Details are subject to change; it’s wise to check with the locasl tourist board before traveling. This listing was published in Stars and Stripes on Oct. 21, 2010.

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

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

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

VIENNA: Christmas market, Nov. 13-Dec. 23. Town Hall.

VIENNA: Art week, Nov. 15-21.

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

BRUSSELS: ArtisanArt, Oct. 29-Nov. 1. Crafts and food show in Tour & Taxis.

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

LIÈGE: Fun fair, through Nov. 14.

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


SLOVÁCKO: Festival of Opening the Wine Cellars, Nov. 13-14.

PRAGUE: Christmas market, Nov. 27-Dec. 23.

SLAVKOV U BRNA: Commemoration of the 205th anniversary of the Battle of Austerlitz, Dec. 3-5.

COPENHAGEN: Halloween celebration, through Oct. 24. Tivoli Gardens.

COPENHAGEN: Irish festival, Nov. 4-7.

COPENHAGEN: Film festival, Nov. 6-15.

COPENHAGEN: Latin festival, Nov. 12-13.

LONDON: Ski & Snowboard Show, through Oct. 24. Olympia.

LONDON: Affordable art fair, through Oct. 24. Battersea Park.

LONDON: Film festival, through Oct. 28.

CANTERBURY: Canterbury arts festival, through Oct. 30.

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

LONDON: Trafalgar day parade, Oct. 24. Sea cadets parade at Trafalgar Square to honor Lord Nelson.

NORWICH: Beer festival, Oct. 25-30.

YORK: Illuminating York, Oct. 27-30. Illumination of city’s buildings.

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.

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

COUNTRYWIDE: Guy Fawkes bonfire night, Nov. 5.

LONDON: Regent Street Christmas lights, Nov. 9-Jan. 9.

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

PARIS: International contemporary art festival, through Oct. 24. Porte de Versailles.

CHABLIS: Chablis wine festival, Oct. 23-24.

STRASBOURG: Creativa Expo, Oct. 23-24. Crafts and hobby fair at Parc des Expositions.

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

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

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

LA BASTIDE D’ARMAGNAC: Cognac festival, Oct. 30-31.

BREMEN: Freimarkt, through Oct. 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: Jazz festival, Oct. 28-31.

COLOGNE: Art fair 21, Oct. 29-Nov. 1. On display and for sale at Staatenhaus am Rheinpark.

FRANKFURT: City marathon, Oct. 31.

BERLIN: Jazz festival, Nov. 3-7.

COLOGNE: Long night of the museums, Nov. 6.

DÜSSELDORF: Opening of carnival season, Nov. 11.

HEIDELBERG-MANNHEIM: International film festival, Nov. 11-21.

WEXFORD: Opera festival, through Oct. 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.

DUBLIN: City marathon, Oct. 25.

PERUGIA: Eurochocolate, through Oct. 24.

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

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

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.

MILAN: Celtic New Year, Oct. 29-Nov. 1. Irish festival.

GENOVA: Festival of science, Oct. 29-Nov. 7.

MILAN: International cycling and motor cycle exposition, Nov. 2-7. Fairgrounds.

MERANO: International Wine Festival and Culinaria, Nov. 5-8

MUNSHAUSEN: St. Hubert market, Nov. 9. Exposition for agricultural, cultural, arts and crafts, local products.


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

AMSTERDAM: PINT beer festival, Oct. 29-31. Beurs van Berlage.

AMSTERDAM: Museum night, Nov. 6.

AMSTERDAM: Chocolate festival, Nov. 6-21.

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

EDINBURGH: International storytelling festival contest, Oct. 22-31.

EDINBURGH: Fireworks night, Nov. 5. Meadowbank Stadium.

EDINBURGH: Scots fiddle festival, Nov. 12-14. Assembly Rooms.

CÁDIZ: Latin America and Spanish theater festival, through Oct. 30.

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

CONSUEGRA: Saffron rose festival, Oct. 29-31. Regional festival.

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

MADRID: Jazz festival, Nov. 3-22.

BARCELONA: International jazz festival, Nov. 3-Dec. 2.

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

GRANADA: Jazz festival, Nov. 5-21.

BERN: Wine fair, through Oct. 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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