Festivals & events, July 5 and beyond
LOCKENHAUS: Chamber music festival, through July 11.
SALZBURG: SommerSzene, festival of dance, performance and film, through July 15.
SALZKAMMERGUT: MTB marathon, country’s largest mountain bike marathon, July 14.
KLAGENFURT: Beach Volleyball Grand Slam, July 17-22.
LINZ: Pflasterspektakel, international street art festival, July 19-21.
REUTTE/TIROL: Ehrenberg Ritterspiele, knight’s tournament and Middle Ages market, July 27-29.
GRAZ: La Strada street theater festival, July 27-Aug. 5.
VILLACH: Kirchtag, country’s largest traditional folk festival, July 29-Aug 5.
BRUSSELS: Brosella Folk and Jazz, free concerts in Ossegem Park, July 14-15.
BRUSSELS: Fair du Midi, fun fair, July 16-Aug. 21.
BRUGGE: Triple Days, festival on market square, July 19-21.
PRAGUE: Bohemia Jazz Fest, July 10-12.
PRAGUE: Early Music Festival, July 19-Aug. 6.
PRAGUE: Folklore days, July 26-29.
COPENHAGEN: Jazz Festival, July 6-15.
JELS: Viking Chronicles, pageantry and sword fights on an outdoor stage, July 6-22.
COUNTRYWIDE: Olympic Torch Relay, through July 27, passes through Cambridge area July 7-8.
OXFORD: Alice in Wonderland 150th anniversary celebrations, July 7-8.
WILTSHIRE: Fire Garden at Stonehenge, advance tickets needed, July 10-12.
LONDON: Big Street Dance Day, over 1,000 dancers in Trafalgar Square, July 14.
MANCHESTER: Manchester Mega Mela, festival of South Asian culture at Platt Fields Park, July 14-15.
LONDON: BT River of Music, concerts at 6 stages along the Thames, free, but tickets must be booked in advance, July 21-22.
CAMBRIDGE: Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall, July 26-29.
VERSAILLES: Royal fireworks on the Grand Canal, through July 6.
ST. MALO: Tall ships in port, through July 8.
PARIS: Cinema Festival, screenings throughout the city, through July 10.
COLMAR: International Festival, classical music, through July 14.
PARIS: Tropical carnival, parade sets off from Place de la Nation at 2 p.m., July 7.
NICE: Jazz Festival, July 8-12.
PARIS: Bastille Day celebrations, fireworks near the Eiffel tower, July 14.
PARIS: Paris Plage, beach atmosphere by the Seine, July 20-Aug. 19.
METZ: Flea market at Expo Center, July 21.
FRANKFURT-HÖCHST: Castle festival, through July 9.
MUNICH: Tollwood music festival, Olympiapark, through July 24.
KASSEL: (d)OCUMENTA(13), contemporary art exhibition, through Sept. 16.
FREIBURG: Wine fest, Münsterplatz, through July 10.
STUTTGART: Jazz Open, through July 14.
STUTTGART: Hamburger Fish Market, Karlsplatz, through July 5.
BADEN-BADEN: Summer Nights, open air party at the Kurhaus, July 6-8.
BAYREUTH: City street festival, live music and a “beer street,” July 6-8.
COLOGNE: Summer Jam Festival, Reggae Festival at the Fühlinger See, July 6-8.
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: BMW Motorbike Days, July 6-8.
KAISERSLAUTERN: Old Town Fest, July 6-8.
STUTTGART-HESLACH: Africa Festival, Erwin-Schoettle-Platz, July 6-8.
ULM: Danube Festival, crafts and culinary treats along the Danube, July 6-15.
WÜRZBURG: Kiliani Volksfest, July 6-22.
HAMBURG: Schlagermove, ’70s-style festival. Highlight is a truck parade through city at 3 p.m., July 7.
RÜDESHEIM-BINGEN: Rhine in Flames, July 7.
SCHWEINFURT: Honky Tonk Festival, July 7.
MUNICH: Klassik am Odeonsplatz, classical open air concerts, tickets needed, July 7-8.
FRANKFURT: Ironman European Championship, July 8.
