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  • Fairs, Festivals and Parades
    • The 10th Annual Monster Festival
        • Film festival playing at the Talon movie theater in Smallville. (Season 1 episode Cool)
    • 10th Annual Police Picnic
        • Event mentioned on a flier in the Suburbicon police station.
    • 13th Annual Festival
        • Poster on the wall in the office of the Philadelphia Motion Picture Society, where Dennis seeks funding for his erotic memoirs. (Season 11 episode Dee Made a Smut Film)
    • 18th Annual Winterfest Fun
        • Festival going on in Williams Bay - signs seen when Eddie and Lily are running from police.
    • The 1984 Cape May Festival
        • Davey makes plans to break into Mackey's home during the 1984 Cape May Festival. Farraday, who attends the festival as a lookout, discovers that the bags of soil were purchased for a city beautification project, and he and Eats abandon their posts.
    • The 3rd Annual 2nd Of July 4th Of July Parade
        • Parade where GOB and Tony Wonder debut their new joint magic trick involving switching their sexual identities by coming out of magic closets (Season 5)
    • Afro-American Festival
        • Stiles begs for money in the locker room after the basketball game, claiming to be taking donations for the Afro-American Festival when he spots a black guy.
    • Alaska Film Festival
        • Local film festival Kevin mentions (Season 2 episode Email Surveillance)
    • Annual End-of-Summer General Farms Hayride, Picnic And Dance
        • "I don't believe yellow legal pads had been invented in Victorian times," Stephanie said. She shuffled through the papers on her desk. When she had come to Moose-Look and The Weekly Islander in June, they had given her the smallest desk in the place—little more than a grade-schooler's desk, really—away in the corner. In mid-July she had been promoted to a bigger one in the middle of the room. This pleased her, but the increased desk-space also afforded more area for things to get lost in. Now she hunted around until she found a bright pink circular. "Do either of you know what organization profits from the Annual End-Of-Summer General Farms Hayride, Picnic, and Dance, this year featuring Little Jonna Jaye and the Straw Hill Boys?"
    • Annual Jellyfish Festival
        • The residents of Springfield celebrate the return of the stinging red jellyfish with the Annual Jellyfish Festival every year on the "3rd Tuesday of May sweeps", featuring a dance called The Jellyfish Cotillion. (Season 14 episode A Star is Born-Again)
    • The Assumption Of St. Antwelm
        • An annual feast celebrated by the local people in Saquo-Pilia Hensha, featuring a game called Hunt the Wocket.
    • The Autumn Passage
        • Festival on the planet Lamuella. "The very best of the meat would be roasted straight away for the feast that marked the Autumn Passage. The celebrations would last for three days of sheer exuberance, dancing and stories that Old Thrashbarg would tell of how the hunt had gone, stories that he would have been busy sitting making up in his hut while the rest of the village was out doing the actual hunting."
    • The Bajoran Gratitude Festival
        • Annual festival Ono Bajor. According to Sisko, the whole point of the festival is to put all of your troubles behind you and make a new start. (Season 3 episode Fascination)
    • Bandanna Days
        • After a photograph of Bart mooning the American flag goes viral, conventions and festivals and award shows pulls out of Springfield. (Season 15 episode Bart-Mangled Banner)
    • Bart's Comedy Jam
        • Comedy festival Bart hosts in the Simpsons' house to boost Krusty's confidence, featuring the all new comedy stylings of Krusty the Clown. (Season 9 episode The Last Temptation of Krust)
    • Billion Man March
        • Workaholics version of the Million Man March, which Montez researches online. (Season 6 episode Gone Catfishing)
    • Birding Manapalooza Flargabarg
        • Music festival where Rick first met Birdperson.(Season 5 episode Rickternal Friendship of the Spotless Mort)
    • Broadcasters Against Litter March
        • Frasier tells Kelly he hasn't seen her since the march (Season 8 episode Episode Mary Christmas)
    • Castle Rock's 6th Annual Fall Harvest Festival
        • Festival in downtown Castle Rock. (Season 1 episode Henry Deaver)
    • Catalina Wine Mixer
        • Annual mixer that didn't exist at the time of the movie, but does now as a result.
