Thanks to the very many diverse cultures in the world, there are so many festivals that we can appreciate and enjoy all year round. Festivals are the ideal plan for the holidays because they have the best parts of the culture all crammed together in a couple of days. You can go all in and have your whole body painted, partake in street food and enjoy the music and dance that comes to festivals.
1. Carnivale, Venice, Italy
This festival takes place from the 16th of February all through to the 5th of March. The city of Venice at this time of the year goes back into the 18th century to celebrate carnevale. People that take part in the festival dress up in a wide range of attire from ball gowns, to face painting and even fancy masks. The festival is mostly filled with fun, wild drinking and masquerades. The ones passionate about art, or painting in general, can check the renowned artist Robert Nelson’s work.
2. SXSW, Austin, Texas, USA
The significant growth of the South West is undeniable. This festival is held from the 8th to the 17th days of March to celebrate the culture of the South West. The festival is filled with music, conferences, film and other interactive media for both education and fun of the visitors. Technically, the whole of Austin is in a frenzy every year during this festival and it may be advisable to book early enough.
3. Art Basel, Hong Kong
This festival is held from 29th to 31st March and as the name suggests, it is an art fair. The festival came into life first in the year 2013 and since then, it has been an avenue for showcasing not only the most remarkable but also diverse art from all parts of the world.
4. The Vienna Festival, Austria
This is a very long festival that takes place from the 10th of May to the 16th of June annually. This is basically an opportunity for festival lovers to enjoy music, dance, visual arts and all that pertains to festivals for 5 weeks. It is the perfect getaway for festival lovers.
5. The Governor’s Ball Music Festival, New York, USA
This festival is held from the 31st of May to the 2nd of June to kick off the summer season in style. It is basically a festival to enjoy music and food. It is held on Randall’s Island and foods from all the vendors and food shops are on offer. Visitors get to have a taste of all the popular delicacies in the region.
6. World Club Dome, Frankfurt, Germany
This can be said to be among the very biggest EDM festivals in Europe and it is held from 7th-9th June annually. The festival showcases the most iconic visual sets featuring big wigs like Marshmello, Steve Aoki and David Guetta among others. Most of the people that attend this festival also participate in cruise ship travels with Celebrity European cruises. To make your trip more memorable, you may choose to end it with a cruise trip around the Dome and take some time to appreciate its beauty.
7. Secret Solstice, Iceland
This festival runs from the 21st to the 23rd of June every year. The timing is very precise because it is set at the time of the year when it is brightest. This way, the people coming to the festival can have fun all weekend in the midnight sun while enjoying music from both local and international artists.
Festivals are an opportunity for people to learn, interact and most importantly, have fun. There are so many places festival lovers can visit in the world and have a lot of fun. However, the most fun festivals all over the world are listed above to make it easier for you to plan for the best holiday.
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