Festivals & events, Sept. 20, 2013, and beyond
VIENNA: Vienna Masters 2013, Global Champions Tour, horse riding and show jumping tournament, through Sept. 22.
SALZBURG: St. Rupert’s Fair, traditional country fair by the cathedral, through Sept. 24.
ERL: Passion Play, Saturdays only, through Oct. 5.
VIENNA: Wiesn Fest, Prater, through Oct. 6.
HINTERTUX: Octoberfestival, celebrates return of livestock from mountain pastures, Sept. 27-28.
GALTÜR: International Alpine Cheese Olympics, Sept. 28.
VIENNA: Night Run, 5-km run and Nordic walking to benefit charity, Oct. 1.
VIENNA: Waves Vienna, music festival and conference, Oct. 3-6.
COUNTRYWIDE: Long Night of the Museums, Oct. 5.
SALZBURG: Jazz & The City, free concerts in city center, Oct. 9-13.
VIENNA: VIENNAFAIR, contemporary art fair, Messe, Oct. 10-13.
SALZBURG: Culture Days, performances and concerts, Oct. 16-27.
BRUSSELS: Champêtre, traditional crafts day, Place des Palais, Sept. 22.
BRUSSELS: Car Free Day, Sept. 22.
BRUSSELS: Festival of Fantastic Beer, tasting beer and unusual program at the Museum of Fantastic Art, Sept. 28-29.
BRUGGE: KookEet, culinary show, ‘t Zand, Sept. 28-30.
BRUSSELS: fotofever, photography art fair, Tour & Taxis, Oct. 4-6.
MOUSCRON: Fete des Hurlus, folk festival on the Grand Place, Oct. 4-10.
BRUSSELS: Nuit Blanche, all-night cultural program, Oct. 5.
BRUSSELS: Brussels Marathon, Oct. 6.
BRUSSELS: Accessible Art Fair, Steigenberger Grandhotel, Oct. 11-13.
MARBEHAN: Brassigaume, international beer festival, Oct. 19-20.
DUBROVNIK: Wine and Jazz Festival, Sept. 26-29.
KOSTAJNIKA: Chestnut Festival, Oct. 4-6.
CESKY KRUMLOV: Baroque Arts Festival, through Sept. 22.
MOSNOV: NATO days in Ostrava, military show, through Sept. 22.
PILSEN: Sun in a Glass Microbrewery Festival, Pivovarsky dvur Plzen, Sept. 21.
KARLSTEJN: Vintage 2013, wine festival at the castle, Sept. 28-30.
MELNIK: Wine Festival, Sept. 27-29.
PRAGUE: Saint Wenceslas Wine Festival, Prague Castle, Sept. 28-29.
KARLOVY VARY: Tour Film, highlights films about tourism and travel, Oct. 3-5.
PILSEN: Pilsner Fest, celebrates Gambrinius and Pilsner Urquell, Oct. 5.
PRAGUE: 48 Hour Film Project, timed film-making competition, Oct. 4-6.
ODENSE: H.C. Andersen Marathon, Sept. 22.
COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Blues Festival, Sept. 25-29.
HELSINGOR: Tavern Night, live music in city’s pubs, Oct. 4-5.
COPENHAGEN: Femina Lifestyle Fair, fashion, décor and more, Oct. 4-6.
COPENHAGEN: Culture Night, late openings at museums and cultural venues, Oct. 11.
COPENHAGEN: Halloween in Tivoli Park, Oct. 11-27.
BATH: Jane Austen Festival, through Sept. 21.
LONDON: London Design Festival, through Sept. 22.
TORQUAY: Agatha Christie Festival, through Sept. 22.
YORK: York Food Festival, through Sept. 29.
BLACKPOOL: Blackpool Illuminations, 6 mile stretch lit up with a million bulbs, through Nov. 10.
LONDON: Great Gorilla Run, costumed race supports conservation in central Africa, starts 10:30 a.m. at Minster Court, Sept. 21.
BIRMINGHAM: Tesco Wine Fair, NEC, Sept. 21-22.
