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By: Maria King
Date: October 29, 2017
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October 29, 2017

Nov 02, 2017 - Nov 04, 2017
A Western New York holiday tradition, Christmas in the Country, has garnered recognition as the nation’s foremost holiday artisan marketplace for almost 15 years and once again in 2011, Sunshine Artist ranked the event #1 in the country. The event has grown from a modest quilt show to a marketplace of over 400 artisans from across the country and around the globe. Attendees to Christmas in the Country will find unique and only handcrafted creations including gourmet foods, spa quality bath and beauty products, trendsetting jewelry, handpoured aromatic candles, eco-friendly clothing, pottery, original wall art, woodwork, home décor and holiday gift items galore. The artisans are spread out over four buildings at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. As always, Premier Promotions continues to attract new and talented artisans.
60000+ Attendees
Nov 04, 2017 - Nov 05, 2017
Since 1971, The award winning Litchfield Park Festival of Arts rates as one of the oldest and most popular festivals in the Southwest. For two glorious days this historic resort community is transformed into a vibrant street scene filled with colorful art, lively music and irresistible aromas. Long known for the high quality of craftsmanship, beautiful landscapes, and laidback ambiance, the Festival attracts thousands of visitors, tourists, and art enthusiast from across the country. Featuring over 250 fine artists and craftsmen exhibiting a wide selection of original arts and crafts, ranging from functional to decorative, and contemporary to Native American, there is sure to be something for everyone.
85000 Attendees
Nov 04, 2017 - Nov 05, 2017
Since 1979, Celebrated potter Peter Anderson is celebrated each year through the hundreds of potters, painters and craft makers that participate in this annual event. Bring the family and enjoy the pleasant surroundings and beautiful downtown. Over 350 juried arts and crafts exhibitors, over 20 food booths and entertainment.
65000+ Attendees
Nov 03, 2017 - Nov 04, 2017
At the NAS Jax Air Show you will witness thrills like never before from a variety of military and civilian demonstrations. The new Spitfire Jet Semi will be racing down the runway at speeds more than 300 mph. The grand finale will be the Navy’s flight demonstration team, The Blue Angels. While you are at the show enjoy military and civilian aircraft displays, shop at novelty, food and beverage booths, or head to the free Kid’s Zone for games and activities for all ages.
250000 Attendees
Nov 03, 2017 - Nov 04, 2017
Since 1958, the official Oyster Festival features street sales, arts and crafts, waterfront activities, oyster and work boats, a parade, stages with entertainment and delicious seafood.
80000 Attendees
Nov 03, 2017 - Nov 05, 2017
Since 1987, features over 300 artisans displaying and selling their wares, gourmet foods to sample and buy and a gingerbread house display and competition. Artisans from all over the country come to Boston for this premier holiday event to exhibit and sell their handcrafted items. From unique home accessories to one-of-a-kind holiday decorations, fanciful fashions, and gourmet foods, this wonderful variety of gifts will please everyone on your list.
42000 Attendees
Nov 03, 2017 - Nov 12, 2017
Since 1961, world-renowned festival of German heritage and sausage making, plenty of bratwurst beer, fun and live entertainment on the banks of the Cormal River and polka.Join us for a unique annual celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun! Located near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas! Here you’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment. It all happens at Wurstfest! The best ten days in sausage history.
50000 Attendees
Nov 04, 2017 - Nov 05, 2017
Since 1972, Over a two-day duration, the Orlando Police Department estimates 250,000 people walk through the event. Fall Fiesta in the Park draws more people annually than the Super Bowl, Daytona 500 and Austin City Limits. It is the largest annual event in Orlando! It's a family and pet friendly arts and entertainment event in downtown Orlando.
250000+ Attendees
Nov 02, 2017 - Nov 06, 2017
Since 1960,The annual Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show is the premiere global yachting event and the largest in-water boat show in the world. The show attracts an international audience of thousands of boating enthusiasts from Europe, Latin America, the Middle East, and Asia as well as every corner of the U.S. Covering more than 3 million square feet of space, visitors have access to a stunning array of an estimated $4 billion worth of boats ranging from the largest yachts, sport fishing boats, center consoles, trawlers, sailboats, tenders, ski boats, dinghies, jet skis and related marine products, accessories and services.Show also takes place at Bahia Mar Yachting Center, Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Swimming Hall of Fame, Marriott Portside Marina and Las Olas Marina.
