Festivals and events, July 2017
June 23, 2017
AustriaFREISTADT: Festival Fantastika, free street arts festival, through July 1.
ZILLERTAL: Zillertal Challenge, mountainbike racing on the Hintertux glacier open to amateurs, through July 2.
INNSBRUCK: Tanzsommer, international dance performances, through July 3.
VIENNA: Jazz Fest, through July 10.
VIENNA: Dinner in the Sky, gourmet outdoor dining high above city, through July 11.
GRAZ: Styriarte, festival of early music, through July 23.
KREMS: Glatt und Verkehrt, world music festival, July 1-30.
KLAGENFURT: Ironman Austria Kaernten, triathlon, July 2.
SALZBURG: Red Bull X-Alps, 1000 km paragliding race, starts July 2 and ends when participants have completed course, usually around ten days later.
SALZBURGRING: Electric Love Festival, electronic music festival, July 6-8.
VIENNA: Flow Festival, electronic music fest, Wiener Neustadt, July 6-9.
MORBISCH: Seefest Spiele, this year’s production is “The Bird Seller,” July 7-Aug. 19.
ST. MARGARETHEN: Opera in the stone quarry, Rigoletto performed, dates between July 12-Aug. 19.
ERL: Tyrolean Festival Erl, music of Richard Wagner performed, July 13-16.
VIENNA: Impuls Tanz Festival, international dance festival, July 13-Aug. 13.
ISCHGL: Silvretta Run 3000, Alpine trail running event, July 14-15.
SALZKAMMERGUT: Salzkammergut Mountain Bike Trophy, MTB Marathon, July 14-16.
GROSSGLOCKNER: Grossglockner Berglauf, 12.67 km foot race up mountain, July 16.
INNSBRUCK: Festival of Early Music, various dates between July 18-Aug. 27.
BREGENZ: Bregenzer Festspiele, Carmen performed, July 19-Aug. 20.
LINZ: Pflasterspektakel, international street art festival, July 20-22.
SPITZ: Marillenkirtag, festival celebrates the apricot-like fruit, July 20-23.
ISCHGL: Top of the Mountain Biker Summit, biker meet up, July 21-23.
SALZBURG: Salzburg Festival, opera, plays and concerts, July 21-Aug. 30.
ZELL AM SEE: NostalRad, cycling on vintage bikes, July 22.
VIENNA: Popfest Wien, free concerts on Karlsplatz, July 27-30.
STEYR: Musikfestival Steyr, open air musical performances, July 27-Aug. 12.
SALZBURG: Festival Nights, free broadcasts of Salzburg festival performances on Kapitelplatz, July 27-Aug. 30.
KLAGENFURT AM WOERTHERSEE: World Bodypainting Festival, July 28-30.
REUTTE: Knights Games and Middle Ages market, Ehrenberg Castle, July 28-30.
GRAZ: La Strada, street festival, July 28-Aug. 5.
VIENNA: Beach Volleyball Grand Slam, European championships, July 28-Aug. 6.
VILLACH: Villacher Kirchtag, volksfest with groups in traditional costume, July 30-Aug. 6.
LECH: Lech Classic Festival, celebrates classical music, July 31-Aug. 5.
BelgiumBRUSSELS: Couleur Cafe, open air reggae and world music fest, Atomium, through July 2.
WERCHTER: Rock Werchter, rock festival, Kings of Leon, Arcade Fire, The Chainsmokers, Imagine Dragons, Lorde and others play, through July 2.
IZIGEM: Wereld Festival Izigem, world music festival, through July 4.
BRUSSELS: Brussels Beach, Quai des Peniches, through Aug. 13.
OSTEND: Sand Sculpture Festival, features over 150 Disney-inspired figures, through Sept.10.
LIEGE: Les Ardentes, July 6-9.
GHENT: Ghent Jazz Festival, July 6-15.
BREE: Afro Latino Festival, music fest, Festival Park Berkenbroek, July 7-9.
BRUGGE: Cactus Festival, world music fest, Minnewater Park, July 7-9.
NAMUR: Namur Beer Festival, Esplanade de la Citadelle, July 7-9.
BRUSSELS: Brosella Folk and Jazz, July 8-9.
OSTEND: Belgian Fireworks Championships, July 10, 17, 21, 23 and 31 and Aug. 7 and 14.
DOUR: The Dour Festival, multi-genre festival, July 12-16.
PEER: Blues Peer, blues and soul festival, July 14-16.
