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By: Maria King
Date: July 30, 2017
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July 30, 2017

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 01, 2017 - Aug 07, 2017
Seafair Fleet Week and the Boeing Maritime Celebration has been a tradition in Seattle since 1950 with multiple ships annually coming into the Port of Seattle to celebrate this region’s premier summertime Festival. In partnership with Navy League Seattle Council and Port of Seattle, Seafair Fleet Week honors the men and women of the military who proudly and courageously serve our country! Parade of Ships feature vessels conducting a majestic procession through Elliott Bay, while overhead a “Parade of Flight” showcases aviators in vintage and contemporary aircraft. The arrival of the ships for Seafair is a tradition rooted in the festival from its inception over 60 years ago. Over 3,000 sailors will disembark in Seattle to celebrate the festival and enjoy amenities of our city. Please join us in making them feel welcome and honored for their service! Experience this spectacular arrival of the Fleet from the Seattle Waterfront on Pier 62/63, from 1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
125,000 Attendees
Aug 03, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1988, Even though you may not be in your rod everyone is welcome to attend the event. Bring the whole family for a great day. The event's agenda is packed with more than enough to do all three days. Although everyone will enjoy the spectacular vehicles as well as the vehicles’ owners there are other activities the family will enjoy. Here are a few activities that you will enjoy: the Commercial Exhibitors, the Women’s World (exhibitors with items that will interest women as well as men and children).
100,000+ Attendees
Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 13, 2017
Since 1941, the granddaddy of all motorcycle rallies and races. This is a chance to see more bikes and bikers than you could ever imagine all in one place. Sturgis is transformed by an onslaught of events held throughout the town for the entire week. Shows by major motorcycle manufacturers displaying new models, photo opps with unique individuals and bikes, breakfasts, rides through the streets and the hills, free concerts, races and poker runs. The National Motorcycle Museum hosts various events all week. Many events benefit causes such as Easter Seals and children's charities.
500,000+ Attendees
Aug 03, 2018 - Aug 19, 2018
Features fun for the entire family including a large variety of food vendors, midway rides, livestock competitions and exhibits, commercial exhibitors selling their wares, musical entertainment featuring top names performers.
750,000+ 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 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
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 03, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1991. Three days of music, food and art in Chicago's Grant Park. With 8 stages, and 170+ bands from all over the world, every Lolla lineup makes hands wave, heads nod, and crowds holler. There’s an art market, sweet photogenic spots, and tons of merch to swag out with. Chow Town showcases variety and quality of menu selections. We seek Chicago favorite restaurants, and want to offer our patrons much more than the typical “carnival” type fare, with an emphasis on fresh, reasonably priced items from the Chicago area. Each and every year, Lollapalooza partners with popular brands to show up at Grant Park and help enhance the experience outside of the music on stage. From free swag to festival essentials and giveaways, be sure to swing by our festival partner activations throughout the weekend. Coming to the festival with kids in tow? Lollapalooza invites music fans of all ages, including kids! Kidzapalooza runs parallel to Lollapalooza all in its own securely designated area at Grant Park. Kidzapalooza opens at 11 AM and closes at 5 PM each day of the festival, and creates an environment for parents and children to enjoy family- friendly music on the Kidzpalooza stage. While you're listening, feel free to make some art and crafts to remember sharing these memories with your kids!
100,000 Attendees
Aug 04, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1988. Over 250 Vendors! Daily Entertainment! Food, Fine Art, Crafts, and Much, Much More! A true Street Fair! Totally Handicap and Stroller Friendly! Dogs Allowed Free Shuttle Bus between A Taste of the CdA’s Art on the Green and Street Fair
50,000 Attendees
Aug 05, 2017 - Aug 06, 2017
Since 1988. The Beaver Creek Resort is located in Vail Valley, just a few hours from Denver and Aspen, Colorado. FESTIVAL AT-A-GLANCE: Juried, first-class outdoor art gallery showcasing local and national artists. Artists creating original works all weekend. Original handmade artwork. 100+ national and international artists. Artists hand-selected by independent panel of expert judges from hundreds of applicants. All artists on site for duration of festival. Vast array of artistic media including paintings, sculptures, photography, ceramics, glass, wood, handmade jewelry, collage, mixed media. Parking with complimentary shuttle. Pets on leashes welcome.
65,000 Attendees
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