High Traffic Events Across Europe For August 2017

We’re in the prime of summer events right now, temperatures are at their maximum, and it seems that everyone is on holiday. If you haven’t got anything planned, we’ve got heaps of world-class event recommendations this month from around Europe, and what better way to travel to as many of these as possible than private jet. At Luxwing, we always want to give you the best information and tips regarding your destination. Once you’ve chosen your destination, give us a call and we can help arrange each and every aspects of your trip.


There is something for everyone this month when it comes to sports. From motor racing such as MotoGP and Formula One, to golf, premiership football and the rugby world cup. If you’re interested in these, August is the month to see it live! We also have some less conventional sporting events for those with niche interests, or perhaps feel like seeing something new – The world yoyo contest will certainly be an entertaining weekend, and if you’re interested in martial arts why not go and see the judo world championships in the beautiful city of Budapest!

·       Glorious Goodwood (horse racing), Aug 1-5, Chichester, England

·       Women’s British Open Golf, Aug 3-6, Kingsbarns, Scotland

·       England vs South Africa Test Cricket, Aug 4-8, Manchester, England

·       IAAF World Athletics Championships, Aug 4-13, London, England

·       Copenhagen Historic Grand Prix, Aug 5-6, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       Community Shield (football), Aug 6, London, England

·       UEFA Women’s Euro 2017 Final, Aug 6, Enschede, Netherlands

·       The Binck Bank Tour of Benelux (cycling), Aug 7-13, Benelux, Belgium

·       The Binck Bank Tour of Benelux (cycling), Aug 7-13, Benelux, Netherlands

·       Women’s Rugby World Cup, Aug 9-26, Ireland

·       Women’s Rugby World Cup – matches 1 to 6, Aug 9, Dublin, Ireland

·       Dublin Horse Show, Aug 9-13, Dublin, Ireland

·        Czech Open 2017 – Floorball, Aug 10-13, Prague, Czech Republic

·       World YoYo Contest, Aug 10-12, Reykjavík, Iceland

·       MotoGP World Championship, Aug 11-13, Spielberg, Austria

·       Helsinki City Marathon 2017, Aug 12, Helsinki, Finland

·       Spanish Super Cup Final – Barcelona vs Real Madrid, Aug 13, Barcelona, Spain

·       Women’s Rugby World Cup – matches 7 to 12, Aug 13, Dublin, Ireland

·       Women’s Rugby World Cup – matches 13 to 18, Aug 17, Dublin, Ireland

·       Spanish Super Cap Final – Real Madrid vs Barcelona, Aug16, Madrid, Spain

·       Women’s Tour of Norway (cycling), Aug 17-20, across Norway

·       Romania Rally Challenge, Aug 17-19, Sibiu, Romania

·       England vs West Indies Test Cricket, Aug 17-21, Birmingham, England

·       Roskilde Airshow, Aug 18-20, Roskilde, Denmark

·       Helsinki City Triathlon, Aug 19, Helsinki, Finland

·       Vuelta a Espana (cycling), Aug 19-Sep 10, across Spain

·       Festetics Horse Race, Aug 19-20, Budapest, Hungary

·       Men’s and Women’s EuroHockey Championships, Aug 19-27, across Netherlands

·       KMD Ironman Copenhagen, Aug 20, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       Diamond Athletics League, Aug 20, Birmingham, England

·       Premier League – Spurs vs Chelsea, Aug 20, London, England

·       Badmington World Championships, Aug 21-27, Glasgow, Scotland

·       United World Wrestling Championships, Aug 21-27, Paris, France

·       European Dressage and Show Jumping Championships, Aug 22-27, Gothenburg, Sweden

·       Women’s Rugby World Cup – matches 19 to 24, Aug 22, Belfast, Ireland

·       Diamond Athletics League, Aug 24, Zurich, Switzerland

·       Swoop Freestyle World Championships, Aug 25-27, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       AIBA Boxing World Championships, Aug 25-Sep 3, Hamburg, Germany

