Fun Things To Do This Weekend From Around The Country!

Don't see anything in your area? Use the form above, to search for fun things to do in your local community!

Showcased Events This Week

By: Maria King
Date: June 4, 2017
Photo 1

June 4, 2017

Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Since 1962. Riverfront will be transformed into a stunning outdoor art gallery as the nation’s top artists display their work and attract art enthusiasts from all over the country. In addition to hosting more than 300 nationally acclaimed artists, the Festival will feature fantastic gourmet fare from some of the city’s finest local restaurants, live music, theater, dance,spoken word performance, hands-on art activities and more—there’s something for everyone!
400,000+ Attendees
Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Since 1959, The Allentown Art Festival takes place in the Allentown Historic Preservation District of Buffalo, New York. Tens of thousands of art patrons visit the festival to enjoy the beauty of Buffalo's weather in June, the charm and uniqueness of the Allentown area and the quality of the art and crafts presented by the over 400 juried exhibitors. Featuring pieces made in ceramics, canvas, jewelry, wood, glass, etc. in one of nation`s largest historic preservation districts.
65,000 Attendees
Jun 08, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Since 1980. Metropolis is the official Home of Superman and proudly honors its favorite son with a 15-foot bronze statue of America's Super Hero right in the middle of Superman Square. A statue of actress Noel Neil, posed as Lois Lane, stands just two blocks down the street from Superman Square. Its a bird, its a plane, no its the Superman Celebration. Activites include yard sales, music and entertainment, trivia, carnival rides, antique and classic cars from several surrounding states. - - - - - - “This year we are dedicating the Superman Celebration to the memory of Noel Neill, so we only found it fitting to have celebrities that played Lois Lane be a part of the event,” stated Celebration co-chair Karla Ogle. Erica Durance starred as Lois Lane on the hit show Smallville for 7 years. Durance will be making her first visit to Metropolis’ flagship event this year. Joining Ms. Durance will be a repeat guest and favorite Lois Lane, Margot Kidder. Kidder portrayed the Superman love interest in Superman I, Superman II, Superman III and Superman IV: The Quest for Peace. Rounding out the current guest list is Sarah Douglas, who’s villainess ways as “Ursa” were often targeted at Lois Lane (Kidder) in Superman I and Superman II.
50,000 Attendees
Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Since 1982, The 25-acre site of the Fairfax County Government Center is magically filled with fascinating sights and sounds. 25 acres of amazing concerts, family programs, science and green living, history, thrilling carnival rides and nightly fireworks. Over 3 days, more than 90 concerts are presented on 7 stages – all included with each day’s admission.
60,000 Attendees
Jun 11, 2017
Since 1973, features 6 different stages set up throughout the district. Entertainment is continuous and includes everything from country music to rock, from a comedy stage to a children's stage. Plus arts and crafts, children's activities, ethnic displays, a variety of food vendors, exhibits and a parade. The festival takes place from Congress Street to Commercial Street. Parade takes place on Exchange Street at 11am. Some activities take place Friday and Saturday throughout the city.
63,000+ Attendees
Jun 08, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Since 1977, this four day arts celebration features, 150 juried arts and crafts exhibitors displaying and selling their wares, over 100 concerts, family entertainment, storytelling, roving performances, childrens area includes facepainting, games and other just for kid's activities, and a wide variety of food.
60,000 Attendees
Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Since 1987, The award winning festival features American Indian artists and dancers from through North America who celebrate the richness and diversity of their heritage with the world. During the Red Earth Festival Oklahoma City is the center of Native American art and culture in America. Through the years, Red Earth has matured into one of the most respected visual and performing arts event of its type – setting the standard for many of today’s Indian art shows held throughout the nation. At Red Earth, guests can sample the work of some of the nation’s most celebrated artists, with opportunities to purchase contemporary and traditional examples of beadwork, basketry, jewelry, pottery, sculpture, paintings, graphics and cultural attire during the juried art show and market. The Red Earth Fancy Dance Competition will feature the elite of Native American dance in Men's Fancy War Dance and Ladies Fancy Shawl. The masters, each exhibit their originality and skills in one of the most prestigious of all native dance competitions. A grand parade, unlike any other parade in the world, opens the Red Earth Festival in downtown Oklahoma City. The streets of downtown Oklahoma City will vibrate in Native American tribal spirit as tribal representatives, in full regalia, make the Red Earth Parade one of America’s most unique.
125,000 Attendees
Jun 08, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Since 1959, this event honors Frankenmuth's German heritage. Includes Bavarian Rock Night, Frankenmuth Night, Local Olympics, Kinderfest, Youth Parade and German- Polish Picnic and Grand Parade. Listen to music from the 50's, 60's and 70's along with polka and big band styles, watch an authentic Bavarian show, rides and amusements, and feast on great German foods and beers. The festival is getting back to its roots and moving back downtown Frankenmuth. The main festival tent will be located in Zehnder park, sponsored by Zehnder's and Bavarian Inn Lodge and Restaurant, and will host a number of traditional German entertainers and polka bands. The "rock" tent will be located behind Tiffany's, sponsored by Zehnder's and Bavarian Inn Lodge and Restaurant, and have The Sinclaires Band and The Bromantics rocking Friday and Saturday night. The Chamber Platz will feature a beer garden and bands along with the Bavarian Inn Restaurants Fischer Platz. Saturday will play host to a number of events happening throughout town including a kids area with bounce houses and games. All of this and more for only $5 general admission, kids 5 and under are free! Button admission will include discounts and special promotions at local businesses good all weekend long.
350,000+ Attendees
