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Eventful Stays provides you the best places to stay near some of the world’s famous historical and cultural attractions to make your stay an Eventful Stay.

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  • Nuit des Musées

    May 20th - 21st 2017 | Paris

    For one night only, the museums of Paris are free to enter and are open until midnight during Nuit des Musées. Book your room with Eventful Stays.

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  • Feria de Corpus Christi

    June 10th - 17th 2017 | Granada

    The Corpus Christi celebration in Granada coincides with the city’s week-long annual ‘feria’ and is the biggest public event in Granada’s calendar.

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  • The Lord Mayors Show

    11th November 2017 | London

    Originating in the 16th century, the Lord Mayor's Show is a famous street procession which draws thousands to the streets to welcome the city’s mayor.

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  • New Year s Eve in Barcelona

    31st December 2017 - 1st January 2018 | Barcelona

    Celebrate New Year’s Eve, Nochevieja in Spanish, by eating grapes at midnight & experiencing the spectacular fireworks in Barcelona’s Plaça d’Espanya!

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  • New Years Eve in Madrid

    31st December 2017 - 1st January 2018 | Madrid

    Come to Madrid’s Puerta del Sol to celebrate New Year’s Eve, Nochevieja in Spanish. Eat grapes at midnight & experiencing the spectacular fireworks!

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  • Fiesta of Sant Antoni

    January 16th - 17th 2018 | Palma de Mallorca

    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.

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  • Christmas in Rome

    1st December 2017 - 6th January 2018 | Via Margutta, Rome

    Celebrate the festive period in the capital of Italy, Rome, home of the Catholic Church.

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  • Christmas Mass

    December 24th - 25th 2017 | St Peter’s Basilica Rome

    Christmas Mass is held on Christmas Eve around the world. We look at Christmas in the home of the Catholic Church, Rome.

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  • Festa della Befana

    January 5th - 6th 2018 | Piazza Navona

    The people of Rome celebrate old Italian Folklore and legend of Befana, who provides children with gifts during Epiphany.

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  • Chinese New Year

    28th January 2018 | Central London

    Chinese New Year is 28 January. Join us in London for the spectacular festivities including the amazing fireworks display.

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  • Oktoberfest in London

    29th September - 8th October 2017 | London

    Oktoberfest in London is the English capital’s celebration of Germany’s largest national festival, and includes a 50,000-strong party in Canary Wharf.

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  • Festa della Befana

    January 5th - 6th 2018 | Piazza Navona

    The people of Rome celebrate old Italian Folklore and legend of Befana, who provides children with gifts during Epiphany.

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  • Luxembourg Gardens

    4th November 2016 - 31st December 2017 | Paris

    Created in 1612, the Luxembourg Gardens are an outdoor oasis in Paris city centre, with the palace serving as the seat of the French Senate.

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  • Luxembourg Gardens

    4th November 2016 - 31st December 2017 | Paris

    Created in 1612, the Luxembourg Gardens are an outdoor oasis in Paris city centre, with the palace serving as the seat of the French Senate.

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  • Semana Santa Barcelona 2017

    April 6th - 9th 2017 | Barcelona

    Easter week “Semana Santa” is celebrated in every city, town and village in Spain and what better city to celebrate this traditional yet moving fiesta

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  • Semana Santa Madrid 2017

    April 6th - 9th 2017 | Madrid

    Madrid is completely transformed during “Semana Santa”. People of all ages turn out to experience and participate in one of Spain's most traditional e

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  • Semana Santa in Granada

    April 9th - 16th 2017 | Granada

    Semana Santa, or Holy Week, is Granada’s most important celebration of the year. The whole city takes part in processions re-enacting Biblical events.

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  • Semana Santa in Seville

    April 9th - 16th 2017 | Seville

    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.

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  • Fiesta Dos de Mayo 2017

    2nd May 2017 | Madrid

    The annual fiesta “Dos de Mayo” celebrated in Madrid, Spain, marks the anniversary of an uprising against French troops which sparked the six-year war

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  • Fiesta San Isidro 2017

    May 11th - 15th 2017 | Madrid

    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

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  • Nuit des Musées

    May 20th - 21st 2017 | Paris

    For one night only, the museums of Paris are free to enter and are open until midnight during Nuit des Musées. Book your room with Eventful Stays.

