AUSTRIA VIENNA: Wiesn Fest, Prater, through Oct. 12.
STUBAI: Oktoberfest on the Stubai glacier, Oct. 11-12.
VIENNA: Tattoo Convention Vienna, Arcotel Wimberger, Oct. 11-12.
GRAZ: Graz Marathon, Oct. 12.
SALZBURG: Culture Days, performances and concerts, Oct. 15-30.
SALZBURG: Jazz & The City, free concerts in the city center, Oct. 22-26.
GRAZ: Elevate Festival for Contemporary Music, Art and Political Discourse, Oct. 23-26.
VIENNA: Viennale, Vienna International Film Festival, Oct. 23-Nov. 26.
SOELDEN: Alpine Ski World Cup, Oct. 24-25.
SALZBUG: Salzbug Trailrunning Festival, Oct. 25-26.
ZELL AM SEE: Wow Glacier Love, opening ski season party, Nov. 7-9.
VIENNA: Voice Mania, international a-cappella festival, Nov. 7-Dec. 7.
VIENNA: KlezMore Festival Vienna, Nov. 8-23.
SCHLADMING: O’Neill Pleasure Jam, snowboarding slopestyle contests and parties, Nov. 14-16.
BELGIUM ZOTTEGEM: National Beer Happening, Oct. 11.
GHENT: Film Fest Ghent, Oct. 14-25.
BRUSSELS: Accessible Art Fair, Cercle de Lorraine, Oct. 16-19.
DIKSMUIDE: beer festival, Oct. 18.
HASSELT: Jenever Fest, celebrates gin-like drink, Oct. 18-19.
MARBEHAN: Brassigaume, international beer festival, Oct. 18-19.
BRUSSELS: Megavino, wine fair, Parc des Expositions, Oct. 24-27.
POPERINGE: Beer Festival, Oct. 25-26.
BRUSSELS: Halloween Festival, Museum of Fantastic Art, Oct. 25-Nov. 2.
CINEY: Militaria Belgium, one of Europe’s largest military fairs, Oct. 26.
BRUSSELS: Big Bang Festival, music festival for young audiences, Nov. 2.
GHENT: 1000 Voices for Peace, choirs commemorate WWI, Nov. 5-6.
HASSELT: The Weekend of Belgian Beers, Nov. 7-9.
HARINGE: Blablues Festival, folk festival, Nov. 8.
BRUSSELS: Public Brewing Session, Cantillon Brewery, Brussels Gueze Museum, Nov. 15.
CROATIA OPATIJA: Croatian Festival of Klapas and Mandolins, choir festival, Oct. 18.
ZAGREB: Zagreb Film Festival, Oct. 19-26.
DUBROVNIK: Good Food Festival, Oct. 23-26.
SPLIT: All Senses Weekend, musical tribute to Montreux Jazz Festival, Oct. 23-26.
CZECH REPUBLIC KARLOVY VARY: Tour Film, highlights films on tourism and travel, through Oct. 11.
PRAGUE: International Festival of Contemporary Art 4 + 4 days in motion, performing arts festival, through Oct. 18.
PRAGUE: Strings of Autumn, international music festival, through Nov. 6.
PILSEN: Jazz Without Borders, jazz fest, various dates, through Nov. 22.
HRADEC KRÁLOVÉ: Jazz Goes to Town, international jazz festival, Oct. 13-18.
KARLOVY VARY: Jazzfest, Oct. 13-19.
PRAGUE: Signal Festival, festival of light, Oct. 16-19.
JIHLAVA: International Documentary Film Festival, Oct. 23-28.
DENMARK COPENHAGEN: Halloween in Tivoli Park, through Nov. 2.
AARHUS: International Guitar Festival, Oct. 11-18.
FREDERIKSHAVN: Nordic Brew, beer festival, Oct. 31-Nov. 1.
COPENHAGEN: Hubertus Hunt, hunters on horseback take on obstacle course in Dyrehaven, Nov. 2.
ENGLAND NOTTINGHAM: Robin Hood Beer Festival, beer and cider festival, through Oct. 11.
ST IVES: Booze on the Ouse, CAMRA beer festival, St. Ivo Recreation Centre, through Oct. 11.
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: Mop Fair, through Oct. 11.
BANBURY: Banbury Folk Festival, through Oct. 12.
MANCHESTER: Indy Man Beer Con, beers from independent breweries, Victoria Baths, through Oct. 12.
LONDON: BFI London Film Festival, through Oct. 19.
BLACKPOOL: Blackpool Illuminations, 6 mile stretch lit up with a million bulbs, through Nov. 9.
|NOTTINGHAM: Mens Health Survival of the Fittest, run on urban assault course, Oct. 11.
LONDON: The Rum Experience, rum tasting and expo, Earl’s Court, Oct. 11-12.
