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By: Maria King
Date: January 8, 2017
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January 8, 2017

Jan 14, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017
Since 1985, jazz, blues and classical bands will perform. Artist exhibitions and up to 200 juried artists and craftsman showing and demonstrating their work.
100,000 Attendees
Jan 14, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017
Since 1953. Join us for Miami’s oldest juried art festival. This festival gives young artists a chance to meet the buying public. The Festival of Art became an annual project and is now a juried show with over 220 participating artists in 10 different mediums on the grounds of the University of Miami. It is recognized as one of the leading art shows in the country and attracts acclaimed artists from all over the world. In 2002 Beaux Arts added the Student Artist Showcase (SAS) to the Festival of Art event weekend. Middle school and high school aged students from both public and private schools enter their works of art to a juried art contest. Over 350 art pieces are judged. The finalists’ and winners’ works of art are exhibited at the Lowe Art Museum during the Festival of Art weekend and a reception is held in their honor. Cash prizes are awarded to winners in five art categories. One student is honored with the Best in Show award. Also featuring live entertainment and delicious food.
150,000 Attendees
Jan 14, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017
Since 1989, juried show filled with 200 award winning national and international fine art and fine craft exhibitors. Boca Fest is back with the nation’s top artists, blending a balance of long-time favorites with the latest names in the contemporary art scene. Centrally located at The Shops of Boca Center on Military Trail, Boca Fest is a sure "best" of Boca. Life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one- of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics, and much more make for one fabulous weekend.
100,000 Attendees
Jan 13, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017
Since 1976, this event features entertainers and music styles of the art deco period jazz, big band and swing. This event supports and celebrates the unique aspect of the community. Educational lectures, classic car fest, Art Deco weekend lawn party, Bark-Deco dog show, kids club, fashion show, guided walking tours and merchandise, plus much more. Takes place at various locations. The newest addition to Art Deco Weekend! The Jazz Age Lawn Party – the world’s original and largest prohibition era inspired gathering consistently selected by the New York Times as one of the year’s most memorable events – is taking a historic first step on new sand at the 40th Annual Art Deco Weekend. Having recently concluded its 11th season in New York City, founder and headliner, Michael Arenella will be bringing this beloved event to Miami. Guests can expect to be immersed in 1920s and 30s jazz. The festival is located from 5th to 15th street on Ocean Drive (two blocks east of Washington Ave).
500,000 Attendees
Jan 08, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017
Since 1907, features a showcase of the newest model year import and domestic vehicles: cars, vans, light trucks and sport utilities. Factory and dealer representatives from many car lines are on hand to answer questions. There are cars to suit every budget and life style in this largest car selling event of the year for area auto dealers. With the car lines all under one roof, it's easy to compare prices and features, saving both time and money. Plus exhibitors display and sell their wares, see concept vehicles, new intros on display, and much more. The auto show is great entertainment for serious shoppers, car buffs and the entire family.
725,000 Attendees
Jan 14, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017
Since 1972,. One of the largest, most prestigious antique/classic car auction in the world, over 1,100 American and European classic, sports and racing cars, buyers from all over the world. Widely regarded as a barometer of the collector car industry, the auctions have evolved over the years into world-class automotive lifestyle events where thousands of the world’s most sought-after, unique and valuable automobiles cross the block in front of a global audience — in person and on live national and international television. Barrett-Jackson produces The World’s Greatest Collector Car Auctions® in Scottsdale, Arizona; Palm Beach, Florida; Mohegan Sun in Connecticut and Las Vegas, Nevada. In addition to the millions watching the events via live worldwide television coverage on Discovery Channel and Velocity, over 500,000 people are in attendance at all four auctions, looking to witness auction action at its best, capture the car of their dreams, learn more about collector cars through “Behind the Hobby” symposiums, mingle with celebrities, experience heart-stopping thrill rides in the latest vehicles from America’s top automakers – or shop in the vast Exhibitor Marketplace.
