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Summer is rapidly approaching, and the calendar of festivals and events continues to grow. Here is a sampling of events on the docket for May 20. Please verify details with tourist authorities or event organizers before setting out.

Austria BADEN: Thermal Region wine festival, through May 29.

GRAZ: springfestival, electronic music and art festival, through May 29.

INNSBRUCK: The International Film Festival, through May 29.

SAALBACH-HINTERGLEMM: Biker Mania, party for motorcyclists, through May 29.

VIENNA: Donaukanal Treiben, music festival along the Danube promenade, through May 29.

WATTENS: Music in the Giant, chamber music fest in Swarovski crystal factory, through May 29.

VIENNA: Vienna Independent Shorts, festival for short film, animation and video, through May 31.

RETZ: Retz Wine Weeks, through June 5.

VIENNA: Vienna Festwochen, special productions in theaters, through June 19.

VIENNA: Stadtfest, dance and song, Heldenplatz, May 30.

SALZBURG: Aspekte Festival, highlights spectral music composed by Tristan Murail, June 1-4.

VIENNA: Rock in Vienna, rock festival, Rammstein and Iron Maiden headline, Donauinsel, June 3-5.

HERIGOR: Speck Festival, celebrates bacon-like meat product, June 4-5.

VIENNA: Vie Vinum, international wine festival, Hofburg Vienna, June 4-6.

KLAGENFURT: Woerthersee Classics Festival, June 8-11.

LILIENFELD: aufhORHchen, celebrates folk music, June 8-12.

NICKELSDORF: Nova Rock Festival, line-up includes Korn, Billy Talent, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Pannonia Fields, June 9-12.

SAALFELDEN LEOGANG: Out of Bounds Festival, mountain bike contests and demos, June 9-12.

VIENNA: Long Night of Churches, June 10.

RAIDING: Liszt Festival, June 10-12.

VIENNA: Dinner in the Sky, June 10-12, 17-19, 24-26, July 1-3, Aug. 26-28 and Sept. 2-4.

SALZBURG: Mozart 100, scenic ultra runs, June 18.

VIENNA: Rainbow Parade, June 18.

KREMS: Summer Solstice, celebrations throughout Wachau Region, June 18.

ST. MARGARETHEN: Passion Play, June 18-Aug. 21.

INNSBRUCK: Tanzsommer Innsbruck, June 20-July 10.

SALZBURG: Sommerszene Salzburg, highlights contemporary dance, June 21-July 2.

VIENNA: Fete Imperiale, ball supports Lipizzaner horse breed, Spanish Riding School, June 24.

VIENNA: Danube Island Festival, free music festival, June 24-26.

KLAGENFURT: Ironman Austria, June 26.

VIENNA: Jazz Fest, June 28-July 11.

WOERTHERSEE: Bodies and Beats, body-painting festival, July 1-3.

Belgium LIBERCHIES: Django Festival, gypsy jazz music festival celebrates the music of Django Reinhardt, May 28-29.

BRUSSELS: 20 km of Brussels, foot race, May 29.

BRUSSELS: Dinner in the Sky, June 1-6.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Ancient Art Fair, Sablon district, June 8-12.

HEERS: Garden and Plant Show, Hex Castle, June 10-12.

OUDENAARDE: RetroRonde of Flanders, gastronomic cycling event with riders on retro bicycles, June 12.

DESSSEL: Graspop Metal Meeting, Black Sabbath, Iron Maiden and Twisted Sister headline, June 17-19.

BRUSSELS: Fete de la Musique, free concerts at Parc du Cinquantenaire, June 17-21.

ANTWERP: Beer Passion Weekend, Groenplaats, June 24-26.

GENK: Genk on Stage, free pop music fest, June 24-26.

MONS: Fete de la Biere de Jurbise, beer fest, Grand Place, June 25-26.

OSTEND: Kom Proeven, culinary festival celebrates fish and shellfish, June 25-26.

BRUSSELS: Ommegang, religious procession, June 28 and July 7.

WERCHTER: Rock Werchter, Paul McCartney and Ellie Goulding headline, June 30-July 3.

BRUSSELS: Couleur Cafe, world music festival, Tour & Taxis, July 1-3.

