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LECH: Classic Music Festival, through Aug. 10.

NENZING: Alpinale, short-film festival, through Aug. 10.

MILLSTATT: Guitar Festival, through Aug. 11.

VIENNA: Impulstanz, international dance festival, through Aug. 11.

BREGENZ: Festspiele, opera on Lake Constance, dates through Aug. 18.

ST. MARGARETHEN: Opernfestspiele, La Bohème is performed in a Roman quarry, Fri.-Sun. through Aug. 25.

INNSBRUCK: Festival of Early Music, through Aug. 25.

KLAGENFURT: Pixathlon, photo marathon, Aug. 10.

SEMMERING: Race the Night, 24-hour mountainbike downhill race, Aug. 10-11.

SALZBURG: International Fine Art Fair, Aug. 10-18.

GRAFENEGG: Musicfestival Grafenegg, classical music festival, Aug. 16-Sept. 8.

SAALFELDEN: International Jazz Festival, Aug. 22-25.

ST. ANTON: Film Festival-Mountain, Men, Adventure, Aug. 28-31.

VIENNA: Gürtel Nightwalk, busy city road becomes musical mile, Aug. 31.

FAAK AM SEE: European Bike Week, Harley-Davidson meet-up, Sept. 3-8.

LINZ: Ars Electronica, Festival for Art, Technology and Society, Sept. 5-9. and

BRUSSELS: Brussels Beach, Quai des Péniches, through Aug. 11.

BRUSSELS: Royal Palace open to visitors, through Sept. 8.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Summer Festival, concerts, drama and street artists, Place des Palais, through Aug. 18.

BOULLION: Medieval Festival, Aug. 10-11.

DINANT: Bathtub Regatta, Aug. 15.

BRUSSELS: Floranientime, floral displays at City Hall and Grand Place, Aug. 15-18.

BRUGGE: Feast on the Canals, Aug. 16, 17, 18, 23 and 24.

BRUSSELS: Urban BBQ, top chefs create a picnic in Parc de La Woluwe, Aug. 18.

BRUSSELS: Fiesta Latina, South American and Carribean festival, Bois de la Cambre, Aug. 23-25.

ATH: Procession of the Giants, giants re-enact battle of David and Goliath on Saturday, parade of giants on Sunday, Aug. 24-25.

SINT-GILLIS/DENDERMONDE: Bloemenkorso, flower parade, Sept. 1.

BRUSSELS: Belgian Beer Weekend, Sept. 6-8.

BRUSSELS: Comics Festival Belgium, Place des Palais, Sept. 6-8.

SPLIT: Days of Diocletian, historical festival, Aug. 16-19.

VUKOVAR: Film Festival, Aug. 28-Sept. 1.


PANENSKY TYNEC: Open Air Festival, electronic music fest, through Aug. 10.

DOMAZLICE: Chod Festival-St. Lawrence Fair, folklore festival, through Aug. 11.

CESKY KRUMLOV: International Music Festival, through Aug. 17.

TRUTNOV: Open Air Festival, Aug. 15-18.

AUSTERLITZ: Napoleonic Days, Aug. 16-18.

HRADEC KRALOVE: Hip Hop Kemp, Aug. 22-24.

PRAGUE: Dance 2013 Bohemia, international folk dance festival, Aug. 22-25.

SYCHROV: Scottish Games, Aug. 23.

BRNO: International Folklore Festival, Aug. 29-Sept. 2.

AALBORG: The Blue Festival, blues and jazz, Aug. 15-18.

COPENHAGEN: KMD Ironman, Aug. 18.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Cooking, Aug. 23-Sept. 1.


ODENSE: International Film Festival, Aug. 26-31.

AALBORG: Culture Night, Aug. 27-Sept. 1.

COPENHAGEN: CPH World Music Festival, Aug. 29-Sept. 1.

BRISTOL: International Balloon Fiesta, hot air balloons and aerial displays, through Aug. 11.

BILLINGHAM: International Folklore Festival, contemporary and traditional dance, music and arts, through Aug. 17.

LONDON: Carnaval del Pueblo, street parade, Coronet, New Kent Road, Aug. 11.

LONDON: The Great British Beer Festival, Olympia, Aug. 13-17.

EASTBOURNE: Airbourne, free international air show, Aug. 15-18.

UPMINSTER: One Love, reggae festival, Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Aug. 15-18.

LONDON: Canary Wharf Jazz Festival, free music in Canada Square Park, Aug. 16-18.

PETERBOROUGH: CAMRA Beer Festival, Aug. 20-24.

LONDON: Notting Hill Carnival, Aug. 25-26.

LONDON: London Mela, celebrates cultures of South Asia, Gunnersbury Park, Sept. 1.

BATH: Jane Austen Festival, Sept. 13-21.

HELSINKI: Flow Festival, music and art festival, through Aug. 11.

HELSINKI: Night of the Arts, Aug. 22.

OULU: Air Guitar World Championships, Aug. 23.

SAVONLINNA: Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships, Aug. 24.

LORIENT: International Celtic Festival, through Aug. 11.

COLMAR: Fair of the wines of the Alsace, through Aug. 18.

PARIS: Paris Plages, beaches along Seine between Louvre and Pont de Sully, through Aug. 18.

SELESTAT: Corso Fleuri, flower parade, Aug. 10.

MARLENHEIM: Mariage de l’Ami Fritz, folklore fest, Aug. 14-15.

CANNES: Fireworks Festival, pyrotechnical shows in the bay, Aug. 15 and 24.

DEAUVILLE: American Film Festival, Aug. 30-Sept. 8.

PERPIGNAN: Visa pour l’Image, international festival of photojournalism, Aug. 31-Sept. 15.

