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September - Burning Man, USA

Thursday, 18 Aug 2011 | Views [9756] | Comments [1]

Burning Man. Photo by [lightmatter], Flickr.com Location: Black Rock Desert, Gerlach, Nevada Dates: Week prior to and including Labor Day weekend (first Monday in September) Level of Participation: 5 - stay alive in the desert and contribute ... Read more >

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April - New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival, USA

Thursday, 3 Mar 2011 | Views [2384] | Video

Location: Fair Grounds, New Orleans, USA Dates: Last weekend of April and first weekend of May Level of Participation: 5 – all the jazz a cat can handle Description: Where else would you want your jazz than in the city that spawned it? After ... Read more >

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December - National Finals Rodeo, USA

Tuesday, 17 Nov 2009 | Views [1943] | Video

Location: Thomas and Mack Center, Las Vegas, USA Dates: Starts in the first full week of December Level of Participation: 3 – attend the hoedown and gift show and hope for the rare chance to attend the rodeo ... Read more >

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October - Fantasy Fest, USA

Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Views [2496] | Video

Location: Duval St, Key West, Florida, USA Dates: 10 days ending on the last Sunday in October Level of Participation: 5 – indulge your wildest fantasies Description: One of the most outrageous ... Read more >

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October - Halloween, USA

Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Views [5176]

Location: New York City, New York, USA Dates: 31 October Level of Participation: 5 – dress up and explore your dark side Description: The shrill cry of ‘trick or treat’ from children on the ... Read more >

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October - Bridge Day, USA

Thursday, 17 Sep 2009 | Views [1123] | Video

Location: New River Gorge Bridge, West Virginia, USA Dates: Third Sunday in October Level of Participation: 2 – watch the daredevils plummet Description: It’s the world’s largest extreme-sports ... Read more >

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September - Farm Aid, USA

Sunday, 16 Aug 2009 | Views [1324] | Video

Location: Varies each year around the USA Dates: One day in September Level of Participation: 2 – play along on your air guitar Description: The longest-running series of benefit concerts in ... Read more >

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September - Atlantic Antic, USA

Sunday, 16 Aug 2009 | Views [1168] | Video

Location: Brooklyn, New York City, USA Dates: Last weekend in September Level of Participation: 2 – stroll with the Brooklynites   Description: This 33-year-old street party is one of the ... Read more >

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August - Elvis Week, USA

Thursday, 16 Jul 2009 | Views [973] | Video

Location: Elvis Presley Boulevard, Memphis, Tennessee, USA Dates: One week around 16 August Level of Participation: 4 – join a candlelight vigil at Graceland Description: On the anniversary ... Read more >

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June - Pride Week, USA

Monday, 18 May 2009 | Views [1298]

Location: New York, USA Dates: 17–24 June Level of Participation: 3 – get out your feather boa Description: The world’s LGBT (lesbian, gay, bisexual and transgender) communities party in the ... Read more >

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March - South by Southwest Music & Media Conference , USA

Tuesday, 10 Feb 2009 | Views [1474] | Video

Location: Venues throughout Austin, USA. The trade show is in the Austin Convention Center. Dates: Dates vary in early to mid-March Level of Participation: 5 – roll through the Convention Center by day and rock at night Description: Here’s ... Read more >

Tags: austin, music festival, south by southwest, usa, world festivals

March - Iditarod, USA

Monday, 9 Feb 2009 | Views [1588] | Video

Location: Iditarod National Historic Trail, Alaska Dates : Starts on the first Saturday in March Level of Participation: 1 or 5 – you can compete if you’re a highly experienced dog sledder, but most likely you’ll just be watching Description:... Read more >

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November - Cooper Capers, USA

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [1303]

Location: Merwin Village Road, Ariel, Washington, USA Dates: Saturday after Thanksgiving Level of Participation: 4 – join the guessing game Description: Code-named ‘Norjak’ by the FBI, it’s America’s ... Read more >

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November - Thanksgiving, USA

Wednesday, 15 Oct 2008 | Views [1130] | Video

Location: New York City, New York, USA Dates: Fourth Thursday in November Level of Participation: 2 – eat another drumstick and watch the parade Description: Thanksgiving is a most renowned ... Read more >

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