·       Women’s Rugby World Cup – matches 25 to 30, Aug 26, Belfast, Ireland

·       England vs West Indies Test Cricket, Aug 25-29, Leeds, England

·       Rugby League Challenge Cup Final, Aug 26, London, England

·       Triathlon World Series, Aug 26-27, Stockholm, Sweden

·       Mountain Bike World Cup, Aug 26-17, Val di Sole, Italy

·       Formula One Grand Prix, Aug 27, Spa-Francorchamps, Belgium

·       British Moto Grand Prix, Aug 27, Silverstone, Northamptonshire, England

·       Premier League – Liverpool vs Arsenal, Aug 27, Liverpool, England

·       World Water Week, Aug 27-Sep 1, Stockholm, Sweden

·       Judo World Championships, Aug 28-Sep 3, Budapest, Hungary

·       World Rhythmic Championships (gymnastics), Aug 30-Sep 3, Pesaro, Italy

·       EuroBasket Basketball, Aug 31-Sep 17, Helsinki, Finland

·       EuroBasket Basketball, Aug 31-Sep 17, Cluj Napoca, Romania

·       Burghley Horse Trials, Aug 31-Sep 3, Stamford, England


Music and Arts

Summer months are the perfect time to attend music festivals – The sun is shining, weather is warm and the nights are long, so we have some seriously impressive weekend festivals to recommend. Robbie Williams is also running his European tour at the moment, so if you’re a fan then this is the perfect opportunity to see him locally or use the opportunity to visit a new city.

·       Robbie Williams, Aug 1, Trondheim, Norway

·       Pro Musica Rhodos 2017 (music festival), Aug 1, Rhodes, Greece

·       MEO Sudoeste Festival, Aug 1-5, Zambujeira do Mar, Portugal

·       Strøm Festival (music festival), Aug 2-5, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       International Music Festival “Untold”, Aug 3-6, Cluj Napoca, Romania

·       Weekend Festival 2017, Aug 4-5, Kyläsaari, Finland

·       Robbie Williams, Aug 4, Bergen, Norway

·       Innipúkinn (music festival), Aug 4-6, Reykjavík, Iceland

·       OFF Festival 2017, Aug 4-6, Katowice, Poland

·       Stella Polaris (music festival), Aug 6, Frederiksberg, Denmark

·       Robbie Williams, Aug 7, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       Oya Festival 2017, Aug 8-12, Oslo, Norway

·       Sziget Festival 2017, Aug 9-16, Budapest, Hungary

·       The Reykjavík Jazz Festival, Aug 9-13, Reykjavík, Iceland

·       Robbie Williams, Aug 10, Tampere, Finland

·       Rockstadt Extreme Fest, Aug 10-13, Rasnov – Brasov County, Romania

·       Way Out West 2017 (music festival), Aug 10-12, Göteborg, Sweden

·       Haven Festival (music festival), Aug 11-12, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       Flow Festival, Aug 11-13, Helsinki, Finland

·       Robbie Williams, Aug 13, Werschau, Germany

·       ImPulsTanz (international dance festival), Jul 13-Aug 13, Vienna, Austria

·       FM4 Frequency Festival 2017, Aug 15-17, St. Pölten, Austria

·       Pukkelpop 2017 (music festival), Aug 16-19, Kiewit, Belgium

·       Vodafone Paredes de Coura Festival, Aug 16-19, Paredes de Coura, Portugal

·       Helsinki Festival, Aug 17-Sep 3, Helsinki, Finland

·       UHØRT Festival (music festival), Aug 18-20, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       Musikfestival Grafenegg, Aug 18-Sep 10, Grafenegg, Austria

