Bizarre Festivals

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349 Bizarre Festivals

Welcome to 2Camels' take on 349 wonderful worldwide Bizarre Festivals in 2015.

42 Featured Bizarre Festivals on 2Camels

Air Guitar World Championships

Air Guitar World Championships

No guitar, never mind, take matters into your own hands -- literally -- at the Air Guitar World Championships. For four days each August rockers and metal-heads head to Oulu in Finland -- the home...

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Coopers Hill Cheese Rolling

Coopers Hill Cheese Rolling

When you think of cheese, do you visualize a stringy piece of mozzarella stretching from your lips to a freshly baked slice of pizza. Perhaps you picture a big fat block of Stilton, some water...

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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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Hounen Matsuri

Hounen Matsuri

Remember the joke about the three old ladies and the flasher? Two had a stroke, but the other one couldn't quite reach... Well, the Hounen matsuri (festival), held annually at Komaki's Tagata-jinja shrine, provides plenty of...

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La Batalla Del Vino (The Wine Fight)

La Batalla Del Vino (The Wine Fight)

"Mass Starts, and After This, the Battle."

- the city of Haro Tourist Board In this juiced-up battle, the grapes have already been squished and fermented, so participants need only wineskins, plastic jugs, trashcans, water...

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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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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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Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Phuket Vegetarian Festival

Deafening fireworks, raucous drums, colorful flags, floats and flowers, the pungent smell of Chinese herbs, and a procession of trance-induced young men and women, bodies and faces punctured by objects as diverse and bizarre as...

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Swamp Soccer World Cup

Swamp Soccer World Cup

In Blairmore, Scotland, teams like the "Sporting Abeergut", "Real Mudrid", "Mudchesthair United", and the "Blackbum Rovers" get down and dirty at the annual Swamp Soccer World Cup. It's mayhem and madness in the mud with...

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Wife Carrying World Championships

Wife Carrying World Championships

"If a Contestant Drops His Wife, He Will Be Fined Fifteen Seconds per Drop."

- from the International Wife Carrying Competition Rules Committee Usually, it's the wife who drags the husband - out of bed...

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World Bodypainting Festival

World Bodypainting Festival

Colors fly in a weeklong event known as the Mecca for body painting. A quaint Austrian town plays host as artists from around the world come to feast their eyes on the wonders of nature...

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