Festivals and events, September 2019
AustriaGRAFENEGG: Grafenegg Festival, international orchestras perform, through Sept. 8.
SALZBURG: Arts and Crafts Festival, Fridays only, through Sept. 20.
ZELL AM SEE: Iron Man 70.3, Sept. 1.
ERL: Passion Play, Sept. 1, 7, 8, 14, 15, 21, 22, 28-29 and Oct. 5.
FAAKER SEE: European Bike Week, Harley-Davidson rider meet-up, Sept. 3-8.
LINZ: International Bruckner Festival, celebrates symphony music, Sept. 4-Oct. 11.
LINZ: Ars Electronica, festival celebrates art, technology and society, Sept. 5-9.
LIENZ: Dolomitenmann, multisport competition between four-men teams, Sept. 6-7.
VIENNA: Buskers Festival, Karlsplatz, Sept. 6-8.
FUSCHL AM SEE: Eddy Merckx Classic Bike Marathon, 169 km race open to amateur cyclists, Sept. 8.
PERTISAU AM ACHENSEE: Achensee Run, 23 km run along a panoramic trail, Sept. 8.
VIENNA: Vienna Fashion Week, MuseumsQuartier, Sept. 9-15.
GRAZ: Aufsteirern, Styrian traditional folk festival, Sept. 13-15.
VIENNA: Streetlife Festival, concerts and street artists, Babenberger and Mariahilferstrasse, Sept. 14-15.
VIENNA: Open House Wien, free entry to architecturally interesting buildings, Sept. 14-15.
GRAZ: Steiriescherherbst, avant-garde theatre, screenings and parties, Sept. 19-Oct. 13.
PERTISAU: Almabtreib, return of cattle from Alpine pastures, Sept. 20.
SALZBURG: St. Rupert’s Fair, volksfest, Sept. 20-24.
KUFSTEIN: Almabtrieb, return of animals from their summer pastures, Sept. 21.
PARTENEN: Montafon Mountain Run, Sept. 21.
VIENNA: Vienna Night Run, 5 km charity run, Sept. 24.
VIENNA: Parallel Vienna, art fair in disused building, Lassallestrasse 5, Sept. 24-29.
VIENNA: Waves Vienna, club and showcase music festival and conference, Sept. 26-28.
VIENNA: viennacontemporary, international art fair, Marx Halle, Sept. 26-29.
VIENNA: Wiesn-Fest, Prater Kaiserwiese, Sept. 26-Oct. 13.
HINTERTUX: Oktoberfest, celebrates return of livestock from mountain pastures, Sept. 27-28.
GALTUER: Alpine Cheese Olympics, Sept. 28.
VIENNA: Vienna Fotomarathon, Sept. 28.
VIENNA: Vienna Wine Hiking Days, Sept. 28-29.
KREMS: International WACHAUmarathon, Sept. 29.
BelgiumLESSINES: Festin- Renaissance Festival, through Sept. 1.
LIEGE: Fair of Fools, St. Walburge, through Sept. 1.
SAINT-HUBERT: International Days of Hunting and Nature, through Sept. 1.
OSTEND: Sand Sculpture Festival, this year’s theme is “Dreams,” through Sept. 8.
BRUSSELS: Brussels Cycling Classic, cycling race begins at Cinquantenaire Park and finishes at the King Baudouin Stadium, Sept. 7.
SINT-GILLIS/DENDERMONDE: Bloemenkorso, flower parade, Sept. 1.
BRUSSELS: Eat! Brussels, culinary fest with top chefs, Parc de Bruxelles, Sept. 5-8.
BRUSSELS: Belgian Beer Weekend, Grand-Place, Sept. 6-8.
TOURNAI: Historical Grand Procession, treasures of the cathedral carried through town, Sept. 8.
BRUSSELS: Comic Strip Festival, Bozar and Parc de Bruxelles, Sept. 13-15.
MALMEDY: HopFest, Bellevaux Brewery, microbrewery festival, Sept. 13-15.
NAMUR: Festival of Wallonia, folklore and concerts, Sept. 13-17.
GENT: Odegand, Flanders Festival kicks off with music festival, Sept. 14.
BRUSSELS: Taptoe, military tattoo, Sept. 14-15.
