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September 2018
22 September 2018
Oktoberfest, Munich, Germany + Google Map

Oktoberfests in Munich, Germany

Oktoberfests in Munich, Germany

Oktoberfest is the world's most famous beer festival, taking place in the German city of Munich. The original and still the best, the 17 day festival runs from mid-September to the first Monday of October, with literally millions of revellers making their way to the city to join in the festivities.

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October 2018
04 October 2018

Buccaneer’s Weekend 2018 at Catalina Island

Buccaneer's Weekend 2017

The Ultimate pirate party on Catalina Island, with treasure hunts, costume contests, food, drink, live music, and a lot more!

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06 October 2018
Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta, 4401 Alameda Place NE
Albuquerque, NM 87113 United States
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Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta

The Albuquerque International Balloon Fiesta is a yearly festival of hot air balloons that takes place in Albuquerque, New Mexico, United States during early October. The Balloon Fiesta is a nine-day event, and has over 500 balloons each year

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19 October 2018

Fantasy Fest 2018 in Key West Florida

Fantasy Fest 2017

Fantasy Fest 2018 Schedule of Events features erotic, adult masquerades and sexy parties spread over 10 titillating days in Key West Florida.

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November 2018
02 November 2018

Pirates Week Festival | 3 Islands in 3 Weeks

Pirates Week Festival George Town, Cayman Islands 10-20 November

You don’t have to be a hardcore Pirates of the Caribbean fan to enjoy a bit of scallywag shenanigans. Don your buccaneering best and come out for parades, fireworks, dancing – even a mock pirate invasion featuring 3 full-scale pirate sailing ships. Add in the Cayman Islands’ historical sites, fantastic cuisine and gorgeous white sand beaches, and try to think of a reason not to go.

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December 2018
28 December 2018

The Rickshaw Challenge – A Three Wheeled Race Across India

The Rickshaw Challenge - A Three Wheeled Race Across India

The Rickshaw Challenge CLASSIC RUN will follow a route through Tamil Nadu in South-eastern India. With your intrepid team of challengers, you will pilot a 7-stage course that will take you on journey of almost 1,000 kilometres (roughly 590 miles). Your autorickshaw will traverse a wide multitude of roads and changing weather through the exotic Indian countryside.

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28 December 2018
The Kraken Cup, Dar es Salaam, Tanzania, United Republic of + Google Map

The Kraken Cup Race

Bollocks to boring modern yachts with their auto-pilots and comfy cabins. For a proper ocean adventure vessel you need to go back a few centuries. Take a dugout canoe made from a mango tree, add a bamboo mast, a sail and a couple of outriggers and you have the Ngalawa - the ultimate sailing machine.

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31 December 2018
New Year’s Eve, 1451 Broadway
New York, NY United States
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New Year’s Eve Hullabaloo!

New Year's Eve Hullabaloo!

As the famous New Year's Eve Ball descends atop One Times Square, an estimated one million people in Times Square, millions nationwide and over a billion watching throughout the world are united in bidding a collective farewell to the departing year, and expressing joy and hope for the year ahead.

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March 2019
01 March 2019

Mardi Gras, Carnival in New Orleans

Mardi Gras, Carnival in New Orleans

Mardi Gras is about music, parades, picnics, floats and excitement. It's one big holiday in New Orleans! Revelers know to wear costumes or at least dress in purple, green, and gold, and adorn themselves with long beads caught from the floats of previous parades.

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01 March 2019
Carnival in Rio de Janeiro, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil + Google Map

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro

Carnival in Rio de Janeiro 2018

The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is a festival held every year before Lent and considered the biggest carnival in the world with 2 million people per day on the streets. The first festivals of Rio date back to 1723.

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July 2022
01 July 2022
Golden Globe Race,

The 2022 Golden Globe Race

Like the original Sunday Times event, the 2018 Golden Globe Race is very simple. Depart Les Sables d’Olonne, France on July 1 2018 and sail solo, non-stop around the world, via the five Great Capes and return to Les Sables d’Olonne.

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