Exciting and colorful celebrations of music, culture, art, history, and so much more take place throughout the year in unique locations across the globe. From the mainstream to the most unknown, each has its own unique style and traditions that are observed by locals and travelers from near and far. If you’re craving some authentic cultures and diverse experiences, one of these festivals might just be the place for you!
Winter Light Festival
Where: Kuwana City, Japan
One of the most special winter illuminations can be seen on the island of Nagashima in Kuwana City. This park is famous for its seasonal flower shows, that take place all year long. The Winter Light Festival is generally held at the end of October and the park is illuminated with nearly 8 million lights, turning it into a complete winter wonderland. It looks straight out a fairy tale and is completely spectacular.