Festivals are a great way to have a fantastic time with others while engaging with local customs in a tangible way.

Just choose a part of the world you want to celebrate with!

What to attend in Europe:

Carnival of Venice

Location: Venice, Italy

When: 40 days before Easter, on Shrove Tuesday

During the weeks dedicated to Carnival each year, thousands of tourists and locals take to the streets in beautiful costumes and masks to enjoy music, dancing, parties, live theatrical plays, and the festive atmosphere.

La Tomatina

Location: Buñol, Spain

When: Last Wednesday of August

La Tomatina is the ultimate food fight festival held every August in the town of Buñol. The event ensues with over 100 tons of over-ripe tomatoes being squashed and flung all over.

White Nights Festival

Location: St. Petersburg, Russia

When: Usually in June

The White Nights Festival is an annual international arts festival during the season of the midnight sun. It consists of a series of classical ballet, opera, and music events.

Saint Patrick's Day

Location: Ireland

When: March 17

It is a cultural and religious holiday. Celebrations generally involve public parades and festivals and the wearing of green attire or shamrocks.

Visit colorful Asia to celebrate:

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

Location: Harbin, China

When: January – February

The Harbin Ice and Snow Festival is the largest ice and snow festival in the world, providing the visitors each year a whole new wintry world of ice and snow.

Holi Festival

Location: India and Nepal

When: Between the end of February and the middle of March

Dubbed the Festival of Colors, Holi is a springtime celebration of all things good prevailing over evil. Holi offers a chance to play, dance and sing without a care in the world.

Boryeong Mud Festival

Location: Boryeong, South Korea

When: July

Using the mineral-rich mud from the area, this festival quickly became Korea’s most popular summer events to get down and dirty and have some fun.

Songkran Water Festival

Location: Thailand

When: April 13 – 15

The New Year celebration. The tradition is that water, with its cleansing and rejuvenating effects, washes away the challenges of the previous year.

Here are the largest festivals
you can attend in both North and South Americas:

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Lennon Norton the creator of Festival Scanner, have visited over 110 countries and experienced how their traditional festivals are held