Top Events You Can’t Miss In Each American State

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 Alabama: The Iron Bowl

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November: Auburn, AL

It’s one of the most intense college rivalry games in America.

Alaska: Iditarod

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March: Anchorage to Nome, AK

Over 60 teams race their Siberian huskies to Nome every year.

Arizona: Prescott Frontier Days Rodeo

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June: Prescott, AZ

Eight-day festival of bull-riding and cowboy competitions.

Arkansas: Arkansas State Fair

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October: Little Rock, AR

10 days of deep-fried southern food, carnival rides, country music, and popular livestock competitions.

California: Opening Day at Del Mar

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July: Del Mar, CA

Gorgeous people, gorgeous weather, cocktails!

Colorado: Great American Beer Festival

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September: Denver, CO

Brewer weekend festivals where attendees sample pretty much every beer you’ve ever heard of.

Connecticut: Milford Oyster Festival

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August: Milford, CT

At this annual all-day bivalve extravaganza, Connecticutters enjoy libations and live music.

Delaware: Punkin Chunkin

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November 6-8: Dover, DE

In the most celebrated annual event in Delaware, teams compete in a number of divisions (catapult, human power, air cannon) where winners have come close to chucking a pumpkin almost an entire mile.

Florida: Fantasy Fest

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October: Key West, FL

Attendees dress in elaborate costumes to party for a weekend.

Georgia: The Masters

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April: Augusta, GA

This four-day tournament is held every year at the Augusta National Golf Club.

Hawaii: Ironman World Championships

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October: Kona, HI

Competitors swim 2.4 miles through the cool Pacific, bike 112 miles through the heat, hills, and wind on the King Kamehameha Highway, and then run a 26.2 mile marathon alongside scorching lava fields.

Idaho: Lionel Hampton Jazz Festival

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Image: uidaho.edu

February: Moscow, ID

Every year, jazz great Lionel Hampton attracts the greatest names in the biz to descend on the University of Idaho for a long weekend of clinics and concerts.

Illinois: St. Patrick’s Day

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March: Chicago, IL

ChicagoTime turns an ENTIRE RIVER green for their annual St. Patrick’s celebration.

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