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Events Calendar 2018

Events Calendar 20182018 is an even year which means a big sporting event is coming up in summer, in this case, the FIFA World Cup taking place in Russia.

We also have the Winter Olympics in South Korea and the Invictus Games in Australia and loads of other sporting attractions.

However, 2018 also promises to be a huge year for the Royal family, with an eagerly anticipated wedding between the world’s most eligible bachelor and a glamorous American actress and the birth of the fourth in line to the throne.

Listed below are some sporting and other interesting events in chronological order: start booking those days off well in advance or prepare events for your customers:

Jan 15-28           Tennis Australia Open, Melbourne, Australia
Jan 15                 World Religion Day
Jan 25                 Burns Night
Jan 25-28           Extreme Sports Winter X Games 22, Aspen, Colorado, USA
Jan 26                 Australia Day
Feb 4                  Gridiron/Football, Super Bowl , Minneapolis, Minnesota
Feb 9-25            Multi-sports, Winter Olympics, Pyeongchang, South Korea
Feb 13                Shrove Tuesday
Feb 14                Ash Wednesday, Lent begins
Feb 16                Chinese New Year , Year of the Dog
Feb 28 – Mar 4  Cycling World Track Championships , Apeldoorn, The Netherlands
March 1               St David’s Day, Wales
March 9-18         Multi-sports, Winter Paralympics, Pyeongchang, South Korea
March 17             St Patrick’s Day, Ireland
March 21             International Day for the Elimination of Racial Discrimination
March 30             Good Friday
Apr 1                    Easter Sunday
Apr 5-8                Golf Masters, Augusta, USA
April 4-15            Multi-sports Commonwealth Games , Gold Coast, Australia
Apr 14                  Horse Racing, Grand National, Aintree, Liverpool
Apr 23                 St George’s Day, England
May 16                Ramadan begins
May 19                Royal Wedding , Windsor
May 19                Football FA Cup final. Wembley Stadium, London
May 26                Football UEFA Champions League Final, Kiev, Ukraine
May 27-Jun 10   Tennis French Open, Paris, France
14 Jun -15 Jul     Football FIFA World Cup, Russia
15 Jun                  Eid al Fitr, end of Ramadan
Jul 7-29                Cycling, Tour de France
Jun 14–17            Golf, US Open , New York
Jul 2                      Tennis, Wimbledon
Jul 19-22              Golf, British Open , Carnoustie, Scotland
July 20-22            Rugby World Cup Sevens, San Francisco, U.S.A.
Jul 21-Aug 5        Hockey World Cup, Women, London, England
Aug 4-12              Multi-sports, Gay Games, Paris, France
Aug 16-19            Golf, US PGA, Town and Country, Missouri
Aug 18-Sep 2       Multi-sports, Asian Games, Jakarta, Indonesia
Aug 27                  Tennis, US Open, New York, USA
Sep 1-9                 Rowing 2018 World Rowing Championships, Plovdiv, Bulgaria
Sep 9                     Rosh Hashanah/Jewish New Year
Sep 11-23             Multi-sports, Summer Youth Olympics, Buenos Aires, Argentina
Sep TBC                Multi-sports, Invictus Games, Sydney, Australia
Sep 28-30             Golf, Ryder Cup , Saint-Quentin-en-Yvelines, France
Oct 25 – Nov 3     Gymnastics, World Championships (Artistic), Doha, Qatar
Nov 6                     Horse Racing, Melbourne Cup, Victoria, Australia
Nov 7                     Deepavali (also known as Diwali), Festival of Lights
Nov 24-Dec 16     Hockey (Field) World Cup – Men, Bhubaneswar, India
Dec 7-11                Swimming, World Swimming Championships, Hangzhou, China

Don’t forget that while this is the World Events Calendar 2018, there are lots of local events and celebrations around which to create a theme.

Published Date: 9th January 2018
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