Every month we bring you a small round up of some of the coolest events that are going on in various RED cities around the world. So wherever you are in the world, you’ll always have something fun to do.



Located in the heart of the city, The Radisson RED, Brussels is the perfect central location for exploring all the cool activities happening around the city in May.

Brussels Short Film Festival : May 1 – 5

The Brussels Short Film Festival offers a range of short films no matter what your fav genre is. See some movies, lots of things to do for kids and a marquee to party!


Brussels Pride: May 3 -19

Celebrate love Belgian style. From parades and parties to live performances, Brussels Pride is an amazing event that’s definitely worth checking out.



From bubbles to food festivals, Glasgow is bursting with fun things to do in May. Make the Radisson RED, Glasgow your base when exploring all the cool events happening in the city.


Bubble Rush: May 5


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Love bubbles? Who doesn’t! Take part in Bubble Rush – a family friendly 5k course, with cannons pumping out coloured foam to create a deep bubble bath. Run, jog, walk, dance or toddle.


Eat and Drink Festival: May 24 -27

Eat & Drink Festival Scotland will return to Glasgow this year with even more mouth-watering food and drink from the very best Scottish producers! Stuff your face and then go into a food coma at the Radisson RED across the street when you’re done.


Cape Town

The ‘Mother City’ is never short on unique and interesting things to do. Stop by the Radisson RED, Cape Town when exploring this amazing African city.


Decorex Cape Town: May 1 – 5

Looking for the latest South African design to inspire you? Decorex 2019 is where interior designers, architects and full-time shoppers go in search of the latest home decor-related trends, products, information and tips.


The Cape Town Coffee Festival: May 31 – June 2

A celebration of local and global coffee culture in Cape Town’s historic City Hall, the Cape Town Coffee Festival is worth a visit. Among the many coffee-themed treats and activities on offer are world-class barista demonstrations, interactive workshops and a display of coffee-inspired works in the coffee art project.



Want to visit a classic American city? Minneapolis is a midwestern town filled with great people and great vibes. Check out the Radisson RED, Minneapolis when you’re in Minneapolis.


MayDay Parade: May 5

The MayDay Parade and ceremony in Powderhorn Park has become a joyous annual ritual for nearly 50,000 people in the Twin Cities. For many in Minnesota, the MayDay Parade is a time to celebrate the coming warmth with hand-built puppets and masks (some over 10 feet tall), music, and performance in the street.


Art-A-Whirl: May 17 – 19

Art-A-Whirl is a free open studio tour in Northeast Minneapolis. It’s a great opportunity to tour private artist studios and galleries, connect with the artists, and purchase original artwork.



Hipster-chic and loads of foodie finds. Help #KeepPortlandWeird when you stay at the Radisson RED, Portland.


Doggie Dash: May 11

Doggie Dash is a 1.5 or 2.5 mile untimed walk/run that begins and ends at Tom McCall Waterfront Park, including breakfast, a beverage, a pet festival, vendor booths, and canine contests.


Vampire’s Masquerade Ball: May 25


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Vampire’s Masquerade Ball is a formal gala at Portland Art Museum, with gothic and industrial music, a classic midnight waltz and an included buffet.

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