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By: Maria King
Date: July 10, 2016
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July 10, 2016

Jul 12, 2018 - Jul 15, 2018
Since 1967, performances, exhibits, film and over 300 nationally recognized juried artists engaged in sidewalk sales and gallery exhibitions. One of the finest art shows in the U.S. Also held on the main campus at the Pennsylvania State University, Memorial Field and Schwab Auditorium as well. You won’t want to miss our giant sand sculpture, the Downtown State College Italian Street Painting Festival, or BookFest. We have a full day of children’s activities, a gallery exhibition, and more! We look forward to welcoming everyone who wants to enjoy great art, fabulous music, tasty festival fare and the company of old and new friends each year.
125000+ Attendees
Jul 12, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017
Since 1963, this event features two stage performances with continuous music, over 350 artists, street entertainers, clowns, magic, flame dancers. Also 35 food vendors, children's attractions, entertainment, beer, and beverages.
150000 Attendees
Jul 21, 2017 - Jul 23, 2017
Since 1982. 150 performing literary and visual arts programs and family activities featuring local, regional and national talent, continuous performances on 3 outdoor stages, indoor and outdoor visual arts exhibitions, opera, chamber music, international dance, literary arts workshops, celebrity readings, street theater special activities for children and the whole family. Rain or Shine.
350000+ Attendees
Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017
Since 1959, this show is renowned throughout the world as a unique gathering of over 4,000 dealers from all corners of North America. With over 20 independently operated shows along a 1 mile stretch of Route 20, see a variety of treasures.
130000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2017 - Jul 08, 2017
Since 1985, civilian stunt planes followed by USA Navy flight demonstrations by the world famous Blue Angels. A must see event for the whole family. Dress rehersal on Friday show on Saturday.
500000 Attendees
Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 22, 2017
Since 1960, one of the best amateur youth circus' in the country. A 3-ring extravaganza of over 200 children performing on the flying trapeze, highwire, bareback riding, midway arts and crafts and more. Experience the beautifully costumed young performers who are so skilled that circus fans find it hard to believe they are amateurs; enjoy the rides, food, games and more on the main streets of Peru and for the grand finale, Peru's own Circus City Parade, one of Indiana's largest parades, steps off at 10am on the final Saturday.
50000 Attendees
Jul 21, 2017 - Jul 23, 2017
Since 1965, Main street comes alive with the biggest parade in the State, delicious seafood, and a juried craft and art show. There is live entertainment happening on 3 stages all weekend long! There are fun competitions from the Diaper Derby to a professional bike race, and a firefighter's muster to the Maine State Clam Shucking Contest. There is a fun run (1 mile for kids) and a 5 mile road race for adults. We feature a canoe race, fireworks, a street dance and lots more fun for the entire family.
150000 Attendees
Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 22, 2017
Since 1981, over 150 events featuring parade, hot air balloon, celebrity entertainment, sports events and much, much more. Run the record holding Crazy 8's race, bike the Tour de Possum Creek ride, see national music acts and most of all have fun. It's the best part of summer in Upper East Tennessee. Held throughout the town.
180000 Attendees
Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017
Since 1977, features 350 booths filled with juried outdoor exhibitors showing hand-made crafts and arts, food and entertainment, various artists from 30 states, 3 countries plus many local artists.
150000 Attendees
Jul 22, 2017
Since 1955. Night in Venice is a traditional highlight of the summer season in Ocean City — with thousands of spectators lining the bayfront and thousands more attending private parties at homes along the route from the Ocean City-Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue. Colorful parade features more than 100 decorated boats and 300 decorated bayfront homes. Night in Venice starts at the Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue along the bay. Come out and feast on some of the best seafood in the area and enjoy entertainment and rides for the kids. A fireworks display will cap off Ocean City’s Night in Venice boat and bayfront celebration this year.
