Festivals in August

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August Festivals

Aarhus Festival

Aarhus Festival

Aarhus | Denmark | Performing Art

Since 1965, the Aarhus Festival has been presenting its own special blend of art and culture to locals and visitors alike. For ten days over...

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Air Guitar World Championships

Air Guitar World Championships

Oulu | Finland | Bizarre

No guitar, never mind, take matters into your own hands — literally — at the Air Guitar World Championships. For four days each August rockers...

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Belgrade Beer Fest

Belgrade Beer Fest

  17 August 2016 - 21 August 2016
Belgrade | Serbia | Beer

Beer lovers rejoice! Each and every August, aficionados of the amber liquid descend upon the Serbian capital for their annual monster of a beer gathering,...

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Boom Festival

Boom Festival

  11 August 2016 - 18 August 2016
Indanha-a-Nova | Portugal | Dance

Since 1997 near Idanha-a-Nova, Portugal, on the shores of an enchanting lake, near the Spanish border, BOOM Festival has been doing its thing for the...

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Burning Man

Burning Man

Black Rock City, NV | USA | Art

From where there was nothing, Burning Man emerges in a sandstorm of futuristic surrealism for eight days each August. Burning Man's not a festival, that's...

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Cowes Week

Cowes Week

  3 August 2016 - 16 August 2016
Cowes | England | Sport - Yachting

When the fickle British weather's on song and the breeze is light but consistent, there ain't no place like Cowes on the Isle of Wight...

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Edinburgh Festival Fringe

Edinburgh Festival Fringe

  5 August 2016 - 29 August 2016
Edinburgh | Scotland | Fringe

Join the masses for 25 days this August as the streets and venues of Edinburgh come alive with unbridled creativity. Every year thousands of performers...

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Festa Major de Gracia

Festa Major de Gracia

  15 August 2016 - 21 August 2016
Barcelona | Spain | Religious

During the month of August, the temperature rises in Spain, along with the party spirit as one of Barcelona's hottest fiestas – La Festa Major...

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Fetes de Bayonne

Fetes de Bayonne

  27 July 2016 - 31 July 2016
Bayonne | France | Party

More than a million revellers descend upon the Basque city of Bayonne for five days each August for the eagerly awaited, Fêtes de Bayonne. With...

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Flow Festival

Flow Festival

Helsinki | Finland | Music - Rock

For five days each and every August join the beautiful people at Helsinki's world-class, Flow Festival. Set at the site of a disused former power...

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Great British Beer Festival

Great British Beer Festival

London | England | Beer

Styled as the biggest pub in the world, the Great British Beer Festival (GBBF) will once again welcome more than 55,000 beer lovers through her...

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Helsinki City Marathon

Helsinki City Marathon

  13 August 2016
Helsinki | Finland | Sport - Marathon

Join the lycra-clad throng as they take to the roads of Helsinki for the annual Helsinki City Marathon. Almost half the course follows the city's...

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La Tomatina

La Tomatina

Bunol | Spain | Bizarre

On the last Wednesday of August each year thousands of revellers converge on the small Spanish town of Buñol to pick a fight. What began...

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London Craft Beer Festival

London Craft Beer Festival

  12 August 2016 - 14 August 2016
London | England | Beer - Craft

The annual London Craft Beer Festival prides itself on being all about the diversity in flavour of beer. Connoisseurs can expect big IPAs, rich stouts,...

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Przystanek Woodstock

Przystanek Woodstock

Kostrzyn | Poland | Music - Rock

The spirit of Woodstock is alive and kicking in..........wait for it.............Poland! Each August the demure town of Kostrzyn, 100 kilometres south of Berlin on the...

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Qingdao Beer Festival

Qingdao Beer Festival

Qingdao | China | Beer

What began back in 1991 as an event to celebrate the 100th birthday of Qingdao City, has rapidly evolved into Asia's biggest beer festival. Today...

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Rainforest World Music Festival

Rainforest World Music Festival

  5 August 2016 - 7 August 2016
Kuching | Malaysia | Music - World

With a diverse mix of local Borneo-born talent and international acts, the Rainforest World Music Festival held annually near Kuching on the Malaysian island of...

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Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

Sturgis Motorcycle Rally

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

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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Sziget Festival

Sziget Festival

  10 August 2016 - 17 August 2016
Budapest | Hungary | Music - Rock

Join nigh on half a million revellers as they descend on Beautiful Budapest for one of Europe's biggest summer parties. We're talking the Sziget Festival...

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Tango Buenos Aires Festival

Tango Buenos Aires Festival

Buenos Aires | Argentina | Dance - Tango

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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Transylvania Calling

Transylvania Calling

Romania | Music - Electronic

If you enjoy your electronica with a psychedelic twist and you find yourself in Romania this August when the moon is full, make your way...

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V Festival

V Festival

Hylands Park | England | Music - Rock

A staple of the UK summer music festival calendar, the V Festival has been held across two comely stately parks for one epic cross-country weekend...

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