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The events in Europe are as sizzling as summer temperatures! Here is a sampling of events on the docket as of Aug. 21, 2015.

AUSTRIA ST. ANTON: Filmfest St. Anton- Mountain-People-Adventure, showcases mountain sports, through Aug. 29.

BREGENZ: Hafengenuss, harbour festival with music and gourmet treats, through Aug. 30.

SAALFELDEN: Jazz Festival Saalfelden, contemporary jazz fest, through Aug. 30.

SALZBURG: Salzburger Festspiele, opera, drama and concerts, through Aug. 30.

VIENNA: Summer Break, party weekend and street festival, through Aug. 30.

GRAFENEGG: Musicfestival Grafenegg, classical music festival, through Sept. 6.

VIENNA: Guertel Nightwalk, live music in the streets, Aug. 29.

GRAZ: Nuke Festival, pop music fest, Messe Graz Freigelaende, Aug. 29.

MOEDLING: Oak Hill Wild Wild West Party, American style country music and entertainment, Aug. 29.

VIENNA: Dinner in the Sky, gourmet outdoor dining high above city, Aug. 30 and Sept. 5 and 6.

VELDEN: Pink Lake International LGBT Festival, Lake Woerthersee, Sept. 3-6.

LINZ: Ars Electronica, festival celebrates art, technology and society, Sept. 3-7.

EISENSTADT: International Haydn Festival, Sept. 3-13.

PERTISAU AM ACHENSEE: Achensee Run, 23 km run along a panoramic trail, Sept. 6.

FAAKER SEE: European Bike Week, Harley-Davidson rider meet-up, Sept. 8-13.

VIENNA: Vienna Fashion Week, Sept. 7-13.

LINZ: Bruckner Fest, Sept. 9-Oct. 7.

SCHWAZ: Klangspuren, presents diverse and unfamiliar music, Sept. 10-27.

VIENNA: Buskers Festival, Karlsplatz, Sept. 11-13.

VIENNA: Open House Wien, buildings open to visitors, Sept. 12-13.

FUSCHL AM SEE: Eddy Merckx Classic Bike Marathon, 169 km race open to amateur cyclists, Sept. 13.

VIENNA: Vienna Masters 2015 Global Champions Tour, horse tournament, Rathausplatz, Sept. 17-20.

VIENNA: Vienna Fotomarathon, Sept. 20.

VIENNA: Wiesn-Fest, Prater Kaiserwiese, Sept. 24-Oct. 11.

VIENNA: viennacontemporary, international art fair, Marx Halle, Sept. 24-27.

HINTERTUX: Octoberfest, celebrates return of livestock from mountain pastures, Sept. 25-26.

GRAZ: Steirischerherbst, avant-garde theatre, screenings and parties, Sept. 25-Oct. 18.

BELGIUM VILLERS-LA-VILLE: Night of the Choirs, choirs perform in historical sites, through Aug. 29.

BRUSSELS: Fiesta Latina, South American and Caribbean festival, Bois de la Cambre, through Aug. 30.

LOVENDEGEM (GHENT): Boombal Festival, folk dance and singer-songwriter festival, through Aug. 30.

VERVIERS: FiestaCity, free concerts across city, through Aug. 30.

BRUSSELS: Royal Palace open to visitors, daily except Mondays, through Sept. 6.

OSTEND: Sand Sculpture Festival, this year’s theme is Disney’s Frozen, through Sept. 6.

BRUSSELS: Urban BBQ, top chefs create a picnic at Mont des Arts, Aug. 30.

LIEGE: Fair of Fools, this year’s theme is winter sports, St. Walburge, Sept. 2-6.

BRUSSELS: Belgian Beer Weekend, Grand Place, Sept. 4-6.

BRUSSELS: Comic Strip Festival, Parc de Bruxelles, Sept. 4-6.

SAINT-HUBERT: International Days of Hunting and Nature, Sept. 4-6.

ERQUELINNES: Hops Festival, Microbrasserie d'Erquelinnes, Sept. 4-6.

WERVIK: Celtic Night Geluwe, folk and pagan festival, Sept. 4-6.

ANTWERP: Laundry Day, techno music festival and party, Middenvijver, Sept. 5.

SINT-GILLIS/DENDERMONDE: Bloemenkorso, flower parade, Sept. 6.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Restaurants Festival, Parc de Bruxelles, Sept. 9-13.

