One of America's favorite music festivals, Lollapalooza kicks off in the massive Grant Park in downtown Chicago on August 1. This year's killer lineup includes Eminem, Outkast, Kings of Leon, Arctic Monkeys and hundreds more. With nearly 200,000 fans in attendance each year, Lollapalooza is a celebration of music and art unlike any other.
PGA Championship - Louisville, KY - August 4-10
At the beautiful Valhalla Golf Course in Louisville this August, the greatest in golf join together to determine the best of the best. Nearly 7,500 yards of playtime will span this week-long championship. Who will come out on top?
Elvis Week - Memphis, TN - August 8-17
For ten days out of the year, Graceland kicks it up a notch with a massive Elvis-centered event celebrating the life of the King of Rock n' Roll. Hang out at the Hard Rock for an Elvis tribute contest, take a Hound Dog tour through Memphis to see Elvis' top hangouts, join a jailhouse rock dance party, have dinner with some of Elvis' closest living friends, and so much more. Any fans of the King must add this event to their bucket list!
Maine Lobster Festival - Rockland, ME - July 30-August 3
For 67 years, Maine has been reveling its most delicious product - the Maine Lobster! 20,000 pounds of lobster is freshly prepped for the thousands of festival guests, paired with events like a sea goddess coronation, carnival rides, cooking contests, dance parties and many other crusteaceous celebrations. Bring a bib and an appetite to Rockland Harbor Park for a sea-filled fun fest.
World's Longest Yard Sale - 690 mile spread - Aug 7-10
The 127 Yard Sale starts in Addison, MI and follows all the way south to Gadsen, AL, making up a 127-yard path of hidden treasures and one-man's-trash. The sales may be in the front yards of people's homes, fields, pastures, on side streets, in empty lots, at businesses, community parks, town centers, and more. Think you can cover 690 miles in one day? Take the challenge and shop away!
August Doins Rodeos - Payson, AZ - August 14-16
Giddy-up! For 130 years, Payson has been celebrating the world's greatest professional cowboys and cowgirls at the August Doins Rodeos. Bull riders, steer wrestlers, bronc riders and rodeo clowns will guide you through this wild ride of a weekend, where riders will compete for more than $50,000 worth of prizes.