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By: Maria King
Date: October 14, 2018
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October 14, 2018

Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
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. www.ArtFestival.com - 561-746-6615. All ages welcome. Free.
50,000 Attendees
Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
Since 1973. For years, the picturesque grounds of the Stone Mountain Park meadow, a short drive northeast of Atlanta, Georgia, have resounded with the sounds of bagpipes, fiddles and harps during the third weekend in October.This year thousands of Scots (even those that wish to be 'Scot for the Day') from around the world will don their family tartans and gather to greet old friends and make new ones too. Come and enjoy the Highland Athletic events, Highland Dancing, Piping and Drumming, Scottish Harping. Participate in the Scottish Country Dancing demonstrations, Kirking of the Tartans, Clan Challenge Athletic events, and the Parade of Tartans. See Clan and Tartan information tents as well as the many colorful Scottish shops. All events will be held rain or shine
65,000 Attendees
Oct 18, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
Since 1978, one of Oklahoma's largest German festivals includes authentic Bavarian bands and more than 80 arts and crafts vendors and children's entertainment. Bands from Germany and Austria, European foods, folk dancers, German collectibles and crafts, children's entertainment and a carnival will highlight this annual folk heritage festival.
175,000 Attendees
Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
Since 1988. A tried and true predictor of the coming winter weather is the official woolly worm survey. The weekend event is held along main street which is closed off and filled with venders who set up booths. There is everything from food and artisan crafts to local authors and jewelry. Other events on main street. include woolly worm races, car show, parade, helicopter rides, and a weekend full of live music on the Woolly Worm Stage.
100,000 Attendees
Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
Since 1987. The annual Robbers Cave Fall Festival in Wilburton includes over 200 arts and craft vendors, delicious food and drinks, amusement rides and an entertainment stage. Held in beautiful Robbers Cave State Park, the Robbers Cave Fall Festival also features the Fall Foliage Cruise, a pre-1984 rod, custom and classics car and truck show on Saturday only. This car show annually attracts 500 of the finest rods, customs and classics from the multi-state region and across the nation. Throughout the festival hours on Saturday, free transportation shuttle buses are available to and from downtown Wilburton. In addition, free transportation shuttle buses are provided between all event parking lots and the event site. Sunday's entertainment includes church services and gospel music. The event is situated along the picturesque shores of Lake Carlton, framed by the sheer stone bluffs of the adjacent mountain. Join the over 80,000 visitors to this annual festival and celebrate the season. Shop for handcrafted items such as soap, cedar furniture, pottery, yard art and jewelry. Feast on loaded baked potatoes and homemade root beer as you enjoy the crisp air of fall within Robbers Cave State Park. This much-loved autumn festival features a wide array of food vendors, so bring your appetite and enjoy everything from caramel apples and barbecue sandwiches, to traditional festival fair such as corn dogs, cotton candy and curly fries.
80,000 Attendees
Oct 19, 2018 - Oct 28, 2018
Since 1979. This is a U.S. Halloween event but more along the lines of Caribbean celebrations. It is Mardi Gras in October with just a hint of scary and a big dose of outrageous. It is an adult’s only event which lasts 10 days with costumes, masked balls and grand parade. Takes place at various locations.
50,000 Attendees
Oct 17, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
Since 1975, 50 hot air balloons, skydivers, entertainment, food, dancers, memorabilia, arts and crafts booths, spectacular niteglow and activities for all ages.
55,000 Attendees
Oct 17, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018
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 18, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
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.
100,000 Attendees
Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
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 20, 2018
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.
150,000 Attendees
Oct 17, 2018 - Oct 20, 2018
Since 1907, show features 300 exhibitors displaying and selling their wares, there will be many contests, seven parades featuring 40 floats and 50 bands, all kinds of pumpkin food, squash and gourds, arts, crafts, midway rides, entertainment and more. Approximately 23,000 pumpkin pies and over 100,000 pumpkin donuts sold over 4 days.
400,000+ Attendees
Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
Since 1965. Since its inception in 1965, The Head Of The Charles® Regatta has attracted hundreds of thousands of rowers to the banks of the Charles River. Come October, the tradition continues. It’s important for athletes and spectators alike to make sure they have all the proper information to navigate our event-filled weekend. One of the greatest sporting competitions, this large rowing event with over 7,000 athletes is an excellent place to see world class rowers. The Head Of The Charles® Regatta, now entering its 52nd year, invites friends and family of the rowing community to join us at the Rowing and Fitness Expo. The Expo, located in the midst of the Finish Area Launch Site (FALS) offers vendors access to athletes, coaches and spectators at the world’s largest rowing event. Located at Christian Herter Park in Allston, MA the Expo includes fifty vendor booths and boat builder tents. The Expo opens for business on Friday at 8AM.
300,000+ Attendees
Oct 18, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
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 19, 2018 - Oct 27, 2018
One of the largest annual celebration's in southeastern Kansas has come a long way since its beginning in 1919 as a way to keep playful pranksters out of mischief on Halloween night. For one full week, Neewollah entertains people from all walks of life. Neewollah offers musical stage shows, queen competition and coronation, carnival, concessions, street acts, artists alley, and top performers in the entertainment world. Past performers include Blood, Sweat, and Tears; Patty Loveless; and the Nitty Gritty Dirt Band. The festival, is topped off by one of the biggest and grandest parades ever, a two hour kaleidoscope of music, color, pageantry and just good old fun! Have you figured out what Neewollah stands for? It’s Halloween spelled backwards!
80,000 Attendees
Oct 20, 2018 - Oct 21, 2018
The exciting Johns Creek Arts Festival will return for the seventh year to wow neighbors and visitors on October 20 and 21, 2018. The serene green space across from The Atlanta Athletic Club will come alive with 130 whimsical and fun artisans from around the country. This beautiful and sprawling spot overlooking Medlock Bridge Road showcases the talented artisans who will be exhibiting their paintings, pottery, metalwork, folk art, glass, jewelry, yard art and many more goodies. The Kidz Zone will be filled with fantastic rides and inflatables. Live entertainment will be featured all weekend long in the popular Food Court.
50,000 Attendees
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