Europe hums with activity in all seasons. Here is a calendar of some events on the docket.

AustriaBREGENZ: Opera on the lake, André Chénier, various dates through Aug. 18.

ISCHGL: Harley Davidson Mountain Roadeo, biker meet-up and rides, through July 29.

VIENNA: Africa Days, Danube Island, through Aug. 12.

GRAZ: La Strada street theater festival, through Aug. 5.

VILLACH: Kirchtag, country’s largest traditional folk festival, through Aug. 5.

SEEBODEN: Medieval tournaments at Sommeregg Castle, through Aug. 19.

ISCHGL: Ironbike, mountain bike marathon, Aug. 3-4.

SALZBURG: International Fine Art Fair, Aug. 11-19.

BelgiumBRUSSELS: Fair du Midi, fun fair, through Aug. 21.

BRUSSELS: Royal Palace open to visitors, through Sept. 9.

LA-ROCHE-EN-ARDENNES: Medieval weekend at the Feudal Castle, Aug. 4-5.

BRUSSELS: Meyboom, planting of the May tree, with parades and the Giants of Brussels, Aug. 9.

BRUSSELS: Urban BBQ, top chefs create tapa dishes in Parc de La Woluwe, Aug. 15.

DINANT: International Bathtub Regatta, Aug. 15.

BRUSSELS: Flower carpet blankets the Grand Place, Aug. 15-19.

ANVAING: Festival of 100 beers, Aug. 17-19.

HERGENRATH: Flower Parade, Aug. 21.

Czech RepublicPRAGUE: Early Music Festival, through Aug. 6.

BENESOV: Sazava Fest, rock festival, Aug. 2-5.

PANENSKY TYNEC: Open Air Festival, electronic music fest, Aug. 9-11.

HRADEC KRALOVE: Hip-Hop Kemp, Aug. 15-18.

TRUTNOV: Open Air Festival, billed as “Czech Woodstock,” with Korn, others, Aug. 16-19.

DenmarkHELSINGOR: Shakespeare at Hamlet’s Castle, Aug. 1, 3, 4, 5, 7, 8 and 10.

COPENHAGEN: Cultural Harbour Festival, Aug. 3-5.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Cooking, food festival, Aug. 24-Sept. 2.

EnglandLONDON: Olympic Games, July 27-Aug. 12.

LONDON: The Great British Beer Festival, Olympia, Aug. 7-11.

BRISTOL: International Balloon Fiesta, hot air balloons and aerial displays, Aug. 9-12.

EASTBOURNE: Airbourne, free international air show, Aug. 9-12.

WORTHING: International Birdman Event, flight competition for human-powered flying machines, Aug. 18-19.

FrancePARIS: Paris Plage, beach atmosphere by the Seine, through Aug. 19.

CANNES: International Fireworks Festival, Aug. 7, 15 and 24.

COLMAR: Fair of Alsace wines, Aug. 3-8 and 10-15.

ARGANÇON: La Route de Champagne en fete, open cellars in Champagne region, Aug. 4-5.

OHLUNGEN: Summerlied Festival, traditional and world music in the Alsace, Aug. 10-15.

SELESTAT: Corso Fleuri, flower parade, Aug. 11.

MARLENHEIM: Mariage de l’Ami Fritz, folklore fest, Aug. 14-15.

GermanyKASSEL: (d)OCUMENTA(13), contemporary art, through Sept. 16.

BERLIN: German-American Volksfest, through Aug. 19.

MUNICH: Auer “Jakobi” Dult, fun fair on Mariahilfplatz, through Aug. 5.

KULMBACH: Kulmbacher Bierwoche, through Aug. 5.

STUTTGART: Sommerfest, elegant open-air party, Schlossgarten, Aug. 2-5.

BERLIN: International Berlin Beer Festival, Aug. 3-5.

FRANKFURT: Mainfest, riverside festival with live music at the Römerberg, Aug. 3-6.

TRIER: wine festival, Aug. 3-6.

BADEN-BADEN: Philharmonic Park Night, Art and Culture Mile on Lichtentaler Alley, Aug. 4.

KARLSRUHE: Museum Night, Aug. 4.

