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By: Maria King
Date: April 28, 2019
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April 28, 2019

May 04, 2019 - May 05, 2019
Since 1972, a nationally-rated, juried art show with more than 450 artists, which offers the opportunity for you to see and purchase fine and original work produced by top- quality artists and crafts people from Virginia and throughout the United States.Free parking and shuttles.
100,000 Attendees
May 04, 2019
Since 1923, The Grand Floral Parade is the Crown Jewel of the Blossomtime Festival. The Parade begins in St. Joseph and continues its way through the city, across the Bicentennial Bridge and into Benton Harbor. St. Joseph and Benton Harbor have been the host cities since the Parade’s inception in 1923. The Grand Floral Parade features over 120 units including bands, floats, clowns, costumed characters, antique cars and tractors, unicycle teams, equestrian units and the famed Indianapolis Metropolitan Police Motorcycle Drill Team celebrating their 56th consecutive appearance leading the parade in 2019. You are invited to visit Southwestern Michigan to observe the beautiful bounty and participate in the day’s activities. Come join Miss and Mr. Blossomtime 2019 and their Courts of Honor, and the lovely community Queens as they preside over the Grand Floral Parade. The Blossomtime Festival takes place in various communities for a week. Parade Saturday at 1pm.
100,000 Attendees
May 02, 2019 - May 05, 2019
Since 1983, SunFest has featured a variety of music, art and waterfront activities. More than 50 concerts by national recording artists and local musicians cover all genres including rock, pop, Latin, RandB, jazz, reggae, country and blues. Other attractions include family activities, a fine art and craft show, pedal boats, three floating waterfront barges, two food courts and one of the East Coast's largest fireworks displays.
300,000 Attendees
May 03, 2019 - May 05, 2019
Since 1964, the Isle of Eight Flags Shrimp Festival features a fine arts and crafts show with over 300 award winning artists and craftspeople from around the nation offering first rate creations in watercolor, acrylics, oils, sculpture, clay, metal, wood and fiber. Photography, pottery, plants, jewelry, baskets, glass and more. The antiques festival offers an excellent showing of fine antiques and unique collectibles. The music festival features regional acts and local entertainment with something for the entire family includes, jazz, pop, rock, beach music, folk, country and big band. The food festival features shrimp and seafood dishes abound - all prepared with local flair and flavor. At the waterfront festival see the Pirates as they invade the festival, plus the Blessing of the Fleet, best decorated shrimp boat, fun zone geared toward the younger crowd, pirate contest and more.
150,000 Attendees
May 03, 2019 - May 05, 2019
Since 1983, Old Town will surely be spicing up Cinco de Mayo weekend with the annual Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo! Celebrating 34 years of fiery fun, Fiesta is sure to be MUY CALIENTE! The Fiesta Old Town Cinco de Mayo will transform the entire Historic Old Town area into the largest Cinco de Mayo celebration north of the border. Experience Old Town Historic State Park and enjoy the fiesta, a San Diego tradition! The Fiesta will feature three stages with live entertainment, over 40 bands, vibrant, traditional ballet folklorico performances, a fun, festive children’s area, lively beer garden and of course, Low Rider Lane! Feed your appetite by feasting at over 15 delicious restaurants to enjoy the flavors of the celebration and quench your thirst with a margarita, a cerveza or a traditional agua fresca, like tamarind, jamaica or horchata! Gather your amigos and get into the fiesta spirit. For additional information, please call 619.291.4903 or visit www.fiestaoldtown.com.
100,000 Attendees
May 04, 2019 - May 12, 2019
Since 1929. Tulip Time is one of the largest flower festivals in the United States. Enjoy yourself as you wander among the beautiful tulips. For nearly 90 years, millions of people have gathered to participate in Holland’s Tulip Time Festival. Drawing more than 500,000 people annually, Tulip Time offers a nine-day experience of our town and its traditions. With over 5 million tulips blooming throughout the city and hundreds of klompen dancers, Tulip Time has been heralded as the nation’s Best Flower Festival, America’s Best Small Town Festival and even the 2017?–?2018 Tulip Festival of the Year! From Dutch traditional garb and dance to nationally renowned entertainment, Tulip Time celebrates both culture and community. This year, participate in all the festival offers — parades, carnival rides, wooden shoes, elephant ears, fireworks and tulips. We invite you to join as we embrace heritage and our town’s unique dance. Welkom to Tulip Time in Holland, Michigan.
