North American Events

East Coast Events

Dates

Location

Event

Category

January

New York City

Under the Radar Festival

Arts

January

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Auto Show

Auto

January

New York City

Coil Festival

Arts

January

Richmond, VA

The 6th Annual Virginia Wine Expo

Food/Wine

February

Richmond, VA

Richmond Craftsmen's Spring Classic Art & Craft Festival

Arts/Culture

February

Monterey, VA

Highland Maple Festival

Food/Wine

February-March

Charleston, SC

Charleston Wine + Food Festival

Food/Wine

March - April

Savannah, GA

Savannah Music Festival

Music

March

Reston, VA

Great Grapes Wine Arts and Food Festival

Arts/Food/Wine

March

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia International Flower Show

Nature

March

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta International Auto Show

Culture

March

New York, NY

Gel Conference

Culture/Ideas/Technology

March

Winchester, VA

84th Annual Shenandoah Apple Blossom Festival

Arts/Culture

April

Atlanta, GA

Atlanta Dogwood Festival

Arts/Music

April

Montea, VA

Rockin Brews & BBQS at Smith Mountain Lake

Food/Wine

April

Montpelier, VA

Town Point Spring Virginia Wine Festival

Food/Wine

April

Atlanta, GA

Inman Park Festival

Culture/Entertainment

April

Norfolk, VA

Montpelier Wine Festival

Food/Wine

April

Front Royal, VA

Virginia Wine & Craft Festival

Food/Wine

April

Syria, VA

Graves' Mountain Festival of Music

Music

May

Centreville, VA

Vintage Virginia Wine Festival

Food/Wine

May

Philadelphia, PA

9th Street Italian Market Festival

Food

May

Floyd, VA

Floyd Fandango Beer and Wine

Food/Wine

May

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Wine Festival

Food/Drink

May

New York, NY

140 Conference

Social Media/Ideas

June

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Independent Film Festival

Film

June

Rochester, NY

Rochester International Jazz Festival

Music/Culture

June

Mouth of Wilson, VA

Wayne C. Henderson Festival & Guitar Competition

Music

June

Norfolk, VA

The Virginia Arts Festival

Music

June

Philadelphia, PA

Taste of Philadelphia

Food

June

Abingdon, VA

64th Annual Virginia Highlands Festival

Arts/Culture

June

Clarksville, VA

Virginia Lake Festival

Arts/Culture

June

Philadelphia, PA

Manayunk Arts Festival

Arts

June

Charleston

Spoleto USA

Arts

June

New Haven

Festival of Arts & Ideas

Arts

June-July

Philadelphia, PA

Wawa Welcome America Festival

Culture

July

Rockingham, VA

Summer Jam at Massanutten

Music

July

Manassas, VA

9th Annual Manassas Wine and Jazz Festival

Food/Wine

July

Statewide, VA

Craft Beer Month

Food/Wine

July

Galax, VA

Annual Galax Old Fiddler's Convention

Music

July

New York

Lincoln Center Festival

Arts

July

Atlanta, GA

Chick-Fil-A Kick-Off

Culture

September

Philadelphia, PA

POPPED! Music Festival

Music

September

New York, NY

New York Film Festival

Arts/Culture/Film

September

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Live Arts Festival & Philly Fringe

