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Five Cork Festivals You Can’t Miss

What do you do when you live in a smallish town and want to spice things up a little? You throw a festival! And for all the festivals that it throws, Cork is a level four spicy habanero sandwich, hosting enough open-air celebrations to fill each month on the calendar twice. With everything from film to finger foods, Cork is sure to have something that’ll grab your attention. Here are our top five festivals in Cork.

Best Daytrips from Boston

New England contains an abundance of historic and recreational sites and is small enough that a day trip from Boston is sufficient to visit most of them. For weekend getaways, favorite standbys include the Berkshires, Cape Cod, and Martha’s Vineyard. Amtrak, the commuter rail, buses, and ferries make most destinations accessible without a car.

Celebrate the Rainbow: Pride Festival in Hawaii

Hawaii Pride Parade

The First Annual Hawaii Island Pride Gay Pride Festival took place in June 2008, and it was an event long overdue. The Hawaii Island Pride Group, a local organization focused on organizing and promoting lesbian, gay, bisexual, and transgender pride events on the Big Island, kicked off the third weekend of June with the Miss Hawaii Island Pride Pageant at the local My Bar.