Events

Main

USA

Pitchwork Music Festival

07/13/2012 - 07/15/2012

First Man on the Moon

07/20/2012

Lollapalooza

08/03/2012 - 08/05/2012

Bumbershoot

09/01/2012 - 09/03/2012

Labor Day

9/3/2012

Austin city limits

10/12/2012 - 10/14/2012

Presidential election

11/6/2012

UK

Queen's Jubilee

6/5/2012

Midsummer's Day

6/20/2012

Blissfields

06/29/2012 - 07/01/2012

T in the park

07/06/2012 - 07/08/2012

Latitude festival

07/12/2012 - 07/15/2012

Creamfields

08/24/2012 - 08/26/2012

Notting Hill Carnival

08/26/2012 - 08/27/2012

Guy Fawkes Night

11/5/2012

Canada

CelebrateCanada

1/16/2012

Canadian Multiculturalism Day

6/26/2012

Escapade Music Festival

06/30/2012 - 07/01/2012

Canada Day

7/1/2012

VictoriaBC Skafest

07/10/2012 - 07/14/2012

EvolveFestival

07/20/2012 - 07/22/2012

SportsDay in Canada

9/29/2012

National Day of Remembrance and Action on Violence Against Women

12/6/2012

Austria

Vienna Jazz Fest

06/25/2012 - 07/09/2012

Grazer See Rock

06/29/2012

Urban Art Forms Festival

07/05/2012 - 07/07/2012

Extreme Festival

07/05/2012 - 07/07/2012

Esspresso Film

07/06/2012 - 08/31/2012

Szene Open Air

08/02/2012 - 08/04/2012

Urban Playgounds

08/03/2012

Rock Inside

08/06/2012

Two Days a Week

08/31/2012 - 09/01/2012

National Feiertag

10/26/2012

All Ages

National Holiday

Spring Festival

05/29/2013 - 06/02/2013

Fete de la Musique

06/21/2013

All Ages

Belgium

Rock Werchter

06/28/2012 - 07/01/2012

Couleur Café

06/29/2012 - 07/01/2012

Cactusfestival

07/06/2012 - 07/08/2012

National/All ages + 18-30

Dour

07/12/2012 - 07/15/2012

10 Days Off

07/13/2012 - 07/23/2012

Gentse Feesten

07/14/2012 - 07/23/2012

National: All ages + 18-30

http://gentsefeesten.be/

Nationale feestdag

07/21/2012

Local - All ages

Tomorrowland

07/27/2012 - 07/29/2012

Start of new football season

07/28/2012

Lokerse Feesten

08/03/2012 - 08/12/2012

All ages + 18-30

http://lokersefeesten.be/

Pukkelpop

08/16/2012 - 08/18/2012

Spa Grand Prix

08/31/2012 - 09/02/2012

Gordel

09/02/2012

National, All ages

http://www.bloso.be/sportpromotie/ActiesEvenementen/Iedereen/DeGordel/Pages/Home.aspx

Might be a bit dangerous due to political connotations!

Filmfestival Gent

10/09/2012 - 10/20/2012

All ages + 18-30

http://www.filmfestival.be/

I Love Techno

11/10/2012

International

Add all international events in here

Formula 1 World Championship

03/01/2012 - 11/30/2012

NB: Dates change every year
Website: http://www.formula1.com/

International/All ages

Golf US Open

06/11/2012 - 06/17/2012

International
http://www.usopen.com/

Wimbledon

06/25/2012 - 07/08/2012

Euro League Basketball

06/25/2012 - 05/15/2013

All Ages

Tour de France

06/30/2012 - 07/22/2012

All ages/International

http://www.letour.fr/us/index.html

Champions League Football 2012 -2013

07/03/2012 - 05/25/2013

Rock in Rio

07/05/2012 - 07/07/2012

NB: Dates change every year
Website: http://www.rockinriomadrid.es/

International/All ages

Olympics

07/27/2012 - 08/12/2012

All ages/international

www.olympischespelenlonden.nl/

Moto GP

08/04/2012 - 11/11/2012

NB: Dates change every year
Website: http://www.motogp.com/

International/ All ages

La Vuelta a España

08/18/2012 - 09/09/2012

NB: Dates change every year
Website: http://www.lavuelta.com/

International/ All ages

US Open

08/27/2012 - 09/09/2012

FIFA World Cup Qualifying matches

09/07/2012 - 09/12/2012

International Peace Day

9/21/2012

Halloween

10/31/2012

World Cup Speed Skating

11/16/2012 - 11/18/2012

Formula 1 - Brazil GP

11/23/2012 - 11/25/2012

ISU GP final

12/06/2012 - 12/09/2012

The end of the world?

12/21/2012

All ages international http://www.december212012.com/

Christmas

12/25/2012 - 12/26/2012

New Year's eve

12/31/2012

New Year's Day

01/01/2013 - 01/02/2013

International, All ages

Valentine's Day

02/14/2013 - 02/15/2013

All ages. :)

Oscar Night

02/24/2013

Women's Day

03/08/2013 - 03/09/2013

It is an international, but not in all countries.

