Festivals & events, July 26, 2013
Austria REUTTE/TIROL: Ehrenberg Ritterspiele, knights tournament and Middle Ages market, through July 28.
ISCHGL: Harley Davidson Mountain Roadeo, biker meet-up and rides, through July 28.
VIENNA: Popfest, free concerts at Karlsplatz, through July 28.
GRAZ: La Strada Street Theatre Festival, through Aug. 3.
VIENNA: Africa Days, through Aug. 4.
VIENNA: Impulstanz, international dance festival, through Aug. 11.
BREGENZ: Festspiele, opera on Lake Constance, dates through Aug. 18.
VILLACH: Kirchtag, country’s largest traditional folk festival, July 28-Aug 4.
SEEBODEN: Knights Games, Burg Sommeregg, July 30-Aug. 8.
ISCHGL: Ironbike, mountain bike marathon, Aug. 3.
SALZBURG: International Fine Art Fair, Aug. 10-18.
ST. ANTON: Film Festival-Mountain, Men, Adventure, Aug. 28-31.
Belgium BERNISSART: Avatar role-playing game, through July 28.
BRUSSELS: Brussels Beach, Quai des Peniches, through Aug. 11.
BRUSSELS: Royal Palace open to visitors, Aug. 1-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.
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.
Croatia PAG: July Carnival, through July 27.
PULA: Pula Film Festival, with open-air screenings, through July 27.
RAB: Fjera, medieval fest, through July 27.
MOTOVUN: Motovun Film Festival, international and independent films, July 27-31.
Czech Republic PRAGUE: Folklore Days, through July 27.
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.
HRADEC KRALOVE: Hip Hop Kemp, Aug. 22-24.
Denmark HOJBJERG: Moesgard Viking Moot, July 27-28.
COPENHAGEN: Opera Festival, July 28-Aug. 4.
COPENHAGEN: Cultural Harbour Festival, Aug. 2-4.
NYSTED: Medieval Festival, Aug. 2-4.
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 CAMBRIDGE: Cambridge Folk Festival, Cherry Hinton Hall, through July 28.
CHARLTON PARK: WOMAD Festival, World of Music, Arts and Dance fest, through July 28.
HUNTINGDON: The Secret Garden Party, through July 28.
WHITSTABLE: Oyster Festival, July 27-Aug. 2.
NANTWICH: The Nantwich Show, agricultural show and world’s largest cheese show, July 31.
EASTBOURNE: Airbourne, free international air show, Aug. 15-18.
BRISTOL: International Balloon Fiesta, hot air balloons and aerial displays, Aug. 8-11.
LONDON: The Great British Beer Festival, Olympia, Aug. 13-17.
Finland HELSINKI: Night of the Arts, Aug. 22.
OULU: Air Guitar World Championships, Aug. 23.
SAVONLINNA: Mobile Phone Throwing World Championships, Aug. 24.
France BAYONNE: Fetes de Bayonne, through July 28.
CRAPONE-SUR-ARZON: Festival Country Rendez-Vous, with U.S. performers, through July 28.
PARIS: Paris Plages, along Seine between Louvre and Pont de Sully, through Aug. 18.
CELLES-SUR-OURCE: La Route de Champagne en fete, open cellars in the Champagne region, July 27-28.
CANNES: Fireworks Festival, pyrotechnic shows in the bay, July 29 and Aug. 7, 15 and 24.
LORIENT: International Celtic Festival, Aug. 2-11.
COLMAR: Fair of the wines of the Alsace, Aug. 9-18.
SELESTAT: Corso Fleuri, flower parade, Aug. 10.
MARLENHEIM: Mariage de l’Ami Fritz, folklore fest, Aug. 14-15.
Germany BAD KISSINGEN: Rakoczy-Fest, historical festival, through July 28.
KALTENBERG: Ritterturnier, knights jousting tournament, through July 28.
KOBLENZ: International Juggler and Arts Festival, Ehrenbreitstein Fortress, July 26-28.
NUREMBERG: Bardtreffen, singer and songwriter festival, through July 28.
ZWEIBRUECKEN: Stadtfest, through July 28.
FORCHHEIM: Annafest, volksfest, through July 29.
BERLIN: German-American Volksfest, through Aug. 18.