Croatia POZEGA: Croatian One-Minute Film Festival, through May 28.

ZAGREB: Cest is the d’best, international street arts festival, through June 5.

ZAGREB: Animafest, animated film festival, June 6-11.

PULA: Pula Superiorium, celebrates days of antiquity, June 9-11.

ZAGREB: INMusic, music festival, Jarun Lake, June 20-22.

ROVINJ: Summer Sensual Days, dance workshops and parties, June 22-27.

PAKLENICA: Velebit Ultra Trail, scenic trail races of various distances, June 25-26.

ROVINJ: Croatian Summer Salsa Festival, June 26-July 4.

TISNO: Electric Elephant, electronic music festival, July 7-11.

Czech Republic PRAGUE: The Czech Beer Festival, Letna, through May 28.

PRAGUE: International Festival of Sea Shanty Choirs, free performances through May 29.

PRAGUE: Prague Food Festival, Prague Castle Royal Gardens, through May 29.

VLCNOV: Ride of the Kings, traditional Moravian folklore festival, through May 29.

PRAGUE: Special Exhibition of the Crown Jewels, Prague Castle, through May 29.

PRAGUE: Fringe Festival, through June 4.

PRAGUE: Spring International Music Festival, through June 4.

PARDUBICE: Aviation Show, May 28-29.

PRAGUE: Khamoro, world festival of Roma culture, May 29-June 6.

PRAGUE: Zizkov Beer Festival, highlights microbrewery beers, Parukarka Park, June 3-5.

BRNO: Spilberk Food Festival, June 3-5.

CESKE BUDEJOVICE: Mattoni Half Marathon, June 4.

PRAGUE: Beer at the Castle, micro-brewery fest, Prague Castle Gardens, June 10-11.

PRAGUE: Museum Night, June 11.

PRAGUE: Respect Festival, Prague Exhibition Grounds, June 11-12.

CESKE KRUMLOV: Festival of the Five Petaled Rose, Middle Ages festival, June 17-19.

PRAGUE: Festival of Rose Wines, Prague Castle area, June 17-19.

PRAGUE: Tanec Praha, International Festival of Contemporary Dance and Movement Theatre, June 22-23.

STRAZNICE: International Folklore Festival, June 23-26.

OLOMOUC: Mattoni Half Marathon, June 25.

Denmark AALBORG: Carnival parade, May 28.

SILKEBORG: Nordic Extreme Marathon, May 28-29.

COPENHAGEN: Distortion Festival, street and nightlife festival, June 1-5.

COPENHAGEN: FotoMarathon, June 6.

AARHUS: XTerra Aarhus, swim, MTB and trail run, June 12.

AARHUS: Northside Festival, music fest, June 17-19.

COPENHAGEN: Red Bull Cliff Diving, high diving into harbor, June 18.

ROSKILDE: Roskilde Festival, headliners include Neil Young, Red Hot Chili Peppers, June 25-July 2.

England CAMBRIDGE: CAMRA Cambridge Beer Festival, Jesus Green, through May 28.

LONDON: RHS Chelsea Flower Show, through May 28.

LONDON: London Wine Week, through May 29.

LONDON: MCM London Comic Con, ExCel, through May 29.

NEWARK: Newark Beer Festival, through May 29.

NORWICH: Norfolk and Norwich festival, circus, music, theater, dance and family entertainment, through May 29.

LONDON: Alchemy, festival of South Asian culture, Southbank Centre, through May 30.

SALISBURY: International Art Festival, street entertainment, through June 11.

DUXFORD: The American Air Show, Imperial War Museum, May 28-29.

LONDON: The Great British Tattoo Show, Alexandra Palace, May 28-29.

LONDON: Street Food and Craft Beer Festival, Alexandra Palace, May 28-29, June 18-19, July 23-24 and Aug. 20-21.

LONDON: Foodies Festival, Syon Park, May 28-30.

COOPER’S HILL: Cheese Rolling Festival, May 30.

TETBURY: Wool Sack Festival, races and street artists, May 30.

COLCHESTER: Real Ale & Cider Festival, Arts Centre, May 31-June 4.

NEWARK: International Antiques and Collectors Fair, Europe’s largest antiques fair, June 2-3.

