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By: Maria King
Date: June 10, 2018
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June 10, 2018

Jun 15, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019
Since 1955. The fair is sponsored by Talbot Street Art Fair, Inc., a non-profit organization dedicated to promoting the arts and philanthropic endeavors; program grants, scholarship endowments and awards. 270 fine artists from across the nation will participate in the oldest juried fair in Central Indiana. Hours of the fair are Saturday 10-6 and Sunday 10-5. The fair remains free to the public. The fair is held along Talbott Street between 16th and 20th Streets (North-South) and between Pennsylvania and Delaware Streets (East-West) in the historic Herron-Morton neighborhood on the near- northside of Indianapolis. Media categories are two dimension, two and three dimension mixed media, clay, fiber, glass, jewelry, metal, photography, sculpture and wood. Merit Awards of are given for each category and also a Best of Show Award. All of the fair's focus is on the artists. We do not have commercial booths or performing musicians.
60,000 Attendees
Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019
Since 1956, over 250 artists display their work. This four- day festival features fine art, great shopping, and live entertainment for the entire family. Come join us for a fun time with family and friends enjoying fine art, great food and live entertainment. Also, celebrate Father's Day in style at our Old Virginia Beach Tea Dance with big band music, hors d'oeuvres, and drinks including tea, of course. The jewel of the show is the Boardwalk Beach Club, a 60' tented space along the boardwalk for individuals who want to celebrate a special day. Beach Club guests enjoy valet parking, open bar, unparalled lunch service by Steinhilber's, lovely shaded seating, private bathrooms and beautiful views of the ocean.
225,000+ Attendees
Jun 15, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019
Since 1972. Visitors to Custer Fair are happy to be there. Smiles greet you wherever you go. From the historic Main St. and Chicago Ave. store buildings to the tree lined Washington St. residential area you can find places to please. Over 300 local and regional artists, craftspeople, and commercial vendors come together over Father's Day weekend to exhibit and sell paintings, ceramics, pottery, photographs, jewelry, graphic arts, wearable art, country and home craft, antiques and collectables. Over 30 food vendors offer a full international menu featuring the old favorites as well as new fare. All reasonably priced. The entertainment at Custer Fair amazes and delights on three stages! The Festival Stage features some of Chicagoland's jazz legends. The Arena Stage features theatre, music, and novelty performers from Chicagoland - perfect for families! We have added a new stage on Main Street in the lot beside Ten Thousand Villages named the School of Rock Stage. In Eiden Park on Washington Ave, the kids have a great time Kids Carnival. See old friends and make new friends. As the Chicago Sun- Times said, come and .."Romp, Stomp and Shop at Custer Fair."
100,000 Attendees
Jun 14, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019
Since 1979. A weekend of art and music on the Minneapolis Riverfront. Featuring over 200 visual artists of all media, 3 performances stages with local and national acts, an Ugly Tie Run, emerging artists area, YogaFit class, Blood Mobile, Beer Sampler(ID Required) bands, "Art of the Car", food vendors, merchandise vendors and more. Events take place at various venues such as downtown, Central Avenue Bridge, Water Park and Father Hennepin Park. Check website for exact location and activities.
60,000 Attendees
Jun 01, 2019 - Jun 02, 2019
Since 1958, juried art show featuring 300 exhibitors from all over the country displaying and showcasing their art in various media. One of the premeir art shows in the country. It takes place at the corner of Monroe and Lake Shore Drive, with more than 350 artists from around the world. Currently rated as one of the top 30 juried art festivals in the country, the Gold Coast Art Fair attracts hundreds of thousands of art enthusiasts annually. Extraordinary artwork of all mediums is offered at the Gold Coast Art Fair with prices ranging from $25 to $25,000.
350,000 Attendees
Jun 15, 2017
Since 1939, Our three stages feature a variety of music flavors like country, rock, blues and alternative along with great entertainment for kids of all ages. Two food courts are loaded with festival favorites like elephant ears, burgers, corn dogs, ice cream and more! Charlie’s Restaurant provide beer garden service along with many fun games. Over 200 craft, commercial and non-profit vendors with a huge assortment of products for your home, gifts for dad, apparel and toys for the kids, just to name a few.
