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Posted on November 2, 2015 by Christine Crosby in Eventcrazy.com, Events, Family, fun

Looking For Fun & Yummy Family Events?

When families play together…they stay together, right? If you and your family are looking for unique and fun family events to get out of the house and have some play time together, Eventcrazy.com, has them lined up for you below. 

Downtown Venice Art Festival

Nov 07, 2015 – Nov 08, 2015

Downtown Venice, FL34284

Since 1988. Located on Florida’s west coast, Venice is a vibrant town on the Gulf of Mexico, filled with historic charm, natural beauty, and independently owned shops and restaurants. Considered one of the best kept secrets in all of Florida, the community of Venice has a number of special surprises awaiting you. Whether you like shopping in the unique stores of the downtown Venice Main Street district or prefer golfing, boating, or other recreational activities, Venice has it all. Settled along West Venice Avenue the Downtown Venice Art Fest adds to the ambiance of this unique town. More than 150 of the nation’s most notable artists will exhibit their work, ranging in mediums from photography to jewelry, paintings to sculpture, ceramics, glass, mixed media and more during this weekend community festival. Festival patrons and art collectors alike can meet and visit with their favorite artists, view and purchase original works, or commission custom pieces.
65,000+ Attendees

Christmas in the Country

Nov 05, 2015 – Nov 08, 2015

Hamburg-Erie County Fairgrounds Hamburg, NY14075

A Western New York holiday tradition, Christmas in the Country, has garnered recognition as the nation’s foremost holiday artisan marketplace for almost 15 years and once again in 2011, Sunshine Artist ranked the event #1 in the country. The event has grown from a modest quilt show to a marketplace of over 400 artisans from across the country and around the globe. Attendees to Christmas in the Country will find unique and only handcrafted creations including gourmet foods, spa quality bath and beauty products, trendsetting jewelry, handpoured aromatic candles, eco-friendly clothing, pottery, original wall art, woodwork, home décor and holiday gift items galore. The artisans are spread out over four buildings at the Hamburg Fairgrounds. As always, Premier Promotions continues to attract new and talented artisans.
60,000+ Attendees

Greater Gulfcoast Arts Festival

Nov 06, 2015 – Nov 08, 2015

Seville Square Pensacola, FL32501

Since 1973, The Great Gulfcoast Arts Festival is one of the best-regarded, most popular arts festivals in the United States. The three-day, juried art show draws more than 200 of the nation’s best painters, potters, sculptors, jewelers, graphic artists, craftsmen and other artists. The Festival features great music on the Main Stage, dance and more on the Parrish Performing Arts Stage. The Children’s Stage features local performing arts, dance, and music groups. and authentic craftspeople in the Heritage Arts area. The festival celebrates our artisan history in the Heritage Arts Area, where local craft workers demonstrate traditional arts, crafts and trades, including blacksmithing, engraving, spinning, weaving and other skills. The Children’s Arts Festival features numerous free, hands-on artistic opportunities for kids. The Student Art Show showcases the talents of school students in Escambia and Santa Rosa Counties Some of Pensacola’s best- known restaurants will be onsite serving local favorite concessions, along with dozens of booths serving traditional festival fare.
125,000+ Attendees

Peter Anderson Festival Arts and Crafts Festival

Nov 07, 2015 – Nov 08, 2015

L and N Depot Ocean Springs, MS39564

Since 1979, Celebrated potter Peter Anderson is celebrated each year through the hundreds of potters, painters and craft makers that participate in this annual event. Bring the family and enjoy the pleasant surroundings and beautiful downtown. Over 350 juried arts and crafts exhibitors, over 20 food booths and entertainment.
65,000+ Attendees

NAS Jax Air Show

Nov 05, 2015

Naval Air Station Jacksonville Jacksonville, FL32212

At the NAS Jax Air Show you will witness thrills like never before from a variety of military and civilian demonstrations. The new Spitfire Jet Semi will be racing down the runway at speeds more than 300 mph. The grand finale will be the Navy’s flight demonstration team, The Blue Angels. While you are at the show enjoy military and civilian aircraft displays, shop at novelty, food and beverage booths, or head to the free Kid’s Zone for games and activities for all ages.
250,000 Attendees