Jun 11, 2017 - Jun 18, 2017
Since 1972, features food vendors, live entertainment, children's entertainment, midway, 6 outdoor cafes and over 30 vendors. Our schedule of entertainment is full of exciting, renowned performers all eight nights at each of our four outdoor stages by more than a dozen different entertainers. The Festival offers a wide variety of delicious and authentic Italian food specialties. Experience a virtual tour of Italy during your visit by choosing a meal or snack in one of our many outdoor eateries. Throughout the years, St. Anthony’s has been proud to present the very finest in both traditional Italian and contemporary pop music. We recruit professional musicians from up and down the East Coast annually. Artists join us from New York City, Hoboken, NJ, Atlantic City, Pittsburgh, Philadelphia, and Baltimore–and from around the Eastern United States.
100,000 Attendees
Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Since 1976, The largest, longest-running, free maritime festival in the nation is three explosive days of tall ship visits, national, regional, and local entertainment, electrifying fireworks show, and the biggest outdoor dock party in Hampton Roads. the event features a spectacular Parade of Sail into Norfolk's harbor, go aboard tall ships, music and dancing in the Fiesta Zone, patriotic entertainment, national recording artist entertainment and fun for the entire family in the Pirate Jamboree.
250,000+ Attendees
Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017
Since 1956. Mother always said that breakfast is the most important meal of the day; Battle Creek celebrates this with the World's Longest Breakfast Table! TGrab a spoon and celebrate the most important meal of the day at Battle Creek’s National Cereal Fest! This signature festival highlights Battle Creek’s heritage as the birthplace of the cereal industry and is a tradition that draws people from far and wide. The fun begins with the Grand Cereal Parade on Friday evening. Then Saturday morning, sit down at the World’s Longest Breakfast Table and enjoy a nutritious, delicious and FREE cereal breakfast! This family-friendly festival also includes a variety of local, regional and national entertainment, exciting children’s activities, inflatables, vendors, demos and much more. Join us for this tasteful tradition made possible through our generous corporate and community donors, and the efforts of over 100 incredible volunteers. At Battle Creek’s National Cereal Fest, there is truly something special for everyone. So dig in and enjoy!
65,000 Attendees
Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Since 1984, this festival offers the best in national, international and local blues entertainment on six stages with more than 70 performances. This is one of the finest blues festivals in the world. Entertainment takes place on four stages.
600,000 Attendees
Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 17, 2017
Since 1982, festival features 6 stages and over 100 artists with all varieties of music, children's activities village and many food and beverage vendors. Nine nights of entertainment for one price. There is a wide array of performers that come to the festival and stages are set up all around downtown Chattanooga. About one hundred acts perform each year on multiple stages. Headline performers are featured on the Coca- Cola Stage, a barge which has been converted into a full concert stage. The barge floats just off shore against a large collection of amphitheater seats built into a hillside at the water's edge. Major companies, such as Cheverlot, Unum, and Budweiser sponsor other stages throughout the riverfront area.
600,000 Attendees
Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 18, 2017
Since 1924, features AMA sanctioned road races, hill climbs, flat track and motorcross racing, bikini bike wash, restaurant and pub specials, karaoke contest, amateur championship road racing, victory motorcycle demonstrations, custom bike show, H.O.G. poker run, burn out contest, fireworks, and a lot more. Also, tours around the mountains and lakes. Takes place at various locations.
375,000 Attendees
Jun 09, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Taste of Charlotte is a 3 day festival featuring over 100 samples from area restaurants along with Live Music and Entertainment, Interactive Children’s Activities, Cooking Demos, Street Performances, Unique Shopping and a large variety of local, regional and national partners interacting with festival goers, providing information, coupons and free stuff! Admission to Taste of Charlotte is FREE. Purchase festival coins to use for restaurant samples, beverages and kid’s activities. You can purchase your coins on site at booths located throughout the festival or pre-purchase them before arriving and just pick up at a coin booth! Located on Tryon Street, Taste of Charlotte now spans 6 city blocks from Stonewall to 5th Street. Enjoy delicious food while strolling the festival experiencing four stages of entertainment, street performances and interactive tours. Taste of Charlotte truly is a fun, friendly atmosphere for all ages.
115,000 Attendees
Jun 10, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
Since 2003, pitmasters from all over the country have been wowing the crowds with unique barbecue treats. In addition, listen to the live jazz, Blues and Bluegrass music. Bring an appetite and a bib to enjoy some great food.
50,000 Attendees
Jun 06, 2017 - Jun 10, 2017
One of the world's largest Motorcycle Touring Rallies with Hundreds of vendors selling all types of things including great food, plus lots of activities. Besides a picturesque background, laid- back atmosphere, and winding roads for motorcycling, the Lake George area offers many restaurants, shopping spots and attractions, making it a perfect location for Americade. There are select events taking place pre registration the day before the actual official festival opening.
80,000 Attendees
Jun 08, 2017 - Jun 11, 2017
A weekend with a great lineup of entertainment, rides, plus tents of handmade art and lots of great food. 4 of the best days ever. 700 Acres of Tennessee Nature. 150 epic performances. 10+ stages of music. Several dozen comedians. An escape into Excitement. Music. Art. Discoveries. Trees. Fresh Air. Green Grass. A mini film fest. Friends (Old / New). Adventure. Overwhelming happiness. Hugging a stranger by accident. Sharing and Generosity. Bonnaroovian Dancing. Hyperbolic verbiage. System overload. The perfect bite of ice cream.
85,000 Attendees
Maria can be reached directly at eventsblog@eventcrazy.com
Photos are copyright of their respective owners.
View Archived Things To Do