The Preston Caribbean Carnival is an annual event celebrating the extravagant and creative Caribbean culture within the city. The celebration features a procession in which people of all ages and communities join together, filling the city with a variety of colors, extravagant costumes, Caribbean music and rhythmic dancing.
The Bridgwater Carnival is an annual celebration with a parade of illuminated floats that tours several towns during the carnival season. This carnival dates back to the time of The Gunpowder Plot in 1605.
The Luton International Carnival is a major celebration in Luton, Bedfordshire. The carnival is made possible by the work of Luton Borough Council and is artistically produced by UK Centre for Carnival Arts, located in the same town.
Malmedy Carnival or Cwarmê is a carnival that takes place in the city of Malmedy in Belgium. The celebration lasts for four days and is classified as a Masterpiece of the Oral and Intangible Heritage of Humanity.
The carnival in Breda or Kielegat, as it is recognized during the festival, is a celebration that the city of Breda holds every year. The carnivals last for 5 days and during this time the celebration takes place in the streets, bars, banquet halls and cafes of the city.
During the festivities, Tilburg will be transformed into 'Kruikenstad'. The Tilburg Carnival is one of the biggest events in the city. In the carnival season, the city of Tilburg is decorated in the characteristic colors of its carnival, orange and green.
Maastricht Carnival is a celebration that takes place every year in the university town of Maastricht in the Netherlands. During the Maastricht carnival festivities, the streets are covered with traditional flags.
The carnival of Torres Vedras is considered the most Portuguese carnival in Portugal and is one of the most anticipated and popular events in Torres Vedras. The Torres Vedras Carnivals are held every year with great style and originality.
The Alcobaça Carnival is celebrated during six days full of festivities. The central element of the party is a marquee located in front of the monastery of Alcobaça, where thousands of people gather to dance the night away on a stage filled with modern and popular music.
The Ovar Carnivalis the biggest event of the year in the city and attracts thousands of people from all over the country and the world. It is considered the most extravagant folk festival in the country.
The Carnival of Loulé is the oldest continuous carnival festival in Portugal, which totals more than 100 years of celebrations. Thousands of visitors fill the streets of the city during the 3-day festivities to have fun.
Carnival is a magical celebration on the island of Madeira. The event is about fun, family, friends and big parties. The Saturday of Carnival is the main parade with music, fantastic costumes and decorated floats.