Fun Things To Do This Weekend From Around The Country!
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By: Maria King
Date: April 14, 2019
April 14, 2019
Apr 20, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019
Since 1975. Everyone is invited to the Mainsail Art Festival at Vinoy Park in St. Petersburg, Florida. As a premier cultural event on St. Petersburg’s outdoor calendar, over 100,000 visitors from near and far come to enjoy and purchase quality art and enjoy top name entertainment.
Apr 18, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019
Featuring more than 500 of the world’s leading cars, trucks, SUVs, and motorcycles, the Ft Lauderdale International Auto Show has become one of the most popular “shopping shows” in the region.
Apr 16, 2019 - Apr 20, 2019
This celebration commemorates the Land Run of 1889 and the birth of Guthrie. This festival includes a parade, rodeo, carnival, chuckwagon feed, food, craft vendors, 1889 style baseball game, 5K and 10K run, and window displays. Parade begins at noon on Saturday.
Apr 18, 2019 - Apr 28, 2019
Since 1891, Fiesta San Antonio originally started to honor Texas heroes who fought for the Independence of Texas. The festival takes place over a 10 day span with over 150 events such as fireworks, parades, arts and crafts, carnivals, 3 mile run, bird mart, 10K volksmarch, fashion show, bicycle challenge, oysterbake, entertainment and much more. Takes place in various locations.
Apr 15, 2019
Since 1897, features over 15,000 runners. Race is 26 miles, 385 yards. Race starts at One Ash Street in Hopkinton Massachusetts and ends at Copley Square in Boston Massachusetts. Registration fee to participate in race.
Apr 13, 2019
To some, it’s the official kick-off to the Kentucky Derby Festival. To others, it’s the unofficial beginning of spring. But to all, it’s simply one of the largest annual fireworks shows in North America and the setting for some of the most memorable moments you’ll ever share. What started with 3000 shells at a local stadium is now the nation’s largest annual fireworks extravaganza held at the junction of two states at a bend in the Ohio River. You can do a lot more at Thunder Over Louisville than simply look to the sky. With a slew of entertainment options available on the ground, there is sure to be something for everyone! From the Thunder FoodFest to the Interactive Display Area to the Kid’s Play Areas on the Great Lawn, there’s refreshments and entertainment galore. When it gets dark, the Thunder rolls. With an estimated average attendance of half a million people, it has become the largest annual event in its region. The show continues to be the largest annual pyrotechnics display in North America thanks to the artistry of Zambelli Internationale and the production of Visual Presentations.
Apr 21, 2019
Easter on Parade, the beloved Richmond tradition that showcases attendees “parading” up and down scenic Monument Avenue, continues this year. on the blocks between Allen and Davis Avenues. Each year more than 25,000 people converge upon the four-block site to celebrate the arrival of spring and the beauty of Monument Avenue, taking this once-a-year opportunity to stroll in the streets. Music, arts, crafts, children’s activities, food, balloon artistry, a petting zoo, and of course, people and pet watching are all part of the celebration. This is a parade of Richmonders. Admission is free. The highlight of the event promises to be the ever-popular Pet Bonnet and People Bonnet Showcases, held at 3 p.m. and 4 p.m., respectively, on the Zayde R. Dotts Main Stage at Allen Avenue.
Apr 21, 2019
The City of Cape May, the Chamber of Commerce of Greater Cape May along with the Small Businesses of the Washington Street Mall will be sponsoring the Annual Easter Fashion Stroll.
Apr 21, 2019
Since 1871. Each year on Easter, celebrants don festive finery and show off their very best bonnets along Fifth Avenue. Immortalized by Irving Berlin (with some help from Judy Garland and Fred Astaire), the pageant is a New York City tradition that stretches back to the 1870s. Starting at about 10am and continuing until 4pm, the parade marches north on Fifth Avenue, from 49th Street to 57th Street. The best place to watch is from the area around St. Patrick's Cathedral; better yet, bring your bonnet and join the parade.
Apr 19, 2019 - Apr 21, 2019
The Southeast’s popular environmental, music and craft beer event – SweetWater 420 Festival – returns to Atlanta’s Centennial Olympic Park for the most diverse and accomplished musical acts in the festival’s 14-year history. The weekend-long event is jam-packed with a varied lineup of entertainment including live musical performances on three stages, a comedy tent, local artist market, food trucks and more! The SweetWater Experience will offer a unique variety of samplings and school patrons on craft beer, Planet 420 will offer eco- friendly tips and the Not So Silent Disco will keep the party going.
Apr 21, 2019
Hop on over to Copper and bring the kiddos in their winter’s best for 65,000 eggs and 2,500 acres! As part of the reduce, reuse, recycle movement, Copper encourages participants to turn empty eggs back in to be re-loaded for reuse in future years. There are different hunts for kids of all ages from 3 and under in Copper’s Center Village to adults in an on-mountain hunt for (12) golden eggs. Don’t miss the Easter Breakfast–advance ticket purchase suggested. All Events are free with the exception of Easter Breakfast. **Lift tickets or ski passes are required for on-mountain activities. 8:30am - All Ages Golden Egg Hunt (on mountain).
Apr 21, 2019
The 60-voice Ferndale Community Choir performs sacred songs of the season. Easter Sunday: Ferndale Assumption Church, 546 Berding St., Ferndale, 7:30 p.m.
Apr 21, 2019
Put on your Easter best and stroll the Village in style. Begins at the Smithville Inn at 1:00 p.m., awards are given for best outfits. Historic Smithville offers 60 shoppes, 7 eateries, carousel ride, and train ride, paddleboats, arcade, on site lodging at the Colonial Inn and over 26 free weekend events!