Festivals and events, Sept. 15 and beyond
Event details are subject to change so please check with the tourist board before traveling.
KLAGENFURT: Street theater festival, Sept. 23-25.
GRAZ: City marathon, Oct. 9.
VIENNA: International film festival, Oct. 20-Nov. 2.
SALZBURG: Jazz Festival, Oct. 26-Nov. 6.
BRUSSELS: Late openings at museums, Sept. 22-Dec. 15.
BRUSSELS: Biennal Art Nouveau, with guided visits of exceptional art nouveau buildings and interiors, Oct. 1-30.
LIEGE: Fun fair, Oct. 1-31.
BRUSSELS: City marathon, Oct. 2.
ARLON: Faerie, fantastic art and heroic fantasy fair, Oct. 15-30.
MARBEHAN: Brassigaume Belgian beer festival, Oct. 15-16.
BRUSSELS: White Nights, nighttime cultural events, Oct. 11.
BRUSSELS: Modo Brussels fashion events, through Oct. 30.
COPENHAGEN: Golden Days cultural and historical festival, through Sept. 18.
ODENSE: City marathon, Sept. 18.
EGESKOV: Egeskov market at the castle, Sept. 21.
SOUTHAMPTON: Boat show, through Sept. 25.
LONDON: Visit Buckingham Palace, through Oct. 3.
HARROGATE: Autumn flower show, Sept. 16-18.
BATH: Jane Austen Festival, Sept. 16-24.
YORK: Food and Drink Festival, Sept. 16-25.
LONDON: Open City, Open House, sites usually closed to public are open, Sept. 17-18.
LONDON: Oktoberfest in London and Shoreditch Park, Sept. 22-25; Sept. 29-Oct. 2.
NOTTINGHAM: Goose Fair with carnival rides, Oct. 5-9.
LEEDS: Light Night, five-hour free opera presentation in which audiences can come and go at will, Oct. 7.
OUNDLE: World Conker Championships, competition involving horse chestnuts and string, Oct. 9.
LONDON: BFI London Film Festival, Oct. 12-27.
PARIS: Technoparade, Sept. 17.
COUNTRYWIDE: Journées Européennes du Patrimoine heritage event. Special visits to monuments, historical sites and museums, Sept. 17-18.
ST.-HIPPOLYTE (Alsace): New-wine festival, Sept. 18 and 25.
WISSEMBOURG (Alsace): New-wine festival, Sept. 24-25.
PARIS: Garden festival, Sept. 24-25.
EGUISHEIM (Alsace): Winegrowers Festival, Sept. 24-25.
MITTELBERGHEIM: New-wine festival, Sept. 25.
PARIS: Autumn cultural arts festival, through Dec. 24.
BARR (Alsace): Harvest Festival, Sept. 30-Oct. 1.
PARIS: Nuit Blanche (White Night), all-night cultural program, Oct. 1.
NANCY: Jazz Pulsations festival, Oct. 6-16.
BONN: Beethovenfest, through Oct. 9.
LUDWIGSBURG: World’s largest pumpkin exhibition, through Nov. 6. Blühendes Barock Park.
BAD DÜRKHEIM: Wine festival, Sept. 16-19.
FRANKFURT: International Motor Show at the fairgrounds, through Sept. 25.
WÜRZBURG: City festival, Sept. 16-17.
MUNICH: Oktoberfest, Sept. 17-Oct. 3.
ST. GOAR-ST. GOARHAUSEN: Rhine in Flames, Sept. 17.
BERLIN: Oktoberfest, Sept. 23-Oct. 9.
HAMBURG: Reeperbahn music festival, Sept. 22-24.
FRANKFURT: Oktoberfest at the Commerzbank-Arena, Sept. 22-Oct. 8.
STUTTGART: Beer festival, Sept. 23-Oct. 9.
RONNEBURG: Medieval castle festival, Sept. 24-Oct. 3.
WEIMAR: Onion market, Oct. 7-9.
MUNICH: City marathon, Oct. 9.
FRANKFURT: Book Fair, open to public Oct. 15-16.
NYÍRBÁTOR: Renaissance weekend, Sept. 23-24.
BUDAPEST: City marathon, Oct. 2.
BUDAPEST: Pálinka and Sausage Festival at Buda Castle, Oct. 6-9.
BUDAPEST: Cultural festival, Oct. 7-16.
REYKJAVIK: Film Festival, Sept. 22-Oct. 2.
DUBLIN: Absolute Fringe arts festival, through Sept. 25.
LISDOONVARNA: Matchmaking Festival, through Oct. 3.
DUBLIN: Dublin Contemporary 2011, large-scale art installations throughout city, through Oct. 31.