100000 Attendees
Nov 04, 2018
Since 1975, features over 800 unique vendors with a little of everything: arts and crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world and more. Plus kiddie rides, animal rides, live entertainment and international food. Its a shopping paradise.
75000+ Attendees
Nov 03, 2017 - Nov 04, 2017
Since 1973, includes a parade, loads of games and entertainment. Don't miss the Daylight Breakfast. Enjoy a big parade with mules, horses and antique tractors; contests, and all day entertainment, while remembering Mule Day is to celebrated the mules significant contribution to the area's agriculture. Come early to visit over 400 arts and crafts exhibitions, concessions, cane grinding, and syrup making all make Mule Day a time to remember. Come on out and join us for a full day of fun - We look forward to seeing you! Sponsored by the Calvary Lions Club.
40000+ Attendees
Nov 04, 2017 - Nov 05, 2017
Since 1972, two fun-filled days of entertainment, food, shopping and merriment! Held annually at Young Park, this is one of the largest cultural events in Southern New Mexico. We bring you 150 juried artists, food vendors and entertainers, all reminiscent of a time of romance, royalty, and chivalry. The Renaissance ArtsFaire involves the whole community with all food booths benefiting non-profit organizations in addition to those local non-profit organizations promoting their activities through information booths or children’s activities.
40000+ Attendees
Nov 05, 2017
Since 1976, this premier running event with 30,000+ runners. The International running community's most prestigious and anticipated event of the year. Runners run through all 5 boroughs of New York has been the race to watch. It is a 26.2 mile course starting in Staten Island and ending in Central Park. It is preceded by the NYC Marathon Expo event featuring health and fitness related products and demonstrations. The start/staging area is at Fort Wadsworth, in Staten Island under The Verrazano Bridge. The route travels over the bridge and through the five boros.
2000000 Attendees
Nov 03, 2017 - Nov 04, 2017
Since 1985, the top horses in the world come together to compete in one of the most prestigious racing weekends in the world.
90000 Attendees
Nov 03, 2017 - Nov 05, 2017
This family-oriented festival at the Tillman's Corner Community Center features a carnival atmosphere with rides, food, face painting, arts and crafts, and jewelry. Free grandstand events include a classic country and western show, a Sunday gospel show with topnotch entertainers, and more. Bring the grandparents and bring the kids. There is something for everyone.
50000 Attendees
Nov 04, 2017
Since 2004, The Florence Downtown Development Corporation invites you to experience the Pecan Festival. The Pecan Festival is no stranger to success. Festival goers we hope you will come on out and enjoy the day with us as we host 8 stages of Live Entertainment with over 250 Food and Craft Vendors, Special Art Demonstrations, a Free Kids Zone, Amusement Rides, and Antique Tractor Show, Car Show and Competition, Cook-off Competition, Vocal Competition, Corn Hole Competiton, 10K, 5k, and Half Marathon Races, a Half Metric Century Bike Ride,and much, much, more! All performances and activities, except the Food and Arts and Craft vendors, are free and open to the general public, which is all the more reason why you should come go nuts in Downtown Florence.
50000 Attendees
Nov 03, 2017 - Nov 05, 2017
Since 1994. Meet 165 award-winning, juried fine artists at this Signature Event! Sip fine wines and listen to the tunes of live musicians, while strolling throughout small to life-sized bronze sculptures, paintings, metal, clay, wood, stone, glass, ceramic, copper, found objects and mixed media sculptures. See an array of pottery, photography, one-of-a-kind jewelry designs, batiks and much more! Take in more than 5,000 original masterworks of fine art and fine crafts. Subject matter ranges from Southwest and traditional to contemporary and abstract, including floral, wildlife, European, African and Native American. This festival offers a wide variety of mediums, styles, sizes, subject matters and price ranges, to ensure there is something that appeals to everyone who attends. The Carefree Fine Art and Wine Festival is nestled within the heart of Carefree's town center, surrounded with specialty shops, galleries, restaurants and outdoor cafes.
40000 Attendees
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