Category: Festivals

Festival of Roses, Lyon France
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The Festival Of The Roses – Lyon, France

The Festival of Roses happens in Lyon, France at the end of May, just in time for La Fête des Mères! Where: Lyon, France in the Parc de la Tête d’Or and in the various districts of Lyon When: Last weekend in May, annually Places To Stay: Lyon Hotels Lyon, France is blooming! The Festival […]

Airfield Anarchy In East Midlands, UK
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Airfield Anarchy In East Midlands, UK

Mud and music? What else do you really need? What: Airfield Mudfest Anarchy Music Festival Where: East Midlands, UK When: Mid June, annually (June 13-14, 2015) Tickets: £35 each at https://endurancecui.active.com/event-reg/select-race?e=15709954&int=29-110-1 Website: http://airfieldanarchy.com/music-festival/band-list Airfield Anarchy is a mud-running /OCR event combined with a headline music festival – it’s a weekend packed with tough physical challenges […]

Tsunami on the Square Performing Arts Festival
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Tsunami on the Square Performing Arts Festival

Tsunami on the Square Performing Arts and Culture Festival is an annual free and all ages performing arts and culture festival in Prescott, Arizona that showcases exotic and unique performance art forms not typically seen in the Arizona high desert. Location of Festival: Prescott, Arizona, Courthouse Square Dates of Festival: Saturday, October 24th, 12pm-10pm The […]

White Nights Festival/Scarlet Sails, St.Petersburg, Russia June
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White Nights Festival & Scarlet Sails – St Petersburg, Russia

The White Nights Festival  is an unforgettable music and arts festival in St Petersburg, Russia, celebrated over a few weeks during the season of the Midnight Sun, where daylight hours are at their longest. Scarlet Sails is just one part of the white nights festival, including spectacular fireworks, concerts, and a mock pirate battle along […]

Up Helly Aa Fire Festival In Scotland
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Up Helly Aa Fire Festival

The Up Helly Aa Fire Festival is a fire show that outshines all others. When: The last Tuesday in January, annually. Where: Lerwick, Shetland Where to Stay: Lerwick hotels The Up Helly Aa Fire Festival is one for the pyromaniacs! Complete with a torch-lit procession, costumes, and the ceremonious burning of the replica Viking ship. […]

Sundance Film Festival
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Sundance Film Festival

The Sundance Film Festival is the largest independent film festival in the United States. When: End of January, annually. Where: Park City, Utah (and surrounding areas including Salt Lake City and Ogden) Places to Stay: Park City hotels The Sundance Film Festival is the independent filmmaker’s haven, where their films have the chance to be […]

Desert Festival of Jaisalmer, India in February
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Desert Festival In Jaisalmer, India

The Desert Festival is a spectacular cultural event that includes camel races, turban tying, a moonlit concert, and the longest mustache competition. Where can you go wrong? Where: Jaisalmer, India When: February, annually Places to Stay: Jaisalmer hotels The unusual Desert Festival in Rajasthan, India, is a festival unlike any other. Held each February in […]

Fallas Festival in Valencia, Spain
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Fallas de Valencia, Spain

The Fallas de Valencia Festival is unlike any other. Huge puppets, check! Bonfires, check! Fireworks, check! When: Each year the Fallas de Valencia takes place from March 15 – March 19. Where: Valencia, Spain. Where To Stay: Valencia Hotels The Fallas de Valencia in Spain is an eccentric 5-day long festival including parades, fireworks, pageants […]

Harbin Ice Festival in China
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Harbin Ice and Snow Festival – Harbin, China

You haven’t seen anything until you’ve visited Harbin, China for the Harbin Ice and Snow Festival! When: January 5 to February 25, annually Where: Harbin, Heilongjiang, China Places To Stay: Harbin Hotels Considered to be the largest ice and snow festival in the world, Harbin’s annual festival includes the world biggest ice sculptures. The sculptures, […]

Pancake Festival in Moscow, Russia
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Maslenitsa Festival (Pancake Festival) – Moscow, Russia

The Pancake Festival (Maslenitsa Festival) is a traditional Russian holiday that has become a feast to celebrate the end of winter, and beginning of spring. Where: Celebrated throughout Russia, with Moscow being a main venue When: The last week before Great Lent (Usually between February and March, annually) Where To Stay: Moscow hotels While some […]