Attend Nigerian Festivals

Attend Nigerian Festivals

Book the cultural festival you will love to attend.

Cultural festivals have been a part of Nigeria since its existence. It is interesting to watch the cultural festivals in each tribe because it is not only a source of entertainment but can be enlightening as well. Also, they happen at diffrent times in the country.

There are more than 365 festivals in Nigeria, some of which dates back to the period before the arrival of the major religions in her ethnically and culturally diverse society. These festivals have been showcasing and boosting the country's diverse cultures.

Through cultural festivals, we learn a lot more about the tribe, the background of the festival, and why it is celebrated. It also helps in bonding with people from other tribes across the country.


Itinerary

1. The Osun-Osogbo Festival is held every August at the Osun- Osogbo Sacred Grove Forest, a UNESCO world heritage site. As a mark of the bond that was established six centuries ago, it is a traditional tribal festival to honor the river goddess, Osun.

2. The Argungu International Fishing and Cultural Festival, a four-day annual festival that runs between late February and March is listed on the 'UNESCO Representative List of the Intangible Cultural Heritage of Humanity'. Started since 1934, the festival promotes the culture of the Argungu people and it is the biggest fishing festival in Africa.

3. Calabar Festival is held every December for two weeks. The carnival which is now a tourism hub is marked by traditional dances, beauty pageants, fashion shows, and many other attractions.

4. The durbar festival is one of the most colourful festivals in the northern part of Nigeria featuring royal parades of thousands of men adorned with various colourful attires riding on horses. It is a four-day event that sees thousands of people participate in a magnificent display of equestrian activities. The event takes place at the end of Ramadan and coincides with the onset of Eid al-Adha.

Stop At:

• Osun-Osogbo Sacred Grove, Igbo Oro Road, Osogbo 230101 Nigeria
• Argungu, Argungu, Kebbi State
• Calabar, Calabar, Cross River State
• Kano State, Kano State

Informacion Adicional
"Not wheelchair accessible"
"Near public transportation"
"Most travelers can participate"
"This is a private tour/activity. Only your group will participate"
"Confirmation will be received at time of booking"



Hora de Inicio:
Confirm time with the local provider in advance of your experience.
Osun Osogbo Festival (August)
7/25/2023 - 6/26/2025
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM
Argungu Intl. Fishing Festival
7/25/2023 - 6/26/2025
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 07:00 PM
Durbar Festival (April)
7/25/2023 - 6/26/2025
Monday - Sunday : 08:00 AM - 06:00 PM

Duración: 2 Days
Lugar de comienzo: Traveler pickup is offered

Cancelaciones y devoluciones: For a full refund, cancel at least 24 hours in advance of the start time of the experience.

Incluye

  • Air-conditioned vehicle
  • WiFi on board
  • Private transportation
  • Bottled water
  • Hotel
  • All Fees and Taxes

No Incluye

  • You will be responsible for the price of your souvenirs and other personal expenses

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