For 41 years the Toronto International Film Festival has attracted the world's best films and built a faithful audience. This year at the 2016 festival, 480,000 film lovers filled seats, screened movies and experienced the festivities.
Move over Full Moon Party and Coachella. From fashion to vegetable flinging and music festivals to national holidays, take a sneak peek at how the world parties hard and perhaps you animals may find yourself at one for your next international escapade.
I have to admit, I'm usually more enthusiastic about the ritual of a crawfish boil than the act of sucking the brains out of the critter and working for the tiny tail meat, but the promises of food created by the James Beard award-winning New Orleans chef was enough to get me out there with gusto.