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European Festivals 2012

Welcome to our European Festivals 2012 Calendar select a month below or scroll on pal. We have all the best events in Europe this year from Oktoberfest to San Fermin to Monegro. You can find all the best parties below.

European Festivals 2012 Calendar

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We also have a breakdown for:
- Festivals in Ireland
- Festivals in the UK
- Festivals in Italy
- Festivals in Spain


Please select a month or scroll on to see the festivals in Europe this year.


January | February | March | April
May | June | July | August
September | October | November | December


January Festivals 2012

Hogmanay Edinburgh Scotland 2012 Hogmanay Festival in Edinburgh, Scotland



St Anthony Day in Spain

National Winter Ales Festival in Manchester England

La Tomborrada in San Sebastian, Spain

Camel Wrestling in Selculk, Turkey



Masquerade in Pernik, Bulgaria

Up Helly AA on the Shetland Islands off Scotland

Art Fools Video festival in Greece

Patras Carnival in Greece

Viareggio Carnival in Tuscany, Italy

February Festivals 2012

Ivrea Carnival orange Throwing 2012

Venice Carnival in Italy

Viareggio Carnival in Tuscany, Italy

Patras Carnival in Greece



Venice Carnival in Italy

Viareggio Carnival in Tuscany, Italy

Valentines Day Festival in Umbria, Italy

Patras Carnival in Greece



Maslenitsa in Russia

Venice Carnival in Italy

Viareggio Carnival in Tuscany, Italy

Patras Carnival in Greece

Rijeka Carnival in Croatia

Carnival of Dunkirk in France

Viana do Bolo in Ourense, Galicia

Ivrea Orange Throwing Carnival in Turin Italy



Venice Carnival in Italy

Father Ted Festival in Ireland

Patras Carnival in Greece

March Festivals 2012

Las fallas Spain 2012




Starkbierzeit (Strong Beer Festival) in Munich, Germany

Festival de Jerez in Spain



Starkbierzeit (Strong Beer Festival) in Munich, Germany

Cortoons Festival in Rome, Italy

St Urho Day in Finland

Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain



St Patricks day Ireland 2012



Starkbierzeit (Strong Beer Festival) in Munich, Germany

Las Fallas in Valencia, Spain

Cortoons Festival in Rome, Italy

St Patricks Day in Ireland & around the world



April Festivals 2012

Vappu festival Finland 2012

Cagliari Traditional Irish Festival in Sardinia- Italy (dates TBC)

Tullamore Easter Festival in Offaly

Pyrenades festival in Spain

Semana Santa in Spain

Scoppio Del Carro in Florence, Italy

Patum Corpus Christi in Berga Spain



Moringhem Scarecrow Festival in France

April 24th - 30th

Vappu Student Festival in Finland

Louisburgh traditional Festival in Mayo, Ireland

Queens Day in Holland

Seville April Fair in Spain

Europafest in Bucharest Romania

May Festivals 2012



The Italian Snake Festival

EuropaFest in Bucharest, Romania

Fleadh na gCuach in Galway, Ireland

Snake Festival Italy 2012 The Camden Crawl in London, UK

City of Derry Jazz & Big Band Festival in Ireland

Louisburgh traditional Festival in Mayo, Ireland

Caravaca Festival in Spain



EuropaFest in Bucharest, Romania

Jerez Horse Fair in Spain

Gubbio Candle Race in Italy



EuropaFest in Bucharest, Romania

Cannes film Festival in France

Prague Beer Festival

Romeria Del Rocio in Almonte Spain



Cannes film Festival in France

Prague Beer Festival

Copenhagen Carnival in Denmark

Berlin Carneval in Germany

Cheese Rolling in Gloucester, UK Exact dates TBC

June Festivals 2012

Baby Jumping Festival  Spain 2012

Sunrise Festival in England

Lajkonik Festival in Poland

Rock AM Nurburgring in Germany

Spring Break in Croatia

Distortion festival in Denmark

Rock IM Nurnberg

Cat Laughs Comedy Festival in Kilkenny Ireland

Baby Jumping Festival in Spain



NPLD Irelands answer to Burning Man in Sligo

Quebec Beer Festival in Canada

The Naked Bicycle ride in Brighton

St Anthony Day in Portugal

Life Festival Ireland 2012 Nova Rock Music Festival in Austria

Rockness Music Festival in Scotland

Hellfest Open Air Metal in France

Sonar Festival in Barcelona Spain

St Ranieri Regatta in Pisa, Italy

Romani Art Festival in Romania

Lovebox in London, England

Glade Music Festival in England

Isle of Wight Festival 2012

Ameno Blues Festival in Italy

NPLD Irelands answer to Burning Man in Sligo

Isle of Wight Music Festival

St Ranieri Regatta in Pisa, Italy

Glade Music Festival in England

Hellfest Open Air Metal in France

Paris Music Festival in France

Amsterdam Roots Music Festival in Holland

Graspop Music Festival in Belgium

Medieval Festival in Tuscany, Italy

Verona Opera Festival in Italy

Pisa Battle of the Bridge

The Big Wine Fight in haro, Spain

Lanjaron Water Festival in Spain

Tomorrow Land in Belgium

Isle of Wight Music Festival

Calcio Storico in Italy (unconfirmed)