NORWICH: Fringe Festival, Oct. 11-25.
LONDON: Islington Contemporary Art & Design Fair, offers photography and illustration Oct. 11-12; fashion, textiles and jewelry Oct. 18-19; ceramics, glass and design Oct. 25-26.
PETERBOROUGH: East of England Autumn Show, Oct. 12.
PETERBOROUGH: Great Eastern Run, half marathon, Oct. 12.
LONDON: Frieze Art Fair, Regent’s Park, Oct. 15-18.
LONDON: London Bierfest, Oktoberfest-inspired event at Old Billingsgate Market, Oct. 16-17.
LONDON: London Photo Festival, amateurs show and sell photos, The Crypt, Oct. 16-18.
CAMBRIDGE: CAMRA Cambridge Oktoberfest, University Social Club, Mill Lane, Oct. 17-18.
LONDON: The Chocolate Show, Olympia, Oct. 17-19.
CAMBRIDGE: University of Cambridge Festival of Ideas, Oct. 20-Nov. 2.
LONDON: Affordable Art Fair, Battersea Park, Oct. 23-26.
DARTMOUTH: Dartmouth Food Festival, Oct. 24-26.
LONDON: MCM London Comic Con, films, video games, comics and anime, ExceL Royal Victoria Dock, Oct. 24-26.
LONDON: London International Animation Festival, Barbican and other venues, Oct. 24-Nov. 2.
NORWICH: CAMRA Beer Festival, St. Andrews and Blackfriars Halls, Oct. 27-Nov. 1.
LONDON: The Ski and Snowboard Show, Earls Court 2, Oct. 30-Nov. 2.
LONDON: Lord Mayor’s Show, procession departs St. Pauls at 11 a.m.; fireworks at 5:15 p.m., Nov. 8.
FINLAND TAMPERE: Tampere Jazz Happening, Oct. 30-Nov. 2.
HELSINKI: Restaurant Day, Nov. 15.
FRANCE DINARD: Dinard British Film Festival, through Oct. 12.
PARIS: Fete des vendages, wine fest in Montmartre, through Oct. 12.
STRASBOURG: Salons Mer & Vigne, gastronomy fair, Convention Centre, through Oct. 13.
NANCY: Jazz Pulsations, through Oct. 18.
PARIS: Mondial de l’Automobile, auto show, Porte de Versailles, through Oct. 19.
METZ: flea market, Parc des Expositions, Oct. 11.
CHUSCLAN: Les Vendages de L’Histoire, historical wine fest in the Rhone Valley, Oct. 11-12.
PARIS: 20 km de Paris, starts Pont d’Iena, Oct. 12.
COUNTRYWIDE: Semaine de Gout, Taste week, celebrates quality and healthy food, Oct. 13-19.
GRENOBLE: Village Vigneron, wine tasting, markets and live entertainment, Oct. 16-19.
COLMAR: Antiques Fair, Parc des Expositions, Oct. 17-20.
PARIS: Automedon, collector car show, Parc des Expositions Paris le Bourget, Oct. 18-19.
PARIS: FIAC, International Contemporary Art Fair, Grand Palais, Oct. 23-26.
PARIS: Art Elysees, modern and contemporary art fair, Avenue des Champs-Elysees, Oct. 23-27.
PARIS: Autumn Fair, Paris Expo Porte De Versailles, Oct. 24-Nov. 2.
PARIS: Salon du Chocolate, Porte de Versailles, Oct. 29-Nov. 2.
PARIS: Paris Games Week, video game expo, Porte de Versailles, Oct. 29-Nov. 2.
PARIS: Pitchfork Music Festival, indie music fest, Grande Halle de la Villette, Oct. 30-Nov. 1.
PARIS: Blues sur Seine, Nov. 7-22.
NICE: French Riviera Marathon, route runs between Nice and Cannes, Nov. 10.
PARIS: festival les inrocks Philips, Cigale and other venues, Nov. 11-16.
PARIS: Salon de la Photo, photo exhibitions, cameras and gear, Porte de Versailles, Nov 13-17.
PARIS: Hot Wild Party, rockabilly party, Salle André Malraux, Nov. 15.
STRASBOURG: Brocante, Convention Centre, Nov. 15-16.
GERMANY BAD NEUENAHR: Klangwelle, music and light shows, through Oct. 12.
DÜSSELDORF: New Fall Festival, festival of electronic and indie music, through Oct. 12.
FRANKFURT: Book Fair, open to public, Messegelände, tickets necessary, through Oct. 12.
PIESPORT: fest at the Roman wine press, through Oct. 12.
STUTTGART: Volksfest, Canstatter Wasen, through Oct. 12.
WEIMAR: Onion Market, through Oct. 12.
NEUSTADT: Das Deutsche Weinlesefest, wine festival, through Oct. 13.
