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By: Maria King
Date: May 29, 2017
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May 28, 2017

Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
Since 1970, arts festival, music, food and children's art. See the work of West Michigan's finest artists, hear the area's bands, choirs, rock, folk, country, blues - the works! Taste and smell the offerings from food booths operated by area churches and nonprofit organizations, touch art in the making at Festival's many creative activities. A community- wide celebration!
400,000 Attendees
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017
Since 1973, 10 day river festival includes concerts, parades, fireworks, children's activities, sports, food, bed races, block party, river events, bathtub races and much more. The festival caps with a grand fireworks display and military flyover.
300,000 Attendees
Jun 01, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
Since 1977, Features performing arts, visual arts, bands on 6 stages, food vendors, beer vendors, entertainment and children's activities. From offering an outstanding children’s event where every activity is free to the participant during Springfest, to numerous special attractions, awesome food, arts and crafts to the outstanding music experience during Riverfest, there is something for everyone. Sponsors are the life-blood of Riverfest and help turn the planning into reality. From large corporate donors who sponsor the fireworks, to private individuals who sponsor craft activities during Springfest, to local police, fire, and city agencies who donate many man-hours, Riverfest enjoys the support of the entire community. One dollar of every ticket sold goes back into the community. Visit the KidZone Craft Tent where you can cool crafts and participate in fun art projects. RIDES, RIDES, and more RIDES! Join us at the East end of the park at Riverfest in 2017 for a midway like you've never seen before. Joining us from Louisiana, Lowery Carnival will have a variety of fair rides and games to choose from! So be sure and come down to get the best view of the festival from atop the ferris wheel! Don’t miss the Fireworks Show on Sunday night, June 4th, to conclude the 40th anniversary celebration. Music will be simulcast throughout Riverfront Park and broadcast on The Point 94.1. Thank you to First Security Bank for presenting Arkansas’ largest fireworks display. You don’t want to miss this spectacular show!
200,000 Attendees
Jun 03, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
Since 1982, features artists and crafters displaying their works, including pottery, photography, paintings, sculptures, jewelry, decorated clothing and much more. Tastings of selected fine wines, champagnes and beers and food is also available. Plus continuous musical entertainment for all ages, includes rock' n roll, rhythm and blues, big band and country. Activities geared toward children include a petting zoo, face painting, rock climbing, art activities, karate demonstrations and train rides.
100,000 Attendees
Jun 03, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
Troy, OH 45373
Since 1977, features over 250 fine arts and crafts exhibitors displaying and selling their wares, loads of great strawberry foods, nature art exhibition, parade, river events, hot air balloon rally, car show, children's activities, entertainment and more.
100,000+ Attendees
Jun 03, 2017
Since 1979, A mile-long festival of the arts featuring multiple performance areas, music, dance, theater, family entertainment, art-making activities, temporary art installations and over 100 specialty food purveyors. Music includes Jazz, Folk, Blues, World Beat and Gospel. Takes place along Memorial Drive between JFK Street and Western Avenue. Rain or shine.
160,000+ Attendees
Jun 03, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
Since 1972, music on 6 stages and hundreds of arts and crafts booths. The CHUN Capitol Hill People's Fair exists as a celebration of the diverse Denver urban community and its residents. As a premier arts and crafts festival, the uniqueness and magic of CHUN's Capitol Hill People's Fair is created by the careful blending of great family fun, carefully selected handmade arts and crafts, delicious culinary delights, fabulous entertainment and the commitment to raise funds for and promote the missions of non-profit organizations.
200,000+ Attendees
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
Since 1978. Over 200 artisans decend onto Main Street from all up and down the East Coast of the U.S. One-of-a- kind pieces in over 15 different media are available. There are 40 food vendors , music and numerous children and family activities. Takes place at North and South Main Streets.
