Calle Ocho Carnival – Miami, FL
February 8 – March 9
Bring yourself into a traditional Latin Street Festival in Miami Florida! If you’d like to join the fun, the 2014 festival begins on February 8th with the Miss Carnival Miami competition and continues through the grand finale on Sunday March 9th with the Calle Ocho block party.
Atlantic City Car Auction
February 28 – March 2
GPK Auctions will be holding their annual classic and collectable car auctions and show in Atlantic City. This is the largest car show on the East Coast, with over 1,000 classic cars and 60,000 visitors.
Houston Livestock Show and Rodeo – Houston, TX
Get your cowboy boots on and head on down to the annual Livestock Show and Rodeo in Houston. Over 20 different musical guests appealing to a wide range of tastes will perform. If concerts aren’t your thing, there are plenty of other activities including a horse show, livestock show, rodeo, and plenty of things for the kids. Learn more at www.rodeohouston.com.
IGNITE the Winter! – Auburn, Finger Lakes
March 7, 2014
Enjoy horse-drawn wagon rides, live music, and street performers. Sample the winners and the losers of the annual cook-off which features chilis, soups, and chowders.
South by Southwest – Austin, TX
Austin’s film, music, and interactive fest – SXSW – is becoming a national favorite. Whether you like checking out the hottest indie bands, seeing a potential Oscar-winning film before anyone else, or getting the scoop on the latest video game technology, South by Southwest has your number.
Los Angeles Marathon – Los Angeles, CA
An annual running event held each spring in Los Angeles, California. The 26.219 mile footrace, inspired by the success of the 1984 Summer Olympic Games, has been contested every year since 1986.
WORLD STAGES: International Theater Festival 2014 – Washington D.C.
March 10-30, 2014
For 3 weeks, you have the opportunity to experience shows from some of the top theater companies from across the globe, including Australia, Chile, France, Israel, Japan, plus a host of other countries. The John F. Kennedy Center for the Performing Arts plays host to this event.
St Patrick’s Day Parades
Kansas City – Enjoy post-parade beverages at Westport
Philadelphia – This one’s been going since the 1700s, and attracts half a million spectators, many of them hitting the Irish pubs afterward
San Francisco – This colorful and historic parade is definitely the best on the West Coast
New York City – It’s the biggest St Patrick’s Day parade in the world
Chicago – After checking out the Chicago River, dyed green, head to Columbus Drive to check out one of the best parades in the US
Boston – It’s the oldest and one of the biggest
New Orleans – Enjoy a little Mardi Gras with your St Patrick’s Day fun here
Washington DC – Don’t miss out on the March 14th Shamrock Festival