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Festivals that Squeeze Every Last Drop Out of Summer

With summer’s last full month approaching and back-to-school commercials starting to air, we’re looking to savor the weather and outdoor activities as long as possible. Here’s how to make the most of the rest of summer with these can’t miss events around the world:

For the Food and Wine Connoisseur…

Chesapeake Crab & Beer Festival, August 16, Waterfront National Harbor, Maryland

Steamboat Wine Festival, August 6-10, Steamboat Springs, Colorado

The Big Feastival, August 29-31, The Cotswalds, UK

International Beer Day, August 1, at your local bar/pub. Don’t miss International Hangover Day on Saturday…

For the Festival Junkie…

Edinburgh Festival Fringe, August 1-25, Edinburgh, Scotland

Outside Lands Music Festival, August 8-10, San Francisco, California

Reading and Leeds festivals, August 22-24, UK

Way Out West, August 7-9, Goteborg, Sweden

For the Iconic American…

Iowa State Fair, August 7-17, Des Moines, Iowa

Screen on the Green, through August 11, National Mall, Washington, D.C.

Does your state or country have a can’t-miss August event? Tell us in the comments below!

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