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Festivals and events, June 2019

There's plenty to see and do in Europe in the summertime.

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By KAREN BRADBURY | Stars and Stripes | Published: May 31, 2019

Austria

BAD AUSSEE: Narzissenfest, festival celebrates blooming of the daffodils and local folk culture, through June 2.

INNSBRUCK: The International Film Festival, through June 2.

VIENNA: Vienna Shorts, short film festival, through June 2.

YBBS: aufhOHRchen, folk music festival in the Mostviertel, through June 2.

VIENNA: Vienna Festwochen, special productions in theaters, through June 16.

VIENNA: EuroPride, June 1-16, highlights include EuroPride Village June 12-15; EuroPride Run June 14, and EuroPride parade June 15.

SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM: Biker Mania, Harley meet-up, Glemm Valley, June 6-10.

INNSBRUCK: Golden Roof Challenge, pole-vaulting championships, June 8.

VIENNA: Life Ball, ball supports AIDS and HIV status awareness, June 8.

KOESSEN: Kaiserwinkl Kasfest, festival with cheese and local folk music, June 11.

ST. MICHAEL IM LUNGAU: Fire and Voice, choir festival, June 14-16.

SALZBURG: Mozart 100, ultratrail scenic run, June 15.

GRAZ: springfestival, electronic music and art festival, June 19-23.

VIENNA: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night concert, free performance at Schoenbrunn Palace, June 20.

RETZ: Retz Wine Weeks, June 20-30.

VIENNA: Donauinselfestival, free concerts, June 21-23.

EHRWALD: Bergfeuer Zugspitz Arena, bonfires on the mountaintops, June 22.

ZEDERHAUS: Prangstangen procession, poles decorated with flowers paraded through town, June 24.

VIENNA: Jazz Festival, June 24-July 10.

 

Belgium

BRUSSELS: Kunstenfestivaldesarts, contemporary theater, dance, cinema and visual arts festival, Mont des Arts, through June 1.

GENT: Gent Smaakt, food festival, through June 2.

NAMUR: Fairground Arts Festival, street artists perform, through June 1.

LIEGE: Summer Beer Lover’s Festival, June 6-10.

BRUGES: Barrio Cantina, food truck festival, June 8-10.

LIEGE: Beer Lover’s Marathon, June 9.

OUDENAARDE: RetroRonde of Flanders, cycle touring on vintage bicycles, June 9-10.

BRUSSELS: BRUNEAF Non-European Art Fair, Sablon, June 12-16.

BRUSSELS: Dinner in the Sky, gourmet dining while dangling on a platform hanging from a crane, June 13-23.

BRUGES: Barrio Cantina, food truck festival, June 14-16.

OUDENAARDE: RetroRonde of Flanders, cycle touring on vintage bicycles, June 15-16.

BRUSSELS: Fete de la Musique, June 20-23.

BRUSSELS: Brussels International Film Festival, Flagey and Bozar, June 20-29.

DESSEL: Graspop, heavy metal festival, Kiss, Slipknot and Within Temptation headline, June 21-23.

BRUSSELS: Fete de la Musique, June 21-24.

OSTEND: a L’Ostendaise, culinary seafood show, Zeeheldenplein, June 22-23.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Urban Trail, 5 of 10 km run, June 23.

BRUSSELS: Royal Park Music Festival, free concerts, June 23 and 30; also July 14 and 28.

VIELSALM: European March of Memory and Friendship, June 25-28.

WERCHTER: Rock Werchter, rock festival, Pink, Bastille, Tool, The Cure, Mumford & Sons, Florence + the Machine, Muse headline, June 27-30.

BRUSSELS: Couleur Cafe Festival, funk and reggae, June 28-30.

ANTWERP: Beer Passion Weekend, Groenplaats, June 28-30.

GENK: Genk on Stage,free music festival, June 28-30.

NAMUR: Verdur Rock Festival, free rock music, Citadelle, June 29.

MONS: Fete de la Biere de Jurbise, beer fest, Grand Place, June 29-30.

GENT: Gent Jazz Festival,June 29-July 9.

 

Croatia

ZAGREB: Cest ist D Best, international street festival, through June 2.

