Hafengeburtstag Hamburg, the world's largest port festival
Against a stunning backdrop with plenty of attractions, more than one million visitors from around the world will spend three days celebrating the 828th anniversary of Hamburg’s port.
From Friday May 5th to Sunday May 7th, Hamburg will host a one-of-a-kind festival along the Elbe, from HafenCity district to the Oevelgönne Heritage Harbour. The event will feature more than 300 vessels from all areas of maritime activity, including impressive tall ships, spectacular marine ships, unforgettable museum ships, traditional ships and striking cruise ships like AIDAprima, the new AIDA flagship with its home port in Hamburg.
You‘ll be captivated by the many live performances on numerous stages, various culinary delights and a wide range of activities set against the extraordinary backdrop of the Port of Hamburg. The big AIDA fireworks display is also sure to dazzle you. Discover French culture and savoir vivre with this year's partner region's Nantes France Festival.