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Blues'n Jazz Rallye - Luxembourg

Christmas Market - Luxembourg
International Motor Show - Luxembourg
Medieval Festival - Vianden
e-Lake festival - Echternach
Rock-A-Field © annakatina.com
Festival de Wiltz
Festival OMNI - Luxembourg (c) Hervé Montaigu
Fete de la Musique - Dudelange
Festival Echternach
Live at Vauban - Luxembourg
Butschebuerger Buergfest - Dudelange
Emaischen - Luxembourg & Nospelt (c) SIP
ING Europe-Marathon - Luxembourg
Dancing procession - Echternach
Festival Echternach
Fete de la Musique - Luxembourg
Streeta(rt)nimation - Luxembourg
Fete de la Musique - Luxembourg
Nuit des Lampions - Wiltz
Nessmoort Vianden (c) Jengel
Live at Vauban - Luxembourg
National Day - Military Parade
Fête de la musique - Luxembourg
Blues Express
Steam Punk Convention
Blues'n Jazz Rallye - Luxembourg

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. Schueberfouer, Rock-A-Field, ING Marathon, Nuts Market or Festival of Wiltz, are just a few random words to describe a cultural agenda that always has something on. Find the entire calendar of events online.

Major events in Luxembourg

philharmonie luxembourg

2016 - October 07 - November 24
Luxembourg Festival

Luxembourg City

The Luxembourg Festival 2016 brings together outstanding productions by the Théâtres de la Ville de Luxembourg and the Philharmonie in October and November.      

night of museums luxembourg city

2016 - October 08
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...

red rock challenge

2016 - October 08 - 09
Red Rock Challenge


On the second weekend in October the fourth edition of the "Red Rock Challenge" is held in southern Luxembourg. During these two days, the region is completely under the sign of mountain biking, running, and nordic walking competitions. The...

veiner nessmoort nutmarket

2016 - October 09
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...

home & living expo luxembourg city

2016 - October 15 - 23
Home & Living Expo

Luxembourg City

The autumn fair is an unmissable, “something for everyone” business event centred on products, services and collections for anyone with building, renovation or decoration plans in mind.

marche echternach

2016 - October 16
Culture Marathon Echternach


The Echternach Marathon is the oldest marathon in the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. Distances: Marathon (individual and three-person team) or short distance of 7 km • Departure : between 2 and 3 pm in the center of Echternach close to the Dën...

trauliicht get gebrannt halloween

2016 - October 22 - November 04
Trauliicht weeks (Halloween)


An old tradition in the Luxembourg Ardennes, was to use lanterns with frightening faces carved into beets and place the lanterns near to the stables to keep bad spirits and illnesses away from animals. Different activities will be organized around this...

d miselerland brennt distillery day

2016 - October 23
D'Miselerland brennt - Distillery day


D'Miselerland brennt ! On last sunday in october, the distilleries of Luxembourg Moselle open their doors for the public. You're invited to experience this day distillation on view, great spirits tasting, culinary specialities and much more. ...

octave in honor of st willibrord echternach

2016 - November 04 - 13
Octave in honor of St Willibrord


The Octave in honor of St Willibrord will be celebrated during the week of November 7th. A large pilgrimage will allow pilgrims to pray, during a week, on the grave of St Willibrord, the second protector of the archdiocese. They will celebrate the holy...

haupeschfest berdorf

2016 - November 05 - 06


On Saturday 5th and Sunday 6th of November, the "Haupeschfest", the day of St. Hubert, is celebrated in Berdorf. You can purchase art craft and local products in more than 100 booths set along the main road in Berdorf. A varied animation...

haupeschmaart munshausen

2016 - November 06


Traditional spirited market of regional products.

wanterfeeling sanem

2016 - November 11 - 13


© Claude Piscitelli The event "Wanterfeeling" takes place in the breathtaking scenery of the castle park in Sanem. Many culinary specialities and animations are offered to the visitors.

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2016 - November 18 - 20
International Motor Show Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

True to tradition the International Motor Show of Luxembourg rounds off the motorsport season on a high note. The show brings together sports cars and motorbikes, exceptional models, as also competition and collectors cars allowing the hordes of...

