Summer Events and Festivals in the USA & Around the World
Summer: Cleveland Air Show
Fly-bys and tactical demonstrations by air teams, including the famous Blue Angels.
Summer: Capital Fringe Festival in Washington, DC
Annual performing arts festival.
Summer: Edinburgh Festival
The Edinburgh International and Fringe Festivals present the best of new, emerging, and established performers. Find out more from About.com's Guide to the United Kingdom.
Summer: Essence Music Festival in New Orleans
A celebration of African-American music and culture around Independence Day.
Summer: Smithsonian Folklife Festival in Washington, DC
Annual event sponsored each June-July by the Center for Folklife and Cultural Heritage celebrating cultural traditions around the world.
Summer: Taste of Chicago
The world's largest outdoor food fest is a gastronomical extravaganza that attracts upwards of 3 million people each year.
Summer: Notting Hill Carnival in London
Notting Hill Carnival has been taking place in London, on the last weekend in August, every year since 1964.
Summer: Midsummer's Eve Festival in Scandinavia
The most popular festival in Scandinavia takes place June 23.