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By: Maria King
Date: December 30, 2018
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December 30, 2018

Jan 04, 2020 - Jan 05, 2020
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 03, 2020 - Jan 05, 2020
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
Jan 03, 2020 - Jan 12, 2020
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, 2020
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 01, 2020
Since 1901, this parade has included 4 major divisions, comics, fancy division, string bands and fancy brigades. Hundred of units march down Broad Street in one of the world's most famous New Year's Day Parades with over 20,000 costumed Mummers in a day long celebration.
110,000 Attendees
Jan 04, 2020 - Jan 11, 2020
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 03, 2020 - Jan 05, 2020
Since 1966. Often viewed as the kick-off to the UKC coonhound events calendar, the Grand American is the first major event of the year, taking place in early January in Orangeburg, South Carolina. Presented by American Cooner magazine, the Grand American is a nationally- known event that features skilled hounds from all over the country. The coonhound community is proud to offer this family-friendly event, where attendees can shop a variety of vendors, catch up with old friends, and make new ones!
25,000+ Attendees
Jan 04, 2019 - Jan 06, 2019
Since 1996, 320 exhibitors with everything you'll need for the home including home improvement, decorating, design and much more. There will be many "How To" demonstrations and seminars by leading experts in the fields of landscaping, remodeling, finance, construction and more.
23,500 Attendees
Jan 03, 2020 - Jan 12, 2020
Since 1979. Over 390 spaces filled with exhibitors displaying gems, rocks, minerals, silver and goldsmithing, precious metals, lapidary tools, equipment and supplies and food. Home of the largest show of its kind. Takes days to see it all. A Buyer’s and Sellers market of the world. Smooth, fine graveled. Dust controlled, packed surface for selling, parking, and camping in the beautiful desert setting of Arizona’s La Posa Valley. Live on your show spaces. Easy access in and out of show.
25,000 Attendees
Jan 04, 2019 - Jan 06, 2019
Features all kinds of boats and vendors selling boat related products and services. The show also takes place in the Dunkin Donuts Center immediately adjacent to the Convention Center.
20,000 Attendees
Jan 07, 2020 - Jan 09, 2020
Since 1984. the Dakota Farm Show has kicked off the new year by showcasing over 290 exhibitors representing over 1000 agricultural products and services, all inside the temperature-controlled USD DakotaDome. Join over 25,000 agricultural producers from South Dakota, Nebraska, Iowa, and Minnesota to review the latest farm technology focused on improving yields, reducing costs, and managing risk. Attendees can also take advantage of health screenings and receive influenza vaccines, provided by Sanford Health. Once again this year, Northland Ford dealers and WNAX radio will be giving away a Ford Truck on the last day of the show.
25,000 Attendees
Jan 01, 2019 - Jan 02, 2019
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 04, 2020 - Jan 05, 2020
The Estero Fine Art Show takes place twice annually, in November and January, at the Miromar Design Center. This top rated and juried event showcases high quality artists from around the globe and the local area to sell their original and personally handmade art work. The art fair's focus is on visual arts and community enrichment. The quality of the artwork is judged by established industry professionals and many of the nation's best artists exhibit at this show. Our goal is to create an atmosphere that enhances the artwork and creates a relaxing environment for art lovers. Event hours for Saturday and Sunday shows are 10-5; the event is free however we ask that a $5 donation be made per guest in support of the Institute for the Arts and Education, Inc., a 501©3- organization which focuses on visual arts, ethnic diversity, fostering art education among youth, and community enrichment. In addition to great food, there is also free live entertainment from world-class favorites. While at the show, be sure to check out the youth art competition for grades K-8 or ages 5-13. Join us on Sunday at 3pm at the show for the youth art awards and presentation, which exposes students to the rules and entrepreneurship of doing art shows for a living! For more information please visit or email us to
25,000 Attendees
Jan 02, 2020 - Jan 05, 2020
Started in the 1850's, featuring around 3,000 dealers. Start your shopping spree just past the Log Cabin (near your parking area). You will experience the "unreserved" section where you will find a heavy concentration of "just about anything in the world" including antiques and collectibles.
100,000 Attendees
Jan 04, 2019 - Jan 06, 2019
It's a showcase of more than 900 exhibits of the newest home products and services, all under one roof. Why drive all over Tampa Bay? You’ll have a chance to get expert insight, ideas and inspiration for living well. It’s a huge weekend-long sale featuring innovative products and solutions to help you with projects at home. Come shop, compare, save and talk to the pros on ways to repair, remodel, furnish and spruce up your home. Whether you want to find out more about landscaping, kitchen or bathroom remodeling, interior design, green building, appliances and bedding, sink hole mitigation or storage solutions, local experts will be on hand with displays, exhibits, demonstrations and seminars all three days. Admission $8 adults, $7 seniors/military. Children under 12 are free. The Fairgrounds charges $6 parking per car. Visit for more info and discount coupons.
24,000 Attendees
Jan 03, 2020 - Jan 05, 2020
The Home Expo is an event designed for homeowners who are remodeling, landscaping and decorating their homes. There are over 200 exhibits with merchandise, product demonstrations and sample interior and exterior vignettes. With a combination of new products and expert advice from the pros, the Home and Garden Expo inspires home owners with countless ideas on enhancing their home´s comfort and functionality, as well as its aesthetic appeal and overall value.
25,000 Attendees
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