Arts

August

Occoquan, VA

Historic Occoquan Fall Arts Show

Arts/Culture

August

Atlanta, GA

Piedmont Park Arts Festival

Arts/Culture

August

Smith Mountain, VA

Smith Mountain Lake Wine Festival

Food/Wine

August

Philadelphia, PA

Philadelphia Caribbean Festival

Culture

August

Stratford, VA

Stratford Hall Wine Festival

Food/Wine

August

Atlanta, GA

Festival of India

Arts/Culture

September

Suffolk, VA

Suffolk Peanut Festival 

Food/Wine

September

Culpeper, VA

Culpeper Downtown Restaurant Week-

Food/Wine

September

Middleburg, VA

The 12th Annual Norton Wine and Bluegrass Festival 

Music/Food/Wine

September

Atlanta, GA

ONE MusicFest

Music

September

Millwood, VA

Historic Long Branch Hot Air Balloon, Wine & Music Festival

Music/Food/Wine

September

Amherst County, VA

Virginia Wine and Garlic Festival

Food/Wine

September

Richmond, VA

Richmond Folk Festival

Music

September

Atlanta, GA

Great Atlanta Beerfest

Beer

October-November

Savannah, GA

Savannah Film Festival

Film

October

Chincoteague, VA

Chincoteague Island Oyster Festival

Food/Wine

October

Ferrum, VA

Blue Ridge Folklife Festival

Arts/Culture

October

Powhatan, VA

Powhatan's Festival of the Grape

Food/Wine

October

Atlanta, GA

Taste of Atlanta

Food

October

Middletown, VA

Virginia Gourd Festival

Arts/Culture

October

New York City, NY

New York City Food & Wine Festival

Food/Wine

October

Urbana, VA

Urbanna Oyster Festival 

Food/Wine

October

Alexandria, VA

The Annual Scottish Christmas Walk

Culture

November

Middletown, VA

Virginia Gourd Festival

Arts/Culture

November

Urbana, VA

Urbanna Oyster Festival 

Food/Wine

November

Alexandria, VA

The Annual Scottish Christmas Walk

Culture

 

Midwest Events

Dates

Location

Event

Category

January

Detroit, MI

North American International Auto Show

Culture

February

Munising, MI

Michigan Ice Fest

Sports

February

Marquette, MI

UP 200 Dogsled Race

Sports

May

Holland, MI

Tulip Time Festival

Culture

June

Chicago, IL

Pitchfork Music Festival

Music

June

Thornville, OH

All Good Festival

Arts/Music

June

Frankenmuth, MI

Bavarian Festival

Culture

July

Chicago, IL

Lollapalooza

Music/Culture

July

Door County, WI

Peninsula Music Festival

Music

July

Ann Arbor, MI

Ann Arbor Street Art Fair

Art/Culture

July

Traverse City, MI

National Cherry Festival

Culture/Entertainment

July

Mackinac Island, MI

Bayview Mackinac Race

Sports

August

Mackinac Island, MI

Mackinac Island Fudge Festival

Culture

August-September

Chicago, IL

African Festival of the Arts

Arts/Culture

September

Minot, ND

Norsk Hostfest

Arts/Culture/Music/Food

September-October

Grand Rapids, MI

ArtPrize

Art/Culture

November

Lansing, MI

Silver Bells In The City

Entertainment

November

Detroit, MI

America's Thanksgiving Parade

Entertainment

November

St. Charles, MI

Chicago Food and Wine Festival

Food/Wine

 

New England Events

Dates

Location

Event

Category

June

Bondville, VT

Wanderlust East Coast

Arts

September

Camden, ME

PopTech

Arts/Culture/Technology

December

Boston, MA

Nutcracker Ballet

Theatre

 

Southern Events

Dates

Location

Event

Category

February

Austin, TX

SXSW

Arts/Film/Music/Interactive

May-June

Ozark, Arkansas

Wakarusa Festival

Arts/Music

May

Nashville, TN

CMA Nashville Festival

Music

May

Flagstaff

Flagstaff Music Festival

Music

June

Flagstaff, AZ

Flagstaff Folk Festival

Music

September

Austin, TX

Austin City Limits Music Festival

Music

 

West Coast Events

Dates

Location

Event

Category

January

Beaver Creek, CO

Food & Wine Festival

Food/Wine

January

San Francisco, CA

Fancy Food Show

Food

January

Keystone, CO

Snowed In Festival

Entertainment

January-February

Keystone, CO

Keystone Culinary Showcase

Food/Wine

January

Las Vegas, NV

CES

Tech/Gadgets

January

Pasadena, CA

The Rose Bowl Game and Parade

Sports/Culture

January

New Orleans, LA

Mardi Gras

Arts/Culture/Music

January

Los Angeles, CA

The Oscars

Culture/Film

February

Steamboat Springs, CO

Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival

Culture/Sports/Food/Entertainment

April-May

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco International Film Festival