GALWAY: International Oyster Festival and Seafood Festival, Sept. 23-25.
DUBLIN: Arthur’s Day celebrates founder of Guinness Brewery and beer, Sept. 22.
DUBLIN: Culture Night, free visits to museums and other cultural sites, Sept. 23.
DUBLIN: Theatre Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 16.
BALLINASLOE: Horse Fair and Festival, Oct. 2-10.
DUBLIN: Open House, free visits to interesting architectural sites, Oct. 7-9.
VENICE (Burano Island): Burano regatta, Sept. 18.
ASTI: Palio de Asti, Sept. 18; city horse races with festival, Sept. 16-17.
GORGONZOLA: Cheese festival, Sept. 17-18.
NAPLES: Festa di San Gennaro, religious ceremony honoring patron saint, Sept. 19.
COUNTRYWIDE: Heritage Days, Sept. 24-25.
BARDOLINO: Wine Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 3.
ROME: International story-telling festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 2.
GENOA: International Boat Show, Oct. 1-9.
ASSISI: Feast of St. Francis, Oct. 3-4.
ROME: Romaeuropa cultural arts festival, Oct. 7-Nov. 30.
ALBA: White Truffle International Festival, Oct. 8-Nov. 13.
EHNEN, WORMELDANGE, AHN, MACHTUM: Riesling Open wine festival, Sept. 16-18.
VIANDEN: Walnut Market, Oct. 9.
AMSTERDAM: Jordaan neighborhood festival with flea market, Sept. 16-18.
AMSTERDAM: Taste of Amsterdam culinary festival, Sept. 22-25.
AMSTERDAM: Canal races, Oct. 8.
AMSTERDAM: City marathon, Oct. 16.
AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Dance Event, electronic music conference and clubbing festival, Oct. 19-22.
STAVANGER: Street art festival, through Sept. 18.
OSLO: City marathon, Sept. 25.
STAVANGER: Great Norwegian comedy festival with events in English, Oct. 6-10.
VILA BALEIRA-PORTO SANTO: Columbus festival, through Sept. 17.
ILHA DE SÃO MIGUEL (Azores): Billabong Azores Islands Pro surfing competition, Sept. 27-Oct. 2.
SAN MARINO CITY: Investiture ceremony of the Captains Regent pageant with parade, Oct. 1.
EASDALE (Hebrides): World Stone Skimming Championships, Sept. 25.
SPEYSIDE: Whisky Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 3.
LOCH NESS: Marathon, Oct. 2.
LERWICK: Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival, Oct. 6-10.
CRIEFF AND STRATHEARN: Drovers’ Tryst walking festival, Oct. 8-15.
JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA: Harvest festival, through Sept. 18.
SEVILLE: Flamenco Biennial Festival, through Oct. 11.
BARCELONA: International film festival, Oct. 6-16.
CARTAGENA: Carthaginians and Romans festival, Sept. 16-25.
LOGROÑO: Rioja Wine Harvest Festival, Sept. 17-24.
OVIEDO: San Mateo Fiesta (America Day), Sept. 19.
VILLAMARTÍN: Cattle fair and festival of San Mateo, Sept. 20-24.
BENIDORM: Moors and Christians Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 3.
ROTA: Rota fiestas in honor of patron saint, Sept. 30-Oct. 7.
O GROVE (Galicia): Seafood Festival, Oct. 2-12.
LUND: Culture night, Sept. 17.
GOTHENBERG: Book Fair, Sept. 22-25.
STOCKHOLM: Autumn Fair, Sept. 24-25.
KIVIK: Apple market, Sept. 24-25.
ÖRLAND: Harvest festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 2.
NEUCHÂTEl: Wine festival, Sept. 23-25.
FRIBOURG: International guitar festival, Sept. 23-Oct. 2.
CHARMEY: Désalpe, festival marking the cows’ return from Alpine pastures, Sept. 24.
LE LANDERON: Antique and flea market, Sept. 24-25.
ALBEUVE: Désalpe, festival marking the cows’ return from Alpine pastures, Oct. 1.
LUGANO: Autumn Festival, Sept. 30-Oct. 2.
ZURICH: Jucker Farmart Pumpkin Battle, competition for largest pumpkin, Oct. 31.
ZURICH: Oktoberfest, Oct. 13-15, http://www.bauschaenzli.ch.
COURTÉTELLE: Swiss Competition of Regional Products, Oct. 1-2.
BERN: Cheese Market at the Waisenhausplatz, Oct. 8.
ABERGAVENNY: Food Festival, Sept. 17-18.
CARDIFF: Great British Cheese Festival at the castle, Sept. 24-25.