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By: Maria King
Date: July 21, 2019
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July 21, 2019

Jul 24, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Since 1968, features dancing, rides, cultural displays, kids activities, food, Greek music and games. GYROS • SOUVLAKI • TAVERNA • GREEK DINING • GREEK PASTRIES • GREEK DANCERS • LOUKOUMADES
70,000 Attendees
Jul 24, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Since 1911, One of the most well known and beloved Italian festivals in the U.S. Rich in history and tradition, people travel from great distance to attend this celebration. Featuring 60+ vendors, entertainment, arts and crafts, games and a procession through the streets of Hoboken on Saturday. This is a really great festival in the New York area with Italian food specialty items galore.
125,000 Attendees
Jul 25, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Since 1978. New York State’s Premier Admission-Free Festival, gets underway on Thursday night. The traditional opening ceremonies will again take place on the NRG Oswego Harbor Power “Lakeview Stage” in Breitbeck Park. A juried arts and crafts, antique and classic boats, regatta, 5k run/walk, civil war encampment, cruises, free entertainment on 7 stages and fireworks.
200,000 Attendees
Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Since 1979, a celebration of garlic and its importance to the Garlic Capital of the World. Almost 100 local and nationally known juried arts and crafts exhibitors are on- site. Three stages and several groups of strolling musicians provide a variety of musical entertainment. The Great Garlic Cook-off is one of the most well-known cooking contests in the country. Hundreds of amateur chefs respond to the call for recipes. The 100 most delicious-sounding of these are forwarded to a professional food consultant who makes the final selection. The finalists come to Gilroy to prepare their recipes, celebrity judges pick their favorites. There are plenty of things to do at the festival and lots of other food items as well as the children's area tol keep your kid's entertained all day.
110,000+ Attendees
Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Since 1995, over 50 vendors, European cuisine make an ethnic extravaganza, pierogi vendors, polish sausage, home made tamales, Slovakian and Hungarian food, sidewalk sale, arts and crafts fair. Don't miss the eating contest and parade! Parade held Friday night at 7pm. The Festival is the pride of Whiting. It allows us to celebrate our heritage while poking a little fun at ourselves at the same time. Where else can you see grown women dressed up like our grandmothers (bushas, as we say) in housecoats and babushkas? Or the lawnmower brigade strut through town with sandals and socks on like or dads did? You'll also see life-size polish pastries and goodies walking and talking waiting to take a picture with you? Only here at Whiting's Pierogi Fest.
190,000 Attendees
Jul 24, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019
Since 1988. One of the nation's longest-running craft beer festivals, the Oregon Brewers Festival is considered a destination, and over 60,000 craft beer lovers annually make the pilgrimage to Beervana to drink up what the festival has to offer. On a sun soaked July afternoon, there's no better place to sip more than 80 independent craft beers with friends along the banks of the Willamette River, with the Portland skyline as a backdrop to the west and Mt. Hood towering in the east. Whether you prefer Belgians or Blondes, Pales or Pilsners, Saisons or Wits - come to the Oregon Brewers Festival and see for yourself
65,000 Attendees
Jul 26, 2019 - Aug 04, 2019
Since 1924, festival week is filled with great family-type entertainment including a family parade, quilt show, Coast Guard run, kid's parade, Coast Guard waterball tournament, Venetian boat parade, parade of ships, ship tours, musical entertainment, community picnic, huge arts and crafts show, carnival, spectacular fireworks show and much, much more. Takes place at various locations. Some events are free and some there is an admission charge.
300,000 Attendees
Jul 26, 2019 - Aug 04, 2019
Since 1949. Experience the culture of Virginia Blue Ridge Highlands, through arts and crafts, antiques, photography. The event has grown so much and preserves the arts, crafts and skills that developed in this region, but also imports talented artist and performers from all over the USA and the world for the enjoyment of area residents and visitors.Drama, concerts, tours and nature walks.
