Event details are subject to change; it’s wise to check with the tourist board before traveling.

VIENNA: ImPuls dance festival, through Aug. 14.

BREGENZ: Opera festival, through Aug. 21.

GRAZ: La Strada street theater festival, July 29-Aug. 8.

SALZBURG: Salzburger Festspiele music and drama festival, through Aug. 30.

INNSBRUCK: Festival of early music, Aug. 10-28.

BRUSSELS: Royal palace open to public, through Sept. 4.

GOUVY: Jazz festival, Aug. 5-7.

LA ROCHE-EN-ARDENNE: Medieval weekend, Aug. 6-7.

BRUSSELS: Meyboom, with planting of the May tree, Aug. 9.

BRUSSELS: Summer festival. 280 free concerts in various styles, Aug. 12-21.

DINANT: Bathtub regatta, River Meuse, Aug. 14.

LIÈGE: Outremeuse folklore festival, Aug. 15-16.

CHASSEPIERRE: Street artist festival, Aug. 20-21.

TEMPLOUX: International flea market, Aug. 20-21.

ATH: Ducasse of Ath festival of the giants, commemorating the struggle between David and Goliath, Aug. 27-28.


PRAGUE: Folklore Days, through July 31.

KRÁLÍKY: Cihelna military history and technology, Aug. 19-21.

SPOTTRUP: Bishops medieval market, through July 30.

COPENHAGEN: Chamber music festival, through Aug. 4.

COPENHAGEN: Opera festival, through Aug. 3.

MOESGAARD: Viking “moot,” with re-enactments and market, July 30-31.

COPENHAGEN: Cultural Harbour outdoor arts festival, Aug. 5-7.

LAESO: Norway lobster festival, Aug. 6.

COPENHAGEN: Dance festival, Aug. 8-14.

ODENSE: International film festival, Aug. 22-27.

COPENHAGEN: Arts and crafts market at Frue Plads, Aug. 11-13.

ODENSE: Flower market, Aug. 17-21.

CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge folk festival, through July 31.

LONDON: BBC Proms, classical music at Royal Albert Hall, through Sept. 10.

LONDON: Buckingham Palace open through Oct. 3.

LONDON: Foodies festival, Battersea Park, July 29-31.

LONDON: Great British Beer Festival, Earls Court, Aug. 2-6.

FALMOUTH (Cornwall): Grand medieval joust, Pendennis Castle, Aug. 3-4.

EDWINSTOWE: Robin Hood Festival, Sherwood Forest, Aug. 10-14.

DUXFORD: American Air Day, Aug. 19.

WHITBY: Whitby Folk Week. More than 600 entertainment events. Aug. 20-26.

PETERBOROUGH: Beer Festival, The Embankment, Aug. 23-27.

LIVERPOOL: Beatles Week Festival, Aug. 24-30.

HELSINKI: Beer festival. Finnish and Scandinavian breweries. Through July 30.

HELSINKI: City marathon, Aug. 20.

CHARTRES: International organ festival. Through Aug. 28.

CLUNY: Wine and music festival. Benedictine Abbey of Cluny, Aug. 3-12

SAULIEU: Cajun and Zydeco Music, Food and Film Festival, Aug. 4-7.

COLMAR: Wine fair at the fairgrounds, Aug. 5-15.

LORIENT: Celtic traditions festival, Aug. 5-14.

CHAMPAGNE: La Route du Champagne en Fête. Open cellars and other events throughout the region, Aug. 6-7.

CRÈVECOEUR-EN-AUGE: Medieval festival, Crèvecoeur estate, Aug. 7-15.

LA CLUSAZ: Fête du Reblochon, Reblochon cheese festival, Aug. 14.

AJACCIO (Corsica): Napoleon festival, Aug. 13-15.

AURILLAC: Street theater festival, Aug. 16-20.

BERLIN: German-American festival, through Aug. 14.

MUNICH: Jakobidult. Fun fair and market on Mariahilfplatz, July 30-Aug. 7.

BERLIN: Beer festival, Aug. 5-7.

TRIER: Wine festival, Aug. 5-8.

BAD NAUHEIM: Elvis Presley festival, Aug. 12-14.

SPAY-KOBLENZ: Rhine in Flames, Aug. 13.

BAD NAUHEIM: European Elvis Festival, Aug. 13-14.

ROTHENBURG-OB-DER-TAUBER: Wine festival, Aug. 17-21.

DINKELSBÜHL: Kinderzech festival and historical play, Aug. 18-20.

OSTFILDERN: International fireworks festival, Aug. 19-21.

BUDAPEST: Baroque Palace Days, Buda Castle. Through July 31.

BUDAPEST: Sziget festival, cultural festival on Obuda Island, Aug. 10-15.

PÁPA: Historical days, Aug. 12-14.

BUDAPEST: Crafts fair, Buda Castle, Aug. 19-21.

COUNTRYWIDE: St. Stephen’s Day. National patron saint holiday, Aug. 20.

BUDAPEST: Jewish Summer Festival, Aug. 26-Sept. 6.

REYKJAVIK: Jazz festival, Aug. 14-29.

