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By: Maria King
Date: February 3, 2019
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February 3, 2019

Feb 08, 2020 - Feb 09, 2020
Since 1989, this juried art show features 200 award- winning national and international fine art and fine craft exhibitors. Consistently ranked one of the top 100 Fine Art Shows by Sunshine Artist Magazine, The Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts is one of the area’s biggest and best art events. The festival is held along Main Street in downtown Sarasota, spanning from 5 Points- Selby Park to Orange Avenue. Meet some of the best artists in the nation, displaying life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography and more. The show also features a food fest and live entertainment.
75,000 Attendees
Feb 07, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019
Since 1907, the latest in all makes and models of domestic and foreign automobiles. Dealers demonstrating the latest in equipment and technology and accessories for your vehicle.
60,000+ Attendees
Feb 08, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019
Since 1959, features exhibitors displaying and selling their wares, 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.
39,000+ Attendees
Feb 08, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019
Since 1973, . The auction has grown to be an annual three day event auctioning off over 400 cars in the spacious 500,000 sq ft. state-of-the-art Atlantic City Convention Center. Along with the auction, guests are able to enjoy a wide variety of vendors, a vast array of vehicles available for sale in the car corral, and the best casinos, restaurants, and shopping that Atlantic City has to offer.
30,000+ Attendees
Feb 08, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019
Since 1971, features exhibitors displaying their newest model boats, motors, personal watercraft and showcasing the latest in outdoor recreational accessories, equipment and opportunities. Plus a wide range of activities, seminars and demonstrations.
40,000 Attendees
Feb 06, 2020 - Feb 09, 2020
Since 1978, show includes all sporting and boating equipment, boats of every shape and size, campers, RV's, vans, fishing seminars and stage shows with well known personalities.
55,000 Attendees
Feb 08, 2019 - Feb 19, 2019
The Washington’s Birthday Celebration, founded in 1898, is the largest Celebration of its kind in the United States. The month-long celebration includes parades, a carnival, an air show, fireworks, live concerts and many other fun and exciting events for every member of the family. Combined, WBCA events attract nearly 400,000 residents and visitors, and yearly contributes an estimated $14 million to the local economy. Some events are free and some there is an admission charge. Some events also take place Downtown, the airport and various locations.
400,000+ Attendees
Feb 08, 2020
Since 1945, Parade Route May be Changed. Check before venturing out. Come out and enjoy everything a parade has to offer, local school bands, clubs/organziations floats, car clubs, horseback riding, visiting Rodeo Royalty, fire departments, city and county officials. Parade Route starts at 15th Street and 4th Avenue, will continue down 4th Avenue to Orange Avenue, to Giss Parkway and end on Main Street. Come out and see all the floats, car clubs, school bands, organizations, businesses and equestrian groups that take part in this annual community event. Line-up begins at 6:00 a.m. and entrants will check-in at dirt lot on Maiden Lane. If you are wanting to be judged for a trophy in your division, please be in your line-up area no later than 7:00 a.m
40,000 Attendees
Feb 07, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019
Since 1949. Also known as San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (S.A.L.E.) has grown to one of the largest, most prestigious single events in the city of San Antonio, with over one million visitors entering the grounds each year. The success of S.A.L.E. is attributed to over 6,000 volunteers who give countless hours to the organization. With community, donor and volunteer support, the organization has donated more than $160.1 million to the youth of Texas through scholarships, grants, endowments, auctions, programs and show premiums.
890,000+ Attendees
Feb 09, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019
Since 1995, Glendale will host the sweetest event in town. The Annual Glendale Chocolate Affaire will be a chocoholic’s dream, with chocolate and so much more in Historic Downtown Glendale for two days. The Chocolate Affaire is presented by Arizona’s famous candy makers, Cerreta Candy Company. The candy factory will offer tours during event hours and visitors can expect to receive a free sample of their candy. Visitors will delight in the nearly 40 chocolate purveyors, featuring confections like perennial favorite chocolate-covered strawberries and bananas!
70,000+ Attendees
Feb 08, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019
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 prototypes 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.
76,000 Attendees
Feb 08, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019
CanadaFest will take place on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, named one of America's top ten nostalgic promenades by USA Today and one of America’s best beach broadwalk by Travel + Leisure. For the visitors who attend this event every year, this is the occasion to applause many artists from Quebec (singer Richard Huet will again take care of the animation) and visit the 100 merchants that will be in their kiosks providing the sights, sounds, gastronomy and the general ambiance of this festival. CanadaFest is proud to be The Biggest French festival in the United States and aims to keep it that way. CanadaFest is a non profit organization that aims to entertain the residents and visitors of Florida, in hope of providing cultural diversity to the residents of Florida by showing the French Canadian culture. It also aims to make known of the multitude of products offered to the French Canadians in this region. CanadaFest is graciously brought to you by the French newspaper Le Soleil de la Floride, Desjardins Bank, SecuriGroupe, TD Bank, la ville d'Hollywood, RBC Bank, le Consulat général du Canada à Miami, Memorial Hospital, Sécuriglobe, Costa of Hollywood, Pool and Patio Depot, BathCrest, CNV 24/7 and many other important sponsors you will meet at the festival. Come and enjoy a weekend at the beach the Canadian way.
100,000 Attendees
Feb 09, 2019
Since 1986. Winterfest is an annual event sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Visitors and residents alike will be out by the thousands for Annual Winterfest. Over 200 vendors from across the United States invite everyone to shop, browse, relax, and enjoy Lake Havasu City's unique culture. Winterfest offers more than booths – there’s entertainment, activities for youngsters, and more. Plan now to join the crowd for two spectacular days of arts, crafts, clothing, jewelry, home decor, tasty street- food, beer garden, and eclectic entertainment!
30,000 Attendees
Feb 09, 2019 - Feb 10, 2019
Since 1989. Annual outdoor exhibition features nearly 200 nationally and internationally acclaimed artists working in a variety of media. Artists from 43 states, Canada, South America and Europe apply to exhibit in this top-rated event, which stresses quality and originality. The artists will be exhibiting and selling original art such as paintings, glass jewelry, clay works, photography, sculpture and more. Held once a month in January thru March.
30,000 Attendees
Feb 09, 2019
Since 1987. Space Coast Food Festival features include: great live music, a fun beer garden for sampling local brews, the FishLips Waterfront Bar and Grill bars, the Sunrise Bank Connoisseur Lounge, a host of local restaurants vying for Best Chowder and Best Twist awards, local businesses and entrepreneurs showcasing themselves in the Tabletop Area and an incredible Silent Auction. This annual event features area chefs and restaurants competing to determine who has the best chowder and best food 'twist' on Florida's Space Coast. The event will also have enhanced live entertainment, a fantastic silent auction, a panel of celebrity judges and a craft beer garden.
30,000 Attendees
Feb 06, 2019 - Feb 26, 2019
See the world on film! The 19th Annual Atlanta Jewish Film Festival returns this February 6-26 with diverse collection of 70+ outstanding international and independent cinema that you won’t see anywhere else – with premieres by both familiar and new directors and producers alike. Covering everything from drama, romance, and comedy to documentary and short films, AJFF uses the power of film to entertain, educate and foster community understanding and dialogue. Lineup and schedule announced January 10; tickets on sale January 28. Visit for more details. #AJFF2019
35,000 Attendees
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