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19. The Montreal International Fireworks Competition

It will blow your last 4th of July out of the water
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20. A big time comedian’s performance at The Comedy Cellar

Seeing a legend work on material will make you appreciate their art so much more
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21. Gumball 3000

A race filled with ludicrously expensive cars that’s somehow still legal
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22. A live auction with the intent of bidding on something

Say hello to the most thrilling way to shop

23. Baselworld

Even though you’ll leave wanting a new watch and a better paying job
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24. The Running of the Bulls

For stupidity in motion
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25. 24 Hours of Le Mans

Crazy cars. Fearless drivers. Legendary race.
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26. The Iditarod Trail Sled Dog Race

Put something strong in your hot chocolate and head to Anchorage
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27. The Tour de France

For biking intensity unmatched by even a New York City commute
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28. Nathan’s Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Because lots of hot dogs and old rollercoasters go together perfectly
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29. The FIFA World Cup

You know, when it’s not in Qatar
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30. The American Royal World Series of BBQ

Because barbecue is an art, and these guys are the Picassos
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31. The Experimental Aircraft Association’s Airventure

Go for the aircraft, stay for the wall of fire
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32. A week-long retreat

Whether it’s a digital detox or all-day meditation, you’ll actually learn something about yourself

33. Rio Carnival

Because it takes a lot to one-up Mardi Gras
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34. A sumo match

To find out what happens when an unstoppable force meets an immovable object

35. An underground supper club meal

It’s a more intimate, and slightly more illegal, dining experience
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