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By: Maria King
Date: March 24, 2019
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March 24, 2019

Mar 29, 2019 - Apr 06, 2019
Since 1922, see float decorated watercraft in the boat parade, 5K and 10K runs, some of the best barbeque beef, concerts, street promotions and one of the areas largest street parades. The one weekend features an outdoor event showcasing more than 60 arts and crafts vendors in a picturesque setting. Celebrating more than 80 years of history, the Chasco Fiesta commemorates the mythical legend of Queen Chasco and King Pithla, and features parades, pageants, a Native American festival, a variety of live entertainment and other activities designed for the entire family to enjoy.
100,000 Attendees
Mar 30, 2019
Since 1985, HUBFEST has 4 music stages and over 250 arts and crafts booths, attracting tens of thousands of people to Greater Hattiesburg. The one-day event takes over Downtown Hattiesburg, and appeals to vendors and visitors from neighboring cities and states. For the past 2 years, HUBFEST featured vendors from seven different states including Alabama, Arkansas, Florida, Georgia, Mississippi, Louisiana and Tennessee. HUBFEST offers a variety of art for consumers of all tastes. If fine arts aren't what you're seeking at HUBFEST, there are hundreds of crafts, businesses and services spread throughout the rest of Downtown Hattiesburg. The festival features four stages of entertainment, with something for everyone to enjoy. Be entertained by headlining acts making regional or national headlines, or check out some of the great local talent featured here in Greater Hattiesburg. Every festival is measured by the delicious food it brings. HUBFEST does not disappoint. With two food courts, HUBFEST offers everything from local favorites to traditional festival treats.
30,000 Attendees
Mar 27, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
Located at the Colorado Convention Center, the Denver Auto Show is the premier showcase of the newest model year import and domestic vehicles — cars, vans, crossovers, hybrids, light trucks, sport utilities – cars to suit every budget and life style. You’ll not only see all the newest models, you’ll also be treated to sneak peeks of selected intros, concepts, and the latest in tricked out cars! It’s the perfect place to see the latest examples of fuel efficient technologies and aftermarket accessories. Factory and dealer representatives are on hand to answer your questions in a no pressure environment, and with your favorite car lines all under one roof, it’s easy to compare prices and features, saving both time and money. So come sit in the cars, pop the hoods, inspect the trunks, kick the tires. The Denver Auto Show is great entertainment for serious shoppers, car buffs and the entire family!
180,000 Attendees
Mar 29, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
Car buffs can browse through over 650 spaces occupied by collectors and vendors from across the United States. Acres of cars, parts, accessories and memorabilia items will be displayed and there will be 'FREE PARTS HAULING'. Buyers can find everything from vintage Model T Fords to "handyman specials' that may need repairs. In addition to acres of car parts the annual Auto Swap Meet will feature row after row of memorabilia items, such as old-fashioned gas pumps, signs, toy cars, advertisement pieces and much more. Sorry No Pets or Firearms Allowed
70,000 Attendees
Mar 28, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
Since 1955, features over 350 exhibitors occupying over 600 booths filled with everything you need for the inside or outside of your home. Plus seminars, demonstrations and many model homes will be on displayed.
80,000+ Attendees
Mar 30, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
Since 1988, a terrific event for the whole family that benefits children in the community. Two days of games, circus acts, rides, food, beverages, and entertainment for all ages centered in downtown Houston. The Festival excitement includes Fourteen Big Family Adventure Zones, Six stages of music and entertainment, over three hundred fun activities, as well as featured celebrities. Created 31 years ago by Child Advocates as an avenue to create awareness and funding to help the abused and neglected children of Houston. Over 5.6 million dollars have been raised for the organization through the annual two days of children activities. Come celebrate, enjoy, laugh, and play at the 31st Annual McDonald’s Houston Children’s Festival and create a lifetime of memories! Stages of entertainment, over 300 games and activities, music, crafts, sports and rides. Some events take place in the heart of downtown Houston in the area surrounding City Hall, Houston Public Library Plaza, Sam Houston Park and Tranquility Park
50,000+ Attendees
Mar 28, 2019 - Mar 30, 2019
Since 1972, the largest trucking show in North America covers the entire spectrum of the trucking industry with 1,000,000 square feet of exhibit space and more than 1,100 exhibiting companies. Equipment and service of every conceivable description, representing the most innovative technology and advanced developments in the industry will be on display. Special attractions include Paul K. Young Truck Beauty Championship, Mid-America Jamboree, Mid-America Driver Recruitment Center, Mid- America Trucking Technology Center and Mid-America Trucking Safety Center Ol' Blue.
70,000 Attendees
Mar 29, 2019 - Apr 22, 2019
Since 1990, Discover 20 acres of non-stop fun with over 100 rides and attractions including the NEW Wild Cat roller coaster. Plus, enjoy family-friendly shows like the Sea Lion Splash Show, Gossamer Magic, Amazing Giants and Jungle Terry’s Traveling Zoo. Pay one price, ride all day! Discount tickets and Family Fun Packs available at select Discount Drug Mart store locations while supplies last.
