactments, the The Florida Renaissance FestivalÂ will take patrons back into time showcasing knights on horseback, kings and queens, pirates, fairies, wenches, dancing fools, time travelers and singing merrymen for six weekends from February 9, 2013 to March 17, 2013 at Quiet Waters Park in Deerfield Beach.Â A mix of old favorite characters and acts return, such as the Mud Show, Moonie the Magnificent, Washing Well Wenches, Celtic Mayhem, Harper & the Minstrel and others. New popular additions include Jacques Ze Whippeur, dangerous, comedy, romance act, which was one of the featured performers with the legendary Big Apple Circus; The Lost Boys, a cult favorite performing an energetic mix of traditional music and classic rock; Danny Lord, the Lord of Mischief bringing an unpredictable talent of silent clowning and magic; Lords of Adventure, comedy and swordplay fulfilling stories of adventure and a new full cast musical based on Shakespeareâ€™s â€œA Midsummerâ€™s Nights Dream.â€Â Park will be open weekends beginning February 9th from 10 a.m. to sunset (including, Monday February 18th, Presidentâ€™s Day) until March 17th. Prices range fromÂ $20Â for adults andÂ $7Â for children ages 6 to 11 years of age. Children 5 and younger are free. Special seasonal passes are available forÂ $65Â and group ticket rates are also offered.Â The Florida Renaissance Festival in Deerfield Beach has been seen by more than two million people during its royal period in South Florida. This 16th Century production features more than 100 costumed performers, 10 stages with continuous entertainment and 20 stage acts from around the world.