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By: Maria King
Date: January 1, 2017
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January 1, 2017

Jan 06, 2018 - Jan 07, 2018
Since 1989, rated as one of the top 30 art festivals in the country. Showcasing 150 of the nations finest artists and a South Florida tradition, the show is regarded as one of the top events in America. Part II of this high- caliber event is also held during the first weekend of March. Take a stroll along Las Olas Boulevard, just minutes from the Fort Lauderdale International Airport, amidst life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one- of-a-kind jewels, photography, ceramics and much more. Adding to the artful ambiance will be live music and tasty treats. And, look out for the new collector poster commemorating this much anticipated annual art affair!
150,000 Attendees
Jan 05, 2018 - Jan 07, 2018
Since 1968. The Chattanooga, TN O’Reilly Auto Parts World of Wheels is held annually, during January, at the beautiful Chattanooga Convention Center. The show utilizes over 100,000 square feet of exhibition space to put on one of the best and most beautiful custom auto shows in the South.
40,000 Attendees
Jan 06, 2018
Since 1995, Historic Downtown Glendale glows from the magic of illuminations as three dozen tethered hot air balloons, more than a dozen high-energy bands, and several street buskers fill the streets on the final night of Glenside Glitters holiday light display.
75,000+ Attendees
Jan 05, 2018 - Jan 07, 2018
Since 1992, The Puyallup Home and Remodel Show is a show designed for homeowners in all stages of remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. The show includes hundreds of exhibits with product demonstrations geared to enhance a wide variety of intersts. Combinding new products and expert advice from the pros, the Puyallup Home Show inspires homeowners with wonderful ideas on enhancing their home´s comfort and functionality, as well as the overall look and appeal of their home.
32,000 Attendees
Mar 10, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018
Since 1992. This event is for the health conscious consumers and offers dancing, aerobics, health tests and screenings, jazzercising, soccer, rock climbing, a community blood drive and much more. Lots of fun family activities combined with important health and medical information to help our community get healthy and fit.
40,000+ Attendees
Jan 10, 2018 - Jan 14, 2018
Since 1965, see over 600 recreational vehicles on display from 35 different dealers. Many campground, travel and retail booths for browsing and family entertainment. Musical groups performing throughout, travel and safety tips, visits from the Cleveland zoo and much more.
46,000 Attendees
Jan 05, 2018 - Jan 14, 2018
The Houston Boat Show will feature more than 1,000 powerboats, luxury cruisers, fishing boats and personal watercraft. So whether your passion includes fighting for the big catch out in the Gulf, jumping the waves on your PWC, cruising around the lake at a serene pace or paddling yourself to wherever you want to go, you can find it all here. Remember, many manufacturers and Boat Dealers are offering special Pre-Season Savings and Boat Show Specials in a rare indoor environment where you can see, touch and compare before you buy. This 10-day show features a great selection of campers, travel trailers and accessories for a perfect family getaway. Owning a camper gives you the freedom to travel and explore any time of the year. Not only does Houston’s Biggest Boat, Sport and Travel Show have more than 16 acres of boats and campers, there are hundreds of exciting pursuits for the whole family. Head over to our Gear, Guides and Tackle Territory where you can book a hunting/fishing adventure at one of the many lodges and excursions from Texas to Alaska, schedule a day with a local fishing or hunting guide, stock up on the latest fishing gear, fish finders, powers poles and more. Check out the live fishing demos in the giant 5,000 gallon Bass Tub or learn something new from one of our informative free seminars.
50,000 Attendees
Jan 01, 2018
Since 1890, one of the most majestic parades in the world. Corporate and organization floats made almost entirely of flowers and organic products adhere to an annual theme. A pre-event to the Rose Bowl Game that includes marching bands from around the world. One of those events everyone should see in person at least once in their life.
1,000,000 Attendees
Jan 06, 2018 - Jan 13, 2018
Since 1916, Pennsylvania is proud to host the largest indoor agricultural exposition in the country, with nearly 6,000 animals, 10,000 competitive exhibits and 300 commercial exhibits. This event held at the Farm Show Complex features livestock judging, cooking demonstrations, horses, entertainment, food and all aspects of farm and agricultural exhibits and contests. Complimentary shuttle service is available. Shuttle busses are easily identified by the name of the parking area.
585,000+ Attendees
Jan 04, 2018 - Jan 21, 2018
Since 1907, bull riding, bareback and saddle, bronco riding, calf roping and other rodeo performances, star more than 1,000 of the leading PRCA rodeo contestants in North America and much more. Parade held downtown opening Thursday at noon.
600,000 Attendees
Jan 03, 2018 - Jan 07, 2018
The Walt Disney World® Half Marathon presented by Cigna and we're celebrating with a spectacular weekend of amazing runs and endless fun in the most magical place on Earth. Perfect for the whole family, this memory-making weekend is chock full of fantastic runs including the Walt Disney World® Marathon, Half Marathon, Dopey Challenge, Goofy's Race and a Half Challenge, 10K, 5K and runDisney Kids Races. Plus, there'll be plenty of Disney entertainment, your favorite Disney characters, Half Marathon tee- shirts and finisher medals, a 4 day Health and Fitness Expo and much, much more! It's all part of the Anniversary celebration of the Walt Disney World® Half Marathon! The races take place at various locations and the expo at the Wide World of Sports Complex.
Jan 04, 2018 - Jan 07, 2018
The future of drive pulls into the Bay Area for the 2017 Silicon Valley Auto Show with hundreds of the latest cars, crossovers, SUV’s, trucks and more. For four days, the San Jose McEnery Convention Center will be filled with all that is new in the automotive world. From Apple CarPlay to Ford’s SYNC3 connectivity, the Silicon Valley Auto Show will feature the latest tech innovations designed to make driving safer, as well as the hottest alternative fuel options, pre-production vehicles and exotics. Licensed drivers will be invited to get behind the wheel of dozens of new models including hybrids, all- electric vehicles, luxury rides and more. Admission to the Silicon Valley Auto Show is $11 for adults and $8 for seniors (62 and older), military (with any DOD ID), students (25 and younger w/ID) and children 7-12. Children 6 and younger are free.
76,000 Attendees
Jan 01, 2018 - Jan 02, 2018
Following the Rose Parade, walk within feet of the floral and animated masterpieces parked along Sierra Madre and Washington boulevards. Come rain or shine, take a closer look at the design and workmanship that went into each float entry and learn more about the float process from Tournament volunteers – “white suiters” – on hand. Comfortable walking shoes and early arrival are suggested. NO pets or bikes allowed.
Jan 12, 2018 - Jan 14, 2018
Since 1983, Come out and see talented teams of ice artists and chefs transform tons of ice into shimmering ice sculptures in Kellogg Park. The event will feature over 100 statues carved from a single block of ice; numerous multiple block sculptures utilizing from 5 to 100 blocks; dozens of high school, community college, university, and professional ice carvers crafting dazzling statues from 330-pound blocks of ice and a series of special homecoming events. Carvers from Japan as well as United States Champion Carvers will all be dazzling guests with their unique works of art.
100,000 Attendees
Jan 19, 2019 - Jan 27, 2019
The 2019 Pittsburgh RV Show is The Longest Running Indoor RV Show in the country! For over 50 years, the RV Show has drawn RV and camping enthusiasts from the tri- state area and further. Last year was one of our biggest years ever! Exhibitor and dealer space SOLD OUT with more than 20 dealers and over 300,000 square feet of exhibit space to work with and averages 30,000 in attendance.
30,000 Attendees
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