Folk Festivals

02.01Berchtold's Day (Berchtoldstag)Switzerland, Liechtenstein
05.01Three Kings Parade in SpainSpain
05.01TucindanSerbia, Montenegro
10.01Voodoo Day in BeninBenin
11.01Kagami Biraki in JapanJapan
13.01St. Knut's DaySweden, Finland
14.01Old New YearUkraine, Russia, Belarus, Bosnia Herzegovina, Azerbaijan, Georgia, Kazakhstan, Romania, Montenegro, Serbia, Macedonia
20.01TamborradaSpain
25.01Saint Dwynwen's Day in WalesUnited Kingdom
01.02Imbolc
02.02Groundhog DayUSA, Canada
02.02Candles Day in EstoniaEstonia
03.02Setsubun in JapanJapan
12.02Shrove MondayGermany, Iceland, Norway, Denmark, Andorra, Argentina, Aruba, Bolivia, Bonaire, St Eustatius and Saba, Brazil, Curacao, Dominica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Guadeloupe, Luxembourg, Martinique, Saint Martin, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela, Cyprus, Greece, Grenada, Haiti, Panama, Paraguay, Saint Barthelemy
13.02Trndez in ArmeniaArmenia
13.02Mardi Gras (Fat Tuesday)Angola, Argentina, Bolivia, Brazil, Cape Verde, Dominica, Ecuador, French Guiana, Grenada, Guadeloupe, Haiti, Liechtenstein, Martinique, Panama, Portugal, Saint Barthelemy, Saint Martin, Trinidad and Tobago, Uruguay, Venezuela
14.02Feast of Saint Tryphon in Bulgaria and MontenegroBulgaria, Montenegro
16.02Chinese and Vietnamese New YearVietnam, China, Brunei, Christmas Island, Hong Kong, Indonesia, Macau, Malaysia, Mauritius, Philippines, Singapore, South Korea, Suriname, Taiwan, Thailand
18.02Maslenitsa (Forgiveness Sunday) in the Eastern Orthodox Church
24.02DragobeteMoldova, Romania
01.03Mărțișor in Moldova and RomaniaRomania, Moldova
01.03Martenitsa in BulgariaBulgaria
03.03Hinamatsuri in JapanJapan
11.03Pretzel Sunday in LuxembourgLuxembourg
14.03Summer Day in AlbaniaAlbania
15.03Hōnen Matsuri in JapanJapan
17.03Saint Patrick's DayIreland, Canada, United Kingdom, Montserrat
20.03Ostara
21.03NowruzKazakhstan, Azerbaijan, Afghanistan, Albania, Iran, Tajikistan, Kyrgyzstan, India, Macedonia, Turkey, Turkmenistan, Uzbekistan, Georgia, Iraq
25.03Waffle Day in SwedenSweden
02.04Sizdah Be-dar (Nature Day) in IranIran
05.04Cold Food Festival (Hanshi Festival)China, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, South Korea
13.04New Year in South and Southeast AsiaThailand, Laos, Maldives, India, Nepal, Bangladesh, Myanmar, Sri Lanka, Cambodia
17.04Radonitsa (Ancestor Veneration Day)Belarus
23.04St. George's DaySpain, United Kingdom, Canada, Hungary, Czech Republic, Syria, Lebanon, Jordan, Vatican City
30.04Walpurgis NightCzech Republic, Netherlands, Estonia, Finland, Germany, Latvia, Lithuania, Sweden
01.05May DayEland, Belgium, Estonia, Finland, Gibraltar, Iceland, Norway, Svalbard and Jan Mayen, Sweden, Bangladesh, Cyprus, Czech Republic, Eritrea, Gambia, Ghana, Greece, India, Libya, Luxembourg, Montenegro, Poland, Serbia, Slovakia, Slovenia, Sri Lanka
01.05BeltaneIreland
03.05Fiesta de las CrucesSpain, Colombia, Ecuador, Guatemala, Mexico, Peru, Venezuela, Trinidad and Tobago, El Salvador
06.05HıdırellezTurkey
29.05Oak Apple Day in the UKUnited Kingdom
18.06Dragon Boat FestivalChina, Hong Kong, Taiwan, Macau
19.06Dano Festival (Surit-nal) in KoreaNorth Korea, South Korea
23.06St John's EveLatvia, Lithuania, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Brazil, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Austria, Faeroe Islands, Croatia, Germany, Romania, USA
24.06St John's Day (Midsummer)Latvia, Lithuania, Denmark, Norway, Finland, Sweden, Estonia, United Kingdom, Ireland, France, Spain, Italy, Hungary, Brazil, Poland, Portugal, Puerto Rico, Austria, Faeroe Islands, Croatia, Germany, Romania, USA
27.06Seven Sleepers Day in GermanyGermany
07.07Ivan Kupala DayBelarus, Russia, Ukraine
07.07Tanabata Festival in JapanJapan
15.07Sabantuy in AzerbaijanAzerbaijan
27.07National Sleepy Head Day in FinlandFinland
01.08LughnasadhIreland
12.08Didgoroba in GeorgiaGeorgia
13.08Obon in JapanJapan
14.08Obon in Japan
15.08Flooding of the Nile in EgyptEgypt
17.08Double Seventh Festival in ChinaChina
19.08Gai Jatra in NepalNepal
03.09Umhlanga (Reed Dance) in SwazilandSwaziland
23.09Mabon
24.09Mid-Autumn Festival in China and VietnamChina, Taiwan, Hong Kong, Macau, Vietnam
24.09Chuseok (Hangawi) in KoreaSouth Korea, North Korea
02.10Mehregan Festival in IranIran
07.10Harvest Festival in GermanyGermany
09.10Nine Emperor Gods FestivalMalaysia, Singapore, Thailand
31.10SamhainIreland
01.11Day of the Dead in MexicoMexico
02.11Day of the Dead in MexicoMexico
05.11Guy Fawkes NightUnited Kingdom, New Zealand, South Africa, Australia, Canada, British Virgin Island
07.11DiwaliIndia, Guyana, Mauritius, Nepal, Suriname, Fiji, Kenya, Malaysia, Singapore, Sri Lanka, Trinidad and Tobago
11.11Saint Martin's DaySint Maarten
11.11Opening of the Carnival Season in GermanyGermany
25.11Kadripäev (St Catherine's Day) in EstoniaEstonia
25.11Hasyl Bayramy (Harvest Festival) in TurkmenistanTurkmenistan
07.12Eve of the Immaculate ConceptionGuatemala, Colombia
13.12St. Lucy's DaySweden, Finland, Norway, Denmark
22.12Dongzhi FestivalHong Kong, Taiwan, China, Macau
22.12Yule
31.12New Year's Eve (Saint Sylvester’s Day)Armenia, Argentina, Venezuela, Brazil, Guatemala, Greenland, Iceland, Cuba, Latvia, Montserrat, Norway, San Marino, Thailand, Faeroe Islands, Philippines, Estonia, Andorra, Bangladesh, Brunei, Denmark, Chile, Ecuador, El Salvador, Falkland Islands, Germany, Japan, Macau, Nicaragua, Panama, Paraguay, Portugal, Sweden, Svalbard and Jan Mayen