200,000 Attendees
Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Since 1987, The 32nd Lowell Folk Festival continues to provide the finest in traditional music, craft, foodways and more in downtown Lowell. This annual celebration is the best in traditional folk music, artisan crafts and ethnic foods, and will be returning to downtown Lowell with a full lineup beginning with the traditional parade of nations from Lowell’s City Hall Plaza to Boarding House Park. The free festival offers something for everyone, from 8 to 80-year-olds all within the heart of Lowell National Historical Park. “This will be the 32nd year of the Lowell Folk Festival,” said Kevin Dwyer, Executive Director of the Lowell Folk Festival. “There will be a number of great new artists to the lineup this year. For a lot of performers, it will be their first time in Lowell. It’s really exciting to bring new world class artists to Lowell and get our attendees to see them for the first time! This community has embraced a festival that has drawn millions of people over the last 30 years.
105,000 Attendees
Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Since 1983. The Quick Chek New Jersey Festival of Ballooning a summertime hot air balloon and music festival in North America and is a premiere family entertainment attraction in New Jersey. Held annually at Solberg Airport in Readington, NJ, the festival truly has something for everyone! From twice daily mass ascensions of over 100 special shape and sport hot air balloons, to headlining concerts, non-stop family entertainment, hundreds of crafters and vendors, great food, fireworks, a balloon glow, a 5k run and more, the festival is jam-packed with stuff to do.
100,000 Attendees
Jul 24, 2019 - Jul 27, 2019
Since 1940, major civic water festival with about 30 free and family-oriented events, sports competition, musical entertainment, block party, air expo, torchlight and grande day parade. Takes place at various locations.
150,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Since 2000, enjoy 40 bands on four major stages plus a multicultural dance stage. Rock, Jazz, Blues, R and B, Gospel and more are featured on the eclectic entertainment roster. Exotic foods. An artisan marketplace. The Oakland Literature Expo featuring acclaimed East Bay authors and poets. Fun Zone for kids of all ages.
80,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Since 2009. The air and water show will go on rain or shine. Gates will open regardless of the weather. However, some acts may not perform if weather conditions do not meet minimum safety standards or visibility requirements. All aircraft appearing and times are subject to change due to various reasons beyond our control, including but not limited to: military operational schedules, maintenance, weather, low ceilings, below-minimum visibility, or any other factor as determined by the promoter. We appreciate your understanding.
150,000 Attendees
Jul 26, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
The Upper Ohio Valley Italian Heritage Festival is the undisputed Granddaddy of outdoor festivals in this area of the country and one of the largest in West Virginia. Enjoy the Music, Culture, Food, Beer, Games, Crafts, Food, Bocci Tournament, Wine tasting, Food, Italian Cooking demonstration, The Budweiser Clydesdale Horses, Fireworks, Entertainment on 2 stages, and more food. The Festival is located on Water Street. It runs from 11th to 14th street and includes the scenic Heritage Port.
150,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2019
Since 1950, the Torchlight Parade continues to be the Northwest's largest nighttime parade and a highly anticipated event for generations of spectators lining the parade route year after year. Precision drill teams, community floats, regional and international bands, equestrian units, giant helium balloons, comical clowns and swashbuckling pirates all come together for one magical night in downtown Seattle to celebrate true family and community entertainment.
300,000 Attendees
Jul 27, 2019 - Jul 28, 2019
Since 1985. Enjoy the summer sun at one of Alameda’s biggest and best events! The Annual Downtown Alameda Art and Wine Faire features over 250 art and craft vendors, mouth-watering festival foods, local craft beer and wine; live music on three stages; and a special kids’ area. Festival- goers will enjoy a stroll in Alameda’s historic downtown district where unique shops, restaurants, and services will also be offering event specials throughout the weekend. The Annual Downtown Alameda Art and Wine Faire is fun for everyone and it's free to attend.
100,000 Attendees
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