Festivals and celebrations
Information and webquests associated with a selection of festivals and celebrations from different cultures and religions all over the world.
There are hundreds of celebrations taking place every month all over the world. If you know of a festival or celebration taking place that we have not included in this section, please let us know by contacting the
Festivals lessons by month
Information and a webquest on New Year.
Information on Chinese New Year and St. Valentine's Day.
Information and webquests on St David's Day, Hina Matsuri, Las Fallas, St Patrick's Day, Shrove Tuesday and Ash Wednesday.
Information and webquests on April Fool's Day, Mother's Day, Easter Sunday, Passover, Good Friday, Vaisakhi, Palm Sunday and St George's Day.
Information and webquests on Cannes film festival, Children's Day, Europe Day, Floralia, May Day and Wesak.
Information and webquests on Dragon Boat Racing, Glastonbury Festival, Kamehameha Day, Sahvuot and Summer solstice.
Information and webquests on American Independence Day, Bastille Day, Canada Day, Feast Day of the Redeemer, Guelaguetza, Obon and Pioneer Day.
Information and webquests on Ramadan, La Tomatina, Notting Hill Carnival, Raksha Bandhan and the Olympic Games.
Information and webquests on Labor Day, Moon festival and Rosh Hashanah.
Information on Oktoberfest and a webquest on Halloween.
Information and webquests on Guy Fawkes Night and The Day of the Dead.
Information and webquests on Christmas, Hanukkah, New Year's Eve and Winter Solstice.