GHENT: Ghent Festivities, free concerts and entertainment, July 14-20.
BRUGGES: Triple Days, festival on market square, July 19-21.
CINEY: Ciney Antiques Fair, Expo, July 21-23.
SPA: Francofolies, shows by French speaking singers, July 20-23.
BOOM: Tomorrowland, fantasy and electronic music festival, July 21-23 and 28-30.
BRUSSELS: Royal Palace open to visitors, July 22-Sept. 15.
ROTTERDAM: Rotterdam Unlimited, carnival and culture fest, July 25-29.
SPA: 24 Hours of Spa, endurance auto race, Francorchamps Formula 1 circuit, July 27-30.
LIBRAMONT: Agricultural Fair, July 28-Aug. 2.
CroatiaHVAR: Lavender Festival, through July 1.
ROVINJ: Croatian Summer Salsa Festival, through July 3.
ZAGREB: Fantastic Zagreb, film festival, through July 9.
OPATIJA: Liburnia Jazz Festival, July 7-9.
SPLIT: Ultra Europe, electronic music fest, July 13-19.
ZAGREB: Courtyard festival, open doors in city’s private gardens, July 14-23.
PULA: Pula Film Festival, July 15-22.
ZAGREB: International Folklore Festival, July 19-23.
MOTOVUN: Motovun Film Festival, July 25-29.
TISNO: Soundwave Festival, The Garden Resort, July 27-31.
Czech RepublicKARLOVY VARY: International Film Festival, through July 8.
PRAGUE: Prague Proms, classical music concerts, through July 19.
PRAGUE: Bohemian Jazz Fest, July 10-11.
PRAGUE: International Street Theater Festival, July 10-13.
OSTRAVA: Colours of Ostrava, multi-genre music fest, July 19-22.
PRAGUE: Folklore Days, folk dance ensembles and choirs, July 20-23.
VELCA NAD VELICKOU: Hornace slavnosti, folklore celebration, July 20-23.
PLUMLOV: Celtic Night, international music festival, July 21-22.
PRAGUE: Advik, festival of Japanese culture, Modra Scola, July 27-30.
DenmarkSKAGEN: Skagen Festival, music fest, through July 2.
JELS: Viking Plays, open air performances, through July 16.
ELSINORE (HELSINGOR): Hamlet Live, characters bring story to life during guided tour, Kronborg Castle, through Aug. 31.
HUNDESTED: Sand Sculpture Festival, through Sept. 17.
AALBORG: Denmark celebrates U.S. Independence Day, Rebild National Park, July 4.
SOENDERBORG: Tilting at the Ring, competitions on horseback and festival, July 7-10.
COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Jazz Festival, July 7-16.
AARHUS: Aarhus Jazz Festival, July 15-22.
COPENHAGEN: Santa Claus Congress, Bakken, July 24-27.
OSTER HURUP: US Car Camp, meetup of owners of American classic autos, July 24-30.
AARHUS: Moesgard Viking Moot, July 29-30.
COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Opera Festival, July 30-Aug. 9.
KONGENS NYTORV: Copenhagen Summer Festival, classical chamber music by young talents, Charlottenborg Festsaal, July 30-Aug. 10.
EnglandHENLEY-ON-THAMES: Henley Royal Regatta, rowing competitions, through July 2.
CHICHESTER: Goodwood Festival of Speed, through July 2.
LONDON: Olympia International Art & Antiques Fair, through July 2.
SKEGNESS: So Festival, celebrates dance, art and music, through July 2.
GREENWICH: Greenwich and Docklands International Festival, through July 8.
LONDON: Pride in London, through July 9, main event parade on July 8.
OXFORD: Alice’s Day, Alice in Wonderland inspired celebrationsinclude street theater and circus, July 1.
STRATFORD-UPON-AVON: River Festival, July 1-2.
LONDON: RHS Hampton Court Palace Flower Show, East Molesey, July 4-9.
DISS: WoW Festival, acoustics, roots, ska, bluegrass and more, July 6-9.
LONDON: Foodies Festival, Blackheath, July 7-9.
TEWKESBURY: Tewkesbury Medieval Festival, town center, July 8-9.
LONDON: Red Bull Soap Box Derby, Alexandra Palace, July 9.
SOUTHWOLD: Latitude Festival, Henham Park, July 13-16.
GLOUCESTERSHIRE: The Royal International Air Tattoo, world’s largest military airshow, RAF Fairford, July 14-16.