150,000+ Attendees
Jun 03, 2017
Since 1946, pets and their owners in costume, parade through the downtown LaGrange with prizes given in different categories. Children of all ages have delighted in one of our community’s most treasured events. This colorful, crowd- pleasing event is sponsored by Pets and Pals Charities Ltd., and is truly one of a kind. From children showcasing their pets, to marching bands, floats, and clowns, the Pet Parade provides wholesome fun and entertainment for the entire family.
70,000 Attendees
Jun 03, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
Since 2003, Modeled after the "I Madonnari" artist works in Italy this event features professional, amateur and student artists creating masterpieces on the sidewalks and streets of the plaza. The visuals in this event are unbelievable representations of beauty and skill.
300,000 Attendees
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
Since 2002, the festival will feature live entertainment, agriculture-related exhibitions as well as tables and booths offering Vermont-made products, arts and crafts galore. Come have a bite to eat, enjoy the music and take part in a wide array of fun-filled activities. The centerpiece of Stroll Weekend is the world-famous Strolling of the Heifers Parade, which starts at 10am sharp, Saturday on Main Street, followed by music, food, crafts and more on the green at the end of the parade route. Friday nite is our street festival, bread making contest. Sunday is the Tour de Heifer. Info available on our website.
70,000 Attendees
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 03, 2017
Food, music and arts festival. A showcase of the area's most unique restaurants, wineries, breweries and entertainers. Welcome to AmeriCU Credit Union Taste of Syracuse presented by Tops Friendly Markets. Hungry visitors enjoy two days of fantastic food and fabulous music. Stroll the streets of historic Clinton Square and beyond, while enjoying delicious samples from some of the area's best restaurants. Choose between three stages of continuous live music with something for everyone. Treat your little ones to a pint-sized good time in our Family Zone.
200,000+ Attendees
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
Since 1966. The Edina Art Fair, the first art fair of the season and most acclaimed in the state France neighborhood of Edina, Minn. The first event held in 1966 was called the Edina Art and Book Festival. It was just a simple book and crafts fair with just a few participants. The Edina Art Fair has since grown to feature over 300 artists from around the world and receives accolades and top rankings from national outlets such as Art Fair Source Book and Sunshine Artist Magazine. An estimated 200,000 people will attend the three-day event. Notoriously the first art fair of the year, the event is rated as one of the top 50 art festivals in the nation and has received accolades from national outlets such as Art Fair Source Book and Sunshine Artist Magazine. Hours of operation for the 2017 Edina Art Fair will be 10 a.m. to 7 p.m. on Friday, June 2 and Saturday, June 4 and 10 a.m. until 5 p.m. on Sunday, June 4.
200,000 Attendees
Jun 03, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
Civic Center Park and 16 themed blocks will open for pedestrian only use, 10AM to 6PM, in Downtown Berkeley’s Arts District, with easy access by BART and bus.Exhibitors will include publishers, indie bookstores, literary and literacy organizations, library services, writing programs, book artists, authors, and more local, national, and international authors will be reading, debating, and presenting in great spaces, both indoor and outside, throughout the Downtown Arts District, with selected venues on the UC Berkeley campus. Whether you’re a fan of food writing or poetry or science fiction or children’s literature or biography, come experience one of the best book festivals on the planet.
100,000 Attendees
Jun 02, 2017 - Jun 04, 2017
What makes the DoDivision Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale unique is that all elements of this festival are local: the food, the vendors, the music, even the featured beer is selected based on it’s popularity in the ‘hood. Given the status of West Division Street as the hottest, hippest most cutting edge neighborhood in Chicago, the events’ attendees wouldn’t want this festival any other way but local. The Do- Division Street Fest and Sidewalk Sale, located on Division between Ashland and Leavitt, spans 10 city blocks, features two live music stages, a wide variety of high quality food offered by Division Street restaurants, plenty of ice cold beer, unique kid’s activities, and an elaborate Sidewalk Sale put on by Division Street Merchants.
60,000 Attendees
Maria can be reached directly at eventsblog@eventcrazy.com
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