    • Church Fundraiser
        • Reverend Lovejoy's fundraiser to build the church a taller steeple. "This does NOT count as church" (Season 17 episode Bart Has Two Mommies)
    • Cinco Do Ocho
        • Annual festival that Homer mentions, a day made for lovers. Lovers, not widowers, like Ned Flanders. (Season 14 episode A Star is Born-Again)
    • The Cloven Hoof Festival
        • Joke Dan makes about Harry's vacation. (Season 4 episode The New Judge)
    • The Corn Parade
        • Parade in Hanover, Indiana (Woody's hometown) (Season 4 episode 22 Diane Chambers Day)
    • DINO March On Capital Hill
        • Event advertised on the promotional Dinosaur Protection Group website. DINO = Defend Isla Nublar Organization. "Show U.S. government Isla Nublar must be evacuated to protect defenseless creatures" #WECANSAVETHEM.
    • Do What We Say Festival
        • Annual festival in Springfield started by German settlers in 1946, replaced by the new Do What You Feel Festival. (Season 5 episode Bart's Inner Child)
    • Do What You Feel Festival
        • Welcome change from the Do What We Say Festival, started by German settlers in 1946. (Season 5 episode Bart's Inner Child)
    • Dunning Agricultural Fair
        • Event in Dunning, South Carolina that the Bilson twins were not allowed to attend by their parents due to their unacceptable report cards.
    • The Dying Cat Parade
        • When Chandler and Monica hear Ross playing the bagpipes, Chandler describes the sound as the Dying Cat Parade. (Season 7 episode The One With Joey's New brain)
    • Eastland Fine Arts Festival
        • Episode Cousin Geri. Blair is upset when her Cousin Geri visits during the Eastland Fine Arts Festival because she is afraid Geri will steal her attention.
    • Evergreen Terrace Rummage Sale
        • Neighborhood-wide event in Springfield, Saturday at 10am. (Season 7 episode Two Bad Neighbors)
    • Festival of Books
        • Festival that the Simpsons visit for Lisa's birthday. Banner: "This banner available on audio tape" (Season 12 episode Insane Clown Poppy)
    • The Festival Of Pedrark
        • Luxon festival that D'Argo mentions. D'Argo: "My parents will be preparing for the Festival of Pedrark. There is no need for them to keep my seat vacant at this cycle's festival." (Season 1 episode DNA Mad Scientist)
    • Festival Of The Firemans Association
        • Where Olga saw the official named Sartini for the first and last time.
    • Forbidden Film Festival
        • Bart and Milhouse sell tickets for $5 to let kids watch Comic Book Guy's secret stash of bootleg videos. (Season 12 episode Worst Episode Ever)
    • Founders Day Festival 1961
        • Festival in Smallville, the day that Joe the drifter arrived - actually Clark's father Jor-El. (Season 3 episode Relic)
    • Founders Festival
        • Celebration mentioned in Chapter 2: Coins.
    • The Founder's Week Parade
        • Annual parade in Pawnee that makes the Rose Bowl Parade look like a turds-on-wheels convention. (Season 5 episode Are You Better Off?)
    • Frontier Days Rodeo
        • Herman participates in the bronco riding contest at the Frontier Days Rodeo to impress his son.
    • The Gathering
        • When all the immortals meet to do battle until there is only one left alive.
    • Gyna-rama
        • Jake plans a going away party for Gina called Gina-rama, not to confused with an annual festival that Hitchcock and Scully attend called Gyna-rama, which apparently had t move from Tampa for some reason. (Season 6 episode Four Movements)
    • The Harvest Festival
        • Parks Department project Leslie mentions. (Season 3 episode Go Big or Go Home). Home of the Pie-Mary. (Season 7 episode Pie-Mary)
    • Haven Arts Festival
        • Where the troubled coma guy got attacked by the Bolt Gun killer in Season 3 Episode 11 Last Goodbyes.
    • Haven Founder's Day Festival
        • Festival from Season 4 episode 2 Survivors.
    • Hot Dish Cook-off
        • Festival Ramses mentions after Overkill doses him with a drug called Sodium Amber Thiesson and he appears to tune into a television or radio broadcast signal. (Season 1 episode Rising)
    • Hotel-Motel Art Fair
        • Tom Clay: They're where the action is! In the more than 2 million hotel-motel rooms in the United States and Puerto Rico! Hi! I'm Tom clay! for Hotel-Motel Art Fair! Hey, you ever read about those auctions where somebody pays $2 million for a single painting? Well, he's got nothing on Hotel-Motel Art Fair! We've spent $3 million, and now we've got thousands of paintings! Everything from sofa-sized landscapes to bathroom miniatures, at prices so low.. it's hard to believe these masterpieces were painted by hand! And they're all gonna go out the door this weekend at the 44 Hotel-Motel Art Fairs throughout the United States – take a look at this!
