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By: Maria King
Date: December 1, 2019
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December 1, 2019

Dec 03, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019
Since 1991. Art Miami is the leading international contemporary and modern art fair that takes place each December during art week at the midtown Miami complex in the renowned Wynwood Arts District. It is one of the most important annual contemporary art events in the united states, attracting more than 82,000 collectors, curators, museum professionals and art enthusiasts from around the globe annually. Entering its 27th edition, Art Miami remains committed to showcasing the most important artworks from the 20th and 21st centuries in collaboration with a selection of the world’s most respected galleries. Check website for exact activities and times on these dates.
80,000 Attendees
Dec 04, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019
Since 1988, Step back in time into a Victorian village where holiday music fills the air! Shop in over 500 stores and find the perfect gift for everyone on your list. Enjoy gourmet food, wine, and delicious taste treats throughout the festival! Visit two beautiful theaters and see countless professional stage shows, The Singing Nativity and concerts! Soak in the atmosphere of music, lights and décor… because Christmas starts at A Victorian Country Christmas.
70,000 Attendees
Dec 07, 2019
Since 1926. Louisiana’s premiere holiday event. Named by USA Today’s Readers’ Choice “Best Southern Small Town” in 2016. Enjoy our daylong festival filled with live musical entertainment, arts, crafts and food vendors, a parade and a magnificent fireworks show choreographed to holiday music over the riverbank of Cane River Lake. Admission armbands are required for entry to Front Street and Downtown Riverbank.
100,000 Attendees
Dec 04, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019
Since 1972. Demopolis' favorite yuletide festivity has grown into one of the Southeast's premier holiday events. Christmas on the River has not only captivated the hearts of those in and around West Alabama, it has proven an annual tourist attraction capable of bringing in visitors from other states and regions of the country. Also featuring the State BBQ Championship. Various venues around town.
40,000 Attendees
Dec 07, 2019
Since 1988, parade with floats and marching units. The Lights of December Parade is a wonderful hometown event. The parade will wind around downtown Boulder and involve a wide cross section of the Boulder County Community with high school marching bands, hundreds of girl scouts, church floats, non- profit and civic organizations, and business entries.
50,000 Attendees
Dec 06, 2019
Since 1976, Gatlinburg’s most enchanting holiday tradition returns! Presented by Ole Red, the Annual Fantasy of Lights Christmas Parade promises to be a spectacular celebration filled with marching bands, large balloons, dancers, and of course, Santa Claus. It all happens at 7:30 p.m. from Baskins Creek Bypass to traffic light #10 in downtown Gatlinburg. Parade-goers are encouraged to arrive early to find a spot on the Parkway to watch the parade or you can purchase a bleacher seat to get one of the best seats in the house.
60,000 Attendees
Dec 07, 2019
Since 1983. The Belmont Shore Christmas Parade will march down East Second Street to the beat of over a dozen local marching bands. Featuring over 100 entries, including floats designed by Long Beach businesses and associations, marching bands, and local personalities and dignitaries. And of course, no Christmas Parade would be complete without an appearance by good ole’ St. Nick! The parade route is along East Second Street and begins heading east from Livingston Avenue to Bayshore Avenue. Entries return to Livingston Avenue heading west along the north side of East Second Street.
40,000 Attendees
Dec 07, 2019
Since 1982. Visit Corpus Christi's unique celebration, ringing in the beginning of the holiday season for residents and visitors alike. The event has continued to grow each year and is featured in newspapers across the country as a "must see" event. The beautiful skyline and bayfront marina area is illuminated for the holiday season. The fun and hospitality of the area provides the settings for wonderful sights, enjoyable family activities, and a variety of vendors, featuring great food and holiday items! Featuring a children's parade, Santa motorcade, candy cane lane, Holiday tree Village and so much more. Children's Parade 1pm Boat Parade 7:30pm. Events all day long, check website for more details.
