The London Games Festival is a ten-day event showcasing all types of games - from classic to brand new - in a variety of venues across the capital.
The London International Fine Art Fair will take place at London's Olympia in summer, 2018. Find a place to stay nearby.
The London New Year’s Day Parade is one the world’s largest street events with over 8,500 performers & 1 million spectators celebrating the new year.
Now in its sixth year, Madeira Film Festival is a non-competitive event screening independent films at the island’s sumptuous Teatro Municipal.
The Madeira Literary Festival is a six-day celebration of the world of books in the grand surroundings of the Municipal Theatre in Madeira.
A tradition unique to the Southern Dalmatian coast, performances of the folklore dance known as Lindjo take place during summer evenings in Dubrovnik.
The Art Biennale in Venice is one of the world’s most famous modern art exhibitions. It takes place every two years and has been held since 1895.
The Paris Autumn Festival is a contemporary arts festival which takes place in venues all over the city, focusing on music, theatre, dance and film.
Rome Europa is a collective Festival, comprising of performance art, through to dance, music and film.
Now in its fifteenth year, DocLisboa is an international film festival held in Lisbon which is devoted to the screening of documentaries.
The “Outdoor Festival” promotes urban art and culture with a series of events from European and international artists.
Held across a variety of venues in the capital, the BFI London Film Festival is a large festival featuring over 300 films, galas & an awards ceremony.
Based in the picturesque village of Camacha in the hills a few kilometres east of Madeira’s capital, the Apple Festival takes place every October.
Gay, lesbian, bisexual and transgender arts festival held across Glasgow.
Various venues open their doors for a series of concerts, theatre productions and art exhibitions.
International film festival, specialising in up and coming directors and cited as one of the biggest within the industry.
International photography exhibition held each year in Rome which attracts visitors from all over the world.
Held on the third Saturday of October, the Fiesta of Santa Catalina Tomas honours the life of one of Mallorca’s patron saints with a vibrant parade.
Pitchfork Music Festival in Paris, the European version of the famous Chicago 3-day event, showcases the best in independent rock & electronic music.
Evolution Mallorca International Film Festival is the fastest growing film event in the Mediterranean offering screenings of shorts and feature films.
Leeds International Film Festival is a large showcase of over 300 multi-genre films in 30 different venues across the Northern city of Leeds.
Rome’s Jazz Festival brings together some of the biggest names in the genre.
Sparkling entertainment as this Festival returns at the most vibrant arts centre in the country, where thousands of musicians perform to millions.
St. Martin’s Day, or Dia de São Martinho, is a popular celebration held on 11th November, tying in with the harvest of wine & chestnuts in Portugal.
Zagreb Film Festival runs each year in November and shows over 100 debut films written by emerging screenwriters
Literacy Festival featuring guest speakers and book recitals.
The Fira de Santa Llucia will take place this year between 25 November and 23 December, and will include hundreds of traditional stalls and activities
The Human Rights Film Festival will take place in Rijeka and Zagreb from 4-12 December, 2017. The Festival highlights human rights issues in film.
Celebrate the build up to Christmas with Rome’s Festive Markets.
The Noche Buena celebrations take place on Christmas Eve in Palma de Mallorca with families gathering for a traditional meal followed by mass.
Come to Madrid’s Puerta del Sol to celebrate New Year’s Eve, Nochevieja in Spanish. Eat grapes at midnight & experiencing the spectacular fireworks!
Celebrate New Year’s Eve, Nochevieja in Spanish, by eating grapes at midnight & experiencing the spectacular fireworks in Barcelona’s Plaça d’Espanya!
The Festa de L’Estendard is a colourful celebration of the conquest of Palma de Mallorca by the Christian King James in 1229 with a parade and mass.
Celebrate the festive season Spanish style in Madrid with the Three Kings Parade. Book accommodation in Madrid with Eventful Stays!