KNUTSFORD: Foodies Festival, Tatton Park, July 14-16.
ULVERSTON: Retro Rendezvous, vintage and retro festival, July 14-16.
BOLTON: Ironman UK, July 16.
LONDON: Streatlife, street food and craft beer festival, Alexandra Palace, July 22-23 and Aug. 19-20.
SCARBOROUGH: Scarborough Seafest Maritime Festival, July 21-23.
SUNDERLAND: Sunderland International Airshow, July 21-23.
MANCHESTER: Manchester Mega Mela, festival of South Asian culture, July 22-23.
WHITSTABLE: Oyster Festival, July 22-24.
LONDON: Summer opening of The State Rooms of Buckingham Palace, July 22-Oct. 1.
WESTENHANGER: The War and Peace Revival, military and vintage festival, Folkestone Racecourse, July 25-29.
NANTWICH: The Nantwich Show, agricultural show and world's largest cheese show, July 26.
CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge Folk Festival, July 27-30.
MALMESBURY: Womad Music Festival, July 27-30.
WARWICK: Warwick Folk Festival, July 27-30.
EstoniaTALLIN: Estonian Youth Song and Dance Celebration, through July 2.
TALLINN: Ollesummer Festival, music fest, Song Festival Grounds, July 5-8.
TALLINN: Medieval Days in Tallinn’s Old Town, July 6-9.
KURESSAARE: Saaremaa Opera Festival, July 14-22.
TALLINN: Maritime Days, festival, July 15-18.
FinlandTURKU: Medieval Market, through July 2.
SONKAJARVI: Wife Carrying World Championships, July 1.
DALSBRUCK: Baltic Jazz Festival, July 7-9.
PORI: Pori Jazz, headliners include Herbie Hancock, Jethro Tull, Wilco and Chaka Khan, July 8-16.
KOTKA: Tall Ships in port, July 13-16.
HYRYNSALMI: Swamp Soccer World Championships, July 14-15.
TURKU: Tall Ships in port, July 20-23.
KVARNBO: Viking Market, July 27-29.
FranceBAR-DE-LUC: Renaissance Festival, through July 2.
PARIS: Days Off, music festival, Philharmonie de Paris, through July 10.
PARIS: Paris Jazz Festival, Parc Floral, weekends only, through July 30.
PARIS: Fete des Tuileries, fun fair at Jardin des Tuileries, through Aug. 27.
METZ: Les Puces de Metz, flea and antiques market, Metz Expo, July 1 (Sept. 16, Oct. 14).
COUNTRYWIDE: Le Tour de France, July 1-23.
PARIS: Tropical Carnival, Champs Elysees, July 2.
AIX-EN-PROVENCE: Festival d’Aix en Provence, July 3-22.
COLMAR: Colmar International Festival, features trumpet, bass and wind instruments, July 5-14.
PARIS: FNAC Live, free concerts in front of City Hall, July 6-8.
PARIS: Japan Expo, Paris-Nord Villepinte Exposition Center, July 6-9.
AVIGNON: Festival D’Avignon, July 6-26.
TOURS: American Festival Tours, country themed Harley rider meetup, July 7-9.
MAULE: L’Aire de Folk, traditional and folk music fest, Salle des Fetes, July 8.
PARIS: Paris Plages, artificial beach created alongside the Seine, July 8-Sept. 3.
MULHOUSE: Scenes de Rue, street festival, July 12-16.
MORZINE-AVORIAZ: Harley Days, biker meet-up, July 13-16.
CANNES: Festival d’Art Pyrotechnique, fireworks displays, July 13, 21 and 29 and Aug. 7, 15 and 24.
COUNTRYWIDE: Bastille Day, national holiday celebrated with festivities, balls and fireworks, July 14.
NEUVE-EGLISE: Decibulles, music fest, July 14-16.
ROUFFACH: Fete de la Sorciere, medieval themed street fest, July 15.
JUAN-LES-PINS: Jazz a Juan, this year’s lineup includes Buddy Guy, Tom Jones, Branford Marsalis Quartet, Macy Gray, Gregory Porter, Sting, Jamie Cullum, others, July 15-23.
NICE: Nice Jazz Festival, July 17-21.
PARIS: Festival Paris l’Ete, dance, theater and other arts in venues throughout city, July 17-Aug. 5.
CHALON-SUR-SAONE: Chalon dans la Rue, street festival, July 19-23.
