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By: Maria King
Date: February 19, 2017
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February 19, 2017

Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1991, juried art show featuring 200 nationally recognized exhibiting artists and crafters, including oil, acrylic and watercolor painters, potters, sculptors, metal workers and mixed media artists. Live musical entertainment and an international food fest.
55,000 Attendees
Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1995, the show has become an all-craft festival featuring jewelry, ceramics, stained glass, paintings, photography and much more. The festival will also feature a Green Market with plants, florals, and handmade soaps.
90,000 Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Mar 04, 2018
Since 1928, one of the nations four major auto expositions. New cars, trucks, vans, sport utility vehicles, antiques, classic, custom and competition cars. Parking is always free at the Cleveland Auto Show compliments of your New Motor Vehicle Dealer.
625,000+ Attendees
Mar 02, 2018 - Mar 04, 2018
Since 1953, features exhibitors displaying and selling their wares, over 300 competitive car, bike and truck classes, from sport compacts to custom and lowriders to hot rods. The auto show is sanctioned by the International Show Car Association (ISCA) and exhibitors vehicles are assigned categories and professionally judged based on ISCA rules. Points are awarded on the "A" rating. Cash and awards are distributed to various category winners and special entries at each event. Plus celebrity appearances, sponsor exhibits and race cars from NASCAR, NHRA, IRL, World of Outlaws, CART and more.
54,000+ Attendees
Feb 18, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1938, promotes international harmony and cooperation by honoring the legendary Mexican horseman, forerunner of the American cowboy, and features a carnival, live entertainment, fiesta, children's activities, food and more. Great Food, Folklorico Dancers, El Mariachi Mexico Lindo and much more. There are three large parades culminating on the final day of the fiesta with The Grand International Parade down Elizabeth street at noon.
94,000+ Attendees
Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1995. Join more than 100,000 art lovers who will visit the Festival over Lake Worth’s signature weekend. With more than 600 artists creating 200 "canvas" on the pavement, music on the mainstage, restaurants and food concessions on site, you’re sure to get caught up with the excitement. Artists use the pavement as canvas to transform downtown Lake Worth into a temporary outdoor museum of original art and masterpiece reproductions. See the streets come alive as the artists transform the pavement into works of art. It happens every February in downtown Lake Worth, Florida. Free shuttle service from the Lake Worth station to the Festival provided courtesy of Tri-Rail.
100,000 Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1987, This three day juried art fair features nearly 500 artists and artisans from across the United States and around the globe. Food booths, beer garden and seating areas abound throughout the venue, with great breakfast, lunch and rest stops situated at locations in the middle and at both ends of the festival area. Live musical entertainment. Food booths, beer garden and seating areas abound throughout the venue, with great breakfast, lunch and rest stops situated at locations in the middle and at both ends of the festival area. We ask as a consideration of others, to please leave your pets at home for everyone’s safety and enjoyment during the fair!
200,000 Attendees
Feb 07, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
Since 1989. The Northwest Flower and Garden Show has been heralding the start of spring since 1989, as gardening enthusiasts from around the Northwest flock to this annual celebration held in the beautiful Washington State Convention Center for five magical days. Your gardening desires will blossom when you gaze at the spectacular Show Gardens created by the most respected garden designers and landscapers of the region. Our full acre of show gardens are brimming with ideas that will inspire your garden projects. No matter your style or needs, you’ll find inspiration for outdoor living, edible gardening, sustainability, and more. Our Marketplace with over 300 exhibitors is just the thing for your green thumb as you stock up on the latest tools and accessories for your home and garden. You can buy new plants or unique hand-crafted wares, savor delicious specialty foods, or find that special piece of furniture or art to grace your garden. There’s aisle after aisle of fresh gear and outstanding services, including a Plant Market and Vintage Garden Market. We even have a Resource Center to help you connect with fellow gardeners who share your interests and a free package check service for you to stash your purchases while you continue to enjoy the show. The Show is renowned for offering the finest roster of free horticulture Seminars of any garden show in the world. Whether you are a new gardener in need of sensible advice or a seasoned pro, you’ll find scores of inspiring seminars and hands-on demonstrations filled with valuable education and entertainment. Dig in and learn how to solve your landscaping problems to create livable outdoor spaces and luscious edible gardens for year-round enjoyment.
80,000 Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1950, the New England Home Show has established itself as the place for consumers to shop for home related products, services, along with new ideas. Manufacturers, distributors, and retailers exhibit all types of home related products and services to home owners. Visitors pay for the opportunity to see and compare new products and ideas for newly built homes, home remodeling, decorating, gardening, and landscaping all in one location.
60,000 Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1960, Experience gardens filled with flowers, chic designer rooms and exhibits focusing on the best in landscaping, building, remodeling and decorating, all located under one roof. Each year the Garden Showcase selects a theme that inspires the imagination of the talented landscapers, nurserymen, and designers creating the Garden Showcase. Stroll through 18 beautifully landscaped gardens alive with color and all the blooms and scents springtime has to offer. Discover six stylish designer rooms filled with the newest ideas, accessories and furniture to inspire. Whether it’s a destination on the other side of the globe or a Northern neighbor, gardens and rooms may depict a different country, a famous painting like Monet’s springtime, or a favorite spring time holiday or pastime. We can’t wait for you to experience the ‘World of Spring’. Once again the show is scheduled over two weekends to make it easier, it’s Spring times two.
