May is bursting out all over with events in Europe. Here is a sampling.

AustriaKREMS: Donaufestival, through May 6.

LINZ: Urfahranermarkt, traditional fun fair, through May 7.

VIENNA: wean hean, festival of typical Viennese music, through May 18.

BREGENZ: Bodensee Klassik, rally of classic automobiles around Lake Constance, May 4-6.

ZELL AM ZILLER: Gauder Fest, traditional spring festival, May 4-7.

VIENNA: Wings for Life World Run, May 7.

VIENNA: Genuss Festival, culinary treats in Stadtpark, May 12-14.

VIENNA: Vienna Festwochen, special productions in theaters, May 12-June 18.

VIENNA: Wiener Bierfest, Am Hof, May 18-21.

BADEN: Thermal Region wine festival, May 18-28.

WATTENS: Music in the Giant, music festival of string quartets and the music of Franz Schubert, Swarovski Crystal Worlds, May 19-27.

ST. POLTEN: Iron Man Austria 70.3, May 21.

ST. WOLFGANG IM SALZKAMMERGUT: Schafberg Run, runners race against Schafberg cog wheel railway, May 21.

VIENNA: Wienissimo, culinary festival, Town Hall Square, May 22-24.

INNSBRUCK: The International Film Festival, May 23-28.

BAD KREUZEN: Donau Brass Festival, May 24-27.

VIENNA: Vienna Philharmonic Summer Night Concert, free performance at Schoenbrunn Palace, May 25.

BAD AUSSEE: Narzissenfest, festival celebrates blooming of the daffodils and local folk culture, May 25-28.

VIENNA: Donaukanal Treiben, music festival along the Danube promenade, May 25-28.

KOESSEN: Kaiserwinkl Kasfest, festival with cheese and local folk music, May 27.

GRAZ: Open Doors Days, studios of artists of Steiermark open for visitors, May 28.

BelgiumANTWERP: A Taste of Antwerp, culinary festival, Waagnatie, through May 1.

LAEKEN: Greenhouses of the Royal Palace open, through May 5.

BRUSSELS: Floralia, floral displays at the Groot-Bijgaarten Castle, through May 5.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Short Film Festival, through May 7.

BRUSSELS: Kermezzo, comedy festival, Jubelpark, May 5-21.

BRUSSELS: Kunstenfestivaldesarts, contemporary theater, dance, cinema and visual arts festival, Mont des Arts, May 5-27.

BRUSSELS: Iris Festival, May 6-7.

LIEGE: Mithra Jazz, jazz festival, May 11-13.

LIBERCHIES: Django Festival, celebrates music of Django Reinhardt, May 13-14.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Pride Parade, May 20.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Jazz Marathon, free weekend of international jazz, May 20-22.

MECHELEN: Hanswijk Procession, May 21.

GENT: Gent Smaakt, food festival, May 24-28.

BRUGGES: Procession of the Holy Blood, May 25.

BRUSSELS: 20 km of Brussels, May 28.

CroatiaPAKLENICA: International Climbers Meeting, through May 1.

ZADAR: Wings for Life World Run, May 7.

STRIGOVA: Urbanova, wine and gourmet festival in Medimurje Region, weekends only, May 19-June 2.

BUJE: Istria Wine and Walk, 11 km vineyard trek with refreshment stands, May 20.

RABAC: Kvarner Shrimp Festival, May 27.

NEREZINE: International Festival of Meh, bagpipe festival, May 27-28.

ZAGREB: Cest ist D Best, international street festival, May 30-June 4.

Czech RepublicPRAGUE: Festival of Moravian and Czech rosé wines, Prague Castle, May 1.

PILSEN: celebration of end of WWII and liberation of Pilsen by the United States Army, May 5-8.

PRAGUE: Prague Spring International Music Festival, May 8-June 2.

PRAGUE: Book World Prague, book fair and literary festival, Holesovice Expo Grounds, May 11-14.

PRAGUE: Czech Beer Festival, Expo Center Prague Holesovice, May 11-27.

PRAGUE: River Food Festival, Smichovska Naplava, May 12-14.

PRAGUE: Open House, showcase of outstanding architecture, May 13-14.

PRAGUE: Tattoo Convention, Prumyslovy Palace, May 19-21.

KARLOVY VARY: Mattoni Half Marathon, May 20.

PRAGUE: Get Rainbowed, family fun 5 km run, May 20.

