All Holidays Blog about Holiday Traditions and Facts

Read about all the different holidays traditions and learn strange facts about obscure holidays and festivals.

Articles about Holidays and festivals

Some of these are actually pretty entertaining. Others not so much. I put the good ones on top.

7 Unusual Festivals Around the World

La Tomatina - unusual festival

Hey! Want to do something fun? Here’s a list of unusual festivals that aren't Burning Man or Running with the Bulls in Spain. Let's start off with a few festivals that largely revolve around heaving things at other people.

Be entertained by 7 Unusual Festivals Around the World.

 

Valentine's Day Symbols and Their Valentine Day Meanings

Valentine's Day Hearts

Continuing our quest to make semi-amusing articles about holidays, we arrive on Valentine's Day: the smoochiest of all holidays. We're going to take a look-see at the partially true stories behind some Valentine's Day symbols.

Read about Valentine's Day Symbols and Their Meanings.

 

The Origins of Halloween Costumes: A Quick History

Halloween ghost costume

We celebrate Halloween by gorging on candy and dressing in strange costumes - a set of behaviors that would be bizarre on any other day of the year. How did this come to be?

Check out The Origins of Halloween Costumes: A Quick History.

 

How the World Celebrates the New Year

New Year's Fireworks

New Year's Eve is a day for friends to get together and celebrate the possibilities of the year ahead. This sentiment stays true across most cultures but the New Year varies greatly from country to country.

See how How the World Celebrates the New Year.