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April 2017 / 2018 World Events & Festivals

Planning a trip and want to know whats going on in April 2017 / 2018? Maybe you want to avoid the crowds? Find out whats going on in April across the globe in our event guide. You know it sucks when you barely miss out on something, make an informed decision when planning your April trip, don't miss that favorite DJ by a week because you didn't do your research when you picked the date!

What Events, Holidays & Festivals Are Happening in April

Apr 1
The origins of the modern April Fool's Day is not entirely clear, but it is a tradition that seems to be shared by a millions of people all over the world. The day is usually ... Read More
Mid April
Indio, United States
The Coachella Valley Music and Arts Festival is one of the most festive and anticipated music festival in the United States. It features mostly rock and alternative acts of th... Read More
The day before Ash Wednesday
New Orleans, United States
Mardi Gras, which literally means “Fat Tuesday” in French, is a festive celebration which begins on or just after the Christian feast of the Epiphany and culminates on the day... Read More
Friday before Ash Wednesday - Ash Wednesday
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro's Carnival has grown in popularity in the international world, with thousands flocking to the Brazilian city for a glamorous, raucous street party filled with m... Read More
The Camden Crawl falls on the early May (first Monday in May) Bank Holiday weekend.
London, England
Camden Crawl Festival is a popular music festival held every spring in London, England. The event is renowned for being the sort of launching pad for the hottest acts in the ... Read More
Semana Santa is celebrated starting the Friday 10 days before Easter and ends on Easter Sunday
Sevilla, Spain
Semana Santa, or the Holy Week, is the last week of Lent before Easter in the Christian calendar. Christians observe this season as a way to commemorate Jesus Christ’s last we... Read More
Apr 13 - Apr 15
Chiang Mai, Thailand
Songkran is celebrated annually in Thailand. It is deemed as the traditional New Year day celebration and the fest runs from the 13th to 15th day of April. These dates were o... Read More
Apr 25
Australia
Australia and New Zealand celebrate the Anzac Day every April 25. This is a national holiday honoring the Australian and New Zealand Army Corps (ANZAC) members who sacrificed ... Read More
2nd Friday of April for 3 days
Long Beach, United States
The Toyota Grand Prix, an open-wheel race has been a seasonal event, is one of the most famous events held regularly on a street circuit in Long Beach, California. Also known ... Read More
2-6 April 2015, played on Thursday 2nd, Saturday 4th & Monday 6th (Easter weekend)
South Africa
Family-focussed festival of top South African rugby-playing schools played in the grounds of the magnificent Kearsney College in Botha's Hill, KwaZulu-Natal
On Friday September 04, 2015 at 9:00 pm (ends Sunday September 06, 2015 at 9:00 pm)
London, England
OLLI Fest is a boutique festival for self improvers, Life Squeezers and the forever curious.This is a festival not centered on music - instead - it's about self development an... Read More
On Friday April 17, 2015 at 3:00 pm (ends Sunday April 19, 2015 at 10:00 pm)
Austin, United States
Lee Scratch Perry (April 17), Yellowman (April 17), Alika (April 18), The Slackers (April 18), Ska-talites (April 19), New Kingston (April 19), and Black Slate (April 19) are ... Read More

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