Austria KITZBÜHEL: Snow Arena Polo World Cup, through Jan. 20.

VIENNA: Resonsances Festival, concerts from Middle Ages to Baroque era, Vienna Konzerthaus, Jan. 19-27.

VIENNA: Ball Season, upcoming balls include Pharmacists Ball in the Imperial Palace on Jan. 19; The Vienna Philharmonic Ball in the Musikverein on Jan. 24 and The Hunters’ Ball in the Imperial Palace on Jan. 28.

KITZBÜHEL: Hahnenkamm Races, includes men’s Super-G, slalom and downhill competitions, Jan. 25-27.

SALZBURG: Mozart Week, classical music festival, Jan. 24-Feb. 3.

INNSBRUCK: Billabong Air & Style, snowboarding competition, Feb. 1-2.

INNSRUCK: Art Innsbruck, international fair for contemporary art, Feb. 21-24.

Belgium BRUSSELS: European Motor Show, expo of light commercial and recreational vehicles and motorcycles, through Jan. 20.

BRUSSELS: Winter sales, through Jan. 31.

LIÈGE: Festival of Liège, highlights theater, dance and music, Jan. 18-Feb. 9.

BRUSSELS: BRAFA, Brussels Fine Arts and Antiques Fair, Tour & Taxis, Jan. 19-27.

LIÈGE: Les Transardentes, winter festival celebrates electronic music, Jan. 26.

BRUSSELS: TrucTroc, art exchange in which anything of value can be exchanged with the artist, BOZAR Palais des Beaux Arts, Feb. 1-3.

SPA: Whisky Live, tastings and workshops, Feb. 1-3.

SANKT-VITH: Sled dog races, Feb. 2-3.

BRUGGES: Beer festival, 65 breweries and over 300 beers, market place, Feb. 2-3.

Croatia ZAGREB: European Figure Skating Championships, Jan. 21-27.

DUBROVNIK: Feast of St. Blasius, folk and religious celebration commemorates city’s patron saint, Feb. 2-3.

Czech Republic PRAGUE: Short Film Festival, Svetozor Cinema, through Jan. 20.

PRAGUE: Eiga-Sai, festival of Japanese film and culture, Lucerna Palace, Jan. 22-28.

PRAGUE: Prague Opera Ball, Feb. 2.

PRAGUE: Opera 2013, Festival of Music Theatre at the National Theatre, through Feb. 3.

Denmark COPENHAGEN: Tourism Fair, Bella Center, Jan. 18-20.

SILKEBORG: Mid Jutland Folk Music Festival, Jan. 21-27.

SKAGEN: Winter Swimming Festival, Jan. 26-29.

COPENHAGEN: Fashion Festival, with shows, parties and concerts, various sites, Jan. 30-Feb. 3.

AALBORG: Northern Winter Beat Festival, 30 concerts in three days, with international artists, Jan. 24-26.

England LONDON: London Boat Show, Excel, through Jan. 20.

LONDON: London Art Fair, Business Design Center, Islington, through Jan. 20.

LONDON: The Outdoors Show, The Active Travel Show and The London Bike Show; one ticket allows entry to all shows, through Jan. 20.

LONDON: International Mime Festival, at theBarbican, Southbank Centre and other venues, through Jan. 27.

MANCHESTER: National Winter Ales Festival, Sheridan Suite, Jan. 23-26.

LONDON: Loco London, festival of funny films, Southbank and other venues, Jan. 24-27.

PETERBOROUGH: Tudor Living History Day, part of Katharine of Aragon Festival celebrations, cathedral, Jan. 26.

France PARIS: Winter sales, through Feb. 12.

LES CARROZ: Golfiades, hot air balloon meet, Jan. 27-Feb. 9.

PARIS: Carnival, parade starts 2 p.m. from Place Gambetta, Feb. 10.

PARIS: Chinese New Year, parade starts 1 p.m. from avenue d’Ivry, Feb. 17.

Germany STUTTGART: The Holiday Exhibition, vacation planning ideas, display of campers and recreational vehicles, Stuttgart Messe, through Jan. 20.

BERLIN: Fashion Week, through Jan. 20.

TRIER: Moselle Wine Forum, Forum Baths, Jan. 18-20.

BAD RAPPENAU: Glühweinmarkt, open-air drinking of mulled wine, Jan. 18-20 and 25-27.

BERLIN: 5th JapanFestival Berlin 2013, Urania, Jan. 19-20.

STUTTGART: Swabian Whisky Tasting, Hotel Steigenberger Graf Zeppelin, Jan. 25.

FREINSHEIM: Red Wine Volksmarch, Jan. 25-27, torchlit walk Jan. 25 at 6 p.m.

NEUBERG: Donauschwimmen, Europe’s biggest winter swimming event, advance registration necessary, Jan. 26.

TÜBINGEN: Carnival parade, Jan. 27.

RÜSSELSHEIM: Carnival parade, starts at 2:11 p.m., inner city, Jan. 27.

BERLIN: Transmediale, festival of art and the creative application of digital media, Jan. 29-Feb. 3.

DRESDEN: SemperOpera Ball, outside city’s opera house, Feb. 1.

BREMEN: Carnival, Germany’s largest samba carnival, Feb. 1-2.

