Edinburgh’s huge and legendary Fringe Festival is celebrating its 70th year, with more than 9000 performances on 50 stages, joined by other free festivals.
Cerkno, Slovenia, A Carnival of Characters. A visit to the Laufarija (The Run), an event every February celebrating Carnival and bringing out special masks.
In France’s Provence region, the village of Menton is famous for its huge and delicious lemons, and hold a yearly festival with sculptures made of fruit.
In Te Kuiti, New Zealand, every fall a river of sheep cascades down the main drag. It’s the running of the sheep, and shearers show their prowess too.
Volksfest in Stuttgart Germany, drinking beer on a massive scale, brings out pretzels, big steins of local beer, and the Schlachtplatte with 5000 in a tent.
A list of Seattle hippest happenings, from street fairs, to music festivals, something is happening all year long in this hipness capital of the west.
San Francisco’s hippest happenings. A guide to festivals and events all year round, from music concerts to fairs and fireworks shows.
Santa Fe’s International Folk Arts Market brings hundreds of artists and craftspeople to New Mexico every July. It’s a great way to see the world!