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Festivals and Events, November 2019

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By KAREN BRADBURY | Stars and Stripes | Published: November 8, 2019

Austria

STRADEN: Jazz Liebe, jazz, blues and world music festival in venues throughout Styria and bordering Slovenia, various dates through Nov. 13.

VIENNA: Wien Modern, contemporary music fest, Konzerthaus, through Nov. 30.

VIENNA: JazzFloor, jazz and blues concerts in clubs of the city, through Nov. 30.

VIENNA: International Book Fair, Messe, Nov. 6-10.

ZELL AM SEE: WOW Glacier Love, ski season opening party, Nov. 8-10.

VIENNA: Voice Mania, international a cappella festival, Nov. 8-Dec. 1.

VIENNA: KlezMore Festival, highlights Jewish music, Nov. 9-24.

VIENNA: Freeride Film Festival, footage shot by skiers and snowboarders, Gartenbaukino, Nov. 14.

VIENNA: Art Week, focuses on contemporary art, Nov. 15-22.

VIENNA: Christmas Market, Stephansplatz, Nov. 15-Dec. 26.

VIENNA: Viennese Red Cross Ball, charity ball, Town Hall, Nov. 22.

VIENNA: Craft Bier Fest Wien, beer tasting, Marx Halle, Nov. 22-23.

VIENNA: Vienna Comic Con, Messe Wien, Nov. 23-24.

VIENNA: Bluebird Festival, songwriter festival, Porgy & Bess Jazz Club, Nov. 28-30.

ST. ANTON: Ski season opening celebrations, includes night skiing competition and performances by Sarah Connor and Nico Santos, Nov. 28-Dec 1.

LECH: Fantastic Gondolas, art and music festival, Ruefikopf, Nov. 29-30.

ISCHGL: Top of the Mountain Opening Concert, Seeed performs, Nov. 30.

OBERTAUERN: Ski season opening party, Cro performs, Nov. 30.

 

Belgium

LIEGE: Fall fun fair, through Nov. 11.

BRUSSELS: Ars Musica, contemporary music fest, Nov. 2-29.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Tattoo Convention, Tour & Taxis, Nov. 8-10.

BRUSSELS: Public beer brewing session, Cantillon Brewery, Nov. 9.

NAMUR: Antica, antiques fair, Namur Expo, Nov. 9-19.

YPRES: Armistice Remembrance, Nov. 11.

BRUSSELS: art 3f, international contemporary art fair, Expo, Nov. 15-17.

BRUSSELS: Interclassics Brussels, classic auto show, Expo, Nov. 15-17.

BRUSSELS: Cocoon, fair for home interiors and decor, Expo, Nov. 15-18.

LIEGE: Village de Noel, Belgium’s largest Christmas village, Nov. 29-Dec. 30.

BRUSSELS: Winter Wonders, Christmas market and skating rink, Nov. 29-Jan. 5.

GENT: Gent Militaria, military memorabilia fair, Flanders Expo, Dec. 8.

 

Bosnia-Herzegovina

SARAJEVO: Jazz Fest Sarajevo, Nov. 7-10.

 

Croatia

HRVATSKO ZAGORJE: Zagorje Blues Etno Festival, Nov. 4-8.

ZAGREB: Zagreb Film Festival, Nov. 7-17.

RIJEKA: Jazz Time, international jazz festival, Nov. 14-16.

 

Czech Republic

PRAGUE: Strings of Autumn, music festival, various dates through Nov. 13.

PRAGUE: Whisky Life, Bethlehem Chapel, Nov. 1-2.

PRAGUE: Alternativa, festival for progressive music, Nov. 1-3.

PRAGUE: Gladiator Games, free-style motocross show, O2 Arena, Nov. 2.

PRAGUE: Nouvelle Prague, showcase of Czech and overseas bands, Staropramen Brewery, Nov. 8-9.

PRAGUE: Antique fair, Novomestska radnice exhibition hall, Nov. 14-17.

PRAGUE: Christmas market, Nov. 25-Dec. 24.

PRAGUE: PBFest- Prague Beer Fest, Nov. 29-30.

PAVLOV: Open wine cellars, Nov. 30.

PRAGUE: Prague Dog Expo, Exhibition Centre Letnany, Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

 

Denmark

COPENHAGEN: Flea market, Bella Center, Nov. 9-10.

COPENHAGEN: CPH PIX, film festival, Nov. 14-17.

COPENHAGEN: Christmas in Tivoli Gardens, Nov. 16-Jan. 5.

AARHUS: Christmas in the Old Town Museum, dates between Nov. 23 and Dec. 31.