GENT: Gent Festival of Flanders, music festival, Sept. 14-Oct. 5.
BRUSSELS: Car Free Day, Sept. 22.
BRUSSELS: Champetre, traditional crafts day, Place des Palais, Sept. 22.
BRUSSELS: Brussels Design Market, Europe’s largest vintage design market, Tour & Taxis, Sept. 28-29.
BRUGGES: Kookeet, culinary festival, Station Square, Sept. 28-30.
CroatiaKARLOVAC: Days of Beer, free concerts, through Sept. 3.
RIJEKA: Porto Etno World Music and Gastronomy Festival, showcases traditions of local minorities, Sept. 2-8.
POREC: Offshore World Challenge, big game tuna fishing competition, Sept. 4-7.
VARAZDIN: Trash Film Festival, screens sci-fi, horror, action and martial arts films, Sept. 4-7.
PULA: Outlook Festival, dance music fest, Fort Punta Christo, Sept. 4-8.
ZADAR: Craft Beer Festival, Sept. 5-7.
SIBENIK: Medieval Fair, Sept. 6-8.
RIJEKA: Malik Fest, medieval festival, Sept. 6-8.
PULA: Visualia, light festival, Sept. 19-21.
PULA: X Race, night race, Sept. 21.
RIJEKA: Boat Show, Sept. 27-29.
OMIS: Half Marathon, Sept. 28.
Czech RepublicHRADEC KRALOVE: Czech International Air Fest, air show, through Sept. 1.
KARLOVY VARY: International Folklore Festival, Sept. 3-8.
DOTEC: Zatec Beer Festival, Sept. 6-7.
HRADEC KRALOVE: Queen Eliska Celebrations, medieval festivities, Sept. 6-7.
MIKULOV: Palavsky Vintage, wine fest, Sept. 6-8.
PRAGUE: Birell Prague Grand Prix, 10 km night run, Sept. 7.
JICIN: Pohadka, traditional festival in “the town of fairy tales,” Sept. 11-15.
KARLOVY VARY: Shining Vary, light festival, Sept. 13-14.
ZNOJMO: Historical Vintage Festival,Sept. 13-15.
PRAGUE: Prague Castle Grape Harvest, castle gardens, Sept. 14-15.
LITOMERICE: Vintage festival, wine and music festival, Sept. 20-21.
PILSEN: Sun in a Glass, microbrewery Festival, Sept. 20-21.
PRAGUE: Grebovka Vintage, wine festival, Sept. 20-21.
USTI NAD LABEM: Half marathon, Sept. 21.
MOSNOV: NATO Days,military air show, Sept. 21-22.
CESKY KRUMLOV: St. Wenceslas Celebrations, Sept. 27-29.
BRNO: Kudrna goes around Brno, distance walking event, Sept. 28-29.
KARLSTEJN: Karlstejn Vintage, wine and historical fest, Sept. 28-29.
DenmarkCOPENHAGEN: Songwriters Festival, Rahuset Onkel Dannys Plads, through Sept. 1.
ODENSE: International Film Festival, through Sept. 1.
HUNDESTED: Sand Sculpture Festival, through Oct. 20.
COPENHAGEN: CPH World Music Festival, Sept. 4-8.
AARHUS: Food Festival, Tangkrogen, Sept. 6-8.
COPENHAGEN: Golden Days Festival, looks back upon the year 1989 and fall of the Berlin Wall, Sept. 6-22.
COPENHAGEN: Nordic Race, hardcore obstacle race, Refshaleoen, Sept. 7.
COPENHAGEN: Half marathon, Sept. 15.
COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen’s Oktoberfest,Amager Strandpark, Sept. 19-21 and 26-28.
COPENHAGEN: World Press Photo Exhibition, Pressen, Sept. 27-Oct. 20.
COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Blues Festival, Sept. 27-28 and Oct. 4-5.
ODENSE: H.C. Andersen Marathon, Sept. 29.
EnglandBOURNEMOUTH: Bournemouth Air Festival, through Sept. 1.
LONDON: Buckingham Palace open to visitors, through Sept. 29.
BLACKPOOL: Blackpool Illuminations, 6 mile stretch lit up with a million bulbs, through Nov. 3.
