Luling, TX: Watermelon Thump Festival (June)

DATE: Last Thursday – Sunday in June HOURS: Check their website for times for various activities NOTES: *They have a wide variety of activities LOCATION: downtown Luling, Texas PHONE: WEBSITE: Luling Watermelon Thump

Whiting, IN: Pierogi Fest (July)

FREE DATE: July 28, 29, & 30th HOURS: Friday & Saturday: 11:00 a.m. – 10:00 p.m. Sunday: 11:00 a.m. – 5:00 p.m. NOTES: *This festival is always the last full weekend in July. *Polka Parade on Friday LOCATION: Downtown 119th St Whiting, Indiana PHONE: (219) 659-0292 WEBSITE: Pierogi Fest on … Continue reading

Yale, MI: Bologna Festival (July)

DATE: July 28th – 30th HOURS: Check their website for times for various activities NOTES: *They have a wide variety of activities LOCATION: Yale, Michigan PHONE: (810) 387-9253 WEBSITE: Yale Chamber: Bologna Festival Yale Bologna Festival on Facebook

Mattoon, IL: Bagelfest (July)

DATE: 2017 July 18th – 22nd HOURS: See their website for times of various activities NOTES: *Free bagel breakfast in 2017 will be at Demar’s Center in Peterson Park from 8 – 10:00 a.m. on Saturday July 22nd LOCATION: Mattoon, Illinois PHONE: (800) 500-6286 WEBSITE: Bagelfest Bagelfest on Facebook

Michigan Oktoberfests 2014

September 18 – 21st: Frankenmuth Oktoberfest 26 – 27th: Grand Rapids Oktoberfest West Michigan 26 – 27th: Saline Saline Main Street Oktoberfest 27th: Curtis Oktoberfest October 10 – 11th: Pentwater Oktoberfest 10 – 12th: Ludington Octoberfest Music & Craft Beer Festival