ELSINORE: Kronborg Castle Christmas fair, Nov. 29-Dec. 1 and Dec. 6-8.

 

England

LONDON: Spirit of Christmas, Olympia, gifts fair, Nov. 4-10.

LONDON: Winter Arts and Antiques Fair, Olympia, Nov. 5-10.

LONDON: Christmas in Leicester Square, Nov. 8-Jan. 5.

LONDON: Southbank Centre in Winter, Nov. 8-Jan. 5.

LONDON: Lord Mayor’s Show, parade marks inauguration of city’s Lord Mayor, Nov. 9.

LONDON: Remembrance Day, events marking end of WWI, Cenotaph, Nov. 10-11.

LONDON: EFG London Jazz Festival, Royal Festival Hall and other venues, Nov. 15-24.

LONDON: Hogwarts in the Snow, Warner Bros. Studio Tour, Nov. 16-Jan. 26.

LONDON: Eat and Drink, Christmas food festival, Olympia, Nov. 20-24.

LONDON: Christmas at Kew, trail of lights through Kew Gardens, Nov. 20-Jan. 5.

LONDON: Taste of London, seasonal restaurant festival, Tobacco Dock, Nov. 21-24.

LONDON: Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, Nov. 21-Jan. 5.

BIRMINGHAM: The Birmingham International Tattoo,military music, Arena Birmingham, Nov. 23-24.

LONDON: Thanksgiving service, St Paul’s Cathedral, Nov. 28.

BIRMINGHAM: Antiques for Everyone, NEC, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

BIRMINGHAM: BBC Good Food Show, NEC, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

 

Estonia

TALLINN: Comedy Festival, features comedians from the UK, Nov. 12-15.

TALLINN: Black Nights Film Festival, Kesklinna linnaosa, Nov. 15-Dec. 1.

 

Finland

HELSINKI: Etnosoi, world music festival, through Nov. 14.

HELSINKI: GameXpo, trade fair grounds, Nov. 15-17.

 

France

DIJON: Foire de Dijon, gastronomy fair, Congrexpo, through Nov. 11.

PARIS: Paris Photo, Grand Palais, Nov. 7-10.

PARIS: Salon de la Photo, Porte de Versailles, Nov 7-11.

PARIS: Foto Fever, photographic art fair, Carrousel de Louvre, Nov. 8-10.

REIMS: Salon des Vins des Vignerons Independants, wine salon, Nov. 8-11.

PARIS: Blues sur Seine, Nov. 8-23.

STRASBOURG: Jazzdor, jazz festival, Nov. 8-23.

LYON: Salon du Chocolate, Centre de Congres, Nov. 9-11.

PARIS: Fine Arts Paris, Carrousel de Louvre, Nov. 13-17.

STRASBOURG: St-Art, contemporary art fair, Parc Expo, Nov. 15-17.

LILLE: Salon des Vins des Vignerons Independants, Nov. 15-18.

AMIENS: International Film Festival, Nov. 15-23.

PARIS: Africolor Music Festival, Nov. 15-Dec. 24.

METZ: Saveurs d’Automne, gourmet festival, Expo, Nov. 16-17.

STRASBOURG: Brocante, Parc Expo Hall 5, Nov. 16-17.

COUNTRYWIDE: Beaujolais Nouveau Day, Nov. 21.

METZ: Salon Auto-Moto Classic, Expo, Nov. 22-24.

COLMAR: Christmas market, Nov. 22-Dec. 29.

STRASBOURG: Christmas in Strasbourg, markets throughout city, Nov. 22-Dec. 30.

MULHOUSE: art3f, international salon of contemporary art, Nov. 29-Dec. 1.

METZ: International Tattoo Convention, Expo, Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

 

Germany

INGOLSTADT: Ingolstadt Jazz Days, through Nov. 11.

HEIDELBERG: Enjoy Jazz Festival, through Nov. 16.

DRESDEN: Jazzttage Dresden, through Nov. 24.

BOTTROP: Halloween Horror Festival at Movie Park, Nov. 8-10.

PFUNGSTADT: Halloween at Burg Frankenstein, Nov. 8-10.

BERLIN: International Short Film Festival Berlin, Nov. 5-10.

SOEST: Allerheiligenkirmes Soest, volksfest, Nov. 6-10.

VOELKLINGEN: Mondscheinmarkt/ Moonlight Market, Nov. 8.

PIRMASENS: Novembermarkt, Nov. 8-10.

MANNHEIM: Tattoo Circus Rhein-Neckar, Maimarkthalle, Nov. 8-10.

MUNICH: Forum Vini— International Wine Fair, MOC Events Center, Nov. 8-10.

