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Summer is here, and events throughout Europe are hot! Here is a sampling of events on the docket for July 8 and beyond. Please verify details with tourist authorities or event organizers before setting out.

Austria SALZBURG: Electric Love, electronic music festival, Salzburgring, through July 9.

BAD GOISERN: Salzkammergut Trophy, mountain bike competition, through July 10.

INNSBRUCK: Tanzsommer Innsbruck, through July 10.

LITSCHAU: Schrammel Klang Festival, celebrates world music, through July 10.

VIENNA: Jazz Fest, through July 11.

GRAZ: Styriarte, festival of early music, through July 24.

ERL: Tyrolean Festspiele, opera and chamber music, through July 31.

ST. MARGARETHEN: Opera Festival St. Margarethen, open-air opera performances of “The Elixir of Love” July 13-15, 20-22; 27-29; Aug. 3-5; 10-12; 17-19.

MORBISCH: Seefest Spiele, this year’s production is “Viktoria and her Hussar,” through Aug. 20.

ST. MARGARETHEN: Passion Play, through Aug. 21.

SCHLADMING: Mid Europe, wind music festival, July 12-17.

HOHENEMS: Schubertiade, celebrates music of Schubert, 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.

GROSSGLOCKNER: Grossglockner Berglauf, 12.67 km foot race up mountain, July 17.

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 apricot-like fruit, July 21-24.

SALZBURG: Salzburg Festival, opera, concerts and theatre, July 22-Aug. 31.

VIENNA: Holi Festival of Colors, Donauinsel, July 23.

ZELL AM SEE: NostalRad, cycling on vintage bikes, July 23.

VIENNA: Popfest Wien, July 28-31.

STEYR: Musikfestival Steyr, open air musical performances, July 28-Aug. 13.

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.

LECH: Lech Classic Festival, celebrates classical music, Aug. 2-6.

SEEBODEN: Medieval market and jousting tournaments at Sommeregg Castle, Aug. 2-21.

ISCHGL: Ischgl Ironbike, Aug. 3-6.

KLAGENFURT: Old Town Magic Festival, Aug. 12-13.

Belgium ANTWERP: Tall Ships in port, through July 10.

BREE: Afro Latino Festival, music fest, Festival Park Berkenbroek, through July 10.

BRUGGE: Cactus Festival, world music fest, Minnewater Park, through July 10.

LIEGE: Les Ardentes, music fest, through July 10.

NAMUR: Namur Beer Festival, Place Grognon, through July 10.

GHENT: Ghent Jazz Festival, through July 10 and 14-16.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Beach, Quai des Peniches, through Aug. 7.

OSTEND: Sand Sculpture Festival, this year’s theme is legends in music, film and sport, through Sept. 4.

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, 25, Aug. 1, 8 and 16.

DOUR: The Dour Festival, all genres of music featured, July 13-17.

CHIMAY: Classic Bikes Chimay, includes concerts and parade of motorcycles, July 15-17.

CINEY: Ciney Antiques Fair, Expo, July 15-17.

PEER: Blues Peer, blues and soul festival, July 15-17.

GHENT: Ghent Festivities, free concerts and entertainment, July 15-24.

BRUSSELS: Foire de Midi, fun fair, Porte de Halle, July 16-Aug. 21.

BRUGGES: Triple Days, festival on market square, July 19-21.

SPA: Francofolies, shows by French speaking singers, July 19-23.

BRUSSELS: Iron Brussels Beer Marathon, challenges for two-person teams, July 20.

COUNTRYWIDE: Belgian National Day, July 21.

BOOM: Tomorrowland, fantasy and electronic music festival, July 22-24.

LIBRAMONT: Agricultural Fair, July 22-25.

BRUSSELS: Royal Palace accessible to visitors, July 22-Sept. 4.

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.

LIEGE: Micro Festival, music festival, Place des Deportes, Aug. 5-6.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Summer Festival, eclectic music fest, Aug. 5-14.

ANTWERP: Museum Night, Aug. 6.

BRUSSELS: Planting of the Meyboom, folklore event, Aug. 9.

BORNEM: Dodentocht, 100 km overnight walking challenge, Aug. 12-13.

BRUSSELS: Floral Carpet, Aug. 12-15.

ANTWERP: Antwerp Pride Parade, Aug. 13.

DINANT: Bathtub Regatta, Aug. 15.

Croatia ZAGREB: Fantastic Zagreb Film Festival, highlights sci-fi and horror, through July 9.

