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Springtime Events & Festivals

A round-up of national and international events and festivals that take place annually in springtime around the world. You may want to plan your honeymoon or next romantic getaway to coincide with one of these lively springtime events.

Springtime: Cinco de Mayo Events
A directory of places where Cinco de Mayo is celebrated in a big way in the USA and Mexico.

Springtime: Spring Training Baseball in Arizona
Spring training for major league baseball means great games, great players, jumbo hot dogs, cheap tickets, and the opportunity to get up close and personal with the athletes.

Springtime: Fiesta Week in San Antonio, Texas
Parties and parades, from About.com's GoSouthwest Guide.

Springtime: New Orleans Jazz and Heritage Festival
A six-day celebration of the city's music, food, culture, crafts and lifestyle with world-class performers and awesome food.

Springtime: National Cherry Blossom Festival in Washington, DC
Washington, DC welcomes the arrival of spring with the National Cherry Blossom Festival, a tradition that showcases the beautiful gift of 3,000 cherry trees that the city of Tokyo gave to our nation’s capital.

Springtime: Skagit Valley Tulip Festival in Washington State
March through May, something beautiful is in bloom.

Springtime: Smithsonian Craft Show in Washington, DC
The most prestigious exhibition of contemporary American crafts in the nation.

Springtime & Fall: Tempe Festival of the Arts
One of the largest arts and entertainment festivals in the Southwest, drawing nearly half a million people.

Springtime: Tennessee Williams Literary Festival in New Orleans
A celebration of the life and cultural legacy of Tennessee Williams with master classes, panel discussions, celebrity interviews, and theatrical and musical performances.

Springtime: Chelsea Flower Show in London
First glimpses of the newest horticultural gems.

Springtime: Oxford vs. Cambridge Boat Race in London
Takes place on the River Thames and attracts a massive crowd of around 250,000 to its banks.

Springtime: Trooping the Colour in London
The Queen inspects the troops at Horse Guards Parade in Whitehall, and receives the royal salute in a show of pomp and ceremony.

Springtime: Prague Spring Music Festival in the Czech Republic
The Prague Spring Music Festival is a yearly celebration of music that features opera, chamber music, and symphonies.

Springtime: Carnival in Aalborg, Denmark
Scandinavia's largest festival.

Springtime: Walpurgis Night in Sweden
A celebration of springtime after a long and dreary winter.

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