The weather is cold but events in Europe are still hot! Here is a sampling of events on the docket. Please verify details before setting out.

AUSTRIA SALZBURG: Salzburg Biennale, festival for new music, through March 22.

VIENNA: Accordion Festival, through March 22.

VIENNA: Vienna International Saxfest, March 9-15.

VIENNA: New Sound Festival, 20 new musical acts on three stages, Ottakringer Brauerei, March 14.

LANGENLOIS: Loisiarte, festival for chamber music, literature and contemporary music, March 19-22.

VIENNA: art austria, art fair at the Leopold Museum, March 19-22.

HALL IN TIROL: Easter Festival Tirol, festival of music, dance and drama, March 20-April 5.

BREGENZ: Bregenz Spring International Dance Festival, March 20-May 22.

VIENNA: Easter markets, Schonbrunn Palace and Freyung, March 20-April 6.

VIENNA: Vienna Blues Spring, Reigen, March 20-April 30.

INNSBRUCK: Nordkette Quartet, multi-discipline team relay race up and down mountain, March 22.

MAYRHOFEN: Altitude Festival, comedy festival with mostly UK acts, March 23-27.

VIENNA: Osterklang, opera festival, Theater an der Wien, March 28-April 5.

SALZBURG: Salzburg Easter Festival, classical music and opera festival, March 28-April 6.

MAYRHOFEN: Snowbombing, skiing, music and parties, April 6-11.

KREMS: Wachau Gourmet Festival, April 9-23.

ST. ANTON IN ARLBERG: New Orleans Meets Snow, music fest, April 10-12.

VIENNA: Vienna City Marathon, April 12.

BELGIUM BRUSSELS:Klara Festival, celebrates classical music, through March 21.

BRUSSELS: Offscreen, movie festival, highlights independent and unreleased films, through March 23.

BRUSSELS: Lezarts Urbains, festival spotlights hip-hop, through March 28.

BRUSSELS: Museum Night Fever, museums open late hours, March 7.

BRUSSELS: European Blues Challenge, Ancienne Belgique, March 13-14.

ANTWERP: Sword dancing, traditional mid-Lent dance, Grote Markt, March 15.

LA ROCHE-EN-ARDENNE: Carnival celebrations, March 13-15; parade at 2 p.m. March 15.

STAVELOT: Carnival of the Blanc Moussis, March 14-16; parade at 2 p.m. March 15.

ANDENNE: Carnival of the Bears, throwing of the teddy bears begins 2:30 p.m. March 15.

BRUSSELS: Millenium, international documentary film festival, March 20-28.

BRUSSELS: Eurantica, Brussels Fine Art Fair, Hall 1 of Brussels Expo, March 20-29.

TOURNAI: Beer Festival, March 21-22.

ANTWERP: Tattoo Convention, Hangar 29, March 28-29.

TOURNAI: Flower Market, April 5.

HERVE: Cavalcade of Herve, parade of floats pulled by draft horses, starts 2 p.m., April 6.

BRUSSELS: BIFFF, Brussels International Fantastic Film Festival, April 7-19.

NAMUR: Folknam, Namur Day of Traditions and Folklore, April 17-18.

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

CROATIA ZAGREB: Restaurant Week, three course meals at special prices, through March 15.

TKON: Skraping, trekking race across sharp rocks of Pasman Island, March 7.

KOPRIVNICA: Fishermen to their Town, fresh-water fishing festival with fish stew, March 28-29.

CZECH REPUBLIC PRAGUE: European Athletics Indoor Championships, O2 Arena, through March 8.

PRAGUE: One World Film Festival, international human rights film festival, through March 11.

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

PRAGUE: Eiga-Sai, Festival of Japanese film and culture, Lucerna Palace, March 12-18.

PRAGUE: Electronic Beats, music festival, Divadlo Archa, March 13.

PRAGUE: FEBIOFEST, international film festival, Cinestar Andel, March 19-27.

PRAGUE: Sportisimo Half Marathon, March 28.

VELKE BILOVICE: From Cellar to Cellar, tasting regional south Moravian wines, March 28.

BRNO: Easter Festival of Spiritual Music, March 29-April 12.

PRAGUE: Prague Spring Swing Festival, Palas Lucerna, April 10-14.

PRAGUE: Days of European Film, Kina Lucerna, April 10-17.

DENMARK COPENHAGEN: Aalborg Opera Festival, through March 15.

COPENHAGEN: Chocolate Festival, Carlsberg Tap 1, March 7-8.

COPENHAGEN: Sonar, electronic music festival, DR Koncerthuset, March 13-14.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Bike Show, Lokomotivvaerkstedet, March 13-15.

