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Festivals

Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts Celebrates Its 50th Year
6 days ago

Oklahoma City Festival of the Arts Celebrates Its 50th Year

Since its inception in 1967, the Festival of the Arts has served as the harbinger of spring for residents of Oklahoma City. For fifty years, the Arts Council of Oklahoma City has sponsored a six-day, family-friendly celebration of the arts that ranges from food to music to fine art. Did we mention admission is completely free?

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Fiesta Noche del Rio
1 month ago

Fiesta Noche del Rio

During May 12th-August 12th, San Antonio, Texas lights up with entertainment, drawing in thousands of visitors each year for its Fiesta Noche del Rio events. They say that everything is bigger in Texas, and when it comes to the Fiesta Noche del Rio, that saying could not be any more accurate. Never heard of it? Keep on reading!

 

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Your Guide to Coachella 2017
1 month ago

Your Guide to Coachella 2017

Coachella has become one of the world’s most premier music festivals. It’s so popular it had to break into two weekends to accommodate the crowds (and celebs) itching to spend 3 days in the desert soaking up the sun, catching the hottest musical acts, and bringing flower crowns back year after year.

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Carnaval Miami
2 months ago

Carnaval Miami

When you think of Miami, FL, you probably think of the gorgeous beaches and vibrant culture of the city.  From the world-famous nightclubs, five-star restaurants, and miles of beautiful beaches, Miami is full of heat and excitement. There is a strong presence of Latin culture in Miami, so it’s no surprise that one of the biggest events of the year is Carnaval Miami.

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The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival
3 months ago

The Skagit Valley Tulip Festival

While the saying goes that April showers are supposed to bring May flowers, the inhabitants of the Skagit Valley in Washington state celebrate the bounty of spring—or more specifically tulips—starting the first day of April. The world-renowned Skagit Valley Tulip Festival takes place all month long and has boasted visitors from all 50 states and 93 foreign countries.

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Mardi Gras in Lake Charles, LA (February 21-28)
3 months ago

Mardi Gras in Lake Charles, LA (February 21-28)

Beads and costumes and music…oh my! Mardi Gras time has to be one of the most fun times of the whole year. Although Mardi Gras itself in New Orleans may not be the ideal place for young children and families, the celebration in Lake Charles, Louisiana is fit for all to attend! Are you interested in experiencing Mardi Gras the Lake Charles way? Read on to learn more about this one-of-a-kind Mardi Gras experience happening in late February.

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Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival
3 months ago

Steamboat Springs Winter Carnival

For over a century, the Steamboat Springs Winter Sports Club’s Winter Carnival has been living up to its original purpose: helping Colorado residents deal with the cabin fever brought on …
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The Nation’s Best Labor Day Events
8 months ago

The Nation’s Best Labor Day Events

Though the summer months are rapidly drawing to a close, readers can take comfort in the fact that Labor Day is just around the corner! Our team at DrivetheNation.com has searched high and low for the best Labor Day events throughout the country. Check out our top Labor Day attractions that you won’t want to miss! Read More

5 Sunny Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice
10 months ago

5 Sunny Ways to Celebrate the Summer Solstice

If the unseasonably warm temperatures weren’t indicative enough, the calendar has officially declared what the rest of us already knew: it’s summer! The summer solstice marks the onset of summer and falls on the longest day of the year. In 2016, it’s taking place on Monday, the 20th of June.

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7 of the Best Hot Air Balloon Festivals in the US
10 months ago

7 of the Best Hot Air Balloon Festivals in the US

 

For most people, taking a ride in a hot air balloon is one of those “bucket list” items, a lifelong dream. What most people don’t know, however, is that being able to hitch a ride in a hot air balloon is actually a lot easier than you think.

And, regardless if you’re an old pro at hot air balloons or have always wanted to give them a shot, you’re in luck. There are a number of amazing hot air balloon festivals that happen each year across the U.S.

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