BREMEN: Classic motor show, vintage car exhibition, ÖVB-Arena, Feb. 1-3.

SCHWÄBISCH HALL: Hallia Venezia, Venetian style carnival celebration, Feb. 3.

SCHRIESHEIM: Red wine walk, starts 11 a.m., Feb. 3.

HEIDELBERG: Vampire Ball, Feb. 9.

Ireland BUNRATTY: Shannonside Winter Music Weekend, folk and bluegrass festival, through Jan. 20.

DUBLIN: Tradfest, celebration of traditional Irish music and culture in Temple Bar area of city, Jan. 22-27.

DUBLIN: Chinese New Year celebrations, Feb. 8-18.

DUBLIN: Jameson Dublin International Film Festival, Feb. 14-24.

Italy BOLOGNA: International Exhibition of Contemporary Art, Jan. 25-28.

MADONNA DEL CAMPIGLIO: Winter Marathon, classic autos race through passes in the Dolomites, Jan. 24-27.

AOSTA: Sant’Orso Fair, traditional crafts and woodcarvers market, Jan. 30-31.

AGRIGENTO: Almond Blossom Festival, Feb. 1-10.

CATANIA: Festa di Sant’Agata, huge religious and folk celebration, Feb. 3-5.

VIAREGGIO: Carnival parades, Feb. 3, 10, 12 and 17.

MILAN: Food and Wine Festival, Feb. 9-11.

IVREA: Battle of the Oranges, part of carnival celebrations, starts 2 p.m., Feb. 10.

MADONNA DEL CAMPIGLIO: Habsburg Carnival, characters wear costumes inspired by the Imperial Court of Vienna in the 19th century, Feb. 10-15.

FLORENCE: Chocolate Fair, Piazza della Repubblica, Feb. 10-19.

VERONA: Verona in Love, romantic and special events throughout city, Feb. 14-17.

Luxembourg LUXEMBOURG CITY: Tourism Fair, Luxexpo, Jan. 18-20.

DIEKIRCH: Eurocross, international cross-country running competition, Jan. 27.

Monaco MONTE CARLO: International Circus Festival, through Jan. 27.

Netherlands AMSTERDAM: Light Festival, through Jan. 20.

AMSTERDAM: Realisme, art fair dedicated to figurative art, Passenger Terminal Amsterdam, through Jan. 20.

AMSTERDAM: Jumping Amsterdam, equestrian event at RAI, through Jan. 20.

AMSTERDAM: Amsterdam Fashion Week, Jan. 18-27.

ROTTERDAM: Flamenco Biennial, also takes place in Amsterdam, Utrecht and The Hague, Jan. 19-Feb. 3.

AMSTERDAM: Impro Amsterdam, International Improvisation Theater Festival, Jan. 22-26.

ROTTERDAM: International Film Festival Rotterdam, Jan. 25-Feb. 3.

Norway TROMSO: International Film Festival, through Jan. 20.

TROMSO: Northern Lights Festival, celebrates jazz and classical music, Jan. 25-Feb. 2.

GEILO: Ice Music Festival, music festival in which all instruments are made of ice, Jan. 24-27.

LONGYEARBYEN: Polar Jazz, world’s northernmost music festival, Jan. 31-Feb. 3.

RØROS: Rørosmartnan, traditional winter fair, Feb. 19-23.

Scotland GLASGOW: Celtic Connections, folk, roots and world music festival, through Feb. 3.

DUMFRIES: Big Burns Supper, celebrates beloved poet Robert Burns Day, Jan. 25-27.

AVIEMORE: Sled Dog Rally, weather permitting, Jan. 26-27.

LERWICK: Up Helly Aa, fire festival, Jan. 29.

FIFE: Jazz Festival, Feb. 1-3.

Spain ARAGON: Pirena, cross-mountain sled-dog racing challenge across the Pyrénées, Jan. 19-Feb. 2.

SANTIPONCE: Italica International Cross-Country, foot race among the ruins of a Roman city outside Seville, Jan. 20.

CARAVACA DE LA CRUZ: La Fiesta de las Quadrillas, folk groups sing and perform in the streets, Jan. 27.

MADRID: Arco Contemporary Art Fair, Feb. 13-17.

Sweden LUND: International jazz party, 10 bands on 6 stages, AF-Boreng, Jan. 19.

GOTHENBURG: International Film Festival, Scandinavia’s leading film fest, Jan. 25-Feb. 4.

JOKKMOKK: Sami winter festival and historic market, Feb. 7-9.

Switzerland BELALP: Witches’ Descent, race of costumed witches, through Jan. 19.

SAAS-FEE: Ice on Tour-Ice Climbing World Cup, through Jan. 19.

BASEL: Museum Night, Jan. 18.

WENGEN: Ski World Cup, Jan. 18-20.

CRANS-MONTANA: Audi Snowboard Series, Jan. 19-20.

GRINDELWALD: World Snow Festival, snow sculptures, Jan. 20-26.

BASEL: Vogel Gryff, carnival season starts with procession of mythical figures floating on the Rhine River in Kleinbasel, Jan. 26.

GRINDELWALD: Audi Snowboard Series, Feb. 2-3.

ST. MORITZ: White Turf, horse racing on the snow, Feb. 3-10 and 17.

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