Gods of Metal Festival in Italy

Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland

Battle of the Bridge in Pisa, Italy

Fusion Festival in Germany

Verona Opera Festival in Italy

July Festivals 2012

San Fermin Pamplona Spain 2012





San Fermin The Bull running Festival in Spain

The Henley Royal Regatta in England

Fusion Festival in Germany

Brian Boru Festival in Ireland

Magaluf Takeover in Ibiza

Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland

Eurockeenes Music Festival in France

Verona Opera Festival in Italy

Palio di Siena in Tuscany, Italy

Love Family Park Music Festival in Germany

Lake Parade Geneva in Switzerland (dates unconfirmed)

Henley Royal Regatta 2012 Rock Werchter Music Festival in Belgium

Santisima Sangre Running the Bulls into the sea festival in Spain

Going Nowhere Festival in Spain

Running of the nudes at the opening day of San Fermin Pamplona, Spain

T in the Park Music Festival in Scotland

Lumonisity Beach Festival in Holland



San Fermin The Bull running Festival in Spain

Santisima Sangre Running the Bulls into the sea festival in Spain

Melt Festival in Germany

Verona Opera Festival in Italy

Monegros Desert Festival Spain 2012 Montreux Jazz Festival in Switzerland

Eurockeenes Music Festival in France

Magaluf Takeover in Ibiza

The Henley Royal Regatta in England

Exit Festival in Serbia

Opener Festival in Poland

Roskilde Festival in Denmark

Llangollen Music Festival in Wales

Bastille Day in France

Latitude Music Festival in England

Benicassim Music Festival in Valencia, Spain

Electric Elephant Festival in Croatia



Beat Patrol in Austria

Redeemer Festival in Venice, Italy

Nava Cider Festival in Austurias, Spain

Verona Opera Festival 2012 Beat Carnival in Belfast, Ireland

The Seafood Festival on Achill Island, Ireland

Noantri Festival in Rome, Italy

World Bodypainting Festival in Austria

Verona Opera Festival in Italy

Monegros Desert Festival in Spain (dates unconfirmed)

Soundwave Festival on boats & beaches in Croatia

The Wickerman Festival in Dumfries and Galloway, Scotland

The Secret Garden Party in London

Noantri Festival in Rome, Italy

Bedfordshire Medieval Festival in England (unconfirmed)

Mud Festival in Brunsbuttel, Germany (dates unconfirmed)

Liberty Parade on a beach in Romania

Medieval Festival San Marino 2012

Beat Carnival in Belfast, Ireland

Sea Sessions in Bundoran, Ireland

Tomorrowland Dance Music Festival in Belgium

Wasserschlacht water & rotten egg fight in Berlin, Germany

Medieval Festival in San Marino (we know - it's not Italy but it's close!)

Verona Opera Festival in Italy

The Near Death Festival in Galicia, Spain

Norberg Dance Festival in Sweden

Eisenwahn Metal Festival in Germany

Hamburger Dom Beer Festival in Germany

Kulmbacher Beer Festival in Germany

Flamenco Festival in Gaucin, Spain

Mud Festival in Brunsbuttel, Germany (dates unconfirmed)

Astropolis Electro-Music Festival in France

August Festivals 2012



Nature One Electro Music Festival in Germany

Forest Festival in Belgium

Pride week in Brighton & Hove in England

Puck Fair Kerry 2012 Feile an Doilin in Galway, Ireland

Keadue Harp Festival in Roscommon, Ireland

Verona Opera Festival in Italy

Wacken Open Air Metal Festival in Germany

Kulmbacher Beer Festival in Germany

Berlin Beer Festival in Germany

Hamburger Dom Beer Festival in Germany

Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland

Beard & Moustache Competition in Puglia, Italy

Sziget Festival on a river in Budapest, Hungary

Woodstock Festival in Poland

LT Fest in the Czech Republic



Palio di Siena in Tuscany, Italy

Test Festival on the beach in Castellon (dates unconfirmed)

Palio Sienna 2012 Italy Sziget Festival on a river in Budapest, Hungary

Bloodstock Heavy Metal Festival in Derbyshire, UK

Pride week in Brighton & Hove in England

Hamburger Dom Beer Festival in Germany

Verona Opera Festival in Italy

Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland

Sanlucar Horse races on the beach in Cadiz, Spain

Zurich Street Parade in Switzerland

Pourcailhade Pig Festival in France

Cruinniu na mBad in Galway, Ireland

Puck Fair Goat Worshipping Festival in Kerry, Ireland

Highland Games Scotland 2012 Loveland Dance Festival in Holland

Rototom Sunsplash Reggae Festival in Benicassim, Spain

Pukkelpop Music Festival in Belgium

Semana Grande in Aste Nagusia, Spain (dates unconfirmed)

