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Music Festivals

Whether you're into rock, punk, pop or folk — here's where to find the best festival spots in and around Hamburg.

Music Festivals


48h Wilhelmsburg

Wilhelmsburg is the place to be when dozens of acts play for free at locations across the island.

Open Air Music Fest by the Sea

Deichbrand Festival

This 'levee fire' has grown steadily and now ranks among Germany’s largest music festivals, largely due to its unique location.


Elbjazz Festival

Jazz, blues and soul along the Elbe: one of the biggest jazz festivals in Germany takes place in the Hamburg port area.​​​​​​


Elbriot Festival

This metal festival takes place right in the middle of Hamburg and rocks the Hanseatic city hard!


Eurovision Song Contest

Watch the live broadcast of this extravagant, pan-European music event at Spielbudenplatz square in St. Pauli.​​​​​​

Sustainable Music Open Air

Futur 2 Festival

More than just another open air music event, the Futur 2 is an experiment in the creation of sustainable public festivals.

Music Events

Habitat Festival

The Habitat Festival takes place annually in Wilhelmsburg. Visitors can look forward to two days of electro and techno beats, goa, drum and bass and much more.


Hurricane Festival

Every June, tens of thousands of guests descend on Hurricane Festival to see some of biggest bands around.


International Music Festival

International orchestras, choirs and solo artists from Hamburg and beyond join forces in this annual classical music festival.


Jazz Open Hamburg

The Hamburg Jazz Open are the place for beautiful and experimental sounds. The two-day music festival is free of charge and set against a stunning scenery.


KinderKinder Festival

For the kids, by the kids: this music and theatre festival at Planten un Blomen features many international performances.​​​​​​

Experimental Music Festival


Unique concerts, sound and video art - this experimental music festival treats visitors to a stream of sounds and images.

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