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By: Maria King
Date: October 11, 2015
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October 11, 2015

Oct 17, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Since 1988, Ranked as one of the top 100 art festivals in the nation by a leading art publication, Las Olas continues to be one of the most anticipated art events in the area. People come out yearly to see over 150 artists display their work in what looks like a mini art gallery lined along the street. Las Olas Boulevard, a popular tourist and resident attraction, boasts fine boutiques, great restaurants and a great city atmosphere. Las Olas Boulevard is the spot where art enthusiasts and collectors meet local and national artists from 30 different states during this traditional fall festival. Artists showcase their works including glass, mixed media, paintings, jewelry, and pottery. A unique blend of contemporary, original works at affordable prices. Saturday and Sunday, 10:00 am to 5:00 pm. - 561-746-6615. All ages welcome. Free.
50,000 Attendees
Oct 09, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Since 1957, festival is in Bridgeton, Rockville, Crawfordsville, Waveland and many other towns throughout Parke County. 32 covered bridges with old time theme featuring bus tours, around 6,000 vendors, thousands of arts and crafts, homemade foods, Farmers' Market plus a lot more.
2,000,000 Attendees
Oct 16, 2015 - Oct 24, 2015
Since 1944, Held only on Weekends, this rodeo has more than 120 exhibitors featuring cowboys and cowgirls competing for top prize money in various rodeo categories. The spirit of the old west is still alive and well in San Francisco California. The Grand National Livestock Exposition, Horse Show and Rodeo continues its western tradition with the PRCA Rodeo at the Cow Palace for two action packed weekends.
100,000 Attendees
Oct 17, 2014 - Oct 19, 2014
Since 1975. Glastonbury's largest event of the year! The 'Applefest' is noted as the best and last of Connecticut's festival season! The well known festival features live music, 150+ craft booths, fabulous food, a pie eating contest, a pie bake-off, amusement rides, pony rides and family entertainment. Attending this family-oriented event has become a tradition for adults, seniors, teenagers, college students and parents with young children living in Glastonbury and surrounding towns in Greater Hartford. We hope you will join us! moreThe festival takes place rain or shine.
30,000 Attendees
Oct 17, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Since 1983. One of Long Island's largest street fairs. The Oyster Festival originated as a hometown parade honoring Theodore Roosevelt before evolving into the largest outdoor festival on Long Island, under the auspices of the Oyster Bay Rotary. Every year, more than 200,000 visitors flock to an Indian-summer weekend on the waterfront in downtown Oyster Bay – drawn by live entertainment, Tall Ships, top-notch artisans, pirate shows, midway rides, and the iconic oyster eating and shucking contest. And of course…the Food Court, where volunteer chefs and culinary pros work side by side, cooking and serving dozens of unique oyster, clam and other seafood concoctions along with traditional festival fare. Takes place at various locations.
200,000 Attendees
Oct 16, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Since 1987. Held in the beautiful Robbers Cave State Park along the shores of Lake Carlton in the San Bois Mountains. The largest day is Saturday when we are joined by the Fall Foliage Cruise which hosts between 500-600 pre-1981 cars, some original, some restored, and some customized. On Saturday is the Car Show out at Robbers Cave State Park. Registration opens at 8am. Enjoy 1 of the largest craft shows in the state along with Amusement Rides and a Quilt Show. Fantastic food and entertainment including live bands. Free courtesy shuttle buses: “Parking to Event” and “Town to Park”. Classes include: Streetrod coupe, Streetrod sedan, convetible/roadster, streetrod trucks, classic car Ford cars, Ford trucks, 55/57 Chevy cars, beater muscle cars original/restored, special interest, topless specialty awards.Participants receive: A dash plaque, goody bag, door prize ticket, voting ballet, and can enter into our 50/50 drawing, and we also have a Ladies door prize. On Sunday the car show is over but the Festival is still going. Arts and crafts you didn’t see on Saturday you can see Sunday along with Sunday Worship and Gospel Music!
