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  • Tulip Time

    Holland, MI

    More than 6 million tulips bloom during this festival, which this year features a Dutch market, walking tours, tall-ship tours and a carnival.


  • Virtual Homegrown Music Festival

    Duluth, MN

    More than 100 musical acts perform in venues around the Twin Ports, and there also will be film, visual arts and craft beer.

    It's online again this year.


  • 100-Mile Garage Sale

    Lake Pepin,

    This big garage sale is a good excuse to make the scenic, 70-mile drive around this wide spot in the Mississippi, in both Wisconsin and Minnesota.


  • Virtual Milwaukee Film Festival

    Milwaukee, WI

    Stream more than 200 films from around the globe.


  • Spring Festival & Folk Fest

    Gays Mills, WI

    This Kickapoo Valley village in southwest Wisconsin offers a rodeo, tractor pull, Maypole dancing and a Saturday-night folk concert.


  • Horicon Marsh Bird Festival

    Horicon, WI

    This large festival in east-central Wisconsin is around a large marsh often called the Everglades of the North. Normally, there are bird hikes, bird-banding demonstrations, pontoon-boat tours, canoe and kayak tours, bus tours and a round-the-clock Big Sit, in which participants try to identify as many birds as possible. Register early for field trips.

    In 2021, some activities will be altered.


  • Mushroom Festival

    Mesick, MI

    This northwest Michigan town is morel central in May, celebrating the spring hunt with a carnival, carriage rides, flea market, duck races and a parade at noon Saturday.


  • Earth Arts Spring Art Tour

    Upper St. Croix Valley, WI

    Visit artists at 28 studios and sites in and around St. Croix Falls, Osceola and Amery.