ZAGREB: H-D Rally,Harley-Davidson meet-up, through June 2.

ZAGREB: Animafest, animated film festival, June 3-8.

ROVINJ: Summer Sensual Days, dance workshops and parties, June 17-24.

ZAGREB: INMusic, music festival, Jarun Lake, headliners include The Cure, Foals, The Hives, Johnny Marr, June 24-26.

ROVINJ: Croatian Summer Salsa Festival, June 24-July 1.

 

Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Khamoro, world festival of Roma culture, through June 1.

PRAGUE: Prague Fringe Festival, English language theater festival, through June 1.

PRAGUE: United Islands, music festival, Karlin, through June 1.

PRAGUE: Heart of Nations, festival of minority cultures, through June 2.

PRAGUE: Prague Spring International Music Festival, through June 4.

PRAGUE: Czech Beer Festival, through June 15.

CESKE BUDEJOVICE: Half-marathon, June 1.

PARDUBICE: Aviation Show, June 1-2.

PRAGUE: Ice Cream Festival, Prague Exhibition Grounds Holesovice, June 2.

PRAGUE: Tanec Praha, festival of contemporary dance and movement, dates between June 3-22.

PILSEN: International Folklore Festival, June 5-9.

PRAGUE: Museum Night, June 8.

PRAGUE: Festival of Minibreweries, Prague Castle gardens, June 14-15.

OLOMOUC: Half-marathon, June 15.

PRAGUE: Apetit Piknik, culinary festival, Park Grebovka, June 15.

PRAGUE: Metronome Festival, headliners include Liam Gallagher, Kraftwerk and Morcheeba, Prague Exhibition Grounds Holesovice, June 21-22.

CESKY KRUMLOV: Festival of the Five-Petalled Rose, medieval fest, June 21-23.

PRAGUE: Tattoo Convention, Holesovice, June 21-23.

PRAGUE: Prague Proms, classical music concerts, June 21-July 16.

KUTNA HORA: Royal Silvering, Gothic festival, June 22-23.

PRAGUE: Relay Run, teams of four run 5 km each, June 25-27.

STRAZNICE: International Folklore Festival, June 27-30.

KARLOVY VARY: International Film Festival, June 28-July 6.

 

Denmark

HUNDESTED: Sand Sculpture Festival, through Oct. 20.

COPENHAGEN: CPH Stage, theater festival, The Playhouse, through June 1.

COPENHAGEN: Distortion Festival, street and nightlife festival, through June 2.

ELSINORE (HELSINGOR): Hamlet Live, characters bring story to life during guided tour, Kronborg Castle, June 1-Aug. 31.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Photo Festival, June 6-16.

AALBORG, AARHUS and COPENHAGEN: Royal Run, June 10.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhell, heavy metal festival, acts include Scorpions, Pretty Maids, Living Colour, June 19-22.

HVIDE SANDE: North Sea Beach Marathon, June 23.

SILKEBORG: Riverboat Jazz Festival, June 26-30.

COUNTRYWIDE: St. John’s Eve, midsummer celebrated with bonfires along the coast, June 23.

ROSKILDE: Roskilde Festival, headliners include, June 29-July 6.

 

England

COLCHESTER: Real Ale & Cider Festival, Arts Centre, through June 1.

LONDON: Sundance Film Festival London, Picture House West End, through June 2.

SALISBURY: International Arts Festival, through June 9.

LONDON: London Burlesque Fest, Bush Hall and other venues, dates through June 29.

CAMBRIDGE: Strawberry Fair, free arts and music fest, June 1.

LONDON: Trooping the Colour, June 1 and June 8.

CHATSWORTH: RHS Chatsworth Flower Show, June 5-9.

HITCHIN: Beer & Cider Festival, Hitchin Rugby Football Club, June 6-8.

PETERBOROUGH: Dragon Boat Festival, June 8.

LONDON: Open Garden Squares Weekend, June 8-9.

YORK: Taster Food Festival, June 8-9.

BIRMINGHAM: BBC Good Food Festival, NEC, June 13-16.

LONDON: Streatlife, street food and craft beer festival, Alexandra Palace, June 15-16, July 27-28 and Aug. 17.

