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Austria

LINZ: International Bruckner Festival, celebrates symphony music, through Oct. 11.

GRAZ: Steiriescherherbst, avant-garde theatre, screenings and parties, through Oct. 16.

SALZBURG: Salzburg Culture Days, performances and concerts, through Oct. 23.

SOELL: Tour de Tirol, 3 day, 75 km running event at the Wilder Kaiser, Oct. 7-9.

LINDAU: 3 Laender am Bodensee, marathon passes through Austria, Switzerland and Germany, Oct. 9.

GRAZ: Graz Marathon, Oct. 9.

SALZBURG: Jazz & The City, free concerts in the city center, Oct. 13-16.

KAUNERTAL: Kaunertal Opening, celebrates start of ski and snowboard season with competitions and gear testing, Oct. 14-16.

STUBAI: Oktoberfest on the Stubai glacier, Oct. 15-16.

VIENNA: Viennale, Vienna International Film Festival, Oct. 20-Nov. 1.

VIENNA: blickfang, design fair, MAK, Oct. 21-23.

SOELDEN: FIS Alpine Ski World Cup Opening races, Rettenbach Glacier, Oct. 22-23.

Belgium

MECHELEN: Bierfestival, Oct. 7-9.

ZOTTEGEM: Bierhappening, beer festival, Bevegemse Feestzaal, Oct. 8.

MONS: Half marathon, Oct. 9.

GENT: Film Fest Gent, Oct. 11-22.

HASSELT: Jenever Fest, celebrates gin-like drink, Oct. 15-16.

MARBEHAN: Brassigaume, festival of small breweries, Oct. 15-16.

MONS: Museum Night, Oct. 21.

BRUSSELS: Museum Night Fever, Oct. 22.

BRUSSELS: Halloween Festival, Museum of Fantastic Art, Oct. 22-Nov. 6.

POPERINGE: Beer Festival, Oct. 29-30.

CINEY: Militaria Belgium, military fair, Oct. 30.

Croatia

DUBROVNIK: Good Food Festival, Oct. 13-16.

ZAGREB: Zagreb Restaurant Week, Oct. 14-23.

KRK: Island Trail, distance run, Oct. 15.

OMIS: Half Marathon, Oct. 22.

Czech Republic

KARLOVY VARY: Jazzfest, through Nov. 24.

PRAGUE: Designblok, design and fashion week, Holesovice, Oct. 5-9.

PRAGUE: 4 + 4 Days in Motion International Festival of Contemporary Art, performing arts festival, Oct. 5-16.

PILSEN: Pilsner Fest, celebrates Gambrinius and Pilsner Urquell, Oct. 7-8.

PRAGUE: NHL Global Series: San Jose Sharks vs. Nashville Predators, Oct. 7-8.

PRAGUE: Writers Festival, Oct. 10.

HRADEC KRALOVE: Jazz Goes to Town, international jazz festival, Oct. 11-15.

PRAGUE: Bollywood Festival, Svetozor Cinema, Oct. 12-15.

PRAGUE: Signal Festival, festival of illuminations, Oct. 13-16.

PRAGUE: Crossroads Festival, theater festival, Oct. 17-20.

PRAGUE: Prague Coffee Festival, Prazhske trzhnice Holesovice, Oct. 22.

PRAGUE: Strings of Autumn, music festival, various dates between Oct. 23-Nov. 24.

JIHLAVA: International Documentary Film Festival, Oct. 25-30.

PRAGUE: Prague Car Festival, PVA Expo, Oct. 29-30.

Denmark

COPENHAGEN: Buster, children’s film festival, through Oct. 9.

COPENHAGEN: World Press Photo Exhibition, Pressen, through Oct. 15.

HUNDESTED: Sand Sculpture Festival, through Oct. 23.

COPENHAGEN: Ermitage Run, 13.3 km run through Dyrehaven, Oct. 9.

COPENHAGEN: Halloween in Tivoli Park, Oct. 13-Nov. 6.

COPENHAGEN: Culture Night, late night openings around city, Oct. 14.

AARHUS: Aarhus International Guitar Festival, Oct. 15-22.

FREDERICKSHAFEN: Nordic Ink Festival, tattoo convention, Arena Nord, Oct. 27-29.

England

NOTTINGHAM: Goose Fair, through Oct. 9.

LONDON: NFL in London, games played on Oct. 9 and 30.

LONDON: BFI London Film Festival, Oct. 5-16.

