Renaissance Festival

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Quiet Waters Skate Park 401 S. Powerline Road Deerfield Beach, FL 33442. As renaissance festivals have risen in popularity, they have long since given up any pretension at historical accuracy — if they ever did strive for such. Ren fests have instead become an amalgam of historical periods, fantasy genres, and cultural subsets all coalescing in a mead-drenched bacchanalia of revelry and mud shows. ALL PHOTOS BY ANTHONY CAVE