9 Sex Festivals To Plan Your Travel Around Next Year

If you are going to travel, make it extra fun

Ash Jurberg
Published in
6 min readNov 10, 2022


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Each year around this time, travel publications list the following year's must-do events or the hottest destinations.

Most of them are predictable and boring.

But you aren't either of those things — or you wouldn't be reading this. No, you are after a far more exciting list of events to plan your travel.

Ones that involve sex.

Thankfully, after a few years of interruptions and cancellations, there are plenty of festivals and events based around sex on the calendar for 2023.

It's time to start planning.

1. Darklands Fest

Where: Antwerp, Belgium

When: March 7–14

This festival has been running since 2010 and is five days dedicated to fetish partying and exploration.

Darklands "offers the place to meet people, discover new interests, learn safe practice and develop your sexual identity." During the daytime, there is entertainment, educational workshops, and vendors.

But the real action occurs at night during one of the four dress-up parties. The parties are themed —…