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Visit Marrakesh during July to see the colour and pace of Morocco's bustling city intensify during the Popular Arts Festival.
Visit Finland during July and you're in for a real treat. Make sure you witness the Wife-Carrying World Championship! Find out where, when and how with these festival tips.
Heading to Alice Springs in July? Find out how to make the most of the Camel Cup festival in Alice Springs.
Find out where, when and how to enjoy the best of Beer Can Regatta, held in July each year at Mindil Beach in Darwin.
Make sure you visit Costa Rica's Virgin of the Sea Fiesta on an empty stomach. Here are a few other tips for these celebrations in July.
Find out when and how to celebrate Kyoto's famous Gion Matsuri throughout the month of July.
Find out where, when and how to enjoy the best of Austria's World Bodypainting Bungee Jump Festival, held in July each year.
Want to see Bloomsday Festival in all its glory? Make sure you're in Dublin on the 16th of June. Find out more with Lonely Planet's festival tips!
Lonely Planet's top tips for watching Pisa's boat race, the Regatta of St. Ranieri.
Find out where, when and how to experience Juan Santamaría Day in Costa Rica with these tips for travelers that are eager to see the world's festivals.
See one of Italy's strangest festivals, the Processione dei Serpari, in Cocullo, and watch the snakes dance from a distance.
Find out where, when and how to make the most of Sydney Writers' Festival, held in May each year in Sydney.
Go star-spotting by the red carpet in France, at the Cannes Film Festival. Find out how to make the most of your time in Cannes with these tips.
Join in the three-day festival at El-Kelaa M'Gouna in Morocco for song and dance, feasting, souk-like markets and a chariot procession through a shower of rose petals.
On Hong Kong's island of Cheung Chau, see the Bun Festival in late April or early May.
Want to see Japan's cherry blossom festival? Find out how you can picnic and party among the blossoms with these tips from Lonely Planet.
Heading to Argentina in March? Make sure you check out Festival de Tango in venues across Buenos Aires!
Whatever spell you think you need, you will find it (for a price) on Cerro Mono Blanco during Mexico's Night of the Witches.
Frock up for a Gatsby style weekend in Napier, New Zealand. Enjoy the four-day Art Deco Weekend, a time when everyone is thinking ziggurats and jazz.
Find out about Japan's most extraordinary Naked Festival in the Kannon-in temple outside of Okayama.
The villagers in Sumba still make bloody sacrifices to keep the spirits happy and bring a good harvest. Find out why you should see the Pasola in Indonesia.
Find out how to experience Venice Carnival like a local. But first, to really enjoy the Carnevale spirit you’ll need a mask, and we know just where to get one!
Heading to Quebec in late January, or mid-February? Check out Carnaval De Quebec – the Winter Carnival.
Do you have what it takes to cycle, kayak and run from one end of New Zealand's South Island to the other?