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By: Maria King
Date: May 13, 2018
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May 13, 2018

May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1994, enjoy multiple stages of live music while visiting art and crafts vendors and tours of over 100 acres of wildflower fields. Wildflower!’s MarketPlace is where people come to shop wildly! Your shopping adventure begins at most festival entrances and winds in, through and around the entire site. Just follow the white tent-tops to find unique, must-have items. The Wildflower! MarketPlace offers an eclectic and exciting atmosphere that is included with your admission ticket.
70000 Attendees
May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1964. The East Lansing Art Festival is a two-day arts and cultural event held in the downtown city streets of East Lansing featuring juried fine art and fine craft exhibition and marketplace with more than 200 artists from across North America. This event is ranked as one of the top 100 fine art festivals in the nation! Come enjoy free educational arts and cultural experiences in our Children’s Activities Area as well as top-notch live musical performances on two stages and international fair from local restaurants in our food court.
75000 Attendees
May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1941, celebrate the richness, variety and ingenuity of Asian cultural traditions. There are plenty of childrens activites, and you will love the stage performances and the fascinating cultural booths. Be sure to tempt your palate with the diverse, distinctive and delicious flavors of Asia. The Asian Festival menu spans a wide range of tastes. Come sample the finest appetizers of Indonesian sate skewers, Chinese spicy home style noodles, and other dishes from the Japanese, Chinese, Korean, Thai, Cambodian, Vietnam and Indian cultures.
100000+ Attendees
May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1981, this waterfront festival features more than 135 juried arts and crafts exhibitors, street and stage entertainment and lowcountry food. NO DOGS OR PETS ALLOWED
50000 Attendees
May 17, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1938, the Spokane Lilac Festival is a city-wide celebration highlighted by the annual Lilac Festival Torchlight Parade. Other events include, amateur golf tournament, junior lilac parade, air show and the largest timed foot race in the world. The parade starts on Washington and finishes on Spokane Falls. The Armed Forces Torchlight Parade is the largest of its kind in the nation with about 300 entries! People will line the streets of Spokane to wave at floats, enjoy regional bands and celebrate our heroes as they pass by. The parade starts at 7:45 pm, but prime viewing locations fill up quickly.
200000 Attendees
May 17, 2018 - May 19, 2018
Since 1936, features windmills, tulips, dutch lace, quilt show, Dutch folk arts and crafts, art burst, volksparade, puppet show, hand-crafted wooden shoes and more. Festivities include music and dancing by hundreds of children and adults in intricate authentic costumes, two daily parades featuring top area marching bands, nightly musical theatre, a carnival midway, fun ethnic food treats, plus thousands of tulips and a dozen reproduction windmills throughout a charming village.
100000 Attendees
May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1995, Beach Music Cruise-In, combining bands on the beach and cars on the boardwalk, blends the best of the “oldies” with dancing under the stars in a jam-packed blast to the past! Settle into the sand as the top Beach Music bands from up and down the East Coast descend on the Virginia Beach oceanfront in a nostalgic salute to the “good old days” of cool cars and hot tunes. Stroll the boardwalk to view classic cars, hot rods, antiques, and more. A three-day series of free concerts is presented on a stage built right on the beach at 30th Street. Evening concerts on Friday give way to a full day of entertainment on Saturday and more daytime concerts on Sunday. The car show feature turns the boardwalk into a local version of “Route 66,” with cars and trucks from yesterday and today competing for trophies and Best in Show cash prizes. Individuals from throughout the region will display their autos. Hot rods, street machines, classic cars, and more will line the Virginia Beach boardwalk for several blocks, where thousands of car enthusiasts and families can view the vehicles in a beautiful beach setting.
