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By: Maria King
Date: February 18, 2018
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February 18, 2018

Feb 23, 2018 - Mar 04, 2018
Since 1928, one of the nations four major auto expositions. New cars, trucks, vans, sport utility vehicles, antiques, classic, custom and competition cars. Parking is always free at the Cleveland Auto Show compliments of your New Motor Vehicle Dealer.
625,000+ Attendees
Feb 22, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018
Since 1986. A party for Brownsville the last weekend in February each year during Charro Days. Sombrero Festival is traditionally held in Washington Park in Downtown Brownsville. Sombrero Festival was founded to enhance the Charro Days celebration and to provide a venue targeting a broad segment of the community
40,000 Attendees
Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1995. Join more than 100,000 art lovers who will visit the Festival over Lake Worth’s signature weekend. With more than 600 artists creating 200 "canvas" on the pavement, music on the mainstage, restaurants and food concessions on site, you’re sure to get caught up with the excitement. Artists use the pavement as canvas to transform downtown Lake Worth into a temporary outdoor museum of original art and masterpiece reproductions. See the streets come alive as the artists transform the pavement into works of art. It happens every February in downtown Lake Worth, Florida. Free shuttle service from the Lake Worth station to the Festival provided courtesy of Tri-Rail.
100,000 Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1987, This three day juried art fair features nearly 500 artists and artisans from across the United States and around the globe. Food booths, beer garden and seating areas abound throughout the venue, with great breakfast, lunch and rest stops situated at locations in the middle and at both ends of the festival area. Live musical entertainment. Food booths, beer garden and seating areas abound throughout the venue, with great breakfast, lunch and rest stops situated at locations in the middle and at both ends of the festival area. We ask as a consideration of others, to please leave your pets at home for everyone’s safety and enjoyment during the fair!
200,000 Attendees
Feb 24, 2018 - Mar 04, 2018
Since 1961. Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show – a nine-day spectacular event – where you can find inspiration from the latest ideas and trends in landscaping, gardening and home improvement. Enjoy the multitude of fragrances as you stroll through more than an acre of professionally landscaped gardens – 11 in all. Talk to representatives from more than 650 companies from 25 states and Canada. Visit with the region’s gardening gurus and home improvement experts about the best ways to move your home and garden projects forward.
60,000+ Attendees
Feb 22, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1981, features over 300 exhibitors selling flowers, plants, gardening tools, floral crafts, lawn and garden tools, view floral and horticultural masterpieces and attend any one of over 80 free informative seminars and 20 speakers. Overflowing with fresh flowers, plants, herbs, bulbs, seeds, gardening books, garden equipment and much more.
35,000 Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1950, the New England Home Show has established itself as the place for consumers to shop for home related products, services, along with new ideas. Manufacturers, distributors, and retailers exhibit all types of home related products and services to home owners. Visitors pay for the opportunity to see and compare new products and ideas for newly built homes, home remodeling, decorating, gardening, and landscaping all in one location.
60,000 Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1960, Experience gardens filled with flowers, chic designer rooms and exhibits focusing on the best in landscaping, building, remodeling and decorating, all located under one roof. Each year the Garden Showcase selects a theme that inspires the imagination of the talented landscapers, nurserymen, and designers creating the Garden Showcase. Stroll through 18 beautifully landscaped gardens alive with color and all the blooms and scents springtime has to offer. Discover six stylish designer rooms filled with the newest ideas, accessories and furniture to inspire. Whether it’s a destination on the other side of the globe or a Northern neighbor, gardens and rooms may depict a different country, a famous painting like Monet’s springtime, or a favorite spring time holiday or pastime. We can’t wait for you to experience the ‘World of Spring’. Once again the show is scheduled over two weekends to make it easier, it’s Spring times two.
100,000+ Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1965, This event has 3 days of Professional Rodeo action, a Carnival that features 30+ rides, and carnival attractions and is held all three days. The Parade, viewing always a favorite and attracts thousands of spectators, who were entertained with 125 entries. Don’t forget the Rodeo Dance, held outdoors with a large bonfire, it is hailed as the old fashioned barn dance (less the barn). The wild horses and burros can be seen everyday and are available for adoption from the Bureau of Land Management. Thrown into all this action, entertainment for our spectators continues with two stages of free quality entertainment which provides continuous music daily for your pleasure and what would any event be without plenty of food and vendor booths to browse and drool over. And we will have plenty with over 100 setting up to keep you busy. Apache Junction Soroptimist Arts and Crafts Fair held at the Pinal County Complex is a one day only event on Saturday, between the hours of 9:00 A. M. thru 4:00 P.M. Come join us to see the artists and crafter's display their fine workmanship. The Main Event Center is located on 1590 E Lost Dutchman Blvd and Tomahawk Road at Rodeo Park in Apache Junction. This is where all the activities will be held including: FREE Entertainment Stages, Carnival rides, Vendor Booths, Rodeo, and the Crowning of the Miss Lost Dutchman Days Pageant Queen. Additional charges apply for the games and rides in the carnival area, purchases from the vendors, Rodeo and Rodeo Dance held at Elks Lodge #2349 .
