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What Event Are You Going To This Week?

If you are looking for a really fun event to take in this week, check out the selection from Eventcrazy.com below. We grandparents love to take our grandkids to every event we know will thrill, entertain and educate, so look no further.

Coconut Grove Arts Festival

Feb 13, 2016 – Feb 15, 2016

Downtown Streets Coconut Grove, FL 33133

Since 1964, one of the finest art shows in the United States. Hundreds of thousands of people descend upon Coconut Grove for this fabulous event showcasing over 325 exhibitors. Outstanding representation of juried arts and crafts. Also nightly concerts and an excellent variety of food.
850,000 Attendees

St. Stephens Arts and Crafts Show

Feb 13, 2016 – Feb 15, 2016

St. Stephen’s Episcopal Parish Coconut Grove, FL 33133

Since 1989, this event takes place along with the Coconut Grove Arts Festival and features over 175 juried fine arts and crafts exhibitors. An excellent example of a terrific showcase of talented artists. Known as one of South Florida’s most popular outdoor art festivals, the SSAS will charge a $2 admission to adults and children under 12 are admitted free of charge. The Art Show serves as a non- profit event that helps to fund outreach programs in Miami. Visitors can enjoy artwork from more than 160 renowned artists, an international food court, children’s activity area, an authentic English tea room and musical entertainment, all on the shady campus of St. Stephen’s Episcopal Church.
700,000+ Attendees


Feb 13, 2016 – Feb 15, 2016

Abacoa Town Center Jupiter, FL 33458

Since 1986, a three-day illustrated art festival that showcases over 250 artisans in a juried exhibition of gallery-quality fine art and fine crafts. With family activities and live entertainment. A portion of the proceeds help fund year round programs and services form the Northern Palm Beachs such as schools, charities and chamber activities.
150,000 Attendees

Syracuse Auto Show

Feb 11, 2016 – Feb 14, 2016

Nicholas J. Pirro Convention Center at Oncenter Syracuse, NY 13202

Since 1907, the latest in all makes and models of domestic and foreign automobiles. Dealers demonstrating the latest in equipment and technology and accessories for your vehicle.
60,000+ Attendees

Pittsburgh Auto Show

Feb 12, 2016 – Feb 15, 2016

David L. Lawrence Convention Center Pittsburgh, PA 15222

The Pittsburgh International Auto Show is an annual event held at the David L. Lawrence Convention Center in the heart of Pittsburgh, PA. The Auto Show is a great, family friendly environment that brings auto enthusiasts and new cars together where you can check out a wide variety of new, classic and exotic vehicles in a non-selling environment. The Pittsburgh Auto Show is famous for showcasing the latest exotic cars from McLaren, Ferrari and Lamborghini. Auto manufactures will be displaying the latest in safety features that will keep tabs on drivers distracted by other digital gadgets. You can take a seat in a sporty convertible, calculate the cargo space of a new SUV, and admire the rugged off-road features of a heavy duty pick-up truck and so much more!
181,000 Attendees

National Fair and Date Festival

Feb 12, 2016 – Feb 21, 2016

Riverside County Fairgrounds Indio, CA 92201

Since 1947, a celebration of “America’s most unusual county fair” complete with date contests and recipes, rides, pig races, Arabian nights play, music, entertainment commercial vendors selling their wares and a wide variety of food. Fun for the entire family.
273,000+ Attendees

Olustee Battle Re-enactment and Festival

Feb 12, 2016 – Feb 13, 2016

Downtown Lake City Lake City, FL 32025

Since 1977, features over 2,000 re-enactors participate in the re-enactment of a Civil War Battle between the North and the South. Plus an arts and crafts festival, Civil War Memorial Service, live entertainment, square dance, food vendors and parade. Also takes place downtown on Marion Street. Re- enactment takes place at Olustee Battlefield Park on Saturday and Sunday.
60,000+ Attendees

LA Marathon

Feb 14, 2016

Downtown Los Angeles, CA 90001

Since 1986, competitors from around the world run through the streets of Los Angeles, activities for participants and spectators. Registration fee to particapate in race. One of the world’s premier races, with over 25,000 runners. The race takes place in and around Los Angeles. Start is at Dodger Stadium.
100,000 Attendees

