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, 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.

Music Festivals Luxembourg

Music, moments and more

Luxembourg never sleeps. Be it because of the famous Rock-a-Field festival, the more classical International Festival of Echternach or due to the Summer in the City Festival,  this is a country on the move. read more

Major events in Luxembourg

Locality
Area
Type
Month

Major events in Luxembourg

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2017 - October 21 - November 03
Trauliicht weeks (Halloween)

Munshausen

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...

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2017 - November 03 - 12
Octave in honor of St Willibrord

Echternach

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...

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2017 - November 17 - 19
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...

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2017 - November 18 - 19
Walfer Bicherdeeg

Walferdange

Book Day in Walferdange Presentation and sale of books of luxembourgish writers and writers of the greater region;...

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2017 - November 18 - December 23
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...

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2017 - November 19
Trail Uewersauer

Heiderscheid

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:...

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2017-2018 - November 22 - January 07
Winterlights

Luxembourg City

The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office present "Winterlights", the festival of lights and animation that plunges...

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2017 - November 23 - December 24
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...

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2017 - December 08 - 17
Medieval Christmas Market

Dudelange

Christmas market with typical chalets, christmas gifts, daily concerts on the christmas stage and animation in the medieval village.

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2017 - December 08 - 23
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. ...

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2017 - December 15 - 17
Luxembourg Light Festival

Luxembourg City

The City of Luxembourg and the Luxembourg City Tourist Office invite you to discover the Luxembourg Light Festival in the city centre. For...

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2018 January 12 - 14
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...

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2018 January 26 - 28
Luxembourg Euro Meet

Luxembourg City

Welcome to the 19th edition of Luxembourg Euro Meet 2017. Join one of the best long course swimming events in the heart of Europe. Approved...

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2018 February 11
Carnival Parade Diekirch

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...

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2018 February 14
Stréimännchen / Stréifrächen

Remich

End of Carnival on Ash Wednesday. Young folk parade a large straw "guy" ("Stréimännchen") through the streets of the...

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2018 February - June
De klenge Maarnicher Festival

Marnach

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

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2018 February 18
Buergbrennen

Bonfire Day A large wooden cross is set on fire in order to figuratively "burn the winter". Start time varies from town to town. ...

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2018 February 22 - March 04
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...

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2018 February - 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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 February 25
ING Eurocross & Eurotrail

Diekirch

Eurocross is an annual international cross country running competition which takes place in Diekirch,  in February. There are two major races:...

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2018 March 04
Carnival Parade Esch-sur-Alzette

Esch-sur-Alzette

Carnival Parade.

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2018 March 11
Carnival Parade Pétange

Pétange

The cavalcade of Pétange is the oldest and largest carnival parade in the country. Vibrant, diverse and internationally oriented, it has long...

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2018 March 11
Carnival Parade Remich

Remich

Great procession through the streets of Remich.

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2018 March 21 - 25
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...

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2018 March 30 - 31
Explore Luxembourg - discovery day

Luxembourg City

Visit the tourism stakeholders from across Luxembourg. Discover Luxembourg’s touristic diversity Find out where the tourist attractions are...

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2018 April 02
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...

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2018 April 02
Emaischen Nospelt

Nospelt

Traditional folk festival on Easter Monday.

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2018 April 21 - May 06
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...

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2018 April 29
Mill Man Trail Echternach

Echternach

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

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2018 May
Mullerthal Trail Season Opening

Bech

Mullerthal Trail Season Opening - Launch of the hiking season 2017 The hiking event Mullerthal Trail Season Opening launches the start of the hiking...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 May 12
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...

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2018 May 12
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...

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2018 May 18 - 19
Museum Festival

Luxembourg City

Free entrance to the temporary and permanent exhibitions in 44 museums and art centers throughout the Grand Duchy of Luxembourg. A varied cultural...

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2018 May 19 - 21
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...

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2018 May 20 - 21
Wine, Taste, Enjoy - The Pentecost Open Wine Cellars weekend

Bech-Kleinmacher

Wine, Taste, Enjoy – The Pentecost Open Wine Cellars weekend On the weekend of Pentecost winegrowers and wine cellars and some distilleries...

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2018 May 22
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...

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2018 May 26 - 27
Gala des Etoiles

Luxembourg City

“A Breeze of Russian Seasons” After the great success of the last five years, with dancers like Svetlana Zakharova, Lucia Lacarra and...

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2018 May 26
Schleck Gran Fondo

Mondorf-les-Bains

Program Friday, 25 MAY 2018 03:00 p.m. Registration & Packet Pickup @ Townhall, Mondorf-les-Bains Gran Fondo Village opens Pump Track Kids Bike...

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2018 May 30 - June 03
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...

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2018 June
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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2018 June - July
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 June
Useldeng am Mëttelalter

Useldange

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

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2018 June 15 - 21
Fête de la Musique

Luxembourg City

Great popular demonstration which honors musicians and interpreters, amateurs or professionals who'd like to take part in it. Over 6 days, 25...

