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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 orchestras at the Classic Open Air.

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Further information

Overview

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]

Blaue Nacht (The Blue Night)

May 6, 2017

On May 6, 2017, Nuremberg and its art and cultural institutions – museums, churches and clubs – invite guests to enjoy a night of light shows, music and performances at the "Blaue Nacht". The Blue Night is...[more]

Bardentreffen in Nuremberg

Bardentreffen Nuremberg (Meeting of the Bards)

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...[more]

Silvestival in Nuremberg - Photo: Uwe Niklas

Silvestival - New Year's Eve in Nuremberg

December 31, 2017

Celebrating the turn of the year with music from Händel to Hip Hop, cabaret, theater and innovative circus performances is one of Nuremberg's specialities. Every other year the Silvestival offers its visitors...[more]

Nuremberg Spring Festival

April 15 - May 1, 2017

The smell of freshly roasted almonds hangs in the air, beers and lagers foam in their pots, fair rides thunder along narrow curves. Crispy fried chicken, pig roasted over an open fire, fresh...[more]

The Christmas Angel at the Children´s Market

The Nuremberg "Christkind"

Each Nuremberg "Christkind" is the ambassador of the city of Nuremberg for two years, and in the period before Christmas has a full appointment schedule. As well as daily appearances at the Christmas Market and the Children´s...[more]

Nürnberger Volksfeste (Nuremberg Folk Festivals)

Next date: April 15 - May 1, 2017

The fairs in Nuremberg are a traditional part of the local culture. Here, you can experience typical Franconian traditions. The Nuremberg Spring and Autumn Fairs are the second-largest in...[more]

Rock im Park in Nuremberg

Rock im Park

June 2 to 4, 2017

In 2017, Nuremberg will again rock around the fairgrounds, Zeppelin Field and Dutzendteich Lake. Celebrate, enjoy life and don’t think about tomorrow: At the Rock im Park music festival that’s all you need to...[more]