80,000 Attendees
Jun 20, 2019 - Jul 04, 2019
It's the kind of event that can put a relatively small city on a big map and provide a reason to stay in town for the 4th. It's also an excellent way to celebrate our national heritage and create lasting family traditions. Family events to celebrate independence with music, sports, children's activities and food. Takes place throughout the area at various locations.
400,000 Attendees
May 15, 2019
Since 1963. Featuring national rock, country pop, rhythm and blues, jazz, big band and oldies groups perform daily on outdoor stages, rides, lots of great food and other entertainment. Burlington Steamboat Days in Burlington, IA is a music festival bringing you closer to the bands you love. The event began to give the local chamber of commerce somewhere to host an event. It was originally a Dixie Land festival, but now we’re home to various types of music. Experience the fun at Burlington Steamboat Days American Music Festival, an annual four-day music festival that’s the biggest community event in Burlington!
100,000 Attendees
Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019
Since 1993. Country Jam is a four-day country music festival featuring the biggest names in country music, surrounded by Colorado’s awe-inspiring red rock landscape. Get your tickets, boots and camping gear ready for Colorados hottest party!Continuous music from award winning performers and promising new acts. Camping, food, beer tents and lots of good wholesome outdoor country fun.
110,000 Attendees
Jun 20, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019
Since 1984, Jazz in June, Norman's outdoor jazz and blues festival, continues its tradition of bringing Oklahoma and national jazz and blues artists together to perform free for the public. Join the citizens of Norman as they celebrate local musical talent and experience a diverse range of musical artistry at its best. Grab some popcorn from a festival food vendor, kick back on a blanket or lawn chair and simply relax to the smooth sounds of the blues. In addition to the main stage acts, there will also be accompanying music clinics taught by several artists during Friday’s festivities. Bring your instrument of choice Thursday and Saturday and participate in late- night jam sessions taking place at various locales around Norman.
55,000 Attendees
Jun 12, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019
Since 1966, high-noon shootouts, ethnic festival, art and quilt show, dances, four nights of rodeo and antique car parade. Carnival rides and parades as well as three nights of concerts featuring nationally known performers. Food glorious food is a highlight at this event. If you go home hungry, it's no one's fault but your own. Held city wide.
150,000 Attendees
Jun 13, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019
Since 1974. Peoria's largest Riverfront Festival located on the banks of the Illinois River. Taking place on the Riverfront in downtown Peoria, the annual Steamboat Days Festival combines a bigger, better carnival, delicious food and drinks, great musical entertainment and more in a family-friendly atmosphere! This year's festival includes the bigger and better carnival featuring a monstrous 65 foot Ferris Wheel and other rides and games. Steamboat Days Festival will celebrate Peoria’s Riverfront and attract families to a wide variety of events, including concerts Thursday, Friday, and Saturday nights, the internationally renowned Steamboat Classic race, a bags tournament, and other fun activities for all ages! Again this year, the Steamboat Classic race starts at 7:00 a.m. on Saturday ending in the soccer field with a post-race party and awards presentations until 11am.
80,000 Attendees
Jun 20, 2019 - Jun 22, 2019
The fun starts Wednesday when 200 tons of imported sand is dropped on Hampton Beach and the “Grady Bunch” starts pounding up the sponsor site. The entire area is illuminated for night viewing through June 28th. Watch Greg Grady and “The Grady Bunch” build a mammoth Sand Demo Site. View all entries on line at this website. The competition is by invitation only. The event is funded by the Hampton Beach Village District and Sponsors, in cooperation with The Hampton Area Chamber of Commerce and The NH Division of Parks.
125,000 Attendees
Jun 14, 2019 - Jun 16, 2019
Since 1976, The variety of events taking place appeal to the young and young at heart. Special events for the entire family include two midways, beer tent, music and concerts, bingo, crafters, magnificent food, strawberry treats, a children’s area, Strawberry Queen, Prince and Princess pageants and a water ski show. Events are held at various locations and times. Parade Saturday 11am.
200,000 Attendees
Jun 12, 2019 - Jun 15, 2019
Since 2006. Many new and exciting family FUN activities are planned for this year. Featuring the first fireworks show of the season, Lady Houdini escape show, Great Lakes Timber show, classic car show, petting zoo, toddler zone, arts and crafts, Wade Shows amusement rides and much, much more! Admission and activities are free. Parking $5
50,000 Attendees
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