50,000+ Attendees
Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 16, 2017
Features a showcase of the newest model year import and domestic vehicles: cars, vans, light trucks and sport utilities. Factory and dealer representatives from the 36 exhibiting car lines are on hand to answer questions. There are cars to suit every budget and life style in this largest car selling event of the year for area auto dealers. With the car lines all under one roof, it's easy to compare prices and features, saving both time and money. Plus exhibitors display and sell all types of items, see concept vehicles, new intros on display, historic car display, virtual reality race simulators and much more. The auto show is great entertainment for serious shoppers, car buffs and the entire family.
525,000 Attendees
Jan 13, 2017 - Jan 16, 2017
Since 1982, gathered under one roof, you'll find hundreds of exhibits representing the home renovation and decorating industry. Products and services include appliances, roofing, windows, flooring, contractors, designers, security systems, cabinetry, entertainment systems, furniture, vacuums, water, decking, landscaping, spas, swimming pools, doors, gutters and more.
55,000 Attendees
Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017
Since 1963, boating enthusiasts can shop and compare the latest lines of new boats and accessories. Top manufacturers and dealers provide pricing discounts found only at the Atlanta Boat Show. Forget the winter chills and set sail for sunny days at Georgia’s largest nautical extravaganza.
40,000+ Attendees
Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 16, 2017
Since 1958, one of America's largest indoor boat and fishing show featuring over 1,200 powerboats, sailboats, fishing boats, yachts, jet skies, ski boats, wave runners, pontoon boats, canoes, antique boats and performance boats. Catch the wave of new products at more than 450 marine accessory, equipment and service displays. Plus family attractions and activities. (Some special activities have an additional cost)
120,000 Attendees
Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017
Since 1971. Hundreds of exhibits feature new model boats, RVs, motors, docks, marine electronics, fishing gear, hunting and camping equipment. A wide variety of lodges, resorts, campgrounds and outfitters will be on hand to help plan that next vacation.
70,000 Attendees
Jan 13, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017
Since 1961. 100 exhibitors with boats, related equipment, products and services pertaining to marine activities. Weekends only
30,000 Attendees
Jan 11, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017
Since 1931. TheProgressive® Insurance Chicago Boat, RV and Strictly Sail Show® is the Windy City’s BIGGEST marine and outdoors sales event. If you love boating, camping, fishing, RVing, OR sailing, this is YOUR show! Features 600 boats on display and for sale, 200 recreational vehicles, and hundred of booths filled with marine equipment, travel destinations, camping equipment and fishing tackle. Book trips with travel, charter and resorts too! Plus, an incredible line up of family-friendly features, boating, sailing and RVing education and hands-on activities that make a day at the show fun for everyone!
67,000 Attendees
Jan 13, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017
Since 1971. The International Finals Rodeo is the premier display of the top rodeo cowboys and cowgirls of the International Professional Rodeo Association. The IFR offers cash and prizes. Four action packed performances of the IFR are held every January inside the State Fair Arena in Oklahoma City, OK where the year-end World Champions are crowned for each event.
50,000 Attendees
Jan 10, 2017 - Jan 12, 2017
Since 1989. The show has grown to use six buildings, over three hundred exhibiting companies, five hundred fifty booths and added attractions that include a Daily Horsemanship Clinics. Free parking, free admission, free health care programs and events for the entire family make this show one of a kind. A primary focus of the Topeka Farm Show has been to bring attendees that have a full-time stake in agriculture to meet and visit with exhibiting companies. Exhibitors display the latest in farm and ranch equipment and technology for today's farmers and agriculturalists.
30,000 Attendees
Jan 12, 2017 - Jan 15, 2017
The Ultimate Fishing Show-- It appeals to anglers of all ages and skill levels. the Midwest’s biggest pure-fishing show in America’s largest freshwater market. More than 200 booths of new rods, reels, lures and other tackle, plus outfitters, lodges, guides and charter fishing destinations are in the show, along with 200 new fishing boats representing 40 brands. This show is all about Fishing tackle, Fishing trips, Fishing boats and Features: Lake Ultimate, Trout Pond, Hawg Trough, Seminar Stages, Rock Wall, Fish Fry and more. Detroit is the largest freshwater fishing market in the U.S. …and now it has the largest pure fishing show in the Midwest! The Ultimate Fishing Show – Detroit at the Suburban Collection Showplace. In the BEST suburban expo center!
30,000 Attendees
Jan 13, 2017 - Jan 22, 2017
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50,000 Attendees
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