Sydney Festival is the largest summer festival in Australia, don't miss out on the fun! Book your accommodation today with Eventful stays!
Join the celebrations at the Midsumma Festival in Melbourne. Book accommodation nearby with Eventful Stays today!
Santo Amaro in the Santa Cruz region of Madeira is a religious festival which signifies the end of the Christmas season on the Atlantic island.
Honouring the patron saint of animals, the Fiesta of Sant Antoni is a large-scale celebration held on 16th and 17th January in Palma de Mallorca.
The yearly Slapstick Festival celebrates all that is unashamedly funny with some big names in attendance.
The Circus of Tomorrow is a circus festival and competition featuring over 100 artists from 18 countries showcasing their skills at the Cirque Phénix.
London holds a plenty of events to celebrate Australia’s national day on 26th January - get involved in everything from pub crawls to comedy shows!
Chinese New Year is 28 January. Join us in London for the spectacular festivities including the amazing fireworks display.
Celebrate the Chinese new Year in Melbourne Australia. Book your accommodation nearby with Eventful Stays today!
Book self-catering accommodation in Sydney for the Chinese New Year. Book self-catering accommodation in Sydney today!
Huge illuminations light up the sky to mark Chinese New Year during the Magical Lantern Festival which takes place in Chiswick House Gardens.
ZagrebDox is one of the most revered international film festivals in Europe and is held annually in late February/March.
The interactive festival encourages the development of artists from stage and screen to clubs, music and activism.
The Festa dos Compadres, a traditional festival which signifies the opening of the Carnival season on Madeira Island in Portugal, is held in Santana.
The Glasgow Film Festival showcases local talent alongside international film releases.
Celebrating its 15th anniversary in 2017, the Dublin International Film Festival is Ireland’s premier film event screening foreign and Irish films.
Melbourne turns into a giant performance venue under the moonlight for White Night. Book accommodation nearby today with Eventful stays!
ARCOmadrid is an International Modern Art Fair held annually in Madrid’s city centre and is said to be one of the largest contemporary art events.
In February the infamous Carnival will be taking over the streets and squares of Madrid for a few days. A tradition in which costumes, masks and eye-c
The carnival celebrations in the Dalmatian coastal city of Dubrovnik are a week-long explosion of colour and tradition.
Fantasporto is an international film festival which takes place in the northern Portuguese city of Oporto and which specialises in the fantasy genre.
Enjoy the Beer and Cider Festival, taking place in Petersfield
The International Games Festival, which takes place in Cannes from 24-26 February, brings together gamers from all over the world.
Melbourne International Comedy Festival is back in Melbourne in 2018. Book your accommodation today!
The much loved Sculture by the sea is back in Cottesloe from the 3-19 March 2017. Book your accommodation near the event today!
The Festa da Anona, or festival of the custard apple, is a local celebration which takes place in the beautiful village of Faial in Northern Madeira.
Celebrate the Irish culture and more with a series of events in and around Manchester.
One of the largest comedy festivals in Europe returns to Glasgow for another year.
Join the fun at the Moomba Festival in Melbourne. Book accommodation nearby today!
Visit the famous University of Cambridge for its annual Science Festival.
Oxfordshire Science Festival is a great event for families with a budding scientist. Find a place to stay in Oxfordshire and have a family break away.
One of the biggest and most widely celebrated festivals in the world, there’s no better place to celebrate St. Patrick’s Day than in the Irish capital
The thousands of Irish residents in Madrid celebrate St. Patrick’s Day in style! Be a part of it by renting a great place to stay with Eventful Stays.
Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is Seville’s most important celebration of the year. The whole city takes part in processions re-enacting Biblical events.
The Belfast Film Festival celebrates the best in new and classic cinema by screening films in surroundings which enhance the viewer experience.
ETNOFILm is an emerging film festival which focuses on screenings of ethnographic and anthropologic importance from around the world.
The Brixham Pirate Festival, a great day out for all the family. Book accommodation now!
