Event details are subject to change. It’s wise to confirm time and place with the tourist board before traveling.

GRAZ: La Strada street theater festival, through Aug. 8.

VIENNA: ImPuls dance festival, through Aug. 14.

BREGENZ: Opera festival, through Aug. 21.

SALZBURG: Salzburger Festspiele music and drama festival, through Aug. 30.

INNSBRUCK: Festival of early music, Aug. 10-28.

LINZ: Ars Electronica, avant-garde media art festival, Aug. 31-Sept. 6.

KLAGENFURT: Alpine Highland Games, Sept. 2-4.

GOUVY: Jazz festival, through Aug. 7.

LA ROCHE-EN-ARDENNE: Medieval weekend, Aug. 6-7.

BRUSSELS: Meyboom, with planting of the May tree, Aug. 9.

BRUSSELS: Summer festival, 280 free concerts in various music styles, Aug. 12-21.

DINANT: Bathtub regatta, River Meuse, Aug. 14.

LIÈGE: Outremeuse folklore festival, Aug. 15-16.

CHASSEPIERRE: Street artist festival, Aug. 20-21.

TEMPLOUX: International flea market, Aug. 20-21.

ATH: Ducasse of Ath festival of the giants, celebrating the struggle between David and Goliath, Aug. 27-28.

BRUSSELS: Royal palace open to public, through Sept. 4.


KYJOV: Moravian-Slovak Year, regional folklore festival. Aug. 11-15.

KRÁLÍKY: Cihelna military history and technology, Aug. 19-21.

SYCHROV: Scottish games at the castle, Aug. 19-21.

PRAGUE: International Air Festival, army aviation show. Sept. 3-4.

LAESØ: Norway Lobster Festival, Aug. 6.

COPENHAGEN: Cultural Harbour outdoor arts festival, through Aug. 7.

COPENHAGEN: Dance festival, Aug. 8-14.

COPENHAGEN: Arts and crafts market at Frue Plads, Aug. 11-13.

ODENSE: Flower market, Aug. 17-21.

COPENHAGEN: Cooking festival featuring new Nordic cuisine. Aug. 19-28.

ODENSE: International film festival, Aug. 22-27.

HORSENS: European medieval festival, Aug. 26-27.

AARHUS: Cultural festival, Aug. 26-Sept. 4.

EDWINSTOWE: Robin Hood Festival, Sherwood Forest, Aug. 10-14.

DUXFORD: American Air Day, Aug. 19.

ELY: Dragon boat racing on the Great Ouse River, Aug. 20.

WHITBY: Whitby Folk Week, Aug. 20-26.

PETERBOROUGH: Beer Festival, The Embankment, Aug. 23-27.

LIVERPOOL: Beatles Week Festival, Aug. 24-30.

SHREWSBURY: Folk Festival, West Midlands Showground, Aug. 26-29.

KENILWORTH: Re-enactment of the Norman siege of the castle, Aug. 28-29.

LONDON: Notting Hill Carnival, Aug. 28-29.

LONDON: Eid in the Square, Muslim festival in Trafalgar Square, Aug. 31.

DUXFORD: Duxford Air Show, Sept. 3-4.

HELSINKI: City marathon, Aug. 20.

OULU: Air Guitar World Championship, Aug. 24-27.

HELSINKI: City arts festival, Aug. 19-Sept. 4.

CHAMPAGNE: La Route du Champagne en Fête, open cellars and other events throughout the region. Aug. 6-7.

SAULIEU: Cajun and Zydeco music, mood and film festival, through Aug. 7.

CREVECOEUR-EN-AUGE: Medieval festival, Crevecoeur estate. Aug. 7-15.

CLUNY: Wine and music festival, Benedictine Abbey of Cluny, through Aug. 12.

THANN (Alsace): Wine and local produce festival, Aug. 12-15.

HEILIGENSTEIN (Alsace): Wine festival celebrating the Klevener grape. Aug. 13-14.

