Festivals and events, Sept. 22 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.
BRUSSELS: Late openings at museums, through 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 fair for fantastic art and heroic fantasy, Oct. 8-23.
MARBEHAN: Brassigaume Belgian beer festival, Oct. 10-16.
BRUSSELS: White Nights, nighttime cultural events, Oct. 11.
LONDON: Visit Buckingham Palace, through Oct. 3.
BATH: Jane Austen Festival, through Sept. 24.
YORK: Food and Drink Festival, through Sept. 25.
LONDON: Oktoberfest in London and Shoreditch Park, through Sept. 25 and Sept. 29-Oct. 2.
LONDON: Regent Street Food Safari, sample dishes from the city’s top restaurants, Oct. 3-17.
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.
BATTLE: Battle of Hastings re-enactment, Oct. 15-16.
DUXFORD: Autumn Air Show, Oct. 16.
LONDON: Diwali on the Square, Hindu, Sikh and Jain festival, Oct. 16-26.
PARIS: Autumn cultural arts festival, through Dec. 24.
ST.-HIPPOLYTE (Alsace): New-wine festival, through Sept. 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.
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.
TOULOUSE: International Organ Festival, Oct. 5-16.
MOLSHEIM (Alsace): Wine festival, Oct. 7-9.
OBERNAI (Alsace): Fall Festival, Oct. 15-16.
REIMS: City marathon, Oct. 16.
HAMBURG: Reeperbahn music festival, through Sept. 24.
FRANKFURT: International Motor Show at the fairgrounds, through Sept. 25.
MUNICH: Oktoberfest, through Oct. 3.
FRANKFURT: Oktoberfest at Commerzbank-Arena, through Oct. 8.
BONN: Beethovenfest, through Oct. 9.
BERLIN: Oktoberfest, through Oct. 9.
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 on the weekend with Iceland as guest of honor, Oct. 12-16.
MUNICH: Long Night of Museums, Oct. 15.
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.
GALWAY: International Oyster Festival and Seafood Festival, through Sept. 25.
LISDOONVARNA: Matchmaking Festival, through Oct. 3.
DUBLIN: Oktoberfest at the Docklands, through Oct. 9.
DUBLIN: Dublin Contemporary 2011, large-scale art installations throughout city, through Oct. 31.
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.
GALWAY: Open House, with lectures, exhibits and walking tours, Oct. 13-16.
COUNTRYWIDE: Heritage Days, Sept. 24-25.
BARDOLINO: Wine Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 3.
ROME: International Storytelling Festival, Sept. 29-Oct. 2.
GENOA: Boat Show, Oct. 1-9.
ASSISI: Feast of St. Francis, Oct. 3-4.
VERONA: Horse Festival, Nov. 3-6.
ROME: Romaeuropa, cultural arts festival, Oct. 7-Nov. 30.
ALBA: White Truffle International Festival, Oct. 8-Nov. 13.
ROME: Hobby show, with exhibitors showing comic books, video games, handicrafts and more, Oct. 14-16.
PERUGIA: International Eurochocolate festival, Oct. 19-28.
VIANDEN: Walnut Market, Oct. 9.
AMSTERDAM: Taste of Amsterdam culinary festival, through Sept. 25.
LEIDEN: Leidens Ontzet, commemorating 1574 Spanish siege and rescue of the city, Oct. 3.
AMSTERDAM: Canal races, Oct. 8.
AMSTERDAM: City marathon, Oct. 16.
AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Dance Event, electronic music conference and clubbing festival, Oct. 19-22.
ILHA DE SÃO MIGUEL (Azores): Billabong Azores Islands Pro surfing competition, Sept. 27-Oct. 2.
SANTARÉM: National gastronomy festival, Oct. 21-Nov. 6.
SAN MARINO CITY: Investiture ceremony of the Captains Regent pageant with parade, Oct. 1.
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.
BARCELONA: International film festival, Oct. 6-16.
CARTAGENA: Carthaginians and Romans festival, through Sept. 25.
LOGROÑO: Rioja Wine Harvest Festival, through Sept. 24.
SEVILLE: Flamenco Biennial Festival, through Oct. 11.
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.
BAILEN: Bailen 1810: Return of the French, re-enactment festival, Oct. 7-10.
COUNTRYWIDE: Spanish National Day (Columbus Day), Oct. 12.
SEVILLE: International Theatre and Scenic Arts festival, Oct. 14-23.
GOTHENBERG: Book Fair, through Sept. 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.
COURTÉTELLE: Swiss Competition of Regional Products, Oct. 1-2.
BERN: Cheese Market at the Waisen-hausplatz, Oct. 8.
LES BOIS: Désalpe, festival marking the cows’ return from Alpine pastures, Oct. 8.
ZURICH: Oktoberfest, Oct. 13-15.
ZURICH: Art International contemporary art show, Oct. 14-16.
BERN: Wine fair, Oct. 14-23.
CARDIFF: Great British Cheese Festival at the castle, Sept. 24-25.
LLANGOLLEN: Food Festival at the Llangollen International Pavilion, Oct. 15-16.