PARIS: Open Air Cinema, free screening of films, this year’s theme is cooking, Parc de la Villette, July 20-Aug. 30.
SEEBACH: Streisselhochzeit, traditional fest, July 21-23.
CHAMBLEY: Mondial Air Ballons, hot air balloon festival, July 21-30.
PARIS: Lollapalooza, U.S. music fest debuts in France, headliners include Lana Del Rey, Red Hot Chili Peppers, Liam Gallagher, Hippodrome de Longchamp, July 22-23.
NICE: Ironman France, triathlon, July 23.
BIARRITZ: Fetes de Bayonne, July 26-30.
SELESTAT: Summer Vibration Reggae Festival, July 27-29.
COLMAR: Foire aux Vins d’Alsace, Fair of the Wines of Alsace, July 27-Aug. 6.
CRAPONE-SUR-ARZON: Festival Country Rendez-Vous, with U.S. performers, July 28-30.
MARCIAC: Jazz in Marciac, this year’s headliners include Nora Jones, George Benson, Gregory Porter, Wynton Marsalis, July 28-Aug. 15.
LAMA: Festival du Film, July 29-Aug. 4.
GermanyMUNICH: Munich Film Festival, through July 1.
BADEN-BADEN: Summer Nights, summer party in the park, through July 2.
BOEBLINGEN: Stadtfest, street festival, through July 2.
COLOGNE: Summerjam, reggae festival, Fuehlinger See, through July 2.
DUESSELDORF: Grand Depart, start of the Tour de France, through July 2.
KAISERSLAUTERN: Altstadtfest, street festival and live music, through July 2.
KULMBACH: Altstadtfest, street festival and live music, through July 2.
STRAUBING: Bluetone, music festival by the Danube River, through July 2.
STUTTGART: Heusteigviertel Strassenfest, street fest, through July 2.
DARMSTADT: Heinerfest, volksfest, through July 3.
BAD WIMPFEN: Talmarkt, volksfest, through July 4.
ROTHENBURG OB DER TAUBER: Volksfest and market, through July 5.
FRANKFURT: Opernplatzfest, festival in front of opera, through July 7.
MINDELBERG: Frundsberg Festival, historical pageant, through July 8.
NUREMBERG: St. Katharina Open Air, open air musical performances, through July 9.
WUERZBURG: Wein am Stein, wine fest, through July 10.
MUNICH: Tollwood Summer Festival, through July 16.
SCHWEINFURT: Honky Tonk Festival, July 1.
LUDWIGSBURG: Musical Fireworks at Bluhendes Barock, July 1.
RUEDESHEIM/BINGEN: Rhine in Flames, fireworks and pyrotechnics, July 1.
STUTTGART: Comic Con, Messe, July 1-2.
TRIER: Handwerkermarkt, artisans sell and display their crafts, Porta Nigra, July 1-2.
BREMEN: Deutsche Post Ladies Run, July 2.
BERLIN: Jewish Film Festival Berlin and Brandenburg, July 2-11.
STUTTGART: Jazzopen, acts on stage include Tom Jones, Electro Deluxe, Jan Delay, Herbie Hancock , Bob Geldorf, July 2-11.
REGENSBURG: Bavarian Jazz Weekend, July 6-9.
RUDOLSTADT: Rudolstadt Festival, roots, folk and world music, July 6-9.
FREIBURG: Wine festival, July 6-11.
STUTTGART: Hamburger Fishmarkt, fish market, Karlsplatz, July 6-16.
DURLACH: Altstadt Fest, volksfest, July 7-8.
ANGELBACHTAL: International Highland Games, competitions and Scottish style entertainment, Schlosspark Eichtersheim, July 7-9.
BADEN-BADEN: International Old Timer Meeting, classic autos in front of the Kurhaus, July 7-9.
BAYREUTH: Buergerfest, street festival, July 7-9.
FUERTH: Fuerth Festival, free concerts and street entertainment, July 7-9.
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: BMW Motorbike Days, July 7-9.
MAINZ: Bierborse, beer festival, Rhine riverbanks, July 7-9.
STUTTGART: Africa Festival, July 7-9.
BITBURG: European Folklore Festival, July 7-10.
TRABEN-TRARBACH: Moselwein Festival, wine fest, July 7-10.
STUTTGART: Jazz Open Stuttgart, July 7-15.
WUERZBURG: Kiliani Volksfest, July 7-23.