TISNO: Electric Elephant, electronic music festival, through July 11.

PULA: Pula Film Festival, through July 16.

PAG: Fresh Island Festival, music festival on Zrce Beach, July 12-14.

SPLIT: Ultra Europe, electronic music festival, July 15-17.

ZAGREB: Courtyard festival, open doors in city’s private gardens, July 15-24.

ZAGREB: International Folklore Festival, July 20-24.

RAB: Rabska Fjera, medieval festival, July 25-27.

MOTOVUN: Motovun Film Festival, July 26-30.

Czech Republic KARLOVY VARY: International Film Festival, through July 9.

PRAGUE: Prague Proms, classical music concerts, through July 20.

PRAGUE: Behind the Door, street festival, Prague Exhibition Grounds Holesovice, July 11-14.

OSTRAVA: Colours of Ostrava, multi-genre music fest, July 14-17.

PILSEN: Bohemia Jazz Fest, free performances on Old Town Square, July 18.

PLUMLOV: Celtic Night, international music festival, July 22-23.

VELCA NAD VELICKOU: Hornace slavnosti, folkloric celebration, July 22-24.

PRAGUE: Folklore Days, folk dance ensembles and choirs, July 28-31.

PRAGUE: Advik, festival of Japanese culture, Modra Scola, July 28-31.

BRNO: International Guitar Festival, Aug. 7-13.

PRAGUE: Prague Pride March, Aug. 13.

Denmark COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Jazz Festival, through July 10.

SOENDERBORG: Tilting at the Ring, competitions on horseback and festival, through July 11.

JELS: Viking Plays, open air performances, through July 17.

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.

KONGENS NYTORV: Copenhagen Summer Festival, classical chamber music by young talents, Charlottenborg Festsaal, July 31-Aug. 11.

ELSINORE: Shakespeare Festival at Hamlet’s Castle, Aug. 1-21.

COPENHAGEN: Stroem Festival, electronic music fest, Aug. 6-13.

England BATH: Nass Festival, action, sports and music fest, through July 10.

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

KEMPSFORD: The Royal International Air Tattoo, world’s largest military airshow, RAF Fairford, through July 10.

LONDON: Foodies Festival, Blackheath Common, through July 10.

LONDON: Wireless Festival, hip-hop, R&B and dance music fest, Finsbury Park, through July 10.

ULVERSTON: A l’Ancienne, vintage cycling event and festival, through July 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.

KNUTSFORD: Foodies Festival, Tatton Park, July 15-17.

LONDON: City Showcase Market, Victoria Embankment Gardens, July 15-17.

LONDON: Hyper Japan, O2 Arena, Japanese culture fest, 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.

KNUTSFORD: RHS Flower Show, Tatton Park, July 20-24.

HUNTINGDON: The Secret Garden Party, family festival, July 21-24.

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.

LONDON: Summer opening of The State Rooms of Buckingham Palace, July 23-Oct. 2.

NANTWICH: The Nantwich Show, agricultural show and world’s largest cheese show, July 27.

CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall, July 28-31.

MALMESBURY: WOMAD Festival, World of Music, Arts and Dance fest, Charlton Park, July 28-31.

BIRMINGHAM: Birmingham Caribbean Festival, July 29-31.

LONDON: London Film and Comic Con, Olympia, July 29-31.

LONDON: RideLondon, cycling festival, July 30-31.

MANCHESTER: Manchester Mega Mela, festival of South Asian culture, July 30-31.

ST ANNES: St Annes Kite Festival, July 30-31.

STOCKTON-ON-TEES: Stockton International Riverside Festival, Aug. 4-7.

LONDON: London Triathlon, Aug. 6-7.

LONDON: The Great British Beer Festival, Olympia, Aug. 9-13.

Estonia TALLINN: Ollesummer, music fest, Tallinn Song Festival Grounds, through July 9.

TALLINN: Medieval Days, Town Hall Square, through July 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 DALSBRUK: Baltic Jazz Festival, through July 10.

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

HYRYNSALMI: Swamp Soccer World Championships, July 15-16.

TAMPERE: Finnish Harley Weekend, July 22-24.

HEUREKA: Kaljakellunta, beer floating, crowds gather to float on river and drink beer, Science Center, July 30.

HELSINKI: Flow Festival, Aug. 12-14.

France NEUVE-EGLISE: Decibulles, music fest, through July 10.

PARIS: Days Off, music festival, Philharmonie de Paris, through July 10.

