Events

"We do not remember days, we remember moments."

Saarbrücken is the event hotspot of the state Saarland! Discover the top event highlights of 2024 here.

Eröffnungsfeier - ©WOITHE

Eröffnungsfeier - ©WOITHE

Eröffnungsfeier - ©WOITHE

Filmfestival Max Ophüls Preis

January 22nd to 28th 2024

The Prize of the Max Ophüls Film Festival is one of the most renowned festivals for young German-speaking film.

reisen + freizeit messe saar - Congress-Centrum Saar GmbH

reisen + freizeit messe saar - Congress-Centrum Saar GmbH

reisen + freizeit messe saar - Congress-Centrum Saar GmbH

Travel + Leisure trade fair Saar

February 17th to 18th 2024

The trade fair for active and travel enthusiasts in the Congresshalle Saarbrücken.

Tischtennis am Nanteser Platz - LHS

Tischtennis am Nanteser Platz - LHS

Tischtennis am Nanteser Platz - LHS

Champions League Final Four Table Tennis

March 31st to April 1st 2024

Champions League Men Final Four 2023/2024 at the Saarlandhalle Saarbrücken

Badminton Open - Batuhan Duran

Badminton Open - Batuhan Duran

Badminton Open - Batuhan Duran

European Badminton Championship

April 8th to 14th 2024

The European Badminton elite fighting for the title in Saarbrücken

Haus und Garten Messe Saar Logo - Saarmesse GmbH

Haus und Garten Messe Saar Logo - Saarmesse GmbH

Haus und Garten Messe Saar Logo - Saarmesse GmbH

House + Garden Saar

April 19th to 21st 2024

The trade fair for building, renovation and design in and around the E WERK Saarbrücken.

Musikfestspiele Saar gGmbH

Musikfestspiele Saar gGmbH

Musikfestspiele Saar gGmbH

Music Festival Saar

April 19th to June 7th 2024

The Music Festival Saar presents national and international musicians to the region, as well as it brings extraordinary concert locations to life.

Shopping Sundays

Shopping highlight in Saarbrücken

Dates

Festival Perspectives - Christophe Raynaud De Lage

Festival Perspectives - Christophe Raynaud De Lage

Festival Perspectives - Christophe Raynaud De Lage

Festival Perspectives

May 16th to June 25th 2024

The exclusive festival for contemporary French theatre in Germany promises exciting days of spoken theatre, music and dance on stage as well as in the streets of Saarbrücken.

Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte - Oliver Dietze

Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte - Oliver Dietze

Weltkulturerbe Völklinger Hütte - Oliver Dietze

UNESCO World Heritage Day

June 2nd 2024

In the 30-anniversary year, the main event for Germany 2024 will take place at Völklinger Ironworks, which is added to the UNESCO World Heritage List.

Stadtführungen - Visit Saarbrücken, R. Christ

Stadtführungen - Visit Saarbrücken, R. Christ

Stadtführungen - Visit Saarbrücken, R. Christ

Sundays at the Castle

June 9th to August 25th 2024

The series invites you to free concerts at Saarbrücken Castle, including matinées, soirées as well as activities for children.

Osthafenfest am Silo - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Osthafenfest am Silo - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Osthafenfest am Silo - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Osthafenfest

June 21st to 23rd 2024

At Osthafenfest you will find live music from all genres, culinary, art & urban art, activities for children and much more.

Fill in - International Jazz Festival Saar - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Fill in - International Jazz Festival Saar - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Fill in - International Jazz Festival Saar - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Fill in – International Jazz Festival Saar

June 27th to 30th 2024

The festival ‘Fill in’ builds bridges to France and the Greater Region. Despite of the main acts in the Franco-German Gardens, pubs and shops will also host concerts in Saarbrücken.

Biosphärenreservat Bliesgau - TZS GmbH/Kevin Ehm

Biosphärenreservat Bliesgau - TZS GmbH/Kevin Ehm

Biosphärenreservat Bliesgau - TZS GmbH/Kevin Ehm

Biosphere Fesitval 2024

June 30th 2024 in Kleinblittersdorf

The Biosphere Festival is a platform for sustainable contributions from local communities and biosphere partners. According to the motto ‘Regional is the first choice!’ the event provides authentic and sustainable offers.

Altstadtfest Saarbrücken - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Altstadtfest Saarbrücken - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Altstadtfest Saarbrücken - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Old Town Festival

July 12th to 14th 2024

The Old Town Festival presents a top-class stage program with national and international artists, as well as a wide range of culinary.

Nauwieser Viertelfest - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Nauwieser Viertelfest - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Nauwieser Viertelfest - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Nauwieser 4telfest

July 26th to 28th 2024

The ‘Nauwies’ stands upside down! Three days of partying in the Saarbrücken district.

Phantasie- und Mittelaltermarkt - Visit Saarbrücken

Phantasie- und Mittelaltermarkt - Visit Saarbrücken

Phantasie- und Mittelaltermarkt - Visit Saarbrücken

Phantasy and Middle Ages Days

August 15th to 18th 2024

Every year in August, the Phantasy and Middle Ages Days invite you to a journey though time at the Franco-German Gardens.

Germany Tour Finals

August 25th 2024

Saarbrücken hosts the finals of the Germany Tour 2024, a national bicycle tour competition.

Osthafen Saarbrücken - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Osthafen Saarbrücken - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Osthafen Saarbrücken - Visit Saarbrücken, A. Lombardozzi

Apollon Visual Arts Festival

September 18th to 22nd 2024

First Light and 3D Projection Mapping Artwork Festival in Saarland. International and local artists visually transform the East Harbour of Saarbrücken.

Weihnachtsgarten 2023 - Samstag - BuB/Kiefer

Weihnachtsgarten 2023 - Samstag - BuB/Kiefer

Weihnachtsgarten 2023 - Samstag - BuB/Kiefer

Christmas Garden at the Franco-German Gardens

November 29th to December 1st 2024

The Christmas Garden in Saarbrücken invites you to the Franco-German Gardens for the first advent weekend of the year.

Event Calendar

Event Calendar

PDF Event dates (German)

PDF Event dates (German)