The Edinburgh International Science Festival is back. Book your accommodation nearby now!
Held in the Colorado Desert, Coachella is America’s largest and most famous music festival, featuring music superstars as well as emerging artists.
Across Birmingham numerous venues take part in a festival that covers all aspects of the big screen.
Dancing, drinking, music, food and celebrations all contribute to making the Seville Fair a must visit each spring. Book accommodation with us!
Spring Fling 2018 comes to Glasgow, Scotland. Find a place to stay in the area with Eventful Stays today!
Shakespeare’s birthday is celebrated around the world every April. His home town of Stratford-upon-Avon has been celebrating it for nearly 200 years
Commemorating the battle of Alcoy in 1275 when St George helped defeat the Moorish forces, this is an unforgettable Spanish festival.
Celebrate St George's Day in Barcelona, also known as the most romantic day of the year in Catalonia. Book accommodation in Barcelona with us!
Carnival in Malta is a popular, colourful & exciting affair, bringing the population onto the streets of Valletta with a week of non-stop festivities.
Houses, flats and apartments, Bed and Breakfasts and other private rentals in Suffolk, England, for the Bury St Edmunds Festival.
Birmingham welcomes all to join in the LGBT celebrations.
The Festival of Living Crafts, Art Design & Innovation is back in 2018. Book accommodation with Eventful Stays!
Sample a wide selection of beers and ales at the Cambridge Beer Festival.
Visit Oxford and join the celebration of the LGBT community.
Join in the re-interpretation of the ancient Celtic Ritual, celebrating the birth of the summer with the Beltane Fire Festival
La Nit dels Museus takes place throughout Barcelona in over 70 venues. Eighty museums and cultural centres take part and activities include concerts
The annual arts festival returns to Brighton, featuring live music, theatre, dance, film and much more.
The Bank of Scotland Imaginate Festival showcases some of the best theatre, dance and opera for children. Find a place to stay to visit this event.
Live music festival on the banks of the River Mersey
The Great Escape music festival features over 400 emerging artists from around the world, spread across 30 venues.
One of the island’s most curious festas, the Madeira Onion Festival takes place at the end of May in celebration of this humble vegetable.
Fabbrica Europa is a collection of cultural events bringing together dance, theatre and music in Florence.
2-day dance music festival in Portsmouth, with headliner 50 Cent
Take a short stroll through the village, or a hike across the countryside.
Aqui Acolá is a four-day cultural festival in Madeira’s Ponta da Sol celebrating seven artistic disciplines over nine stages with workshops & concerts
Held once again at ICA, the London Drone Film Festival is an event showcasing the very best in the emerging artistic discipline of drone film making
Now in its 35th year, Dance Week Festival is an established event celebrating contemporary dance, movement theatre and mime in venues around Zagreb.
Visit Liverpool for its annual late night arts festival.
The Cannes Film Festival will take place at various venues throughout the city.
In May, Madrid holds the “Feast of Saint Isidore the Farmer”, an annual fiesta to the patron saint of the city and of its farmers. It is one of the m
Set in the beautiful surroundings of Parc de la Villette in Paris, Sonique Villette is a week-long electronic and alternative rock music festival.
Festival of the European Short Story (FESS) was started in 2002 as one of the first festivals in Europe dedicated to short stories
Martićeva zone' — known as the city’s creative neighbourhood. This festival covers everything from local design, architecture, art.
The 65th Sydney Film Festival will take place in June. Book your accommodation in Sydney with Eventful Stays today!
The Henley Festival is back in Henley on Thames. Book accommodation now with Eventful Stays!
Pride London is an annual LGBT pride festival and parade held each summer and attracts visitors from all over the world
Africa Oye, the UK’s biggest festival to celebrate African Music, live at Sefton Park.
Festival celebrations embracing the LGBT community.
Each year during June and July the Everyman Theatre Company hold a series of outdoor productions in Cardiff.