MONS: City Sonic, festival of sound, Sept. 11-27.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Design Market, indoor vintage flea market, Tour & Taxis, Sept. 12-13.

TOURNAI: Historical Grand Procession, treasures of the cathedral carried through town, Sept. 13.

MARBEHAN: Brassigaume, festival of small breweries, Sept. 17-18.

BRUSSELS: Champetre, showcases traditional crafts, Sept. 20.

LA-ROCHE-EN-ARDENNE: Soup festival, Sept. 26-27.

BRUSSELS: Belfius Brussels Marathon and Half Marathon, Oct. 4.

CROATIA OPATIJA: Liburnia Film Festival, screens documentary films, through Aug. 29.

VUKOVAR: Vukovar Film Festival, with films from Danube River area, through Aug. 29.

KARLOVAC: Days of Beer, through Aug. 30.

KOPRIVNICA: Renaissance festival, through Aug. 30.

PULA: Dimensions Festival, electronic music fest, Fort Punta Christo, through Aug. 30.

PULA: Outlook Festival, dance music fest set in fortress, Sept. 2-6.

SIBENIK: Medieval fair, Sept. 4-6.

UMAG: Istrian Wine Run, marathon and half marathon through vineyards, Stella Maris Resort, Sept. 6.

POREC: Offshore World Challenge, big game tuna fishing competition, Sept. 9-12.

VARAZDIN: Trash Film Festival, screens films in sci-fi, horror, action and martial arts, Sept. 9-12.

VELEBIT: MTB Marathon, Sept. 20.

PULA: Ironman 70.3, triathlon, Sept. 20.

ZAGREB: Zagreb Marathon, Oct. 11.

CZECH REPUBLIC CHEB: Wallenstein Festival, historical celebrations, through Aug. 29.

BRNO: International Folklore Festival, through Aug. 30.

PRAGUE: Letni Letna, festival of circus arts and theatre, through Sept. 3.

PRAGUE: Festival of Nine Colors, Park Podvini, Aug. 29.

PRAGUE: International Prague Car Festival, Letnany, Aug. 29-30.

PRAGUE: Ice Cream Festival, Prague Exhibition Grounds Holesovice, Aug. 30.

KARLOVY VARY: International Folklore Festival, Sept. 1-6.

PRAGUE: Harley Days, biker party, Holesovice Expo Hall, Sept. 4-5.

ZATEC: Celebration of hops and beer, Sept. 4-5.

HRADEC KRALOVE: celebrations of Queen Eliska, historical festival, Sept. 5.

PRAGUE: Birell Grand Prix, women’s 5 km and 10 km night race, Sept. 5.

PRAGUE: Foodparade, Zamek Troja, Sept. 5-6.

ZNOJMO: Historical wine festival, Sept. 11-13.

USTI NAD LABEM: Half marathon, Sept. 12.

PRAGUE: Bohemian Bluegrass and Barbeque, American-style low 'n' slow BBQ competition, Smichovska Naplavka, Sept. 12-13.

CESKY KRUMLOV: Festival of Baroque arts, Sept. 18-20.

OSTRAVA: NATO Days, Sept. 19-20.

PRAGUE: International Festival of Small Wind Bands, Zbraslav, Sept. 25-27.

PRAGUE: Vintage Fair, New Town Hall, Sept. 26-27.

DENMARK HORSENS: European Medieval Festival, through Aug. 29.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Cooking, food festival, through Aug. 30.

ODENSE: International Film Festival, through Aug. 30.

COPENHAGEN: Round Christiansborg, 2 km swim around palace and city landmarks, Aug. 29.

COPENHAGEN: CPH World Music Festival, Sept. 2-6.

COPENHAGEN: Golden Days festival, history and culture fest, Sept. 4-20.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen’s Oktoberfest, Amager Strandpark, Sept. 17-19, 24-26 and Oct. 1-3.

COPENHAGEN: Copenhagen Blues Festival, Sept. 23-27.

COPENHAGEN: Ermitage Run, 13.3 km run through Dyrehaven, Oct. 4.

COPENHAGEN: Culture Night, late night openings around city, Oct. 9.

ENGLAND WHITBY: Whitby Folk Week, traditional dance and music festival, through Aug. 28.

