What's Up: Weekend events Sept. 9-11

What's Up: Weekend events Sept. 9-11

by: Staff | .
Stripes Europe | .
published: September 07, 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: 9/11 Freedom Run
When: Sept. 9
Where: Tower Baracks, Grafenwoehr

What: Festival-Mediaval
When: Sept. 9-11
Where: Selb

Kaiserslautern & the Pfalz

What: Horse Riding Tournament
When: Sept. 9-11
Where: Enkenbach-Alsenborn

What: Northern Palatinate Fall Festival
When: Sept. 9-12
Where: Rockenhausen

What: Circus Carl Busch
When: Sept. 9-18
Where: Kaiserslautern

What: 9/11 Commemorative 5K Run/Walk
When: Sept. 9
Where: Hall of Champions Fitness Center, Baumholder

What: KMC Onstage presents “The Guys”
When: Sept. 9-11
Where: Kleber Kaserne

What: Stadtfest
When: Sept. 9-11
Where: Landstuhl

What: Wurstmarkt
When: Sept. 9-13
Where: Bad Dürkheim

Happy 600th anniversary to the Bad Dürkheim Wurstmarkt! Despite its name, which mean "sausage market," this festival is known as the world's largest wine festival. More than 600,000 visitors gather in the spa town of Bad Dürkheim each September to celebrate the harvest season. Enjoy the view from the top of the giant Ferris wheel, and sample more than 150 wines from the region while enjoying live music and tasty German streetfare.

What: Little Black Dress Party
When: Sept. 10
Where: Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh

What: Village Fair
When: Sept. 10-13
Where: Brücken

What: Zellertaler Sattelfest
When: Sept. 11
Where: Marnheim and Monsheim

What: Musikalisches Weinfest
When: Sept. 11
Where: Kaiserslautern


What: Rhine in Flames
When: Sept. 10
Where: Oberwesel

What: Ebersheimer Kerb
When: Sept. 9-12
Where: Mainz

What: Dippemess im Herbst (Autumn Dippemess)
When: Sept. 9-18
Where: Frankfurt

What: Westhafen Sommer 2016
When: Sept. 10
Where: Frankfurt

What: Internationales Sommerfest
When: Sept. 10
Where: Wiesbaden

Celebrate the different cultures that make up the local communities! With tasty culinary delights, traditional music and demonstrations, this summer festival is a fantastic way to learn about the cultures around us.


What: Highland Games
When: Sept. 9-11
Where: Stuttgart

What: The Who
When: Sept. 12
Where: Stuttgart

Around Germany

What: International Literature Festival
When: Sept. 7-17
Where: Berlin

What: The Chemical Brothers
When: Sept. 9
Where: Gelsenkirchen

What: Pyronale
When: Sept. 9-10
Where: Berlin

What: The Who
When: Sept. 10
Where: Oberhausen

What: Mercedes-Benz Frauenlauf Dresden
When: Sept. 10
Where: Dresden

Ladies, grab your girlfriends and hit the pavement! This womens run winds through beautiful downtown Dresden and along the scenic Elbe River. Choose between the 5K or the more challenging 10K distance.

What: Heritage Day
When: Sept. 10-11
Where: Berlin

Other European Locations


What: Ars Electronica Festival
When: Sept. 8-12
Where: Linz

What: International Haydn Festival
When: Sept. 8-18
Where: Eisenstadt

What: Klangspuren
When: Sept. 8-25
Where: Schwaz

What: Red Bull Dolomitenmann
When: Sept. 10
Where: Lienz


What: Memorial Van Damme
When: Sept. 9
Where: Brussels

What: City Parade
When: Sept. 10
Where: Brussels

What: Taptoe Brussels 2016
When: Sept. 10
Where: Brussels

What: Festival of Wallonia
When: Sept. 10-19
Where: Namur


What: Split Film Festival
When: Sept. 10-18
Where: Split

Czech Republic

What: Birell Prague Running Grand Prix 2016
When: Sept. 10
Where: Prague

What: Festival of the Grape Harvest
When: Sept. 10-11
Where: Troja


What: Jane Austen Festival
When: Sept. 9-18
Where: Bath

Classic literature comes to life for 10 days in Bath to celebrate all things Austen. Join in the fun by channeling your Elizabeth Bennett or Mr. Darcy, and attend the costumed promenades, theatrical events, music recitals, silhouete cutting and dancing workshops, minibus and walking tours, afternoon tea partties and even a masked ball.

What: BBC Proms in the Park
When: Sept. 10
Where: London


What: Paris Autumn Festival
When: Sept. 7-30
Where: Paris

What: Médoc Marathon
When: Sept. 10
Where: Médoc

What: Le Grand Feu Firework Display
When: Sept. 10
Where: Saint-Cloud

What: Crémieu Medieval Festival
When: Sept. 10-11
Where: Crémieu


What: Irish Craft Beer Festival
When: Sept. 8-10
Where: Ballsbridge

What: Athlone River & Food Festival
When: Sept. 8-10
Where: Athlone

What: Flavour of Killorglin
When: Sept. 9-11
Where: Killorglin

What: A Taste of West Cork Food Festival
When: Sept. 9-17
Where: Skibbereen

What: Waterford Harvest Festival
When: Sept. 9-11
Where: Waterford

What: Tiger Dublin Fringe
When: Sept. 10-25
Where: Dublin

What: Enchanted Fairy & Elf Festival
When: Sept. 11
Where: Johnstown


What: Festa della Rificolona
When: Sept. 7
Where: Florence

What: Festivalletteratura
When: Setp. 7-11
Where: Mantova

What: Londa Village Fair
When: Sept. 7-15
Where: Londa

What: Palio della Balestra
When: Sept. 8
Where: Sansepolcro

What: Palio del Diotto
When: Sept. 8
Where: Scarperia

What: Sagra dell’Arancino
When: Sept. 9-11
Where: Aci Castello

What: Cefalù Street Food Festival
When: Sept. 10-11
Where: Cefalù


What: Rockabilly DELUXE 2016
When: Sept. 10
Where: Pétang

The Netherlands

What: Rotterdam Philharmonic Gergiev Festival
When: Sept. 8-11
Where: Rotterdam

What: 2016 European Baseball Championship
When: Sept. 9-18
Where: Hoofddorp

What: Open Monumentendag (Heritage Days)
When: Sept. 10-11
Where: Throughout the Netherlands

Every second weekend in September, 900,000 participants make their way to historical sites and monuments througout The Netherlands to take part in Open Monumentendag or "Heritage Days." Eight to 85 percent of historic sites and monuments throughout the country offer free admission to the public on these days to encourage visitors to strike an interest in and deepen their understanding of the historical places in need of protection and preservation. Many locations also organize special performances, exhibitions and tours.

What: Flower Parade
When: Sept. 11
Where: Lichtenvoorde


What: Monesterio Ham Day
When: Sept. 10
Where: Monesterio


What: Schoeck Festival – Othmars
When: Sept. 9
Where: Brunnen

What: Knabenschiessen
When: Sept. 10-12
Where: Zurich


What: International Sheep Dog Trials
When: Sept. 9-11
Where: Tywyn

What: Brecon Beacons Canalathon
When: Sept. 10
Where: Brecon Beacons

Trying to get a jump on next week? Here are some of events for the weekend of Sept. 15-18. Be sure to check back next Wednesday for a full listing of what’s up!

What: Festival Européen du Film Fantastique de Strasbourg
When: Sept. 13-22
Were: Strasbourg

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

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

What: Oktoberfest
When: Sept. 17-Oct. 2
Where: Munich

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

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