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Austria GRAZ: La Strada Street Theatre Festival, through Aug. 3.

VIENNA: Africa Days, through Aug. 4.

VILLACH: Kirchtag, country’s largest traditional folk festival, through Aug 4.

SEEBODEN: Knights Games, Burg Sommeregg, through Aug. 8.

VIENNA: Impulstanz, international dance festival, through Aug. 11.

BREGENZ: Festspiele, opera on Lake Constance, dates through Aug. 18.

ST. MARGARETHEN: Opernfestspiele, La Bohème is performed at Roman quarry, Fri.-Sun. through Aug. 25.

ISCHGL: Ironbike, mountain bike marathon, Aug. 3.

NENZING: Alpinale, short film festival, Aug. 6-10.

LECH: Classic Music Festival, Aug. 7-10.

INNSBRUCK: Festival of Early Music, Aug. 8-25.

KLAGENFURT: Pixathlon, photo marathon, Aug. 10.

SEMMERING: Race the Night, 24-hour mountainbike downhill race, Aug. 10-11.

SALZBURG: International Fine Art Fair, Aug. 10-18.

GRAFENEGG: Musicfestival Grafenegg, classical music festival, Aug. 16-Sept. 8.

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

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

Belgium BRUSSELS: Brussels Beach, Quai des Peniches, through Aug. 11.

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

ANTWERP: Museum Night, Aug. 3.

LA ROCHE-EN-ARDENNES: Medieval Weekend at the feudal castle, Aug. 3-4.

BRUSSELS: Planting of the Meyboom, Aug. 9.

BORNEM: Dodentocht, walkers complete 62-mile course within 24 hours, Aug. 9-10.

BRUSSELS: Brussels Summer Festival, concerts, drama and street artists, Place des Palais, Aug. 9-18.

BOULLION: Medieval Festival, Aug. 10-11.

DINANT: Bathtub Regatta, Aug. 15.

BRUSSELS: Floranientime, floral displays at City Hall, Aug. 15-18.

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.

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

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

Croatia SPLIT: Days of Diocletian, historical festival, Aug. 16-19.

Czech Republic PRAGUE: Early Music Festival, through Aug. 6.

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

DOMAZLICE: Chod Festival-St. Lawrence Fair, folklore festival, Aug. 9-11.

PANENSKY TYNEC: Open Air Festival, electronic music fest, Aug. 8-10.

BRNO: International Folklore Festival, Aug. 29-Sept. 2.

TRUTNOV: Open Air Festival, Aug. 15-18.

AUSTERLITZ: Napoleonic Days, Aug. 16-18.

HRADEC KRALOVE: Hip Hop Kemp, Aug. 22-24.

Denmark COPENHAGEN: Opera Festival, through Aug. 4.

COPENHAGEN: Cultural Harbour Festival, through Aug. 4.

NYSTED: Medieval Festival, through Aug. 4.

AALBORG: The Blue Festival, blues and jazz, Aug. 15-18.

COPENHAGEN: KMD Ironman, Aug. 18.

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


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

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

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

England BRISTOL: International Balloon Fiesta, hot air balloons and aerial displays, Aug. 8-11.

LONDON: Carnaval del Pueblo, street parade, Coronet, New Kent Road, Aug. 11.

EASTBOURNE: Airbourne, free international air show, Aug. 15-18.

LONDON: The Great British Beer Festival, Olympia, Aug. 13-17.

UPMINSTER: One Love, reggae festival, Damyns Hall Aerodrome, Aug. 15-18.

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

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

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

Finland HELSINKI: Flow Festival, music and art festival, Aug. 7-11.

HELSINKI: Night of the Arts, Aug. 22.

OULU: Air Guitar World Championships, Aug. 23.

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

France PARIS: Paris Plages, beaches along Seine between Louvre and Pont de Sully, through Aug. 18.

CANNES: Fireworks Festival, pyrotechnic shows in the bay, Aug. 7, 15 and 24.

LORIENT: International Celtic Festival, through Aug. 11.

COLMAR: Alsace wine fair, Aug. 9-18.

SELESTAT: Corso Fleuri, flower parade, Aug. 10.

MARLENHEIM: Mariage de l’Ami Fritz, folklore fest, Aug. 14-15.

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

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

RIBEAUVILLE: Le Pfifferdaj, Middle Ages minstrels festival, Sept. 1.

Germany BERLIN: International Beer Festival, Beer Mile at Karl-Marx-Allee, through Aug. 4.

BREMEN: Maritime Festival, through Aug. 4.

KULMBACH: Beer Week, through Aug. 4.

STUTTGART: Sommer Fest, through Aug. 4.

ST. WENDEL: International Contest of Street Musicians, through Aug. 4.

FRANKFURT: Mainfest, volksfest, through Aug. 5.

TRIER: Wine fest, Stadtteil Olewig, through Aug. 5.

ESSLINGEN: Zwiebelfest, through Aug. 14.

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

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

BADEN-BADEN: Philharmonic Park Night at the Art and Culture Mile, Aug. 3.