PETERBOROUGH: CAMRA Peterborough Beer Festival, through Aug. 29.

KINGHAM: The Big Feastival, food festival with Jamie Oliver, Alex James’ Farm, through Aug. 30.

LONDON: Meltdown Festival, music fest curated by David Byrne, Southbank Centre, through Aug. 30.

BRIGHTON: Brighton and Hove Food and Drink Festival, through Aug. 31.

GREENWICH: Sail Greenwich, Tall Ships in port, through Aug. 31.

LIVERPOOL: International Beatleweek, through Sept. 1.

LONDON: Summer opening of Buckingham Palace, through Sept. 25.

MANCHESTER: Pride Parade, Aug. 29.

LINCOLN: Lincoln Steampunk Festival, Lincoln Castle, Aug. 29-31.

LIVERPOOL: LIMF Summer Jam, free concerts in Sefton Park, Aug. 29-31.

PORTSMOUTH: Victorious, music festival, Aug. 29-30.

HERSTMONCEUX: Medieval festival, billed as UK’s largest, Herstmonceux Castle, Aug. 29-31.

OXFORD: Foodies Festival, Oxford South Parks, Aug. 29-31.

LONDON: The Notting Hill Carnival, Aug. 30-31.

NEWLYN: Newlyn Fish Festival, Aug. 31.

BRISTOL: Arcadia, recycled military hardware becomes performance art, Sept. 4-5.

BLACKPOOL: Blackpool Illuminations, 6 mile stretch lit up with a million bulbs, Sept. 4-Nov. 8.

GLOUCESTER: Gloucester History Festival, parades and reenactments, Sept. 5-18.

LONDON: London Mela, Gunnersbury Park, Sept. 6.

ISLE OF WIGHT: Bestival, boutique music festival, Sept. 10-13.

BATH: Jane Austen Festival, Sept. 11-20.

TORQUAY: Agatha Christie Festival, Sept. 11-20.

CAMBRIDGE: Dragon Boat Festival, Sept. 12.

LONDON: United Festival, outdoor rave party, Finsbury Park, Sept. 13.

NEWCASTLE: Morrison’s Great North Run, world’s leading half marathon, Sept. 13.

DUXFORD: The Battle of Britain Anniversary Air Show, Imperial War Museums, Sept. 19-20.

LONDON: Open House London, architectural landmarks open to visitors, Sept. 19-20.

BIRMINGHAM: Birmingham Weekender, free outdoor arts festival, Sept. 25-27.

NOTTINGHAM: Goose Fair, Sept. 30-Oct. 4.

FINLAND HELSINKI: Helsinki Festival, through Aug. 30.

HELSINKI: Cleaning Day, city becomes huge second hand market, Aug. 29.

HELSINKI: Helsinki Design Week, urban festival, L3 Design Dock Jatkasaari, Sept. 3-13.

HELSINKI: Open House Helsinki, cultural monuments open to public, Sept. 11-13.

HELSINKI: Love and Anarchy Film Festival, Sept. 17-27.

HELSINKI: Baltic Herring Fair, Oct. 4-10.

FRANCE MULHOUSE: Meteo Music Festival, through Aug. 29.

PARIS: Rock en Seine, rock festival, Saint-Cloud, through Aug. 30.

PARIS: Treteaux Nomades, itinerant performing arts festival, through Sept. 6.

PARIS: Open Air Opera, La Traviata performed in various venues, through Aug. 29 and Sept. 8-12 and 18-19.

EGUISHEIM: wine festival, Alsace's biggest, Aug. 29-30.

PARIS: Les Solistes a Bagatelle, classical music concerts, Parc de Bagatelle, Aug. 29-Sept. 13.

PERPIGNAN: Visa pour l'Image, international festival of photojournalism, Aug. 29-Sept. 13.

PARIS: La Fete de Ganesh, Le Temple De Sri Manicka Vinayakar Alayam, Aug. 30.

PARIS: Jazz at La Villette, Sept. 3-13.

DEAUVILLE: American Film Festival, Sept. 4-13.

LILLE: Braderie, Europe’s biggest flea market, Sept. 5-6.

RIBEAUVILLE: Le Pfifferdaj, middle ages minstrels festival, Sept. 6.

PARIS: Animated Film Festival, Theater de Menilmontant, Sept. 9-13.

