Blue Night

07. May 2016

The blue night is one of Nuremberg´s absolute highlights. The event is considered as a long night of art and culture, which lights up the whole city in a blue light. The motto for this year is “Truths”.

Beer Festival in the moat

25–29. May

Also this year, the Franconian beer festival will take place in the beautiful ambience of the Nuremberg moat. There are 40 local breweries with more than 100 delicious sorts of beer waiting for the numerous visitors. The offer is complemented with culinary highlights, various artists and music groups, as well as raffles and specials.

Rock im Park

03–05. June

Rock im Park attracts more than 70.000 rock fans every year. It takes place over three days and is located at the zeppelin field in Nuremberg. This event is known as a festival with numerous world-famous bands like Metallica, Red Hot Chili Peppers or Linkin Park. There are also other styles of music like rap, hip-hop and electro, which are more and more considered.

Africa festival

16–19. June

The Africa festival in Nuremberg exists since 2010. It takes place under the Theodor-Heuss bridge, where African and caribbean music build the main attraction. The offer is complemented through a market and several stalls, where you can discover everything from jewelry up to musical instruments.


29–31. July

More than 200.000 people are visiting this event every year. It takes place in the old town of Nuremberg and offers national and international sounds from more than 100 different bands. It is known as one of the biggest music festivals in Germany and the best is, the entrance is for free.

Open Air Cinema


You´re invited to watch classic or the latest movies, while sitting underneath the sky.

Bridge Festival

12-13. August

The bridge festival became to one of the most popular festivals in Nuremberg and attracts thousands of people every year. It offers different cultural formats.


26. August – 11. September

The autumn festival takes place at the Dutzendteich and attracts young and old people. There are rides, stalls and culinary food.

Old Town Festival

15–26. September

The Old Town Festival is a traditional event and is one of the most important festivals in Franconia. At the venues Hans-Sachs-Platz and island Schütt, visitors can find stalls, music, rides and a typical regional cuisine.


September / October

The annual festival Nürnberg. Pop is considered as highlight in the Nuremberg nightlife and as the largest music and showcase festival in southern Germany. The different bands are going to play at several venues.


23. October – 01. November

This consumption fair is the largest and most successful one in southern Germany. The visitors have the opportunity to test the products in various genres live and on site.


25. November – 24. December

This christmas market is one of the most famous in the world. The trademarks are, among others, the german Elisenlebkuchen, the Christkindl mulled wine and the Nuremberg bratwurst.

New Year´s Eve

31. December

„We wish you a happy new year!“


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