130,000 Attendees
Dec 07, 2019
Since 1955. The parade begins at Broadwalk at Scott Street and heads south to Harrison Street. Imaginative floats, marching bands and creative displays from civic, non-profit and children’s groups all come together with the City to put on this hometown holiday celebration. Bring a blanket or lawn chair for top-notch viewing along the parade route or reserve a table at one of the many seaside restaurants for a complete alfresco experience. Complimentary bleacher seating will be also available at various locations on the sand from Garfield Street to Polk Street with parade announcers stationed across from Charnow Park at Garfield Street and at the Hollywood Beach Theatre at Johnson Street. The Candy Cane Parade is presented in partnership with the Hollywood Community Redevelopment Agency.
50,000 Attendees
Dec 06, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019
Since 1979. Participating Balboa Park museums open their doors free of charge from 5-9 pm both evenings and visitors are expected to experience the joy of San Diego’s largest free community festival. Those who attend will participate in a truly multicultural experience, enjoying food, music and entertainment from around the world. Revelers can watch top-notch musical and dance performances, enjoy delicious and diverse food choices and help spread a heavy dose of holiday cheer. Some of the more well-known traditions include food from around the globe at the International Christmas Festival at the House of Pacific Relations Cottages; the annual Santa Lucia Procession at the Plaza de California; unique gift shopping at the museum stores and with the artisans of Spanish Village; and musical and dance presentations from the San Diego Junior Theatre, San Diego Civic Youth Ballet, Del Cerro Baptist’s Christmas Story Tree, and more.
350,000 Attendees
Dec 06, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019
As many as 350 artist booths line Mill Avenue and the surrounding streets presenting unique, and hand-made artwork that offers visitors a distinctive shopping experience. While the Tempe Festival of the Arts focuses on visual art and the artists who create it, there also is a wide variety of other activity for guests to enjoy. Live entertainment provides fun for festival-goers. Performances throughout the venue keep audiences in high spirits throughout the day. In addition to the Festival Stage, street performers, food and beverage vendors, sponsor exhibits, and entertainment booths are set up for the amusement of Festival visitors. Visit the Arizona Wine Festival for tastings and sales by the glass, bottle, or case. And, enjoy The Art of Beer featuring local microbrewery sampling and sales.
225,000+ Attendees
Dec 06, 2019 - Dec 07, 2019
Since 1974. The two-mile parade route in Downtown Denver is the stage for Colorado’s brightest holiday tradition. This FREE holiday spectacular features more than 40 units including extravagantly illuminated floats, giant helium-filled character balloons, magnificent marching bands, traditional equestrian units and vibrant cultural entries. And of course, a special appearance by Major Waddles the Penguin and Santa! Grab your hot chocolate and ear-muffs, this year is going to be better than ever!
300,000 Attendees
Dec 05, 2019 - Dec 08, 2019
Since 1970, Art Basel’s goal has been to connect the world's premier galleries and their patrons, as well serving as a meeting point for the international artworld. Now, over forty years later, its three fairs - in Basel, Hong Kong and Miami Beach - rank as the premier shows of their kind, presenting 20th and 21st century art with a strong curatorial perspective. Our reputation for showing high quality work has attracted leading international galleries and collectors, offering visitors the most important art from around the world. Over 200 of the world's leading international Modern and contemporary art galleries display artworks by over 4,000 artists, including paintings, sculptures, installations, photography, film, video, and digital art. Visitors can find works ranging from editioned pieces by young artists to museum-caliber masterpieces.
50,000+ Attendees
Dec 07, 2019
Since 1993. The parade was the vision of a small group of community minded individuals who believed it important to offer the community an event that would allow all people to enjoy and participate in the joyous and fun holiday season. Many of those individuals are still involved with the parade's production. The parade gives everyone an opportunity to celebrate the winter holiday season. There is something for everyone in this parade. Palm Canyon Drive between Ramon Road and Tamarisk Road.
80,000 Attendees
Dec 07, 2019
The Children's Christmas Parade will step off at Peachtree St. and 16th St. and end at Peachtree St. and 5th St. Watch as Midtown Atlanta will be transformed into Santa Claus Lane with the sights and sounds of the season. With floats, giant helium-filled balloons and marching bands, the Children's Christmas Parade will be the largest holiday parade in the southeast. Along with a television audience of more than 500,000 viewers on WSB-TV, hundreds of thousands of spectators will be lined up along the streets eagerly awaiting the arrival of Santa and the official beginning of the holiday season in Atlanta. Takes place rain or shine.
300,000 Attendees
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