This large cultural gathering includes 1,500 dancers and drummers from 70 tribes and draws more than 20,000 spectators every year. Watch traditional Native American dances, browse handcrafted goods, and enjoy traditional and contemporary food.
Sever’s Fall Festival has all things fall like pumpkins and apples, plus a petting zoo, jumping pillows, magic shows, and more. Dive into a pit of corn kernels this fall for an experience your kids won’t forget.
This festival brings together people from around the world to share their culture, food, and music. Taste international cuisine from over 30 countries, learn cooking tips from local chefs, and watch live music and cultural dance performances.
Do you have what it takes to be a Viking? Immerse yourself in Scandinavian culture and watch as history is recreated with traditional dances and music, Viking battles, and authentic food at the North Dakota State Fair Center.
The longest-running Oktoberfest celebration in the Midwest, this German festival started in La Crosse in 1961, and many years of traditions have followed since. The jovial beer-drinking and lederhosen-wearing atmosphere also includes parades, live music, and dachshund races.
Hear the call of cowboys and the thunder of more than 1,300 bison during Custer State Park’s annual Buffalo Roundup the last weekend in September. Afterward, you can shop from 150 craft vendors and watch performances.
Get your taste buds ready for something tart and delicious. Cranberry Fest has cranberry baked goods, dishes, beer, and wine. But make sure you don’t eat too much before you participate in the walk/jog 5K.
In 2015, Stillwater Harvest Fest weighed a pumpkin in at 2,185 pounds, breaking a world record—watch this year’s weigh in and even see pumpkins paddled down the St. Croix River as boats.
This annual event features 1,500 wines, beers, ciders, and spirits from around the world. Try them alongside the best cuisine on the local dining scene.
Watch as your favorite cartoon characters fly overhead and elaborate floats follow from below. Crowds gather along the streets of downtown Chicago to see marching bands, dance and music performances, and special guests.