Area Events

February

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year begins according to the Chinese calendar which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems. Chinese New Year can begin anytime between late January and mid-February. Address: Beijing, China

April

Semana Santa

Holy week is observed with religious processions and masses. The official holiday falls on the Thursday and Friday before Easter Sunday. Address: Costa Rica

Merrie Monarch Hula Festival Every April

It is the Olympics of Hula. The Big Island's Merrie Monarch Festival happens every April with attendees and contestants from around the world. Hula is big everywhere but this is the mother giant. Address: 101 Aupuni Street, Suite 1014-A1 Hilo, HI 96720 Phone: (808) 935-9168 Fax: (808) 969-3058. Email: Website: MerrieMonarch.org

September

Independence Day (Mexico)

Celebrated with two days of festivities and fireworks, parades, games, speeches and a military march on the 16th as a national holiday.

Oktoberfest Germany

Oktoberfest is a sixteen-day festival held each year in Munich, Germany during late September (and running to early October). Address: Munich Germany Website: OktoberFest.de

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year begins according to the Chinese calendar which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems. Chinese New Year can begin anytime between late January and mid-February. Address: Beijing, China

October

Oktoberfest Germany

Oktoberfest is a sixteen-day festival held each year in Munich, Germany during late September (and running to early October). Address: Munich Germany Website: OktoberFest.de

January

Chinese New Year

Chinese New Year begins according to the Chinese calendar which consists of both Gregorian and lunar-solar calendar systems. Chinese New Year can begin anytime between late January and mid-February. Address: Beijing, China