Events

12 of the Most Unusual Festivals in the World

Up Helly Aa
Up Helly Aa
When: 31 January 2017
Where: Lerwick, Shetland, Scotland, UK

 

Saidai-ji Eyo Hadaka Matsuri
Saidai-ji Eyo Hadaka Matsuri
When: 18 February 2017
Where: Okayama, Japan

 

Holi
Holi
When: 13 March 2017
Where: India

 

Cheese Rolling Festival
Cheese Rolling Festival
When: 29 May 2017
Where: Cooper’s Hill, Gloucestershire, England, UK

 

El Colacho
Baby Jumping Festival (El Colacho)
When: 18 June 2017
Where: Castrillo de Murcia, Spain

 

Wife Carrying World Championship
Wife Carrying World Championship
When: 30 June – 1 July 2017
Where: Sonkajärvi, Finland

 

Boryeong Mud Festival
Boryeong Mud Festival
When: July 2017
Where: Boryeong, Chungcheongnam-do, South Korea

 

World Bog Snorkelling Championship
World Bog Snorkelling Championship
When: 27 August 2017
Where: Llanwrtyd Wells, Wales, UK

 

Burning Man
Burning Man
When: 27 August – 4 September 2017
Where: Location: Black Rock Desert, Nevada, USA

 

La Tomatina
La Tomatina
When: August 2017
Where: Buñol, Valencia, Spain

 

Yi Peng Lantern Festival
Yi Peng Lantern Festival
When: 2 – 5 November 2017
Where: Chiang Mai, Thailand

 

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Monkey Buffet Festival
When: November 2017
Where: Lop Buri, Thailand