LONDON: Taste of London Festival, Regent's Park, June 19-23.

LONDON: Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair, June 19-28.

BROADSTAIRS: Dickens Festival, June 21-23.

HARLOW CARR: RHS Garden Harlow Carr Flower Show, June 21-23.

WINCHCOMBE: Spring Ale & Steam Weekend, CAMRA beer festival with Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, June 21-23.

LONDON: Greenwich & Docklands International Festival, June 21-July 6.

LIVERPOOL: Africa Oye, African music and culture, Sefton Park, June 22-23.

LONDON: West End LIVE, excerpts from theatrical productions, Trafalgar Square, June 22-23.

LONDON: Gelato Festival, Canopy Market Kings Cross, June 29-30.

 

Estonia

TALLINN: Old Town Days, arts, music and street entertainment, through June 2.

TALLINN: Tallinn Street Food Festival, June 8-9.

 

Finland

HELSINKI: Samba Carnival, dance schools compete, June 7-8.

HELSINKI: Helsinki Day, music, dance and theater, June 12.

HAAPAVESI: Haapavesi Blues Festival, June 27-29.

TURKU: Medieval Market, June 27-30.

HELSINKI: Tuska Open Air Metal Festival, Suvilahti, June 28-30.

HELSINKI: Pride Parade, June 29.

PORI: Pori Jazz, headliners include Christina Aguilera, Toto, Stray Cats, Melody Gardot and Snarky Puppy, July 12-20.

 

France

PARIS: Foire du Trone, fun fair, Bois de Vincennes, through June 2.

PARIS: French Open, tennis tournament, through June 9.

CAEN: D-Day Landing Day Festival, festival of remembrance along Normandy coast, through June 16.

LYON: Nuits Sonores, festival of indie and electronic music, through June 2.

REIMS: Fetes Johanniques, celebrations in honor of Joan of Arc, June 1-2.

PARIS: We Love Green, festival with music, art, talks and food, Bois de Vincennes, June 1-2.

SELESTAT-BERGHEIM: Slow Up Alsace, 31 km auto-free highway with culinary and sport fest, June 2.

PARIS: Villette Sonique, Parc de la Villette, festival highlights new artists, June 6-9.

PARIS: Rendez-vous aux Jardins, open gardens, June 7-9.

COUNTRYWIDE: FIFA Women’s World Cup, June 7-July 7.

METZ: Les Puces de Metz, flea market, Expo, June 8 and 22, July 6, Sept. 14.

BIARRITZ: Festival des Arts de la Rue, concerts and street artists, June 9-10.

PARIS: Festival of Tibet and the People of the Himalayas, Bois des Vincennes, June 14-16.

PARIS AREA: Open Air Opera, Puccini’s Tosca performed in various venues in and around Paris, June 14-15, 27 and 29, July 5-6; Sept. 4 and 7.

PARIS: Paris Air Show,Le Bourget Airport, June 17-23.

PARIS: Champs Elysees Film Festival, screens French and American independent films, June 18-25.

COUNTRYWIDE: Fete de la Musique, free concerts, June 21.

PARIS: Solidays, music festival, Paris-Longchamp, June 21-23.

COUNTRYWIDE: summer sales, June 26-August 6.

PARIS: Pestacles, festival for young audiences, Parc Floral, June 26, July 3, 10 and 17; Aug. 21 and 28; Sept. 4.

PARIS: Pride Parade, June 29.

NICE: Iron Man Nice, June 30.

 

Germany

BADEN-BADEN: Medieval wine days in Steinbach, with music, art and theater, through June 2.

DARMSTADT: Schlossgrabenfest, free concerts throughout town, through June 2.

FRANKENTHAL: Strohhutfest, volksfest, through June 2.

FRANKFURT: Nippon Connection, Japanese film festival, through June 2.

TRAVEMUENDE: Boardwalk Festival, through June 2.

WIESBADEN: Kranzplatzfest, live music, artisan’s market and flea market, through June 2.

WUERZBURG: Africa Festival, International Afro Music Festival, through June 2.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Lautrer Kerwe, fun fair, Messeplatz, through June 3.

DRESDEN: Dresden Music Festival, celebrates classical music, through June 10.

