What's Up: Weekend events Sept. 2-5

What's Up: Weekend events Sept. 2-5

by: Staff | .
Stripes Europe | .
published: August 31, 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: Imperial City (Reichsstadt) Festival
When: Sept. 2-4
Where: Rothenburg ob der Tauber

The beautiful walled city of Rothenburg ob der Tauber honors and relives its vibrant past on the first weekend of September. The festivities kick off on Friday evening with a captivating torchlight procession throughout the village streets. The market opens the next morning, where visitors can shop for medieval crafts and souvenirs while enjoying shows and fighting exhibitions. Don’t miss the thrilling Saturday night fireworks display, which lights up the surrounding Tauber valley with bursting color. Plan you visit through www.tourismus.rothenburg.de

Kaiserslautern & the Pfalz

What: Swinging Lautern
When: Sept. 1-3
Where: Kaiserslautern

What: Wine Festival of the Middle Mosel
When: Sept. 1-5
Where: Bernkastel-Kues

What: Pumpkin Exhibition at Gartenschau
When: Sept. 1-Oct. 31
Where: Kaiserslautern

What: Nabucco – Open Air Opera Performance
When: Sept. 2
Where: Ramstein

What: Beer Fest
When: Sept. 2-3
Where: Armstrong’s Club, Vogelweh

What: 5th Highland Festival
When: Sept. 2-3
Where: Landstuhl

What: City Fair
When: Sept. 2-6
Where: Kusel

What: Viking Fair
When: Sept. 3-4
Where: Bruchmühlbach-Miesau/Elschbach

What: Charcoal Fair and Forging Show
When: Sept. 3-4
Where: Trippstadt


What: Ronan Keating
When: Sept. 2
Where: Frankfurt

What: Billy Joel
When: Sept. 3
Where: Frankfurt

What: Indiana Jones Cinema Night
When: Sept 3
Where: Mainz

Enjoy a movie marathon of your favorite whip-wielding archeologist! All four Indiana Jones movies will be shown at the Capital Theater in Mainz. Movies will be shown in German with English subtitles, with a 15-minute intermission between each film.  

What: Ludwigsburg Pumpkin Festival
When: Sept. 2-Nov. 6
Where: Ludwigsburg

What: Rambacher Kerb
When: Sept. 2-4
Where: Wiesbaden


What: Fantasy Filmfest
When: Sept. 1-11
Where: Stuttgart

What: MusikfeSTuttgart 2016
When: Sept. 1-11
Where: Stuttgart

What: Glemseck 101 Motorbike Meeting
When: Sept. 2-4
Where: Leonberg

What: Castle Illumination
When: Sept. 3
Where: Heidelberg

Around Germany

What: Musikfest Berlin
When: Sept. 2-20
Where: Berlin

What: ISTAF – International Stadium Festival
When: Sept. 3
Where: Berlin

Other European Locations


What: Mountain Yoga Festival
When: Sept. 1-4
Where: St. Anton am Arlberg


What: Belgium Beer Weekend
When: Sept. 2-4
Where: Brussels

In its 18th year, the Belgian Beer Weekend features more than 40 of Belgium's finest breweries. Explore the depth and variety of the different brews while sampling some limited release varieties. 

What: Comic Strip Festival
When: Sept. 2-4
Where: Brussels


What: Outlook Festival
When: Sept. 2-6
Where: Pula

Czech Republic

What: Dvorak’s Prague Music Festival
When: Sept. 4-24
Where: Prague


What: Lounge on the Lake
When: Sept. 2
Where: Sawbridgeworth

What: One Love Festival
When: Sept. 2-4
Where: London


What: Jazz at La Villette
When: Sept. 1-11
Where: Paris

What: American Film Festival
When: Sept. 2-11
Where: Deauville

What: Les Nuits de Sologne
When: Sept. 3
Where: Nouan-le-Fuzelier

What: Lille Street Market
When: Sept. 3-4
Where: Lille


What: Neven Maguire’s Food Fest
When: Sept. 1
Where: Dublin

What: Cape Clear Island International Storyteling Festival
When: Sept. 2-4
Where: Cape Clear

What: Lisdoonvarna Matchmaking Festival
When: Sept. 2-Oct. 9
Where: Lisdoonvarna

What: Aer Lingus College Football Classic: Boston College v. Georgia Tech
When: Sept. 3
Where: Dublin

Kick off the college football season in Dublin! Enjoy an afternoon cheering on either the Boston College Eagles or the Georgia Tech Yellowjackets, as they play their season opener. 


What: Gelato Festival Finals
When: Sept. 1-4
Where: Florence

What: MiTo Settembre Musica
When: Sept. 2-22
Where: Milan and Torino

What: The Macchina di Santa Rosa Procession
When: Sept. 3
Where: Viterbo

What: Historical Regatta
When: Sept. 4
Where: Venice

The Netherlands

What: World Port Days
When: Sept. 2-4
Where: Rotterdam

What: The 60th Flower Parade
When: Sept. 3-4
Where: Eelde


What: Aranjuez Mutiny Fiestas
When: Sept. 2-4
Where: Aranjuez

What: Autumn Sherry Festival
When: Sept. 3
Where: Jerez


What: 12th Arosa ClassicCar
When: Sept. 1-4
Where: Arosa

What: Gässli Film Festival
When: Sept. 1-4
Where: Basel

What: Vinea: Swiss Wine Fair
When: Sept. 2-3
Where: Sierre


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