Festivals A-Z

A

Abu Dhabi Film Festival – Abu Dhabi, United Arab Emirates

Albuquerque Balloon Festival – New Mexico, USA

Aliwan Fiesta – Pasay City, Phillipines

Amsterdam’s Orange Festival (Queens Day) – Amsterdam, Netherlands

Annecy Venetian Festival – Annecy, France

Aurillac International Street Theater Festival – Aurillac, France

 

B

Battle of the Oranges (Ivrea Carnival) – Ivrea, Italy

Bestival – Isle of Wight, England

Bif&st, Bari International Film Festival – Bari, Italy

Boi Bumba Folklore Festival – Parintins, Brazil

Boryeong Mud Festival – Boryeong, South Korea

Bo Sang Umbrella Festival – Bo Sang, Thailand

Brisbane Festival – Brisbane, Australia

Bristol Balloon Fiesta – Bristol, England

Buenos Aires World Tango Festival – Buenos Aires, Argentina

Buffalo Water Racing Festival – Chonburi City, Thailand

Burning Man Festival – Nevada, USA

 

C

Cannes Film Festival – Cannes, France

Carnaval de Ovar – Ovar, Portugal

Chaumont Garden Festival – Loire Valley, France

Church Rocket War (Rouketopolemos) – Chios Island, Greece

Coachella Valley Music & Arts Festival – Indio, California, USA

Copenhagen Carnival Parade – Copenhagen, Denmark

 

D

Day of the Dead – Mexico

Der Meistertrunk Festival – Rothenburg ob der Tauber, Germany

Desert Festival – Jaisalmer, India

 

E

Elephant Festival – Jaipur, India

Essaouira Gnaoua & World Music Festival – Essaouira, Morroco

 

F

Fallas de Valencia – Valencia, Spain

Festa Major del Raval Festival – Barcelona, Spain

Festival of Lights (Fete des Lumieres) – Lyon, France

Festival of Roses – Lyon, France

Fiesta de la Transhumancia – Madrid, Spain

Fremont’s Solstice Parade – Seattle, Washington USA

 

G

Galway Arts Festival – Galway, Ireland

Gilroy Garlic Festival – Gilroy, California, USA

Gion Festival (Gion Matsuri) – Kyoto, Japan

Gracia Festival (Festa Major de Gracia) – Barcelona, Spain

 

H

Hallia Venezia – Schwäbisch Hall, Germany

Highland Games Braemar Gathering – Braemar, Scotland

Hogmanay – Edinburgh, Scotland

Holi Festival (Festival of Colors) – India (and other locations)

Horse Fair (Feria del Caballo) – Jerez de la Frontera, Spain

 

I

Ice Sculpting Festival – London, England

Ivrea Carnival (Battle of the Oranges) – Ivrea, Italy

 

J

Jazz Festival – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Jazzfestival Saalfelden – Saalfelden, Austria

Jidai Matsuri (Festival of the Ages) – Kyoto, Japan

 

K

Kagoshima Spring Festival – Kagoshima, Japan

Keukenhof Flower Show – Lisse, The Netherlands

Kiev International Firework Festival (Dance of Fire) – Kiev, Ukraine

Kite Festival (Festival de Cometas) – Fuerteventura, Spain

Kirkpinar Oil Wrestling Festival – Edirne, Turkey

 

L

La Fiesta Patria Gaucha – Tacuarembo, Uruguay

La Tomatina Festival – Bunol, Spain

Limassol Carnival Parade – Limassol, Cyprus

Loy Krathong Festival – Phuket, Thailand

 

M

Mardi Gras – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Maslenitsa Festival (Pancake Festival) – Moscow, Russia

Medieval Style Knight Festival – Jerusalem, Israel

Mohácsi Busójárás – Mohács, Hungary

Monkey Buffet Festival – Lopburi Province, Thailand

 

N

Nadaam Games – Ulaanbaatar, Mongolia

New Orleans Jazz & Heritage Festival – New Orleans, Louisiana, USA

Notting Hill Carnival – London, England

 

O

Ohara Matsuri Dance Festival – Kagoshima, Japan

Oktoberfest – Munich, Germany

Orange Festival (Queens Day) – Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

P

Poi Sang Long Festival – Mae Hong Son, Thailand

Przystanek Woodstock Festival – Kostrzyn nad Odrą, Poland

 

Q

Queens Day (Amsterdam Orange Festival) – Amsterdam, Netherlands

 

R

RHS Chelsea Flower Show – London, England

Rouketopolemos (Church Rocket War) – Chios Island, Greece

Running of the Bulls (San Fermin Festival) – Pamplona, Spain

 

S

Salon du Chocolate – Paris, France

Samba Festival – Coburg, Germany

San Fermin Festival (Running of the Bulls) – Pamplona, Spain

Sitges Carnival – Sitges, Spain

Songkran Water Festival – Thailand

Sundance Film Festival – Park City, Utah, USA

Surin Elephant Roundup Parade – Surin, Thailand

Sydney Festival – Sydney, Australia

 

T

Terre di Cinema – Forza D’Agrò in Sicily (Italy)

Testicle Festival – Clinton, Montana USA

Thaipusam Festival – Batu Caves, Malaysia

 

U

Up Helly Aa Fire Festival – Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland

 

V

Vegetarian Festival – Phuket, Thailand

Voga Alla Veneta & Regata Storica – Venice, Italy

Venice Carnival – Venice, Italy

Viareggio Carnival (Carnevale di Viareggio) – Viareggio, Italy

 

W

White Nights Festival – St. Petersburg, Russia

World AIDS Day – Addis Ababa, Ethiopia

 

Y

Yee Peng (or Yi Peng) Festival – Chiang Mai, Thailand

Yemanja (Festival of the Goddess of the Sea) – Montevideo & Punta Del Este, Uruguay

 

Z

Zuri Carneval (Zurich Carnival) – Zurich, Switzerland