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By: Maria King
Date: September 8, 2019
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September 8, 2019

Sep 14, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Since 1975, features original juried fine art by 150 artists from across the country. Exhibitors will be displaying basketry, ceramics, drawings, general fibers, wearable fibers, blown glass, flat glass, handmade paper, jewelry, leather, metal, mixed media, painting, photography, printmaking, sculpture and wood. Plus live entertainment, food concourse featuring local restaurants, children's area with hands-on art activities, silent art auction and disabled student's artwork showcase.
80,000 Attendees
Sep 11, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Since 1964, race for the gold, aerobatic performers, assault jump, military jets, stunt planes and much more. The true Air Race experience is in the sights and sounds. It's the breathtaking aircraft, the roar of an engine. It's the take-off, the landing, the high speeds and the competition.
150,000 Attendees
Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Since 1986. GrapeFest is the largest wine festival in the Southwest. Some of GrapeFest's most popular events include the People’s Choice Wine Tasting Classic, the largest consumer-judged wine competition in the nation;GrapeStomp; the Champagne Terrace; KidCave; GrapeFest Golf Classic; GrapeFest Tennis Classic;ItalianCarFest; four stages offering live music, the Texas Wine Tribute and much more. Admission is free to everyone all day Thursday and until 5 p.m. on Friday. Hours are Thursday, 10 a.m. to 10:30 p.m., Friday and Saturday, 10 a.m. to 11:30 p.m., and Sunday from 11 a.m. to 6 p.m. Admission prices are $8 for adults, $5 for seniors (62+) and children (6-12). Weekend passes are available for $18 and souvenir weekend passes are $23. Admission is free for children five and under. Of course GrapeFest features a full line-up of delicious festival foods, craft brews and more to satisfy any palate. Stay in one of Grapevine’s hotels during GrapeFest and make it a getaway weekend!
120,000 Attendees
Sep 13, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Since 1970, The festival features 15 major events and attractions and culminates in an arts and crafts extravaganza with over 100 juried booths a 5k run and parade. Events take place all over town. Centerpiece festival takes place Friday to Sunday in Gaslight Square. No pets are allowed on festival grounds.
50,000 Attendees
Sep 11, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019
Since 1967. As the home of Libby's Pumpkin, Morton is proud to say that over 80% of the world's canned pumpkin is processed right here. Each September, in celebration of the pumpkin canning season, Morton hosts the Morton Pumpkin Festival. The Pumpkin Craft Faire draws over 150 crafters with a wide variety of handmade items. New location will be in the parking lot between Adams and Washington Streets. The Faire is something you won't want to miss! Come and celebrate with us!
70,000 Attendees
Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Since 1966, Located in the heart of Oregon's hop growing region, Mount Angel's Oktoberfest brings over 350,000 people to the small Bavarian village of Mount Angel every September. The Northwest's oldest and best loved Oktoberfest Festival - celebrates the fruits of the harvest, with a nice focus on hops! Delicious German style biers, Northwest craft favorites, a bit of cider and wine for non- beer drinkers too are served in 4 Biergartens, each showcasing different beer favorites. World Class entertainment from Germany, Canada, New York, Utah, Oregon, Florida and California, from Alphorns to Alpine Rock is shared continuously on 4 stages. Over 50 non- profit food booths serving the best Bavarian and local treats. Each day begins with a traditional Webertanz performed by the Mount Angel School children, and performances by Folk Dancers throughout the day. There is something for everyone at the Mount Angel Oktoberfest. • Arts and crafts • Cruz-n Car show • Wiener dog races • 5/10K Fun Run • Free Kindergarten with child focused performances and activities. • Camping and RV sites available.
350,000+ Attendees
Sep 13, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Since 1969, the festival features 500 booths filled with 250 exhibitors displaying and selling arts and crafts, food, games, childrens activities, carnival, beer garden, 2 stages of live entertainment and parade. Parade held Saturday morning at 10am.
