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New York Comedy Festival

New York Comedy Festival

  10 November 2016 - 15 November 2016
New York, NY | USA | Comedy | November

With more comedy clubs than you can shake a rubber chicken at, if funny has an American address it's just got to be New York...

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Ullr Fest

Ullr Fest

  13 January 2016 - 16 January 2016
Breckenridge, CO | USA | Sport - Winter | January

Over four frigid days in January the Colorado resort town of Breckenridge gets a little kooky during their annual Ullr Fest. Ullr — it rhymes...

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Day of the Dead

Day of the Dead

Oaxaca | Mexico | Traditional | November

On the night of November 1, Mexico's cemeteries come alive with prayers and song, as, in the glow of flickering candlelight, relatives make offerings of...

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Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

Macy's Thanksgiving Day Parade

New York, NY | USA | Traditional | November

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...

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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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Montreal International Jazz Festival

Montreal International Jazz Festival

Montreal | Canada | Music - Jazz | June

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...

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Mardi Gras - New Orleans

Mardi Gras - New Orleans

  6 February 2016 - 9 February 2016
New Orleans, LA | USA | Mardi Gras | February

Dripping in colourful tradition and driven by a jazzed-up marching band back beat, Mardi Gras thunders its way into New Orleans for two weeks prior...

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Angola Prison Rodeo

Angola Prison Rodeo

St. Francisville, LA | USA | Rodeo | April

If you find yourself at a loose end in Louisiana come April, it may sound strange but you could do worse than go to prison....

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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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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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New York City Marathon

New York City Marathon

  6 November 2016
New York, NY | USA | Sport - Marathon | November

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...

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New York City Wine and Food Festival

New York City Wine and Food Festival

  13 October 2016 - 16 October 2016
New York, NY | USA | Food | October

What began as a humble one night starter back in 2007 has evolved into the New York City Wine and Food Festival — a four-day buffet...

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Stagecoach Festival

Stagecoach Festival

  29 April 2016 - 1 May 2016
Los Angeles, CA | USA | Music - Country | April

Coachella's country cousin, Stagecoach hoots 'n' hollers it's way into Indio, California come late April. The highest grossing country music festival in the whole dang...

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Montana Testicle Festival

Montana Testicle Festival

Clinton, MT | USA | Bizarre | July

High on the list of the world's crazier events is the Montana Testicle Festival held in Rock Creek Lodge just outside of Clinton, Montana every...

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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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World Naked Bike Ride - Chicago

World Naked Bike Ride - Chicago

Chicago, IL | USA | Environmental | June

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...

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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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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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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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Iditarod

Iditarod

  4 March 2016 - 14 March 2016
Anchorage, AK | USA | Sport - Extreme | March

It's been tagged the last great race on earth. Mushers and teams of 16 dogs cover a course of over 1,000 miles through some of...

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