Europe festivals and events for July
Stars and Stripes July 1, 2022
GRAZ: Styriarte, festival of early music, through July 24.
KLAGENFURT: Iron Man, July 3.
VIENNA: The Flow Experience, electronic music fest, July 7-10.
ERL: Tyrolean Festspiele, opera and chamber music, July 7-24.
VIENNA: Impulstanz, dance festival, July 7-Aug. 7.
LITSCHAU: Schrammel Klang Festival, celebrates world music, July 8-17.
ISCHGL: Culinary St. James Way Hiking, star chefs cook at mountain huts, dates between July 9 and Sept. 17.
MORBISCH: Seefest Spiele, this year’s production is “Der König und ich,” July 14-Aug. 15.
ISCHGL: Silvretta Run 3000, Alpine trail running event, July 15-16.
KREMS: Glatt und Verkehrt, world music festival in the Wachau Region, July 15-31.
SALZBURG: Salzburg Festival, drama, opera and cultural events, July 18-Aug. 31.
BREGENZ: Bregenzer Festspiele, Madama Butterfly performed, July 20-Aug. 21.
KLAGENFURT: Bodies and Beats, body painting festival, July 21-23.
LINZ: Pflasterspektakel, international street art festival, July 21-23.
INNSBRUCK: New Orleans Festival, July 21-24.
VIENNA: Afrika Tage, African culture fest, Donauinsel, July 22-Aug. 8.
LIENZ: Olala International Street Theater Festival, July 25-30.
GRAZ: La Strada, street festival, July 29-Aug. 6.
KUFSTEIN: Operetta Summer, this year’s production is Evita, July 29-Aug. 14.
VILLACH: Villacher Kirchtag, traditional fest, July 31-Aug. 7.
BRUSSELS: Ommegang, religious procession, through July 1.
BRUSSELS: Brosella Folk and Jazz, July 1-3.
LIEGE: Les Ardentes, music fest, July 7-10.
GENT: Gent Jazz Festival, July 7-17.
BREE: Afro Latino Festival, music fest, July 8-9.
BRUGGE: Cactus Festival, world music fest, July 8-10.
NAMUR: Namur Beer Festival, July 8-10.
BRUSSELS: Brussel Danst, dance party for Flanders Day, July 10-11.
DOUR: The Dour Festival, multi-genre music fest, July 13-17.
GHENT: Ghent Festivities, free concerts and entertainment, July 15-24.
BRUSSELS: Foire du Midi, fun fair, July 16-Aug. 21.
BRUGGE: Tripel Days, festival on market square, July 19-21.
SPA: Francofolies, shows by French speaking singers, July 20-23.
BRUSSELS: Resto National, mussels, fries and live entertainment, Place de jeu de balle, July 21.
COUNTRYWIDE: Belgian National Day, July 21.
CINEY: Antiques Fair, July 22-24.
BRUSSELS: Royal Palace open to visitors, July 22-Sept. 4.
ROTTERDAM: Rotterdam Unlimited, carnival and culture fest, July 26-30.
SPA: 24 Hours of Spa, endurance auto race, Formula 1 circuit, July 28-31.
BRUGGES: Moods, dance festival, July 29-Aug. 11.
ZAGREB: Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival, through July 10.
OPATIJA: Liburnia Jazz Festival, July 1-3.
NOVALJA, PAG: Hideout Festival, highlights club music, July 3-7.
TABOR: Tabor Film Festival, July 7-10.
SPLIT: Ultra Europe, electronic music festival, July 8-10.
PULA: Pula Film Festival, July 16-24.
SIBENIK: Supertoon, animation festival, July 18-22.
ZAGREB: International Folklore Festival, July 20-24.
RAB: Rabska Fjera, medieval festival, July 25-27.
MOTOVUN: Motovun Film Festival, July 26-30.
OSTRAVA: Beats for Love, electronic music festival, July 1-4.
KARLOVY VARY: International Film Festival, July 1-9.
PRAGUE: Bohemia Jazz Fest, free performances on Old Town Square, July 11-12.
DOLNI VITKOVICE: Colours of Ostrava, multi-genre music fest, July 13-16.
PRAGUE: Behind the Door, street festival, July 13-19.
CESKY KRUMLOV: International Music Festival, July 15-Aug. 6.
TREBON: Jakub Krcin Historic Festival, July 21-22.
PLUMLOV: Celtic Night, international music festival, July 22-23.
LIBEREC: Venetian Night, July 27-30.