LONDON: Totally Thames, cultural events along the riverbanks, Sept. 1-30.
ST ANNES: St Annes Kite Festival, Sept. 6-8.
LONDON: Electric Soul Festival, O2, Sept. 7.
NEWCASTLE: Great North Run, half marathon, Sept. 8.
LUDLOW: Ludlow Food Festival, castle and downtown area, Sept. 13-15.
NEWQUAY: Newquay Fish Festival, Sept. 13-15.
TORQUAY: International Agatha Christie Festival, Sept. 13-15.
BATH: Jane Austen Festival, Sept. 13-22.
LONDON: The Great River Race, 21.6 mile boat race from London Docklands to Richmond, Sept. 14.
LONDON: London Design Festival, creative installations, exhibits and events, Sept. 14-22.
YORK: York Beer and Cider Festival, York Knavesmire, Sept. 18-21.
YORK: York Food Festival, St. Sampson’s Square and other venues, Sept. 20-29.
DUXFORD: The Duxford Battle of Britain Air Show, Imperial War Museum, Sept. 21-22.
LONDON: Open House London, architectural landmarks open to visitors, Sept. 21-22.
ST. ALBANS: St. Albans Beer & Cider Festival, Alban Arena, Sept. 25-28.
LONDON: Marvel Universe LIVE!,superhero action show, O2, Sept. 26-Oct. 6.
MANCHESTER: Manchester Food & Drink Festival, Sept. 26-Oct. 7.
LONDON: The International London Tattoo Convention, Tobacco Dock, Sept. 27-29.
ALDEBURGH: Food and Drink Festival, Sept. 28-29.
EstoniaTALLINN: Tallinn Marathon, Sept. 8.
FinlandHELSINKI: Helsinki Design Week, Sept. 5-15.
HELSINKI: ITA 2019, performance arts festival, Stoa, Sept. 6-8.
HELSINKI: Love and Anarchy Film Festival, Sept. 19-29.
FranceLILLE: Braderie, Europe’s biggest flea market, through Sept. 1.
PARIS: Europa Kids, giant inflatable slides and amusements set up at Espace Chapiteaux, through Sept. 2.
PARIS: Treteaux Nomades, itinerant performing arts festival, through Sept. 8.
PARIS: Jazz at La Villette, through Sept. 10.
PARIS: Les Solistes a Bagatelle, classical music concerts, Parc de Bagatelle, through Sept. 15.
PERPIGNAN: Visa pour l'Image, international festival of photojournalism, through Sept. 15.
PARIS: Ganesh Chaturthi, birthday celebrations for the elephant headed deity include a parade, La Chapelle neighbourhood, Sept. 1.
RIBEAUVILLE: Le Pfifferdaj, middle ages minstrel festival, Sept. 1.
COLMAR: Festival de Jazz de Colmar, Sept. 1-23.
PARIS AREA: Open Air Opera, Puccini’s Tosca performed in various venues in and around Paris, Sept. 4 and 7.
PARIS: Salons Mer & Vigne, gastronomy fair, Parc Floral, Sept. 6-9.
DEAUVILLE: American Film Festival, Sept. 6-15.
MEDOC: Medoc Marathon, costumed participants and gourmet food stands, Sept. 7.
PARIS: La Parisienne, all female 6.7 km running event, Sept. 8.
CANNES: Cannes Yachting Festival, Sept. 10-15.
LYON: Street Food Festival, Sept. 12-15.
STE MARIE AUX MINES: European Patchwork Meeting, quilts and fabrics displayed and on sale, Sept. 12-15.
NIMES: Feria des Vendanges, wine and bull fighting festival, Sept. 13-15.
PARIS: La Biennale Paris, art fair, Grand Palais, Sept. 13-17.
STRASBOURG: European Festival of Fantastic Film, Sept. 13-22.
METZ: Les Puces de Metz, flea market, Expo, Sept. 14.
COUNTRYWIDE: European Heritage Days, open landmarks and cultural events, Sept. 14-15.
PARIS: Festival Harajuku, free open air Japanese manga festival, Parc de Bercy, Sept. 15-16.
PARIS: Piaff- Paris International Animated Film Festival, Sept. 17-23.
