Upcoming Twins Festivals

There are many international gatherings of twins and other multiples around the world each and every year. We’ll place information about the ones we know about on this page.

Please feel free to add your data to that page if there is a festival we’re missing that you would like added to our listings.

Recent Events

POMBA (Canada) National Convention–May 25-28, 2006

The 2006 conference will take place in Chatham, Ontario. Keynote speakers at this year’s conference are Donald and Dr. Louis Keith, founders of The Centre for the Study of Multiple Birth. For more information, please visit their the POMBA web site.

Southest Twins and Multiples Festival (AZ)–June 17, 2006

We’re trying to gather additional information, but an event is being planned for Prescott Valley, Arizona on June 17, 2006.

4th Annual Texas Twin Round-Up–June 22, 2006

The largest gathering of twins and triplets and their families in the Southwest will take place on Thursday, June 22, 2006 in Houston at Minute Maid Park as the Houston Astros play the Minnesota Twins. We’ll have special discounted tickets for twins and their families and lots of activities during the evening. For more information on the event and photos from past events, please visit our official Texas Twin Round-Up Web Site.

Triplet Connection–July 6-9, 2006

The annual gathering of triplets and their families as sponsored by The Triplet Connection. This year’s convention will be held in Phoenix, Arizona from July 6-9 and has the theme, “The Wild, Wild, Wild West”. More information on the organization can be found on the official Triplet Connection Web Site.

Twinless Twins Convention–July 12-16, 2006

Del Ray Beach, Florida will be the next site for the annual gathering of Twinless Twins, International, the worthwhile organization that helps twinless twins cope with their loss. For more information on the event, please visit the Twinless Twins Events web site.

Coney Island Twins and Multiples Day–July 23, 2006

More details to come on this annual celebration of twins at the Coney Island Amusement Park in New York City.

Mothers of Twins National Convention–July 23-29, 2006

More information on the event that will be held in Orlando, Florida can be found on the official NOMOTC Web Site. Next year’s national convention is scheduled for San Diego.

Twins Days Festival–August 4-6, 2006

One of the world’s largest gathering of twins (usually anywhere from about 2,000-2,700 sets of twins) is annually scheduled for the first weekend in August in Twinsburg, Ohio (just outside Cleveland). Two of our site visitors, the Smith Twins, have lots of photos online from the 2001 festival. We also have a page of photos and information from the 2000 festival you can see at this page. You can also find much more information on the event on the official Twins Days Web Site.

International Twins Association Annual Festival–Aug. 31-Sept. 4, 2006

Held annually every Labor Day Weekend in a different U.S. City, this grand-daddy of all twins festivals started in Silver Lake, Indiana in 1934. This year’s event will be in Oklahoma City, Oklahoma. The last few year’s festivals were in Nashville, Springfield, IL, Atlanta, Tahoe, Nevada, Grand Rapids, Michigan, Chattanooga, New Orleans and San Diego. While these annual festivals aren’t as large today as they were more than 65 years ago (it set its record attendance with 2500 sets of twins in 1935 but now usually attracts about 300-400), this is still a fun event mostly geared for adult twins. Please visit their web site for additional information.

Nebraska State Twin Association Convention–Oct. 21-22, 2006

The 2006 convention will take place in Kearney, Nebraska. Interested twins can contact Stacey Sweeney via email for additional information or visit their web site!

Official Twins Cruise II 2007–January 27-Feb. 3, 2007

Hundreds of sets of twins will board the CARNIVAL Triumph and sail on the open seas for a 7-night Eastern Caribbean cruise to San Juan, St. Thomas and St. Maarten. The cruise leaves Miami on Saturday, January 27 (airfare to and from Miami not included) and per-person rates in double occupancy staterooms start at $754 per person. Please visit this web site for more information.

Utah State Multiples Convention–May 1, 2004

The Utah State Multiples Convention was held Saturday, May 1 in Salt Lake City. Linda and Richard Eyre, local parenting experts and authors of the New York Times #1 Best Seller ‘Teaching Children Values’, were the keynote speakers.