100,000+ Attendees
Feb 23, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1965, This event has 3 days of Professional Rodeo action, a Carnival that features 30+ rides, and carnival attractions and is held all three days. The Parade, viewing always a favorite and attracts thousands of spectators, who were entertained with 125 entries. Don’t forget the Rodeo Dance, held outdoors with a large bonfire, it is hailed as the old fashioned barn dance (less the barn). The wild horses and burros can be seen everyday and are available for adoption from the Bureau of Land Management. Thrown into all this action, entertainment for our spectators continues with two stages of free quality entertainment which provides continuous music daily for your pleasure and what would any event be without plenty of food and vendor booths to browse and drool over. And we will have plenty with over 100 setting up to keep you busy. Apache Junction Soroptimist Arts and Crafts Fair held at the Pinal County Complex is a one day only event on Saturday, between the hours of 9:00 A. M. thru 4:00 P.M. Come join us to see the artists and crafter's display their fine workmanship. The Main Event Center is located on 1590 E Lost Dutchman Blvd and Tomahawk Road at Rodeo Park in Apache Junction. This is where all the activities will be held including: FREE Entertainment Stages, Carnival rides, Vendor Booths, Rodeo, and the Crowning of the Miss Lost Dutchman Days Pageant Queen. Additional charges apply for the games and rides in the carnival area, purchases from the vendors, Rodeo and Rodeo Dance held at Elks Lodge #2349 .
95,000+ Attendees
Feb 24, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
Since 1984, The Arizona Matsuri is an annual festival which celebrates Japanese culture and heritage, traditional and modern. The two-day event held at Heritage and Science Park in downtown Phoenix features the sights and sounds of Japan, art, crafts, music, dance and much more. The family- friendly Matsuri is free to all. Japanese food and goods from over 60 vendors are available for purchase and the beer and sake garden is a great place to relax.
60,000 Attendees
Feb 22, 2018
Since 1925, is the world's longest non-motorized parade featuring over 123 entries, over 2000 participants, 700 horses, 66 horse drawn wagons, 50 of which are carrying parade committee members and 9 bands. It takes a full 30 minutes for the parade to reach the judging stands at Irvington. This colorful, exciting Parade is presented each year and keeps the spirit of the first Parade back in 1925. Now known to be the largest Non- Motorized Parade in the country, It still achieves its success through the community's participation and the dedicated work of its members , volunteers and the generosity of the Sponsors.
200,000+ Attendees
Feb 24, 2018 - Mar 04, 2018
Major auto show featuring hundreds of new domestic and import cars, trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles. Virtually every foreign and domestic car and truck line is represented. Concept cars and proto types are also on display. Also included in the show are numerous exhibitors with many auto related products. Many exciting treasures for the car enthusiast as well as activities and entertainment for the whole family. If you like car shows, don't miss this one.
375,000+ Attendees
Mar 03, 2018 - Mar 11, 2018
Since 1978, The Carnaval Miami event series is the largest fundraiser for the Kiwanis Club of Little Havana, helping to raise much-needed funds that provide educational scholarships and community service programs. The club has helped bring community- oriented, cultural events to South Florida and the world, utilizing their reach and cross-cultural influence to bring millions of people together to celebrate Latin culture from around the world through the various events of Carnaval Miami. Features many events on different days, including Cork and Fork, Cuban Sandwich Smackdown, Carnival on the Mile, Cooking Contest, Domino Tournament, Soccer, Miami Golf Classic and Calle Ocho. Spanish for 8th Street it is the single largest celebration of Hispanic culture in the United States. Most events takes place at different locations throughout the area.
1,000,000+ Attendees
Feb 21, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
The Food Network/Cooking Channel South Beach Wine and Food Festival is a national, star- studded, four-day destination event showcasing the talents of the world’s most renowned wine and spirits producers, chefs and culinary personalities. Hosted by Southern Wine and Spirits of Florida and Florida International University (FIU), the Festival benefits FIU’s Chaplin School of Hospitality and Tourism Management and the Southern Wine and Spirits Beverage Management Center. To date, the Festival has raised more than $18 million for the School. Events take place at various venues throughout the area.
65,000 Attendees
Feb 10, 2018
Part of the Pensacola Mardi Gras Celebration. Pensacola’s Grand Mardi Gras Parade is the largest annual event in downtown Pensacola. Residents and visitors often totaling over 100,000 enjoy the pageantry and excitement of a parade with over 6,000 participants and over 250 entries. One of the country's original celebration sites, Pensacola hosts this family-oriented Mardi Gras parade with crowds catch beads, doubloons and moonpies galore as they are thrown from floats!
100,000 Attendees
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