LA ROCHELLE: Grand Pavois, International In-Water Boat Show, Sept. 18-23.
STRASBOURG: Festival Musica, contemporary music festival, Sept. 20-25.
STRASBOURG: Brocante, antiques and flea market, Convention Centre, Sept. 21-22.
PARIS: Paris Fashion Week, Sept. 23-Oct. 1.
PARIS: Paris Electronic Week, electronic music fest, Sept. 25-29.
LYON: art3f, international contemporary art fair, Sept. 27-29.
METZ: International Fair of Metz, Sept. 27-Oct. 7.
PARIS: Techno Parade, Sept. 28.
GermanyKARLSRUHE: Bierboerse, Schlossgarten, through Sept. 1.
WORMS: Backfischfest, Volksfest, through Sept. 1.
ABENSBERG: Gillamoos, Volksfest, through Sept. 2.
BERNKASTEL-KUES: Middle Mosel Wine Festival, through Sept. 2.
FRANKFURT: Rheingauer Weinmarkt, wine fest, Fressgass, through Sept. 6.
NUREMBERG: Volksfest, through Sept. 8.
PFORZHEIM: Oechslefest, wine fest, through Sept. 8.
REGENSBURG: Regensburger Dult, volksfest, through Sept. 8.
STUTTGART: Stuttgart Wine Village, through Sept. 8.
MAINZ: Wine Market, wine festival, City Park, through Sept. 1 and Sept. 5-8.
LUDWIGSBURG: Pumpkin Exhibition, Bluehendes Barock, through Nov. 3.
BAYREUTH: Craft Beer Festival, Maisel’s Bier-Erlebnis-Welt, Sept. 6-7.
NUREMBERG: Trempelmarkt, city becomes flea market, Sept. 6-7.
SPEYER: Altstadtfest, Sept. 6-7.
NUREMBERG: Burggrabenfest, fest where moat once circled city, Sept. 6-8.
ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER: Imperial City Festival, historical re-enactments. Sept. 6-8.
WUERZBURG: STRAMU - International Festival for Street Music and Street Arts, Sept. 6-8.
FRANKFURT: Dippemess, Volksfest, Festplatz am Ratsweg, Sept. 6-15.
BAD DUERKHEIM: Duerkheimer Wurstmarkt, world’s biggest wine fest, Sept. 6-10 and Sept. 13-16.
HEIDELBERG: Castle illuminations and fireworks, Sept. 7.
LUDWIGSBURG: Electrique Baroque, electronic music festival, Residenzschloss, Sept. 7.
SANKT GOARSHAUSEN: Loreley Tattoo, military music, Loreley Ampitheater, Sept. 7.
AACHEN: European Art and Design Market, Muensterplatz, Sept. 7-8.
BERLIN: Lollapalooza Festival, Olympia Stadion, Sept. 7-8.
MUNICH: Streetlife Festival, Ludwigstrasse, Sept. 7-8.
RUESSELSHEIM: Mainland Games, Highland Games inspired gathering, Sept. 7-8.
LANDAU: Autumn Market and Wine Village, Alter Messplatz, Sept. 7-16.
FRANKFURT: IAA, International Motor Show, Messe, Sept. 12-22.
MANNHEIM: Frauenlauf, womens’ run, Sept. 13.
MUNICH: Open Art, gallery openings, Sept. 13-15.
HAMBURG: Cruise Days, Sept. 14-15.
BAYREUTH: city flea market, Volksfestplatz, Sept. 14-15.
RODENBACH: Kulinarische Weinwanderung, culinary wine hike, Sept. 14-15.
IDAR-OBERSTEIN: Treppenlauf, Staircase Run, Marktplatz, Sept. 15.
MITTENWALD: Descent of the Cattle from the Alpine Pastures, Sept. 15.
WIESBADEN: Flea market, Biebrich Castle grounds, Sept. 21 and Oct. 19.
OBERWESEL: Rhine in Flames, Sept. 14.
TRIER: Trier Plays, downtown becomes playground, Sept. 14.
STUTTGART: Herbstflohmarkt, Autumn Flea Market, Marktplatz, Karlsplatz and Schillerplatz, Sept. 15.
