The world is full of fun and crazy people, and these festivals are solid proof. This list features some of the craziest, messiest or most colorful festivals and events ever, which have gathered millions of people from all around the world.

From mass food fights, such as grape throwing festival in Australia and a tomato fight in Spain, to underwater music festival or baby jumping fiesta, there is something for everyone.

Festivals can offer you extraordinary experiences and help you get to know a new country. If you are planning your holidays, be sure to check if the countries you're visiting are having any festivals. If you know of any festivals that absolutely must be seen to be believed, then add them to this list and vote for your favorites!

#2 Ágitagueda Art Festival (Portugal)

Ágitagueda Art Festival (Portugal) Ágitagueda Art Festival (Portugal)

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BrendaMedeiros 1 year ago

This happened once only. The umbrella thing.

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#3 Holi Color Festival (India)

Holi Color Festival (India) Holi Color Festival (India)

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Bobcatthing 1 year ago

YASSS i have finally find a festival messy enough to suit me!!!! :D all i need to do is ask my parents for a ticket to india...

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#4 Winter Light Festival (Japan)

Winter Light Festival (Japan)

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AshleyDopp 1 year ago

Ooh, I'd love to go there!

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#5 Cherry Blossom Lantern Festival (Japan)

Cherry Blossom Lantern Festival (Japan)

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LunaTruong 1 year ago

That would be so amazing to go see... when does this one happen?

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#6 Golden Retriever Festival In Scotland

Golden Retriever Festival In Scotland

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AnnWee 1 year ago

How do you find your dog when it's time to go?

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#8 Floating Lanterns Festival In Honolulu, Hawaii (USA)

Floating Lanterns Festival In Honolulu, Hawaii (USA) Floating Lanterns Festival In Honolulu, Hawaii (USA)

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priyamvada8 1 year ago

I wish I could also be a part of this beautiful festival... :)

#12 Dia De Los Muertos Festival (Originated In Mexico)

Dia De Los Muertos Festival (Originated In Mexico) Dia De Los Muertos Festival (Originated In Mexico) Dia De Los Muertos Festival (Originated In Mexico)

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SharimAtilano 1 year ago

Why is this the only one that says "originated in" it should just say Mexico, it's a Mexican festival!

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#13 Burning Man Festival, Nevada (USA)

Burning Man Festival, Nevada (USA) Burning Man Festival, Nevada (USA)

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Bobcatthing 1 year ago

That's really cool... but isn't that adding carbon to the world.... Greenhouse effect??? (Nerdy hint, Nerdy hint)

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#14 The Fuji Shibazakura Festival (Japan)

The Fuji Shibazakura Festival (Japan) The Fuji Shibazakura Festival (Japan)

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ShaudaySmith 1 year ago

i think i need more of an aerial shot to grasp this.

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#15 Songkran Water Festival (Thailand)

Songkran Water Festival (Thailand)

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laurenpaintsthesunred 1 year ago

Love how they continually stab the elephant with a metal poker to get it to do what they want. Really beautiful...not!

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#17 Jaipur Elephant Festival (India)

Jaipur Elephant Festival (India) Jaipur Elephant Festival (India)

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GunjanDua 1 year ago

Painting em pretty!

#18 North Carolina Merfest Mermaid And Merman Festival (USA)

North Carolina Merfest Mermaid And Merman Festival (USA) North Carolina Merfest Mermaid And Merman Festival (USA) North Carolina Merfest Mermaid And Merman Festival (USA)

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P.BruxFHell 1 year ago

I don't think merpeople has anything to to with redneck... unless they're catfish tailed, LOL!

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#19 La Tomatina Festival (Spain)

La Tomatina Festival (Spain) La Tomatina Festival (Spain) La Tomatina Festival (Spain)

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SusannaVesna 1 year ago

Why would people wanna spoil so many tomatoes! I feel bad everytime i see such things!

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#20 Monkey Buffet Festival (Thailand)

Monkey Buffet Festival (Thailand) Monkey Buffet Festival (Thailand)

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WillBowie 1 year ago

Great list - check out my top 10 & get yourself out and party http://deeptravelandlifestyle.com/10-of-the-worlds-biggest-wildest-parties-cra

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