WUERZBURG: Weindorf, wine festival in market square, through June 10.

HEILBRONN: Bundesgartenschau, show garden, through Oct. 6.

HEIDELBERG: Castle illuminations, June 1.

KARLSRUHE: Christopher Street Day, June 1.

BERLIN: Gelato Festival, Alexanderplatz, June 1-2.

ELTVILLE-AM-RHEIN: Rose Days, wine fest and rose market, June 1-2.

SCHESSLITZ: Long Night, free concerts and illuminations, June 1-2.

BAMBERG: wine festival, Maxplatz, June 5-10.

FRANKFURT: World Club Dome, one of Europe’s biggest clubbing festivals, June 7-9.

LUDWIGSBURG: Strassenmusik Festival, blues and folk concerts, Bluehendes Barock, June 7-9.

BONN: Balloon Festival, June 7-10.

KOBLENZ: Bierborse, sampling beer on the Rhine promenade, June 7-10.

AMBERG: Amberger Dult, volksfest, June 7-16.

BAD HERSFELD: Hessentag, June 7-16; concert highlights include Black Eyed Peas June 7 and ZZ Top June 13. 

SAARBRUECKEN: Christopher Street Day, June 8.

BREMEN: La Strada, festival for street entertainment, June 8-16.

WIESBADEN: Wilhelmstrassenfest, June 14-15.

IDSTEIN: Jazz Festival, June 14-16.

SINDELFINGEN: International Street Festival, June 14-16.

ELTVILLE-ERBACH: Strawberry Festival, June 14-17.

LANDSHUT: Flea market, Messepark, June 15.

MUNICH: Stadtgruendungsfest, city celebrates its founding, June 15-16.

MANNHEIM AND HEIDELBERG: Lebendiger Neckar, auto-free day between Mannheim and Eberbach, June 16.

AACHEN-KORNELIMUENSTER: Historischer Jahrmarkt, old-fashioned market, June 19-23.

ANSBACH: Altstadtfest, June 19-23.

NUREMBERG: Franconian beer fest, June 19-23.

RUEDESHEIM: Magic Bike, Harley Davidson meet-up, June 20-23.

ROTHENBURG O.D. TAUBER: Ambassadors of Music, student groups from the U.S. give free concerts on the market square, June 20, 23, 26 and 29; July 2, 5, 8, 9, 11, 14, 15, 17, 20, 23 and 26.

KIRCHHEIMBOLANDEN: Kerchemer Bierwoche, beer and volksfest, June 21-23.

MAINZ: Johannisnacht, mid-summer festival, June 21-24.

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: Richard Strauss Festival, classical music festival, June 21-29.

SCHWEINFURT: Volksfest, June 21-July 1.

KIEL: Kieler Woche, sailing and summer festival, June 22-30.

FRANKFURT: Opernplatzfest, festival in front of opera, June 26-July 5.

MUNICH: Tollwood Summer Festival, June 26-July 21.

BAD WIMPFEN: Talmarkt, volksfest, June 27-July 2.

MUNICH: Munich Film Festival, June 27-July 6.

ANNWEILER: Rheinland-Pfalz Tag, June 28-30.

BINGEN: Bingen Swingt, jazz festival, June 28-30.

HAMBURG: Hamburg Harley Days, June 28-30.

MUNICH: Munich Mash, sports demos of wakeboard, skateboard and more in the Olympiapark, June 28-30.

TRIER: Altstadtfest, old city festival, June 28-30.

IDAR-OBERSTEIN: Spiessbratenfest, June 28-July 2.

ROTHENBURG O.D. TAUBER: Volksfest, June 28-July 3.

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: White Night, guests come to dinner dressed in white, June 29.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Long Night of Culture, June 29.

MAINZ: Summerschwuele, CSD demo and Pride events, June 29.

MUNICH: Red Bull Roller Coaster, skateboarding competition in Olympia Park, June 29.

KONSTANZ: international flea market, June 29-30.

STUTTGART: Comic Con, Messe, June 29-30.

RUEDESHEIM, BINGEN, KOBLENZ: Tal Total, auto-free day along Middle Rhine, June 30.

TRIER: City Race, half marathon and other distances, June 30.