ROSKILDE: Roskilde Festival, rock festival, through July 2.
NIBE: Nibe Festival, small music festival, through July 2.
SKAGEN: Skagen Festival, music fest, through July 3.
COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Jazz Festival, through July 10.
HELSINGOR: Hamlet Live, characters bring story to life during guided tour, Kronborg Castle, through Aug. 31.
HUNDESTED: Sand Sculpture Festival, through Oct. 23.
JELS: Viking Plays, open air performances, July 1-17.
AALBORG: Denmark celebrates U.S. Independence Day, Rebild National Park, July 4.
SOENDERBORG: Tilting at the Ring, competitions on horseback and festival, July 8-11.
AARHUS: Aarhus Jazz Festival, July 9-16.
COPENHAGEN: Santa Claus Congress, Bakken, July 22-24.
AARHUS: Moesgaard Viking Moot, July 28-31.
AARHUS: Stella Polaris, free electronic fest, July 30; also in Silkeborg July 31.
HENLEY-ON-THAMES: Henley Royal Regatta, rowing competitions, through July 3.
LONDON: Superbloom at the Tower of London, moat planted with wildflowers in honor of Queen’s Platinum Jubilee, through Sept. 18.
CAMBRIDGE: Big Weekend & Mela, free entry festival, Parker’s Piece, July 1-3.
WINCHESTER: Winchester Hat Fair, street festival, July 1-3.
LONDON: Wireless Festival, hip-hop, R&B and dance music fest, Crystal Palace July 1-3 and Finsbury Park, July 8-10.
LONDON: Pride Parade, July 2.
EAST MOLESEY: RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, July 4-9.
LONDON: UEFA Women’s EURO 2022, July 6-31.
LONDON: MLB Home Run Derby, Crystal Palace Park, July 9.
STAMFORD: Battle Proms, airshow and picnic concerts, July 9.
TEWKESBURY: Tewkesbury Medieval Festival, town center, July 9-10.
KEMPSFORD: The Royal International Air Tattoo, world’s largest military airshow, RAF Fairford, July 15-17.
BIRMINGHAM: Birmingham, Sandwell and Westside Jazz Festival, July 15-24.
KNUTSFORD: RHS Flower Show, Tatton Park, July 20-24.
WARWICK: Warwick Folk Festival, July 21-24.
LONDON: Buckingham Palace open to visitors, July 22-Oct. 2.
DUXFORD: Flying Days: The Americans, celebrates 25 year anniversary of opening of The American Air Museum in Britain, July 23.
MANCHESTER: Manchester Mega Mela, festival of South Asian culture, July 23-24.
NANTWICH: The Nantwich Show, agricultural show, July 27.
CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall, July 28-31.
LIVERPOOL: Liverpool International Music Festival, July 29-31.
NORFOLK: Old Buckenham Air Show, modern and vintage aircraft, July 30-31.
TALLINN: Medieval Days, Town Hall Square, July 7-10.
TALLINN: Tallinn Tango, tango festival, Aug. 12-15.
HAAPSALU: American Beauty Auto Show, auto show, drag race and meet-up, Haapsalu Castle courtyard, July 15-17.
HELSINKI: Craft Beer Festival, Railway Square, through July 2.
SONKAJARVI: International Wife Carrying Championships, July 1-2.
HELSINKI: Chamber Music Festival, July 6-9.
DALSBRUK: Baltic Jazz Festival, July 8-10.
PORI: Pori Jazz, July 8-16.
HYRYNSALMI: Swamp Soccer World Championships, July 15-16.
HELSINKI: Great Beers- Small Breweries, traditional microbrewery beers presented, Rautatientori, July 19-23 and July 26-30.
HELSINKI: Teurastamo Jazz Festival, July 22.
HELSINKI: Suvilahti Jazz Festival, July 28-29.
PARIS: Festival FNAC Live, free concert in front of City Hall, through July 1.
COUNTRYWIDE: summer sales, through July 19.
PARIS: Pestacles, festival for young audiences, Parc Floral, various dates through Sept. 7.
BAR-LE-DUC: Renaissance Festival, July 1-3.
COUNTRYWIDE: Tour de France, July 1-24; this year’s start is in Denmark.
PARIS: Days Off, music festival, Philharmonie de Paris, July 2-13.
PARIS: La Nuit aux Invalides, sound and light show, July 7-Aug. 26.
NEUVE-EGLISE: Decibulles, music fest, July 8-10.
