Travel Event Calendar

 

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Mar 22 – May 13 all-day
12:00 am
Keukenhof is famous for its colourful rows of tulips. Tulips have a fascinating story in the Dutch history. The tulips first arrived from Turkey. In 1637 there was an incredibly high demand for tulips which resulted in…
Apr 1 – May 6 all-day
12:00 am
  The Cherry Blossoms of Japan flower during late March and early May. During spring, the trees only flower for a short span of days which makes this a special event. This website provides the latest and…
Apr 27 – Apr 28 all-day
12:00 am
  Koningsdag or King’s Day for non Dutch speakers, is an old tradition that celebrates the birth of the King or Queen. When the Queen was in power this event was known as Queen’s Day. During…
May 1 – May 31 all-day
12:00 am
  In 1995, UNESCO world heritage listed the Rice Terraces of the Philippine Cordilleras. Among the 5 heritage listed rice terraces, the Batad Rice Terraces are said to be the most picturesque. So prioritise your visit…
May 8 – May 12 all-day
12:00 am
Eurovision is a glorious and one of a kind singing contest between the countries in Europe. Australia is the exception as it has repeatedly received a guest invite to participate. No one has the heart…
May 10 – May 11 all-day
12:00 am
Vesak Day or Buddha Day is the most important date of Buddhism.  The day marks the occasion for Buddha being born, achieving enlightenment and dying on the same date, but in different years. Vesak Day…
May 13 – May 14 all-day
12:00 am
  Mother’s Day is the day you thank you mother for putting up with you :). Mother’s sacrifice a lot for their children which sometimes do go unappreciated. You spent 9 months in her womb,…
May 15 – Jun 14 all-day
12:00 am
  Ramadan is an Islamic tradition observed by Muslims around the world. Practicing Muslims refrain from eating, drinking, smoking and engaging in sexual activities during daylight hours. Everything is fair game once the sun sets. At…
May 18 – May 20 all-day
12:00 am
  Electric Daisy Carnival (EDC) is the grand daddy of all music festivals. EDC delivers the most extravagant lighting displays and set designs with spectacular fireworks and laser lights. There is entertainment in the form of amusement…
May 24 – May 28 all-day
12:00 am
The Monaco Grand Prix is the ultimate bucket list item for Formula 1 race enthusiasts. Monte Carlo is a a rich person’s playground. The glamorous city attracts expensive yachts and luxury boats.   Monaco Grand Prix…
Jun 14 – Jul 15 all-day
12:00 am
  The FIFA World Cup or the World Cup is a football/soccer tournament held between the qualified countries of the world. This event takes place every four years in a new region of the world.  Russia…
Jun 15 – Aug 15 all-day
12:00 am
The endlessly mesmerising rows of purple with the fragrant aroma, make the Lavender fields of Provence a hit with the human senses. Lavender is used to make perfume and is known for its proven ability…
Jun 17 – Jun 18 all-day
12:00 am
  Father’s Day is a day of celebrating what your father has done for you. The actual date of Father’s Day varies from country to country. The majority of countries celebrate this occasion on the…
Jun 27 – Jun 29 all-day
12:00 am
  Batalla del Vino is known as the Haro Wine Battle. The central focus of this festival is the full on wine fights where you try to soak everyone in red wine! It is hosted in…
Jun 30 – Jul 7 all-day
12:00 am
Credit:  Stiig Hougesen   Roskilde Festival is one of the greatest rock and roll festivals in the world. It was founded in 1971 by Mogens Sandfær and Jesper Switzer Møller, and Carl Fischer. One of the…
Jul 1 – Sep 30 all-day
12:00 am
  The African Wildlife Migration occurs from July to September each year. Over a million strong population of wildebeests, zebras and antelopes start their long trek. The animals travel north from Tanzania’s Serengeti Plains, to…
Jul 2 – Jul 15 all-day
12:00 am
  Wimbledon is the most prestigious sporting event. The traditions in a nutshell are; the players must be dressed in white, play on grass courts which are free from advertising, whilst royals and celebrities watch…
Jul 6 – Jul 14 all-day
12:00 am
  San Fermin or the Running of the Bulls, is a 9 day festival which celebrates the city’s first bishop Saint Fermin. Legend has it that Saint Fermin was sentenced to death because of his catholic beliefs.…
Jul 7 – Jul 29 all-day
12:00 am
  The most riveting cycling event on Earth is the Tour de France. The event is held predominantly over various cities, towns and countryside of France. It has made brief appearances in the neighbouring countries…
Jul 20 – Jul 29 all-day
12:00 am
  Tommorowland Belgium is one of the largest music festivals in Europe. The organisers always outdo the previous year by upgrading the stages, props, pyrotechnics and artistic constructions each year. The best of the best electric…
Aug 3 – Aug 27 all-day
12:00 am
For the entire month of August, Edinburgh is magically transformed into the Edinburgh Fringe Festival.  Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largest festival in the world. The festival covers a wide range of performances including cabaret,…
Aug 26 – Sep 3 all-day
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  Burning Man is festival which focuses on fostering the community spirit. The name of the festival is derived from the tradition of burning a giant wooden statue of a man. This symbolises the destruction of…
Aug 29 – Aug 30 all-day
12:00 am
  La Tomatina is the world’s largest food fight. As the name suggests, participants must use all their might to throw tomatoes at each other. The event started in 1944 with claims of a food…
Sep 22 – Oct 7 all-day
12:00 am
Oktoberfest is the largest beer festival in the world. Originally called Oktoberfest to represent a festival in October, the festival was moved to late September for the better weather. This event is surprisingly family friendly…
12:00 am
  The largest hot air balloon festival is the Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta. For 9 straight days, the skies are filled with colourful balloons.   Balloon Fiesta Park is the venue for the balloon festival.…
Oct 6 – Oct 7 all-day
12:00 am
Concurs de Castells is the exhilarating human tower competition that takes place every two years. The competition showcases what humans can do when everyone is cooperating with each other to achieve a greater common goal.…
Oct 8 – Oct 9 all-day
12:00 am
Thanksgiving is an important time of the year for Canadians. People travel large distances to be with their families on this occasion. Families gather over a meal usually consisting of roast turkey, cranberry sauce, potato,…
Oct 31 – Nov 1 all-day
12:00 am
  Halloween is an occasion where people dress up in scary costumes and go trick or treating. What some people don’t know is that the tradition traces its roots back to paganism. Technically speaking Halloween is…
Nov 1 2018 – Feb 28 2019 all-day
12:00 am
The beautiful light display of the Aurora Borealis is a result of charged particles from the sun reacting with gaseous particles of our atmosphere. This natural event is also known as Northern Lights in countries from…
Nov 1 – Nov 2 all-day
12:00 am
Dia de los Muertos or Day of the Dead is a Mexican festival to pay respect to deceased family members and friends. First and foremost Dia de los Muertos is not a Mexican Halloween. It…