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By: Maria King
Date: October 27, 2019
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October 27, 2019

Nov 01, 2019 - Nov 03, 2019
Since 1973, The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is one of the best-regarded, most popular arts festivals in the United States. The three-day, juried art show draws more than 200 of the nation’s best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists. The Festival features great music on the Main Stage, dance and more on the Parrish Performing Arts Stage. The Children's Stage features local performing arts, dance, and music groups. and authentic craftspeople in the Heritage Arts area. The festival celebrates our artisan history in the Heritage Arts Area, where local craft workers demonstrate traditional arts, crafts and trades, including blacksmithing, engraving, spinning, weaving and other skills. The Children’s Arts Festival features numerous free, hands-on artistic opportunities for kids. The Student Art Show showcases the talents of school students in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties Some of Pensacola’s best- known restaurants will be onsite serving local favorite concessions, along with dozens of booths serving traditional festival fare.
125,000+ Attendees
Nov 02, 2019 - Nov 03, 2019
Since 1971, The award winning Litchfield Park Festival of Arts rates as one of the oldest and most popular festivals in the Southwest. For two glorious days this historic resort community is transformed into a vibrant street scene filled with colorful art, lively music and irresistible aromas. Long known for the high quality of craftsmanship, beautiful landscapes, and laidback ambiance, the Festival attracts thousands of visitors, tourists, and art enthusiast from across the country. Featuring over 250 fine artists and craftsmen exhibiting a wide selection of original arts and crafts, ranging from functional to decorative, and contemporary to Native American, there is sure to be something for everyone. - - - - The free festival is held on the Library Lawn and Downtown District, open daily on Saturday and Sunday. Fine art, live music, international food court, and more!
85,000 Attendees
Nov 02, 2019 - Nov 03, 2019
Since 1979, Celebrated potter Peter Anderson is celebrated each year through the hundreds of potters, painters and craft makers that participate in this annual event. Bring the family and enjoy the pleasant surroundings and beautiful downtown. Over 350 juried arts and crafts exhibitors, over 20 food booths and entertainment.
65,000+ Attendees
Nov 01, 2019 - Nov 03, 2019
Since 1991. The air show is a 3 day event featuring thrilling performances by nationally known performers as well as interesting and historical static displays of aircraft and vehicles. Our featured performers include F16 Viper Demo Team, Aeroshell Aerobatic Team, John Klatt Airshows “Screamin Sasquatch Jet Waco.” We have so many talented performers, explore them now! General Admission ticket required. The Stuart Air Show continues to provide multiple benefits to the surrounding community through its direct charitable giving, through fundraising opportunities for nonprofit and civic groups at the show, and through its significant impact on the local economy.
40,000+ Attendees
Nov 01, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019
Since 1938. The National Peanut Festival, the nation's largest peanut festival, is held in Dothan, Alabama each fall to honor local peanut farmers and to celebrate the harvest season. Located in the southeast corner of Alabama, Dothan is known as the "Peanut Capital of the World" and is a prime location for growing peanuts. In fact, if you're in Dothan you're in the heart of peanut country, considering the majority of all the peanuts grown in the United States are grown within a 100 mile radius of Dothan. A festival honoring the peanut was inaugurated on a near freezing Thursday, November 10, 1938. The three day event included a pageant, parade, historical play and grand ball. The guest speaker was Dr. George Washington Carver. The peanut festival was celebrated annually through 1941, but was postponed until after World War II. In 1947, the first post-war festival was presented and has continued every year since. The National Peanut Festival has been at its current location, the fairgrounds on US Highway 231 South, since 1999. With over 200 acres, 2 exhibit buildings, an amphitheater, an open air arena and an Ag complex. The parade is held at 9am on Main Street the last Saturday of the event.
200,000+ Attendees
Nov 01, 2019 - Nov 02, 2019
Since 1958, The Town of Urbanna is a true Oyster town and the best place to taste, buy and try all things oyster related. Start your day at the Scottish Factor Store and check out the history of the oyster industry in Urbanna. After your get a peek at how we’ve done it for decades, take a right out of the driveway to the museum and head down “Community Row” to the Waterfront exhibits where you can see the industry in practice today. Once you get a little hands-on experience head back up to the vendors and try all of the different ways to eat these bivalve delicacies! Don’t forget to try the wine and oyster pairings! Also, Virginia Craft Beer Tasting in the park. Virginia is for Oyster Lovers after all! It's the official Oyster Festival features street sales, arts and crafts, waterfront activities, oyster and work boats, a parade, stages with entertainment and delicious seafood.
80,000 Attendees
Nov 01, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019
Since 1961, world-renowned festival of German heritage and sausage making, plenty of bratwurst beer, fun and live entertainment on the banks of the Cormal River and polka.Join us for a unique annual celebration rich in German culture and full of Texas fun! Located near the headwaters of the beautiful Comal River in New Braunfels, Texas! Here you’ll enjoy good food, music, dancing, exciting carnival rides and games, German, Texan and domestic beer, special events and the finest in Alpine and Bavarian Style Entertainment. It all happens at Wurstfest! The best ten days in sausage history.
