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By: Maria King
Date: July 7, 2019
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July 7, 2019

Jul 10, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Since 1967, performances, exhibits, film and over 300 nationally recognized juried artists engaged in sidewalk sales and gallery exhibitions. One of the finest art shows in the U.S. Also held on the main campus at the Pennsylvania State University, Memorial Field and Schwab Auditorium as well. You won’t want to miss our giant sand sculpture, the Downtown State College Italian Street Painting Festival, or BookFest. We have a full day of children’s activities, a gallery exhibition, and more! We look forward to welcoming everyone who wants to enjoy great art, fabulous music, tasty festival fare and the company of old and new friends each year.
125,000+ Attendees
Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Since 1993. The festival features over 170 artists, 45 musical performances taking place in two entertainment tents, food vendors' booths, a young artisan sales area, and numerous youth activities. The People's Choice Festival of Pennsylvania Arts and Crafts is a homegrown festival celebrating the work of Pennsylvania artists. The People's Choice Festival is set around the periphery of the Pennsylvania Military Museum grounds in Boalsburg, just 3 miles east of Penn State and State College. The food vendors' booths and artisan tents circle the field. Inside the circle are located two large entertainment tents each seating approximately 400 people, a youth art sales tent, an activity tent, an emergency medical personnel tent, two large dining area tents, four drink booths, and four rest area tents. Children can play on the expansive lawn encircled by the booths and tents.
90,000+ Attendees
Jul 13, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Since 1968. The 51st Annual Corn Hill Arts Festival welcomes you to come and experience Rochester’s oldest residential neighborhood. Historic homes, beautiful gardens and friendly neighbors who volunteer their time come together and create a uniquely wonderful experience. 350 original, juried artists from across the US and Canada exhibit an array of beautifully handcrafted art and crafts. As you stroll along the tree lined streets, you can enjoy musical performances from any of our four stages, relax and enjoy beers and wines from the Finger Lakes region, taste delicious international foods, and view our classic car show. Kids and adults alike will delight in the 5th Annual Fairy Houses Tour, a display of over 65 whimsical houses. Active kids can enjoy our bounce houses and experience a mobile aerial adventure park. We offer FREE shuttles from area parking lots and FREE Admission, so bring the whole family!
300,000 Attendees
Jul 10, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019
Since 1963, Over 200,000 visitors, 200 fine artists, 25 restaurants, and a multitude of local merchants. As one of the largest fine art fairs in the State of Michigan, the 58th Wyandotte Street Art Fair scheduled for July 10th -13th 2019, attracts fine artists from across the state, region and nation to showcase their work, offering a local platform to expand community awareness of the creative arts. This quality event provides cultural enrichment to all ages in a fun and festive environment!
200,000 Attendees
Jul 09, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Since 1959, this show is renowned throughout the world as a unique gathering of over 4,000 dealers from all corners of North America. With over 20 independently operated shows along a 1 mile stretch of Route 20, see a variety of treasures.
130,000 Attendees
Jul 10, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019
Since 1985, Locals and visitors from all over look forward to the annual Pensacola Beach Air Show held in the summer. The show highlights our hometown heroes — the Blue Angels — the U. S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron stationed at Forrest Sherman Field aboard Naval Air Station Pensacola. The Blues hold several practice sessions along the beach in the days leading up to the big event on show day.
500,000 Attendees
Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 13, 2019
Since 1973, With over 300 acres that showcase more than 2,200 show cars, 4,200 swap spaces, 1,000 car corral spaces and 1,600 camping spaces, the Iola Old Car Show is one of the biggest events for auto enthusiasts in the Midwest. The Swap meet is amazing! Beginning Thursday morning there will be no end to the automotive merchandise you encounter including vintage, nostalgic and memorabilia in the swap meet. You will have miles of shopping to walk through to find that special item for your collector car hobby.
110,000 Attendees
Jul 10, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Since 1980, The largest FREE admission food event in the USA featuring numerous restaurants from the Greater Chicago area. Also featuring food trucks and Pop-Up restauants as well. No shortage of choices to make everyone in your party happy! The festival will present a diverse mix of award-winning, crowd- pleasing acts and good family fun. All this, and makes for a beautiful day by Lake Michigan.
1,000,000+ Attendees
Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019
Since 1981, over 150 events featuring parade, hot air balloon, celebrity entertainment, sports events and much, much more. Run the record holding Crazy 8's race, bike the Tour de Possum Creek ride, see national music acts and most of all have fun. It's the best part of summer in Upper East Tennessee. Held throughout the town.
180,000 Attendees
Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019
Since 1971, one of the largest African American cultural events in the nation featuring consumer exhibits. Includes the best in arts, religion, economics, educational and political forums, consumer goods, entertainment, celebrities and more. The biggest event of the summer featuring free concerts, celebrity basketball, film, arts and culture with proceeds supporting IBE programs. Also takes place at surrounding venues.
