Festivals & events
June 23, 2016
Summer is at the door, and events throughout Europe are hot, hot, hot! Here is a sampling of events on the docket for June 24. Please verify details with tourist authorities or event organizers before setting out.
Austria VIENNA: Danube Island Festival, free music festival, through June 26.
SALZBURG: Sommerszene Salzburg, highlights contemporary dance, through July 2.
INNSBRUCK: Tanzsommer Innsbruck, through July 10.
ST. MARGARETHEN: Passion Play, through Aug. 21.
VIENNA: Dinner in the Sky, through June 26, July 1-3, Aug. 26-28 and Sept. 2-4.
KLAGENFURT: Ironman Austria, June 26.
VIENNA: Jazz Fest, June 28-July 11.
VIENNA: Flow Festival, electronic music fest, Wiener Neustadt, June 30-July 3.
FREISTADT: Festival Fantastika, street festival, July 1-2.
WOERTHERSEE: Bodies and Beats, body-painting festival, July 1-3.
ZILLERTAL: Zillertal Challenge, mountainbike racing on the Hintertux glacier open to amateurs, July 1-3.
ST. MARGARETHEN: Opera Festival St. Margarethen, open-air opera performances of “Der Lieberstrank,” July 6-8; 13-15, 20-22; 27-29; Aug. 3-5; 10-12; 17-19.
ERL: Tyrolean Festspiele, opera and chamber music, July 7-31.
MORBISCH: Seefest Spiele, this year’s production is “Viktoria and her Hussar,” July 7-Aug. 20.
LITSCHAU: Schrammel Klang Festival, celebrates world music, July 8-10.
SCHLADMING: Mid Europe, wind music festival, July 12-17.
VIENNA: Impulstanz, dance festival, July 14-Aug. 14.
ISCHGL: Silvretta Run 3000, Alpine trail running event, July 15-16.
VIENNA: Vienna Bike Days, July 15-17.
KREMS: Glatt und Verkehrt, world music festival in the Wachau Region, July 15-16 and 27-31.
INNSBRUCK: Festival of Early Music, July 19-Aug. 27.
BREGENZ: Festspiele, live opera on the lake, July 20-Aug. 21.
LINZ: Pflasterspektakel, international street art festival, July 21-23.
SPITZ: Marillenkirtag, festival celebrates the apricot-like fruit, July 21-24.
SALZBURG: Salzburg Festival, opera, concerts and theater, July 22-Aug. 31.
VIENNA: Holi Festival of Colors, Donauinsel, July 23.
VIENNA: Popfest Wien, July 28-31.
SALZBURG: Festival Nights, free broadcasts of Salzburg Festival performances on Kapitelplatz, July 28-Aug. 21.
REUTTE: Knights Games and Middle Ages market, Ehrenberg Castle, July 29-31.
GRAZ: La Strada , street festival, July 29-Aug. 6.
VIENNA: Afrika Tage, African culture fest, Donauinsel, July 29-Aug. 15.
VILLACH: Villacher Kirchtag, traditional fest, July 31-Aug. 7.
Belgium ANTWERP: Beer Passion Weekend, Groenplaats, through June 26.
GENK: Genk on Stage, free pop music fest, through June 26.
OSTEND: Sand Sculpture Festival, this year’s theme is legends in music, film and sport, through Sept. 4.
NAMUR: Verdur Rock Festival, contemporary music festival, Citadel, June 25.
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.
BRUSSELS: Brussels Urban BBQ, Mont des Arts, gourmet market and communal dining, June 28 and Aug. 30.
WERCHTER: Rock Werchter, Paul McCartney and Ellie Goulding headline, June 30-July 3.
BRUSSELS: Couleur Cafe, world music festival, Tour & Taxis, July 1-3.
ANTWERP: Summer Festival, electronic music fest, July 1-4.
LIEGE: Les Ardentes, music fest, July 6-10.
ANTWERP: Tall Ships in port, July 7-10.
