• Oktoberfest

    Oktoberfest

    Welcome to Oktoberfest - the world's largest and most celebrated beer festival. Never been? Close your eyes and picture part Disneyland, part Bud Brewery.

  • La Tomatina

    La Tomatina

    Each and every August in Buñol (a picturesque Spanish village just outside of Valencia) La Tomatina, the world's largest food fight is played out.

  • Rio Carnaval

    Rio Carnaval

    Here it is ladies and gentlemen, in all it's drum bangin', booty shakin' finery - the party to end all parties - Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Brazil.

  • Quebec Winter Carnival

    Quebec Winter Carnaval

    February in Quebec is winter carnival time and whilst the heat may be missing there's plenty of the white stuff, and it's used to create a Carnival celebration like no other.

Festivals in August

August Festivals

What's on This August

For the lovers of weird head to Oulu for the Air Guitar World Championships, or Wales for a little bog snorkelling. The Boomtown Fair does its thing in Buckinghamshire whilst the balloons are ascending at the annual Bristol International Balloon Fiesta. There's Cowes Week, Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Rabac Summer Festival, the Twins Days Festival in Twinsburg, Ohio and the New France Festival in Quebec.

Festivals in September

September Festivals

What's on This September

September sees the European summer festivities continue with Laundry Day, Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival and Dolomitenmann. Back in the States there's Burning Man and the Bean Town Jazz Fest and a little further south in Mexico, independence day - Fiestas Patrias - goes off with a bang. Down under it's finals month for the Australian Football League and Melbourne Fringe swings into gear.