COLMAR: Colmar International Festival, features trumpet, bass and wind instruments, through July 14.

COUNTRYWIDE: Tour de France, through July 24.

PARIS: Paris Jazz Festival, through July 31.

MOIRAINS EN MONTAGNE: Ideklik, festival geared towards ages 3-13, July 10-13.

PARIS: Quartier d’ete, summer festival, free shows and street theatre, July 10-Aug. 20.

LA ROCHELLE: Francofolies, French chanson and contemporary music, July 13-17.

COUNTRYWIDE: Bastille Day, fireworks and parades, July 14.

MULHOUSE: Scenes de Rue, street festival, July 14-17.

JUAN-LES-PINS: Jazz a Juan, international jazz festival, July 14-24.

SEEBACH: Streisselhochzeit, traditional wedding ceremony, July 15-17.

NICE: Nice Jazz Festival, July 16-20.

PARIS: Paris Plages, beach resort atmosphere along the Seine, July 18-Aug. 21.

BAYONNE: Fetes de Bayonne, July 30-31.

BERGHEIM: Gewurztraminer Festival, July 30-31.

COLMAR: Alsace Wine Fair, Aug. 5-15.

Germany BERLIN: Gelato Festival, Arena Berlin Freiflaeche, through July 10.

FUERTH: Fuerth Festival, free concerts and street entertainment, through July 10.

REGENSBURG: Bayerisches Jazzweekend, free concerts, through July 10.

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

ANGELBACHTAL: International Highland Games, Scottish style festival, Schlosspark, through July 10.

COBURG: International Samba Festival, through July 10.

FRIEDRICHSHAFEN: Tattoo Convention Bodensee, Uferpromenade, through July 10.

MAINZ: Bierborse, Rhine River embankment near Rathaus, through July 10.

SAARBRUECKEN: Altstadtfest, music and street festival, through July 10.

STUTTGART-HESLACH: Africa Festival, Erwin-Schoettle-Platz, through July 10.

BITBURG: Bitburg Dances and Celebrates, European Folklore Festival, through July 11.

TRABEN-TRARBACH: Moselwein Festival, wine fest, through July 11.

WIESBADEN: Schierstein Harbor Fest, through July 11.

SPEYER: Brezelfest, volksfest, through July 12.

AACHEN: CHIO, World Equestrian Festival, through July 17.

NUREMBERG: Wine Fest, through July 17.

STUTTGART: Hamburger Fish Market, Karlsplatz, through July 17.

WUERZBURG: Kiliani Volksfest, through July 17.

MUNICH: Tollwood Festival, through July 24.

SCHWEINFURT: Honky Tonk Festival, July 9.

FRANKFURT: Schweizer Strassenfest, street festival, July 9-10.

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

HANOVER: Kleines Festival im Grossen Garten, July 13-17, 19-24 and 27-31.

KAUFBEUREN: Taenzelfest, children’s historical festival, July 14-25.

HAMBURG: Schlager Move, 70’s style party, July 15-16.

BAMBERG: Bamberg Zaubert, street festival, July 15-17.

BAYREUTH: African-Caribbean Festival, inner city, July 15-17.

GREMMIN: Melt! Festival, lakeside music fest, Ferropolis, July 15-17.

MUNICH: Klassic am Odeonsplatz, open air performances by the Munich Philharmonic, July 15-17.

DINKELSBUEHL: Kinderzeche, children’s historical festival, July 15-20.

DUESSELDORF: Schuetzen und Heimatfest, giant volksfest and fun fair, July 15-24.

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.

HAMBURG: HamburgWasser World Triathlon, world’s biggest tri, July 16-17.

MARKTREDWITZ: Altstadtfest, street festival, July 16-17.

ULM: Ulm Schwoerwochenende, July 16-18.

MUNICH: Kocherlball, folk dancing by Chinese Tower, July 17.

STUTTGART: Indian Film Festival, July 20-24.

HEIDELBERG: Old Timer Rally, antique cars on the market place, 2:30 p.m., July 22.

BONN: Bierborse, beer festival, Rheinaue, July 22-24.

KARLSRUHE: Das Fest, open air concert, Guenther-Klotz-Anlage, July 22-24.

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.

MUNICH: Fotomarathon, July 23.

WEINHEIM: Highland games and Middle Ages market, Bonhoeferschule, 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.

TRIPPSTADT: Schlosspark Festival, music and festival of lights, July 29-30.

BAD KISSINGEN: Rakoczy Festival, historical festival, July 29-31.

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.