National Peanut Festival and Parade

Nov 06, 2015 – Nov 15, 2015

National Peanut Festival Fairgrounds Dothan, AL36301

Since 1943, this annual event held to honor the peanut and all aspects of agribusiness. Activities include livestock shows, milking contest, homemaking exhibits, youth exhibits, recipe contests, Cub-Mobile derby, bowling, tennis, karate, choral festival, band competition, coloring scarecrow, pageants and a parade. The parade is held at 9am on Main Street the last Saturday of the event.
160,000+ Attendees

Urbanna Oyster Festival and Parade

Nov 06, 2015 – Nov 07, 2015

Downtown Urbanna, VA23175

Since 1958, the official Oyster Festival features street sales, arts and crafts, waterfront activities, oyster and work boats, a parade, stages with entertainment and delicious seafood.
80,000 Attendees

Seafood Festival and Parade

Nov 06, 2015 – Nov 07, 2015

Battery Park Apalachicola, FL32320

Since 1964. Come celebrate the Florida Seafood Festival, Florida’s oldest maritime festival. This two-day celebration offers the best in fresh quality seafood that annually draws thousands of visitors to the historic town of Apalachicola. The Festival is held at the mouth of the Apalachicola river under the shady oaks of Apalachicola’s Battery Park. The festival features delicious seafood, arts and crafts exhibits, seafood related events and musical entertainment. Some of the notable events include Oyster Eating and Oyster Shucking contest, Blue Crab Races, Cooking Contest, a downtown Parade, 5k Redfish Run and the Blessing of the Fleet.
30,000 Attendees


Nov 06, 2015 – Nov 15, 2015

Landa Park New Braunfels, TX78130

Since 1961, world-renowned festival of German heritage and sausage making, plenty of bratwurst beer, fun and live entertainment on the banks of the CormalRiver and polka.
100,000 Attendees

Fall Fiesta in the Park

Nov 07, 2015 – Nov 08, 2015

Lake Eola Park Orlando, FL32801

Since 1972, Over a two-day duration, the Orlando Police Department estimates 250,000 people walk through the event. Fall Fiesta in the Park draws more people annually than the Super Bowl, Daytona 500 and Austin City Limits. It is the largest annual event in Orlando! It’s a family and pet friendly arts and entertainment event in downtown Orlando.
250,000+ Attendees

Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show

Nov 05, 2015 – Nov 09, 2015

Broward County Convention Center Fort Lauderdale, FL33316

Since 1960, the annual boat show is one of the world’s largest in-water boat shows featuring over 1,400 boats from around the globe ranging from inflatables to mega yachts over 150 feet in length, specialty tents with engines, electronics and more. Show also takes place at BahiaMarYachtingCenter, Hyatt Regency Pier 66, Swimming Hall of Fame, Marriott Portside Marina and Las Olas Marina.
100,000 Attendees

Mule Day

Nov 07, 2015

Calvary Cairo, GA31728

Since 1973, includes a parade, loads of games and entertainment. Don’t miss the plowing contests and the Daylight Breakfast. Imagine over 500 booths of arts, crafts, and other wares. Then imagine mules everywhere, old fashioned wagons, hitching gear and the like. That’s how Mule Day in Calvary, GA begins. There’s a parade at 11am with prizes for the prettiest, ugliest, and most ornery mules. Sponsored by the Calvary Lions Club.
75,000+ Attendees

Alabama Pecan Festival

Nov 06, 2015 – Nov 08, 2015

W C Greggs Elementary School Mobile, AL36619

The festival offers entertainment for the young and young- at- heart. On Friday night the winners of the Hank and Jett Williams song writers and the talent show on the main stage. On the Childrens Stage will be the Shining Star Kids Talent Contest. Crafts, food vendors and a carnival. Sunday will feature a Gospel show, arts, crafts, and food vendors, and a carnival.
50,000 Attendees

South Carolina Pecan Festival

Nov 07, 2015

Downtown Florence, SC29503

Since 2004, The Florence Downtown Development Corporation invites you to experience the Pecan Festival. The Pecan Festival is no stranger to success. Festival goers we hope you will come on out and enjoy the day with us as we host 8 stages of Live Entertainment with over 250 Food and Craft Vendors, Special Art Demonstrations, a Free Kids Zone, Amusement Rides, and Antique Tractor Show, Car Show and Competition, Cook-off Competition, Vocal Competition, Corn Hole Competition, 10K, 5k, and Half Marathon Races, a Half Metric Century Bike Ride,and much, much, more! All performances and activities, except the Food and Arts and Craft vendors, are free and open to the general public, which is all the more reason why you should come go nuts in Downtown Florence.
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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