EventCrazy.com showcased events of the week Feb. 5

By Maria King
February 06, 2018, 1:52:57 PM EST

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Events are the lifeblood of a society. They are occasions that gather people together united in a common theme, cause or celebration. Events bring people together to pay tribute to their heroes, to raise awareness of a cause or to witness history in the making. Events can be as simple as a child's kindergarten graduation or as dramatic as the Super Bowl. It doesn't matter what your preference is or even if it is constantly evolving. What does matter is that you are "experiencing" something that will give you great satisfaction and a lifetime of memories.

Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts
Feb 10, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
Downtown Sarasota, FL 34236

Since 1989, this juried art show features 200 award- winning national and international fine art and fine craft exhibitors. Consistently ranked one of the top 100 Fine Art Shows by Sunshine Artist Magazine, The Downtown Sarasota Festival of the Arts is one of the area’s biggest and best art events. The festival is held along Main Street in downtown Sarasota, spanning from 5 Points- Selby Park to Orange Avenue. Meet some of the best artists in the nation, displaying life-size sculptures, spectacular paintings, one-of-a-kind jewels, photography and more. The show also features a food fest and live entertainment.
75,000 Attendees
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Atlantic City Classic Car Show and Auction
Feb 09, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
Atlantic City Convention Center Atlantic City, NJ 08401
Since 1973, . The auction has grown to be an annual three day event auctioning off over 300 cars in the spacious 500,000 sq ft. state-of-the-art Atlantic City Convention Center. Along with the auction, guests are able to enjoy a wide variety of vendors, a vast array of vehicles available for sale in the car corrall, and the best casinos, restaurants, and shopping that Atlantic City has to offer.
30,000+ Attendees
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Northwest Flower and Garden Show
Feb 07, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
Washington State Convention and Trade Center Seattle, WA 98101
Since 1989. The Northwest Flower and Garden Show has been heralding the start of spring since 1989, as gardening enthusiasts from around the Northwest flock to this annual celebration held in the beautiful Washington State Convention Center for five magical days. Your gardening desires will blossom when you gaze at the spectacular Show Gardens created by the most respected garden designers and landscapers of the region. Our full acre of show gardens are brimming with ideas that will inspire your garden projects. No matter your style or needs, you’ll find inspiration for outdoor living, edible gardening, sustainability, and more. Our Marketplace with over 300 exhibitors is just the thing for your green thumb as you stock up on the latest tools and accessories for your home and garden. You can buy new plants or unique hand-crafted wares, savor delicious specialty foods, or find that special piece of furniture or art to grace your garden. There’s aisle after aisle of fresh gear and outstanding services, including a Plant Market and Vintage Garden Market. We even have a Resource Center to help you connect with fellow gardeners who share your interests and a free package check service for you to stash your purchases while you continue to enjoy the show. The Show is renowned for offering the finest roster of free horticulture Seminars of any garden show in the world. Whether you are a new gardener in need of sensible advice or a seasoned pro, you’ll find scores of inspiring seminars and hands-on demonstrations filled with valuable education and entertainment. Dig in and learn how to solve your landscaping problems to create livable outdoor spaces and luscious edible gardens for year-round enjoyment.
80,000 Attendees
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La Crosse Boat, Sports and Travel Show
Feb 08, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
La Crosse Center La Crosse, WI 54602
Since 1978, show includes all sporting and boating equipment, boats of every shape and size, campers, RV's, vans, fishing seminars and stage shows with well known personalities.
55,000 Attendees
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Washington's Birthday Celebration
Feb 08, 2019 - Feb 19, 2019
Laredo Civic Center Laredo, TX 78040