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  • Feria de Corpus Christi

    June 10th - 17th 2017 | Granada

    The Corpus Christi celebration in Granada coincides with the city’s week-long annual ‘feria’ and is the biggest public event in Granada’s calendar.

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  • Montreal Fireworks Festival

    1st July - 5th August 2017 | Parc Jean-Drapeau, Montreal

    Montreal Fireworks Festival, also known as L'International des Feux Loto-Québec, is the world’s largest such festival with an audience of 3 million.

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  • Fourth of July Fireworks

    4th July 2017 | Washington

    One of America’s most important holidays, Independence Day is celebrated with an amazing firework display in the nation’s capital, Washington D.C.

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  • Fiesta of San Fermín

    July 6th - 14th 2017 | Pamplona

    The Fiesta de San Fermín is a festival which features the running of the bulls through the city’s streets and the event attracts one million visitors

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  • Festa del Redentore Fireworks

    July 14th - 16th 2017 | St. Mark’s Basin, Venice

    The Festa del Redentore is a huge religious celebration in Venice during which a spectacular firework display lights up the stunning St Mark’s Basin.

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  • Festa de Noantri

    July 16th - 25th 2017 | Trastevere

    Traditional festival in honour of “Our Lady of Mount Carmel” (the Virgin Mary) including processions, market stalls and a religious message.

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  • The Big Cheese

    July 28th - 30th 2017 | Caerphilly, Wales

    Celebrate the traditions of Wales past and the famous Caerphilly Cheese, with the family festival.

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  • The Palio di Siena

    August 13th - 16th 2017 | Piazza del Campo, Siena

    Twice a year thousands of visitors and locals flood to Piazza del Campo for the traditional horse race around the square – once in July and again in A

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  • La Tomatina

    30th August 2017 | Valencia

    La Tomatina is a large annual festival which takes place each August in the town of Buñol near Valencia which centres around a huge tomato fight.

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  • Katakai Fireworks Festival

    September 9th - 10th 2017 | Ojiya City, Niigata

    The stunning fireworks display in Katakai in Niigata has a 400-year old history & include the yonshakudama, the largest firework device in the world.

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  • Open House London

    September 16th - 17th 2017 | London

    Open House London is an annual event during which you can visit buildings of architectural significance which are usually closed to the public.

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  • Oktoberfest in London

    29th September - 8th October 2017 | London

    Oktoberfest in London is the English capital’s celebration of Germany’s largest national festival, and includes a 50,000-strong party in Canary Wharf.

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  • All Saints Day

    November 1st - 2nd 2017 | Campo Verano, Rome

    All Saints Day is the Christian Festival in which saints past and present are remembered by the church.

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  • Guy Fawkes Night

    5th November 2017 | London

    Guy Fawkes Night, also known as Bonfire Night, is a British tradition which celebrates the foiling of the 1605 Gunpowder Plot to blow up Parliament.

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  • The Lord Mayors Show

    11th November 2017 | London

    Originating in the 16th century, the Lord Mayor's Show is a famous street procession which draws thousands to the streets to welcome the city’s mayor.

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  • St. Martins Day

    11th November 2017 | Lisbon

    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.

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  • Christmas in Rome

    1st December 2017 - 6th January 2018 | Via Margutta, Rome

    Celebrate the festive period in the capital of Italy, Rome, home of the Catholic Church.

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  • Christmas Mass

    December 24th - 25th 2017 | St Peter’s Basilica Rome

    Christmas Mass is held on Christmas Eve around the world. We look at Christmas in the home of the Catholic Church, Rome.

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  • New Year s Eve in Barcelona

    31st December 2017 - 1st January 2018 | Barcelona

    Celebrate New Year’s Eve, Nochevieja in Spanish, by eating grapes at midnight & experiencing the spectacular fireworks in Barcelona’s Plaça d’Espanya!

