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Put your non-slip shoes on, and watch the Battle of the Oranges in Ivrea's main square over 3 days in February.
Where better to swing hands with a loved one on St Valentine’s Day than at the St Valentine’s Festival in the eponymous saint’s Umbrian hometown.
Head to China’s northern Hēilóngjiāng province in early January to mid February to see the International Ice and Snow Festival.
Heading to Rio for Carnaval? Find out when and how to experience the celebrations like a local.
Traveling to Croatia in late January/early February? Find out how to celebrate with the locals during International Carnival of Rijeka.
Find out where, when and how to experience the Voodoo Festival in Benin, held in January each year.
Each year the dead grass on the hillside of Nara's Mount Wakakusa is set on fire to commemorate a feud many centuries ago.
From camel rides to camel pageants, find out how to experience the best of Bikaner Camel Festival in India with Lonely Planet's festival guide.
Head to Pasto, in Southern Colombia, to see 'Carnaval de Negros y Blancos'. Find out how to experience the festivities like a local with these tips.
Boogie alongside a Swahili float at Mombasa Carnival on Moi Avenue throughout November.
Buy a rake for good luck on the Day of the Rooster in Asakusa, Tokyo. Find out how to join the festivalgoers during the celebrations throughout November.
With events such as tugs-of-war or kabaddi matches pitting Indians against foreigners, and a turban-tying contest purely for foreign visitors, Pushkar's Camel Mela is a festival not to be missed!
Watch actors lampoon the love-sick in Rocca Canterano, Italy, throughout November.
Find out how to experience the Voodoo festival of Fete Gede in Haiti with these tips from Lonely Planet.
Find out how to celebrate Guru Nanak’s birthday in Punjab with these tips from Lonely Planet.
At this quirky harvest festival, the Hindu and Muslim residents of the island of Lombok, east of Bali, come together to pelt each other with boiled rice.