Find and Plan Travel to Events Worldwide

Looking to fill your vacation calendar by traveling to a special event? No matter your destination, Expedia can help you find flights and hotels near the most popular global events – from sports tournaments, festivals, music concerts, and special food and wine celebrations, to conventions, national holidays and family friendly events. Find it all right here!

Expedia’s event finder makes it simple for you to create the perfect trip, whether you choose to hop over to an International event, or just book a room to attend an amazing festival in the next town over! No matter your destination, Expedia can help you pack your itinerary with can’t-miss experiences.

Make it Affordable with Expedia Price Match!

Once you’ve planned your fantasy itinerary, Expedia helps make it affordable with fantastic deals on cheap flights, hotels near your events, and some of the most attractive all-in-one vacation packages available anywhere! With Expedia Price Match, you can count on our discount hotel rates being the best, and rest assured that you are getting the cheapest flight fares available online! Now there is no need to search a bunch of different travel sites, or clutter your computer screen with multiple browser windows trying to find the best deal!

Find the Perfect Hotel Near Your Event

Expedia’s extensive list of hotel partners makes finding that perfect hotel easy! Start by searching for hotels based on distance from your event venue address and rest assured you’ll have no trouble with traffic. Or, perhaps you are…

  • Traveling with kids and need a swimming pool? Use our “Hotel Preferences” to narrow your search results to only show you hotels with pools.
  • Want to take a break from kids and luxuriate at a hotel spa? Then select the “Spa services on site” preference check-box too!
  • Or maybe you’re on a budget and want to make sure you won’t be hit with fees for parking – no problem – just check the “free parking” preference and you are good to go.
  • Traveling with your favorite furry friend? Select “Pets allowed” and search only among hotels that allow pets!
With Expedia, finding the perfect hotel is a piece of cake!

Come fill your event calendar, book your flight, hire a car and find the perfect hotel for cheap rates at top event destinations around the world. Start now by searching for the event or by a destination to see what there is to explore!
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Club Marine Southern 80

Held on the Murray River between Torrumbarry and Echuca, the Club Marine Southern 80 is a water ski race that takes place through the 120 bends in the river over… read more

Sports : OtherEchuca, Australia
Torrumbarry Weir Road, Torrumbarry VIC 3562, Australia

Waimea Cherry Blossom Heritage Festival

Cherry blossoms might be closely associated with an annual festival in Washington, D.C., but they’re actually native to Asian and Pacific countries. In fact, even Washington’s cherry blossoms were primarily… read more

Festivals : OtherKamuela, USA

Carnival of Venice

The Carnival of Venice is held each year in Italy, always ending on Lent. It is comparable to the carnival celebrations held in Louisiana and Brazil each year. This festival… read more

Festivals : OtherSan Marco, Italy

Luzerner Fasnacht

As a change of pace, come to Carnival in Switzerland. The Luzerner Fasnacht, one of Switzerland’s oldest and largest festivals, dates back to the 15th Century and combines elements of… read more

Festivals : OtherOld Town Lucerne, Switzerland

Rio Carnival

Everybody in the world has heard of the legendary carnival held before Lent every year in the Brazilian city of Rio de Janeiro. The Rio Carnival is a last celebration… read more

Festivals : OtherDowntown Santos Dumont Airport, Brazil
Rio de Janeiro, Brazil


While there are many festivals throughout the world, Tasmania’s Festivale is unique. This is the biggest summer event in Tasmania, offering a variety of local food, beer and wine in… read more

Family and Kids : OtherWest Launceston, Australia
City Park, 44-55 Tamar Street, Launceston TAS 7250, Australia

Riverboats Music Festival

Riverboats is billed as the premiere contemporary music festival on the Murray River and it’s easy to see why. The incredible natural setting and eclectic list of performers make this… read more

Festivals : MusicEchuca, Australia
Heygarth Street, Echuca VIC 3564, Australia

Blue Mountains Ukulele Festival

Join in the delight and fun of this unique festival, presented each year in New South Wales by The Blue Mountains Ukulele Group. With a mix of free performances and… read more

Festivals : MusicKatoomba Leura, Australia
15-47 Katoomba Street, Katoomba NSW 2780, Australia