HAMBURG: Reeperbahn Festival, club music festival, Sept. 18-21.
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: Strassen.Kunst.Festival, street arts fest, Sept. 20-22.
BAD SOBERNHEIM: Weinwanderwegfest, wine and hiking, Sept. 21.
ST. GOAR/ST. GOARSHAUSEN: Rhine in Flames, Sept. 21.
MUNICH: Oktoberfest, Theresienwiese, Sept. 21-Oct. 6.
CARLSBERG-HERTLINGSHAUSEN: PfalzTrail im Leiningerland, trail runs from 8 to 85 km, Sept. 22.
WIESBADEN: City Fest and Autumn Market, Sept. 27-29.
STUTTGART: Cannstatter Volksfest, Wasen, Sept. 27-Oct. 13.
LUDWIGSBURG: Ludwigsburg Antique Mile, Marktplatz, Sept. 28-29.
FUERTH: Michaelis-Kirchweih, market and fair, Sept. 28-Oct. 9.
RUST: Halloween at Europa-Park, Sept. 28-Nov. 3.
BERLIN: Berlin Marathon, Sept. 29.
FRANKFURT: Aktion Pink — Race for Survival, 5 km race supports breast cancer research, Sept. 29.
GreeceATHENS: Athens Beer Festival, Kotzia Square, Sept. 4-15.
ATHENS: Art Athina, art show, Zappeion Mansion, Sept. 13-16.
ATHENS: Djangofest, gypsy jazz music festival, Technopolis City, Sept. 14-15.
ATHENS: A Taste of Athens, food festival, Sept. 19-22.
ATHENS: Kallithea Half Marathon, Sept. 22.
HungaryBUDAPEST: Busho, Budapest short film festival, through Sept. 1.
BUDAPEST: International Wine Festival, Buda Castle, Sept. 5-8.
BUDAPEST: Half marathon, Sept. 8.
BUDAPEST: Sweet Days Chocolate and Sweets Festival, Sept. 13-15.
BUDAPEST: Spar Marathon, Sept. 29.
IrelandLISDOONVARNA: Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival, through Sept. 29.
MONKSTOWN: Music in Monkstown, chamber music fest, Parish Church, Sept. 5-8.
MONAGHAN TOWN: Harvest Time Rhythm and Blues Festival, Sept. 6-8.
WATERFORD: Harvest Festival, culinary fest, Sept. 6-8.
CORK: A Taste of West Cork,culinary fest, Sept. 6-15.
CASTLECOMER: The Coalface Adventure Race, duathlon, Discovery Park, Sept. 7.
DUBLIN: Dublin Fringe Festival, Sept. 7-22.
DUBLIN: Irish Antique Dealers Fair,RDS, Sept. 13-15.
KILDARE: Longines Irish Championships Weekend, horse races, Leopardstown Racecourse and The Curragh, Sept. 14-15.
DUBLIN: Culture Night, free entry to museums, also other cities, Sept. 20.
DUBLIN: Bluefire Street Fest, free art and culture event, Smithfield Square, Sept. 21.
DUBLIN: 12 Points Festival, celebrates jazz music, Sept. 25-28.
DUBLIN: Dublin Theatre Festival, Sept. 26-Oct. 13.
GALWAY: International Oyster and Seafood Festival, Sept. 27-29.
ItalyFERRARA: Ferrara Buskers Festival, through Sept. 1.
VERONA: Verona Opera Festival, this year’s performances include Aida, Carmen, Il Trovatore, La Traviata, Tosca and others; various dates through Sept. 6.
VENICE: La Biennale Cinema-Venice International Film Festival, through Sept. 7.
VENICE: La Biennale International Art Exhibition, through Nov. 24.
AREZZO: Joust of the Saracen, medieval jousting competition, Piazza Grande, Sept. 1.
ASTI: Palio di Asti, costumed historical procession and flag games, Sept. 1.
VENICE: Historical Regatta, Sept. 1.
BOLOGNA: Danza Urbana, street dancing festival, Sept. 3-8.
MILAN AND TURIN: MITO Settembre Musica, international contemporary music festival, Sept. 3-18.
GREVE IN CHIANTI: Chianti Classico Expo, wine festival, Sept. 5-8.
