International Baalbek Festival
This festival hosted the most prominent local and international stars over the years such as Nina Simone, Joe Cocker, Paco de Lucia, Fairuz, etc. It is the oldest and most famous festival in the Middle East. It takes place annually, between early July and late August.
Baalbek Tourism and Shopping Festival
Between June and July every year, this festival animates Ras al Ain for 15 days. Handcrafted arts, sales, gifts, and a sport festival are some of the activities organized. But the main event is the mass wedding that is celebrated to end the festival and for which photo sessions are organized in front of the Venus Temple.