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Electric Daisy Carnival - Las Vegas

Electric Daisy Carnival - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV | USA | Music - Electronic | June

Better double knot those sneakers boys and girls, this thing's gonna be big. I'm talking the Electric Daisy Carnival, Vegas edition — a mid-summer, three-day...

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Honolulu Festival

Honolulu Festival

Honolulu, HI | USA | Cultural | March

Get a dose of the arts, island style at the annual Honolulu Festival, a rich and vibrant blend of Asia, Pacific and Hawaiian cultures with...

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How Weird Street Faire

How Weird Street Faire

San Francisco, CA | USA | Party | April

Come join thousands of aficionados of the offbeat at the annual How Weird Street Faire — a play on the name Howard Street apparently, where...

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Voodoo Music Experience

Voodoo Music Experience

New Orleans, LA | USA | Music - Rock | October

At New Orlean's Voodoo Music Experience they do do that voodoo that they do so well. Over three days around about Halloween each year, New...

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Bald Eagle Gathering

Bald Eagle Gathering

Haines, AK | USA | Birding | November

An unexpected highlight of any visit to North America is to catch a glimpse of the region's iconic Bald Eagle. Whether sitting regally atop a...

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World Naked Bike Ride - Chicago

World Naked Bike Ride - Chicago

Chicago, IL | USA | Environmental | June

You ready to take back the streets from those gas-guzzling, pollution-spouting, cars, motorbikes and trucks? Do you want to make a stand against consumerism, war...

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Bridge Day

Bridge Day

Fayetteville, WV | USA | Sport - Extreme | October

In Fayette County, West Virginia there's a bridge that spans the New River Gorge. It stands some 876 feet (almost 300 metres) above the water...

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

Oshkosh, WI | USA | Air Show | July

For a week each July the typically tranquil airport at Oshkosh, Wisconsin becomes the busiest in the world. Wisconsin, really, but why? I hear you...

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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Punxsutawney, PA | USA | Bizarre | February

Groundhog Day has been celebrated each and every February 2nd since 1886 when the one, the only Punxsutawney Phil leaves the snug sanctuary of his...

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Lightning in a Bottle

Lightning in a Bottle

Bradley, CA | USA | Music - World | May

Looking to activate your body, expand your mind and open your heart? Got yourself a few spare days come May? Then head for central California...

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Comic-Con International

Comic-Con International

San Diego, CA | USA | Comics | July

When a group of comic, movie, and science fiction buffs banded together to test the viability of a comic convention way back in 1970, they...

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New York Comedy Festival

New York Comedy Festival

New York, NY | USA | Comedy | November

With more comedy clubs than you can shake a rubber chicken at, if funny has an American address it's just got to be New York...

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Adirondack Balloon Festival

Adirondack Balloon Festival

Glens Falls, NY | USA | Balloon | September

Take in the colour, the majesty and the spectacle of the Adirondack Balloon Festival, the oldest and largest balloon event on the American east coast....

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Montreal International Jazz Festival

Montreal International Jazz Festival

Montreal | Canada | Music - Jazz | June

The Montreal International Jazz Festival has been synonymous with a passion for great music for more than three decades. For ten days in late June...

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Pittsburgh Zombie Fest

Pittsburgh Zombie Fest

Monroeville, PA | USA | Horror | October

Fan of the zombie film genre? Want to take that adoration to a whole new level? Join the heaving throng of half-dead as they descend...

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Sasquatch! Music Festival

Sasquatch! Music Festival

George, WA | USA | Music - Rock | May

Since 2002, the spectacular Gorge Amphitheatre in George, Washington (pun probably intended) has played host to the Sasquatch! Music Festival — a belter of a...

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Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival

New York, NY | USA | Film | April

Believed to have been conceived by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff following the tragic events of September 11 in lower Manhattan, and...

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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque, NM | USA | Balloon | October

Over nine days each fall, 750 hot air balloons of all shapes, sizes and disguises take to the blue above the lush Rio Grande Valley...

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Iditarod

Iditarod

Anchorage, AK | USA | Sport - Extreme | March

It's been tagged the last great race on earth. Mushers and teams of 16 dogs cover a course of over 1,000 miles through some of...

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Stagecoach Festival

Stagecoach Festival

Los Angeles, CA | USA | Music - Country | April

Coachella's country cousin, Stagecoach hoots 'n' hollers it's way into Indio, California come late April. The highest grossing country music festival in the whole dang...

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