2. Notting Hill Carnival – United Kingdom
Taking place in London, the Notting Hill Carnival is an annual event to celebrate the capital’s Caribbean communities, their culture and traditions. The event is held in the areas of Notting Hill, Labroke Grove and Westbourne Park and attracts around one million people annually. The carnival takes place on the August bank holiday Monday and the preceding Sunday. It features great live music, and this year’s celebration will feature 37 static sound systems, soca floats, and steel bands.
Notting Hill Carnival is a significant event in British culture. Being one of the 10 best festivals around the world, it attracts more than one million people annually. It also one of the world’s largest street festivals. In addition, it was voted by the UK public onto the list of icons of England.