5 Destination Worthy Summer Events for a Last Minute Holiday


Find a Reason for a Last Minute Holiday 

Summer is in full swing and that means there are tons of super fun events happening all over the USA that are the perfect excuse to take a last minute holiday. Check out these seasonal celebrations that are worth getting a group together and going on an adventure for! You won’t regret it.


Leavenworth Summer Theater

Leavenworth, Washington

Take a last minute holiday with your theater friends and see classics like The Sound of Music, Annie and Bye Bye Birdie in the beautiful outdoor setting under the stars. Experience musical theater at its best with a live orchestra and with a backdrop of the Icicle Ridge. Performances through July and August. Get your tickets now before they sell out.


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Art in the Park

Leavenworth, Washington

Village art in the park is the longest running outdoor art show in the Pacific Northwest and it happens every summer from May to October. Both professional and amatuer artists from all over the area display their art in the beautiful outdoors of Leavenworth. When you stroll down into the large park and see beautiful works of art on easels lining the grass, you are overcome with awe. Art in the park is a special part of visiting Leavenworth in the summer and adds to the ambiance of the quaint small town feel of downtown Leavenworth. It's not too late to check it out, get it on your calendar as your last minute holiday before the summer passes by! 

                                  art in the park


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Beach Parties at the Crow’s Nest

Santa Cruz, California

Thursday evenings the Crow’s Nest offers its Summer Beach Party series which is a great excuse for a last minute holiday. With fun and funky live entertainment, right on the beach. The party starts at 5:30pm each week and goes until sunset. With live entertainment on the outdoor beach stage, and Crow’s Nest’s famous BBQ and outdoor bar, beach parties are a unique and popular event. Families are welcome, and there is no admission charge. After the sun sets the fun begins upstairs with dancing to the best of local live bands. Beach Party Dates: Thursdays, June 2nd to September 1st, 2016. 



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Capitola Art and Wine Festival

Capitola, California

The art and wine festival has it all - art, wine, music and fun for the whole family! Spend the day strolling around the booths that line the charming streets of Capitola and sip a variety of wine from all over the area while you browse local art. You have the beautiful Capitola Beach and Monterey Bay as your backdrop too, it just doesn’t get much better than this. September 9 & 10, 2017.

art and wine

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Sandestin Triathlon

Scenic Highway 30A Florida

Go on a last minute holiday that will inspire you to be more active! Cheer on more than 700 participants as they swim in the gulf of Mexico, bike 20 miles, and then complete a 4 mile run through Sandestin, a giant beach resort located a few miles from Scenic Highway 30A. It’s a fun event to watch, or participate in if you’re feeling brave. Recover on the beach with a cocktail afterward. September 23rd 2017.


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