Flowing Festival

This festival takes place near Lake Jindabyne in the Snowy Mountains region of south-east New South Wales and offers its attendees an exciting array of activities. At the festival, you… read more

Festivals : OtherJindabyne, Australia
Banjo Patterson Park, Jindabyne NSW 2627, Australia


The word Fasching is a German term for what most people know as Carnival. Like all other pre-lenten festivals, the dates for Fasching are dependent upon when Easter falls. Around… read more

Festivals : OtherAltstadt, Germany
Kungsgatan 63, 111 22 Stockholm, Sweden

Seymour Alternative Farming Expo

About 100 miles north of Melbourne, the Australian community of Seymour holds an annual farming exposition that brings in exhibitors from around the world. Held each year in February, the… read more

Convention : OtherTrawool, Australia
Kings Park, NY, USA

Home & Giving Fair, Sydney

In you are a retail business owner, find out about the latest products for the home at this trade show. Businesses from all across Australia set up booths to demonstrate… read more

Festivals : OtherSurry Hills, Australia
Sydney Showground, Sydney Olympic Park

National Day Celebration

The Brunei National Day Celebration commemorates Brunei’s independence from the United Kingdom in 1984. Brunei is on the north coast of the island of Borneo, in Malaysia. This sovereign state… read more

Festivals : HolidayBandar Seri Begawan, Brunei

Carnival of Basel

The Carnival of Basel is one of the top local festivals in Switzerland. The Carnival of Basel, or Basler Fasnacht, as it’s known in German, starts in Basel at 4:00… read more

Festivals : MusicBasel, Switzerland

Co Loa Festival

Visit Hanoi, the capital of Vietnam, on the 6th day of the first lunar month (Jan-Feb), and you can enjoy the celebration of the Co Loa festival. Incense offerings at… read more

Festivals : OtherHanoi, Vietnam
Hanoi, Hoan Kiem District, Hanoi, Vietnam

Adelaide Film Festival

Many fans and members of the film industry have dubbed the Adelaide Film Festival as the youngest and most influential film screening event in Australia. First established in 2002, this… read more

Festivals : ArtsAdelaide, Australia
Adelaide SA 5000, Australia

Liberation Day

February 26th is a day of remembrance in Kuwait. Every year on this date, Kuwaiti navy ships circle the island that was freed before the mainland, reenacting when the military… read more

Festivals : HolidayKuwait City, Kuwait

Chingay Parade Singapore

The Chingay Parade in Singapore has been dubbed the “Mardi Gras of the East.” This street parade parties up and down the streets of Singapore during the Chinese New Year,… read more

Festivals : Family and KidsSingapore, Singapore
1 Republic Boulevard, Singapore 038975

Apollo Bay Music Festival

Since its inception in 1992 the Apollo Bay Music Festival has grown to be one of the major events on the bay that draws music lovers from all over the… read more

Festivals : MusicApollo Bay, Australia
Apollo Bay VIC 3233, Australia

Crookwell Potato Festival

As summer draws to a close, Crookwell, a town sitting high on the southern tablelands of New South Wales, hosts its annual potato festival, celebrating the vegetable that’s been grown… read more

Festivals : OtherGoulburn, Australia
Memorial Park and Oval, Crookwell NSW 2583, Australia

Festival of the Sea

For nature enthusiasts, few Australian festivals compare to the Festival of the Sea. This unique event, which takes place each year long Australia’s eastern coast, is designed to celebrate the… read more

Festivals : OtherNelson Bay, Australia
Nelson Bay NSW 2315, Australia

Reed Gift Fairs

The Reed Gift Fairs, held five times annually, are Australia’s premier gift and homeware events. The event showcases the latest product from an illustrious lineup of exhibitors, allowing visitors to… read more

Convention : OtherDarling Harbour Pyrmont, Australia
2 Clarendon Street, South Wharf VIC 3006, Australia

Independence Movement Day

The adherence of Korea’s Independence Movement Day is March 1st. This day honors Koreans unreservedly counterattacking the pursuit by the Japanese and combating for their freedom. The pronouncement is recited… read more

Festivals : OtherJungnang gu, South Korea
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