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Gloucester is located in Gloucester County in the Eastern Region of the state. Gloucester, in Tidewater Virginia, is noted for its many historical landmarks that have remained undisturbed. The Old Debtors Prison dates from the mid-18th century; several old estates are located in this region near Gloucester and White Marsh. Long Bridge Ordinary, a stagecoach tavern built in 1732, is open during Garden Week in late April. Gloucester is located north of Hampton on Hwy 17; the York River and York River State Park are nearby. Gloucester is part of the Norfolk-Virginia Beach-Newport News metro area.

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Dewey Beach PopFest Dewey Beach DE April12-13 Features three nights of showcase performances and two days of demo and mentoring sessions, tradeshow, and industry events.
National Cherry Blossom Festival Washington DC March20-April14 The nation’s greatest springtime celebration unites for four spectacular weekends including the Cherry Blossom Parade.
Pork in the Park BBQ Festival Salisbury MD April19-21 Follow your nose to the Pork in the Park BBQ Festival. Celebrating its 10th anniversary, this Eastern Shore staple will be served up April 19-21st at Salisbury's WinterPlace Park.
Horseshoe Crab and Shorebird Festival Milton DE May25 This festival celebrates horseshoe crabs and migrating shorebirds, long considered to be natural wonders of Delaware Bay. Count yourself among the 1,500-plus visitors who annually enjoy: arts and crafts, as well as an art show, boat rides down the Broadkill River, canoe trips on Prime Hook Creek, exhibits, games, great food, music, scavenger hunt, trail walks at Prime Hook National Wildlife Refuge, train rides for the kids and more.
Bethany Beach Seaside Craft Show Bethany Beach DE June1 This is a juried fine crafts event on the boardwalk.
Hampton Roads Greek Festival Hampton Roads VA May30-June2 Winner of the Peninsula Gold Award for best outdoor festival in 2012.