500,000+ Attendees
May 03, 2019 - May 05, 2019
Since 1982, features toad jumps, arts, crafts, musical entertainment, carnival rides, kiddie korner, melodrama, antique car show, concessions, toad tales, pet show, softball and 5K and 10K run, street dance, horseshow tournament and 5k and 10k runs. Also takes place on Front Street, Parkway Street, Main Street and Locust Street.
100,000+ Attendees
May 05, 2019
The event will include over 300 artists, photographers and crafters. Continuous live music, delicious festival foods, pony rides and other children's activities. Takes place on Washington St., between 8th and 14th Streets.
40,000+ Attendees
May 04, 2019
Since 1875, the most prestigious horse race in America and is the first jewel of the Triple Crown. Race for three-year- old Thoroughbreds is run over a 1 1/4 mile distance.
140,000 Attendees
May 03, 2019 - May 05, 2019
Since 1977, one of the signature events in the month long Memphis in May International Festival. Three days long, it's Mid- Americas party on the river at the foot of world famous Beale Street. Come out and dance, eat and listen to great music along the banks of the mighty MIssissippi.
140,000 Attendees
May 03, 2019 - May 05, 2019
Since 1986. Located in an eclectic neighborhood in the center of Kansas City, Brookside is just minutes from downtown, the Plaza and the southern suburbs. This is the first art show of the year and draws over 70,000 people from the entire region. The focus of the show is on ART! This community loves art shows and it consistently ranks in the top 25 shows according to Art Source. The show has children's activities on Saturday and Sunday and light music in the evenings. Food booths are operated by local restaurants. The location for the show is at 63rd and Brookside between Main St. and Wornall.
70,000+ Attendees
May 05, 2019
Since 1984. The neighborhood's usual cast of artisans, street performers, vendors, restaurateurs and entrepreneurs will be taxed by offerings including art attacks, dance distractions, renegade clowns and entertainment on six separate stages.
150,000 Attendees
May 03, 2019 - May 05, 2019
This annual festival features fine arts, crafts, children's art activities and live entertainment. Edmond citizens and tourists enjoy this festival by strolling on Broadway to view and purchase art, relax and listen to live entertainment, shop the downtown stores, and eat delicious foods. This is a true family event including a wonderful children's area and much, much more. The festival begins at Second Street and Broadway and continues north for 3 blocks. With over 100 artists from many states, including Oklahoma, Texas, Missouri and Kansas, you will find there is something for everyone. Fine Art, pottery, jewelry, metal art, furniture, photography and unique sculptures. The food is "award winning" as well, with Indian Tacos, Catfish, BBQ, Cotton Candy, Kettle Corn, Corn Dogs, ice cream and the list goes on and on. There are plenty of table and chairs with lots of shade.
75,000 Attendees
May 04, 2019 - May 05, 2019
Since 1979, the Old Pecan Street Fall Arts Festival has been filling historic 6th street with fine arts, live music, and great food. This event has helped Austin acheive its title as live music capital of the world with its over 80 musical performance for two days on 6 stages. Thats the most bands you can see for free in Austin at anytime. Music includes: Rock, Country, Blues, Latino, Tejano, Oldies, Irish, Blue Grass, Zydeco, Funk, and more. Also this festival has helped Austin achieve its title as cultural meca of the world 2003. We have hand made arts and crafts from all over the country by 300 different vendors. This event also includes a carnival for the kids, street performers, face painters, clowns, and other activities that make it fun for the entire family.
300,000 Attendees
May 04, 2019
Since 1891. The Polish Constitution Day Parade is the largest Polish parade outside of Poland, and celebrates the anniversary of the ratification of the Polish Constitution of May 3, 1791. This Chicago parade is in honor of this historic document, the first democratic constitution in Europe and second in the world only to the United States Constitution is once again expected to draw 250,000 eager revelers.
250,000 Attendees
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