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Events in Nuremberg - Highlights of the Year

The stage of the Meeting of the Bards Festival on the Main Market Square
The stage of the Meeting of the Bards Festival on the Main Market Square © Uwe Niklas

 

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

July 25 and August 7, 2021

Classical music by candlelight in a park, over a glass of red wine, cheese and grapes: What could be better? In July and August you can experience just that, listening to Nuremberg’s orchestras at the Classic Open Air.

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August 27 - September 12, 2021

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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Expected August 29, 2021

Germany's largest cycling festival will celebrate its final in the Bavarian city of Nuremberg where the overall winner of the four-days racewill be crowned.

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Expected Autumn 2021

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 Autumn 2021

The Noris Ring race is one of the most important events of the DTM (Deutsche Tourenwagen Meisterschaft) circuit. To experience this event live is a must for motorsport fans.

 

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September 3 and 4, 2021

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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Expected September, 2021

The Bridging Arts Chamber Music Festival offers high-class chamber music in Nuremberg.

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September 5, 2021

The DATEV Challenge Roth, the largest long-distance triathlon event worldwide, will take place again in 2021 in Roth. This sport spectacle with ca. 3,400 individual competitors and 650 teams from more than 60 nations has had a secure place in the event calendar of the region for more than 30 years.

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Septemer 8 to 12, 2021

The Franconian artist Peter Angermann illuminates the Imperial Castle of Nuremberg with his projection „NO RISK. NO FUN.“.

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September 4-6, 2020

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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