BIRMINGHAM: Foodies Fest, Cannon Hill Park, June 3-5.

CAMBRIDGE: The Cambridge Buskers and Street Performers Festival, June 4.

LONDON: Hampton Court Palace Festival, various artists in concert, June 8-23.

LONDON: Big Screens at Trafalgar Square, free transmissions of ballet and opera performed by the Royal Opera House, June 9 and July 14.

LONDON: Trooping the Colour, Horse Guards Parade, June 11.

LONDON: Field Day, music festival, James Blake and PJ Harvey headline, Victoria Park, June 11-12.

LONDON: Taste of London, restaurant festival, Regent’s Park, June 15-19.

LONDON: Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead Heath, June 16-19.

LONDON: Open Garden Squares Weekend, June 18-19.

BROADSTAIRS: Dickens Festival, June 18-24.

GREENWICH: Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, June 24-July 2.

LONDON: Pride in London parade, June 25; Pride in the Park, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, June 26.

EAST MOLESEY: RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, July 5-10.

Estonia TALLINN: Old Town Days, arts, music and street entertainment, June 1-5.

Finland HELSINKI: International Ballet Competition, through June 2.

HELSINKI: World Village Festival, May 28-29.

HELSINKI: Women’s 10 K Fun Run, May 29.

HELSINKI: First Sounds of Summerburst, electronic dance music festival, Hernesaaren Ranta, June 11.

HELSINKI: Helsinki Day, music, dance and theater, June 12.

HAAPAVESI: Haapavesi Blues Festival, June 27-July 2.

HELSINKI: EuroGames, LGBT sporting event, June 29-July 2.

ROVANIEMI: Folklore Festival, June 29-July 3.

PORI: Pori Jazz, headliners include Ms. Lauryn Hill, Josh Stone, Richard Ashcroft and Beth Hart, July 9-17.

France LYON: On Vous Ment, mockumentary film festival, through May 29.

METZ: May Fair, amusement rides on Expo grounds, through May 29.

PARIS: Festival of Antiques and Contemporary Art, Parc Monceau, through May 29.

PARIS: Jazz a Saint-Germain-des-Pres, jazz festival on Left Bank, through May 31.

PARIS: Villette Sonique, Parc de la Villette, festival highlights new artists, through June 1.

PARIS: Monumenta, Grand Palais, Huang Yong Ping is featured artist, through June 18.

PARIS: Art Shopping, contemporary art fair, Carrousel du Louvre, May 28-29.

CAEN: D-Day Landing Day Festival, festival of remembrance along Normandy coast, May 28-June 12.

PARIS: Tropical Carnival, June 4.

PARIS: We Love Green, sustainable music festival, Parc de Bagatelle, June 4-5.

REIMS: Joan of Arc celebrations, June 4-5.

NICE: Ironman France, June 5.

PARIS: Champs Elysees Film Festival, June 7-14.

PARIS: Paris Jazz Festival, June 11-July 31.

COUNTRYWIDE: Fete de la Musique, free musical performances, June 21.

PARIS: la Fete du Cinema, reduced prices at movie theaters, June 26-29.

PARIS: Pride Parade, departs 2 p.m. from Montparnasse, July 2.

PARIS: Carnaval de l’Ete, tropical summer music fest, July 2-3.

COUNTRYWIDE: Tour de France, July 2-24.

Germany STUTTGART: German Choir Festival, includes free performances, through May 28.

BONN: Museum Mile Fest, cultural program for families, through May 29.

DARMSTADT: Schlossgraben Fest, musical festival with many free concerts, through May 29.

FRANKENTHAL: Strohhutfest, through May 29.

FRANKFURT: Nippon Connection, Japanese film festival, through May 29.

KORNELIMUENSTER: Historischer Jahrmarkt, old-fashioned market, through May 29.

NUREMBERG: Franconian Beer Fest, through May 29.

REGENSBURG: Maidult, traditional spring fun fair, through May 29.

RUEDESHEIM AM RHEIN: Happy Bike, motorcycle festival with concerts, through May 29.

WIESBADEN: International Old Timer Rally, classic cars by the Kurhaus, through May 29.

WIESBADEN: Kranzplatzfest, live music, artisan’s market and flea market, through May 29.

