Seven Events This Summer That You Don't Want to Miss

If you're looking for the biggest events this summer, you don't need to look any further. Everything from music festivals to art festivals are included in this list. You'll likely find something that you'll enjoy.


Summerfest is a huge music festival held in Milwaukee, Wisconsin. It starts on June 28, 2017, and ends on July 9, 2017. It's America's largest music festival with 11 stages, 1,000 performances and almost 900,000 people. It's held for 11 days each year from late June to early July. You can expect to see big names as well as local talent at the festival. Summerfest is celebrating their 50th year, so it'll be one of their biggest festivals yet.

Fair St. Louis

St. Louis holds the biggest Fourth of July celebration in the United States. If you decide to visit this event, you should expect to see hundreds of thousands of people, listen to music, ride zip lines, human slingshots, play in the Family Festive Zone and watch the massive firework display.

Taste of Chicago

Taste of Chicago will be held from July 5, 2017, until July 9, 2017, this year. It's one of the biggest outdoor food festivals in America. You'll experience new restaurants and a buffet featuring food from the city's favorite restaurants. You'll find food that you've never heard of before and food that you love and crave. If you visit this event, you should expect a huge crowd. It attracts more than 1 million people each year from around the world. They have food for all tastes.

Santa Fe International Folk Art Market

The Santa Fe International Folk Art Market will be held from July 14, 2017, until July 16, 2017, in Santa Fe, New Mexico. If you visit this event, you should expect to see artists from around the world. Over 20,000 people visit the event each year. Not only will you see spectacular art, you'll also enjoy international food and music too. If you support artists, this is an event you don't want to miss. The artists take home 90 percent of their earnings from the market.

Northern Nights Music Festival

Northern Nights Music Festival will be held from July 14, 2017, to July 16, 2017, in Piercy, California. If you enjoy swimming, camping and listening to awesome music, this is the perfect event for you. Visitors have the option of listening to performances while relaxing in the nearby river.

Iowa State Fair

Iowa State Fair will be held from August 10, 2017, until August 20, 2017, this year. It's the biggest state fair in the United States. It attracts more than 1 million people each year from around the world.

Outside Lands

Outside Lands is a music festival held from August 11, 2017, to August 13, 2017, at the San Francisco Golden Gate Park in California. Not only will you get to enjoy the fantastic music, but you'll also get to enjoy food, wine, beer, art and comedy. It's currently unknown who's going to perform at the event this year, but last year, big names included Lana Del Rey, Radiohead, LCD Soundsystem, Lionel Richie, J. Cole, Chance the Rapper, Beach House, Sufjan Stevens and more.

No matter what summer event you decide to attend, you're guaranteed to have a great time. If you love big crowds, all of these events will satisfy your party needs.