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Calendar of major events in Luxembourg

Luxembourg never sleeps. Be it theatre or music festivals, traditional processions and big sport events, this is a country on the move. The cultural program includes many village festivals, markets and special events.

What's On

Winterlights, Christmas, Luxembourg

2016-2017 - November 22 - January 08
Winterlights

Luxembourg City

The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office present "Winterlights", the festival of lights and animation that plunges the heart of the millenary city of Luxembourg in a magical, wonderful and romantic decor with its Christmas...

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2017 - January 13 - 15
Tourism Fair "Vakanz"

Luxembourg City

Vakanz - 3 days of travel, encounters and discoveries Vakanz, the Greater Region's largest travel and general tourism trade fair, is held annually over 3 days in January, with more than 200 exhibitors from all over the world, at stands covering an a...

de klenge maarnicher festival

2017 - February 17 - June 15
De klenge Maarnicher Festival

Marnach

Music Festival in the Luxembourg Ardennes with national artists and well-known international artists.

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2017 - February 24 - April 21
Printemps Musical

Luxembourg City

The renowned "Printemps Musical" jazz and world music festival features every year an innovative series of jazz and world music concerts and hosts both prestigious international artists as well as new talents worth discovering. Concerts take...

emaischen luxembourg

2017 - April 17
Emaischen Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Traditional celebration of Emmaus. Early on Easter Monday, a motley crowd jostles behind the Palace of the Grand Dukes on the small square of the Fishmarket, to buy one of the small whistling birds ("Péckvillercher") – made in...

emaischen nospelt

2017 - April 17
Emaischen Nospelt

Nospelt

On Easter Monday.

octave luxembourg city

2017 - May 06 - 21
Octave

Luxembourg City

Traditional Pilgrimage (since 1666) to honour Our Lady of Luxembourg, the patron saint. Lasts from the third to the fifth Sunday after Easter and represents the main religious ceremony of the country.

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2017 - May 13
Night of the Cathedrals

Luxembourg City

The cathedral of Luxembourg is one of the sights most worth seeing in the capital city and is a unique building of the Grand Duchy which is of great spiritual, cultural and historical importance. During the event you can discover the sacred building,...

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2017 - May
Museum Festival

Luxembourg City

Free entrance to the temporary and permanent exhibitions in the museums of the "Statermuséeën" (Casino Luxembourg – Forum d’art contemporain, Musée national d’histoire et d’art, Musée national...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 - May 27
ING Night Marathon Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

At dusk, in the narrow streets and alleys of the old town, never-ending rows of spectators standing on both sides of the course, absolute pandemonium at Place Guillaume II, the quiet green parks in the city centre, small festivals in the exclusive...

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2017 - June 05
Geenzefest Wooltz

Wiltz

On Whit Weekend. The superb float with the Broom Queen and her six Ladies of Honour is being introduced by a wide variety of music bands and folkloristic groups. Before and after the Corso, the spectators are welcome for full entertainment at the inner ...

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2017 - June 06
Dancing procession of Echternach

Echternach

Echternach, already famous for its Benedictine abbey founded by St. Willibrord (698), which experienced its days of splendour in the Middle Ages thanks to its gold illumination studios, owes its world renown to its Dancing Procession (or Hopping...

festival international echternach

2017 - June 09 - July 15
International Festival Echternach

Echternach

A brilliant idea and a good portion of idealism led to international fame. Since 1975, Echternach, which is situated in the Grand-Duchy of Luxembourg, has been hosting the internationally renowned festival. Famous names like Benny Goodman, Yehudi Menuhi...

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2017 - June
International equestrian event - "Réiser Päerdsdeeg"

Roeser

An integral part of the international show jumping scene since 1992, the Réiser Päerdsdeeg attract more than 4,000 visitors each year. The tournament, which boasts international show jumping stars, takes place every year on the Herchesfeld,...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 - June 18
IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg-Région Moselle

Remich

Triathlon in the tri-border region at the eastside of Luxembourg - commonly known worldwide for the treaty of Schengen signed 1985, which is one of the milestones of today’s Europe. Be part of the IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg and experience a race in...

summer in the city

2017 - June 21 - September 11
Summer in the City

Luxembourg City

Open air summer campaign in the city of Luxembourg with free concerts at the Place d’Armes and the Place Guillaume II, "Fête de la Musique", music festivals "MeYouZik", "Rock um Knuedler" and Blues’n...

festival de wiltz

2017 - July
Festival de Wiltz

Wiltz

Since the creation of the festival in 1953, this unequalled open theatre, with the castle as setting, is the annual appointment of artists as well as theatrical and musical ensembles of international breadth. In 1953 a handful of people from Wiltz had...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

bluesexpress

2017 - July 08
Blues Express

Differdange

Free open-air blues-music festival in Differdange and Lasauvage.     Spot TV Blues Express 2015 Blues Express Lasauvage & Fond-de-Gras Posted by Ville de Differdange     ...