WUERZBURG: Africa Festival, International Afro Music Festival, through May 29.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Lautrer Kerwe, fun fair on Messeplatz, through May 30.

WUERZBURG: Weindorf, wine festival in market square, through June 5.

LANDSHUT: Flea market, Messepark, May 28.

WIESBADEN: Fotomarathon, May 28.

DIEZ: Fahr zur Aar, auto free cycling along the Aar, May 29.

FRANKFURT: Duck Race, rubber ducks float down Main River, May 29.

ALZEY: Rheinland Pfalz Day, June 3-5.

AUGSBURG: Lange Nacht der Heimat, music and literary performances, June 4.

BOEBLINGEN: Holi Festival of Colors, Festplatz Flugfeld, June 4.

ULM: International Fest and Parade of Cultures, June 4.

WORMS: Honky Tonk Festival, live music at venues throughout town, June 4.

CONSTANCE: border-crossing flea market, with rows of stands stretching into Kreuzlingen, Switzerland, June 4-5.

ELTVILLE: Rose Days, June 4-5.

HEIDELBERG: Castle illuminations and fireworks, June 4, July 9 and Sept. 3.

RUEDESHEIM: Rieslingman Triathlon, June 5.

MUNICH: Africa Tage, shows, workshops and bazaar, Theresienwiese, June 2-5.

WIESBADEN: Theatrium, street festival, June 10-11.

BONN: Balloon Festival, June 10-12.

FRANKFURT: Rose Days, Palm Garden, June 10-12.

KOBLENZ: Beer Boerse, Rheinpromenade, June 10-12.

SCHWETZINGEN: Asparagus festival, June 11.

MUNICH: Corso Leopold, street festival, June 11-12.

BLANKENHEIM: Tour de Ahrtal, auto free cycling along the Ahr, June 12.

WUERZBURG: iWelt Marathon, June 12.

ASSMANNHAUSEN: Assmannshausen in Red, illuminations and pinot noir celebrations, June 17-19.

ERFURT: Kraemerbrueckenfest, old town festival, June 17-19.

SINDELFINGEN: International Street Festival, June 17-19.

WIESBADEN: Flea market, Biebrich Castle grounds, June 18.

ERBACH: Strawberry Festival, June 18-20.

COLOGNE: Harley Dome, biker meet up, Alfred-Schuette-Allee, June 18-19.

MUNICH: Foundation Festival, city celebrates its founding, Marienplatz, June 18-19.

KIEL: Kieler Woche, June 18-26.

HEILBRONN: Natuerlich Mobil, auto free cycling day from Heilbronn to Mosbach, June 19.

MUNICH: Filmfest Munchen, film festival, June 23-July 2.

HAMBURG: Hamburg Harley Days, June 24-26.

TRIER: Altstadt Fest, June 24-26.

ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER: Volksfest and market, June 24-29.

FRANKFURT: Market of Cultures, multi-cultural festival, Main riverbanks, June 25.

STUTTGART: Comic Con, Messe, June 25-26.

RUEDESHEIM/BINGEN: Tal Total, auto free day along both sides of Rhine, June 26.

TRIER: International Trier City Race, June 26.

MUNICH: Tollwood Festival, June 29-July 24.

DARMSTADT: Heinerfest, June 30-July 4.

RUDOLSTADT: Rudolstadt Festival, celebrates world, folk and roots music, July 7-10.

Greece ATHENS: Art Athina, international contemporary art fair, Faliron Pavilion, through May 29.

Hungary BUDAPEST: Duna Carnival, multi-cultural festival, June 6-21.

LAKE BALATON: Open Road Fest, Harley meet-up, June 8-12.

BUDAPEST: Beer festival, Buda Castle, June 10-12.

BUDAPEST: Pride March, July 2.

BUDAPEST: Red Bull Air Race, July 16-17.

Ireland DUBLIN: Dublin Dance Festival, contemporary dance event, through May 28.

DUBLIN: International Literature Festival, through May 29.

WEXFORD: Wexford Food and Wine Festival, through May 29.

DUBLIN: Party Like Gatsby, celebrates 1920s life, Doubletree Hilton, May 28.

DUBLIN: Dublin City Soul Festival, multi-cultural festival, May 28-29.