FURTH: Michaelis Kirchweih, through Oct. 15.
BERLIN: Festival of Lights, through Oct. 19.
MAINZ: Mainzer Oktoberfest, Messepark, through Oct. 26.
LUDWIGSBURG: pumpkin exhibition, Bluehendes Barock castle grounds, through Nov. 2.
TÜBINGEN: rubber duck race, Oct. 11.
NUREMBERG: pottery market, Oct. 11-12.
MUNICH: Munich Marathon, Oct. 12.
LANDAU: Federweissen Fest, celebrates new wine, Oct. 16-19.
FREIBURG: Freiburger Messe, fun fair, Oct. 17-27.
HACHENBURG: Monkey Jump Festival, late-night concerts, Oct. 18.
MUNICH: Long Night of Museums, Oct. 18.
STUTTGART: Stuttgartnacht, late night openings, Oct. 18.
MUNICH: Auer Kirchweih Dult, Mariahilfplatz, Oct. 18-26.
TÜBINGEN: Jazz and Classical Music Days, Oct. 18-26.
BADEN-BADEN: Genussmesse Fine, food, drink and lifestyle presentation at the Kurhaus, Oct. 24-26.
MAINZ: Weinforum Rheinhessen, degustation of best wines of the region, Schifffahrtsmuseum, Oct. 24-26.
FRANKFURT: BMW Frankfurt Marathon, Oct. 26.
FRANKFURT: Kreativ-Welt, sale of craft supplies, Oct. 30-Nov. 2.
BAD TOELZ: Leonhardifahrt, traditional pilgrimage with horses and carriages, Nov. 6.
WURZBURG: Honky Tonk Fest, live music across 30 stages, Nov. 8.
WIESBADEN: exground filmfest, festival of short and independent films, Nov. 14-23.
HUNGARY BUDAPEST: Budapest Art Market, International Contemporary Art Fair, through Oct. 12.
BUDAPEST: Oktoberfest, Varosligeti Mujegpalya, through Oct. 12.
BUDAPEST: Bonusz Festival, electronic music festival, Hungexpo, Oct. 11.
IRELAND KINSALE: Gourmet Festival, through Oct. 12.
OFFALY: OFFline Film Festival, through Oct. 12.
GALWAY: Galway Comedy Festival, Oct. 16-17.
DUBLIN: Open House Dublin, over 100 properties accessible to public, Oct. 17-19.
SLIGO: Sligo Live, folk, roots and indie music fest, Oct. 22-27.
WEXFORD: Wexford Festival Opera, Oct. 22-Nov. 2.
CORK: Guinness Cork Jazz Festival, Oct. 23-27.
DUBLIN: Bram Stoker Festival, Oct. 24-27.
DUBLIN: Dublin Marathon, Oct. 27.
DUBLIN: Web Summit, global gathering for technology, Nov. 4-6.
ITALY TRIESTE: Barcolana, sailing regatta, through Oct. 12.
ALBA: White Truffle Festival, weekends only, Oct. 11-Nov. 16.
ROME: Rome Film Fest, international film festival, Oct. 16-25.
PERUGIA: Eurochocolate, International Chocolate Exhibition, Oct. 17-26.
TURIN: Salon del Gusto, food event at Lingotto Fiere, Oct. 23-28.
VENICE: Venice Marathon, Oct. 26.
MILAN: EICMA, International Motorcycle Exhibition, Fiera Milano, Nov. 6-9.
TURIN: Artissima, contemporary arts fair, Lingotto Fiere, tickets necessary, Nov. 7-9.
MERANO: Merano WineFestival, with wine and culinary specialties, Nov. 8-10.
CREMONA: Festa del Torrone, Nov. 15-23.
LUXEMBOURG CITY: Night of Museums, Oct. 11.
VIANDEN: Nut Market, Oct. 12.
DIFFERDANGE: Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun, run along a 22 km obstacle course, Oct. 19.
MUNSHAUSEN: Trauliicht gët gebrannt, Halloween custom involving illuminated, hollowed-out beets, Robbesscheier Museum, Oct. 31.
HEIDERSCHEID: ING Trail Uewersauer, ultra trail run, Nov. 16.
NETHERLANDS AMSTERDAM: Afrovibes Festival, MC Theater, through Oct. 12.
AMSTERDAM: Camera Japan, festival of Japanese culture, Kriterion, through Oct. 12.
EINDHOVEN: marathon and half-marathon, Oct. 12.
AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Dance Event, Oct. 15-19.
AMSTERDAM: TCS Amsterdam Marathon, Oct. 19.
AMSTERDAM: PINT Bokbierfestival, Beurs van Berlage, Oct. 24-26.
AMSTERDAM: London Calling, festival showcases UK music, Oct. 31-Nov. 1.
PORTUGAL VILAMOURA: Portugal Masters, golf tournament, through Oct. 12.
