What's Up: Weekend events July 1-4

What's Up: Weekend events July 1-4

by: Staff | .
Stripes Europe | .
published: June 29, 2016

Wondering what to do this weekend? We’ve got your weekend events throughout Europe lined up for you! For a listing of installation Independence Day celebrations, visit our guide. Here’s what’s up this weekend:


What: Kiliani Volksfest
When: July 1-17
Where: Würzburg

What: Tollwood Summer Festival
When: June 29-July 24
Where: Munich

What: BMW Motorrad Days
When: July 1-3
Where: Garmisch-Partenkirchen

Join thousands of motorcycle enthusiasts as they flock to Garmisch for a weekend of stunt shows, demonstrations, displays, music and more! Admission to this event is free.

What: Munich Mash
When: July 1-3
Where: Munich

Kaiserslautern & the Pfalz

What: “Westrich” Summer Festival
When: July 1-4
Where: Bruchmühlbach-Miseau

What: Beach Festival
When: July 1-4
Where: Homburg

What: Day of Mathematics
When: July 2
Where: Kaiserslautern

What: “Wilder Sommer”
When: July 2
Where: Trippstadt-Johanniskreuz

What: Rhine-a-Flame
When: July 2
Where: Bingen & Rüdesheim

If you love fireworks, you won't want to miss this one-of-a-kind fireworks display. Board one of the many ships that sail in a floatilla along the UNESCO World Heritage Upper Middle Rhine Valley. At dusk, watch as the castles that dot the banks of the river light up and put on a dazzling display of pyrotechnics. You may want to check with your local ITT, MWR or USO office for information regarding tours.

What: Love Family Festival
When: July 2
Where: Mainz

What: Wine Street Art Festival
When: July 2-3
Where: Gönnheim


What: 66th Heiner Festival
When: June 30-July 4
Where: Darmstadt

What: Ladies’ Run
When: July 1
Where: Mannheim


What: Sean Paul
When: June 30
Where: Sindelfingen

What: Summer Wine Festival
When: June 30-July 4
Where: Strümpfelbach

What: Heusteigviertel Street Fair
When: July 1-3
Where: Stuttgart

What: Horse Riding Tournament
When: July 1-3
Where: Tübingen

What: Musical Fireworks
When: July 2
Where: Ludwigsburg

What: Fishermen Festival
When: July 2-3
Where: Plochingen

Around Germany

What: Berlin Fashion Week
When: June 28-July1
Where: Berlin

What: Summerjam
When: July 1-3
Where: Cologne

If you love jammin' to reggae music, come check out the three-day Summerjam in Cologne. Filled with live music and entertainment, this festival offers overnight camping and is located on the beautiful Frühlinger See. 

What: Ruhr in Love
When: July 2
Where: Oberhausen

What: SNIPES BMX Cologne
When: July 2-3
Where: Cologne

Other European Locations


What: Woodstock de Blasmusik
When: June 29-July 4
Where: Ort im Innkreis

What: Vienna Jazz Fest
When: June 29-July 12
Where: Vienna

What: Zillertal Bike Challenge
When: July 1-4
Where: Zillertal

What: Gletschermarathon Pitztal
When: July 2-4
Where: Pitztal und Imst


What: Rock Werchter
When: June 30- July 3
Where: Leuven

One of Europe's premier rock festivals, Rock Werchter is celebrating its 40th anniversary this year. Taking place on three stages, festival acts this year include headliners such as Paul McCartney, Ellie Goulding, Disclosure, The Offspring, Macklemore & Ryan Lewis, Beck, Florence + the Machine and the Red Hot Chili Peppers.

What: Ommegang Pageant
When: July 1-2
Where: Brussels

What: Bruxelles-les-Bains
When: July 3-31
Where: Brussels

Czech Republic

What: Black Sabbath
When: June 30
Where: Prague

What: Rock for People
When: July 3-5
Where: Hradec Králové


What: Roskilde Festival 2016
When: June 25-July 2
Where: Copenhagen

What: Copenhagen Jazz Festival
When: July 1-10
Where: Copenhagen

What: Elton John
When: July 4
Where: Copenhagen


What: Gower Festival
When: July 1-16
Where: Wales

What: Bath Thai Festival
When: July 2-3
Where: Bath

What: Wales National Airshow
When: July 2-3
Where: Swansea Bay

What: Art Night 2016
When: July 2-3
Where: London

What: American Beer Fest
When: June 27-July 3
Where: London

Missing some of the unique American craft brews? Here's your chance to have a little sip of home! The American Beer Fest in London will feature brewers from all over the United States; including Siera Nevada, Stone, Harpoon, Goose Island, Abita, Bear Republic, Maui, Coronado and more.


What: International Festival of Lyric Art
When: June 30-July 20
Where: Aix-en-Provence

What: Eurockéennes
When: July 1-3
Where: Sermamagny

What: La Rochelle International Film Festival
When: July 1-10
Where: La Rochelle

What: Nightfall Festival
When: July 2-17
Where: Rennes

What: Tour de France
When: July 2-24
Where: Throughout France


What: Make a Move Festival
When: June 30-July 3
Where: Limerick

What: Fourth of July Irish America Festival 2016
When: July 1-5
Where: Wexford

What: West Cork Chamber Music Festival
When: July 1-9
Where: Cork

What: Dublin City Block Party
When: July 2-3
Where: Dublin


What: La Notte Rosa (Pink Night)
When: July 1-2
Where: Adriatic Coastline

A variation of the White Night (Notte Bianca/Nuit Blanche) festival, La Notte Rosa, or Pink Night, has become an annual tradition along 110-kilometers of Italy's Adriatic Riviera. Equivalent to a summer version of New Year's Eve, the coastline will light up in pink for the evening. There will festivals with music, live entertainment, food, rides for the kids and more. 

What: Palio of Siena
When: July 2
Where: Siena


What: Amsterdam Roots Festival
When: June 29-July 3
Where: Amsterdam

What: Sensation Amsterdam
When: July 2
Where: Amsterdam


What: International Fireworks Competition
When: June 29-July 2
Where: Tarragona

What: Folk Segovia
When: June 30-July 3
Where: Segovia

What: Hiking Festival
When: July 1-10
Where: La Palma (Canary Islands)


What: Züri Fäscht
When: July 1-3
Where: Zurich

What: Montreux Jazz Festival
When: July 1-10
Where: Montreux

Celebrating 50 years of fantastic and groundbreaking music, the Montreux Jazz Festival is one of the largest of its kind in the world. On the shores of stunning Lake Geneva, enjoy the sounds of Buddy Guy, Muse, Van Morrison and more.

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