People seem to have mixed feelings about the whole event. Some people dislike the mishmash of historical events and styles, and other people don't mind it. We fall into the latter category.
So after watching the joust and visiting various vendors, sharing a giant smoked turkey leg with David and having a few drinks, we were making our final loop around the festival when David spotted this ride.
Annie and I both were under the weight limit, and we impulsively decided that we'd take a turn. Thus the video. I'd turn your volume down, the workers encouraged us to scream, and scream we did.
The ride was cut short by some little girl sobbing about her tiara, which had flown off.