Dallas Blooms

Dallas Blooms 2021, Dallas Texas, USA

February 21 - April 11
Held at the Dallas Arboretum and Botanical Garden and one of the largest floral festivals in the US Southwest, Dallas Blooms has been ranked as one of the top 14...
Pasifika Festival 2020 Auckland

Pasifika Festival 2021, Auckland, New Zealand

March 13 - March 14
Hosted in New Zealand, the Pasifika Festival in Auckland is the biggest festival to celebrate the cultures of the South Pacific. As of 20 February the 2021 Festival was scheduled...
St Patricks Day Parade

St Patrick’s Day Parade and Festival

March 17
St Patrick’s Day, or the Feast of Saint Patrick, is the day that all the Irish diaspora around the world celebrate the Patron Saint of Ireland. Expect plenty of green...
National Cherry Blossom Festival

National Cherry Blossom Festival, Washington DC

March 20 - April 11
Anyone who has visited Washington DC during the Spring will find it impossible to forget the overwhelming sight of hundreds upon hundreds of delicate flowering cherry trees...

Anantara Golden Triangle Virtual Field Trips

Anantara Golden Triangle Elephant Camp & Resort has introduced a complimentary service for school children in lockdown that stars elephants in a personal call…

Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 Events

As a new programme update of Coventry UK City of Culture 2021 on 2 March revealed how it was preparing to welcome visitors to the city, and with national travel…

Thailand Should ‘Reopen to Tourism’

Leading international tourism companies in Thailand have launched a campaign to reopen the country’s borders from 1 July 2021. The #OpenThailandSafely campaign …

First Carbon Neutral Bike Park by 2025

BikePark Wales has announced a new partnership with Malawi-based charity Temwa to help balance its carbon emissions and reach its goal of becoming the world’s first…



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