Traditional Markets and Authentic Festivals

There are always reasons for celebrating and meeting up with friends and spending time together. The city of Nuremberg offers the opportunity of visiting traditional markets and authentic festivals all the year round.

Immerse yourself into the world of markets and festivals and come under the spell of the special flair of these events. We have put together for you the most important dates here on this page.

Overview Festivals & Markets

May 17 - 28, 2018

They have been celebrating their "Bergkirchweih" for over 250 years and, of course, a special festival beer, the "Bergbier" is part of that wonderful tradition.

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May 25 - 27, 2018

It's pARTy time again! For the eigth time, the supermART 2018 takes place at "Auf AEG". It shows a mix of art, music and fashion.

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May 30 - June 3, 2018

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.

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11. bis 15. Juli 2018

Auf dem 6. Nürnberger Weinfest darf man im Herzen der Stadt wieder: Schöppeln, Schlemmen und Geniessen. Das Nürnberger Weinfest findet dieses Jahr wieder im gewohnten Umfeld des Jakobsplatzes statt. Vom 11. – 15. Juli 2018 präsentieren vier fränkische Winzer ihre Frankenweine, dazu gibt es kulinarische Schmankerl und täglich Live-Musik auf der...

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July 13 - 15, 2018

The festival Experience Organic! will take place in the heart of Nuremberg's Old Town an will combine shopping, food, culture and information.

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Fall Fair from August 24 - September 9, 2018

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 Bavaria and draw up to 2 million visitors to the fairgrounds on the Dutzendteich Lake.

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September 7 - 8, 2018

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

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September 7 to 9, 2018

Schloss Thurn presents the medieval festival for the whole family! Sword fights, fire-breathers, traders and entertainers with their racket and row will carry you off to a mystical world of the past.

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September 12 - 24, 2018

Exclusive to Nuremberg: Germany’s largest and nicest Old Town Festival! It features more than 60 free-of-charge events, including the traditional fishermen’s joust on the River Pegnitz, a wide variety of folklore programs and many musical events as well as the popular Hans-Sachs-Spiele theatre program.

 

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September 13 - 30, 2018

In the middle of September, at the same time as the Nuremberg Old Town Festival, the Autumn Market begins. In addition to a wide offering of goods, there is plenty to eat and drink. Seasonal specialties such as new wine and onion tart are a must!

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