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By: Maria King
Date: March 11, 2018
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March 11, 2018

Mar 16, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Since 1952, The festival is free to the public. More than 230 exhibitors from all over the country will bring their best works. This prestigious juried show showcases artists from across the country including many from the Southeast. Enjoy live entertainment and delicious cuisine from the food court throughout this great three-day event. An Eastern Shore staple for more than sixty years, there’s something for everyone at the Fairhope Arts and Crafts Festival on the streets of beautiful Downtown Fairhope.
300000+ Attendees
Mar 16, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Since 1960, The Festival features a wide variety of fine arts and crafts in the following categories: clay, digital art, drawings and pastels, fiber, glass, graphics and printmaking, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media 2D, mixed media 3D, painting, photography, sculpture, watercolor and wood as well as our Emerging Artists.
300000+ Attendees
Mar 15, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Come and see the new cars and related products. International exotic cars will be on display. Stop by Accessory Avenue, and start envisioning your dream car! Body kits, leather and heated seats, grille guards, audio systems, homelink, automatic starters, window tint, graphics, and all sorts of custom packages. You can get them all right through your local Columbus auto dealer. Also check out live demos of the ClearMask protection system. The Auto Show has a beautiful display of classic cars lining the hallways of the convention center. As you walk to the show, check out the marque Datsun Z, BMWs, Shelby Cobra, Mercedes, and more, reminiscing on the body styles of the good ol’ days before entering a show full of the newest, sleekest models.
400000 Attendees
Mar 15, 2018 - Apr 08, 2018
Since 1952, features a celebration for those near and far that showcases all that the county has to offer. Plenty of things to do and see for young and old such as children's activities, rides, entertainment, food and merchandise vendors, livestock and agricultural competitions and much, much more.
790000+ Attendees
Mar 13, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Since 1974, chili cookoff, music, arts and crafts, games, motorcycle show and much more. The streets of Boston Avenue and 17th are blocked off in front of Central Middle School to provide room for our Carnival and Craft and Collectible Market.
150000 Attendees
Mar 14, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Since 1994, The tradition of the Chicago Flower and Garden Show can be traced back to 1847 when it was created as an exhibition of prized fruits and flowers. Today the Chicago Flower and Garden Show is all about inspiring, educating and motivating the next generation of gardener. Whether in a backyard, kitchen or rooftop, this is where green lovers and families go to discover ideas while having fun. So join us when we welcome spring after a long and cold Chicago winter. We look forward to wowing you with new life- sized gardens, how-to workshops and instructional seminars that will give you a reason to enjoy the greener side of Chicago.
150000 Attendees
Mar 14, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Since 1872, more than 5 1/2 acres of beautifully landscaped gardens, competitions, horticultural information and retail booths. The Boston Flower and Garden Show is about inspiring, educating and motivating the region’s gardeners. Whether for curb appeal, backyard, kitchen, indoor, rooftop or community gardens, this is where New England’s green lovers go to discover new ideas while having fun with family and friends. This March, as winter wanes, the Boston Flower and Garden Show’s designers, exhibitors and marketplace vendors will whet your appetite for the sumptuous joys of the season ahead. Colorful life-sized gardens, intricate floral arrangements, informative lectures and demonstrations and exciting special events will incorporate elements of the popular food gardening trend. Learn about organics, small-space gardens, homesteading hobbies, edibles as ornamentals and family-friendly spaces for outdoor dining and entertaining. Enjoy the first taste of Spring while gathering the recipes and ingredients you’ll need for this year’s successful garden.
150000+ Attendees
Mar 15, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Since 1946. Michigan’s finest tradition for the avid fisherman, hunter or outdoor loving family! Exhibitors will be at the show with the latest in outdoor gear, travel information and fishing boats. The features are famous: World Class Taxidermy, Antique Lures, Trout Pond, Hawg Trough, Woodcarvers, Fishing Simulator, Rock Wall and Fly Casting Instruction. Nearly 100 fishing and hunting seminars will be held on 5 stages, including “Lake Ultimate,” the 110,000 gallon indoor lake.