PRAGUE: Rumfest, Zlute Lazne, May 20.

PRAGUE: Shanty Fest, festival of sea shanty choirs, May 25-27.

PRAGUE: Prague Food Festival, Vysehrad Castle grounds, May 26-28.

VLCNOV: Ride of the Kings, traditional Moravian folklore festival, May 26-28.

PRAGUE: Prague Fringe Festival, English language theater festival, May 26-June 3.

PRAGUE: Khamoro, world festival of Roma culture, May 28-June 3.

PRAGUE: Tanec Praha, festival of contemporary dance and movement, May 28-June 28.

DenmarkAARHUS: Spot Festival, festival supports upcoming Danish and Nordic film makers and bands, May 4-7.

COPENHAGEN: The Biennale for Craft and Design, Museumsbygningen, May 5-27.

HUNDESTED: Sand Sculpture Festival, May 11-Sept. 17.

COPENHAGEN: Mikkeller Beer Celebration, Oeksnehallen, May 12-13.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Beer Festival, Lokomotivvaerkstedet, May 18-20.

AALBORG: Carnival celebrations, May 19-27; highlights include children's carnival and international carnival parade May 19 and Star Parade May 27.

ELSINORE (HELSINGOR): CLICK Festival, music, performances, installations and more, Kulturvaerftet, May 20-21.

COPENHAGEN: Telenor Copenhagen Marathon, May 21.

FREDERIKSBERG: Bloom Festival, celebrates nature and science, Soendermarken, May 27-28.

SILKEBORG: Nordic Extreme Marathon, racing through hard terrain with map and compass for pairs and marked trails for solo runners, May 27-28.

COPENHAGEN: Distortion Festival, street and nightlife festival, May 31-June 4.

COPENHAGEN: CPH Stage, theater festival, The Playhouse, May 31-June 11.

EnglandLONDON: Sony World Photo Photography Awards Exhibition, Somerset House, through May 7.

LONDON: Loco London, Comedy Film Festival, BFI Southbank and other venues, May 4-7.

HARROGATE: BBC Good Food Festival, May 5-7.

LONDON: The National Pet Show, Excel, May 6-7.

MALDON: Maldon Mud Race, May 7.

WINDSOR: Royal Windsor Horse Show, Windsor Castle, May 10-14.

LONDON: Affordable Art Fair, Hampstead Heath, May 11-14.

MALVERN: RHS Malvern Spring Festival, flower show, Three Counties Showground, May 11-14.

BRISTOL: Foodies Fest, Durdham Downs, May 12-14.

NORWICH: Norfolk and Norwich festival,circus, music, theater, dance and family entertainment, May 12-28.

LONDON: Covent Garden May Fayre and Puppet Festival, May 14.

LONDON: Museums at Night, late-night openings of museums and galleries, May 17-20.

LONDON: London Burlesque Fest, Bush Hall and other venues, May 18-28.

LONDON: Alchemy, festival of South Asian culture, Southbank Centre, May 19-29.

LONDON: London Wine Fair, Kensington Olympia, May 22-24.

CAMBRIDGE: CAMRA Cambridge Beer Festival, Jesus Green, May 22-27.

LONDON: RHS Chelsea Flower Show, May 23-27.

LONDON: MCM London Comic Con, ExCeL, May 26-28.

DUXFORD: Duxford Air Show, May 27-28.

LONDON: The Great British Tattoo Show, Alexandra Palace, May 27-28.

LONDON: Bike Shed, independent motorcycle show, Tobacco Dock, May 27-28.

LONDON: Foodies Fest, Syon Park, May 27-29.

COOPER’S HILL: Cheese Rolling Festival, May 29.

COLCHESTER: Real Ale & Cider Festival, Arts Centre, May 30-June 3.

EstoniaTALLINN: Old Town Days, arts, music and street entertainment, May 31-June 4.

FinlandHELSINKI: Helsinki City Run, 21 km run, May 13.

HELSINKI: Open House, showcase of outstanding architecture, May 19-21.

COUNTRYWIDE: Restaurant Day, May 20.

HELSINKI: Women’s 10 K Fun Run, May 21.

HELSINKI: Vaasa Choir Festival, May 24-28.

HELSINKI: Siivous Paiva, cleaning day, city becomes giant flea market, May 27.

HELSINKI: World Village Festival, May 27-28.

FrancePARIS: Great Contemporary Art Fair at Bastille, through May 1.

