Top 10 Bali Festival & Events and When They Are On!

Looking for a Bali Festival or an Bali Event? Each year Bali stages many world class festivals and events. Here we highlight some of the most important and inspirational ones to mark your calendar. Please remember that these events move around slightly from year to year so be sure to check for the exact dates.


Bali Spirit Festival – Ubud

One of the world’s most inspiring celebrations of global community, world music, dance, yoga and well-being, takes place every year in Ubud, Bali


Ubud Food Festival – Ubud

A world-class culinary event that showcases Indonesia’s diverse cuisine, innovative chefs and extraordinary local produce. Uniting Indonesia’s culinary titans Ubud Food Festival is rich in food mythology, authenticity and of course, taste. Leading international restaurateurs helping to shape the archipelago’s foodie landscape and industry heavyweights.


Bali Arts Festival – Denpasar

A month long Bali Festival of music, dance, art, fashion and special performances by different groups from the regencies of Bali, provinces of Indonesia and beyond.


Bali Marathon – Denpasar

It is an annual international road race event which features a combination of Balinese natural life and traditional art performance. Runners can enjoy the vibrant Balinese culture and stunning landscapes of this extraordinary Indonesian Island while experiencing a serious race with challenging course.

Bali International Triathlon – Jimbaran

A major sporting event with a wealth of top class participants, pushing their athletic abilities in this challenging event.

Sanur Village Festival – Sanur

This fun Bali Event highlights Balinese art and cultural performances, contemporary music performances, food bazaar, fashion, painting exhibitions, water sport competitions and many other exciting activities.


Ubud Writers Festival – Ubud

This well established festival gathers a variety of speakers from around the world, who amaze the visitors with the finest, writing, poems and prose. Covering a multitude of different literary subjects.

Nusa Dua Festival – Nusa Dua

Taking place in the luxurious hotel area of Nusa Dua., this festival highlights the wealth of artistic talent in Bali and attracts participants from around the world. Music, dance and art can all be found at this event.

Balinale International Film Festival

The Balinale festival aims to provide a platform for Indonesians to show their films to an international audience and invite foreign filmmakers to screen their films while contributing to our free workshops and seminars in the hopes of discovering new talent.


Gema Perdamaian (Sound of Peace) – Denpasar

This world cultural forum is held to provide a platform for people who are renowned for their artistic and cultural achievements, and culminates in a spectacular concert.

Kuta Karnival – Kuta

A popular festival that takes place around Kuta and on the beach, making an attractive setting for many cultural performances, music and a host of fun activities.


Bali Fashion Week – Kuta

Fun, light, colour and the unique style of the Balinese. BFW is a chance for textile, garment, accessory, producers, professional designers and buyers from all over the globe to celebrate the best of Balinese, Indonesian and World fashion. It has been the springboard for numerous young talents searching for world recognition.


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