PERA: FIESA, International Sand Sculptures Festival, this year’s theme is musicians, through Oct. 25.
BRAGA: Encontros da Imagem, photography festival, through Oct. 31.
PENICHE: Moche Rip Curl Portugal, pro surfing competition, Oct. 12-23.
LISBON: Doclisboa, documentary film festival, Oct. 16-26.
ESPINHO: Cinanima International Animated Film Festival, Nov. 10-16.
SCOTLAND COWAL: Walking and Outdoor Festival, through Oct. 12.
LERWICK: Shetland Accordion and Fiddle Festival, through Oct. 13.
INVERNESS: Royal National Mod, Gaelic language and culture festival, through Oct. 17.
TIREE: Tiree Wave Classic, windsurfing competition, Oct. 11-17.
INVERNESS: Street Theatre Festival, Oct. 16-18.
GLASGOW: BBC Good Food Show Scotland, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Oct. 17-19.
EDINBURGH: Tesco Wine Fair, EICC, Oct. 18-19.
ST ANDREWS: St. Andrew’s Golf Week, Oct. 19-25.
EDINBURG: Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Oct. 24-Nov. 2.
EDINBURGH: Samhuinn Fire Festival, Halloween celebrations, High Street, Oct. 31.
ISLE OF SKYE: Skye Swing Jazz Festival, Oct. 31-Nov. 2.
GLASGOW: MTV Europe Music Awards, SSE Hydro, Nov. 9.
SPAIN BARCELONA: International Show Jumping Competition, through Oct. 12.
O’GROVE: seafood festival, through Oct. 12.
SITGES: International Fantastic Film Festival of Catalonia, through Oct. 12.
BARCELONA: salonnautico, boat show, Port Vell, Oct. 15-19.
CORDOBA: African Film Festival-FCAT, Oct. 15-19.
BARCELONA: Mercat de Mercats, gastronomy fair, near cathedral, Oct. 17-19.
VALLADOLID: International Film Week, Oct. 18-25.
SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA: Womex, World Music Expo, Oct. 22-26.
SEVILLE: International Guitar Festival, Oct. 23-Nov. 1.
CACERES: “Foro Sur,” The Latin American Contemporary Art Fair, Oct. 24-Nov. 22.
SAN SEBASTIAN: Horror & Fantasy Film Festival, Oct. 25-Nov. 1.
FUERTEVENTURA: International Half Marathon Dunes of Fuerteventura, Nov. 1.
HUELVA: Ibero-American Film Festival, Nov. 14-23.
SWITZERLAND FRIBOURG: International Guitar Festival, through Oct. 11.
ZURICH: Zueri-Wiesen, Oktoberfest in the main train station, through Oct. 11.
ZURICH: Gourmesse, gourmet fair, Zurich Congress House, tickets required, through Oct. 13.
LUCERNE: Maas Autumn Fair, through Oct. 19.
SEEGRABEN: pumpkin exhibition at the Juckerhof, through Nov. 2.
THUN: Cheese Festival, Oct. 11.
MARTIGNY: cow fighting, Oct. 12.
WINTERTHUR: Oktoberfest, Reithalle, Oct. 16-Nov. 1.
ZURICH: Art International Zurich, contemporary art fair, Oct. 17-19.
LUCERNE: Cheese Festival, Oct. 18.
LUCERNE: International Film Festival, Oct. 21-24.
SOLOTHURN: Oktoberfest, Oct. 23-26.
BERN: Cheese Festival, Oct. 25.
BIEL/BIENNE: Onion Market, Oct. 25.
BASEL: Autumn Fair, fun fair and market, Oct. 25-Nov. 9.
ZURICH: Jazznojazz Festival, jazz, soul, Latin and more, Oct. 29-Nov. 1.
ZURICH: Expovina, wine fair aboard ships, Oct. 30-Nov. 13.
BIEL/BIENNE: Vinifera, wine fair, Nov. 8-16.
WALES CARDIFF: The Arcomis International Brass Event, with world’s most celebrated brass musicians, through Oct. 13.
ANGLESEY: Oyster & Welsh Produce Festival, Oct. 11-12.
CARDIFF: DimSwn, multi-venue new music festival, Oct. 18.
BETWS Y COED: Snowdonia Walking Festival, Oct. 25-26.
CONWY: Conwy Feast Food Festival, Oct. 25-26.
SWANSEA: Dylan Thomas Festival, Oct. 27-Nov. 9.
ABERYSTWYTH: Abertoir, horror film festival, Nov. 11-16.
CONWY: Wales Rally GB, final round of the FIA World Rally Championship, Nov. 13-16.
POWYS: Real Ale Wobble, cycling and beer drinking event, Nov. 15-16.
CONWY: Conwy Half Marathon, voted one of UK’s most scenic races, Nov. 23.