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Hamburg Events

Hamburg 2021 events

Weihnachtsmärkte (Christmas Market)

Date (To be confirmed):
November 2021 - January 2022 (Usually from the last Mon in Nov until the last Sat before Christmas Day.)

With Germany being home to so many key Christmas traditions, the festive se ......

With Germany being home to so many key Christmas traditions, the festive season is a big deal here, and Hamburg is no exception. From the end of November onwards, the city hosts a number of picturesque Christmas markets. A favourite is the one held in the square against the perfect backdrop of the Old Town hall, but all sell traditional gifts, such as handmade wooden toys, and a warming mug of mulled wine. Meanwhile, the whole of Hamburg dons festive decorations, and the Christmas parade comes through town every Saturday during advent, combining to create a magical atmosphere for young and old alike.

Venue:
Squares and streets of Hamburg.

Address:
Includes Rathausmarkt, Gansemarkt, Gerhart-Hauptmann-Platz, Saint Petri church, Spitalerstrasse, Hamburg, Germany

Event cost:

Free.

Category:
Spectacle

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Hamburg 2022 events

Hafengeburtstag Hamburg (Port anniversary)

Date (To be confirmed):
May 2022

This is the big annual celebration of Hamburg, its status as a free port si ......

This is the big annual celebration of Hamburg, its status as a free port since 1189 and its maritime tradition, all rolled into a kind of citywide birthday party. Centred around the harbour, this event is considered to be the world’s largest port festival and is marked out on the water with the arrival of all manner of historic vessels; tall ships, frigates and steamboats come from as far afield as Spain and the USA to participate. This festival has been going strong for over 800 years and is still a favourite in the calendar with locals and visitors alike.

Venue:
Around Hamburg harbour.

Event cost:

Various.

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