DUBLIN: Bloom in the Park, horticulture and food festival, Phoenix Park, June 2-6.

DUNGARVAN: Tradfest, June 2-6.

KILKENNY: The Cat Laughs, comedy festival, June 2-6.

DUBLIN: Forbidden Fruit Festival, music and comedy, June 3-5.

KILLARNEY: Ireland Bike Fest, motorcycle festival, June 3-6.

DUBLIN: Down with Jazz, festival harks to anti-jazz movement of the 1930s, Temple Bar, June 4-5.

DUBLIN: Dublin Port River Fest, on-shore entertainment and vessels in harbour, June 4-6.

CARLOW: Carlow Arts Festival, June 10-19.

DUBLIN: Taste of Dublin, culinary festival, Iveagh Gardens, June 16-19.

DUBLIN: World of Coffee, features barista championships, RDS, June 23-25.

DUBLIN: Flavours of Fingal, agricultural fair and farm village, June 23-25.

Italy TURIN: Gelato Festival, through May 29.

COUNTRYWIDE: Cantini Aperte, open wine cellars, May 28-29.

SPELLO: Infiorata, elaborate flower petal designs, May 28-29.

GENZANO DI ROMA: Infiorata, elaborate flower petal designs, May 28-30.

FERRARA: Palio, May 29.

MONTESPERTOLI: Mostra del Chianti, wine festival, May 30-June 7.

PENNABILLI: Artisti in Piazza, street festival, June 1-5.

MILAN: Gelato Festival, June 2-12.

PESCARA: Ironman Italy, June 12.

PISA: Regatta of San Ranieri, historical boat race, June 17.

FLORENCE: Calcio Storico, brutal match of early form of football, June 24.

FLORENCE: St. John’s Day celebrations, feast day of city’s patron saint, June 24.

Liechtenstein VADUZ: LGT Alpine Marathon, June 11.

Luxembourg CITY: ING Night Marathon Luxembourg, starts 7 p.m., May 28.

CITY: BLC Car Boot Sale, Glacis Car Park in Limpertsberg, June 6.

REMICH: Iron Man, triathlon, June 18.

CITY: National Holiday, fireworks and street parties June 22, military parade and official ceremonies June 23.

Malta VALLETTA: Valletta Film Festival, June 3-11.

VALLETTA: Ghanafest, folk music festival, Argotti Botanical Gardens, June 10-12.

FLORIANA: Isle of MTV Malta, free concerts, June 28.

VALLETTA: Malta International Arts Festival, July 8-18.

Monaco MONTE CARLO: Grand Prix of Monaco, World Formula 1 Championship race, through May 29.

Netherlands UTRECHT: Spring, dance and theater festival, through May 28.

AMERSFOORT: Amersfoort Jazz Fest, free outdoor jazz fest, through May 29.

ROCKANJE: Benelux H.O.G. Rally, Vakantiepark Rondeweibos, through May 29.

AMSTERDAM: World Press Photo Exhibition, Nieuwe Kerk, through July 10.

AMSTERDAM: 909 Festival, techno in the Amsterdamse Bos, May 28.

AMSTERDAM: London Calling, indie music festival at Paradiso, May 28.

AMSTERDAM: TIKTAK, Eclectic Music Festival, Air Amsterdam, May 28.

THE HAGUE: Tong Tong Fair, world’s biggest festival of Eurasian culture, May 28-June 5.

AMSTERDAM: Taste of Amsterdam, Amstel Park, June 2-5.

GROLLOO: Holland International Blues Festival, Bonnie Raitt, Beth Hart, others perform, June 3-4.

AMSTERDAM: Holland Festival, international performance arts festival, June 4-26.

ROTTERDAM: Poetry International Rotterdam, poetry slam, June 7-11.

LEEUWARDEN: Dancetour, free dance fest with DJs travels to cities throughout country, June 9.

LANDGRAAF: Pinkpop, music festival, headliners include Paul McCartney, Lionel Ritchie, Red Hot Chili Peppers, June 10-12.

AMSTERDAM: Het Hoofdgerecht, food festival, Het Steenen Hofd, June 11-13.

AMSTERDAM: Open Garden Days, June 17-19.

