AUSTRIA REITH IM ALPBACHTAL: Return of the cattle and festival, Sept. 27.

VIENNA: Wiesn Fest, Prater, Through Oct. 12.

HINTERTUX: Octoberfest, celebrates return of livestock from mountain pastures, Sept. 26-27.

HOPFGARTEN AND KELCHSAU: Cattle drive, Sept. 27.

VIENNA: Foto Marathon, Sept. 28.

VIENNA: Waves Vienna, music festival and conference, Oct. 2-4.

SÖLL: Tour de Tirol, 3-day, 75-km. running event at the Wilder Kaiser, Oct. 3-5.

GRAZ: Graz Marathon, Oct. 12.

SALZBURG: Jazz & The City, free concerts in the city center, Oct. 22-26.

BELGIUM BRUSSELS: Nuit Blanche, Oct. 4.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Marathon, Oct. 5.

GHENT: 1000 Voices for Peace, choirs commemorate World War I, Nov. 5-6.


COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Blues Festival, through Sept. 28.

ODENSE: H.C. Andersen Marathon, Sept. 28.


YORK: York Food Festival, through Sept. 28.

ST. ALBANS: St. Albans Beer & Cider Festival, Alban Arena, through Sept. 27.

LONDON: Eurogamer Expo, country’s biggest video gaming event, Earls Court, through Sept. 28.

LONDON: London Tattoo Convention, Tobacco Dock, through Sept. 28.

LONDON: The Great River Race, Sept. 27.

FRANCE STRASBOURG: Les Nuits Electroniques de l’Ososphère, electronic music festival, Laiterie, Sept. 27.

STRASBOURG: Brocante, Convention Centre, Nov. 15-16.

GERMANY SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND: Landesgartenschau, garden show, through Oct. 12.

DÜSSELDORF: Düsseldorf festival, music, theater and performing arts festival, through Sept. 28.

NUREMBERG: Altstadt Fest, through Sept. 29.

MUNICH: Oktoberfest, through Oct. 5.

AMBERG: Michaeli-Dult, volksfest, through Oct. 5.

STUTTGART: Volksfest, Canstatter Wasen, through Oct. 12.

HEIDELBERG: Heidelberger Herbst, autumn festival, Sept. 27.

BONN: Bonnfest, music and entertainment in pedestrian zone, Sept. 27-28.

WIESBADEN: Autumn Market, through Sept. 28.

BERLIN: BMW Berlin Marathon, Sept. 28.

DREIS: Raderlebnistag SALM, auto-free day along the Mosel River between Klüsserath and Dreis, Sept. 28.

IRELAND DUBLIN: Oktoberfest, George’s Dock, through Oct. 5.

KINSALE: Kinsale Arts Festival, through Sept. 28.

DUBLIN: HWCH, Hard Working Class Heroes, up-and-coming bands, Oct. 2-4.

LUXEMBOURG REMICH: Route du Vin, half-marathon through vineyards, Sept. 28.

NETHERLANDS UTRECHT: Netherlands Film Festival, through Oct. 3.

ROTTERDAM: The Netherlands Military Tattoo, Ahoy, through Sept. 28.

EDAM: Singelfestival, theater and music festival, Sept. 26-27.

ARNEM: World Living Statues Festival, Sept. 27-28.

PORTUGAL PÊRA: FIESA, International Sand Sculptures Festival, this year’s theme is musicians, through Oct. 25.

SINTRA: Sintra Portugal Pro, world bodyboarding championships, through Sept. 28.

SPAIN BARCELONA: Nuestra Senora de La Merced Fiesta, Sept. 28.

BARCELONA: Ironman Barcelona, Oct. 5.

WALES PORTHCAWL: Elvis Festival, through Sept. 28.

CARDIFF: Cardiff Half Marathon, Oct. 5.

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