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AUSTRIA WACHAU: Gourmet Festival, through April 10.

VIENNA: Sound Frame, festival for audio-visual expression, through April 13.

VIENNA: Easter markets, Schönbrunn Palace and Freyung, through April 21.

ST. ANTON: Snow Volleyball Tour, April 5-6.

MAYERHOFEN: Snowbombing, festival with music and parties to close ski season, April 7-12.

INNSBRUCK: Easter market, April 10-21.

GRAZ: Easter markets, Franziskanerplatz, Hauptplatz and Tummelplatz, April 11-19.

SALZBURG: Traditional Easter market, Open Air Museum, April 12.

SALZBURG: Easter Festival, highlights classical music, April 12-21.

VIENNA: Vienna City Marathon, April 13.

VIENNA: Osterklang, opera festival, Theater an der Wien, April 13-20.

ST. ANTON AM ARLBERG: The White Thrill, 9-km. ski race is first stage in Arlberg Eagle Alpine triathlon, April 19.

STEYR: Schubert Festival, April 24-27.

SÖLDEN: Harley & Snow, April 25-27.

KREMS: Donau Festival, avant-garde pop festival, April 25-26 and April 30-May 3.

POYSDORF: Weintour Weinviertel, open doors at wineries throughout Weinviertel wine region, April 26-27.

ZELL AM ZILLER: Gauder Fest, traditional spring festival, May 1-4.

ISCHGL: Top of the Mountain Concert, Robbie Williams performs, May 3.

VIENNA: Genuss Festival, culinary treats in Stadtpark, May 9-11.

BELGIUM BRUSSELS: Historical Expo-It’s Our History, examines WWI, Royal Museum of the Armed Forces and Military History, through April 26.

BRUSSELS: Bifff-Brussels International Festival of Fantasy, Thriller and Science Fiction Film, Palais des Beaux Arts, April 8-20.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Tango Festival, April 10-14.

TOURNAI: Flower Market, April 18.

CINAY: Flea market and antiques fair, April 18-21.

LAEKEN: Royal Greenhouses open, April 18-May 9.

NAMUR: Folknam, Namur Day of Traditions and Folklore, April 19-20.

LIBRAMONT: Hunting, hunting expo, Ferme de Mehaignoul, April 19-21.

JEMAPPES: Cavalcade and Giant’s Procession, April 20-22.

HERVE: Cavalcade of Herve, parade of floats pulled by draft horses, starts 2 p.m., April 21.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Short Film Festival, April 23-May 5.

BRUSSELS: Art Brussels, affordable contemporary art fair, April 25-27.

SPA: ING Ardenne Roads, rally of pre-1969 sports cars, April 26-27.

CINEY: Bourse Militaria, flea market for military memorabilia, April 27.

BRUSSELS: BOZAR Night, electronic music festival and art exhibitions, April 30.

LIEGE: Liege Jazz Festival, May 8-10.

BRUSSELS: Zinneke Parade, May 10.

BRUSSELS: Iris Fest, May 10-11.

CROATIA LABIN: 100 Miles of Istria, ultra trail race, April 11-13.

ROVINJ: Red Bull Air Race, April 12-13.

KOPRIVNICA: Fishermen to their Town, celebrates freshwater fish, April 12-13.

ZAGREB: St. Mark’s Festival, music festival, April 25-May 5.

CZECH REPUBLIC PRAGUE: St. Matthew’s Fair, Exhibition Grounds, through April 30.

PRAGUE: Sportisimo Prague Half Marathon, April 5.

VELKÉ BÍLOVICE: From Cellar to Cellar, wine sampling in open cellars, April 5-15.

PRAGUE: Easter markets, Old Town Square and Wenceslas Square, April 5-27.

BRNO: Easter Festival of Spiritual Music, April 13-27.

OLOMOUC: Flora, horticultural exhibition, April 24-27.

PRAGUE: Festival of Moravian and Czech rosé wines, Prague Castle, May 1.