    • Hullabalooza 1996
        • Music festival coming to Springfield, advertised in the Suicide Notes music store. "The greatest music festival of all time." (Season 7 episode Homerpalooza)
    • The Human Brutality Film Festival
        • Film festival Frasier and Diane attend (Season 3 episode 20 If Ever I Would Leave You)
    • Ickets Day Parade New record added 10/10/2021
        • Joke Bob makes when Emily tries to hide her anniversary gift - a trip to San Francisco - by speaking Pig Latin. (Season 5 episode Taxation without Celebration)
    • Irwindale Renaissance Pleasure Faire
        • The guys' rap group The Wizards are going to perform at the Irwindale Renaissance Pleasure Faire. (Season 1 episode Muscle I'd Like to Flex)
    • I'm With The Banned
        • Film festival. Sam's film Gina the Machina is screened at the I'm with the Banned film festival at the Highland Park Theater. "The best and bloodiest of cult horror!" (Season 2 episode Work the Leg)
    • Knoxville World Fair 1983
        • Label on Homer's cigar that he smokes at the movie theater. There was a World's Fair in Knoxville in 1982, but not 1983. (Season 5 episode Cape Feare)
    • Laugh Til You Care Comedy Festival
        • Comedy festival at the Springfield amphitheater, where Krusty bombs big time with old racist jokes. (Season 9 episode The Last Temptation of Krust)
    • Lemon Parade
        • Song: Lemon Parade. Make way for the Lemon Parade!
    • The Leslie Knope Employment Enjoyment Summerslam Grill Jam Fun-splosion
        • Every summer, Leslie throws a barbecue to thank the Parks and Maintenance staff at Ramsett Park, complete with a popsicle-eating contest, a slip'n slide-a-thon, watermelon carving, a gazpacho-off, and stars in a one-woman show about parks rules and regulations called Parks and Dolls. (Season 5 episode Ms. Knope Goes to Washington)
    • Lowell County Fair
        • Seth Nelson, the teenager that gets magnetic powers from meteor rocks, works the Hover Ball game booth at the Lowell Country Fair. (Season 3 episode Magnetic)
    • Marriage-Go-Round
        • Parks Department project commemorated on the wall of City Hall. "Twenty four couples tied the knot at Pawnee's first and last Marriage-Go-Round 1983" (Season 3 episode Go Big or Go Home)
    • Maxzillian Pilater Day Parade
        • Event that D'Argo mentions: My head is pounding like a Maxzillian Pilater Day Parade. (Season 1 episode Throne for a Loss)
    • Mazurka Festival
        • Cal Hudson: It make you pine for the good old dull days in New Berlin, doesn't it? Sausage and beer all around, and everyone's idea of a good time was the Mazurka Festival. (Season 2 episode The Maquis, Part 1)
    • Medieval Faiyieyre
        • Springfield Elementary Medieval festival. (Season 16 episode The Father, the Son and the Holy Guest Star)
    • Midland City Festival of the Arts
        • Clipped to the letter was a check for one thousand dollars. Fred T. Barry explained that this was for travel expenses and an honorarium. It was a lot of money. Trout was suddenly fabulously well-to-do. Here is how Trout happened to be invited: Fred T. Barry wanted to have a fabulously valuable oil painting as a focal point for the Midland City Festival of the Arts. As rich as he was, he couldn't afford to buy one, so he looked for one to borrow.
    • Milkshake Festival
        • When Bart gets dangerously overweight, the family leaves him at home to attend the Milkshake Festival. (Season 16 episode The Heartbroke Kid)
    • Million Mommas March
        • March Mr. James attempts to organize. Mr. James: "So let's give America a spanking, shall we? Join me, Jimmy James, on this so-called Mother's Day in the first annual Million Mommas March." (Season 5 episode Padded Suit)
    • Mochi Festival
        • Festival on Zairon (Season 2 episode 12 Sometimes In Life You Don't Get to Choose)
    • Montego Smooth Jazz Festival
        • There's a poster on the bedroom wall when Joe's girlfriend is fucking her boss when he doesn't return from his army experiment in a deleted scene.
