upcoming events in germany

upcoming events in germany

No matter what time of the year you visit Germany, you’ll find some event or festival taking place. It’s an endless celebration! There are concerts, carnivals, art exhibitions, book fairs, beer and food festivals all year round! What’s Up,Germany? helps you create your itinerary with a quick run-through of festivals and events from April 2017 to March 2018.

7 April–1 May Thuringia Bach Festival: a classical music concert
16–17 April Easter Sunday & Monday
21 April–7 May Spring Festival, Munich: “the little Oktoberfest”
28–30 April Gallery Weekend Berlin: a contemporary art event
30 April Walpurgis Night: a traditional spring festival
5–7 May Hamburg Port Anniversary
6 May Long Night of Music, Munich
24 May–5 June Weindorf Wine Festival, Würzburg
2–4 June Rock in the Ring, Nürburg: Germany’s largest rock festival
2–5 June Carnival of Cultures, Berlin
9–18 June Bach Festival, Leipzig
21 June Fête de la Musique, Berlin
21 June–16 July Tollwood Summer Festival, Munich
24 June Long Night of Sciences, Berlin
24 June–21 July Munich Opera Festival
4–7 July Berlin Fashion Week
6–11 July Freiburg Wine Festival
15 July Holi Festival of Colours, Berlin
4–6 August International Berlin Beer Festival
19 August Potsdam Palace Night
25–27 August Museum Embankment Festival, Frankfurt
26 August Long Night of Museums, Berlin
30 August–8 September Rheingau Wine Festival, Frankfurt
1–3 September Bread & Butter, Berlin: a fashion and lifestyle event
1–3 September Imperial Festival, Rothenburg ob der Tauber
6–16 September International Literature Festival, Berlin
7–10 September Festival-Medieval, Selb, Bavaria
16 September–3 October Oktoberfest, Munich
3 October Day of German Unity Celebrations, Berlin
5–14 October Filmfest, Hamburg
6–15 October Festival of Lights, Berlin
11–15 October Frankfurt Book Fair: the world’s largest book fair
2–5 November Jazzfest Berlin
1–24 December Christmas markets
31 December Silvester (New Year’s Eve)
28 January Nature One Winterworld,
Karlsruhe: an electronic music festival
15–25 February Berlinale:
international film festival
8–14 February Karneval: carnival
season, Cologne and Düsseldorf
10–25 March
Spring Fun Fair,
Würzburg
Important: Please double-check
the dates, as there
may be last-minute changes.

upcoming events in germany

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