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July 2017 / 2018 World Events & Festivals

Planning a trip and want to know whats going on in July 2017 / 2018? Maybe you want to avoid the crowds? Find out whats going on in July 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 July 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 July

Jul 4
United States
The United States' Independence Day, commonly referred to as the Fourth of July, is celebrated throughout the country every July 4 to commemorate the declaration of its indepe... Read More
Jul 14
France
The Bastille Day, held every July 14, is an important celebration for the French. Known formally in France as La Fete Nationale (“The National Celebration”) and informally as ... Read More
2nd Thursday of July for 4 days
Valencia, Spain
The Festival Internacional de Benicassim, also known as FIB of Benicassim, is a music festival held every year in the village of Benicassim, Castello, in the Valencian Communi... Read More
The Peace and Love Festival is held in late June and early July
Borlänge, Sweden
The Peace and Love Festival is a music festival that is hinged not only on artistic freedom but also on positive values. The festival, which is staged annually in Berlange Cit... Read More
Rock Werchter is Thursday to Sunday in late June or early July
Werchter, Belgium
Rock Werchter is a a music festival that had been running annually in what is known as Belgium's Werchter's Festival Park since 1975. This is considered one of the biggest of ... Read More
Global Gathering is held the last Friday of July
Stratford-upon-Avon, England
Global Gathering is a music festival that music lovers from Belarus, Poland, Russia, Ukraine, and the United Kingdom celebrate altogether annually. It is held annually on the ... Read More
2nd Thursday of July for 4 days
Edinburgh, Scotland
T in the Park is one of the biggest Scottish music festival today, spanning three consecutive days starting 2007. In recent years, attendance reaches about 85,000 individuals ... Read More
Jul 6 - Jul 14
Pamplona, Spain
Running with the Bulls is one of most exciting, albeit dangerous and controversial, of Spain’s popular festivals. It is a week-long event held annually in Pamplona in honor of... Read More
The OC Fair is a month long event starting on a Friday in mid-July
Costa Mesa, United States
The Orange County Fair is an annual festival held every summer, around July or August, in Costa Mesa, California. Also known as the OC Fair, it usually lasts close to a month,... Read More
Last Thursday of June for 4 days
Roskilde, Denmark
Roskilde Festival is an annual musical event that is held in the southern part of Roskilde, an ancient city in Denmark.First staged in 1971, the festival was the creation of a... Read More
2nd Friday of July for 3 days
Dublin, Ireland
Oxegen is a music festival held every in County Kildare in Ireland. This four-day festival is considered one of the greenest such events in the whole world, being carbon neutr... Read More
2nd Friday of July for 3 days
Kuching, Malaysia
The Rainforest World Music Festival is a three-day event regularly held in the exotic Sarawak, Malaysia.Although originally created in 1997 to boost Malaysia’s then-nascent to... Read More
2nd Sunday of July for 10 days
Calgary, Canada
It is an event that has captured the attention of more than a million tourists from all over the world. Every July, The Calgary Stampede is celebrated in Calgary, Alberta, Ca... Read More
July 2 and August 16
Siena, Italy
Il Palio, or more popularly known as Palio di Siena, is an attraction held twice a year in Siena, Italy that features a horse race. The Palio held on July 2 is known as Palio... Read More
Jul 1
Canada
Canada Day is the national day of Canada. Formerly called as Dominion Day, it is a federal statutory holiday that celebrates the anniversary of the British North America Act (... Read More
2nd Saturday of July for 11 days
Daecheon, South Korea
Everything turns downright dirty every July in one part of Southern Korea. And the event—what could only be termed as a hot mess—attracts thousands of tourists for precisely i... Read More
4th Friday of July for 3 days
Imperial Beach, United States
The US Open Sandcastle Competition is a free summer weekend event in California’s Imperial Beach. It is held annually over the past three decades. Imperial Beach is the most s... Read More
Hyrynsalmi, Finland
One of today’s most popular sports is football or soccer, as evidenced by the year-round frenzy of fans supporting their favorite teams as well as the worldwide excitement tha... Read More
1st Thursday of July for 4 days
Cairns, Australia
The Cairns Ukulele Festival is a one-of-a-kind musical event that has attracted a lot of attention from music lovers from many parts of the world. Considered a very young even... Read More
2nd Friday of July for 3 days
Joensuu, Finland
Finland boasts of hosting the second oldest active rock festival in the world: Ilosaarirock. The event is held annually on the second weekend of July in the city of Joensuu, N... Read More
Jul 6 - Jul 8
Salento, Italy
One of the amazing but lesser-known festivals in Europe is the Feast of Santa Domenica. It is held in the town of Salento, a little place that can be found on the heel of what... Read More
1st Friday of July for 2 days
Sonkajarvi, Finland
Do you know that there is a Wife Carrying Championship held in Finland?Wife carrying is a sport where a female participant is carried by her male teammate. The pair will have ... Read More
1st or 2nd Weekend In July
Bruges, Belgium
The belgian Cactusfestival takes place at Bruges. It received an European Festival Award in 2010 for the best small European festival. Some of the artists who will be performi... Read More
On Friday July 03, 2015 at 11:00 am (ends Sunday July 05, 2015 at 6:00 pm)
London, England
July is the month for feasting in London as Foodies Festival celebrates its 10th anniversary North and South of the River here Alexandra Palace, 3,4,5th, July.Expect Michelin-... Read More

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