Make your choice between top concerts, exciting sports events or extraordinary festivals in Nuremberg:
Blaue Nacht means an evening full of arts and artistic installations in the historic centre of Nuremberg. During one night, Nuremberg’s museums and theatres open up their doors thus making it possible for the visitors to have a night stroll through Nuremberg’s art leaden places. Outside, many landmarks of the city are transformed into ephemeral works of art that will only last for one night.
Nuremberg rocks! Three days long, the ancient Nazi party rally grounds will be transformed into a huge rock festival area with artists and visitors from all over the world. Become a part of the rock community and rock with System of a Down, Beatsteaks, KoRn or Kings of Leon!
The Organ Festival has become one of the most famous festivals for church music and attracts every year renowned musicians from all over the world. Get inspired by wonderful classical music interpreted by famous artists in the unique atmosphere of Nuremberg’s medieval churches. www.ion-musica-sacra.de
Norisring Motor Race
Norising Motor Race is a international motor sports event attracting every year more than 100 000 motor sport fans. During one day, the world best Formula 3 pilots are fighting an exciting race around the ancient Nazi party rally grounds and bringing Formula 3 atmosphere to Nuremberg. www.norisring.de
Classic Open Air
Since the first classic open air in 2000, this event has become one of the most popular summer highlight for the inhabitants of Nuremberg. Taking place in the Luidpoldhain parc, the visitors come together to listen to classical music performed by the Nuremberg Symphony and enjoy a well prepared pick nick evening with family and friends. An event that you shoudn’t miss. www.nuernbergkultur.de/klassikopenair
Nuremberg’s Bards Festival is the biggest world music festival in Bavaria. With more than 200 000 visitors and musicians from all over Europe the festival is a must for all music and party lovers. It takes places in Nuremberg’s historic centre and besides fist class concerts you may also benefit from international culinary highlights. www.bardentreffen.de
Tucher Spectaculum (Tucher Knight Games)
Take a trip into medieval times where kings and knights ruled over the destiny of thousands of ordinary people. In the unique atmosphere of Nuremberg’s Castle a festival full of knights and princesses, artisans, tumblers, druids and witches will take place. The festival’s highlights are its famous knight competitions which will take place during the three day long festival. www.tucher-spectaculum.de
Every year, Germany's most famous Christmas Market opens its stalls for visitors from all over the world, right in the middle of the city, on Nuremberg Main Market Square. At 5.30 p.m. on the Friday before the first Advent Sunday, the Christmas Angel opens her market, reciting the solemn prologue from the gallery of the church of Our Lady. www.christkindlesmarkt.de
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On Nuremberg's official website you can find more information on all the events throughout the year!