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By: Maria King
Date: October 8, 2017
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October 8, 2017

Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1981, Spectators can look forward to a feature performance by The Florida International Air Show will trace the history of aviation with acts from many of the top aerobatic pilots in the world. Featuring the world famous US Army Golden Knights Parachute Team, this year’s show will be filled with amazing demonstrations in the air and on the ground. Attendees will enjoy seeing aircraft dating from before World War II to the present day tactical fighters. The Air Show benefits dozens of charities throughout Southwest Florida — The Florida International Air Show is a not-for-profit corporation, and is an all- volunteer organization raising more than $2.5 million for Southwest Florida working charities.
50,000 Attendees
Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017
Since 1957, festival is in Bridgeton, Rockville, Crawfordsville, Waveland and many other towns throughout Parke County. 32 covered bridges with old time theme featuring bus tours, around 6,000 vendors, thousands of arts and crafts, homemade foods, Farmers' Market plus a lot more.
2,000,000 Attendees
Oct 12, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1972. Started as an effort to keep Cajun culture alive it has grown into a three day event that attracts people of many different nationalities from all over the world. Whether you're amongst the young or the young at heart, you can bet that Festivals Acadiens has something that will tickle your fancy. Come join us for good music, good food, and good times! Celebrate everything uniquely Cajun and Creole with a combination of festivals including Downtown Alive! and Kinds Alive!, Louisiana Native Crafts Festival, Bayou Food Festival and Festival de Musiqueacadienne.
100,000 Attendees
Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1986. Oktoberfest, the most anticipated event in the Unifour area. This festival offers a weekend of family entertainment. Five stages will present non-stop musical entertainment. Kids will enjoy the Kidsfest area, offering amusement rides and games for a thrill for all ages. Artisans will be selling such items as beautiful pottery, jewelry, glass, fabrics, woodcrafts, etc. Commercial vendors sell a variety of merchandise ranging from sunglasses to handmade soaps. There are many food vendors located in the Food Court selling a variety of treats, goodies and great food. Oktoberfest also features the Castle of Cans, which features canned food donated for distribution to the needy by area churches, civic organizations, businesses and individuals.
100,000 Attendees
Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1968. The Autumn Leaves Festival is held in Mt. Airy, NC each fall and showcases our rich musical heritage, such as Old-Time, Blue Grass and Gospel performed by local musicians on the downtown stage. The unique arts and crafts of more than 200 craftsmen line the streets with many demonstrating their talents and skills passed down through the generations. Then there is “Food for the Soul” – ham biscuits, collards and cornbread, barbeque, hamburgers, ground steak and more served with hospitality by our local civic and other community groups. Come check out one of the best festivals in NC!
200,000 Attendees
Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1965, antique cars, wagon train parades, 400+ juried craftsmen, a variety of family entertainment, old-fashioned chicken and beef barbeque, scarecrow making, quilting demonstrations, apple cider making and classic 5k run. Parking at the Bedford County Fairgrounds (Business Rt. 30) and Old Bedford Village (Business Rt. 220) This is held on the weekends only.
70,000 Attendees
Oct 12, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1972, four days of family fun, music, more than 300 arts, crafts and commercial exhibitors and children's art village. A family oriented event for the both young and old. We have four days of the very best entertainment on three stages plus other locations throughout the festival.
250,000 Attendees
Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1971, The World Pumpkin Capital of Half Moon Bay celebrates its bountiful fall harvest and autumn splendor with a special display of gigantically enormous/heavyweight champion pumpkins, smashing entertainment with four stages of stellar live music, the home-spun Great Pumpkin Parade, a bone-chilling Haunted House, boo-tiful harvest-inspired crafts, homestyle foods, expert pumpkin carving monster pumpkins into amazing one-of-a-kind masterpieces, pie- eating and costume contests, pumpkin carving for fun and more. There's smashing entertainment on four stages - the diverse lineup includes contemporary country, Latin rock, salsa, blues, folk, and classic rock 'n roll music by some of the Bay Area's biggest name bands.
200,000 Attendees
Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1983. One of Long Island's largest street fairs. The Oyster Festival originated as a hometown parade honoring Theodore Roosevelt before evolving into the largest outdoor festival on Long Island, under the auspices of the Oyster Bay Rotary. Every year, more than 200,000 visitors flock to an Indian-summer weekend on the waterfront in downtown Oyster Bay – drawn by live entertainment, Tall Ships, top- notch artisans, pirate shows, midway rides, and the iconic oyster eating and shucking contest. And of course…the Food Court, where volunteer chefs and culinary pros work side by side, cooking and serving dozens of unique oyster, clam and other seafood concoctions along with traditional festival fare. Takes place at various locations.
200,000 Attendees
Oct 14, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1970, a family festival featuring over 450 arts and crafts exhibitors and food vendors including numerous sauerkraut foods and continuous live entertainment. The Sauerkraut Festival stage always provides a wealth of entertainment for young and old. Throughout the weekend, one can expect to see a variety of local talent, with everything from blues to blue grass.
325,000 Attendees
Oct 15, 2017
Since 1989, features fun for the entire family including over 500 booths, arts and crafts vendors, fine art exhibits, bands on three stages, international food fair and children's rides. Takes place on Grand Avenue, between Center City Parkway and Ivy Street.
60,000+ Attendees
Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1960, annual celebration commemorating the 1758 Battle of Fort Ligonier. On the grounds of the Fort you will find a living history encampment showing frontier life, military tactics, drills, cannon firing, ceremonies, Highlanders, redcoats, French troops, frontier men and women, Indians and music from 1758. Also includes a large community parade featuring 15 bands, floats, antique cars, Indian and Colonnial units, clowns, horses, Shrine units and more. Free outdoor entertainment includes something for everyone, dozens of food booths, approximately 150 craft booths in 3 locations and sidewalk sales. Takes place at various locations.
100,000+ Attendees
Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 15, 2017
Since 1938, features a broad array of music and dance performances, workshops, storytelling, parades, crafts exhibitions and more. Over 100,000 people come to downtown Richmond's riverfront to celebrate the roots, richness and variety of American culture through music, dance traditional crafts, storytelling and food.
100,000 Attendees
Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 16, 2017
Early Mount Sterling was the trading center for a vast part of Eastern Kentucky. It was the site of several prominent hotels, taverns, and theaters, which served as meeting places, entertainment sites, and stagecoach stops and mail depositories for post riders. Initiated in the 18th Century, Court Day quickly became the annual trading day for much of Eastern Kentucky. And it still is today. In the Fall when the air turns crisp is the perfect opportunity to enjoy the sights and sounds of one of the earlier traditions - Court Day. Mount Sterling delights in this over 210+ year old tradition when approx. 130,000 people from all parts of the country gather for the four- day event. Held the third Monday, in October and the weekend prior. Specializing in many different arts and crafts, food and music, the people of Mount Sterling are eager to show their talents.
130,000+ Attendees
Oct 09, 2017
A New York tradtion since 1929. The parade has become a televised global event. Over a half million spectators with over 35,000 participants as well as celebrities from the world of entertainment and sports.
1,000,000 Attendees
Oct 13, 2017 - Oct 22, 2017
An estimated 1,000,000 visitors come to Bridgeton for this 10 day event. Folks come from all over to tour 31 Covered Bridges still standing in the county, visit the many festivals that are going on in the area, see the beautiful autumn leaves, and visit the historic town of Bridgeton.
1,000,000 Attendees
Maria can be reached directly at eventsblog@eventcrazy.com
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