Switzerland

Rock Oz Arenes

07/31/2012 - 08/05/2012

Schweizer Bundesfeiertag

08/01/2012

All Ages

Das Festival

08/08/2012 - 08/11/2012

Jazztage Lichtensteig

08/10/2012 - 08/12/2012

Heitere Open Air

08/10/2012 - 08/12/2012

Winterthurer Musikfestwochen

08/15/2012 - 08/26/2012

Open AIr Gampel

08/16/2012 - 08/19/2012

Zürich Open Air

08/23/2012 - 08/26/2012

Summer Days

08/24/2012 - 08/26/2012

Germany

Fusion

06/28/2012 - 07/01/2012

Splash! Festival

07/05/2012 - 07/08/2012

one of the most important HipHop festivals in Germany

Summerjam

07/06/2012 - 07/08/2012

Ages 18-30

summerjam.de/

Splash!

07/06/2012 - 07/08/2012

Melt

07/13/2012 - 07/15/2012

Omas Teich

07/26/2012 - 07/28/2012

Highfield

08/17/2012 - 08/19/2012

Ages 18-30

Highfield.de

Fussball Bundesliga

08/24/2012 - 05/18/2013

All Ages, Soccer Premier League

www.bundesliga.de/

T-Mobile Streetgigs

08/29/2012

Berlin Festival

09/07/2012 - 09/08/2012

Oktoberfest

09/22/2012 - 10/07/2012

All Ages, Munich

www.oktoberfest2012.com/

Tag der Deutschen Einheit

10/03/2012

All Ages

National Holiday

Karneval

02/07/2013 - 02/13/2013

All Ages, Cologne is the most famous, but other cities have their carnival as well.

www.koelnerkarneval.de/

Berlinale

02/14/2013 - 02/24/2013

Tag der Arbeit

05/01/2013

Karneval der Kulturen

05/17/2013 - 05/20/2013

Rock am Ring

06/07/2013 - 06/09/2013

Ages 18-30
www.ringrocker.com/

Rock im Park

06/07/2013 - 06/09/2013

Fête de la musique

6/21/2013

All Ages, Berlin and other German Cities

www.fetedelamusique.de/

Hurricane Festival

06/21/2013 - 06/23/2013

Ages 18 - 30

www.hurricane.de/

Christopher Street Day

06/28/2013

All Ages, Berlin and other Major Cities
http://www.csd-berlin.de

Spain

La Liga

08/21/2011 - 06/01/2012

NB: Dates change every year
Website: http://www.lfp.es/

International/ All ages

El Rocío

03/01/2012 - 05/31/2012

NB: Dates chance every year
Website: www.rocio.com

National/ All ages

Fallas

03/12/2012 - 03/19/2012

Website: www.fallas.com

National/ All ages

Feria de Sevilla

04/24/2012 - 04/29/2012

NB: Dates change each year
Website: http://feriadesevilla.andalunet.com/

National/ All ages

Viña Rock

04/28/2012 - 04/30/2012

NB: Dates change every year
Website: http://www.vina-rock.com/

National/ 18-30

Sonar

06/14/2012 - 06/16/2012

NB: Dates change every year
Website: http://www.sonar.es/

National/ 18-30

Gay Parade Madrid

06/27/2012 - 07/03/2012

NB: Dates change every year
Website: http://www.cogam.es/secciones/orgullo-lgtb

National/ All ages

San Fermín

07/07/2012 - 07/14/2012

Website: http://www.sanfermin.com/index.php/en/
National/ All ages

FIB

07/12/2012 - 07/15/2012

Festival Low Cost

07/27/2012 - 07/29/2012

National
Dates change every year

La Tomatina

08/29/2012

NB: Dates change every year
Website: http://www.latomatina.es/

National/ All ages

Carnaval de Gran Canaria

02/03/2013 - 02/21/2013

NB: Dates change each year
Website: http://lpacarnaval.com/

National/ All ages

France

Cinema days

06/24/2012 - 06/27/2012

National & All ages + 18-30

go to the cinema for 1,50€

Jazz à Vienne

06/28/2012 - 07/13/2012

National & All ages

http://www.jazzavienne.com/en/

Eurockéennes

06/29/2012 - 07/01/2012

National & 18-30

http://www.eurockeennes.fr/

Gay pride Paris

06/30/2012 - 07/01/2012

National/All ages + 18/30 : 30th June

Festival d'Avignon

07/07/2012 - 07/28/2012

National & All ages + 18-30

Theatre festival
http://www.festival-avignon.com/en/FestivalNumber

Francofolies de la Rochelle

07/11/2012 - 07/15/2012

Musilac

07/13/2012 - 07/15/2012

National & All ages + 18-30

www.musilac.com/english/index.html

Fête nationale

07/14/2012 - 07/15/2012

National & All ages

Les vieilles charrues

07/19/2012 - 07/22/2012

Fêtes de Bayonne

07/25/2012 - 07/29/2012

National & All ages + 18-30

http://int.rendezvousenfrance.com/en/events

Journée de la gastronomie

09/21/2012 - 09/22/2012

National & All ages

Carnaval de Nice

02/15/2013 - 03/06/2013

National & All ages + 18-30

Carnaval de Nantes

04/18/2013 - 04/24/2013

National & All ages + 18-30

Italy

Italy VS Spain Eurocup

07/01/2012

All ages

Palio di Siena Provenzano

07/02/2012

City Sound 2012

07/02/2012 - 07/30/2012

All ages, several events:

