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

November 30 to December 24, 2018

The enticing aroma of gingerbread, mulled wine and grilled sausage hangs
in the air at the Nuremberg Christkindlesmarkt. First mentioned in 1628, its
roots probably go back to the time of Luther, when the tradition of giving
children presents at Christmas evolved. Ever since then traditional wares such as handmade Christmas decorations and...

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April 5 - 22, 2019

The Easter Market on Nuremberg’s Main Market Square is the first market event of the year and has a long tradition in Nuremberg – it is the oldest market in the city.

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Spring Fair from April 20 - Mai 12, 2019

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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Voraussichtlich im April 2019

Erleben Sie fränkische Handwerkskunst. Die feine, qualitativ hochwertige Keramik- und Tonwaren auf dem Töpfermarkt in Nürnberg werden Sie überzeugen.

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May 10 - 11, 2019

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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Expected May 2019

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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June 6-17, 2019

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 29 to June 2, 2019

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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Expected July 2019

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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September 2019

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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