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Religious Festivals

Semana Santa – Spain’s Holy Week Traditions Honoring the Crucifixion & Subsequent Resurrection of Jesus Christ!

Semana Santa – Spain’s Holy Week Traditions Honoring the Crucifixion & Subsequent Resurrection of Jesus Christ! Semana Santa is the Holy Week you’ll never forget! The Holy Week of Semana Santa For christians around the world, the week leading up to Easter is the holy week, or semana santa. This holiday is celebrated all over the world, but when it comes to Spain’s celebration of holy week, nothing quite compares

Rath Yatra or Ratha Jatra or Chariot Festival – A Hindu Festival Associated with Lord Jagannath in a Holy Destination!

Rath Yatra or Ratha Jatra or Chariot Festival – A Hindu Festival  Associated with Lord Jagannath in a Holy Destination! Rath Yatra is a Hindu festival that is one of the most celebrated holidays in India! The Celebration of Rath Yatra Welcome to Puri, India, home to the largest festival of “the chariots” or Rath Yatra.  This day symbolizes the three gods that leave the temple of Jagannath in order

Oregon Country Fair – If Topless Lasses with Flower-Painted Boobs Cavorting Next to Dudes is Your Kinda Scene…This Festival is for You!

Oregon Country Fair – If Topless Lasses with Flower-Painted Boobs Cavorting Next to Dudes is Your Kinda Scene…This Festival is for You! Getting down in the midwest never looked so much fun- visit the Oregon Country fair for one of the best summer fests of your life! Welcome to the Country Fair Each year in Elmira, Oregon, enthusiasts and veteran attendees make their annual journey to the Oregon Country Fair

Japan’s Obon Festival – the Country’s Most Important Religious (Buddhist) Holiday!

Japan’s Obon Festival – the Country’s Most Important Religious (Buddhist) Holiday! Obon allows family and friends to get together and celebrate the spirit and lives of their loved ones! Obon- A Time for Those Gone By Obon is one of Japan’s most important holidays and it is celebrated throughout the world by Buddhists and non Buddhists alike. During Obon, Buddhists believe that on the 15th day of the 7th month, gates

Thaipusam Festival – A Widely Celebrated Event by the Hindu Communities in Malaysia on the Full Moon in the Tamil Month

Thaipusam Festival – A Widely Celebrated Event by the Hindu Communities in Malaysia on the Full Moon in the Tamil Month Join celebrators in Malaysia for one of the most popular Hindu festivals, Thaipusam Festival! Welcome to Thaipusam Festival For those of you that aren’t familiar,  Thaipusam Festival is celebrated as a festival dedicated to Lord Murugan, the Hindu God of War. Throughout this three day festival, Lord Murugan is celebrated and worshipped with processionals,

Stonehenge Summer Solstice – an Annual 4 Day Summer Solstice Camping, Touring, Food, Beer Gathering of Druids, Hippies, New Age Prophets & Mystery Seekers!

Stonehenge Summer Solstice – an Annual 4 Day Summer Solstice Camping, Touring, Food, Beer Gathering of Druids, Hippies, New Age Prophets & Mystery Seekers! This Summer Solstice celebration one of the most unique summer parties around- Stonehenge is where you need to be this year! Stonehenge Welcomes You Each year in Wiltshire, England, enthusiasts and veteran attendees make their annual journey to the Stonehenge Festival. This festival is a celebration, spiritual

Navratri – a 9 – 10 Days Festival to Celebrate Hindu goddess Durga (The Female Embodiment of the Divine or godhead)!

Navratri – a 9 – 10 Days Festival to Celebrate Hindu goddess Durga (The Female Embodiment of the Divine or godhead)! Welcome to Vadodara, India, home to the largest festival of Durga- Navratri . This holy festival is usually held in October of each year, with thousands flocking to India to celebrate this amazing day. Celebrating the Goddess Durga For those of you that aren’t familiar, Durga is one of the

Maha Shivaratri – A Hindu Festival to Celebrate God Shiva!

