Europe hums with activity in all seasons. compiled this list of some events on the docket.


GRAZ: Styriarte, festival of early music, June 20-July 20.

SALZBURG: SommerSzene, festival of dance, performance and film, June 25-July 5.

VIENNA: Jazz Festival, June 26-July 8.

VIENNA: Danube Island Festival, open air festival with free entry, June 27-29.

KLAGENFURT: Iron Man Austria, June 29.

PÖRTSCHACH AM WÖRTHERSEE: World Bodypainting Festival, June 29-July 6.

LINZ: Pflasterspektakel, international street art festival, July 17-19.

VIENNA: Vienna Harley Days, July 18-20.

BREGENZ: Festspiele, opera on Lake Constance, July 23-Aug. 25.

VIENNA: Popfest Wien, July 24-27.


BRUSSELS: Ommegang Pageant, July 3.

WERCHTER: Rock Werchter, rock fest, July 3-6.

YPRES: Start Stage 5 Tour de France, July 9.

LIÈGE: Les Ardentes, music fest with international and local artists, July 11-14.

BRUSSELS: Brosella Folk and Jazz, July 12-13.

BRUGGE: Cactus Festival, world music fest, Minnewater Park, July 12-14.

SPA: Francofolies, shows by French-speaking singers, July 16-21.

DOUR: The Dour Festival, bands across all genres, July 17-20.

NAMUR: Ciney Antiques Fair, July 18-20.

ROTTERDAM: Rotterdam Robin United, carnival and culture fest, July 18-20.

BRUGGE: Triple Days, festival on market square, July 19-21.


ZAGREB: Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival, through July 5.

TISNO: Garden Festival, through July 9.

SLAVONSKI BROD: Fisijada, fish soup cooking competition, July 4.

NOVI VINODOLSKI: International Summer Carnival, July 5.

OPATIJA: Liburnia Jazz Festival, July 4-7.

SPLIT: Ultra Europe, electronic music fest, July 11-13.

PULA: 61st Pula Film Festival, July 12-26.

ZAGREB: International Folklore Festival, July 16-20.

UMAG: ATP Vegeta Croatia Open, tennis tournament, July 17-27.

RIJEKA: Hartera Festival, music and adventure, July 18-19.

OPATIJA: The Imperial City, festival, July 19.

PAG: Summer carnival, July 26.

RAB: The Fjera of Rab, ancient games of chivalry, July 25-27.

MOTOVUN: Motovun Film Festival, July 26-30.

VODICE: Jazz & Blues Festival, July 29-30.


KARLOVY VARY: International Film Festival, July 4-12.

PRAGUE: Folklore Days, folk dance ensembles and choirs, July 24-27.


AALBORG: Denmark celebrates U.S. Independence Day, Rebild National Park, July 4.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Jazz Festival, July 4-13.


HENLEY-ON-THAMES: Henley Royal Regatta, rowing competitions, July 2-6.

DISS: WoW Festival, acoustics, roots, ska, bluegrass and more, July 4-6.

EASTON: Maverick Festival, American roots festival, July 4-6.

LEEDS: Tour de France Stage 1 begins, July 5.

OXFORD: Alice in Wonderland celebrations, July 5.

STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: River Festival, July 5-6.

BATH: Nass Festival, action, sports and music fest, July 11-13.

BIRMINGHAM: Mostly Jazz, Funk & Soul Festival, Moseley Park, July 11-13.

LONDON: Red Bull Soap Box Derby, Alexandra Palace, July 14.

LIVERPOOL: Memories of August 2014, commemorates start of World War I with parade of giant figures, July 23-27.

NORFOLK: Fenlanders Rally, Harley Davidson rider event, July 24-27.


COLMAR: Colmar International Festival, classical music, July 3-14.

MULHOUSE: Automobile Festival, July 4-6.

BAR-DE-LUC: Renaissance Festival, July 5.

NEUVE-ÉGLISE: Decibulles, music fest, July 11-13.


BERLIN: Open Air Gallery, Oberbaumbrücke serves as art mile, through July 6.

BERLIN: Berlin Biennale for Contemporary Art, Institute for Contemporary Art, through Aug. 3.

HAMBURG: Hamburg Harley Days, Grossmarkt, July 4-6.

COLOGNE: Christopher Street Day and street festival, July 5-6; parade July 6.

KAUFBEUREN: Tänzelfest, town’s history performed by its children, July 10-21.

KALTENBERG: Ritterspiele, July 11-13, 18-20 and 25-27.

HEIDELBERG: Castle illuminations, July 12 and Sept. 6.

DINKELSBÜHL: Kinderzeche, city celebrates its rescue by acts of town’s children, July 18-17.

FRANKFURT: Christopher Street Day parade, July 19.

MUNICH: Christopher Street Day parade, July 19.

FORCHHEIM: St. Anna Festival, forest celebration with lots of beer, July 25-Aug. 4.

STUTTGART: Christopher Street Day parade, July 26.


DUBLIN: Street Performance World Championship, July 11-13.

CARRICK: Water Music Festival, July 15-20.

DUBLIN: City Soul Festival, July 26-27.

ITALY ISCHIA: Ischia Film Festival, June 28-July 5.

SIENA: Palio, July 2 and Aug. 16.

CERTALDO: Mercantia, international street performer festival, July 16-20.


CITY: Blues’n Jazz Rallye, open air music festival, July 19.


AMSTERDAM: Julidans, summer festival for international contemporary dance, July 1-12.

AMSTERDAM: Roots Festival, July 2-6.

HARLINGEN: Tall Ships Races, ships in port and open to visitors, July 3-6.

NIJMEGEN: International Four Days Marches, July 15-18.

MAASTRICHT: Kadefeesten, festival with local artists on the banks of the Meuse, July 25-26.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Live on Stage, Riekerhaven, nearAmsterdamse Bos, July 26.


FREDRIKSTAD: Tall Ships Races, ships in port and allow visitors, July 12-15.

STAVANGER: Nuart Festival, celebrates street art, Sept. 3-6.

POLAND KRAKOW: Jewish Culture Festival, June 27-July 6.

KRAKOW: Crossroads Festival, July 14-21.


EDINBURGH: CAMRA Scottish Real Ale Festival, July 10-13.

SERBIA NOVI SAD: Exit Festival, music fest, July 10-14.


MADRID: Pride parade, starts 6 p.m. at Atocha, July 5.

BILBAO: BBK Live, July 10-12.

LEKEITIO: International Street Theater Festival, July 11-13.

CASTELLÓN: FIB Benicàssim International Festival, July 17-20.

SAN SEBASTIÁN: Jazzaldía, International Jazz Festival, July 23-27.

BURRIANA: Arenal Sound, July 29-Aug. 3.


SILJAN: Music at Lake Siljan, features folk and traditional genres, June 28-July 5.

FALSTERBO: Horse Show, July 5-13.

STOCKHOLM: Stockholm Pride parade, Aug. 2.


LAUSANNE: Inferno, metal music fest, June 27-28.

MORGINS: The Big Ride 4 Pistes, mountain bike competition open to all, July 27-28.

WALES, and

PEMBROKESHIRE: Pembrokeshire Fish Week, June 28-July 6.

LLANGOLLEN: International Musical Eisteddfod, July 8-12.

ABERSLOCH: Wakestock, live music, entertainment and beach party, July 11-13.

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