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Traditional Markets and Authentic Festivals

Main Market Square
Main Market Square

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

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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Vom 20. April bis 12. Mai 2019 lädt das Nürnberger Frühlingsfest, zur Feier eine Woche länger als gewohnt, wieder zahlreiche Besucher zum zweitgrößten Volksfest in Bayern ein. Die Geschichte der Nürnberger Volksfeste reicht weit zurück, zum hundertjährigen Jubiläum des Frühlingsfestes bieten die Veranstalter ein besonderes Programm mit Superlativen, aber auch Traditionellem.

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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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27. und 28. 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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May 31 - June 2, 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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June 19 to June 23, 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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19-21 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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Expected September 2019

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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