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SALZBURG: International Fine Art Fair, through Aug. 18.

ST. MARGARETHEN: Opernfestspiele, La Bohème performed in a Roman quarry, through Aug. 18 and Aug. 23-25.

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

GRAFENEGG: Musicfestival Grafenegg, classical music festival, through Sept. 8.

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

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

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

PERTISAU AM ACHENSEE: Achensee Run, 23-km. run along a panoramic trail, Sept. 1.

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.

EISENSTADT: Haydntage, fest of music of Haydn and Beethoven at Esterhazy Castle, Sept. 5-22.

EUGENDORF: Eddy Merckx Classic Bike Marathon, 161-km. steep uphill race open to amateur cyclists, Sept. 8.

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

BRUSSELS: Floranientime, floral displays at City Hall, through Aug. 18.

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

EUPEN: HAASte Töne?!, international street theater festival, Aug. 17-18.

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.

GHENT: Boombal Festival, folk dance and singer-songwriter festival, Aug. 22-25.

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

ARCHENNES: Arch’en Bieres, festival of little-known beers, Aug. 24-25.

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

LIEGE: City Parade, Belgium’s biggest techno parade, Aug. 25.

VERVIERS: FiestaCity, over 70 free concerts on five stages, Aug. 25-28.

SAINT-HUBERT: International Hunting and Nature Days, Aug. 30-Sept. 1.

WERVIK: Celtic Night Geluwe, small folk festival, Aug. 30-Sept. 1.

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, through Aug. 19.

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


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

TRUTNOV: Open Air Festival, through Aug. 18.

AUSTERLITZ: Napoleonic Days, through Aug. 18.

PRAGUE: International Festival of Contemporary Circus and Theatre Letní Letná, Aug. 18-Sept. 1.

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.

ZATEC: Celebration of hops and beer, Sept. 6-7.

PRAGUE: Prague Grand Prix, 5- and 10-km races, Sept. 7.

COPENHAGEN: Strom, Electronic Music festival, free outdoor concerts in Enghaveparken, through Aug. 18.

AALBORG: The Blue Festival, blues and jazz fest, through Aug. 18.

COPENHAGEN: KMD Ironman, Aug. 18.

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

COPENHAGEN: Opera festival, free performance at Rosenborg Castle, Aug. 24.


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

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

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

HORSENS: European Medieval Festival, Aug. 30-31.

COPENHAGEN: Round Christiansborg, 2-km swim around palace and city landmarks, Aug. 31.

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

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

EASTBOURNE: Airbourne, free international air show, through Aug. 18.

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

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

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

LIVERPOOL: International Beatleweek, Aug. 21-27.

MANCHESTER: Pride Parade, Aug. 24.

PORTSMOUTH: International Kite Festival, Aug. 24-26.

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

NEWLYN: Newlyn Fish Festival, Aug. 26.

BLACKPOOL: Blackpool Illuminations, 6-mile stretch lit up with a million bulbs, Aug. 30-Nov. 10.

LONDON: London Mela, Gunnersbury Park, Sept. 1.

ISLE OF WIGHT: Bestival, boutique music festival, Sept. 5-8.

BRIGHTON: Brighton & Hove Food and Drink Festival, Sept. 5-15.

LONDON: The Mayor’s Thames Festival, Sept. 6-15.

CAMBRIDGE: Dragon Boat Festival, Sept. 7.

DUXFORD: Duxford Air Show, Imperial War Museums, Sept. 7-8.

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

HELSINKI: Night of the Arts, Aug. 22.

OULU: Air Guitar World Championships, Aug. 23.

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

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.

CANNES: Fireworks Festival, pyrotechnic show in the bay, Aug. 24.

MULHOUSE: Meteo Music Festival, Aug. 27-31.

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

LILLE: Braderie, huge flea market, Aug. 31-Sept. 1.

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

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

MEDOC: Medoc Marathon, costumed participants and gourmet food stands, Sept. 7.

PARIS: Revelations, fine craft and creation fair, Grand Palais, Sept. 11-15.

PARIS: Techno Parade, departs at noon from Place de la Republique, Sept. 14.

MULHOUSE: Mondial de la Biere Europe, international tasting festival, Exposition Park, Sept. 12-15.

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

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

BUNDENBACH: Altburg Festival, Irish folk festival and Middle Ages market, through Aug. 18.

DRESDEN: City Festival, this year’s theme is “Canaletto meets Wagner,” through Aug. 18.

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

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

WIESBADEN: Rheingau Wine Weeks, through Aug. 18.

AACHEN: Öcher Bend, summer volksfest, Bendplatz, through Aug. 19.

STRAUBING: Gäuboden Folk Festival, through Aug. 19.

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

BAUMHOLDER: Old Town Fest, Aug. 23-25.

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.

NUREMBERG: Herbstvolksfest, Aug. 23-Sept. 8.

WORMS: Backfischfest, volksfest, Aug. 24-Sept. 1.

FRANKFURT: Rheingau wine market on the Fressgass, Aug. 28-Sept. 6.

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

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

KARLSRUHE: Bierbörse, Aug. 30-Sept. 1.

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

AACHEN: Kurpark Classix, open air music, Aug. 30-Sept. 2.

