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Some of the best times we have are when we are with our grandkids and families enjoying time together, right? Our friends at Eventcrazy.com have provided the following event suggestions from all over the country. If you want to find out what’s going on in your neighborhood, just click here:

 Fremont Festival of the Arts

Aug 01, 2015 – Aug 02, 2015

Central Business District Fremont, CA94538

Since 1984. The Fremont Festival of the Arts hosts a wide variety of activities and entertainment for the entire family; over 700 top-quality artisan booths delight the most discerning shoppers, music lovers enjoy continuous music featured on three stages, children are thrilled with the many games and activities found in “KidCity”, and Gourmet Marketplace offers gourmet specialties for the discerning cook. The best news of all, admission to the Festival is free.
375,000 Attendees

Park City Art Festival

Jul 31, 2015 – Aug 02, 2015

Downtown Park City, UT84098

Since 1970, one of the most prominent art festivals in the country. Featuring the finest art and cultural experiences in the Intermountain West. Over 220 artists line the street to exhibit their work, demonstrate their creativity and attract the interest of collectors. Talented performing artists take to the Main Stage and energize festival-goers with cutting-edge music, while the culinary artists of renowned ParkCity restaurants offer a boundless array of cuisine at the Food Pavilion.
100,000+ Attendees

Seafair Fleet Week and Boeing Maritime Celebration

Jul 30, 2015 – Aug 01, 2015

Seattle Waterfront Seattle, WA98134

Seafair Fleet Week and the Boeing Maritime Celebration has been a tradition in Seattle since 1950 with multiple ships annually coming into the Port of Seattle to celebrate this region’s premier summertime Festival. In partnership with Navy League Seattle Council and Port of Seattle, Seafair Fleet Week honors the men and women of the military who proudly and courageously serve our country! Parade of Ships feature vessels conducting a majestic procession through ElliottBay, while overhead a “Parade of Flight” showcases aviators in vintage and contemporary aircraft. The arrival of the ships for Seafair is a tradition rooted in the festival from its inception over 60 years ago. Over 3,000 sailors will disembark in Seattle to celebrate the festival and enjoy amenities of our city. Please join us in making them feel welcome and honored for their service! Experience this spectacular arrival of the Fleet from the Seattle Waterfront on Pier 62/63, from 1:45 p.m. – 2:15 p.m.
125,000 Attendees

Boulder County Fair

Jul 31, 2015 – Aug 09, 2015

Boulder County Fairgrounds Longmont, CO 80501

Since 1869, Colorado’s oldest county fair, features Jr. and Senior rodeos, livestock exhibits and competitions, carnival, antique farm equipment, home show, live music, truck and tractor pull, entertainment, children’s activities, commercial vendors selling their wares and a wide variety of food.
100,000 Attendees

Ohio State Fair

Jul 29, 2015 – Aug 09, 2015

Ohio Expo Center and State Fairgrounds Columbus, OH 43211

Since 1852, never-ending fun for the entire family includes, children’s activities, music, rides, entertainment, livestock competitions and exhibits, commercial vendors selling their wares, a wide variety of food and attractions.
980,000+ Attendees

Fringe Fest

Jul 30, 2015 – Aug 09, 2015

Loring Park Minneapolis, MN55401

Since 1994, Minnesota’s festival of performing arts. More than 150 national and international performing groups offering over 600 performances. Held in various locations throughout the city.
50,000+ Attendees

Pro Football Hall of Fame Festival

Jul 31, 2015 – Aug 09, 2015

Pro Football Hall of Fame Canton, OH44708

A two week long event featuring football’s greatest names and the excitement of the hall of famers. Enjoy all of the football related exhibits and bring an appetite for the food. The last Saturday the enshrinement ceremony takes place and the last Sunday the Hall of Fame game is held at Fawcett Stadium. Events take place throughout Canton over a two week period. The Drum Corps International Competition at Paul Brown Tiger Stadium in nearby Massillon on the last day is the final event.
700,000 Attendees

