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Showcased Events This Week

By: Maria King
Date: January 22, 2017
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January 22, 2017

Jan 26, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017
Since 1996, All the newest cars, trucks and SUVs at the CenturyLink Center for four days only! See, touch and experience the automotive industry's latest and greatest.
55,000 Attendees
Jan 28, 2017
Since 1904, To celebrate their capture of the City of Tampa, the Captain and his Krewe share their wealth – glittering beads, treasures and doubloons – with a lively, enthusiastic crowd all along the 3.8-mile parade route. “Make way, mateys!” shout Tampa’s original buccaneers as they wind their way down historicBayshore Boulevard and into downtown Tampa – amidst colorful costumes and festive music. The Gasparilla Parade of the Pirates will boast over 130 units – including more than 90 elaborate floats, 14 marching bands, over 50 distinct Krewes and, of course, those infamous YMKG pirates! The parade begins at Bay to Bay Boulevard and Bayshore Boulevard. It continues along Bayshore Boulevard to Brorein Street, turns east on Brorein Street, then north on Ashley Drive. The parade ends at Cass Street and Ashley Drive Arts and crafts, Gasparilla midway and entertainers performing live on stages throughout the downtown area. Be sure to take in the great fireworks displays after dark. Takes place along the river and downtown streets as well as Curtis Hixon Park.
400,000 Attendees
Jan 25, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017
Since 1911, features the latest and best in luxury motor yachts, personal water craft, performance boats, sportfishers, inflatables, engines, marine accessories, electronics, nautical gifts and apparel. Exhibitors will be displaying and selling their wares, plus seminars.
95,000 Attendees
Jan 25, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017
The show will have over 300 exhibitors from all over the United States. Features a huge display of fishing boats, house boats, performance boats, and luxury yachts. Boats from 10-foot canoes to 70-foot yachts. One of the most complete displays anywhere. RV World is one of the most complete displays of campers and RVs in the nation. All under one roof, RV World has everything from small folding campers to Luxury RVs. If your interest is in recreational vehicles, then you'll find it here. Travel Showcase features displays from resort and vacation destinations, outfitters, tours, house boat rentals and much more from all parts the country and Canada. The Hunting and Fishing Showcase has many exhibits and demonstrations from some of the most knowledgeable people in the industry.
65,000 Attendees
Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017
Since 1985, step back in time to the middle ages, 130 skilled artists will sell their medieval wares. Cheer for jousting knights as they battle for their ladies’ honor, and enjoy eight stages of entertainment including gypsy dancing, human chess games and unbelievable magic acts. Wander the streets of Hoggetowne where a medieval marketplace awaits with hundreds of talented artisans selling medieval wares. Test your strength with old world games, and feast on food fit for a king. Children can embark on their own adventure by enjoying human- powered push rides and camel and elephant. The Faire is held on two consecutive weekends beginning in late January.
50,000 Attendees
Jan 18, 2017 - Jan 21, 2017
Since 1987, Huge works of "snow art" take shape as you watch teams of sculptors participate in the Illinois Snow Sculpting Competition. Walk through or drive through Sinnissippi Park and see 35 teams compete for the right to represent Illinois in the National Competition.
40,000 Attendees
Jan 26, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017
Major auto show featuring hundreds of new domestic and import cars, trucks, vans and sport utility vehicles. Virtually every foreign and domestic car and truck line is represented. Concept cars and proto types are also on display. Also included in the show are numerous exhibitors with many auto related products. Many exciting treasures for the car enthusiast as well as activities and entertainment for the whole family. If you like car shows, don't miss this one.
70,000 Attendees
Jan 25, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017
Since 1988, Memorable outdoor adventures begin indoors at the Washington Sportsmen's Show with 500 exhibitors. From hunting's giants to fishing's wizards, the best in the national and Northwest outdoors scene will bring a bit of everything to anyone who loves the outdoors. The fairgrounds will be packed with boats, outfitters, seminars, recreational vehicles, field trial dogs, expert anglers and the world's sharpest hunters.Western Washington’s only sportsmen’s show spotlights the one-of-a-kind indoor “Steelhead River,” over 150 hours of free “how to” seminars, camp cooking demonstrations, the Kid’s Free Trout Pond, the “Head and Horns” competition and much more.
