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Devotees burned an effigy depicting the coronavirus during Holi festival celebrations in a residential area of Mumbai, India, March 9, 2020.

Residents in Mumbai, India, burned an effigy depicting the coronavirus as a big, blue demon during Holi celebrations

Named "Coronasur," the effigy was burned in a ritual known as Holika Dahan, which represents the triumph of good over evil.
Eli's Cheesecake serves a massive cheesecake at the annual Taste of Chicago Festival.

7 of the biggest food items at festivals across the US

From 1,000-pound cheesecakes to 18-inch cones filled with curly fries, here are seven of the biggest food items you can get at festivals in the US.
Festival attendees in front of the East River in New York City.

I went to the New York City Oktoberfest said to be the best outside of Munich, and I was not disappointed

Bavarian food, music, and beer are important staples of Munich on the East River, an Oktoberfest event organized by NYC biergarten Zum Schneider.
Burning Man photographer Phillip Volkers captured this image in 2014.

The most extraordinary and bizarre photos from the past decade of Burning Man

Burning Man photographer Phillip Volker has compiled the most extraordinary images from the past decade of the festival in his new book, 'Dust to Dawn.'
Fizz Fight is the first ever spiked seltzer festival.

After a summer dominated by White Claw, the world is getting its first-ever spiked seltzer festival with unlimited samples

Fizz Fight is a hard seltzer festival that features unlimited samples of more than 20 hard seltzers, food trucks, and interactive art installations.
A painted sign is displayed as the 40th anniversary of the Woodstock music festival approaches August 14, 2009 in Bethel, New York.

CANCELED: How Woodstock 50 imploded from ‘peace, love, and music’ to drama, confusion, and legal battles

Woodstock 50 sparked drama and confusion, burning through investors, artists, and two locations. It's now been canceled. See how the drama played out.
Target has rolled out insulated fanny packs and backpacks that also serve as coolers.

Target is selling a $20 pineapple backpack and $6 fanny packs that also serve as portable wine coolers

Target's insulated fanny packs and backpack can store beach snacks, canned drinks, or an entire bottle of wine.
Sniper takes aim on a house where police thought one of the shooters from mass shooting at the Gilroy Garlic festival might have been in Gilroy, California on July 28, 2019.

4 dead, including a suspect, in shooting at California garlic festival

Gilroy Chief of Police Scot Smithee said on Sunday evening that 15 others were injured during a shooting at the Gilroy Garlic Festival in California.
Newborn babies were dressed as pickles for the event.

Newborn babies were dressed as pickles to celebrate an annual dill festival in Pittsburgh

The outfits were created in conjunction with the city's annual Picklesburgh festival, which offers various types of pickled food and activities.
The Facebook event was created by Anthony Dominick Carnovale a writer from Phoenix, Arizona.

There’s now an event encouraging people to ‘storm’ the Bermuda Triangle and more than 40,000 people have signed up

The event's organizer told INSIDER that he doesn't plan to travel to the mysterious region. Instead, he wants to organize a festival in Miami.