50,000 Attendees
Jul 13, 2019 - Jul 20, 2019
Since 1964, Siouxland’s premier festival has become a tradition for generations of families and a “destination event” for visitors. Today, the mission of the Port of Sioux City River-Cade Association is preserved: To focus attention on the Port of Sioux City as a vital and growing river port in the heart of America’s vast agricultural region. Our most effective tool in fulfilling that mission, our annual summer festival, is still designed to celebrate the area’s history and culture, and to showcase our area’s potential for continued economic development. The festival also showcases the outstanding quality of life we enjoy in our regional community. Held along the Missouri River this event features Sioux City's largest parade, a beer garden, food and merchandise concessions, crafts, a carnival and other activities for the kids. At night the event comes alive with top name musical entertainment in rock and country. And a spectacular fireworks display. Events take place at various venues.
140,000 Attendees
Jul 13, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Since 1984, one of the largest food and entertainment extravaganzas in the nation featuring more than 55 local restaurants and wineries along with 4 stages of continuous entertainment from jazz to top 40, from pop to blues, the best local, regional and national artists and children's entertainment and activities.
350,000 Attendees
Jul 13, 2019
Since 1955. Night in Venice is a traditional highlight of the summer season in Ocean City — with thousands of spectators lining the bayfront and thousands more attending private parties at homes along the route from the Ocean City-Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue. Colorful parade features more than 100 decorated boats and 300 decorated bayfront homes. Night in Venice starts at the Longport Bridge to Tennessee Avenue along the bay. Come out and feast on some of the best seafood in the area and enjoy entertainment and rides for the kids. A fireworks display will cap off Ocean City’s Night in Venice boat and bayfront celebration this year.
50,000 Attendees
Jul 10, 2020 - Jul 12, 2020
The Montana Folk Festival features performances and demonstrations by over 200 of the nation’s finest musicians, dancers and craftspeople. It will feature more than 20 Artists/groups on six stages including a dance pavilion dedicated to participatory dancing, a family stage with performances appealing to children of all ages, and a Montana folklife stage. In addition to the performance stages, there are several themed festival areas: the Montana Folklife Area, the Family Area, two Festival Marketplaces and the Festival Food Courts. The festival site will be situated in the heart of the nation's largest National Historic Landmark District. Open air and tented sites will provide a variety of performance venues ranging from intimate stages to amphitheater- sized venues. The Original Stage, which offers a panoramic view of Butte's historic high rise buildings and the surrounding mountains, is located on the site of the historic Original Mineyard, with its dramatic headframe that is a remnant of Butte’s early days as an underground copper mining center.
140,000 Attendees
Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Since 1981, A signature Michigan event, Art In The Park, now in its 40th year will welcome over 400 artists from around the U.S. offering paintings, sculpture, ceramics, jewelry, fiber, glass, woodwork, photography, folk art and much more. Entertainment and cuisine will complement the art exhibitors, creating a sensory filled weekend experience. Be a part of the tradition… join us at Michigan’s 2nd largest art fair for a weekend long celebration of art, food and fun!
200,000+ Attendees
Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Since 1978. Sailfest is Southeastern Connecticut’s premiere summertime event, which attracts over 200,000 people. Complete with a major fireworks display, amusement rides, free entertainment, Tall Ships, and over 250 vendors lining the streets. There will be plenty to see, buy, and eat, so make sure to come hungry and ready to try new food! Sailfest produces multiple stages of free entertainment with musical genres ranging in Funk, Rock, Latin, and more. Many new and upcoming artists are ready to take the stage, as well as some known and loved ones.Locally hand-made crafts, art, clothing and jewelry are just a few of the things among the vast array of wares for sale from over 250 vendors lining the streets. Each vendor has something different to offer!
200,000+ Attendees
Jul 11, 2019 - Jul 14, 2019
Since 1978, Bastille Days, Milwaukee’s popular french festival and one of the nation’s largest french-themed celebrations, returns to downtown. A re-creation of a mini French city featuring an Eiffel tower, street entertainment, a vendor marketplace with over 33 food and merchandise showcases, French cultural exhibits, sidewalk cafe's and the ever popular Storm the Bastille 5K fun run or walk. Wine and food seminars as well as demonstrations of techniques and tricks to make better culinary presentations.
250,000 Attendees
Jul 12, 2019 - Jul 21, 2019
Since 1956. The festival is a spectacular event that promotes the natural beauty and charm of the low country. During the festival, people from all walks of life come together in celebration of its rich history and southern hospitality. From its inception of afternoon races on the river, the festival has grown into a 10-day event that provides many wonderful things for each family member to enjoy. Sporting matches, musical entertainment and much more.
75,000 Attendees
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