STUTTGART: Christopher Street Day Parade, July 30.

KULMBACH: Beer Week, July 30-Aug. 7.

MUNICH: Auer Dult, flea market and volksfest, Mariahilfplatz, July 30-Aug. 7.

HEIDELBERG: Heidelbergman Triathlon, July 31.

MUNICH: Opera for All, free performances on Marstallplatz, July 31.

STUTTGART: Summer Festival, Aug. 4-7.

BERLIN: International Beer Festival, Beer Mile at Karl-Marx-Allee, Aug. 5-7.

BREMEN: International Festival Maritim, celebrates shanty music, Aug. 5-7.

FRANKFURT: Street Food Festival, Hauptwache, Aug. 5-7.

FRANKFURT: Mainfest, volksfest, Aug. 5-8.

ESSLINGEN: Esslinger Zwiebelfest, volksfest, Aug. 5-15.

FURTH: Slaying the Dragon, Aug. 5-21.

FREISEN: Middle Ages market, Naturwildpark, Aug. 6-7.

TAUBERBISCHOFSHEIM: Liebliches Taubertal auto free Sunday, Aug. 7.

KONSTANZ: Summer Nights, music and culinary treats in the Stadtgarten, Aug. 10-13.

ROSTOCK: Hanse Sail, maritime festival, Aug. 11-14.

ROTHENBURG O.D. TAUBER: Taubertal Festival, music fest, Aug. 11-14.

MUNICH: Open Air Theatre in the English Garden, free admission, “As You Like It” is this year’s production, Aug. 11-14 and 18-21.

BERLIN: Tattoo Convention, Arena Berlin, Aug. 12-14.

KOBLENZ: Rhine in Flames, Aug 13.

Greece CHANIA: Cretan International Tattoo Gathering, July 15-17.

MALAKASA: Rockwave Festival, July 19.

Hungary ZAMARDI: Balaton Sound, music festival with beach party atmosphere, through July 10.

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

BUDAPEST: Sziget Festival, music festival, Aug. 10-16.

Ireland BANTRY: West Cork Chamber Music Festival, through July 9.

DUBLIN: City Spectacular, free street festival, Merrion Square, through July 10.

GALWAY: Galway Film Fleadh, international film festival, through July 10.

KILLARNEY: Ireland Folksfest, through July 10.

GALWAY: Arts Festival, July 11-24.

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.

ROSTREVOR: Fiddler’s Green Festival, highlights folk music, July 24-31.

WATERFORD: Spraoi International Street Arts Festival, July 29-31.

DUBLIN: Dublin Live Music Trail, free live performances, July 31-Aug. 1.

KILLORGLIN: Puck Fair, traditional fair, Aug. 10-12.

DUBLIN: Dublin International Tattoo Convention, convention centre, Aug. 13-14.

SLIGO: Fleadh, celebrates traditional Irish music, Aug. 14-22.

Italy COURMAYEUR: Celtica, international festival of Celtic culture, through July 10.

SPOLETO: Festival of Two Worlds, opera, dance, music and theater, through July 10.

PALERMO: Festa da Santa Rosalia, through July 15.

PERUGIA: Umbria Jazz, through July 17.

VERONA: Verona Opera Festival, this year’s performances include Aida, Carmen, La Traviata, Turandot and Il Trovatore, through Aug. 25.

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.

VINCI: Fest of the Unicorn, magic and cosplay events, July 23-24.

TRAPANI: Stragusto, Mediterranean street food festival, July 27-31.

SALERNO: Mojoca Street Artists Festival, Moio della Civitella, Aug. 4-7.

SIENA: Palio, horse race, Aug. 16.

Latvia RIGA: Early Music Festival, highlights Baroque music, through July 9.

SALACGRIVA: Positivus Festival, largest rock festival in Baltics, July 15-17.

RIGA: World Jazz Festival, July 28-29.

Liechtenstein ESCHEN: LiGiTa, Liechtenstein Guitar Days, through July 9.

VADUZ: LLB Sommer im Hof, open air concerts, through July 9 and 14-16.

Lithuania KLAIPEDA: The Sea Festival and Baltic Tall Ships Regatta, July 29-31.

Luxembourg 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.

CITY: Streeta(rt)animation, street artists perform, Aug. 13-14.

Malta VALLETTA: Malta International Arts Festival, through July 18.

VALLETTA: Malta Jazz Festival, July 21-23.

Monaco MONTE-CARLO: International Fireworks Festival, fireworks competition, July 25 and 30, Aug. 6 and 13.

