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Event details are subject to change so please check with the tourist board before traveling.

SALZBURG: Krampus and Perchten runs, traditional run of wild spirits through the streets, Nov. 26-28, Dec. 3, 5-6, 8, 21.

VIENNA: Ice Dream, ice skating in front of City Hall, Jan. 19-Mar. 4.

BRUSSELS: Late openings at museums, through Dec. 15.

BRUSSELS: Sablon Nights, Nov. 24-26. Open house in Sablon Quarter.

BASTOGNE: Nut Market, fair and festival commemoration of the defense of the city in WWII, Dec. 10-11.


AUSTERLITZ: Commemoration of Napoleon’s battle, re-enactment and camps, Dec. 2-4.

PRAGUE: Milulis, Dec. 5. Devils, St. Nicholases and angels roam the city center.

LONDON: Top Gear Live, trade show with top performance cars and high-tech gadgets at ExCeL Exhibition Centre, through Nov. 27.

LONDON: Hyde Park Winter Wonderland, seasonal ice skating, rides and attractions, through Jan. 3

LONDON: Oxford Street Christmas lights, through Jan. 5.

LONDON: St. Andrew’s Day in London, Nov. 30.

RIPON: Dickens Festival, Dec. 1-4.

HARROGATE: The Pavilions of Harrogate Antiques & Fine Art Fair, Dec. 2-4.

LONDON: Chocolate festival, in Southbank Centre, Dec. 9-11.

YORK: Festival of Angels, in the Quarter, Dec. 11.

PARIS: Christmas illuminations on the Champs Elysées, through Jan. 9.

LYON: Fête des lumières, illuminations in honor of Virgin Mary, Dec. 8-11.

HAMBURG: DOM festival, open-air fun fair, through Dec. 4.

MUNICH: Tollwood, through Dec. 31. Cultural festival in Olympiapark.

TÜBINGEN: International chocolate festival, Nov. 29-Dec. 4.

BERLIN: Berlin Tattoo Convention, in Arena Berlin, Dec. 2-4.

MUNICH: Krampus runs, traditional wild spirits run in city, Dec. 11, 18.

WEXFORD: Sci-fi and fantasy fiction festival, Nov. 25-27.

DUBLIN: Temple Bar chocolate festival, Dec. 3-5.

ROME: Jazz festival, through Nov. 30.

ROME: Romaeuropa, cultural arts performances, through Dec. 11.

FLORENCE: City marathon, Nov. 27.

MILAN: L’Artigiano in Fiera, large crafts fair in fairgrounds, Dec. Dec. 3-11.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: International motor show, Luxexpo, Dec. 9-11.


AMSTERDAM: IDFA, International documentary film festival, through Nov. 27.

AMSTERDAM: PAN, art, antiques and design fair at RAI Parkhal, through Nov. 27.

AMSTERDAM: Millionaire fair, Dec. 8-12. RAI International Exhibition and Congress Centre.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh’s Christmas, seasonal activities around Princes Street Gardens, through Jan. 4.

MADRID: Feriarte, art and antiques fair at IFEMA fairgrounds, through Nov. 27.

SEVILLE: International horse show, Exhibition and Congress, through Nov. 27.

MADRID: Golf fair, Nov. 25-27. IFEMA fairgrounds.

BERN: Onion market, Nov. 28.

FRIBOURG: Santa Claus parade and fair, Dec. 3.

KÜSSNACHT: Klausjagen, St. Nicholas procession, Dec. 5.

GENEVA: Escalade, 17th-century historical procession, Dec. 9-11.


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