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

GRAZ, INNSBRUCK, VIENNA: American football world championships, through July 16.

VIENNA: ImPuls dance festival, through Aug. 14.

BREGENZ: Opera festival, July 20-Aug. 21.

LINZ: Pflasterspektakel, July 21-23. Street theater festival.

GRAZ: La Strada street theater festival, July 29-Aug. 8.

SALZBURG: Salzburger Festspiele, July 27-Aug. 30. Music and drama festival.

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

BRUSSELS: Brussels beach, through Aug. 7. Quai des Péniches.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Day, July 21. Party in Brussels.

BRUSSELS: Royal palace open to public, July 25-Sept. 4.

GOUVY: Jazz festival, Aug. 5-7.

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

BRUSSELS: Meyboom, Aug. 9. Planting of the May tree.

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


STARÉ ŽDÁNICE: Hip-hop Jam, through July 16. Urban culture festival, sand pit Oplatil.

PRAGUE: Folklore Days, July 28-31.

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

JELS: Viking Chronicles, through July 17.

KLAMPENBORG: World Santa Claus Congress, July 18-20.

COPENHAGEN: Chamber music festival, July 24-Aug. 4.

SPOTTRUP: Bishops medieval market, July 25-30.

COPENHAGEN: Opera festival, July 26-Aug. 3.

MOESGARD: Viking moot, July 30-31. Re-enactments and market.

COPENHAGEN: Cultural Harbour, Aug. 5-7. Outdoor arts festival.

LAESO: Norway lobster festival, Aug. 6.

COPENHAGEN: Dance festival, Aug. 8-14.

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

LONDON: BBC Proms, July 15-Sept. 10. Classical music festival at Royal Albert Hall.

KELMARSH HALL: Festival of History, July 16-17. Displays, re-enactments, jousting and other historical activities.

LONDON: Visit Buckingham Palace, July 23-Oct. 3.

CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge folk festival, July 28-31.

LONDON: Foodies festival, July 29-31. Battersea Park.

LONDON: Great British Beer Festival, Aug. 2-6. Earls Court.

FALMOUTH (Cornwall): Grand medieval joust, Aug. 3-4. Pendennis Castle.

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

DUXFORD: American Air Day, Aug. 19.

HELSINKI: Beer festival, July 28-30. Finnish and Scandinavian breweries.

CANNES: Fireworks festival, through July 20.

JUAN LES PINS: International jazz festival, through July 24. Oldest in Europe.

AVIGNON: Festival d’Avignon, through July 26. Avant-garde theatrical festival.

PARIS: Paris Quartiers d’Été, through Aug. 14. Paris neighborhoods festival.

CHARTRES: International organ festival, through Aug. 28.

PARIS: Paris Plages, July 21-Aug. 21. City streets are turned into beaches.

CHAMBLEY: Hot-air balloon festival, July 22-31.

BAYONNE: Fêtes de Bayonne, July 27-31. Running of the bulls, street music.

CLUNY: Wine and music festival, Aug. 3-12. Benedictine Abbey of Cluny.

SAULIEU: Cajun & Zydeco Festival, Aug. 4-7.

COLMAR: Wine fair, Aug. 5-15. Fairgrounds.

LORIENT: Celtic traditions festival, Aug. 5-14.

CHAMPAGNE: La Route du Champagne en Fête, Aug. 6-7. Open cellars.

CRÈVECOEUR-EN-AUGE: Medieval festival, Aug. 7-15. Crèvecoeur estate.

WÜRZBURG: Kiliani fun fair through July 24.

ERBACH: Wiesenmarkt, July 22-23. Large country fair.

BERLIN: German-American festival, July 22-Aug. 14.

MUNICH: Jakobidult, July 30-Aug. 7. Fun fair and market on Mariahilfplatz.

BERLIN: Beer festival, Aug. 5-7.

TRIER: Wine festival, Aug. 5-8.

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

EGER: Medieval market and tournament, through July 24.

BUDAPEST: Baroque Palace Days, through July 31. Baroque costumes and games in Buda Castle.

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

GALWAY: Arts festival, through July 24.

KILKENNY: Arts festival, Aug. 5-14.

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

PERUGIA: Umbria Jazz Festival, through July 17.

VENICE: Redentore, July 16-17. Religious festival with fireworks.

PISA: Joust of the bears, July 25. Medieval joust where riders try to spear a target in the shape of a bear.

FELTRE: Palio, Aug. 5-7. Medieval games.

ASCOLI PICENO: Jousting festival, Aug. 7. Pageant and tournament.

VIANDEN: Medieval festival, July 30-Aug. 7. Castle.

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


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

AMSTERDAM: Sunset film festival, July 15-Aug. 2. Free open air films in Vondelpark.

ROTTERDAM: Zomercarnaval, July 29-Aug. 30. Carnival parade.

DELFT: Westland Floating Flower Parade, Aug. 5-7.

AMSTERDAM: Canal Festival, Aug. 12-21. Free concerts.

MOLDE: Jazz festival, July 18-23. Largest in Norway.

STAVANGER: Gladmat festival food fair, July 20-23.

KATFJORD: Riddu Riddu Sami festival, July 20-24.

FREDRIKSTAD: Matfestival, July 29-31. Old Town.

TRONDHEIM: St. Olav Festival, July 28-Aug. 4. Patron saint festivities.

VINSTRA: Peer Gynt Festival, Aug. 3-14. Celebrating the author Henrik Ibsen.

ÓBIDOS: Medieval market, through July 24.

VILA NOVA DA CERVEIRA: International arts biennial, July 16-Aug. 17.

PORTO COVO, SINES: World music festival, July 22-24, 27-30. .

SANTA MARIA DA FEIRA: Medieval festival, July 28-Aug. 7.

ESTORIL: Outdoor international handicrafts fair, July 29-Aug. 28.

LISBON: Oceans Festival, July 30-Aug. 13. Music, parades.

HEBRIDES: Celtic festival, through July 17.

LERWICK (Shetland): Flavour of Scotland, July 21-24. With Tall Ships.

EDINBURGH: Jazz and blues festival, July 22-31.

BANFF: History festival, July 23-24.

ST. ANDREWS: Highland games, July 31.

INVERNESS: Belladrum festival, Aug. 5-8.

EDINBURGH: Military Tattoo, Aug. 5-27.

EDINBURGH: Festival Fringe, Aug. 5-29. Arts and entertainment throughout the city.

EDINBURGH: Truckfest, Aug. 6-7. Gathering of large trucks and vehicles.

INVERNESS: Inverness Tattoo, Aug. 8-13.

EDINBURGH: International arts festival, Aug. 12-24.

FORT GEORGE: Colossal Celebration of the Centuries, Aug. 13-14. Military re-enactments.

SAN SEBASTIAN: Jazz festival, July 21-25.

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

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

KARLSHAMM: Baltic festival, July 20-23. Seaside town festival.

GOTLAND: Medieval week, Aug. 7-14.

BASEL: Basel Tattoo, July 16-23.

NENDAZ: International alphorn festival, July 22-24.

INTERLAKEN: Festival Latina, July 29-31.

DAVOS: City marathon, July 30.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Day, Aug. 1.

GENEVA: Summer festival, Aug. 4-14. Parade, fireworks, concerts, rides.

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

ZURICH: Techno street parade, Aug. 13.

CHUR: Alpine Beard Festival, Aug. 13.

CARDIFF: National Eisteddfod of Wales, July 30-Aug. 6.

CARDIFF: Carnival, Aug. 6-8.

CARDIFF: Medieval festival, Aug. 13-14. Castle.

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