March Global Festivals

Favorite Global Festivals this March!

Some of the most popular global festivals in March include throwing a kaleidoscope of colors at each other called “Holi”, to celebrating the pink cherry blossoms and arrival of Spring in Japan.

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List of March Festivals

Festival: Hindu Festival “Holi”, also known as the Festival of Colors

Location: India and all over the world

When: This festival takes place in March for three days at the onset of the full moon.

Why: Holi celebrates the end of winter and greets spring by tossing colorful gulal powder at each other and up in the air.


Festival: Cherry Blossom “Hanami” Festival

Location: Japan

When: Blossoms start as early as January and continue through May throughout different areas of Japan.


Festival: Carnaval Celebrations

Location: Miami to Spain

Why: Celebrate Spring with parties, giant balloon & puppet parades, fireworks, and street parties throughout the world.


Festival: St. Patrick’s Day

Location: Ireland

When: March 17th (days leading up to March 17th and after)

Why: Celebrate the patron Saint St. Patrick with parades, wearing green, drinking green beer, kissing the blarney stone, throughout Ireland and Irish lovers around the world.

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