From Monaco to Venice, September social calendar is full of exciting events all around the world. Take advantage of the end of the summer season and book your flights early to ensure the most relaxing getaway possible.
1. Mid-Autumn Festival, September 24, 2018
The Mid-Autumn Festival falls on the 8th month of the Chinese lunar calendar and is one of China’s biggest celebrations of the year. Dating back to 3,000 years ago, many people also refer to it as the Moon Festival as they celebrate the moon as a symbol of peace and prosperity. During the festival, people gather under the moonlight, burn incense, light lanterns, and eat mooncakes.
2. Regatta Storica, September 2, 2018
This September, take a trip to 15th century Venice as you visit the Regatta Storica in Italy. Dating back to 1489, this regatta is a day full of rowing on the Grand Canal, colorful parades in the streets, and glamorous fashion. The event attendees, along with the gondoliers, are all dressed in 15th-century costumes, and the city is full of history for an ultimate magical experience.
3. Paris Fashion Week, September 25 to October 3, 2018
Every year, thousands of people come to Paris for a week full of runway shows, events and VIP parties. Beginning in 1973, it has been the high point of the global fashion industry since then. As the birthplace of couture, Paris Fashion Week is one of the highlights of the fashion social calendar.
Events and shows a spread all across the city, but the week is mainly concentrated around the Louvre and Jardin des Tuileries. Invitations to shows and events are hard to come by if you’re not in the industry, but you can still enjoy the atmosphere that gets full of models, fashion editors, and stylists from all around the world.
4. Monaco Yacht Show, September 26 to 29, 2018
The yacht industry will turn its head to the Monaco Yacht Show as it makes its 28th return to Port Hercules this September. As one of the main events in the international yachting industry, the Monaco Yacht Show will feature around 125 luxury superyachts that will make their worldwide debuts. Among the attendees are industry influencers and A-list celebrities that come to experience the pinnacle of luxury each year.
September is one of the best months to travel. For many, September marks the end of travel season, as it is a back-to-work and back-to-school month, but that also means you can be traveling cities with less tourism and more locals for a truly authentic experience.