COPENHAGEN: Flea market, Bella Center, March 14-15.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Games 2015, computer gaming event, Oeksnehallen, April 1-5.

COPENHAGEN: CPH PIX, film festival, April 9-22.

ENGLAND LONDON: LEAF, London Electronic Arts Festival, Tobacco Dock, through March 7.

BATH: Independent Bath Literature Festival, through March 8.

BIRMINGHAM: Crufts, world’s largest dog show, The NEC, through March 8.

LONDON: The London Bass Guitar Show, Olympia Conference Centre, March 7-8.

MANCHESTER: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, March 15.

LONDON: London Drinker Beer and Cider Festival, Camden Centre, March 11-13.

LONDON: Affordable Art Fair Battersea, Battersea Evolution, March 12-15.

LONDON: St. Patrick’s Day celebrations, Trafalgar Square; parade departs Green Park Station at noon, March 15.

LONDON: Human Rights Watch Film Festival, Barbicon, Ritzy Brixton and other venues, March 18-27.

OXFORD: Oxford Literary Festival, March 21-29.

LONDON: Cheese and Wine Festival, Southbank Centre, March 27-29.

LONDON: The Boat Race, Oxford vs. Cambridge’s annual boat race, April 11.

FRANCE PARIS: Mondial du Tatouage, tattoo convention, Grande Halle de la Villette, through March 8.

PARIS: Half Marathon, March 8.

PARIS: Biennial of Flamenco Art, Theatre National de Chaillot, March 12-22.

PARIS: Cinema du Reel, international festival of documentary films, March 19-29.

PARIS: Vertical Race at the Eiffel Tower, March 20.

PARIS: Paris Book Fair, Porte de Versailles, March 20-23.

PARIS: Printemps du Cinema, March 22-24.

PARIS: Art Paris Art Fair, Grand Palais, March 26-29.

PARIS: Pavillon des Arts et du Design, Tuileries, March 26-29.

PARIS: ECU–The European Independent Film Festival, April 10-12.

PARIS: Paris Marathon, April 12.

GERMANY STUTTGART: Banff Mountain Film Festival, Liederhalle, through March 7.

KARLSRUHE: Tattoo Convention, Festhalle Karlsruhe-Durlach, through March 8.

MUNICH: Braukunst Live, beer festival, MVG Museum, through March 8.

KARLSRUHE: Art Karlsruhe, international art fair, Messe, through March 8.

MUNICH: Strong Beer Season, through March 28.

BAD DUERKHEIM: Weinbergnacht, night hiking through the vineyards, March 6-7.

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: Audi FIS Ski World Cup, women’s races March 7-8.

BERLIN: ITB Berlin, world’s leading travel fair, open to public March 7-8.

BIEBESHEIM: Spring middle-ages market, Auktionshalle, March 7-8.

MUNICH: Wine Messe, Zenith, March 7-8.

SCHWETZINGEN: International Easter Egg Market, Schwetzingen Palace, March 7-8.

BAD MERGENTHEIM: Horse Market, parade and open stores on Sunday, March 8.

FRANKFURT: Lufthansa Half Marathon, Commerzbank-Arena, March 8.

STUTTGART: Long Night of Museums, March 14.

FELLBACH: International Easter Egg and Crafts Market, Schwabenland Halle, March 14-15.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Spring Market, pedestrian zone, shops open Sunday from 1-6 p.m., March 14-15.

WIESBADEN-WALLAU: Teddy Bear World, crafts fair for bears and plush toys, Messecenter Rhein-Main, March 14-15.

WUERZBURG: Fruehjahrsvolksfest, traditional spring fun fair, Talavera, March 14-19.

FORST: Hansel-Fingerhut-Fest, open air play portrays battle between summer and winter, March 15.

SPEYER: Sommertagsumzug, Early summer procession, March 15.

WEINHEIM: Sommertagszug, Early summer procession, March 15.

HEIDELBERG: Sommertagszug, Early Summer Procession, March 15.

HANNOVER: CeBIT, world’s largest trade fair showcasing digital IT and telecommunications, March 16-20.

FRANKFURT: International Tattoo Convention, Hall 5.0, Messe, March 20-22.

BOEBLINGEN: Antique and Art Fair, March 20-23.

MANNHEIM: Middle Ages market, Herzogenried Park, March 20-22.

WIESBADEN: Easter Market, pedestrian zone and Mauritiusplatz, March 20-22.

HAMBURG: Hamburger Dom, traditional spring fun fair, March 20-April 19.

OESTRICH-WINKEL: Easter Egg Market, Hallgarten, March 21-22.

NIERSTEIN: Fruehlingserwachen, open doors at the wineries of the Roter Hang, March 22.

