Top Festivals Around the World in September

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Top Festivals Around the World in September

Burning Man

Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA: 26th August -3rd September 2018 (2019 TBA) For one week 70,000 free spirits create a self-reliant community festival of radical art, self-expression, and awesomeness in the middle of the Black Rock Desert. Find out more.

Grape Throwing Festival

Mallorca, Spain: 8th -22nd September 2018 (2019 TBA) last weekend in September The Grape Throwing Festival is held annually during the last weekend in September and celebrates the grape harvest in the wine-growing village of Binissalem, Mallorca. Find out more.


Oktoberfest

Munich, Germany: 22nd September - 7th October 2018
(21st September - 6th October 2019)  One word: beer. This festival is now held all around the world. It is an important part of Bavarian culture. Find out more.

 

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Top Festivals Around the World in August

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Top Festivals Around the World in August

Gay Pride Parade

Amsterdam, Netherlands: 3rd-5th August 2018 
(2-4th August 2019) A colourful festival that takes over Amsterdam’s canals for an unforgettable festival of rainbows. Amsterdam also hosts EuroPride on some occasions so it will be extra special. Find out more.

Lollapalooza

Chicago, USA: 2nd - 6th August 2018
(2019 TBA) A four day Sell out metal, rock, punk, and hip-hop festival with some craft and comedy mixed in. Headlined by some of the biggest names in music such as Red Hot Chilli Peppers, Ellie Goulding, and Radiohead. Find out more.

Spice Mas Carnival


Saint George's, Grenada: 13th-14th August 2018
(2019 TBA) An annual celebration of soca and calypso music that attracts thousands of revelers each year. The carnival consists of many exhilarating festivities such as a J’ouvert celebration, pan drumming ensembles, carnival queen beauty pageant and of course, soca and calypso concerts. Find out more.

Obon Festival

Tokyo, Japan: 13-15th August 2018 (13-15th August 2019) An traditional eye-catching festival where Japanese Families release floating lanterns into the water to represent their ancestors’ spirits being sent off. Find out more.

La Tomatina

Buñol, Spain: 29th August 2018
(28th August 2019) During La Tomatina the streets of Buñol, turn into a free-for-all food fight with Trucks full of over 130,000 kilos of juicy tomatoes. Find out more.

 

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Top Festivals Around the World in July

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Top Festivals Around the World in July

Music City

Nashville, Tenessee, USA: 4th July 2018
(4th July 2019)  One of the biggest 4th of July festivals in the USA, with an amazing fireworks display and some of the best country music the south can offer. Find out more.

San Fermin Festival

Pamplona, Spain: 6-13th July 2018 (6-13th July 2019) Made Famous because of the running of the bulls, where the bulls are lead through the streets of the old quarter every morning of the festival lead to the bullring by many celebrators wearing white. But La Fiesta de San Fermin has many other folkloric events to check out. Find out more. More Info.

Pflasterspektakel

Linz, Austria: 19-21st July 2018 (2019 TBA) A huge street art festival celebrated for three days each summer, the festival (whose name means “pavement spectacle” in German) brings together dancers, musicians, mimes, clowns, high-wire walkers, acrobats, fire twirlers, plus performers so unique that they defy classification—and sometimes gravity. Find out more.

Festival Internacional de Benicàssim ( FIB 2018)
 
Benicassim, Valencia, Spain: 19th- 22nd July 2018 (2019 TBA) Benicassim Festival 2018 or Festival Internacional de Benicàssim ( FIB 2018) as it is known in Spain is a 4-day music festival taking place in Benicassim on the east coast of Spain between Valencia and Barcelona. The amazing thing about FIB isn’t just the incredible lineup or the price but that you can forget about taking your wellies as this is a beach holiday by day and a rad festival all night. Find out more.

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Top Festivals Around the World in June

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Top Festivals Around the World in June

White Nights Festival/Scarlet Sails

St.Petersburg, Russia: 23rd June 2018
(22nd June 2019) Scarlet Sails is just one part of the white nights festival, including spectacular fireworks, concerts, and a mock battle among pirates in boats on the Neva River. Find out more.