Winterlights, Christmas, Luxembourg

2016 - November - December

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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

trail uewersauer

2016 - November 20
Trail Uewersauer


Ultra Trail (50,1 km) Sprint trail (10 km) Team trail (50,1 km) & Kids Trail (2 km) Nordic Walking & Walking parcours   Impressions from 2014: Video  

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2016 - November 21 - December 23
Christmas Market Esch-sur-Alzette


The Christmasmarket 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...

christmas market luxembourg

2016 - November 22 - December 24
Christmas Market Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

Each year in December, the traditional Christmas market in Luxembourg city turns 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 w...

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2016 - December 02 - 23
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.

medieval christmas market dudelange

2016 - December 09 - 18
Medieval Christmas Market


Christmas market with typical chalets, christmas gifts, daily concerts on the christmas stage and animation in the medieval village.   Find out more about Christmas holidays in Luxembourg

vakanz le salon du tourisme

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...

coque luxembourg

2017 January 27 - 29
Luxembourg Euro Meet

Luxembourg City

International swimming competition.

leopard cyclo cross

2017 January 28 - 29
Bieles 2017 - UCI Cyclo-Cross World Championship


Save the date: The UCI declared Bieles/Luxembourg host of the 2017 Cyclocross World-Championship, one of the biggest sports events of the last five decades in our small country! 28 & 29th of january 2017 two days that riders, officials and of co...

de klenge maarnicher festival

2017 February - 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

carnival parade diekirch

2017 February 26
Carnival Parade Diekirch


Carnival cavalcade with more than 60 floats and groups. Start of the parade: 2:30 pm (route de Gilsdorf) Estimated arrival time: 6:00 pm (Cultural center « Al Seeërei ») Musical entertainment from 4:00 pm on followed by ...

streimannchen streifrachen remich

2017 March 01
Stréimännchen / Stréifrächen


End of Carnival on Ash Wednesday. Young folk parade a large straw "guy" ("Stréimännchen") through the streets of the town. On the Moselle bridge they set it alight and throw it into the river. It signifies the end of the...

luxembourg city film festival cna luxfilmfest romain girtgen

2017 March 02 - 12
Luxembourg City Film Festival

Luxembourg City

The Festival aims to be a platform for discovering films made in/with Luxembourg, offering feature and short films, documentaries and fiction together with one-off events. Throughout the festival, alongside the screenings, audiences can meet the most...


2017 March 05

Bonfire Day A large wooden cross is set on fire in order to figuratively "burn the winter". Start time varies from town to town. 13.2.2016 Bonnevoie - Château d'eau Kaltreis / 7:30 pm 14.2.2016 Cents - coin rue Ce...

ing eurocross & eurotrail diekirch

2017 March 05
ING Eurocross & Eurotrail


Eurocross is an annual international cross country running competition which takes place in Diekirch,  in February. There are two major races: a 10.2 km race for men and a 5.3 km race for women. In addition to these primar...

printemps musical luxembourg city

2017 March - April
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

carnival parade esch sur alzette

2017 March 19
Carnival Parade Esch-sur-Alzette


Carnival Parade.

foire de printemps luxembourg city

2017 March 22 - 26
Springbreak Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

SPRINGBREAK LUXEMBOURG discover the spring trends and have fun! The spring faire, an unmissable commercial and promotional event, is the perfect place in which to prepare for summer. It spotlights gastronomy, wine and the art of the table, as well as ...

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2017 March
Explore Luxembourg - discovery day

Luxembourg City

Visit the tourism stakeholders from across Luxembourg on 25th and 26th March 2016 from 10am to 6pm Discover Luxembourg’s touristic diversity Find out where the tourist attractions are Get to know when major tourist events take plac...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

carnival parade petange

2017 March 26
Carnival Parade Pétange


The cavalcade of Pétange is the oldest and largest carnival parade in the country. Vibrant, diverse and internationally oriented, it has long since gained recognition and remains year after year a great public success.

carnival parade remich

2017 March 26
Carnival Parade Remich


Great procession through the streets of Remich.

