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By: Maria King
Date: February 10, 2019
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February 10, 2019

Feb 15, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020
Since 1964, one of the finest art shows in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of people descend upon Coconut Grove for this fabulous event. Produced by the Coconut Grove Arts and Historical Association, Inc., a non-profit community organization under the direction of a board of directors and full-time staff, the Coconut Grove Arts Festival® showcases the works of 360 internationally recognized artists who are selected from nearly 1,300 applicants. Jurors evaluate the artist’s work and displays to select participants in such categories as mixed media, painting, photography, digital art, printmaking and drawing, watercolor, claywork, glass, fiber, jewelry and metalwork, sculpture and wood. Similarly, the Arts Festival also amplified its existing, nationally-lauded Visiting Artists Week, with a two-part mentoring series designed for a select group of talented high school students to take place two weeks prior to the Festival.
120,000 Attendees
Feb 15, 2020 - Feb 17, 2020
Since 1989. Join us for the St. Stephens' Art Show, Presidents' Day Weekend. Experience and buy from over 160 national and international artists situated in the heart of Coconut Grove during Grove Arts Festival Weekend. Two entrances off of McFarlane Road and Main Highway allow access to the oasis of art and the shady oak trees of St. Stephens Episcopal Church and Day School. The MakersFest at St. Stephen's Art Show is a hand crafted experience of sound, color and flavor. Unique Artists, music Makers and Crafters are producing original works of art combining traditional techniques with modern, unconventional styles, contexts and subject matters. Check out the charity tickets for the hands-on- art for kids in the Art4Kids zone too, a huge attraction featuring candle making, sand art, painting, spin art and Haitian coloring mural.
100,000+ Attendees
Feb 16, 2019 - Feb 18, 2019
Since 1986, a three-day illustrated art festival that showcases over 250 artisans in a juried exhibition of gallery-quality fine art and fine crafts. With family activities and live entertainment. A portion of the proceeds help fund year round programs and services form the Northern Palm Beachs such as schools, charities and chamber activities.
150,000 Attendees
Feb 15, 2019 - Feb 18, 2019
The Pittsburgh International Auto Show is an annual event held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in the heart of Pittsburgh, PA. The Auto Show is a great, family friendly environment that brings auto enthusiasts and new cars together where you can check out a wide variety of new, classic and exotic vehicles in a non-selling environment. The Pittsburgh Auto Show is famous for showcasing the latest exotic cars from McLaren, Ferrari and Lamborghini. Auto manufactures will be displaying the latest in safety features that will keep tabs on drivers distracted by other digital gadgets. You can take a seat in a sporty convertible, calculate the cargo space of a new SUV, and admire the rugged off- road features of a heavy duty pick-up truck and so much more!
180,000 Attendees
Feb 15, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019
Since 1947, a celebration of "America's most unusual county fair" complete with date contests and recipes, rides, pig races, Arabian nights play, music, entertainment commercial vendors selling their wares and a wide variety of food. Fun for the entire family.
273,000+ Attendees
Feb 16, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019
Since 1957, features 350 exhibitors displaying and selling their wares, seminars and demonstrations on gardening and home improvement topics, flower and garden displays, celebrity cooks, new products and services. Meet home and garden celebrities plus sample recipes from the hottest chefs.
72,000 Attendees
Feb 13, 2019 - Feb 16, 2019
Since 1966, The National Farm Machinery Show and tractor pull is one of the largest indoor farm shows in the nation. Virtually every major line of equipment will be featured under one roof, allowing product comparison. Over 850 exhibits displaying computer software and electronics, buildings, sheds and fencing, iIrrigation equipment, breeder services, chemicals and fertilizers, mowing and harvesting equipment, livestock supplies, tillage implements and much more. Also includes free educational seminars and the Family Living Center offers a change of pace from the show floor with unique gifts for friends, farm toys for the kids and special accessories for the home. You will find souvenirs, cosmetics, collectibles, jewelry, arts and crafts and more. Drivers from across the country are not only gearing up for the unequaled thrill of winning at this nationally recognized pull, but also for the chance to bring home a share of the $200,000 in prize money awarded by the pull's sponsor. This invitation-only event stars the nation's best drivers and their ground- pounding machines - Pro Stocks, Super Stocks, Modified and Alcohol Tractors, Two-Wheel and Four-Wheel Drive Trucks, and the return of Super Farm Tractors.
300,000 Attendees
Feb 12, 2020 - Feb 16, 2020
Since 1967. As always the show will be held in conjunction with the Northland Outdoors Duluth Deer Classic which takes place just an escalator ride away in the Lake Superior Ballroom of the DECC. One ticket gains you admission to both of these great shows making this event the best entertainment value in town. Where else can you see virtually every make of boat and RV in the same place plus Camping Equipment, Resorts and Campgrounds as well as fishing and hunting Lodges from the United States, Canada and other foreign countries all under one roof. Many Boat, Pontoon, Dock and RV dealers will be there offering discounts and rebates available only at the show. For the avid fishermen and women the latest in fishing gear including those great new electronic devices will be on display and manufacturers representatives will be on hand to show you all the advantages of their equipment and help you pick out just the right gear for your particular needs. You will also have the chance to attend a variety of free hunting and fishing seminars each conducted by an expert in their field. See the seminar schedule posted on this website or consult the show program when you get to the show for times and locations. You will be sure to find a seminar topic that will be of interest to you where you can pick up some helpful tips. For decades the Trout Tank has given kids a chance to cast a line and reel in a "Big One" and this year will be no exception. Then make your way over to the main deli where Cherri Merri Muffin will be offering free face painting and animal balloons.