HOCHHEIM: Hochheimer Markt, market and fun fair, Nov. 8-12.

HAMBURG: Hamburg DOM, volksfest, Nov. 8-Dec. 8.

ANNWEILER AM TRIFELS: Kunsthandwerkermarkt, artisan’s market, Nov. 9-10.

FUERTH: Vinessio Weinmesse, wine fair, Stadthalle, Nov. 9-10.

SANKT MARTIN: Martini-Markt, traditional market and wine fest, Nov. 9-10.

TUEBINGEN: Stilwild Lifestyle & Designmarkt, Hermann-Hepper-Halle, Nov. 9-10.

WORMS: Wormser Weinmesse, wine fair, Tagungszentrum, Nov. 9-10.

HEIDELBERG: Martinszug/ St. Martin’s Parade, Nov. 10.

COLOGNE: Carnival season kicks off, Heumarkt, Nov. 11.

TUEBINGEN: Martinimarkt, traditional autumn market, Nov. 12-13.

MUNICH: Freeride Filmfestival, Alte Kongresshalle, Nov. 13.

QUIRNBACH: Pferdemarkt/ Horse Market,traditional autumn market, Nov. 13.

STUTTGART: German Masters, horse riding tournament, Hanns-Martin-Schleyer-Halle, Nov. 13-17.

MANNHEIM: International Film Festival, also takes place in Heidelberg, Nov. 14-24.

WIESBADEN: exground filmfest, Nov. 15-24.

FRANKFURT: Deutschland Military Tattoo, Festhalle, Frankfurt, Nov. 16.

STUTTGART: Kulinart Stuttgart, culinary expo, Phoenixhalle, Nov. 16-17.

COLOGNE: Cologne Fine Art, art and antiques exposition, Messe, Nov. 21-24.

STUTTGART: Stuttgarter Messe Herbst, consumer shows, Messe, Nov. 21-24.

STUTTGART: Kreativ, home crafter’s fair, Messe, Nov. 21-24.

WUERZBURG: Bachtage/ Bach Days, Nov. 21-Dec. 1.

MAINZ: CraftBeerMesse, Halle 45, Nov. 22-23.

STUTTGART: eat & style, culinary fair, Messe, Nov. 22-24.

STUTTGART: Stuttgarts Beste Weine 2019, Phoenixhalle, Nov. 23.

MUNICH: Tollwood Winter Festival, Theresienwiese, , Nov. 26-Dec. 31.

MUNICH: Food & Life, culinary show, Messe, Nov. 27-Dec. 1.

COLOGNE: Euro Motor, classic autos and lifestyle fair, International Congress Center, Nov. 29-Dec. 1.

HOF: Nachtflohmarkt Hof, Freiheitshalle, Nov. 30.

ESSEN: Essen Motor Show, Messe, Nov. 30-Dec. 8. 

 

Greece

THESSALONIKI: Thessaloniki International Film Festival, through Nov. 10.

ATHENS: Athens Authentic Marathon, Nov. 10.

 

Hungary

BUDAPEST: St. Martin Wine and Beer Festival, Hotel Gellert, Nov. 7-10.

SZEGED: Szeged Jazz Days, jazz festival, Nov. 8-9.

BUDAPEST: Bonusz Festival, electronic music festival, Hungexpo, Nov. 16.

BUDAPEST: WAMP Design & Gastro Fair, Millenaris Hall B, Nov. 17.

BUDAPEST: New Wine and Cheese Festival, Vajdahunyad Castle, Nov. 28-29.

 

Ireland

GALWAY: TULCA Festival of Visual Art, through Nov. 17.

KILKENNY: Kilkenomics, festival of economics and comedy, Nov. 7-10.

ENNIS: Ennis Trad Fest, traditional Irish music and dance, Nov 7-11.

LISTOWEL: Listowel Food Fair, Nov. 7-11.

CORK: Cork Film Festival, Nov. 7-17.

DUBLIN: Run in the Dark, 5 or 10 km race benefits paralysis research, Nov. 13.

DUBLIN: Dublin Book Festival, Smock Alley Theatre, Nov. 14-17.

PORTRUSH: Atlantic Sessions, traditional music festival, Nov. 14-17.

TRALEE: International Circus Festival, Nov. 14-17.

DUBLIN: Art Source, contemporary art fair, RDS, Nov. 15-17.

CORK: Cork Baking and Chocolate Weekend, Cork International Hotel, Nov. 22-24.

KILKENNY: Subtitle, European Film Festival, Nov. 25-Dec. 1.

 

Italy

ALBA: White Truffle Festival, Saturdays and Sundays only, through Nov. 24.

