20 Amazing Festivals Around The World You Need To Visit Once In Your Life

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Once a year some of the countries around the world hold magical and outrageous festivals. Some like the Brazilian carnival and Spanish bull chase are famous world wide while others few people know about. So if you fancy living it up then check out our list of 20 of the most amazing festivals from around the world that we recommend you should see before you die.

1. Carnaval — Rio de Janeiro, Brazil – Feb. 28 – March 4 (for 2014)

 

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2. Oktoberfest — Munich, Germany – Last weeks of September to the first weekend in October

 

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3. Snow & Ice Festival — Harbin, China – Jan. 5 – Feb. 5

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4. Holi — Celebrated by Hindus Around the World – March 27 (for 2014)

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5. Cascamorras — Baza, Spain – Sept. 6

Cascamorras — Baza, Spain

 

6. Carnevale — Venice, Italy – Feb. 14 – March 4 (for 2014)

Carnevale — Venice, Italy

 

7. Up Helly Aa Fire Festival — Lerwick, Scotland – Last Tuesday in January

Up Helly Aa Fire Festival — Lerwick, Scotland

 

8. Tomorrowland — Boom, Belgium – June 27 – 29 (for 2014)

Tomorrowland — Boom, Belgium

 

9. Mardi Gras — New Orleans – Tuesday before Ash Wednesday, March 4 (for 2014)

Mardi Gras — New Orleans

 

10. La Tomatina — Buñol, Spain – The last Wednesday in August

La Tomatina — Buñol, Spain

 

11. Albuquerque International Balloon Festival — Albuquerque, N.M. – Oct. 5 – 13 (for 2014)

Albuquerque International Balloon Festival — Albuquerque, N

 

12. Cooper Hill’s Cheese Rolling Festival — Gloucester, England – May 26 (tentative for 2014)

Cooper Hill’s Cheese Rolling Festival — Gloucester, England

 

13. Cochella — Indio, California -April 11 – 20 (for 2014)

Cochella — Indio, Calif

 

14. Dia De Los Muertos — Celebrated by Mexican – Nov. 1

Dia De Los Muertos — Celebrated by Mexicans in the U

 

15. Running of the Bulls — Pamplona, Spain – July 6 – 14

Running of the Bulls — Pamplona, Spain

 

16. Songkran Water Festival — Chiang Mai, Thailand – April 13 – 15 (for 2014)

Songkran Water Festival — Chiang Mai, Thailand

 

17. Burning Man — Black Rock City, Nevada – Aug. 25 – Sept. 1 (for 2014)

Burning Man — Black Rock City, Nev

 

18. Kirpinar Oil Wrestling Tournament — Erdine, Turkey – June 29 – July 5 (for 2014)

Kirpinar Oil Wrestling Tournament — Erdine, Turkey

 

19. Lantern Festival — Pingxi, Taiwan – Feb. 23 (for 2014)

Lantern Festival — Pingxi, Taiwan

 

20. Glastonbury — Glastonbury, England – June 25 – 29 (for 2014)

Glastonbury — Glastonbury, England

 

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