95,000+ Attendees
Feb 22, 2018
Since 1925, is the world's longest non-motorized parade featuring over 123 entries, over 2000 participants, 700 horses, 66 horse drawn wagons, 50 of which are carrying parade committee members and 9 bands. It takes a full 30 minutes for the parade to reach the judging stands at Irvington. This colorful, exciting Parade is presented each year and keeps the spirit of the first Parade back in 1925. Now known to be the largest Non- Motorized Parade in the country, It still achieves its success through the community's participation and the dedicated work of its members , volunteers and the generosity of the Sponsors.
200,000+ Attendees
Feb 24, 2018 - Mar 04, 2018
Major auto show featuring hundreds of new domestic and import cars, trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles. Virtually every foreign and domestic car and truck line is represented. Concept cars and proto types are also on display. Also included in the show are numerous exhibitors with many auto related products. Many exciting treasures for the car enthusiast as well as activities and entertainment for the whole family. If you like car shows, don't miss this one.
375,000+ Attendees
Feb 22, 2018 - Feb 24, 2018
Since 1974, More than 250 teams led by barbecue aficionados will compete in a traditional Texas cook-off. While most team tents are invitation-only, visitors can enjoy the public venues including the Miller Lite Garden, Rockin' Bar-B-Que Saloon and the Chuck Wagon, where you receive a complimentary chopped beef sandwich plate. Come enjoy three days of cooking, competition, eating and dancing!
200,000+ Attendees
Feb 21, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
The Food Network/Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival is a national, star- studded, four-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities. Hosted by Southern Wine and Spirits of Florida and Florida International University (FIU), the Festival benefits FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the Southern Wine and Spirits Beverage Management Center. To date, the Festival has raised more than $18 million for the School. Events take place at various venues throughout the area.
65,000 Attendees
Feb 24, 2018
Since 1958, Chinatown celebrates the new year with colorful floats, music and music. Named one of the top ten Parades in the world by the International Festivals and Events Association (IFEA), the Southwest Airlines® Chinese New Year Parade in San Francisco is one of the grandest night illuminated Parades in the country. Started in the 1860’s by the Chinese in San Francisco as a means to educate the community about their culture, the Parade and Festival have grown to be the largest celebration of Asian culture outside of Asia. Parade highlights include elaborate floats, lion dancers, folk dancers, costumed elementary school groups, marching bands, stilt walkers, Chinese acrobats, and a 268 foot long Golden Dragon (“Gum Lung”). A San Francisco tradition since just after the Gold Rush, the parade continues to delight and entertain the many hundreds of thousands of people that come to watch it. Market and Second Street to Kearny and Jackson.
500,000 Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
The Desert Living Home Show is bursting with activity and excitement. A wide range of products and services to beautify and simplify your home and your life are on display. Home shows are an opportunity to see samples and materials and talk the to experts to learn more and make the best decision for your home, lifestyle and budget. With so much to see it can be hard to know where to start, but here are the exciting things to look for at the 2018 Desert Living Home Show See the Latest Trends The Desert Living Home Show features a round up of leading manufacturers and many of the latest and trendiest products. Some trends are instant classics that will stick around for many years, while other trends just may be unappealing to you. Seeing the styles and materials that are deemed the next big thing in person makes it easy to decide which trends will work in your home and which trends you want to pass on. Get Your Home Ready for Market Renovating your home can increase the value if you plan to sell. When preparing your home for sale look for renovations and improvements that increase value either by improving the functionality or flow of a space. Energy efficiency improvements lower utility bills, which can be very appealing to prospective buyers. Choose finishings that are on trend or classic. Dated finishings can make a home look old and run down and have a negative impact the sale price. Make Your Home Perfect for You and Your Family Improvements can make your home fit your personal style and increase function. If you plan to enjoy your home for some time taking the steps to make it fit your preferences can make the experience of living there so much more enjoyable. The Desert Living Home Show is an opportunity to see the available options. Go in with a plan, even if it’s somewhat vague, about what improvements you want to make and find solutions that fit your style and budget. Talk to Professionals Maybe you have an idea of the project you want to take on, but you have questions. Maybe you have no idea where to even start. In either case the Desert Living Home Show is the place to get the answers you need. Talk through a project with trained professionals to gain a better understanding. Meet Contractors Finding the right contractor is a challenge, and for many people this process can be intimidating. The Desert Home Living Show simplifies the entire experience. Meet a variety of contractors, get to know them and ask them questions.
40,000 Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1902. In February the City of Eustis will once again gear up to celebrate George Washington’s Birthday. This marks the 116th time the city will gather its community, neighboring cities and visitors from all over the US to honor one of our nation’s Founding Fathers and first President of the United States. GeorgeFest is the longest running celebration of George Washington’s Birthday in the State of Florida, and the 2nd longest running in the entire United States. GeorgeFest, in the heart of Downtown Eustis, will feature the carnival, live music, food, vendors and much more! Fireworks will light up the sky Friday night in Ferran Park and Saturday morning will kick off with the George Washington Birthday Celebration Parade. This fantastic weekend will be filled with fun and activities for all ages. We anticipate over 30,000 participants over the three-day extravaganza! Everyone is invited to celebrate George Washington’s Birthday Celebration with the Eustis community. This year will deliver fun, great entertainment and wonderful memories for years to come. Parde Route is North on the standard Southbound Bay Street in Downtown Eustis from Atwater to the Community Center on Northshore Drive. Please note the streets are closed to traffic.
30,000 Attendees
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