65,000 Attendees
Sep 13, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019
Since 1949, 200 food court and craft booths, Balloon Glo Friday 7:45pm, Saturday Field day for kids kindergarten to 6th grade, Pedal Boat rides, Strongman contest, carnival rides, national and local professional entertainment and a parade.The parade goes down North Detroit Street.
50,000 Attendees
Sep 13, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Since 1968, come and join the celebration of Autumn with a 100 unit parade on Sunday, arts and crafts fair, childrens activities, an antique flea market, concessions, live entertainment, street carnival, family activities, entertainment and Maxwell Street Days. Takes place in Bowman Park and Downtown. parade Sunday at 1:30pm.
100,000 Attendees
Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Since 1937. For years the people in San Joaquin County have been gathering to celebrate the grape harvest at the annual Lodi Grape Festival. What started out as a small food festival in downtown Lodi has now evolved into a four day event filled with great entertainment, food, vendors, grape and commodity murals, competitive exhibits, carnival, wine tasting, and so much more.Be sure to check the website for website for exact schedule of all the great activities.
95,000 Attendees
Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 22, 2019
Since 1927, 300 exhibitors. Held in the famous Little Italy section of town. Held in celebration of the feast of the patron Saint of Naples this is one of the most popular ethnic festivals in the New York City area. Although this is an annual celebration of faith, the Feast of San Gennaro is known the world over for its festive atmosphere, an 11- day event featuring religious processions and colorful parades, free musical entertainment every day, a wide variety of ethnic food delicacies, charming restaurants and cafes and even a world-famous cannoli-eating competition! The central focus of the celebration takes place every September 19th, the official Saint Day when a celebratory Mass is held in Shrine Church of the Most Precious Blood, followed immediately by a religious procession in which the Statue of San Gennaro is carried from its permanent home in the church through the streets that comprise Little Italy.
1,400,000 Attendees
Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Since 1977, Craft and food booths, Live Music, Mid-way and Helicopter Rides, Festival Parade, Truck and Tractor Pulls, Vintage Farm Machinery and Antique Tractor Exhibits, Contests for all ages and so much more! Free Parking and Free Shuttle. Free General Admission Absolutely no pets allowed.
70,000 Attendees
Sep 13, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
The San Diego Bay Fair brings some of the fastest boats in the world to the shores of sparkling Mission Bay for an exhilarating weekend of racing and a not-to-miss beach festival. Featuring the Bill Muncey Memorial Cup for Unlimited Hydroplanes, The Champ Boat Racing Series and International Hot Boats Association Drag Boats. Also a military air display, kids activities, fireworks, music and so much more.
100,000 Attendees
Sep 12, 2019 - Sep 14, 2019
The New Jersey State Firemen's Convention Parade is run by the local host organization in conjunction with the Firemen's Convention. Annual Convention of the New Jersey State Firemen and Life Members at the Wildwoods Convention Center featuring meetings, seminars and business sessions. Firetrucks from around the state will be displayed in the Wildwoods Convention Center parking lots and merchandise vendors can be found across the street at Fox Park. The American Red Cross will host a Blood Drive on Friday from 8 a.m. until 1 p.m. inside the Convention Center - all are welcome. A special fireworks display will take place Friday night at 9 p.m. on the beach at Pine Avenue and a Firemen's Parade will be held on Saturday at 2 p.m. along New Jersey Avenue, from Cresse Avenue in Wildwood Crest, proceeding north to 20th Avenue in North Wildwood.
80,000 Attendees
Sep 13, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
The Taste of St. Louis has become one of the region’s largest and most anticipated events. Attractions include delectable cuisine from the area’s best eateries, 3 days of music concerts, an ArtWalk, family activities and interactive displays in our sponsor Marketplace. The event will support multiple charities, including Missouri’s Food Outreach.
200,000+ Attendees
Sep 14, 2019 - Sep 15, 2019
Atlanta’s music festival is back with the addition of a third stage, more attractions and an enhanced VIP experience. Music Midtown will return to Piedmont Park with more than 30 bands on three stages over two days.
65,000 Attendees
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