Film

May-June

San Francisco, CA

San Francisco International Arts Festival

Arts/Culture

April

George, Washington

Sasquatch Festival

Arts/Music

April

Los Angeles, CA

Indian Film Festival

Film

April

Indio, CA

Coachella Music & Arts Festival

Arts/Music

May-June

Carlsbad, CA

D Conference

Tech/Business

May-June

Los Angeles

Israel Conference

Tech/Business

June

Lake Tahoe, NV

Wanderlust

Arts/Music

June-July

Aspen, CO

Aspen Ideas Festival

Ideas/Creativity/Culture

July

Beaver Creek, CO

Wine & Spirits Festival

Wine

July

Portland, Oregon

Wine Bloggers Conference

Food/Wine

September

Silicon Valley, CA

DEMO

Technology/Startups

September

Los Angeles, CA

Emmys

Culture/Entertainment

September

San Francisco

The Sausalito Art Festival

Arts/Entertainment

September

Monterey, CA

Monterey Jazz Festival

Music

September

Seattle, WA

Bumbershoot Festival

Arts/Music

September

Las Vegas, NV

 CTIA

Technology

September

Joshua Tree, CA

Joshua Tree Music Festival

Music

September

Portland

PICA TBA Festival (Time Based Art)

Arts

October

Port Angeles, WA

Dungeness Crab & Seafood Festival

Food

October

San Francisco, CA

Treasure Island Music Festival

Music

October

Baja, CA

Baja California Culinary Festival

Food

November

Keystone, CO

Keystone Tree Lighting

Entertainment

November-April

Keystone, CO

Keystone Aglow

Arts

December

Keystone, CO

Keystone's Annual Torch Light Parade

Entertainment

December

Park City, UT

Sundance Film Festival

Arts/Film

 

Hawaii Events

Dates

Event

Category

Location

August

Hawaii Island Festival

Culture

Hawaii, HI

September

30th Okinawan Festival

Arts

Honolulu, HI

September

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival

Music

Kailua-Kona, HI

September

Aloha Festivals on Oahu

Culture

Honolulu, HI

September

Hawaii Food and Wine Festival

Food/Wine

Honolulu, HI

September

Festivals of Aloha on Maui Nui

Culture

Maui, HI

September

Ku Mai Ka Hula

Culture

Kahului, HI

September

Festivals of Aloha on Lanai

Culture

Keomoku, HI

September

St. John's Kula Festival

Culture

Kula, HI

September

Improvaganza! Hawaii Festivals of Improv

Entertainment

Honolulu, HI

September

Hawaii Rice Festival

Food

Honolulu, HI

September

Kaneohe Bay Airshow

Entertainment

Kaneohe, HI

September - Octoberober

Polynesian Cultural Center's Haunted Lagoon

Entertainment

Laie, HI

October

Coconut Festival

Food

Kapaa, HI

October

Hawaii Fishing and Seafood Festival

Food

Honolulu, HI

October

Hawaii International Film Festival

Entertainment

Honolulu, HI

October

Festivals of Aloha, Maui Nui Style! Molokai

Culture

Kaunakai

October

Eo E Emalani I Alakai

Culture/Music

Kekaha, HI

October

Maui Ukulele Festival

Music

Kahului, HI

October

Lahaina Plantation Days

Arts/Culture

Lahaina, HI

October

A Taste of Hilo

Food

Hilo, HI

October

Hallowbaloo

Arts

Honolulu, HI

November

Kona Coffee Cultural Festival

Food

Kaneohe, HI

November

Puna Culinary Festival

Food

Pahoa, HI

November

Food & Business Expo

Food

Hoolehua, HI

November

Hawaiian Slack Key Guitar Festival

Music

Lihue, HI

December

Honolulu City Lights Parade and Pupu

Arts/Culture

Honolulu, HI

 