PARIS: La Parisienne, all female 6.7 km running event, Sept. 13.

MEDOC: Medoc Marathon, costumed participants and gourmet food stands, Sept. 12.

METZ: Marche aux Puces, flea market, Sept. 12.

PARIS: Techno Parade, departs at noon from Place de la Republique, Sept. 19.

COUNTRYWIDE: European Heritage Days, open landmarks and cultural events, Sept. 19-20.

PARIS: Paris Electronic Week, electronic music fest, Sept. 19-26.

GERMANY BAYREUTH: Bayreuther Festspiele, works of Richard Wagner performed, through Aug. 28.

FRANKFURT: Museum Embankment Festival, cultural fest alongside river, through Aug. 30.

FRANKFURT: Eat+Lifestyle, culinary expo, Messe Hall 1.2, through Aug. 30.

KARLSRUHE: Bierboerse, Schlossgarten, through Aug. 30.

WIESBADEN: Folklore Festival, culture fest and market, Kulturpark, through Aug. 30.

MAINZ: Wine market, wine festival, Stadtpark, through Aug. 30 and Sept. 3-6.

PFORZHEIM: Oechslefest, wine fest, through Sept. 6.

STUTTGART: Stuttgart Wine Village, through Sept. 6.

NUREMBERG: Herbstvolksfest, through Sept. 13.

HAVELBERG: BUGA 2015, Federal Garden Show takes place along the Havel River, through Oct. 11.

BERLIN: Long Night of Museums, Aug. 29.

WORMS: Backfischfest, volksfest, Aug. 29-Sept. 6.

BAM EMS: Blumenkorso, Germany’s biggest floral parade, Aug. 30.

NEUSTADT: Erlebnistag Deutschweinstrasse, auto free day along the German Wine Road, Aug. 30.

FUSSEN: Festival Vielsaitig, this year’s theme is “BaRock”, Kloster St. Mang, Sept. 2-10.

FRANKFURT: Rheingau wine market on the Fressgass, Sept. 2-11.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Barbarossa-Fest “Swinging Lautern”, free live music program in the city, Sept. 3-5.

BERNKASTEL-KUES: Middle Mosel Wine Festival, Sept. 3-6.

ABENSBERG: Gillamoos, traditional volkfest, Sept. 3-7.

BERLIN: Pyronale, fireworks competition, Maifeld, Sept. 5-6.

COLOGNE: Bierborse, Sept. 4-6.

MAGDEBURG: Kaiser Otto Fest, medieval fest, Sept. 4-6.

ROTHENBURG o.d. TAUBER: Imperial City Festival, Sept. 4-6.

WIESBADEN: Taunusstrassenfest, Sept. 4-6.

STUTTGART: Music Fest Stuttgart, Sept. 4-13.

AACHEN: European Arts and Crafts Market, city center near cathedral, free entry, Sept. 5-6.

BENSHEIM: Bergstrasse Vintner Festival, wine fest, Sept. 5-13.

RUSSELSHEIM: Mainland Games, Scottish highland games, Sept. 5-6.

AACHEN: Domspringen, pole vaulting in the area between the town hall and cathedral, Sept. 9.

SAARLOUIS: Women’s Run, 7 km, Sept. 11.

NUREMBERG: Trempelmarkt, one of Germany’s biggest flea markets, Sept. 11-12.

FREYBURG: Freyburger Winzerfest, wine festival, Sept. 11-13.

HAMBURG: Hamburg Cruise Days, Sept. 11-13.

NUREMBERG: Burggrabenfest, middle ages festival by city moat, Sept. 11-13.

BONN: Puetzchens Markt, fun fair and market in Beuel-Puetzchen district, Sept. 11-15.

BAD DUERKHEIM: Wurstmarkt, world’s biggest wine fest, Sept. 11-15 and 18-21.

FRANKFURT: Dippemess, autumn fair, Festplatz am Ratsweg, Sept. 11-21.

MUNICH: Indian Holi Open Air Festival, Seebuehne im Westpark, Sept. 12.

MUNICH: Craft Women’s Run, 5 and 8 km routes, Sept. 12.

OBERWESEL: Rhine in Flames, Sept. 12.

TRIER: Museum Night, Sept. 12.

TRIER: Trier plays games, downtown becomes playground, Sept. 12.

