Events in Nuremberg - Highlights of the Year


In Nuremberg, one event follows the next: Cultural events such as the Blue Night or the Silvestival are as vital a part of the city’s event calendar as one-of-a-kind concert happenings like the Bardentreffen world music festival, Classic Open Air and Rock im Park. And traditional festivals such as the Nuremberg Fairs, Old Town Festival and the famous Christkindlesmarkt draw thousands of visitors to Nuremberg. Take a look and be inspired!

Events Highlights of the Year

April bis Oktober 2022

Die "Summer Street" in der Adlerstraße lädt zum Flanieren, Entspannen und Genießen ein.

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October 7 to 9, 2021

Festival-goers, music fans and art and culture mavens meet again in 2021 at southern Germany’s largest club and showcase festival, the Nuremberg.Pop Festival.

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22. bis 30. Oktober 2022

2021 konnte das Nürnberg Jazzfestival endlich wieder stattfinden und das Line up sich sehen lassen. Verteilt auf 2 Veranstaltungsorte (Kulturwerkstatt auf AEG und Z-Bau) und darüber hinaus auch in Ausschnitten im Livestream zu sehen, bietet das Festival Jazz in all seinen Dimensionen und Ausrichtungen. Highlights sind Ben Wendel, Butcher Brown und...

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November 25 to December 24, 2022

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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Autumn Fair: August 26 - September 11, 2022

Spring Fair: April 8-23, 2022 and May 4-8, 2023

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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May 5 and 6, 2022

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 an innovative event created by Nuremberg cultural institutions that grows in popularity each year.

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September 9-10, 2022

May 12-13, 2023

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 summer 2023

You can again experience summer, sand and water. The city beach is a meeting place to chat and relax; a mini-break in the midst of daily routine. It’s a summer adventure for all ages in the heart of Nuremberg’s Old Town!


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Expected June 2 - 4, 2023

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 do, three days long.


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Expected June 7 to 11, 2023

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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