GHENT: Ghent Jazz Festival, July 7-10 and 14-16.
BREE: Afro Latino Festival, music fest, Festival Park Berkenbroek, July 8-10.
BRUGGE: Cactus Festival, world music fest, Minnewater Park, July 8-10.
NAMUR: Namur Beer Festival, Place Grognon, July 8-10.
BRUSSELS: Brosella Folk and Jazz, July 9-10.
OSTEND: Ostend Beach Festival, electro dance festival, July 9-10.
OSTEND: Firework Festival, displays July 11, 18, 21 and 25 and Aug. 1, 8 and 16.
DOUR: The Dour Festival, all genres of music featured, July 13-17.
NAMUR: Ciney Antiques Fair, July 15-17.
PEER: Blues Peer, blues and soul festival, July 15-17.
GHENT: Ghent Festivities, free concerts and entertainment, July 15-24.
SPA: Francofolies, shows by French speaking singers, July 19-23.
COUNTRYWIDE: Belgian National Day, July 21.
ROTTERDAM: Rotterdam Unlimited, carnival and culture fest, July 26-30.
SPA: 24 Hours of Spa, endurance auto race, Francorchamps Formula 1 circuit, July 30-31.
Croatia HVAR: Lavender Festival, through June 25.
PAKLENICA: Velebit Ultra Trail, scenic trail races of various distances, June 25-26.
ROVINJ: Croatian Summer Salsa Festival, June 29-July 4.
OPATIJA: Liburnia Jazz Festival, July 1-3.
TISNO: Electric Elephant, electronic music festival, July 7-11.
PULA: Pula Film Festival, July 9-16.
PAG: Fresh Island Festival, music festival on Zrce Beach, July 12-14.
SPLIT: Ultra Europe, electronic music festival, July 15-17.
ZAGREB: International Folklore Festival, July 20-24.
RAB: Rabska Fjera, medieval festival, July 25-27.
MOTOVUN: Motovun Film Festival, July 26-30.
Czech Republic STRAZNICE: International Folklore Festival, through June 26.
PRAGUE: United Islands, free international music festival, through June 26.
PRAGUE: Prague Proms, classical music concerts, through July 20.
PRAGUE: Apetit Picnic, food festival and culinary market, Grebovka Park, Vinohrady, June 25.
OLOMOUC: Mattoni Half Marathon, June 25.
KUTNA HORA: Royal Silvering, Gothic festival, June 25-26.
PRAGUE: Metronome Festival, Iggy Pop, Foals and The Kooks play, Prague Exhibition Grounds Holesovice, June 25-26.
PRAGUE: Ice Cream Festival, Prague Exhibition Grounds Holesovice, June 26.
PRAGUE: Mystic Sk8 Cup, skateboarding open air festival, Stvanice Island, July 1-3.
KARLOVY VARY: International Film Festival, July 1-9.
PRAGUE: Bohemia Jazz Fest, free performances on Old Town Square, July 11-12.
PRAGUE: Behind the Door, street festival, Prague Exhibition Grounds Holesovice, July 11-14.
OSTRAVA: Colours of Ostrava, multi-genre music fest, July 14-17.
PLUMLOV: Celtic Night, international music festival, July 22-23.
PRAGUE: Folklore Days, folk dance ensembles and choirs, July 28-31.
Denmark SILKEBORG: Riverboat Jazz Festival, through June 26.
ROSKILDE: Roskilde Festival, headliners include Neil Young, Red Hot Chili Peppers, June 25-July 2.
HVIDE SANDE: North Sea Beach Marathon, June 26.
AALBORG: Nibe Festival, intimate music fest, June 29-July 2.
SKAGEN: Skagen Festival, music fest, June 30-July 3.
COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Jazz Festival, July 1-10.
JELS: Viking Plays, open air performances, July 1-17.
ULDUM: Uldum Street Music Festival, July 2.
AALBORG: Denmark celebrates U.S. Independence Day, Rebild National Park, July 4.