 

Hungary

BUDAPEST: Rosalia, festival celebrates rose wine, Varosliget, through June 2.

LAKE BALATON: Open Road Festival, Harley-Davidson meet-up, June 5-9.

BUDAPEST: Downtown Beer Festival, Szabadsag Ter, June 5-10.

BUDAPEST: Danube Carnival, folk and world music performances, June 8-16.

BUDAPEST: Night of Museums, June 22.

 

Ireland

KILLARNY: Ireland Bike Fest, gathering of Harley-Davidson fans and riders, through June 3.

DUBLIN: Bloom in the Park, gardening, food and family event, Phoenix Park, through June 3.

KILKENNY: The Cat Laughs, comedy festival, through June 3.

DUBLIN: Forbidden Fruit Festival, music and comedy, June 1-3.

DUBLIN: Vhi Women's Mini Marathon, 10 km, June 2.

CARLOW: Carlow Arts Festival, June 4-9.

WESTPORT: Folk & Bluegrass Festival, June 7-9.

DUBLIN: Taste of Dublin, food festival in Iveagh Gardens, June 13-16.

CORK: Midsummer Arts Festival, June 13-23.

ROSSES POINT: Shanty Festival, June 14-16.

DUBLIN: Bloomsday, celebrates James Joyce, June 16.

BUNDORAN: Sea Sessions, surf and music festival, June 21-23.

DUBLIN: Pride Parade, June 29.

 

Italy

BARDOLINO: Palio del Chiaretto, wine festival, through June 2.

FERRARA: Palio, through June 2.

MONTESPERTOLI: Mostra del Chianti, wine festival, through June 2.

VENICE: Festa della Sensa, festival celebrating city's “marriage” to the sea, June 1-2.

AFFI: Medieval Festival, June 7-9.

PENNABILLI: Artisti in Piazza, street entertainers, June 13-16.

SPELLO: Infiorata, elaborate flower petal designs, June 13-16.

SAN GIMIGNANO: Medieval festival, June 15-16.

FLORENCE: Calcio Historico, historical football match in Piazza Santa Croce, semi-finals June 15-16, finals June 24.

PISA: Luminara di San Ranieri, June 16.

ROME: Chamber Music Festival, Palazzo Barberini, June 16-17.

LIVORNO: Surfer Joe Summer Festival, June 20-23.

TRIESTE: Triskell, international festival of Celtic music and culture, Boschetto del Ferdanandeo, June 21-30.

GENZANO DI ROMA: Infiorata, June 22-24.

VENICE: Art Night, June 23.

FLORENCE: St. John’s Day celebrations, feast day of city’s patron saint, June 24.

SPOLETO: Festival of Two Worlds, opera, dance, music and theater, June 28-July 14.

ISCHIA: Ischia Film Festival, June 29-July 6.

TAORMINA: Taormina Film Fest, June 30-July 6.

 

Latvia

RIGA: Riga Opera Festival, June 5-16.

 

Lithuania

VILNIUS: ArtVilnius, contemporary art fair, through June 2.

 

Luxembourg

CITY: ING Night Marathon, June 1.

ECHTERNACH: Hopping Procession, religious rite and pilgrimage, June 11.

CITY: Fete de la Musique, free concerts throughout town, June 14-21.

DIEKIRCH: International Marches, distance hiking, June 15-16.

SELDANGE: Middle Ages festival, June 15-16.

CITY: Eve of the National Holiday, tattoo, concerts and fireworks, June 22.

ESCH-SUR-SURE: Night of Legends, spectacle in a castle, June 29.

CITY: City Skyliner, mobile observation tower set up, June 29-Aug. 18.

 

Malta

VALLETTA: Concours d’Elegance, classic autos on display, June 9.

VICTORIA: International Arts Festival, June 12-July 15.

TA QALI: Drumfest Malta, June 14-15.

VALLETTA: Valletta Film Festival, June 14-23.

VALLETTA: Ghanafest, music festival, June 21-22.

COSPICUA: Malta International Wine Festival, June 28-30.

VALLETTA: Malta International Arts Festival, June 29-July 13.

 

Monaco

MONTE-CARLO: Top Marques, luxury auto show, Grimaldi Forum, through June 3.

