Stay up-to-date on festivals, street fairs and recurring events like the Port Anniversary, Christmas markets and the Hamburger Dom.For the latest event tips, see this slideshow!
28 July ─ 27 August 2017The iconic Hamburg DOM is the biggest public festival in Northern Germany. Held three times a year, you can experience fun, nostalgia and thrills.
22 — 27 August 2017In August, Hamburg will be proud host of the beach volleyball event of the year, where the sport's elite players will compete for the titles.
25 — 27 August 2017Discover African food, music, dance and art at the annual Alafia Festival in Altona. This year's headliners include Benji Asare, Issa Kouyate, Zeynab Habib, Roughhouse, Lerato Sebele and many more.
26 August 2017Release your inner beast at this urban race along the shores of the Elbe: 20 urban obstacles and more than 1,000 steps await! Afterwards, you can celebrate your victory at the Urban Challenge festival.
27 August — 1 September 2017Free admissionEnjoy the last days of Summer at the Elbphilharmonie Hamburg — outside and for free! Five world-class concerts will be broadcast outside Hamburg's newest landmark. Grab a drink, sit back and enjoy the music.
31 August — 3 September 2017Fireworks, music, food and more — the yearly Alstervergnügen festival draws thousands of visitors to the shores of the Alster Lakes in Hamburg's city centre.
8 — 10 September 2017See impressive cruise ships at Hamburg's port and Landungsbrücken during this spectacular maritime Hamburg festival.
20 — 23 September 2017The annual Reeperbahn Festival in September is the perfect way to get an overview of St.Pauli's many live music venues.
Every night in Summer, the lake at the Planten un Blomen park lights up with magical colours, accompanied by classical music. Perfect for a picnic!May — August: daily at 10:00 p.m.September: daily at 9:00 p.m.Click here to see the programme.
Museum für Kunst und Gewerbe19 May — 29 October 2017 “Food is a symbol of life itself.” The exhibition takes a critical look at the future of human nutrition by questioning the global food industry and exploring the visions of designers, architects and scientists.
'Tis the season - enjoy the cozy atmosphere of Hamburg's Christmas markets or do a round of Christmas shopping for your loved ones.
Urban art, outdoor movies, flea markets, performances, arts and live music shows — get to know Hamburg's cultural side.
Historic sailing boats and maritime parades at the harbour, delicious food and several stages with free live music — Hamburg Maritime events.
Whether you're into heavy metal, rock, punk, pop or singer songwriter music — here's where to find the best festival spots in and around Hamburg.
Cheerful people at the Pride Parade, motorbikes at the Harley Days, a festival at Landungsbrücken or a roller coaster ride at the Hamburg DOM.
Urban obstacles along the banks of the Elbe, bike races across the city or Dragonboat racing on the city lake — annual sport events in Hamburg.