These Are 25 Of The Most Bizarre Festivals In The World That Bring People Together
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These Are 25 Of The Most Bizarre Festivals In The World That Bring People Together

Aukod Staff
Aukod Staff
Aukod Staff

These summer festivals prove that the world is filled with crazy and fun people. This list includes some of the most bizarre, chaotic, or colorful national holidays and art festivals ever held, which have attracted millions of people from all over the globe.

There is something for everyone, from a mass food fight, like a grape-throwing celebration in Australia or a tomato fight in Spain, to an underwater music festival, a baby jumping fiesta or an awe-inspiring lighting festival.

You can have unique experiences by visiting international festivals. They also help you to get to know another country. Check the calendar to see if there are any national holidays or celebrations in your destination country when you plan your holiday. Add any festivals you think are worth seeing to this list, and comment favorites!

#1 Yi Peng Lantern Festival (Thailand)

Yi Peng Lantern Festival (Thailand)
Justin Ng Chai Hock
Yi Peng Lantern Festival (Thailand)
Justin Ng Chai Hock

#2 Ágitagueda Art Festival (Portugal)

Ágitagueda Art Festival (Portugal)
Patrícia Almeida
Ágitagueda Art Festival (Portugal)
Patrícia Almeida

#3 Holi Color Festival (India)

Holi Color Festival (India)
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Holi Color Festival (India)
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#4 Winter Light Festival (Japan)

Winter Light Festival (Japan)
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#5 Cherry Blossom Lantern Festival (Japan)

Cherry Blossom Lantern Festival (Japan)
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#6 Golden Retriever Festival In Scotland

Golden Retriever Festival In Scotland
Gordon Richardson

#7 Mohácsi Busójárás - Winter Scareaway Festival (Hungary)

Mohácsi Busójárás - Winter Scareaway Festival (Hungary)
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#8 Floating Lanterns Festival In Honolulu, Hawaii (USA)

Floating Lanterns Festival In Honolulu, Hawaii (USA)
Joe Marquez
Floating Lanterns Festival In Honolulu, Hawaii (USA)
Joe Marquez

#9 The International Highline Meeting Festival, Monte Piana (Italy)

The International Highline Meeting Festival, Monte Piana (Italy)
Sebastian Wahlhuetter
The International Highline Meeting Festival, Monte Piana (Italy)
Sebastian Wahlhuetter

#10 Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (USA)

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (USA)
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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta (USA)
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#11 Sapporo Snow Festival (Japan)

Sapporo Snow Festival (Japan)
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Sapporo Snow Festival (Japan)
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#12 Dia De Los Muertos Festival (Originated In Mexico)

Dia De Los Muertos Festival (Originated In Mexico)
Rob Sheridan
Dia De Los Muertos Festival (Originated In Mexico)
Rob Sheridan
Dia De Los Muertos Festival (Originated In Mexico)
Rob Sheridan

#13 Burning Man Festival, Nevada (USA)

Burning Man Festival, Nevada (USA)
Trey Ratcliff
Burning Man Festival, Nevada (USA)
Trey Ratcliff

#14 The Fuji Shibazakura Festival (Japan)

The Fuji Shibazakura Festival (Japan)
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The Fuji Shibazakura Festival (Japan)
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#15 Songkran Water Festival (Thailand)

Songkran Water Festival (Thailand)
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#16 Rouketopolemos Rocket War (Greece)

Rouketopolemos Rocket War (Greece)
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#17 Jaipur Elephant Festival (India)

Jaipur Elephant Festival (India)
Pete Ford
Jaipur Elephant Festival (India)
Pete Ford

#18 North Carolina Merfest Mermaid And Merman Festival (USA)

North Carolina Merfest Mermaid And Merman Festival (USA)
Arthur Drooker
North Carolina Merfest Mermaid And Merman Festival (USA)
Arthur Drooker
North Carolina Merfest Mermaid And Merman Festival (USA)
Arthur Drooker

#19 La Tomatina Festival (Spain)

La Tomatina Festival (Spain)
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La Tomatina Festival (Spain)
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La Tomatina Festival (Spain)
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#20 Monkey Buffet Festival (Thailand)

Monkey Buffet Festival (Thailand)
Chaiwat Subprasom
Monkey Buffet Festival (Thailand)
Chaiwat Subprasom

#21 Baby Jumping Fiesta (Spain)

Baby Jumping Fiesta (Spain)
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Baby Jumping Fiesta (Spain)
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#22 Mai Dulce. The Festival Of Traditional Desserts, Moldova

Mai Dulce. The Festival Of Traditional Desserts, Moldova
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#23 Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, USA

Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, USA
Larry Brown | Steven Lanne
Skagit Valley Tulip Festival, USA
Larry Brown | Steven Lanne

#24 Boryeong Mud Festival (South Korea)

Boryeong Mud Festival (South Korea)
Beryeong Mud Festival
Boryeong Mud Festival (South Korea)
Beryeong Mud Festival
Boryeong Mud Festival (South Korea)
Beryeong Mud Festival

#25 Las Fallas Festival Sculpture Burning (Spain)

Las Fallas Festival Sculpture Burning (Spain)
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Las Fallas Festival Sculpture Burning (Spain)
Jose Jordan and David Ramos/Getty Images
Las Fallas Festival Sculpture Burning (Spain)
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