FRANKFURT: Holi Festival of Colors, Hessen Stadion, July 8.
STUTTGART: Lichterfest, music and fireworks, Hohenpark Killesberg, July 8.
HEIDELBERG: Castle illuminations and fireworks, July 8 and Sept. 2.
AACHEN: Altstadt Flohmarkt, flea market, Dom Square, July 9.
COLOGNE: Christopher Street Day Street Festival, July 9.
FRANKFURT: Ironman European championship, July 9.
MUNICH: Opera for All, Richard Wagner's Tannhaeuser broadcast live from the National Theatre, Max Joseph Platz, July 9.
STUTTGART: Sommerfestival der Kulturen, world culture fest, July 11-16.
HANOVER: Kleines Festival im Grossen Garten, artists from throughout the world perform, July 12-16, 18-23, 26-30.
HEIDELBERG: Heidelberg Historic, classic auto rally, July 13-15.
HAMBURG: Schlager Move, 70's style party, July 14-15.
BAMBERG: Bamberg Zaubert, street festival, July 14-16.
COBURG: International Samba Festival, July 14-16.
HEILBRONN: Tattoo Convention, Alt E-Werk, July 14-16.
REGENSBURG: Middle Ages Market, Grieser Spitz, July 14-16.
KAUFBEUREN: Taenzelfest, children’s historical festival, July 14-17.
DINKELSBUEHL: Kinderzeche, children’s historical festival, July 14-19.
DUSSELDORF: Kirmes, giant volksfest and fun fair, July 14-23.
REGENSBURG: Thurn und Taxis Palace Festival, opera and musical performances, July 14-23.
KALTENBERG: Knights Tournament, July 14-16, 21-23 and 28-30.
COLOGNE: Koelner Lichter, light show and fireworks over the Rhine, July 15.
FRANKFURT: Christopher Street Day, Pride Parade, July 15.
GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: White Night, long table set up in city for diners clad in white, July 15.
MANNHEIM: Holi Festival of Colors, Luisenpark, July 15.
MUNICH: Christopher Street Day celebrations, Pride parade starts noon from Marienplatz, July 15.
MARKTREDWITZ: Altstadtfest, street festival, July 15-16.
MUNICH: Klassic am Odeonsplatz, classical music concerts, July 15-16.
FUERTH: Tucher Brauereifest, free concerts and fest, Zwei-Staedte Sudhaus, July 15-16.
HAMBURG: Schlager Move, street party with decorated music trucks, July 15-16.
WEINHEIM: Highland games and middle ages market, Bonhoeferschule, July 15-16.
BERLIN: Craft Women’s Run, 5 and 8 km routes, Reiterstadion, July 16.
BERLIN: Classic Open Air, Gendarmenmarkt, July 19-24.
STUTTGART: Marienplatzfest, July 20-23.
LANDSTUHL: BurgJazz-Festival, Nanstein Castle, July 21-22.
BAYREUTH: African-Caribbean Festival, inner city, July 21-23.
BERLIN: Christopher Street Day, Pride Parade, Kurfuerstendamm, July 21.
BONN: Bierborse, beer festival, Freizeitpark Rheinaue, July 21-23.
KARLSRUHE: Das Fest, open air concert, Guenther-Klotz-Anlage, July 21-23.
MONCHENGLADBACH: Bierborse, beer festival, Geroplatz, July 21-23.
SCHWAEBISCH HALL: Jakobimarkt, volksfest, July 21-24.
FORCHEIM: Annafest, Franconian beer festival, July 21-31.
BERLIN: Holi Festival of Colors, Reiterstadion am Olympiapark, July 22.
COLOGNE: BMX Cologne, freestyle stunts and challenges, Koelner Jugendpark, July 22-23.
EHRWALD: Zugspitze Trail Run Challenge, July 22-23.
GARMISCH: Zugspitze Trailrun Challenge, various distance runs including 45 km on Zugspitz, July 22-23.
MERZALBEN: Middle Ages Festival, Burg Graefenstein, July 22-23.
ULM: Ulm Schwoerwochenende, July 22-24, traditional celebrations include serenade of lights on the Danube July 22 and Nabada July 24.
MUNICH: Kocherl Ball, folk dance by the Chinese Tower of the English Garden, starts 6 a.m., July 23.
NUREMBERG: Klassik Open Air, free concerts by the Staatsphilharmonie Nuernberg, Dutzendteich, July 23 and Aug. 5.