Ohio Federation Mothers of Twins Connection–June 25-26, 2004

The annual gathering of parents of multiples from Ohio took place at the Holiday Inn in Strongsville, Ohio from June 25-26, 2004. It was the 51st annual state gathering and had the theme ‘Rocking with Westport’. Visit this page for more details.

11th International Congress on Twin Studies, Odense, Denmark–July 2-4, 2004

Twin researchers from around the globe met in Denmark to discuss the latest advances in the studies of twins. This three-day conference was more for scientific researchers than twins or parents of multiples. You can learn more about the event at their official web site.

Just for Laughs Twins Weekend–July 23-25, 2004

For the fourth straight year, the world-famous Just for Laughs Festival in Montreal, Canada hosted a Twins Weekend with a parade, look-alike contests and more. Here’s their official web site.

European Twins Festival, Lazise del Garda, Italy–July 29-31, 2004

The Fourth edition of European Twins Festival took place at the amusement park Movie Studios and Acqua Paradise of Caneva World of Lazise del Garda, Italy on 29,30, 31 July of 2004. The festival features plenty of entertainment, including photo and fashion shows,the shooting of a videoclip for “Les Twins”, a music band of twins, casting for a theatrical company for the Musical “Twins go!” and much more. Additional information is available in several languages at the festival web site.

Sri Lanka Twins Festival–August 23, 2004

Colombo, Sri Lanka hosted a gathering of multiples. Organized by the Sri Lanka Twins Cultural and Development Center, you can learn more about this event at their web site.

Illinois State Twin Association Convention–Oct. 15-17, 2004

The 42nd Annual Illinois Organization of Mothers of Twins Clubs (IOMOTC) Convention took place Oct. 15-17, 2004 at the Holiday Inn in Elgin, IL. For further info, go to

North Carolina Mothers of Multiples Convention–November 5-7, 2004

It was ‘Escape to the Triangle Tropics’ for last year’s convention at the Embassy Suites in Cary, North Carolina from November 5-7, 2004. For more information, please visit their web site.

Southern California Mothers of Twins Workshop–November 5-6, 2004

The 36th annual workshop took place at the Hyatt Westlake Plaza Hotel and will be hosted by the Conejo Valley Mothers of Multiples Club. The theme of the workshop was “Relax, Rejuvenate and Retreat”. For more details, please visit the SCMOTC web site at this URL.

Twins of the World International Festival, St. Petersburg, Russia–November 10-15, 2004

A gala concert, art festival and chess lessons were on tap for twins attending this International Festival in St. Petersburg, Russia. You can send an email to to request additional information.

Twins Cruise–Jan. 16-23, 2005

A seven-day Western Caribbean cruise awaits all twins who wish to sail on an official cruise just for twins. Departing Miami, this adventure aboard the Carnival Victory will take passengers to Cozumel, Grand Cayman and Jamaica before returning to Miami the following week. Several hundred twins are expected on this trip so plan your journey early! Here’s more on the 2005 Twins Cruise.

National Multiples Birth Awareness Day–May 25, 2004

Multiples Birth, the organization that tries to increase awareness of all births of twins and triplets+ in Canada, is organizing its first-ever Multiple Births Awareness Day which will take place on Saturday, May 25, 2004.

Multiples Friends & Family Day, Indiana Beach, IN -July 9-10 2005

A weekend special for families with multiples at the lake/white beach/amusement park destination and resort in Monticello, Indiana. Special events include all day ride passes 11 a.m. to 11 ;.m. Saturday & Sunday, Sand Beach Swimming 9 a.m. to 6:00 Saturday & Sunday, Exclusive Shafer Queen Paddleboat trips, Saturday evening Contest & Olympics at Yogi Bear Campground, Discounts at the I.B. Campground and Beach Club Inn. Please visit The Indiana Beach web site for more information.

Niagara Regional Exhibition Twins Contest–September 18, 2005

The final day of this year’s Niagara Regional Exhibition featured a full day of twins most look-alike and least look-alike events. The contests take place at the NRE near Niagara Falls, Welland and St. Cahtarines, Ontario, and you can learn more on their web site.