15 Festivals in July 2022
Travel Begins at 40 rounds up the best global festivals in July 2022 from Pennsylvania to Korea, so wherever you are you can join in the celebrations.
Music Festivals in July
Kutztown Folk Festival 2022, Pennsylvania, USA – July 2 – July 10
Llangollen Eisteddfod 2022, Wales – July 7 – July 10
Cambridge Folk Festival 2022 – July 28 – July 31
WOMAD 2022: the World’s Music Festival – July 28 – July 31
Remaining true to its roots, the world music festival started by Peter Gabriel once more has a strong line up of musicians, poets and actors from around the globe.
Carnival in July
Rotterdam Carnival, Rotterdam Unlimited 2022 – July 26 – July 30
Rio and Notting Hill are not the only carnivals, head to the Netherlands second city for the Rotterdam Unlimited Carnival) this summer.
Cultural Festivals in July
Phi Ta Khon Festival, Thailand – July 1-3
Phi Ta Khon Festival is a three-day celebration of masked processions, old traditions and raucous parties where large, traditional ghost masks take centre stage.
Dunmow Flitch Trials 2022, Essex, UK – July 9
A small town in Essex plays host to one of the oldest traditions in England, stretching back to the middle ages. Men and women strive to convince a jury of townsfolk that their marriage is true – all for a flitch of bacon.
Gentse Feesten 2022 (Ghent Festival) in Belgium – July 15 – July 24
During the 10-day Gentse Feesten, the city of Ghent Belgium turns into one of Europe’s largest cultural open air festivals.
The Dancing Devils of Yare, Venezuela – July 16
Alternatively, you can travel to the other side of the world for one of the most colourful festivals the Americas, which dates back to 1749.
Boryeong Mud Festival 2022, South Korea – July 16 – August 15
Meanwhile in South Korea … Expect lots of mud as Boryeong beach gets transformed into a giant celebration of mud. Come prepared.
Ventnor Fringe, Isle of Wight 2022 – July 22 – July 31
July is a busy month on the Isle of Wight with the Mardi Gras and Cowes Week, but we highlight the award winning arts festival, Ventnor Fringe.
Beer Festivals in July
Ealing Beer Festival London, 2022 – July 13 – July 16
Food Festivals in July
Lymington Seafood Festival 2022, New Forest – July 15 – July 17
Rock Oyster Festival 2022 Cornwall – July 29 – July 31
Alternatively, the Rock Oyster Festival overlooking the Camel Estuary near Padstow, will see some of the UK’s leading food and music experts teaming up.
Pride in July
UK Pride, 2022, Newcastle, UK – July 22 – July 24
This summer will see a plethora of Prides around UK, Europe and the World. In 2022, UK Pride comes to Newcastle.
More Festivals in July 2022
For a full list of July festivals around the world, visit our Events and Festival page.
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