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2017 - July
Festival OMNI

Luxembourg City

The splendid open air square of the Neumünster Abbey is the ideal location for outstanding concerts. Photo: (c) Hervé Montaigu
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 - July 15 - 16
Festival International de la Bande Dessinée

Contern

Over 100 stalls offering goods for sale on the Festival site and around twelve refreshment stalls create the atmosphere of a fair and flea market. Visitors will find a wide range of new and second-hand comic books, original drawings, posters, figurines,...

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2017 - July
Festival MeYouZik

Luxembourg City

World MeYouZik: a festival of colorful sounds This open-air festival, dedicated exclusively to world music, is supported by a variety of artists. It takes place on three public places in the city center (Place Guillaume, Clairefontaine and Saint Esprit)...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 - July
Luxembourg Balloon Trophy

Mersch

The Luxembourg Balloon Trophy is first and foremost a high level sporting event held in Mersch, right in the heart of Luxembourg. The Cercle Luxembourgeois de l’Aérostation aims to organise a challenging competition for up to 40 top...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 - July
Blues'n Jazz Rallye

Luxembourg City

Swing along the Fortress of Luxembourg Against the backdrop of the impressive Unesco world heritage site, 50 different Jazz and Blues bands will perform in 11 venues and 12 bars in the lower town of Clausen and Grund from 7 pm on. “Marching Bands&...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 - July 29 - August 06
Medieval Festival in Vianden

Vianden

The medieval festival is one of the annual highlights of Vianden castle. Knight camps, medieval tournament shows, fire shows, singers, jugglers, calligraphy demonstrations, music and a nice medieval market with handicraft exhibitors and medi...

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2017 - August 11 - 13
e-Lake Festival

Echternach

This is the open air party called e-Lake, a huge dancefloor with 10.000 people capacity, showcasing live concerts, live-acts and DJ sets.    

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2017 - August 23 - September 11
Schueberfouer

Luxembourg City

Large funfair on the Glacis Square, founded by John the Blind, Count of Luxembourg and King of Bohemia, in 1340. It continues the tradition of the folk fair. With roller coasters, giant wheel, traditional cinema, thrilling games, sweets, candy and...

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2017 - September 08 - 10
Wine and Grape Festival

Grevenmacher

These celebrations offer a festive opportunity for our growers in order to promote their products: worldwide recognized and appreciated wines and "crémants", as testified by the numerous medals won at competitions. Friday: 8 pm&n...

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2017 - September 15 - 17
Riesling Open

Wormeldange

Riesling Open Tag Wormeldange offers tastings and sales of wine and champagne of the wineries participating in the event. Each year, Riesling Open promises to be a real feast in the village on the Route du Vin. The event begins with the crowning of...

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2017 - October 14 - 21
BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open

Kockelscheuer-Luxembourg

BGL BNP Paribas has supported this international women's tennis tournament, organised by the IWTP, since it was first held in 1991. In 2005, BGL BNP Paribas became the name sponsor of the tournament, which took the name BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg...

night of museums luxembourg city

2017 - October 14
Night of museums

Luxembourg City

On the occasion of the "Nuit des Musées" (Night of the Museums), the museums will open their exhibitions and collections to the public from 6 p.m. until 1 a.m. (some until 2 a.m.), and entertain visitors on this late opening with a rich...

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2017 - October 15
Veiner Nëssmoort

Vianden

Nutmarket The day before the Nutmarket, each association will start to harvest the nuts which they will need for the nut-market. Like in the previous years, the harvest of nuts will be proceeded with the help of a joggle-machine. This machine makes a qu...

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2017 - November - December
Christmas Market Esch-sur-Alzette

Esch-sur-Alzette

The Christmas market in Esch sur Alzette is an opportunity to recapture the magic of the Christmas season with all its traditions: many exhibitors, artisans, food lovers and attractions await kids and grown-ups on the Place de l'Hôtel de...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 - November - December
Christmas Markets Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Each year , the traditional Christmas markets in Luxembourg city turn the Place d'Armes, the Place de la Constitution and the Place de Paris in a real Christmas village. For a month, the main square of the capital is covered with small wooden huts,...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 - December
Christmas Market Differdange

Differdange

The Christmas Market takes place in the city center of Differdange. Fun is guaranteed for the whole family while iceskating on the 300m2 ice rink.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

luxembourg light nights

2017 - December
Luxembourg Light Nights

Luxembourg City

The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office invite you to discover the Luxembourg Light Nights on Thursday 8th, Friday 9th and Saturday 10th of December 2016. For the second edition Luxembourgish artists will present a real opera of...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced