Naughty Events Around the World
Held in Roselawn, Indiana and organized by the legendary Ponderosa Sun Club, family nudist resort, the Nudes-A-Poppin’ Pageant is an annual event for nude men and women competing in various styles of erotic dance and other contests. Originally started in the mid-seventies, the pageant has continued into the present day with great enthusiasm and spirit, attracting nudists, strippers and porn stars to celebrate the fun of exhibitionism and naughtiness. A fun and interesting mix of celebrities host the day’s events and awards are given out to the best performers. Bring your camera and check out one of the hottest adult festivals in the States!
The Folsom Street Fair is one of the largest, leather subculture and BDSM lifestyle events held anywhere in the world. Drawing upward of some four-hundred thousand spectators and participants in a single day, this annual San Franciscan festival has become a tradition of near legendary proportions. An open and friendly environment for everyone to exhibit and explore the naughtiest sides of sex, the Folsom Street Fair is a place where BDSM activities are not only performed but encouraged in a public environment. This is a spectacle that any naughty enthusiast wouldn’t want to miss!
Taking place in Pamplona, Spain just days before the traditional Running of the Bulls, the Running of the Nudes is an animal welfare inspired event that was created to bring attention to the cruelties of bullfighting. The event began in 2002 with only a handful of participants but has quickly grown to encompass thousands of nude runners, usually only wearing a red scarf or bull horns. The Running of the Nudes is a fantastically fun and festive way to get nude and naughty under the warm, Spanish sun and support a great cause at the same time.
Located in Vancouver, Wreck Beach is one of the largest clothing optional beaches in North America. A celebrated destination for naturalists of all types, Wreck Beach is a beautiful and popular locale for nude recreation. The Wreck Beach Bare Buns Fun Run is an annual five kilometer run along the gorgeous shore that draws hundreds of nude participants together in the spirit of fun and naked solidarity. If you are already a practicing naturalist or simply interested in letting your inhibitions go and experiencing the power of nude recreation for the first time, the Wreck Beach Fun Run is a great, safe place to have fun the natural way.
An annual event held in multiple cities around the world, The World Naked Bike Ride is dedicated to celebrating cycling and the human body as well as bringing attention to the vulnerability of cyclists and to protest car culture. This yearly bike ride has quickly turned into a naughty tradition and it’s quite easy to find support and information regarding the event in most of the world’s larger, more contemporary cities. There’s a delicious, mischievous freedom in riding a bike in the nude, although you can be as nude as your comfort level allows. Many participants paint their bodies and bikes for fun, reveling in the creative and festive atmosphere.
The German Fetish Ball is one of the greatest and largest, international, annual celebrations of BDSM and fetish culture found anywhere in the world. Drawing massive crowds from around the globe, the Fetish Ball is an event where clubs, DJs, performers, models, designers and artists of all types convene together to create a vibrant, electric atmosphere of celebration and fetish freedom. The event’s program features bondage shows, acrobatic displays and a variety of unusual performances that you won’t see anywhere else. This event is an absolute must for those who love to walk on the wild side. It’s one of the naughtiest parties of the year.
Held in the thriving and dynamic Fremont neighborhood of Seattle, the Fremont Solstice Parade is a stylish, bohemian flavored event held on the Summer Solstice of each year. Well known for its creative floats and political humor, one of the truly eye-catching spectacles of the event are the Solstice Cyclists, a group who ride in the nude and display a dazzling artistry of body painting and creative art bike design. At one point, a certain degree of controversy was held in regard to the nude cyclists, but they have come to be an accepted and much anticipated element of the Parade. Come and check out the fun at this liberating and artistic summer fest where nudity, body paint and cycling converge together!
Celebrating the Golden Age of Burlesque in a town noted for it’s deep history and roots in the world of burlesque dance is a real treat for those looking for a great naughty vacation escape and adventure. Held annually since 2009, this festival has sought to rekindle the original passion and glamor of one of America’s greatest strip-tease capitals and has succeeded brilliantly, offering a wide selection of showcases, workshops and performances over the course of a weekend. Be sure to check out the main event and see who will be crowned the ‘Queen of Burlesque’, an event that draws the best burlesque dancers from all over the world to compete.
Considered the largest carnival in the world, the Carnival in Rio de Janeiro is a festival that has been held every year since its humble beginnings in 1723. A delight for all senses, this action packed festival-celebration is brimming with samba and of course, beautiful and sexy Brazilians. Drawing crowds of millions from all over the world, Rio Carnival is one of the brightest, shining stars on the naughty traveler’s map. The call of sultry and passionate adventure in one of the hottest and sexiest cities on Earth, make this experience an absolute must.
Produced by the Foundation of Sex Positive Culture, the Seattle Erotic Art Festival is a brilliant and dazzling event which displays a unique showcase of erotic art and performance. Promoting freedom of expression and a sex positive culture, the festival celebrates the erotic through many diverse media such as painting, photography, sculpture and interactive installations. Other forms of art and erotic expression are represented as well through various performance arts such as dance, music and film. This is the perfect festival for that special naughty weekend with your partner.
With its origins stemming from the Dionysian Celebrations of Ancient Greece, the Phallus Festival in the beautiful town of Tyrnavos, Greece continues the tradition of the penis parade into modern times. Long ago, these processions served as celebrations of the coming spring and fertility but now are usually reserved as a day of fun, festivities and comedy right before the fasting and prayer of Lent. Penises in every shape and form imaginable are to be found all over town in the form of art, food and jewelry, with many people hurling obscenities at each over the course of the day! The Phallus Festival is probably one of the most unique cultural experiences that the naughty traveler could experience.
Held each Spring, The Festival of the Steel Phallus comes from the celebration of an ancient Japanese shrine and a story from Japanese legend whose tale involves the creation of a steel phallus in order to break the teeth of a demon who had hidden in the vagina of a young woman. Today, it is one of Japan’s most popular tourist destinations and the proceeds from it are used to promote research for HIV. Penis shaped foods, art and sculpture are everywhere, as thousands descend to watch the parade of the giant, pink penis and take part in the local color and naughty fun.
Bringing together sex experts and educators from around the world, the Sydney Festival of Really Good Sex in Australia is probably the most workshop intensive of any sex festival happening today. With a massive variety of talks, panels, films and performance as well as both hands on and off workshops, this festival is truly about discovering what sex means to you and the best ways for you to give it expression. This is the perfect festival to experience with a partner if you want to have fun and explore elements of intimacy and sexuality that you may not have known you were capable of.
Sexpo is the longest running adult consumer exhibition in the world and brings an amazing number of local and international performers, vendors and sex educators together in a relaxed, friendly and fun, party atmosphere. This health, sexuality and lifestyle expo presents a fantastic opportunity to indulge yourself in a naughty paradise filled with fetish demonstrations, exotic male and female stage acts and a carnival where all of the rides have been turned into serious Adult Only fun! Next time you plan a trip to Down Under, make it a naughty adventure and check out the internationally acclaimed Sexpo.