    • The Mother Of All Film Festivals
        • Prestigious Baghdad film festival Jay attended during the Gulf War (Season 2 episode Sherman of Arabia)
    • Mountain Music Festival
        • The Mountain Music Festival takes place March 14-18 on Mt. Useful, a strategic granite reserve. (Season 8 episode Mountain of Madness)
    • The Mustache Parade
        • Parade that Homer tells Lenny he heard the phrase he chants, "We're here, we're queer, we don't want any more bears!" (Season 7 episode Much App About Nothing)
    • Nacogdoches Harvest Carnival
        • Where Elvis Presley signed over his life to Elvis impersonator Sebastian Haff.
    • National Chicken Wing Festival
        • Festival in Buffalo, New York. While the festival did not exist during the filming of the movie, it does now as a result.
    • North Rancho College Job Fair
        • Ders represents TelAmeriCorp at a college job fair. (Season 5 episode Dorm Daze)
    • The Paprika Festival
        • After a photograph of Bart mooning the American flag goes viral, conventions and festivals and award shows pulls out of Springfield. (Season 15 episode Bart-Mangled Banner)
    • Pawnee Community Art Show: Visions Of Nature
        • Art show featuring Jerry's painting The Centaur Goddess Dyaphena Slaying a Great Stag. (Season 3 episode Jerry's Painting)
    • Pawnee Popsicle Lick N' Pass
        • Annual event in Pawnee that had to be canceled due to the Covid-19 pandemic. (The Parks and Recreation Special)
    • Pawnee Winter Harvest Festival 1983
        • Parks Department project commemorated on the wall of City Hall. (Season 3 episode Go Big or Go Home)
        • While researching the ancient city of B'hala, Sisko experiences a vision that he is there, on the eve of the Peldor festival. He could smell the burning of the bateret leaves and taste the incense on the wind. (Season 5 episode Rapture)
    • Policeman Field Day
        • Police event Sledge Hammer mentions (Season 2 episode A Clockwork Hammer - episode partially inspired by Stanley Kubrick's A Clockwork Orange)
    • Protestant Youth Festival
        • Marge takes Bart to the Protestant Youth Festival sway him away from converting to Catholicism. (Season 16 episode The Father, the Son and the Holy Guest Star)
    • Roane County Fair
        • Bob tells Will a story about Mr. Baldo the clown from the Roane County Fair haunting his dreams. (Season 2 episode Chapter Three: The Pollywog) Mayor Kline presents Fun Fair (Season 3 episode Chapter Six: E Pluribus Unum)
    • Scotchtoberfest
        • Fake festival that Principal Skinner makes up as part of his sting to catch Bart pranking Groundskeeper Willie. (Season 6 episode Bart's Girlfriend)
    • Semi-Annual Pawnee Pumpkin Patch 1980
        • 1980 Parks Department project commemorated on the wall of City Hall. (Season 3 episode Go Big or Go Home)
    • Silver Dollar City Fair
        • Episode Silver Dollar City Fair. Granny continues her efforts to get Elly May married, extolling the young girl's virtues to every bachelor she meets.
    • The Simon Williams Film Festival
        • From a Nathan Fillion cameo scene that ended up on the cutting room floor - director James Gunn had originally planned a small flash to earth with a theater playing a "Simon Williams Film Festival," with six Simon Williams movie posters outside (a run of B movies).
    • The Skin Parade
        • From the song: Get on the Inside: Inside, we lay in the shadows. Outside, they push the skin parade.
    • The Sky Clearance Festival
        • Annual event when the Zik Zak corporation shoots down its old satellites, turning the sky into a carnival of color (Season 2 episode Lessons)
    • Smallville Town Fair
        • Clark finds a Lowell County newspaper article about new student Jordan Cross from 1995 when he was six years old. While celebrating his birthday at the Smallville Town Fair, he predicted the death of someone in line with him. (Season 3 episode Hereafter)
    • Smallville Youth Farm Fair
        • Poster on the wall at Smallville High School. (Season 3 episode Hereafter)
    • The Soft Parade
        • Song: The Soft Parade. Successful hills are here to stay . Everything must be this way. Gentle streets where people play. Welcome to the Soft Parade.
