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By: Maria King
Date: November 6, 2016
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November 6, 2016

Nov 09, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
Since 1982, over 400 booths selling crafts, decorations, toys, antiques, exotic food, gifts and much more. The Center is transformed into a period village with costumed vendors, singers and performers.
28,000 Attendees
Nov 08, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
Since 1950, this holiday show features over 280 exhibitors, arts and crafts, collectibles and various gift items. First and foremost is the shopping! Over 180,000 square feet of shopping space, under one roof! Spend a day with friends and get your Christmas shopping done early! You can find lots of great deals too!
65,000+ Attendees
Nov 09, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017
Since 1968, this event has more than 650 exhibitors featuring decorated Christmas trees, giant old towne village of shops, festive decor, miniature village and doll house competition, Santa Claus, cooking clinics, hundreds of crafters and artists demonstrating and selling their unique treasures, model trains and miniature house displays, musical performances, puppet shows, gift and decorations for the holiday season.
133,500+ Attendees
Nov 12, 2017 - Nov 19, 2017
Since 1984, an international authors congress and book exhibition, heightening book awareness and promoting the love of reading with lectures, educational programs, readings by famous international authors, culinary demonstrations, rare book appraisals, children's activities and entertainment. Draws more than 200 authors and 300 international book exhibitors. There is also is an outdoor activity area known as the Porch. Lots of fun activities taking place check the schedule.
500,000 Attendees
Nov 09, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
Since 1984. Join us in Celebrating Boston's Best Winter! Get ready to kick off your winter season at the annual Ski and Snowboard Expo presented by SUBARU of New England. Retail partner, East Coast Alpine, will roll out the region's most impressive ski and snowboard sale and resorts around the globe will offer their best pre-season savings on winter vacation packages, lift tickets and season passes. Live acts, interactive exhibits and ongoing giveaways provide Expo visitors with non-stop entertainment and this year will not disappoint.
45,000 Attendees
Nov 11, 2017
Since 1952. Honor the millions of veterans at Albany's 61st Annual Veterans Day Parade. The parade kicks off at the corner of Central Ave and Ontario Street at 11am. The parade proceeds east on Central, continues east on Washington Avenue to Hawk Street, located just east of the NYS Capitol. The reviewing stand is situated on the steps of the old NYS Education Building. The Annual Albany Veterans Day Parade is presented by the Tri- County Council Vietnam Era Veterans. Albany's annual Veterans Day Parade kicks off at the corner of Central Avenue and Partridge Street at 11am. The parade proceeds east on Central, continues east on Washington Avenue to Hawk Street, located just east of the NYS Capitol. The reviewing stand is situated on the steps of the NYS Education Building. The Albany Veterans Day Parade is presented by the City of Albany Joint Veterans Committee.
30,000 Attendees
Nov 11, 2017
Since 1988, Giant helium balloons, marching bands, 80+ Distinguished Clowns, Shriner Units, floats, equestrian units, mascots, specialty units, and of course Santa Claus. Considered one of the largest and best Holiday Parade's in the Midwest. Parade Route: N. Summit Street starting at Jefferson Street, N. Summit Street to left on Jackson Street, Jackson Street to left on N. Huron Street, N. Huron Street ending at Monroe Street.
20,000 Attendees
Nov 12, 2017
Since 1967. Held the first three days is the Health and Fitness Expo at the Convention Center. As the only private event to shut down the famed Las Vegas Strip, this is a unique opportunity for marathoners of all backgrounds. With the race starting just as the sun is setting, the city comes to life with lights shining like you’ve never seen before. Even when the course moves off of the Strip, music and lights will keep you moving one foot in front of the other, all the way back to the finish line.
35,000 Attendees
Nov 09, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
Since 1983, features a top quality arts and crafts show that attracts over 500 of the nation's finest exhibitors from 30 states selling one-of-a-kind, handmade items. These exhibitors thrive on producing something new and different each year and offer works in Country, Contemporary, Traditional and Southwestern styles. Their wares range from handmade paper, metal sculptures, iron works, baskets, home décor, quilts, paintings, dolls, angels, bears, wareable art, jewelry, primitive crafts, furniture, folk art, toys, photography, florals, seasonal crafts and so much more. National and local entertainers perform continuously on a stage set in a fun, family atmosphere. Acts vary from folk and country singers, cloggers, bluegrass music, variety singers, stiltwalkers, jugglers and magicians, plus food is available.
