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Details are subject to change; it’s wise to check with the tourist board before traveling.

SALZBURG: Krampus and Perchten runs, traditional run of wild spirits through the streets, Dec. 8, 21.

VIENNA: New Year’s Trail in Old City, food and entertainment in the streets, Dec. 31.

VIENNA: Imperial Ball in Hofburg Palace, Dec. 31.

SALZBURG: Party zone in the city center, food and entertainment in the streets, Dec. 31.

VIENNA: Ice Dream, ice skating in front of City Hall, Jan. 20-March 6.

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

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

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

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

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

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

LONDON: International Horse Show, at Olympia and National Halls, Dec. 13-19.

LONDON: New Year’s Day parade, Jan. 1.

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

LYON: Illuminations in honor of the Virgin Mary, through Dec. 11.

PARIS: Fun fair, Grand Palais, Dec. 16-Jan. 2.

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

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

BERLIN: New Year’s Eve outdoor party on the Strasse des 17 Juni, near the Brandenburg Gate, with entertainment, Dec. 31.

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

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

SORRENTO: City marathon, Dec. 18.

PISA: City marathon, Dec. 18.

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

AMSTERDAM: Millionaire fair, RAI International Exhibition and Congress Centre, through Dec. 11.

AMSTERDAM: New Year’s Eve outdoor party on the Museumplein, with entertainment, Dec. 31.

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

KIRKWALL: The Ba’ historical street ball game, Dec. 25.

EDINBURGH: Hogmanay, New Year’s Eve outdoor party, Dec. 31.

STONEHAVEN: Fireball festival, Dec. 31.

VALENCIA: Auto Show in Feria Valencia, through Dec. 8.

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


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