RIBEAUVILLÉ: Le Pfifferdaj, Middle Ages minstrels festival, Sept. 1.

MUNICH: Open Air Theatre in the English Garden, through Aug. 10.

HEIDELBERG: The Wedding, jubilee of Frederick IV and Elizabeth Stuart’s marriage, through Aug. 11.

TÜBINGEN: International Africa Festival, through Aug. 11.

ESSLINGEN: Zwiebelfest, through Aug. 14.

BAMBERG: Tucher Jazz and Blues Festival, through Aug. 18.

BERLIN: German-American Volksfest, through Aug. 18.

FURTH IM WALD: Spearing the Dragon, historical parade and spectacle, through Aug. 18.

WIESBADEN: Rheingau Wine Weeks, through Aug. 18.

STRAUBING: Gäuboden Folk Festival, through Aug. 19.

STUTTGART-ROTENBERG: Tour de Vin, vineyard walking, starts 5 p.m., Aug. 9-10.

KOBLENZ: Rhine in Flames, Aug. 10.

HAMBURG: Dockville, festival of art and music, Aug. 16-18.

MAINZ: Rheinland Pfalz Open Air, free concerts on Gross Bleiche, Aug. 17.

FRANKFURT: Museumsuferfest, Aug. 23-25.

BAMBERG: Sandkerwa, Aug. 22-26.

COLOGNE: gamescom, world’s largest trade fair for interactive games and entertainment, Aug. 22-25.

BAMBERG: Sandkerwa Beer Festival, Aug. 22-26.

ÜBERSEE: Chiemsee Reggae Summer, music fest, Aug. 23-25.

STUTTGART: Wine Village, Aug. 28-Sept. 8.

MAINZ: Wine Market, wine fest in Stadtpark, Aug. 29-Sept. 1 and Sept. 5-8.

WIESBADEN: Taunusstrassenfest, Aug. 30-Sept. 1.

BUDAPEST: Sziget Festival, summer music and cultural festival, through Aug. 12.

DEBRECEN: Flower Carnival, Aug. 20.

DUBLIN: Discover Ireland Horse Show, through Aug. 11.

KILLORGLIN: Puck Fair, country’s oldest traditional fair, through Aug. 12.

KILLKENNY: Arts Festival, music, theater, art, literature and more, through Aug. 18.

TRALEE: Rose of Tralee International Festival, Aug. 14-20.

FLORENCE: Feast of St. Lorenzo, Piazza San Lorenzo, Aug. 10.

PELLARO: International Folklore Festival, Reggio Calabria region, Aug. 10-11.

MASSA MARITTIMA: Balestro del Girifalco, crossbow competition, Aug. 11.

SIENA: Il Palio, horse race, Aug. 16.

URBINO: Festa del Duca, medieval festival and games, Aug. 16-18.

PENTEDATILLO: Pentedatillo Film Festival, festival of short film held in ghost town, Aug. 23-25.

SLUDERNO: Medieval games of Alto Adige, Aug. 23-25.

FERRARA: Street Busker Festival, Aug. 23-Sept. 1.

VENICE: Regata Storica, historical water pageant, Sept. 1.

RIGA: City Festival, concerts and street entertainment, Aug. 16-18.

ECHTERNACH: E-Lake Festival, free entry fest of electro music by lake, through Aug. 11.

BRUGGE: Klinkers, cultural summer with mostly free events, through Aug. 10.

GRONINGEN: Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival, Aug. 15-25.

SCHEVENINGEN: International Fireworks Festival, Aug. 16-24.

ROTTERDAM: Bavaria City Racing, Aug. 18.

AMSTERDAM: Grachtenfestival, festival of classical music, Aug. 16-25.

MAASTRICHT: Preuvenemint, culinary event on the Vrijthof square, Aug. 22-25.

IJMUIDEN: Harbour Festival, Aug. 31.

ZUNDERT: Corso Zundert, flower parade, Sept. 1.

SANTA MARIA DA FEIRA: Medieval Journey, historical fest, through Aug. 11.

SILVES: Medieval fair, Moors and Christians in Middle Ages, through Aug. 11.

EDINBURGH: Foodies Festival, Inverleith Park, through Aug. 11.

EDINBURGH: Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, through Aug. 24.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Festival Fringe, through Aug. 26.

EDINBURGH: International Book Festival, Aug. 10-26.

GLASGOW: International Piping Festival, St. Enoch Square, Aug. 11-19.

SANLÚCAR DE BARRAMEDA: Horse races on the beach, through Aug. 18.

SAN SEBASTIÁN: Semana Grande, Aug. 10-17.

BARCELONA: Festa Major de Gracia, Aug. 15-21.

BENACASSIM: Rototom Sun Splash, Aug. 17-24.

BUNOL: La Tomatina, tomato food fight, Aug. 28.

BERN: Buskers Bern, street music festival, through Aug. 10.

GENEVA: Geneva Festival, volksfest, concerts and more, through Aug. 11.

ZERMATT: Swiss Food Festival, through Aug. 11.

LOCARNO: Festival del Film Locarno, through Aug. 17.

ZÜRICH: Street Parade, house and techno dance festival, Aug. 10.

PONTRESINA: Swiss Mountain Film Festival, Aug. 12-18.

ST. GALLEN: St. Galler Fest, live music and shows, Aug. 16-17.

GRANDSON: Medieval Days, castle, Aug. 17-18.

ZERMATT: Matterhorn Ultraks, trail race up the mountain, Aug. 24.

SIERRE: Blues Festival, Aug. 28-Sept. 1.

BRECON: Brecon Jazz, through Aug. 11.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Summer Cider Cycle, Aug. 10.

CRICKHOWELL: Green Man Festival, music and nature, Aug. 15-18.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Mountain Bike Bogsnorkeling, Aug. 24.

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