150,000 Attendees
Feb 14, 2019 - Feb 18, 2019
Since 1988, The Miami Yacht Show on Collins Ave, the city’s premier luxury yacht show, takes place on Collins Avenue, across from the legendary Fontainebleau and Eden Roc hotels. The in-water-only display of new and pre-owned vessels, covers more than 1.2 million square feet of space from 41st Street to 54th Street with the world's most extraordinary and uniquely designed yachts and superyachts from the world's foremost custom boat builders. This spectacular show will introduce a new look and layout with changes designed to deliver superior guest and exhibitor experiences. The show’s new layout highlights its picturesque, waterfront location along Indian Creek Waterway as attendees enter through five artfully designed show entrances, each with attractive way finding graphics and an information booth. Foot traffic has been redirected from the sidewalk along Collins Avenue to the show’s network of new floating docks, where guests will find food and beverage concessions in a welcoming environment where they can spend time and enjoy the show.
100,000 Attendees
Feb 16, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019
Since 1968. Casa Grande Cowboy Days and OOdham Tash. There is a carnival the night before the event officially opens. Casa Grande Cowboy Days and O'Odham Tash brought to you by the West Pinal County Mounted Sheriffs Posse - a great week of roping competitions to be held at the Casa Grande Rodeo Grounds, 2525 N. Pinal Ave., in Casa Grande. Cowboys and Indians have been a part of Casa Grande for over 100 years. Come out and join us as we celebrate our rich heritage. Casa Grande will transform into a colorful festival full of Native American arts/crafts, rodeos, and much more! Don't miss the parade in Downtown Casa Grande at 10 am on February 18th or the O'odham Tash Rodeo featuring members of the Ak-Chin, Gila River, Salt River Pima, and Tohono O'odham Nations.
50,000 Attendees
Feb 16, 2019
Since 1939, the two-hour extravaganza begins on Edwards Drive and concludes at Edison Stadium at Fort Myers High School. The Grand Parade is one of the largest night parades in Florida featuring more than 140 participating units, including magnificent lighted floats, bands, special marching units and more. Named as the largest night parade in the Southeast year after year, the Grand Parade is a two-hour extravaganza featuring national participants and local marching bands, floats, local government and law enforcement officials, clowns and much, much more. The parade brings the entire Southwest Florida community out in celebration of the life and achievements of our local winter resident, Thomas Edison. Spectators come from near and far to enjoy this event and often begin marking their viewing spot weeks in advance!
100,000 Attendees
Feb 14, 2019 - Feb 24, 2019
Since 1955, 350 exhibitors and over 2,000 of the world's most beautiful Arabians, Half-Arabians and National Show Horses in competition, celebrities, barn parties. Over 300 commercial vendors that have something for everyone, includes artists and artwork from around the globe, clothes, jewelry, and horse care products.
150,000 Attendees
Feb 14, 2019 - Feb 18, 2019
Since 1942, features one of the largest consumer marine exhibitions, More than 2,000 exhibitors from around the world will showcase thousands of the newest boats, from luxury motor and sailing yachts to personal watercraft and sport fishers, including powerboats, sailboats, jet boats and electric boats, in addition to the latest cutting-edge electronics, engines and marine accessories. Also takes place at Sealine Marina and Yachting Center.
177,000 Attendees
Feb 15, 2019 - Feb 17, 2019
Since 1985 Another fine show produced by Expositions, Inc., is the region's only show dedicated to hunting, fishing and camping will offer hundreds of state-of-the-art exhibitors, dozens of live demonstrations, and many highly respected seminar presenters. With a non-stop schedule of experts, the program will wow attendees with some of sports' finest pros and biggest money winners.
100,000 Attendees
Feb 15, 2019 - Feb 17, 2019
Since 1983. The largest wildlife art and nature event in the nation. SEWE offers original art by over 120 artists, as well as performances by Jeff Corwin, retriever and birds of prey demonstrations, and shows by Busch Wildlife Sanctuary. SEWE also hosts hunting and fishing outfitters/guides, antique decoys, wildlife collectibles, a grilling village, and children’s activities. VIP Packages offer extra perks and evening activities, including a black- tie gala/auction and the SEWE Soiree. Takes place throughout Charleston at venues including: Charleston Place, Francis Marion Hotel, Marion Square, Charleston Music Hall, Aiken-Rhett House Museum and Brittlebank Park.
35,000+ Attendees
Feb 16, 2019 - Feb 17, 2019
Be a part of Hawaii's most exciting health, sports, fitness and wellness expo in the islands. There'll be over 120 booths offering samples and demonstrations in five zones - Health and Wellness, Pets and People, Action Sports, Leisure Activities, Financial Fitness and more. Plus, there'll be healthy food, entertainment, lectures and demonstratons, and a petting zoo and pony rides for kids. Over 20,000 race participants from the Great Aloha Run are expected to come through the expo to pick up their race numbers for the Great Aloha Run on Monday.
40,000 Attendees
Feb 15, 2019 - Feb 17, 2019
One Of The Largest Attended Events In The Midwest The success of the River Hills Home and Lifestyles Show over the last 28 years, has been the “Face to Face” connection with new customers attending the show, as well as the malls retail visitors with products and services. Attendance in 2018 was in excess of 60,000 visitors. This event features a variety of the region's top home professionals. These area and regional experts, will be exhibiting products and services not only for the interior and exterior of your home but for your lawn and lifestyles as well.
65,000 Attendees
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