SCHEVENINGEN: Flag Day, celebrates catch of the new herring, June 18.

ALSMEER: Alsmeer Flower Festival, June 18-19.

THE HAGUE: Parkpop, free pop music fest, June 26.

Norway OSLO: Norwegian Military Tattoo, Oslo Spektrum, through May 29.

OSLO: Middle Ages Festival, Akershus Festning, through May 29.

BERGEN: Night Jazz, Georgenes Verft, through June 4.

BERGEN: Bergen International Festival, celebrates music, theatre, dance, opera and visual art, through June 8.

HAMAR: Beer Festival, June 2-4.

GRIMSTAD: Norwegian Short Film Festival, June 8-12.

ALTA: Alta Soul & Blues Festival, June 9-11.

BERGEN: Hanseatic Days, music and market, June 9-12.

KARMOY: Viking Festival, June 9-12.

PORSGRUNN: Porsgrunn International Theater Festival, June 14-18.

BERGEN: Bergenfest, music festival, June 15-18.

DALANE: Dalane Blues Festival, June 16-18.

ELVERUM: Volum Festival, culture and arts festival, June 16-19.

OSLO: Norwegian Wood Festival, country’s top rock music festival, Sukkerbiten, June 17-19.

OSLO: Over Oslo, music festival, June 21-25.

KRISTIANSUND: The Tahiti Festival, music fest, June 22-26.

HALDEN: Food and Harbor Festival, June 24-26.

OSLO: Picnic in the Park, music fest, June 24-26.

VOSS: Ekstremsportveko, sports and music festival, June 26-July 3.

Portugal SINTRA: Festival de Sintra, classical music festival, through May 29.

LISBON: Arco Lisboa, international contemporary art fair, Fabrica Nacional da Cordoaria, through May 29.

LISBON: Rock in Rio Lisboa, headliners include Bruce Springsteen, Stereophonics, Maroon 5, through May 29.

PORTO: Caixa Ribeira, fado music festival, June 3-4.

PORTO: NOS Primavera Sound, music festival, June 9-11.

LISBON: Festas de Lisboa, festivities culminate June 12-13.

PORTO: Feast of St. Anthony, June 23-24.

Scotland ISLAY: Islay Festival of Music and Malt, through May 28.

DUMFRIES: Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival, music and comedy, through May 29.

ORKNEY: Folk Festival, through May 29.

PERTH: Perth Festival of the Arts, through May 29.

BATHGATE: West Lothian Highland Games and British Pipe Band Championships, May 28.

BLAIR ATHOLL: The Atholl Gathering and Highland Games, May 28-29.

GLASGOW: Riverside Festival, electronic music fest, May 28-29.

EDINBURGH: Imaginate Festival, performing arts for young audiences, May 28-June 5.

LOCKERBIE: The Eden Festival, boutique festival of music and performance, June 9-12.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Festival of Cycling, June 9-19.

ARGYLL: FyneFest, beer, food and music fest, June 10-12.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh International Film Festival, June 15-26.

GLASGOW: Glasgow International Jazz Festival, June 22-27, June 30 and July 3.

GLASGOW: Glasgow Real Ale Festival, Briggait, June 23-25.

EDINBURGH: Royal Highland Show, agricultural fair, Royal Highland Centre Ingliston, June 23-26.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh International Magic Festival, July 1-8.

Slovenia LJUBLJANA: Druga Godba, jazz and world music festival, through May 28.

PORTOROZ: European H.O.G. Rally, Harley riders meet up, June 16-19.

Spain CORDOBA: Cordoba Fair, through May 28.

BARCELONA: Docsbarcelona, international documentary film festival, through May 29.

BERGA: La Patum de Berga, religious commemorations, through May 29.

MADRID: Nocturna, international fantastic film festival, through May 29.

CASTRILLO DE MURCIA: El Colacho, festival in which devil jumps over babies, May 29.

BARCELONA: Primavera Sound, music festival, June 1-5.

BARCELONA: Sonar Festival, highlights music, creativity and technology, June 16-18.

CORDOBA: White Night of Flamenco, June 18.

BRIONES: Medieval Days, June 18-19.

ALICANTE: Bonfires of San Juan, June 20-24.