LONDON: Open House London, 700 buildings open to public, Sept. 21-22.
ST. ALBANS: St. Albans Beer & Cider Festival, Alban Arena, Sept. 25-28.
LONDON: Raindance Film Festival, indie film fest, Piccadilly Circus, Sept. 25-Oct. 6.
LONDON: Eurogamer Expo, country’s biggest video gaming event, Earls Court, Sept. 26-29.
MANCHESTER: Manchester Food & Drink Festival, Sept. 26-Oct. 7.
LONDON: London Tattoo Convention, Tobacco Dock, Sept. 27-29.
LONDON: NFL on Regent Street, Steelers and Vikings fan rally, Sept. 28.
SNAPE MALTINGS: Aldeburgh Food and Drink Festival, Sept. 28-29.
NOTTINGHAM: Goose Fair, Forest Recreation Ground, Oct. 2-6.
NORWICH: Fringe Festival, Oct. 7-19.
MANCHESTER: Indy Man Beer Con, beers from independent breweries, Victoria Baths, Oct. 10-13.
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: Mop Fair, Oct. 12.
CAMBRIDGE: CAMRA Cambridge Oktoberfest, University Social Club, Mill Lane, Oct. 18-19.
ARUNDEL: Arundel Food Festival, Oct. 19-20.
LONDON: London Bierfest, Oktoberfest-inspired event at Old Billingsgate Market, Oct. 24-25.
HELSINKI: International Film Festival-Love & Anarchy, through Sept. 29.
HELSINKI: Baltic Herring Fair, Oct. 6-12.
ORLEANS: Festival de Loire, fest along the river, through Sept. 22.
COUNTRYWIDE: Fête de la Gastronomie, through Sept. 22.
STRASBOURG: Les Nuits Electroniques de l’Ososphère, electronic music festival, Laiterie, Sept. 21.
LA ROCHELLE: Grand Pavois, International In-Water Boat Show, Sept. 25-30.
METZ: International Fair, guest in 2013 is Japan, Parc des Expositions, Sept. 27-Oct. 7.
STRASBOURG: Brocante, Convention Centre, Sept. 28-29 and Nov. 16-17.
PARIS: Fete des Vendages, wine festival in Montmartre district, Oct. 9-13.
NANCY: Jazz Pulsations, Oct. 9-19.
BEAUNE: Jazz à Beaune, celebrates jazz and Burgundy wines, Oct. 11-13.
STRASBOURG: Salons Mer & Vigne, gastronomy fair, Convention Centre, Oct. 11-14.
METZ: Flea market, Parc des Expositions, Oct. 19.
FRANKFURT: IAA International Motor Show, through Sept. 22.
NUREMBERG: Altstadt Fest, through Sept. 23.
MANNHEIM-LUDWIGSHAFEN-HEIDELBERG: Fotofestival, through Nov. 10.
TRIER: Museum Night, Sept. 21.
FREINSHEIM: Culinary wine walking, through Sept. 22.
ZWEIBRÜCKEN: Oktoberfest, through Sept. 22.
NUREMBERG: Herbstmarkt, through Sept. 29.
DÜSSELDORF: dusseldorf festival!, showcases dance and music, through Oct. 6.
KITZINGEN: Rocktemberfest, modern and traditional music concerts, Sept. 21.
ST. GOAR: Rhine in Flames, illuminations and fireworks, Sept. 21.
WIESBADEN: Creole Hessen, world music festival, Schlachthof, Sept. 21.
MUNICH: Oktoberfest, Sept. 21-Oct. 6.
HAMBURG: Reeperbahn Festival, music and culture, Sept. 25-28.
WIESBADEN: Stadtfest, Sept. 26-29.
AMBERG: Michaeli-Dult, volksfest, Sept. 27-Oct. 6.
BONN: Klangwelle, music and light shows, Sept. 27-Oct. 6.
STUTTGART: Volksfest, Canstatter Wasen, Sept. 27-Oct. 13.
HEIDELBERG: Autumn Festival, market and cultural program in pedestrian zone, Sept. 28.
BAD DÜRKHEIM: Middle Ages market, Sept. 28-29.