MONTE-CARLO: Longines Global Champions Tour, equestrian event, June 27-29.

 

Netherlands

THE HAGUE: Tong Tong Fair, world's biggest festival of Eurasian culture, through June 2.

AMSTERDAM: Rolling Kitchens, mobile food stands set up in Westergasfabriek, through June 2.

GARDEREN: Benelux H.O.G. Rally, Harley-Davidson owners meet-up, through June 2.

AMSTERDAM: Taste of Amsterdam, Amstelpark, through June 3.

AMSTERDAM: World Press Photo Exhibition, Nieuwe Kerk, through July 7.

AMSTERDAM: Artzuid, sculpture biennial, Plan Zuid, through Sept. 15.

LANDGRAAF: Pinkpop, huge pop festival, June 8-10.

SCHEVENINGEN: Delta Lloyd North Sea Regatta, June 8-10.

ROTTERDAM: Poetry International Rotterdam, poetry slam, June 13.

GROLLOO: Holland International Blues Festival, headliners include ZZ Top, Lynyrd Skynyrd and Van Morrison, June 14-15.

AMSTERDAM: Open Garden Days, June 14-16.

TERSCHELLING: Oerol Festival, street and cultural festival, June 14-23.

SCHEVENINGEN: Flag Day,celebrates catch of the new herring, June 15.

AALSMEER: Aalsmeer Flower Festival, June 15-16.

THE HAGUE: Parkpop, free outdoor music fest, Zuiderpark, June 30. 

 

Norway

BERGEN: Bergen International Festival, music and performing arts festival, through June 5.

OSLO: Oslo Pix, film festival, June 3-9.

AVALDSNES: Viking Festival, June 6-9.

ROEROS: Roeros Folk Festival, June 6-9.

PORSGRUNN: Porsgrunn International Theater Festival, June 11-15.

BERGEN: Bergenfest, music festival, June 12-15.

GRIMSTAD: Norwegian Short Film Festival, June 12-16.

EGERSUND: Dalane Blues Festival, June 13-15.

OSLO: Picnic in the Park, music fest, June 13-15.

OSLO: Over Oslo, music festival, June 19-22.

OSLO: Pride Parade, June 22.

TROMSO: Midnight Sun Marathon, June 22.

VOSS: Ekstremsportveko, extreme sports and music festival, June 23-30.

KRISTIANSUND: The Tahiti Festival, music fest, June 27-29.

 

Poland

POZNAN: Ethno Port, international music fest, June 13-16.

KRAKOW: Jewish Culture Festival, June 21-30.

 

Portugal

LISBON: International Show Jumping Competition, Campo Grande Hippodrome, through June 2.

MATOSINHOS: FIA World Rally Championship, through June 2.

PORTO: Serralves em Festa, contemporary art fair, June 1-3.

PORTO: NOS Primavera Sound, music festival, June 6-8.

FUNCHAL: Atlantic Festival, includes fireworks spectacles June 8, 15, 22 and 29.

PERA: International Sand Sculptures Festival, June 8-Nov. 10.

LISBON: Festas de Lisboa, festivities culminate June 12-13.

CASCAIS: Harley-Davidson Euro Festival, beach party and custom bike show, June 13-16.

ESTORIL: Longines Global Champions Tour, equestrian event, June 20-22.

AZORES: Red Bull Cliff Diving, Sao Miguel, June 22.

LISBON: Lisbon Pride, June 22.

PORTO: Feast of St. John, June 23-24.

LOULE: Festival Med, world music and art festival, June 27-29.

MATOSINHOS: EDP Beach Party, electronic music party, June 28-29.

 

Scotland

ISLAY: Islay Festival of Music and Malt, through June 1.

DUMFRIES: Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival, music and comedy, through June 2.

EDINBURGH: Imaginate Festival, performing arts for young audiences, through June 2.

CAIRNDOW: FyneFest, festival of beer, food and camping, Fyne Ales Brewery Estate, through June 3.

LOCKERBIE: The Eden Festival,multi-cultural fest, June 6-9.

GLASGOW: Glasgow Science Festival, June 6-16.

GLASGOW: Glasgow Jazz Festival, June 19-23.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh International Film Festival, June 19-30.