BANBURY: Banbury Folk Festival, Oct. 7-9.

LONDON: PAD London- Pavilion of Art and Design, Berkeley Square, Oct. 10-16.

LONDON: Frieze Art Fair, Regent’s Park, Oct. 12-16.

LONDON: Discover Dogs, dog expo and fair, ExCeL London, Oct. 15-16.

LONDON: RumFest, ILEC Conference Centre, Oct. 15-16.

LONDON: Battersea Autumn, Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, Oct. 20-23.

CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge Film Festival, Oct. 20-27.

LONDON: The Cake & Bake Show, ExCeL, Oct. 21-23.

LONDON: MCM London Comic Con, films, video games, comics and anime, ExCeL London, Oct. 28-30.

Estonia

TALLINN: Open House Tallinn, unique properties exceptionally open to public, Oct. 15-16.

Finland

HELSINKI: Baltic Herring Market, through Oct. 8.

HELSINKI: Helsinki International Horse Show, Oct. 19-23.

France

PARIS: Paris Fashion Week, through Oct. 4.

METZ: International Fair of Metz, through Oct. 10.

NANCY: Jazz Pulsations, through Oct. 15.

PARIS: Montmartre Grape Harvest Festival, Oct. 5-9.

MARSEILLE: art3f, international salon of contemporary art, Oct. 7-9.

PARIS: 20 km de Paris, road race, Oct. 9.

CLERMONT-FERRAND: Salon des Vins des Vignerons Independants, wine salon, Oct. 14-16.

LYON: Festival Lumiere, Grand Lyon Film Festival, Oct. 15-23.

BESANCON: Vinifrance, salon of French wines, Parc des Expositions, Oct. 21-23.

ANNECY LE VIEUX: Salon Mer & Vigne, gastronomy fair, Espace Rencontre, Oct. 21-24.

PARIS: Autumn Fair, Paris Expo Porte De Versailles, Oct. 21-30.

PARIS: Salon du Chocolat, Porte de Versailles, Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

L’ISLE-SUR-LE-SOURGE: Antiques fair, Oct. 29-Nov. 1.

PARIS: Rolex Paris Masters, tennis tournament, Oct. 29-Nov. 6.

Germany

HANNOVER: Oktoberfest Hannover, Schuetzenplatz, through Oct. 9.

STUTTGART: Cannstatter Volksfest, Wasen, through Oct. 9.

NEUSTADT AN DER WEINSTRASSE: German Wine Harvest Festival, through Oct. 10.

RUST: Traumatica, Halloween scares at Europa-Park, various dates through Nov. 12.

LUDWIGSBURG: Pumpkin Exhibition, Bluehendes Barock, through Dec. 4; highlights include heaviest pumpkin championships (European Oct. 9); carving show and exhibition Oct. 16 and pumpkin carving for the public Oct. 22-23 and Oct. 29-31.

FUERTH: Michaelis-Kirchweih, market and fair, through Oct. 16.

HASSLOCH: Halloween Fright Nights, Holiday Park, Oct. 8, 15, 22, 29 and 31.

RUST: Halloween at Europa-Park, through Nov. 6.

HEIDELBERG: Enjoy Jazz Festival, dates through Dec. 4.

BAD NEUENAHR-AHRWEILER: Klangwelle, Oct. 6-9 and Oct. 13-16.

WEIMAR: Zwiebelmarkt, onion market and autumn festival, Oct. 7-9.

BERLIN: Festival of Lights, Oct. 7-16.

DRESDEN: DAVE Club Culture Festival, Oct. 7-16.

NUREMBERG: Toepfermarkt, ceramics market, Oct. 8-9.

LEIPZIG: Festival of Lights, Oct. 9.

KAISERSLAUTERN: International Blues Festival, Kammgarn, Oct. 13-15.

MAINZ: Mainzer Oktoberfest, Messepark, Oct. 13-16, 20-23 and 27-30.

FREIBURG IM BREISGAU: Freiburger Mess’, fun fair, Messplatz, Oct. 14-24.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Oktoberkerwe, volksfest, Messeplatz, Oct. 14-24.

BREMEN: Bremer Freimarkt, volksfest, Oct. 14-30.

MUNICH: Long Night of Museums, Oct. 15.

WIESBADEN: Flea market, Biebrich Castle grounds, Oct. 15.

MAYEN: Lukasmarkt, volkfest, Oct. 15-23.

