Traditions And Festivals You Should Be At This Summer!

Planning a summer road trip with the family? Lots of small and large towns throughout the US are famous for their localized festivals. Great food, music or maybe something a little odd that grew into fame.

1. Banana Split Festival (June 8 and 9, 2012)

The nation’s only Banana Split Festival is held in Wilmington, Ohio. This festival celebrates the birthplace of the banana split…

2. Baltimore Hon Fest (June 9 and 10, 2012)

Honfest is a local tradition in Bawlmer (Baltimore).  Ladies dress up in beehive up-dos and celebrate with a Hon pageant…

3. The Mermaid Parade (June 23, 2012)

Coney Island’s Mermaid Parade is a sight to behold!

4. The World’s Largest Catsup Bottle Festival (July 8, 2012)

Collinsville, Illinois is home to the World’s Largest Catsup Bottle!

5. Taste Of Chicago (July 11-15, 2012)

One of the world’s largest food festivals, Taste of Chicago has been setting up delicious food stands in Grant Park since 1980...


See more details for these 5 and the entire top 10 summer events that will make you say, “WHAAT!!”, here