Mike The Headless Chicken Festival - Fruita, Colorado
Mike the headless chicken lived 18 months without a head! Chicken Dance Contest, the 5k 'Run Like a Headless Chicken,' Chicken Games and more.
28th Annual Poke Salat Festival - Arab, Alabama
Named for the wild Pokeweed and the German word for "salad."
Bay to Breakers 12K - San Francisco, California
Over 100,000 runners can't be wrong. The route? From the San Francisco Bay piers over to the Pacific Ocean, hence the name: Bay to Breakers!
Calaveras County Fair and Jumping Frog Jubilee - Angels Camp, California
Hot Dog Safari - Boston, Massachusetts
They'll be cooking off about 175,000 hot dogs on 40 grills at the event, all to benefit Cystic Fibrosis research. No healthy substitutions like tofu dogs allowed.
World Gyro Eating Championship - Houston, Texas
World's Largest Pancake Breakfast served by IHOP - Springfield, Massachusetts
Rhubarb Festival - Intercourse, Pennsylvania
(Fun Fact: Intercourse is up the road from Blue Balls, PA)
22nd Annual Picklefest - Atkins, Arkansas
World Championship Steak Cook Off - Magnolia, Arkansas
54th Artichoke Festival - Castroville, California
California Strawberry Festival - Oxnard, California
Asparagus Festival - Sherman, Connecticut
Aspencash Motorcycle Rally - Ruidoso, New Mexico
United States Bowling Congress Women's Championships - Reno, Nevada