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

September 2 and 3, 2022

The Old Town of Nuremberg will be transformed into an urban free ride course. Top riders of the international free ride scene will perform on this one-of-a-kind backdrop and will excite fans with their breathtaking tricks.

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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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September 9-11, 2022

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 14-26, 2022

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 16-18, 2022

Germany’s largest marathon of tours invites you to get to know Nuremberg from a new perspective.

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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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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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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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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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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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