50000 Attendees
May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1979. Maifest is based on the German tradition of welcoming the first spring wines and is the first major festival of the summer for the Tri-State region. The assortment of arts and crafts and international foods becomes the main course to attract approximately 125,000 visitors. Maifest fills over SIX city blocks along the tree-lined 6th Street Promenade, Main Street and Philadelphia Street, and extends into Goebel Park. The German park-like atmosphere creates the perfect backdrop for the variety of appealing food, drink and works by nearly 90 artisans and craftsmen. Be sure to visit our expanded Kinderplatz, full of adventures and rides for the small children. We are planning for more rides as well as new activities for children and families to enjoy together. And don't miss the Street Chalk Art Contest on Main Street Saturday. ?Plans are also being made to open the Clock Tower for guided tours. If you've ever been curious about how it works and looks on the inside, this is the perfect opportunity!
125000 Attendees
May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1979, festival includes live music on 3 stages from jazz to blues to country to pop, about 150 arts and crafts booths and displays, kidsplosure educational activities for the whole family, interactive sculptures and food.
80000 Attendees
May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 2003. A feast of Italian foods, music and special events at one of the greatest outdoor food markets in the nation. Bring the whole family to enjoy the Annual Procession of Saints, live entertainment, half- ball tournament to benefit the Mummers Fancy Brigades, and Food, Food and more Food! Takes place rain or shine on 9th Street Between Catharine and Wharton Streets.
50000 Attendees
May 17, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1972, artisans display their artwork and crafts for sale with international cuisine and music also featured. What a perfect way to spend the day. Mayfest is a family- oriented event created to promote a broader knowledge of and appreciation for arts and humanities among serious, as well as casual, art lovers. Mayfest is nationally renowned for presenting the very best in arts and entertainment. Tulsa International Mayfest has something to offer everyone. The outdoor area of Mayfest includes fine arts, crafts, four stages of performing artists, KidZone – a children’s hands-on art activity area, and of course, great festival food. In addition to the outdoor space, Mayfest also features five indoor galleries.
300000 Attendees
May 18, 2018 - May 19, 2018
Since 1980, Do Dah Day is the south's number one Dog and Animal Festival and,one of Birmingham's best-loved events! The parade winds down Highland Ave. beginning at 11:01am on Saturday with the bands kicking off in the park around noon. And don't miss out on the festivities at Do Dah Eve on Friday night. Check website. Party starts at 7:01pm Fundraiser for Humane Shelter. This is a great fun event. Also activities at Highland Park.
50000 Attendees
May 19, 2018
Since 1873, the second race in the triple crown of racing. The race is for three year olds, 1 3/16 mile race.
90000 Attendees
May 16, 2018 - May 19, 2018
Since 1977, one of the signature events in the month long Memphis in May International Festival. Join in the fun and food as over 200 barbecue specialists from around the world take part in this fabulous celebration of a southern tradition.
70000 Attendees
May 19, 2018
Since 1996. The Rittenhouse Row Spring Festival Presented by Capital One will be held from Noon to 5pm rain or shine. Held on Walnut Street from Broad to 19th Street, the annual event showcases Philadelphia’s finest fashions, cuisine and entertainment and attracts more than 50,000 people to enjoy the best of Rittenhouse Row. We hope you will join us.
50000 Attendees
May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1991. Livermore Wine Country Festival is the largest celebration of wine, craft brews, arts, crafts, shopping, dining, entertainment and hometown charm in the East Bay! Attendees each year to explore over 300 vendor booths and to shop at Downtown's incredible specialty boutiques. Enjoy our collection of restaurants that are globally inspired and locally enhanced!
150000 Attendees
May 19, 2018 - May 20, 2018
Since 1991, a huge celebration of different cultures that we share the planet with. Enjoy food, music, costumes and more. You and your friends and family will enjoy two days of ethnic folk music and dance, a wide range of food, unique arts and crafts, international children's games, a merchandise bazaar, and dozens of cultural booths and displays.
50000 Attendees
May 18, 2018 - May 20, 2018
An annual three-day music festival held at the public beaches of Gulf Shores, the event features many genres of music, including rock, indie, hip hop, and electronic dance music.
200000 Attendees
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