MUNICH: Midsummer Night’s Dream, concert and fireworks at Olympia Park, July 27.
NUREMBERG: Classic Open Air, free music on Luitpoldhain, Aug. 3.
KULMBACH: Beer Week, through Aug. 4.
HEIDELBERG: Heidelbergman Triathlon, July 28.
MUNICH: Open Air Theatre in the English Garden, July 30-Aug. 2 and Aug. 7-10.
BERLIN: International Beer Festival, Beer Mile at Karl-Marx-Allee, Aug. 2-4.
BREMEN: Maritime Festival, Aug. 2-4.
FRANKFURT: Mainfest, volksfest, Aug. 2-5.
SANKT GOARSHAUSEN: Germany Military Tattoo, Loreley Open Air Stage, Aug. 3.
HEIDELBERG: The Wedding, jubilee of Frederick IV and Elizabeth Stuart’s marriage, Aug. 9-11.
BAMBERG: Tucher Jazz and Blues Festival, Aug. 9-18.
KOBLENZ: Rhine in Flames, Aug. 10.
HAMBURG: Dockville, festival of art and music, Aug. 16-18.
BAMBERG: Sandkerwa Beer Festival, Aug. 22-26.
Hungary BUDAPEST: Sziget Festival, summer music and cultural festival, Aug. 5-12.
Ireland DUBLIN: Vodaphone Comedy Festival, The Iveagh Gardens, through July 28.
GALWAY: Arts Festival, through July 28.
ROSTREVOR: Fiddler’s Green International Festival, through July 28.
DUBLIN: Discover Ireland Horse Show, Aug. 7-11.
Italy SAN MARINO: Medieval Days, through July 28.
VINCI: Fest of the Unicorn, magic and cosplay events, July 27-28.
FLORENCE: Feast of St. Lorenzo, Aug. 10.
PENTEDATILLO: Pentedatillo Film Festival, festival of short film held in ghost town, Aug. 23-25.
FERRARA: Street Busker Festival, Aug. 23-Sept. 1.
Latvia RIGA: Tall ships in port, July 25-28.
Luxembourg VIANDEN: Medieval Fest, castle, through Aug. 4.
ECHTERNACH: E-Lake Festival, free entry fest of electro music by lake, Aug. 9-11.
Netherlands MAASTRICHT: Kadefeesten, musical performances on the banks of the Maas, through July 27.
LICHTENVOORDE: Zwarte Cross Festival, music and moto-cross festival, through July 28.
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.
Portugal PORTO COVO AND SIENES: World Music Festival, through July 27.
COIMBRA: Art festival, visual arts expo, through July 29.
OBIDOS: Medieval market, through Aug. 4.
SANTA MARIA DA FEIRA: Medieval Journey, historical fest, Aug. 1-11.
SILVES: Medieval fair, Moors and Christians in Middle Ages, Aug. 2-11.
Scotland EDINBURGH: Jazz & Blues Festival, through July 28.
GLASGOW: Merchant City Festival, street art, fashion, music and more, through July 28.
DRUMNADROCHIT: Loch Ness Film Festival, shows independent films, through July 28.
EDINBURGH: Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Aug. 2-24.
Spain SAN SEBASTIAN: Jazzaldia, international jazz festival, through July 28.
VALENCIA: July Fair, through July 28.
BARCELONA: Grec Festival, music and dance events, through July 31.
HUELVA: Columbus Festival, July 29-Aug. 4.
SANLUCAR DE BARRAMEDA: Horse races on the beach, Aug. 2-18.
SAN SEBASTIAN: Semana Grande, Aug. 10-17.
BUNOL: La Tomatina, tomato food fight, Aug. 28.
Switzerland BASEL: Tattoo, through July 27.
LUCERNE: Blue Balls Festival, music fest, through July 27.
ZUG: Boardstock, sports festival, Seepromenade, July 27-28.
BERN: Buskers Bern, street music festival, Aug. 8-10.
ZURICH: Street Parade, Aug. 10.
Wales CAERPHILLY: The Big Cheese, culture and music fest, through July 28.
LLANWRTYD WELLS: Summer Cider Cycle, Aug. 10.
LLANWRTYD WELLS: Mountain Bike Bogsnorkeling, Aug. 24.