August 17th - 23rd

Pukkelpop Music Festival in Belgium

V Festival in England

Semana Grande in Aste Nagusia, Spain (dates unconfirmed)

Verona Opera Festival in Italy

Hamburger Dom Beer Festival in Germany

Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland

Ireland's Fleadh Cheoil

Notting Hill Carnival 2012 Rose of Tralee Festival in Kerry, Ireland

Rototom Sunsplash Reggae Festival in Benicassim, Spain

Air Guitar Championship in Finland

Bagpipe Festival in Dudacky Czech Republic



Verona Opera Festival in Italy

Fresh Vibes Festival in Germany

Hamburger Dom Beer Festival in Germany

Get Loaded in the Park in London - exact dates TBC

Evolution Music Festival in Newscastl, England

The Annual Highland Games in Scotland

Barthelmarkt Beer Festival in Germany

Edinburgh Fringe Festival in Scotland

Sanlucar Horse races on the beach in Cadiz, Spain

Bluegrass Festival in Dunmore East, Ireland

Sandkerwa Beer Festival in Germany

Creamfields Dance Festival in England

Notting Hill Carnival in London, England

La Tomatina Tomato Theowing Festival Spain 2012 Leeds Music Festival in England

World Bog Snorkeling Championships in Wales

Reading Music Festival in England

Victorian Festival in Llandrindod, Wales

South West Four Festival in England

La Raima Grape throwing festival in Spain (dates unconfirmed)

Glenbeigh Horse Races in Kerry, Ireland (dates unconfirmed)

Matchmaking Festival in Clare, Ireland (this is Europe's biggest single event!)

Bagpipe Festival in Dudacky Czech Republic

La Tomatina The tomato throwing festival in Valencia, Spain

Electric Picnic Boutique Festival in Ireland

September Festivals 2012

Electric Picnic 2012

Evolution Music Festival in Newscastle, England

Jersey Live Festival in the UK

Electric Picnic Boutique Festival in Ireland

Regatta Storico Boat race in Venice Italy

Medieval Festival in Tuscany, Italy

Brighton Pride 2012 La Raima Grape throwing festival in Spain (dates unconfirmed)

Glenbeigh Horse Races in Kerry, Ireland (dates unconfirmed)

Reading Pride Festival in England

Matchmaking Festival in Clare, Ireland (this is Europe's biggest single event!)

Bestival Festival on the Isle of Wight



Matchmaking Festival in Clare, Ireland (this is Europe's biggest single event!)

The Horn Dance in England

Greve Wine Festival in Italy





Matchmaking Festival Kerry 2012

Oktoberfest Beer Festival in Germany

Closing Parties in Ibiza

Matchmaking Festival in Clare, Ireland (this is Europe's biggest single event!)

White Night in Rome, Italy (date unconfirmed)

Canstatter Volkfest Beer Festival in Germany

Paris Techno Parade in France dates unconfirmed

The Gorilla Run for charity in London England

Festes Merce in Barcelona, Spain

Grape throwing Festival Spain 2012

Oktoberfest Beer Festival in Germany

Festes Merce in Barcelona, Spain

The Grape Throwing Festival on the island of Mallorca

Matchmaking Festival in Clare, Ireland (this is Europe's biggest single event!)

Canstatter Volkfest Beer Festival in Germany

Closing Parties in Ibiza

Galway Oyster Festival

October Festivals 2012

Cpork Jazz Festival October 1st - 15th

Matchmaking Festival in Clare, Ireland (this is Europe's biggest single event!)

Oktoberfest Beer Festival in Germany

World of Microtonal Innovations in Russia



Dark Season Blues Festival in Norway (dates unconfirmed)



Guinness Jazz Festival in Cork, Ireland

November Festivals 2012



Beer Festivals Germany 2012 Les Nuites de Jazz Jazz Festival in France (dates unconfirmed)

Guy Fawkes Day in the UK

Tar Barrel Carrying Festival in Devon, England

Festival of the Horns / Festa Del Cornuto in Italy (dates unconfirmed)

Hamburger Dom Festival in Germany



Swans & Ladder Festival in Italy

Hamburger Dom Festival in Germany

Ennis Traditional Music Festival in Ireland

November 17th - 24th

Hamburger Dom Festival in Germany



Hamburger Dom Festival in Germany

The Santa Run in Wales

December Festivals 2012

December 17th - 25th

Fete de la Dinde in France



Hogmanay New Years Eve Festival in Edinburgh


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