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By: Maria King
Date: September 17, 2018
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September 16, 2018

Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Since 1981 the Old Pecan Street Fall Arts Festival has been filling historic 6th street with fine arts, live music, and great food. More than 60 of Austin’s top musical acts, from up-and-comers to renowned veterans, perform on three stages, located on Trinity, Neches and Red River streets. Thirty food venders located throughout the festival offer both indulgent and healthy options from funnel cakes and turkey legs to smoothies. We have hand made arts and crafts from all over the country by 300 different vendors. This event also includes a carnival for the kids, street performers, face painters, clowns, and other activities that make it fun for the entire family. Event runs 24 Blocks on 6th Street from Brazos to I-35.
220,000 Attendees
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Since 1931. The Plaza Art Fair encompasses nine city blocks and welcomes a crowd of over 250,000. Featuring 240 artists, the Plaza Art Fair is a top-ranked, national art event with three live music stages and over 25 featured restaurant booths. It continues to be a weekend of people simply celebrating art and each other, as well as Kansas City’s unofficial welcome to the fall season.
250,000 Attendees
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Since 1970, German festival features food, music, dancing and customs. Don’t miss a long-standing and world-famous German tradition, featuring authentic German attractions, musical oom-pah entertainment, performances by German dancers, heritage booths, interactive arts, traditional Bier Gartens and authentic cuisine. Takes place on the weekends.
350,000 Attendees
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018
Since 1984, cultural and social event, features authentic Italian food, grape stomps, bocce tournament, parade, entertainment on three stages, children's area, crafts, wine garden, 10k run, 4 and 1.6 mile walks and moonlight bicycle ride.
100,000 Attendees
Sep 22, 2018
Since 1953, Hawaii's largest single day block party featuring food booths, lei and craft vendors, entertainment and performances by local and Japanese hula dance troups. Multiple stages of entertainment, lots of food, lei vendors and hawaiian crafters will be spread along the world famous Kalakaua Avenue. Free admission. the Royal Court. Multiple stages of entertainment, lots of food, lei vendors and hawaiian crafters will be spread along the world famous Kalakaua Avenue.
50,000 Attendees
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Since 1970, features apple pie baking contest, applejamfest, parade, arts and crafts, car show, quilt show, antique show and apple bowl football game. Enjoy Giant Inflatable games, Children’s Creative Activities, the Kiddie Train, Face Painting, Radar Throw, Live Entertainment, and an Apple Pie Eating Contest. Takes place at various locations.
60,000+ Attendees
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Since 1978, one of the nation's largest authentic Oktoberfest. Starts with a colorful parade of German- American representatives dressed in traditional vestments. Oktoberfest features 50 food vendors, seven stages of live entertainment and a children's area. Takes place on Second and Third Streets, between Walnut and Elm Streets, downtown.
500,000+ Attendees
Sep 22, 2018 - Sep 29, 2018
Since 1947, persimmon pudding, cooks create novely persimmon dishes and compete for awards, parade, arts and crafts competition, art and photography show, antique autos, carnival food and entertainment. The festival runs along Main Street. Parade is held 2pm on final Saturday.
125,000 Attendees
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Since 1974. Old time festival back to the Surrey tops and spoke wheels, arts and crafts, family activities and food. Enjoy looking at the antiques and the old cars. More than 200 artists and crafts persons sell their handmade items on Main Street. Buggies are on display outdoors and in our Old Jail Museum. Food pleasing to every taste is available from hardworking civic clubs. Our parade features buggies, floats, horses, and a host of civic groups. The parade begins at 2:00 p.m. on Saturday..
65,000 Attendees
Sep 22, 2018
Since 1982. You won't want to miss out on Upstate New York’s largest one-day street festival. It is one of Albany's most anticipated events with 80,000 people expected to attend. You can expect live music and entertainment including top regional bands, fun activities for people of all ages, visual art, craft vendors, food trucks, and much more at LarkFest.
80,000 Attendees
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Since 2001, Over 1,000 cool cars and 80,000 spectators will roll into the heart of Springfield’s historic downtown this September for a weekend of family fun in the sun with non- stop live music and entertainment! Come celebrate the Golden Age of Route 66…the cars, the music, the food, the friends……all brought together along Illinois’ Route 66. Friday Night! Rt. 66 City Nights Cruise For Crime Stoppers kicks off at 6:15 pm from Capital City Shopping Center Parking Lot (3095 S Dirksen Pkwy) – over 1,000 classic cars cruise the city streets! $5 Donation to Crime Stoppers of Sangamon and Menard Counties requested to participate. Check out Horsepower Alley featuring the BURNOUT Competition powered by Muscle Car Performance. Feast your eyes on the gorgeous rides in the Monet of Cars - all cars on display from Dick Levi's private collection. Live Entertainment –on the Hot Rod Stage with classic hits from the 50’s, 60’s and 70’s. Performance Marketplace for the restoration enthusiast - vendors on display throughout downtown.
80,000 Attendees
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Since 1995.In some places‚ the smell of burning leaves is synonymous with fall. In Pueblo‚ the savory aroma of roasting chilies signals summer’s end. The annual Chile and Frijoles Festival Presented by Loaf ‘N Jug‚ held each year in late September‚ is Pueblo’s harvest celebration. The festival is sponsored by the Greater Pueblo Chamber of Commerce. Every year, thousands pay homage to two of the Pueblo area’s best loved crops – green chilies‚ particularly Pueblo chile‚ and frijoles or pinto beans. The event features music‚ arts and crafts‚ cooking competitions and chilies‚ chilies‚ chilies. Held downtown along Union Avenue‚ it draws Pueblo residents as well as people from across the state and around the nation. This festival was created as a way for the city to celebrate the harvest of Pueblo Chilies with authentic food, music, arts, fresh and roasted chilies, and a historical 1840's Mercado.
100,000 Attendees
Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Since 1956, This is our annual event celebrating the Birthday of the City of Newark. Newark Days is a family oriented weekend of fun. The weekend is made up of many events including: Carnival Food and Game Booths, Arts and Crafts Faire, Parade on Saturday, Community Information Faire, 3 Entertainment Stages, Newark Mile People, Pride and Progress, Kid's Parade, Children Activities, Senior Dance, Quilt Show and Many More.
100,000 Attendees
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Bristol's premier musical festival celebrating Bristol's musical heritage. 100's of artists and musicians, 5K Road Race and Fitness Walk, acoustic tents, outdoor stages and indoor venues, Children's Day games and events. Bristol has been designated as the "Birthplace of Country Music" by the US Congress.
50,000 Attendees
Sep 20, 2018 - Sep 23, 2018
Since 1972. The four-day event is the oldest and largest balloon event on the East Coast set against the backdrop of the beautiful Adirondack Mountains. Balloon Festival with 100's of balloons, including special shapes. Events also take place in Crandall Park and downtown Glen Falls. Flight times are approximate and all activities are weather permitting. Please no dogs, drone or remote control aircraft are permitted.
130,000+ Attendees
Sep 21, 2018 - Sep 22, 2018
Since 2013. Join thousands of classic car lovers from throughout the U.S. and around the world for this year’s Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion! It’s three days of food, live music, entertainment and more than 2,000 classic cars. Downtown Ontario’s historic block of Euclid Avenue will be the center of vintage automobiles and motorcycles, and a wide range of events.
150,000 Attendees
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