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AUSTRIA

KLAGENFURT: Old Town Magic Festival, through Aug. 9.

VIENNA: Impulstanz, international dance festival, through Aug. 17.

VIENNA: Afrika Tage, African culture fest, Donauinsel, through Aug. 17.

MÖRBISCH: Seefestspiele, operetta performances, through Aug. 23.

SEEBODEN: Knights Games, Burg Sommeregg, through Aug. 24.

BREGENZ: Festspiele, opera on Lake Constance, through Aug. 25.

SALZBURG: Festspiele, through Aug. 31.

ST. MARGARETHEN: Opernfestspiele, “Aida” performed in a Roman quarry, Aug. 9, 14, 15, 16 and 17.

INNSBRUCK: Festival of Early Music, Aug. 12-31.

ST. PÖLTEN: Frequency Fest, rock and pop fest, Aug. 13-16.

GRAFENEGG: Musicfestival Grafenegg, classical music festival, Aug. 14-Sept. 7.

SALZBURG: International Fine Art Fair, Aug. 15-24.

SEMMERING: Race the Night, 24-hour mountainbike downhill race, Aug. 16-17.

WIESEN: Sunsplash Festival, reggae fest, Aug. 23.

ST. ANTON: Mountain, Men, Adventure Film Festival, Aug. 27-30.

SAALFELDEN: International Jazz Festival, Aug. 28-31.

BREGENZ: Harbor Festival, Aug. 29-31.

BELGIUM

BOUILLON: Medieval Festival, through Aug. 10.

BRUGGE: MAfestival, festival for old music, Concertgebouw, through Aug. 10.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Beach, Quai des Péniches, through Aug. 10.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Summer Festival, concerts, drama and street artists, Place des Palais, through Aug. 17.

BRUSSELS: Royal Palace open to visitors, through Sept. 7.

OSTEND: Belgian Fireworks Championships, Aug. 11, 15 and 18.

BRUSSELS: Floranientime, floral carpet display on market square, Aug. 14-17.

DINANT: Bathtub Regatta, Aug. 15.

ANTWERP: Bollekesfeest, urban festival, Aug. 21-24.

BRUSSELS: Fiesta Latina, South American and Carribean festival, Bois de la Cambre, Aug. 22-24.

ATH: Procession of the Giants, giants re-enact battle of David and Goliath, Aug. 24.

BRUSSELS: Urban BBQ, top chefs create a picnic in Parc de La Woluwe, Aug. 24.

BRUSSELS: Belgian Beer Weekend, Grand Place, Sept. 5-7.

LIÈGE: Dinner in the Sky, Sept. 10-13.

POPERINGE: Beer and Hops Festival, Sept. 19-21.

CROATIA

DUBROVNIK: Summer Festival, classic theater and ballet performances, through Aug. 25.

SPLIT: Days of Diocletian, Aug. 16-19.

KARLOVAC: Days of Beer, Aug. 22-31.

VUKOVAR: Vukovar Film Festival, with films from Danube River area, Aug. 25-30.

CZECH REPUBLIC

PRAGUE: World Yo-Yo Contest, Archa Theater, through Aug. 9.

CESKY KRUMLOV: International Music Festival, through Aug. 16.

TRUTNOV: Open Air Festival, Aug. 14-17.

PRAGUE: Prague Pride March, Aug. 16.

PRAGUE: Letni Letna, circus and theater, Aug. 17-Sept. 2.

PRAGUE: Noir Film Festival, Aug. 21-24.

PRAGUE: Shakuhachi Festival, largest festival of Japanese and contemporary music outside Japan, Aug. 22-26.

CESKY BROD: Rock for People, open air music fest, Aug. 23.

PILSEN: Vivid Street, street theater festival, Aug. 11-17.

PRAGUE: Harley Days Mejdan, biker party, Aug. 29-30.

PRAGUE: International Prague Car Festival, Letnany, Aug. 30-31.

PRAGUE: Foodparade, Sept. 6-7.

DENMARK

ELSINORE: Shakespeare Festival, Hamlet’s Castle, through Aug. 10.

COPENHAGEN: Strom Festival, Enghaveparken, Aug. 11-17.

AALBORG: The Blue Festival, blues and jazz, Aug. 14-17.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Cooking, Aug. 22-31.

COPENHAGEN: KMD Ironman, Aug. 24.

COPENHAGEN, ODENSE AND AALBORG: FotoMarathon, Aug. 23.

ODENSE: International Film Festival, Aug. 25-31.