Netherlands AMSTERDAM: European Athletics Championships, Olympic Stadium, through July 10.

AMSTERDAM: Julidans, international contemporary dance festival, through July 10.

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

AMSTERDAM: Over Het IJ, festival of theatre, DJ music and food, Amsterdam Noord, through July 10.

ROTTERDAM: North Sea Jazz, through July 10.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam International Fashion Week, through July 11.

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.

TILBURG: Kermis, fun fair is largest in Benelux, July 22-31.

ROTTERDAM: Rotterdam Unlimited, art and culture festival celebrates cultural diversity, July 26-30.

AMSTERDAM: Milkshake Festival, various styles of music on several stages, Westerpark, July 30-31.

AMSTERDAM: Pluk de Nacht, free open air film festival screens mostly unreleased films, Stenen Hoofd, Aug. 3-13.

AMSTERDAM: Dekmantel Festival, electronic music festival, Amsterdamse Bos, Aug. 4-7.

HAARLEM: Haarlem Culinair, culinary festival, Grote markt, Aug. 4-7.

NAALDWIJK: Westland Floating Parade, parade of boats decorated with flowers, Aug. 5-7.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Pride Boat Parade, Aug. 6.

SCHEVENINGEN: International Fireworks Festival, Aug. 12-13 and 19-20.

AMSTERDAM: Appelsap Fresh Music Festival, hip hop and electro music, Flevopark, Aug. 13.

SPAARNWOUDE: Dance Valley, outdoor music and dance fest in Velsen Valley, Aug. 13.

AMSTERDAM: Canal Festival, Aug. 13-21; Prinsengracht classical music concert Aug. 20.

Norway KONGSBERG: Kongsberg Jazz Festival, through July 9.

FORDE: Foerde Festival, traditional and world music festival, through July 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.

TRONDHEIM: St. Olav Festival, celebrates Norwegian culture, Aug. 4-6.

RISOER: Wooden Boat Festival, maritime fest, Aug. 4-6.

NOTODDEN: Notodden Blues Festival, Aug. 4-7.

OSLO: Oeya Festival, pop and rock music fest, Toeyenparken, Aug. 9-13.

Poland KRAKOW: Crossroads Festival, through July 9.

WARSAW: Warsaw Summer Jazz Days, through July 10.

GDYNIA: Gdynia Sailing Days, regattas and on-shore festivities, through July 17.

KOSTRZYN NAD ODRA: Woodstock Festival, free open air music fest, July 14-16.

KATOWICE: Off Festival, music fest, Aug. 5-7.

KETRZYN: Mazury Air Show, Aug. 6-7.

Portugal PERA: International Sand Sculptures Festival, through Oct. 30.

S. MIGUEL, AZORES: Red Bull Cliff Diving, July 9.

OEIRAS: Cooljazz, jazz festival, various dates between July 12 and 27.

LISBON: Super Bock Super Rock Festival, July 14-16.

VILA NOVA DE GAIA: Mares Vives, music festival, July 14-16.

OBIDOS: Medieval market, July 14-Aug. 7.

COIMBRA: Coimbra Art Festival, July 17-31.

LISBON: Tall Ships in Port, July 22-25.

SINES: FFM Sines, world music festival, July 22-30.

AVEIRO: Ilhavo Sea Festival and Tall Ships Races, Aug. 5-8.

CASTELO BRANCO: Boom Festival, Idanha-a-Nova-Lake, Aug. 11-18.

SILVES: Medieval festival, Aug. 12-21.

Romania SIBIU: Artmania Music Festival, heavy metal fest, July 29-30.

Scotland OUTER HEBRIDES: HebCelt, Celtic music festival, various venues around islands, July 13-16.

TIREE: Tiree Music Festival, July 15-17.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, July 15-24.

INVERNESS: Inverness Highland Games, July 16.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh International Fashion Festival, July 21-24.

PERTH: Rewind Scotland: The 80s Festival, Big Country, Rick Astley, Leo Sayer perform, Scone Palace, July 22-24.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Food Festival, Assembly George Square Gardens, July 27-31.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Art Festival, July 28-Aug. 28.

BUTE: ButeFest, family friendly island music festival, July 29-31.

PERTH: Southern Fried Festival, celebrates American roots music, July 29-31.

GLASGOW: Merchant City Festival, street art, fashion, music and more, July 30-Aug. 7.

EDINBURGH: Foodies Festival, Inverleith Park, Aug. 5-7.