Canada Events

Date

Location

Event

Category

January

Montreal

Igloofest

Music

January

Vancouver

PUSH Festival

Arts

January-February

Winnipeg

MTC Playwright Fest

Arts/Culture

January-February

Winnipeg

Winnipeg Symphony Orchestra New Music Festival

Music

February

Vancouver

Chutzpah Festival: Music, Theatre & Dance

Music/Culture/Arts

February

Winnipeg

Mardis Gras

Arts/Culture

February

Vancouver

City & Slope Festival

Sports/Music/Entertainment

February

Winnipeg

Festival Du Voyageur

Arts

February

Montreal

Montreal Highlights

Food & Music

February

Vancouver

Vancouver Playhouse International Wine Festival

Food/Wine

February

Whistler

WinterPRIDE Festival

Culture/Arts

February

Vancouver

Vancouver International Mountain Film Festival

Film

February

Montreal

Nuit Blanche

Arts

March

Winnipeg

Freeze Frame Int. Film Fest for Children

Film

March

Vancouver

Vancouver International Dance Festival

Art/Culture

April

Winnipeg

Winnipeg Comedy Festival

Arts/Comedy

April

Vancouver

Vancouver Cherry Blossom Festival

Arts/Music/Film

May

Montreal

Mutek

Arts

May

Montreal

Picnic Electronic

Music

May

Vancouver

Vancouver International Children’s Festival

Arts/Entertainment

May-June

Montreal

Festival Transamerique

Dance/Theater

May

Winnipeg

Doors Open Winnipeg

Arts

May

Vancouver

Vancouver Craft Beer Week

Beer/Music

June

Winnipeg

Pride Winnipeg Festival

Culture

June

Vancouver

EAT! Vancouver Food + Cooking Festival

Food/Culture

June

Winnipeg

Int. Jazz Festival

Music

June

Winnipeg

MB Electronic Music Exhibtion

Music

June

Vancouver

Vancouver International Jazz Festival

Music

June

Winnipeg

Aboriginal Day

Culture

June

Montreal

Fringe

Theater

June

Vancouver

Make Music Vancouver

Music

June-July

Montreal

Montreal Jazz Festival

Music

June

Toronto

Luminato

Arts

June

Montreal

Francofilies Complement Cirque

Arts

June

Toronto

Idea City

Creativity/Culture/Ideas/Tech

June-July

Montreal

International Jazz Festival

Arts/Music

June-July

Montreal

International Feux Loto Quebec

Arts/Culture

June-August

Toronto

Annual Toronto South Asian Film Festival

Film

July

Vancouver

Indian Summer Festival

Culture/Entertainment

July

Montreal

Divers Cite

Arts

July

Vancouver

Vancouver Folk Music Festival

Music

July

Montreal

Cirque

Arts

July

Montreal

Just for Laughs

Arts/Comedy

July

Vancouver

Theatre Under The Stars

Arts

July

Winnipeg

Winnipeg Folk Festival

Music

July

Quebec

Festival D'Ete De Quebec

Arts/Culture

July

Winnipeg

Winnipeg Fringe Theatre Festival

Arts/Culture

July

Calgary

Calgary Stampede

Culture/Entertainment

August

Winnipeg

Folklorama

Culture

August

Whistler

Feast in the Mountains

Food

August

Montreal

Osheaga

Arts/Culture

August

Vancouver

Vancouver Pride Parade and Festival

Culture/Entertainment

August

Montreal

Mode et Design

Style/Fashion

August

Whistler

Crankworx Whistler

Arts/Music/Entertainment

August

Montreal

Fierte Gai

Culture

August

Montreal

Omnivore

Food

August

Vancouver

Harmony Arts Festival

Arts

August

Whistler

Wanderlust Whistler

Arts/Music/Culture/Entertainment

August

Prince Edward Island

Old Home Week

Culture

August-September

Montreal

Festivals Des Film Du Monde 

Arts/Culture

September

Vancouver

Vancouver International Film Festival

Film

September

Montreal

Pop Montreal

Music

September

Toronto

Toronto International Film Festival

Film

September

Winnipeg

Manyfest

Culture

September

Winnipeg

Sarasvati Productions FemFest

Culture

September

Whistler

RBC GranFondo Whistler

Sports

September

Winnipeg

Thin Air Winnipeg Int. Writers' Festival

Culture

October

Montreal

Festival Nouveau Cinema

Arts/Film

October

Vancouver

Vancouver International Writers & Readers Festival

Arts/Culture

October-November

Winnipeg

Manito Ahbee Festival

Culture

November

Montreal

Montreal A Table

Food

November

Montreal

RIDM

Film/Arts

November

Whistler

Cornucopia

Food/Wine/Culture

November

Montreal

M Pour Montreal

Music

November – December

Whistler

Whistler Film Festival

Arts/Film/Culture/Entertainment

December

Vancouver

Festival Of Lights

Entertainment

 

Mexican Events

Dates

Location

Event

Event Type

November

Playa de Carmen

Riviera Maya Jazz Festival

Music

January

Playa de Carmen

BPM Festival

Music

March

Cancun/Riviera Maya

Cancun-Riviera Maya Wine and Food Festival

Food/Wine

November

Playa de Carmen

Taste of Playa

Food/Wine

October

Playa de Carmen

Riviera Maya Underground Film Festival

Film

May

Riviera Maya

Sacred Mayan Journey

Culture

October

Playa de Carmen

Sea Turtle Festival

Culture

November

Riviera Maya

Dia de Los Muertos Celebration

Religion

 

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