LA CLUSAZ: Fête du Reblochon, Reblochon cheese festival, Aug. 14.

LORIENT: Celtic traditions festival, through Aug. 14.

COLMAR: Wine fair at the fairgrounds, through Aug. 15.

AJACCIO (Corsica): Napoleon festival, Aug. 13-15.

MARLENHEIM (Alsace): Mariage de l’Ami Fritz folk and wine fest, Aug. 14-15.

AURILLAC: Street theater festival, Aug. 16-20.

PARIS: Paris Plages, city streets turned to beaches, through Aug. 21.

EGUISHEIM: Winegrowers Festival, Aug. 27-28.

CHARTRES: International organ festival, through Aug. 28.

BERLIN: Beer festival, through Aug. 7.

TRIER: Wine festival, through Aug. 8.

SPAY-KOBLENZ: Rhine in Flames, Aug. 13.

BERLIN: German-American festival, through Aug. 14.

BAD NAUHEIM: Elvis Presley festival, Aug. 12-14.

ROTHENBURG-OB-DER-TAUBER: Wine festival, Aug. 17-21.

DINKELSBÜHL: Kinderzech festival and historical play, Aug. 18-20.

OSTFILDERN: International fireworks festival, Aug. 19-21.

STUTTGART: Wine village, Aug. 24-Sept. 4.

MAINZ: Wine market, Rosengarten and Volkspark, Aug. 26-29, Sept. 2-5.

WÜRZBURG: Wine festival, Aug. 26-Sept. 5.

BUDAPEST: Sziget cultural festival on Obuda Island, Aug. 10-15.

PÁPA: Historical days, Aug. 12-14.

BUDAPEST: Crafts fair, Buda Castle, Aug. 19-21.

COUNTRYWIDE: St. Stephen’s Day, national holiday for patron saint, Aug. 20.

BUDAPEST: Jewish Summer Festival, Aug. 24-Sept. 4.

REYKJAVIK: Jazz festival, Aug. 14-29.

REYKJAVIK: City marathon, Aug. 20.

REYKJAVIK: Culture night, Aug. 20.

KILLORGLIN: Puck fair. Horse fair with circus skills weekend, concerts. Aug. 10-12.

CAVAN: Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, traditional music festival, Aug. 13-22.

KILKENNY: Arts festival, through Aug. 14.

TRALEE: Rose of Tralee Fair, Aug. 19-23.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Heritage Week, Aug. 20-28.

FELTRE: Palio, featuring medieval games, through Aug. 7.

ASCOLI PICENO: Jousting festival, Aug. 7.

MASSA MARITTIMA: Medieval crossbow competition, Aug. 14.

SIENA: Corsa del Palio, horse races on the piazza, Aug. 16.

VENICE: International film festival, Aug. 31-Sept. 10.

AREZZO: Medieval tournament, Sept. 4.

VIANDEN: Medieval festival at the castle, through Aug. 7.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Street theater festival, Aug. 13-14.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Schueberfouer, fun fair, Aug. 19-Sept. 7.


DELFT: Westland floating flower parade, through Aug. 7.

AMSTERDAM: Canal festival, with free concerts around canal area, Aug. 12-21.

EDAM: Cheese market, Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., through Aug. 17.

AMSTERDAM: Utimarkt free music festival, Aug. 25-26.

ROTTERDAM: Zomercarnaval carnival parade, through Aug. 30.

EELDE: Flower parade, Sept. 3-4.

NOTODDEN: Blues festival, through Aug. 7.

RISØR: Wooden boat festival, through Aug. 7.

VINSTRA: Peer Gynt Festival, honoring author Henrik Ibsen. Through Aug. 14.

HAUGESUND: Norwegian International Film Festival, Aug. 17-25.

SANTA MARIA DA FEIRA: Medieval festival, through Aug. 7.

HORTA – FAIAL: Sea Week, Aug. 7-14.