http://www.citysoundmilano.com/evento.html

International Music Festival

07/13/2012 - 07/14/2012

August holiday

08/15/2012

All ages

Palio di Siena di Assunta

08/16/2012

Japan

FUJI ROCK FESTIVAL

07/26/2012 - 07/29/2012

National competition of high school baseball

08/08/2012 - 08/20/2012

All Ages
No website available.

Mt.Fuji Festival

08/12/2012 - 08/13/2012

Summer Sonic

08/18/2012 - 08/19/2012

F1 Japan GP

10/07/2012 - 10/08/2012

Japan Baseball League

10/27/2012 - 10/28/2012

NHK GP figure skate

11/23/2012 - 11/25/2012

Luxemburg

the Netherlands

Koninginnedag

04/30/2012

EO Jongerendag

06/09/2012

Concert at Sea

06/29/2012 - 06/30/2012

Awakenings Festival

06/30/2012

North Sea Jazz

07/06/2012 - 07/08/2012

National - all ages
http://www.northseajazz.com/en

Dijkpop

07/14/2012

National - 16+
http://dijkpop.nl/

Zwarte Cross Festival

07/20/2012 - 07/22/2012

Gay Pride Amsterdam

07/28/2012 - 08/05/2012

National - all ages
http://www.amsterdamgaypride.nl/

Dance Valley

08/04/2012

Sneekweek

08/04/2012 - 08/09/2012

Lowlands

08/17/2012 - 08/19/2012

Sinterklaas

12/05/2012

Nieuwjaarsduik 2013

01/01/2013

Carnaval 2013

02/10/2013 - 02/13/2013

National - all ages
This is mainly celebrated in the province of North Brabant and Limburg.

Liberation Festivals 2013

05/05/2013

National - all ages
In celebration of the liberation of our country there are festivities all over the country.

Tong Tong Fair 2013

05/16/2013 - 05/27/2013

Pinkpop 2013

06/14/2013 - 06/16/2013

Portugal

Guimarães Capital Europeia da Cultura

01/01/2012 - 12/31/2012

Brasileirão

05/20/2012 - 12/02/2012

Sumol Summer Fest 2012

06/28/2012 - 06/30/2012

Festival Super Bock Super Rock 2012

07/05/2012 - 07/07/2012

Optimus Alive 2012

07/13/2012 - 07/15/2012

Festival Marés Vivas TMN 2012

07/18/2012 - 07/21/2012

Rally Vinho da Madeira

07/27/2012 - 07/29/2012

Sudoeste TMN 2012

08/01/2012 - 08/05/2012

Paredes de Coura 2012

08/13/2012 - 08/17/2012

Super Liga

08/18/2012 - 05/12/2013

Festa do Avante 2012

09/07/2012 - 09/09/2012

Independence day - Brazil

09/07/2012 - 09/08/2012

World Superbike Championship Portimão

09/21/2012 - 09/23/2012

Xxxperience16anos 2012

11/01/2012 - 11/30/2012

Brazil Discovery day

04/22/2013 - 04/23/2013

Poland

Open'er Festival

07/04/2012 - 07/07/2012

End of summer vacation

8/31/2012

Boy's Day

9/30/2012

18-30

http://pl.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dzie%.wikipedia.org/wiki/Dzie%C5%84_Ch%C5%82opaka <-- info only in Polish. Widely celebrated by teenagers.

Andrzejki

10/13/2012

All Saint's Day

11/1/2012

China

Chinese New Year (Spring Festival)

02/10/2013 - 03/10/2013

All ages, Chinese community around the world. The celebrations are going on for a month, but the actual holiday for working people are 5 days.

Qing Ming Festival

04/04/2013 - 04/06/2013

All ages.
April 4th is the actual date.

Labor Day

05/01/2013 - 05/02/2013

All ages.
The actual holiday is May 1st, but Chinese government gives people 3 days off, we don't know which 3 days will be until next year.

May 4th Youth Day

05/04/2013 - 05/05/2013

Age 18-28

National Higher Education Entrance Examination (Gaokao)

06/07/2013 - 06/08/2013

Age 17-19
This is the most important event for young kids between 17 to 19 in China.

Duan Wu Festival

06/12/2013 - 06/13/2013

All ages.
The actual holiday is June 12th, but the government give people the holiday between the 10th to 12th.

Zhong Qiu Festival

09/19/2013 - 09/21/2013

All ages.
The actual holiday is on September 19th. The government give people holiday between 19th to 21st.

National Day

10/01/2013 - 10/07/2013

All ages.
The actual holiday is October 1st. But the government give people holidays between 1st and 7th.