EDINBURGH: The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Aug. 5-27.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh International Festival, Aug. 5-29.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Festival Fringe, Aug. 5-29.

SERBIA NOVI SAD: Exit Festival, music fest, through July 10.

Slovenia PIRAN: International Mediterranean Folklore Festival, Tartini Square, through July 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 BILBAO: BBK Live, rock music festival, through July 9.

TORTOSA: Tortosa Jazz Festival, through July 9.

PAMPLONA: Fiestas de San Fermin, through July 14.

CORDOBA: Guitar Festival, through July 16.

BARCELONA: Grec Festival, highlights music, dance and theater, through July 31.

LEKEITIO: International Street Theater Festival, July 9-10.

BURGOS: International Folklore Festival, July 12-16.

TORREMOLINOS: Los Alamos Beach Festival, July 14-16.

CASTELLÓN: FIB Benicàssim International Festival, July 14-17.

A CORUNA: Ortigueira International Celtic Music Festival, July 14-17.

BARCELONA: Barcelona Beach Festival, July 16.

SAN FERNANDO: Virgen del Carmen, marine festival, July 16.

SAN SEBASTIÁN: Jazzaldia, International Jazz Festival, July 20-25.

TORTOSA: Renaissance Festival, July 21-24.

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA: Apostle Santiago Festival, main feast days July 24-25.

VILLAJOYOSA: Moors and Christian Festival, July 24-31.

XABIA: Human Chess Game, July 25.

CADIZ: Festival Jazzcadiz, Bahia de Cadiz, July 25-31.

BURRIANA: Arenal Sound, rock festival, Aug. 2-7.

HUELVA: Columbus Festival, Aug. 2-7.

BARCELONA: Circuit Festival, gay and lesbian friendly festival, Aug. 2-14.

CATOIRA: Viking Pilgrimage, historical re-enactment, Aug. 7.

SANLUCAR DE BARRAMEDA: horse races on the beach, Aug. 12-14 and 26-28.

PLAYA DEL INGLES: Dunas Festival, gay lifestyle festival, Aug. 11-16.

ELCHE: Mystery Play of Elche, dramatic religious performance, rehearsals Aug. 11-13 and play Aug. 14-15.

MALAGA: Feria de Malaga, fiesta, Aug. 13-20.

Sweden FALSTERBO: Horse Show, through July 10.

SILJAN: Music at Lake Siljan, features folk and traditional genres, through July 10.

KARLSHAMN: Karlshamn Baltic Festival, July 20-23.

STOCKHOLM: Pride Parade, July 30.

HELSINGBORG: Passage Street Festival, Aug. 1-6.

VISBY: Medieval week on the island of Gotland, Aug. 7-14.

STOCKHOLM: Stockholm Culture Festival, Aug. 16-21.

Switzerland FRAUENFELD: Open Air Frauenfeld, rock festival, Grosse Allmend, through July 9.

LUGANO: Estival Jazz Lugano, free open air concerts, through July 9.

SIERRE: Sierre Blues Festival, through July 9.

MONTREUX: Montreux Jazz Festival, through July 16.

CHUR: Davos Sounds Good, jazz festival, July 11-16.

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, Alpine horn festival and volksfest, July 22-24.

LUCERNE: Blue Balls Festival, music festival, July 22-30.

ZURICH: Ironman Zurich, July 24.

INTERLAKEN: Gauklerfest, street festival, July 29-31.

NEUHAUSEN: fireworks at the Rheinfall waterfall, July 31.

LOCARNO: International Film Festival, Aug. 3-18.

GENEVA: Lake Geneva Festival, volksfest, Aug. 4-14.

ZERMATT: Swiss Food Festival, includes gourmet market along Bahnhofstrasse, Aug. 13.

ZURICH: Street Parade, Aug. 13.

Wales CARDIFF: International Food & Drink Festival, through July 10.

LLANGOLLEN: International Musical Eistedfodd, cultural festival, through July 10.

TENBY: Long Course Weekend, triathlon, through July 10.

GOWER: Gower Festival, highlights classical music, through July 16.

LLANBERIS: International Snowdon Race, gruelling 10 mile endurance race, July 16.

CONWY: Conwy River Festival, sailing festival with on-shore activities, July 17-23.

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.

BRECON: Brecon Jazz, jazz festival with international performers, Aug. 12-14.

BUILTH WELLS: Solarsphere, music and astronomy festival, Aug. 12-15.

CARDIFF: Welsh Pride Parade, Aug. 13.


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