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Old 09-19-2010, 02:58 AM
 
Location: Washington D.C.
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I decided to make this thread because of the influence of Fashion Week up in NYC this past week. My friends who live in NYC always tell me what a big deal this is in the fashion world, not to mention NYC as a whole. With that said, what would be the biggest event in your locale? I'll start with Washington DC, and pick the Cherry Blossom Festival. This is when we pretty much have peak tourist season, not to mention the music and entertainment that comes with the festival. Another event we have, although this occurs once every 4 years is the Inauguration of a President. I almost forgot to mention the Kennedy Center Honors every December. This is a big deal as well.
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Old 09-19-2010, 03:03 AM
 
Location: Savannah GA
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SAVANNAH -- St. Patrick's Day Festival, draws between 400,000-500,000 people.
Saint Patrick's Day Parades and Celebrations in Savannah - Georgia - Savannah St Patrick's Day Events

ATLANTA -- Gay Pride, draws between 300,000-400,000 people.
Atlanta Pride - Wikipedia, the free encyclopedia
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Old 09-19-2010, 03:09 AM
 
Location: Athens, GA (via Pittsburgh, PA)
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FOOTBALL season.
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Old 09-19-2010, 03:23 AM
 
Location: Cleveland bound with MPLS in the rear-view
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Minnesota State Fair. Want to say about 2 million people attended over 10 days. Town it resides in is St. Paul (part of the Twin Cities).
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Old 09-19-2010, 03:50 AM
 
Location: san francisco
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SXSW, Austin City Limits, Fun Fun Fun Fest
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Old 09-19-2010, 03:50 AM
 
Location: Chicago
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Taste of Chicago. Yuk.
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Old 09-19-2010, 03:11 PM
 
Location: Pasadena
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In Houston, I suppose it's the Houston Livestock Show & Rodeo, the world's largest, which drew a record 2.2 million last year. Its 20 days long, but its much more than just a rodeo, look it up for more info, since all the events that take part in it are too much to list.
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Old 03-14-2011, 01:14 PM
 
Location: overlooking the mighty MO
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up here in the middle of nowhere we celebrate many different things from Hotdog days in Tyndall to the turkey races in Pukwana to turtle races in Volin and of course we can't forget Check(sp)(Bohemian) days in Tabor but there getting to be a thing of the past because the police aka(revenue enhancement officers) have turned into a DUI fest-- to the point of no one can have fun- businesses are locking their doors and more people going on unemployment
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Old 03-14-2011, 01:18 PM
 
Location: Dallas,Texas
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State Fair Of Texas

2,618,500 people visit the fair in 24 days
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Old 03-14-2011, 01:48 PM
 
Location: Brooklyn, NY $$$
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west indian day parade is the biggest parade in america and is located in nyc.
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