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

VIENNA: Jazz festival, through July 10.

SALZBURG: SommerSzene, through July 14. Contemporary music and arts festival.

GRAZ, INNSBRUCK, VIENNA: American football world championships, July 8-16.

VIENNA: ImPulsTanz dance festival, July 14-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.

BRUSSELS: Brosella folk and jazz festival, July 9-10. Free, at the Atomium.

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.


KARLOVY VARY: International film festival, through July 9.

STRÁŽNICE: International folklore festival, through July 27.

STARÉ ŽDÁNICE: Hip-hop Jam, July 14-16. Urban culture festival, sand pit Oplatil.

PRAGUE: Folklore Days, July 28-31.

COPENHAGEN: Jazz festival, through July 10.

JELS: Viking Chronicles, through July 17. Pageant play in outdoor amphitheater.

FANO: Fanniker Days, July 8-10. Festival celebrating Fano culture.

AARHUS: International jazz festival, July 9-16.

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

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

SPØTTRUP: Bishops medieval market, July 25-30.

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

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

ELY: Ely folk festival, July 8-10.

YORK: Early music festival, July 8-16, featuring music from medieval to Baroque periods.

DUXFORD: Flying Legends air show, July 9-10.

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.

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

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

DINAN: International Celtic Harp Festival, July 6-10.

PARIS: Paris Quartiers d’Été, July 13-Aug. 14. Paris neighborhoods festival.

COUNTRYWIDE: Bastille Day, July 14.

CANNES: International fireworks festival, July 14-20.

JUAN LES PINS: International jazz festival, July 14-24. Oldest in Europe.

PARIS: Paris Plages, July 21-Aug. 21. City streets are turned into beaches, complete with deck chairs and ice cream sellers.

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

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

PFORZHEIM: Flea market, July 8-9. Claims to be south Germany’s largest; in city center.

WÜRZBURG: Kiliani fun fair, July 8-24.

GELTENDORF: Kaltenburg Castle knight tournaments, July 10, 16-17, 24.

ERBACH: Wiesenmarkt, July 22-23. Touted as the largest fair in south Hesse.

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

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

BERLIN: International beer festival, Aug. 5-7.

TRIER: Wine festival, Aug. 5-8.

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

EGER: Medieval market and tournament, July 13-24.

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

PERUGIA: Umbria Jazz Festival, July 8-17.

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

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

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

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


AMSTERDAM: Julidans, through July 12. Contemporary dance festival on the Leidesplein.

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

ROTTERDAM: North Sea jazz festival, July 8-10.

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

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

FORDE: International folk music festival, through July 10. Scandinavia’s main festival.

MOLDE: Jazz festival, July 18-23.

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

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

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

OSLO: Mela festival, July 28-31. World festival.

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

CASCAIS: International Lusitano Thoroughbred Festival, through July 9. Hipódromo Municipal Manuel Possolo.

TOMAR: Festival of the Trays, through July 11. Procession of women carrying trays with 30 loaves of bread on their heads. Held every four years.

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. Rated one of top 25 international festivals.

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

STONEHAVEN: Folk festival, through July 10.

STORNOWAY (Lewis Island): Hebridean maritime festival, through July 13.

HEBRIDES: Celtic festival, July. 14-17.

LERWICK (Shetland): Flavour of Scotland, July 21-24. Food, music, crafts festival with arrival of Tall Ships.

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

BANFF: History festival, July 23-24.

ST. ANDREWS: Highland games, July 31.

PAMPLONA: Running of the bulls, through July 14.

CÓRDOBA: Guitar festival, through July 16.

SAN SEBASTIAN: Jazz festival, July 21-25.

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

BORGHEIM: HRH Victoria’s birthday celebrations, July 14. Örland island.

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

LUGANO: Swiss Harley days, July 8-10. Everything for Harley-Davidson lovers.

GENEVA: Lakeside techno parade, July 9.

BASEL: Basel Tattoo, July 16-23.

NENDAZ: International alphorn festival, July 22-24.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Day, Aug. 1.

DAVOS: City marathon, July 30.

LLANGOLLEN: International Musical Eisteddfod, through July 10.

CARDIFF: International food and drink festival, July 8-10.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: World mountain bike bog snorkeling, July 9.

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

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