Virtual Events

Virtual events are the new norm

Virtual events and festivals are popping up everywhere at the moment. Technology enabled event organizers to reach a bigger audience. Sit back and relax, get a drink and watch the best events unfold, all while you are in your pajamas.

The World Surf League (WSL) has been live-streaming their World Championship Tour and World Qualifying Series for a while now and many music festivals release videos of their concerts after the event, snippets during the festival as well as pre and post gigs.

With everyone spending time at home and many physical events unfortunately canceled, event organizers and event planners developed new strategies to entertain their fan base. There are only so many episodes of Netflix you can watch right until the need to dance around in your living room arises.

What are virtual events?

An event hosted online is a virtual event. People can watch and interact online rather than in a physical location.

Running events host Strava Challenges like the Marathon Strava Challenge. Music festivals stream live including Coachella and Snowbombing while the California Roots Festival broadcasts pre-recorded sessions. Big gatherings like Burning Man are also going fully virtual.

How do I watch a virtual event?

An event organizer’s direct website or social media channels such as Facebook, Instagram, YouTube and Twitch are common ways to broadcast the events so everyone can join the virtual festivals. Have a look at Rad’s list below to get some inspiration on what online events are coming up.

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Chicago Marathon 2023
Grant Park, Chicago
08 Oct, 2023
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Concurs de Castells 2023
Tarragona, Spain
01 Oct  - 02 Oct, 2023
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City to Surf 2023
Hype Park, Sydney, Australia
13 Aug, 2023
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Comic Con 2023
San Diego, California
20 Jul  - 23 Jul, 2023
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Comrades Marathon 2023
Durban City Hall, Durban, South Africa
11 Jun, 2023
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Two Oceans Marathon 2023
Cape Town, South Africa
15 Apr  - 16 Apr, 2023
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SXSW 2023
Austin, Texas
10 Mar  - 19 Mar, 2023
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Ottawa Winterlude 2023
Ottawa, Ontario, Canada
03 Feb  - 20 Feb, 2023
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Disney Marathon 2023
Walt Disney World, Orlando, Florida
05 Jan  - 08 Jan, 2023
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Beirut Marathon 2022
Beirut, Lebanon
13 Nov, 2022
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Crankworx Innsbruck 2022
Innsbruck, Austria
15 Jun  - 19 Jun, 2022
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Bloomsday Festival 2022
Dublin, Ireland
12 Jun  - 18 Jun, 2022
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X Games Aspen 2022
Aspen, Colorado, United States
21 Jan  - 23 Jan, 2022
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World Ski and Snowboard Festival 2021
Whistler, BC, Canada
16 Apr  - 30 Apr, 2021
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Blizzard Blast 2021
Lowell, Massachusetts
30 Jan, 2021
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Virtual Run: Trail Running Series
Virtual
14 Jun, 2020
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Mountainfilm 2020
Virtual
15 May  - 25 May, 2020
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Awesome Soundwave Live
Virtual
09 May, 2020
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Red Bull Records Virtual Festival
Virtual
01 May, 2020
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One World: Together At Home
Virtual
18 Apr  - 19 Apr, 2020
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Tmrw Tday Culture Fest 2020
Negril, Jamaica
18 Apr  - 28 Apr, 2020
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