Spring is here & with it a huge variety of fitness festivals to choose from. Wherever you are there is an active spring festival in April. Why not get out & enjoy something active?
1. 42nd World Catfish Festival & 5k
The whole family can enjoy a free kids zone with activities for adults & youth (bungee jump, paint ball, mechanical bull & rock wall). The festival begins with a 5K run/walk at 8 AM.
2. Central New York Maple Festival
Come out to enjoy The Maple Festival, a celebration of Marathon’s lovely Maple products. Featuring a Maple Pageant & a pancake eating contest. Fun for the whole family.
3. Puddin’ Swamp Festival & 5k
Come out & enjoy a festival with a variety of activities including a 5k, live entertainment, a pet show, fireworks & more.
4. 10th BluesSHOUT
BluesSHOUT! 2017 marks 10 years of the festival, opening minds & setting the standard for blues dance.
5. 23rd Annual Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival
The dirtiest, dustiest, most challenging festival in Australia.
6. Jindo Miracle Sea Road Festival
Every year on Jindo Island in Jeollanam-do, the sea parts & visitors can walk through it from the main island to another nearby island. This phenomenon is from the difference between high & low tides, creating a 2.8-kilometer-long road measuring 40-60 meters in width.
7. 81st Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival & 5k
An Atlanta staple for 80 years, there is something for everyone at this festival. Enjoy a Kids Village with huge inflatables, arts, crafts, face painting, a24-foot rock-climbing wall & a 5K Race.
8. Tucson Juggling Festival
An informal 3-day event held on the north side of Tucson. Plenty of time to juggle, hike, juggle, eat & juggle some more.
9. 12th Annual Herb Festival
Come out to enjoy the smell & flavor of fresh-grown herbs. Plus craftsmen, vendors & live music both days.
10. 6th Annual Health & Wellness Festival
Featuring 30 free workshops, seminars & cooking demos. Visit 200 exhibitors with the latest healthy living products & services. Plus take advantage of free medical testing, yoga, qigong or pilates classes & belly dancing or Zumba Shows.
11. Songkran Thai New Year Water Festival
Songkran is celebrated country wide but the Chiang Mai festival is the largest.
12. 52nd Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe Pow-Wow
Each year in April the Haliwa-Saponi tribe has its annual powwow celebrating their recognition by the North Carolina General Assembly in 1965. Featuring dance contests, a drum contest, an art contest, traditional American Indian food & crafts.
13. Cycle Zydeco Louisiana Cycling Festival
Louisiana’s Cajun & Creole Cycling Festival, come explore Cajun country from your bike. Featuring 5 days of parties with live music & food as well as 4 days of cycling.
14. Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival
Santa Clarita’s western heritage is celebrated annually at the Cowboy Festival, attracting over 10,000 visitors every year.
Know of another sport or fitness festival in April? Let us know about it so we can add it to our next list.