COLOGNE: Medieval Spectaculum, Fühlinger See, Aug. 4-5.

IDAR-OBERSTEIN: Precious stones and jewelry market, includes street theater, Aug. 4-5.

AACHEN: Across the borders cultural festival, celebrates music, art, dance and fashion, Aug. 5-22.

FURTH IM WALD: Spearing the dragon, historical parade and spectacle, Aug. 9-20.

KOBLENZ: Summer festival, Aug. 10-12.

KOBLENZ: Rhine in Flames, fireworks along the riverbank from Spay to Koblenz, Aug. 11.

STRAUBING: Gäuboden Folk Festival, one of Bavaria’s largest, Aug. 10-20.

AACHEN: Öcher Bend, summer volksfest at the Bendplatz, Aug. 10-20.

WÜRZBURG: Barbarossa Spektakulum, medieval show and jousting, Aug. 10-12, 14-15 and 17-19.

MAINZ: Rheinland-Pfalz Open Air, Nena, Culcha Candela and Jupiter Jones perform, free entry, Aug. 11.

COLOGNE: Gamescom, world’s largest trade fair for interactive games and entertainment, Aug. 16-19.

HungaryBUDAPEST: Sziget Festival, Aug. 8-13.

BUDAPEST: Festival of Folk Arts at Buda Castle, Aug. 17-20.

IrelandKILLARNEY: Summer fest, outdoor family-oriented events, through Aug. 5.

CLONAKILTY: Waterfront festival, Aug. 2-5.

WATERFORD: Spraoi Festival, street arts festival, Aug. 3-5.

KILLORGLIN: Puck Fair, Aug. 10-12.

KILKENNY: Arts Festival, Aug. 10-19.

TRALEE: Rose of Tralee Festival, Aug. 17-21.

ItalyFLORENCE: Feast of San Lorenzo, Piazza San Lorenzo, Aug. 10.

MASSA MARITTIMA: Balestro del Girifalco, crossbow competition, Aug. 12.

SIENA: Palio, Aug. 16.

URBINO: Festa del Duca, medieval festival and games, Aug. 17-19.

LuxembourgVIANDEN: Medieval Fest at the castle, through Aug. 5.

CITY: Street Theater Festival, Aug. 11-12.

GREIVELDANGE: Folklore fest, Aug. 15.

NetherlandsVENLO: Floriade 2012 World Horticultural Expo, through Oct. 7.

HAARLEM: Culinair, restaurants present themselves on the Grote Markt, Aug. 2-5.

AMSTERDAM: Pride Canal Parade, 2 p.m., Aug. 4.

SPAARNWOUDE: Dance Valley, huge open-air electronic music dance party in countryside near Amsterdam, Aug. 4.

AMSTERDAM: Grachtenfestival, classical music in locations throughout city, Aug. 10-19.

PortugalOBIDOS: Medieval market, through Aug. 12.

ScotlandEDINBURGH: Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Aug. 3-25.

EDINBURGH: Festival Fringe, Aug. 3-27.

INVERNESS: Inverness Tattoo, Aug. 6-11.

GLASGOW: Piping Festival, Aug. 6-12.

EDINBURGH: International Festival, Aug. 9-Sept. 2.

ARBROATH: Bell Rock Blues Festival, free concerts by more than 30 bands, Aug. 24-26.

SpainA CORUÑA: Tall ships in port, Aug. 10-13.

BARCELONA: Festa de Sant Roc, street party in the Bari Gotic, Aug. 12-16.

SANLUCAR DE BARRAMEDA: Horse racing on the beach, Aug. 12-14 and 27-29.

MALAGA: Feria de Malaga, Aug. 13-20.

BUÑOL: La Tomatina, hugely popular fest involving tomato throwing, Aug. 29.

SwitzerlandCOUNTRYWIDE: National Day, Aug. 1.

LOCARNO: Film Festival, Aug. 1-11.

BERN: Buskers Bern street-music festival, Aug. 9-11.

ZURICH: Street parade, Aug. 11.

ZERMATT: Folklore festival, Aug. 11-12.

CHUR: Stadtfest, Aug. 17-19.

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