From Christmas to Halloween to New Year's Eve, learn how holidays are celebrated in Hamburg.
From public holidays to the Port Anniversary and the Reeperbahn festival ─ here's the calendar with Hamburg's most important dates.
Want to surprise your significant other for Valentine’s? Make it a day to remember in romantic Hamburg.
Though not typically associated with Northern Germany, you can still let your hair down at Carnival parties in Hamburg.
Along with the rest of the world, Hamburg celebrates Ireland on 17 March ― with lots of green and beer!
Don’t be a fool on the first day of April! Watch out for tricks, pranks, jokes and hoaxes on this wacky day.
The Easter weekend is an excellent time to visit Hamburg! Enjoy brunch and visit the DOM funfair as the city awakes from hibernation.
The Osterfeuer has a long tradition in Hamburg and Northern Germany. Many bonfires are burned every year on Holy Saturday and Easter Sunday.
What does Labour Day have to do with witches and did early Christians really ‘dance into May’?
8 May marks an important turning point in European history. See what’s so unique about this day of commemoration.
Spring is the season of birth and renewal. What better time to express gratitude for the people who bestowed life upon us?
While the origins of Ascension Day are religious, many Germans just appreciate the day off.
Think Father’s Day is about bringing dad breakfast in bed and football in the yard? You may be confused by the German tradition.
People in Hamburg are happy for the long Pentecost weekend but few know why it exists in the first place.
Think Germany, think Oktoberfest: with gigantic beers, brass bands and lederhosen. Hamburg, too, has its offshoot of this Bavarian event.
Every year on 3 October, Germany celebrates the fall of the Berlin Wall and the subsequent reunification of east and west.
31 Oct: This public holiday marks Martin Luther nailing his theses to the door of the Wittenberg church some 500 years ago.
By way of American pop culture, Halloween has found its way into the hearts and minds of horror buffs in Hamburg.
9 November is the anniversary of several historic events. In Grindelviertel, candles are lit for victims of Pogrom Night.
6 December: The origins of Father Christmas, early gift giving, shoes filled with treats? Learn all about this yearly children’s celebration.
Discover Hamburg's more than 30 Christmas markets and indulge in mulled wine, roasted chestnuts and an enchanting winter atmosphere.
'Silvester' in Hamburg: Traditions, sparkling wine, and dinner with the famous Miss Sophie.
Want to celebrate New Years Eve in Hamburg? We have a list of the city's best parties.