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 Luxembourg

2018-2019 - November 22 - January 06

Luxembourg City

Winterlights in Luxembourg City Enjoy the magic of Christmas at Luxembourg’s Winterlights Festival from 22 November to 6 January. Did you know that more than 20,000 lights adorn some 220 trees (including 36 Christmas trees) on the cobbled stre...

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2020 - January 17 - 19
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...

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2020 - March - May
De klenge Maarnicher Festival


Music Festival in the Luxembourg Ardennes with national artists and well-known international artists.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2020 - April
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2020 - April
Emaischen Nospelt


The “Emaischen” is a traditional folk festival in Luxembourg, which is celebrated in the village Nospelt and Luxembourg-City. Since 1957, the “Emaischen” takes place every year on the Easter Weekend in Nospelt, the highlight...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2020 - May

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.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2020 - May
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,...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2020 - May
Luxembourg Museum Days

Luxembourg City

Luxembourg is rich in numerous museums, reflections of its history, its culture and its natural diversity. On the occasion of Luxembourg Museum Days, discover the Luxembourg heritage’s riches. Created in 1997, this cultural event offers the possib...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2019 - June 01
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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2019 - June
International equestrian event - "Réiser Päerdsdeeg"


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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2019 - June 10
Geenzefest Wooltz


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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2019 - June 11
Hopping procession of 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 or Hopping Procession. Every year on...

Summer in the City

2019 - June 14 - September 15
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...

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2019 - June 16
IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg-Région Moselle


Be part of the IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg and experience a race in the scenic Moselregion of Luxembourg, located in the heart of Europe. The event will be held from 14th to 16th June 2019 in Remich : Friday : IRONGIRL Saturday : IRONKIDS...

City Skyliner Luxembourg

2019 - June 29 - August 18
City Skyliner Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

The City Skyliner is coming this summer to Luxembourg (29.06 - 18.08). The City Skyliner is the highest and most sizzling mobile observation tower of the world. Do you want to experience the panoramic view from the Skyliner? Then we can recommend the Lu...

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2019 - July 13
Blues Express


Free open-air blues-music festival in Differdange and Lasauvage.       Pictures: © Claude Piscitelli

Festival de Wiltz

2019 - July 18 - 31
Festival de 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...

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2019 - July 20 - 21
Festival International de la Bande Dessinée


More than 100 sale stands can be found at the Festival and a dozen food stalls create a festive atmosphere, combining the charms of a flea market and a folk festival. Visitors will find a wide range of new and used comics, original drawings, posters,...

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2019 - July 27
Blues'n Jazz Rallye

Luxembourg City

Swing along the Fortress of Luxembourg Against the backdrop of the impressive Unesco world heritage site, over different Jazz and Blues bands will perform in different venues and  bars in the lower town of Clausen, Grund and Pfaffenthal from 4.00 p...

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2019 - July 27 - August 04
Medieval Festival in 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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2019 - August 09 - 11
e-Lake Festival


e-Lake the free entrance festival at Lake 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. LINE-UP 2019 .button { background-color: #4...

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2019 - August 11 - 17
Rock 'n' Classics


Rock 'n' Classics 2019 "Rock 'n Classics" is the title of the new concert series, which was commissioned by the "amis des châreaux" in collaboration with the concert organizer "Kultopolis". The focal point...

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2019 - August 14 - 15
Festival MeYouZik

Luxembourg City

The concerts will take place on several open-air stages: Place Guillaume II, Place de la Constitution, Rue du Saint Esprit and Place d'Armes. This outdoor festival aims to promote the discovery of music coming from all backgrounds. You are invited...

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2019 - August 23 - September 11

Luxembourg City

The Schueberfouer is the Greater Region’s largest and most celebrated funfair. Founded in 1340 by John the Blind, Count of Luxembourg and King of Bohemia, the much-anticipated event takes place on the Glacis in Limpertsberg, Luxembourg City and...

Grape and wine Festival Grevenmacher

2019 - September 06 - 08
Wine and Grape Festival


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&nbs...

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2019 - September 13 - 15
Riesling Open


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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2019 - October
Veiner Nëssmoort


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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2019 - October 12 - 20
BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open

Luxembourg City

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...

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2019 - October 12
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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2019 - November - December
Christmas Market 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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2019 - 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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2019 - December
Christmas Market 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