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. and

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.


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.

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