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Important Dates

Important Dates

From public holidays to the Port Anniversary and the Reeperbahn festival ─ here's the calendar with Hamburg's most important dates.

Dates you can't miss in Hamburg

Dates for 2018

Event or Holiday

Description
1 JanuaryNew Year's DayPublic holiday
23 March -
22 April
Spring DOMFun fair
30 March - 2 AprilEaster: Good Friday, Easter Sunday, Easter MondayPublic holidays
1 MayLabour Day (Tag der Arbeit)Public holiday
May
(various dates)
Street Festivals
- Osterstrassenfest
- Eppendorfer Landstrassenfest
- St. Georg Stadtteilfest
Street festivals
10 - 13 MayPort Anniversary (Hafengeburtstag)City festival
10 MayAscension of Christ (Christi Himmelfahrt)Public holiday
20 - 21 MayPentecost (Pfingsten)Public holidays

22 - 24 June

Harley DaysMotorcycle event
1 - 17 JulyaltonaleMusic & arts festival
13 - 15 JulySchlagermove
Parade and festival
27 July -
26 August
Summer DOMFun fair
4 - 5 AugustHamburg Pride & CSDLGBTQI pride parade
17 - 19 August
DOCKVILLEMusic festival
End of JulyBernstorffstrassen FestivalStreet festival
30 August -
2 September
Alstervergnügen FestivalCity festival
19 - 22 September
Reeperbahn FestivalMusic festival
3 OcotoberGerman Unification Day (Tag der Deutschen Einheit)Public holiday
9 November -
9 December
Winter DOMFun fair
End of Novemer -
31 December
Christmas MarketsMarkets
24 DecemberChristmas EveMost shops close early
25 - 26 DecemberChristmas DaysPublic holidays
31 DecemberNew Year's EveMost shops close early