AACHEN: Domspringen, pole vaulting in the area between the town hall and cathedral, Sept. 4.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Barbarossa-Fest “Swinging Lautern,” free concerts in the city, Sept. 5-7.

NUREMBERG: Trempelmarkt, one of Germany’s biggest flea markets, Sept. 6-7.

NUREMBERG: Tucher Knight Games, Middle Ages festival by city moats, Sept. 6-8.

BONN: Pützchens Markt, fun fair and market in Beuel-Pützchen district, Sept. 6-10.

BAD DURKHEIM: Wurstmarkt, wine fest, Sept. 6-10 and 13-16.

AACHEN: European Arts and Crafts Market, city center near cathedral, free entry, Sept. 7-8.

RUSSELSHEIM: Mainland Games, Scottish Highlands games, Sept. 7-8.

BUDAPEST: Festival of Folk Arts, Royal Castle, Aug. 17-20.

DEBRECEN: Flower carnival, Aug. 20.

BUDAPEST: Jewish Summer Festival, Aug. 25-Sept. 2.

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

TRALEE: Rose of Tralee International Festival, through Aug. 20.

DUNMORE EAST: Dunmore East Bluegrass Festival, Aug. 22-25.

MOVILLE: DylanFest on the Lough, festival of Bob Dylan’s music, Aug. 22-25.

WATERVILLE: Charlie Chaplin Comedy Film Festival, Aug. 22-25.

DÚN LAOGHAIRE: Ukulele Hooley, national ukulele festival, Aug. 24-25.

DUBLIN: Dublin Fashion Festival, Sept. 5-8.

DUBLIN: Dublin Fringe Festival, Sept. 5-22.

DUBLIN: FlightFest, fly-past by old and new planes along the River Liffey, Sept. 15.

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

MONTEFALCO: Corsa dei Bovi, cow parade, 9:30 p.m. Aug. 19.

PORTOVENERE: Fest of the White Madonna, Aug. 17.

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, through Aug. 18.

CITY: Schueberfoer, volksfest, Aug. 23-Sept. 11.

SCHEVENINGEN: International Fireworks Festival, through Aug. 24.

AMSTERDAM: Grachtenfestival, festival of classical music, through Aug. 25.

GRONINGEN: Noorderzon Performing Arts Festival, through Aug. 25.

ROTTERDAM: Bavaria City Racing, Aug. 18.

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

IJMUIDEN: Harbour Festival, Aug. 31.

ZUNDERT: Corso Zundert, flower parade, Sept. 1-2.

ROTTERDAM: World Port Days, entry aboard many vessels, Sept. 6-8.

VALKENSWAARD: Bloemencorso, dahlia flower parade, Sept. 8.

TIEL: Fruitcorso, parade with floats decorated with fruits and vegetables, Sept. 14.

AMSTERDAM: Jordaan Festival, neighborhood celebrations, Sept. 14-16.

VIANA DO CASTELO: Feasts of Nossa Senhora da Agonia, through Aug. 20.

CERVEIRA: International Arts Biennial, through Sept. 14.

PRAIA FORMOSA, ILHA DE SANTA MARIA: International Festival of Music “August Tide,” Aug. 21-25.

CASTRO MARIM: Medieval Days, Aug. 22-25.

SINTRA: Sintra Portugal Pro, world bodyboarding championships, Aug. 27-Sept. 1.

CULROSS: Culross Festival, opera and cultural festival, through Aug. 18.

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

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

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Festival Fringe, through Aug. 26.

EDINBURGH: International Book Festival, through Aug. 26.

KIRKINTILLOCH: Canal Festival, Aug. 19-25.

ARBROATH: Bell Rock Blues Festival, 34 bands perform free concerts, Aug. 23-25.

STRATHAVEN: Balloon Festival, Aug. 23-25.

STIRLING: Book Festival, Sept. 6-13.

BRAEMAR: Braemar Gathering, Highland games, Sept. 7.

EDINBURGH: Sky Ride, cycle through city streets free of traffic, Sept. 7.

PITLOCHRY: Highland Games, Sept. 14.

SAN SEBASTIAN: Semana Grande, through Aug. 17.

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

MALAGA: Feria de Malaga, through Aug. 19.

BARCELONA: Festa Major de Gracia, through Aug. 21.

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

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

BILBAO: Aste Nagusia, fiesta, Aug. 17-25.

ARENAS DE CABRALES: Cabrales strong cheese fair, Aug. 25.

VILLAFRANCA DE PENEDES: Festa Major, Aug. 29-Sept. 2.

LAREDO: Battle of the Flowers, Aug. 30.

CÁDIZ: Alcances, Atlantic Film Festival, Sept. 7-14.

JEREZ DE LA FRONTERA: Fiestas de la Vendimia, Sept. 10-15.

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

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

PONTRESINA: Swiss Mountain Film Festival, through Aug. 18.

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

SÄNTIS: Schwäägalp Wrestling, Aug 18-25.

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

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

BASEL: International Theater Festival, Aug. 29-Sept. 9.

ZURICH: Long Night of Museums, Sept. 7.

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

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Mountain Bike Bogsnorkeling, Aug. 24.

PEMBROKESHIRE: Ironman Wales, Sept. 8.

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