The Washington’s Birthday Celebration, founded in 1898, is the largest Celebration of its kind in the United States. The month-long celebration includes parades, a carnival, an air show, fireworks, live concerts and many other fun and exciting events for every member of the family. Combined, WBCA events attract nearly 400,000 residents and visitors, and yearly contributes an estimated $14 million to the local economy. Some events are free and some there is an admission charge. Some events also take place Downtown, the airport and various locations.
400,000+ Attendees
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Gold Rush Days Festival
Feb 08, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
Wickenburg Community Center Wickenburg, AZ 85390
Since 1948, senior rodeo, gold panning, carnival, western dances, arts and crafts, food booths, barbecue, gem show, midway, mucking and drilling contest, contests and 4th largest parade in the state. Music, dancing, a real old- fashioned melodrama, horses, floats and food - it's all a part of Wickenburg's most action packed weekend of the year. Visitors from all over the world mix and mingle with cowboys and garter girls. This true old-west celebration demonstrates what western hospitality is all about "Out Wickenburg Way." Come and see over 250 vendors downtown,plus vendors at the Rodeo grounds and the Pedestrian Bridge. Annual Gold Rush Parade on Saturday, Melodrama Fri-Sat-Sun nights. Classic Car Show on Friday. Senior Pro Rodeo Fri-Sat-Sun.
60,000 Attendees
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Knights of Sant'yago Illuminated Knight Parade
Feb 10, 2018
Downtown Tampa, FL 33605
Since 1974. Colorful floats will light up the night in Ybor City when the Krewe of the Knights of Sant’ Yago presents the Pin Chasers Knight Parade brought to you by MOR and estrellaTV. The parade will run along 7th Avenue, from Nuccio Parkway east to 22nd Street. Free spectator viewing will be available along the parade route, and bleacher seat tickets are available for purchase at www.knightparade.com. The Pin Chasers Knight Parade is a Tampa tradition, hosted by the Knights of Sant' Yago. The nighttime parade features an array of illuminated floats, costumed participants, marching bands, lively music, and lots of beads. The parade is the Knights of Sant' Yago's largest fundraiser of the year. A portion of the parade proceeds benefit the Krewe of Sant' Yago Education Foundation, which to date has contributed in excess of $1,000,000 to endow scholarships at local colleges and universities.
100,000 Attendees
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Dixie National Livestock Show, Rodeo and Western Festival
Feb 08, 2018 - Feb 14, 2018
Mississippi State Fairgrounds Jackson, MS 39202
Since 1965, feature western arts and crafts, chili and beef cook- offs, living history demonstrations, live music, dancing, horse shows, food, livestock shows and the top cowboys and cowgirls in the country compete in many rodeo competitions.
160,000 Attendees
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San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo
Feb 08, 2018 - Feb 25, 2018
San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo Grounds San Antonio, TX 78219
Since 1949. Also known as San Antonio Livestock Exposition, Inc. (S.A.L.E.) has grown to one of the largest, most prestigious single events in the city of San Antonio, with over one million visitors entering the grounds each year. The success of S.A.L.E. is attributed to over 6,000 volunteers who give countless hours to the organization. With community, donor and volunteer support, the organization has donated more than $160.1 million to the youth of Texas through scholarships, grants, endowments, auctions, programs and show premiums.
890,000+ Attendees
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Pacific Northwest Sportsmen's Show
Feb 07, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
Portland Metropolitan Exposition Center Portland, OR 97217
Since 1976, this years show promises to thrill outdoor enthusiasts from every standpoint with 650 exhibitors. Show includes casting ponds, a free kid's trout pond, seminar theaters and camp cooking, demonstrations, warm water demonstration tank and much more.
40,000 Attendees
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Omaha Home and Garden Expo
Feb 08, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
CenturyLink Center Omaha, NE 68102
Since 1965, show features 300 exhibitors with displays including landscape gardens, designer displays, as well as kitchens, bathrooms, spas, lawn and garden equipment, roofing, windows, doors, siding, fireplaces, sunrooms, home improvement and hundreds of the latest products, services and ideas for inside and outside the home, plus a food court.
60,000 Attendees
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Glendale Chocolate Affaire
Feb 09, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
Murphy Park in Historic Downtown Glendale, AZ 85301