PARIS: Paris Plages, beach resort atmosphere along the Seine, July 10-Aug. 22.
PARIS: Quartier de l’Ete, culture and music fest, July 11-31.
MOIRAINS EN MONTAGNE: Ideklik, festival geared towards ages 3-13, July 12-15.
COUNTRYWIDE: Bastille Day, fireworks and parades, July 13-14.
CANNES: Fireworks Festival, pyrotechnical shows in the bay, July 14, 21 and 30, Aug. 8, 15 and 24.
MULHOUSE: Scenes de Rue, street festival, July 15-18.
ROUFFACH: Hexenfest, witch’s fest, July 17.
EGUISHEIM: Wine Festival, July 19-21.
PARIS: La Villette Open Air Film Festival, free screenings of movies about dancing, July 20-Aug. 21.
RIBEAUVILLE: Wine and Gastronomy Fest, July 22-23.
BAYONNE: Fetes de Bayonne, July 27-31.
BERGHEIM: Gewurztraminer Festival, July 30-31.
FRANKFURT: Opernplatzfest, festival in front of opera, through July 1.
MUNICH: Munich Film Festival, through July 2.
AACHEN: CHIO World Equestrian Festival, through July 3.
BADEN-BADEN: Summer Nights, summer party in the park, through July 3.
WIESBADEN: German-American Friendship Fest, through July 4.
DARMSTADT: Heinerfest, volksfest, through July 4.
BAD WIMPFEN: Talmarkt, volksfest, through July 5.
MUNICH: Tollwood Summer Festival, through July 17.
HAMBURG: Schlager Move, 70's style party, July 1-2.
IDSTEIN: Jazz Festival, July 1-2.
COLOGNE: Summerjam, reggae festival, Fuehlinger See, July 1-3.
ELLINGEN: Fuerst Carl Bierfest, Schlossbrauerei, July 1-4.
ELTVILLE: Sekt and Biedmeier Fest, July 1-4.
KROV: International Folklore Festival, July 1-4.
MAINZ-HECHTSHEIM: Wine fest in Kirchenstueck, July 1-4.
HANNOVER: Schuetzenfest, July 1-10.
ULM: Donaufest, cultural events, July 1-10.
WUERZBURG: Kiliani Volksfest, July 1-17.
BINGEN: Rhine in Flames, illuminated ships and fireworks above vineyards, July 2.
TRIER: Craftsmen’s Market, July 2-3.
COLOGNE: Cologne Pride, demonstration/parade from noon on July 3.
MUNICH: Kocherlball dance classes, free Bavarian dance lessons, Hofbrau Haus, July 4.
HEIDELBERG: Old Timer Rally, antique cars on the market place, July 7-9.
RUDOLSTADT: Rudolstadt Festival, celebrates world, folk and roots music, July 7-10.
SPEYER: Brezelfest, volksfest, July 7-12.
STUTTGART: Jazz Open Stuttgart, July 7-17.
STUTTGART: Hamburg fish market in town, Karlsplatz, July 7-17.
COBURG: International Samba Festival, July 8-10.
STUTTGART: Africa Festival, July 8-10.
BITBURG: European Folklore Festival, July 8-11.
TRABEN-TRARBACH: Moselwein Festival, wine fest, July 8-11.
WIESBADEN: Schierstein Harbor Fest, July 8-11.
HEIDELBERG: Castle illuminations and fireworks, July 9 and Sept. 3.
MUNICH: Klassic am Odeonsplatz, open air performances by the Munich Philharmonic, July 9-10.
HEIDELBERG: American Drama Group in Europe performs Othello in English at castle, July 11; also in Munich July 18, Wuerzburg July 19 and other dates/venues.
STUTTGART: Summer Festival of Cultures, world music concerts, July 12-17.
NUREMBERG: Wine Fest, July 13-17.
KAUFBEUREN: Taenzelfest, historical festival performed by children, July 14-25.
BAMBERG: Bamberg Zaubert, street festival, July 15-17.
DINKELSBUEHL: Kinderzeche, children’s historical festival, July 15-24.
DUESSELDORF: Rheinkirmes, huge volksfest, July 15-24.
REGENSBURG: Thurn und Taxis Palace Festival, highlights classical music, July 15-24.
KALTENBERG: Knights Tournament, July 15-17, 22-24 and 29-31.
FRANKFURT: CSD/Pride, demonstration/parade, July 16.
MUNICH: Christopher Street Day, demonstration/parade, July 16.
BAD WIMPFEN: Montmartre, art festival with French flair, July 16-17.
