Virtual Events – July 2020

June 26, 2020

Cedar Rapids Freedom Festival | June 22-July 4
Medallion Hunt, Balloon Glow Virtual Show, Drive-thru Pancake Breakfast, Mediacom Watch Party and KCRG Freedom Festival Flashback. These events will be fun and interactive ways that you can celebrate patriotism and community.
www.freedomfestival.com

Essence Fest | June 25-28 & July 2-5
This year #ESSENCEFEST goes digital with two back-to-back weekends of music, entertainment, empowerment and culture.
www.essence.com/v1festival2020

Wawa Welcome America | June 28-July 4
With a lineup of concerts, online educational activities, behind-the-scenes experiences, cooking demonstrations, at-home crafts, virtual museum tours and more, the festival’s family-friendly programming will focus on arts, culture, education, wellness, history and performance.
www.welcomeamerica.com

Pittsburgh Virtual Festival for the Arts | Wednesdays in July
The Bicknell Family Center for the Arts has turned challenges presented by the need for social distancing into an opportunity to showcase area performers and give audiences the feel of live concerts each Wednesday evening.
www.pittstate.edu

Carnegie Art Festival | July 1-Aug. 1
Browse artwork, crafts and other handmade items created by hundreds of artists from the comfort of your own home.
www.carnegieartcenter.org

Southport’s Fourth of July Festival | July 2-4
A series of Facebook events, contests, learning experiences and fun to enjoy. On July 4, we will enjoy parades of the past and will end with Fireworks Stories from the Past.
www.nc4thofjuly.com

Lost Horizon Festival | July 3-4
A music and arts festival in virtual reality, featuring a lineup of world-famous DJs, underground acts and visual artists. The event will raise money for The Big Issue and Amnesty International.
www.losthorizonfestival.com

Chosen Few Picnic & House Music Festival | July 4
This popular Chicago music festival will feature free, live-streamed performances and DJ sets from the Chosen Few DJs, and more.
www.chosenfewdjs.com

Virtual Family Paint Party | July 4
Grab the kids and unleash your inner artist at the Original Paint Nite. You’ll all go from a blank canvas to a masterpiece of your own, with plenty of laughs along the way. If you’d like to purchase a supply kit, please go to www.makerscraftkits.com.
www.yaymaker.com

Los Angeles Fourth of July Block Party | July 4
The multi-dimensional online experience will feature newly curated content for digital enjoyment, including cooking demonstrations, comedy ensembles and music performances, plus online workshops and more.
www.grandparkla.org

San Diego Big Bay Boom | July 4
The public is invited to tune in to a television special to air on FOX 5 (San Diego) and KTLA (Los Angeles). The fun and exciting TV special will feature highlights of Big Bay Boom fireworks from past years, along with special interviews and content.
www.bigbayboom.com

Aspen Music Festival and School | July 4-Aug. 23
Events include fresh, new live recitals, teaching insights, panel discussions, in-depth seminars and a triumphant live tribute to our Music Director Robert Spano.
www.aspenmusicfestival.com

International Folk Art Market | July 6-10
Join more than 18,000 other folk art lovers who receive exclusive content, in addition to special events, artist updates and more.
www.folkartmarket.org

Virtual PAWmicon | July 7-8
Pet cosplay contests, panel discussions and interviews, trivia rounds, vendor shopping and an exclusive mobile Augmented Reality app and WebVR experience.
www.animalcenter.org

Central Pennsylvania Festival of the Arts | July 9-12
You can shop cool artists in the virtual Sidewalk Sale, live stream great music, do an art project with your kids and shop for artisanal foods.  Of course, we’ll have exhibitions too: Images 2020, Banners, and Street Painting.
www.arts-festival.com

Virtual Hydrangea Festival | July 10
Leading up to, and throughout the festival, we will post and share blogs, videos, care tips, craft activities, scavenger hunts, and photos.
www.heritagemuseumsandgardens.org

Best Coast Beer Fest | July 11
Enjoy 12 summer suds from some of the West Coast’s top breweries and chat with them live about their craft.
www.bestcoastbeerfest.com

The Kitchens, Baths, & More Virtual Tour | July 11
Tour eight functional and fabulous homes in beautiful San Diego! Meet the professional interior designers behind these home remodels in an Interactive live chat.
https://casd.asid.org

Virtual ChalkFest Wausau | July 11
We welcome artists to sign up if interested in submitting a chalk drawing that they plan to create on a sidewalk or driveway. Once all photos of drawings are received, we will then prepare the files for a reveal on Facebook on July 11.
www.wausauevents.org

MozCon | July 14-15
A journey into the deepest realms of search marketing. Connect with an incredible community of experts and uncover tactical advice from industry-leading practitioners in the vast world of SEO, mobile, conversion optimization, local search, and more.
https://moz.com/mozcon

Woody Guthrie Folk Festival | July 14-19
The celebration of the acclaimed singer, songwriter, poet and activist will commemorate Guthrie’s 108th birthday with musical performances by artists inspired & influenced by Woody as well as educational seminars.
www.woodyfest.com

Spirit of Grey Fox Virtual Festival | July 16-19
You’ll see and hear unique performances by our 2020 artists, photos and videos from over the years, and some of the most memorable late-night sets from the past.
www.greyfoxbluegrass.com/festival

Beaches Jazz Festival | July 17-26
Catch live performances, workshops and interviews on our website and YouTube, Instagram and Facebook pages.
www.beachesjazz.com

Hagerstown Pride Festival | July 18
Live performances and interactive ways you can show off your pride through a Zoom party room. Contests & more!
www.hagerstownhopesmd.org

Birmingham Freedom Festival | July 25
This music and empowerment festival will include thought-provoking discussions, interactive videos and interviews to shine a light on issues of equality and civic engagement.
www.freedomfestbhm.com

Pokmon GO Fest | July 25-26
An all-new, completely reimagined global event in a virtual format. The adventures of Pokmon GO Fest are coming direct to trainers and neighborhoods around the world so anyone can participate from home.
www.pokemongolive.com/events/fest/2020

The Pride of Dallas | July 25-26
While we socially distance to help promote our physical health, we gather virtually for our minds and spirits. We come together online to advance our mission inclusively with our friends, sponsors, supporters and allies.
www.dallaspride.org

Bix Jazz Festival | July 31-Aug. 1
The 49th annual Bix Beiderbecke Memorial Jazz Festival will feature seven talented bands from Denver to Chicago. Each band will premiere new sets of traditional 1920s & 30s Jazz era music.
www.bixsociety.org

Monterey Bay Aquarium Live Cams | Ongoing
Be delighted by the antics of our sea otters or mellow out to the hypnotic drifting of our jellies. With ten live cams to choose from, you can experience the wonder of the ocean no matter where you are.
www.montereybayaquarium.org/animals/live-cams

British Museum Virtual Tour | Ongoing
The graphics on this tour are crazy; think an intergalactic guitar fretboard. Tap through a musical guide to Africa, the Americas, Asia, Oceania and Europe and play a little tune along the way.
https://britishmuseum.withgoogle.com

Explore Live Cams | Ongoing
The largest live nature cam network on the planet. We bring nature to you – raw, unscripted and unedited. Enjoy the natural world as it unfolds.
www.explore.org/livecams

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