175,000 Attendees
Mar 30, 2019
Since 1930, steeplechase race is made more exciting by elaborate tailgating picnics and special events. The Carolina Cup race-meeting is a time honored South Carolina tradition that has achieved premier social event status. The annual 'rites of spring' draws fans from throughout the southeast, to enjoy the thrilling sport of steeplechase horse racing amid a flurry of spring fashions and elaborate tailgate parties. From our Hospitality Terrace to College Park, old friends meet and new friends are made during the afternoon of six races.
60,000 Attendees
Mar 29, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
Since 1978, As many as 300 artist booths line Mill Avenue and the surrounding streets presenting unique, and hand- made artwork that offers visitors a distinctive shopping experience. While the Tempe Festival of the Arts focuses on visual art and the artists who create it, there also is a wide variety of other activity for guests to enjoy. Live entertainment provides fun for festival-goers. Performances throughout the venue keep audiences in high spirits throughout the day. In addition to the Festival Stage, street performers, food and beverage vendors, sponsor exhibits, and entertainment booths are set up for the amusement of Festival visitors. Visit the Arizona Wine Festival for tastings and sales by the glass, bottle, or case. And, enjoy The Art of Beer featuring local microbrewery sampling and sales.
225,000 Attendees
Mar 29, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
Over 300 Artists working in 19 different disciplines, Non-Profits, Music, Food, Beverages, Creative Zones! Festival patrons will enjoy a vibrant walk through Memorial Park as they take in the sights of artwork from different disciplines, great entertainment and enjoy an array of delicious, local foods.
30,000 Attendees
Mar 29, 2019 - Mar 31, 2019
Join tens of thousands of fans as they converge on the Los Angeles Convention Center at Anaheim Comic Con Wizard World Convention to celebrate the best in pop culture. Anaheim Comic Con brings it all - Movies, Comics, Toys, Video Gaming, Games, TV, Horror, Wrestling, MMA, Original Art, Collectibles, Anime, Manga and More!
60,000 Attendees
Apr 02, 2020 - Apr 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. This market is held Thursday through Sunday before the first Monday of the month, year round.
100,000 Attendees
Mar 28, 2019 - Mar 29, 2019
Swing into the 2019 baseball season with the 9th Annual East Village Opening Day Block Party! Baseball fans wait all year for the start of this American pastime, so why not make it a two-day block party to celebrate? Step up to the plate to start your Major League celebrations on Thursday, March 28, 2019 from 10 a.m. to 2:30 p.m. and Friday, March 29, 2019 from 12 p.m. to 7:30 p.m. “Root, root, root for the home team!” as the San Diego Padres take on their California rivals, the San Francisco Giants. Tickets for the ballgame must be purchased separately; but whether you make it into the game or not, the Opening Day Block Party will rally the Padres into the 2019 season! This FREE, family-friendly community event is a San Diego tradition where locals and visitors show off their team spirit in downtown East Village’s very own PETCO Park. With games, live entertainment – featuring local bands and DJs, baseball-themed beverages, and TONS of tasty grub, this Opening Day Block Party is sure to be a Grand Slam! All of that baseball and San Diego sunshine is bound to leave you a little thirsty. Cheer on the Padres over a variety of ice-cold drinks, games, and live entertainment in the Craft Beer and Spirits Garden, open to all attendees 21+! For our little league attendees, head to the Fun Zone, filled with tons of free activities, kid’s games, rock climbing, and so much more! The Opening Day Block Party has something for the whole family to enjoy (even the furry ones)! Four-legged fans are invited to join the block party fun for a Pet Fashion Show on Friday, March 29.
30,000 Attendees
Mar 30, 2019
Come see over 100 colorful units and floats, marching bands, dance groups, Springtime Krewe floats and much more. The parade steps off on Monroe Street just south of the intersection of Monroe Street and Brevard Street and travels south on Monroe past the Florida Capitol ending at Madison Street. The first Springtime parade featured many costumes and only horse drawn units. Today, the parade still includes horse-drawn carriages to provide a bit of nostalgia; however, it also boosts elaborately clad characters and spectacular mechanical floats from all over the southeastern United States. Springtime Tallahassee is considered one of the biggest southeastern parades and craft shows, attracting over 70,000 spectators.
70,000 Attendees
Mar 29, 2019 - Mar 30, 2019
Please join us March 29-30, 2019 to experience true Southern hospitality with one of the largest and most celebrated festivals in the southeast. The two day event kicks off with a Music Festival on Kleman Plaza featuring national entertainment acts on Friday night. Saturday begins with our Grand Parade featuring over 100 entries followed by the famous Jubilee in the Park featuring hand crafted items, Children’s Park, and local entertainment stages in Downtown Tallahassee. It’s no wonder our little event has grown to attract over 150,000 attendees.
150,000 Attendees
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