ANTIBES: Antibes Art Fair, Esplanade du Pre des Pecheurs, through May 2.

PARIS: The Paris Fair, retail sales event, Porte de Versailles, through May 8.

ORLEANS: Joan of Arc Festival, through May 14.

PARIS: Foire du Trone, fun fair, Bois de Vincennes, through May 28.

PARIS: Revelations, biennial festival of crafts, Grand Palais, May 4-8.

PARIS: Antiquites Brocante, La Bastille, May 4-14.

COUNTRYWIDE: European Opera Days, May 5-14.

PARIS: Tous a la Opera, free opera performances at selected venues, May 6-7.

PARIS: Jazz a Saint-Germain-des-Pres, jazz festival on Left Bank, through May 11-22.

REIMS: Fetes Johanniques, celebrations in honor of Joan of Arc, June 13-14.

CANNES: Festival de Cannes, Film Festival, May 17-28.

PARIS: Taste of Paris, gourmet food festival, The Grand Palais, May 18-21.

COUNTRYWIDE: European Museums Night, May 20.

METZ: Les Puces de Metz, flea and antiques market, Metz Expo, May 20 and June 17 (July 1, Sept. 16, Oct. 14).

CAEN: D-Day Landing Day Festival, festival of remembrance along Normandy coast, May 20-June 18.

LYON: Nuits Sonores, festival of indie and electronic music, May 24-28.

PARIS: Villette Sonique, Parc de la Villette, festival highlights new artists, May 25-31.

BIARRITZ: Festival des Arts de la Rue, concerts and street artists, May 26-28.

GermanyGERNSBACH: Middle Ages festival, Murginsel, through May 1.

MAINZ: Mainz Wine Days, wine tasting along the Rhine riverbanks, through May 1.

WIESBADEN: goEast, East European film festival, through May 2.

MUNICH: Fruehlingfest, fun fest and beer celebration at Theresienwiese, through May 5.

MUNICH: BMW Open, pro tennis, through May 5.

GRONAU: Jazzfest Gronau, through May 7.

HEIDELBERG: Heidelberger Stueckemarkt, contemporary German and international drama, through May 7.

MUNICH: Maidult, traditional fun fair, through May 7.

STUTTGART: Fruehlingsfest, fun fest and beer celebration, Cannstatter Wasen, through May 7.

STUTTGART: Stuttgart Festival of Animated Film, May 2-7.

MUNICH: International Documentary Film Festival, May 3-14.

ULM: Kleinbrauermarkt, small breweries present their beers, Muensterplatz, May 5-7.

HAMBURG: Harbor Fest, May 5-7.

DARMSTADT: Fruehlingfest, fun fair, Messplatz, May 5-15.

BONN: Rhine in Flames, fireworks and illuminated vineyards between Linz and Bonn, May 6.

FRANKFURT: Museum Night, May 6.

MERZIG: Honky Tonk Kneipenfestival, town’s bars serve up live music, May 6.

NUREMBERG: Blue Night, cultural program, May 6.

SCHWETZINGEN: Spargelsamstag, city celebrates white asparagus, May 6.

SCHWAEBISCH HALL: South German Cheese Market, Hohenloher Freilandmuseum, May 6-7.

OFFENBURG: Badische Weinmesse, May 6-7.

HEILBRONN: Trollinger Marathon, with course through vineyards, May 7.

MAINZ: Gutenberg Marathon, May 7.

MUNICH: Long Night of Music, musical events in over 100 venues throughout city, May 6.

OPPENHEIM/WORMS: Rheinradeln, auto free cycling day, May 7.

MUNICH: Wings for Life World Run, race benefits charity for spinal cord injury, May 7.

NUREMBERG: Trempelmarkt, flea market, May 12-13.

BONN: Jazzfest Bonn, May 12-27.

REGENSBURG: Maidult, traditional spring fun fair, May 12-28.

BAYREUTH: Flea market, Volksfestplatz, May 13-14.

RUEDESHEIM: German Sekt Days, May 13-14.

ZWEIBRUECKEN: Street theater spectacle and flower market, May 13-14.

AMBERG: Pfingst Dult, volksfest, May 13-22.

AACHEN-KORNELIMUENSTER: Historischer Jahrmarkt, old-fashioned market, May 14-18.

DRESDEN: International Dixieland Festival, May 14-21.

BAYREUTH: Maisel’s Weissbierfest, May 18-21.

