Would you rather spend your hot, windy, July days sitting in front of your TV/ laptop, munching on finger food or would you prefer rubbing shoulders with some of the most famous personalities around the world?!
July is the only month in the calendar that lets you witness performances by a variety of celebrities – from comedians to rockstars to superheroes (or at least the actors who act the part!). And if you decide to make your July as happening as possible, you should definitely check out these 6 legendary festivals and events.
Legendary festivals and events taking place in July
1. EXIT Festival, Novi Sad, Serbia
When: 4th to 7th July
The EXIT Festival, a two time ‘Best Major Festival’ winner at the European Festival Awards, will be taking place in the postcard perfect city of Novi Sad, Serbia. On over 40 stages and performance areas, amidst the historical walls of the Petrovaradin Fortress, the EXIT Festival will be bringing together artists from a variety of music genres. The Chainsmokers, DJ Snake, Carl Cox, Dimitri Vegas & Like Mike and Sofi Tukker are just a few of the several acts associated with the festival this year. And holidayme has the perfect holiday package for you that’ll let you enjoy the music fest, hassle free.
2. Art Gene Festival, across Georgia
When: 16th June to 14th July
A festival that celebrates the traditional and folk culture of Georgia, the Art Gene Festival is dedicated to the appreciation and preservation of indigenous Georgian art forms. Many a times, the performers and musicians at this festival have learnt their craft from their own family members; their folk art has been passed down from generation to generation. If you are interested in visiting Georgia during this festival, check out these incredible travel packages.
3. Just For Laughs, Montreal, Canada
When: 10th to 28th July
To literally roll on the floor laughing, pack your bags and head over to Montreal in July! Because that’s where you’ll get to see the biggest names in comedy putting their wits out on display at the Just For Laughs comedy festival. Adam Sandler, Aziz Ansari, Trevor Noah, Wanda Sykes, Hasan Minhaj, Jimmy Carr and Anthony Anderson, just to name a few, will be performing at this comedy festival this year.
4. Tomorrowland, Boom, Belgium
When: 19th to 21st and 26th to 28th July
Holding the title of being the world’s largest dance music festival has its own charm. Tomorrowland will be celebrating 15 years of bringing together uber talented musicians and DJs and their frenzied fans this year, and thus, expect the artist lineup to be bigger and better in 2019! Ready to party like there’s no tomorrow? Then head to Belgium in July!
5. O.Z.O.R.A. Festival, Dádpuszta, Hungary
When: 29th July to 4th August
A ‘psychedelic tribal gathering’, the O.Z.O.R.A. Festival is a trance and arts festival that has a cult following. Boasting of fabulous psytrance performances, this year’s lineup for O.Z.O.R.A includes Pink Floyd’s Beyond the wall, Dirtwire, Victor Vasarely’s Op art paintings, YOUTH & GAUDI, Seb Taylor’s Hibernation and techno pioneer, Jeff Mills, to name just a few. Feel like going on a psychedelic adventure? Then you should definitely not miss out on the O.Z.O.R.A. Festival that takes place in a little village called Dadpuszta, just an hour and a half away from Budapest.
6. Comic-Con International, San Diego, California, USA
When: 18th to 21st July
Get your capes, masks and super-weapons out and sharpen your superhuman skills coz it’s Comic-Con time again! Since 1970 Comic-Con International has been providing a place for comic book lovers to get together and have the time of their lives. From panel meets to group discussions to photo ops to even souvenir shopping, Comic-Con International is a heaven for all things comics.
You can thank us later for making your July the most happening month of this year! You are welcome!