Virginia Highlands Festival

Jul 31, 2015 – Aug 09, 2015

Virginia Highland Community College Abingdon, VA24212

Since 1949. Experience the culture of Virginia Blue Ridge Highlands, through arts and crafts, antiques, photography. The event has grown so much and preserves the arts, crafts and skills that developed in this region, but also imports talented artist and performers from all over the USA and the world for the enjoyment of area residents and visitors. Drama, concerts, tours and nature walks.
200,000 Attendees

Maine Lobster Festival

Jul 29, 2015 – Aug 02, 2015

Harbor Park Rockland, ME04841

Since 1948, celebrate the regions heritage with thousands of pounds of Maine lobster. The festival also features exhibits, arts and crafts, boat rides, childrens activities and more. Special events include Maine sea goddess coronation pageant and parade. During the five-day festival, more than 20,000 pounds of lobster are served, including more than 1,700 pounds of butter!
90,000+ Attendees

Dublin Irish Festival

Jul 31, 2015 – Aug 02, 2015

Coffman Park Dublin, OH43017

Since 1988. Irish attitude is all you need to experience the Dublin Irish Festival in Dublin, Ohio, USA. For more than 25 years, the first weekend in August has been reserved for what is now the world’s second largest Irish celebration. More than 100,000+ guests are expected this year. With 7 stages, 65 acts and more than 535 performers, there is something for everyone.
100,000 Attendees

Beverly Homecoming Celebration

Jul 31, 2015 – Aug 09, 2015

Grand Procession Station Beverly, MA01915

Since 1968, Lobster festival in LynchPark, free concerts, yacht races and golf tournament. Takes place throughout Beverly.
100,000+ Attendees


Feast of the Blessed Sacrament

Jul 30, 2015 – Aug 02, 2015

Madiera Field New Bedford, MA02746

Since 1915. This Portuguese feast is one of the largest ethnic festivals held in New England. The Feast has something to please everyone. Presenting a delightful menu of Portuguese cuisine and continuous entertainment at four performance locations, including cabaret performances in our museum courtyard. Plus, we present a full carnival midway of rides and games. Each year on Sunday, we bring the city of New Bedford’s largest parade to the streets of the North End. Ethnic music and dancing plus children’s activities and a parade on Sunday at 2pm.
100,000 Attendees

Annual Art and Soul Festival

Aug 01, 2015 – Aug 02, 2015

Frank Ogawa Plaza and surrounding streets Oakland, CA 94612

Since 2000, enjoy 40 bands on four major stages plus a multicultural dance stage. Rock, Jazz, Blues, RandB, Gospel and more are featured on the eclectic entertainment roster. Exotic foods. An artisan marketplace. The Oakland Literature Expo featuring acclaimed EastBay authors and poets. Fun Zone for kids of all ages.
80,000 Attendees

Youngstown Italian Festival

Jul 31, 2015 – Aug 02, 2015

Downtown Central Square Youngstown, OH44599

Since 1986. Traditional Italian festival with renowned performances over twenty Italian bands, pageants, classic car show, bocca and mooa tournaments, outdoor Sunday Mass, Food booths, rides, games, petting zoo. Takes place on Central Square
50,000 Attendees

Taste of the Coeur d’Alene and Downtown Street Fair

Jul 31, 2015 – Aug 02, 2015

City Park Coeur d’Alene, ID 83815

Since 1988. This popular events features over 25 food booths and over 200 artists from across the West with their fine arts and crafts, musical entertainment and more. Taste of Coeur D’Alene has become one of the Inland Northwest’s favorite festivals. Coeur D’Alene city park, on beautiful LakeCoeur D’Alene, is the ideal location for this event festival features fine arts and crafts al fresco. The show also features live professional music as well as a variety of quality foods and beverages. A free shuttle between A Taste of CDA, Art in the Green and the Street Fair. Admission to the festival is free to the public. Check website for hours of activities and exact schedule of events.
50,000 Attendees

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Christine Crosby

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Christine is the co-founder and editorial director for GRAND Magazine. She is the grandmother of five and great-grandmom (aka Grandmere) to one. She makes her home in St. Petersburg, Florida.

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