BUEHL: International Bluegrass Festival, Europaplatz, May 19-20.

ASSMANNSHAUSEN: Assmannshausen in Red, illuminations and pinot noir wine celebrations, May 19-21.

IDAR-OBERSTEIN: Jazz Days, May 19-21.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Lautrer Kerwe, fun fair on Messeplatz, May 19-29.

BERLIN: Avon Women’s Run, 10 km run, May 20.

DUESSELDORF: Japan Day, May 20.

HEPPENHEIM: Flea market, May 20.

NEURBERG: Fishermen’s Friend Strongmanrun, Nuerburgring, May 20.

ULM: International Fest and Parade of Cultures, May 20.

WIESBADEN: Ball of Wines, Wiesbaden Kurhaus, May 20.

WIESBADEN: flea market, Biebrich Castle grounds, May 20.

COLOGNE: Harley Dome, biker meet up, Alfred-Schuette-Allee, May 20-21.

ESSLINGEN: Vineyard hiking, May 21.

STUTTGART: Flea market, Karlsplatz, May 21.

WUERZBURG: iWelt Marathon, May 21.

FRANKFURT: Nippon Connection, Japanese film festival, May 23-28.

WIESBADEN: Kranzplatzfest, live music, artisan’s market and flea market, May 24-28.

WUERZBURG: Weindorf, wine festival in market square, May 24-June 5.

DARMSTADT: Schlossgraben Fest, free music festival, Max Giesinger headlines, May 25-28.

FRANKENTHAL: Strohhutfest, May 25-28.

PFORZHEIM: Bierboerse, beer festival, downtown, May 25-28.

ULM: Middle Ages Marketand knights’ tournament, Kloster Wiblingen, May 25-28.

WUERZBURG: Africa Festival, International Afro Music Festival, May 25-28.

FRANKFURT: Duck Race, rubber ducks float down Main River, May 28.

LANDSHUT: Flea market, Messepark, May 28.

DUESSELDORF: Duesseldorf Jazz Rally, June 1-4.

GreeceATHENS: Art Athina, Faliron Pavilion, May 26-28.

ATHENS: Documenta, contemporary art exhibition, through July 16.


BUDAPEST: Rosalia, festival celebrates rose wine, Gesztenyes kert, May 12-14.

BUDAPEST: Belgian Beer Festival, Balna, May 13-15.

BUDAPEST: Gourmet Festival, Millenaris Park, May 18-21.

BUDAPEST: Floralia, Roman-style celebrations at the Museum of Aquincum, May 21-22.

IrelandDUBLIN: Dublin Dance Festival, contemporary dance event, May 18-28.

GALWAY: Early Music Festival, May 19-21.

DUBLIN: Docklands Summer Festival, water sports, open-air entertainment and food market, Grand Canal Dock, May 20-21.

DUBLIN: International Literature Festival, May 20-29.

CARLINGFORD: National Leprechaun Hunt, Sliabh Foy Mountains, May 21.

WEXFORD: Wexford Food and Wine Festival, May 26-29.

ItalyNARNI: The Ring Race, medieval celebrations, through May 14.

UDINE: A Tutta Birra, craft beer fair, May 4-5.

ASSISI: Calendimaggio, Middle Ages Festival, May 4-6.

MILAN: Taste of Milano, world's largest restaurant festival, The Mall, Porta Nuova, May 4-7.

LIGURIA: Giro d’Italia, multi-stage bicycle race, May 5-28.

ROME: Open House, showcase of outstanding architecture, May 6-7.

MILAN: Art on the Naviglio Grande, May 7.

TRIESTE: Green Europe Marathon, also 29.2 km and half marathon, May 7.

UDINE: Country Rock Festival, Fiere, May 12-14.

BIBIONE: Fishermen’s Friend Sprint, night run, May 13.

CAMPOSANO: Palio de Casale, May 13-14.

MILAN: Open House, showcase of outstanding architecture, May 13-14.

FERRARA: Palio, special events May 13, 20, 26-28.

VENICE: La BiennaleVenezia, international art show, May 13-Nov. 26.

GUBBIO: La Festa dei Ceri, fest of the candles, historical and folklore event, May 15.

BRESCIA: Mille Miglia, auto rally passes through Parma, Rimini and Rome, May 18-21.

TURIN: International Book Fair, Lingotto Fiere, May 18-22.

NOTO: Infiorata, elaborate artwork created from flower petals, May 19-21.

