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By: Maria King
Date: September 10, 2017
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September 10, 2017

Sep 15, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
Since 1982, fine arts and crafts fair, ethnic groups selling their native foods, 7 stages perform all weekend from children's theatre, jazz and folk to ethnic performances and a large hands-on children's area. Takes place on Augusta Common - Downtown on Reynolds Street Between 8th and 10th Streets.
70,000+ Attendees
Sep 16, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
Guests will experience aerial demonstrations and learn more about the military personnel and equipment JBA uses to carry out the missions here. The Andrews Air Show is family-friendly and a great way to support our military and marvel over the aerial maneuvers of skilled aviators. Admission is free. Attendees are allowed to bring their own lawn chairs. Backpacks are prohibited and no outside food or beverages are permitted.
200,000 Attendees
Sep 13, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
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 14, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
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, 2017 - Sep 16, 2017
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 14, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
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 15, 2017 - Sep 16, 2017
Since 1984, cultural and social event, features authentic Italian food, grape stomps, bocce tournament, parade, entertainment on three stages, children's area, crafts, wine garden, 10k run, 4 and 1.6 mile walks and moonlight bicycle ride.
100,000 Attendees
Sep 14, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
Since 1976, The festival is home to Indiana's largest 7 foot baked apple pie and comes out of the oven just in time to kick off the festival! In 2016 and 2013, the Nappanee Apple Festival was chosen as #1 in the State of Indiana in the Top Ten Fall Festival Signature Food Items for our 7 foot apple pie! Over 800 slices of pie is served to many visitors from around the United States who travel to Nappanee to savor their annual piece of pie. Arts and crafts, food entertainment. Bed race, 5k run, pie eating contest, cross cut saw competition, antique tractor show, softball tournament and parade. Events held in various locations. Proud of our family- friendly atmosphere and Midwestern hospitality, the festival attracts an average of more than 80,000 people annually and has become one of the largest festivals in the State of Indiana! The festival showcases two stages of entertainment, 130 craft vendors, 60 commercial vendors, carnival rides, parade with signature military aircraft fly-over, Miss Apple Blossom scholarship pageant, cornhole tournament, 5K road run, apple baking contest, garden tractor pull, kids and adult pedal pull contests, wings and wheels show at airport, apple peeling and pie-eating contests, and many more activities throughout the event. As a prelude to the 42nd annual festival, a tractor and truck pull will take place on Saturday, September 9, 2017 at 2:00 p.m. at the Callander Sportsplex. Nine classes of pulls will be featured in this annual event. In the spirit of the celebration, you will find crates of fresh apples dotting the downtown sidewalks and more than 25 food vendors including many local non-profit organizations serving all your favorites. There will be plenty of your favorite fresh apple products like apple pie, apple fritters, apple dumplings, apple turnovers, apple fry pies, apple bread, applesauce, apple cider and apple butter to enjoy during the festival or to take home to enjoy later. We invite you to experience a truly unique hometown festival that will leave you marking your calendar to return for next year’s festival!
80,000 Attendees
Sep 15, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
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 15, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
Since 1978, one of the nation's largest authentic Oktoberfest. Starts with a colorful parade of German- American representatives dressed in traditional vestments. Oktoberfest features 50 food vendors, seven stages of live entertainment and a children's area. Takes place on Second and Third Streets, between Walnut and Elm Streets, downtown.
500,000+ Attendees
Sep 14, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
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 15, 2017 - Sep 16, 2017
Since 1973, Spend your day in beautiful Forest Park as the Purina Children’s Entertainment area is filled with pony rides, games, and other activities for kids. The Entertainment Stage features a variety of local talent. During the Photo contest the public can enter the balloon field and take pictures of their favorite balloons. Prizes will be awarded for the best photographs. The Skydiving Team performs and lands in the center of the launch field. The race begins when the lead balloon takes off ahead of the pack. 70 “hound” balloons then launch in pursuit. The balloon dropping a birdseed baggie closest to the lead balloon will be declared the winner. Friday Balloon Glow Followed by Fireworks.
120,000 Attendees
Sep 15, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
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 14, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
Since 1956, This is our annual event celebrating the Birthday of the City of Newark. Newark Days is a family oriented weekend of fun. The weekend is made up of many events including: Carnival Food and Game Booths, Arts and Crafts Faire, Parade on Saturday, Community Information Faire, 3 Entertainment Stages, Newark Mile People, Pride and Progress, Kid's Parade, Children Activities, Senior Dance, Quilt Show and Many More.
100,000 Attendees
Sep 15, 2017 - Sep 17, 2017
Since 2013. Join thousands of classic car lovers from throughout the U.S. and around the world for this year’s Route 66 Cruisin’ Reunion! It’s three days of food, live music, entertainment and more than 2,000 classic cars. Downtown Ontario’s historic block of Euclid Avenue will be the center of vintage automobiles and motorcycles, and a wide range of events.
150,000 Attendees
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