MUNICH: Auer Dult, Mariahilfplatz, Oct. 15-23.

TUEBINGEN: Jazz and Classic Days, Oct. 15-23.

FRANKFURT: Frankfurt Book Fair, Messe, Oct. 21-23.

RUEDESHEIM: Tage des Federweissen, celebrates new wine, Oct. 21-23 and Oct. 28-30.

SPEYER: Herbstmesse, volksfest, Festplatz, Oct. 21-31.

PFUNGSTADT: Halloween at Burg Frankenstein, Oct. 21-23, 28-31 and Nov. 4-6.

MANNHEIM: Mein Hund, show for dog owners, Maimarktgelaende, Oct. 22-23.

LEIPZIG: Leipzig Jazz Days, Oct. 22-29.

INGOLSTADT: Ingolstadt Jazz Days, Oct. 22-Nov. 12.

BADEN-BADEN: Genussmesse “Fine”, gourmet festival, Kurhaus, Oct. 28-30.

FRANKFURT: Frankfurt Marathon, Oct. 30.

ROTHENBURG O.D. TAUBER: Herbstmesse, market and volksfest, Oct. 30-Nov. 7.

MECHERNICH: Halloween at Burg Satzvey, Oct. 31.

Hungary

BUDAPEST: Spar Marathon, Oct. 9.

BUDAPEST: Art Market, International Contemporary Art Fair, Balna, Oct. 6-9.

Ireland

DUBLIN: Dublin Theatre Festival, through Oct. 16.

DUBLIN: Ireland Music Week, showcase of up-and-coming bands, Oct. 4-7.

DUBLIN: Open House Dublin, architectural landmarks open to visitors, Oct. 14-16.

KINSALE: Gourmet Festival, Oct. 15.

SLIGO: Sligo Live- Ireland’s Folk, Roots and Indie Music Festival, Oct. 21-31.

CORK: Guinness Jazz Festival, Oct. 26-30.

DUBLIN: Bram Stoker Festival, Oct. 28-31.

DUBLIN: Dublin Marathon, Oct. 30.

Italy

TRIESTE: Barcolana, international regatta, through Oct. 9.

ROME: Romics, comics and cosplay fair, Fiera Roma, Oct. 6-9.

ALBA: White Truffle Festival, Saturdays and Sundays only, Oct. 8-Dec. 4.

ROME: Rome Film Fest, Auditorium Parco della Musica, Oct. 13-23.

VERONA: ArtVerona, contemporary art fair, Veronafiere, Oct. 14-16.

PERUGIA: Eurochocolate, Oct. 14-23.

VENICE: Venice Marathon, Oct. 23.

TURIN: Movement- Torino Music Festival, electronic music festival, Oct. 27-Nov. 1.

LUCCA: Lucca Comics and Games, comics convention, Oct. 28-Nov. 1.

MONTALCINO: Sagra del Tordo, historical festival, Oct. 29-30.

Luxembourg

CITY: Cineast, Central and East European Film Festival, Oct. 6-23.

CITY: Night of Museums, Oct. 8.

BELVAL: Red Rock Challenge, mountain biking, trail running, and Nordic walking competitions, Oct. 8-9.

VIANDEN: Nut Market, Oct. 9.

GREVENMACHER: Distillery Day, Oct. 22-23.

Malta

VALLETTA: Rolex Middle Sea Race, yachting race, Oct. 22-29.

Netherlands

ALMERE: Floriale, horticultural exhibition, through Oct. 9.

AMSTERDAM: Afrovibes Festival, Oct. 5-16.

EINDHOVEN: Marathon and half-marathon, Oct. 8-9.

ALKMAAR: Living Statues World Championship, Oct. 16.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Marathon, Oct. 16.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Dance Event, celebrates electronic dance music, Oct. 19-23.

AMSTERDAM: Affordable Art Fair, Kromhouthal, Oct. 26-30.

Norway

BERGEN: Bergen International Film Festival, Oct. 19-27.

LILLEHAMMER: Lillehammer Jazz Festival, Oct. 20-23.

OSLO: Oslo Motor Show, NOVA Spektrum, Oct. 28-30.

OSLO: Oslo World Music Festival, Oct. 31-Nov. 6.

Poland

SOPOT: Sopot Jazz Festival, Oct. 7-9.

KATOWICE: Rawa Blues, world’s biggest indoor blues festival, Oct. 8; in Spodek Oct. 12.

KRAKOW: Unsound Music Festival, Oct. 9-16.

