So you are still jet-lagged but bursting with utter excitement and joy to explore your new travel destination. So, what are you going to do next? How are you going to find out what’s happening around?                                                     

You always have an option to google the top 5 attractions or best events in Birmingham or where you are. But, what if you don’t find the local attractions interesting at all? Or, what if you want to try something different other than visiting typical tourist attractions?

Sometimes the most memorable trips are not the ones where you explore all famous attractions but the ones in which you try and do something weird and fun. Each travel destination has a lot of places and attractions with amazing events; all you need to do is find a way to know what is happening around. 

Well, there are a lot of tools that can help you know what is happening around in your location, no matter where in the world you are. 

Read on and have a look at the same.

1. Facebook

You may already know about this one, but there are still many people who are unaware of this. Facebook is one of the best tools that help you find events happening around in any specific destination. Well, did you know that you can use Facebook to search for events based on location and interests? 

Yes!! You can now easily browse events on Facebook and sift through them based on different categories, including music, sports, fitness, nightlife, etc. 

2. Instagram

People usually think that Instagram is only for posting cute puppy pictures and flaunting beauty. I don’t know if any of you know about it or not, but it does much more than just allowing you to upload images. 

You can easily find unique and exciting local events in your travel destination. Wondering how to do that? Here’s how:

  • Open your Instagram account
  • Go to the search page
  • Type your travel destination
  • Click ‘places’ on the top bar under the search function
  • Select the place tag for your locality

Voila!! And that’s how it is done. You will now be seeing the top Instagram posts in and around your destination. 

3. EventsFY

EventsFY is a very cool website that helps in finding the best events happening in and around your travel destination. It shows a beautiful and exceptionally curated list of cool and rocking events. 

Select your destination, and a complete list of events happening around in your area will appear right on the screen. 

4. Local Coffee Shops

Local coffee shops are lovely, and a good local coffee shop is much more of a place than just serving food and coffee. If you wish to enjoy the local events, try visiting a long-established coffee shop that hosts events, supports local musicians and artists. 

If you are lucky enough to find a place like this, then you might also find its huge stack of flyers filled with local events and shows information. Plus, you may ask the local staff about the best spots in and around the city. 

Wrapping it Up 

Although many websites and applications may help you with exploring events happening around your destination, the four tools mentioned above are going to help you serve the purpose best. 


So, if you are heading towards someplace new and are wondering about how to find the best events happening around there, then needn’t worry anymore. You already know what to do. Just explore ‘events near me’ and attend the ones you like. 

Cheers and have fun!!