PILSEN: Celebration of end of WWII and liberation of Pilsen by the U.S. Army, May 2-6.

PRAGUE: Czech Beer Festival, Expo Center Prague Holesovice, May 15-31.

DENMARK COPENHAGEN: CPH PIX, film festival, through April 16.

HELSINGØR: Viennese Ball at Hamlet’s Castle, April 5.

ODENSE: Warehouse Festival, music festival, April 16-19.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Games 2014, computer gaming event, Øksnehallen, April 16-20.

COPENHAGEN: Offspring Festival, 40 bands across five stages, Tivoli, April 25-26.

RIBE: Viking Market, Ribe VikingeCenter, April 28-May 4.

AARHUS: SPOT Festival, celebrates Danish and Nordic music, May 2-3.

COPENHAGEN: Eurovision Song Contest, May 10.

COPENHAGEN: Nykredit Copenhagen Marathon, May 18.

ENGLAND LONDON: Creative Stitches with Fashion Embroidery & Stitch and Hobbycrafts, ExCeL, through April 5.

LONDON: The London Coffee Festival, Old Truman Brewery, through April 5.

LONDON: The Boat Race, Oxford vs. Cambridge’s annual boat race on the Thames, April 6.

LONDON: The London Book Fair, Earls Court, April 8-10.

LONDON: Bird’s Eye View, film festival with focus on women film makers, Southbank Centre & Barbican, April 8-13.

BIRMINGHAM: The Gadget Show, showcases consumer tech goods, NEC, April 9-13.

LONDON: Cake International – The Sugarcraft, Cake Decorating & Baking Show, April 10-12.

BIRMINGHAM: Antiques for Everyone, NEC, April 10-13.

BOWNESS-ON-WINDERMERE: Bowness Bay Blues, blues festival, April 11-13.

LONDON: Virgin Money London Marathon, April 13.

LONDON: Shakespeare’s Birthday Open House, free entry to family-friendly events and magic, Shakespeare’s Globe, April 21.

BURY ST. EDMUNDS: East Anglian Beer Festival, April 23-26.

LONDON: Sundance Film Festival, O2, April 25-27.

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: Shakespeare’s birthday celebrations, April 26-27.

LONDON: RHS Chelsea Flower Show, May 20-24.

FRANCE PARIS: ÉCU–The European Independent Film Festival, through April 6.

PARIS: European Artistic Crafts Days, through April 6.

METZ: Salon des Vins et de la Gastronomie, food and wine fair, Parc des Expositions, through April 6.

PARIS: Banlieuesbleues Festival, Seine-St.-Denis, through April 11.

PARIS: Foire du Trône, fun fair, Pelouse de Reuilly, through June 9.

METZ: Les Puces de Metz, flea and antiques market, Metz Expo, April 5 and 26.

PARIS: Paris Marathon, April 6.

PARIS: Saut Hermès, equestrian jumping event, Grand Palais, April 14-16.

ARLES: Feria de Pâques, street party marks opening of bullfighting season, April 18-21.

CANNES: Shopping Festival, fashion event, April 18-21.

MAGNY-COURS: Bol D’Or, motorcycle race, April 26-27.

PARIS: Paris Fair, Paris Expo Port de Versailles, April 30-May 11.

PARIS: Contemporary art market, Place de la Bastille, May 1-5.

COUNTRYWIDE: European Opera Days, May 10-11.

GERMANY HAMBURG: Dom, fun fair, through April 21.

NUREMBERG: Easter Market, through April 21.

DINKELSBÜHL: Easter Market, April 5-6.

RONNEBURG: Historical Easter market at the castle, April 5-6.

WÜRZBURG: Frühjahrsvolksfest, through April 13.

HOMBURG: Pottery Market, April 5-6.

WIESBADEN: Go East! Festival of East European Films, April 9-15.

STUTTGART: CineLatino, Latin American film festival, also in Freiburg, Rottenburg and Tübingen, April 9-16.

COLOGNE: Art Cologne, art fair, April 10-13.