BAYREUTH: Bayreuther Festspiele, showcases music of Richard Wagner, July 25-Aug. 28.
BAD KISSINGEN: Racokzy Festival, historical festival, July 28-30.
KOBLENZ: International Jugglers and Arts Festival, Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, July 28-30.
MAINZ: Mainzer Sommerlichter, live music and riverside festival, July 28-30; fireworks July 29.
NUREMBERG: Meeting of the Bards, music festival, July 28-30.
REGENSBURG: Klangfarben Festival, open air concerts, July 28-30.
ZWEIBRUECKEN: Stadtfest, street festival, July 28-30.
STUTTGART: Flamenco Festival, July 28-Aug. 5.
HAMBURG: Hamburger DOM, massive fun fair, July 28-Aug. 27.
BADEN-BADEN: Long Night of Art and Culture, July 29.
FRANKFURT: Women’s Run, Commerzbank Arena, July 29.
STUTTGART: Christopher Street Day Parade, July 29.
STUTTGART: Holi Festival of Colors, Freizeitpark Kornwestheim, July 29.
KULMBACH: Kulmbacher Bierwoche, beer festival, July 29-Aug. 2.
MUNICH: Auer Dult, flea market and volksfest, Mariahilfplatz, July 29-Aug. 6.
DORTMUND: Deutsche Post Ladies Run, July 30.
HEIDELBERG: Heidelbergman Triathlon, July 30.
GreeceATHENS: Documenta, contemporary art exhibition, through July 16.
HungaryBUDAPEST: Red Bull Air Race, July 1-2.
ZAMARDI: Balaton Sound, music festival, July 5-9.
BUDAPEST: Pride March, July 8.
MOGYOROD: Formula 1- Hungarian Grand Prix, July 28-30.
IrelandBANTRY: West Cork Chamber Music Festival, through July 8.
DUBLIN: City Spectacular, free street festival, Merrion Square, July 7-9.
GALWAY: The Galway Film Fleadh, international film festival, July 11-16.
GALWAY: International Arts Festival, July 17-30.
CARRICK: Water Music Festival, music, art and literary festival, July 12-16.
CORK: City Spectacular, free street festival, Fitzgerald Park, July 15-16.
BRAY: Bray Air Display, July 22-23.
DUBLIN: Dublin International Piano Festival, July 22-30.
ROSTREVOR: Fiddler's Green International Festival, July 23-30.
DUNGLOE: Mary from Dungloe International Festival, July 29-Aug. 7.
ItalyTRIESTE: Triskell, international festival of Celtic music and culture, Boschetto del Ferdanandeo, through July 2.
SPOLETO: Festival of Two Worlds, opera, dance, music and theater, through July 16.
VERONA: Verona Opera Festival, this year’s performances include Nabucco, Aido, Rigoletto, Tosca and Madama Butterfly, through Aug. 25.
VENICE: La Biennale International Art Exhibition, through Nov. 26.
SIENA: Il Palio, July 2 and Aug. 16.
COURMAYEUR: Celtica, international festival of Celtic culture, July 6-9.
RIMINI: La Notte Rosa, illuminations and festivities along coast, July 7.
PERUGIA: Umbria Jazz, July 7-16.
CANEVA: Medieval Days, market and street entertainment, July 9.
CERTALDO: Mercantia, international street performer festival, July 12-16.
TORRE DEL LAGO: Puccini Festival, July 14-Aug. 30.
VENICE: La Festa del Redentore, fireworks and regatta, July 15-16.
TRAPANI: Stragusto, Mediterranean street food festival, July 26-30.
LatviaRIGA: Rigas Ritmi, international jazz festival, through July 1.
SALACGRIGA: Positivus Festival, music and arts festival alongside coast, July 14-16.
RIGA: World Jazz Festival, July 27-28.
LithuaniaKLAIPEDA: Tall Ships in port, July 29-Aug. 1.
LuxembourgCITY: City Skyliner, mobile observation tower set up, through Aug. 6.
BETTEMBOURG: Night of Marvels, professional street artists perform, July 8.
DIFFERDANGE: Blues Express, free concert, Lasauvage & Fond-de-Gras, July 8.
CITY: Klassik am Park, classical music concert for families, Villa Vauban, July 13.
CITY: Festival World Meyouzik, world music festival, free concerts at three venues, July 15.
CONTERN: Festival of the Comic Strip, July 15-16.
CITY: Rock um Knuedler, free concert, Place Guillaume II, July 16.