SAN PEDRO MANRIQUE: Paso del Fuego, fire walk celebrates summer solstice, June 23.

MADRID: Mulafest, urban festival with music, street foods, sport, June 24-26.

HARO: Battle of the Wine, June 29.

CORDOBA: Guitar Festival, July 1-16.

MADRID: Pride Parade, July 2.

Sweden GOTHENBURG: Hammarkullen Festival, carnival of cultures and parade, through May 29.

STOCKHOLM: The Archipelago Fair, Royal Djurgarden, through May 29.

STOCKHOLM: Asics Stockholm Marathon, June 4.

SOELVESBORG: Sweden Rock Festival, mostly hard rock acts perform, June 8-11.

MOTALA: Vaetternrundan, 300 km cycling tour around Lake Vaettern open to public, June 17-18.

COUNTRYWIDE: Summer solstice celebrations, June 24.

GOTHENBURG: Goteborg Blues Festival, Slottsskogen, July 1-2.

Switzerland BADEN: Bluesfestival Baden, through May 28.

ASCONA: Ascona Harley Days, through May 29.

MARTIGNY: Festival des Musiques du Bas Valais, through May 29.

GENEVA: Day of open wineries in Canton Geneva, May 28.

LOCARNO: Sleepless Night, May 28.

MORGINS: Inalpe, cows go up to the summer pastures, also cow fights, May 28.

MORGES: Vide Greniers, flea market, May 29.

CHUR: Buskers Chur, street festival, June 3-4.

ENGELBERG: Fisherman’s Friend Strongman Run, June 4.

INTERLAKEN: Greenfield Festival, Red Hot Chili Peppers, The Prodigy, headline, June 8-11.

WEGGIS: Heirassa Festival, celebrates folk music, June 9-12.

ZURICH: Zurich Pride Festival, June 10-11.

MORGINS: IXS Swiss Downhill Cup, international MTB races, June 10-12.

GENEVA: Bol d’or Mirabaud, Europe’s largest lake sailing race, June 11-12.

MORGES: Diablo, festival for children, June 11-12.

GRINDELWALD: Land Art, sculptors compete using natural materials, June 13-18.

BASEL: Art Basel, contemporary art fair, June 16-19.

BASEL: LISTE - Art Fair Basel, promotes young artists and galleries, June 14-19.

APPENZELL: Biker Meet-up, June 17-19.

GENEVA: Fete de la Musique, June 17-19.

LUTRY: Brocante de Lutry, antiques market on shores of Lake Geneva, June 17-19.

RAPPERSWIL-JONA: blues ‘n’ jazz, jazz festival, June 23-26.

LUCERNE: Old Town Festival, June 24-25.

INTERLAKEN: Trucker & Country Festival, June 24-26.

GRUYERES: St-Jean Festival at the Gruyeres Castle, medieval festival, June 25-26.

SAAS-FEE: Gourmet Trail, hiking and culinary specialties, June 29.

ZUG: Lake Festival, July 2.

SIERRE: Sierre Blues Festival, July 7-9.

Wales CALDICOTT: Welsh Perry & Cider Festival, through May 30.

HAY-ON-WYE: Hay Festival, international literary festival, through June 5.

HAY-ON-WYE: How the Light Geets In, music and philosophy festival, through June 5.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Welsh Open Stoneskimming Championships, May 29.

CARDIFF: X Music Fest, Bute Park, June 3-4.

CARDIFF: Festival of Voice, international arts festival, June 3-12.

CALDICOT: Monmouthshire Food Festival, Caldicot Castle, June 4-5.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Man vs. Horse Marathon, June 11.

POWYS: Gregynog Festival, highlights classical music from Ireland , June 16-26.

CARDIFF: Joust! Medieval pageant at Cardiff Castle, June 18-19.

CARDIFF: Extreme Sailing Series, June 23-26.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Drovers’ Walks, 10, 15 and 25 mile walks along livestock trails, June 25.

CARDIFF: Cardiff Triathlon, June 26.

CARDIFF: Hijinks Unity Festival, showcases performances by disabled artists, Millenium Centre, June 29-July 3.

CONWY: North Wales Bluegrass Music Festival, June 30-July 3.

ABERAERON: Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival, July 3.


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