ULM: Ulm Schwoerwochenende, July 16-18.
WIESBADEN: Flea market, Biebrich Castle grounds, July 16, Aug. 20, Sept. 17 and Oct. 15.
MUNICH: Kocherlball, folk dancing by Chinese Tower, July 17.
ROTHENBURG O.D. TAUBER: Ambassadors of Music, this year’s group is from Oregon, July 17.
NUREMBERG: Klassik Open Air, free concerts by the Staatsphilharmonie Nuernberg, Dutzendteich, July 24 and Aug. 6.
FORCHHEIM: St. Anna Fest, volksfest and beer celebration, July 22-Aug. 1.
BAYREUTH: Bayreuther Festspiele, celebrates Richard Wagner, July 25-Sept. 1.
BAD KISSINGEN: Rakoczy-Fest, historical festival, July 29-31.
NUREMBERG: Bardentreffen, free concerts, July 29-31.
ZWEIBRUECKEN: Stadtfest, July 29-31.
KULMBACH: Kulmbacher Bierwoche, volksfest, July 30-Aug. 7.
MUNICH: Auer Dult, flea market and volksfest, Mariahilfplatz, July 30-Aug. 7.
BUDAPEST: Pride March, July 23.
BUDAPEST: Hungarian Grand Prix, July 29-31.
ISCHIA: Ischia Film Festival, through July 2.
TAORMINA: Taormina Film Fest, through July 2.
SPOLETO: Festival of Two Worlds, opera, dance, music and theater, through July 10.
ROME: Isola del Cinema, film screenings on Isola Tiburina, through Sept. 3.
VERONA: Verona Opera Festival, various dates through Sept. 4.
COURMAYEUR: Celtica, international festival of Celtic culture, July 1-3.
RIMINI: La Notte Rosa, fireworks and cultural happenings along the coast, July 1-3.
SIENA: Palio, horse race, July 2 and Aug. 16.
SCORRANO: Notte delle Luci, festival of illuminations, July 5-7.
COLMURANO: Artistrada, buskers festival, July 7-10.
PERUGIA: Umbria Jazz, July 8-17.
CERTALDO: Mercantia, international street performer festival, July 13-16.
VENICE: Festival of the Redeemer, July 16-17.
VINCI: Festival of the Unicorn, July 29-31.
GALWAY: Galway Film Fleadh, international film festival, July 5-10.
GALWAY: Galway International Arts Festival, July 11-24.
ROSTREVOR: Fiddler's Green International Festival, July 27-31.
DUBLIN: Paddy Power Comedy Festival, The Iveagh Gardens, July 21-24.
BRAY: Bray Air Display, July 23-24.
DUNGLOE: Mary from Dungloe International Festival, July 23-Aug. 1.
SALACGRIVA: Positivus Festival, largest rock festival in Baltics, July 15-16.
ESCHEN: LiGiTa, Liechtenstein Guitar Days, July 2-9.
ETTELBRUCK: Agricultural Fair, July 1-3.
BETTEMBOURG: Night of Marvels, professional street artists perform, July 8-9.
DIFFERDANGE: Blues Express, free open air blues festival, July 9.
CITY: Blues’n Jazz Rallye, free open air music festival, Clausen, July 16.
CONTERN: International Comic Strip Festival, July 16-17.
VIANDEN: Medieval Festival, Castle, July 30-Aug. 7.
VALLETTA: Malta International Arts Festival, through July 3.
VICTORIA: International Arts Festival, through July 11.
VALLETTA: Malta Jazz Festival, July 11-16.
MONTE-CARLO: Carnaval Estival, summer carnival, July 8.
MONTE-CARLO: Fireworks display, July 30.
AMSTERDAM: World Press Photo Exhibition, Nieuwe Kerk, through Aug. 14.
AMSTERDAM: Roots Festival, through July 3.
ALMERE: Floriale, horticultural exhibition, through Oct. 9.
AMSTERDAM: Julidans, international contemporary dance festival, July 2-16.
AMSTERDAM: Over Het IJ, festival of theatre, DJ music and food, Amsterdam Noord, July 8-17.
ROTTERDAM: North Sea Jazz, July 8-10.
NIJMEGEN: International Four Days Marches, international walking event, July 19-22.
LICHTENVOORDE: Zwarte Cross Festival, music, motocross, stunts and camping weekend, July 14-17.
ROTTERDAM: Rotterdam Unlimited, cultural festival, July 26-30.