COPENHAGEN: CPH World Music Festival, Sept. 3-7.

ENGLAND

BRISTOL: International Balloon Fiesta, hot air balloons and aerial displays, through Aug. 10.

LONDON: The Great British Beer Festival, Olympia, Aug. 12-16.

EASTBOURNE: Airbourne, free international air show, Aug. 14-17.

UPMINSTER: One Love, reggae festival, Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Aug. 15-17.

NOTTINGHAM: Food and Drink Festival, Wollaton Park, Aug. 16-17.

PETERBOROUGH: CAMRA Peterborough Beer Festival, Aug. 19-23.

LONDON: Notting Hill Carnival, Aug. 24-25.

OXFORD: The Big Feastival, food festival with Jamie Oliver, Aug. 29-31.

LONDON: London Mela, Gunnersbury Park, Aug. 31.

FINLAND

HELSINKI: Flow Festival, through Aug. 10.

HELSINKI: Helsinki Arts Festival, Aug. 15-31; Night of the Arts, Aug. 21.

SAVONLINNA: Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships, Aug. 23.

OULU: Air Guitar World Championships, Aug. 27-30.

FRANCE

LORIENT: International Celtic Festival, through Aug. 10.

COLMAR: Fair of the wines of the Alsace, through Aug. 17.

MARCIAC: Jazz in Marciac Festival, through Aug. 17.

PARIS: Paris Plages, along Seine between Louvre and Pont de Sully, through Aug. 17.

SELESTAT: Corso Fleuri, flower parade, Aug. 9.

AJACCIO: Napoleonic Days, Aug. 13-15.

DAX: Dax Feria, folk music and bull running, Aug. 13-17.

MARLENHEIM: Mariage de l’Ami Fritz, folklore fest, Aug. 14-15.

PARIS: Rock en Seine, outdoor rock fest, Aug. 22-24.

CAEN: World Equestrian Games, world’s biggest equestrian event, Aug. 23-Sept. 7.

METZ: Marche aux Puces, flea market, Aug. 23 and Sept. 13.

PERPIGNAN: Visa pour l’Image, international festival of photojournalism, Aug. 30-Sept. 14.

EGUISHEIM: Wine festival, Alsace’s biggest, Aug. 30-31.

GERMANY

STUTTGART-ROTENBERG: Tour de Vin “Weinmeile,” culinary walking and wine, through Aug. 9.

MUNICH: Open Air Theatre in the English Garden, this year’s production is “A Midsummer Night’s Dream,”through Aug. 10.

STUTTGART: Sommer Fest, through Aug. 10.

ESSLINGEN: Esslinger Zwiebelfest, through Aug. 11.

BAMBERG: Tucher Jazz and Blues Festival, through Aug. 17.

BERLIN: German-American Volksfest, through Aug. 17.

FURTH IM WALD: Spearing the Dragon, historical parade and spectacle, through Aug. 17.

SCHWÄBISCH GMÜND: Landesgartenschau, garden show, through Oct. 12.

FRANKFURT: Apple Wine Fest, Rossmarkt, through Aug. 17.

WIESBADEN: Rheingau Wine Weeks, wine festival, through Aug. 17.

STRAUBING: Gäuboden Folk Festival, through Aug. 18.

KOBLENZ: Rhine in Flames, Aug. 9.

NUREMBERG: Classic Open Air, free music on Luitpoldhain, Aug. 9.

ÜBERSEE: Chiemsee Reggae Summer, music fest, Aug. 13-17.

COLOGNE: gamescom, world’s largest trade fair for interactive games and entertainment, Aug. 14-17.

HAMBURG: Dockville, festival of art and music, Aug. 15-17.

TRIER: ADAC Rallye Deutschland, racing event, Aug. 21-24.

BAMBERG: Sandkerwa, Aug. 21-25.

STUTTGART: Wine Village, Aug. 27-Sept. 7.

BAD EMS: Bloemencorso, flower parade, Aug. 31.

HUNGARY

BUDAPEST: Sziget Festival, music and culture fest, Aug. 11-18.

DEBRECEN: Flower parade and carnival week, Aug. 15-20.

BUDAPEST: Festival of Folk Arts, Aug. 16-20.

BUDAPEST: Jewish Summer Festival, Aug. 31-Sept. 7.

BUDAPEST: Busho, short film festival, Sept. 2-7.

IRELAND

DUBLIN: Dublin Horse Show, through Aug. 10.