70,000 Attendees
Oct 18, 2015
Since 1988, features fun for the entire family including over 500 booths, arts and crafts vendors, fine art exhibits, bands on three stages, international food fair and children's rides. Takes place on Grand Avenue, between Center City Parkway and Ivy Street.
60,000+ Attendees
Oct 14, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Since 1938. Bandstands featuring live music, barn dance, street dance, tater trot, 10k and 2 mile run, tour de yam bike ride, parade, queen pageant, fiddlers contest, yam pie contest, arts and crafts, etc.
100,000+ Attendees
Oct 15, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Since 1954, Professional craft men and women offer original, handmade work such as country decorative items, folk art, watercolor and oil painting, pottery, stoneware, wreaths, potpourris, dried arrangements, quilts, miniatures, country clothing, wearable art, candles, homemade soaps, country furnishings, antique broken china jewelry, white oak baskets, bird houses and feeders, collectables and much more. These juried participants come from across the United States and look forward to meeting you. The War Eagle Show is said to be the heart of the country "look" before country became fashionable. War Eagle Mill vendors are on the Mill parking lot grounds. The Sharp Show is on the fields adjacent to the Mill and across the bridge is the War Eagle Fair Show.
60,000 Attendees
Oct 17, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Over 300 arts and crafts booths, including traditional mountain festivities such as liar's contest, crosscut sawing, clogging, bluegrass and gospel music. Included in the two day event are a parade, children's activities, a fashion show, gold panning contest, wheelbarrow race, King and Queen Coronation, hog calling, buck dancing contest, gospel singing and other live entertainment, wrist wrestling, and last but not least – some delicious food!
200,000+ Attendees
Oct 17, 2015
Right here, right in the middle of the Mountain State, we celebrate the outdoors with a show you've got to experience to believe. We've got a bridge, and we've got a gorge- it's time to jump into it! This festival, the state's largest, is all about living. Our setting, the New River Gorge, is one of the world’s oldest places, and BASE jumping is one of the world's most cutting edge sports. Above the famous white water rafting on the New River, jumpers, rappelers, and thousands and thousands of onlookers gather for the state's biggest party of the year.
200,000 Attendees
Oct 17, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Since 1967, one of the greatest sporting competitions, this large rowing event with over 7,000 athletes is an excellent place to see world class rowers.
300,000+ Attendees
Oct 15, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Since 1994. Biketoberfest®, an international award- winning motorcycle festival that offers participants an extended weekend get-away brimming with plenty of sun, beaches, bikes and fun! Thousands of bikes will roar into and all around town - no two alike! Popular annual activities include motorcycle shows and rallies that showcase new, vintage and custom bikes; demonstration rides on the newest machines from top manufacturers; and on-track motorcycle action at the world-famous Daytona International Speedway. You'll also enjoy endless-delicious food choices, live music and plenty of people-watching. With a variety of events and activities planned at venues all across the county, you're sure to find the best places to play and stay during your visit.
75,000 Attendees
Oct 12, 2015
A New York tradtion since 1929. The parade has become a televised global event. Over a half million spectators with over 35,000 participants as well as celebrities from the world of entertainment and sports.
1,000,000 Attendees
Oct 09, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
Visiting Mansfield, Indiana during the Covered Bridge Festival has become a tradition for many family members and friends from all across the country. This is the perfect time of year to enjoy the beautiful fall scenery while sampling the many flavors this annual festival has to offer. Hundreds and hundreds of vendors will be set up throughout the town of Mansfield for great shopping, delicious food and more!
100,000+ Attendees
Oct 09, 2015 - Oct 18, 2015
An estimated 1,000,000 visitors come to Bridgeton for this 10 day event. Folks come from all over to tour 31 Covered Bridges still standing in the county, visit the many festivals that are going on in the area, see the beautiful autumn leaves, and visit the historic town of Bridgeton.
1,000,000 Attendees
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