SOAVE: Medieval White Wine Festival, May 19-21.

TURIN: Gelato Festival, Piazza Solferino, May 25-28.

COUNTRYWIDE: Cantini Aperte, open wine cellars, May 27-28.

VENICE: Festa della Sensa, festival celebrating city's “marriage” to the sea, May 27-28.

MONTESPERTOLI: Mostra del Chianti, wine festival, May 27-June 4.

LuxembourgCITY: Brocante, flea and antiques market, The Box, May 13-14.

CITY: International Tattoo Convention-The Storm, The Box, May 19-21.

COUNTRYWIDE: Invitation to the Museums, free entry to state museums, May 20-21.

CITY: Gala des Etoiles, ballet, Grand Theatre, May 20-21.

CITY: ING Night Marathon, starts 7 p.m., May 27.

MaltaBAHAR IC-CAGHAQ: Garmin Ocean Lava Triathlon, 113 km triathlon, May 21.

MonacoMONTE CARLO: Grand Prix of Monaco, World Formula 1 Championship race, May 25-28.

NetherlandsLISSE: Keukenhof Gardens open, through May 21.

AMSTERDAM: World Press Photo Exhibition, Nieuwe Kerk, through July 9.

ROTTERDAM: Fishermen’s Friend Strongman Run, May 6-7.

MAASTRICHT: Cross Currents Festival, music fest, May 13.

UTRECHT: Festival an der Werf, showcases new developments in dance and theater, May 18-27.

MAASTRICHT: Food Truck Festival Trek, Stadspark, May 19-21.

MAASTRICHT: Groove Garden, music festival, May 19-21.

AMSTERDAM: Rolling Kitchens, mobile food stands set up in Westergasfabriek, May 24-28.

MAASTRICHT: El Dunya Festival, global market, May 25.

AEL: The Norwegian Folk Music Week, Sundre, May 25-28.

THE HAGUE: Tong Tong Fair, world's biggest festival of Eurasian culture, May 25-June 5.

AMSTERDAM: London Calling, indie music festival at Paradiso, May 26-27.

AMSTERDAM: 909 Festival, techno in the Amsterdamse Bos, May 27.

SCHEVENINGEN: Delta Lloyd North Sea Regatta, May 27-June 4.

ROTTERDAM: Poetry International Rotterdam, poetry slam, May 30-June 4.

NorwayKRISTIANSUND: Nordic Light, International Festival of Photography, May 3-7.

STAVANGER: Maijazz, jazz fest, May 8-13.

OSLO: Norway’s Constitution Day- Children’s Parade, May 17.

BERGEN: Bergen International Festival, music and performing arts festival, May 24-June 7

OSLO: Medieval Festival, Akershus Fortress, May 26-28.

BERGEN: Night Jazz, Georgenes Verft, May 26-June 4.

PolandGDYNIA: Open House, showcase of outstanding architecture, May 27-28.

PortugalSINES: Tall Ships Regatta, through May 1.

LISBON: Indie Lisboa, independent film festival, May 3-14.

FUNCHAL: Festa del Flor, May 4-21; parade May 7.

FATIMA: 100 Anniversary of the Apparitions of Fatima, religious festival, May 13-14.

COIMBRA: Burning of the Ribbons, student celebration, May 5-14.

SINTRA: Festival de Sintra, classical music festival, May 5-27.

LISBON: Arco Lisboa, international contemporary art fair, Fabrica Nacional da Cordoaria, May 18-21.

MERTOLA: Islamic Festival, May 18-21.

PORTO: Porto Blues Fest, May 26-27.

ARMAMAR: Douro Valley Half Marathon, May 28.

RomaniaBUCHAREST: Bucharest Internation Jazz Competition, May 13-20.

ScotlandDUFFTOWN: Spirit of Speyside Whisky Festival, events throughout Highlands, through May 1.

OBAN: Highlands and Islands Music and Dance Festival, through May 1.

EDINBURGH: TradFest, music, song, dance, storytelling and tradition, Scottish Storytelling Centre, through May 7.

ARGYLL: Loch Fyne Food Fair, May 13-14.

PERTH: Perth Festival of the Arts, May 15-27.

ORKNEY: Folk Festival, May 25-28.

MHOR: Mhor Festival,food, culture and music, Monachyle Moor Farm, May 26-28.

MONTROSE: Montrose Music Festival, May 26-28.