HANAU: Love Family Park, fest of live music and DJs, Mainwiesen, tickets needed, July 8.
SPEYER: Bretzelfest, volksfest, July 12-17.
ULM: Volksfest, Festplatz, July 13-23.
STUTTGART: Hip Hop Open 2012, July 14.
BADEN-BADEN: International Vintage Car Meeting, July 13-15.
NÜRBURGRING: International ADAC Truck Grand Prix, July 13-15.
MAINZ: Bierbörse, Rhine River embankment near Rathaus, July 13-15.
BAMBERG: Bamberg Zaubert, street festival with magicians, acrobats, and musicians, July 13-15.
KALTENBERG: Knight’s Tournament, July 13, 14, 15, 20, 21, 22, 28-29; jesters, jokers, dancers and acrobats July 27. Tickets required.
COLOGNE: Cologne Lights, illuminated ships and fireworks synchronized to music, Rhine riverbanks, July 14.
MUNICH: Opera for Everyone, free, Marstallplatz, July 14-15.
MUNICH: DTM München 2012, motorsport show, Olympiastadion, July 14-15.
ULM: Coopers’ Dance, traditional dance with jesters, July 15 and 22.
ULM: Serenade of Lights, candles afloat in the Danube, July 21.
FORCHHEIM: Annafest, volksfest, July 21-30.
NUREMBERG: Classic Open Air, free music on Luitpoldhain, July 22.
ULM: Nabada, decorated boats, some homemade, along the Danube, starting 4 p.m., July 23.
NUREMBERG: Singer, songwriter and world music festival, July 27-29.
BERLIN: German-American Volksfest, July 27-Aug. 19.
BADACSONY: Wine weeks, celebrates wines of Lake Balaton, July 14-29.
VESZPREM: Vespremfest, music and culture festival, July 18-21.
GALWAY: Volvo Ocean Race, through July 8.
GALWAY: Arts Festival, July 16-19.
DUBLIN: Street Performance World Championships, July 19-22.
KILLARNEY: Summer fest, outdoor family-oriented events, July 27-Aug. 5.
ISCHIA: Film Festival, through July 7.
SPOLETO: Festival of Two Worlds, opera, dance, music and theater, through July 15.
RIMINI: Pink Night, illuminated streets and coastline, July 6.
PERUGIA: Umbria Jazz, July 6-15.
FLORENCE: Mercantia, international street performer festival, July 11-15.
NAPLES: Neapolis Festival, July 14-24.
CITY: World MeYouZik Festival highlights world music July 7; Festival Rock um Knuedler, July 8; Place Guillaume II, both concerts are free.
CITY: Blues’n Jazz Rallye, Grund and Clausen, free entry, July 21.
VENLO: Floriade 2012 World Horticultural Expo, through Oct. 7.
AMSTERDAM: Julidans, international modern dance festival, through July 14.
AMSTERDAM: Roots Festival, through July 8.
ROTTERDAM: North Sea Jazz Festival, July 6-8.
AMSTERDAM: International Fashion Week, with events for the public in downtown area, July 6-15.
MAASTRICHT: Kadefeesten, festival, local artists on the banks of the Meuse, July 27-28.
LISBON: Optimus Alive, music and arts festival, tickets needed, July 13-15.
OBIDOS: Medieval market, July 19-Aug. 12.
LISBON: Tall ships in port, July 19-22.
AZORES: Red Bull Cliff Diving, Vila Franca, July 21.
STONEHAVEN: Folk Festival, through July 8.
TIREE: Music Festival, July 21-22.
PERTH: Southern Fried Festival, celebrates American roots music, July 27-29.
EDINBURGH: Jazz & blues festival, July 20-29.
GRANADA: International Festival of Music and Dance, through July 8.
BURGOS: Folk Festival, July 12-16.
BARCELONA: Montjuic de Nit, white nights festival with theater, music, dance and art, July 14.
CADIZ: Tall ships in port, July 26-29.
LUGANO: Estival Jazz, open air, free concerts, through July 7.
MONTREUX: Jazz Festival, through July 14.
BASEL: Tattoo, July 13-21.
GENEVA: Lake parade, July 14.