VENICE: La Biennale International Art Exhibition, through Nov. 24.

MILAN: EICMA International Motorcycle Exhibition, Fiera Milano, Nov. 7-10.

VERONA: Fieracavalli, horse exhibition, Nov. 7-10.

FLORENCE: Florence Tattoo Covention, Fortezza da Basso, Nov. 8-10.

MERANO: Merano Wine Festival, wine and culinary specialties, Kurhaus, Nov. 8-12.

BOLOGNA: Il Mondo Creativo, home crafting fair, trade fairgrounds, Nov. 14-17.

TRIESTE: Trieste Tattoo Expo, Nov. 15-17.

PADUA: Arte, contemporary arts fair, Padua fairgrounds, Nov. 15-18.

ROME: Rome Independent Film Festival, Nov. 15-22.

CREMONA: Torrone festival, Nov. 16-24.

PALERMO: Palermo Marathon, Nov. 17.

VENICE: Festa della Salute, celebrates the Virgin Mary's intercession to stop the plague in 1630-1631, Nov. 21.

BOLOGNA: Cioccoshow, showcases artisanal chocolate, Piazza XX Settembre, Nov. 21-24.

PORDENONE: Hobby Show Pordenone, Fiere, Nov. 22-24.

TURIN: Torino Film Festival, Nov. 22-30.

PIACENZA: FIVI Wine Market, wine fair of independent vintners, Expo, Nov. 23-25.

FLORENCE: Florence Marathon, Nov. 24.

 

Latvia

RIGA: Staro Riga Light Festival, Nov. 15-18.

 

Lithuania

VILNIUS: Pokrovskije Kolokola, folklore festival, Nov. 6-10.

VILNIUS: Vilnius Mama Jazz, international jazz festival, Nov. 13-17.

VILNIUS: Gameon, gaming fair, Litexpo, Nov. 16-17.

 

Luxembourg

BERDORF: Haupeschfest, crafts fair and regional specialties, Nov. 9-10.

CITY: Flea market, Luxexpo The Box, Nov. 9-10.

CITY: International Motor Show, Luxexpo, Nov. 15-17.

HEIDERSCHEID: Trail Uewersauer, trail running of 52 km and other distances, Nov. 17.

CITY: Winterlights, Christmas market and festivities, Nov. 22-Jan. 5.

CITY: Night of the Proms, Arena d’Coque, Nov. 28.

CITY: International Bazar, benefits charities worldwide, Luxexpo, Nov. 30-Dec. 1.

 

Malta

VALLETTA: The Three Palaces Festival, highlights classical music, Nov. 1-10.

 

Monaco

MONTE CARLO: Fun Fair, Port de Monaco, through Nov. 19.

MONTE CARLO: Monte Carlo Jazz Festival, Nov. 16-Dec. 1.

MONTE CARLO: National Day, Nov. 19.

MONTE CARLO: Gastronomy Fair, Espace Fontvielle, Nov. 29-Dec. 2.

 

Netherlands

UTRECHT: Le Guess Who?,pop music festival, Nov. 7-10.

MAASTRICHT:Jumping Indoor Maastricht, horse show, Nov. 8-10.

EINDHOVEN: Glow Eindhoven, festival of light, Nov. 9-16.

AMSTERDAM: arrival of Sinterklaas, Nov. 17.

AMSTERDAM: IDFA, documentary film festival, Nov. 20-Dec. 1.

AMSTERDAM: Art Weekend, Nov. 21-24.

AMSTERDAM: Welcome to the Future, indoor electronic music fest, Warehouse, Nov. 23.

AMSTERDAM: PAN Amsterdam, art and antiques fair, Nov. 24-Dec. 1.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Light Festival, Nov. 28-Jan. 19.

 

Norway

OSLO: Films from the South, film festival, Nov. 7-17.

 

Poland

KRAKOW: Krakovske Jaslice, Christmas cribs competition, Dec. 5.

 

Portugal

LISBON: Misty Fest, songwriter and world music festival, various dates through Nov. 30.

GOLEGA: National Horse Fair, Nov. 1-11.

GUIMARES: Guimares Jazz, jazz festival, Nov. 7-8.

ESPINHO: Cinamina- International Animated Film Festival, Nov. 11-17.

LISBON: LEFFEST- Lisbon and Sintra Film Festival, Nov. 15-24.

LISBON: Super Bock em Stock, indie music festival, Nov. 22-23.

ALCOUTIM: ALUT- Algarviana Ultra Trail, 300 km trail running race, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

 

Scotland

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Short Film Festival, through Nov. 10.

GLASGOW: Glasglow, illuminations at the Botanical Gardens, through Nov. 10.

