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March 2017 / 2018 World Events & Festivals

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

Mar 17
Ireland
Saint Patrick's Day is a public holiday celebrated every March 17 in the Republic of Ireland, Northern Ireland, Montserrat, and Newfoundland and Labrador. People of Irish heri... Read More
The day of Phalguna Full Moon in late Feb or March
Varsana, India
Holi Festival of Colors is a Hindu celebration for the coming of spring. Also known as Dhuli Vandana in Sanskrit, this festival is one of the biggest tourist-drawers in India,... 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
SXSW generally runs around the middle of March
Austin, United States
South by Southwest, also known as SXSW, is a set of conferences and festivals for film, interactive media and music held annually in Austin, Texas in the United States. The th... Read More
Mar 15 - Mar 19
Valencia, Spain
It’s a bright, flashy day for Valencia, Spain whenever fallas celebration comes around. A much-awaited event in Valencia, Spain and a number of nearby towns, this is held annu... 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
Spans 3 weeks from Febuary to March
Sydney, Australia
The Sydney Gay and Lesbian Mardi Gras is a colorful annual celebration in the city to show its support for the LGBT community. It is an annual gay pride parade featuring large... Read More
The Friday two weekends before Fat Tuesday
Venice, Italy
The Carnival of Venice is an annual festival in the city of Venice, Italy. This event started as a time for celebration and expression, when people from different social class... Read More
1st Full Moon After Chinese Lunar New Year
PingShi, Taiwan
Sky lantern festivals are a common event in most of East and Southeast Asia, but there is one that stands out above all the others in terms of popularity. This is the Sky Lant... Read More

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