SOENDERBORG: Tilting at the Ring, competitions on horseback and festival, July 8-11.
AARHUS: Aarhus Jazz Festival, July 9-16.
COPENHAGEN: Santa Claus Congress, Bakken, July 18-20.
AARHUS: Moesgard Viking Moot, July 30-31.
COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Opera Festival, July 31-Aug. 7.
ELSINORE: Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle, Aug. 1-21.
England HARROGATE: Fire Garden by Compagnie Carabosse, fire show, through June 25.
CHICHESTER: Goodwood Festival of Speed, auto lover’s festival, through June 26.
GREENWICH: Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, through July 2.
SKEGNESS: So Festival, celebrates dance, art and music, June 25-July 3.
LONDON: Pride in London parade, June 25; Pride in the Park, Vauxhall Pleasure Gardens, June 26.
LONDON: Hong Kong Dragon Boat Festival, London Regatta Centre, June 26.
LONDON: Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair, June 27-July 3.
HENLEY-ON-THAMES: Henley Royal Regatta, rowing competitions, June 29-July 3.
WINCHESTER: Winchester Hatfair, street festival, July 1-3.
DISS: WoW Festival, acoustics, roots, ska, bluegrass and more, July 1-3.
ISLE OF WIGHT: Round the Island Race, sailing competition, July 2.
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: River Festival, July 2-3.
EAST MOLESEY: RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, July 5-10.
KEMPSFORD: The Royal International Air Tattoo, world’s largest military airshow, RAF Fairford, July 8-10.
LONDON: Wireless Festival, hip-hop, R&B and dance music fest, Finsbury Park, July 8-10.
ULVERSTON: A l’Ancienne, vintage cycling event and festival, July 8-10.
TEWKESBURY: Tewkesbury Medieval Festival, town center, July 9-10.
LONDON: Big Screens at Trafalgar Square, free transmissions of ballet and opera performed by the Royal Opera House, July 14.
LONDON: Lovebox, music festival, Victoria Park, Tower Hamlets, July 15-16.
LONDON: City Showcase Market, Victoria Embankment Gardens, July 15-17.
BIRMINGHAM: Birmingham and Solihull Jazz & Blues Festival, July 15-24.
LONDON: Citadel Festival, art festival, Victoria Park, July 17.
HYTHE: War and Peace Revival, Folkestone Racecourse, July 19-23.
HUNTINGDON: The Secret Garden Party, family festival, July 21-24.
KNUTSFORD: RHS Flower Show, Tatton Park, July 20-24.
LIVERPOOL: Liverpool International Street Festival, July 21-24.
WARWICK: Warwick Folk Festival, July 21-24.
WHITSTABLE: Oyster Festival, July 21-31.
LONDON: London Anniversary Games, athletics competition, Queen Elizabeth Olympic Park, July 22-23.
SUNDERLAND: Sunderland International Airshow, July 23-24.
LONDON: Street Food and Craft Beer Festival, Alexandra Palace, July 23-24 and Aug. 20-21.
NANTWICH: The Nantwich Show, agricultural show and world’s largest cheese show, July 27.
CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall, July 28-31.
BIRMINGHAM: Birmingham Caribbean Festival, July 29-31.
LONDON: RideLondon, cycling festival, July 30-31.
MANCHESTER: Manchester Mega Mela, festival of South Asian culture, July 30-31.
Estonia TALLINN: Ollesummer, music fest, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, July 6-9.
TALLINN: Medieval Days, Town Hall Square, July 7-10.
TALLINN: Tango Port Tallinn, tango festival, July 14-17.
HAAPSALU: American Beauty Auto Show, auto show, drag race and meet-up, Haapsalu Castle courtyard, July 15-17.
Finland HAAPAVESI: Haapavesi Blues Festival, June 27-July 2.
HELSINKI: EuroGames, LGBT sporting event, June 29-July 2.
ROVANIEMI: Folklore Festival, June 29-July 3.
