Festivals of Americas & Caribbean 2016

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro photo

804 Americas & Caribbean Festivals

Photograph of Carnival in Rio de Janeiro by nateClicks

Welcome to 2Camels' take on 804 of the wonderful festivals and events of Americas & Caribbean.

Americas & Caribbean Festivals Country by Country

Some of Our Featured Americas & Caribbean Festivals

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Carnaval can be smelt and breathed in the air of Rio de Janeiro. Everywhere you look at Carnaval time you can see a Carnaval smile, you can hear a Carnaval samba beat and you can...

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Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

You've visited the ruins, napped on the beaches, drunk the tequila! But Mexico also offers a devilishly dark side. Skeletons on stilts will parade through a number of cities around Halloween as celebrants gather for...

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Electric Daisy Carnival - Las Vegas

Electric Daisy Carnival - Las Vegas

Better double knot those sneakers boys and girls, this thing's gonna be big. I'm talking the Electric Daisy Carnival, Vegas edition — a mid-summer, three-day dance blowout featuring a selection of the world's most renowned...

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Great American Beer Festival

Great American Beer Festival

Beer buffs from far and wide descend upon Denver Colorado each September to get their fill at the Great American Beer Festival. Featuring the amber offering of some 500 brewers (we're talking some 3,500 different...

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Greenwich Village Halloween Parade

Greenwich Village Halloween Parade

Beer buffs from far and wide descend upon Denver Colorado each September to get their fill at the Great American Beer Festival. Featuring the amber offering of some 500 brewers (we're talking some 3,500 different...

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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day has been celebrated each and every February 2nd since 1886 when the one, the only Punxsutawney Phil leaves the snug sanctuary of his burrow - at the intriguingly named Gobbler's Knob - to...

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Lightning in a Bottle

Lightning in a Bottle

Looking to activate your body, expand your mind and open your heart? Got yourself a few spare days come May? Then head for central California my fine hippy-leaning friend for Lightning in a Bottle and...

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

With more than 3.5 million spectators lining the streets of New York City and more than 50 million viewers tuning in nationwide, America's Parade will present its signature giant helium balloons, fantastic floats, marching bands,...

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Montana Testicle Festival

Montana Testicle Festival

MMMMontana tendergroin...cowboy caviar...critter fritters. Come have a ball, or two, or two dozen at Montana's Original Testicle Festival. This all-out, five-day fest is held every September at the Rock Creek Lodge, a seedy...

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Monterey Jazz Festival

Monterey Jazz Festival

For more than 50 years, music lovers in general and jazz junkies in particular have been descending upon Monterey on the third full weekend of September, for the annual Monterey Jazz Festival. Considered by many...

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Montreal International Jazz Festival

Montreal International Jazz Festival

The Montreal International Jazz Festival has been synonymous with a passion for great music for more than three decades. For ten days in late June and early July, North America's French-speaking metropolis transforms itself into...

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Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Don't miss Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest held every July 4th at the original Nathan's in Coney Island. Eleven regional champs and four international champs compete to see who can munch the most...

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National Championship Air Races

National Championship Air Races

The National Championship Air Races, held each September just north of Reno, is a spectacular demonstration of the art of flying that simply needs to be seen to be believed. Billed as 'the world's fastest...

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New York City Marathon

New York City Marathon

Join the 50,000 plus finishers and the millions who cheer them on from every possible vantage for the annual New York City Marathon. Widely recognised as one of the biggies on the world marathon stage,...

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Quebec Winter Carnival

Quebec Winter Carnival

I'm sitting in a small cafe just off the Place Royale in Old Quebec sipping delicious cafe au lait and munching on a flaky croissant as snowflakes settle gently on the gathered snow mounds outside...

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Tango Buenos Aires Festival

Tango Buenos Aires Festival

As Argentinian as Maradona sipping a gourd of mate, tango is a national obsession and the cornerstone of a nation's culture. And if didn't have it already, for 14 days each August, tango takes centre...

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Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival

Believed to have been conceived by Robert De Niro, Jane Rosenthal and Craig Hatkoff following the tragic events of September 11 in lower Manhattan, and the consequent loss of vitality in the Tribeca neighbourhood, the...

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World Naked Bike Ride - Chicago

World Naked Bike Ride - Chicago

You ready to take back the streets from those gas-guzzling, pollution-spouting, cars, motorbikes and trucks? Do you want to make a stand against consumerism, war and non-renewable energy? Wanna get nude in the process? Got...

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