CITY: Blues’n Jazz Rallye, free open air music festival, Clausen, July 29.
VIANDEN: Medieval Festival, July 29-Aug. 6.
MAASTRICHT: Ironman Maastricht-Limburg, triathlon, Aug. 6.
MaltaVALLETTA: Malta Jazz Festival, Valletta Centre, July 20-22.
NetherlandsAMSTERDAM: World Press Photo Exhibition, Nieuwe Kerk, through July 9.
AMSTERDAM: Julidans, international contemporary dance festival, July 4-15.
ROTTERDAM: North Sea Jazz Festival, July 7-9.
AMSTERDAM:Sensation Amsterdam, international dance event, Amsterdam Arena, July 8.
LICHTENVOORDE: Zwarte Cross Festival, music, motocross, stunts and camping weekend, July 13-16.
AMSTERDAM: Over Het IJ, festival of theatre, DJ music and food, Amsterdam Noord, July 14-16.
NIJMEGEN: International Four Days Marches, international walking event, July 18-21.
TILBURG: Kermis, fun fair is largest in Benelux, July 21-30.
ROTTERDAM: Rotterdam Unlimited, art and culture festival celebrates cultural diversity, July 25-29.
MAASTRICHT: Kadefeesten, festival with local artists on the banks of the Meuse, July 28-30.
NorwayKRISTIANSUND: The Tahiti Festival, music fest, through July 1.
VOSS: Ekstremsportveko, extreme sports and music festival, through July 2.
HAUGESUND: Ironman 70.3, triathlon, July 2.
KONGSBERG: Kongsberg Jazz Festival, through July 5-8.
FORDE: Foerde Festival, traditional and world music festival, July 5-9.
KAFJORD: Riddu Riddu, international indigenous festival, July 12-16.
MOLDE: Moldejazz, international Jazz Festival, July 17-22.
STAVANGER: Gladmat Festival, Scandinavia’s largest food festival, July 19-22.
PolandGDYNIA: Open’er Festival, rock festival, through July 1.
KRAKOW: Jewish Culture Festival, through July 2.
GDYNIA: Gdynia Sailing Days, regattas and on-shore festivities, July 3-23.
KRAKOW: Crossroads Festival, July 5-8.
WARSAW: Warsaw Summer Jazz Days, July 6-9.
PortugalERICEIRA: Sumol Summer Fest, through July 1.
LOULE: Festival Med, world music and art festival, through July 1.
ESTORIL: International Handicrafts Fair, through Sept. 3.
PERA: International Sand Sculptures Festival, through Oct. 31.
LISBON: Super Bock Super Rock Festival, July 13-15.
VILA NOVA DE GAIA: Mares Vives, music festival, July 14-16.
OEIRAS: cooljazz, jazz festival, dates between July 18 and 29.
SINES: FMM Sines, world music festival, July 21-29.
ScotlandEDINBURGH: Edinburgh International Film Festival, through July 2.
EDINBURGH: Edinburgh International Magic Festival, through July 8.
EDINBURGH:Edinburgh Jazz & Blues Festival, July 14-23.
INVERNESS: Inverness Highland Games, July 15.
OUTER HEBRIDES: HebCelt, Celtic music festival, various venues around islands, July 19-22.
PERTH: Rewind, The 80s Festival, this year’s artists include Billy Ocean, The Human League, Level 42 and Soul II Soul, July 21-23.
GLASGOW: Merchant City Festival, street art, music and more, July 22-30.
EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Food Festival, George Square Gardens, July 26-30.
PERTH: Southern Fried Festival, highlights American roots music, Perth Concert Hall, July 27-30.
EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Art Festival, July 27-Aug. 27.
BUTE: ButeFest, family friendly island music festival, July 28-30.
DRUMNADROCHIT:Loch Ness Film Festival, independent films screened, July 28-29.
SerbiaNOVI SAD: Exit Festival, music fest, July 5-9.
SloveniaMARIBOR: Festival Lent, international multi-cultural festival, through July 1.
LJUBLJANA: Ljubljana Jazz Festival, through July 2.
LJUBLJANA: Ana Desetnica, street theater festival, July 5-8.
BLED: Festival Okarina, world music festival, Promenade, July 27-Aug. 6.
SpainMADRID: World Pride Madrid, LGBT Pride Festival, through July 2.
GEXTO: International Jazz Festival, through July 2.
