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July Festivals

Amsterdam Gay Pride

Amsterdam Gay Pride

  30 July 2016 - 7 August 2016
Amsterdam | Netherlands | Pride

It's little wonder that Europe's most progressive city hosts one of the world's most eagerly anticipated pride celebrations. For nine days each summer, Amsterdam Gay...

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Ansan Valley Rock Festival

Ansan Valley Rock Festival

Ansan | South Korea | Music - Rock

Ansan's Daebu Sea Breeze Theme Park gears up for three days of rock, metal and electro each July during the Ansan Valley Rock Festival. South...

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Avignon Festival

Avignon Festival

  6 July 2016 - 24 July 2016
Avignon | France | Performing Art

During the peak summer month of July, the entire city of Avignon turns into one giant vibrant theatre during the annual Festival d'Avignon. Founded in...

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Bastille Day in Paris

Bastille Day in Paris

  14 July 2016
Paris | France | National

France's national day, Bastille day, celebrates the storming of the Bastille prison in 1789, and with it the start of the French Revolution. Formal celebrations...

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Batalla Naval de Vallecas

Batalla Naval de Vallecas

  17 July 2016
Madrid | Spain | Bizarre

Round up your friends, an eye-patch, a peg-leg and a parrott and head to Madrid's Vallecas district come July for the Batalla Naval de Vallecas...

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Benicassim Festival

Benicassim Festival

Benicassim | Spain | Music - Electronic

When the sun gets high in the summer July sky, bolt to Benicassim for one of Europe's biggest rock and indie music festivals, Festival Internacional...

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Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

Brooklyn Hip Hop Festival

  13 July 2016 - 16 July 2016
New York, NY | USA | Music - Hip Hop

From the Beastie Boys and Run D.M.C., to Jay-Z and Lil' Kim, New York City is home to a lavish slice of hip hop royalty....

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Darwin Beer Can Regatta

Darwin Beer Can Regatta

  17 July 2016
Darwin, NT | Australia | Bizarre

Combine a population of just over a hundred grand with year round temperatures that top 30 degrees Celsius and the unquestionable Australian zeal for a...

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Dubrovnik Summer Festival

Dubrovnik Summer Festival

  10 July 2016 - 25 July 2016
Dubrovnik | Croatia | Performing Art

With many of the landmarks of its Renaissance-Baroque, UNESCO listed old town as a backdrop, the Dubrovnik Summer Festival is a hugely popular event that...

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EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

EAA AirVenture Oshkosh

  25 July 2016 - 31 July 2016
Oshkosh, WI | USA | Air Show

For a week each July the typically tranquil airport at Oshkosh, Wisconsin becomes the busiest in the world. Wisconsin, really, but why? I hear you...

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EXIT Magic Adventure

EXIT Magic Adventure

  7 July 2016 - 10 July 2016
Novi Sad | Serbia | Music - Electronic

What began as a student movement fighting for peace and democracy in Serbia and the Balkan region has grown into one of the world's largest...

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Laulupidu - Estonia Song and Dance Celebration

Laulupidu - Estonia Song and Dance Celebration

Tallinn | Estonia | Traditional

If you like your Baltic folk music, large, loud and part of a crowd (and I do mean a crowd) then it don't get much...

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Linz International Street Art Festival - Pflasterspektakel

Linz International Street Art Festival - Pflasterspektakel

  21 July 2016 - 23 July 2016
Linz | Austria | Performing Art

Having begun life as a simple meeting point for street artists more than a quarter of a century ago, the Linz Pflasterspektakel has today grown...

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Ljubljana Jazz Festival

Ljubljana Jazz Festival

Ljubljana | Slovenia | Music - Jazz

Since Brubeck was a boy – well, 1960 at least – the Ljubljana Jazz Festival has been attracting some of the world's biggest names in...

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Montana Testicle Festival

Montana Testicle Festival

Clinton, MT | USA | Bizarre

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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Montreux Jazz Festival

Montreux Jazz Festival

Montreux | Switzerland | Music - Jazz

Second in size only to Montreal's monster jazz offering, the Montreux Jazz Festival has been entertaining jazz aficionados and music lovers in general with the...

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Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

Nathan's Famous Hot Dog Eating Contest

  4 July 2016
New York, NY | USA | Food

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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North Sea Jazz Festival

North Sea Jazz Festival

  8 July 2016 - 10 July 2016
Rotterdam | Netherlands | Music - Jazz

Since its inaugural edition in 1976 when the Nederlands Congresgebouw in The Hague welcomed jazz royalty in the shape of Benny Goodman, Miles Davis, Count...

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Open'er Festival

Open'er Festival

  29 June 2016 - 2 July 2016
Gdansk | Poland | Music - Rock

Voted the Best Major Festival by the European Festival Awards awards not once but twice (2009 and 2010), Gdansk's Open'er Festival is big league. For four...

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Running of the Nudes

Running of the Nudes

Pamplona | Spain | Charity

In July 2002 in a daring and valiant attempt to promote an alternative to the animal cruelty associated with the Running of the Bulls, 25...

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Salzburg Festival

Salzburg Festival

  22 July 2015 - 31 August 2015
Salzburg | Austria | Music - Classical

Salzburg enjoys a long and celebrated history of music and drama — the city is the birthplace of Wolfgang Amadeus Mozart and the setting for...

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Splashdiving World Championships

Splashdiving World Championships

  29 July 2016 - 31 July 2016
Sindelfingens | Germany | Bizarre

We've all seen a 16-year-old, 4-foot-11-inches, 85-pound Olympic diver execute a flawless 2 1/2 somersaulting dive with 1 1/2 twists (degree of difficulty 3.4, for...

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Tomorrowland

Tomorrowland

  22 July 2016 - 24 July 2016
Boom | Belgium | Music - Electronic

Belgium's behemoth of dance — Tomorrowland — thunders into the appropriately named city of Boom over a weekend each July. What can revellers expect? How about 15...

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Tour de France

Tour de France

  2 July 2016 - 24 July 2016
All Areas | France | Sport - Cycling

No sporting event evokes the national interest like the Tour de France does in its homeland. Le Tour is a French institution, a massive event...

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Truck Festival

Truck Festival

  15 July 2016 - 17 July 2016
Steventon | England | Music - Rock

Well into its second decade, Oxfordshire's Truck is one of the most respected events on the UK festival circuit. Having welcomed some of the biggest...

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Umbria Jazz Festival

Umbria Jazz Festival

  8 July 2016 - 17 July 2016
Umbria | Italy | Music - Jazz

Over ten days each July picture-postcard Perugia takes on the mantle of jazz central during the Umbria Jazz Festival. Recognised as one of one of...

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World Bodypainting Festival

World Bodypainting Festival

  1 July 2016 - 3 July 2016
Seeboden | Austria | Bizarre

Acknowledged as having founded the modern bodypainting art movement, the annual World Bodypainting Festival has been stunning guests with human works of art since 1998....

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