50,000 Attendees
Nov 02, 2019 - Nov 03, 2019
Since 1972, Over a two-day duration, the Orlando Police Department estimates 250,000 people walk through the event. Fall Fiesta in the Park draws more people annually than the Super Bowl, Daytona 500 and Austin City Limits. It's a family and pet friendly arts and entertainment event in downtown Orlando.
250,000+ Attendees
Oct 28, 2020 - Nov 01, 2020
Since 1960, Every year, the show exhibits a vast array of the industry's latest boats and yachts of all sizes, worldwide debuts, plus a medley of marine products and accessories to enhance the nautical lifestyle. From yacht builders and designers to exotic cars and brokerage yachts, this show has something for everyone!
100,000 Attendees
Nov 03, 2019
Since 1975, Beautiful and balmy days in the coastal city of Carlsbad beckon you to the largest one day street faire anywhere! The Village Faire features over 850 unique vendors with a little of everything: arts and crafts, antiques, unique clothing, items from around the world, and more. Children’s rides, an international food center, and an old-fashioned pancake breakfast guarantee that you’ll find fun for the whole family! Parking for this very popular event is limited, so visitors are encouraged to use the complimentary shuttles that run to and from the faire every 15 minutes. The shuttle pick-up locations are at the northwest corner of Sears at Shoppes at Carlsbad Plaza Camino Real (Highway 78 and Jefferson) as well as at the Poinsettia Coaster Station (Poinsettia exit off of I-5). There will be limited amount of handicap parking throughout the event.
65,000+ Attendees
Nov 02, 2019 - Nov 03, 2019
Since 1972, two fun-filled days of entertainment, food, shopping and merriment! Held annually at Young Park, this is one of the largest cultural events in Southern New Mexico. We bring you 150 juried artists, food vendors and entertainers, all reminiscent of a time of romance, royalty, and chivalry. The Renaissance ArtsFaire involves the whole community with all food booths benefiting non-profit organizations in addition to those local non-profit organizations promoting their activities through information booths or children’s activities.
40,000+ Attendees
Oct 31, 2019
Since 1938, the state's largest Halloween parade with over 2,500 marchers, bands and prizes. From simple masks to full blown articulated fire-breathing floats to colorful and energetic marching bands, Downtown Toms River has become the Halloween Capitol of the Universe! The annual Halloween Parade features thousands of participants and floats and more than 100,000 spectators. - - - - Parade Route: ? Parade formation and start is at the Toms River Shopping Centre on the corner of Highland Parkway and Rt. 166 (Main St.) The Parade will travel down Main Street turning left onto Washington Street ending at the corner of Washington Street and Hooper Ave. All Spectators need to be south of Highland parkway.
100,000 Attendees
Oct 31, 2019
Since 1974, All those in costume are welcome to join hundreds of puppets, 53 bands of different types of music, dancers and artists, and thousands of other New Yorkers in costumes of their own in this new brand of Carnivale! Takes place on 6th Avenue, Spring to 23rd Streets. Because of the nature of the parade, it is themed more for adults and not so much for children but it is like nothing else you have ever seen.
1,000,000+ Attendees
Nov 03, 2019
Since 1976, this premier running event with 30,000+ runners. The International running community's most prestigious and anticipated event of the year. Runners run through all 5 boroughs of New York has been the race to watch. It is a 26.2 mile course starting in Staten Island and ending in Central Park. It is preceded by the NYC Marathon Expo event featuring health and fitness related products and demonstrations. The start/staging area is at Fort Wadsworth, in Staten Island under The Verrazano Bridge. The route travels over the bridge and through the five boros.
2,000,000 Attendees
Nov 01, 2019 - Nov 03, 2019
This family-oriented festival at the Tillman's Corner Community Center features a carnival atmosphere with rides, food, face painting, arts and crafts, and jewelry. Free grandstand events include a classic country and western show, a Sunday gospel show with topnotch entertainers, and more. Bring the grandparents and bring the kids. There is something for everyone.
50,000 Attendees
Nov 02, 2019
Since 2004, The Florence Downtown Development Corporation invites you to experience the Pecan Festival. The Pecan Festival is no stranger to success. Festival goers we hope you will come on out and enjoy the day with us as we host 8 stages of Live Entertainment with over 250 Food and Craft Vendors, Special Art Demonstrations, a Free Kids Zone, Amusement Rides, and Antique Tractor Show, Car Show and Competition, Cook-off Competition, Vocal Competition, Corn Hole Competiton, 10K, 5k, and Half Marathon Races, a Half Metric Century Bike Ride,and much, much, more! All performances and activities, except the Food and Arts and Craft vendors, are free and open to the general public, which is all the more reason why you should come go nuts in Downtown Florence.
50,000 Attendees
Nov 01, 2019 - Nov 10, 2019
Light City is a free festival that transforms Baltimore with large- scale light installations, performances, music and innovation. Central to Light City is the BGE Light Art Walk along Baltimore’s Inner Harbor, featuring more than 50 attractions including illuminated sculptures, projections, interactive technologies, performances, concerts, food vendors and a children’s area.
150,000 Attendees
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