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By: Maria King
Date: July 31, 2016
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July 31, 2016

Aug 05, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1984. The Fremont Festival of the Arts hosts a wide variety of activities and entertainment for the entire family; over 600 top-quality artisan booths delight the most discerning shoppers, music lovers enjoy continuous music featured on three stages, children are thrilled with the many games and activities found in “Kid City”, and Gourmet Marketplace offers gourmet specialties for the discerning cook. The best news of all, admission to the Festival is free.
400,000 Attendees
Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1962, celebration of the arts with an invitational and juried fine art show with over 300 exhibitors, children's area, musical entertainment, beer garden, food court and over 50 vintage vehicles will be on display. The festival includes three musical stages, two beer and wine gardens, exciting variety of food choices and a hands-on youth activities area. Takes place at various locations.
75,000 Attendees
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1962, Artists and craftspersons display their wares around a pond. Three entertainment stages plus roaming entertainment and numerous food booths. Over five decades the festival has earned the respect of talented artisans from across the country because of its sales history, commitment to quality, juried products and family friendly but business-oriented approach to show management. The show is limited to approximately 300 booth spaces, with nearly 250 cities in over 30 states represented by exhibitors.
70,000 Attendees
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017
Since 1994, Minnesota's festival of performing arts. More than 150 national and international performing groups offering over 600 performances. Held in various locations throughout the city.
50,000+ Attendees
Aug 02, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
One of Santa Barbara's biggest event features a children's parade, Spanish markets, carnival, stock horse show and rodeo and dancing. Fiesta performers come from around the nation and Mexico to participate. Takes place at various locations.
250,000 Attendees
Aug 02, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1948, celebrate the regions heritage with thousands of pounds of Maine lobster. The festival also features exhibits, arts and crafts, boat rides, childrens activities and more. Special events include Maine sea goddess coronation pageant and parade. During the five-day festival, more than 20,000 pounds of lobster are served, including more than 1,700 pounds of butter!
90,000+ Attendees
Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1986, stretching for 22 blocks and including the Civic Center parking lot, Downstate Illinois largest street fair takes place. Family festival featuring live big name entertainment on several stages, arts and crafts booths, flavorful food, strolling entertainers, activities for children, giant carnival, parade and more.
300,000 Attendees
Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Celebrate the Festival's 3oth anniversary! Irish attitude is all you need to experience the Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin, Ohio, USA. For 30 years, the first weekend in August has been reserved for what is now the world’s second largest Irish celebration. More than 100,000+ guests are expected this year.
100,000 Attendees
Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1976, celebrate both Twinsburg heritage and annual gathering of twins and others of multiple birth with contests, arts and crafts, entertainment, food and fireworks. You really will be seeing double as you watch the Double Take parade Saturday at 9am.
85,000 Attendees
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 05, 2017
Since 1983, this event has more than 80 exhibitors featuring many of the top stars in country music, outdoor concert screen and sound systems. Festival site also boasts one of the largest camping events in the midwest with improved camping facilities and services, with over 7,000 individual campsites.
150,000 Attendees
Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017
Since 1984. Downtown Bethlehem is host to one of the country's premiere music events. The festival, which showcases nearly every musical style imaginable, features: 1,000 performances - the vast majority of which are free. More than 300 performers from across the country and around the globe. Musical programming at 14 different indoor and outdoor stages. 10 great nights of headline entertainment. Mouth-watering foods, plenty of children's fun and activities and a spectacular closing- night fireworks display. For hundreds of thousands, Musikfest has become a magical experience, one they look forward to year after year.
500,000+ Attendees
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
One of the greatest things about America is its diversity. People come from all over the world and put down roots in this nation, even while they bring a little bit of their homeland to contribute to the commonwealth of ideas. For more than three decades, Vietnamese Catholics have celebrated Marian Days in Carthage, Missouri. It is a pilgrimage of Vietnamese Catholics and their descendants done in honor of the Immaculate Heart of the Virgin Mary, as well as in memory of their homeland across the Pacific.
60,000+ Attendees
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1915. This Portuguese feast is one of the largest ethnic festivals held in New England. The Feast has something to please everyone. Presenting a delightful menu of Portuguese cuisine and continuous Entertainment at four performance locations including cabaret performances in our museum courtyard. Plus, we present a full carnival midway of rides and games. Each year on Sunday, we bring the city of New Bedford's largest parade to the streets of the North End. Ethnic music and dancing plus children's activities and a parade on Sunday at 2pm.
100,000 Attendees
Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1977, features over 80 different events. Includes on-land events, lumberjack show, anything that floats race, powerboat races, hot air balloon races, nightly entertainment, fireworks, water-skiing, commercial vendors selling their wares, a wide variety of food and one of the largest inland regattas in the United States. The tri- state comes alive in one fast, fun-filled and free festival of spectacular air, land and water entertainment. A main stage and national–recording country star performer... with climbing walls, kids zones and jet ski shows extraordinaire... the wildly popular “Anything that Floats” races, bass tournament, dragon boat racing and more held at North Shore and Point State Park.
500,000 Attendees
Aug 05, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1994, you'll find strawberry this, and strawberry that. Participate in the pie-eating contests, carnival, strawberry relays, and strawberry crafts. Enjoy the non- stop live entertainment on dueling stages, the Strawberry Carnival and delicious foods of all kinds. The admission free festival is located in historic downtown Watsonville around the City Plaza on Main, Peck and Union Streets. Parking is available less than 2 blocks away in the civic plaza parking garage.
60,000 Attendees
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