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Live events: Fun facts and interesting trivia

30 Facts About Live Events

  1. The world’s largest music festival is Summerfest, which takes place annually in Milwaukee, Wisconsin, USA. In 2021, the festival welcomed over 700,000 visitors.
  2. The largest flower show in the world is the Keukenhof Flower Exhibit in the Netherlands, which attracts over 1.5 million visitors every year.
  3. The first-ever music festival was the Monterey Pop Festival, which took place in California in 1967 and featured performances by Jimi Hendrix, The Who, and Janis Joplin.
  4. The largest outdoor concert ever was held by Rod Stewart in 1994 on Copacabana Beach in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil. The concert was attended by an estimated 3.5 million people.
  5. The world’s largest trade show is the Hannover Messe in Germany, which covers over 5 million square feet and attracts around 200,000 visitors annually.
  6. The largest hot air balloon festival in the world is the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, which takes place in New Mexico, USA, and attracts over 500 hot air balloons each year.
  7. The first-ever Olympic Games were held in ancient Greece in 776 BC and featured events such as running, jumping, and throwing.
  8. The largest food festival in the world is the Salon International de l’Alimentation in Paris, which attracts over 150,000 visitors annually.
  9. The world’s largest book fair is the Frankfurt Book Fair in Germany, which attracts around 300,000 visitors each year.
  10. The first-ever comic book convention was held in New York City in 1964, and was attended by around 100 people.
  11. The largest beer festival in the world is Oktoberfest, which takes place annually in Munich, Germany, and attracts over 6 million visitors each year.
  12. The largest carnival in the world is the Rio Carnival in Brazil, which attracts over 2 million people each year.
  13. The first-ever film festival was the Venice Film Festival, which took place in Italy in 1932.
  14. The largest gaming convention in the world is Gamescom, which takes place annually in Cologne, Germany, and attracts over 370,000 visitors each year.
  15. The largest boat show in the world is the Fort Lauderdale International Boat Show in Florida, USA, which attracts over 100,000 visitors each year.
  16. The largest air show in the world is the Royal International Air Tattoo in the UK, which attracts over 160,000 visitors annually.
  17. The world’s largest dance festival is the Electric Daisy Carnival, which takes place in Las Vegas, Nevada, and attracts over 400,000 visitors annually.
  18. The largest art fair in the world is Art Basel, which takes place annually in Switzerland, Miami Beach, and Hong Kong, and attracts over 70,000 visitors each year.
  19. The world’s largest fashion show is New York Fashion Week, which takes place annually and attracts over 230,000 visitors.
  20. The largest consumer electronics show in the world is CES, which takes place annually in Las Vegas, Nevada, and attracts over 170,000 visitors.
  21. The first-ever World’s Fair was held in London in 1851, and was attended by over 6 million people.
  22. The largest dog show in the world is Crufts, which takes place annually in Birmingham, UK, and attracts over 160,000 visitors.
  23. The largest tattoo convention in the world is the London Tattoo Convention, which attracts over 20,000 visitors annually.
  24. The largest motorcycle rally in the world is Sturgis Motorcycle Rally, which takes place annually in South

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