30,000 Attendees
Nov 10, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
Since 1974. The Fountain Festival of Arts and Crafts features nearly 500 artists, artisans and gourmet food provisioners. Visitors are attracted to this event to do their holiday shopping, purchase art and enjoy good food and live entertainment. Many of the artists in this fair offer unique holiday themed ornaments that have become family tradition. Enjoy live music, abundant breakfast and lunch selections in shaded seating areas make this a great way to spend the day in Fountain Hills. Free Admission - Free Parking - Rain or Shine
30,000 Attendees
Nov 11, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
Join the Green Festival Marketplace by exploring over 250 exhibitors, learning from over 50 inspirational speakers, indulging in some delicious vegan or vegetarian food. A festival designed to introduce green businesses to the community as well as assist attendees to live in a culture of sustainability and social equity. Green Festival® is a vibrant, dynamic marketplace where companies and organizations come to showcase their green products and services, and where people go to learn how to live healthier, more sustainable lives. Green Festival is America’s largest and longest-running sustainability and green living event. We bring together the world’s most trusted companies, innovative brands, national and local businesses, pioneering thinkers, and conscious consumers in one place to promote the best in sustainability and green living. Green Festival offers something for everyone, with the widest selection of products and services to work green, play green and live green from food, fashion and health to energy, construction and design. People can shop and enjoy vegan, vegetarian, organic foods, hands-on demos, educational activities and inspirational speakers. Green Festival is a unique and powerful platform for connecting potential customers, retailers, wholesalers and corporations - all under one roof. It provides excellent opportunities for green brands to generate business-to-business and business-to- consumer sales, build awareness and strengthen relationships in an expansive and engaging green marketplace.
25,000 Attendees
Nov 09, 2018 - Nov 11, 2018
Since 2005. Don't miss the Fabulous Food Show at the International Exposition Center. This unparalleled cultural experience is the culmination of "Cleveland Culinary Celebration Week" offering a presentation of fine food, fine wine, fine art, craft beer, restaurants, retailers and more all under one roof! Learn techniques from world renowned culinary professionals featured in over 100 live demonstrations across 3 days! Taste, try and buy your way through the nation’s premier culinary celebration with this General Admission ticket. Experience many of the highlights of the Fabulous Food Show presented by Giant Eagle Market District, Including: Access to all celebrity chef demonstrations in the Giant Eagle Market District Theatre (Reserved seating is available for an additional charge), Culinary Celebration Theatre, Taste of the Neighborhood Stage. Sample and shop the Market Place where hundreds of companies showcase a variety of specialty foods and culinary gadgets. Sip your way through the International Beer and Wine Pavilions or Spirit Lounge (additional charges apply for alcohol sampling).
50,000 Attendees
Nov 11, 2017
The parade features over 250 groups and 20,000+ participants, including veterans of all eras, military units, civic and youth groups (including Junior ROTC), businesses, and top high school marching bands from across America. Floats, military and vintage vehicles and other special elements add to the excitement, which is viewed by over half a million spectators. The parade goes up Fifth Avenue, from 26th to 52nd Street. The route is 1.3 miles (approx. 35 minutes on foot).
500,000 Attendees
Nov 10, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
A delightful holiday experience awaits you at Salt Lake's Family Christmas Gift Show. The show has been a family tradition for 18 years with it's festive shopping atmosphere of music, entertainment and Santa. Shoppers will find unique gifts, handmade items, specialty foods and holiday decor in over 450 booths. You will not want to miss this annual event!
26,000 Attendees
Nov 10, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
The Sponge Docks Seafood Festival will take place near 100 Dodecanese Blvd. on November 11-13, 2016 and will provide plenty of tasty choices to please everyone’s palate! Historic Tarpon Springs is famous not only for the world’s finest sponges, but also for some of the finest Greek restaurants, markets, and bakeries in the country. This two and a half day outdoor festival, sponsored by The Tarpon Springs Merchant’s Association, will feature tons of fresh local seafood to tempt your taste buds, an art and craft show with up to 60 local and regional artists selling their work, continuous live music, unique retail shops and complimentary festivities for the whole family. For general information, visit us on Facebook Sponge Docks Seafood Festival or call 727-322-5217.
25,000 Attendees
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