MADRID: Mulafest, festival of urban culture, IFEMA, through July 2.
CORDOBA: Festival of the Guitar, through July 9.
GRANADA: International Festival of Music and Dance, through July 14.
BARCELONA: Grec Festival, July 1-31.
JAEN: “Folk del Mundo” International Festival of Music, Dance and Traditional Sounds, July 1-5.
TORTOSA: Tortosa Jazz Festival, July 3-8.
LEKEITIO: International Street Theater Festival, July 5-9.
BILBAO: BBK Live, rock music festival, July 6-8.
MADRID: Red Bull X-Fighters FMX Grand Slam, international freestyle motocross racing, July 7.
BARCELONA: Craft Beer Festival, Pobleneu Park, July 7-9.
PAMPLONA: San Fermin, fiesta with running of the bulls, July 7-14.
BURGOS: International Music Festival, July 8-19.
BURGOS: City of Burgos International Folk Festival, July 11-15.
SAN FERNANDO: Feria del Carmen y la Sal, traditional fest, July 11-16.
CASTELLON: FIB Benicassim International Festival, July 13-16.
ORTEGUEIRA: International Festival of the Celtic World, July 13-16.
TORTOSA: Renaissance Festival, July 20-23.
SAN SEBASTIAN: Jazzaldia, International Jazz Festival, July 20-25.
MARBELLA: Art Festival, July 28-Aug. 2.
SwedenGOTHENBURG: Goteborg Blues Festival, Villa Belparc, through July 1.
HALMSTAD: Tall Ships in port, through July 3.
FOTEVIKEN: Viking Market, through July 7.
SILJAN: Music at Lake Siljan, features folk and traditional genres, July 1-9.
AMAL: Amal Blues Festival, July 6-9.
STOCKHOLM: The Archipelago Festival, summer party, Djurhamm, July 8.
JONKOPING: Ironman 70.3, triathlon, July 9.
HOVA: Hova Medieval Week, July 8-16.
FALSTERBO: Horse Show, July 8-16.
KARLSHAMN: Baltic Festival, music festival, July 19-22.
SwitzerlandRAPPERSWIL-JONA: blues ‘n’ jazz, July 1.
LUGANO: H.O.G. European Rally, through July 2.
ST. GALLEN: Open Air St. Gallen, headliners include Die Toten Hosen and Biffy Clyro, through July 2.
WEGGIS: Rose Festival, through July 2.
MONTREUX: Jazz Festival, through July 15.
ZURICH: Caliente, Latin American culture and music festival, July 7-9.
DAVOS: Davos Klosters Sounds Good, jazz festival, July 10-16.
BERN: Gurten Festival, popular music fest, July 12-15.
LUGANO: Buskers Festival, street artists, July 12-16.
NYON: Paleo Festival, one of Europe’s biggest music festivals, July 18-23.
BASEL: Tattoo, military music and marching bands, July 21-29.
LUCERNE: Blue Balls Festival, jazz festival, July 21-29.
NENDAZ: International Alphorn Festival, includes folklore fest, July 22-23.
INTERLAKEN: Gauklerfest, street entertainers perform, July 28-30.
ZURICH: Ironman Switzerland, triathlon, July 30.
NEUHAUSEN: fireworks at the Rheinfall waterfall, July 31.
WalesPOWYS: Gregynog Festival, highlights classical music from Ireland, through July 2.
CARDIFF: Hijinx Unity Festival, showcases performances by disabled artists, Millenium Centre, through July 2.
CARDIFF: Joust! Medieval pageant at Cardiff Castle, July 1-2.
CARDIFF: Tafwyl Fair, celebration of Welsh heritage, Lladaff Fields, July 1-2.
SWANSEA: Wales National Air Show, Swansea Bay, July 1-2.
GOWER: Gower Festival, music from around the world performed in area churches, July 1-15.
LLANGOLLEN: International Musical Eisteddfod, July 3-9.
ABERAERON: Cardigan Bay Seafood Festival, July 9.
CARDIFF: Cardiff International Food and Drink Festival, Roald Dahl Plass, July 14-16.
LLANBERIS: International Snowdon Race, gruelling 10 mile endurance race, July 15.
LLANELWEDD: Royal Welsh Agricultural Show, July 24-27.
CAERPHILLY: Big Cheese Festival, street fair, July 29-30.
EBBW VALE: Steelhouse Festival, international classic rock fest, Rival Son, Skindred, Saxon and others perform, July 29-30.