TURKU: Medieval Market, June 30-July 3.
PETAJAVESI: Busking World Championships, July 2.
DALSBRUK: Baltic Jazz Festival, July 8-10.
PORI: Pori Jazz, headliners include Ms. Lauryn Hill, Josh Stone, Richard Ashcroft and Beth Hart, July 9-17.
France STRASBOURG: Artefacts Festival, pop, rock and electronic festival, through June 25.
PARIS: Solidays, music festival, Paris-Longchamp, through June 26.
PARIS: Hip Hop Festival, La Maison des Metallos, through July 4.
PARIS: Paris Jazz Festival, through July 31.
SARREGUEMINES: Fete de la St. Paul, free street entertainment, June 25-26.
PARIS: la Fete du Cinema, reduced prices at movie theaters, June 26-29.
PARIS: Days Off, music festival, Philharmonie de Paris, June 30-July 10.
BAR-DE-LUC: Renaissance Festival, July 1-3.
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.
COLMAR: Colmar International Festival, features trumpet, bass and wind instruments, July 5-14.
NEUVE-EGLISE: Decibulles, music fest, July 8-10.
PARIS: Quartier d’ete, summer festival, free shows and street theater, July 10-Aug. 20.
MOIRAINS EN MONTAGNE: Ideklik, festival geared towards ages 3-13, July 10-13.
COUNTRYWIDE: Bastille Day, fireworks and parades, July 14.
MULHOUSE: Scenes de Rue, street festival, July 14-17.
SEEBACH: Streisselhochzeit, traditional wedding ceremony, July 15-17.
PARIS: Paris Plages, beach resort atmosphere along the Seine, July 18-Aug. 21.
BERGHEIM: Gewurztraminer Festival, July 30-31.
Germany HAMBURG: Hamburg Harley Days, through June 26.
KIEL: Kieler Woche, through June 26.
STUTTGART: Marienplatzfest, through June 26.
TRIER: Altstadt Fest, through June 26.
ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER: Volksfest and market, through June 29.
FRANKFURT: Opernplatzfest, through July 1.
MUNICH: Filmfest Munchen, film festival, through July 2.
FRANKFURT: Market of Cultures, multi-cultural festival, Main riverbanks, June 25.
STUTTGART: Comic Con, Messe, June 25-26.
MUNICH: City Run, 21 km route, June 26.
RUEDESHEIM/BINGEN: Tal Total, auto free day along both sides of Rhine, June 26.
TRIER: International Trier City Race, June 26.
STRAUBING: Bluetone, music festival by the Danube River, June 29-July 4.
BAD WIMPFEN: Talmarkt, volksfest, June 29-July 5.
MUNICH: Tollwood Festival, June 29-July 24.
DARMSTADT: Heinerfest, June 30-July 4.
COLOGNE: Summerjam, reggae festival, Fuehlinger See, July 1-3.
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: BMW Motorrad Days, July 1-3.
KAISERSLAUTERN: Old Town Festival, free concerts throughout town, July 1-3.
MUNICH: Munich Mash, action sports event includes skateboard, BMX, and mountain bike, Olympia Park, July 1-3.
COLOGNE: Christopher Street Day, LGBT street festival, July 1-3.
STUTTGART: Heusteigviertelfest, street festival, July 1-3.
WUERZBURG: Kiliani Volksfest, July 1-17.
WEIL AM RHEIN: Middle Ages Spectaculum, Drei Laender Garten, July 2-3.
RUEDESHEIM-BINGEN: Rhine in Flames, July 2.
FRANKFURT: Ironman European championship, July 3.
REGENSBURG: Bayerisches Jazzweekend, free concerts, July 6-10.
RUDOLSTADT: Rudolstadt Festival, celebrates world, folk and roots music, July 7-10.
NUREMBERG: Wine Fest, July 7-17.
ANGELBACHTAL: International Highland Games, Scottish style festival, Schlosspark, July 8-10.