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


On Easter Monday.

bourglinster castle

2017 April - July
Music Festival Bourglinster


The castle of Bourlingster hosts every year the renowned festival de Bourglinster. 
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

mill man trail echternach

2017 April 30
Mill Man Trail Echternach


Mountainbike trail from 25 - 40 - 70 or 100 km. More information on www.mullerthalcycling.com Participation fees: 25 km   - 8 €uro 40 km   - 10 €uro 70 km   - 12 €uro 100 km...

octave luxembourg city

2017 May 06 - 21

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.

mullerthal trail season opening

2017 May 07
Mullerthal Trail Season Opening


Mullerthal Trail Season Opening - Launch of the hiking season 2017 The hiking event Mullerthal Trail Season Opening launches the start of the hiking season this year, on Sunday 7 May. At 9 a.m., guides accompany the groups from different starting po...

festival international echternach

2017 May - July
International Festival 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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

gala des etoiles luxembourg

2017 May 20 - 21
Gala des Etoiles

Luxembourg City

After the great successes over the past four years, the Grand-Théâtre in Luxembourg city will host a new edition of the “Gala des Etoiles”. In addition to Megastar Vladimir Malakhov, internationally acclaimed stars of the Ballet...

museum festival luxembourg city

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

night of the cathedrals luxembourg city

2017 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

ing night marathon luxembourg

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 May 31 - June 04
SKODA Tour de Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

The participants of the Cycling pass through the whole Grand Duchy, through cities like Luxembourg, Mersch or Diekirch. ŠKODA Luxembourg is the main sponsor of the Tour since 2005 and strives to improve the event year after year. Stages: ...

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2017 June
Useldeng am Mëttelalter


Though only called into life a few years ago, the medieval festival held near the castle is a very popular annual event.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

geenzefest wooltz

2017 June 05
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 ...

dancing procession of echternach

2017 June 06
Dancing 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 Dancing Procession (or Hopping ...

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2017 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

Fête de la Musique Luxembourg

2017 June 12 - 21
Fête de la Musique

Luxembourg City

Music festival Great popular demonstration which honors musicians and interpreters, amateurs or professionals who'd like to take part in it. Free entrance.  

journees internationales des metiers d art bourglinster

2017 June
Journées Internationales des Métiers d'Art


Upcoming date : soon to be announced

winners 2016 getty images for ironman

2017 June 18
IRONMAN 70.3 Luxembourg-Région Moselle


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...

summer in the city luxembourg

2017 June 21
Opening act Summer in the City & Fête de la Musique

Luxembourg City

Music celebration in honour of all various styles of music. "Knuedler goes classic": open-air concert with the Luxembourg Philharmonic Orchestra.   9:00 pm Knuedler goes classic – Africa Direction: Gast Waltzing Soliste...

Military Parade Luxembourg

2017 June 22 - 23
National Day in Luxembourg

Luxembourg City

National Day in Luxembourg was originally meant to celebrate the Grand-Dukes birthday, which started once with the birthday of Grand Duchess Charlotte, which is on January 23rd. As the date of her birthday was in winter, the celebrations were postponed...

open air konstfestival lellgen

2017 June 23
Open Air Konstfestival Lellgen


For the 25th year running Lellingen a  this charming Ardennes village is transformed into a living outdoor art gallery. Known beyond the borders of the country, the festival attracts more than 4,500 visitors a year. Artists creating their works on ...

night of the legends esch sur sure

2017 June
Nuit des Légendes


Animation program in the castle area and the village of Esch-sur-Sûre. Series of short plays featuring  dancers, taletellers, musicians, comedians, jugglers, fire-breathers  and many more.  
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

festival de wiltz

2017 July
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

agricultural fair ettelbruck

2017 July
Agricultural Fair


The agricultural fair “Foire Agricole” in Ettelbruck, organized by the city itself, has been for many years the showcase of the Luxembourgish farming industry. It’s the place to be for all kinds of professions from the ...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

concours d elegance & luxembourg classic days mondorf les bains

2017 July
Concours d'Elégance & Luxembourg Classic Days


With a focus on classic cars and motorbikes, the Grand Duchy’s most famous and prestigious automobile event takes place in Mondorf. The "Concours d'Elégance" is organized by the charity "Make a Wish" and is held in...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