COUNTRYWIDE: Open Monuments Days, theme for 2015 is craft, technology and industry, Sept. 12-13.

MUNICH: Streetlife-Festival, music and culture celebration, Sept. 12-13.

HEIDELBERG: Castle illuminations and fireworks, Sept. 15.

BERLIN: Berlin Art Week, art fairs and special events in galleries, Sept. 15-20.

GARMISCH-PARTENKIRCHEN: Strassenkunst festival, street art festival, Ludwigstrasse, Sept. 18-19.

BAD SOBERNHEIM: Weinwanderwegfest, wine and walking festival, Sept. 19.

ST. GOAR/ST. GOARSHAUSEN: Rhine in Flames, Sept. 19.

MUNICH: Oktoberfest, Sept. 19-Aug. 4.

HAMBURG: Reeperbahn Festival, music and culture fest, Sept. 23-26.

WIESBADEN: Autumn Market, Sept. 25-27.

HANNOVER: Oktoberfest Hannover, biggest Oktoberfest outside Munich, Sept. 25-Oct. 11.

STUTTGART: Cannstatter Volksfest, Sept. 25-Oct. 11.

BERLIN: Berlin Marathon, Sept. 27.

HUNGARY BUDAPEST: Busho, Budapest short film festival, Sept. 1-6.

BUDAPEST: International Wine Festival, Buda Castle, Sept. 9-13.

BUDAPEST: Half marathon, Sept. 13.

BUDAPEST: National Gallop- Nemzeti Vágta, Sept. 18-20.

IRELAND DUBLIN: Irish Craft Beer and Cider Festival, RDS, through Aug. 29.

MOVILLE: DylanFest on the Lough, festival celebrates Bob Dylan's music, through Aug. 30.

LISDOONVARNA: Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival, through Oct. 4.

DUBLIN: MCM Comic Con, RDS Ballsbridge, Aug. 29-30.

DUBLIN: GAA Hurling All Ireland Championship 2015 Finals, Croke Park, Sept. 6.

DUBLIN: Tiger Dublin Fringe, theatre, dance, music, comedy and more, Sept. 7-20.

DUBLIN: Dublin Coffee and Tea Festival, Industries Hall, Sept. 11-13.

DUBLIN: Oktoberfest, George’s Dock, IFSC Docklands, Sept. 17-Oct. 4.

DUBLIN: HWCH, Hard Working Class Heroes, showcases up and coming bands, Oct. 1-3.

ITALY MILAN: Milan Expo, theme is feeding the planet, through Oct. 31.

VENICE: La Biennale International Art Exhibition, through Nov. 22.

TORRE DEL LAGO: Puccini Festival, Turandot performed Aug. 28; Tosca performed Aug. 30.

FERRARA: Street Busker Festival, through Aug. 30.

GENOVA: Global Music Festival, highlights electronic music, Fiera, through Aug. 30.

MONTEPULCIANO: Bravio delle Botti, wine cask rolling competition between neighborhoods, Aug. 30.

VENICE: Venice International Film Festival, Sept. 2-12.

VITERBO: Macchina di Santa Rosa, religious procession, Sept. 3.

FIGLINE: Palio di San Rocco, Sept. 4-8.

MILAN AND TURIN: MITO Settembre Musica, international contemporary music festival, Sept. 5-24.

AREZZO: Joust of the Saracen, medieval jousting competition, Piazza Grande, Sept. 6.

CIMINNA: La Festa di San Vito, religious procession, Sept. 6.

VENICE: Regata Storica, historical regatta, Sept. 6.

FLORENCE: Rificolone, festival of the paper lanterns, Sept. 7.

PRATO: Display of the Virgin’s Girdle, Sept. 8.

FERRARA: Balloons Festival, hot air balloons take to the sky, Sept. 11-20.

FOLIGNO: Giostra della Quintana, joust and historical procession, Sept. 13.

LUCCA: Luminara della San Croce, religious procession by candlelight, Sept. 13.

SANSEPOLCRO: Palio della Balestra, medieval crossbow competition, Sept. 13.

VERONA: Tocati, festival of street games, Sept. 17-20.

NAPLES: Festival of San Gennaro, religious festival, Duomo, Sept. 19.

ASTI: Palio di Asti, costumed historical procession and flag games, Sept. 20.

SAN MINIATO: White truffle and porcini festival, Sept. 25-27.

