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Holidays and Festivities you don't want to miss in October!

Last update: 26 April, 2024  ◦  18 September, 2023 by Photo from Linda Linda  ◦  4 minutes reading time
Holidays you don't want to miss in October

Discover a world of festive wonders in October! Unveil the enchantment of Albuquerque's Balloon Fiesta and embrace global Halloween traditions!🎈👻

October is filled with wonderful festivities that shine a light into the ever-growing darkness of the fall season and bring warmth and unforgettable memories. The best part about October’s festivities is that they can be low-budget friendly or completely free to celebrate for all! 


Halloween – worldwide

Halloween, what a bewitchingly enchanting holiday! 🧙🏽 On this night, neighbourhoods transform into realms of imagination, with children and adults alike adorning elaborate costumes that range from whimsically fantastical to the ghastly terrifying. 👻 Parties, haunted houses and ghostly decorations, like carefully carved jack-o-lanterns create an atmosphere that’s both eerie and exhilarating. Whether you’re exploring the mysterious origins of the holiday or simply indulging in its playful spirit, Halloween casts a spell of communal camaraderie and spine-tingling fun that leaves all who partake enchanted. Best of all, Halloween isn’t tied to a specific location and anyone can celebrate it from anywhere in the world! 🎃

Dia de los muertos – México

Dia de los Muertos is a deeply meaningful Mexican holiday that honors deceased loved ones with a blend of festive celebration. 💀 It intertwines indigenous beliefs with Catholicism, creating a unique cultural fusion. Families create vibrant, colorful altars with marigolds, photographs, favorite foods and mementos to welcome the spirits of the departed back to the world of the living. Cemeteries transform into colorful, bustling spaces filled with music and laughter and remembrance as families gather to clean and decorate graves, share stories and indulge in traditional treats such as pan de muerto. 😋 Dia de los Muertos beautifully harmonizes mourning and merriment, inviting participants to honor those who have passed while embracing the preciousness of life itself. 🎊 Tip: If you want to gain more insight about what Dia de Los Muertos is really about, Disney’s Coco captures it perfectly!  

Defected Malta - Malta

Starting from 260€

As cooler weather slowly settles in and fall starts to capture our attention, the era of music festivals doesn’t have to fade with the summer sun. Enter Defected Malta, an event that delivers a weekend filled with exceptional musical talent, all set against the stunning backdrop of Malta’s sandy beaches and mesmerizing turquoise waters. With multiple stages and an array of vibes to choose from, this festival offers a diverse range of house music experiences. 🎶 Whether you prefer to groove at a castle party, dance aboard a boat, chill at a pool party, elevate your spirits in a treehouse, or groove beneath the open sky with a glittering disco ball, the choice is yours. Let the music guide you to your preferred location and embrace the rhythm of the moment! Have fomo yet? Don’t miss out on any of Malta’s future festivals and check out our vacancies now! ☀️🎊

International balloon fiesta – Albuquerque, USA

Starting from $15

The International Balloon Fiesta is a world-renowned event that offers a unique and captivating experience. The fiesta features hundreds of colorful hot air balloons of various shapes and sizes creating a visual spectacle against the backdrop of the Albuquerque sky. It’s a truly mesmerizing sight unlike you’ve never seen before. It all started in 1972 as a celebration of the 50th anniversary of the local radio station and it has since grown into a major international event, attracting thousands of spectators from around the world. One of the most iconic aspects of the fiesta is the mass ascensions that occur on most mornings of the event; hundreds of hot air balloons take off in unison! You, of course, also have the opportunity to hop into one of these gorgeous balloons, which provides a unique vantage point of the festival grounds and the surrounding area. 🎈🌅

Berlin festival of lights – Berlin, Germany

Berlin’s festival of lights is an annual event transforming the city into a spectacle of light, color and creativity. This event illuminates some of Berlin’s most iconic landmarks, buildings and public spaces such as the Brandenburg Gate, and the Berlin State Opera. Artists use advanced projection technology to create captivating visuals that often tell stories, convey a message or evoke emotions. These light projections can cover a wide range of themes, from art and culture to history and social issues. The festival offers guided walking tours that provide insights into the history and significance of the places being illuminated, along with the artistry behind the installations. This is a visual feast that combines art, culture and technology to create a unique and unforgettable experience. 💡👨🏻‍🎨


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