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
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
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.