Just one month into 2018, this year has already been host to some of the most popular annual events in the world. The Australian Open, World Economic Forum, and Sundance Film Festival have all come and gone, but there are still plenty of major events to come in 2018.
Super Bowl LII
February 4, 2018
Super Bowl 52 takes place on February 4th in Minneapolis, Minnesota where the New England Patriots and Philadelphia Eagles will face off for the Lombardi Trophy. The highly anticipated event will bring heavy traffic volume and increased security measures to freezing Minneapolis this weekend. For those flying to the big game, beware of temporary flight restrictions and deicing procedures.
New York Fashion Week
February 8 – February 14, 2018
As one of the major fashion weeks in the world, 2018’s New York Fashion Week will feature dozens of various designer shows that will showcase the newest and boldest in fashion.
February 9 – February 25, 2018
The XXIII Olympic Winter Games take place in Pyeongchang, South Korea this February. The ski town has spent about $10 billion on new sporting venues, sleek hotels, and a new high-speed rail system that connects the Olympic town with the capital city of Seoul. If you are traveling to Pyeongchang to enjoy the Games, be sure to check out our blog on the top five questions on traveling to the 2018 Winter Olympics.
NCAA Final Four
March 31 – April 2, 2018
The NCAA Final Four takes place in San Antonio this year where March Madness will come to a close with crowning of the NCAA Division I Men’s Basketball champion.
Masters Golf Tournament
April 2 – April 8, 2018
The 2018 Masters kicks off during the first week of April at the Augusta National Golf Course in Augusta, Georgia. In between tee offs, there are plenty of ways to explore everything this historic town has to offer including the Riverwalk, Augusta Museum of History, and the Canal National Heritage Area.
May 4 – May 5, 2018
The annual horse race in Louisville, Kentucky takes place at Churchill Downs during the first weekend of May. The 2018 Kentucky Derby will be the 144th running, and is popularly known as “The Fastest Two Minutes in Sports.”
May 21 – June 10, 2018
Even though the Australian Open has concluded, there is still time to see one of the major tennis tournaments in 2018. The French Open will begin on May 21st and run through June 10th, 2018 at the Stade Roland-Garros in Paris, France.
FIFA World Cup
June 14th – July 15th, 2018
Occurring every four years, the FIFA World Cup will be held in Russia this year, offering visitors the most dynamic experience possible. 64 games will be played to determine the winner of the FIFA World Cup.
September 22 – October 7, 2018
Germany’s annual Oktoberfest is an 18-day long festival held in Munich. Featuring numerous beer tents, amusement rides, and games, the festival attracts millions of people from around the world each year.
Monaco Yacht Show
September 26 – September 29, 2018
The highly-anticipated Monaco Yacht Show will be returning to Port Hercules this year to showcase luxury superyachts over four days.
As some of the most exclusive annual events, arriving in style is essential. With numerous jet membership options and on-demand charter, Magellan Jets can help you arrive in seamless luxury.