BONN: Bonnfest, music and entertainment in pedestrian zone, Sept. 28-29.
FURTH: Michaelis Kirchweih, Sept. 28-Oct. 9.
BERLIN: BMW Berlin Marathon, Sept. 29.
DREIS: SALM, auto-free day along the Mosel River, Sept. 29.
FRANKFURT: Race for the Cure, 5-km run or 2-km walk in support of breast cancer research, Sept. 29.
NEUSTADT: Das Deutsche Weinlesefest, wine fest, Oct. 2-14.
HEIDELBERG, MANNHEIM AND LUDWIGSHAFEN: Enjoy Jazz festival, Oct. 2-Nov. 16.
FRANKFURT: Jazz zum Dritten, jazz concert commemorating Day of German Unity, Römerberg, Oct. 3.
METTLACH: Montclair Lebt, Middle Ages festival, Burg Montclair, Oct. 3.
NUREMBERG: City Run, mass running event with half-marathon and family competitions, Oct. 3.
HEIDELBERG: Children’s theater festival, Neckarwiese, Oct. 3-6.
HANOVER: Oktoberfest, Schützenplatz, Sept. 27-Oct. 13.
HASSFURT: Street fest, Oct. 4-5.
FRANKENTHAL: Honky Tonk Fest, concerts throughout town, Oct. 5.
HACHENBURG: Monkey Jump Festival, late-night concerts, Oct. 5.
TÜBINGEN: Rubber duck race, Oct. 5.
NUREMBERG: Pottery market, Oct. 5-6.
LEIPZIG: Festival of Lights, commemorates fall of Iron Curtain, Oct. 9.
BERLIN: Festival of Lights, illuminated landmarks, Oct. 9-20.
MAINZ: Mainzer Oktoberfest, Messepark, Oct. 10-20.
WEIMAR: Onion Market, volksfest, Oct. 11-13.
ZELL: Federweisser-Fest, celebration of the new wine at Zeller Schwarze Katz-Brunnen, Oct. 11-13.
ZWEIBRÜCKEN: Middle Ages market, Rennwiese, Oct. 12-13.
MUNICH: Munich Marathon, Oct. 14.
BUDAPEST: Sweet Days Chocolate and Sweets Festival, Millenaris, through Sept. 22.
BUDAPEST: National Gallop, horse racing and Hungarian traditions, through Sept. 22.
BUDAPEST: Palinka and Sausage Festival, Buda Castle, Oct. 3-6.
BUDAPEST: Chronica Hungarica Medieval Festival, Buda Castle, Oct. 11-13.
GALWAY: International Hurling Festival, through Sept. 21.
CLONAKILTY: International Guitar Festival, through Sept. 22.
CORK: International Short Story Festival, through Sept. 22.
BUSHMILLS: Salmon and Whiskey Festival, through Sept. 22.
DUBLIN: Dublin Fringe Festival, through Sept. 22.
LISDOONVARNA: Matchmaking Festival, weekends only, through Sept. 29.
DUBLIN: Oktoberfest, George’s Dock, through Oct. 6.
COUNTRYWIDE: Arthur’s Day, Guinness beer and live music in pubs everywhere, Sept. 26.
DUBLIN: IFI Stranger Than Fiction, documentary film festival, Sept. 26-29.
GALWAY: International Oyster & Seafood Festival, Sept. 26-29.
DINGLE: Dingle Peninsula Wine and Food Festival, Oct. 4-6.
DUBLIN: Open House Dublin, over 100 properties accessible to public, Oct. 4-6.
CORK: Cork Folk Festival, Oct. 10-13.
VERONA: Tocati, international art and street games festival, through Sept. 22.
BRA: Show Food Cheese Festival, through Sept. 23.
BARDOLINO: Grape and Wine Festival, Oct. 3-7.
ALBA: White Truffle Festival, weekends only, Oct. 12-Nov. 17.
TRIESTE: Barcolana, sailing regatta, Oct. 13.
PERUGIA: Eurochocolate, International Chocolate Exhibition, Oct. 18-27.