43000 Attendees
Mar 16, 2018 - Mar 17, 2018
Since 1825, Honoring St. Patrick, the patron Saint of Ireland. This is an Irish celebration and the second-largest in the country. One of the very best riverfront parties ever. Come out and have some fun with lost of good food and drink, dancing, sponsor booths, music and much more. Extended hours of service: 2:55 am closing for bars/restaurants (formerly 1am).
200000 Attendees
Mar 17, 2018
Since 1762. The New York City St Patrick's Parade marched for the first time in 1762, fourteen years before the Declaration of Independence was signed in Independence Hall, Philadelphia. The Parade is regarded as the most popular of all the Parades in New York City, and honors Saint Patrick - the patron Saint of Archdiocese of New York and Ireland. The New York Parade consists only of marchers and each year hosts some 250,000 marchers and two million spectators. The Parade has many outstanding marching bands from throughout the United States and from all over the world. The Parade is the world's oldest and largest civic parade and celebrates "The Faith of Ireland, Irish heritage and Culture.
1000000 Attendees
Mar 18, 2018
Since 1900, The South Boston, St. Patrick's Parade is Listed as the second largest parade in the country, being viewed by nearly 600,000 to one million people every year; in addition to having the entire parade seen on Live TV.
600000 Attendees
Mar 15, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Since 1969, The traditional East Coast opener and the season’s first of 16 events for Pro Stock Motorcycle riders and first of 10 for Pro Mod racers, this event is one of the sport’s most revered with a rich tradition of history-making performances. This hallowed dragstrip has entertained spring-break-loving fans for four decades with such notable occasions as the first 260- mph Top Fuel and Funny Car runs in 1984 and the first 270-mph and 300- mph Top Fuel passes, in 1986 and 1992, respectively. Its 675-foot concrete launchpad is one of the longest on the tour.
125000 Attendees
Mar 16, 2018 - Mar 25, 2018
Since 1983, Macon has 275,000 blossoming Yoshino cherry trees during the Cherry Blossom Festival. Features over 500 events, of which 90 percent are free. Events include hot air balloons, dances, parades, arts and crafts, amusement rides, fireworks, historic tours, horse-drawn carriage rides, ice cream and many other foods. Concerts are held daily, featuring the blues, urban, gospel, bluegrass, classic rock and pop. Also takes place at various locations.
700000 Attendees
Mar 17, 2018
Since 1963. A very traditional St. Patrick's Day parade where they will be wearin' the green. The Mile High City is home to one of the largest St. Patrick's Day Parades in the nation with 10,000 marchers, more than 240 entries, and nearly 250,000 spectators! On behalf of the hundreds of volunteers who work diligently year-round to bring this parade to the streets of lower downtown Denver, the Denver St. Patrick's Day Parade Committee is honored to invite you to join us. THE PARADE STEPS OFF AT 19TH AND WYNKOOP.
250000 Attendees
Mar 17, 2018
Then listen to the wailing of the Shannon Rovers Irish Pipe Band and watch the Chicago River turn green. The parade begins at noon starting from Balbo and Columbus. Chicago is going for the title of "greenest city in the world" this weekend for the second year in a row. "We will have the most buildings lit up in green of any other city in the world," said Blair Ciecko, director of ShamROCK Chicago. "I don't think we should have a problem nabbing the title of greenest city." Chicago's St. Patrick's Day celebrations will also include countless pub crawls, at least three parades and one very green river.
50000 Attendees
Mar 15, 2018 - Mar 18, 2018
Since 1979. Louisiana Sportsmen's Show and Festival, one of America's Largest Fishing, Boating, Hunting and Camping Extravaganza. Boasting over 30 acres of indoor and outdoor exhibit space. Events include Fishing and Hunting Seminars, Vacation Planning, Resorts and Tourism, Outdoor Skeet Shooting, Hunting Dog Demonstrations, Monster Truck Rides, Cajun Food Area, Live Music and a Giant Carnival Midway.
50000 Attendees
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