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By: Maria King
Date: July 22, 2018
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July 22, 2018

Jul 23, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
For seven days, the aviation world descends on Oshkosh to create the World's Greatest Aviation Celebration. Nearly every aspect of flight is represented in one way or another -- from ultralights to the heavy iron of the Warbirds, AirVenture has it all. Exhibitors showing off the latest aviation innovations, informative forums presented by industry leaders and hands-on workshops compliment the variety of AirVenture activities. Air show includes 600 exhibitors and over 12,000 airplanes of every type, including homebuilts, antiques, warbirds, aerobatics, rotorcraft and floatplanes. More than 500 aviation seminars, workshops and forums, special evening programs and daily air shows.
830,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
The Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Balloon Classic and Fireworks annually attracts balloonists from throughout the United States. Whether you're in the mood for a funnel cake or a slice of pizza there will be a vendor to meet your appetite! The Balloon Classic and Fireworks is truly an event for all families and friends to attend! Takes place at Kent State University at Stark and Stark State College Campus.
100,000 Attendees
Jul 26, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
Since 1978. New York State’s Premier Admission-Free Festival, gets underway on Thursday night. The traditional opening ceremonies will again take place on the NRG Oswego Harbor Power “Lakeview Stage” in Breitbeck Park. A juried arts and crafts, antique and classic boats, regatta, 5k run/walk, civil war encampment, cruises, free entertainment on 7 stages and fireworks.
200,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
Since 1995, over 50 vendors, European cuisine make an ethnic extravaganza, pierogi vendors, polish sausage, home made tamales, Slovakian and Hungarian food, sidewalk sale, arts and crafts fair. Don't miss the eating contest and parade! Parade held Friday night at 7pm. The Festival is the pride of Whiting. It allows us to celebrate our heritage while poking a little fun at ourselves at the same time. Where else can you see grown women dressed up like our grandmothers (bushas, as we say) in housecoats and babushkas? Or the lawnmower brigade strut through town with sandals and socks on like or dads did? You'll also see life-size polish pastries and goodies walking and talking waiting to take a picture with you? Only here at Whiting's Pierogi Fest.
190,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2018 - Aug 05, 2018
Since 1924, festival week is filled with great family-type entertainment including a family parade, quilt show, Coast Guard run, kid's parade, Coast Guard waterball tournament, Venetian boat parade, parade of ships, ship tours, musical entertainment, community picnic, huge arts and crafts show, carnival, spectacular fireworks show and much, much more. Takes place at various locations. Some events are free and some there is an admission charge.
300,000 Attendees
Jul 22, 2018 - Aug 06, 2018
A two week long event featuring football's greatest names and the excitement of the hall of famers. Enjoy all of the football related exhibits and bring an appetite for the food. The last Saturday the enshrinement ceremony takes place and the last Sunday the Hall of Fame game is held at Fawcett Stadium. Events take place throughout Canton over a two week period. The Drum Corps International Competition at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in nearby Massillon on the last day is the final event.
700,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2018 - Aug 05, 2018
Since 1949. Experience the culture of Virginia Blue Ridge Highlands, through arts and crafts, antiques, photography. The event has grown so much and preserves the arts, crafts and skills that developed in this region, but also imports talented artist and performers from all over the USA and the world for the enjoyment of area residents and visitors.Drama, concerts, tours and nature walks.
200,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
Since 1987, The 32nd Lowell Folk Festival continues to provide the finest in traditional music, craft, foodways and more in downtown Lowell. This annual celebration is the best in traditional folk music, artisan crafts and ethnic foods, and will be returning to downtown Lowell with a full lineup beginning with the traditional parade of nations from Lowell’s City Hall Plaza to Boarding House Park. The free festival offers something for everyone, from 8 to 80-year-olds all within the heart of Lowell National Historical Park. “This will be the 32nd year of the Lowell Folk Festival,” said Kevin Dwyer, Executive Director of the Lowell Folk Festival. “There will be a number of great new artists to the lineup this year. For a lot of performers, it will be their first time in Lowell. It’s really exciting to bring new world class artists to Lowell and get our attendees to see them for the first time! This community has embraced a festival that has drawn millions of people over the last 30 years.
105,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
Since 1983. The Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning a summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is a premiere family entertainment attraction in New Jersey. Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ, the festival truly has something for everyone! From twice daily mass ascensions of over 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons, to headlining concerts, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food, fireworks, a balloon glow, a 5k run and more, the festival is jam-packed with stuff to do.
100,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2018 - Aug 05, 2018
Since 1968, Welcome to the annual Beverly Homecoming celebration. We have over 40 events over the course of 10 fun-filled days for everyone to enjoy all around Beverly!  Homecoming celebrations begin on Friday July 27th and end with music and fireworks on Sunday.
100,000+ Attendees
Jul 27, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
The Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is the undisputed Granddaddy of outdoor festivals in this area of the country and one of the largest in West Virginia. Enjoy the Music, Culture, Food, Beer, Games, Crafts, Food, Bocci Tournament, Wine tasting, Food, Italian Cooking demonstration, The Budweiser Clydesdale Horses, Fireworks, Entertainment on 2 stages, and more food. The Festival is located on Water Street. It runs from 11th to 14th street and includes the scenic Heritage Port.
150,000 Attendees
Jul 28, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
Since 1985. Enjoy the summer sun at one of Alameda’s biggest and best events! The Annual Downtown Alameda Art and Wine Faire features over 250 art and craft vendors, mouth-watering festival foods, local craft beer and wine; live music on three stages; and a special kids’ area. Festival-goers will enjoy a stroll in Alameda’s historic downtown district where unique shops, restaurants, and services will also be offering event specials throughout the weekend. The Annual Downtown Alameda Art and Wine Faire is fun for everyone and it's free to attend.
100,000 Attendees
Jul 28, 2018 - Jul 29, 2018
The exciting Westmoreland County Air Show returns to Arnold Palmer Regional Airport for two days on July 28th and 29th, headlined by the US Air Force Thunderbirds. For security reasons, we are unable to provide any individual performers start times. Westmoreland County Airshow performances start at approximately 11:00 a.m. and last until approximately 5:00 p.m. All acts are subject to change until the event date. Attendees are encouraged to bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating during the show. Many great activities for children. Projected attendance is over 120,000 guests for this fabulous two day event. All-time attendance records were broken in 2014 with a new record expected in 2018!!! Please no pets allowed.
100,000 Attendees
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