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

SCHWARZENBERG/HOHENEMS: Schubert festival, through Oct. 17.

VIENNA: Blickfang, Oct. 15-17. Design fair for fashion, furniture, jewelry.

SALZBURG: Chocolate fair, Oct. 22-24. Schloss Hellbrunn.

SALZBURG: Tattoo fair, Oct. 23-24. Fairgrounds.

SALZBURG: Jazz festival, Oct. 28-Nov. 7.

BRUSSELS: Late openings at city museums, through Dec. 16.

MARBEHAN: Brassigaume festival, Oct. 16-17. Beer festival.

BRUSSELS: Festival of Freedom, Oct. 21-30. International human rights film festival and competition.

BRUSSELS: Festival of Liberty, Oct. 21-30. International film festival and competition.

BRUSSELS: Cantillon Brewery public brewing session, Nov. 13.


PRAGUE: Theater festival, through Oct. 16.

HRADEC KRALOVE: Jazz festival, through Oct. 16.

COPENHAGEN: Night of culture, Oct. 15.

COPENHAGEN: Halloween celebration, Oct. 15-24. Tivoli Gardens.

COPENHAGEN: Return of the Little Mermaid statue from Shanghai, Oct. 31.

SLOVACKO: Festival of Opening the Wine-Cellars in Slovácko, Nov. 13-14.

LONDON: Film festival, through Oct. 28.

CANTERBURY: Canterbury arts festival, Oct. 16-30.

LONDON: Ski and Snowboard Show, Oct. 20-24. Olympia.

LONDON: Britain’s Next Top Model Live, Oct. 22-24. Fashion trends and catwalks at the ExCel.

NORWICH: Beer festival, Oct. 25-30.

LONDON-BRIGHTON: Veteran car run, Oct. 31.

LONDON: Diwali, Festival of Lights, Oct. 31-Nov. 5. Trafalgar Square.

LONDON: Spirit of Christmas fair, Nov. 3-7. Olympia.

LONDON: Oxford Street Christmas lights, Nov. 3 to Jan. 5.

LEEDS: International film festival, Nov. 4-21.

METZ: Flea market, Oct. 16, Nov. 14, Dec. 4, 18. Metz Expo.

PARIS: Paris car show, Oct. 2-17. Porte de Versailles.

STRASBOURG: World of Beer festival, Oct. 14-16. Beer festival.

REIMS: City marathon, Oct. 18.

PARIS: International contemporary art festival, Oct. 21-24. Porte du Versailles.

TROYES: Champagne nights festival, Oct. 24-31.

PARIS: Salon du Chocolate, Oct. 28-Nov. 9.

DIJON: Gastronomic fair, Oct. 30-Nov. 11.

LEIPZIG: Celebrations Commemorating 197th anniversary of Battle of the Nations, Oct. 15-17.

BREMEN: Freimarkt, Oct. 15-31. Germany’s oldest city festival and carnival.

GRASSAU: Leonhardi ride, Oct. 24. Horseback ride with blessing of the animals.

WITTENBERG: Renaissance music festival, Oct. 24-31.

FRANKFURT: City marathon, Oct. 31.

BERLIN: Jazz festival, Nov. 3-7.

WEXFORD: Opera festival, Oct. 20-31.

SLIGO: Live music and arts festival, Oct. 21-25. Traditional and acoustic music.

CORK: Guinness jazz festival, Oct. 22-25.

VIRGINIA: Pumpkin festival, Oct. 22-25.

ROME: Romaeuropa festival, through Dec. 2. Cultural arts festival.

ALBA: White truffle fair, weekends through Nov. 14.

GUBBIO: Chocolate fair, Oct. 15-17.

PERUGIA: Eurochocolate, Oct. 15-24.

FLORENCE: Creativity festival, Oct. 21-24. City center.

VENICE: City marathon, Oct. 24.

GROSSETO: Wine festival, Oct. 25-26.

ROME: International film festival, Oct. 28-Nov. 5. Parco della Musica Auditorium.


AMSTERDAM: City marathon, Oct. 17.

AMSTERDAM: Dance event, Oct. 20-23. Electric music conference and world’s biggest club event.

AMSTERDAM: Museum night, Nov. 6.

AMSTERDAM: Chocolate festival, Nov. 6-21.

AMSTERDAM: Arrival of St. Nicholas and parade, Nov. 14.

JAEN: Festa das San Lucas, through Oct. 18.

CÁDIZ: Theater festival, Oct. 19-30.

CÁDIZ: Barbate All Saints’ festival, Oct. 28-31.

BARCELONA: ArtFutura, Nov. 3-7. Festival of digital culture and creativity.

MADRID: Jazz festival, Nov. 3-22.

MADRID: Autumn festival, Nov. 4-Nov. 29. Arts festival.

BERN: Wine fair, Oct. 15-24.

ZURICH: Jazz festival, Oct. 27-30.

ZURICH: Expovina, Nov. 4-18. Wine fair on boats on the Bürkliplatz.

SWANSEA: Dylan Thomas festival, Oct. 27-Nov. 9.

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