Warrens Cranberry Festival; September 25-27
The tiny village of Warrens, Wisconsin, is home to just 360 people—except for three days every fall, when the population swells to include more than 100,000 visitors to the Warrens Cranberry Festival (September 25–27). You can watch the harvest at the cranberry marshes, shop three miles' worth of arts-and-crafts booths, and partake of all things cran-tastic: cranberry cream puffs, pancakes with cranberry syrup, deep-fried cranberry fritters, and cranberries jubilee—served over ice cream, the fruit is stewed with brandy in an open-air pan that measures four and a half feet across. (Free, CranFest.com.)
Can't make it? Have Warrens's finest ruby-reds shipped directly to you (FreshCranberries.com).