CLC World resorts & Hotels

Check out our pick of some of the top events for 2020. Local festivals, international days and global festivities make it into our mini calendar for the year.

If you’re heading to any of these events, check out our CLC World resorts and hotels for comfortable accommodation and top-notch service. For CLC World members, there’s CLC World Travel on hand to help with your travel arrangements.

January

5th Three Kings

Costa del Sol, Spain

End of Christmas celebrations parade

18th-19th Manatee Festival

Florida, USA

Celebrating the cute, friendly manatee

25th National Whisky Festival

Scotland

Check out the Scottish national drink

February

19th Carnaval

Tenerife, Spain

2nd only to Rio for carnival parades and parties

23rd-29th Cornish Pasty Week

Cornwall

A week and World Championship dedicated to the Cornish dish

Plaza de Espana, Seville

28th Día de Andalucía

Costa del Sol, Spain

The 40th anniversary of Andalucia

March

5th St. Piran’s Day

Cornwall

Patron saint of Cornwall with an interesting history

8th International Women’s Day

Worldwide

Recognising the contribution of women

9th-10th Holi Festival

India

Quite possibly the most colourful festival in the world

April

5th-12t Holy Week (Easter)

Costa del Sol, Spain

The processions are something to behold and last all day

17th-18th Funk Fest

Orlando, USA

Get your tickets for the R&B (classic and modern) festival

30th Beltane Fire Festival

Edinburgh, Scotland

The battle between the winter and summer kings heats up!

May

4th-17th Patios of Córdoba

Andalucía, Spain

The battle between the winter and summer kings heats up!

12th–25th Fringe Festival

Orlando, USA

Push beyond the boundaries of theatre

19th Commemoration of Atatürk

Turkey

National holiday with ceremonies and sports events

June

8th World Oceans Day

Worldwide

Considering how vital the oceans are for our quality of life

12th-14th Sea Shanty Festival

Falmouth, Cornwall

Warm up those vocal cords and get nautical in the Regatta

23rd San Juan

Costa del Sol

Midsummer festival that sees beaches alight with bonfires

July

4th Independence Day

USA

Fireworks and parades for the USA’s special day

until 4th Mevagissey Feast Week

Cornwall

Starts 28th June. Since 1754, this is truly a festival for all

17th-19th Rew!nd Festival

Scotland

Music festival in the grounds of Scone Palace, Perth

August

5th-11th Sziget Festival

Hungary

One island, sixty stages, more than a thousand acts.

7th-31st Fringe Festival

Edinburgh, Scotland

3 weeks of diverse performances from street to theatre

15th-22nd Málaga Feria

Costa del Sol, Spain

A week-long party where tradition and modern meet

September

1st-30th Heritage Open Days

England

Celebrating heritage, community and history for FREE

20th-22nd Life is Beautiful

Las Vegas, USA

Las Vegas is transformed with art, food and music

27th World Tourism Day

Worldwide

Dedicated to improving the world through tourism

October

6th-12th TBC Fuengirola Feria

Costa del Sol

The horse is king and feria-goers dress in traditional costume

12th Columbus/Spain Day

USA/Spain

Anniversary of Columbus’s arrival in the Americas in 1492

31st Halloween

Worldwide

From fire festivals to trick or treating, it’s spookily fun

November

1st All Saints Day

Spain/Mexico

Celebrating the lives of the dear departed

18th Truro City of Lights

Cornwall

As the winter nights draw in, Truro lights up

26th Thanksgiving

USA

Americans give thanks and spend time with family and friends

December

1st-31st Christmas Markets

Austria

That’s Christmas: a market of wooden chalets in the snow

28th Verdiales

Costa del Sol

A musical competition with flowery headwear

31st Hogmanay

Scotland

Auld Lang Syne, bagpipes and first footing – New Year, Scottish Style