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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 May

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Top Festivals Around the World in May

Hamamatsu Festival

Hamamatsu, Japan: 3rd- 5th May 2018 (3rd-5th May 2019) Over the huge sand dunes of Nakatajima, more than 100 kites are flown until – the sound of a trumpet – the kite fliers compete to cut each other’s strings and bring the other kites down. Then by night, decorated floats parade through Hamamatsu’s city centre. Find out more.

Cinco de Mayo

Puebla City, Mexico:5th May 2018 (5th May 2019) Cinco de Mayo (5 May in Spanish) is mostly celebrated in the Puebla region of Mexico as this is the site of the battle. Here, re-enactments, as well as floats, mariachis and margarita, fuelled locals, keep the famous festival going into the night. Find out more.Cheung Chau Bun Festival


Cheung Chau Island, Hong Kong 19th -23rd May 2018 (12th-16th may 2019) Just a short ferry ride away from Hong Kong city, Cheung Chau Island is the setting for this boisterous annual celebration, with most of the events taking place at Pak Tai Temple as the most important religious site on the island. Over the week that coincides with Buddha’s birthday, bun-covered bamboo towers are erected, with lion dances, colourful parades in which participants dress as folkloric characters, and the festival’s main event, a bun scrambling competition. Find out more.

Primavera Sound

Barcelona, Spain 28th May - 3rd June 2018
(2019 TBA) The early-summer festival based in Barcelona, an event that finds room for everything from indie to R&B to experimental techno, and all while delivering an impressive line up of each one with acts such as Lorde, Björk and the Arctic Monkeys. Find out more.

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