FRANKFURT: International Tattoo Convention, Hall 5.0, Messe, April 11-13.

FRANKFURT: Dippemess, fun fair at Ratsweg fairgrounds, April 11-May 4.

NUREMBERG: Frühlingfest, fairgrounds near Dutzendteich, April 11-May 9.

MAINZ-KASTEL: Middle Ages Easter festival, Reduit, April 19-21.

BAYREUTH: Frühlingsfest, April 19-27.

AACHEN: Öcher Bend, spring fair at the Bendplatz, April 19-May 5.

NUREMBERG: Frühlingsfest, April 19-May 11.

WIESBADEN: Flea market, Biebrich Castle grounds, April 19 and May 17.

MANNHEIM/LUDWIGSHAFEN/HEIDELBERG: Long Night of Museums, April 20.

TRAUNSTEIN: Sword Dance, traditional dance to chase away winter, April 21.

BAMBERG: Beer Day, April 23.

WIESBADEN: Frühlingsfest, Elsässer Platz, April 25-28.

MAINZ: Mainz Wine Days, along Rhine banks by Kaisertor, May 1-4.

NUREMBERG: Blue Night, open museums and cultural institutions, May 3.

FRANKFURT: Long Night of Museums, May 10.

BAMBERG: Frühjahrsplärrer, spring fun fair, May 16-June 1.

BERLIN: Long Night of Museums, May 17.

HUNGARY BUDAPEST: Budapest Spring Festival, orchestral, chamber, folk and world music concerts, dance, theater, and more, through April 6.

BUDAPEST: Titanic, international film festival, Uránia National Film Theatre, through April 12.

IRELAND GALWAY: Cúirt International Festival of Literature, writer’s festival, April 8-13.

DUNGARVAN: West Waterford Festival of Food, April 10-13.

CORK: Funderland, traveling theme park, Marquee, April 10-27.

GALWAY: Food Festival, April 17-21.

CARLOW: International Pan Celtic Festival, offers music, dance, parades and street entertainment, April 22-27.

CORK: Cork International Choral Festival, April 30-May 4.

ITALY SPOLETO: Fantacity, creative events aimed at kids and teens, through April 6.

VENICE: International Boat Show and Nautic Show, Parco San Giuliano, through April 6 and April 11-13.

MILAN: Flowers on the Naviglio Grande, April 6.

MILAN: Milan Marathon, April 6.

VERONA: Vinitaly, wine expo, April 6-9.

FLORENCE: Explosion of the Cart, traditional Easter celebrations in front of Duomo, April 20.

FERMIGNANO: Palio della Rana, race of frogs being pushed in wheelbarrows, April 24-27.

FLORENCE: The International Handicrafts Trades Fair, Da Basso Fortress, April 24-May 1.

VENICE: Feast of St. Marco, city celebrates its patron saint, April 25.

FLORENCE: Spring plant and flower show, Giardino dell’Orticoltura, April 25-May 1.

PADOVA: St. Anthony Marathon, April 27.

FLORENCE: White Night, exhibits, performances, concerts and more, April 30.

JESOLO: Harlem Globetrotters Italian Tour, April 30.

TRIESTE: Bavisela, Europe’s Marathon, May 4.

SOAVE: Medieval White Wine Festival, May 15-18.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Emaischen, sale of clay bird whistles, Fishmarket, April 21.

CITY: Duck Race, competition of rubber ducks floating downriver, April 26.

CITY: BLC Car Boot Sale, Glacis Car Park in Limpertsberg, May 3.

COUNTRYWIDE: Invitation to the Museums, free entry to state museums, May 17-18.

MONACO MONTE CARLO: Top Marques, luxury car show, The Grimaldi Forum, April 17-20.

NETHERLANDS LISSE: Keukenhof gardens open, through May 18.

ALKMAAR: cheese market, Fridays only at 10 a.m., through Sept. 5.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Museum Weekend, free entry to over 500 museums, April 5-6.

AMSTERDAM: Imagine Film Festival, Eye, April 9-18.