KILLKENNY: Arts Festival, music, theater, art, literature and more, through Aug. 17.

KILLORGLIN: Puck Fair, country’s oldest traditional fair, Aug. 10-12.

TRALEE: Rose of Tralee International Festival, Aug. 15-19.

BANTRY: Masters of Tradition, traditional music fest, Aug. 20-24.

DOOLIN: Craft Beer Festival, Aug. 22-24.

LISDOONVARNA: Matchmaking Festival, Aug. 29-Oct. 5.

KINSALE: Kinsale Arts Festival, Sept. 19-28.

ITALY

MARINA DI PIETRASANTA: La Versiliana Festival, drama and theater, through Aug. 22.

FLORENCE: Feast of St. Lorenzo, Aug. 10.

MASSA MARITTIMA: Balestro del Girifalco, crossbow competition, Aug. 14.

SASSARI: La Festa dei Candelieri, medieval fest, Aug. 14.

ROME: Gran Ballo di Ferragosto, Aug. 15.

SIENA: Palio, Aug. 16.

SLUDERNO: Medieval games of Alto Adige, Aug. 22-24.

FERRARA: Street Busker Festival, Aug. 22-31.

VENICE: Venice International Film Festival, Aug. 27-Sept. 6.

LUXEMBOURG

ECHTERNACH: E-Lake Festival, free entry fest of electronic music by lake, through Aug. 10.

CITY: Streeta(rt)nimation, street artists, Aug. 9-10.

CITY: Scheuberfouer, volksfest, Aug. 22-Sept. 10.

NETHERLANDS

BIDDINGHAUZEN: Lowlands, music, rock, cinema and theater festival, Aug. 15-17.

SCHEVENINGEN: International Fireworks Festival, Aug. 15-23.

GRONINGEN: Noorderzon, performing arts festival, Aug. 21-31.

AMSTERDAM: Grachtenfestival, classical music festival, Aug. 15-24.

AMSTERDAM: Mysteryland, electronic music, culture and arts festival, Aug. 23.

MAASTRICHT: ’t Preuvenemint, culinary fest, Aug. 28-31.

IJMUIDEN: Harbour Festival, Aug. 30.

PORTUGAL

ZAMBUJEIRA DO MAR: Sudoeste Festival, music and parties, through Aug. 10.

SILVES: Medieval fair, through Aug. 17.

ESTORIL: craft fair, through Aug. 31.

PERA: FIESA, International Sand Sculptures Festival, this year’s theme is musicians, through Oct. 25.

VISEU: Feira de Sao Mateus, Aug. 14-Sept. 21.

CASTRO MARIM: Medieval Days, Aug. 28-31.

SCOTLAND

EDINBURGH: Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, through Aug. 23.

EDINBURGH: West End Fair, contemporary open air art, craft and design far, corner of Princes Street and Lothian Road, through Aug. 24.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Festival Fringe, through Aug. 25.

BRAEMAR: Highland Gathering, Sept. 6.

PITLOCHRY: Highland Games,Sept. 13.

SPAIN

PARRES: International descent of the Sella River, Aug. 9.

SANLUCAR DE BARRAMEDA: Horse races on the beach, through Aug. 9 and 21-23.

SAN SEBASTIAN: Semana Grande, Aug. 9-16.

ELCHE: Misterio del Elche Religious Theater, Aug. 11-15.

BARCELONA: Festa Major de Gracia, Aug. 15-21.

BENACASSIM: Rototom Sun Splash, Aug. 16-23.

BUNOL: La Tomatina, tomato food fight, Aug. 27.

SWITZERLAND

BERN: Buskers Bern, street music festival, through Aug. 9.

ZERMATT: Swiss Food Festival, through Aug. 10.

GENEVA: Geneva Festival, volksfest and concerts, through Aug. 11.

LOCARNO: Festival del Film Locarno, through Aug. 16.

PONTRESINA: Swiss Mountain Film Festival, Aug. 11-17.

ST. GALLEN: St. Galler Fest, live music and shows, Aug. 15-16.

GRANDSON: Medieval Days, castle, Aug. 16-17.

ZERMATT: Matterhorn Ultraks, trail race up the mountain, Aug. 22-23.

WALES

BRECON: Brecon Jazz, through Aug. 10.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Red Kite Bash and Summer Cider Cycle, through Aug. 10.

CRICKHO WELL: Green Man Festival, music and nature, Aug. 14-17.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Mountain Bike Bogsnorkelling, Aug. 23.

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