Festival of the Sun (inti raymi)

Cusco, Peru: 24th June 2018 (24th June 2019) An ancient festival celebrating the sun god with Expositions, street fairs, and live music. Find out more.

Glastonbury Music Festival

Somerset, England:
26th June 2019 (Cancelled 2018 due to a fallow year of the festival) A five-day music and contemporary arts festival with some of the worlds biggest named performers come together for the ultimate music festival in Somerset, England. Find out more.
Spanish La Batalla del Vino Festival (The Wine Fight)

Haro, Spain: 29 June 2018
(29th June 2019) Each year on the feast day of patron saint San Pedro/Peter, thousands of thirsty locals and a handful of lucky (wine addicted) tourists climb a mountain in La Rioja, Spain, and throw the sweet red liquid all over each other. Find out more.

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Top Festivals Around the World in March

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Top Festivals Around the World in March

The Carnival of Rio de Janeiro

Rio de Janeiro, Brazil: 2nd-9th March 2019 (9-18 February  2018) A week festival that is held before Lent every year with two million people per day, with an extravagant parade, dancing, colours and alcohol that makes this one of the most exciting and well-known festivals in the world. Find out more.

Mardi Gras

New Orleans, USA: 5th March 2019 (February 13, 2018) Mardi Gras, or "Fat Tuesday," The most popular time to visit New Orleans, is the last day of the Carnival season and never disappoints with beads, parades, music and dance. Find out more.

The Battle of the Oranges

Ivrea, Italy: 2nd-5th March 2019
(10-13 February 2018) An enormous food fight where people form organised teams and throw oranges at each other. Find out more.

Frozen Dead Guy Days

Nederland, Colorado: 9th- 11th March 2019Known as one of the most unique and quirky festivals in the USA, Frozen Dead Guy Days takes place in the Colorado mountain town of Nederland, with three days of frosty hilarity featuring 30 live bands in heated tents and outrageous events like coffin races, costumed polar plunging, frozen t-shirt contests and much more. Find out more.

Calle Ocho

Miami, Florida, USA: 10th March 2019 (11th March 2018) Let the Latin beat take you away at the Calle Ocho street festival in Miami's Little Havana. An exciting Cuban street festival in Little Havana, with food and live music. Find out more.

Las Fallas

Valencia, Spain: 15th-19th March 2019 Las Fallas is undoubtedly one of the most unique festivals in Spain - a Spanish fiesta where the whole town is literally set alight. The focus of the festival is the creation and burning of giant carton floats. Find out more.

Saint Patrick’s Day Festival

Dublin, Ireland: 17th March
 2019 Irelands national holiday of parades, costumes, music, comedy, films, and drinking. It is a festival like no other that needs to be added to your bucketlist. Find out more.

Holi Festival

India: 20th -21st March 2019 
(1st-2nd March 2018) A Hindus and Sikh Festival, in India, Nepal, and Sri Lanka that celebrates the triumph of 'good' over 'bad'. The main day of this incredibly fun 16-day religious festival is honoured by throwing coloured powder and water at each other. Find out more.

Ultra Music Festival

Miami, Florida:
 29th- 31st March 2019 The world's premier electronic music festival, boasting elite DJs and unparalleled production located in the beautiful city of Miami. Find out more.

