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By: Maria King
Date: January 12, 2020
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January 12, 2020

Jan 18, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
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 230 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 18, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
Since 1990, juried show featuring 225 award winning national and international fine art and fine craft exhibitors. It doesn’t get any better than this! The sand...the sea...and one of the top fine art festivals in the country. The Downtown Delray Beach Festival of the Arts, consistently ranked as one of the best art affairs in the U.S. by Sunshine Artist Magazine, blends long-time favorites with the most buzz- worthy names on the contemporary arts scene. This much anticipated outdoor event spans one mile of Atlantic Avenue in Downtown Delray Beach, starting at US! East over the Intracoastal Waterway all the way to A1A on the Atlantic Ocean.
140,000 Attendees
Jan 17, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
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 Annual Art Deco Weekend. 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).
150,000 Attendees
Jan 17, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
Since 1959, over 600 hot rods, custom cars, cycles, boats, experimental cars, antiques, live entertainment and classic cars on display. Features custom cycles, street machines, performance cars, custom sports, custom cars, pickups, off road vehicles, boats, experimental cars and antiques
40,000 Attendees
Jan 16, 2020 - Jan 20, 2020
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 18, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
Since 1992. This event is for the health conscious consumers and offers dancing, aerobics, health tests and screenings, jazzercising, soccer, rock climbing, a community blood drive and much more. Lots of fun family activities combined with important health and medical information to help our community get healthy and fit.
40,000+ Attendees
Jan 16, 2020 - Jan 20, 2020
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 18, 2020 - Jan 26, 2020
Since 1984, a giant show that has everything you can imagine for the RV life. RVs, supplies, camping equipment and more. The show is within easy walking distance of major Rock and Gem Shows. 20 acre facility with FREE exhibitor and FREE customer parking! 69,000 sq. ft. fully carpeted indoor exhibit area.
150,000+ Attendees
Jan 18, 2020 - Jan 26, 2020
Since 1960, See new model premier showing of hundreds of boats for wakeboarding, skiing, fishing and cruising - up to 48 feet in length. Plus, nautical gifts, accessories, electronics, dockage, and more. Special attractions include wakeboard demonstrations, catch and release fishing, remote control powerboat docking challenge, sting ray exhibit, kids boating clinic, Captain Willie and his Pirate Island and much more.
80,000 Attendees
Jan 16, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
Since 1988, featuring over 400 exhibitors, the Sacramento International Sportsmen's Exposition and Boat Show will offer the Central Valley's largest selection of products and services for anglers, hunters, boaters, ATVers, campers and recreational-vehicle enthusiasts, also showcasing some of the world's finest wildlife paintings, sculpture, photography, leathercraft and log furniture. Hundreds of lodges, resorts, guides and outfitters will be available to answer questions or book adventures to destinations nearby or distan. Some highlights and features include Northern California’s largest selection of sportfishing boats, at bargain prices. Full of the latest in camping gear and Ford vehicles, chainsaw artist, huge sporting- dog arena, ATV Adventure Ride, bass tank, casting pond, sporting dog demos, archery shootong range, fish and game cooking demos, expert-led presentations on dozens of hot outdoor topics, super tanker live-fish display, seminars and much more.
40,000 Attendees
Jan 15, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
Since 1967, This annual Show has vendors coming from all over the world. We have close to 600 vendor display areas inside & outside the building in our huge parking lot area. There are 50+ Showcases on display inside the building of beautiful gems, minerals and jewelry. All the merchandise displayed by vendors must be 75% gem, mineral or jewelry related. All our visitors over the years love that we insist on a 75% ratio because they know coming to this show it is all about rocks, minerals and gems!
300,000 Attendees
Jan 17, 2020 - Feb 08, 2020
This internationally famous event is the World's Original Indoor Rodeo with the first indoor rodeo taking place back in 1917. Prize livestock displays, horse shows, a midway, live entertainment and a western parade. One of the Southwest's most popular and eagerly awaited events with great family fun and entertainment.
700,000 Attendees
Jan 11, 2020 - Jan 26, 2020
Since 1907, bull riding, bareback and saddle, bronco riding, calf roping and other rodeo performances, star more than 1,000 of the leading PRCA rodeo contestants in North America and much more. Parade held downtown opening Thursday at noon. Events take place at various times and at various venues. Please check website for specific information and scheduling.
600,000 Attendees
Jan 18, 2020 - Feb 02, 2020
Organized by the Saint Paul Vulcans, Vulcan Snow Park takes place on the Minnesota State Fairgrounds during the Saint Paul Winter Carnival. Daily attractions include zooming down the giant snow slide, playing on giant snow piles, and viewing snow sculptures. There are also many special events and activities, such as snow sculpting contests, races, Vulcan Fun Day, Polar Plunge, and so much more. Bring your family for winter fun and adventure!
150,000 Attendees
Jan 18, 2020 - Jan 19, 2020
Since 2006.The Suncoast Arts Fest, is Pasco County’s largest fine arts and crafts festival. Free to the public, this two-day event features the work of over 130 artisans, live entertainment, a kid’s art garden and maker arts marketplace and more! One of Tampa Bay’s most popular festivals, weekend crowds of up to 100,000 visitors have traveled to The Shops at Wiregrass to enjoy the festival activities, which features fine arts and craftsmen from around the country, live entertainment, street painting and emerging artists exhibitions, free art projects for the kids and more.
100,000 Attendees
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