14 Sport & Fitness Festivals in April 2017

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

Belzoni, Mississippi, USA – 1st April

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.

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2. Central New York Maple Festival

Village of Marathon, New York, USA – 1st & 2nd April

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.

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3. Puddin’ Swamp Festival & 5k

Turbeville, South Carolina, USA – 6th to 8th April

Puddin’ Swamp Festival & 5k

Come out & enjoy a festival with a variety of activities including a 5k, live entertainment, a pet show, fireworks & more.

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4. 10th BluesSHOUT

Chicago, Illinois, USA – 6th & 9th April

10th BluesSHOUT

BluesSHOUT! 2017 marks 10 years of the festival, opening minds & setting the standard for blues dance.

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5. 23rd Annual Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival

Julia Creek, Queensand, Australia – 7th to 9th April

23rd Annual Julia Creek Dirt n Dust Festival

The dirtiest, dustiest, most challenging festival in Australia.

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6. Jindo Miracle Sea Road Festival

Hoedong-ri, South Korea – 7th to 10th April

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.

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7. 81st Annual Atlanta Dogwood Festival & 5k

Atlanta, Georgia, USA – 7th to 9th April

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.

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8. Tucson Juggling Festival

Tucson, Arizona, USA – 7th to 9th April

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.

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9. 12th Annual Herb Festival

Old Fort, North Carolina, USA – 8th & 9th April

12th Annual Herb Festival

Come out to enjoy the smell & flavor of fresh-grown herbs. Plus craftsmen, vendors & live music both days.

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10. 6th Annual Health & Wellness Festival

Del Mar, California, USA – 8th to 9th April

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.

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11. Songkran Thai New Year Water Festival

Chiang Mai Province, Northern Thailand – 13th to 15th April

Songkran Thai New Year Water Festival

Songkran is celebrated country wide but the Chiang Mai festival is the largest.

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12. 52nd Haliwa-Saponi Indian Tribe Pow-Wow

Hollister, North Carolina, USA – 14th April

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.

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13. Cycle Zydeco Louisiana Cycling Festival

Lafayette, Louisiana, USA – 19th to 24th April

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.

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14. Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

City of Santa Clarita, California, USA – 19th to 23rd April

Santa Clarita Cowboy Festival

Santa Clarita’s western heritage is celebrated annually at the Cowboy Festival, attracting over 10,000 visitors every year.

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Know of another sport or fitness festival in April? Let us know about it so we can add it to our next list.

 
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