Since 1995, featuring an upscale festival of chocolate and romance, gourmet cuisine and beverages, horse-drawn carriage rides, national entertainment and tours of Cerreta Candy Company.
70,000+ Attendees
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South Florida Garlic Festival (formerly the Delray Garlic Festival)
Feb 09, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
John Prince Park Lake Worth, FL 33461
Since 2000. The Garlic Fest, affectionately nicknamed the Best Stinkin’ Party in town, now graduates to the best Stinkin’ Party in South Florida! The Garlic Fest is turning eighteen years old, and we figure that it is time to grow up. So, we’re taking everything that you always loved about Garlic Fest and making it bigger and better than ever before! We have outgrown our old space and sought a grander location. Our friends at Palm Beach County Parks and Recreation found the perfect new home for us at John Prince Park in Lake Worth, FL. John Prince Park is a beautiful 726 acre park, with easy access from I-95, onsite parking and a relaxing 48-acre campground complete with all the amenities. Our Internationally Award Winning Event continues the tradition of being the signature food and entertainment event in South Florida. The South Florida Garlic Fest has the reputation of being the premier food and entertainment event in South Florida. The event is dedicated to exploring the numerous health and culinary possibilities of garlic. Countless recipes and unique dishes have been created by professional chefs in the Garlic Chef cooking competition and by our Gourmet Alley concessionaires including Garlic Ice Cream, Argentinean Garlic BBQ and Garlic Fest crab cakes. The Garlic Fest has been featured on the Food Network and in countless national newspapers and magazines.
40,000 Attendees
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Winterfest Street Festival
Feb 10, 2018 - Feb 11, 2018
Downtown Lake Havasu City, AZ 86406
Since 1986. Winterfest is an annual event sponsored by the Chamber of Commerce. Visitors and residents alike will be out by the thousands for Annual Winterfest. Over 200 vendors from across the United States invite everyone to shop, browse, relax, and enjoy Lake Havasu City's unique culture. Winterfest offers more than booths – there’s entertainment, activities for youngsters, and more. Plan now to join the crowd for two spectacular days of arts, crafts, clothing, jewelry, home decor, tasty street-food, beer garden, and eclectic entertainment!
30,000 Attendees
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Pensacola Grand Mardi Gras Parade
Feb 10, 2018
Downtown Pensacola, FL 32501
Part of the Pensacola Mardi Gras Celebration. Pensacola’s Grand Mardi Gras Parade is the largest annual event in downtown Pensacola. Residents and visitors often totaling over 100,000 enjoy the pageantry and excitement of a parade with over 6,000 participants and over 250 entries. One of the country's original celebration sites, Pensacola hosts this family-oriented Mardi Gras parade with crowds catch beads, doubloons and moonpies galore as they are thrown from floats!
100,000 Attendees
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Parada del Sol Parade and Trails End Celebration
Feb 10, 2018
Downtown Scottsdale, AZ 85260
Since 1954. The Scottsdale Jaycees proudly present the Parada del Sol Parade. This parade has the distinction of being known as the "World's Largest Horsedrawn Parade". The Parade route runs north up Scottsdale Road from Oak to Indian School. With close to 150 parade entries anticipated this year, this is an event to be experienced. So plan on grabbing a seat, your friends and family and come hang out at the Parada del Sol. The annual Trail's End celebration is presented by Scottsdale Downtown. The party will begin immediately following the Parada del Sol Parade. The Trail's End party will take place in Old Town Scottsdale on 1st Avenue and Main St, between Brown Rd and Scottsdale Road. The annual parade and community celebration attracts over 30,000 people and provides an opportunity to showcase the history, participating school groups, bands, live musical entertainment, and great shopping. Plan on being in downtown Scottsdale all day with your friends to experience Arizona's old west entertainment. Groups and bus tours are welcome and there is plenty of parking for large vehicles.
30,000 Attendees
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Feb 08, 2018
Philadelphia, PA 19019

Fly Eagles Fly! A parade to end all parades! After winning the 2018 Super Bowl the city of Philadelphia celebrates with a parade stretching over almost 3 miles. Come out and show your Eagles pride and say Thank you to the team. The parade will begin at Broad and Pattison in South Philadelphia, then head north to the Art Museum. Festivities and speeches will be at t he Art Museum. E-A-G-L-E-S!
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