    More information...
  • New Years Eve in Madrid

    31st December 2017 - 1st January 2018 | Madrid

    Come to Madrid’s Puerta del Sol to celebrate New Year’s Eve, Nochevieja in Spanish. Eat grapes at midnight & experiencing the spectacular fireworks!

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  • Rio Reveillon Fireworks Display

    31st December 2017 | Copacabana Beach, Rio de Janeiro

    Reveillon, or New Year’s Eve, is one of the biggest celebrations in Rio and is accompanied by an incredible fireworks display along Copacabana Beach.

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  • Epiphany

    January 5th - 6th 2018 | Rome

    The 12th night of Christmas when it is believed Jesus was baptised by John the Baptist is celebrated by “Feast Day” in Rome.

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  • Festa della Befana

    January 5th - 6th 2018 | Piazza Navona

    The people of Rome celebrate old Italian Folklore and legend of Befana, who provides children with gifts during Epiphany.

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  • Mardi Gras

    6th January - 28th February 2018 | New Orleans

    Held since 1699, the New Orleans Mardi Gras is a festival of masquerades, music, parties and parades and is an integral part of New Orleans life.

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  • Santo Amaro Festival

    15th January 2018 | Santa Cruz, Madeira

    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.

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  • Fiesta of Sant Antoni

    January 16th - 17th 2018 | Palma de Mallorca

    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.

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  • Australia Day in London

    26th January 2018 | London

    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!

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  • Québec Winter Carnival

    26th January - 11th February 2018 | Quebec

    First held in 1894, Quebec Winter Carnival is a two-week celebration which welcomes a million people for dog sleigh racing, canoe racing & much more!

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  • Chinese New Year

    28th January 2018 | Central London

    Chinese New Year is 28 January. Join us in London for the spectacular festivities including the amazing fireworks display.

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  • Viareggio Carnival

    February 5th - 28th 2018 | Viareggio, Tuscany

    First held as far back as 1873, this famous Tuscan carnival is best-known for its five vibrant processions which take place over a fun-packed month.

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  • Venice Carnival

    February 11th - 28th 2018 | St. Mark’s Square, Venice

    The Venice Carnival is one of the city’s biggest and most popular events. Be prepared for an amazing festival of colour, sound & beautiful costumes.

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  • Santa Cruz de Tenerife Carnival

    19th February - 5th March 2018 | Santa Cruz, Tenerife

    One of the world’s largest carnivals, locals and tourists take to the streets of Tenerife in a colourful celebration of life at Santa Cruz Carnival.

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  • Oruro Carnival

    February 19th - 28th 2018 | Oruro

    Growing out of an ancient indigenous celebration, Oruro Carnival is Bolivia’s biggest festival, mixing colourful pagan dances with Christian themes.

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  • Cologne Carnival

    22nd February - 1st March 2018 | Cologne

    Boasting one of the largest street festivals in Europe with a million revellers taking to the streets, Cologne Carnival is a key part of city life.

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  • Binche Carnival

    February 23rd - 28th 2018 | Binche

    Dating back to the 14th century, Binche Carnival is an ancient festival and the most important event in the calendar of this small Belgian city.

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  • Rio de Janeiro Carnival

    February 24th - 28th 2018 | Brazil

    First taking place as far back as 1723, this Rio de Janeiro extravaganza is the mother of all carnivals - a huge explosion of colour and samba beats!

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  • The Big Cheese

    July 28th - 30th 2017 | Caerphilly, Wales

    Celebrate the traditions of Wales past and the famous Caerphilly Cheese, with the family festival.

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  • The Big Cheese

    July 28th - 30th 2017 | Caerphilly, Wales

    Celebrate the traditions of Wales past and the famous Caerphilly Cheese, with the family festival.

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  • Oktoberfest in London

    29th September - 8th October 2017 | London

    Oktoberfest in London is the English capital’s celebration of Germany’s largest national festival, and includes a 50,000-strong party in Canary Wharf.

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