ROME: Longines Global Champions Tour, horse show jumping, Stadio dei Marmi, Sept. 5-8.
FERRARA: Balloons Festival, hot air balloons flights and competitions, Sept. 6-15.
FLORENCE: Rificolone, festival of the paper lanterns, Sept. 7.
ARENZANO: Mare i Monti, distance walking event, Sept. 7-8.
PRATO: Display of the Virgin’s Girdle, Sept. 8.
SANSEPOLCRO: Palio della Balestra, Sept. 8.
PESARO: Fiera de Santa Nicola, Sept. 10-12.
VERONA: Tocati, festival of street games, Sept. 12-15.
LUCCA: Luminara della Santa Croce, religious procession by candlelight, Sept. 13.
SOAVE: Festa dell’Uva, wine festival, Sept. 13-15.
TURIN: Torino Tattoo Convention, Sept. 13-15.
BARDOLINO: Garda Classic Auto Show, Sept. 14-15.
JESOLO: Jesolo Air Show, Sept. 14-15.
BURANO: La Regata di Burano, Sept.15.
NAPLES: Festival of San Gennaro, religious festival, Duomo, Sept. 19.
GENOA: Genoa International Boat Show, Sept. 19-24.
MODENA: Modena Motor Gallery, classic auto show, Modena Fiere, Sept. 21-22.
MILAN: Festival of Cats, Villa Castelbarco - Vaprio D'adda, Sept. 21-22.
MILAN: Milano Games Week, video Fiera Milano Rho, Sept. 27-29.
LithuaniaVILNIUS: Marathon, Sept. 8.
LiechtensteinVADUZ: Princely Tattoo Parade, Sept. 7.
LuxembourgCITY: International Dog Show, Luxexpo Halls 7-9, through Sept. 1.
CITY: Schueberfouer, fun fair, Glasis car park, through Sept. 11.
HELLENDOORN: Fisherman’s Friend Strongman Run, 7, 12 and 21 km, Sept. 1.
GREVENMACHER: Fete du Raisin und du Vin, wine festival, Sept. 6-8.
WORMELDANGE: Riesling Open, wine festival, Sept. 13-15.
ECHTERNACH: Leopard UTML Ultratrail Mullerthal, Sept. 14.
FOND-DE-GRAS: Anno 1900- Steampunk Convention Luxembourg, Sept. 28-29.
REMICH: Route du Vin half marathon, Sept. 29.
MaltaVALLETTA: Malta Craft Beer Festival, Fort St. Elmo, through Sept. 1.
VALLETTA: Pride March, Sept. 14.
VALLETTA: Military Tattoo, Sept. 20-22.
MonacoMONTE-CARLO: Monaco Yacht Show, Sept. 25-28.
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM: Artzuid, sculpture biennial, Plan Zuid, through Sept. 15.
ROTTERDAM: Fishermen’s Friend Strongmanrun, Sept. 1.
ZUNDERT: Flower Parade, billed as world’s biggest, Sept. 1-2.
LELYSTAD: HISWA In Water Boat Show, Sept. 4-8.
UTRECHT: Gaudeamus Music Week, young musicians perform, Sept. 4-8.
AMSTERDAM: Jordaan Festival, neighbourhood festival, Sept. 6-8.
ROTTERDAM: World Port Days, Sept. 6-8.
LICHTENVOORDE: Flower Parade, Sept. 8.
VALKENSWAARD: Flower Parade, Sept. 8.
COUNTRYWIDE: Heritage Days, cultural and historical landmarks open to visitors, Sept. 14-15.
THE HAGUE: Prince's Day, procession of the golden coach from Noordeinde Palace to Ridderzaal commemorates start of new parliamentary year, Sept. 17.
AMSTERDAM: Unseen Photo Fair, Westergasfabriek, Sept. 20-22.
TIEL: Fruitcorso, parade with floats decorated with fruits and vegetables, Sept. 21-23.
EDAM: Singelfestival, theater and music festival, Sept. 27-28.
ROTTERDAM: The Netherlands Military Tattoo, Ahoy, Sept. 27-29.
UTRECHT: Netherlands Film Festival, Sept. 27-Oct. 5.
SCHEVENINGEN: Scheveningen Kite Festival, Sept. 28-29.
