5 Wackiest Summer Events and the Promotion Items that go along with them...

Apr 2, 2012 by

ABC News and Trip Advisor compiled this list and we added some promotion ideas as well:   #5:  National Tom Sawyer Days, July 1-4, Hannibal, Missouri This annual celebration of the works of Mark Twain includes events pulled straight from the pages of Twain tales. PROMOTION PICK:  Paintbrushes and smocks for contestants who partake in the fence painting competition a la The Adventures of Tom Sawyer. #4:  World Championship Cardboard Boat Races, July 31, Heber Springs, Arkansas Participants craft boats from corrugated cardboard and race them through a 200 yard course. PROMOTION PICK:  Customized floaties.  Because, really, 200 yards is a long way for waterlogged cardboard to travel. #3:  The Wayne Chicken Show, July 9-11, Wayne, Nebraska This 3 day fowl-fest includes the world’s largest chicken dance, the best chicken legs competition and a...

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