What's Up: Weekend events Sept. 16-18

What's Up: Weekend events Sept. 16-18

by: Staff | .
Stripes Europe | .
published: September 14, 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: Oktoberfest
When: Sept. 17-Oct. 2
Where: Munich

What: Nürnberger Altstadtfest
When: Sept. 15-26
Where: Nuremberg

What: Banned Book Week
When: Sept. 20-30
Where: Hohenfels and Garmisch Libraries

Celebrate the freedom of reading and discover the controversies and issues surrounding different books. Banned Book Week explores literature that has been restricted or removed from shelves in schools and/or public libraries, but has remained available. 

Kaiserslautern & the Pfalz

What: Tsukimi Mondfestabende
When: Sept. 14
Where: Kaiserslautern

What: Ramstein Bazaar
When: Sept. 15-18
Where: Ramstein AB

What: Wurstmarkt
When: Sept. 16-19
Where: Bad Dürkheim

Celebrating 600 years, the Wurstmarkt in Bad Dürkheim is the largest wine festival in the world! Complete with rides, food, live entertainment, fireworks, and plenty of wine, this festival has something for everyone. 

What: KMCC Sneakerpalooza Expo
When: Sept. 17
Where: Vogelweh Community Center

What: Rhine in Flames
When: Sept. 17
Where: St. Goar

What: Ramstein Fair
When: Sept. 17-20
Where: Ramstein

What: Federweisserfest
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Kandel

What: Culinary Hiking Tour
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Rodenbach

What: Mineral and Fossil Swap
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Gemeindehalle

What: Rhineland-Palatinate Pumpkin Weighing Championship
When: Sept. 18
Where: Kaiserslautern


What: Fortepiano Festival
When: Sept. 14-Nov. 18
Where: Stuttgart

What: Feuerseefest
When: Sept. 15-18
Where: Stuttgart-West

What: Stuttgart Beer Festival
When: Sept. 23-Oct. 9
Where: Stuttgart

Not wanting to make the trek to Munich for Oktoberfest, but still want to participate? Check out Germany's second-largest beer fest — the Stuttgart Beer Festival. With more than 4 million visitors over a two-week period, this festival draws more locals than tourists. Don your best Dirndl and Lederhosen and celebrate all things beer while listening to oompah bands and sampling delicious local fare.

Around Germany

What: Berlin Art Week
When: Sept. 13-18
Where: Berlin

What: Blue October in concert
When: Sept. 14
Where: Cologne

What: Justin Bieber in concert
When: Sept. 18
Where: Cologne

Other European Locations


What: Alphorn Festival Kleinwalsertal
When: Through Sept. 19
Where: Kleinwalsertal

What: Vienna Fashion Week
When: Through Sept. 19
Where: Vienna

What: Bruckner Festival
When: Sept. 13-Oct. 15
Where: Linz

What: Fall Garden Festival
When: Sept. 17-25
Where: Vienna


What: Late Openings at Brussels Museums
When: Sept. 17-Dec. 8
Where: Brussels

What: Zot Day: Extreme Sport Experience
When: Sept. 18
Where: Brussels

Czech Republic

What: Festival of the Grape & Wine Tasting
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Prague

What: Nickelback in concert
When: Sept. 18
Where: Prague


What: London Fashion Week
When: Sept 16-20
Where: London

What: Southampton Boat Show
When: Sept. 16-25
Where: Southampton

What: London Design Festival
When: Sept. 17-25
Where: London


What: Festival Européen du Film Fantastique de Strasbourg
When: Through Sept. 22
Were: Strasbourg

Cinephiles will revel in the vast offerings at the European Fantastic Film Festival in Strasbourg. Genres from the various art houses and film studios include fantasy, horror, sci-fi, adventure, thrillers and more! 

What: Les Nuits de Nacre
When: Sept. 15-18
Where: Tulle

What: Evian Golf Championship
When: Sept. 15-18
Where: Évian-les-Bains

What: Bol d’Or
When: Sept. 16-18
Where: Le Castellet

What: European Heritage Days
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Throughout France

What: Touraine Loire Valley Marathon
When: Sept. 18
Where: Tours


What: Portumna Shorelines Arts Festival
When: Sept. 15-18
Where: Portumna

What: A Celebration of Traveller Music 6 for Culture Night
When: Sept. 16
Where: Dublin

What: Culture Night
When: Sept. 16
Where: Dublin

What: Ferguson World Record Re-Match
When: Sept. 16-18
Where: Carrigans

What: BlueFire Street Fest
When: Sept. 17
Where: Dublin


What: Volto Santo
When: Sept. 13-14
Where: Lucca

What: Poggio a Caiano - Siege of the Villa/Assedio alla Villa
When: Sept. 16-18
Where: Poggio a Caiano

What: Ursino Buskers Festival
When: Sept. 16-18
Where: Catania

What: CousCous Fest
When: Sept. 16-25
Where: San Vito Lo Capo

What: Quintana di Foligno
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Foligno

What: Palio di Asti
When: Sept. 18
Where: Asti

The Netherlands

What: Dam tot Damloop
When: Sept. 18
Where: Amsterdam

What: Prinsjesdag
When: Sept. 20
Where: The Hague


What: Warsaw Autumn International Festival of Contemporary Music
When: Sept. 16-24
Where: Warsaw


What: Santa Tecla Fiesta
When: Sept. 15-24
Where: Tarragona

What: Mercedes-Benz Fashion Week Madrid
When: Sept. 16-20
Where: Madrid

What: Carthaginians and Romans Fiesta
When: Sept. 16-25
Where: Cartagena

What: Rioja Wine Harvest Festival
When: Sept. 17-24
Where: Logroño


What: Auto Basel Expo
When: Sept. 15-18
Where: Basel

What: Zurich Maker Faire
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Zurich


What: The Good Life Experience
When: Sept. 16-18
Where: Flintshire

What: Wales International Balloon Festival
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Llangollen

What: Sandman Triathlon
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Anglesey

What: Roald Dahl’s City of the Unexpected
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Cardiff

Witness the magic of Cardiff's native son, Roald Dahl, come to life! Celebrating 100 years of the inventive author's life, enjoy special performances and readings throughout the city.

What: Abergavenny Food Festival
When: Sept. 17-18
Where: Abergavenny

What: IRONMAN Wales
When: Sept. 18
Where: Pembrokeshire

Trying to get a jump on next week? Here are some of events for the weekend of Sept. 23-25. Be sure to check back next Wednesday for a full listing of what’s up!

What: The Great Irish Beer Festival
When: Sept. 22-24
Where: Cork, Ireland

What: Paulanerfest
When: Sept. 24
Where: Kindsbach, Germany

What: Radio Nation
When: Sept. 24
Where: Mannheim, Germany

What: World Living Statues Festival
When: Sept. 24-25
Where: Arnhem, The Netherlands

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