Overwhelmed by the magnitude of Hamburg’s Port Anniversary? Here is everything you need to get ready for the maritime event of the year.
9–12 May, 2024: With the best views of the harbour front and the maritime events on the river Elbe, enjoy the shows and snacks along the festival promenade.
Explore historic yachts, sing along to shanty choirs and admire the tugboat ballet during the yearly Port Anniversary weekend.
See tugboats sway and swirl elegantly to classical music: the Tugboat Ballet comes only once a year at the Port Anniversary and is a unique event in the world!
In 1189, emperor Barbarossa declared Hamburg's port a custom-free zone. This event's anniversary has been celebrated since 1977.
Everyone can be a sailor for a day at the Port Anniversary. An event for the whole family — explore ships, tie knots or go on a treasure hunt.
With the best views of the harbour front and the maritime events on the river Elbe, enjoy the shows and snacks along the festival promenade.
Things run differently during PORT ANNIVERSARY weekend. See this article for all questions regarding traffic regulations.