50000 Attendees
Jul 15, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017
Since 1983, considered the premier vintage grand prix event in the USA. This race attracts fans of all ages, who line the beautiful Schenley Park streets to cheer for their favorite antique autos. Other activities include black tie gala, car show, qualifying races and plenty more race week activities. Some events takes place at other locations.
120000+ Attendees
Jul 14, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017
Since 2000. The Annual PPG Syracuse Nationals classic car show is one of the largest car shows of its kind in the country today. Over 8,000 cars, 90,000 people, and 400 vendors converge on the beautiful New York State Fairgrounds. Every square foot of the 365 acre fairgrounds will be overflowing with cars, vendors, and activities for car enthusiasts and the whole family. You’ll see thousands upon thousands of the most beautiful and unique automobiles from all over the U.S. and Canada! The swap meet, car corral, women’s world, mini- nationals, live music, tech seminars, gasoline alley, and old skool roundup, are just a few of the things to do and see while you’re at the show! With plenty of hotels, great restaurants, and world class shopping close by, the PPG Syracuse Nationals is THE premier car show in the Northeast! Come celebrate Americas’ love affair with classic cars at the Annual PPG Syracuse Nationals.
90000+ Attendees
Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017
Since 1978, Bastille Days, Milwaukee’s popular french festival and one of the nation’s largest french-themed celebrations, returns to downtown. A re-creation of a mini French city featuring an Eiffel tower, street entertainment, a vendor marketplace with over 33 food and merchandise showcases, French cultural exhibits, sidewalk cafe's and the ever popular Storm the Bastille 5K fun run or walk. Wine and food seminars as well as demonstrations of techniques and tricks to make better culinary presentations.
225000 Attendees
Jul 12, 2017 - Jul 16, 2017
Since 2007, Each July, more than 100,000 bikers and bike enthusiasts descend on this city located along the shores of Lake Erie, to enjoy three days of rides, bands, bike contests, custom motorcycles, bike accessories and more. In fact, our Bringin’ in the Roar Bike Parade is an annual tradition, with 5,000 to 6,000 bikers, led by a celebrity grand marshal, rolling into town to take part in one of the largest escorted rides in history — the official kickoff of ROAR®!
130000 Attendees
Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017
One of the midwest's largest jazz and blues festivals with over 18 hours of free music on two stages. The annual Sioux Falls Jazz and Blues Festival, JazzFest, has become a summer favorite for Sioux Falls and the region. JazzFest is a three-day outdoor musical event, featuring two stages of music and is FREE to the public. In addition to the great music, there is also food and art vendors, beer and wine gardens, arts and crafts, 5k run/fun walk, fireworks and more! JazzFest usually takes place the third weekend in July and is located at Yankton Trail Park in Sioux Falls, SD. JazzFest 2016 marks the festival’s 25th celebration year! The festival had record attendance in 2012 and 2013, both years recording over 125,000 attendees over the course of the three day event. Join us for some incredible music, sun, food, and fun! Headliners have included some of the premier musical acts in the country: George Thorogood and the Destroyers, Gary Clark Jr., Gov’t Mule, Boz Scaggs, Grace Potter, Joe Walsh, Sheryl Crow, Los Lobos, The Rippingtons, Bo Diddley, The Neville Brothers, and many more!
100000+ Attendees
Jul 13, 2017 - Jul 15, 2017
Since 1937. The Festival has been held annually since the 1937 with the exception of 1942 due the bombing of Pearl Harbor. The Catholic Community of St. Christopher in Speedway will be celebrating its Mid-Summer Festival known as "The Festival that’s Tops in Food!". Today it is one of the oldest Festivals in the State of Indiana and the fourth largest event in Speedway annually behind the 3 Motor Speedway events. Famous hand battered fish sandwiches and festival food fare, Monte Carlo, Amusement Rides, Bingo – Live Entertainment – Friday Polkaboy – Saturday – the Cool City Swing Band!
50000 Attendees
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