    • Springfield Art Fair
        • Also known as Springfield Art Exhibition. Bald Adonis, Marge's painting of Homer in his underwear, wins first place at the Springfield Art Fair. (Season 2 episode Brush With Greatness)
    • Springfield Chili Cook-off
        • Annual event in Springfield where Homer gets drunk and makes a fool of himself. "Please lick spoons clean after each use" (Season 8 episode The Mysterious Voyage of Homer)
    • Springfield County Fair
        • Homer finds a Silver Ticket in a package of Farmer Billy's bacon, entitling him to judge the pig competition at the Springfield County Fair. (Season 15 episode Simple Simpson)
    • Springfield Elementary Annual Christmas Pageant
        • Annual Christmas pageant at Springfield Elementary. (Season 1 episode Simpsons Roasting on an Open Fire)
    • Springfield Film Festival
        • The town approves Marge's proposal to hold a film festival in Springfield to increase tourism. (Season 6 episode A Star is Burns)
    • Springfield Founders Festival
        • Lisa makes an appearance ot the Springfield Founders Festival Parade as Little Miss Springfield, on the Laramie Jr. Cigarettes float. (Season 4 Lisa the Beauty Queen)
    • Springfield Founders Festival Parade
        • Lisa makes an appearance ot the Springfield Founders Festival Parade as Little Miss Springfield, on the Laramie Jr. Cigarettes float. (Season 4 Lisa the Beauty Queen)
    • Springfield Laugh 'N' Brew
        • Local comedy club the Channel 6 Action News weatherman mentions during his report. (Season 6 episode Lisa on Ice)
    • Springfield Lettuce Festival
        • Kent Brockman mentions the upcoming Springfield Lettuce Festival during his report from the court house. (Season 16 episode Thank God it's Doomsday)
    • Springfield Preparatory School Annual Fair
        • After Homer steals the Olympic torch and Marge gives it back, the Simpsons stumble on the Springfield Preparatory School's fundraiser Annual Fair. (Season 13 episode The Bart Wants What It Wants)
    • Springfield Renaissance Faire
        • Festival in Springfield where a fortune teller tells Lisa about her future husband Hugh Parkfield. (Season 6 episode Lisa's Wedding)
    • Stark Expo
        • Exposition located in Queens, New York City, that brings minds together from around the world and combines them to try and develop new inventions to improve quality of life for mankind and the world in the future.
        • Annual festival in Springfield where Lisa's school band competes against the Ogdenville band. "Veterans admitted free" (Season 11 episode Saddlesore Gallactica)
    • Summer Pageant 1964
        • For the Summer Pageant 1964, St. Jack's Church presents Benjamin Britten's Noye's Fludde, performed by The Choristers of St. Jack Wood and New Penzance.
    • A Summer Sales-A-Lot
        • Michael: "I'm thinking as a reward for our loyal clients that we contact their assistants and we find out where they live. And then, we go to their houses in the middle of summer and go caroling. It is a summer Christmas celebration and we'll call it, A summer Sales-A-Lot." (Season 4 episode Did I Stutter?)
    • Sweet & Spicy Seattle Festival
        • Food festival in Seattle where Tom and Diana track down the Wonderland Cookies that are dosed with Blink. (Season 3 episode Blink)
    • Tacoma-Fest
        • Festival Frasier makes up to get Martin out of a date with Roz's mother (Season 6 episode Our Parents, Ourselves)
    • The Taste of Springfield Festival
        • Food festival where the restaurant owners of Springfield to whom Homer gave bad reviews plan to kill Homer with a poisoned pastry, created by the chef from The French Confection. "Fine Dining in a Bee-Filled Atmosphere" (Season 11 episode Guess Who's Coming to Criticize Dinner?)
    • The Tongue Kissing Festival
        • Annual festival that Homer mentions, a day made for lovers. Lovers, not widowers, like Ned Flanders. (Season 14 episode A Star is Born-Again)
    • Viewpark Girl's Home 17th Annual Christmas Doll Drive
        • The army major, clown, ballet dancer, hobo and bagpiper characters are dolls donated to the Viewpark Girl's Home for their 17th Annual Christmas Doll Drive. (Episode Five Characters In Search of an Exit)
    • WeekEND of the World Movie Festival
        • Movie festival Peggy mentions, playing movies about the end of the world, including Twelve Monkeys and Mad Max.
    • Word Fest
        • The university's annual three-day "gabathon" for writers and wanna-bees.
    • World Unity Festival
        • Celebration in New York City where Spider-Man first fights the Green Goblin.

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