What's Up: Weekend events Aug. 19-21

What's Up: Weekend events Aug. 19-21

by: Stacy Roman | .
Stripes Europe | .
published: August 17, 2016

Wondering what to do this weekend? We’ve got your weekend events throughout Europe lined up for you! Here’s what’s up this weekend:


What: Hans-Sachs-Strassenfest
When: Aug. 20
Where: Munich

What: Weindorf
When: Aug. 17-21
Where: Rothenburg ob der Tauber

Kaiserslautern & the Pfalz

What: Festival Da Capo
When: Aug. 18-21
Where: Alzey

What: Säubrennerkirmes (Pig Fest)
When: Aug. 19-22
Where: Wittlich

Celebrate all things pig at the Säubrennerkirmes, or Pig Fest, in nearby Wittlich. Enjoy carnival rides, a craft fair and, of course, delicious pork-inspired dishes. 

What: Bad Kreuznacher Jahrmarkt
When: Aug. 19-23
Where: Bad Kreuznach

What: HoliFestival of Colour
When: August 20
Where: Saarbrücken

What: Ramstein Half-Marathon
When: Aug. 20
Where: Ramstein AB

What: Village Festival
When: Aug. 20-21
Where: Krottelbach

What: Village Fair
When: Aug. 20-21
Where: Oberarnach

What: Pool Pary at Azur Water World
When: Aug. 21
Where: Ramstein

Come help AZUR celebrate its anniversary with a pool party! Beginning at 3 p.m., visitors can enjoy live entertainment and music, and try out the different pools and programs that are offered. Snack and drinks will be available for purchase. There will be a special admission price of €2 for adults and €1 for children.

What: Family Bike Event
When: Aug. 21
Where: Appelbachtal

What: Miesau Horse Race
When: Aug. 21
Where: Miesau-Hütschenhausen

What: Olympic Family Night
When: Aug. 22
Where: Donnelly Park, Ramstein AB


What: Rüdesheimer Weinfest 2016
When: Aug. 18-22
Where: Rüdesheim

What: 15th European Elvis Festival
When: Aug. 19-21
Where: Bad Nauheim

This annual festival, partnered with one of the largest Elvis fan clubs in Germany, commerates all things "The King" — Elvis Presley! Check out vintage cars, memorabilia and some truly amazing Elvis impersonators and tribute bands.

What: Sommernachtsfest
When: Aug. 20-21
Where: Bad Soden am Taunus


What: Street Food Fair
When: Aug. 19
Where: Heidelberg

What: Stuttgart Golf Course Club Championship
When: Aug. 19-21
Where: Stuttgart Golf Course

Around Germany

What: Gamescom
When: Aug. 17-21
Where: Cologne

What: Young Euro Classic
When: Aug. 17-Sept. 3
Where: Berlin

What: Photoszene Festival
When: Aug. 19-Sep. 25
Where: Cologne

What: Potsdam Palace Night
When: Aug. 20
Where: Berlin

During the summer, for one night only, the Potsdam Palace comes alive. Travel back in time to the days of Prussian royalty and enjoy classical music throughout the grounds. A dazzling fireworks display will cap off the night at midnight.

Other European Locations


What: Grafenegg Festival
When: Aug. 19- Sept. 12
Where: Grafenegg

What: Steinbockmarsch & Naturparkwandertag
When: Aug. 20-21
Where: Bergsteigerdorf Ginzling

What: Hut Festival
When: Aug. 21
Where: Postalm

What: Alm:Klassik
When: Aug. 22-Sept. 9
Where: Bad Hofgastein


What: Belgian Formula 1 – Grand Prix of Spa
When: Aug. 21-23
Where: Spa-Francorchamps

Start your engines! Get your need for speed at the Formula 1 - Grand Prix of Spa this weekend. Having hosted the race for the past 92 years, the circuit at Spa-Francorchamps is one of the most historic Formula 1 races. 

What: International Festival of Street Arts
When: Aug. 22-23
Where: Chassepierre

What: Ducasse of Ath
When: Aug. 23-24
Where: Ath


What: Whitby Regatta
When: Aug. 19-22
Where: Whitby

What: Garlic Festival 2016
When: Aug. 20-21
Where: Isle of Wight

Celebrate all things garlic at this one-of-a-kind festival. The Isle of Wight pays homage to the "stinking rose" with culinary delights, including savory dishes as well as more unusual fare like garlic ice cream and garlic fudge.

What: Canary Wharf Jazz Festival
When: Aug. 20-21
Where: London

What: Whitby Folk Week
When: Aug. 20-26
Where: Whitby

What: City Festival
When: Aug. 20-29
Where: Leicester


What: St. Louis Festival
When: Aug. 18-23
Where: Sète

What: Berlioz Festival
When: Aug. 19-30
Where: La Côte-Saint-André

What: Mirabelle Plum Festival
When: Aug. 20-28
Where: Metz

What: Ultra-Trail du Mont-Blanc
When: Aug. 22-28
Where: Chamonix-Mont-Blanc


What: Masters of Tradition
When: Aug. 17-21
Where: Bantry

What: The Battle of Kells Medieval Fayre
When: Aug. 20-21
Where: Kells

What: Kildare Town Medieval Festival 2016
When: Aug. 21
Where: Kildare


What: Mediterranean Festival of Folklore
When: Aug. 18-23
Where: Pertralia Sottana

What: Flick n’ Float – The Peanuts Movie
When: Aug. 19
Where: Sigonella, NAS I Splashers Pool

Enjoy one last hurrah before school starts! NAS I Splashers Pool is hosting a Flick n' Float starring Charlie Brown and friends in "The Peanuts Movie."

What: Festa del Pesce
When: Aug. 19-21
Where: Riposto

The Netherlands

What: Scheveningen International Fireworks Festival
When: Aug. 19-20
Where: The Hague

What: Lowlands Music Festival
When: Aug. 19-21
Where: Biddinghuizen

What: Harbour Festival IJmuiden
When: Aug. 20-21
Where: IJmuiden


What: Polish Pottery Festival
When: August 19-21
Where: Boleslaweic

See how the beautiful pottery is crafterd and buy from one of the many vendors at this annual festival. Not quite into the pottery scene? Enjoy live entertainment, including music and a strong man festival.


What: Groove Loch Ness
When: Aug. 20
Where: Inverness

What: Taste of Angus Festival
When: Aug. 20-21
Where: Glamis


What: Almeria Fair
When: Aug. 19-27
Where: Almeria

What: Aste Nagusia
When: Aug. 20-28
Where: Bilbao

What: Festival of St. Bartholomew
When: Aug. 23-24
Where: Sitges


What: Les Festiv’Baroqueries
When: Aug. 21-28
Where: Geneva

What: Jazz Sur La Plage
When: Aug. 19-20
Where: Geneva

What: IAM Champex Challenge
When: Aug. 20
Where: Champex-Lac

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