Thursday, June 13

Best Festivals in the World

Carnival of  Venice

Location: Venice,

When: 40 days before Easter, on Shrove Tuesday

Holi Festival

Location: India and Nepal

When: Between the end of February and the middle of March

Rio Carnival

Location: , Brazil

When: Begins on Friday and ends on Ash Wednesday

Boryeong Mud Festival

Location: Boryeong, South Korea

When: July


Location: Munich, Germany

When: Mid or late September to the first weekend in October

La Tomatina

Location: Buñol, Spain

When: Last Wednesday of August

Albuquerque International Balloon Festival

Location: Albuquerque, USA

When: Early October

Dia de los Muertos

When: October 31 – November 2

Songkran Water Festival

Location: Thailand
When: April 13 – 15

Burning Man

Location: Black Rock City, Nevada
When: Last Sunday in August to the first Monday in September

Yi Peng Festival: Lantern Festival

Location: Chiang Mai, Thailand

When: Full moon of the twelfth lunar month (typically Mid-November)

Harbin Ice and Snow Festival

Location: Harbin,

When: January – February

St. Patrick's Day

Location: Ireland (and many other places in the world)

When: March 17

Semana Santa

Location: Antigua, Guatemala
When: Holy Week (the week leading up to Easter Sunday)

Krampus Run

Location: Austria
When: Late November until Christmas