WOW: Whats on Where in August

Welcome to the month of August. Its  the heat of summer in the Northern Hemisphere. Check out some of the  festivals  and events occurring across the globe this month.


Elvis Week, Memphis, Tennesee:

Join  thousands of Elvis fans and travel to Memphis, Tennessee for nostalgic Elvis Week. Visit the major Elvis attractions, taking in his famous  Graceland residence, Sun Studio ,where he recorded his first hit, and rounding off his a candle lit vigil to commemorate the King of Rock and Roll.


Burning Man, Nevada, USA:

Let your hair down and follow the Hippie Trail  to this  bohemian  arts festival- ”an experiment in temporary community”culminating  in the burning of  of an iconic  effigy of a 50 ft neon man.


Tomatina, Spain: 

The world’s biggest food fight takes place at the Plaza del Pueblo in the small town of Buhol in eastern Spain.


Highland Games, Scotland 

Caber tossing, stone putting, tugs of war bagpipes galore  and plenty of tartan- right across the Scottish Highlands


Kanto Matsuri Festival, Japan:

See candles processions light up the   sky


Nebuta Festival, Japan:

Huge warrior sculptures on display in Aomori accompanied by traditional dancing and spectacular fireworks.


Check out more in our Pilot Globe Guide for the month of August here