Colorado Garden and Home Show

Feb 13, 2016 – Feb 21, 2016

Colorado Convention Center Denver, CO 80202

Since 1961. Discover the Rocky Mountain region’s oldest, largest and most prestigious garden and home show – a nine-day spectacular event – where you can find inspiration from the latest ideas and trends in landscaping, gardening and home improvement. Enjoy the multitude of fragrances as you stroll through more than an acre of professionally landscaped gardens – 11 in all. Talk to representatives from more than 650 companies from 25 states and Canada. Visit with the region’s gardening gurus and home improvement experts about the best ways to move your home and garden projects forward.
60,000+ Attendees

National Farm Machinery Show and Tractor Pull

Feb 10, 2016 – Feb 13, 2016

Kentucky Fair and Exposition Center Louisville, KY 40209

Since 1966, The National Farm Machinery Show and tractor pull is one of the largest indoor farm shows in the nation. Virtually every major line of equipment will be featured under one roof, allowing product comparison. Over 800 exhibits displaying computer software and electronics, buildings, sheds and fencing, iIrrigation equipment, breeder services, chemicals and fertilizers, mowing and harvesting equipment, livestock supplies, tillage implements and much more. Also includes free educational seminars and the Family Living Center offers a change of pace from the show floor with unique gifts for friends, farm toys for the kids and special accessories for the home. You will find souvenirs, cosmetics, collectibles, jewelry, arts and crafts and more. Drivers from across the country are not only gearing up for the unequaled thrill of winning at this nationally recognized pull, but also for the chance to bring home a share of the $200,000 in prize money awarded by the pull’s sponsor. This invitation-only event stars the nation’s best drivers and their ground- pounding machines – Pro Stocks, Super Stocks, Modified and Alcohol Tractors, Two-Wheel and Four-Wheel Drive Trucks, and the return of Super Farm Tractors.
300,000 Attendees

Washington’s Birthday Celebration

Feb 11, 2016 – Feb 22, 2016

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 500,000 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

Yuma Jaycee’s Silver Spur Rodeo Parade

Feb 13, 2016

Main Street Plaza Yuma, AZ 85364

Since 1945, Come out and enjoy everything a parade has to offer, local school bands, clubs/organziations floats, car clubs, horseback riding, visiting Rodeo Royalty, fire departments, city and county officials. Parade Route starts at 15th Street and 4th Avenue, will continue down 4th Avenue to Orange Avenue, to Giss Parkway and end on Main Street.
40,000 Attendees

San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo

Feb 11, 2016 – Feb 28, 2016

San Antonio Stock Show and Rodeo San Antonio, TX 78219

Since 1950. 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

Miami International Boat Show

Feb 11, 2016 – Feb 15, 2016

Miami Marine Stadium Park and Basin Miami, FL 33149

Since 1942, features one of the largest consumer marine exhibitions, More than 2,000 exhibitors from around the world will showcase thousands of the newest boats, from luxury motor and sailing yachts to personal watercraft and sport fishers, including powerboats, sailboats, jet boats and electric boats, in addition to the latest cutting-edge electronics, engines and marine accessories. Also takes place at Sealine Marina and Yachting Center.
177,000 Attendees

Southeastern Wildlife Exposition

Feb 12, 2016 – Feb 14, 2016

Charleston Place Charleston, SC 29403

Since 1983. The largest wildlife art and nature event in the nation. SEWE offers original art by over 120 artists, as well as performances by Jack Hanna, retriever and birds of prey demonstrations, and shows by Busch Wildlife Sanctuary. SEWE also hosts hunting and fishing outfitters/guides, antique decoys, wildlife collectibles, a grilling village, and children’s activities. VIP Packages offer extra perks and evening activities, including a black- tie gala/auction and the SEWE Soiree. Takes place throughout Charleston at venues including: Charleston Place, Francis Marion Hotel, Marion Square, Charleston Music Hall, Aiken-Rhett House Museum and Brittlebank Park.
35,000+ Attendees

The Grove Garden and Arts Show

Feb 13, 2016 – Feb 15, 2016

Downtown Coconut Grove, FL 33133

FSG Events Corp. has been bringing together Quality exhibitors with TWO famous events since 2005. Working with the Coconut Grove Arts Festival and St. Stephens arts and crafts show the Grove Garden and Art Show was created. The show is located in the heart of Coconut Grove on Macfarlane Road in front of St. Stephens and in front of the Main entrance to the Coconut Grove Arts Festival. Held Saturday, Sunday and Presidents Day Monday each year, the three day event consistently draws over 100,000 attendees offering free admission to all visitors.
100,000 Attendees

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Christine Crosby

About the author

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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