equality march esch

2017 July
Gaymat Festival


02.07.2016 Lesbian Party 04.07.2016     Installment of the rainbow flag on the balcony of the City Hall of Esch-sur-Alzette National commemoration ceremony for homosexual victims of Nazism and all other victim...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

j p morgan city jogging luxembourg city

2017 July
J.P. Morgan City Jogging

Luxembourg City

Running and Nordic Walking through the most beautiful corners of the city and without time constraints. Distance choice of 6 or 10 km. Departure at 10:00 am at the Coque
Upcoming date : soon to be announced


2017 July 08
Blues Express


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     ...

nuit des merveilles bettembourg

2017 July 08
Nuit des Merveilles


The Nuit des Merveilles welcomes each year professional street artists from tightrope walkers to circus poets, stilt-walkers, puppeteers, mimics, musicians, hat designers and many more to the delight of audiences of all ages. La Nuit des Merveilles is...

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2017 July


For two days in July, this outdoor festival with camping on site meets up to 15 000 fans Herchesfeld near Roeser, and hosts national and international artists. Headliners 2016: Deichkind Pixies Steve Aoki Bring me the Horizon ...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

festival omni luxembourg city

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


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,...

festival meyouzik luxembourg city

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

rock um knuedler luxembourg city

2017 July
Rock um Knuedler

Luxembourg City

Music festival. International rock-pop headliners and Luxembourg’s best rock bands are sharing two stages in the very heart of the city of Luxembourg at Place Guillaume II, also called the "Knuedler". Fans of rock music are spoiled for c...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

luxembourg balloon trophy

2017 July
Luxembourg Balloon Trophy


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

1096 blues and jazz rallye palo

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


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...

kanner in the city

2017 July
Kanner in the City

Luxembourg City

Games festival for kids in the city centre.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

welleschter kirmes

2017 July - August
Welleschter Kirmes


Folklore festival in the typical Moselle village of Wellenstein. Games, concert, dancing, local gastronomic specialities, exhibition. Saturday: 7pm > Vernissage of the exhibition John Schmit (also open on Sunday and Monday 11am – 12am) ...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

e lake festival echternach

2017 August 11 - 13
e-Lake Festival


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.    


2017 August

Luxembourg City

It’s well worthwile to take a stroll through the pedestrian zone. You will encounter about thymie different mimes, stilters, travelling musicians, tumblers and crazy fantastic creatures who will take you to a coloured fantasy world of poetry and...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

leiffraweschdag greiveldange

2017 August 15


Folklore festival. Work and play of yesteryear, Luxembourg food, national and international folklore in the village streets, sale of regional products.

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2017 August 23 - September 11

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...

escher kulturlaf

2017 September 02
Sudstroum - Escher Kulturlaf


10th anniversary of the Sudstroum Escher Kulturlaf between Esch-Belval & Esch-Alzette The Sudstroum Escher Kulturlaf combines three values: Run, Culture & Fair.  Since its creation in 2007, the event has continued to grow and has seen the n...

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2017 September 08 - 10
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 pm&n...

fete medievale butschebuerger buergfest dudelange

2017 September
Butschebuerger Buergfest


A variety of minstrels, jugglers and performers show off their skills at the Butschebuerger Buergfest. An entertaining program is offered on different stages and on an entire market area artisans present their products, musicians, charming stilt-goers,...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2017 September 15 - 17
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...

anno 1900 steampunk convention fond de gras

2017 September 23 - 24
Anno 1900 - Steampunk Convention


Victorian-style dress, steam trains, an electric factory housing exhibitions, workshops and music - it’s all about Steampunk, a glimpse at what our world might look like if electricity hadn’t been invented and if steam power still reigned...

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2017 September 24
ING Route du Vin


ING Route du Vin Half marathon (21.098 km), more than 50 years ago, was the first ever held road race in Luxembourg an since then organized every year along the Mosel riverside. Although the best runners are belonging to the Top 100 in the world, most o...


2017 October 14 - 21
BGL BNP Paribas Luxembourg Open


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...