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Plan for a Fabulous Summer with these Top 20 Events from the Southeast Tourism Society

Top20WinnerPrintROSWELL, GEORGIA – APRIL – 2016 -Since 1985 the Southeast Tourism Society has recognized the unique, diverse and unparalleled events in the region with the Top 20 Events Program. For every month of the year, STS selects 20 events per month which represent the Southeast’s down home flavor through arts and crafts, music, parades, pageantry, food, sporting competitions, live entertainment and much more.

Save the date for these upcoming summer opportunities to experience the best of the Southeast. Read more about each event at:

July-September, 2016, Ice Cream & a Moovie at Chaney’s Dairy Barn, Bowling Green, KY,
July 1-July 4, 2016, 55th Annual Alderson, 4th of July Celebration, Alderson, WV,
July 1-2, 2016, Coke Zero 400 4th of July Weekend, Daytona Beach, FL,
July 2-August 5, 2016, An Appalachian Summer Festival, Boone, NC,
July 4, 2016, 4th of July Midnight Parade, Gatlinburg, TN,
July 4, 2016, Red White, Blue & You, Lake Charles, LA,
July 4, 2016, St. Marys Independence Day Festival, St. Marys, GA,
July 4, 2016, Wells Fargo Red, White and Blue, Greenville, SC,
July 8-9, 2016, 39th Annual Uncle Dave Macon Days Festival, Murfreesboro, TN,
July 9, 2016, Lake Charles Symphony Summer Pops, Lake Charles, LA,
July 14-17, 2016, Keeneland Concours d’Elegance, Lexington, KY,
July 14-16, 2016, Virginia Lake Festival, Clarksville, VA,
July 15-16, 2016, Cajun French Music & Food Festival, Lake Charles, LA,
July 15-23, 2016, Kingsport Fun Fest, Kingsport, TN,
July 15-16, 2016, 34th Annual Norfolk Waterfront Jazz Festival, Norfolk, VA,
July 16-17, 2016, 18th Annual Butternut Creek Festival, Blairsville, GA,
July 21-July 23, 2016, Folkmoot USA, Waynesville, NC,
July 22-31, 2016, W.C Handy Music Festival, Florence, AL,
July 23, 2016, Gulf Brew, Layfayette, LA,
July 27-July 30, 2016, Sandy Lee Watkins Songwriter’s Festival, Henderson, KY,
August 3-6, 2016, Shelbyville Horse Show, Shelbyville, KY,
August 5-6, 2016, Lewisburg Literary Festival, Lewisburg, WV,
August 5-6, 2016, Main Street Music Festival, Albertville, AL,
August 5-6, 2016, Piney Chapel American Farm Heritage Days, Athens, AL,
August 8-28, 2016, Kentucky State Fair, Louisville, KY,
August 12-13, 2016, Bluegrass in the Park Folklife Festival, Henderson, KY,
August 12-21, 2016, State Fair of West Virginia, Lewisburg, WV,
August 12-21, 2016, Staunton Music Festival, Staunton, VA,
August 13, 2016, August Concert and Wing Festival, Suwanee, GA,
August 13, 2016, Bright Lights, Belhaven Nights, Jackson, MS,
August 13, 2016, 16th Annual Norfolk Latino Music Festival, Norfolk, VA,
August 13, 2016, YWCA Resolve Family Abuse “Girls Night Out,” Charleston, WV,
August 19-20, 2016, Asheville Wine and Food Festival, Asheville, NC,
August 19-20, 2016, Franklin County Watermelon Festival, Russellville, AL,
August 19-27, 2016, Wilson County Fair, Lebanon, TN,
August 20, 2016, Arts & Crabs Fest, Lake Charles, LA,
August 20, 2016, Thin Mint Sprint, Suwanee, GA,
August 24-28, 2016, Smoky Mountain Songwriters Festival, Gatlinburg, TN,
August 25-27, 2016, Winterville Watermelon Festival, Winterville, NC,
August 26-September 14, 2016, Perspectives: Georgia Pottery Invitational, Watkinsville, GA,
September-October, 2016, Blowing Springs Farm, Flintstone, GA,
September 1-5, 2016, Louisiana Shrimp and Petroleum Festival, Morgan City, Louisiana,
September 1-October 9, 2016, Virginia Beach Neptune Festival, Virginia, Beach, VA,
September 2-5, 2016, North Carolina Apple Festival, Hendersonville, NC,
September 3-5, 2016, Marietta Art in the Park, Marietta, GA,
September 9-10, 2016, Oka Kapassa Native American Festival, Tuscumbia, AL,
September 9-11, 2016, Holley LS Fest 7, Bowling Green, KY,
September 9-11, 2016, KY State BBQ Festival, Danville, KY,
September 9-11, 2016, MainStrasse Village Oktoberfest, Covington, KY,
September 9-18, 2016, Tennessee Valley Fair, Knoxville, TN,
September 10-11, 2016, 35th Annual Biloxi Seafood Festival, Biloxi, MS,
September 13-18, 2016, Kentucky Bourbon Festival, Bardstown, KY,
September 16-18, 2016, 35th Annual Arts in the Heart of Augusta Festival, Augusta, GA,
September 16-18, 2016, Bristol Rhythm & Roots Reunion, Bristol, VA/TN,
September 17-18, 2016, Ocmulgee Indian Celebration, Macon, GA,
September 22-25, 2016, Benson Mule Days, Benson, NC,
September 23-24, 2016, Ascension Hot Air Balloon Festival, Gonzales, LA,
September 24, 2016, A taste of Clarkesville, Clarkesville, GA,
September 30-October 30, 2016, Ruby Falls’ Haunted Cavern, Chattanooga, TN,

Southeast Tourism Society,, 770-542-1523. Events can also be found on Escape to the Southeast.