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The PA BaconFest is a family friendly event has attracted pig-loving attendees from all over and features bacon chef battles, culinary demos, pig racing, hog calling competitions, bacon eating battles, live music, kids’ events and of course fabulous food. And did we mention bacon?!

Perhaps no other Caribbean nation celebrates its pirate legends and heritage quite like the Cayman Islands, which erupts into a festival of spectacle and pageantry during their annual Pirates Week in November. Parades, fireworks, street dances and costume contests with mock Pirate Invasions stretch across all three islands.

For one spectacular weekend, the SF International Hip Hop DanceFest happens! Groundbreaking hip hop performances by professional dance companies from around the globe. This is their 20th year and will have inspiring, electrifying, and thought provoking works. All ages are welcome!

Feast on visual arts at the Eastside Culture Crawl on November 15-18 in Vancouver, B.C.  This four day festival features 452 artists in 67 locations. From glass blowers to weavers; from emerging artists to those that are internationally established, this event features workshops and exhibits.


The Montreal Bach Festival is North America’s premier destination for the timeless musical genius of Johann Sebastian Bach. Concerts and educational programs bring world class performers to Quebec. First launched in 2005, this festival celebrates this cultural legacy.