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Top Festivals To Experience In 2022

Fancy trying some new on your next getaway? With 2022 just around the corner, why not look at combining your holiday with a festival? Going to an event can be a great way to discover a new destination. Here at, we’ve rounded up the top festivals to experience in 2022.

Boardmasters, Cornwall

If you're searching for sun, surf and sensational music, Boardmasters is the festival for you. The five-day event is held across two sites on the stunning Cornish coast. Head to Fistral Beach to watch pro surfers take to the waves in the country's biggest surf competition. Live music and DJs play throughout the day at the Beach Bar. Don't miss headliners George Ezra, Disclosure and Kings of Leon at Watergate Bay! 10th - 14th August 2022.

Festa des Vermar, Majorca

Renowned for its countless golden beaches, vibrant nightlife and popular all-inclusive resorts, there are a million reasons to visit Majorca. Not convinced? We've found yet another worthy cause, the annual Grape Throwing Festival. Pack your oldest clothes and prepare for the epic grape battle. The event is held in the small, traditional town of Binissalem and marks the end of the grape harvesting season. A fun fiesta, enormous piles of grapes are thrown until they’re all gone! Take it one step further and compete in the grape stomping contest. 24th-26th September 2022

Mad Cool Festival, Madrid

A festival without mud? You're in the right place! Soak up some Spanish sun at Mad Cool Festival in Madrid. Running since 2016, Mad Cool is already one of Europe's most popular music festivals. Expect a show-stopping line-up with even more rock, indie and pop superstars as the festival expands to five days to celebrate its fifth anniversary. Eagerly anticipated artists for 2022 include Metallica, The Killers and Muse. 6th - 10th July 2022.

Bruges Beer Festival, Belgium

Don't want to wait until September for Oktoberfest? We've got you covered! Head to the heart of Bruges for one of the best beer festivals around. Over 90 breweries are set to come together to showcase the city's incredible beer culture. After exploring the cobbled streets and stunning medieval buildings, raise a glass to the quaint European city. You're sure to find the perfect brew to quench your thirst with over 500 beers on offer. 9th-10th April 2022.

The Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Edinburgh

When it comes to festivals, it's hard to beat the selection in Edinburgh. The Scottish capital hosts 11 festivals each year! For three weeks in August, the beautiful city of Edinburgh hosts the largest arts festival in the world. The historic streets are brimming with dancers, artists and comedians; no matter your taste, there's something for everyone. 2022 promises to be an extra special year as the festival celebrates its 75th anniversary. Whether you want to take in the performances, head to the seaside or visit Arthur's seat, don't miss out on a trip to Edinburgh next summer. 5th - 29th August 2022.

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