1. Cheese Rolling Festival, UK
A bizarre annual event where participants chase after a wheel of cheese rolling down a steep hill.
2. La Tomatina, Spain
A massive food fight where participants throw overripe tomatoes at each other.
3. Boryeong Mud Festival, South Korea
A festival where people play and wrestle in mud pools believed to have therapeutic properties.
4. Monkey Buffet Festival, Thailand
A festival where monkeys are treated to a feast of fruits, vegetables, and desserts in front of an audience.
5. Up Helly Aa Fire Festival, Scotland
A Viking-inspired festival where participants carry torches and set fire to a replica longship.
6. Hadaka Matsuri, Japan
A festival where hundreds of men strip down to loincloths and compete to catch a sacred wooden stick.
7. Day of the Dead, Mexico
A celebration of deceased loved ones through colorful costumes, sugar skulls, and offerings.
8. Songkran Water Festival, Thailand
A massive water fight to celebrate the Thai New Year, using water guns, hoses, and buckets.
9. Holi Festival of Colors, India
A Hindu festival where people throw colored powder and water at each other to celebrate the arrival of spring.
10. Burning Man, USA
An annual gathering of artists, musicians, and creative minds in the desert of Nevada, where a giant effigy is burned on the final night.