COBURG: International Samba Festival, July 8-10.
FRIEDRICHSHAFEN: Tattoo Convention Bodensee, Uferpromenade, July 8-10.
SAARBRUECKEN: Altstadtfest, music and street festival, July 8-10.
BITBURG: Bitburg Dances and Celebrates, folklore festival, July 8-11.
TRABEN-TRARBACH: Moselwein Festival, wine fest, July 8-11.
WIESBADEN: Schierstein Harbor Fest, July 8-11.
AACHEN: CHIO, World Equestrian Festival, July 8-17.
FRANKFURT: Schweizer Strassenfest, street festival, July 9-10.
HEIDELBERG: Castle illuminations and fireworks, July 9 and Sept. 3.
HANOVER: Kleines Festival im Grossen Garten, street theater, July 13-17, 19-24 and 27-31.
KAUFBEUREN: Taenzelfest, children’s historical festival, July 14-25.
HAMBURG: Schlager Move, 70s style party, July 15-16.
BAMBERG: Bamberg Zaubert, street festival, July 15-17.
DINKELSBUEHL: Kinderzeche, children’s historical festival, July 15-20.
REGENSBURG: Thurn und Taxis Palace Festival, highlights classical music, July 15-24.
KALTENBERG: Knights Tournament, July 15-17, 22-24 and 29-31.
COLOGNE: Koelner Lichter, fireworks and illuminations, July 16.
REGENSBURG: Long Night, summer cultural festival, July 16.
BAD WIMPFEN: Montmartre, art festival, July 16-17.
MUNICH: Klassic am Odeonsplatz, open air performances by the Munich Philharmonic, July 15-17.
ULM: Ulm Schwoerwochenende, July 16-18.
MUNICH: Kocherlball, folk dancing by Chinese Tower in English Garden, starts 6 a.m., July 17.
MUNICH: Bavarian Beer Purity Law Anniversary celebrations, Odeonsplatz, July 22-24.
FORCHHEIM: St. Anna Festival, volksfest and beer celebration, July 22-Aug. 1.
AMRUM: Red Bull Tri Islands, knock-out triathlon on three islands, July 23.
NUREMBERG: Klassik Open Air, free concerts by the Staatsphilharmonie Nuernberg, Dutzendteich, July 24 and Aug. 6.
BAYREUTH: Bayreuther Festspiele, celebrates Richard Wagner, July 25-Aug. 28.
MUNICH: Impark Sommerfestival, volksfest, Olympiapark, July 28-Aug. 21.
HEILBRONN: Tattoo Convention, Alt E-Werk, July 29-31.
NUREMBERG: Bardentreffen, free concerts, July 29-31.
BRUNSBUETTEL: Wattoluempiade, sporting events played in mud flats of the Elbe River, July 30.
Greece ACHAIA: Kitesurf Festival, June 25-26.
CHANIA: Cretan International Tattoo Gathering, July 15-17.
MALAKASA: Rockwave Festival, July 19.
Hungary BUDAPEST: Czech Beer Festival, Szabadsag ter, through July 3.
SOPRON: Volt Festival, heavy metal fest, June 29-July 2.
BUDAPEST: Pride March, July 2.
BUDAPEST: Red Bull Air Race, July 16-17.
Ireland DUBLIN: World of Coffee, features barista championships, RDS, through June 25.
DUBLIN: Flavours of Fingal, agricultural fair and farm village, through June 25.
BUNDORAN: Sea Sessions, surf and music festival, through June 26.
CORK: Midsummer Arts Festival, through June 26.
DUNMORE: Dunmore East Festival of Food, Fish & Fun, July 1-3.
DUBLIN: Tattoo Art Expo, The Helix, July 2-3.
BANTRY: West Cork Chamber Music Festival, July 1-9.
GALWAY: Galway Film Fleadh, international film festival, July 5-10.
DUBLIN: City Spectacular, free street festival, Merrion Square, July 8-10.