WARSAW: Warsaw Tattoo Convention, Stadion Legia, Nov. 12-13.

Portugal

BRAGA: International Photography Festival, through Oct. 30.

LISBON: Doclisboa, documentary film festival, Oct. 6-16.

LISBON: Lisbon Marathon, Oct. 9.

CASCAIS: Ironman 70.3 Portugal, Oct. 15.

VILAMOURA: Portugal Masters, golf tournament, Oct. 27-30.

San Marino

CITY: Rally Legend, Oct. 13-16.

Scotland

GLASGOW: Americana Festival, Oct. 5-9.

LERWICK: Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival, Oct. 6-10.

ABERDEEN: International Comedy Festival, Oct. 6-16.

ULLAPOOL: Guitar Festival, Oct. 7-9.

GLASGOW: MCM Comic Con Scotland, SEC, Oct. 8-9.

EDINBURGH: Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Oct. 14-31.

DUNDEE: Discovery Film Festival, targets young audiences, Oct. 22-Nov. 6.

ABERDEEN: Sound, festival of innovative new music, Oct. 26-30.

ORKNEY: Storytelling Festival, Oct. 27-30.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Short Film Festival, Oct. 28-Nov. 13.

PERTH: Accordion and Fiddle Festival, Oct. 28-29.

EDINBURGH: Samhuinn Fire Festival, Oct. 31.

Slovakia

KOSICE: International Jazz Festival, Oct. 4-6.

BRATISLAVA: Jazz Days, Oct. 21-23.

Slovenia

METLIKA: Mlada Portugalka, wine festival celebrates wine made from Portugieser grapes, Oct. 15.

LJUBLJANA: Volkswagen Ljubljana Marathon, Oct. 23.

Spain

CADIZ: Alcances, documentary film festival, through Oct. 8.

O GROVE: Festival del Marisco, seafood festival, through Oct. 12.

ROTA: Fiestas Patronales de Rota, through Oct. 9.

SITGES: Fantastic Film Festival, Oct. 6-16.

SEVILLA: Seville Guitar Festival, Oct. 6-22.

SEVILLA: White Night, late night cultural happenings, Oct. 7.

BARCELONA: BAUM Festival, festival of art and urban movement, Fira de Barcelona, Oct. 7-9.

BARCELONA: Salonnautico, boat show, Port Vell, Oct. 12-16.

Sweden

STOCKHOLM: Stockhom Beer and Whiskey Festival, Oct. 6-8.

STOCKHOLM: CinemAfrica, African film festival, Oct. 10-16.

STOCKHOLM: Stockholm Jazz Festival, Oct. 14-23.

Switzerland

MARTIGNY: Fair of Valais, through Oct. 9.

ZURICH: Zuri Wiesn, Zurich’s Oktoberfest, Hauptbahnhof, through Oct. 15.

LUCERNE: Maas Autumn Fair, volksfest, Bahnhofplatz, through Oct. 16.

GRINDELWALD: Light Art Grindelwald, Oct. 7-16.

ASCONA: Chestnut Festival, Oct. 8.

PRAETTIGAU: Praettigauer Alp Spektakel, traditional Alpine fair, Oct. 8-9.

THUN: Cheese Festival, Oct. 8-9.

LENK: AlpKultur Days, autumn fair, Oct. 8-22.

LUGANO: Ladies Run, 5 and 10 km distance runs, Oct. 9.

ZURICH: Art International Zurich, contemporary art fair, Oct. 13-16.

BERN: Berner Weinmesse, showcases wines of the world, Oct. 14-23.

LUCERNE: Cheese Festival, Oct. 15.

BELLINZONA: Autumn festival and cheese market, Oct. 15-16.

LAUSANNE: Tattoo Convention, Palais de Beaulieu, Oct. 28-30.

APPENZELL: Cheese Festival, Oct. 29-30.

BASEL: Autumn fair, fun fair and market, Oct. 29-Nov. 13.

LUCERNE: SwissCityMarathon, Oct. 30.

Wales

NEATH: Neath Food and Drink Festival, Oct. 7-8.

NEWPORT: Newport Food Festival, Oct. 8.

LLANGOLLEN: Llangollen Food Festival, Oct. 15.

CARDIFF: Swn Festival, music festival, Oct. 21-23.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Ron Skilton Memorial Half Marathon, Oct. 23.

CARDIFF: Cardiff International Film Festival, Oct. 28-30.

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