Maha Shivaratri – A Hindu Festival to Celebrate God Shiva! Maha Shivaratri is a life changing festival that is celebrated all in the honor of Shiva! Welcome to Maha Shivaratri Welcome to Kathmandu, Nepal, home to the largest festival of Shiva- Maha Shivaratri. This holy festival is usually held in March or April of each year, with thousands flocking to the Himalayas to celebrate this amazing day. For those of you

Lucidity – 3 Day Transformational Festival That Encourages Attendees to “Awake in [their] Dreams”

Lucidity – 3 Day Transformational Festival That Encourages Attendees to “Awake in [their] Dreams” Santa Barbara is the perfect place for Lucidity’s amazing transformational experience! Lucidity for Your Life Each year in Santa Barbara, California, enthusiasts and veteran attendees make their annual journey to the Lucidity Festival. This festival is a celebration, spiritual gathering, and a time to bring the community together through healthy and sustainable living. This festival was

Los Diablos Danzantes – The Feastival of Corpus Christi, Venezuelan Style!

Los Diablos Danzantes – The Feastival of Corpus Christi, Venezuelan Style! One of the most significant traditions in Christianity is celebrated at the annual Los Diablos Danzantes Festival in Venezuela! What is Los Diablos Danzantes? The Los Diablos Danzantes Festival is entirely based around the ancient Venezuelan religious celebration of The Feast of Corpus Christi. The tale dates back to the time when Venezuela converted to christianity with the arrival

Lopburi Monkey Banquet – Thailand’s Festival That Honors Long-Tailed Macaques!

Lopburi Monkey Banquet – Thailand’s Festival That Honors Long-Tailed Macaques! Joined some of Lopburi’s most honored guests for a dinner party you won’t soon forget! Welcome to the Lopburi Monkey Banquet Each year in November, the people of Lopburi, Thailand welcome thousands of tourists and thousands of long tailed macaques for the annual monkey banquet! This banquet is held to honor the macaques that are believed to be good luck

Lewes Bonfire – Welcome to the Bonfire Capital of the World, the United Kingdom’s Largest and Most Famous Bonfire Night Festivities!

Lewes Bonfire – Welcome to the Bonfire Capital of the World, the United Kingdom’s Largest and Most Famous Bonfire Night Festivities! Don’t forget to remember the fifth of November- Lewes Bonfire is the largest celebration of Guy Fawke’s Day! The Fifth of November On November 5th, people all over England, and the world, gather together to celebrate Bonfire Night or Guy Fawkes’ Day. People gather together to parade, light torches,

Inti Raymi – Peru’s Nine-Day Winter Solstice Festival Worshiping an Incan god!

Inti Raymi – Peru’s Nine-Day Winter Solstice Festival Worshiping an Incan god! Celebrate the Incan Sun God this summer at Inti Raymi in Cusco, Peru! Celebrating the Sun God Each year in Cusco, Peru, enthusiasts, worshippers and annual attendees make their journey to the Inti Raymi festival. This festival is a celebration of the Incan Sun God. This celebration and ceremony started as a way to appease the Sun God

Hogmanay Festival – An Ancient Pagan Ritual to Spell Off the Winter Spirits with Fire and Song

Hogmanay Festival – An Ancient Pagan Ritual to Spell Off the Winter Spirits with Fire and Song The Hogmanay festival is likely the best New Years celebration you will ever experience! Hogmanay- What’s it Mean? This festival may be hard for you to pronounce at first, but it’s definitely easy to celebrate. The assumed translation of this festival name comes from the French word aguillanneuf, or a New Year’s Day present.

Hajj – The Pilgrimage of Mecca, One of the Five Pillars of Islam!

Hajj – The Pilgrimage of Mecca, One of the Five Pillars of Islam! Hajj is is the celebration and journey of a Muslim persons’s pilgrimage to Mecca. This journey is the single most important part of their spiritual and religious lives. Making it to Mecca Muslims everywhere across the world face towards Mecca during their five daily prayers as the Qur’an commands them. Over 3 million people annual pilgrimage to

Guru Nanak Jayanti – the Birthday of the Founder of Sikhism & the First of the 10 Sikh Gurus!

Guru Nanak Jayanti – the Birthday of the Founder of Sikhism & the First of the 10 Sikh Gurus! A holy festival for faithful followers, Guru Nanak Jayanti is an experience you won’t soon forget! Guru Nanak Jayanti Festival: A Birthday Celebration Each year in Amritsar, India, enthusiasts and veteran attendees make their annual journey to the  Guru Nanak Jayanti festival. This festival is a celebration, spiritual gathering, and a time