You don't need a passport to Time Travel to the 16th Century! Come as you are or dress as your favorite time traveling character inspired by movies, TV, comic books, science fiction and/or fantasy - all costume genres welcome! Participate in the Time Traveler's costume contest and win prizes! Children ages 5-12 are FREE with a donation of school supplies at the Parent Teacher Magazine booth at the Festival entrance or at Park Road Books in Charlotte. (Children under 5 always free). Enjoy book signings by popular local science fiction and fantasy authors! Visit carolina.renfestinfo.com for more information. See you there! Huzzah!