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Ibiza Club Guide

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Ibiza is known as the clubbing capital of the world and has been since the 70’s, made famous by the big named acts that hit this small island every summer bringing the best clubbing experience that can be found. Ibiza has the most renowned clubs on the dance scene such as Pacha, Amnesia and space.  Whether your an Ibiza virgin or a regular goer keep up to date with our Ibiza club guide.
Amnesia
Located in the middle of the island, near San Rafael
has long been the backdrop for some unforgettable clubbing moments, with two massive rooms - one a dark cave and the other a wide arena that is flooded with light when the sun rises.
Popular Parties: Cocoon, Cream, Music On, Together.
Prices: Expect to pay from €40 to €50 for most parties, depending on the month. Spirit and mixers cost around €15 or more and a beer €13. Water is €9. *The bars upstairs are more expensive.*
Address: Carrer de Sant Antoni, 14, 07820 Sant Antoni de Portmany, Illes Balears, Spain
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DC10
Located near the airport on the road to Las Salinas
Now famous for being Ibiza's underground club, DC-10 has reached its elevated position thanks to offering a unique experience in Ibiza's clubbing environment. In contrast to the rest of the clubs, it still does little or no publicity for its parties, meaning those who go are in the know and there for one reason: the music. DC-10's longevity and success is ultimately thanks to a devotion to providing solid, quality underground electronic music.
Popular Parties: Circoloco, Paradise.
Prices:DC-10 is cheap (relatively speaking). Expect to pay no more than €30 for Circoloco. Entry on other days costs about €20 or less. A beer or water will cost you €5-7 and a mixer no more than €10.
Address: Diseminado es Moli, 9448, 07818 Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Illes Balears, Spain
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Es Paradis
Located on the waterfront in San Antonio
Quite possibly the most beautiful club on the island and as the name suggests, it certainly has a paradise feel to it. A labyrinth of secret gardens that oozes glam, Es Paradis has been around since the mid '70s and is one of the original charms of Ibiza's nightlife.
Popular Parties: Fiesta Del Agua, Glow Neon Paint Party.
Prices: Expect to pay around 20 - 40€. A beer should cost around 7€, vodka limon 10€. Reduced price flyers and occasional free entry tickets are available from bars around San Antonio.
Address: Carrer Salvador Espriu, 2, 07820 Sant Antoni de Portmany, Illes Balears, Spain
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Benimussa Park
known as 'the Zoo', An open-air venue outside of San Antonio
Home to the world famous Zoo Project parties, Benimussa Park is one of the most unique venues on the island. If outdoor partying, fancy dress and quality electronic music is your bag, then you'll enjoy this.
Popular Parties: Zoo Project, Holi Festival.
Prices: Zoo Project parties cost in the region of 30-40€. A beer should cost around 6€, vodka limon 10€.
Address: Carrer del Romaní, 18, 07820 Sant Antoni de Portmany, Spain
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Eden
Located on the waterfront in San Antonio
Eden is the second superclub of San Antonio, Located metres away from its rival Es Paradis. Eden has previously been home to high profile events like Pete Tong, Gatecrasher, Godskitchen and more. Appropriating the symbol of the competition directly across the way - Es Paradis's apple - it was a signal of their intent to raise the stakes of the San Antonio clubbing scene. 
Popular Parties: Mansion, Judgment.
Prices: parties cost in the region of 25-30€. A beer should cost around 6€, vodka limon 9€.
Address: Calle Salvador Espriu, s/n, 07820, Illes Balears, Spain
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Ibiza Rocks Hotel
Located in the centre of San Antonio
In its decade-long lifespan on the island, Ibiza Rocks has proven there is much more to this island than superstar DJs and monster clubbing, with its well known pop, rock and grime superstars to hit its stage. This branded hotel now plays home to all the Ibiza Rocks events and includes a purpose built and permanent stage set up, located within the hotel's central courtyard. The pool area has become the scene of some memorable moments during and after gigs, when the band and/or crowd have been known to take an impromptu dip.
Popular parties: Ibiza Rocks, W.A.R! and the Ibiza Rocks The Boat parties.

