Bardentreffen Nuremberg (Meeting of the Bards)

Bardentreffen in Nuremberg

July 28 - 30, 2017

For the 42th time, the Old Town will be a joyful stage for the Bardentreffen Music Festival. This year, for three days, music from all over the world will fill the streets of Nuremberg during the famous Bardentreffen music festival.


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The Market of the Sister Cities next to the Town Hall. (© Uwe Niklas)

Market of the Sister Cities

November 25 until December 23, 2016

Since the Middle Ages, Nuremberg has been well-known for its internationality: Craftsmen and artists from all over the world settled the city and Nuremberg merchants sold their products...[more]

Autumn Market in Nuremberg

Autumn Market

September 14 to Oktober 1, 2017

The Autumn Market (Herbstmarkt) on the Main Market Square in Nuremberg kicks off the day the Old Town Festival starts and runs until October 1, 2017.

Brückenfestival, Photo: Frank Schuh


August 11 - 12, 2017

The "Brückenfestival" is an open air festival at the banks of the river Pegnitz in Nuremberg. This music event has become one of the most influential festivals in the region. The aim is to present...[more]

Nürnberger Trempelmarkt (Nuremberg Flea Market)

May 12 - 13, 2017

Twice a year, the Nuremberg "Trempelmarkt" transforms the Old Town into a gigantic flea market which attracts both collectors and the curious.


Franconian Beer Festival

June 14 - 18, 2017

The Franconian Beer Festival takes place in the wonderful atmosphere of the Nuremberg castle moat. Forty local breweries serve more than 100 delicious types of beer.


Classic Open Air Nuremberg

July 23 and August 5, 2017

Classical music by candlelight in a park, over a glass of red wine, cheese and grapes: What could be better? On July 23 and August 5, 2017, you can experience just that, listening to Nuremberg’s...[more]

The Children's Christmas Market in Nuremberg (© Steffen Oliver Riese)

The Nuremberg Children’s Christmas Market

November 25 to December 24, 2016

When you’re counting the days to Christmas and each door you open on the Advent calendar brings more suspense, it’s time for a visit to the Nuremberg...[more]

The "Sternenhaus" Nuremberg (© Stadt Nürnberg)

The “Sternenhaus”

November 26 to December 23, 2016

When the days get shorter and it’s shivery cold outside, children and their families can look forward to warming up with a wide palette of wintery...[more]

Nuremberg illuminations

November 24, 2016

The traditional opening event to switch on the Christmas illuminations, and of the motto of the "Nuremberg illuminations", takes place every year at the Ludwigsplatz on the Thursday before the...[more]