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Festivals & Street Fairs

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Hamburg not only has many parks and exciting old industrial sites that serve as festival homes, but also many side streets that invite you to countless street festivals. Whether roofed or open-air, in the city centre or further out in the countryside, Hamburg is a versatile city and we regularly put together our favourites for you here.

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16 -21 October 2018 Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg (LGBT Film Festival)

Lesbisch Schwulen Filmtage Hamburg (LGBT Film Festival), Germany's oldest and largest LGBT film festival, originated from a cultural space and became firmly established on a regional and national level.

Lesbisch Schwule Filmtage Hamburg (LGBT Film Festival)
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November 8 to Dezember 8, 2019 Hamburger DOM

The Hamburger DOM fair has taken place on Heiligengeistfeld since 1892; its name "DOM" - cathedral - comes from an old term for an annual market rather than a religious event...

Hamburger DOM
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November 14 to 17, 2019 Affordable Art Fair

Art for all! As the name suggests, the Affordable Art Fair in Hamburg offers works of many contemporary artists at affordable prices.

Affordable Art Fair

HIGHLIGHTS The most beautiful festivals & street fairs in Hamburg

Look forward to colourful street festivals and thrilling festivals in the Hanseatic city. A visit to the city park for the Open Air Festival is just as worthwhile as the view over the colourful hustle and bustle of Hamburg's harbour birthday or a varied weekend on the MS DOCKVILLE. Throughout the year, exciting festivals and street festivals await you. Don't miss the highlights in the city on the Elbe!

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10th Lessingtage 2019

The motto of this year’s Lessingtage, held from 01/18 to 03/02/2019 at Hamburg’s Thalia Theatre, is ''HEAR WOR(L)D!''. The highly varied programme includes, among other things,…

10th Lessingtage 2019

THalia Theater

Alstertor 1
20095 Hamburg

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11. Rainbowflash Hamburg

At the 11th Rainbowflash on the Rathausmarkt Hamburg once again sends a signal against discrimination and stands up for free love, acceptance and a great party. Be there and…

11. Rainbowflash Hamburg

Rainbowflash Hamburg

Rathausmarkt
20095 Hamburg

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18th Hamburger Stadtpark-Revival

The 18th Stadtpark-Revival is already in pole position. On September 7 and 8, 2019, the Überseering in City Nord will again be the most popular destination for vintage vehicle…

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18. Hamburger Stadtpark-Revival

Überseering
22297 Hamburg

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45Hertz

Excellent live music, electronic top acts and a colourful supporting programme await you at this year's 45Hertz Open Air in Hamburg.

45Hertz

45Hertz

Lagerstraße 18-24
20357 Hamburg

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48h Wilhelmsburg

An island is reborn as a festival stage - experience the musical diversity at the “48h Wilhelmsburg” festival in Hamburg.

48h Wilhelmsburg

Bürgerhaus Wilhelmsburg

Mengestraße 20
21107 Hamburg

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831th HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY

Every May, the Hamburg Harbour - “Gate to the World” - is properly turned on its head: Over one million people celebrate its anniversary - the HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY - along…

831th HAMBURG PORT ANNIVERSARY

HAFENGEBURTSTAG HAMBURG

Bei den St. Pauli-Landungsbrücken
20359 Hamburg

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A Summer's Tale

Everyone is welcome at A Summer's Tale, from big to small. In addition to live music, the concept first and foremost is: Join in!

A Summer's Tale

A Summer’s Tale

Westergellerser Heide 1
21394 Westergellersen

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Airbeat One

At Germany's biggest dance festival, all those who like to dance to electronic beats with like-minded people all night long are in good hands.

Airbeat One

Airbeat One

Flugplatz Neustadt-Glewe
19306 Neustadt-Glewe

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All Black Food Market

It doesn't always have to glitter! At the first All Black Food Market in Hamburg's first liebe studios there are many culinary novelties and works of art to discover. …

All Black Food Market

All Black Food Festival

Alter Wandrahm 20
20457 Hamburg

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altonale21

The annual altonale in Hamburg has reached over 500,000 visitors and become one of the most popular events in northern Germany.

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altonale

Bahrenfelder Straße
22765 Hamburg

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German and French artists will meet in and around Hamburg for five weeks from 22 January at the eighth Franco-German Cultural Festival arabesques. With the theme Si j'avais des…

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Binnenalster Filmfest

The floating cinema screen directly on the Binnenalster transforms the Jungfernstieg at the beginning of September into an atmospheric open-air cinema.

Binnenalster Filmfest

Binnenalster Filmfest

Jungfernstieg
20354 Hamburg

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Blue Port Hamburg

With all the water that flows in and around Hamburg, one thing is clear: the colour blue belongs as much to Hamburg as the harbour or the Michel. But there is one week per year…

Blue Port Hamburg

Blue Port Hamburg


20359 Hamburg

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Bunte Hafenmeile

Between Landungsbrücken and Baumwall, a colourful hustle and bustle awaits you again this year as part of the harbour birthday party.

Bunte Hafenmeile

Bunte Hafenmeile

Zwischen St. Pauli Hafenstraße und Baumwall
20459 Hamburg

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Christopher Street Day

Christopher Street Day in Hamburg annually attracts around 100,000 visitors from all over Europe, who join to set a clear signal for acceptance, diversity and love of life. …

Christopher Street Day

Christopher Street Day

Jungfernstieg
20095 Hamburg

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Concert in the Tierpark

Zoo in Concert - the new musical highlight of the summer. The sun slowly disappears behind the historic rock, golden yellow light sparkles on the Burma pond - it is evening in…

Concert in the Tierpark

Sommer-Nächte bei Hagenbeck

Lokstedter Grenzstraße 2
22527 Hamburg

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Craft Beer Day Hamburg

Experience diverse and handcrafted, strong character beers - outside the mainstream, but with a regional reference!

Craft Beer Day Hamburg

Craft Beer Day Hamburg

Lagerstraße 28
20357 Hamburg

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Craft Market

Beer, food and design are once again in the spotlight at this year's Craft Market in the Rindermarkthalle.

Craft Market

Craft Market

Neuer Kamp 31
20359 Hamburg

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Dat Uhlenfest

Experience Uhlenhorst's most colourful district festival - Dat Uhlenfest.

Dat Uhlenfest

Dat Uhlenfest

Papenhuder Straße
22085 Hamburg

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Culture, street festivals, music and much more Events in Hamburg

Whether it's art, music or theatre - experience the Hamburg you want to see. You'll find events with your favourite artist on the date you want! Experience the cultural diversity of Hamburg's cultural scene and the many events here and in the metropolitan region.

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At a glance! Top events in 2019

In addition to many musical highlights in Hamburg such as the Stadtpark Open Air, the International Music Festival or the MS Dockville, many events are standing in the wings this year - from art & literature to film & theatre!

Top events in 2019
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Theatre, Museums, Galleries & Music Culture & Music in Hamburg

Hamburg's cultural offers could hardly be more diverse: Countless theatres, museums and galleries, as well as the opera and a colourful clubbing scene make Hamburg a pure cultural pleasure.

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