Live music festival on the beaches of Cornwall.
The Leith Festival brings together local artists, actors, dancers, musicians and historians in a varied series of events.
For the month of June, the rock and hip-hop Museum of Contemporary Art features bands and films from it's rooftops, giving the most amazing views over
The Croatian Summer Salsa Festival is a celebration of Latin music and dancing in the gorgeous beachside surroundings of Rovinj in Istria, Croatia.
The Dubrovnik International Opera Festival is an annual event held in honour of world renowned tenor Tino Pattiera, a Dubrovnik native.
The Paris Jazz Festival is a series of jazz concerts held during June and July in the gorgeous setting of a botanic garden, the Parc Floral de Paris.
Featuring an array of live music, theatre, dance and more the West End Festival is Glasgow’s largest art event.
The Patum Festival is held each year throughout the streets of Berga near Barcelona. A festival of song, dance and processions during Corpus Christi.
Visit Fiesole for a unique festival experience, set in and around the ruins of an old Roman amphitheatre.
With some of the greatest live music of the year, the Download Festival runs for a weekend in June. Book your accommodation now!
Music festival focusing on a love of the American Deep South.
Europe’s largest gay pride celebration, Madrid Pride is due to explode into life again in summer, 2018
The Cheltenham Science Festival returns in June. Book luxury accommodation now!
An amazing latin concert held on the rooftops of the contemporary arts museum by the reknown cuban band, Cubisimo!
Literature Festival spread across ten evenings, spent with authors from both Italy and abroad.
Ip-art Ipswich Art Festival returns in June to. Find your ideal self catering place to stay near Ipswich.
Secret Solstice is a unique three-day rock & electronic music festival taking place amongst the glaciers and lava fields of Reykjavik in Iceland.
The Dublin LGBTQ Pride Festival is Ireland’s biggest Pride event, welcoming thousands of visitors to join in parties, cultural events & a huge parade.
This amazing San Juan celebration lasts 5 full days, so head to Alicante for one of the liveliest celebrations in Spain. Book accommodation with us!
The annual Edinburgh International Film Festival showcases emerging new talent alongside the best in international cinema.
Venues across the city of Glasgow host five nights of live Jazz.
The Southampton Beer Festival is an annual beer and cider festival run by the Hampshire branch of the Campaign for Real Ale in the city’s Guildhall.
Celebrate the summer solstice in Barcelona this year at the unmissable Noche de San Juan. Book accommodation with Eventful Stays today!
The open-air annual Rockfest in Zagreb is a music gig not to be missed.
One of the biggest and best San Juan celebrations on the Costa Del Sol and even Spain in its entirety. Don't miss San Juan in San Luis de Sabinillas!
Celebrate the summer solstice in Madrid this year at the unmissable Noche de San Juan. Book accommodation in Madrid with Eventful Stays!
Barcelona Pride is one of the biggest LGBT Pride festivals in Europe and attracts thousands of people each year from all over the world.
Held on the Mediterranean island of Malta, Isle of MTV is one of Europe’s largest one-day festivals featuring big name pop & dance artists.
The Manchester International Festival is back. This biennial event showcases the very best of Manchester whilst also embracing the world!
Roskilde is one of Europe’s largest and most established music festivals. Watch the best rock and electronic artists in Denmark’s festival paradise.
Puccini Festival is an annual Opera event celebrating the works of Italian composer Giacomo Puccini.
During the height of the summer season, the Estate Romana brings together a collection of cultural events.
The annual Cambridge Folk Festival takes place within the grounds of Cherry Hinton Hall, with plenty of live music.
The Dubrovnik Summer Festival is an annual celebration of theatre, opera, classical music and ballet which takes place in over 70 venues in the city.
Taking place in the Parc del Forum , the Festival Cruilla 2018 is one of Barcelona's most hotly anticipated events.
