Jul 1 - Jul 26
An Appalachian Summer Festival
In its 30 year, this month long festival celebrates music, dance, theatre, visual arts and film. One of the nations’ largest regional multi-arts festivals.
Jul 1 - Jul 6
53rd Annual Alderson 4th of July Celebration
Voted the best fireworks in the state. This exciting multi-day festival also features the Great Rubber Derby Race, children’s art contests, street dancing, bicycle races and a spirited grand parade.
Red, White, Blue and You!
This 22nd annual patriotic celebration features Apple Pie Baking contest, parade through downtown, concert, sing-a-long, and fireworks extravaganza with a special tribute to the Armed Forces.
Sertoma’s 4th of July Celebration
Admission is free for the largest 4th of July Celebration on the Gulf Coast. The daylong activities feature children’s area, live entertainment, a patriotic parade, arts and crafts, food vendors all culminating in a huge fireworks display over Pensacola Bay.
Jul 4 - Jul 6
Celebrate the 4th of July with U.S. Space & Rocket Center! It is Huntsville’s largest fireworks display. Performances will include Liberty Legacy and the 274th Army Materiel Command Band playing patriotic tunes.
Jul 10 - Jul 12
South Carolina Festival of Discovery
This festival celebrates the history, culture, food, arts and crafts, music (Blues Cruise) and people. Kansas City Barbeque sanctioned event focuses on the art of cooking barbeque and hash.
Jul 11 - Jul 12
Blue Angels Airshow
The U.S. Navy’s flight demonstration squadron performs loops, barrel rolls and thrilling maneuvers at speeds of up to 700mph! It’s a must see, free event held in the home of the Blue Angels.
Jul 11 - Jul 13
37th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival
This festival commemorates the memory of Uncle Dave Macon, the first superstar of the grand Ole Opry. In 1986 the U.S. House of Representatives proclaimed Uncle Macon Days the National Championship in the Old-Time Banjo, Old-Time Buckdancing and Old-Time Clogging.
Duncan Hines Festival
Commemorating the life and legacy of Duncan Hines, the legendary man behind the cake mix, this annual event includes a Baking contest, Uncle Duncan’s Duck Derby, live music, inflatables and kids’ activities. Held in partnership with Chaney’s Dairy Barn for a family fun event.
Jul 17 - Jul 19
Virginia Lake Festival
Experience free tethered hot-air balloon rides, sand sculpture artist creating larger-than-life art sculptures, children’s entertainment, hot-air balloons over the lake, live bands, juried arts and crafts, helicopter rides, and so much more. Hot-air balloons galore!
Jul 17 - Jul 20
Keeneland Concours d’ Elegance
A unique four day event featuring over a hundred exquisite automobiles on the historic grounds of Keeneland Race Course. Festivities include the Hangar Bash, Bourbon Tour, Tour d’ Elegance and a full weekend of fun-all benefitting the Kentucky Children’s Hospital.
Jul 18 - Jul 20
Cajun French Music & Food Festival
A true celebration of the Cajun heritage and culture. Cajun music will have you dancing in no time-join in the Waltz and Two Step contests. Gumbo, Jambalaya and Etouffee will satisfy your love of all your favorite Cajun specialties. Plus, there are craft booths, games, and rides.
Jul 18 - Jul 27
Folkmoot means “Meeting of the People.” Join hundreds of dancers and musicians, from countries all over the world, who travel to the Waynesville area for two weeks of cultural performances. North Carolina’s Official International Festival.
Jul 18 - Jul 27
W.C. Handy Festival
Approximately 300 events, over 10 days, encompassing 3 North Alabama counties. Celebrate educational programs, a play, headliner concert and children’s events hosted by the Music Preservation Society.
Jul 19 - Jul 20
16th Annual Butternut Creek Festival
This two day family-oriented fine craft and art show in Meeks Park features great musical entertainment, live demonstrations and plenty of good food. An opportunity for local artists and craftsmen to sell and share their works.
Jul 25 - Jul 26
While raising funds for 14 schools and church organizations, this event boast exhibits, games, arts and crafts booth, food and live entertainment. And, is a tribute to the marshes that are famous in the Southwest Louisiana area along the Creole Nature Trail All- American Road.
6th Annual Touch a Truck
Touch a Truck…Wheels, Wings, Water! How often does one get to blow the horn of a Big Rig, blast the siren of a Police Cruiser or swing high above the trees in a Bucket Truck? Drivers and operators will be on hand to assist in your exploration. A hayride, petting zoo, food vendors and other special attractions help add to the event’s appeal.
Jul 30 - Aug 2
Shelbyville Horse Show
Showcasing accomplished riders and novice horsemen, the show provides entertainment for everyone. Dining and vendor options abound with horse-related fair and admission to the show is only $5. The Horseman’s Club offers unlimited food and drinks for $45.
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