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Whether you're toasting in the season with a glass of the latest Beaujolais, soaking up the sounds of Bach or bathing in the light of a thousand lanterns at Thailand's Yee Peng Festival, you're sure to create memories of a lifetime.
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This classic display of marching bands, horse-drawn carriages and ceremonial floats travels from Mansion House to the Royal Courts and is a truly British spectacular enjoyed by locals and tourists alike.
The Guru Nanak Jayanti festival is a big date in the Sikh calendar with thousands of people gathering at the Golden Temple of Amritsar for processions, incantations and fireworks that reflect off the lake!
The Pasadena Doo Dah Parade is a comical and slight crazy event that sees large groups take part in a fun and somewhat extravagant parade in order to raise money for local charities in and around Pasadena.
Tak Loi Krathong is a unique event that sees banana leaf lanterns float down the river to represent letting go of the year's worries. This amazing spectacle is accompanied by fireworks, music, delicious food.
The week-long New York Comedy Festival sees both budding newcomers and old favourites hit stages across the city in order to split the sides of their expectant audiences with their hilarious anecdotes and quick one-line wit!
Bringing together some of the best alternative rock and pop acts in the business, the Rolling Stone Weekender in Weissenhauser, Germany, is a must for music lovers who want to continue the festival spirit well into autumn!
Held in the picturesque town of Wurzburg, the Bach Days festival is an 11-day classical musical celebration the works of Johann Sebastian Bach with symphony concertos & piano recitals to astound even the most discerning audiophile.
The epic Amsterdam Light Festival will take you on a journey through the city like never before, with art installations and light shows created by artists from Holland and beyond. Enjoy the light shows on foot or on a scenic boat ride along the canal!
Held on the warm Caribbean coast of Mexico, the three-day Riviera Maya Jazz Festival puts on spectacular shows performed by the great and the good of jazz, with huge audiences flocking to feel the vibe and appreciate the music.
Bagan Temple in Myanmar is one of the most impressive settings for a long-distance race, with runners being able to take in the sights of stunning temples en route. Choose from a 10k or half and full marathon.
The Pushkar Camel Fair is a vibrant event that sees camels decorated in ornate, colourful costumes being sold at the livestock market in Pushkar. If you're looking for an authentic, local festival, this is the place to be!
The annual Texas Butterfly festival is a must for those who love these wonderfully-winged creatures. This family-friendly festival allows you to witness over 300 different species and enjoy butterfly-themed games and events throughout the day.
The magical Yee Peng Festival sees thousands of glowing lanterns released into the sky, with prayers and good luck wishes written on their fabric. The festival also features lively parades, dance shows, firework displays and live music too!
The Niagara Falls Winter Festival of Lights in Ontario runs from November to January and is a continuous celebration of the season with fireworks, light shows, concerts and performances taking place across the region.
The Medina Candlelight Walk takes light shows to the next level with 1,500 luminaries, 5,000 votive candles, 15,000 Christmas lights displayed around the Medina Public Square not to mention the parade of floats and people covered in lights!
While the northern hemisphere descends into winter, New Zealand celebrates stepping into summer with the Timaru Festival of Roses featuring activities, walks, talks and exhibitions centred around the rose as well as music and gastronomy.
With more and more people living a vegetarian and vegan lifestyle these days, it's no wonder that awesome veg fests are popping up all over the place! Veggieworld Munich is one of the best with innovative vegan products and tasters available.
Beaujolais Nouveau Day is an eagerly awaited day in the diary for wine connoisseurs as it sees the release of the latest batch of wines from the region and is celebrated with perfect food pairings from local restaurants and artisans.