Events

Nuremberg with its historic old town is also the location for numerous events, such as Rock im Park, the Singer-Singwriter Festival or the Classics Open Air.

Franconian Beer Bash

Taste more than 40 local beers from the Franconian hinterland and Nuremberg's twin towns in an impressive atmosphere near the castle.

  • 10. - 14. June 2020
  • Local breweries
  • Distance from hotel: 19 minutes by public transport

International Organ Festival

Visitors and locals are invited to the International Organ Festival of Nuremberg, which is one of the largest and oldest festivals for organ music in Europe.

  • 26. June 2020 - 05. July 2020
  • Musica Sacra
  • International Organ competition

International Organ Festival Nuremberg

Rock im Park

Each year in May or June, the festival "Rock im Park", one of the largest rock events in Germany, takes place on the Zeppelin field in Nuremberg. Numerous bands, international artists and thousands of fans of rock music join the 3-day festival of pop, rock and metal.

  • 05. - 07. June 2020
  • Rock music festival
  • International artists
  • Distance from hotel: 25 minutes by public transport

Rock im Park

St. Katharina Open Air

Every summer, the St. Katharina Open Air presents a series of music concerts and theatre performances in a superb location, the ruins of St. Catherine’s Church in the centre of Nuremberg. Several concerts of national and international artists as well as theater performances will be held during two months in summer 2018.

  • Music and theatre
  • Distance from hotel: 18 minutes by public transport 

St. Katharina Open Air

DTM Norisring

More than 100,000 motorsport and Norisring fans from around the world are taking part in the DTM each year. This international motorsport event in Nuremberg is the only city race of the DTM.

  • 03. - 05. July 2020
  • One of the most important events of DTM circuit
  • Race event
  • Distance from hotel: 35 minutes by public transport

Norisring - DTM

Singer and Song-writer festival "Bardentreffen"

Several international musicians including well-known artists are gathered in Nuremberg for the country's largest free world music festival.

  • 31. July - 02. August 2020
  • Music festival with concerts
  • Free of charge
  • Distance from hotel: 17 minutes by public transport

Bardentreffen

Christkindlesmarkt Nuremberg

Let yourself be enchanted by the festive atmosphere of the world-famous Christmas market in Nuremberg. With its hundreds of years of history, this traditional market offers lots of things to do and many specialties to enjoy.

Opening day 29 November 2019: 10.00 am - 9.00 pm
Opening ceremony: 5.30 pm.
Daily opening hours: 10.00 am - 9.00 pm
Opening hours Christmas Eve: 10.00 am - 2.00 pm 

  • One of the oldest and most famous Christmas markets
  • Mulled wine
  • Christmas cookies
  • 29 November - 24 December 2019
  • Distance from hotel: 17 minutes by public transport

Christkindlesmarkt Nuremberg

Nuremberg Folk Festival

Visit one of the two largest festivals in Nuremberg, Bavaria.

Twice a year it regularly attract up to 2 million visitors to the "Volksfestplatz Dutzenteich". Get your free time for fun. The admission is free.

  • 11. - 26. April 2020
  • 28. August - 13. Spetember 2020
  • Free of charge
  • Distance from hotel: 25 minutes by public transport

Nuremberg Folk Festival

Historic city festival “Altstadtfest”

Each year in September, the historic city festival "Altstadtfest" attracts more than one million visitors right to the historic district of Nuremberg.

  • 16. - 28. September 2020
  • City festival
  • Distance from hotel: 12 minutes by public transport

Altstadtfest

Classic Open Air

Since the 950th birthday of the city in 2000, more than 100,000 music lovers make their way each year to Dutzendteich Lake to enjoy the Classic Open Air in Nuremberg.

  • 18. & 26. July 2020
  • Relaxed atmosphere
  • Picnic on the lawn
  • Distance from hotel: 29 minutes by public transport

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The blue night

The 17th Blue Night will bathe Nuremberg’s Old Town in a sea of light and colours. Over 80 institutions, including the Germanisches Nationalmuseum, galleries and churches, will offer a colourful spectrum of programmes and give visitors the chance to experience the diversity of Nuremberg’s cultural life.

  • 02. May 2020
  • The Blue Night
  • Nuremberg's beautiful old town
  • Nuremberg’s cultural life
  • Distance from hotel: 17 minutes by public transport

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Trempelmarkt

The „Trempelmarkt” takes place in Nuremberg twice a year. Don’t miss Germany’s largest and most fascinating market!

  • 08. - 09. May 2020
  • 11. - 12. September 2020
  • Free of charge
  • Distance from hotel: 17 minutes by public transport