KILLARNEY: Ireland Folksfest, July 8-10.
CARRICK: Water Music Festival, July 13-17.
CORK: City Spectacular, free street festival, Fitzgerald Park, July 16-17.
BANTRY: West Cork Literary Festival, July 17-23.
DUBLIN: Dublin Horse Show, July 20-24.
BRAY: Bray Air Display, July 23-24.
DUBLIN: Dublin International Piano Festival, July 23-31.
DUNGLOE: Mary from Dungloe International Festival, July 23-Aug.1.
WATERFORD: Spraoi International Street Arts Festival, July 29-31.
DUBLIN: Dublin Live Music Trail, free live performances, July 31-Aug. 1.
Italy RIMINI: Tattoo Convention, 105 Stadium, through June 26.
SPOLETO: Festival of Two Worlds, opera, dance, music and theater, through July 10.
AMALFI: Festa di Sant’Andrea, celebrates city’s patron saint, June 27.
TRIESTE: Triskell, international festival of Celtic music and culture, Boschetto del Ferdanandeo, through July 3.
VERONA: Verona Opera Festival, this year’s performances include Aida, Carmen, La Traviata, Turandot and Il Trovatore, through Aug. 25.
ISCHIA: Ischia Film Festival, June 25-July 2.
ROME: Chamber Music Festival, Palazzo Barbarini, June 26-30.
RIMINI: La Notte Rossa, cultural happenings along the coast, July 1.
SIENA: Palio, horse race, July 2 and Aug. 16.
COURMAYEUR: Celtica, international festival of Celtic culture, July 7-10.
PERUGIA: Umbria Jazz, July 8-17.
CERTALDO: Mercantia, international street performer festival, July 13-17.
ROME: Fantafestival, showings of science fiction, horror and thrillers, Cinema Trevi, July 13-17.
COLMURANO: Artistrada Buskers Festival, July 14-17.
VENICE: Festival of the Redeemer, July 16.
CANEVA: Medieval Days, market and street entertainment, July 16-17.
Latvia RIGA: Rigas Ritmi Festival, impro, jazz and world music festival, June 29-July 2.
RIGA: Early Music Festival, highlights Baroque music, July 7-9.
SALACGRIVA: Positivus Festival, largest rock festival in Baltics, July 15-17.
Liechtenstein ESCHEN: LiGiTa, Liechtenstein Guitar Days, July 2-9.
Lithuania NIDA: International Folk Music Festival, through June 26.
Luxembourg ESCH-SUR-SURE: Night of Legends, music and entertainers at the castle, June 25.
ETTELBRUCK: Agricultural fair, July 1-3.
BETTEMBOURG: Night of Marvels, professional street artists perform, July 2.
DIFFERDANGE: Blues Differdange, free open air blues festival, July 9.
ROESER: Rock Afield, rock and pop music festival, July 9-10.
CITY: Festival World Meyouzik, free concerts, July 16.
CONTERN: International Comic Strip Festival, July 16-17.
CITY: Festival Rock am Knuedler, free concerts, July 17.
CITY: Blues’n Jazz Rallye, free open air music festival, Clausen, July 23.
VIANDEN: Medieval Festival, Castle, July 30-Aug. 7.
Malta FLORIANA: Isle of MTV Malta, free concerts, June 28.
VALLETTA: Malta International Arts Festival, July 8-18.
VALLETTA: Malta Jazz Festival, July 21-23.
Monaco MONTE-CARLO: Feast of St. John, June 24.
MONTE-CARLO: International Fireworks Festival, fireworks competition, July 25 and 30, Aug. 6 and 13.
Netherlands AMSTERDAM: Holland Festival, international performance arts festival, through June 26.
AMSTERDAM: World Press Photo Exhibition, Nieuwe Kerk, through July 10.
THE HAGUE: Parkpop, free pop music fest, June 26.
AMSTERDAM: Roots Festival, June 30-July 3.
AMSTERDAM: Julidans, international contemporary dance festival, June 30-July 10.
