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Full Moon Festival

Hoi An is a delightful place to be on the 14th day of each lunar month, when the town celebrates a Full Moon Festival. Motorised vehicles are banned from the Old Town, street markets selling handicrafts, souvenirs a…
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The lunar year is Vietnam's mega festival to celebrate with family members and commemorate the dearly departed. The holiday lasts up to a week, when many shops are closed and the whole country can seem to be on the …
Cultural in Dalat

Dalat Flower Festival

Taking place every two years, occasionally annually, between late December and early January, this festival celebrates and promotes the abundance of flora grown around Dalat. Events happen at a number of venues, inc…
Cultural in Hanoi

Full Moon Festival

This festival, also known as the mid-Autumn Festival, begins on the 15th day of the eighth month of the lunar calendar – usually mid September or early October. Singing, dragon dances, and the giving and receiving o…
Food & Drink in Mui Ne

Mui Ne Street Food Festival

Mui Ne hosts a popular street food festival three times a year (usually January, April and July), featuring local dishes from Phan Thiet in addition to national and international classics. It's held on the main drag…
LGBT in Hanoi

Hanoi Pride

The annual Hanoi Pride festival is a colourful week of parties, film screenings, talks and a bicycle rally. It is held over one week between July and September, check the website for details. It has changed and grow…
Charity Race in Ho Chi Minh City

Saigon Cyclo Challenge

Professional and amateur cyclo drivers find out who’s fastest; money raised is donated to local charities supporting disadvantaged children. The event was not held in 2017 but was expected to return in late 2018. Ch…
Fireworks in Danang

Danang International Fireworks Festival

Held throughout May and into June, with spectacular displays from international fireworks teams illuminating the river and bridges. Check the website to see when displays are scheduled.
New Year in Ho Chi Minh City


The whole city parties and then empties out for family breaks. Ð Nguyen Hue features a huge flower exhibition, blooms fill Tao Dan Park and adults give 'lucky money' to children.
Cultural in Hanoi

Vietnam’s National Day

Celebrated with a rally and fireworks at Ba Dinh Sq, in front of Ho Chi Minh’s Mausoleum. There are also boat races on Hoan Kiem Lake.