Unmissable events across the USA  

Music, food, art and extravaganza are some of the things you can expect at these events that take place in difference states of the US throughout the year.

Taste of Chicago
Displaying the diversity of Chicago's dining community, this is the nation's premier outdoor food festival. But the event is not only for foodies as it also offers music and fun filled activities for the entire family.
San Diego Comic-Con
You have spotted muggles dressed up as fictional characters all over world ready to attend a Cosplay. In fact, you might be one of them. But all of those Comic-Cons were inspired in San Diego Comic-Con. This event is not only the original Cosplay, but it is also the largest, featuring your favorite characters from all your favorite movies, comic books and shows. There you might meet an important writer or actor, as all the biggest names from each year's hit shows are sure to attend. The event was not always as big. From its humble origins, this Comic-Con has grown into the largest gathering of comic, movie, and science fiction fans in the nation.
Newport Folk Festival
Attention, folk music lovers! This festival in Rhode Island is a must for everyone who appreciates folk music. Featuring electric performances from both old times and young indie acts, the festival was made popular by musicians such as Bob Dylan, Johnny Cash, Muddy Waters, and Howlin' Wolf, and has recently headlined big names like the Decemberists, Fleet Foxes, the Avett Brothers, and Edward Sharpe and the Magnetic Zeros. The festival also promotes protecting the environment by suggesting getting there by bike, water shuttle or ride sharing.
Burning Man
This event gathers people every year in Black Rock City, a temporary metropolis in the state of Nevada. The event is dedicated to community, art, self-expression and self-reliance. When the event Burning Man is over, there's no trace of the temporary city. Burning Man gathers a wide range of creative/unique individuals in the name of self-expressionism. Although Burning Man is not for everybody, if you do attend it, you are sure to have an experience to remember.
Rock ‘n' Roll Marathon
This event was created with the intention of making running fun by adding a beat to it. Las Vegas may be the marquee run in this event, but the marathon travels the country and makes stops in cities like D.C., Phoenix, Dallas, Nashville, Seattle, Chicago, and more. If you love running and music, look no further. In this event, you can choose to run a 5k, 10k, half marathon or full marathon.
Texas Renaissance Festival
From humble beginnings in the 1970s, the Texas Renaissance festival has grown to become not only the largest but also the most acclaimed Renaissance Festival in the nation, gathering more 500,000 guests every year. As you step into the festival, you travel back in time to the 16th century, as you explore the 55 acre, authentically recreated park. At the festival you can expect to see musicians, magicians, acrobats, jugglers, and dancers, with over 200 daily performances on over 20 stages throughout the village.

 

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