LATVIA RIGA: Gastronomy Festival, through Sept. 6.

LIECHTENSTEIN VADUZ: The Princely Liechtenstein Tattoo, Schellenburg castle ruins, Sept. 4-6.

LUXEMBOURG CITY: Schueberfouer, fun fair, Glasis car park, through Sept. 9.

MONDORF: Concours d’Elegance and Luxembourg Classic Days, classic automobiles on show, Aug. 29-30.

GREVENMACHER: Fete du Raisin und du Vin, wine and grape festival, Sept. 11-13.

WORMELDANGE: Riesling Open, wine festival, Sept. 18-20.

WILZ: Night of the Lampions, music and illuminations, Sept. 19.

REMAGEN: Route de Vin half marathon, Sept. 27.

MONACO PORT HERCULES: Monaco Yacht Show, Sept. 23-26.

NETHERLANDS AMSTERDAM: Uitmarkt, free festival celebrates start of new cultural season, through Aug. 30.

GRONINGEN: Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival, through Aug. 30.

MAASTRICHT: ‘t Preuvenemint, culinary festival, Vrijthof Square, through Aug. 30.

ROTTERDAM: OVG Veerhaven Concert, free classical and opera music concerts in harbor, Aug. 29.

AMSTERDAM: Mysteryland, electronic music, culture and arts festival, Harlaammermeer, Aug. 29-30.

AMSTERDAM: Encore Festival, showcases R&B and hip hop, NDSM Werf, Aug. 30.

BREDA: Redhead Days, friendly meet up for red haired people, Sept. 4-6.

ROTTERDAM: World Port Days, Sept. 4-6.

AMSTERDAM: Jordaan Festival, neighbourhood festival with street entertainment and folk singing, Sept. 4-6.

ZUNDERT: Flower Parade, Sept. 6-7.

UTRECHT: Gaudeamus Music Week, young musicians perform, Sept. 9-13.

COUNTRYWIDE: Heritage Days, cultural and historical landmarks open to visitors, Sept. 12-13.

LICHTENVOORDE: Flower Parade, Sept. 13.

VALKENSWAARD: Flower Parade, Sept. 13.

ARNHEM: World Living Statues Festival, Sept. 27.

NORTHERN IRELAND BELFAST: Culture Night, Sept. 18.

NORWAY OSLO: Oslo Middle Ages Music Days, Gamle Akker Church, through Aug. 30.

HELL: Blues in Hell, blues music festival, Aug. 31-Sept. 6.

BERGEN: Bergen Food Festival, Sept. 4-6.

OSLO: Ultima Contemporary Music Festival, Sept. 10-19.

OSLO: Culture Night, Sept. 11.

OSLO: Matstreif, food festival, Town Hall Square, Akker Brygge, and Tjuvholmen, Sept. 11-13.

BERGEN: Bergen International Film Festival, Sept. 23-30.

PORTUGAL CAMPO MAIOR: Festas do Povo, town decorated with paper flowers, through Aug. 30.

CASCAIS: Festas do Mar, sea festival with musical program, through Aug. 30.

CASTRO MARIM: Medieval Days, through Aug. 30.

VILA NOVA DE CERVEIRA: Bienal de Cerveira, contemporary art exhibition, through Sept. 19.

PERA: International Sand Sculptures Festival, through Oct. 20.

PORTO: Douro Film Harvest, international and independent film festival, Sept. 4-14.

LISBON: MOTELx, international horror film festival, Cinema Sao Jorge, Sept. 8-13.

SINTRA: Portugal Pro, bodyboarding competition, Sept. 22-27.

BRAGA: International Photography Festival, Sept. 25-Oct. 31.

SAN MARINO CITY: Comics Festival, comics, music, cosplay and steampunk fest, Aug. 29-30.

CITY: Feast Day of San Marino and of the Foundation of the Republic, Sept. 3.

SCOTLAND DUNOON: Cowal Highland Gathering, dancing, pipe bands, athletics and ceilidh, through Aug. 29.

EDINBURGH: The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, through Aug. 29.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Art Festival, through Aug. 30.

EDINBURGH: West End Fair, contemporary open air art, craft and design far, Princes Street, through Aug. 30.

KIRKINTILLOCH: Canal Festival, through Aug. 30.