Prices: Ibiza Rocks parties at the Hotel cost around 40€ and are free for guests staying at the hotel. They operate a token system for buying drinks but they are cheap. €5 for a pint of beer or soft drink and 10€ for a vodka mixer.
Address: Carrer Estrella, s/n, 07820 Sant Antoni de Portmany, Illes Balears, Spain
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Pacha
Located very near the Ibiza Town Marina
Created in Ibiza in 1973, this little old estate in Ibiza Town has grown into the most dominant clubbing brand in the world, with the Ibiza venue still very much the jewel in its crown. With a reputation for providing clubbing with style, it's unrivalled when it comes to adding some VIP pizzazz to proceedings, so it's the ideal venue to glam it up in glad rags.
Popular Parties: F*** Me I'm Famous, Flower Power, Solomun + 1.
Prices: Expect to pay from 40€ for most parties, except F*** Me I'm Famous, which will start with a higher price point. Prices increase as the island gets busier and the parties get more popular. A vodka lemon costs approx. 18€, and a beer 12€.
Address: Av. 8 d'Agost, 07800 Ibiza, Islas Baleares, Spain
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Privilege
Located in the middle of the island, near San Rafael
Known as the 'World's Biggest Club' is in Ibiza,the main room like an aircraft hangar, alone could fit the whole of most of the other clubs in Ibiza inside it - Privilege has become renowned for providing the extravagant and spectacular parites, like no other can. With a swimming pool at its centre and layer upon layer of different parts of the club to explore, Privilege smashes down any existing boundaries you may already have for the clubbing experience.
Popular Parties: Supermartxe.
Prices: Entry prices vary between €20 and €40. A vodka limon costs approx. €12 and a beer €10.
Address: Urbanización San Rafael, s/n, 07816 Sant Antoni de Portmany, Illes Balears, Spain
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Sankeys
Located in the heart of Playa d'en Bossa
Already a recognised heavyweight in the UK clubbing landscape, Sankeys opened its Ibiza branch in 2011, quickly making a very strong name for itself as a rave haven for lovers of underground dance music. Sankeys keeps visuals and entertainment to a bare minimum, focusing on the music, so be ready to dance.
Popular parties: Viva Warriors, Tribal Sessions.
Price: £35-40 entry, A vodka lemon costs approx. 13€, and a beer 8€.
Address: Carrer de les Alzines, 07800 Eivissa, Illes Balears, Spain
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Space
Located in Playa d'en Bossa, near the beach
Space Ibiza is known around the world as one of the temples of electronic dance music. Unique through many of its years by offering unadulterated daytime clubbing, the Space Terrace ranks alongside the Paradise Garage and Haçienda in terms of influence and impact. Now a sprawling and modern super club, with five different areas, Space is Ibiza power clubbing at its finest, with a particular emphasis on bringing only the best international DJs across all genres.
Popular Parties: Carl Cox, Elrow, Sundays at Space
Prices: Expect to pay from 35-50€ for parties at Space. Drinks prices are the Ibiza norm with a vodka lemon costing around 15+€ and a beer 8+€.
Address: Platja d'en Bossa, S/N, 07817 Sant Josep de sa Talaia, Balearic Islands, Spain
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Ushuaïa
Located in Playa d'en Bossa, opposite Space and next to the beach
Ushuaia Ibiza Beach Hotel has been a shining star in Playa d'en Bossa since its opening in 2011. Located just opposite Space, this hotel offers stylish accommodation and an exciting events program. Ushuaïa has made a name for itself championing huge DJ names, amazing stage production, glamorous dancers and a fantastically placed VIP section; in a few short years securing its place as one of the most famous venues in Ibiza. With the exception of the opening and closing parties (which continue long into the night) Ushuaïa opens around 3-5pm in the afternoon and closes at midnight. By providing a rare opportunity to see some of the biggest headliners on the island as the sun is still setting, Ushuaïa has become an important force in returning the long-held tradition of daytime clubbing back to the island.
Popular parties: David Guetta's BIG, ANTS, Hardwell and Avicii.
Prices: £40-60 tickets depending on DJ, Spirit and mixers cost around €15 or more and a beer €12. Water is €8
Address: Platja d'en Bossa, 10, 07817 Sant Jordi de ses Salines, Balearic Islands, Spain
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