WILTZ: Night of the Lampions, illuminated garden fest, Sept. 21.
REMICH: Route du Vin, half-marathon through vineyards, Sept. 29.
CITY: Museum Night, Oct. 12.
CITY: Autumn Fair, Luxexpo, fair for home renovation and decoration, Oct. 12-20.
VIANDEN: Nut Market, Oct. 13.
DIFFERDANGE: Fisherman’s Friend StrongmanRun, run along a 22-km obstacle course, Oct. 20.
AMSTERDAM: Nuit Blanche, late-night cultural festival, Sept. 28.
ROTTERDAM: Netherlands Military Tattoo, Ahoy Arena, Sept. 26-29.
ARNEM: World Championships of Living Statues, Sept. 29-30.
SCHEVENINGEN: Kite Festival, Sept. 28-29.
LEIDEN: Ontzet, fun fair, market, parade and concerts, Oct. 2-3.
AMSTERDAM: Camera Japan, festival of Japanese culture, Kriterion, Oct. 4-6.
AMSTERDAM: Urbanathlon, run along a 12-km obstacle course, Oct. 13.
AMSTERDAM: TCS Amsterdam Marathon, Oct. 20.
AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Dance Event, Oct. 16-20.
PORTO: Douro Film Harvest, festival combining film, food and music, through Sept. 21.
TERCEIRA: Angra Jazz Festival, Oct. 3-5.
LISBON: Rock ‘n’ Roll Marathon, Oct. 6.
PENICHE/CASCAIS: Rip Curl Pro Portugal, surfing competition, Oct. 9-20.
GLASGOW: Doors Open Day, open architectural sites, through Sept. 22.
EDINBURGH: Scottish Quilt Championships, displays and sales of craft supplies, Royal Highland Showground, through Sept. 22.
DUFFTOWN: Speyside Autumn Whisky Festival, tastings and Scottish culture, Sept. 26-30.
GLASGOW: Americana Festival, features musicians from Austin, Texas, Oct. 2-6.
PAISLEY: Royal National Mod, celebration of Gaelic culture, Oct. 11-19.
GLASGOW: BBC Good Food Show Scotland, Scottish Exhibition and Conference Centre, Oct. 18-20.
EDINBURGH: Scottish International Storytelling Festival, Oct. 18-27.
BARCELONA: Mercè Festival, through Sept. 24.
VILLAMARTIN: San Mateo Fiesta, through Sept. 24.
SAN SEBASTIÁN: International Film Festival, through Sept. 28.
CARTAGENA: Carthaginians and Romans Fiesta, re-creates capture of the city, through Sept. 29.
BARCELONA: International Boat Show, Sept. 24-29.
ARCOS DE LA FRONTERA: San Miguel Fair, Sept. 25-29.
CADIZ: Doñana Challenge, triathlon, Sept. 28.
O’GROVE: Seafood Festival, Oct. 4-13.
CORDOBA: African Film Festival-FCAT, Oct. 11-19.
FRIBOURG: Benichon Festival, harvest and culinary fest, through Sept. 22.
BASEL: Marathon and Half Marathon, Sept. 22.
LEUKERBAD: Swiss Country Music weekend, folk music concerts, Sept. 27-29.
NEUCHÂTEL: Grape Harvest Festival, Sept. 27-29.
FRIBOURG: International Guitar Festival, Sept. 27-Oct. 5.
ZURICH: Art International Zurich, contemporary art fair, Oct. 11-13.
ZURICH: Gourmesse, gourmet fair, Zurich Congress House, tickets required, Oct. 4-7.
ABERGAVENNY: Food Festival, Sept. 21-22.
MOLD: Food Festival, Sept. 21-22.
ANGLESEY: Anglesey Sandman Triathlon, Sept. 22.
ABERSOCH: Jazz Festival, Sept. 27-29.
PORTHCAWL: Elvis Festival, Sept. 27-29.
CARDIFF: Cardiff Half Marathon, Oct. 6.
CARDIFF: Swn, multi-venue new music festival, Oct. 17-20.
CARDIFF: Womex, World Music Expo, Oct. 23-27.