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 VIENNA: Vienna International Saxfest, through March 15.

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

VIENNA: Accordion Festival, through March 22.

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 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.

VIENNA: wean hean, festival celebrating Viennese music, April 16-May 11.

SOELDEN: Hannibal in the Alps Theater Spectacular, live performance on Rettenbach Glacier, April 17.

ST. ANTON AM ARLBERG: The White Thrill, 9 km ski race is first stage in Arlberg Eagle Alpine triathlon, April 18.

LINZ: Crossing Europe, film festival, April 23-28.

ISCHGL: International Spring Festival, Unheilig performs at Alp Trida, April 24.

BELGIUM BRUSSELS: European Blues Challenge, Ancienne Belgique, through March 14.

BRUSSELS: Creativa, activities and demos related to creative hobbies, Brussels Expo, through March 15.

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.

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

LA ROCHE-EN-ARDENNE: Carnival celebrations, parade starts 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, 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.

BRUSSELS: Balkan Trafik Festival, highlights Balkan and southeast European culture, Center for Fine Arts, April 23-26.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Tango Festival, April 23-27.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Short Film Festival, Bozar and other venues, April 23-May 3.

BRUSSELS: Art Brussels, contemporary art fair, Brussels Expo (Heysel), April 25-27.

ANTWERP: 10 Miles & Marathon, April 26.

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

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

ZAGREB: Music Bienale, April 18-24.

TROGIR: Medieval Fair, April 29-May 2.

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

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

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

PRAGUE: Easter Market, Old Town Square, March 21-April 11.

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: Sonar, electronic music festival, DR Koncerthuset, through March 14.

AALBORG: Aalborg Opera Festival, through March 15.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Bike Show, Lokomotivvaerkstedet, through March 15.

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

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

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

ODENSE: Warehouse Festival, music festival, April 30-May 2.

RIBE: Viking Market, Ribe VikingeCenter, May 1-8.

ENGLAND LONDON: Affordable Art Fair Battersea, Battersea Evolution, through March 15.

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

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

LONDON: Virgin Money London Marathon, April 26.

LONDON: The London Coffee Festival, Old Truman Brewery, April 30-May 3.

FRANCE PARIS: Biennial of Flamenco Art, Theatre National de Chaillot, through March 22.

PARIS: International Tourism Show, Porte de Versailles, March 19-22.

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, movie tickets at reduced prices, March 22-24.

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

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

ARLES: Feria de Paques, street party opens bullfighting season, April 3-6.

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

PARIS: Paris Marathon, April 12.

PARIS: The Paris Fair, Porte de Versailles, April 29-May 10.

PARIS: Great Contemporary Art Fair at Bastille, April 30-May 4.

GERMANY MUNICH: Strong Beer Season, through March 28.

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.

STUTTGART: Kulinart Fruehling, gourmet fair, Phoenixhalle, Bad Canstatt, 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, 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, or 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.

HOMBURG: Ceramics market, March 21-22.

MANNHEIM: Sommertagszug, parade to say farewell to winter, 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-ESCHOLLBRÜCKEN: 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, Maimarktgelaende, 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.

DUESSELDORF: Night of Museums, April 18.

STUTTGART: Fruehlingsfest, volksfest, Cannstatter Wasen, April 18-May 10.

WIESBADEN: goEast, East European film festival, April 22-28.

BAMBERG: Beer Day, April 23.

ASCHAFFENBURG: Hamburger Fischmarkt, April 23-May 3.

FRANKFURT: Night of Museums, April 25.

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 DINGLE: Dingle International Film Festival, through March 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.

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

DUBLIN: St. Patrick’s Day Parade, starts at noon from Parnell Square, March 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.

KINSALE: Taste the Wild Atlantic Way Street Food Festival, April 18.

HOWTH: Dublin Bay Prawn Festival, April 24-26.

ITALY MILAN: Cartoomics, expo of movies, comics, games, cosplay and fantasy, through March 15.

ROME: Yo-Urban Dance Fest, Palacavicchi, through March 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.

FLORENCE: Bicifi, Florence Bike festival, Parco delle Cascine, April 17-19.

PADOVA: St. Anthony Marathon, April 19.

VERBANIA: Half-marathon, April 19.

FLORENCE: The International Handicrafts Trades Fair, Da Basso Fortress, April 24-May 3.

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

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

LUXEMBOURG PETANGE: Carnival parade, March 15.

REMICH: Carnival parade, March 15.

CITY: Emaischen, Easter Monday’s 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: Cinedans, Eye, through March 15.

AMSTERDAM: HISWA Amsterdam Boat Show, through March 15.

MAASTRICHT: TEFAF, art and antiques fair, through March 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 ann 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 independent music festival, in and around Vondelpark, April 17-19.

NORWAY OSLO: International Church Music Festival, through March 15.

BERGEN: Borealis, festival for experimental music, through March 15.

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

OSLO: Inferno Metal Festival, April 1-4.

PORTUGAL LISBON: EDP Lisbon Half Marathon, March 22.

LISBON: Animated Film Festival, through March 22.

BRAGA: Holy Week celebrations, April 2-5.

LISBON: Fish and Flowers, culinary festival highlights fish and seafood, April 9-19.

OBIDOS: International Chocolate Festival, Thurs.-Sun. only, April 16-May 3.

LISBON: Indie Lisboa, International Independent Film Festival, April 23-May 3.

ESTORIL: Estoril Jazz, jazz festival, May 9-17.

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

GLASGOW: Glasgow Short Film Festival, through March 15.

GLASGOW: Glasgow International Comedy Festival, through March 29.

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

ABERDEEN: Aberdeen Jazz Festival, March 18-22.

EDINBURGH: International Science Festival, April 4-19.

ST. ANDREWS: The St. Andrews Golf Week, April 12-18.

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

SPEY: Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, events throughout Highlands, April 30-May 4.

SPAIN GRANADA: Tango Festival, through March 15.

BARCELONA: Barcelona Beer Festival, through March 15.

SAN JOSÉ: Fallas Celebrations, 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.

MADRID: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, April 26.

TRUJILLO: National Cheese Festival, April 29-May 3.

SWEDEN 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.

STOCKHOLM: Culture Night, April 25.

SWITZERLAND ST. MORITZ: Music Summit, club music festival, through March 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, sacred and concert music, March 21-29.

VERBIER: Freeride World Tour, March 27-29.

MORGES: Tulip Festival, March 28-May 17.

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.

ZURICH: Zurich Marathon, April 19.

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

DOLGELLAU: Rally North Wales, March 28.

CARDIFF: RHS Flower Show, Bute Park, April 17-19.

WREXHAM: Focus Wales, festival of music and comedy, April 22-25.

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