GLASGOW: Sonica, sonic arts festival, through Nov. 10.

GLASGOW: Glasgow Festival of Burlesque, Nov. 4-10.

GLASGOW: Havana Glasgow Film Festival, Nov. 12-16.

EDINBURGH: Scots Fiddle Festival, Nov. 15-17.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh’s Christmas, Nov. 16-Jan. 4.

GLASGOW: Country Living Christmas Fair, SEC, Nov. 21-24.

EDINBURGH: Foodies Festival Christmas, EICC, Nov. 22-24.

EDINBURGH: Christmas at the Botanics, illuminated trail through the Botanical Gardens, Nov. 22-Dec. 29.

COUNTRYWIDE: St. Andrew's Day, national holiday celebrates country's patron saint, Nov. 30.

GLASGOW: St. Andrew’s Day Torchlight Parade, Nov. 30.

 

Slovakia

BRATISLAVA: Open Cellars Day, wine tastings along the Carpathian Wine Route, Nov. 15-16.

 

Slovenia

LJUBLJANA: Ljubljana wine route for St. Martin’s, wine trail through town, Nov. 9.

LJUBLJANA: Liffe- Ljubljana International Film Festival, Cankarjev Dom, Nov. 13-24.

 

Spain

GRANADA: Jazz Granada, jazz festival, Nov. 1-9.

BILBAO: Zinebi, international festival of documentary and short film, Nov. 8-15.

SEVILLE: Festival de Sevilla, European Film Festival, Nov. 8-16.

BARCELONA: Molins de Rei Horror Film Fest, horror and fantasy film festival, Nov. 8-17.

BARCELONA: L’Alternativa, festival of independent film, Nov. 11-17.

MALAGA: FanCine Malaga, horror and fantasy film festival, Nov. 13-21.

SEVILLE: SICAB, International P.R.E. Horse Fair, Nov. 19-24.

BARCELONA: Jean Bouin Mundo Deportivo, 5 and 10 km runs, Nov. 24.

SAN SEBASTIAN: Donastia San Sebastian Marathon, Nov. 24.

MADRID: Madrid Horse Week, IFEMA, Feria de Madrid, Nov. 29-Dec. 1.

 

Sweden

STOCKHOLM: Stockholm International Film Festival, Nov. 6-17.

STOCKHOLM: Sthlm Food and Wine, food festival, Stockholmsmaessan, Nov. 8-10.

STOCKHOLM: Christmas fair at Taxinge Castle, Nov. 14-17 and Nov. 21-24.

GOTHENBURG: Christmas at Liseberg, dates between Nov. 15 and Dec. 30.

STOCKHOLM: International Horse Show, Friends Arena, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

STOCKHOLM: Christmas Market at the Royal Stables, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

 

Switzerland

BASEL: Autumn fair, fun fair and market, through Nov. 12.

ZURICH: Expovina, wine exposition aboard ships, Buerkliplatz, through Nov. 14.

GENEVA: Geneva International Film Festival, Nov. 1-10.

MONTREUX: Contemporary Art Fair, Music & Convention Centre, Nov. 6-10.

VULLY: Vully Blues Festival, Nov. 8-9.

GENEVA: Salon Nautique, boat show, Palexpo, Nov. 8-10.

GENEVA: Automnales, consumer and home fair, Palexpo, Nov. 8-19.

SOLUTHURN: Kunst Supermarkt, art fair, Nov. 8-Jan. 12.

LUCERNE: Lucerne Blues Festival, Nov. 9-17.

BIEL: Vinifera, wine fair and exposition, Tissot Arena, Nov. 13-17.

ZURICH: Santa Claus Parade, Nov. 24.

BERN: Zibelimarit, onion market, Nov. 25.

MONTREUX: Montreux Comedy Festival, shows performed in English, Nov. 28-Dec. 7.

 

Wales

CONWY: North Wales Choral Festival, Nov. 8-10.

CARDIFF: Cardiff’s Winter Wonderland, Nov. 8-Jan. 5.

LLANDUDNO: Christmas Fayre, food, drink and crafts in town center, Nov. 14-17.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Real Ale Wobble, hike with stops for beer, Nov. 16.

TALYBONT: Brecon Beacons Ultra marathon, 46 mile run, Nov. 16.

CONWY: Half marathon, Nov. 17.

ABERYSTWYTH: Abertoir: The International Horror Festival of Wales, Nov. 19-24.

LLANELWEDD: Royal Welsh Winter Fair, Royal Welsh Showground, Nov. 25-26.

HAY-ON-WYE: Hay Festival Winter Weekend, Nov. 28-Dec. 1.

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