US Fairs and Festivals Travel Guide

Check out some of the wildest and most entertaining festivals this great country has to offer, whether you like fried food, full-contact jousting, lumberjack competitions or war reenactments.


Activities
Sterling Renaissance Festival
The time is 1585. The place is Warwick, England. This renaissance festival is a 35-acre dramatic recreation of an Elizabethan village at festival time. The festival has a 12-stage performance venue, an arts-and-crafts faire and a jousting tournament.
  • 15385 Farden Road
  • Sterling, NY 13156 US

Sterling Renaissance Festival

The time is 1585. The place is Warwick, England. This renaissance festival is a 35-acre dramatic recreation of an Elizabethan village at festival time. The festival has a 12-stage performance venue, an arts-and-crafts faire and a jousting tournament.
15385 Farden Road Sterling, NY, US
Gettysburg Civil War Reenactment
The Battle of Gettysburg was the largest battle of the American Civil War, as well as the largest battle ever fought on American soil.
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  • 223 Baltimore Street
  • Gettysburg, PA 17325 US

Gettysburg Civil War Reenactment

The Battle of Gettysburg was the largest battle of the American Civil War, as well as the largest battle ever fought on American soil.
223 Baltimore Street Gettysburg, PA, US
Lumberjack World Championships
The Lumberjack World Championship is known as the “Granddaddy” of all lumberjack competitions, with more than 100 competitors participating in events ranging from sawing and chopping to speed climbing, log rolling and boom running.
  • 15670 W County Rd B
  • Hayward, WI 54843 US

Lumberjack World Championships

The Lumberjack World Championship is known as the “Granddaddy” of all lumberjack competitions, with more than 100 competitors participating in events ranging from sawing and chopping to speed climbing, log rolling and boom running.
15670 W County Rd B Hayward, WI, US
North Dakota State Fair
The North Dakota State Fair is a 9-day spectacle and the largest annual event held in the North Dakota, attracting 300,000 attendees.
  • 2005 Burdick Expressway E
  • Minota, ND 58701 US

North Dakota State Fair

The North Dakota State Fair is a 9-day spectacle and the largest annual event held in the North Dakota, attracting 300,000 attendees.
2005 Burdick Expressway E Minota, ND, US
Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival
The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival welcomes more than 50 hot air balloonists from across the country, plus it features arts and crafts booths, live music, a free children's village and delicious local cuisine.

Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival

The Gulf Coast Hot Air Balloon Festival welcomes more than 50 hot air balloonists from across the country, plus it features arts and crafts booths, live music, a free children's village and delicious local cuisine.
18507 Hwy 98 W Foley, AL, US
American Polish Festival & Craft Show
This 3-day celebration is the largest Polish festival in America, and is an integral part of what makes Milwaukee the “City of Festivals.”

American Polish Festival & Craft Show

This 3-day celebration is the largest Polish festival in America, and is an integral part of what makes Milwaukee the “City of Festivals.”
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