·       Robbie Williams, Aug 18-19, Prague, Czech Republic

·       Krakow Live Festival 2017 (music festival), Aug 18-19, Krakow, Poland

·       Lowlands (music festival), Aug 18-20, Biddinghuizen, Netherlands

·       V Festival 2017, Aug 19-20, Chelmsford, England

·       Sonus Festival, Aug 20-24, Pag Island, Croatia

·       Festival do Crato, Aug 21-26, Crato in Alentejo, Portugal

·       Zurich Openair 2017, Aug 23-26, Zurich, Switzerland

·       Robbie Williams, Aug 23, Budapest, Hungary

·       EDP Vilar de Mouros Festival, Aug 24-26, Vilar de Mouros, Portugal

·       Bedem Fest, Aug 24-26, Nikšić, Montenegro

·       Saalfelden International Jazz Festival, Aug 24-27, Salzburg, Austria

·       Rock en Seine Festival 2017, Aug 25-17, Paris, France

·       Reading Music Festival, Aug 25-27, Reading, England

·       Leeds Music Festival, Aug 25-17, Leeds, England

·       Mysteryland (music festival), Aug 26-27, Haarlemmermeer, Netherlands

·       Robbie Williams, Aug 26, Vienna, Austria

·       La Strada Street Theatre Festival, Jul 28-Aug 5, Graz, Austria

·       Robbie Williams, Aug 29, Klagenfurt, Austria

·       Proms, Jul 14-Sep 9, London, England


Business Conferences

·       World Congress of Surgery 2017, Aug 13-17, Basel, Switzerland

·       ESC Congress (European Society of Cardiology Meeting), Aug 26-30, Barcelona, Spain

·       EMEX (marketing and events exhibition), Aug 29-30, Zurich, Switzerland


Shows and Conventions

Whatever your interest, passion or career, you should follow that by attending as many events as possible. Here we’ve found some of the biggest industry related events throughout countless fields from video games to agriculture. We’ve also got several fashion shows and film festivals to recommend including the prestigious Venice Film Festival.

·       The Royal Edinburgh Military Tattoo, Aug 4-26, Edinburgh, England

·       Premium Order Munich (fashion exhibition), Aug 5-7, Munich, Germany

·       MODA (fashion exhibition), Aug 6-8, Birmingham, England

·       International Fashion Fair, Aug 9-11, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       Copenhagen Fashion Week, Aug 9-11, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       Pferd Maz (horse show jumping event), Aug 10-12, Gülzow-Prüzen, Germany

·       Forstmesse (forestry exhibition), Aug 17-20, Lucerne, Switzerland

·       Gamescom (videogames exhibition), Aug 16-19, Cologne, Germany

·       Agroruss (agricultural exhibition), Aug 19-27, St. Petersburg, Russia

·       MIMS Moscow International Motor Show, Aug 21-24, Moscow, Russia

·       Caravan Salon Düsseldorf (exhibition), Aug 25-Sep 3, Düsseldorf, Germany

·       SVEND Film Awards, Aug 26-Sep 2, Svendborg, Denmark

·       Gallery Shoes and Tag It! (shoe and accessories exhibition), Aug 27-19, Düsseldorf, Germany

·       HISWA In-Water Boat Show, Aug 29-Sep 3, Amsterdam, Netherlands

·       Fair Katowice (mining, power industry and metallurgy exhibition), Aug 29-Sep1, Katowice, Poland

·       Venice International Film Festival, Aug 30-Sep 9, Venice, Italy

·       Oslo Design Fair (interior design exhibition), Aug 30-Sep2, Lillestrøm, Norway

·       The 2017 Belfast Tattoo, Aug 31-Sep2, Belfast, Ireland


Food, Drink and Cultural Events

Whether you’re looking for an excuse to sample the best food and drinks from around the world or want to experience a little bit of culture on your travels, Luxwing have some great events to recommend you. Have a look through to see if anything catches your eye. If some of these events cross over with current plans we’d definitely recommend going!

·       International Berliner Beer Festival, Aug 4-6, Berlin, Germany

·       Transylvania’s Saxons Annual Get-Together, Aug 4-6, Sibiu, Romania

·       The Alka of Sinj, Aug 4-6, Sinj, Croatia

·       “Hanklich” – Saxon Pie Festival, Aug 5, Cisnădioara – Sibiu County, Romania

·       Worldcon 2017, Aug 9-13, Helsinki, Finland

·       68th Dubrovnik Summer Festival, Jul 10-Aug 25, Dubrovnik, Croatia

·       Scheveningen International Fireworks Festival, Aug 11-19, Scheveningen, Netherlands

·       Cooking and Food Festival, Aug 18-27, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       Nordic Race – Refshaleøen, Aug 19, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       Aurora Festival 2017, Aug 23-29, Samothraki, Greece

·       Kulturhavn Festival, Aug 25-27, Copenhagen, Denmark

·       Uitmarkt (cultural festival), Aug 25-17, Amsterdam, Netherlands

·       Cheese and Brandy Festival, Aug 26-27, Rasinari, Curmătura Ştezii – Sibiu county, Romania

·       Mittelalterfest 2017 (medieval festival), Jul 29-Aug 6, Vianden, Luxembourg

·       ZOM Züri Oberland Mäss, Aug 30-Sep 3, Zug, Switzerland


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