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2018 June - September
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 June 17
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...

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2018 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...

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2018 June 23
Open Air Konstfestival Lellgen

Lellingen

For the 25th year running Lellingen a  this charming Ardennes village is transformed into a living outdoor art gallery. Known beyond the...

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2018 June - 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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 June 29 - July 01
Agricultural Fair

Ettelbruck

The agricultural fair “Foire Agricole” in Ettelbruck, organized by the city itself, has been for many years the showcase of the...

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2018 June - July
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....
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 June 30 - July 01
Blast furnace festival

Esch-sur-Alzette

The blast furnaces will host a big popular event with concerts, art, music and science workshops, a zip-line, and many surprises.

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2018 July
Nuit des Légendes

Esch-sur-Sûre

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

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2018 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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 July 14
Blues Express

Differdange

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

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2018 July 14
Nuit des Merveilles

Bettembourg

The Nuit des Merveilles welcomes each year professional street artists from tightrope walkers to circus poets, stilt-walkers, puppeteers, mimics,...

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2018 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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 July
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....
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 July
Rock um Knuedler

Luxembourg City

International rock-pop headliners and Luxembourg’s best rock bands are sharing two stages in the very heart of the city of Luxembourg. Fans of...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 July 28 - August 05
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,...

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2018 July
Kanner in the City

Luxembourg City

Games festival for kids in the city centre. Games and workshops for children between 3 and 14 years.
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 July
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...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 July
Welleschter Kirmes

Wellenstein

Folklore festival in the typical Moselle village of Wellenstein. Games, concert, dancing, local gastronomic specialities, exhibition. Saturday: 7pm...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 August 10 - 12
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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2018 August
Streeta(rt)nimation

Luxembourg City

It’s well worthwile to take a stroll through the pedestrian zone. You will encounter about thymie different mimes, stilters, travelling...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

leiffraweschdag

2018 August 15
Léiffrawëschdag

Greiveldange

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

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2018 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...

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2018 August
Concours d'Elégance & Luxembourg Classic Days

Mondorf-les-Bains

With a focus on classic cars and motorbikes, the Grand Duchy’s most famous and prestigious automobile event takes place in Mondorf. The...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 September 01
Sudstroum - Escher Kulturlaf

Esch-sur-Alzette

10th anniversary of the Sudstroum Escher Kulturlaf between Esch-Belval & Esch-Alzette The Sudstroum Escher Kulturlaf combines three values: Run,...

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2018 September 02
La Charly Gaul

Echternach

La Charly Gaul is a Gran Fondo or cyclosport-race (brevet cyclosportif) authorized by the Fédération du Sport Cycliste Luxembourgeois...

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2018 September 07 - 09
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...

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2018 September 08 - 09
Butschebuerger Buergfest

Dudelange

A variety of minstrels, jugglers and performers show off their skills at the Butschebuerger Buergfest. An entertaining program is offered on...

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2018 September
Book Festival Vianden

Vianden

For two days, Vianden Castle is the meeting point for collectors and lovers of culture and literature. Booksellers, antiquarians, collectors and...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 September
Leopard UTML Ultratrail Mullerthal

Echternach

Trail runners approved on trails around the world invite you to run on the trails of Mëllerdall, the "little Switzerland" of...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 September 14 - 16
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...

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2018 September
Nuit des Lampions

Wiltz

   
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 September 29 - 30
Anno 1900 - Steampunk Convention

Pétange

Victorian-style dress, steam trains, an electric factory housing exhibitions, workshops and music - it’s all about Steampunk, a glimpse at...

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2018 September 30
ING Route du Vin

Remich

ING Route du Vin Half marathon (21.098 km), more than 50 years ago, was the first ever held road race in Luxembourg and since then organized every...

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2018 October 06 - 07
Red Rock Challenge

Belvaux

On the second weekend in October the fourth edition of the "Red Rock Challenge" is held in southern Luxembourg. During these two days, the...

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2018 October 13 - 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...

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2018 October 13 - 21
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...

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2018 October 13
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...

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2018 October 14
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...

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2018 October
D'Miselerland brennt - Distillery day

Grevenmacher

D'Miselerland brennt ! On last sunday in october, the distilleries of Luxembourg Moselle open their doors for the public. You're invited to...
Upcoming date : soon to be announced

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2018 November 03 - 04
Haupeschfest

Berdorf

On Saturday 4th and Sunday 5th of November, the "Haupeschfest", the day of St. Hubert, is celebrated in Berdorf. You can purchase art...

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2018 November 04
Haupeschmaart

Munshausen

Traditional spirited market of regional products.

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2018 November 17 - 19
Wanterfeeling

Sanem

The event "Wanterfeeling" takes place in the breathtaking scenery of the castle park in Sanem. Many culinary specialities and animations...