MANNHEIM: Sommertagszug, Early Summer Procession, Luisenpark, March 23.

STUTTGART: Retro Classics, classic car convention, Stuttgart Messe, March 26-29.

WUERZBURG: Wine press hall festival, indoor wine fest, Weingut Buergerspital, March 27-28.

FRANKFURT: Dippemess, fun fair at Ratsweg fairgrounds, March 27-April 19.

MANNHEIM: International Easter Egg Market, March 28-29.

ULM: Tattoo Convention, Messe, March 28-29.

ALTENAHR: AhrSteig Erleben, hiking in the Ahr wine region, March 29.

FREIBURG IM BREISGAU: Freiburg Marathon, March 29.

BERLIN: Vattenfall Berlin Half Marathon, March 29.

PFUNGSTADT-ESCHOLLBRUECKEN: Ultramarathon, 50 and 25 km running events, March 29.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Banff Mountain Film Festival, Kammgarnhalle, March 31.

MAINZ-KASTEL: Historical Easter Spectacle, Midde-Ages themed fair, Reduit, April 4-6.

BAYREUTH: Fruehlingsfest, traditional spring fun fair, April 4-12.

WUERZBURG: Flamenco Festival, April 4-6, 11 and 13.

NUREMBERG: Fruehlingsfest, traditional spring fun fair, Dutzendteich, April 4-19.

AACHEN: Oecher Bend, traditional spring fun fair, April 4-20.

MANNHEIM: Time Warp, Germany’s largest techno event, Maimarktgelände, April 5.

TRAUNSTEIN: Sword Dance, traditional dance to chase away winter, April 6.

AUGSBURG: Augsburgerplaerrer, traditional spring fun fair, April 5-19.

STUTTGART: Tattooshow Stuttgart, Kulturhaus Arena Stuttgart-Wangen, April 10-12.

TRIER: Middle Ages market, Messeparkhalle, April 11-12.

HUNGARY SIOFOK: Lake Balaton Supermarathon, 195 km run can be split up into various distances, March 19-22.

BUDAPEST: Budapest Spring Festival, orchestral, chamber, folk and world music concerts, dance, theater, and more, April 10-26.

BUDAPEST: Half Marathon, April 19.

IRELAND LETTERKENNEY: The Race, 260 km endurance event includes kayaking, cycling, mountain and trail running, March 7-8.

DINGLE: Dingle International Film Festival, March 12-15.

CORK: Toughathlon, 10 km obstacle race, Curraheen Park, March 14.

DUBLIN: Big Day Out, street performers and family activities in Merrion Square, March 15.

DUBLIN: St. Patrick’s festival, March 14-17; parade starts at noon from Parnell Square March 17.

KILKENNY: Tradfest, traditional music, song and dance, March 14-17.

DUBLIN: Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, March 19-29.

INISHOWEN: International Folk Song and Ballad Seminar, March 20-23.

CARLINGFORD: National Leprechaun Hunt, Slieve Foy Mountain, March 29.

GALWAY: Galway Food Festival, April 2-6.

DUNGARVAN: West Waterford Festival of Food, April 9-12.

DUBLIN: Music Town, showcase of city’s musical heritage, April 10-19.

DUBLIN: Great Ireland Run, 10 km run in Phoenix Park, April 11.

ITALY FLORENCE: Taste, food festival, Stazione Leopolda, March 7-9.

MILAN: Cartoomics, expo of movies, comics, games, cosplay and fantasy, March 13-15.

ROME: Yo-Urban Dance Fest, Palacavicchi, March 13-15.

COUNTRYWIDE: FAI Spring Days, 670 cultural monuments open to the public, March 21-22.

ROME: Rome Marathon, March 22.

PISA: New Year celebrations, city celebrates beginning of New Year during the Annunciation, March 25.

FLORENCE: Explosion of the Cart, traditional Easter celebrations in front of Duomo, April 5.

VENICE: Festival del Mare, boat show, Forte Marghera Mestre, April 10-12.

FERMIGNANO: Palio della Rana, race of frogs being pushed in wheelbarrows, April 11-12.

MILAN: Flowers on the Naviglio Grande, April 12.

MILAN: Milan Marathon, April 12.

PERUGIA: Fantacity, creative events aimed at kids and teens, April 16-19.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Discovery Zone, film festival, through March 8.

ESCH-SUR-ALZETTE: Carnival parade, March 8.

PETANGE: Carnival parade, March 15.

REMICH: Carnival parade, March 15.

CITY: Emaischen, Easter Monday sale of clay bird whistles, Fishmarket, April 6.

CITY: Duck Race, competition of rubber ducks floating downriver, April 25.

MALTA MELLIEHA: Xterra Malta, triathlon, March 29.