MAASTRICHT: Dancetour, free dance fest with DJs travels to cities throughout country, July 3.
AMSTERDAM: Over Het IJ, festival of theatre, DJ music and food, Amsterdam Noord, July 8-10.
ROTTERDAM: North Sea Jazz, July 8-10.
NIJMEGEN: International Four Days Marches, international walking event, July 19-22.
LICHTENVOORDE: Zwarte Cross Festival, music, motocross, stunts and camping weekend, July 21-24.
MAASTRICHT: Kadefeesten, festival with local artists on the banks of the Meuse, July 22-24.
Norway OSLO: Over Oslo, music festival, through June 25.
HALDEN: Food and Harbor Festival, through June 26.
KRISTIANSUND: The Tahiti Festival, music fest, through June 26.
OSLO: Picnic in the Park, music fest, through June 26.
VOSS: Ekstremsportveko, sports and music festival, June 26-July 3.
KONGSBERG: Kongsberg Jazz Festival, July 6-9.
FORDE: Foerde Festival, traditional and world music festival, July 6-10.
KAFJORD: Riddu Riddu, international indigenous festival, July 13-17.
MOLDE: Moldejazz, international Jazz Festival, July 18-23.
STAVANGER: Gladmat Festival, Scandinavia’s largest food festival, July 20-23.
Poland KRAKOW: Jewish Culture Festival, June 25-July 3.
GDYNIA: Open’er Festival, rock festival, June 29-July 2.
WARSAW: Warsaw Summer Jazz Days, July 7-10.
Portugal ERICEIRA: Sumol Summer Fest, music fest, through June 25.
LOULE: Festival Med, world music and art festival, June 30-July 2.
S. MIGUEL, AZORES: Red Bull Cliff Diving, July 9.
LISBON: Super Bock Super Rock Festival, July 14-16.
VILA NOVA DE GAIA: Mares Vives, music festival, July 14-16.
LISBON: Tall Ships in Port, July 22-25.
SINES: FFM Sines, world music festival, July 22-30.
Romania SATU MARE: Street Music Festival, July 1-3.
SIBIU: Artmania Music Festival, heavy metal fest, July 29-30.
Scotland GLASGOW: Glasgow Real Ale Festival, Briggait, through June 25.
EDINBURGH: Royal Highland Show, agricultural fair, Royal Highland Centre Ingliston, through June 26.
EDINBURGH: Edinburgh International Film Festival, through June 26.
GLASGOW: Glasgow International Jazz Festival, through June 27, June 30 and July 3.
EDINBURGH: Edinburgh International Magic Festival, July 1-8.
ARRAN: Arran Malt & Music Festival, July 2.
OUTER HEBRIDES: HebCelt, Celtic music festival, various venues around islands, July 13-16.
EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, July 15-24.
INVERNESS: Inverness Highland Games, July 16.
TIREE: Tiree Music Festival, July 15-17.
PERTH: Rewind Scotland: The 80s Festival, Big Country, Rick Astley, Leo Sayer perform, Scone Palace, July 22-24.
GLASGOW: Merchant City Festival, street art, fashion, music and more, July 30-Aug. 7.
Serbia NOVI SAD: Exit Festival, music fest, July 7-10.
Slovenia MARIBOR: Festival Lent, international multi-cultural festival, through July 2.
PIRAN: International Mediterranean Folklore Festival, Tartini Square, July 6-10.
BLED: Bled Days, crafts market and concerts, July 22-24.
TOLMIN: Metal Days, hard rock festival, July 24-30.
BLED: Festival Okarina, highlights ethnic music, July 26-Aug. 7.
Spain MADRID: Mulafest, urban festival with music, street foods, sport, through June 26.
MADRID: Suma Flamenca, flamenco festival, through July 3.
HARO: Battle of the Wine, June 29.
VALENCIA: Tattoo Convention, Hotel Olympia, July 1-3.