NorwayBERGEN: Bergen Mat Festival, food festival, through Sept. 1.
HELL: Blues in Hell, blues music festival, Sept. 5-8.
OSLO: Granittrock, free music festival, Grorudparken, Sept. 6-7.
OSLO: Matstreif, food festival, Town Hall Square, Akker Brygge, and Tjuvholmen, Sept. 6-7.
OSLO: Ultima Contemporary Music Festival, Sept. 12-21.
OSLO: Culture Night, Sept. 13.
OSLO: Oslo Marathon, Sept. 21.
TRONDHEIM: Trondheim Chamber Music Festival, Sept. 22-29.
BERGEN: Bergen International Film Festival, Sept. 25-Oct. 3.
PolandWARSAW: Fine Dining Week, discounted meals in restaurants, through Sept. 11.
WARSAW: Vistula River Feast, Sept. 7.
WARSAW: International Festival Of Contemporary Music Warsaw Autumn, Sept. 20-28.
KRAKOW: Sacrum Profanum, festival of 20th century music, Sept. 27-Oct. 4.
WARSAW: Warsaw Marathon, Sept. 29.
PortugalVISEU: Feira de Sao Mateus, through Sept. 15.
PERA: International Sand Sculptures Festival, through Nov. 10.
FARO: Festival F, music and culture festival, Sept. 5-7.
PORTIMAO: Superbike World Championships, Sept. 6-8.
LISBON: MOTELx, international horror film festival, Cinema Sao Jorge, Sept. 10-15.
SINTRA: Portugal Pro, bodyboarding competition, Sept. 10-15.
PORTO SANTO: Columbus Festival, concerts and theater, Sept. 12-14.
FARO: Hellgarve Tattoo, tattoo expo and rock fest, Antiga Fabrica da Cerveja, Sept. 13-15.
BRAGA: International Photography Festival, Sept. 13-Oct. 27.
LISBON: Santa Casa Alfama, fado concerts, Sept. 27-28.
CASCAIS: Ironman 70.3 Portugal, Sept. 29.
San MarinoSAN MARINO: Feast Day of San Marino and the Foundation of the Republic, Sept. 3.
ScotlandLARGS: Viking Festival, through Sept. 8.
COUNTRYWIDE: Doors Open Day, landmarks open to public, weekends only, Sept. 1-30.
BRAEMAR: The Braemar Gathering, highland games, Sept. 7.
GLASGOW: The Dog Lover Show, SEC, Sept. 7-8.
LOCH LOMOND: Loch Lomond Food and Drink Festival, Sept. 7-8.
GLASGOW: Tour of Britain, multi-stage cycling race starts in Glasgow, passes through Britain and ends in Manchester, Sept 7-14.
LINLITHGOW: Folk Festival, Sept. 11-15.
GLASGOW: Proms in the Park, Sept. 14.
PITLOCHRY: Highland Games, Sept. 14.
EDINBURGH: Riding of the Marches, cavalcade traverses the Royal Mile, Sept. 15.
STIRLING: Bloody Scotland, crime writing festival, Sept. 20-22.
GLASGOW: Great Scottish Run, 10 k and half marathon, Sept. 28-29.
GLASGOW: MCM Comic Con Scotland, SEC, Sept. 28-29.
EASDALE ISLAND: World Stone Skimming Championships, Sept. 29.
SlovakiaBRATISLAVA: Slovak Food Festival, Castle grounds, Sept. 6-8.
SloveniaLEVANDA: Vinarium Festival, grape harvest celebration, through Sept. 7.
MARIBOR: Festival Maribor, celebrates Baroque and chamber music, Sept. 10-19.
MARIBOR: Ceremonial grape harvest of the oldest vine in the world, wine festival, Sept. 13-22.
UKANC: Cow’s Ball in Bohinj, cows descend from the mountains, Sept. 15.
KOPER: Ironman Istria, Sept. 22.
KRANJ: International Festival of Fine Arts, Sept. 26-Nov. 3.
KOPER: Sweet Istria, festival of desserts, Sept. 28-29.
SLOVENSE KONJICE: Konjice Marathon, 5, 10 and 21 km courses, Sept. 29.
