Travelers love getting into the nitty-gritty of culture, discovering the quirks and oddities of the places they visit. Nothing allows one to get a handle on the mindset of a group of people like their traditions and festivities.

The folks at have gathered the following list of the world’s most bizarre traditions – including when and where they’re held – as a handy visual guide for anyone wanting to track the world’s weirdest festivals.

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The World’s Weirdest Festivals

Irma Wallace

Irma Wallace

Co-founder and Vice President of SearchRank, responsible for many of the day to day operations of the company. She is also founder of The Arizona Builders’ Zone, a construction / home improvement portal.

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