Published: Jan 11, 2014 10:24 AM EST

LEE COUNTY, Fla.- The Riverdale Kiwanis have set their annual Medieval Faire for the weekends of Jan. 11-12  and Jan. 18-19 from 9 a.m. to 6 p.m. at Lakes Regional Park in Fort Myers. The two-weekend event is expected to draw over 15,000 attendees.

The 2014 Riverdale Kiwanis Medieval Faire will feature jousting, live chess match, live sword fighting, royal court, children’s games and rides, jugglers, magicians, minstrels, period food and medieval themed merchants. Entertainment at the faire will be provided by professional touring medieval faire professionals. Tickets will be available the day of the faire. Adult tickets cost $15 and children tickets (five to eleven years) cost $5 to attend. Free onsite parking is available.

All profits from the Medieval Faire go to the Kiwanis of Riverdale Foundation Fund to support local programs including thanksgiving baskets for the needy, Christmas dinners, Buckingham Exception School, Orange River Elementary, Sunshine Elementary, school grants and scholarships.