STRATHAVEN: Balloon Festival, through Aug. 30.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh International Festival, through Aug. 31.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Festival Fringe, through Aug. 31.

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Mela, celebration of world dance and music, Aug. 29-30.

LARGS: Viking Festival, Aug. 29-Sept. 6.

BRAEMAR: The Braemar Gathering, Highland games, Sept. 5.

STIRLING: Bloody Scotland, crime writing festival, Sept. 11-13.

PITLOCHRY: Highland Games, Sept. 12.

EDINBURGH: Riding of the Marches, cavalcade traverses the Royal Mile, Sept. 13.

GLASGOW: Doors Open Day, landmarks open to public, Sept. 14-20.

EDINBURGH: Doors Open Day, landmarks open to public, Sept. 26-27.

SPAIN ALMERIA: Almeria Fair, through Aug. 29.

RIBADAVIA: History Festival, recreates medieval Jewish atmosphere, through Aug. 29.

BILBAO: Aste Nagusia, fiesta, through Aug. 30.

ARENAS DE CABRALES: Cabrales Fair, celebrates the local strong cheese, Aug. 30.

VILLAFRANCA DE PENEDES: Festa Major, Aug. 31-Sept. 2.

VALLADOLID: Fiestas of the Virgin of St. Lorenzo, Sept. 4-13.

CADIZ: Alcances, Atlantic Film Festival, Sept. 5-12.

GUADIX: Cascamorras, traditional battle between two towns, Sept. 6-9.

ALGEMESI: La Mare de Deu de la Salut Festival, historical celebrations and parades, Sept. 7-8.

MURCIA: Moors and Christians festival, Sept. 7-14.

SALAMANCA: Fiestas in honor of Santa Maria de la Vega, Sept. 7-15.

JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA: Wine festival, Sept. 8-13.

CUENCA: Fiestas de San Mateo, Sept. 18-21.

BARCELONA: La Mercè Festival, Sept. 18-24.

SAN SEBASTIAN: San Sebastian International Film Festival, Sept. 18-26.

CARTAGENA: Carthaginians and Romans Festival, Sept. 18-27.

CADIZ-HUELVA: Desafio Donana, triathlon, Sept. 19.

SWEDEN STOCKHOLM: Popaganda, music fest, Eriksdalsbadet, through Aug. 29.

STOCKHOLM: Baltic Sea Festival, classical music and platform for dialogue about environmental issues, through Aug. 30.

BOHUSLAN: Icebug Experience, walking and running festival through 74 km of stunning coastal scenery, Sept. 4-6.

STOCKHOLM: Tjejmilen, 10 km road race is country’s biggest running event for women, Sept. 5.

STOCKHOLM: Half marathon, Sept. 12.

GOTHENBURG: Gothenburg International Biennial for Contemporary Art, Sept. 12-Nov. 22.

LUND: Culture Night, Sept. 19.

STOCKHOLM: Lidingoloppet, 30 km cross country race, Sept. 26.

SWITZERLAND CHUR: International Alpine Beard Festival, Aug. 29.

ZURICH: Street Parade, house and techno parade, Aug. 29.

AVENCHES: Tattoo, military music and spectacle, Sept. 3-5.

LUCERNE: Museum Night, Sept. 4.

ZURICH: Long Night of Museums, Sept. 5.

SIERRE: VINEA Wine Fair, Sept. 4-5.

INTERLAKEN: Jungfrau Marathon, Sept. 11-12.

VEVEY: Vevey Passion, wine tasting and vineyard tours, Sept. 12-13.

ZURICH: Knabenschiessen, volksfest, Sept. 12-14.

LENZBURG: Middle Ages market, Lenzburg Castle, Sept. 18-20.

GRINDELWALD: Alpine cheese festival, Grosse Scheidegg, Sept. 19.

ZURICH: Zuri Wiesn, Zurich’s Oktoberfest, Hauptbahnhof, Sept. 23-Oct. 10.

NEUCHATEL: Grape Harvest Festival, wine fest, Sept. 25-29.

WALES PORTMEIRION: Festival No. 6, arts and culture festival, Sept. 3-6.

BEAUMARIS: Food festival, Sept. 12-13.

TENBY: Ironman Wales, Sept. 13.

ABERGAVENNY: Food Festival, Sept. 18-20.

PORTHCAWL: Elvis Festival, Sept. 25-27.

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