ISLAY: Islay Festival of Music and Malt, May 26-June 3.

DUMFRIES: Dumfries and Galloway Arts Festival, music and comedy, May 26-June 4.

BATHGATE: West Lothian Highland Games and British Pipe Band Championships,May 27.

BLAIR ATHOLL: The Atholl Gathering and Highland Games, May 27-28.

GLASGOW: Riverside Festival, electronic music fest, May 27-28.

DUMFRIES: Spring Fling, arts and crafts open studios in Dumfries and Galloway, May 27-29.

EDINBURGH: Imaginate Festival, performing arts for young audiences, May 27-June 4.

SlovakiaBRATISLAVA: Bratislava Rag, music festival, Tyrsovo waterfront, May 5-7.

BRATISLAVA: The Siege of Bratislava by Napoleon, historical re-enactment, Janko Kral Park, May 20.

BRATISLAVA: Night of Museums and Galleries, May 21.

SloveniaLJUBLJANA: Pohod, recreational run around Ljubljana and threesomes run, May 4-6.

LJUBLJANA: Druga Godba, jazz and world music festival, May 25-27.

LJUBLJANA: The 25th Ljublajana Biennial of Design, May 25-Oct. 29.

SpainSA COMA: Mallorca Smooth Jazz Festival, through May 1.

CORDOBA: May Crosses Festival, through May 1.

TRUJILLO: National Cheese Festival, through May 1.

SEVILLE: April Fair, through May 6.

CORDOBA: The Patios of Cordoba, showcase of ornately decorated courtyards, May 2-14.

CACERES: WOMAD Festival, world music festival, May 11-14.

BARCELONA: Formula 1, Circuit de Barcelona Catalunya, May 12-14.

EIVISSA (Ibiza): Medieval fair of Ibiza, May 12-15.

LLANOS DE ARIDANE (Canary Islands): Transvulcania, 80 km extreme run over a volcano, May 13.

JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA: Horse Fair, equestrian shows, bullfights and fiestas, May 13-20.

GIRONA: Temps de Flors, exhibition of flowers in patios and gardens, May 13-21.

BARCELONA: Docsbarcelona, international documentary film festival, May 18-28.

TINAJO: Iron Man Lanzarote Canary Islands, May 20.

CORDOBA: Cordoba Fair, May 20-27.

LLEIDA: L’Aplec del Caragol, gastronomic snail festival, May 26-28.

MADRID: Triathlon World Championship, May 28.

BARCELONA: Primavera Sound, music festival, May 31-June 4.

SwedenGOTHENBURG: Half marathon, world’s biggest, May 20.

MALMO: Sweden International Tattoo, military music show, May 20-21.

STOCKHOLM: The Archipelago Fair, Royal Djurgarden, May 25-28.

SwitzerlandLUCERNE: Tulip Show, Ebikon, through May 14.

MORGES: Tulip Festival, through May 14.

GENEVA: Geneva Marathon, May 5-7.

STANS: Alpine Cheese Market, May 13.

LUCERNE: Retro Festival, The Hooters, Foreigner and Starship on stage, May 17-21.

GENEVA: Museum Night, May 20.

LOCARNO: Notte Bianca, music and street artists, May 20.

BADEN: Blues Festival Baden, May 20-27.

SCHAFFHAUSEN: Slow Up, auto free stretch of road between Schaffhausen and Hegau, May 21.

MORGINS: Inalpe, cows return to mountain pastures, May 27.

WINTERTHUR: Afro Pentacost Festival, May 29-June 5.

WalesLLANDUDNO: Victorian Extravaganza, through May 1.

CAERPHILLY: Caerphilly Food Festival, May 6.

WREXAM: Focus Wales, comedy, arts and film fest, May 11-13.

DINAS: Rail Ale, real ales and ciders, live music and steam trains, May 19-21.

CALDICOT: Monmouthshire Food Festival, Caldicot Castle, May 20-21.

WINCHCOMBE:Spring Ale & Steam Weekend, CAMRA beer festival with Gloucestershire Warwickshire Railway, May 20-21.

LLANRWST: Snowdonia Half Marathon, May 21.

HAY-ON-WYE: Hay Festival, international literary festival, May 25-June 4.

CALDICOTT: Welsh Perry & Cider Festival, May 26-29.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Welsh Open Stoneskimming Championships, May 28.

BRIDGEND: Urd Eisteddfod, youth compete in singing and dancing, May 29-June 3.

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