Date to be announced to enjoy the Marlborough Jazz Festival in July.
The Cap Roig Festival will take place at the Botanical Gardens. Performers include hit bands.
Oxford have their own street party and carnival in support of the local community.
Music and food festival held on a working farm, on the outskirts of Ipswich.
Matinée Summer Festival 2018 in water park near Barcelona. Enjoy the Matinée All Star DJ´s, live acts and more than 50 Matinée dancers on stage
Split Summer Festival is an arts festival bringing the disciplines of theatre, classical music, opera and dance to the ancient city’s iconic venues.
Folk festival with plenty of live music, along with Morris dancing and child friendly workshops.
Street food and local produce is all available to sample at the Food and Drink festival.
York Early Music Festival is a celebration of medieval, renaissance and baroque music with performances in historic venues across the city of York.
The International Festival of Benicássim on Spain’s Costa de Azahar is one of Europe’s most popular music festivals, renowned for its top headliners.
Festa Major del Raval an annual summer festa major of Raval neighbourhood. Over 40 festive events include parades and dancing.
During July a season of live jazz and blues takes over several of Edinburgh’s venues.
If you are interested in Japanese culture, food and music, take a trip to the Hyper Japan Festival in Tobacco Dock, London
The Brazilian carnival atmosphere brings the people of Liverpool together in a bright and colourful celebration.
Held in the beautiful surroundings of Our Lady of Liesse Church in Valletta, Malta Jazz Festival is an annual event featuring a vibrant jazz line-up.
The Berlin Pride celebration, known in Germany as CSD Berlin, is one of the biggest LGBT events in Germany and welcomes over 700,000 revellers.
The UK's largest annual festival of visual art, is delighted to announce details of its 15th edition.
Located within Port Eliot, the estate is transformed into a multi-event festival.
Camp Bestival in Dorset is a fun packed weekend of top names in music, with activities for all the family.
Celebrate the traditions of Wales past and the famous Caerphilly Cheese, with the family festival.
Taking place in Hereford Cathedral, the Three Choirs Festival is a magical 7 days. Book accommodation nearby today!
The Herefordshire Country Fair is held at Hampton Court in August. Find a place to stay in Herefordshire with Eventful Stays.
Food festival centred around garlic, with plenty more entertainment too.
This 4th edition of the UK's vital festival is for all fans of US House, Garage, Soul, Disco and Caribbean sounds.
Liverpool hosts a series of events in honour of the famous Liverpool rock band, the Beatles.
Portimão Sardine Festival is a seafood celebration which draws thousands to this fishing town in the Algarve to sample the delicious fresh sardines.
3 day folk festival held in the grounds of the magnificent Glemham Hall, Suffolk.
A fantastic day out awaits you in Ipswich during the Ipswich Maritime Festival. Book accommodation with Eventful Stays!
Victorious Festival is held on and around Castle Field in the beautiful seaside location of Southsea. It hosts live music from outstanding acts
Green Man Festival is a four-day independent alternative music festival set in the beautiful Black Mountains in Wales’ Brecon Beacons national park.
Leeds Pride is the largest LGBT pride event in West Yorkshire, with crowds of 40,000 gathering annually for this cultural and political celebration.
The Great British Beer Festival is the largest in the UK, serving up 350,000 pints of beer from the world’s best brewers over the course of the event.
Sample all things chili related, as well as demonstrations live music and more.
Pipers from all over the world take part in the festival with a series of performances and competitions.
Rock en Seine is a three-day music festival set in beautifully landscaped Parisian gardens, showcasing the best acts in rock and electronic music.
Surfing and skateboarding competition combined with live music festival.
A unique festival which promises to take you back in time, Silves Medieval Fair is a ten-day journey through the medieval ages.
Medieval Days is a large annual festival held at the end of August which celebrates medieval life in all its forms in a large 13th century castle.
A two-week programme of classic & contemporary films at the Somerset House open-air cinema, Film4 Summer Screen is a London seasonal highlight.
