Beneath the steep slopes of the northwestern island hills of Iceland, a festival celebrates the ratification of Iceland’s Constitution. A festival that blends music, romance, heat, and drinks— all together in one event. Known as the famous “Westman Islands Festival”, this event inexplicably gathers the greatest number of visitors every first weekend of August. It is a 4-day outdoor camping...
Lobster may come with a price, but not during summer in Mid Coast Maine, United States. Better known for its abundant lobster resources, one event is largely responsible for its fame, the Lobster Festival in Rockland, Maine. It all started with a suggestion to revive the summer in the Midcoast Maine communities. In 1947, it was decided that since the...
Have you ever wanted to just randomly throw tomatoes at people just for fun? In a festival annually held at Valencia (Buñol) every end of August, this "bloody" and crazy festival allows everyone to throw tomatoes at other people. This tomato war is called La Tomatina Festival wherein hundreds of tomatoes are brought by few small trucks inside the town. https://www.instagram.com/p/BiBnOdnA09G/?tagged=latomatina Once...
Since 1993, a series of dance electronic music festivals is being held annually on the last Saturday of the month of August. Mysteryland has always been a highlight as this three-day festival is considered the world's longest running electronic dance music festival in Netherlands. A post shared by Mysteryland (@mysteryland_official) on Aug 13, 2017 at 9:28am PDT Almost 250 disk...
Beer lovers, this International Berlin Beer Festival is specially made for you. People across the globe annually visit Berlin to enjoy and savor over 2,200 varieties of beer presented by 320 brewers in 86 countries through a 2 kilometer-long street beer festival. The festival is even made livelier by setting up 18 different stages along the street. This one serves...
A grand festival of hot air balloons is happening this month of August where tourists can join for free. The Bristol International Balloon Festival in England is conducted every year with numerous teams all over the world who get together to launch around 120 balloons at the same time. These balloons are decorated and designed in various shapes, sizes, and...
For the groups of punters and performers that visit Edinburgh, Scotland every year, this festival serves as the greatest platform for creative freedom—the Edinburgh Festival Fringe. Commonly referred to as "The Fringe," this festival has been an alternative to the Edinburgh International Festival since 1947, bringing together performers to showcase over 50,000 unique presentations and approximately 3,000 shows in...

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