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Around The World Festivals

Updated: Feb 9, 2022

With 2022 well and truly here, here is a look ahead to some of the world’s most enticing cultural festivals. From winter extravaganzas in Japan to flower festivals in the mountains of Montenegro, these are the events worth travelling for.

Large painted skull with people dancing in traditional costumes in the background.
Dia de los Muertos (Day of the Dead) celebration

Around The World Festivals

Cultural Events and Festivals for 2022


January may be over but there is always next year for this incredible festival!

Forest made of snow and ice pillars, illuminated in the evening.
Subzero Forest - Three Star Road

Subzero Forest - Three Star Road, Japan (1 January - 31 March)

The Subzero Forest is an artistic and captivating forest of ice that has been enchanting visitors since 1971. The ‘Forest of Ice’, which was created by the innkeeper of the Akigami Onsen Ryokan, is blue in the afternoon and lures visitors into a breathtaking world of fantasy during the nighttime illuminations.


Beautiful modern house with white structures and garden with large swimming pool, clear blue water, surrounded with plants.
Modernism Week Greater Palm Springs (1)

Modernism Week - Greater Palm Springs, California, USA (17 - 27 February)

The annual 11-day festival returns in 2022 and features more than 350 events, including the Palm Springs Modernism Show & Sale, tours of iconic homes in more than 30 neighbourhoods, and the popular Signature Home Tour on both weekends. Also offered are architectural walking, biking and double-decker bus tours, tours of the historic Annenberg Estate at Sunnylands, a classic car show, garden tours, nightly parties, and a special series of compelling and informative talks.

Majorettes on parade in there white and red outfits.
Marching Majorettes At Mimosa Festival ©Montenegro Tourist Board