The annual LGBT pride festival and parade takes to the streets of Manchester.
The Olhão Seafood Festival is an annual seafood celebration which attracts thousands of visitors to this beautiful town in the Algarve.
This Festival began life in 1999 and now takes place every year this leafy site is based around a Grade I listed 18th century country house.
Jazz musicians from across the world play at several venues in Brecon
Wilderness is a four-day festival set in Oxfordshire’s Cornbury Park with a focus on celebrating music and the arts whilst enjoying the great outdoors
The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo embraces a colorful theme; a Splash of Tartan, playing host to a stunning array of performers.
The Edinburgh Fringe Festival is the largest arts festival on Earth, an inspiring celebration of the best performance and entertainment.
Every August, the Edinburgh International Festival transforms one of the world's most beautiful cities, held over three exhilarating weeks.
An annual event held in the city organised by Brighton Pride who promote equality and diversity, and advance education to eliminate discrimination.
The 2018 Gracia Festival opens on 15th August 2018 for the 201st anniversary edition. The first day of the festival is a public holiday in Spain.
The August Bank Holiday Weekend in London sees the Notting Hill Carnival, South West Four Festival and Greenwich Music Time come to town.
Enjoy a weekend filled with food, drink and much more.
Dancing, music and masquerade – join the fun at Notting Hill Carnival, it is a vivid spectacle representing London's multicultural past and present.
Burning Man is a festival which takes place from 26th August to 3rd September 2018 in a temporarily erected city in the Black Rock Desert in Nevada.
Days of Diocletian is a three-day event in the Croatian metropolis of Split celebrating the city’s rich Roman heritage with food and music of the era.
Totally Thames 2018 is a large-scale festival of cultural events taking place on and around London’s River Thames during the month of September.
Month long festival of classical music, held in both Milan and Turin
The Venice Film Festival is considered one of the “big three” alongside Cannes.
Held on the city’s expansive lakes, Alstervergnügen is one of Hamburg’s biggest inner city parties with live music, fireworks and over 500 performers.
The iconic BBC Proms in the Park is a celebration of music. Find a place to stay in London near Hyde Park for a truly memorable day.
Fishstock is the renowned urban music and seafood festival held annually at Brixham. A great family day out, find a place to stay in Brixham!
Held every September, On Blackheath is a family-orientated music festival which takes place in south east London and attracts top-name musicians.
The 11th edition of the ZeGeVege Festival will take place in Zagreb IN 2018. 40,000 people are expected to attend.
Bestival is a popular alternative music and culture festival, featuring many leading artists and DJ’s.
Now in its 23rd year, Split Film Festival is an event featuring non-mainstream films and renowned for promoting radical and subversive creative works.
Professional dancers come together with amateurs for a week-long celebration of the Tango.
Queer Lisboa is the country’s leading LGBT film festival and the largest in Europe, specialising in films which deal with sexuality & gender identity.
Culture Night is a festival during which over 1,400 museums & other venues across Ireland extend their opening hours & allow free entry to the public.
Food and drink festival, set on the stunning location next to the River Alde in Suffolk.
Established in 2003, the London Design Festival is a nine-day celebration of design in the capital, encompassing events, workshops and installations.
One of the longest running film festivals in the UK continues its annual celebration of the big screen.
The Stratford upon Avon Music Festival offers contemporary music and concerts. Find a place to stay to immerse yourself into this musical event.
The oldest event of its type in Europe, Dublin Theatre Festival celebrates the best of Irish & foreign playwrights in some of the city’s best venues.
Annual neighbourhood party in Barceloneta by the sea in Barcelona's old town. Highlights include many Catalan traditions.
Sagres Birdwatching Festival is an established event which coincides with the autumn migration of a large number of birds across southern Europe.
Sample a wide selection of beers, ales and cider over the weekend at Oxford Town Hall.
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