Things to do next month: March

Things to do next month: March

by Karen Bradbury
Stripes Europe

Crufts
March 5-8 in Birmingham, England

The world’s greatest dog show features not only a competition for best in show but also in the categories of dog agility, obedience, flyball and heelwork to music.

Snow Jazz Gastein
March 12-15 in Gastein, Austria

The glorious sounds of jazz ring out through the Gastein Valley, with day and evening performances by solo artists and ensembles, top talents and rising stars.

Country to Country Festival
March 13-15 in Glasgow, Scotland

Luke Combs, Eric Church and Darius Rucker headline arena concerts in Europe’s biggest country music festival. C2C also makes stops in Amsterdam, Berlin and London.

Fallas Bonfire Festival of San Jose
March 15-19

Valencia welcomes spring with this festival in which gigantic, elaborately crafted cardboard effigies are set alight in a spectacle of light, music and fireworks.

Dublin Bay Prawn Festival
March 17-19 in Howth

A picturesque fishing village just east of Dublin plays host to this sublime foodie experience featuring shellfish and other foods, drink and cooking demos.

Snowboxx Festival
March 21-28 in Avoriaz, France

The close of the ski season is celebrated with round-the-clock happenings, from top acts on outdoor stages to epic après ski parties to DJ sessions in an igloo.

Carnival of the Blancs Moussis
March 22 in Stavelot, Belgium

The stars of this carnival parade are the white-robed, red-nosed Blancs Moussis, who shower onlookers with confetti and pummel them with inflated pig bladders.

Florentine New Year
March 25 in Florence, Italy

Florence’s residents celebrate the New Year on Annunciation, the day Archangel Gabriel told Mary she would bear the Christ child, with a colorful historical parade.

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