HAMBURG: Photo Marathon, Aug. 3.

KARLSRUHE: Museum Night, Aug. 3.

NUREMBERG: Classic Open Air, free music on Luitpoldhain, Aug. 3.

SANKT GOARSHAUSEN: Germany Military Tattoo, Loreley Open Air Stage, Aug. 3.

MUNICH: Bavarian Taste Festival, wine, cheese, milk and fish on Odeonsplatz, Aug. 3-5.

ROTHENBURG O.D. TAUBER: Auto-free day Liebliches Taubertal, 30-mile stretch between Tauberbischofsheim und Freudenberg am Main closed to traffic, Aug. 4.

KAISERSLAUTERN: Auto-free day Lautertal, B270 to Lauterecken closed to traffic, Aug. 4.

MUNICH: Open Air Theatre in the English Garden, Aug. 7-10.

TÜBINGEN: International Africa Festival, Aug. 8-11.

STUTTGART-ROTENBERG: Tour de Vin, vineyard walking, starts 5 p.m., Aug. 9-10.

HEIDELBERG: The Wedding, jubilee of Frederick IV and Elizabeth Stuart’s marriage, Aug. 9-11.

BAMBERG: Tucher Jazz and Blues Festival, Aug. 9-18.

WIESBADEN: Rheingau Wine Weeks, Aug. 9-18.

STRAUBING: Gaeuboden Folk Festival, Aug. 9-19.

KOBLENZ: Rhine in Flames, Aug. 10.

HAMBURG: Dockville, festival of art and music, Aug. 16-18.

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

COLOGNE: gamescom, world’s largest trade fair for interactive games and entertainment, Aug. 22-25.

BAMBERG: Sandkerwa, beer festival, Aug. 22-26.

UEBERSEE: Chiemsee Reggae Summer, music fest, Aug. 23-25.

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

Hungary BUDAPEST: Sziget Festival, summer music and cultural festival, Aug. 5-12.

DEBRECEN: Flower Carnival, Aug. 20.

Ireland WATERFORD: Spraoi Festival, street theater, through Aug. 4.

DUBLIN: Discover Ireland Horse Show, Aug. 7-11.

KILLORGLIN: Puck Fair, country’s oldest traditional fair, Aug. 9-12.

KILLKENNY: Arts Festival, music, theater, art, literature and more, Aug. 9-18.

TRALEE: Rose of Tralee International Festival, Aug. 14-20.

Italy FLORENCE: Feast of St. Lorenzo, Piazza San Lorenzo, Aug. 10.

PELLARO: International Folklore Festival, Reggio Calabria region, Aug. 10-11.

MASSA MARITTIMA: Balestro del Girifalco, crossbow competition, Aug. 11.

SIENA: Il Palio, horse race, Aug. 16.

URBINO: Festa del Duca, medieval festival and games, Aug. 16-18.

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.

Latvia RIGA: City Festival, concerts and street entertainment, Aug. 16-18.

Luxembourg ECHTERNACH: E-Lake Festival, free entry fest of electro music by lake, Aug. 9-11.

VIANDEN: Medieval Fest, castle, through Aug. 4.

Netherlands BRUGGE: Klinkers, cultural summer with mostly free events, through Aug. 10.

AMSTERDAM: Pride Canal Parade, Aug. 3.

AMSTERDAM: Grachtenfestival, festival of classical music, Aug. 16-25.

IJMUIDEN: Harbour Festival, Aug. 31.

Portugal OBIDOS: Medieval market, through Aug. 4.

SANTA MARIA DA FEIRA: Medieval Journey, historical fest, through Aug. 11.

SILVES: Medieval fair, Moors and Christians in Middle Ages, through Aug. 11.

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

EDINBURGH: Edinburgh Festival Fringe, through Aug. 26.

Spain HUELVA: Columbus Festival, through Aug. 4.

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

SAN SEBASTIAN: Semana Grande, Aug. 10-17.

BARCELONA: Festa Major de Gracia, Aug. 15-21.

BENACASSIM: Rototom Sun Splash, reggae music fest, Aug. 17-24.

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

Switzerland GENEVA: Geneva Festival, volksfest, concerts and more, through Aug. 11.

BERN: Buskers Bern, street music festival, Aug. 8-10.

ZURICH: Street Parade, Aug. 10.

LOCARNO: Festival del Film Locarno, Aug. 7-17.

ZERMATT: Swiss Food Festival, Aug. 9-11.

ZURICH: Street Parade, house and techno dance festival, Aug. 10.

PONTRESINA: Swiss Mountain Film Festival, Aug. 12-18.

ST. GALLEN: St. Galler Fest, live music and shows, Aug. 16-17.

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

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

Wales BRECON: Brecon Jazz, Aug. 9-11.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Summer Cider Cycle, Aug. 10.

CRICKHOWELL: Green Man Festival, music and nature, Aug. 15-18.

LLANWRTYD WELLS: Mountain Bike Bogsnorkeling, Aug. 24.

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