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The BIG Festival Quiz  – 50 Questions & Answers

I wanted to put together a 50-question festival quiz. If, like me, you’ve been joining a lot of quizzes over the last few weeks, and not knowing any of the answers, then this could be the quiz for you. 

Festival trivia lovers unite!

Whether you go to every festival you can, or you’ve marked up a few, and just remember the good times. Festival fans have got it rough this year, there aren’t many festivals still happening in 2020

Exploring Tomatina 2015

Let’s keep our love for festivals alive though, with these festival questions. Get your team together and make it a festival night. I mean, we’ve got a long summer ahead! 

There are five rounds to this festival themed quiz:

Share your scores for the festival trivia at the bottom of the post!

Good luck.

Promise yourself a festival ticket if you get 50/50 – for 2021 though. 

The BIG Festival Quiz


Watch the festival quiz video here!

Just click play on the video, and I’ll be your quiz host. Pause and play as you please! 

The festival quiz questions and answers are all read out for you to enjoy at leisure.


1. Festival quiz questions – Music festival general knowledge

1. Which festival took place in New York, in August 1969?

2. How much was Glastonbury for the first year?

3. What’s the name of the biggest rock festival in the world?

4. T in the Park was almost cancelled in 2015, why?

5. Which festival was located on the set of The Prisoner? 

6. Name the Australian festival: ‘Splendour in the _______’

7. Up until last year what was strange about Parque el Colombia festival, in Colombia?

8. What did Dave Grohl do on stage in Sweden, which prevented him being on stage at Glastonbury in 2015?

9. Which was the first music festival in the UK? 

10. Which country is Fuji Rock in? 

2. Festival quiz questions – World festival general knowledge

11. Holi is also known as what?

12. Up Helly Aa is a festival that features fire and ….

13. What do they roll at the Gloucester Rolling Festival?

14. Dia de la Muertos celebrates what? 

15. What do participants bring to the Songkran Festival in Thailand?

16. Which country is Harbin Snow and Ice Festival held in? 

17. Which religion celebrates Diwali? 

18. Where are the Wife-Carrying World Championships held every year in Europe?

19. In which country is jumping over babies the whole purpose of a festival? 

20. What colour do they wear in the Netherlands to celebrate Kings Day?

3. Picture round festival quiz – Name the Festival

QUIZ ABOUT FESTIVALS

4. True or false festival questions

30. There’s a festival in Japan based around making babies cry? 

31. SXSW Festival in Austin costs over £1000 to attend? 

32. There’s a techno festival held on the Great Wall of China?

33. There’s a banana mashing festival on St Lucia?

34. There’s a festival where attendees mud wrestle in Boryeong in South Korea? 

35. There’s a festival in Japan where they celebrate penises?

36. In Australia there’s an annual Kangaroo racing festival?

37. There’s a festival for children in Norway, no adults allowed?

38. There’s a festival in Austria where naughty kids get given coal?

39. There’s a hair freezing festival in the Yukon, in Canada?

40. There’s a toe wrestling championship in England? 

5. Festival quiz numbers round 

41. How many music festivals happen in England every year, to the nearest 00? 

42. How many people went to Glastonbury in 2019? 

43. How many people attended the Kumbh Mela in 2019? 

44. How much is the festival industry worth? 

45. How many different festivals has VickyFlipFlop been to

46. How many days does the Chinese New Year Festival traditionally last?

47. How many tonnes of oranges are used in the Battle of the Oranges in Ivrea, Italy?

48. How many people attended festivals in the UK in 2018? 

49. How quickly did Glastonbury 2020 sell out? 

50. How many toilets are recommended for a day festival for 10,000 guests? 


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Festival quiz questions and answers

These are the festival quiz answers – don’t scroll any further if you’re not ready!

1. Festival quiz questions – Music festival general knowledge

1. Which festival took place in New York, in August 1969?

Woodstock

2. How much was Glastonbury for the first year?

£1

3. What’s the name of the biggest rock festival in the world?

Summerfest

4. T in the Park was almost cancelled in 2015, why?

Two rare ospreys began nesting at the venue

5. Which festival was located on the set of The Prisoner? 

Festival No 6

6. Name the Australian festival: ‘Splendour in the _______’

Grass

7. Up until last year what was strange about Parque el Colombia festival, in Colombia?

No alcohol

8. What did Dave Grohl do on stage in Sweden, which prevented him being on stage at Glastonbury in 2015?

Broke his leg

9. Which was the first music festival in the UK? 

Isle of Wight

10. Which country is Fuji Rock in? 

Japan

2. Festival quiz questions – World festival general knowledge

11. Holi is also known as what?

Festival of Colours

12. Up Helly Aa is a festival that features fire and ….

Vikings

13. What do they roll at the Gloucester Rolling Festival?

Cheese

14. Dia de la Muertos celebrates what? 

Death

15. What do participants bring to the Songkran Festival in Thailand?

Water guns

16. Which country is Harbin Snow and Ice Festival held in? 

China

17. Which religion celebrates Diwali? 

Hindu

18. Where are the Wife-Carrying World Championships held every year in Europe?

Finland

19. In which country is jumping over babies the whole purpose of a festival? 

Spain

20. What colour do they wear in the Netherlands to celebrate Kings Day?

Orange

3. Picture round festival quiz – Name the Festival

QUIZ ABOUT FESTIVALS
  1. Burning Man
  2. Tomatina
  3. St Patricks Day
  4. Latitude
  5. Coachella
  6. Venice Carnival
  7. Oktoberfest
  8. Mardi Gras
  9. Holi

4. True or false festival questions

30. There’s a festival in Japan based around making babies cry?

True – Festival of Nakizumo 

31. SXSW Festival in Austin costs over £1000 to attend? 

True

32. There’s a techno festival held on the Great Wall of China?

False

33. There’s a banana mashing festival on St Lucia?

False

34. There’s a festival where attendees mud wrestle in Boryeong in South Korea? 

True – the Boryeong Mud Festival

35. There’s a festival in Japan where they celebrate penises?

True – the Shinto Kanamara Matsuri

36. In Australia there’s an annual Kangaroo racing festival?

False

37. There’s a festival for children in Norway, no adults allowed?

False

38. There’s a festival in Austria where naughty kids get given coal?

True – Krampusnacht

39. There’s a hair freezing festival in the Yukon, in Canada?

True

40. There’s a toe wrestling championship in England? 

True

5. Festival quiz numbers round 

41. How many music festivals happen in England every year, to the nearest 00? 

500

42. How many people went to Glastonbury in 2019? 

170,000

43. How many people attended the Kumbh Mela in 2019? 

150 million

44. How much is the festival industry worth? 

$3bn (£2.28bn)

45. How many different festivals has VickyFlipFlop been to

60

46. How many days does the Chinese New Year Festival traditionally last?

15

47. How many tonnes of oranges are used in the Battle of the Oranges in Ivrea, Italy?

700 tonnes

48. How many people attended festivals in the UK in 2018? 

4.9 million

49. How quickly did Glastonbury 2020 sell out? 

27 minutes

50. How many toilets are recommended for a day festival for 10,000 guests? 

132


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4 comments

  1. Hey!

    I’m unable to get onto the answers for the quiz questions, there any easier way or can you send them on?

    Many thanks 🙂

  2. Hi Vicky, totally loving the quiz… especially as we were supposed to be going to Glasto this week 🙈🙈.
    I cannot find the answers even after clicking the above link. Would you possibly be able to send them to me via e mail at all pleased. It would really be appreciated.
    Have a good day.
    Lou Gingerwitch

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