Magic, Modern Art and a Frozen Dead Guy: Your Global March Events Roundup
Ah, March…the official birth of spring.
Chances are, winter has given you a bit of cabin fever and you’ve been bitten by the travel bug. You’re not alone: millions of people travel during the spring, making March 10-11 through April 21-22 one of the busiest times of the year to fly.
Don’t let the crowds put a damper your spring mood! We’ve got plenty of luxurious flights that leave on your schedule, so you can skip the commercial airport hustle and bustle.
Book your trip to one (or all) of these world-renown March events, and leave the worry behind knowing we’ve got the stressful planning part covered.
Where: Adelaide, Australia
When: Feb 16-March 18
What to Expect: An eclectic city-wide talent show.
If you’re a fan of music festivals and shows like America’s Got Talent, this is your place to be in March.
Adelaide Fringe Festival takes place in venues, homes, and other surprise locations all over Adelaide, Australia. There’s no curation or audition process, so performances are all open access. That means you get a taste of everything from comedy and caba-ret to magic and dance.
Where: Chiayi, Taiwan
When: March 2-March 11
What to Expect: An aesthetically pleasing exploration of Taiwanese culture.
The Taiwan Lantern Festival tells the story of the Chiayi culture through captivating visual displays presented on land, water, and air.
Take in the magic of the interactive exhibits like the “water lantern” zone. This mesmer-izing piece features water and light shows paying tribute to what makes Taiwan unique, like the world-famous sea of clouds.
Where: Nederland, CO
When: March 9-March 11
What to Expect: A festive weekend in the Rocky Mountains full of food, music, and ac-tivities.
Frozen Dead Guy Days started in 2002 to honor Grandpa Bredo Morstol, who is cryo-genically frozen and stored in a Tuff Shed in the small mountain town of Nederland, CO (you read that right!)
Morstol passed away on a cross-country skiing trip in Norway, but his grandson, who was living in CO at the time, froze his grandfather’s body in dry ice and transported it to the US. From there, the body of Grandpa Bredo Morstol made its way to Nederland, Colorado where he has remained and been celebrated ever since.
The real draw to this festival is the “Ice Man” themed activities like the frozen salmon toss, ice break dancing, and a polar plunge. The quirky activities at Frozen Dead Guy Days make for great memories for the whole family.
If you’re seeking more of a concert scene, check out all 3 of the music tents. Get to-gether a classy costume and pop into the ReAnimate tent on Friday for the Royal Blue Ball, where you’ll have the chance to be nominated as ball royalty at the costume con-test.
Where: Hong Kong, China
When: March 29-March 31
What to Expect: A fully-immersive exploration of cutting edge visual artists from around the world.
Be one of the first to witness the world’s most talented emerging artists. This year, Art Basel in Hong Kong features 208 premier galleries from 32 countries and territories.
Whether you prefer sculptures, paintings, or other mediums, you’re guaranteed to find a new favorite modern artist.
Hamilton the Musical
Where: Denver, CO
When: February 27-April 1
What to Expect: A critically-acclaimed Broadway Musical brought to beautiful Colora-do.
You don’t have to be immersed in the hustle and bustle of New York to see the time-less new musical Hamilton.
Hamilton tis based on the life of U.S Founding Father Alexander Hamilton. You’ll find yourself wrapped up in the lives of the characters right off the bat, and leave singing the catchy and timeless tunes written by Lin-Manuel Miranda (who also composed music fo Moana and Star Wars: The Force Awakens).
Where: Dubai, United Arab Emirates
What to expect: An entertaining series of high-stakes horse races.
Every year, dedicated equestrians from around the world gather in Dubai to compete for over $10 million in prizes.
No matter what your travel desires may be, one or more of these events are bound to create the trip of a lifetime for you. Now that you know your travel needs, you can leave the rest up to us.
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