11 Amazing Festivals From Around The World

Carnival, Rio de Janeiro, Brazil

The Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is considered the world’s largest carnival with two million people celebrating on the streets. It is filled with giant parades, samba music and colorful costumes. This world famous festival takes place before Lent each year.

Kanamara Matsuri, Japan


The Kanamara Matsuri festival is a celebration of the fertility. During the event, people parade huge phallic-shaped mikoshi down the streets, as revelers pose with sculptures in the shape of you know what, purchase peepee-themed memorabilia and suck on you know what lollipops.