CORDOBA: Guitar Festival, July 1-16.
MADRID: Pride Parade, July 2.
TORTOSA: Tortosa Jazz Festival, July 4-9.
PAMPLONA: Fiestas de San Fermin, July 6-14.
BILBAO: BBK Live, rock music festival, July 7-9.
LEKEITIO: International Street Theater Festival, July 9-10.
A CORUNA: Ortigueira International Celtic Music Festival, July 14-17.
BENICASSIM: FIB Benicassim International Festival, July 14-17.
TORREMOLINOS: Los Alamos Beach Festival, July 14-16.
BARCELONA: Barcelona Beach Festival, July 16.
SAN SEBASTIAN: Jazzaldia, International Jazz Festival, July 20-25.
TORTOSA: Renaissance Festival, July 21-24.
VILLAJOYOSA: Moors and Christian Festival, July 24-31.
XABIA: Human Chess Game, July 25.
Sweden GOTHENBURG: Goteborg Blues Festival, Slottsskogen, July 1-2.
FALSTERBO: Horse Show, July 2-10.
SILJAN: Music at Lake Siljan, features folk and traditional genres, July 2-10.
KARLSHAMN: Karlshamn Baltic Festival, July 20-23.
STOCKHOLM: Pride Parade, July 30.
Switzerland LUCERNE: Old Town Festival, through June 25.
INTERLAKEN: Trucker & Country Festival, through June 26.
RAPPERSWIL-JONA: blues ‘n’ jazz, jazz festival, through June 26.
GRUYERES: St-Jean Festival at the Gruyeres Castle, medieval festival, June 25-26.
SAAS-FEE: Gourmet Trail, hiking and culinary specialties, June 29.
ST. GALLEN: Open Air St. Gallen, rock festival, June 30-July 3.
WEGGIS: Rose Festival, live music and fireworks, July 1-3.
ZURICH: Zuri Fascht, volksfest and street party, July 1-3.
MONTREUX: Montreux Jazz Festival, July 1-16.
ZUG: Lake Festival, July 2.
FRAUENFELD: Open Air Frauenfeld, rock festival, Grosse Allmend, July 7-9.
LUGANO: Estival Jazz Lugano, free open air concerts, July 7-9.
SIERRE: Sierre Blues Festival, July 7-9.
LUGANO: Lugano Buskers Festival, July 13-17.
BERN: Gurten Festival, rock fest, Muse headlines, July 14-17.
GRINDELWALD: Eiger Ultra Trail, July 16-17.
NYON: Paleo Festival, music festival, July 19-24.
BASEL: Basel Tattoo, military marching music, July 21-30.
NENDAZ: Le Valais Drink Pure Festival International, volksfest, July 22-24.
LUCERNE: Blue Balls Festival, music festival, July 22-30.
INTERLAKEN: Gauklerfest, street festival, July 29-31.
Wales LLANWRTYD WELLS: Drovers’ Walks, 10, 15 and 25 mile walks along livestock trails, June 25.
POWYS: Gregynog Festival, highlights Irish classical music, through June 26.
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.
GOWER: Gower Festival, highlights classical music, July 1-16.
HAY-ON-WYE: Summer Food Festival, Memorial Car Park, July 2.
CARDIFF: Tafwyl Fair, celebrates Welsh language and culture, Cardiff Castle, July 2-3.
SWANSEA: Wales National Airshow, July 2-3.
BRECON BEACONS: The Fan Dance, gruelling race across mountaintop, July 2, 3 and 9.
ABERAERON: Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival, July 3.
LLANGOLLEN: International Musical Eistedfodd, cultural festival, July 5-10.
CARDIFF: International Food & Drink Festival, July 8-10.
TENBY: Long Course Weekend, triathlon, July 8-10.
LLANELWEDD: Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, July 18-21.
EBBW VALE: Steelhouse Festival, international classic rock fest, July 23-24.
CAERPHILLY: The Big Cheese Festival, street festival, July 29-31.