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May 2017 / 2018 World Events & Festivals

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

1st Saturday of May for 2 days
Nimbin, Australia
Often confused with the Christian celebration of Mardi Gras, the MardiGrass festival held every year in Nimbin, News South Wales, Australia is anything but religious. The annu... Read More
May 5
Mexico
Cinco de Mayo is a celebration that commemorates the Mexican's patriotism and bravery during the French occupation of Mexico in the mid-19th century. The name of the event, wh... Read More
3rd Sunday of May
San Francisco, United States
Every third Sunday of May, the citizens of San Francisco, California and their friends get up and get physical for the annual Bay to Breakers marathon. One of the most well-kn... Read More
Last Friday of May for 2 days
Riga, Latvia
Go Blonde is an annual parade and event where thousands of Latvian Blondes (both natural and artificial) get together in Riga to raise money for charity. The event is organiz... 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
Last Monday of May
Gloucester, England
The Cheese Rolling at Cooper's Hill England is an annual event. It is prepared and celebrated traditionally by and for the people who live in the local village of Brockworth. ... Read More
May 1
May Day is a public holiday, as well as a traditional spring holiday, for many cultures. In the modern world, it is usually synonymous with the International Workers’ Day, whi... Read More
Last Monday of May
England
The Spring Bank Holiday is celebrated in the United Kingdom on the last Monday of May each year. This event gives workers and students day off for work or school. Also known a... Read More
1st Saturday of May
Louisville, United States
The Kentucky Derby. This is a Grade I stakes race for Thoroughbred horses that are three years old and older. It is so popular and is known by many monikers in the United Stat... Read More
1st Friday of May for 12 days
Valencia, Spain
Free music event dj's playing for free
on Saturday May 02, 2015 at 1:00 pm (ends Monday May 04, 2015 at 4:00 am)
London, England
East Kent's largest event and one of the UK's favourite metropolitan music festivals - City Sound Project returns May Bank Holiday Weekend with the finest in emerging talent. ... Read More

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