Festivals in April

Amsterdam King's Day photo

Photograph of Amsterdam King's Day by Jannes Glas.

April Festivals

Abu Dhabi Festival

Abu Dhabi Festival

  3 April 2016 - 30 April 2016
Abu Dhabi | United Arab Emirates | Theatre

The Abu Dhabi Festival is the United Arab Emirates' foremost celebration of art and culture. For a month each year it brings together a crop...

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AfrikaBurn

AfrikaBurn

  25 April 2016 - 1 May 2016
Tankwa | South Africa | Art

Younger in years and more intimate in size than its acclaimed cousin, AfrikaBurn shares many similarities with Burning Man and inevitably draws comparison. For a...

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Angola Prison Rodeo

Angola Prison Rodeo

St. Francisville, LA | USA | Rodeo

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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April Fair

April Fair

Seville | Spain | Cultural

What began in 1847 as a regional cattle market and later became a popular revolt against foreign culture and habit, has now grown into southern...

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Brooklyn Folk Festival

Brooklyn Folk Festival

  8 April 2016 - 10 April 2016
New York, NY | USA | Music - Folk

They hang a little looser over the bridge in Brooklyn. For three days this Spring, head for heavenly St. Ann's Church in Brooklyn Heights and...

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Byron Bay Bluesfest

Byron Bay Bluesfest

  24 March 2016 - 28 March 2016
Byron Bay, NSW | Australia | Music - Blues

If you're in Australia around Easter and eager for a little authentic blues and roots music, head east my friend, as far east as you...

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Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival

  15 April 2016 - 17 April 2016
Los Angeles, CA | USA | Music - Rock

Each April the Empire Polo Fields in Indio, California plays host to the Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival (Coachella to its friends), a three...

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Fish and Flavours Festival

Fish and Flavours Festival

  7 April 2016 - 17 April 2016
Lisbon | Portugal | Food

Pescetarians rejoice! Over 11 days each April the Portugal Pavilion in Lisbon's Nations' Park hosts Lisbon Fish and Flavours (Peixe em Lisboa). A seafood gourmet...

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Grand National

Grand National

  9 April 2016
Aintree | England | Sport - Equestrian

Arguably the most anticipated horse race in the world, the Grand National at Liverpool's Aintree Racecourse attracts racing fans and revellers from near and far,...

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How Weird Street Faire

How Weird Street Faire

San Francisco, CA | USA | Party

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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Land Diving

Land Diving

Pentecost Island | Vanuatu | Bizarre

Pentecost Island in the French speaking, Pacific islands of Vanuatu is home to one of the world's most bizarre and dangerous rituals. In what can...

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London Coffee Festival

London Coffee Festival

  8 April 2016 - 10 April 2016
London | England | Coffee

Crazy for caffeine? Have we got the fest for you. Run in conjunction with London Coffee Week, the London Coffee Festival celebrates London's bustling and...

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London Marathon

London Marathon

  24 April 2016
London | England | Sport - Endurance

As one of the six World Marathon Majors, the London Marathon has been attracting a world-class field of distance athletes for over three decades. On a...

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Maitisong Festival

Maitisong Festival

Gaborone | Botswana | Music - Traditional

The annual Maitisong Festival is the largest performing arts festival in Botswana, a great showcase for both established and up and coming local talent and...

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Mammoth Mountain Pond Skim

Mammoth Mountain Pond Skim

  17 April 2016
Mammoth, CA | USA | Bizarre

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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Songkran Festival

Songkran Festival

  12 April 2016 - 15 April 2016
All Areas | Thailand | New Year

During Songkran, Thailand's celebration of the Buddhist new year, locals and tourists alike prepare to get wet. Pump action water pistols are the weapon of...

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Stagecoach Festival

Stagecoach Festival

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

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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Tribeca Film Festival

Tribeca Film Festival

  13 April 2016 - 24 April 2016
New York, NY | USA | Film

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...

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World Pizza Championships

World Pizza Championships

  9 April 2016 - 15 April 2016
Parma | Italy | Food

Part Italian snack, part theatre! Think boy band dance moves mixed with gymnastics floor routines and to that add a generous dose of fun and...

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