40,000 Attendees
Jan 27, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017
Since 1950. Held in all seven Fairplex exhibit buildings plus surrounding grounds, the Grand National Roadster Show roars into town with the finest roadsters in the country vying for the coveted America's Most Beautiful Roadster award.More than 500 show vehicles will compete for awards inside Fairplex Expo Halls Another 400-800.
40,000+ Attendees
Jan 28, 2017
Since 1996, Dade City, the "kumquat capital of the United States," will host tens of thousands of guests at its annual party to celebrate the kumquat. Historic Downtown Dade City will be transformed into a gigantic marketplace focused on local businesses, hundreds of specialty vendors, dozens of partner sponsors, and the friendly, down home, unique old Florida experience that the Kumquat Festival has come to mean. Join us and try all the wholesome food available including kumquat pie, kumquat salsa and numerous kumquat recipe specialties. Shop for crafts, enjoy the art displays and visit our new “Health and Wellness” section. There will be local, live entertainment, a children’s activity area, appearances by the “Kumquat Court” including Miss Kumquat and lots of fun things to do. Admission is FREE, transportation from two satellite parking areas is FREE, city owned public parking downtown is FREE and the experience of a unique, authentic and fun filled festival is unforgettable.
40,000 Attendees
Jan 28, 2017
This event features bands from over 41 Universities. The Honda Battle of the Bands was created to celebrate, support and recognize the excellence of Black college marching bands and the unique academic experience offered by Historically Black Colleges and Universities (HBCUs). Honda annually awards more than $200,000 in grants to participating marching bands during the program period. We look forward to seeing you there.
65,000 Attendees
Jan 28, 2017 - Jan 29, 2017
CanadaFest will take place on the Hollywood Beach Broadwalk, named one of America's top ten nostalgic promenades by USA Today and one of America’s best beach broadwalk by Travel + Leisure. For the visitors who attend this event every year, this is the occasion to applause many artists from Quebec (singer Richard Huet will again take care of the animation) and visit the 100 merchants that will be in their kiosks providing the sights, sounds, gastronomy and the general ambiance of this festival. CanadaFest is proud to be The Biggest French festival in the United States and aims to keep it that way. CanadaFest is a non profit organization that aims to entertain the residents and visitors of Florida, in hope of providing cultural diversity to the residents of Florida by showing the French Canadian culture. It also aims to make known of the multitude of products offered to the French Canadians in this region. CanadaFest is graciously brought to you by the French newspaper Le Soleil de la Floride, Desjardins Bank, SecuriGroupe, TD Bank, la ville d'Hollywood, RBC Bank, le Consulat général du Canada à Miami, Memorial Hospital, Sécuriglobe, Costa of Hollywood, Pool and Patio Depot, BathCrest, CNV 24/7 and many other important sponsors you will meet at the festival. Come and enjoy a weekend at the beach the Canadian way.
100,000 Attendees
Jan 28, 2017
We invite you to come out and participate in the Annual Port Salerno Seafood Festival. "The Premier Seafood Festival on the Treasure Coast" Every year families would gather together for a community fish fry down by the waterfront. In 2006, a small group gathered to explore the possibility taking the yearly fish fry to the next level and bring positive awareness to a community in the midst of redevelopment.
35,000 Attendees
Jan 25, 2017 - Jan 27, 2017
Since 1971, over 360 exhibitors covering more than 1000 booths. The KMOT Ag Expo is the largest indoor agricultural show in the upper Midwest. You can expect to see the latest in agricultural technology and equipment, along with several other exhibits that cover all areas of agriculture in Western North Dakota. The show is guaranteed to have something for everyone, along with the finest livestock in the area as well as informative seminars.
30,000 Attendees
Maria can be reached directly at eventsblog@eventcrazy.com
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