Fort Tryon Park hosted its 26th Medieval Festival on Sunday, marked as any proper medieval festival should be by daring sword fights, elaborate costumery and Flintstone-sized servings of grilled meat. Vendors shilled everything from jewelry and mead to turkey legs and broadswords as attendees strolled about in their finest medieval garb, offered a WWE-style take on the Robin Hood legend, or just brought the kids for a peek at an honest to goodness unicorn, complete with maiden.
From Quidditch matches to dudes in deeply intimidating suits of armor, Gothamist has the day in pictures. And, below, is a 2009 Parks Dept. video about the event: