Americas & Caribbean Festivals

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Americas & Caribbean Festivals

Lightning in a Bottle

Lightning in a Bottle

Bradley, CA | USA | Music - World | May

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...

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Mammoth Mountain Pond Skim

Mammoth Mountain Pond Skim

  17 April 2016
Mammoth, CA | USA | Bizarre | April

Join the brave and the stupid and the bravely stupid at the annual Mammoth Mountain Pond Skim. Costume clad competitors — from sumos to mariachis...

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Honolulu Festival

Honolulu Festival

  11 March 2016 - 13 March 2016
Honolulu, HI | USA | Cultural | March

Get a dose of the arts, island style at the annual Honolulu Festival, a rich and vibrant blend of Asia, Pacific and Hawaiian cultures with...

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Monterey Jazz Festival

Monterey Jazz Festival

  16 September 2016 - 18 September 2016
Monterey, CA | USA | Music - Jazz | September

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...

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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

  8 August 2016 - 14 August 2016
Sturgis, SD | USA | Motorcycle | August

Join the thousands-strong throng of bearded bikers and the company they keep each August in Sturgis, South Dakota for the world-renowned Sturgis Motorcycle Rally. First held...

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Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

  4 July 2016
Brooklyn, NY | USA | Food | July

The iconic American hot dog fittingly takes centre stage each fourth of July at Nathan's Famous flagship restaurant in Coney Island, during Nathan's Famous Hot...

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Art Basel - Miami Beach

Art Basel - Miami Beach

  1 December 2016 - 4 December 2016
Miami, FL | USA | Art | December

Art Basel stages the world's premier Modern and contemporary art fairs annually in Basel, Miami Beach, and Hong Kong. A driving force in supporting the...

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Quebec Winter Carnival

Quebec Winter Carnival

Quebec | Canada | Carnival | February

February is Carnival time the world over but no place on earth celebrates quite like the French Canadian city of Quebec. Forget your sandy shores...

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Tango Buenos Aires Festival

Tango Buenos Aires Festival

Buenos Aires | Argentina | Dance - Tango | August

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...

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Groundhog Day

Groundhog Day

Punxsutawney, PA | USA | Bizarre | February

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...

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Ultra Music Festival - Miami

Ultra Music Festival - Miami

Miami, FL | USA | Music - Electronic | March

From iconic DJs to the finest live electronica acts, the world's biggest names in dance have been wowing audiences at Miami's internationally renowned Ultra Festival...

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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

  1 October 2016 - 9 October 2016
Albuquerque, NM | USA | Balloon | October

Over nine days each fall, 750 hot air balloons of all shapes, sizes and disguises take to the blue above the lush Rio Grande Valley...

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Wurstfest

Wurstfest

  4 November 2016 - 13 November 2016
New Braunsfels, TX | USA | Cultural | November

The humble sausage takes centre stage in New Braunfels for ten days this November, during Wurstfest. Don't let the name fool you, at Wurstfest you'll...

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How Weird Street Faire

How Weird Street Faire

San Francisco, CA | USA | Party | April

Come join thousands of aficionados of the offbeat at the annual How Weird Street Faire — a play on the name Howard Street apparently, where...

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Maine Lobster Festival

Maine Lobster Festival

Rockland, ME | USA | Food | July

Come join lobster lovers from near and far as they devour 20,000 pounds of the delicious crustacean at the annual, Maine Lobster Festival. Over five days...

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Semana Santa

Semana Santa

  20 March 2016 - 27 March 2016
Seville | Spain | Religious | March

Although Semana Santa (Holy Week) celebrations take place over the length and breadth of Spain, Seville's are arguably the country's most spectacular. For eight days,...

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Adirondack Balloon Festival

Adirondack Balloon Festival

Glens Falls, NY | USA | Balloon | September

Take in the colour, the majesty and the spectacle of the Adirondack Balloon Festival, the oldest and largest balloon event on the American east coast....

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National Championship Air Races

National Championship Air Races

Reno, NV | USA | Air Show | September

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...

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Electric Daisy Carnival - Las Vegas

Electric Daisy Carnival - Las Vegas

Las Vegas, NV | USA | Music - Electronic | June

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...

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Bridge Day

Bridge Day

Fayetteville, WV | USA | Sport - Extreme | October

In Fayette County, West Virginia there's a bridge that spans the New River Gorge. It stands some 876 feet (almost 300 metres) above the water...

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