GLASGOW: Glasgow Real Ale Festival, Briggait, June 20-22.

EDINBURGH: Royal Highland Show, agricultural fair, Royal Highland Centre Ingliston, June 20-23.

 

Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: Ljubljana Jazz Festival, June 18-22.

MARIBOR: Festival Lent, international multi-cultural festival, June 20-29.

LJUBLJANA: Blues Festival, June 27-29.

 

Spain

BARCELONA: Primavera Sound, music festival, through June 1.

CORDOBA: May Fair, through June 1.

LLEIDA: L’Aplec del Caragol, gastronomic snail festival, through June 2.

SANLUCAR DE BARRAMEDA: Manzanilla Festival, through June 3.

MARBELLA: Feria de San Bernabe, June 5-11.

MADRID: Suma Flamenca, flamenco festival, June 5-23.

HUESCA: International Film Festival, June 7-15.

BRIONES: Medieval Festival, June 15-16.

CORDOBA: Noche Blanca, late night flamenco shows, June 15-16.

CORDOBA: Sephardi Music Festival, June 17-22.

BARCELONA: Sonar, festival of advanced music and new media art, June 18-20.

ALICANTE: Bonfires of San Juan, June 19-24.

SAN PEDRO MANRIQUE: Paso del Fuego, traditional fire walking, June 23.

LANJARON: Fiesta del Agua y del Jamon, water fight at midnight, June 23-24.

MADRID: Festival of San Juan, Retiro area of city, bonfires to celebrate shortest night of the year, June 23-24.

HARO: Wine Battle, June 28-29.

 

Sweden

STOCKHOLM: ASICS Stockholm Marathon, June 1.

STOCKHOLM: Stockholm Early Music Festival, highlights classical and baroque music, June 4-9.

STOCKHOLM: A Taste of Stockholm, culinary festival, June 5-8.

MOTALA: Vätternrundan, 300 km recreational bicycle ride, June 7-10.

STOCKHOLM: Midsummer celebrations, Skansen Park, June 21-23.

 

Switzerland

WEGGIS: Heirassa Festival, celebrates folk music, through June 2.

MORGINS: Inalpe, cows return to mountain pastures, June 1.

WINTERTHUR: Afro Pentacost Festival, June 4-10.

CHUR: Buskers Chur, street festival, June 7-8.

ASCONA: Festival Artisti di Strada, street artists festival, June 7-9.

WEGGIS: Riviera Latina Festival, June 7-9.

BASEL: LISTE - Art Fair Basel,promotes young artists and galleries, June 10-16.

SIERRE: Sierre Blues Festival, June 13-15.

BASEL: Art Basel, June 13-16.

RAPPERSWIL-JONA: Blues 'n' Jazz Festival, June 14-15.

APPENZELL: Biker Meet-up, June 14-16.

GENEVA: Bol d’or Mirabaud, Europe’s largest lake sailing race, June 14-16.

LUTRY: Brocante de Lutry, antiques market on shores of Lake Geneva, June 14-16.

ZURICH: Zurich Pride Demo, June 15.

MORGES: Diablo, festival for children, June 15-16.

LENZBURG: Lenzburgiade, classical and folk music festival set in castle, June 18-23.

ASCONA: Jazz Ascona, jazz festival, June 20-29.

GENEVA: Fête de la Musique, June 21-23.

ZUG: Lake Festival, June 22.

GRUYERES: St-Jean Festival at the Gruyeres Castle, medieval festival, June 22-23.

SAAS-FEE: Gourmet Trail, hiking and culinary specialties, June 23.

INTERLAKEN: Trucker & Country Festival, June 28-30.

MONTREUX: Montreux Jazz Festival, June 28-July 13.

 

Wales

HAY-ON-WYE: Hay Festival, international literary festival, through June 2.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Man vs. Horse Marathon, June 8.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Drovers Walks, June 15.

CARDIFF: Triathlon, June 22-23.

NEWTOWN: Gregynog Festival, music festival, June 22-30.

CARDIFF: Tafwyl, street festival, Cardiff Castle, June 21-23.

TENBY: Pembrokeshire Fish Week, June 22-30. 

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