Warm weather tends to coincide with time off school, vacations, and all-around fun. Festivals are a large part of the reason people look forward to the spring and summer seasons. More and more festivals appear to be popping up, and for good reason; Popular music fests can be a large source of revenue for the city and local vendors. On the other hand, they can spell financial disaster when things don’t go according to plan.
While the most well-known festivals typically revolve around music and arts, there seems to be a festival to celebrate nearly everything — from the relatively banal to the downright bizarre.