SpainCOUNTRYWIDE: La Vuelta,cycling race, through Sept. 15.
JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA: Fiestas de la Vendimia, wine festival, through Sept. 15.
MURCIA: Moors and Christians festival, Sept. 3-10.
GUADIX: Cascamorras, traditional battle between two towns, Sept. 6-9.
VALLADOLID: Fiestas of the Virgin of St. Lorenzo, Sept. 6-15.
ALGEMESI: La Mare de Deu de la Salut festival, Sept. 7-8.
SALAMANCA: Salamanca Fair, Sept. 7-15.
ALBACETE: La Feria de Albacete, Sept. 7-17.
SEGORBE: Entrada de Bous de Segorbe, droving of bulls and horses, Sept. 9-15.
SAN LUCAR DE BARRAMEDA: Desafio Donana, triathlon, Sept. 20.
BARCELONA: La Merce Festival, Sept. 20-24.
LOGRONO: Rioja wine harvest festival, Sept. 20-27.
SAN SEBASTIAN: International Film Festival, Sept. 20-28.
CARTAGENA: Carthaginians and Romans Festival, Sept. 20-29.
SwedenSTOCKHOLM: Stockholm Fringe Festival, Sept. 3-7.
STOCKHOLM: Sthlm Street Food with Food Truck Championships, Kungsan, Sept. 6-7.
STOCKHOLM: Half marathon, Sept. 7.
LUND: Culture Night, Sept. 21.
STOCKHOLM: Stockhom Beer and Whiskey Festival, Sept. 26-28 and Oct. 3-5.
STOCKHOLM: Lidingoloppet, races in various distances, Sept. 27-29.
SwitzerlandGENEVA: Street Food Festival, through Sept. 1.
HALLAU: Hallaugia, nostalgic wine festival, through Sept. 1.
ST. MORITZ: St. Moritz Art Masters, art festival, through Sept. 9.
LUCERNE: Lucerne Festival in Summer,classical music festival, through Sept. 15.
AVENCHES: Tattoo, military music and spectacle, Sept. 5-7.
JUNGFRAU: Jungfrau Marathon, Sept. 6-7.
MENDRISIO: Donkey Palio, Sept. 6-7.
SIERRE: VINEA Wine Fair, Sept. 6-7.
ZURICH: Long Night of Museums, Sept. 7.
ZURICH: Knabenschiessen, volksfest, Sept. 7-9.
LENZBURG: Middle Ages market, Lenzburg Castle, Sept. 13-15.
GRINDELWALD: Alpine cheese festival, Grosse Scheidegg, Sept. 14.
ZURICH: Zuri Wiesn, Zurich’s Oktoberfest, Hauptbahnhof, Sept. 18-Oct. 12.
GSTAAD: Country Nights, country music concerts, Sept. 20-21.
LUGANO: Comics Fair, Sept. 20-22.
MONTREUX: Tattoo Convention, Sept. 20-22.
LUCERNE: World Band Festival, Sept. 21-27.
MEILEN: Slow Up Zurichsee, auto free day, Sept. 22.
ZURICH: Art International Zurich, contemporary art fair, Sept. 26-29.
ZURICH: Zurich Film Festival, Sept. 26-Oct. 6.
CHUR: Schlagerparade, Sept. 27-28.
LEUKERBAD: Swiss Country Music Weekend, folk music concerts, Sept. 27-29.
NEUCHATEL: Grape Harvest Festival, wine fest, Sept. 27-29.
MARTIGNY: Fair of Valais, Sept. 27-Oct. 6.
LUGANO: Ladies Run, 5 and 10 km distance runs, Sept. 29.
MARTIGNY: Cow Fights, Sept. 29.
WalesBEAUMARIS: Food festival, through Sept. 1.
HAWARDEN: Gladfest, literary festival, Sept. 6-8.
CAERNARFON: Man vs. Mountain, foot race over Snowdon, Sept. 7.
LLANDDWYN: Sandman Triathlon, Sept. 14-15.
TENBY: Ironman Wales, Sept. 15.
ABERGAVENNY: Food Festival, Sept. 21-22.
MOLD: Food Festival, Sept. 21-22.
PORTHCAWL: Elvis Festival, Sept. 27-29.