LISBON: Oceans Festival, with enter-tainment on the city’s riverfront zone, through Aug. 13.

ESTORIl: Outdoor international handicrafts fair, through Aug. 28.

VISEU: Feira de São Mateus. Music, folklore, handicrafts, food at fairgrounds. Aug. 14-Sept. 21.

VIANA DO CASTELO: Feasts of Nossa Senhora da Agonia, processions to honor Virgin of Agony, Aug. 19-21.

CAMPO MAIOR: Flower festival, Aug. 27-Sept. 4.


SAN MARINO CITY: Feast day of St. Marinus and the foundation of the republic, parade and crossbow competitions, Sept. 2-4.

EDINBURGH: Truckfest, gathering of large trucks and vehicles at Royal Highland Centre, Aug. 6-7.

INVERNESS: Inverness Tattoo, Northern Meeting Park, Aug. 8-13.

FORT GEORGE: Colossal Celebration of the Centuries, military re-enactments from Roman times to 20th century, Aug. 13-14.

EDINBURGH: International book festival, Charlotte Square Gardens, Aug. 13-29.

PERTH: Highland games, Aug. 14.

BLAIR: International horse trials and fair at the castle, Aug. 18-21.

INNERLEITHEN: Celtic music festival, Aug. 19-21.

LANARK: Festival of history, Lanark Racecourse, Aug. 20-21.

EDINBURGH: Military Tattoo, through Aug. 27.

EDINBURGH: Dog show, Royal Highland Showground, Aug. 27-28.

EDINBURGH: Festival Fringe, arts festival throughout city, through Aug. 29.

LARGS: Viking festival, Aug. 27-Sept. 4.

CORDOBA: Enchanted Nights cultural festival, through Aug. 31.

SANLÚCAR DE BARRAMEDA: Horse racing on the beach, Aug. 10-12 and Aug. 25-27.

MADRID: Virgen de la Paloma fiesta, Plaza de las Vistilas, Aug. 11-15.

ALICANTE: Moors and Christians festival, Aug. 12-16.

MALAGA: Malaga fair, commemorating the city’s capture by Catholic monarchs in 1487, Aug. 12-21.

ELCHE: Mystery Play, about Virgin’s Assumption, Basilica of Santa Maria, Aug. 14-15.

SAN SEBASTIÁN: San Sebastián cultural festival, Aug. 15-20.

RIBADAVIA: Medieval festival, Aug. 27.

MADRID: Veranos de la Villa Festival, cultural events in Casa de Campo park and the Sabatini Gardens, through Aug. 28.

BUÑOL: La Tomatina, tomato fights in the street, Aug. 31.

GOTLAND: Medieval week, Aug. 7-14.

GOTHENBURG: Culture festival, weeklong street festival with music and parades, Aug. 16-21.

STOCKHOLM: Culture festival, music, outdoor movie theaters and walking tours. Aug. 16-21.

MALMÖ: Cultural and arts festival, Aug. 19-26.

GOTHENBERG: Jazz festival, Aug. 26-28.

GENEVA: Summer festival with parade, fireworks, concerts and rides, through Aug. 14.

NEUCHÂTEL: Buskers Music Festival, Aug. 9-13.

BERN: Street music festival, Aug. 11-13.

ZURICH: Techno street parade, Aug. 13.

CHUR: Alpine Beard Festival, Aug. 13.

ZERMATT: Swiss Folklore Festival, Aug. 13-14.

VADUZ: Liechtenstein state celebrations, Aug. 15.

GRANDSON: Medieval festival, Aug. 20-21.

CARDIFF: Carnival, Aug. 6-8.

CARDIFF: Medieval festival at the castle, Aug. 13-14.

LLANDRINDOD WELLS: Victorian festival, Aug. 20-28.

CARDIFF: Harbor festival, Aug. 27-29.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: World bog snorkeling championships, Aug. 28.

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