AMSTERDAM: Meibock Festival, celebrates spring beers, Posthornkeerk, April 13.

ROTTERDAM: ABM AMRO Rotterdam Marathon, April 13.

NOORDOOSTPOLDER: Tulip Festival, April 16-May 4.

AMSTERDAM: World Press Photo, display of award winning images from previous year, Old Church, April 18-June 15.

UTRECHT: Elfia, Elf Fantasy Fair, with costume parades and mock battles, April 19-21.

THE HAGUE: King’s Night and Life I Live open-air music festival, April 25.

COUNTRYWIDE: King’s Day, April 26.

NOORDWIJK: Flower parade, route runs past Keukenhof Gardens and finishes in Haarlem, May 3.

AMSTERDAM: Food Film Festival, Westergasfabriek, May 9-11.

NORWAY VOSS: Vossa Jazz Festival, April 11-13.

OSLO: Inferno, metal music fest, April 16-19.

KARASJOK AND KAUTOKEINO: The Easter Festival, Sami culture and reindeer race, April 17-20.

KRISTIANSUND: Nordic Light, International Festival of Photography, May 6-10.

PORTUGAL OBIDOS: International Chocolate Festival, through April 6.

LISBON: Fish and Flavors, culinary festival, through April 13.

BRAGA: Holy Week celebrations, April 18-20.

LISBON: Indie Lisboa, International Independent Film Festival, April 24-May 4.

MONSANTO: Festivity of the Crosses, May 1-5.

FUNCHAL: Flower Festival, May 1-7.

LISBON: Music Days in Belem, classical music concerts, May 2-4.

ESTORIL: Estoril Jazz, May 3-11.

LISBON: Rock in Rio Lisboa, Bela Vista Park, May 23-June 1.

SCOTLAND GLASGOW: International Comedy Festival, through April 5.

INVERNESS: Inverness Whisky Festival, through April 5.

EDINBURGH: International Harp Festival, through April 9.

EDINBURGH: International Science Festival, April 5-20.

FORT WILLIAM: Lochaber Marathon, April 6.

ST. ANDREWS: The St. Andrews Golf Week, April 6-12.

EDINBURGH: Bupa Great Edinburgh Run, April 27.

EDINBURGH: Beltane Fire Festival, Calton Hill, April 30.

SHETLAND ISLANDS: Shetland Folk Festival, venues throughout the islands, May 1-4.

SPAIN MADRID: Almoneda, Antiques, Art Galleries and Collectors Fair, Feria de Madrid, through April 6.

TARRAGONA: Dixieland Jazz Festival, April 7-13.

ELCHE: Palm Sunday procession, April 13.

COUNTRYWIDE: Easter Week celebrations, April 13-20.

MULA: Night of the Drums, April 15.

MADRID: Festimad, alternative rock festival, April 23-May 10.

CORDOBA: Battle of the Flowers, May 1.

SWEDEN ARE: Red Bull Home Run, free-for-all ski or snowboard races, April 20.

STOCKHOLM: Walpurgis Celebration at Skansen, April 30.

GÖTEBORG: Half Marathon, May 17.

SWITZERLAND WINTERTHUR: Inguitar, guitar festival, Casinotheater, through April 6.

MORGES: Tulip Festival, through May 11.

LUCERNE: Tulip Show, Ebikon, through May 18.

KLEINE SCHEIDEGG: SnowpenAir, open air concert, April 5.

LUCERNE: Lucerne Festival at Easter, sacred and concert music, April 5-13.

ZURICH: Zurich Marathon, April 6.

ZERMATT: Zermatt Unplugged, Katie Melua, Jamie Cullum and others perform, April 8-12.

BASEL: Blues Festival Basel, April 9-14.

WALES CARDIFF: RHS Flower Show, Bute Park, April 11-13.

PORTHCAWL: Jazz Festival, April 11-13.

LLANBERIS: Slate Man Triathlon, May 18.

HAY-ON-WYE: Hay Festival, May 22-June 1.

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