REYKJAVIK: City marathon, Aug. 20.

REYKJAVIK: Culture night, Aug. 20.

KILKENNY: Arts festival, Aug. 5-14.

CAVAN: Fleadh Cheoil na hÉireann, traditional music festival. Aug. 13-22.

BIRR: Vintage week and arts festival, Aug. 5-12.

KILLORGLIN: Puck fair. Horse fair with circus acts, concerts. Aug. 10-12.

TRALEE: Rose of Tralee Fair, Aug. 19-23.

COUNTRYWIDE: National Heritage Week, Aug. 20-28.

FELTRE: Palio, featuring medieval games, Aug. 5-7.

ASCOLI PICENO: Jousting festival, Aug. 7.

MASSA MARITTIMA: Medieval crossbow competition, Aug. 14.

SIENA: Corsa del Palio, horse races on the piazza, Aug. 16.

VIANDEN: Medieval festival at the castle, July 30-Aug. 7.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Street theater festival, Aug. 13-14.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Schueberfouer fun fair, Aug. 19-Sept. 7.


AMSTERDAM: Sunset film festival, free, Vondelpark, through Aug. 2.

EDAM: Cheese market, Wednesdays 10:30 a.m. to 12:30 p.m., through Aug. 17.

ROTTERDAM: Zomercarnaval carnival parade, July 29-Aug. 30.

DELFT: Westland floating flower parade, Aug. 5-7.

AMSTERDAM: Canal festival, with free concerts around canal area, Aug. 12-21.

AMSTERDAM: Utimarkt, with free music festival, Aug. 25-26.

OSLO: Mela festival, through July 31.

TRONDHEIM: St. Olav Festival, patron saint festivities, through Aug. 4.

VINSTRA: Peer Gynt Festival. Celebration of Henrik Ibsen. Aug. 3-14.

NOTODDEN: Blues festival, Aug. 4-7.

RISØR: Wooden boat festival, Aug. 4-7.

HAUGESUND: Norwegian International Film Festival, Aug. 17-26.

SANTA MARIA DA FEIRA: Medieval festival, through Aug. 7.

ESTORIL: Outdoor international handicrafts fair, July 29-Aug. 28.

LISBON: Oceans Festival, with entertainment on the city’s riverfront, July 30-Aug. 13.

CARVALHAIS (São Pedro do Sul): Andanças, with music and dance. Aug. 1-7.

HORTA – FAIAL: Sea Week, Aug. 7-14.

VISEU: Feira de São Mateus. Fairgrounds. Aug. 14-Sept. 21.

VIANA DO CASTELO: Feasts of Nossa Senhora da Agonia. Processions to honor Virgin of Agony. Aug. 19-21.

EDINBURGH: Jazz and blues festival, through July 31.

INVERNESS: Belladrum arts festival. On Belladrum Estate. Aug. 5-8.

EDINBURGH: Military Tattoo, Aug. 5-27.

EDINBURGH: Festival Fringe, arts festival throughout city, Aug. 5-29.

EDINBURGH: Truckfest. Gathering of large trucks and vehicles at Royal Highland Centre, Aug. 6-7.

EDINBURGH: International arts festival, Aug. 12-24.

SANTIAGO DE COMPOSTELA: St. James the Apostle festival. Through July 31.

MADRID: Veranos de la Villa Festival. Cultural events in Casa de Campo park and the Sabatini Gardens. Through Aug. 28.

CORDOBA: “Enchanted Nights” cultural festival, through Aug. 31.

SANLÚCAR DE BARRAMEDA: Horse racing on the beach, Aug. 10-27.

MADRID: Virgen de la Paloma fiesta. Plaza de las Vistilas, Aug. 6-15.

MÁLAGA: Fair commemorating the city’s capture in 1487 by Catholic monarchs. Aug. 12-21.

ELCHE: Mystery Play, about Virgin’s Assumption. Basilica of Santa Maria, Aug. 14-15.

SAN SEBASTIÁN: San Sebastián festival. Aug. 15-20.

RIBADAVIA: Medieval festival, Aug. 27.

BUÑOL: La Tomatina. Tomato fights in the street. Aug. 31.

GOTLAND: Medieval week, Aug. 7-14.

GOTHENBURG: Culture Festival. A weeklong street festival with music and parades, Aug. 16-21.

STOCKHOLM: Culture Festival. Music, outdoor movie theaters and walking tours. Aug. 16-21.

MALMÖ: Cultural and arts festival. Concerts, art and authors. Aug. 19-26.

DAVOS: City marathon, July 30.

GENEVA: Summer festival. Parade, fireworks, concerts, rides. Aug. 4-14.

BERN: Street music festival, Aug. 11-13.

ZURICH: Techno street parade, Aug. 13.

CHUR: Alpine Beard Festival, Aug. 13.

ZERMATT: Swiss Folklore Festival, Aug. 13-14.

CARDIFF: National Eisteddfod of Wales, July 30-Aug. 6.

CARDIFF: Carnival, Aug. 6-8.

CARDIFF: Medieval festival at the castle, Aug. 13-14.

LLANDRINDOD WELLS: Victorian festival, Aug. 20-28.

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