AMSTERDAM: Milkshake Festival, celebrates electronic dance music, Westerpark, July 30-31.
STAVANGER: Gladmat Festival, Scandinavia’s largest food festival, through July 2.
KONGSBERG: Kongsberg Jazz Festival, July 6-9.
KAFJORD: Riddu Riddu, international indigenous festival, July 13-17.
MOLDE: Moldejazz, international jazz festival, July 18-23.
GDYNIA: Open’er Festival, rock festival, through July 2.
WARSAW: Warsaw Summer Jazz Days, July 7-10.
ERICEIRA: Sumol Summer Fest, music fest on beach, July 1-2.
CASCAIS: EDP CoolJazz, top acts in concert, various dates July 2-30.
PONTE DE LIMA: Horse Fair, July 7-10.
SEMISIMBRA: Super Bock Super Rock Festival, July 14-16.
VILA NOVA DE GAIA: Mares Vives, music festival, July 15-17.
OBIDOS: Medieval market, July 21-31.
SINES: FFM Sines, world music festival, July 22-30.
SATU MARE: Street Music Festival, July 1-3.
TIREE: Tiree Music Festival, July 8-10.
EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, July 15-24.
OUTER HEBRIDES: HebCelt, Celtic music festival, various venues around islands, July 13-16.
INVERNESS: Inverness Highland Games, July 16.
PERTH: Rewind Scotland: The 80s Festival, line-up includes Billy Ocean, Nik Kershaw, Bananarama Wet Wet Wet, Heaven 17 and others, Scone Palace, July 22-24.
GLASGOW: Merchant City Festival, street art, fashion, music and more, July 28-31.
NOVI SAD: Exit Festival, music fest, July 7-10.
LJUBLJANA: Ana Desetnica, street theater festival, through July 3.
BLED: Festival Bled, July 1-19.
BLED: Bled Days, crafts market and concerts, July 22-24.
TOLMIN: Metal Days, hard rock festival, July 24-30.
GETXO: International Jazz Festival, through July 3.
SEVOGIA: Folk Sevogia, through July 3.
CORDOBA: Guitar Festival, July 1-9.
TORTOSA: Tortosa Jazz Festival, July 1-16.
SAN JAVIER: San Javier Jazz Festival, July 1-23.
VALENCIA: Gran Fira de Valencia, July 1-30.
BARCELONA: Barcelona Beach Festival, music festival, July 2.
PAMPLONA: Fiestas de San Fermin, July 6-14.
BILBAO: BBK Live, rock music festival, July 7-9.
NAVA: Festival de la Sidra, cider fest, July 8-10.
MADRID: Pride Parade, July 9.
A CORUNA: Ortigueira International Celtic Music Festival, July 10-17.
CASTELLON: FIB Benicassim International Festival, July 14-17.
LEKEITIO: International Street Theater Festival, July 19-22.
SAN SEBASTIAN: Jazzaldia, International Jazz Festival, July 20-25.
TORTOSA: Renaissance Festival, July 21-24.
VILLAJOYOSA: Moors and Christian Festival, July 24-31.
XABIA: Human Chess Game, July 30.
AMAL: Amal Blues Festival, July 6-10.
FALSTERBO: Horse Show, July 9-17.
KARLSHAMN: Karlshamn Baltic Festival, July 20-23.
ST. GALLEN: Open Air St. Gallen, rock festival, through July 3.
WEGGIS: Rose Festival, July 1-3.
ZURICH: Caliente, Latin American culture and music festival, July 1-2 and 8-9.
MONTREUX: Jazz Festival, July 1-16.
FRAUENFELD: Open Air Frauenfeld, rock festival, Grosse Allmend, July 6-9.
BERN: Gurten Festival, rock fest, July 13-16.
GRINDELWALD: Eiger Ultra Trail, July 13-17.
LUGANO: Lugano Buskers Festival, July 13-17.
BASEL: Tattoo, July 15-22.
NYON: Paleo Festival, music festival, July 19-24.
NENDAZ: Le Valais Drink Pure Alphorn Festival, July 22-24.
INTERLAKEN: Gauklerfest, street festival, July 29-31.
CARDIFF: International Food & Drink Festival, July 1-3.
BRECON BEACONS: The Fan Dance, gruelling race across mountaintop, July 2.
SWANSEA: Wales National Airshow, July 2-3.
LLANELWEDD: Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, July 18-21.
EBBW VALE: Steelhouse Festival, international classic rock fest, July 29-31.