MONACO MONTE CARLO: Monaco Run, 23 km, 10 km and walking event, March 15.

NETHERLANDS AMSTERDAM: 5 Days Off, electronic music festival, through March 8.

AMSTERDAM: Chocoa Festival, Beurs van Berlage, through March 8.

AMSTERDAM: Spirit of Amsterdam, international whisky festival, Zuiderkerk, March 7.

THE HAGUE: NN Half Marathon, March 8.

AMSTERDAM: HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show, March 11-15.

AMSTERDAM: Cinedans, Eye, March 11-15.

MAASTRICHT: TEFAF, art and antiques fair, March 13-22.

ROTTERDAM: Tattoo Convention, Ahoy, March 14-15.

THE HAGUE: Movies That Matter, Amnesty International human rights film festival, March 20-28.

LISSE: Keukenhof Gardens open, March 20-May 17.

MAASTRICHT: Jazz Maastricht Festival, Theater aan het Vrijthof, March 21.

MAASTRICHT: Tattoo Expo, Mecc Maastricht, Forum 100, March 28-29.

AMSTERDAM: DGTL Festival, underground electronica fest, NDSM Docklands, April 4-5.

AMSTERDAM: Imagine Film Festival, Eye, April 8-18.

AMSTERDAM: Sounds of the Underground Festival, alternative and indepedent music festival, in and around Vondelpark, April 17-19.

NORWAY TRONDHEIM: Kosmorama, International Film Festival, through March 8.

OSLO: International Church Music Festival, through March 15.

BERGEN: Borealis, festival for experimental music, March 11-15.

VOSS: Vossa Jazz, jazz festival, March 27-29.

OSLO: Inferno Metal Festival, April 1-4.

PORTUGAL PORTO: Fantasporto, international film festival for fantasy and science fiction, through March 7.

LISBON: EDP Lisbon Half Marathon, March 22.

SCOTLAND GLASGOW:Game Masters, video games exhibition, National Museum of Scotland, through April 20.

ULLAPOOL: Dance Festival, March 7.

GLASGOW: Glasgow Short Film Festival, March 11-15.

GLASGOW: Glasgow International Comedy Festival, March 12-29.

GLASGOW: The Great Scottish Beer Celebration, Barras Art and Design Centre, March 13-14.

ABERDEEN: Aberdeen Jazz Festival, March 18-22.

SPAIN SANTANDER: International Half Marathon, March 8.

GRANADA: Tango Festival, March 10-15.

BARCELONA: Barcelona Beer Festival, March 13-15.

SAN JOSÉ: Fallas Celebration, March 14-19.

BARCELONA: Barcelona Marathon, March 15.

VALENCIA: Las Fallas, March 15-19.

TARRAGONA: Dixieland Jazz Festival, March 25-29.

ELCHE: Palm Sunday procession, March 29.

VALENCIA: International Festival of the Winds, features giant kites, Las Arenas, April 11-12.

SWEDEN DALARNA: Vasaloppet, world’s longest cross-country ski race, March 8.

STOCKHOLM: Licorice Festival, Globe Arena, March 21-22.

STOCKHOLM: Supermarket, Stockholm Independent Art Fair, Svarte Huset, April 16-19.

STOCKHOLM: Market Art Fair, Liljevalchs Konsthall, April 17-19.

SWITZERLAND GENEVA: International Motor Show, Palexpo, through March 15.

BASEL: BScene, club festival, through March 7.

SAAS FEE: Glacier Bike Downhill, March 7.

ST. MORITZ: Engadin Ski Marathon and Half Marathon, March 8.

ST. MORITZ: Music Summit, club music festival, March 13-15.

MORGINS: Rock the Pistes, music festival on the slopes of Portes du Soleil, March 14-21.

LAAX: European Freeski Open, open ski competition, March 18-21.

ZURICH: Expovinaprimavera, wine show, PULS 5, March 19-26.

BERN: Museum Night, March 20.

LUCERNE: Honky Tonk Festival, live music at venues throughout town, March 20.

LUCERNE: Lucerne Festival at Easter, presents sacred music, March 21-29.

VERBIER: Freeride World Tour, March 27-29.

GENEVA: Electron, festival of electronic music and culture, April 2-5.

SAAS-FEE: Allalin Races, amateur ski races on glacier, April 10-11.

BASEL: Blues Festival Basel, Volkshaus, April 14-19.

WALES BANGOR: New Music Festival, features contemporary music, through March 8.

CRICKHOWELL: Walking Festival, through March 8.

GWYNEDD: Sci-fi Weekender, sci-fi and fantasy festival, March 18-22.

DOLGELLAU: Rally North Wales, March 28.

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